Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Less is More and ColourQ

I'm sharing cards for two different challenges today.

First up is the card I've made for Less is More 83, where the challenge is to use brown and pink.  I've used PTI out on a limb with Memento rich cocoa and Victorian velvet distress ink.  I added liquid pearls to the center of each blossom.  I tried both a cream and a brown card base, and can't decide which I prefer.  Opinions?



Second, I've made a card using the absolutely gorgeous color palette from ColourQ 153.  Isn't this beautiful?


I used PTI floral frenzy to stamp a background pattern around my sentiment.  For colors I've used Memento rich cocoa and cantaloupe, VersaMagic pink grapefruit, and ColorBox robin's egg.  These colors make me so happy. :)



Thanks for visiting today!

Ann

14 comments:

Tracey McNeely said...

What a pretty thank you card. Thank you so much for joining us this week at the colourQ!

Mynnette said...

Two amazing cards!!! LOVE the brown base the best, but your thank you card has my heart! It's so lovely! :) I'd love for you to join me at Technique Tuesday--I can't wait to see what you'd create!!! :)

Rosemary said...

both LIM cards are so pretty, ann! but i think i prefer the second one done on the cream base... your colourQ card is gorgeous!!

Deanna Jean said...

Great use of this weeks colors. I love that flower..hmm..I don't have this one yet :) Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

Michelle said...

Beautiful cards, Ann! I especially love your pretty ColourQ entry. :-)

Chrissie said...

These are all great cards Ann, personally I prefer the richness of the brown base to the LIM card, although both are lovely!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Sylvia said...

Fun array of flowers, Ann, lovely card! Thanks for sharing your card with us this week at the colourQ.

Lynn said...

Two absolutely stunning cards. Love them both!

shirley-bee said...

Three great cards, Ann. I think the second one just has the edge over the first, and I love the bursts of colour on the ColourQ card.

LeAnne said...

Both are very pretty, but the CQC one caught my eye right away! Happy! Thanks for playing with the CQC this week and sharing your creation!

Katina said...

Such beautiful cards Ann! I love the brown LIM one - it really stands out. Think I need to try and get that PTI stamp set!
xx

Gay Peplow said...

Brilliant results Anne, love both bases and the toppers look wonderful on your LIM cards:0) Your CQ card is lovely and the balance you've achieved is superb :0) Gay x

lostinpaper said...

More gorgeous designs Ann! Love those pink and brown branches.... perfect!

Mandi said...

Beautiful cards I love the dark brown card base
Thanks very much
mandi
"Less is More"