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Sunday, 5 April 2009

Colour Create Challenge # 10


I feel so chuffed with myself that I managed to do my blog makeover all by myself (with the aid of a kit and some instructions of course) and I love it ! If I was to do it again, I would do some parts of it differently but on the whole I was surprised how easy it was especially as I have never, ever tackled anything like this before ! No doubt I shall be dreaming about blog codes for the next few nights !!

Gosh, don't I waffle ?!!

This week on the Colour Create Challenge Blog......



Your colours this week are Duck Egg Blue and Rose Pink and the optional extra is stitching whether it be real or faux.



This is my creation for this week.

The base card is Bazzill and I am so sorry that I have no idea of the colour (well, I know its blue !).

The patterned papers are BasicGrey Marrakech. The pink paper I distressed with a distressing tool and ran through my Cuttlebug with the Textile folder.

The image is Constellations by Penny Black and this has been stamped with Tim Holtz China Blue distress ink. The edges have been distressed using Antique Linen distress ink.

The flowers are Prima.

The brads are Papermania pearl brads.

I cut the tags freehand and used a Clare Curd sentiment from her sentiment set.

The ribbon is from my stash.

The pearls are from my stash.

I took inspiration for the layout of this card from Friday Sketchers

The colours of this card are a lot more subtle in real life. I had a terrible job taking a photograph of it and it did not matter how or where, the colours were just not like in real life. I wonder why this sometimes happens ?

The rest of the DT have yet again blown me away with their fabulous creations so you must go and have a look and leave some lovely comments for them on their blogs.

Have a great Sunday !

17 comments:

  1. Your card is stunning I had problems taking a photo of the real colours as well I love the layout you have used

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  2. What a beautiful card! I love the new look of your blog too!

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  3. Your card is fabulous! I love the stamping ..just stunning! Your blog looks great too. I love its new name..so clever! Me I wouldn't know where to start so I am in awe that you did it all by yourself!
    Judy xxx

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  4. what a gorgeous card Jo,l love the image.

    hugs Riet.x

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  5. Wow Jo your blog looks fabulous!
    Love it!
    Your card is so delicious too!
    Love your beautiful paper and such a fabulous design!
    Have a great Sunday!
    hugs
    kim x

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  6. Very pretty card Jo, Gorgeous colours and texture Hope you're having a relaxing Sunday ♥ HuGs Kim x

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  7. Hey Jo,

    I love your new blog make over - looks wonderful, fab name :)

    I adore your CCC card too. It is so hard getting good photos isn't it? It looks great, the colours are wonderful.
    Hope you are having a good weekend.
    Kimx

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  8. Love the new-look blog , but I love your card even more! Fantastic choice of papers and layout and ooooh! those flowers are delish! Gorgeous focal image too.
    Sharon xx

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  9. Fabulous card Jo, the colours are gorgeous and I love all the stamping.
    Love the new look blog too!
    Debbie x

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  10. Fabulous card, love it :)
    Hugs, Marlene x

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  11. Great card I love the new look on your blog too. Beautiful stamping on the image hugs Pascale

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  12. I love your card - the image is really pretty and I love the flowers!
    I really like your new blog header too!
    Love, Georgia xx

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  13. Stunning work Jo. I really love the image you've used, it's such a lovely floral design. Fab take on the sketch as well,
    Loving the new look of your blog,
    Love Sarita xx

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  14. Well, sweetie, just love your card! Beautiful image and love the embossing too. I'm addicted to my CCSR sentiment stamps, I use them all the time LOL!
    Hugs Tab xxx

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  15. Gorgeous Jo - so, so pretty. Love that image and you've done it so beautifully. Fabulous layout and I love your embellies.
    Great new blog look and fabulous title.
    hugs Heather xx

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  16. I think this is absolutely beautiful Jo and I adore the floral stamp you used! Everything about it is so delicate and pretty and I love your embellishments too! Hope you have a fab week - you'd best get packing lady!! xx

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Thank you so much for taking the time to look at my blog and for leaving me a comment. I hope you have liked what you have seen and will visit again.

Thanks !

Jo x

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