Celebrate - The Challenge #68

Monday, April 11, 2016

Happy Monday!

Time for a new challenge
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As you see, it's a color challenge this week!

Love that color combo! 
That photo also reminds me of Mary Engelbreit products.  

Check out how all the Design Team used those beautiful colors:

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Monthly Featured Designer --  Greta Hess from ggnursecreations
Weekly Guest Designer---Sheri Gilson from Paper Crafty's Creation

Make sure to leave each one of my fabulous teammates and our guest designers some blog love!  We love comments too!

For my card I did some watercoloring, stenciling and sponging ---
I finally was able to watch all the stenciling videos in the Stamp Nation Stenciling class and decided to do some myself.  I stenciled on top of my watercolored background and then I moved the stencil around a bit adding some extra little squared circles inside some of the larger ones.

I used Mustard Seed, Mowed Lawn, Peacock Feathers and Picked Raspberries distressed inks for the watercoloring, the sponging through the stencil and also to create paper for the butterflies.  The top layer of the butterflies is an ombre effect. The sentiment, Celebrate Artsy and stencil, Square Dance from Stamplorations.  If the sentiment looks a little messy, it's suppose to be.  ;) The butterflies are Impression Obsession and the banner is Paper Sweeties.  I finished off the card with a few silver sequins.

I had a blast using this bright color combo!  Now it's your turn to 'WOW' us and link up your color inspired project in the Inlinkz on Lesley's blog!

For Following Challenge:




The Challenge Blessings!
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11 comments :

Kylie Bertucci said...

Wonderful bright happy card Nance! Thank you so much for playing along with this week's Global Design Project challenge! Look forward to seeing you play along with us again.

Teneale Williams said...

So bright and colourful. I just adore what you created. Thanks for playing at Global Design Project.

Tracy May said...

I love your card. So bright and colourful and the butterflies are beautiful! It really caught my eye on the GDP challenge entry page! :-)

Connie Collins said...

Nance, what a great way to combine challenges. This card is so bright and fun. Thanks for playing along this week at Global Design Project.

Claire Broadwater said...

I just love this stenciled background! SO FUN! Great way to use the challenge colors! Love it! XX

Notes by Nina said...

Such a beautiful card Nance, the colours are so vibrant and I love your butterflies.

Broni said...

This is beautiful and bright and so much fun! I love how you stenciled over your watercolored background!

Brian King said...

Nance - What beautiful images! I love the colors you've chosen to work with - such a celebratory card. Thank you so much for playing along with this week's Global Design Project theme challenge!

Lori said...

So bright and cheery! Love your stenciled background.

Krista Frattin said...

Those colors!!!! So much fun! Thank-you for playing along with the Global Design Project - Krista (from Canada).

Greta said...

So fun & festive--great use of the colors, Nance!

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