Color Dare #331 ~ Brown and White with a Splash of Color

Welcome to another week of Color Dare!  This week we are challenging you to use BROWN and WHITE with a splash of one other color.  NO OTHER COLORS are permitted.

I decided to use Kraft, White and Sugarplum.

I designed a gate fold card using Kraft as my base.  I used and embossing folder to add a bit of texture to the card base.  The flowers were created using the fringe Thin Cut from the Decorative Border set.  I used one strip of white with three strips of the sugarplum for the larger flowers and two for the smallest flower. I used one of the tags from the Fancy Tag Thin Cuts.

I used the Love Blossoms Stamp set for the sentiment and added a few Sugarplum Glitter Gems.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #331 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #330 ~ Tic-Tac-Toe ~ I Heart Us

This week we have another Tic-Tac-Toe Color Dare Challenge for you.  This week for Color Dare #330 it will be using the CTMH color palette from I HEART US. Please use and identify the three colors in a row of your choice; however, we will allow any or all other colors from the Challenge Board to be included. You can check out the rules on our blog.

I decided to go diagonally with Pixie, Bluebird and Lagoon.  I added in Black and White as my neutrals.

For my card I decided to use the Sponging and Droplet technique with was recently shared on the Close to my Heart Blog. I also used the I Heart Us Cardmaking Stamp Set.

For the background I sponged Lagoon, Bluebird and Pixie onto a piece of White Cardstock.  I then spritzed it with the Spritz Cleaner and also placed larger droplets by unscrewing the top.

I used a bit of the Silver Embellishing Thread and the Silver Glitter Gems. I stamped the leaves with Lagoon ink on Lagoon paper and Versamark ink on Lagoon then used Clear Embossing Powder. The flowers are colored with Ink and Watercolor brushes.

The final touch was to use the Clear Shimmer Brush to ad a bit of sparkle to the flower.  I realize it is hard to see in the photos.  I also used the Stitched Square Thin Cuts.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #330 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #329 ~ Love of Color

Welcome to another week of Color Dare!  This week we are doing another Love of Color challenge.  We have chosen a color pallet for you with six colors.  How to play… you will design something using at least 3 of these colors. Please note Grays and Whites are free but no other colors.

I chose to use Peach, Smoothie, Mint, Linen and a touch of Gold.

I have been wanting to play with our new Stitched Quilted Thin Cuts. So I though this would be the perfect time to give them a whirl.  I used mostly cardstock – Linen, Smoothie, Mint and Peach.  I did use a pattern stamp set to stamp the lighter side of the Peach Cardstock. I really do love the fact our cardstock has the lighter shade on the reverse of the cardstock.  I did use the mint pattern paper from the I Heart Us paper pack.

I added a touch of gold with the gem in the center.  The happy birthday is from Lawn Fawn.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #329 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #327 ~ Tic-Tac-Toe Something Fierce

Happy Friday!  We are back with another Tic-Tac-Toe Color Dare Challenge for you.  This week for Color Dare #327 it will be using the CTMH color palette from SOMETHING FIERCE. Please use and identify the three colors in a row of your choice; however, we will allow any or all other colors from the Challenge Board to be included. You can check out the rules on our blog.

For this challenge I decided to use all of the colors to make this birthday card.

I absolutely love the Something Fierce papers and these dinosaurs from Something Fierce Scrapbooking Stamp.

I used the rock-and-roll technique on the T-Rex rolling in Carolina first then Bluebird. I then came back and using a marker to add the Mink color and the black or the eye.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors. Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #327 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations!!!

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #326 ~ Black and White

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #326 we are challenging you to use these colors:BLACK and WHITE with a splash of one other color.  NO OTHER COLORS are permitted.

Since Valentine’s Day is around the corner I have been working on some Valentines cards.

