Thursday, September 3, 2015

Blueprint for Success

Hello everyone,

For today I am entering in the Addicted to CAS challenge.  This week their code word is blue. Which happens to be my favorite color.  Here is my card for the challenge I hope you like it..

Architects are always burning the midnight oil
and seem to survive on coffee. That is why the background
has these stains.
All blueprints have to be rolled to get to the site.
And when they get to the site the blueprints are always dog-eared.
Patterned paper graphically showing
working drawings.
The sentiment seems perfect for this challenge.
As I was 'researching' (surfing the internet) the color blue I came upon this really cool website called The Psychology of Color. I am a strong believer that color changes mood and emotions. If on some days I am 'off' it may be that I am not wearing the right color. Here are some attributes of the color blue.

blue color psychology
Source:
http://www.colorpsychology.org/blue/
How to:
  1. Cut and scored CS to an A2 size card base.
  2. Stenciled coffee markers and spatters in light gray.
  3. Cut blueprint patterned paper and rolled up the panel. Also roughing up the edges.
  4. Adhered the blueprint panel to card base.
  5. Stamped sentiment with white pigment ink and heat set using white embossing powder.
Well that is enough babbling for me.. I hope you enjoyed your stay and I want to thank you so much for joining me today. Take care and have a great day...

All the best,
Shawna 

5 comments:

Doni High said...

Very creative...love the rolled edge and that the background looks like coffee stains on the table top. Thanks for joining us at ATCAS.

Petra Swart said...

This is really great, Shawna!!! So clever and creative!!! Love the rolled edge and the dog-ear!!!! The sentiment is just perfect!!!!

Bożena Adamusińska said...

A nice card. Very interesting approach to the subject of color. And blue, my favorite color in every shade!
Kisses,
BozenA

Loll said...

Hi Shawna. What a creative design! LOVE this blueprint with the rolled edge. And the coffee stain background is awesome! Thanks for playing along at ATCAS.

Monika Reeck said...

Blue and white totally adorable on your card Shawna
I love the embossing white on your blue paper
great design again my friend
jump to your other card now

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