Saturday, March 21, 2009

Song Bird Silouettes

So, if you noticed, yesterday's post was for a challenge that was last week, but I was ahead of the game for this weekend's color challenge. You can find all the necessary information -->HERE<-- Its the Clear Dollar Stamps Color Challenge over at Papercraft Planet. This is a great way to dust off those Clear Dollar Stamps you might have (although I'm sure yours aren't dusty).

The Stampin Up! color names are Bashful Blue, Real Red, Chocolate Chip, and White. Since I don't have SU! cardstock, I always have to substitute so I ended up using some American Crafts Designer Paper for my blue and chocolate, and then used Papertrey ink's (PTI) Pure Poppy and Chocolate for the rest of the accents - color is color no matter who makes it :)

I used one of my new EK Success border punches for the bottom border. I have to say that I really like these new punches. I also embossed my red center piece with my cuttlebug bird folder for some additional interest, added some Close to my Heart pewter spirals ( I love pewter anything) and PTI Chocolate ribbon.

But, at the center of it is this great bird stamp from Song Bird Silhouettes. I used a Close to my Heart ink called Heavenly Blue and it matched up pretty well.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you are happy and healthy today. Our family is hanging in there. I spent most of yesterday in bed - I would feel ok for a bit and then absolutely horrible later.

Cardstock: GP White, PTI Pure Poppy, dark chocolate
DP: American Crafts
Ink: CTMH Heavenly Blue
Stamps: Song Bird Silhouettes (CDstamps), CTMH Embellies, PTI Ribbon
Other: Cuttlebug Folder, EK Success punch,


Desire Fourie said...

Just beautiful Katie. Love the understated elegance. Hugs from Desire

itsabrt said...

This card is outstanding, the bold colors with the pale blue is a fantastic contrast! BR-T

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Oh very pretty. Great vibrant colors and I like the layout.

Erin Bigler said...

Wow!!! Soooooo dramatic and beautiful. It's so much fun to see everyone's interpretation of these color challenges. This is just stunning and really makes a statement!

Desire Fourie said...

Hi Katie. Just a quick note to let you know that there is an award waiting for you over at Doing Life. Enjoy the rest of your week. Hugs from Desire

Jackie G said...

Fabulous card!!
I LOVE the colors!!
That brown is stunning with the blue and red!!

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