Friday, August 13, 2021

Say Thanks with Flowers

Color My Heart Color Dare Challenge #457 opened on Friday, August 13, and will close on Thursday evening, August 26, 2021. This is a biweekly challenge and we're using a Tictactoe board for our colors. This means that you must select three colors in a row. You may add more colors but they must appear on the Tictactoe board. Projects with colors not on the board will not be considered for the Top Three designation. The only exception is that black and white may be used freely.

I selected the diagonal direction from top left to bottom right - Evergreen, Bluebird, and Sage, then added Ballerina, Lemonade, and Sundance. Because I did not have all of the precise colors I substituted a few colors that were a very close match. Using patterned paper adhered to a white card base, two ovals were die-cut and stacked onto the patterned panel. Onto white cardstock, I stamped a floral design and colored it. The sentiment was added. The image was die-cut using another oval die and adhered with thin foam tape. A few gems were added. The inside was decorated by stamping additional flowers.

We have a new biweekly challenge beginning every Friday morning so there is always an active challenge. If you're reluctant to take on a color challenge, join us at our
Color Dare Blog #457 and give it a try.

Stamps: Stampin' Up! Hand-Penned Petals
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Distress Oxides (Worn Lipstick & Squeezed Lemonade), Copic Alcohol Markers (Sage & Evergreen)
Cardstock: Stampin' Up! Whisper White, Barely Banana, & Ballet Blue
Paper: CTMH "Isabella" Paper Packet
Dies: Hero Arts Infinity Oval Dies
Misc.: Pearls and thin foam tape from stash


  1. Pretty card! I like the coloring and the edge on the inside.

  2. I LOVE your card! the oval focal point for your flowers is perfectly framed by the background paper pattern. Fantastic!

  3. So pretty and so interesting how different your card is to Cat’s even though you used the same chevron paper. So versatile! X

  4. Beautiful!! I love that oval focal with the flowers!

  5. Love the stack of frames against the cheery background paper and the floral is perfect... very pretty card.

  6. Beautiful card, Melanie. I really like the organic colouring - it makes the flowers look so natural.

  7. Just beautiful Melanie! Love the colors that you used, perfect design! :)