Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Raspberry Suite Color Challenge #14

Hiya! Dawn gave us another great Color Challenge this week. I will admit that I had a little bit of trouble combining these colors - mostly working in the purple. But, I am happy with the end result. Here's my card ....I started by stamping the large damask image from Damask Designs in Raspberry Fizz ink - I did roll the edges of the image in Scarlet Jewel ink before stamping it onto the Vintage Cream paper. I then overstamped that damask image with the text stamp in Plum Pudding ink.

If you look closely, the Scarlet Jewel panel and the card were stamped with a flourish from Fancy Flourishes in Versamark ink. I wanted it to be subtle to help give the card some more interest - Versamark is a great way to do this. Finally, I added a sentiment in Raspberry Fizz ink and used Chamomile ink on the card base and the image panel to give it a more vintage-y feel.

I am in love with the ribbon stitching lately ... in case you hadn't noticed! My buddy Banu from SCS asked me how I was doing this, so I made a tutorial that you can check out here.

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used (all Papertrey Ink unless noted):
Stamps: Damask Designs, Fancy Flourishes, Background Basics: Text Style
Ink: Raspberry Fizz, Scarlet Jewel, Plum Pudding, Chamomile; Versamark
Paper: Vintage Cream, Scarlet Jewel, Plum Pudding
Accessories: Raspberry Fizz grosgrain

10 comments:

  1. Love the damask and ribbon...gorgeous!

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  2. So so cute!!! Love the ribbon treatment!!

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  3. Beautiful card Chrissy. Thanks for the Tutorial. I really needed it. You are the best. Loved the way you have used the flourishes stamp with this card.

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  4. Adorable funky stiched ribbon. Way to rock Dawn's color combo.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  5. This is just so pretty and elegant!! Love it!

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