Blogger’s Challenge Week 21

This week’s challenge was a color combination challenge–we were to use Pumpkin, Olive, Brocade Blue, and Chocolate Chip.  We could also use white, vanilla, or confetti as a neutral.

I used Chocolate Chip for the background, and layered it with a piece of Basic Grey’s "Cultured" patterned paper from the Mellow collection.  I cut paisley shapes from Pumpkin Pie, Brocade Blue, and Old Olive with Nestabilities scallop paisley dies.  I then stamped them with SU!®‘s Paisley background stamp, and inked the edges of all with Chocolate Chip Classic ink.  I sprayed silk flowers with adhesive and sprinkled them with fine gold glitter, and the flower centers are vintage brads.  The sentiments are from JustRite self-inking stamps.

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I love doing these challenges for a couple of reasons: 1) I don’t have to choose "what" I’m going to make, and 2) they make me think.  I do like getting ideas from other paper artists, but I also love the challenge of having to come up with my own interpetation.

Thanks for looking!!! 

Comments

  1. Fabulous card…so much techture and interesting features. Great job with the challenge.

  2. Lovely card! I love that Basic Grey background paper…

  3. The background paper works perfectly! Great card Anita!

  4. Cool Card – the scallop paislies are great!

  5. very nice – love the Mellow BG paper!! great design!!

  6. Love all the paisley here!

  7. Very fun and unique!

  8. Very eye catching!

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