Monday, October 12, 2015

Pastel Card

Hello All!

For today I am playing along with CAS(E) this Sketch and Color Throwdown. Both blogs were very influential and a wealth of inspiration.. Here is my card. Enjoy!

HUG just for you!
Entering the following challenges:
Color Throwdown: ctd363
CAS(E) this Sketch: CTS #144

   

Used the ombre effect for 'hug' by using
paint chips and die cutting the letters.

This weekend we finally finished our kitchen.. By finished I mean we (me and my husband) got done with the painting portion of the remodel.. Just for a bit of perspective our contractor was done with demo, install, and finishes in 10 days.. For us prepping, patching, priming, and finally painting took 21 days.. Well not really weekends were the only time we had to work on it so let's whittle that down 4 weekends so 12 days.. Hummm doesn't sound so bad when you look at this way... Anyway when all is said and done, it is a beautiful kitchen..

So I am at our local paint store and I'm biding my time for the long awaited paint color. So of course I looked at paint chips and had my inspiration! So hopped on the Color Throwdown blog and grabbed the challenge color chips and here is the card... I really do like the way it turned out..

That should do it for me. It is time to go shoe shopping for my son in preparations for a long winter. Leave a comment if you'd like; I would love to hear what you have to say. Take care and have a great day everyone and we will see you soon. 

All the Best,
Shawna 

6 comments:

Mac Mable said...

What a clever idea and well done on finishing your kitchen! The ombre effect and the layout is so effective. Great tie in with the two challenges x

Tammy Hershberger said...

Fantastic card! Great use of the Throwdown colors, and OUTSTANDING use of that sketch! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown!

Vickie Z said...

Congrats on your kitchen!! Fun use of the sketch and colors!! Hugs to you and so glad you joined us at CTD!!

Dianne Ayers said...

What a great card and interpretation of the challenge! Love the effects you have achieved with the colour samples...I will definitely be using this idea (if you don't mind that is!). Di

Monika Reeck said...

Bokeh Technique is popular Shawna and you made it so great..so clever interpretation of that skech...Love that soft colors...amazing card sweety...now I miss your visit...hope you are healthy dear..biiig hugs
Monika

Leigh Penner said...

This is so sweet! I love your take on the sketch!

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