Monday, June 21, 2010

Papertrey Peeps Challenge #10

Happy official first day of summer! It's a sunny, hot day here, but at least the humidity is low.

There is new challenge, hosted by Heather, posted on the Papertrey Peeps Blog. Heather, known for her great use of color,  is challenging us to use these colors: turquoise, chartreuse, purple, gray and white. I started on my card Saturday morning after reading Heather's challenge; however, I had short term memory loss and forgot the color purple until the card was almost put together.
I used a card by Jessica Witty in  Card Creations Vol. 8 as my inspiration.
I began with a card base of Smokey Shadow and then added the large scalloped piece in turquoise. I stamped the large fleur de lis in Hawaiian Shores, the sentiment in Smokey Shadow, and the text at the bottom in Simply Chartreuse. I planned on using the chartreuse ribbon with a turquoise button. . As I was thinking I wish I had some chartreuse cs as a matte, I had the epiphany that there was another color in this challenge: purple, so I made the matte purple and added a bold purple button. The final touch is a more delicate beaded pin with a lavender pearl and turquoise and green gems.
A peek inside

Thanks, Heather, for a great challenge.

Stamps: Damask Design, Inside and Out: Thank You, Background Basics: Text Style,Simply Stationery(PTI)
Ink: Smokey Shadow, Simply Chartreuse,Hawaiian Shores(PTI)
Paper: Smokey Shadow, Hawaiian Shores, Plum Pudding, Stamper's Select White (PTI)
Other: Border punch(EK Success), Simply Chartreuse satin ribbon, Plum Pudding Vintage Button (PTI)


  1. Your card is gorgeous! I love how you used the colors on your card. I'm still thinking about this one.

  2. Cammie how pretty! You used the colors well. I had a color fog too, I was convinced that we had to use black too!

  3. Cammie I really LOVE how you've interpreted these colours! My immediate instinct was to do something a bit funky with them - and you've turned them into a beautiful serene and elegant card! This is utterly gorgeous - I love the deep scallop with the damask image!

  4. Great job. I love that image. I like you finished the inside too.

  5. Love the damask! Great job with the challenge colors--you really used them so well. The smoky shadow as the background color really helps make the turquoise and chartreuse pop!

  6. You did excellent Cammie! I love the ribbon and purple button lots.


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