Saturday, September 6, 2008

**SBS21 Challenge #2 ~~~ Smokey Plum - Honey - New England Ivy

I chose 3 colors that I could NOT imagine using together before I even thought about what I was going to create. At first, I decided to make a scrap page layout....but after spending too much time thinking "what should I do with these colors?!"..... my creative juices went towards creating a card. I've been wanting to use my September stamp of the month anyway.....So......Here's my card using some unusual colors (for me, that is). All supplies used are Close To My Heart products .....
  • CTMH Sept. SOTM, Treasure Life #D1306

  • Colonial card stock

  • Garden Green card stock

  • Smokey Plum ink

  • New England Ivy ink

  • Honey ink

  • Autumn Harvest ribbon round purple

Please leave me a post & let me know what you think of my color combo & card.
Thanks bunches for looking. ;-)



De said...

I just love this set and the colors are beautiful! These challenges are nice because we can step outside the box and see what the possibilities are! Nice job! I need to work on mine today!

Mare said...

Now THAT is beautiful!!!! Love those colors! I have never been a fan of purple and golds or yellows together but you certainly pulled it off! And isn't the Sept. SOTM just one of the best stamp sets CTMH has ever come out with!!!????!!! Nice job, can I scraplift or at least use you for inspiration, please?

Rica said...

These colour go beautifully together. I love the plum any ivy together but the Honey just lifts the card to a different level.
The stamps are wonderful as is the sentiment.
Superb card, Barbara.
Rica xx

Stampin' Up! Gal said...

beautiful card!! thanks for the comments on my blog

Trinka said...

so so this~ I just got my stamp so now I need to play. You did a great job~

Jane said...

The colours are wonderful together and I adore your card! you thats one great thing with challenges, they make you use things sometimes that you normally wouldn't try!!
Jane x
SBS buddy!

Sam said...

Gorgeous card Barbara. Well done on entering both SBS21 challenges, I haven't even managed 1 yet! Thank you for your kind comments on my blog.
Sam x

Tiffany Johnson said...

This is beautiful!!!! GREAT job with that stampset!

Erica said...

great colors!!

malieta said...

Hi Barb!
Your card is very pretty and the colors of the flower are awesome!!!
Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving the lovely comments!