Jan 28 2009

DCBD – Color Challenge 112

Today’s Diva Coffee Break Designers’ Challenge was the color combo of Pink Passion, Lovely Lilac, Bashful Blue and Baja Breeze.  I was ok until she added Baja Breeze!  Whoa!  I don’t know why color challenges are more difficult for me.  I love the sketch ones…guess I have more to think about when using specific colors.



This card actually came out softer than I thought it would.  The Bashful Blue seemed to soften the Lovely Lilac and Pink Passion colors.  I’m giving you a sneak peak of the Sale-A-Bration set, Polka Dot Punches…isn’t it cute?  It has 4 stamps and each line up perfectly with our punches!  (The other two stamps fit the new Heart Punch and the Scallop Circle punch. 

I started with a base of Lovely Lilac and layered with Bashful Blue.  I stamped the upper portion with the circle flower in Bashful Blue for a tone-on-tone look.  I added a strip of Baja Breeze designer paper on top of Pink Passion.  I stamped the 5-petal flower in Pink Passion twice on Whisper White and punched with the 5-petal punch.  Then I added the large star punch out of Pink Passion in between the two 5-petal punches for a unique look.  the center of the 5-petal punch I also stamped in Lovely Lilac and punched with 1/2 circle punch…then placed a pink Rhinestone brad in the center of the entire piece, layered it onto the 1 3/4 circle punch out of Lovely Lilac.  The side flower was stamped in Lovely Lilac on Whisper White and punched with 1 1/4 circle punch, then layered on 1 3/8 circle of Lovely Lilac…then cut in half.  Again I stamped the flower in Pink Passion, punched with the 1/2 circle and layered that onto the flower (cut in half first).  Finally, I stamped Good For You from Really Retro stamp set and punched with the Word Window punch, added a Bashful Blue mini brad to the side.  Pretty simple card…just LOTS of punches!

Make sure to check out the rest of the Diva Coffee Break Designers today!

Chris Austin
Dannie Graves
Dee Tollaksen
Heidi Michel
Julie Semones
Kristin Moore
Selene Kempton
Lisa Freeman

Sets:  Polka Dot Punches, Really Retro
C/S:   Lovely Lilac, Bashful Blue, Whisper White, Pink Passion, Baja Breeze DSP
Ink:  Lovely Lilac, Bashful Blue, Pink Passion, Lovely Lilac
Other:  Pink rhinestone brad, Bashful blue mini brad, Word Window punch, 1-1/4, 1-3/8, 1-3/4 circle punches, Large star punch, Dimensionals


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6 People have left comments on this post

Jan 28, 2009 - 08:01:37

Connie I love your card! never thought to use the star punch with the flower punch! Great idea!

Jan 28, 2009 - 10:01:20

It IS soft. Very pretty! I love the simple layout and well done design! 🙂

Jan 28, 2009 - 10:01:46
Heidi Michel said:

I really like your card. I really think these colors work great together.

Jan 28, 2009 - 10:01:28

Yummy, love a sneak peek! And what a great card, nice work.

Jan 28, 2009 - 11:01:36
Chris Austin said:

Pretty! I like how your colors all blend together.

Jan 28, 2009 - 03:01:36

Your card is so pretty! You made these colors look great together.