Here's a card I put together this morning conquering two challenges at once! It's for this CAS204 Challenge and one of this month's Creative Crew Challenges...love! (Just make a card, scrapbook page or home decor for love, Valentine's Day, anniversary, etc.)
I was determined to use a color I RARELY, IF EVER use...Perfect Plum. Now I know I didn't use much of it, but I'm taking baby steps here. Besides, my SU Color Coach said this was a creative color combo, so who am I to argue?
I started with a Very Vanilla card base and rounded the two corners on the right. I used my Stamp-a-ma-jig to stamp the sentiment with Real Red ink. I inked up the floral image with Lucky Limeade, Real Red and Perfect Plum and stamped it on Very Vanilla cs. I layered this panel on Real Red cs and then added a scalloped piece of Perfect Plum along the edge. This panel is adhered to the card with Dimensionals and then embellished with a Perfect Plum button/Baker's Twine bow combo.
TFL - Regina
Date: Friday, February 1, 2013 GMT Views: 3665
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Registered: October 29, 2004 Location: Coos Bay, Oregon Posts: 22394
Fri, Feb 01, 2013 @ 1:52 PM
Wow Regina...I LOVE your scallop purple plum edge, button and a little plum on your flower. I never use that color either. You have inspired me again my friend. The CCREW challenges looks like fun too. TFS
Registered: May 18, 2008 Location: Virginia Posts: 24398
Sun, Feb 03, 2013 @ 3:49 PM
OMG, what an amazing CAS card Regina. I'm with you on the perfect plum, but you've added just the right amount for a touch of it. I try to use that color coach, but it doesn't seem to work well for me. Probably "user" error. I love this!
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