Tuesday, May 12, 2009

The Colour Coach

This is another card I showed during my Convention Presentation. This time I was talking about the Colour Coach. The colour coach is a great little tool to use to help you choose matching colours, and it also explains Colour theory. I used the Colour Coach to make this card. Sometimes just finding a colour combination is the hardest thing to decide on, and the Colour Coach can make the decision for you. Just close your eyes and spin the wheel LOL. This colour combo is straight from the wheel, and I used the Colour Theory explained on the wheel to put it together too. I chose my main colour (Really Rust), and then used only half as much of my next colour (Bordering Blue), and then half as much again of my next colour (Mellow Moss) and then my fourth colour (Bashful Blue) is used only as an accent. This way, the 4 colours work in harmony, rather than competing with eachother.


Materials (all Stampin' Up!)
stamps: Friends 24-7
ink: Really Rust, Bordering Blue, Mellow Moss, Bashful Blue, Close to Cocoa
card: Really Rust, Bordering Blue, Mellow Moss, Bashful Blue, Very Vanilla
other: Vintage Brads, Bashful Blue Taffeta ribbon, Large Oval Punch, Small Oval Punch, sponge daubers, blender pens

3 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Marelle; love the colours. That colour coach must be right! Might just have to case this one ....!

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  2. Love the colors you used for this card. Coach really works. The over all card is beautiful.

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  3. Very pretty card... I just ordered this set last night! Can't wait to play with it.

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