Sunday, October 14, 2018

2018 Kre8tors October Blog Hop Color Challenge


Welcome to the 2018 Ke8tors October Blog Hop. This month we have a color challenge featuring the wonderful colors in this Fall image. We have been challenged to use at least 3 of the colors from this image and we are also allowed to use Basic Black, Very Vanilla and Whisper White as our neutrals. 
The colors for this challenge are perfect for Fall, so that was my theme for my card design. I was able to incorporate five colors plus Whisper White while creating a clean and simple card design. 

My card base has been created using Gray Granite cardstock and I also used it to create the matte for the focal point of my design. I stamped the images onto Whisper White cardstock using the Sheltering Tree stamp set (item #137163) from the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog. This stamp set is wonderful for creating cards for any season and an old favorite that I decided to show some love. 

The tree, rake and swing have all been stamped with Soft Suede Classic ink. The leaves were stamped with Pumpkin Pie Classic ink and then Real Red Classic ink, stamping it off once to reduce the intensity of the color to look more like the color Fall leaves. I stamped some random leaves around the tree and on the grass area with Pumpkin Pie Classic ink, stamping off once to give a different shade to the leaves. The grass was created by stamping with Granny Apple Green Classic ink, once again stamping off to provide a less vibrant green that fit with the Fall theme of the card design. I love that by stamping off or second generation stamping my images, it provided me with a greater variety of shades with my colors. I decided not to stamp a sentiment, giving it the feeling of a piece of framed art that might hang on the wall. 
The Sheltering Tree stamp set has a wonderful variety of images and sentiments that makes it the perfect stamp set for year round card making. The photopolymer stamps make lining up images so much easier to use. 

I hope that you have enjoyed my card design today and I hope our color challenge inspires you to give these colors a try when creating your own Fall themed projects. Now it's time to visit Cheryl and see what she has to share with us this month. Just click the Next button below to visit her blog or use the Blog Hop Roll Call List below to find your way. I hope that you will enjoy the rest of this blog hop. 




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Until Next Time.
Happy Stampin',
 


Tricia Butts
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27 comments:

  1. I really like your card. It is so peaceful, somehow. The nature in Autumn is just wonderful.

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    1. Thank you Eva. I love your perspective. I agree, it does have a peaceful feel to the design. :)

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  2. Lovely Card with one of my favorite stamp sets!

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    1. Thanks Kathy. I haven't used this stamp set in a while and it was so much fun to get it inky again. It's a perfect stamp set for this style of card. :)

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  3. Great use of the Challenge colors Tricia! Very Pretty Card!

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    1. Thanks Jan. It was a fun challenge and I love how these colors work together. :)

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  4. So cute! Love these colors with the sheltering tree! Thanks so much for sharing with us!

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    1. Thanks Melissa. These colors were perfect for a Fall card design and Sheltering Tree is the perfect stamp set for this type of card. :)

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  5. So cute! Love the use of color. This is one of my favorite stamp sets!

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    1. Thanks Becky. I think a lot of people love this stamp set. It has a timeless quality to it and is so versatile. :)

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    1. Thank you Linda. Glad you enjoyed it. :)

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  7. Nice card - I really like the technique you used.

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    1. Thanks Pia. It was a fun card to create. :)

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  8. Tricia, What a beautiful card! Love the frame inside!

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    1. Thank you Cheryl. I'm glad you like it. :)

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  9. Lovely card, love your interpretation of the colour challenge, thank you for sharing,

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    1. Thank you Laura. It was a fun color challenge. Love the Fall colors. :)

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  10. Nice to use stamps that sometimes we forget we have in our stash............... pretty card

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    1. Thanks Sue. It is fun to create with old favorites and rediscover new ways to create with them. Love Sheltering Trees. :)

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  11. I haven't see this set in a while. It is PERFECT! TFS

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    1. Thanks Tracy. It is such a versatile stamp set and perfect for all seasons. :)

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  12. Oh what a fun fall card! Love the layering on this one...very clever!

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    1. Thank you Deb. It's kind of a twist on the triple layer cards that used to be so popular. Love experimenting with different techniques. :)

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    1. Thanks Sandra. It is a fun way to create a focal point without a lot of bulk. :)

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  14. Great card Tricia, I love how you have used the colours.TFS

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