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Friday, June 15, 2012

A Cheerful Thank You JRC_075

I made this card for JustRite Friday Challenge #075 - Color Challenge. This week we are to use the colors aqua, apricot and orange.

For my motif, I used CL-03685 Spring Rose Medallions - Cling and cut it with JB-10025 Nested Oval Medallion Labels Dies.

I colored the roses and borders with apricot and orange and just put touches of aqua in the dots at the top and sides of the motif, then colored the trellis background with a lighter shade of aqua. I used Copics for the apricot and darker aqua, but I didn't have an orange Copic, so I used a Staedtler marker for the orange. I also used a Derwent water color pencil for the lighter aqua, because I only had one aqua Copic, and it is quite bright.

I tried a lot of backgrounds, but the one I liked best was apricot with light yellow. Somehow using aqua or orange in the background didn't work for me on this particular card. The background paper is embossed with a Cuttlebug folder, and I added Queen and Co pearls. All the distressing is done with Distress Antique Linen.


Myrna said...

This is a very elegant card. Lovely.

Thea said...

Thank you so much for visiting my blog and your compliments Kathi.
You get back my compliments for you beautiful cards.
They are gorgeous.
regards Thea

Sheri said...

Very nice layering and coloring of that Spring Rose Medallion label! Thanks for your continued support in our challenges at JustRite Inspiration ;-)

Marge said...

Sooo soft and BEAUTIFUL, Kathi! The embossed BG really adds to your card's elegance!!!

Sasha said...

Hi Kathi,
You coloured your medallion beautifully. I love your embossed background, the dies you used and pretty pearls.
Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a lovely comment xx