Saturday, January 17, 2009

KWerner Colour Challenge #38


Hello,

I've managed to take up another challenge offered by Kristina Werner. I was a bit dubious about using these colours together but once I started to mix and match with cardstock and paper, it all fell into place.

Here is the card I created using the new Sale-A-Bration stamps - (if you like this card and want to try making it yourself, contact me for the brochure which features these beautiful stamped images).


For this card I used the Ruby Red as the base and stamped the beautiful corner flourish onto some DS paper. This was then matted on Ruby Red and Pretty in Pink cardstock.

The scalloped flower was made by stamping the image in Ruby Red onto pink and white polka dot DS paper then punching it out with the Scallop Circle punch.

The greeting was stamped in Ruby Red on Whisper White card then punched out using the large oval punch. I added red adhesive gems to the heart and the flower centre for a bit of bling.

I also added 3 more gems at the top of the card to co-ordinate with the main elements.

The striped DS paper was punched with the scallop border punch. I sponged the edges of this piece of paper, the oval greeting and the flower with Ruby Red ink to define them.

SU Supplies -

Cardstock: Ruby Red, Pretty In Pink, Whisper White

Stamps: Yummy, Polka Dot Punches - both from the 2009 Sale-A-Bration brochure

Ink: Ruby Red

DS Papers: Pumpkin pattern from the Bali Breeze set, Pink striped paper from the Petals and Paisley set

Punches: Scallop Circle, Scallop Border, Large Oval

Extras: Self-adhesive gems


It's fun doing these challenges as you stretch your mind to sometimes think outside of the square and use colours that you never thought would work together. You are usually surprised when you've finished !


Well, that's it for now. Come back again soon to see what else I have up my sleeve to show you ........


Thanks for stopping by.


11 comments:

  1. Oooh I like this! Great use of colours

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  2. Those colours look great together don't they, never would have picked them but they really work. Will have to give that combo a try.

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  3. Just darling Ramona!! I love the colors too... great challenge. Soon in the US we have Sale-a-Bration starting... I can't wait!! :)

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  4. Love what you did! I'm working on my challenge card now :)

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  5. I like what you have done with the challenge. The layering of all the card is very effective. I don't have any of the sale-a-bration sets yet, but I will in a few days, can't wait to use them.

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  6. Very pretty Ramona - these are great colours together, not sure I'll get a chane to play but lovely to see what others have done!

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  7. I love the little details in the card that makes it so special!

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  8. This is so cute! Love those new Sale-A-Bration stamps...a couple more weeks to wait here in the States! :D

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  9. Oh I really like how you have used the Sale-A-Brations sets! The card just works so well, you make things look so easy :P lol. xx

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  10. Ramona, I love this take on Kristina's challenge! Thanks also for visiting the Color Throwdown blog--we can't wait for you to play with us!
    LeAnne

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Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments about my creations - I appreciate every one. Cheers, Ramona.