Monday, April 27, 2009

KWdesigns Color Inspiration #50

Guess what we did yesterday??? I just had to share this photo first.
I didn't start playing with these color challenges until just recently and I can tell you, they are so much fun. This week is #50!
Each combo usually takes me "out of my box" because I never stopped to put those particular colors together. For this one this week, it was a real challenge to add the brown in with the other colors.

It was fun to find this adorable patterned paper by We R Memory Keepers that had most of the colors needed and to use that as my base piece.

The chipboard piece was covered with this cute woodgrain patterned paper and I accented that with Cinnamon Stickles. The birds are rub-ons by Luxe and I just rubbed them onto yellow paper. The card base is dot paper by Bo Bunny Press.

I wanted to keep real simple with this card and in order to get that brown in, my card base is brown Core'dinations cardstock. The rub-ons are also brown.
I simply cut thin, uneven strips from the other colors to finish off my color scheme.

Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)

LOVE BIRDS card
Materials:
Cardstock – Core’dinations
Patterned Paper – Cosmo Cricket, We R Memory Keepers and Dot paper/Bo Bunny Press
Rub-on – Luxe
Buttons
Chipboard frame – Jenny Bowlin
Chipboard leaf – ColorBok
Martha Stewart Border punch
Corner rounder punch – Fiskars
Stickles
Ribbon
Copic Markers
Foam tape – 3M

SO HAPPY TOGETHER card
Materials:
Cardstock
Rub-on greeting – Deja Views
Flower ribbon trim
Mini glitter brads – We R Memory Keepers
Corner rounder punch – Fiskars
Machine Sewing
Swiss Dot embossing plate - Cuttlebug

27 comments:

  1. Oh...fabulous card!!! I LOVE the brown with those colors! :)

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  2. Great Card, I love the strips, and the photo of the bubble is fantastic

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  3. These are fantastic! Love the strips of paper and that flower ribbon strip!

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  4. OMGoodness Linda, these are just fabulous!

    It's been such a long time since I played along with a color challenge I forgot how fun they can be!

    Great bubble pic too, I love all the colors!

    (-: Heidi

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  5. Great cards!! Love that photo of the soap bubbles, too. Oh, sweet childhood memories... ;-)

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  6. gorgeous cards! I LOVE the addition of the brown...it really makes them pop! I love the bubble photo...there is truly something magical about the simple act of blowing bubbles.

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  7. linda, you make such amazing cards! i love them!

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  8. Oh my gosh. Love the bubble pix. The cards are darling. Especially the love birds.

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  9. Fabulous cards, Linda. I love the first one. The layout is beautiful - the ribbon divine! Adore those strips of cardstock and the ribboned flowers on card #2. Beautiful job!

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  10. Both are super duper cute! My fave is the first one. Awesome job!!

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  11. Linda these are gorgeous! You nailed all the colors! Love it love it!

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  12. Wow, Linda, both of these are adorable !!!!

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  13. Great cards! I'm worried you will be disqualified because she said one card or you are completely disqualified. Hopefully not because they are adorable! hugs from Conroe, TX!

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  14. wow, these rock. you have such an eye!

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  15. How cool is this? those strips are so simple but so awesome looking! gosh girl..you are good!

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  16. Great cards! That "love birds" card couldn't be any cheerier! I love your use of the colors.

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  17. Linda your cards are sooo fun & HAPPY!!! I ♥♥♥ them!

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  18. Great cards - wonderful color combination!

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  19. Cute cards! I really love the one on the bottom with the flowers over the stripes!

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  20. it is really difficult to pick a favorite...I love them both!! I'm going to have to try the uneven strips - it adds a fun detail to look at!

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  21. Totally gorgeous cards! The second one is my fav!

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  22. So cute! I LOVE the first card! Great job! :)

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  23. Dang, you are good. I'm such a newbie in comparison, but I learn a little something from you every time.

    Thanks

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  24. Both of these cards are just AMAZING!!

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  25. Gorgeous cards, Linda! I just discovered your blog and I'll definitely come back regularly.
    Thanks for your nice comment on my blog.
    CC

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