Today started out great but that didn't last long.
For the 2nd time in 7 years, I decided to join the CC today. In looking through the gallery, I saw a number of creative ways stampers brought the challenge colors to their creations.
I'm not an SU kinda girl, so I substituted today's colors with distress inks. I used girlgeek's floral melon branch so I'm covered with the colors. Thank you, Ms. Audrie for that and this gorgeous Asian image.
From there, everything went downhill quickly. I purchased this 'photo' box thing and spent much of the day trying to figure out how to take photos. In the process, I busted my husband's tripod (even though this 'thing' came with its own inferior tripod). Then I had no idea how to position the day side lights. On and one I could go but I'll spare everyone the sordid details.
Oops, just realized I did use an SU image. Ellen Taylor sent me this Confucius set a few years ago. Maybe I am an SU girl after all.
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 GMT Views: 1048
Registered: November 29, 2005 Location: Melrose, MA Posts: 11334
Tue, Feb 09, 2016 @ 3:33 PM
This is fantastic, from the pretty watercolor background to the perfect pairing of image & sentiment!!! The vibrant flowers really pop! Sorry the light box was a trial, at least you tried it ! Tomorrow is another day!!
Registered: August 15, 2007 Location: Twin Cities MN Posts: 35228
Tue, Feb 09, 2016 @ 3:35 PM
I love the dreamy bg for your Geisha...very pretty card! BTW-I have no SU stuff (ok maybe 1 or 2 sets) but no colors..I always sub colors. Glad you played along today...sorry about all the photo problems.
Registered: June 9, 2006 Location: Wauconda, IL Posts: 53085
Tue, Feb 09, 2016 @ 3:42 PM
This is only the second time you've done a color challenge card??!! You have done a MARVELOUS job!!! I love your bg. WOW!! And you sure do have the Asian flare. I also love those little flowers that make me think of cherry blossoms. You should really try the color challenge more often. :>) GREAT job Anne!!
Registered: March 12, 2008 Location: stamping or writing Posts: 8779
Tue, Feb 09, 2016 @ 4:25 PM
Sorry you didn't have a good day, but you did make a lovely card. The watercolored background is gorgeous, and you've arrange all your elements to show it off beautifully. ( I don't do color challenges either; I'm not an SU person, but that's not the problem. I always feel like I'm supposed to use all 3 colors in equal proportion, which is, of course, the recipe for a very unpleasing card.)