Sunday, December 26, 2010

Curtain Call Color Challenge Act 62

Hi everyone! Merry Christmas again! It's Sunday and it's time for a Curtain Call Color Challenge! I know most of you will be busy this weekend. But this is such a wonderful color challenge. Stacey has chosen cool colors for our Christmas weekend. Here's the color combination. I made two cards for this color challenge. One that wasn't Christmas related and the other one a little follow up for the "second" day of Christmas! :) 

Isn't that inspiration picture just delish?! It's so elegant! It reminds me of one of my favorite interior designers, Candice Olsen. I painted the flower using my Stampin' Up inks and a water brush. The colors came out lighter than I wanted. But it still looks good! :) The little black dots on the flower are actually from enamel accents. I had put some too close to one another that they merged to make bigger globs. Since there was no texture on the card, I added the enamel accents and the silver pearls. I stopped myself from using a ribbon on this one. I thought it looked better simple. I hope you like this one!

Since it's still Christmas...well sort of...Christmas is always long for me...I made a Christmas card. I know I didn't need any more, but I still wanted to make one using these colors. I also used a sketch from Emma's Paperie for this card.

I tried to make a nice, whimsical Christmas card. It's not usually my style, but I hope you like it none the less. When I saw the skates, I NEEDED to use the stamp!!! Hahaha. :) Enjoy the rest of your weekend. And please take the time to join us this week for a little Curtain Call fun!

The Curtain Call Crew has samples to show you today, too, so make sure you stop by to see:

Christina MacLaren at Seaglass & Sentiments
Julie Lacey at Stamps & Taxes
Laurel Seabrook at Seabrook Designs
Makiko Jones at MakInk Studio
Monika Davis at M.A.D. Stamper
Piali Biswas at Touch of Creation
Silke Ledlow at My Life

and December Guest Designer, Maureen Plut at Buttons & Bling.

...then play along with us and post your Curtain Call Color Challenge creation using Mr. Linky back atStacey's Stamping Stage.


  1. Love your cards! Looks like that PTI stamp was popular for this challenge!

  2. Two really beautiful cards, Jean! The first one is so fresh and modern looking, and I love the combination of the skates, stars, and snowflakes on the second one. Hope your Christmas was wonderful!

  3. Love both cards!! Flower is gorgeous and love those skates with the snowflakes!!

  4. Gorgeous long card Jean! Love the retro look and your sketch card is awesome too! Enjoy the rest of your holidays...hugs ~S~

  5. Love these, fab use of the flowers in the first, how stylish!

  6. These are gorgeous!! Love, love, love them!

  7. oh, these are just fabulous!!! This was such a great colour combo :) It was so much fun hanging with you ladies this month...thanks for all your encouragement and sweet comments :)

  8. Wow your cards are very stunning, all of them!! I envy and love the way you stamp! And your flowers on the first card look like the DP I used on my card for this Beautiful!

    Have a Happy New Year!

    Tracey :D



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