Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Hello

Hi everyone!!  My friend Laurie and I were talking the other day about challenge blogs and I told her that I needed to try some others.  She recommended Curtain Call so when I checked it out, I found that they have a fun color challenge up this week.  I was trying to combine this with another sketch challenge, but it just wasn't working out so I abandoned the sketch and went with just the colors.

Here is my card based on this challenge.


Here are the colors that we were to use:


There is peach (melon berry) in the flowers too but it is hard to tell since I added red to the outsides. 


I love that PTI frame from Tiny Treats: Halloween!  I really like it stamped in a soft color!  Nancy, from the PTI forum, was kind enough to sell me just the frame as I didn't really want the rest of the set.  Isn't she wonderful!!

To get the ribbon around the card, I punched a hole under the main image circle and ran my ribbon through that hole (going behind the main circle image) and also punched a hole in the frame on the left hand side and ran the other side of the ribbon up through that.  Then, I tied the bow.


Thanks for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed the card today!!  Have a great day!

Supplies (all PTI unless noted)
Stamps: Tiny Treats Halloween, Verve Happy Hello, Verve Kind Words
Paper: White, Sweet Blush, Melon Berry
Ink: Sweet Blush, Pure Poppy, Melon Berry, True Black, Spring Moss
Other: Hole Punch, Red Rhinestones, Pop Dots, Circle Punch, Quikcutz Embossing Folder, Fiskars Apron Lace Border Punch

21 comments:

Janelle said...

This card is so, so soft and pretty, Jen! Absolutely love it -- and how nice that someone was willing to sell you just the frame from the Halloween stamp set! Gotta love PTI forum friends!

Jennifer K said...

I really like how you tied your ribbon, Jen. Neat idea!

Melissa said...

Beautiful, Jen! I love the soft colors in contrast with the bolder red focal flowers. Love the embossing!

kasia c. said...

so pretty! I love the focal image, gorgeous!

Laurie said...

Jen this is very pretty! Is that the embossing folder you wanted so bad? It looks great! You incorporated all those colors so well! :)

Chris said...

I love how you stamped these flowers...perfect!

Kara said...

so pretty...love the tiny treats frame stamped in a pale pink!!

Rhonda said...

Love the pearls on the flowers and light colored mat frame.

Amy Kolling said...

Beautiful card Jen! Love that embossed white panel and these soft colors for the challenge!

Teresa Kline said...

wow...I really luv this, so sweet...have a fantastic week!

enjoy *~*

Stacey Schafer said...

so lovely, Jen! thanks for playing the Curtain Call!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Awesome coloring! Thanks for playing with us at the Curtain Call!

Lindsay said...

What a cute card Jen! Great job with the colors! Love it!

suzARTe said...

such a beautiful card

Barbara said...

Oh, so elegant, Jen! Love those soft colors!

Katie said...

This is gorgeous! I love how elegant it is!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Beautiful! Love how the peach and pink look together.

Silke Ledlow said...

Simply beautiful Jen!!! LOve all the white space with the splash of colors!!! Thank you for playing along with us!!! Hugs ~S~

Monika/Buzsy said...

Such a pretty card! Love the embossed BG. Great use of the colors! Thanks for playing with us at Curtain Call! :o)

Huguenot Girl said...

Love the embossing and how your tied the ribbon! Great card Jen! Nx

Christina said...

This is so lovely, Jen! Gorgeous embossed bg, soft satin ribbon, and perfect stamping. Thanks for joining us at the Curtain Call this week!

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