Stampin’ Up Gorgeous Leaves Color Challenge
Hello Everyone – I love using color challenges on my cards and today’s Stampin’ Up Gorgeous Leaves Color Challenge was for a challenge.
The Gorgeous Leaves bundle is so much fun to play with. Add a fun color challenge and you will end up with a beautiful card to send out.
Today I ran across a challenge on Facebook that I wanted to try. The Case the Catty Sunday Challenge had a color challenge based on the colors in the Blackberry Beauty pattern paper.
The next requirement of the challenge was to use a card from the catalog for the layout. I chose to use the card on page 47 of the July – Dec catalog. I liked the layout and decided to use the new colors to make the card.
I began by using the blending brushes to blend the colors onto a piece of white. Once I was happy with the blended colors the dies were used to cut out the leaves.
The original card had a fun front panel that I used the stamps from the set to create using the colors from the challenge. I began with a 4 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ square of white and stamped the wood stamp in the center with Early Espresso. Then I used the splatter stamp to add some color around the wood center.
The card in the catalog had pattern paper on the card front. I chose to use the splatter stamp to add some texture to my card base.
To assemble the card I added the stamped square to the upper left hand corner of the card front. I made sure that the upper corner was covered and the upper and left side edge was also covered.
I did not have a layer to attach my ribbon to the card with so I used the Detailed Trio punch to punch a section of the left hand side out. This then allows me to thread the ribbon through.
To decorate the inside of the card and envelope I used the stamp and sponged ink onto it using sponge daubers.
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Here are the measurements I used for when you make your card.
Card Base: Rich Razzleberry 4 1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5 1/2″
Angled front panel: White 4 1/4″ x 4 1/4″
White: scraps for sponging and die cutting
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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day! I hope you have a great day with family and friends. Thanks for stopping by and I hope I inspired you with the Stampin’ Up Gorgeous Leaves Color Challenge creation.