Color Dare #272 ~ Traditional Christmas Colors

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #272 we are doing a Christmas Extravaganza this whole month. We will feature creations using Traditional Colors.  For this challenge use Only Reds & Greens, White Daisy and/or your choice of one Neutral.

So I needed to create a few tags and thought they would be great for this challenge.

I slimply used Ruby, New England Ivy and White Daisy cardstock.  I used a touch of gold embossing on the “&”  and I did use gold shimmer on the Joy tag, however, it is not showing up.

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 #272 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday December 28, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

Color Dare #273 ~ Christmas Extravaganza Non-Traditional

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #273 we are doing a Christmas Extravaganza this whole month. We will feature holiday cards in Non-Traditional Color Challenge  Your Choice of 1 (Monochromatic), 2 or 3 Non-Traditional Colors (Excluding Traditional Red & Green), White Daisy and/or your choice of one Neutral with Optional Gold and/or Silver.

I LOVE Siberian Huskies!!! I was scrolling through Instagram and saw a design using an adorable husky puppy and I knew I needed to have it.  It is a stamp set called Polar Playmates by Sunny Studio Stamps.

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 #273 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday December 28, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

Color Dare #271 ~ Beary Christmas

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #271 offers a very versatile color selection using the palette from CTMH Paper Pack “Beary Christmas”. So many colors to choose from…and you are in charge.  Challenging you to use at least 3 (including neutrals) and as many as 9 of these CTMH Colors: Fern, New England Ivy, Cranberry, Glacier, Tangerine, White Daisy, Pebble, Pewter and Charcoal.

I love this fun paper pack!  I wanted to use some of the cute PML Cards that come with the papers.

For this card I used the cute racoon PML card.  I trimmed it to 4 x 5 1/4.  I when used the Wreath stamp set and coordinating die to stamp and cut on New England Ivy with New England Ivy ink. I then colored the leaves using my Shin Hann marker ~ Leaf Green. I then added a few Red Gems.  I stamped the Merry Christmas stamp set in Cranberry.

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 #271 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday December 7, 2017 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 #269 ~ Glacier, Bashful, Toffee, White and Black

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #269 we are challenging you to use (All and Only) these CTMH Colors: GLACIER, BASHFUL, TOFFEE, WHITE and BLACK.

With our challenges you have two weeks to participate which gives you more time and flexibility to create  – but please don’t wait for the closing date to submit your entry. Winners will be announced at the close of each challenge.

You may have noticed the new color palette layout. This was designed for better clarification of the colors. CTMH cardstock has the actual color on one side and the other side is a lighter variance of the same color.
I have been wanting to play with this cool stamp set and thought this would be the perfect opportunity.  I used the Faithful Friend Stamp Set, Bashful Glitter paper, Whimsy Fundamentals, and Glacier, Toffee, and White Cardstock.
Here is the inside of the card.
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 #269 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday November 23, 2017 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 #265 ~ Bashful, Pomegranate, White Daisy and Black

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #265 we are challenging you to combine  BASHFUL, POMEGRANATE, WHITE DAISY, and BLACK with the Option to add SILVER.

With our challenges you have two weeks to participate which gives you more time and flexibility to create  – but please don’t wait for the closing date to submit your entry. Winners will be announced at the close of each challenge.
You may have noticed the new color palette layout. This was designed for better clarification of the colors. CTMH cardstock has the actual color on one side and the other side is a lighter variance of the same color.
This new palette photo will make it easier for comparison for matching colors if you don’t have CTMH Colors. Plus…the variance of the same color gives you a fair range for substituting similar colors so you can still join in all the fun.
The rules will remain the same (All and Only) the featured colors in our Challenge, neutrals will be specified and some colors optional.
I was unsure what I was going to do for this challenge… flowers… then I spotted it… flamingos!!
I used the September Animal House stamp set from Technique Tuesday along with some Close to my Heart dies – Oval and Ribbon.

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 #2635 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday October 26, 2017 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 #263 ~ Toffee, Saffron, Espresso, Pomegranate, Fern, White and Optional Gold

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #263 we are challenging you to combine  ESPRESSO, WHITE DAISY, TOFFEE, FERN, SAFFRON, POMEGRANATE with the Option to add GOLD.

