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Sunday, July 18, 2010

A Splash of Red

If there's one colour I don't scrap or use a whole lot it's red. Somehow the truly bold colours aren't my thing -- and they tend to be left behind in my stash. I've had this checkered ribbon lying around for a long time now...not to mention a whole pack of red raindrops -- just waiting for the chance to be used and seen. But instead I reached for the other colours.

Then I ran out of plain pink(s) cardstock...

I had already dry embossed the flowers on the left-side...and I'd pasted on the pinkish background paper, so I was kind of stuck! Just for kicks I reached for the red checkered ribbon -- and realized it looked great! Add some red paper highlights, some red embossing powder...and finally open the red dew drops and wah-lah!!! A red card I didn't know I had in me to create!!! LOL


I guess sometimes bold and flashy isn't such a bad thing -- and I can even say in all honesty -- I like it! :) TFL

Challenges:
Creative Inspirations Challenge - # 38 Use oldest thing in stash
   >> I've had the checkered ribbon &  red cardstock around for a really long time! Definitely was time to use it!
Ann's Creative Nook -- #96 Anything Goes
KLSNS -- #39 Use Ribbon
Pollycraft -- #52 Bold & Bright

5 comments:

  1. Awww this is lovely, love your embossed flowers on the side, look so elegant xxx

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  2. Very pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft this week!

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  3. What a wonderful card, isn't it great when you re-discover things in your craft stash and thanks for entering it for the Creative Inspirations challenge.

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  4. It looks great!! Love all the red! Thanks for playing with us at KL Stampin N Scrappin! :)

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  5. oh wow hun what a grogeous card,love the image,and papers you have used love the attention to detail bless you for joining us at creative inspiration,this week,hugs cheryl xxxxxxxx

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