As you know the current In Colors will retire in August. While I am excited to get some new colors I will miss several of the current colors. I really like the blues, Purely Pomegranate, and Wild Wasabi. Hate to see them go. I’m not sure about the new red and new green. Will know more when I get my preorder on Wednesday.
Candice (who has been missing in action since the beginning of June – love you Candice 🙂 – has had so much going on in her life this summer) and I decided we would use the In Colors in our color challenges the last few weeks as a fond farewell. Last week I used Groovy Guava, Blue Bayou, and Wild Wasabi. I had wanted to use the final 3 colors this week but I could not get Soft Sky worked into this card. I may use it later this week for some other cards.
I chose to use Purely Pomegranate and River Rock. I have always admired Faith’s creations on her blog. There is something about them that just seems to grab me. I decided to try and create a card using her style. Here is what I came up with.
Stamps: One of a Kind, Bud Basics Paper: Purely Pomegranate, River Rock Ink: Basic Black, Purely Pomegranate, River Rock Accessories: Basic Black marker, White Signo gel pen, small and large oval punch, Swiss Dot Cuttlebug embossing folder, dimensionals, sponges
So, what do you think? Thanks for looking and have a great Monday!
I read Lynda’s blog and a new sketch website. A group of bloggers have gone together and created a new blog where each week they post challenges. I have not played with their challenges before as they usually have stipulations which I cannot always meet. This week it was a sketch and I knew I could do that so I decided to give it a try. I also read about how you can use your markers to create a watercolor effect. I tried it but did not use watercolor paper so the effect is not as good as it could be. The card is still cute! I am not happy with Blogger in Draft today. It was not cooperating as I was uploading my images so I am sorry for the layout. Here is the sketch and my card.
Stamps: Ladybugs A-Scuttle (Pez-a-Doodle), Ladybug (Rubber Stampede) Paper: Basic Black, Garden Green, Real Red, white Ink: Garden Green, Metallic Silver, Staz-On Black Accessories: Real Red brads, ribbbon, Garden Green – Really Rust – Real Red markers, Red Jewel brads, Sakura Stardust gel pen
Thanks for looking and have a great day!
Julie at PaperPleasingIdeas presented a flipped sketch idea. She created a sketch and made a card to go with it. She then took the same sketch and flipped the layout. I thought it was fun and her cards were beautiful. I decided to give it a try. Here is her sketch.
Here are the cards I made to go with the sketch.
Stamps: A Little Bit of Happiness, Bud Basics, Polka Dots & Petals, All Year Cheer III (retired), Infrogettable Paper: Almost Amethyst, Bashful Blue, Certainly Celery, Lavender Lace, Pretty in Pink, Regal Rose, So Saffron, Summer Sun, white Ink: Basic Black, Certainly Celery, Lavender Lace, Old Olive, Regal Rose, So Saffron Accessories: Almost Amethyst – Bashful Blue – Certainly Celery – Going Gray – Lavender Lace – Pretty in Pink – Regal Rose – So Saffron – Summer Sun markers, Colonial & Imperial Fiskars Paper Edgers, 3/4″ – 1″ – 1 1/4″ square punches, 3/4″ & 1″ circle punches, Designer Label & Word Window Punch, dimensionals
So, what do you think? I really enjoyed doing this sketch and flipping it. Thanks for looking and have a great day!
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