Tuesday, August 19, 2014



Hi everyone!  Tuesday brings us another ColourQ challenge, and it’s a beauty:

I don’t think I did this challenge justice; I think Rich Razzleberry just always throws me for a loop!  I wanted it to be the focal color but I am never quite sure about using it when all is said and done:

LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings ColourQ255 Hello Darling Stampin Up

I used watercolor paper to give my images a softer tone, using Hello Darling (one of these days I am going to type “Hello Dolly” by mistake, LOL).  Maybe I should have softened the images with a damp paintbrush….but no, I probably would have made a big mess!  Instead, I added some Gorgeous Grunge speckles and some Work of Art swooshes to imitate watercoloring!  The sentiment from A Dozen Thoughts seemed to fit the mood of this card.  And although you can’t see it here, I added a little sparkle with a Jelly Roll pen to my faux sequins:


IRL, it adds just a little shine and shimmer.  My Old Olive cardbase was stamped with another floral image from this set, creating a nice monochromatic background.  Ooops, almost forgot, the sketch today is from CAS(E) This Sketch #88:

Hope you will stop by the ColourQ blog to see the amazing samples the others have created….be sure to share your creation with us too!

Cassidy requested a Hello Kitty cake for her birthday.  Here’s my attempt (cake-decorating is not my forte, although I WISH it was!!):


Well, she liked it….and it tasted good….so I guess that’s all that matters!  Enjoy your day!


JoAnn said...

Very pretty card using the challenge colors.
I think your cake looks fine and glad Cassidy enjoyed it.

Lorraine said...

I think you did just fine with those colors! The card is gorgeous.

Jaydee said...

I think the cake looks fabulous and I can see why Cassidy enjoyed it. I bet it tasted good, too.

Jen said...

I love how you used the colors. The Rich Razzleberry definitely catches the eye. And nice job on the Hello Kitty cake too. :)

Lisa said...

I like the flow and movement of the cascading flowers and the curly sentiment! I recognized your Hello Kitty right away, good job grammy!!

Darlene Gabriel said...

A really pretty card. I like the look of these images on the watercolour paper - you didn't need the water;)
Cute cake and so glad she liked it.

Andrea W said...

Delightful card LeAnne! You truly have a stamping gift.

Cassidy's cake turned out really cute! I'm sure she loved it.

Linda Callahan said...

Oh I love did a great job! And oh that card.....s/s/s......:)