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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Color Dare 253 ~ Gold, White Daisy, Slate, Glacier, Willow, Tangerine, & Poppy

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #253 we are challenging you to combine  Gold, White Daisy, Slate, Glacier, Willow, Tangerine & Poppy.

I have been wanting to play with June’s Technique Tuesday fish so I though this may be great for this color combination.

I used my Slate pigment ink to stamp the fish then added clear embossing powder to keep the ink from lifting off when I watercolored.

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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Color Dare 251 ~ Gold, Black, White Daisy, Juniper, Lemon, & Sorbet

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #251 we are challenging you to combine Gold, Black, White Daisy, Juniper, Lemon & Sorbet.

These are some of the colors of Prickly Pear Paper pack so that is what I used to create my card.  I have been wanting to use this adorable Llama for a while and now was my chance.

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 #251 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday July 13, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

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Color Dare 249 ~ White Daisy, Whisper, Sapphire, Lagoon, Glacier, & Cashmere

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #249 we are challenging you to combine  White Daisy, Whisper, Sapphire, Lagoon, Glacier & Cashmere.I saw these colors and thought of the beach and sea shells.  So I though of the Swirly Seashell stamp set and thin cuts.

For this card I decided to stamp the colored cardstock with versamark I stamped the shells and used white embossing powder.  I then took my blending pen and used Sapphire ink on Cashmere shell.  I used Whisper ink and Lagoon ink on the Whisper sand-dollar.  On the Glacier shell I used the Lagoon and Whisper inks.

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 #249 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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Color Dare #239 ~ Slate, Canary, White Daisy and Eggplant

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #239 we are challenging you to combine SLATE, CANARY, WHITE DAISY and EGGPLANT.

I originally though I would do something with flowers as that is what sort of came to mind.  Then I saw a stamp set that has been sitting on my desk taunting me to create with it….So I decide to play with Kyle.  Technique Tuesday came out with an Animal House Series this year and I could not resist as they started out with a fox stamp set so I was hooked.  Kyle was there February release.

For this card I used the fundamentals.  I stamped Kyle in Slate ink then using a blender pen lifted a bit of color from the Slate stamp pad to color him and his hat.

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 #239 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday April 20, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

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Color Dare #229 ~ Silver, Black, White Daisy, Pansy and Raspberry

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