Monday, December 22, 2014

Red, Robin's Egg Blue and Gingham

One of my many favorite color combinations is red and robin's egg blue.  I also love seeing the gingham in this mix.  So when I saw the Color Challenge over at Inspired By Stamping, I knew that I would be entering more than once.  I already have a painted jar project in the works, and I will definitely be using this sweet color combination once again.  Here is the inspiration photo I used (and love)!
I started my card with a patterned paper from October Afternoon's 5 & Dime Collection, and added a piece of red gingham.  All my papers were inked, and machine stitched together.  Next, I added a square of gingham patterned paper and then created a flag/tag out of washi tapes.  The sentiment is a rub-on, and I also added a bow made from Baker's Twines and a button is placed in the center.  It's a fairly simple card, and I enjoyed having a sketch and color inspiration to follow.
I'm sharing my card here:
 
Inspired By Stamping - Challenge #89 - I took inspiration from BOTH the Sketch and the Color Challenges.

Curtain Call Challenge Blog - Challenge #15 - Although I didn't use a Candy Cane on this card, I was inspired by the AWESOME colors in the inspiration photo.

Little Scrap Pieces - Saturday Linky Party
 
Thanks for visiting, and have a wonderful week!
Karen

10 comments:

  1. This is so sweet! I love the patterned papers you used. So glad you joined us at IBS!

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  2. This is just gorgeous......Wishing you a Happy Christmas.xxx

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  3. c'est vraiment un mix adorable et plein de fraîcheur, j'adore, biz

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  4. I absolutely adore Gingham and your card is so bright and cheerful! Thank you so much for joining us at Inspired by Stamping. Have a lovely holiday!

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  5. This is so pretty! I love this color combination, and I just might check out these challenges as well. It's one of my favorite color combos. Thanks for the inspiration, and for the heads up on more great challenges. I never know where to enter my cards when I do make them.
    Merry Christmas!
    Sierra

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  6. Karen: this is so pretty pretty I love Gingham, to a bright a happy card . . . love the Blue and red you are such a inspiration to others.
    God Bless and Have a Very Merry Christmas

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  7. What a lovely cheerful card this is Karen!
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  8. Pretty card! Love all the patterns you used! Thanks for joining us at Inspired By Stamping! Mynn xx

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  9. Lovely choice of papers for this great card!

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  10. I love the different patterns on those papers. What a great design. The button looks great with the twine. Thank you for playing along with us at the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge.

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