Thursday, July 3, 2008

Color Inspiration Challenge #14


Hi Everyone, 
Its time for another awesome Kristina Werner: Color Inspiration Challenge. I really loved this challenge because I haven't really used this color scheme yet - and I have to say that it was the most fun that I have had making a card.  

The five colors for the challenge were: Whisper White, Basic Black, Basic Gray, Ruby Red and River Rock. Since we could opt out of the Ruby Red/River Rock, I chose to opt out of the River Rock.  I just loved the look of the monochromatic with a splash from the red spectrum. 

Now first things first. I know, I know I know that this is NOT a practical card - in that it won't fit in your everyday envelope - but it was SO fun to make that, I just didn't want to focus on any practical issues :)

 
The black and gray cardstock is from my scrap pile. The DP is from me and my big ideas - I was going to use it for a scrapbook layout - but then thought that it would fit in with this challenge. The big beautiful butterfly is from Midwest Design and is made of dyed feathers with glitter. Its really soooo beautiful and lovely and makes the card so very unpractical but so very yummy :)  The metal ribbon charm is from Making Memories and the Gray/Silver ribbon is from Wrights (Casa Collection). The stamped sentiment is from Clear Stamps (Heidi Grace designs) and was stamped with Black Stazon Ink. I am not sure where the flowers are from - these were bought pre-blogging days, where I didn't keep the companies that made products. 

 

I can't even tell you how much fun this particular group of colors were - I totally loved it and had a million different ideas. I am not sure if this is particularly sassy?, but I was just going for a BIG, different, FUN, bold look.... and it was definitely fun. 

Hope all of you are well and are enjoying your almost weekends :)
Best wishes to all,
Sankari

16 comments:

Cris A said...

This card is gorgeous! I love how you used all the embelishments!

Manuela said...

Sankari, This challenge was very difficult to me, becouse I prefer soft/clear colors. kisses... Your commenst in my blog are very sweets. Thank´s!

Manuela said...

Sankari, I learned a new word with you: stunning! I needed look in dictionary. :-)

Kellie Jupe said...

WOW what an amazing card, I don't think I would ever come up with something like this, nice work.

Mel H. said...

WOW! Beautiful card. I LOVE LOVE LOOOOVE that butterfly.

JAY said...

Hi Sankari...glad you like my card. Yours is very pretty!!

Mary said...

Maybe not practical but definitely gorgeous! Love the butterfly!

savitri said...

I LOVE that butterfly. SO bold indeed. Ah, who cares if it doesn't fit a regular envelope :)

Have a great weekend!!!

nonapearl said...

Wow! This is AMAZING!!!

Ryemilan said...

STUNNING card Sankari. Fabulous butterfly :-).

Sam.

Ashley said...

Love the details of this card. So great. That butterfly...very bold. Great job!

Brooke S said...

Oh my!!!!! This is the most amazing and artistic card I have ever seen. Perfect color choices.. I love the photos of this card as well.. What more can I say... WOW!!! Thanks for all the kind words on my blog!!

Dawn Easton said...

Gorgeous card! Wow! I like to do cards like this too...they have such a WOW factor when you give them away!! Fantastic job on the CC!

Sonia said...

Hi Sankari
You did a beautiful card, love butterfly look amazing.
Great job!!!

Carol Dunstan said...

wow, I missed seeing this at the time, LOVE it!

Ramona Michaluk said...

Wow! Love this card - so striking and the butterfly is gorgeous. Great job!