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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Colour Me # 10 and Card concept # 5

First up Card Concept with a color inspiration and the one liner is really die cut using PTI chocolate brown, NOT black!
stamps:  PTI Autumn Pattern Pieces, Be Happy
inks:  chocolate brown, limeade ice
paper:  PTI white, limeade ice, chocolate brown
This next card is for Colour Me # 10 and they are asking for a monochromatic card using green.
stamps:  Meadow Greens, Botanical silhouettes
ink:  Distress Inks: peeled paint, shabby shutters
twine from the Twinery
I hope you will join in these challenges and play along, especially if you like the color green!  this seems to be a popular color with challenges this it because St. Patrick's day is coming up?
Heart Hugs,


  1. Beautiful cards, Colleen! ...and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

    1. Oh Thank you so much, Kathy!! I had a great day crafting with my BFF who came down form Seattle to spend some days with me!!

  2. Fab cards, Colleen! And, Happy Birthday to you! Hope you had a great time crafting with your BFF!

  3. Eeek, I always get overly stimulated when there is more than one beautiful card in one of your posts, Colleen! OG is my favorite color and both of these cards just rock for me!! How fun to see on here that Lin has come to play with you for your birthday! You two together ALWAYS make a ton of awe-mazing cards when you get together!! Enjoy!! Hugs, Darnell

  4. Both cards are lovely Colleen! Your sympathy card is stunning! Thanks so much for joining us at Colour Me...! and Happy Birthday!

  5. Both are so gorgeous Colleeen, might have to CASE you. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Card Concept!

  6. Wow Colleen both cards are stunning love them and also here happy birthday.

  7. These are both gorgeous, Colleen. You are on a green roll! Your blendy background is beautiful and that dandelion is just perfect :) So glad you're playing with us this week at Colour Me...!

  8. Oh Colleen these are gorgeous! Love them both! Nice job with the graphic card and the second one is just soft and beautiful!

  9. I love both of your cards Colleen...but wow, is the one with autumn pattern pieces is so graphic and lined up perfectly. Love the addition of the one-liner dies. Very good card for this challenge.

  10. Colleen, your first card is totally handsome and your second is absolutely pretty!

  11. Colleen I absolutely love your use of the Autumn Pattern Pieces. Stiking in green and chocolate! Lovely 2nd card with it's muted green too.


  13. Just gorgeous! I love the embossing and sponging :) Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Colour Me...! We sure hope to see you again soon!!!

  14. Wow!!! Your stamped images are so PERFECTLY lined up! What a fine example of precision stamping! Fabulous use of the challenge colors, awesome how the sentiment totally pops here! Nice touch layering the mats with the green showing on 3 sides! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at the Card Concept Challenge!

    BTW...lovin' the chevrons!


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