Thursday, July 16, 2009

A Fun Color Challenge!

Thank you Kristina for posting another one of your awesome Color Inspiration Challenges! I was in desperate need of something to inspire me today! Here is her challenge for us this time around:



and here is what I made:



Goodies:
All products by Stampin' Up! unless otherwise noted

Stamps: The More the Merrier set, Party Hearty set
Ink: Versamark; Riding Hood Red Classic ink
Paper: So Saffron, Pumpkin Pie, Certainly Celery, Ballet Blue, Whisper White, Riding Hood Red cardstock
Accessories: White embossing powder, White Signo gel pen, paper piercer, Dimensionals; ribbon by Lil' Davis Designs

I loved the colors in the challenge this week but wanted to create a clean and simple card. I stamped one cupcake from the stamp on each piece of cardstock using Versamark and then embossed it with White embossing powder. I cut the cupcakes out and popped them up onto 1" square pieces of the same color cardstock. I added some faux stitching for a little detail and adhered them to my white background. I added the sentiment, matted it to the red cardbase and lastly, searched my stash for some matching red ribbon! I was happy to find this old, neglected polkadot ribbon... it just works! Hee!

Well, I hope you are all enjoying your day! If you have time, check out the other cards people submitted for the color challenge on Kristina's website- there is some great talent there!

Thanks for stopping by!

-tessa

31 comments:

Cindy Major said...

What an awesome idea!!! I gotta remember this - I haven't used my cupcake stamp yet!

Cindy

Shawn said...

Holy COW!!!! This is adora-freakin-ble!!!!!! Love this!!

Debbie said...

What a great card! The colors are awesome.

Amanda Winkelman said...

Love it, love it love it! Such a cute card. I love how you put your sentiment vertically. It's simple yet really stunning! Way to rock the challenge!

Rose said...

Adorable card - Way to incorporate all the colors in a clean and crisp way! great job on the challenge!

Jane said...

awesome! love it!

Terri E. said...

Love your faux stiching and fun ribbon detail. Super fun job with the color combo.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Jacynthe said...

Tessa- how fun and simple this is!!!! Totally love this!!! Hope you don't mind; I'll be CASEing it for sure :)
Have a happy day!
Jacynthe

Karim Gomez said...

L-O-V-E-L-Y was what I thought when I saw it.. it's amazing!!!! so simple but creative ÜÜÜ

Kimberly said...

This card is sooo sweet and simple! You really rocked this color challenge! Nice work!! :)

Shelby said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!

Nancy Riley said...

OMG! Tessa, this is a fantastic way to use the cupcake image! Your card is amazing!

Jacynthe said...

Hope you are honoured and not annoyed with me... here is my version of your absolutely awesome card http://lifeinmycraftroom.blogspot.com/2009/07/spotlighting-tessa-again.html
Thanks again for making such beautiful cards!

Theresa Grdina said...

LOVE this card! Those cupcakes are too cute!!

MEL said...

Such a cute card! You did great on that color challenge...I thought it was a really tough one. :)

joyk said...

Love cupcakes! Love Clean & Simple! What more can you ask for? LOL! Really cute!!!

Dawn said...

What a great use of the More the Merrier set! Thanks for the inspiration, fab-u-lous card.

Krissie said...

that is a great color combination and love what you made with it! The cupcakes are adorable :)

Martha said...

This is adorable!

Tina said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS! Love it.

Wendy said...

This is perfect, what a great idea for all the colours, very smart girl!

Ali Manning said...

My jaw just hit the floor. This is totally stunning. I LOVE IT!

Jess Lundahl said...

I love this card!!!! It is so very fun. Great job. You are so super creative, talented, and inspiring!

Ronda said...

Man, this is sooo cute! I love cards that are clean and simple but have such a hard time making them myself. You did a terrific job!

Winter said...

Very Cute! I love the bright colors!

Katie Ann Brooks said...

one word- AWESOME!

NancyS said...

Simple and elegant, even though it's also fun and colorful. WOW, that's not easy to pull off. You did it! TFS.

Jenn in GA said...

thanks for the inspiration! i'm adapting this sketch and the colors for a kids card i'll be making at the Ronald McDonald House in my area this week. just what i needed!

Gina said...

Oh my gracious gravy! What a most AWESOME card!!!!! Love. It!

Kathlene said...

Love the cupcakes. Very sweet card. Thanks for sharing.

kathleenh said...

I love this!

 
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