Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Pinks and Reds plus some Browns

I wanted to use the great color combination from Colour Q to create a card so I also went to the retro sketch for my idea.
 The colors are a wonderful combination of pinks with some deep brown. The label shape is cut with the Cricut, I just cut one side of that off to help fit the sketch. That patterned paper is from Authentique.
 The main focus is a great stamp from Hero Arts. What a neat way to say thanks to a friend.
Here is the Colour Q combo.
 
 Here is the retro sketch that I used.
 For this card I also used some "new to me" Hero Arts stamps.
I took the easy way to color the flower, I gave the image a generous spray of some Adirondac Red Pepper spray. The smaller flowers were colored with Copic markers. I just love that notebook paper stamp, I can see that I will use it often. 
                                       
 And for the browns, I used the amazing color combination from Dynamic Duos plus it fits the Simon Says Stamp "anything goes" challenge! I pulled out some more Hero Arts stamps and a great Fluid Chalk stamp pad for the soft background.
 The doily piece is a LifeStyles die cut, the "love you" is cut with the Cricut and the heart is a Hero Arts stamp with matching die cut shape.  The heart makes this fit the Addicted to CAS challenge.

Here is the Dynamic Duos combo.
 
My card also fits the Addicted to CAS challenge to use a heart. Since I love to use a heart somewhere on a card, I had to use this challenge!
 
Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)

14 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

These are gorgeous! I loveeeeeeeeee the colors and loveeeeee that misting on the second one!!!

Lisa Rukin Swift said...

These are both so beautiful, Linda! I love the vintage look of the first card and the sweet banner on the second.

Jenny Engelke said...

Ohhhh, that vellum heart is si cool! Thanks for playing at Dynamic Duos this week!

Amy White said...

Beautiful cards! Love the vellum heart! Thanks for playing along with Dynamic Duos this week!

Sarah Webb said...

That vellum heart is beautiful!

Bonnie said...

What a lovely trio of cards! And all are so different! I especially love the neutrals with that sweet flower of the last card!

Deanna Jean said...

All of your cards are so pretty. Great us of the colors and sketches. Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ.

Audrey Pettit said...

Ohhhhhh! Gorgeous cards, Linda! Love these colors!

Anne Marie Hile said...

Linda, this is a trio of gorgeous cards, right here! Wowza! Love the embossed vellum hearts. They are so soft and pretty! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Dynamic Duos! :)

Loll Thompson said...

Three beautiful cards. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to CAS.

dstandard said...

Oh wow Linda - these are all just gorgeous and so creative! I love them!

Sandy Ang said...

such charming valentine's day cards !

baileyrosy.com said...

Great work, love all of your cards sp stylish. thanks so much for joining us this time at ATCAS.

Marie

Patrice said...

A lovely line-up of cards Linda. Very stylish. Thanks for playing with us at ATCAS this fortnight.