Saturday, August 6, 2011

ColourQ Challenge

After seeing this week's colour palette at ColourQ, I simply could not resist! In fact, I loved the colour combination so much, I briefly considered changing the style of our bedroom... again ;)

I think my desire to constantly change the decor/layout/theme of the rooms in my house is either a Capricorn thing, or I just love colour so much I can't commit to just one combination!

Although I had tons of fun working with the colours in the challenege, I'm forced to wonder, am I in a cardmaking slump? I'm not 100% proud of this card. I think it's the weird dimensions (4" x 9"!)... I might try again tonight using a more "normal" sized card and see what I come up with. Then again, maybe not!

We may have some friends coming by tonight for a couple games of Euchre! And it's been quite some time since we've hung out with these fine folks, or played Euchre. I'll still be playing around with 'cards', just a different variety :)

Best Wishes

*I love the "Short & Sweet" stamp set*
(cQc #96)

How about another view?

Materials -
*Burgundy text is Stampin' Up! product line
Paper :: ?? Can't remember...
Cardstock :: Lucky Limeade, Island Indigo, White, Gray
Ink :: Island Indigo, Kiwi Kiss
Stamps :: "Best Wishes" + Blossom from the Short & Sweet set
Etc :: Dimensionals, Scallop Oval Punch, Large Oval Punch, Circle punch, corner rounder, Pearls, $1 ribbon, brads, multi-sized flowers from dollar store...

Wowza, I feel like I used a lot more than I needed to for this card! However, while at Michael's the other day, I scoured their $1 ribbon bin and found some pretty cute ribbons. This particular one matched perfectly with the challenge colours, so I was pretty amazed with myself and my foresight in that purchase. Indeed, my psychic abilities are astounding.

Off to clean my house...



  1. Lovely card, Love the layers. Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

  2. That patterned paper is perfect for this colour combo and I love the layered flower!