Sunday, April 19, 2015

Let Your Dreams Take Flight

I combined three challenges for today's card. 
The color challenge at Colour Me...! 
a limited supply challenge at StampNation.  
and a 
3 of something challenge at Top Tip Tuesday 
The colors are blushing bride, pistachio
pudding, rose red and a neutral. The limited supplies are
one stamp set, three ink pads (perfect with the color challenge),
and one type of embellishment. The 3 of something is the
3 balloons, the 3 enamel dots and the 3 colors.



I used all three colors on the greeting. I was trying to make it 
look like the row of colors on the blanket in the inspiration photo.
 I don't think I've ever used my pistachio pudding ink pad. 
Here is my tip for Top Tip Tuesday - I swiped 
the pad on some pistachio pudding card stock for a bit of a darker 
shade. I didn't have any rose red card stock so I swiped the ink pad
on some whisper white. This is a great way to always have
matching card stock!

For the limited supplies challenge I used the three colors from
the color challenge, the Balloon Builders stamp set from Lil' Inkers,
and for the embellishments I used some homemade enamel dots.
I did use my markers to draw the lines on the balloons so I strayed
a little bit from the challenge - oops.


Update:
Also, thank you to CM for pointing out that this card fits the
number challenge at STAMPlorations I will be submitting
it there as well.

supplies:
all from Stampin' Up! unless noted
card stock: whisper white
stamp set: balloon builders (Lil' Inkers)
ink: rose red, pistachio pudding, blushing bride
embellishments: homemade enamel dots

Happy Stampin'
and thanks so much for visiting!

10 comments:

  1. This is a fantastic CASlicious card, Susangail! Thank you for the great tip on "making" colored card stock!! Enjoy your day!! Hugs, Darnell

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  2. This is so pretty, Susan! I love how you used the colours x

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  3. Susan this card is absolutely beautiful I love your color combo♥

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  4. Hello, Hello...your visit to my blog, and the sweet comment you left, brought me here to thank you (Thank you!!!), and WOW! Your card is blow-me-away gorgeous! Fantastic balloons, an eye-catching design and a bonus with your tip on making coloured cardstock! Brilliant! I see numbers in your balloons...have you checked out the April challenge at STAMPlorations? Numbers and stamping...Here's the link: http://stamplorations.blogspot.ca/2015/04/april-challenge-stamps-numbers.html Have a wonderful rest-of-your-day!
    ~c

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  5. love your balloons, such fun texture with the print in them! Thanks for joining us at Colour Me!

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  6. Good morning! I love everything about your card, right down to the homemade(!!!) enamel dots! Fun colour combo and creative way to incorporate your title. Fabulous card!!!
    Shanna :)

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  7. So sweet! I love those baloons. Homemade enamel dots and coloring your own card stock? You are quite resourceful, Susan! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Colour Me!

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  8. Lovely card love the colours too! Thanks for Playing along with us this time at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

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  9. Thanks for joining in the fun at STAMPlorations!! Must remember the ink on cardstock for perfect color matching mattes and frames:)

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  10. Love the colours here and great idea to match them all up.
    Thanks for sharing with us at STAMPlorations. :)

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