Color Challenge

September House Of Cards...

Welcome to a new challenge at House of Cards!  As always, we have a fun challenge with making either a birthday card, using the colors or both.

September Birthday theme and or colors

My apologies to my teammates and to you for the late post today!  You know when you wake up in the middle of the night and wonder what day it is?  And then remember you were supposed to have a card made and a post up for today?  Yep!  That was me!  But better late than never!

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I went for the birthday card with a bit of the colors thrown in.  I dug out some of my funky patterned paper and adhered to a base of white.

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I accidently shorted the striped piece but I love the result – it adds a bit more something something to the card.  I added the sentiment and then ran the card through the linen impression plate.

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Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI funky town and white.  Stamps:  PTI KIS birthday 2.  Other:  PTI linen impression plate.


Patterns For House Of Cards...

The first day of August means it’s a new challenge at House of Cards.  The challenge for this month is to use pattern paper, the colors in the challenge image, or both.

August Patterned Paper and or colors

I opted to use pattern papers for this challenge.  I found some lovely coordinating papers and cut strips that I adhered to a base of lost lagoon.

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I debated about how to add a sentiment and finally landed on using a strip of cardstock and attaching it to the bottom of the card.  I feel like it gives a bit of weight to all of the patterns.

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A few rhinestones for some sparkle and I was done.

Play along and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! lost lagoon.  PTI everyday blessings.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.  Stamps:  PTI KIS missing you.  Other:  SU! rhinestones.


Retro Rubber Challenge #90...

Welcome to a new challenge at Retro Rubber!  It’s a photo inspiration so you can use either the colors or the items in the photo to create your card.

RRCB 90

I opted for the colors, creating a bit of a patriotic theme with some stars and stripes but using a sentiment that is distinctly not patriotic.

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I added a few papers from my stash to a base of rustic cream cardstock and then die cut with a double stitched die.

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I added the sentiment from the Papertrey Ink choose joy stamp set from 2015 and a sweet arrow from the Simon Says Stamp choose happy stamp set from 2016.  I popped the whole thing up on a base of kraft and was done.

Play along and join us HERE!

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI rustic cream.  Papers from stash.  SU! riding hood red.  Stamps:  PTI choose joy (2015).  SSS choose happy (2016).  Inks:  Memento black.  SU! riding hood red.  Dies:  MFT double stitched rectangles.


I Scream You Scream For July HOC...

Happy July 1st!  A new month and a new challenge at House of Cards.  Use a popsicle or other food item and/or the colors in the challenge image.

July Popsicle or Food Image and or colors

I found a scrap of this fun pattern paper and decided to let it do all the talking.  So I die cut it using a stitched rectangle and popped it up on a base of crumbcake.

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Then I stamped the sentiment and and die cut it with my washi tape die and backed with a piece of melon mambo.  I added some fun twine at the top for interest!

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Link up HERE to play along!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! white, crumbcake and melon mambo.  Pattern paper from stash.  Dies:  Lil Inker stitched rectangles.  MFT washi tape.  Stamps:  RC let’s chill.  Other:  SU! pear pizzazz twine.


Stripes For AYSI...

It’s a new challenge at As You See It!  It’s a color challenge of flirty flamingo, crushed curry and black.

#179 6.29.18

I decided to do a stripey background using the required colors.

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Then I stamped the sentiment, die cut it and backed with a piece of crushed curry before popping it up on the base.

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A few flirty flamingo hearts and I was done!

Play along HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! white and crushed curry.  Stamps:  PTI distress stripes.  RC shine from within.  Inks:  SU! flirty flamingo and crushed curry.  Memento black.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.  MFT double stitched rectangles.  Other:  SU! enamel hearts.


May House Of Cards...

Happy May Day!  It’s a new challenge at House of Cards!  The challenge is to make a shaped card or use the colors in the image or both.

May Shaped card colors

I opted to make a shaped card.  I started with a mini stitched scallop circle for my shape and quickly cut my card out.

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I stamped the flower and sentiment before running the card thru my linen impression plate.  I added some dots and pearls and was done!

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Link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI white.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.  MFT mini stitched scallop circles.  Stamps:  SSS many thanks.  Inks:  Memento black.  Altenew frosty pink, corral berry, frayed leaf, forest glades.  Other:  SU! dots and pearls.


Retro Rubber Challenge 84...

It’s a new challenge at Retro Rubber!  We have an inspiration challenge to use either the color or items from the image on a card.

RRCB 84

I trotted out my trusty umbrella die and whipped up three umbrellas using the inspiration colors.

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I added the sentiment from the SU! weather together stamp set from 2016.  I love the font and the saying so much.  And yet, it’s the first time I have used the saying!  Shame on me!

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I adhered everything to white and then to a crumbcake card base.

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Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! white and crumbcake. MFT plaid patterns.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.  W+9 pretty patches umbrella.  Stamps:  SU! weather together (2016).


April House Of Cards...

I’m not fooling when I tell you it’s a new challenge at House of Cards!  The challenge is to either use florals in the corner or the colors or both.  Oh, and try to keep it clean and simple.  I am not sure how I did but I loved what I came up with!

April CAS Floral corner colors

I started with a base of early espresso that I ran thru the linen impression plate.  I added a couple of pieces of pattern paper that I backed with a bit of black.

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I added this lovely sentiment and some pearls.  I did get some florals in the corner as well as some of the colors so I think I did pretty good!

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Be sure to play along and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! early espresso, basic black and white.  Pattern papers from stash.  Dies:  SSS sketchy banner.  PTI linen impression plate.  Other:  SU! pearls.


Kindness...

It’s time for a new challenge at As You See It!  Amanda created a lovely color challenge to use smokey gray, tranquil tide and powder pink or equivalents to those colors.

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I started with a base of smokey slate that I ran thru my linen impression plate.  I added a die cut card front of white to house my sentiment.

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I die cut the word kindness out of tranquil tide and pink pirouette.  I layered together and adhered to the white die cut.  Unfortunately, no matter how I photographed my card, it is really hard to see the tranquil tide.  You just have to trust me!

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I added the quote and a few dots/rhinestones and was done.

Play along and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! white, pink pirouette, tranquil tide and smokey slate.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate and brushed off rectangles.  MFT kindness.  Stamps:  MFT kind words.  Other:  SU! dots/rhinestones.


March House Of Cards...

March is coming in like a lion around here and it’s also a new challenge at House of Cards.  The challenge is to use colored pencils on dark cardstock and/or the colors in the challenge image.

March Colored Pencils on dark card colors

As usual, I did a bit of both.  I stamped the image in crumbcake ink on crumbcake cardstock and then colored with my pencils.

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I added a popped up sentiment and some pearls to finish off the card. 

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Play along HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! crumbcake and white.  Stamps:  SU! heartfelt blooms and text ya later.  Other:  PTI linen impression plate.  Chalks.  SU! pearls.