Monday, August 2, 2010

Embellish Magazine.com Color Challenge

I'm entering a new challenge with this card, the Embellish Magazine.com Color Challenge. As you can see from the inspiration photo, we were to use a color palette of pink, brown and green. We were also challenged to use birds on our cards.

For my card I chose to use some of my favorite paper, Basic Grey. This paper is from the Perhaps collection and the pretty bird image is an Inkadinkado stamp. I thought the base card was too plain so I stamped it with a musical score in Stazon Timber Brown. I distressed the DP paper edges and added Distress Stickles in Walnut Stain to the bird image. For a little extra texture I strung some brown and green beads on some Martha Stewart Bakers Twine and wrapped it around the pink DP.

It's a simple card, but I hope you like it.

Supplies
Paper: Bazzill, Basic Grey Perhaps Collection
Stamps: Inkadinkado Birds Galore, Stampendous Music Score, Papertrey Ink Mixed Messages
Inks+: Stazon Timber Brown, Vintage Photo Distress Ink, Walnut Stain Distress Stickles
Tools: Nestabilities Classic Squares Large (S4-126)
Miscellaneous: Prima daisy, Recollections adhesive pearl, beads, Martha Stewart Bakers Twine

Blessings,

10 comments:

  1. very pretty, tracy! i love all the layers! love the beading on the twine. thanks for sharing and have a great nite! *hugs* steph :)

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  2. Wow, you did a wonderful job with these colors. Wow. And the beads look great. My bff gave me a ton of beads, and I am just kinda looking at them. Maybe now I will actually put them to use. Beautiful card - gosh, I think I owe you an email, better get to that huh ....

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  3. You just did a fab job with your card Tracy. Love the beads and the music sheet in the background!
    Hugs, ~Ira

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  4. Not so simple! :) Love the beads and the stamped note background - everything looks perfect together.

    I'm so excited to have been the sponsor this week over at Embellish Magazine! Thanks for playing along and I have one more prize over on my personal blog :)

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  5. What a pretty card! I love the beading! So glad you joined us for the Embellish Challenge!

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  6. Wow this is a very pretty card! I love the beading down the side.

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  7. I do like it! The colors look great and I love those beads. The music note background is a great touch!!

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  8. So pretty, Tracy! Love the layout, the images and the pretty beads! (And I really love the colors this time around...I'm trying so hard to find some time to play too!!)

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  9. love all the textures you have going on here! Yet the card looks simple and not cluttered. That bird stamp is one of my fav stamps. very cool

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  10. I love this card! I like a lot that beading detail! Thanks for playing along with us!

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