Saturday, September 10, 2011

Just Add Ink 84 - Colour Challenge

This week at Just Add Ink they have a colour challenge: "White plus one".

When I first sat down I thought I would use rose red, but no matter how hard I tried and after many attempts, I couldn't get anything to look 'right'. So I completely changed my course and picked up tempting turquoise. I must admit I was a lot happier with the look of this card.


I love how fresh this card feels. I originally had the flowers with no colouring but I felt it needed a bit more depth. So I used my blender pen to add a bit of colour and not make them seem so 'white'. I also added some 2 mm rhinestones from my stash to the middles of the flowers. As you can see I did add a fair bit of dimension.
Thanks for looking!

9 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Sarah! love the way it's layered, your colour and all the details have made for a beautiful card.
    Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

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  2. This is simply stunning! Love the layered elements and the colour choice. Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink.

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  3. Ohh, this is simply gorgeous Sarah. Love colour combo and how you've added just a hint of colour to the flowers. Thanks for playing along at JAI this week.

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  4. this is a lovely card, so pretty

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  5. Beautiful, Sarah! I love the subtle colouring of your flowers. Congrats on being a WINNER!!

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  6. WOW Sarah this card is gorgeous!!! I love the softness of the flowers too and the rhinestones and the awesome background and is that stitching i see?? Mate it's gorgeous!! COngrat's on the win! YAY for you!!!
    Smiles SHarnee :)

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  7. I love your choice of colours!! So so beautiful!!
    Bye Cornelie

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  8. Well done on your top pick Sarah! Your card is gorgeous!

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