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Sunday, 8 August 2010

Orange Damask

Hello again!

Two posts today, maybe I`m catching up on all the time I missed.

I just had to get this one in quick as I realised the closing day for this challenge is midnight tonight.  
This is the colour swatch we were given at Color throwdown 
As soon as I saw these fabulous colours I knew I had to play along. This is my version,
 I stamped the damask pattern from Heidi Swapp in Versa color Orange onto plain white paper.
The striped paper is a digi download from  Shabby Princess.
I had downloaded a stamin` up colour chart and printed it off so was thrilled when my yellow ribbon was a near perfect match for Dafodil delight ( although it does look darker in the piccy).
I made some more `carnations` in orange in two sizes.
The only bit of green I could manage are the leaves I`m afraid. I stamped and embossed the small leaf set from Papertrey Turning a new leaf set and cut them out. ( very tricky... I really must get a leaf punch).
I added a big bow for a bit of flounce and thats it.

There you are Vicky... carnations and a bow. Be careful what you wish for...lol.

Right , better get this included in the challenge before I run out of time. See you all soon.

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx 

6 comments:

  1. Hi Lynn,
    This card is so cute! I love the beautiful orange flowers which tie in with the gorgeous damask pattern. I really love these background stamps - I really need to get my hands on some more of them!

    Tasha xxx

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  2. I'm so glad you decided to play along with us at the Color Throwdown. You used the colors just beautifully!! I just love that damask pattern!

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  3. Lynne, this card is super! I looked at those colors at the challenge and ran the other way, but your card colors perfectly compliment each color. Super fab work!

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  4. Gorgeous colours sweetie, you always make the best bows, husg Pops x

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  5. Oh this is so pretty. I like the colors and the ribbon is wonderful.

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  6. I couldn't have wished for anything better - it's superb! And the carnations in orange are delicious! (By the way. you definitely need the SU two step bird punch - not only do you get the bird but also gorgeous leaves like yours without cutting them out! Sorry, Alan Sugar MADE me say that...)

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