Friday, February 6, 2009

Soft Colors for this Challenge

Good Evening! It's a relaxing Friday evening here tonight and I'm stamping :) I usually don't use pastel colors very often, but this one is kind of a mix of medium colors not really pastels. Anyway, it's lighter than I usually use. I've had this paper forever!! It's from K&Co and the paper itself is embossed.

This card was made for the Limited Supplies challenge on SCS. The challenge was to use only a stamp with words on it, no images. Well, I went right for this quote from Jami's "Value of Joy" set. I love it and it fits so well with this paper.

I started with the K&Co paper and added corners that I cut with the cuttlebug corner die. I stamped the quote with Versafine-sepia and cut it out with the long skinny scalloped nesties. I inked the edges of both papers with Colorbox Chalk ink in Warm Violet. I tied the ivory grosgrain ribbon in a knot pop-dotted the quote over the ribbon and added all the pearls. I also painted the butterfly with Angel Wings Shimmerz, but you can't see how shimmery it is in the picture. Have I told you how much I love challenges lately?

Speaking of challenges, on the right side of my blog I have added a section for challenges. Check both of those links out, they're really cool!

Our quote for the day: "What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls a butterfly." - Richard Bach

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a great evening!

7 comments:

Maraya said...

I remember that paper! The quote fits perfectly. Very nice!

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

Oh, I LOVE this Jeanette!!!! That paper and colors are just perfect, and I love the little pearls!! This is sooooooo beautiful!!

Debbie said...

I LOVE this card....can I have it?
It's so pretty, soft, inspriring. Wonderful for spring.

Lynette said...

Very pretty - beautiful paper!

Jane Wetzel said...

wow, this is so soft and pretty!

Teresa said...

Very pretty. I'm going to have to look through all my patterned paper for butterflies to use with that quote

stampmonkey said...

What a beautiful card! I love the pastels, and that sentiment is just perfect for your paper! Very pretty, even if it's not your usual colors. ;)