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Saturday, April 5, 2014

Colour Me # 14 & Card Concept #7

I know this looks really red almost, but it is definitely an orange.
I sponged the flowers from a stencil, starting with bright orange zest
and then going with a lighter hand and less of the ink for the remaining flowers.
I am entering this in both the colour Me # 14

I just wanted to show you the card...I was having some editing issues and it would not let me crop or edit this card, so I started all over, but truly the colors are what you are asking for...more pumpkin than red!
 
 
 
Either way, I do like the card and using one color is pretty striking!
stamps:  PTI Wet Paint, Butterfly Dreams
ink:  PTI orange zest
stencil:  MFT spring flowers
 
Friends, I am going to be out of the craft room for almost a week
My husband and I are going to a practice round of the Master's Golf in Augusta, Ga,
That is just one day, then we are going down to Savannah and spend a couple of days, then head to Charleston, SC for another couple of days before we drive up to Atlanta and see some of the sights and explore that city.
So I will be able to play a little bit more today, but if I don't check back in, have a good week and I will see you all sometime during Easter Week!
 
Heart Hugs,
Colleen
 
 

15 comments:

  1. Ah, my new favourite stamp set! Don't you just love how easy it is to use! I love the warm colours you've used here - the variation in tones is wonderful! Thanks so much for joining us at The Card Concept!

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  2. This is really pretty. Love that stencil.

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  3. Beautiful! Love the boldness of it!

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  4. lovely card... definitely bold!! thanks so much for playing along with Colour Me!

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  5. Love this fun, happy card. It's so cheerful and springy. Have a great time on your trip. Hubby got to go the The Masters several years ago and loved it. He couldn't get over how beautiful it was there and well kept.

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  6. Oh my this is beautiful Colleen! Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Card Concept!

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  7. Sometimes colors do not show up like they are in photo's. This is a very lovely springcard, sunny and happy! Hope you're having loads of fun!

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  8. Lovely job with our colour this week :) Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Colour Me...! Sure hope to see you around again soon!!!

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  9. Your ombre effect is just wonderful Colleen! Thanks for playing along at Colour Me...! this week!

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  10. Your card is delightful, Colleen! Have a wonderful trip!

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  11. What a lovely monochromatic card with the orange, Colleen! It is a perfect take on both challenges! Hope you have a wonderful safe trip...enjoy!

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  12. oooh pretty! I love stencilling - your background and the butterfly are beautiful!
    Enjoy your trip! :)

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  13. The stenciled flower background is so pretty Colleen, gorgeous colours. I love the strong feature panel too. Just lovely. Thank you so much for joining us at The Card Concept.

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  14. Oh my...I am so late to the stencil using party but you totally rocked them. And your card is so pretty, I love all the orange and your cute little butterfly.

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