Friday, 5 March 2010

Neutral colour combo

As a member of the In Love With Stamping Design Team, I have to come up with at least six projects a month, at least one to fit each of the four challenges.

Each month we have a sketch, a colour combo, an inspiration piece and an “anything goes” challenge. It was my turn to come up with the colour combination and I chose “any neutrals and browns” – but not necessarily all of them.

I love this combination of Kraft, Very Vanilla and Basic Black and I think I’ll use it again. I stamped the So Many Scallops stamp and punched it out with the Scallop Square Punch – very fortuitous as these two products are part of the Perfect Pairs promotion this month. Of course I didn’t know that when I made the card!

I mounted this on a square of Basic Black and then made another scalloped frame to go behind it. I made this from four punched scallop squares joined together. You can see the joins, just, but I don’t think it matters too much.

And then I sacrificed some of my beautiful black striped ribbon. I know it’s far too big for the little card but I quite like that effect. It would have to go in a larger envelope though.

Stamps: So Many Scallops
Cardstock: Kraft, Very Vanilla, Basic Black
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Scallop Square Punch, Wide Striped Grosgrain Ribbon - Basic Black

All products by Stampin’ Up!®

3 comments:

  1. Beautiful card! I love the wide ribbon with the kraft CS.

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  2. Divine, really! The clours match so beautifully x

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  3. Very classy, I love the colors.

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