Born To Be Loved for Colour Me...!

by Joanne James23. July 2014 08:00

Yes folks it's Wednesday already and so it's time for my Design Team card for this week's challenge over at Colour Me...!, where we have a 'playful collection of colours for you this week:


Now it's time to confess - I found this a really tricky collection of colours this week! I love brights, but I found it tricky to combine this overall combination and produce something I was truly happy with. So several binned prototypes later, and with the help from the sketch above over at Fusion, here is this week's card:

I decided to use pink and black as my key colours, with highlights of yellow and gold. Using a base of Basic Black, I added a top panel of Melon Mambo, stamped with 'Born to be loved' from the 'Groovy Love' stamp set, then added a wide band of Champagne Glimmer Paper across the join (Stampin' Up! has just introduced pure gold coloured glimmer paper, which would look equally as nice - I just don't own any yet!) I then stamped the animal print heart from the same set in Versamark onto Daffodil Delight and heat embossed with black embossing powder to give a textured shine. I punched the heart out with the co-ordinating heart punch, and punched a second heart out of Basic Black cardstock and overlapped the two before adhering onto my card. Lastly, I stamped the 'love' stamp from the same set in Melon Mambo onto Whisper White and punched this out with my 3/4" circle punch and adhered using a dimensional to add height.

So what do you think? Check out the other Colour Me...! designers for their take on this colour combination. I for one will be stalking this week's gallery in earnest to see how you all make this colour combination work for you!

Back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.



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Comments (11) -

Hayley's Paper Garden
Hayley's Paper GardenCanada
7/25/2014 7:11:37 PM #

Joanne this is just great! Love the stripe of sparkle Smile


Joanne James
Joanne James
7/30/2014 10:15:37 PM #

Thanks Hayley - can't beat a bit of glimmer!


Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
7/26/2014 5:18:19 PM #

I had a little trouble with this color combo, too!  I love your strip of gold!  It is such a fun card!  Love the animal print heart!  XX


Joanne James
Joanne James
7/30/2014 10:16:16 PM #

Thanks Claire - this colour combo really had me stuck for a while, yet the gallery entries were fabulous!


Julia Aston
Julia AstonUnited States
7/27/2014 4:22:27 AM #

I too, often have trouble when given colors to use - but you sure worked it out with this lovely card!  thanks for joining us in the Fusion Challenge Joanne!


Joanne James
Joanne James
7/30/2014 10:17:01 PM #

Thank you Julia! I was so tempted to go with the cupcakes in your photo inspiration too - may have to have another go yet!


DeeptiUnited States
7/28/2014 11:03:19 PM #

This is so unique, I love the design and the animal print heart. The glitter strip is a great addition Smile thank you for sharing with Fusion !


Joanne James
Joanne James
7/30/2014 10:17:29 PM #

Thanks Deepti - that's kind of you to say! Glad you liked my card this week.


Katie Brooks
Katie BrooksUnited States
7/30/2014 2:55:15 AM #

love the fun heart with the zebra stripes!  Thank you for joining us at Fusion this week!


Joanne James
Joanne James
7/30/2014 10:14:58 PM #

Thanks Katie - an eclectic mix for sure!


Pauline A
Pauline AUnited Kingdom
8/15/2014 4:24:03 PM #

This is a wonderful card x


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