I wasn't sure I was going to like these colors when I first saw the challenge!!! But after I began working with them, I really enjoyed the combo! I needed a hostess thank you card, and usually I try to use a hostess set, but I thought Lovely as a Tree would look, well, lovely! So what do you think:
I didn't think that I had any DP in these colors, then I remembered that Tall Tales had some Certainly Celery, so that's where I began. My leaves are stamped in Basic Gray, then watercolored with ink and an aquapainter. Lots of speckles from Itty Bitty Backgrounds helped give the Naturals White cardstock some "texture". I also distressed my Really Rust mat, and used the direct-to-paper technique on the Really Rust strip. The card is a little smaller than a standard card, 4x5", and it is Basic Gray textured cardstock as well. I stamped a single leaf and popped it up for a little stand-out embellishment. Here's the inside:
My layout came from Stamping 411's SSC121 sketch:
So be sure to go check out the Diva Coffee Break Designs blog and play with us this week! Just link your creation to Mr Linky so we can see what you come up with!