Retiring Colors

Hello Everyone ~ Have you thought about the fact that in 2 months we will have some Retiring Colors?

I had a bit of a scare yesterday.  I had worked on my card for my post today.  I was working on the post as I had a few minutes before my class started.  When I uploaded the banner for the challenge I realized I had done the wrong challenge for this week.  Well I quickly went into my craft room and pulled card stock and framelits and a stamp set.  I very quickly started cutting out my flowers and spray.  I managed to get all my elements cut out and had started working on a layout.  About that time, my first customer showed up.  We were waiting on another lady so we were chatting and I continued to work.  I managed to get my card made and photographed before we started the workshop.  I was so glad as I was able to use natural light for my photograph which gives a better picture.

Our Coloring Down the Lines blog hop is in honor of the retiring colors.

I decided to use Watermelon Wonder and Cucumber Crush.  I also used the Botanical Builder framelits.  I cut out all my pieces.  For the white smaller flower I sponged the edges with the Watermelon Wonder ink.  I attached the black spray with Snail along the left hand edge.  I then started layering my leaves onto my flowers.  I placed my flowers on my card and played with the placement until I was pleased with the look.  Once I was pleased with the placement, I began attaching all the elements.  Once I had all the flowers glued down, it needed something so I decided to add a sentiment.  I chose to use the One Big Meaning set.  Here is my completed creation.  

inside of card and envelope

Stampin’ Up supplies used for my creation

Are you curious as to what colors the other ladies used?  Hop on over to Amanda’s blog – Our Crafty Playdate to see what colors she used.  Then continue down the line to see the other ladies colors.       

Thanks for visiting me today and I hope I inspired you.  I have a workshop and I need to work for the college this evening.  I hope to get into my craft room.  Have a Wonderful Wednesday and which of the Retiring Colors will you miss?


One Comment

  1. Nice use of the colors. I have to commend you for getting all that done at the very last minute while greeting customers. I doubt I could have done that. I love the insides too. Good job. Hugs.

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