Sunday, August 14, 2016

CYCI Challenge #133 A Color Challenge




It's Sunday again, and you know what that means, another challenge over at CanYouCaseIt.com!  This week we have a color challenge.  I decided to use some of my new Fun Stampers Journey products to create this weeks card.

I started with a base card using whip cream.  I then added mats of Lemon Grass, Whip Cream and Lemon Drop.  I stamped the sentiment, leaves, and flower using Black Licorice ink.  Using the Just Because  Stamp Set, the flower was stamped on watercolor paper and then colored in with a watercolor marker.  The leaves were stamped on the whip cream paper and colored with an alcohol marker.  

I fussy cut the flower and leaves and mounted the flower onto foam squares to give it some dimension.  I then filled in the center of the flower with Journey Glaze and attached the sequins also using Journey Glaze.  

I was so pleased with how bright and cheery this card turned out using a minimal amount of supplies.  I love the colors!  After I had finished the card, I realized that I simply could have stamped the flower onto the Lemon Drop paper and the leaves on the Lemon Grass paper and wouldn't have had to do any coloring.  Oh well, hindsight is 20-20!  

Come on and show off your ceativity!  Join us for this week's challege at Can You Case It! 

 Thanks for stopping by!
Jeanne

Supplies Used

Fun Stampers Journey:


Misc:
yellow and green sequins
Spectrum Noir Alcohol Marker DG2
Spectrum Aqua Marker  Sunflower
Watercolor paper 




17 comments:

  1. Hi Jeanne, Beautiful card! I love the texture on the flower and leaves! Char

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  2. Hello Jeanne! Very pretty card! I love that flower. Dawn

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    1. Thank you Dawn! I LOVE that stamp set too!

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  3. Such a sweet design! Lovely layers too! :)

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  4. I love how you colored it in. Great card!

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  5. Using the colored frames to give the card more dimension is brilliant. Love the coloring, too :)

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  6. Very sweet card, Jeanne! That flower really stands out.

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  7. I love this Jeanne, simple but effective. Love that flower.

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  8. Those layers are just right! Great card, Jeanne!

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  9. Love the layers and the bright yellow flower. Great card.

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  10. Jeanne...love your flower :) ~ Wynne

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