ColourQ #103

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Hello!  Beautiful new colors to challenge you this week from the ColourQ!!
I love this inspiration photo.  It inspired me to get out my watercolors and play around.  While I really liked the results I got, the colors (when dry) didn't really match this week's colors.  I'll save that piece and use it on another project soon:) 

Instead I came up with this card for this week's challenge.  I have decided to finally accept that summer is ending and I'm trying to embrace the coming season:)
I hope you'll join us this week.  I'd love to see what you come up with!

To create a mat for your die cut shapes like I did with the Fillable Frames, lay your die onto the paper and trace.  Since the die itself is slightly larger than the die cut it creates a perfect little border when layered together!  I learned this little tip from Sarah.
Thanks for coming by!



Cardstock: PTI Pure Poppy, Lavender Moon, Berry Sorbet, Spring Moss, Vintage Cream, First Fruits Paper
Stamps: PTI Everyday Classics, Fancy Flourishes
Ink: PTI Pure Poppy, Chamomile
Dies: Cuttlebug PC Leaf Set, Fillable Frames #10
Other: SM Ribbon, Fiskars Upper Crest Punch, Corner Rounder Punch

15 comments :

  1. Kara.......This is just beautiful! I love those non-traditional colors for the leaves, especially the lavendar! So, so pretty!

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  2. Great tip on the die cut border!

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  3. I love how fresh the leaves look in these non-traditional colors! So pretty, Kara!

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  4. Beautiful. I love the was you mixed the colors, especially on the leaves.
    TFS
    Ang

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  5. Yikes! Of course! You and Sara are so clever! Going to try that today! And a really lovely autumn card. Fabulous colour palette.

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  6. Beautiful card and lovely colors.

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  7. Great card. I love how you layered everything.

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  8. Fun colours together! Great card, Kara!

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  9. What a great tip, not sure why I always think things have to be complicated, but tracing the die is so smart. I love the colors on this one, those leaves look so crisp and pretty together.

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  10. I love those leaves. Your card is beautiful! ;)

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  11. beautiful card; Love the touch of lavender.

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  12. WONDERFUL!!! Love your design with those fabulous colors!!!

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  13. There is so much to love about this card...the colors, the layers, the shapes, the ribbon! It is very pretty!

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