Thursday, February 23, 2012

A Freshly Made Color Throwdown

Today I put two Challenges that I love together.   Color Throwdown had some wonderful colors this week.  These fresh colors made it perfect for my other favorite challenge - Freshly Made Sketches!

I used Close To My Heart's colors of Lilac Mist, Buttercup, Sunset and Grey Wool.   WOW - it's been a LONG time since I've even opened my Lilac Mist pad!  But I love these colors together.... who would have thought Sunset with Lilac Mist and Buttercup?




I used one of my favorite new stamps for this 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card - Just For You (B1398).  The Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge makes a perfect cut for the large flower.  I alternated the colors as I stamped the petals for the flower.   I added a Sunset Button from the Sunset Mini Medley Collection (Z1338) and also some grey baker's twine from the Baker's Twine Neutral Assortment (Z1701).  I tied little French Knots in the center of each of the three medallions.



Here are my inspirations for today's card.

           



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8 comments:

  1. Love this soft color combo! Pretty card!

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  2. So pretty! I love the softness of the colors too! Thanks so much for joining us at the Color Throwdown this week!

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  3. What a cool flower this is! Great focal point for this sketch. Glad to see you this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  4. Pretty! The patchwork flower is lovely! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  5. Beautiful job on both challenges, Gina!

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  6. What a great card Gina ....your patchwork flower is lovely, love the colours and love the texture!
    Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!!!

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  7. Great job with the sketch and the color challenge. You pulled them together to make a beautiful card!

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  8. Your patchwork flower is sooo pretty...such a lovely design!!! Thanks for playing in the Color Throwdown!!

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