Tuesday, August 6, 2013

ColourQ 201

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Happy Tuesday, everyone!  Arielle has a lovely color block inspiration photo today:



I should call this post the five-minute card vs. the five-hour card.  I made two cards using these colors, and one came together quickly, the other….well, I just couldn’t decide what to do with it!  Anyway, here’s the five-minute (well, it took a little longer than that!) card; I needed a sympathy card for a church friend and the colors seemed appropriate:

LeAnne Pugliese CQC201 Blessings from Heaven-2

Since the apron in the inspiration photo has graphic lines, I chose a similar style of pattern, merely embossing the different panels and adding a sentiment from Blessings from Heaven.  Although it’s difficult to see, the Soft Sky panel is embossed with the Stripes EF.  The pearls and butterfly add a little softness.

The other card uses a couple retired SU sets and a computer-generated sentiment:

LeAnne Pugliese CQC201 Seashell Birthday

I stamped the images second-generation, then cut them out and popped them up on a panels stamped in matching inks with the background stamp from French Foliage.  Pretty self-explanatory:

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So…how does this color palette inspire you?  I can’t wait to see what you come up with!  Share it at the ColourQ blog and see what everyone else has created as well!

More weekend pix:

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Reading a book with great-granddaddy;

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Enjoying lunch at Applebee’s!

Thanks for visiting today!

Wee Project Details - Card 1
Stamps Blessings from Heaven
Card stock & Papers     Whisper White, Night of Navy, Soft Sky, Calypso Coral, Basic Gray, Calypso Coral Patterns DP
 Ink Basic Gray
AccessoriesPearls
Tools    Bitty Butterfly Punch, Designer Frames EF, Stripes & Fancy Fan EFs, CB Large Polka Dot EF, Big Shot

Wee Project Details - Card 2
Stamps Shells, French Foliage (ret SU)
Card stock & Papers     Whisper White, Night of Navy, Soft Sky, Calypso Coral
 Ink Basic Gray, Soft Sky, Calypso Coral
Accessories Soft Sky Seam Binding
Tools     W+9 Zig Zag Die; 1 1/4" Square Punch, Adorning Accents Edgelit, Big Shot, Computer

7 comments:

  1. Love the colors for theses cards, especially the shell card. Of course, Little Miss Camera Shy (not!) is always a treat!

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  2. Great cards - so different! Love the bold, graphic blocks of colour and texture on the sympathy card. And the sea theme on your second card is just lovely!

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  3. Love the texture on that first card, very pretty card.

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  4. Surprisingly, that color combination really works well together! Such pretty cards, and such a happy little girl enjoying her meal~ Cute!

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  5. Two great cards, love the embossing on your first card.

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  6. Your cards are lovely - sweet color combo! And the picture of Cassidy and Great Grandpa is priceless!

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