Friday, 6 July 2012

make it monday #73 and colour q #144

I am participating in another Make It Monday Challenge over at Papertrey. The challenge is to create a project that incorporates stamping on patterned paper.  

For the first time, I am also using the same card for another challenge over at Colour Q.  The challenge is simply to use the below colour combo which I interpreted as pure poppy, melon berry, spring rain and enchanted evening in PTI lingo.

Here is what I came up with.


I used Papertrey's spring rain and enchanted evening cardstock and Happy Trails stamp set (currently loving this set!).  I also used my new favourite piestra tile from Memory Box.  The semi-distressed gingham patterned paper is from Lilybee's Double Dutch collection.  The birds were stamped using melon berry and pure poppy inks.

Here is another angle of the card.  I think I will try combining challenges from time to time.  This makes the decision process of what colours to use faster and stretches me to use colour combos that I will otherwise not think of using together.

 
 Thanks for visiting and have a great day.  It is VERY hot here.  To those on the same boat, stay cool!

10 comments:

  1. Sweet card, Irma, love those sweet birds! Thanks for joining us this week at the ColourQ.


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  2. beautiful card - love the tile with the gingham paper & the flow of the birds!

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  3. I love that card! You did an awesome job. :)

    Julie

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  4. Great take on the challenge. I know what you mean about loving Happy Trails...I love the color choices, too!

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  5. So fabulous!!! I have that die and never think to use it. It looks so fabulous with the gingham paper too. Wonderful card.

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  6. Very pretty! Love the color combo....and the lacey piestra die work at the bottom just makes the perfect touch!

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  7. this is so pretty! how did you do the cut outs on the bottom?
    debbie

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    1. Hi-I used memory box's piestra tile die :)

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  8. Irma, this is a really awesome card! Just gorgeous! So happy you could play with us at the colourQ!

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