Wetlands Thinking Of You

by Joanne James18. June 2015 08:00

It's Thursday and time for this week's new challenge over at Create With Connie and Mary. This week we have a colour challenge for you:

I found this quite a difficult colour combo to work with (I think it was the brown and grey together that did it for me), although the brown and grey duo did remind me of Canadian geese, so in the end I went with a rather safe masculine card using my Wetlands set: 

I combined this trusted favourite, which I stamped in Chocolate Chip on watercolour paper and coloured in all three inks using my Aquapainter, with some of the new Chocolate Chip Neutrals DSP Stack with the polka dot pattern. My Island Indigo circle is also embossed with the Large Polka Dots embossing folder, although it is difficult to see in the photo. A little background Gorgeous Grunge, some threads of jute ribbon and a candy dot finish my card.

Do pop over and see what the other designers have come up with  - there are some great examples of how this trio can be combined on your cards! Don't forget to check out the challenge rules too before entering :-)

I'll be back tomorrow with a bright and colourful birthday card; until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

  • Big Shot
  • Magnetic Platform
  • Wetlands Clear Stamp Set
  • 2" Circle Punch
  • Watercolor Paper
  • Aqua Painters
  • White 1-1/4" (3.2 Cm) Jute Ribbon
  • Gorgeous Grunge Clear-Mount Stamp Set
  • Polka Dot Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
  • Island Indigo Classic Stampin' Pad
  • Island Indigo A4 Cardstock
  • Chocolate Chip Classic Stampin' Pad
  • Chocolate Chip A4 Cardstock
  • Smoky Slate Classic Stampin' Pad
  • Smoky Slate A4 Cardstock
  • Regals Candy Dots


Comments (8) -

Margaret Raburn
Margaret RaburnUnited States
6/19/2015 4:21:41 AM #

I found this color combo to be quite a challenge for me also!  I love how you used the colors for the goose, just a perfect idea!  Those polka dot DSPs are lovely with this card too!    

Bridgette Jones
Bridgette JonesUnited States
6/19/2015 2:43:20 PM #

This is a great masculine card and perfect timing for Father's day. I love your idea with pulling the threads from the jute ribbon! It adds lovely texture! Smile

Alison Barclay
Alison BarclayAustralia
6/20/2015 12:06:01 AM #

A beautiful card...your watercolouring is so lovely and perfect use of the colours. I like the added texture through the ribbon too. Smile

Chris Slogar
Chris SlogarUnited States
6/21/2015 12:56:25 PM #

Fabulous job coloring and great use of these colors!  Your finishing details are the perfect touches to show off the layering and call attention to the greeting.

Lisa Young
Lisa YoungUnited States
6/23/2015 1:43:07 AM #

You can't go wrong with Wetlands stamp set! I love the layout and the layering. This is a fantastic masculine card!

Andrea W
Andrea WUnited States
6/23/2015 9:20:56 PM #

Your goose looks wonderful and I love how you added the twine. Terrific card!

Jenny Engelke
Jenny EngelkeUnited States
6/24/2015 3:03:45 AM #

The gray and brown are totally perfect for the goose!!!!  And, the Island Indigo sky....a color match made in heaven!  I love the "bullseye" twine look in the circle too....it really give such cool interest to compliment the main focal point! Really nice!!!!

Lisa Martz
Lisa MartzUnited States
6/24/2015 1:06:22 PM #

Your watercolor is perfect...makes the goose jump right off the card.  I had to look twice to see if you fussy cut it and popped it up!  Great man card!

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