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Friday, March 12, 2010

Fun Color Combination

I am so thrilled with how today's card turned out!  I just am in LOVE with this color combination.  It was inspired by this new paper line that PTI will be releasing March 15th.  I was just so taken back by the colors in the papers that I wanted to duplicate that in my card.


I created the background using a fun build-your-own background stamp set "Guide Lines II".  LOVE all the options in this set! 


In the above photo, you can see the details a little more closely. On the aqua shapes I stamp a green center using the smallest polka dot from "Polka Dot Basics" to add just a little bit more green to the paper.  I also die cut a Nestabilities Labels 4 shape, cut it in half, stamped my sentiment on it and then adhered.  And, isn't that ribbon a perfect match for the New Leaf paper?  I found that at the last minute at a Michael's trip!  Score!


Thank you SO much for stopping by today!  I hope you have a great weekend!  We will be celebrating my baby's 2nd birthday tomorrow with family.  Hard to believe she could be 2 already!

Supplies
Stamps:  Guide Lines II, Polka Dot Basics, Vintage Picnic Sentiments
Ink:  Giverny Green Palette, Turquoise Gem VersaMagic, PTI Aqua Mist Hybrid
Paper:  PTI New Leaf & Aqua Mist, White, PTI Guide Lines II Cardstock
Other: Michael's Ribbon, Fiskars Border Punch, Nestabilities Labels 4

30 comments:

  1. Jen, this is gorgeous! I love this color combo so much, and you executed the stamped BG of this card impeccably! I can't stop looking at it...just lovely.

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  2. Very pretty Jen! You're right, those colors are great together! Love your use of guide lines, I don't have that one yet.

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  3. Like I said.....these colors are wonderful together! Great card!

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  4. What a stunning card!! These are some of my favorite colors. Nice job!

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  5. Beautiful, Jen! Great colors, and that background is amazing!

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  6. OMG! Now I know what your "project" was! You did a grea job! It's sooo pretty! Happy Birthday Sadie!

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  7. So pretty! Stunning colors - I keep forgetting to turn to my guidelines sets. Thanks for the reminder.

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  8. Nice card. I love the border punch in the bottom right. It really sets off the sentiment.

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  9. No wonder you wanted to play with this colour combo - your card turned out so beautiful using it!

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  10. Jen, I love these colors together... aquatic and springtime mixed into one! :) Beautiful!

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  11. This is stunning! I love these colors together too! Wonderful job!!

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  12. Oh wow, this is GORGEOUS!!

    Happy birthday to your daughter! :)

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  13. Such a GORGEOUS card! I just love it! The colors are so vibrant and spring-like. The guidelines background looks great. Awesome job!

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  14. Awesome job with the stamping, looks printed!
    Kara

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  15. I love these colors together too, and the design you came up with using the Guidelines stamps is just beautiful!

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  16. This card is AMAZING, Jen...LOVE it

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  17. Wow! That background is just fantastic! I've got to admit, the new patterned paper is not on my shopping list - just a bit too busy for my taste. But you've made the same color combo nice and soothing. Great spring project!

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  18. Awesome color combo! I'm lovin' what you're doing with all the PTI lately!!

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  19. WOW!! That is beautiful! The whole thing is perfect!

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  20. Oh my gosh Jen these are beautiful!

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  21. What a gorgeous colour combination, I so wish I'd added GG2 to my order last week, I guess I'm going to have to get it next time your card is just fabulous!!

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  22. Jennifer- congrats on making Nicole's shout out on her blog today! It's a great card! :)

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  23. Beautiful card! Love all the details. Congrats on being honored in today's post on Nichole's blog.

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  24. This is a stunning card. Love your color combo, and this is my all-time favorite PTI stamp set. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  25. Very pretty!! Thanks for sharing and congrats on being featured on Nichole's blog :)

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