Emily is so sweet. She posted this weeks color challenge with a link to Shane’s Wish website.

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I like the look cutting half circles out of designer paper to add a circle embellishment or accent inside that cutout. It is being used in a lot of scrapbooking magazines. I thought it would be great for a card as well. I checked the gallery for this challenge and a lot of cutesy images were already being used. So I used just the Big Deal Alphabet to stamp hi on my circle. I inked up the letters with Cool Carribean classic ink. I stamped it off once, then outlined the rubber with Taken with teal marker and stamped little cirles from Bundle of Joy on the stamp. I huffed on the stamp and stamped the image on whisper white cardstock.

The circle is punched out with the Mega Marvy circle punch and then layered on a Taken with Teal Gigal scallop circle.

The designer paper are from the Love me and Petals & Paisley Designer Paper packs. My card base is a 5 1/4″ Marigold Morning square card.

The ribbon is, as always May Arts ribbon, from Starlitstudio.

Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

14 Responses to “Color Challenge for a great cause”

  1. The dots on the letters are the perfect touch!

  2. Geez, I was not sure how I was going to like the combinations today, but it really is nice. I think I will try it when I get home. I like the cut out look too. Makes a bold “here I am” statement.
    HUGS

  3. This is fantastic, I love everything about it. I love the simplicity, I love the colors and I especially love the cut out half-circle, it adds a real symmetry to a card. My son and his friends would think this card is awesome, as do I.

  4. WOW, you got up and going early this AM! This is very cute. I think I’ll work on the color challenge this evening after my meeting that I have to go to.

  5. This turned out so well!!! Love the layout and the patterned letters, Beate!

  6. that’s a tough color combo, I love how cheery yours turned out, perfect for Shane!

  7. Great ideas! Thanks again for all of your inspiration!

  8. Such a cute card! I LOVE the cutout to fit the circle in! Very cool!

  9. I love how you did the cut-out half circle to fit the big scalloped circle in. This is such a nice card!

  10. Very nice, I like the circle idea. I will have to try that some time!

  11. I teach 5th grade and all my students made Shane a card! Many of their parents and siblings also participated! We sent off a total of 66 cards last week to Shane!

  12. Love the colors on this card. I would’ve never thought of combining these two colors! Thanks for sharing all of your wonderful ideas, I’m a big fan or your blog and tutorials!

  13. It’s S P L E N D I D!!!! I love the color combo and your layout is fab. What you did with the “hi” is truly genius!!! TFS.

  14. So cute! I love the clean and simple design. The “hi” just pops off the page. I know Shane will love it!

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