Hello Color Throwdown fans! I'm hosting the new color challenge today and we're doing a 180 degree turn from the bolder colors of last week to a very pastel palette of light mint green, saffron and ivory! I hope you'll like playing along with the softer side of colors!
I was inspired after I watched this video tutorial by Laura Bassen on the Papertrey Ink blog! She creates backgrounds with colored texture paste (I used Sage Shadow re-inker on one block and smooshed So Saffron on a second acrylic block to add to the paste). I liked her idea of giving the illusion of loosely layered string behind the sentiment by cutting a Circle Scribble die (PTI) from vellum! I cut the sentiment 3 times and adhered them together to give it more thickness and dimension. I splattered some Antique Linen distress ink over the background as well. The leaves stencil is by Simon Says Stamp. I kept it very clean and simple!
I'm happy to share that our October guest designer is the super talented Michele Boyer from Paper Cuts ! My first time meeting her was at a Copic instructional class and you will soon see she has some fabulous coloring skills!
For more inspiration by the rest of the design team, click on their blog links below...or... you can go to the Color Throwdown blog to see their cards and to get the details on how to play along.
Wanda Cullen (you are here)
Michele Boyer - Guest Designer for October