Tuesday, June 14, 2011

CQC89 & TESC140

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Happy Tuesday—which means it’s ColourQ time! I was sweating bullets when I saw this color combo:

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What in the world was I going to do with these? I already had my Father’s Day cards done, so I didn’t want to make another one. The colors had a subdued feel to me, so I opted to make a sympathy card, which although I hate having to make, are helpful to have on hand:

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The card base is Bravo Burgundy with a layer of Cajun Craze; I did some shadow stamping again (I love this effect) with the images from Pocket Silhouettes, stamping them first in Basic Gray, then again in Bordering Blue on textured Whisper White. I added a little embossed border:

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and a layered sentiment, anchored with silver Glimmer brads:

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Using Taylor’s Sketch #140 was helpful:

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Hope this whets your appetite to play along with us! Check out all the other samples at the CQC blog and share your creativity with us!

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18 comments:

  1. Lee Anne....great job with that color challenge! I agree it is a challenging one!

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  2. OMG! Don't you wish we could look at the bottom of our shoes like that....Love that girl!

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  3. LeAnne..what a perfectly beautiful sympathy card...love the use of the pocket silhouettes! I am officially retired now, so any time you would like to get together, let me know...Yea!

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  4. Love this card and the colors.what is the size?

    Love your little girl pictures..your blog is just so unique.

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  5. I echo Maggie!!

    Pretty card-great colors and of couse I love silhouettes!

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  6. What a cutie! Thanks for sharing her pictures it always makes me smile!

    Love your card too :)

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  7. Love that silhouette set and you have used it brilliantly with this week's colours. Fun pictures too :)

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  8. Hi LeAnne,
    I love your card and your granddaughter is so precious. thanks again for the card!

    As for the sewing stamps, maybe we can give them a push to do another thread and machine one. I am sure they will move it to the Digital Studio at some point.

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  9. Hi LeAnne,
    What a fabulous job with the sketch and the colors! I often forget about Pocket Silhouettes, the images work beautifully. Love it!

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  10. This is simply beautiful - one of my favourite stamp sets too!

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  11. Great card and use of the colors. Love the baby pictures - so adorable.

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  12. What a pretty sympathy card! It's beautifully stamped with that great set! Miss Cass is doing her daily exercises I see. Touch those toes, now streettttch those little legs! You go girl :)

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  13. LeAnne this card is darling. I love using those small stamps a number of times. They are perfect for Taylor's sketch. Love the colors too. Shadow stamping - the perfect technique here! You've got the best scrapbook goin with all the little Cassidy pics on your blog. What a cutie she is!

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  14. WOW! The card is absolutely awesome. This is one of my favorite stamp sets too. Thank you for bringing a smile to my face with the pcs of your grand daughter. The last photo made me laugh out loud! Adorable!

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  15. You are just so clever!! Those were difficult colors to work with and you pulled it off without a hitch!!! Awesome!

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  16. LeAnne, for colors that made you panic, I would say that you nailed it! I love all the textured paper going on...why don't I EVER pull mine out to play with, you have inspired me....Cassidy...yes, I love your flip flops too!!!

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  17. Always enjoy your card ideas and your inspiration. And your photos of little Cassidy are so refreshing. What a dear!

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  18. Love the blues - love the shape of the card - love the simple perfect feel of it! And I love those baby teeth!

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