Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Color Combo Cards

Today's color challenge on SCS was Chocolate, Pink Passion and Kiwi (or Olive). I ended up with lots of scraps on my desk so I kept making stuff until it cleared out - lol!

I always have lots of fun making round cards. It's a bit of a challenge to get the layout just right, but it's always worth it! I like to use scalloped circle cardbases that I bought at a Rubber Stamping fair that I went to last year. I *think* they are from The Paper Cut, but when I looked on their website I didn't see them anywhere?!? I guess I'll have to keep looking because I'm almost out!

This card was also made for the Flourishes challenge (to use Spellbinder dies). I used a large rectangle and trimmed the sides and corners so it fit on the round cardfront.

The second card uses one of the new sets being released tomorrow from My Favorite Things. I cut the main image down with a spellbinder die so you only see a portion, then matted it on bright pink scalloped based. I cut smaller ovals the same way and stamped the little chickies on it. I like how this layout turned out!

The third card was thrown together with scaps that were lurking around my desk. I colored the grungeboard flourish a couple of weeks ago for a color challenge and never used it. The flower was cut in half and buttons were added for the flower centers. I added a "sending you smiles" sentiment from the new MFT Hooga Booga set.

Which one is your favorite?


Kim said...

Wow, all three cards are amazing! You are so talented! It's hard to pick a favorite, but the last card just makes me smile, it's such a cheery one! Thank you for sharing!

Aunt T said...

I love all three Michelle but if I have to pick one favorite it would be the third one.  I love how you did the flowers - so creative - as usual :)Great job.Teresa

Linda Bandow said...

All three are neat but the 3rd is the best.....love your flower idea but whre is the background paper from?

Tracey said...

Gorgeous cards Michelle! Love the pink & green combo!

Pat's little corner of the world said...

No favorite!!!I love them all..I love the colors on the scallop one...the next one is so cute with the little chick...I love what you did to the flower on the last one..they are allgreat

inkohoots said...

Love this card so much! I love how you cut the flower in half and used it for the two flowers. Love the color combo!

retiredheather said...

Wow what fantastic cards. I absolutely love what you did with the Prisma flowers...stunning. The peeps one is also great. Way to go Girl.

Anonymous said...

WOWZER!! What a gorgeous set of cards with this color combo!! You really got your mojo flowing on this one girl!! TFS! ;)

Conniecrafter said...

very pretty cards, love all the colors, the flowers in your last card are so neat!


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