Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The old red, white, blue

I shy away from doing red/white/blue color combos because I associate the combo with flags, but I decided to try making a non-patriotic card with that color combo.  I'm pretty happy with the results.

I used Feeling Sketchy #64 for the layout. Even though there are a lot of elements, everything seemed to come together easily for this one.  The image is from an old Stampin Up set, Country Morning, that I  got at a consignment sale. I've always liked these little bouquets but I don't think I'd actually inked up this image before.  Blue glass jars and red and white flowers seemed just right for this.  The image is stitched on a navy panel (and for once the sewing machine didn't act up on me. Yay).

The partial circle is embossed with dots to add a little dimension to that side of the card, and the flower image is up on pop dots, both for dimension and to accommodate the ribbon tabs. 

I am also entering this card in Victorine Originals challenge #62, to make a red/white/blue card.


6 comments:

  1. Very pretty card. Like the colors.
    Thanks for joining us at Feeling Sketchy.

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  2. Fantastic card. Great the way you have used the colours together. Thanks for joining us at Feeling Sketchy.

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  3. Lovely card! Thanks for playing along this week with us at Feeling Sketchy

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  4. Lovely card Sandy. Thank you for joining the challenge at Feeling Sketchy

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  5. A fabulous colour combo Sandy..and lovely textures & image too.
    Thank you for playing along at Feeling Sketchy with us.

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  6. This looks so fresh. Thanks for joining us at Feeling Sketchy.

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