Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Color Throwdown Challenge #179

Happy {belated} Valentine's Day, my friends ♥  I'm hosting the Color Throwdown Challenge this week, so I'm here to share my palette and my card!  I kept the colors girly in honor of the special they came straight from my new MTME digital paper pack, Candy Kisses, so it was a bonus ;]  Check it out:
I love this soft palette that can easily be bold if you hone in on the Poppy Parade ;]  I was feeling extra feminine when I created my card so I leaned toward the softer side...especially after I saw Chupa's awesome sketch for this week (Sketchbook Saturday Challenge #49)!  She has such a talent for whipping up sketches that are fun and easy to work with!
I cut my branch and my flowers from the Branching Out cut file  My sentiment is from the Sensational Sentiment set, and I stamped on half of the vellum Framed Elegance cut file.  It's hard to read, but I didn't want my sentiment to be dark and contrasting in a way that takes away from the softness of my card.
I stitched my floral panel and my sentiment panel to a piece of patterned paper from my Serenity pack, careful to avoid stitching over my words.  I also punched a butterfly form a scrap of poppy colored music notes paper I recolored from my Wistful Musical Magic pack, and stitched it directly to my cs.  I adhered my branch and blooms with glue dots.
That's all I have for you today, but be sure to swing by the rest of the CTD gals' blogs for a ton of creative mojo!

Jenny Peterson ~ February Guest Designer


dpkennedy said...

This is so pretty! I love the piercing and stitching! The branch with those dimensional flowers is gorgeous! Love this!

Wanda Cullen said...

Love the two patterned papers you paired up (that's a great digi pack, BTW)! Beautiful leafy floral spray!

Barbara said...

This is so pretty, gf! I LOVE those flowers--perfect with the papers you used!

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Joan Ervin said...

OMG!!! This is absolutely gorgeous, Kristin!!!! Your papers are sooo pretty and I just love how you used the vellum and stitching!!!!!

Marlena M. said...

This is gorgeous, Kristin! I love the way you displayed the colors.

Lynn Put said...

This is lovely Kristin! Your layered flowers with stems and little butterfly look so pretty!

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

LOOOOVE these colours together, Kristin! Gorgeous card!

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