I used Ruby as my accent color and used two of Close to my Hearts retired thin cuts.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #326 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #325 ~ LOC Peacock, Eggplant, Glacier, Sugarplum, Heather, Silver

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #325 we are focusing on our LOVE OF COLOR Idea book.  We will be picking different color combinations and you get to choose which ones to use; however;  you must choose at least(3) of the colors. You are able to use neutrals – Black, Grey, Brown, Kraft, Cream and White in your design but NO OTHER COLORS. This weeks LOVE OF COLOR we are featuring: PEACOCK, EGGPLANT, GLACIER, SUGARPLUM, HEATHER and SILVER.  If you do not have these Close to My Heart colors you can choose a close match.

I chose to use Eggplant, Sugarplum, Peacock, Glacier and Heather.

Here is a close up of the card.

The card design is pattern 5 from the Make it from Your Heart Volume 4 Idea Book. The background is from Boutique paper pack which was just retired. The Eggplant polka-dot is from Documented paper pack which is also retired. I used the You Have My Heart Stamp set.  I stamped the heart in sugarplum on white cardstock. I then come back with the sentiment and stamped in Eggplant. The XOXO was stamped with Versamark and heat embossed in white embossing powder. I cut the tag using one of the Thin Cut Fancy Tags.

Here is the inside of the card. I used the You Have A Heart for the inside of the card using Eggplant and Peacock ink.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #325 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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Soft and Pastels Color Dare Challenge #323

Welcome to this weeks Color Dare Challenge! We are featuring a two challenges thin month one with Soft Pastels for your holiday creations.  Please join us by using soft and pastel colors to design your creations.

I was inspired by a beautiful card designed by Krista Hershberger as she used Sugarplum and Snowflakes.

I used Sugarplum cardstock, Ink, and Glitter paper. I cut the snowflakes with Winter Flurries Thin Cuts and the Sugarplum Glitter Paper.  I then used the Holiday Borders Stamp Set and stamped snowflakes with Sugarplum ink. I added a few of the Sugarplum Glitter Gems.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors. Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #323 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday December 30, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations!!!

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare 321 ~ Tic-Tac-Toe ‘Tis the Season

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #321 it will be a Tic-Tac-Toe Board Challenge using the CTMH color palette from TIS THE SEASON. Please use and identify the three colors in a row of your choice; however we will allow any or all other colors from the Challenge Board to be included. You can check out the rules on our blog.

I chose to go with the middle row going up and down with New England Ivy, Gold, and Sapphire.  I did add in some neutrals ~ Browns, Black and Linen.

I used Seasonal Mix in Papers, Grateful Heart, and Gold Glitter paper. I used Technique Tuesday’s new Animal House stamp Dani the Deer. I used my watercolor penciles to add some color to the Kraft cardstock and more definition to Dani.  I also used Black Embossing powder.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors. Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #321 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday December 13, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations!!!

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #320 ~ New England Ivy, Candy Apple, and Kraft

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #320 we are challenging you to use these colors:NEW ENGLAND IVY, CANDY APPLE and KRAFT.  If you do not have these Close to My Heart colors you can choose a close match. You are able to use neutrals – Black, Grey, Brown, Kraft, Cream and White in your design but NO OTHER COLORS.

I was playing around with my Season of Joy cartridge and used it to create this card.

For this card I used kraft for my base and the deer.  I used Red Glitter paper and my Red Shimmer Brush, although it is hard to see the shimmer.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #320 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #319 ~ Monochromatic Choose Your Blue

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #319 we are challenging you to use these colors: MONOCHROMATIC ~ CHOOSE YOUR BLUE.  You are able to use neutrals – Black, Grey, Brown, Kraft, Cream and White in your design but NO OTHER COLORS.

I thought of water so I grabbed a stamp set from Technique Tuesday which features this cool whale ~ Wendell the Whale.

I watercolored the area behind the whale with blues and added a few splatters.  I used the Decorative Borders Thin Cuts to cut the Glacier cardstock. I also watercolored the whale.  I did use a bit of the Black Shimmer Pen on the eye.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors. Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #319 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday November 29, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations!!!

Happy Crafting!

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