It took me a while, but I finally got my weekend stamping mojo going! I was gone for most of yesterday, and surfed blogs in the evening. After church and breakfast this morning, I caught in the quicksand that is Facebook. Ha! But I realized that I have a very busy day tomorrow, and would not have time to complete the Colour Me...! challenge. I decided I better do it today, which is "early" according to my usual practice. This week is the monochromatic challenge...always tough for me!
Now, since I am stamping "early," I am back to catching up with past challenges. Just as a reminder, this blog challenge at the start of 2014. I had already set a personal goal of completing each of the SCS color challenges this year (not necessarily in order) so when I found Colour Me, I decided to do the same.
Here is CMCC #12. These subtle color challenges are almost as tough for me as the monochromatic ones!
The cool blue tones made me think of a cool winter theme. I stuck with that, even with the warmer pear pizzazz color. My card base is soft sky (FINALLY bought some!) On the strip of whisper white, I stamped SU's "Serene Snowflakes" in soft sky and coastal cabana, then sponged soft sky along the edges. My pear circle was cut with the Sizzix die. I brought out "Zoo Review" for this cute polar pear, which is stamped in basic gray. After punching it out with the extra large scallop circle, I did some more sponging and stamping. I also added some Dazzling Details on the ground beneath the bear's feet. First time I have used this stuff...it was stashed away...and now I imagine it will be used quickly! My sentiment is from "Happiest Birthday Wishes." I added some silver ribbon for the final sparkling detail.
And finally for today, here is CMCC #13. I LOVE this rich, vibrant palette! This is more in my comfort zone, especially as fall is quickly approaching.
So, those are my cards from today's little stamp fest. Lots of fun! I hope you enjoyed them, too!