Remember with the new changes you have two weeks to participate so  this gives you more time and flexibility to create  – but please don’t wait for the closing date to submit your entry. Winners will be announced at the close of each challenge.
You may have noticed the new color palette layout. This was designed for better clarification of the colors. CTMH cardstock has the actual color on one side and the other side is a lighter variance of the same color.
This new palette photo will make it easier for comparison for matching colors if you don’t have CTMH Colors. Plus…the variance of the same color gives you a fair range for substituting similar colors so you can still join in all the fun.
The rules will remain the same (All and Only) the featured colors in our Challenge, neutrals will be specified and some colors optional.
I sometimes forget to really look to the artwork in the idea books for inspiration.  Today I was inspired by a card on page 72 of the annual inspirations idea book.
I stared with second generation Saffron ink for the base of the bird.  Then used second generation Toffee and the third layer is Toffee.

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 #263 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday September 28, 2017 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 #261 ~ Nutmeg, White Daisy, Toffee, Almond, Lemon with Gold (optional)

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #261 we are challenging you to combine  NUTMEG, WHITE DAISY, TOFFEE, ALMOND, and LEMON with the Option to add GOLD.

In case you have not noticed, we made a couple of changes to our challenges starting this month!! We are sure you will love it!!  Color Dare #261 will be active from two weeks so there will be two challenges running at all times. The two current challenges will be available on the sidebar of the Color Dare Blog.

This extension gives you more time and flexibility to create and hopefully invite more participants for Color Dare – but please don’t wait for the closing date to submit your entry. Winners will be announced at the close of each challenge.
You may have noticed the new color palette layout. This was designed for better clarification of the colors. CTMH cardstock has the actual color on one side and the other side is a lighter variance of the same color.
This new palette photo will make it easier for comparison for matching colors if you don’t have CTMH Colors. Plus…the variance of the same color gives you a fair range for substituting similar colors so you can still join in all the fun.
The rules will remain the same (All and Only) the featured colors in our Challenge, neutrals will be specified and some colors optional.
Here is my creation this week:
I designed this card based off of one in the Annual Inspirations book on page 72.  I used almond ink on the lighter side of the Toffee cardstock and also the Nutmeg ink to stamp the buck.

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 #261 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday September 28, 2017 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 #259 ~ Emerald, Goldrush, Pansy, Black, White with Optional Gold

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #259 we are challenging you to combine  EMERALD, GOLDRUSH, PANSY, BLACK, WHITE DAISY, with the Option to add GOLD.

Happy 1st of September!! We are making a couple of changes to our challenges starting this week!! We are sure you will love it!!  Color Dare #259 will be active from the 1st to 14th, and the next Color Dare #260 will go active on the 8th to 21st, etc. There will be two challenges running at all times. The two current challenges will be available on the sidebar of the Color Dare Blog.
This extension gives you more time and flexibility to create and hopefully invite more participants for Color Dare – but please don’t wait for the closing date to submit your entry. Winners will be announced at the close of each challenge. The winners for #259 will be announced the Monday following the 14th, and each week thereafter.
You may have noticed the new color palette layout. This was designed for better clarification of the colors. CTMH cardstock has the actual color on one side and the other side is a lighter variance of the same color.
This new palette photo will make it easier for comparison for matching colors if you don’t have CTMH Colors. Plus…the variance of the same color gives you a fair range for substituting similar colors so you can still join in all the fun.
The rules will remain the same (All and Only) the featured colors in our Challenge, neutrals will be specified and some colors optional.
Here is my creation this week:
I wanted to use this adorable frog which comes from Technique Tuesday and is part of their Animal House series ~ Felix the Frog
Here is the inside of the card:

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 #259 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday September 14, 2017 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 #257 ~ Silver, White Daisy, Lagoon, Pansy, Blossom, & Slate

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #257 we are challenging you to combine  SILVER, WHITE DAISY, LAGOON, PANSY, BLOSSOM, and SLATE.

For this challenge I looked to my new You are Here Cricut Cartridge.

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 #257 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday August 24, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

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Color Dare 255 ~ Silver, Black, White Daisy, Willow, Sapphire, Slate & Ruby

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #255 we are challenging you to combine  SILVER, BLACK, WHITE DAISY, WILLOW, SAPPHIRE, and RUBY.

I wanted to play a bit more with that adorable bear from the Jack Cardmaking Stamp Set and 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 #253 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday June 29, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

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