Friday, February 24, 2017

Color Dare #232 Meets Sketch Saturday #451

Welcome back to another Color My Heart Color Dare challenge blog post!  It's a four color challenge this week--use all and only these exclusive Close to My Heart colors:  Fern, Sapphire, White Daisy and Lemon.  As usual if you don't have these CTMH colors yet you may substitute similar colors so you can still join in on the fun!

I really love how these colors look together and ended up with 2 fun cards made with the Happy Birthday Thin Cut.  First I ran a 4.25" x 5.5" piece of White Daisy through my Xyron machine and then placed strips of Fern, Lemon and Sapphire right onto the adhesive.  Next I lined up the Happy Birthday Thin Cuts and used small pieces of washi tape to lightly adhere it to the striped panel before running it through the Big Shot machine.  I also cut the sentiment out of thin craft foam to pop up the sentiment on the first card.  The small confetti stamp from the Wise Guy Birthday card was stamped in Lemon over the white background.  I added some Blue and Green Epoxy Bubbles and White Sequins from Calypso sequins to the card fronts for finishing.

Here are close up pictures so you can see the sparkly Clear Shimmer Brush on the sentiments.

Close to My Heart products used:
     White Daisy CS
     Fern CS
     Lemon CS
     Sapphire CS
     Happy Birthday Thin Cuts
     Wise Guy Birthday stamp set
     Lemon Ink
     Clear Shimmer Brush
     Green and Blue Epoxy Bubbles (retired)
     Calypso Sequins (retired)

Other products:
     Thin White Craft Foam
     White Ric Rac Ribbon

Here is the Color My Heart Color Dare graphic that sparked my color creativity:

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Stop by the Color Dare challenge blog and check out what the rest of the fabulous Design Team has to inspire you.  You'll be amazed--we all started with the same 4 colors and created such unique cards.

Saturday Sketch challenge was also a big inspiration to creating these cards: 

Other challenges:
     Double D challenge--Ric Rac
     Paper Shelter--Masculine 
     Stampin' Royalty--Dies
     Seize the Birthday--Inlay Die-cutting option
     Ooh La La Creations--Die Cuts
     Cut it Up--Birthday

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!
:) Marie


Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

How fun, using both the positive and the negative of your die cut (and great planning, too!)

Thanks for joining us for our Bendy/Scene Card challenge at Cut it Up!


Diane said...

Pretty cards and colors...thank you for joining our challenge at Double D!
Diane DD DT

Darlene said...

What fun and pretty creations! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Ric-Rac/Zig-Zag’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

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Unknown said...

Super card, great colours and design. Nice tough with the added glitter. Thank you for sharing with us at Ooh La La and good luck in the draw. Jennifer DT member x

Gerda said...

What a gorgeous cards!! I love the colors and pretty designs!! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up challenge! Have a great day.

Deloris said...

Love the fun colors and cool design! Thanks for joining us at Ooh La La!

Janice said...

2 super cards! Great use of die-cuts & cuttings! Thank you so much for playing at OLL, Jx

Audrey Ernst (hippieaud) said...

Awesome creations, I love these layouts!! Thanks so much for playing in our "Boys are Back in Town" challenge at The Paper Shelter. Hugs:) Audrey DT

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