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Saturday, May 22, 2010

H2H #7 Challenging Color Challenge!

The Heart to Heart challenge this week is a color challenge.
 
We are to use these colors, plus a neutral like black, cream or white:







I'll admit, I'm not crazy about this color combo, and I struggled with his one!

Here is what I finally came up with, I think it'll make a nice get well or sympathy card:
The main image was stamped onto white cs twice, and since I don't have many CTMH markers, I colored the scenes using only ink pads, sponges and a blending pen. I like the way it turned out.
After layering it on the card, I thought it looked a little bare, so I drew in the fine black outline to anchor it all, I think it helped.  I had a little oops in the bottom corner, so I covered it with the leaf stamp from the set, shh...don't tell. (If you could only see all the mistakes hidden under things on my cards... :)
All in, I think this was a very successful challenge...I never would have tried this color combo!

RECIPE:
CTMH cardstock in White Daisy, Ocean, Topiary and Desert Sand
CTMH  Exclusive Inks in Black, White Daisy, Ocean, Topiary and Desert Sand
CTMH My Acrylix Stamps: D1298 Beautiful Things, and C1366 Fringed Phrases
Blending pen
Sponges
Black satin ribbon
Black Brad
Fine Black Sharpie marker
Ruler

I apologize for the late post...it's already Saturday! Finished just in time for the next challenge! I have managed to play along with all 7 challenges so far, I'm really trying to keep up each week. I love these challenges, they really get the mojo going and push me out of my box.

For some CTMH inspiration, hop on over to the H2H blog and have a peek at all the creativity, then play along with the challenges!

Thanks for looking!
Lorrinda

6 comments:

  1. Very majestic! Great masculine card. Thanks for playing along with H2H!

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  2. Love the double image, and how the black line anchors it, great job!

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  3. Your card is gorgeous and your coloring superb.

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  4. It's beautiful! I love this stamp set and need to play with it more often, yours is a great inspiration. Glad you made the challenge!

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  5. Gorgeous! Love the coloring, the depth - looks like I could step into the card & feel the cool air blowing. Nice job!

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