Sunday, May 24, 2009

Kwerner Color Inspiration 53!

Yes, I'm posting another card! I love me the color challenges, and it seems like for whatever reason, I feel more creative on the weekends. Maybe because I can take time to catch my breath and decompress from the work week! The colors for this week's challenge are definitely ones I don't use together frequently. They actually remind me of the Pittsburgh Steelers colors. I was drawn to do an ocean theme...maybe I'm channeling the beach theme from last week still! Let's hope - it seemed to work for me then! ;) Here's the card I came up with.I created my ocean waves by ripping a piece of cardstock to make a jagged edge. Then I took my "edge" template and a sponge and sponged in my ocean onto the Whisper White cardstock oval.
Here's a close up view - my sailboat was made from scraps! I cut down a 1 3/4" circle for the base and the sails are made from little pieces of Summer Sun and Pacific Point scraps. I also like that I got to use the Oval Scallop Frame - I've had the die for a while, but sadly, it hasn't been part of my rotation. Now that I've brought it out, maybe I'll figure out a way to use it more often!
Here's the recipe:
*Cheep Talk stamp set
*Frame, Oval Scallop Bigz die
*Pacific Point, Summer Sun, Real Red, Whisper White cardstock and Basic Black Textured Card Stock
*1/4" circle punch, Pacific Point striped ribbon, jumbo grommet, summer sun corduroy button
Thanks for popping by! Enjoy your day ;)


18 comments:

Linda Beeson said...

Your card is just plain adorable! LOVE that little boat and those great waves and LOVE how it fits with the color combo.

Denise T said...

What a cute card...love the layout. use of colors and how you did the waves!

Scrapping Julie said...

oh WOW I love this card. i love how bright all the colors are. awesome!

Jenyfur said...

This is wonderfully adorable!

Brooke said...

I love the sailboat!

Ange Kelly said...

Super cute card!

LeAnne said...

I love it, too! The ocean is just adorable!! Great job on the challenge--I bet you make the top 20!

PATRICIA CHALAS said...

Very original card.... cute!!

Randee E said...

Very cute!

Winter said...

Cute! Love the waves and that button is so cute!

JOAN said...

Super cute, I love it!!!

Dawn said...

I am totally a sucker for sailboats, great job, as usual!

Winter said...

Congrats on top pick! :)

Lisa Brown said...

Woo hoo! Congrats on top ten, Rose!So cute!

Dawn said...

Congrats on winning top 13!

Janet Strain said...

Great card! Congrats on being a top pick!

Elise said...

HOW sweet is that little boat!?!?! So cute! Great job and congratulations on being picked for the big "round up!" Way to go!

Sue said...

stunning card- so vibrant, well done on the top 13