Friday, May 29, 2009

A Raspberry Suite Color Challenge!

When I first saw Dawn McVey's color picks for the latest Raspberry Suite Color Challenge, I didn't know what to do! I immediately thought of flowers because of her picture:

I do a lot with flowers so I decided to do something a little different... Here is my card:

All products by Stampin' Up! unless otherwise noted

Stamps: For the Bride set, En Francais background stamp
Ink: Always Artichoke Classic Ink, Versamark
Paper: Always Artichoke, Certainly Celery, Pink Passion, Whisper White cardstock
Accessories: Certainly Celery Poly-Twill ribbon (Sale-a-bration), Scallop Edge punch, White Embossing powder, Piercer tool and mat,distressing tool, Stamping Sponges, green ribbon by American Crafts, paper flowers by Prima and Doodlebug Designs

I've had this stamp set for a little while now and every time I use it, the card comes out a little funky. I think it was my color choices... they were a little drab. I love how it looks on the bright pink though! My friend Ashley always makes the cutest cards with her wedding cake stamps... I was trying to channel her a little and added the ribbon and flowers to the top. I also did some faux stitching around the focal piece and piercing around the background edges. I used En Francais to add a little something to the background as well- inked in Always Artichoke and stamped off before I stamped onto my card base.

Crazy! I have so many projects to share but not enough time to share them! I'll try to catch up this weekend with a few extra posts!

Hope you enjoy the day!



MEL said...

Wowsers!!! That is a GORGEOUS card! :)

Jennifer said...

Just started ready your blog recently...very nicely done.

Ashley Cannon Newell said...

Hi Tessa! When I saw the card, I screamed, "I want that stamp!" I love the design on it! Your card is so cute! Thanks for the shout out! :) Hope to see you soon!

Helen F. said...

Ohhhh how pretty your card came out! Love the wedding cake stamp.

Sue Lelli said...

Love your card! Any bride would be thrilled to receive it!

Emily said...

ooo i want that cake!! it's adorable!!

Jennifer Murai said...

Very pretty card. You did fabulous with the color challenge. I love the color combo. I would have never thought to put those 3 together.

Jacki said...

Gorgeous card!

Terri Trotter Earley said...

Super fun stiching and paper piercing.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Winter said...

So pretty! Love the cake stamp! Top pick for sure! :)

Jess Lundahl said...

So very pretty. The colors are wonderful.

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