Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Colour Challenge #23 - Take 2

Marelle Taylor Stampin' Up! AustraliaThis is the second card I came up with for Kristina's Colour Challenge. Scroll down to see the first! I find it hard to photograph Old Olive...it always seems to turn really Kermit-the-frog green. So, you'll just have to imagine this card more olive-y. I borrowed the layout from the US catalogue (page 137).
I made the curve freehand with the Cutter Kit, and glued circles behind it for a scalloped edge. The Pumpkin Pie flower is from Blooms Die-cuts, and the So Saffron Flower has been stamped with "In the Spotlight" (in So Saffron ink) and punched out with the 5-petal flower. I highlighted the dots with my White gel pen. The flower centres are also from "In the Spotlight", and I've also used the Boho Blossoms punched and co-ordinating "One of a Kind" stamp set. The word 'hello' is a rub-on. I've used a strip of Bravo Burgundy cardstock and some Pumpkin Pie ribbon to balance the left hand side of the card. I used more rub-ons on the cardstock, and a piece of Striped Pumpkin ribbon to jazz it up a bit. I then lined the inside of the card with Prints Patterned paper to cover up the mechanics!


32 comments:

  1. ok, now this one is stunning! Beautiful card Marelle

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  2. so pretty, I like that curve going on, I am gonna have to try it! ~Donna

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  3. Marelle - you blow me away with how beautifully elegant your cards always are! These 2 are no exception!

    Great job - top 10 for sure!

    Karen
    xo

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  4. Oh I like this one - its gorgous!
    Lisa Martin

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  5. Okay so.. they are very different!! I really like both of them. I telling you I have no idea How Kristina gets to pick only 20 cards! Must be very hard if people keep making gorgeous cards like yours!
    hehehe

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  6. Wow! That's a great card! I'm amazed at all the different elements on the card and they all look great together! I won't be surprised if we see this one again on Kristina's blog :-)

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  7. You made the curve free hand? Get out, I love this.

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  8. Take two is my fav!!! Love the layout.
    Hugs
    Brooke

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  9. Wow Marelle, you sure knew how to put these colours together so beautifully!! Very very lovely!

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  10. l love the curved design!

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  11. Marelle, I think they are both very pretty in different ways! Great job!

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  12. Love the curved edge and the circles to make the scallop. Plus the lining with the paper is a great touch. Well done talented you. Love KimT

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  13. So stunning! Doesn't look like a challenge at all!

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  14. I love this card....Great work ;0)

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  15. the previous one is great and all, but this one absolutely magazines cover worthy! STUNNING

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  16. Ok, I do love this one best out of the two :)

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  17. Beautiful as well, I hope she picks your card. It looks like ample amount of work! Well done!

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  18. This one definitely deserves to be in the top 10. Good Luck! I really like the free hand curve with the scallops!

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  19. Your card is cute! I love the design.

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  20. Wow - love this card! It's gorgeous and a little different.

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  21. Congrats on making top fifteen with this gorgeous card!!

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  22. That curve adds such a great detail. Love this. Congrats on making the Top 15!

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  23. What a great card, love the curve! Congrats on being in the top 15! TFS

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  24. great job! would love to know how you did the scallops down the curvy edge! :)

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  25. Love your card! Thanks for the template! :-)

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  26. LOVE it LOVE it - Love all the colors and textures and that swirl!

    Tracy

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  27. A very well deserved top 15.

    I love this curve and will have to go try it out with my cutter kit too.

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  28. Congrats on making the round-up.
    Hugs
    Brooke

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