Sunday, October 27, 2013

Overdoing it...


Hi!

Friday night was a little bit too epic for Hubby and I, so yesterday was spent loafing around the apartment, eating and watching films.

Today we managed to do laundry and I skyped with JT - which was fun, I am getting more and more excited to see her at Thanksgiving.

After our call, I decided I would once again combine the Color Throwdown and Freshly Made Sketches this week..

Color Throwdown #265 is a great palette this week -



And I love the simplicity of the FMS #109 sketch -
I have this lovely Stamping Bella Pixie stamp that I don't use very often and thought it would be fun to break it out here and colour it using part of the CTD palette.

I think the spotty paper (the last of a my minds eye set) is close enough to baked brown sugar and the white space around my image counts as my use of white. The embossed Navy paper was a gift from JT, she has this amazing wood effect embossing folder and she sends me pieces of card that she has embossed using this folder :) The sentiment is by Tim Holz and I used my fave VersaMagic Gingerbread ink to stamp it. As we all know I love a Candi! And the one here suits the colour scheme perfectly.

This card was such a simple, easy and fun make. Now I want to make a whole bunch of them to give as set!

Now I am going to go and make a few more 40 for 40 cards.

Cx

6 comments:

  1. Adorable card and a great use of the throwdown colors! Thanks for playing along with us this week!

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  2. This is so sweet! Great coloring! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  3. Gorgeous! You've combined challenges these challenges perfectly! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

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  4. What a darling image and your coloring really brought her to life!!!! Love how you used the colors, too....Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!

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  5. ohh. that pixie is adorable!! thanks for joining us at CTD!!

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  6. Get the kettle on Claire - I'm coming over to play! What a fantastic haul - I love your gift buying criteria with your friend - brilliant idea! I KNOW you're going to have fun playing with your new toys! MMs #48

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Thanks Cx