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Aug 26, 2021

Color Throwdown #657

 

Welcome. - Well it's been a few days since I last posted due to just general everyday life happening.  I finally had some time to stamp and decided to join in this weeks Color Throwdown #657

 Colors: Red, Turquoise, Green and Gray.

Such fun colors. 

 

While the inspiration photo is more of a back to school photo I needed a birthday card so I'm going with the colors but a birthday theme.

 

Card Base: Basic Gray layered with a piece of Granny Apple Green.

I stenciled the diamonds with a combination of Tempting Turquoise*retired ink and Coastal Cabana on Whisper White* card stock. The stencil was actually a die Tim Holtz Mixed Media1 that I cut out and then used as a stencil.

I cut the poppies (Taylored Expressions-Silhouette Stems 1) twice.  Once in Poppy Parade & once in Granny Apple Green.  Then I cut the flowers off and glued them onto the green piece.  I added clear glitter (Art Institute) to the flowers.

The sentiment is from Sizzix - Which I purchased at Hobby Lobby. It was stamped with Basic Gray ink.  

I added some red and green sequins and a small baker's twine bow.  The flower were mounted with foam tape.

Here is another view of the card.  This shows the colors a little better.  Hard to photograph the glitter and have it look right.


 



6 comments:

  1. I love it. The colors worked very well together on this card.

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  2. I absolutely love this, Ida! The colors are so beautifully combined, and your arrangement is nicely balanced. I like the poppies on the diamond pattern. I know the sparkle is just amazing IRL, but it can be hard to photograph.

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  3. So pretty! Love the way you used the stencil and the glittery accents on the flowers. Thanks for joining us for this week's Color Throwdown!

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  4. Love the eclectic diamond background -- a perfect place for those dainty flowers to hang out!

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  5. I love this, Ida! So pretty!!

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