Wednesday, December 1, 2010

December 1, 2010

I am putting together another order of 20 assorted greeting cards for a coworker. She wanted several birthday cards, so 10 of them will be birthday. I went to the challenge sites for inspiration! And I got it in the form of Color Challenges. These 2 cards are the products of the challenges.

First for the Stampin' Royalty site:

Stamp Set: Party Hearty
Ink: Early Espresso, River Rock, Marina Mist (markers)
Paper: Early Espresso, River Rock, Marina Mist, Rich Razzleberry, Whisper White
Tools: Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder, 2 3/8" Scallop Circle punch, Circle Scissor Plus, 3/4" Circle punch
Embellishments: 1/8" Early Espresso Taffeta ribbon, Brights Button Rich Razzleberry, crochet thread


Next, a somewhat masculine card. This for the Color Throwdown color challenge (my first time participating at this site):

Stamp Sets: Party Hearty, Birthday Whimsy
Ink: Early Espresso, Marina Mist, Bashful Blue (candles only)
Paper: Bashful Blue, Sweet Pea DSP, Chocolate Chip textured, Marina Mist, Very Vanilla
Tools: 1/16" hold punch for brad placement, Tearing Edge
Embellishments: Silver Brads

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  1. I'm so glad you decided to play along with us this week at the Color Throwdown! I love your masculine birthday card! Want a great mix of patterns!

  2. Awesome job with this color challenge. Great CAS card.
    Thanks for playing along with Stampin' Royalty.

  3. Oh, coolness! I love you stamped background and your mix of patterns! Great job! Thanks so much for playing with us at The Color Throwdown Challenge!

  4. These are just lovely. What a great project to be working on. Love the card for Stamping Royalty, great layout.
    Thanks for playing

  5. LOVE both your cards! Your CTD card is an awesome layout and I love how you repeated your stamped sentiment! That herringbone paper and the torn strip really lend to the masculine feel of your card :]

    So glad you finally joined us at the Color Throwdown ♥ Hope to see you again!

  6. Birthday cards are always so much fun! Great job! thanks for playing this weeks Stampin' Royalty Challenge!

  7. What a cute card. Great job with the colour combo. Thanks for playing with us this week at Stampin' Royalty.