Thursday, July 11, 2013

PPA163 Color Challenge



Welcome to the Pals Paper Arts Challenge #163! Don't you love that the Pals Design Teams are presenting double the amount of challenges? I'm excited to play along as much as possible! Won't you join me?




I began with the Midnight Muse card base and added a Very Vanilla background embossed with the Woodgrain Embossing Folder. I used a brayer and some Chocolate Chip ink. This makes the wood grain show up better.

Next, I stamped a strip of "doodles" from the Mosaic Madness stamp set in Cherry Cobbler and Midnight Muse. These little images look like they are arm in arm across the Very Vanilla strip. I added a Cherry Cobbler border after using a sponge dauber and Chocolate Chip ink on the edges.

Lastly, I created this tag with the sentiment from Chalk Talk. I used Cherry Cobbler, Midnight Muse and Smoky Slate Stampin' Write Markers to color the image. I punched it out with my Big Shot and Chalk Talk Framelits and added some paper-piercing on the top and bottom. I tied a knot through the tag hole using Natural Trim Ribbon.

I really like how this turned out. What do you think? Won't you leave your comments below? Thanks for visiting today!

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7 comments:

Linda Callahan said...

Love those doodles and the wood grain looks traffic!

Brian King said...

Patti - I love your use of these Mosaic Madness stamps here. A gorgeous card! Thanks for playing along with the PPA challenge.

Just a Thought... said...

Very nice Patti!!! LOVE the worn look of the wood grain!

Ann Schach said...

Wow, Patti! I love the texture! This is such a classy card! Thanks for supporting PPA2!

Diane Roberts said...

Patti: The combination of the wood grain, the Chocolate Chip ink, the Chalk Talk image and the Natural Ribbon creates a fabulous effect. Thanks for the inspiration and the support for Team 2.

Nicole Watt said...

ooh - I love the "whitewash" effect using VV and the woodgrain embossing folder. What a great idea! Thanks for playing with PPA2 - we appreciate your support!

Debbie Crowley said...

Patti, love the simplicity of your card and clever use of the stamp set.
Beautiful!!