8/04/2011

ColorLab52

Happy Thursday all! Long week here after a week on vacation last week! Can't seem to get back in the groove!! Oh well! You know Thursday means another great color challenge over at the ColorLab! Here are the colors:

Pool Party, So Saffron & Not Quite Navy

And, here is what I came up with.


I mounted my new Sweet Floral stamp and did the emboss resist technique. I used the First Edition DSP again. The card base is Not Quite Navy with a Pool Party & So Saffron layer behind the DSP. On the DSP, I stamped the Sweet Floral image with Versamark and embossed with Clear Embossing Powder. Then I sponged color over: So Saffron for the flowers, Not Quite Navy for the stem & leaves, and Pool Party in any bare spots. The flower didn't pop quite as much as I would like so I'm guessing a darker color would be better. A Pool Party ribbon is attached around the bottom with a "Thanks So Much" from Sincere Salutations attached over on the Large & Scallop Oval punches.

Thanks for stopping by today! Make sure to stop over by the ColorLab and see what the other Chemists came up with! And, play along!! We love to see your creations!!

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SU! Catalog Items used: 122855 Sweet Floral * 115068 Sincere Salutations * 101722 Not Quite Navy Card Stock * 105118 So Saffron Card Stock * 122924 Pool Party Card Stock * 101650 Very Vanilla Card Stock * 121878 First Edition DSP * 105213 So Saffron Classic Ink * 103008 Not Quite Navy Classic Ink * 122938 Pool Party Classic Ink * 122975 Pool Party 3/8" Ruffled Ribbon * 109130 Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder * 100005 Heat Tool * 102283 Versamark Pad * 102892 Sponge Daubers * 104430 Stampin' Dimensionals * 119856 Scallop Oval Punch * 119855 Large Oval Punch

3 comments:

Alison said...

I think this card is just STUNNING!! Amazing technique on what is simply a beautiful card. :)

Joan said...

I absolutely love this - it's such a great idea to use the First Edition paper. I've tried this technique on other papers and wasn't happy with how mine turned out - but I'm going to give this a try. I don't think there's anything wrong with the flowers. The subtleness is perfect. Thanks for the inspiration.

Juanita Golson said...

I so love your cards with the First Edition DSP and really want to get myself trying that out. You are such an inspiration for me.