Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Sending You...


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I've enjoyed participating in the Color Throwdown of late, so I thought I'd make one last card before the Thanksgiving festivities begin. I like the big bold colors for this week's challenge, and so I wanted to pair them with a big and bold card. For this one, I decided to let the sentiment remain the focal point. I wanted a very even coverage of ink, so I stamped a polka-dot background with Stampin' Up Craft pigment ink (Bean Tip: If your ink looks light or off-color, just heat set for a quick dry and you'll be left with vibrant, rich color.) I added a little lacy canopy and used two different ribbons tied together to add a little bit of "oomf" to my otherwise simple card. To help keep the ribbons together, I used the "stay-put" ribbon technique (see sidebar for a tutorial).
BEAN NOTES: Papertrey Ink Big & Bold Wishes and Polka Dot Basics II Stamps; Stampin' Up Elegant Eggplant Craft Ink; SU Old Olive, Dusty Durango, and Very Vanilla Cardstock; Eggplant Textured Cardstock (generic); Clear Gemstones (generic); Martha Stewart Lace Border Punch; Foam Dimensional Squares (generic)
HAPPY BEANS: Kate's Paperie Light Green Organza and Purple Satin Ribbon

11 comments:

Elise said...

WOWZERS! That is some extremely FABULOUS stampin', sista! Holy smokes! You have ROCKED the colors of the Old THROWDOWN color challenge! YEE HAW!

broni (waterchild12) said...

Beautiful, Regina! I love the big PTI sentiment and the polka dots and lacy canopy! Thanks for playing with us and I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

LeAnne said...

Wow, this really packs a punch and makes a statement! Glad you were able to play with us!

Tammy Hershberger said...

Oh, wow! What a beautiful, elegant design! Thanks for playing the Throwdown!

Ann Schach said...

Great use of the colors, Regina! I love the border punch!

Patti MacLeith said...

G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S!! WOW. What colors. I love it!

Carrie said...

These colors are beautiful together! I love that eyelet punch and ribbon, too.

Heather Jensen said...

Great job using these challenging colors. Looks like you had an easier time than I did. Hehe

Laural-Lee said...

Love the edge punch that you used. Great colours.

Mary Fish said...

Who would have thought these colors would pull together so beautifully! Such an elegant card! Hugs, M

Barbara said...

Gorgeous, Regina!!! Love how you used the colors! Thanks for playing the Throwdown! Hope to see you again next time!