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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Color Challenge 185

It's Tuesday and time for another color challenge on Splitcoast. Today's colors are Kiwi Kiss, Baja Breeze and Vanilla.
I have had this adorable Inkadinkado stamp for a while and decided today was the day to ink it up. I love making Halloween and Fall cards but was in the mood to change the theme back to summer. Now that the Texas weather is a bit cooler, it is sooo nice to go outside and work in the garden!!

The image was stamped on Shimmery Vanilla cardstock from CutCardstock.com with Memento Brown and colored with a color wash from Kiwi Kiss and Bali Breeze ink pads and an aqua pen. I wanted to keep the colors light but the Kiwi Kiss kinda took over!! The sea shells were stamped on Bali Breeze cardstock with Versamark and embossed with white ep. I added a little glitter to tone down the white a bit. Note to self...get vanilla ep!! The shells and top layer were attached with dimensionals, the paper and ribbon are from Stampin Up!, and I added just a little piercing at the top under the shells. I pierced a line above the image but since it was crooked, I added the shells...oh, well, I like the shells better anyway! Another note to self...get a new piercing grid!!!

I hope all is well at your house and have a wonderful day...thanks for coming to visit!!


5 comments:

Danita said...

Hello Joan!!!! I found your blog, how cool is this??? I love your cards, they are just AWESOME!!! I will be checking back here often!!! Welcome to the land of BLOG!!! Sending some hugs from Illinois!!!
Danita

Denise said...

I just found your blog, your card is adorable!!

Betty Wright aka gbedwright said...

This is wonderful, Joan!!!! Love your coloring, and your seashells are terrific!!!! Great card!!!!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Gorgeous Joan!!

Chrissy D said...

What a beautiful vision - children playing on the beach. Great summery colors! I can almost hear the waves crashing on the shore. TFS!