TSG49: Color Challenge

Monday, April 5, 2010

G'day friends!

What a F.A.B.ulous weekend we had here in New England!! Easter was fun, but that fine weather we had was AWESOME!! It was perfect weather for Easter weekend that for the first time since Syd was born ('05) we could actually have the egg hunt outside! It was great and I would share some pics but I forgot my camera! Doh! The first time ever I could have had some decent photos and I forget the camera - grrrrr! Never mind, there will be other times.

Ok, this week's There She Goes Challenge (TSG49) is brought to us by our fabulous Trendsetter, Heather Pulvirenti! Her challenge for us is to use the colors Lemon Yellow, Grass Green and Aqua.

Don't those colors sound so spring-like? I thought so, so I pulled out the recently released Spring Fever set, what I have left of my Farm Fresh paper by October Afternoon, and with this week's Sweet Sunday Sketch (SSSC63), I managed to whip up this cute little card! I LOVE this color combination!! It's so fresh and clean looking! And this sketch is pretty much my style too - clean and crisp.

For that center panel, I first sponged the sky in with SU's Soft Sky, then I tore a Post-It note in half and sponged in the grass with Old Olive. Then I stamped the bench seat in Timber Brown and heat set clear embossing powder over the top to make is shine just a bit. And that's it!

We'd really love for you to join us on this challenge, so all you have to do is create a card using the provided color combo, then go to the TSG Blog to add your name and a link to your project in the Mr. Linky that is located at the bottom of that challenge post. This challenge is open until the winner has been announced on the following Monday (April 12). The winner will receive a $5 gift certificate to use in the TSG Web store!

Thank you so much for popping in today! I hope you have a fabulous and productive week!

Stamps: There She Goes 'Spring Fever'
Inks: StazOn 'Jet Black and Timber Brown', Cool Caribbean, Old Olive
Papers: Strathmore Bristol Vellum, Bazzil Basics, PP - October Afternoon 'Farm Fresh'
Accessories: Spellbinders Large Circle Nestibilities, Martha Stewart Edge Punch, EK Success Circle Punch, Sponges, Machine Stitching, Dimensionals


Kelly Schelske said...

I love this Sandra, love it!

Lisa H. said...

soooo sweet! love what you did with that sketch, the OA dp, and the image-soooo pretty!

Gabriela said...

Your sponging is amazing - almost looks airbrushed! I'm in a complete and utter state of awe. Your artwork renders me speechless.

~amy~ said...

gorgeous...you definitely rocked that color challenge sandra...have a great day!

Jen Shults said...

This is fabulous! I love this image and your layout compliments is perfectly. I'm so jealous of your gorgeous stitching! It really makes your cards pop. :D

Pam Varnell said...

Girl can I be you when I grow up? LOL. You have serious talent with that watercoloring you do. This card is amazing.

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh just FABULOUS, love that sentiment.

*Susan* said...

Oh Sandra, what a fantastic card! The colors & patterns are wonderful, and I love that image!
So glad that you had great weather for Easter so Syd could enjoy her egg hunt outside! Aww, memories! {hug}

Judy McMullen said...

Yes, Sandra, spring is here and your card portrays it beautifully! Love the sentiment...perfect! So sorry you forgot your camera...I would love to see Syd enjoying her Easter outdoors!

Cheryl Walker said...

Awww Sandra your card is Beautiful hun!!! I love the scene, the colors, your sentiment, and the dp's you used!!!!!

Hope your Easter was a Happy one!!!!

Cheryl W

Sparkplug17 said...

Such a gorgeous card!

Chris said...

such a cute card Sandra and I love the background you made for the seat, it's so pretty. Gorgeous papers and design too. Glad you had nice weather for Easter. Chris :)

Julie said...

What a beautiful card,the image and the text are so special,I would love these in my stamp collection,Julie x

Mary Giles said...

This is lovely! I really like the mix of patterns in the paper. They complement the clean lines of the bench. The fence punch is a nice addition.

kadie said...

There is a brilliant serenity to this card. Beautiful!

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