Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Color Cue {8} Challenge

Hello, everyone! Today is the start of the 8th Color Cue Challenge. Take a look...
Colors I used were: Harvest Gold, Scarlet Jewel, Simply Chartreuse & White. I've got a couple cards to share with you and both use one of the peacock images from Magical Moments. Anyways, here's my take... Stamped the peacock in Scarlet Jewel and a sentiment (from the same set) in True Black into the corner of white cardstock, trimmed and attached to the Harvest Gold cardstock base. Wrapped the top of the card base with Harvest Gold satin ribbon.
Lastly, embellished the feathers with yellow and green rhinestones.

This second card is my favorite of the two. Just something about the simplicity of a few bold colors on a white card base is so pleasing to me...
Thought these colors made a fabulous jewel toned Christmas color combo. Couldn't help but turn them into a simply stunning Christmas card. Stamped the top of a white card base (measuring 3 3/4" X 5 1/2") with a sentiment in Scarlet Jewel and wrapped with Scarlet Jewel satin ribbon.
The peacock was created by stamping the image onto the card base in Simply Chartreuse. Carefully inked up the image a second time in Scarlet Jewel and Lemon Tart and stamped it onto a scrap piece of white cardstock. Punched out the body and attached it to the card base with dimensional adhesive. Finished it off with clear rhinestones.

I hope you too will join us in the Color Cue {8} Challenge fun! Look for the challenge details here.

Now, be sure to stop by and see what the rest of the Wplus9 Design Team has come up with to inspire you:

Thanks for stopping by! Hope you enjoy your day!


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  1. You are the queen of clean and simple! These cards are stunning.

  2. Whoa, girl! How do you manage to create SUCH rich and magnificent cards, and make it seem so effortless... {*swoon!*} I'm BLOWN AWAY! Once again, you are the queen of elegant - always knowing when to say WHEN and make my stamper's heart sing - FANTASTIC cards! Way to inspire, sweet Maile! GREAT use of COLOR and gorgeous materials! Yeeee Haw!

  3. Beautiful! I LOVE those colors! :)

  4. simply gorgeous! always love seeing your cards, Maile!

  5. Maile, Stunners! Love your cards...really love the second one too! congrats on being on the cover of PaperCrafts! Just got mine in the mail yesterday :)

  6. So perfectly CAS! Love what you've done with this Color Cue!

  7. Both of these are so beautiful! I love the cut work you did on the peacocks tail on the first one!

  8. Amazing! I love that bird and cutting around the feathers, I have no idea how you did it but it looks perfect!

  9. Winners again! I love the tail cut out on the first card and the dual tail color on the 2nd! Fabulous creations, Maile!

  10. Too funny we chose the exact same stamp image and sentiment for this Color Cue!! LOVE both of the cards...you truly are the queen of CAS!!! I love the rhinestones...definitely will have to try that out :)