Colour Throwdown #34

March 18, 2009 at 10:58 am 3 comments

Why does it take over 2 hours to make a simple card? I just couldn’t decide what stamps to use or how to arrange the colours. I had patterned paper out, attempted to use CB folders, cut out the butterfly (twice) in Kiwi Kiss, and all sorts of other combinations – arrrggghhh! Total frustration with this one, let me tell you. I was just about fed up and almost ditched the challenge for the day but I hauled out Inspired by Nature (ya think I needed a little inspiration, huh?) and used Kiwi Kiss for the grass. I restamped the butterfly in Not Quite Navy and cut her out. I had already done the sentiment (twice) at the beginning of this whole process, so I was determined to keep it and use it somewhere. I edged the main panel with Blush Blossom and also used that as my card base. I brought in more Not Quite Navy behind the main image as well. Well, that’s it! It should have taken me 10 minutes. I guess that’s the way it goes sometimes…

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Entry filed under: Cards, Color Throwdown Challenge, Stampin Up.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Milena  |  March 18, 2009 at 11:07 am

    I am love love loving this blog. I don’t generally make many cards, but you guys have got me in the mood!! Thanks for sharing all your wonderful beautiful creations.

    Reply
  • 2. Barbara  |  March 18, 2009 at 12:26 pm

    OMGosh! This is gorgeous!! I love that it’s simple but oh so elegant! Great card! Thanks for playing the Throwdown! Hope to see you next time!

    Reply
  • 3. Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl  |  March 18, 2009 at 11:28 pm

    Oh! This is GORGEOUS to the max!! LOVE this!!!

    Reply

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