Sunday, October 30, 2011

Creative Elements

Hi!

When I took a look at this week's colour challenge at Just Add Ink my first thought was 'yuck'!  Cherry Cobbler, Blushing Bride and a Neutral did not seem at all like a winning combination.  I must give my hat to the girls though - it's now a colour combo I love!


I started off with a base of Blushing Bride DSP from the Nursery Nest pack and then overstamped it in Cherry Cobbler.  In the photo below you can just see that I also stamped the edge stamp in Blushing Bride, just below the ribbon under the sentiment.


I kept the inside very much the same as the outside.


I think colour combinations like this, that at first seem to be a bit unappealing, are great as long as you follow the 60:30:10 rule.  In this case 60% of my card was Blushing Bride, 30% was Cherry Cobbler and 10% was Whisper White.

Stamps: Creative Elements, Clearly For You, Happiest Birthday Wishes (hostess)
Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Blushing Bride
DSP/Cardstock: Nursery Nest DSP, Cherry Cobbler, Blushing Bride, Whisper White
Other: Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding Ribbbon, Paper Snips, Corner Rounder Punch

Catch you later,

Tina

2 comments:

  1. So glad you found the colour combo a winning combination in the end. Your card is beautiful, especially the sentiment going 'off the edge' with the ruffled seam binding. Great job.

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  2. So glad you persevered Tina, you have created a really lovely card, your sentiment and seam binding panel is a beautiful addition.

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