Friday, July 12, 2013

Natural Colour Combo at The Friday Mashup!

Good Friday morning, friends!

It's time for a fabulous new challenge at The Friday Mashup - Holly has an absolutely gorgeous colour combination for us, and has asked us to throw in a nature theme as well. Umm... OK!

As if the challenge wasn't awesome enough - wait until you see the inspiration photo. I took tons of inspiration from the photo and used it in my card.


The barnboard background was made by running a piece of Smoky Slate through the woodgrain embossing folder. I then cut vertical strips of approximate 1/2" and then willy-nilly horizontal snips. It's barnboard, there is no way it can be perfect :)

Those of you who have been around here awhile know that I love feathers. I opted for feathers instead of flowers in most of our wedding decor, and the Fine Feathers stamp set was the very first one on my list with the last catalogue.

I made this card while hanging out with a lovely friend of mine, so I snagged one of her embossing folders that I don't own. It's fun playing with other people's stuff - once you get over the "do you have this?" and "where can I find that?", hahaha.

Check out the challenge this week:
  1. Create a project using the colors "Pool Party, Crisp Cataloupe, Calypso Coral & (Smoky Slate or Soft Suede)".
  2. Create a project with a "Nature Theme"
  3. Or Mash it Up and create a "Nature Themed project using the Challenge Colors".


So, what do you think you'll make with these fab colours?

Thanks for stopping by today!

-Tara
xox

4 comments:

  1. I was thinking about using the feather set (which I have because of YOU!), but the thought of cutting it out - oy! :) Love, love your little bundle of feathers and leaves.

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  2. This came out great.. I love the Barn board background you created. Great use of the challenge colors.

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  3. Gorgeous card Tara! Love the combination of feathers and leaves, and the two embossed panels in the background are just perfect with the lovely Smoky Slate!

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  4. This is beautiful! So soft and pretty! That popped up banner is fantastic! What a great way to use the Fine Feathers stamp set!

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Thank you for your comments and encouragements! They mean the world to me!

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