Sports Event Congratulations Pennant Card CCS461

by Joanne James15. March 2022 12:00

It's Tuesday and time for a new challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. Jeanne is hosting this month and this week it's a colour challenge: 


I don't know why but these colours really threw me for a loop this week! I spent an age working out how best to use them together on a clean and simple card. In the end I decided to grab some new and as yet unused dies from my shelf and this is what I came up with: 


Here's the low-down on today's card:

Today's card features the new Sporting Event Dies. I actually bought these because there are some great ticket dies in the set, although as I was looking at them I thought I could layer them to make a simple pennant. I added some stars (another useful die in this set) and a diecut #1 button that I popped up on dimensionals:

I added a fun sentiment from 'Happy & Heartfelt' and paired that with another one on the inside, along with a reverse button using the leftover pieces from the front of my card:


This will come in useful when the youngest of the James Juniors (hopefully!) passes his next piano exam. I'm hoping that it might encourage continued practice and playing too, but I won't hold my breath on that front!  Despite the challenge of these colours, I've decided I quite like this colour combo. The rest of the team have made some fabulous cards with it so be sure to check them out! 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

As a reminder, for our colour challenges, you must use all of the stated challenge colours. You may also use neutral colours; however, the challenge colours should be the most noticeable ones featured on your card. We use Stampin' Up! color names for reference, but you are welcome to use any other companies' products as long as you match the challenge colours as closely as possible.

Enjoy your day and I'll be 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.

Comments (7) -

3/15/2022 2:26:45 PM #

Love this!! Such a cool die set, it looks like a starship! Good luck with the piano exam, I'm sure your kid will love it! Smile

JeanneUnited States
3/15/2022 5:16:22 PM #

I'm sorry I threw you a curve with the colors this week. But you rose to the challenge and have done a marvelous job with them.  Your choice to use the pennants was perfect!  This makes a wonderful card of encouragement for your son.

Nancy Elrick
Nancy ElrickCanada
3/15/2022 6:04:32 PM #

I too don't often reach for blue and yellow together...  and I'm loving seeing what each design team member did.  I love your card!!

VickyUnited Kingdom
3/15/2022 8:24:37 PM #

This is a great way to use the colours Joanne! I'm very impressed by your starry pennant and I really hope you get to use it soon! Vicky x

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
3/17/2022 12:51:06 PM #

I love these colors, and I agree, the stars just may be the "star" of this die set! Great way to use this versatile set!  Good luck with the piano practice!  John has been taking lessons for several years and he is very conscientious about practicing!  Hopefully you won't have to wait until your youngest gets to be as old as John is to enjoy his practicing, LOL!

3/19/2022 12:06:36 PM #

Love your card. The pennant is perfect for a boy s birthday card

Cécile RIBON
Cécile RIBONFrance
3/22/2022 11:19:57 AM #

I just love your fun and so cheery take on the challenge colors. This makes such a great event congratulation card.

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