Tuesday, February 17, 2009

My 1st Color Challenge on SCS!

I know a ton of people do the challenges at SCS and I keep telling myself I have to give them a try, so today I took a leap and did the color challenge! At first when I looked at the colors, I wasn't too sure about the whole thing. But then I thought this is a challenge, right? This is something to make you think a little out of the box or out of your comfort zone. The colors for today are Rose Red, Kiwi Kiss (or Old Olive) and More Mustard. I don't know that I would have ever put these colors together but once I started working on the card I was really liking the color combo.

Here is my card for the Color Challenge.So what do you think? I don't have any of the Kiwi Kiss CS so I used the Old Olive. The butterfly stamp and the rose flourishes in the corner is from the All Occasion stamp set from Inkadinkado. I used the Wizard from Spellbinders along with the Labels Four S4-190 and Classic Frames S5-012 die templates to make all of the diecuts.

Here is a close-up of the butterfly. To do the butterfly I inked the body with Old Olive, then took the brush tip of the Rose Red marker and made brush strokes coming out from the body. Then I inked the wings with More Mustard and for the final step I did the Rock-n-Roll technique using Old Olive. I did the butterfly twice, once on the diecut and one that I cut out and glue the body down on top of the other one. I also added a little diamond stickles to the butterfly.

For some accents I also added tiny little pearls on the frame and in the corners of the card.
Supplies~
Stamps~Inkadinkado-All Occasion
Ink~Rose Red, Old Olive, More Mustard
Paper~SU-Rose Red, Old Olive, Whisper White
Other~Spellbinders-Wizard, Labels Four S4-190 and Classic Frames S5-012 die templates, Ribbon, Pearls, Diamond Stickles, Foam Tape, Sponge

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I had so much fun doing the color challenge, now I can't wait to see what the colors are for next week! Hope you have a Fantastic Day!!

Smiles!
Heidi

14 comments:

  1. WOW look at you go on this color challenge! AWESOME!!! LOVE your framing ... the butterfly is TOTALLY cool and the pearls ... uugh ... what can I say ... I am just in AWE of you every single time I visit! FANTASTIC job my friend ... FANTASTIC!!

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  2. Oh WOW -- this is absolutely gorgeous. You ROCKED this color challenge

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  3. Stunning.......love it!!! I have a real thing for butterflies and you really did an amazing job on this one.

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  4. It's a beautiful card! You definitely need to do the challenges more often. You did an amazing job! Cathy

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  5. This is lovely...I love your butterfly and your colours turned out great!

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  6. I love this color combo!It makes sense since I love olive and purple together. It's gorgeous! The way you colored the butterfly brought the whole card together beautifully!

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  7. Another gorgeous card, I love your blog and your cards are always top notch!!

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  8. What a great job you did with the coloring! Beautiful card!

    Joan

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  9. This is a beautiful card! The color combo is great!

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  10. love love love your style
    can't wait to see more

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  11. you did great on the colors they are so pretty as is your card
    hugs
    Norine

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  12. Breathtakingly beautiful Heidi!
    Jan Castle

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