Saturday, January 13, 2018

Color Throwdown # 475

Work had been very stressful for the past couple months, and I had fallen off of the Color Throwdown bandwagon. But now that I am (hopefully temporarily) unemployed, I wanted to get back to it! This week's challenge colors are Navy, Aqua and Pink. Here's my card!
I tried some new techniques this time around. I knew I wanted pink floral patterns on a darker cardstock, but I don't have any pink embossing powder. So I used clear embossing powder on pink paper and then blended over that with navy ink. The pink and navy combo gave the paper an almost purple hue, so it wasn't exactly what I wanted, but I really like the look. I still think it's navy enough to count for the challenge!
I die cut a hole in the panel so that some navy cardstock and aqua and white twine could show through around the sentiment. I raised the panel with the embossing and the sentiment's die cut up on foam tape. And I added the Nuvo drops at the last minute. The white ones picked up a little of the blue ink from the blending I had done, but am digging it! The pink ones photographed more yellow than they appear in real life, they match the flowers pretty closely.
 Overall I am very happy with the card. I went with an inspiring theme and sentiment, because I need as many positive thoughts as I can get right now.

1 comment:

  1. Lovely take on the throwdown colors! So glad you were able to join us in this week's challenge!