Hello! It’s hard for me to believe that March is more than halfway over. Time sure is flying! However, since it is in fact the third Tuesday of the month, that means it’s time for another color challenge at CAS Colours & Sketches.
The colors this time are pretty bold and bright. When I chose them, I was going for some that hadn’t been featured in our challenges for a while, so that’s how the olive green and the bright blue were picked. The raspberry purple seemed to coordinate in intensity, so it came along for the ride, too. I decided to use one of my newest stamp sets to incorporate the three colors. Don’t look too closely at the blossoms, or you’ll see that my eyeballing the placement of them didn’t work so well this time. Oops. The sentiment comes from a different stamp set.
When I was working on my card, I had Beverley’s lovely card up on my computer monitor for inspiration. My husband came over to my desk, saw that I had the same stamp set that was featured on Bev’s card, and read the sentiment of her card out loud. Then he asked, “Oh, is that for me?” I chuckled and told him that yes, he is my favorite husband. Ha ha ha. Of course, he’s my only husband! But I figured I ought to make my card for him. Although it’s flowery, I think the colors keep it from being super-duper feminine. Now I just need to think of something sweet to write inside of it, and surprise him with it.
Now it’s time for you to show us what you’re inspired to create using these colors. If you don’t have the exact Stampin’ Up colors, that’s all right; simply use whatever you have that matches them closely. You have until 6:00 p.m. Eastern time Monday, March 27 to link your card at the challenge post. Happy crafting!
Stamps: Originally Organic Additions (Uniko); In My Heart (Mama Elephant)
Cardstock: Pacific Point, Rich Razzleberry, Naturals White (Stampin’ Up)
Ink: Pacific Point, Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive (SU)
Other: stitched rectangle die (Lawn Fawn)