Cathy’s Colour Throwdown # 34

March 19, 2009 at 9:54 am 5 comments

I found this colour challenge a little, well, challenging! I love the blue and green – it is one of my favourite combos, but somehow the addition of the pale pink threw me a little! Anyway, here it is!

The card base is SU Not Quite Navy and I used a My Mind’s Eye patterned paper to stand in for the Kiwi Kiss portion of the challenge. To make the scalloped borders, I used a square scalloped nestie and cut it in half. The stamped stitches are from an Autumn Leaves stamp set and I liked how they echoed the scallop border. The focal image is from Hero Arts, stamped in black and then highlighted with lots of crystal glitter – I know, it’s hard to see the sparkle in the photo and it’s my favourite part of the card! To finish it off, I added a pink ribbon and a text printed flower from Prima with a little clear Bella bauble in the centre.

Overall, it’s a little different for me, but it’s growing on me!

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Entry filed under: Cards, Color Throwdown Challenge, Hero Arts, Nesties.

Colour Throwdown #34 Butterflies for Sareeta!

5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. dpkennedy  |  March 19, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    Very pretty! I love that flower and cool stamped stitches! Thanks for playing!

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  • 2. LeAnne  |  March 19, 2009 at 1:26 pm

    How cool! I like the stamped stitches too! Thanks for playing with us this week and be sure to stop back again!
    LeAnne

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  • 3. broni (waterchild12)  |  March 20, 2009 at 11:30 am

    Great card! I love the cutout around the circle and that dandelion image is awesome!! Thanks so much for playing along with us!

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  • 4. Kathryn  |  March 21, 2009 at 8:07 pm

    Very pretty — the Dandelion is so very beautiful! Great Job!

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  • 5. Barbara  |  March 22, 2009 at 11:03 pm

    I’d say you met this challenge! Love that dandelion image and the cut out! Very clever! Thanks for playing the Throwdown–hope to see you again next time!

    Reply

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