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Monday, February 16, 2009

I vote, oddest color combination evaaaa!

Before I get to the oddest color combination you have probably ever seen, I'll post a little something easier on the eyes. :) You know what? Looking back on this, this probably isn't the easiest on the eyes either! Well, I wanted to ink up my new Trendy Trees stamp set AND use some new Urban Oasis dsp. I coupled this all with Taylor's latest Challenge #55
and this card was born! I'm still unsure if I like it, lol. It, at least, looks fun, amiright??

Now for, in my opinion, the funkiest colors to be put together. Imagine, if you will, Sage Shadow, Bashful Blue, Basic Black, and So Saffron as your color palette. A little apprehensive about tackling that one? Well here's what I made today! I love me some Mojo Monday so I just had to use the sketch for inspiration. Whattaya think? My mom is in town visiting and wanted a couple of birthday cards made for my aunt and a Japanese friend of hers. Now, she doesn't have any interest in stamping, but she definitely likes this Four Dolls set by Hero Arts, so I happily obliged her request. :)






















Supplies

"Thanks so much card" All supplies Stampin' Up!
Stamps: Trendy Trees
Ink: Kiwi Kiss, Creamy Caramel, Basic Black
Paper: Urban Oasis dsp, Urban Garden dsp, Baja Breeze, Basic Black, Kiwi Kiss
Accessories: White taffeta ribbon, black brads, Circle Scissors Plus

"Wish Big card"
Stamps: Short & Sweet, Four Dolls by Hero Arts
Ink: Memento Black, So Saffron, Sage Shadow, Copics
Paper: Sage Shadow, Basic Black, So Saffron, Neenah Solar White, Far East dsp by DCWV
Accessories: Sakura black jelly roll pen, rhinestones, 1 1/4" circle punch, 1 3/8" circle punch, black grosgrain ribbon

Thanks so much for stopping in! Hopefully you won't have to invest in some glasses, LOL!

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

The colors are great together. don't under estamate odd color combos, looks great. Its all a matter of color placement.

Maria Gurnsey said...

My vote, Super Awesome Color Combo. That is what caught my attention right away, the colors are bold and the textures are awesome together. Great job :)

Caryl P said...

I love both color combos, and love your design for the first card. Thanks for sharing!

Julia Aston said...

Two fun cards Melissa! Those colors are different on the first one - but make for a very interesting card! love the panels!

and I just love those new Hero arts Asian girl stamps too - Julee's sketch looks great on them!!!

Julie O'D said...

I really like that color combo. I need to remember to use black more!

joey said...

Hi Melissa, these are gorgeous cards and such fun images, I love the colour combos, gorgeous. joey.x

katiesniche said...

Oh that is beautiful! I love Asian themed cards. We spent 3 years in Okinawa, and my heart just really loves their designs. Beautiful!!!

Doramiyi said...

Totally adorable 'Wish Big' cards. I just got the same stamp set today. So when I saw these card of yours, I was ecstatic. Can't wait to try em out. Thanks for the inspiration.

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