Mornin’, y’all – it’s Thursday and that means it’s Blog Hop Day! Today is a color challenge – and it was, for me, a true “challenge”! Hang on a sec and you’ll see. Our whole team is in on the hop today, so…please take a minute to check them all out, okay? 🙂
Our challenge today was to use Basic Black, Whisper White and Sahara Sand:
I stewed a bit on how to make this card and deal with this particular set of colors. I’ve used Sahara Sand as my primary color in the past, but for some reason it stymied my today. I finally just did some thumbing thru my DSPs and I stumbled upon the Timeless Elegance DSP. Black, White, Sahara Sand. That’s it! So, that helped.
Then I gravitated towards the Rose Garden thinlit – it just sort of says “elegant” to me, so I figured I’d stick to the theme. And, of course, the coordinating Rose Wonder stamp set, chock full of beautiful sentiments, sat ready to help me out. So…when I put them all together, here’s what I came up with! Take a look-see:
And it’s pretty darned easy to make, too! I started by cutting two of the large die cuts from the Rose Garden Thinlits – one each in Basic Black and Whisper White. I’d love to tell you it’s cuz I knew right off the bat what my plan was for the card, but in fact I was not at all sure! I’d thought I’d use the white on the outside, but…well. As you can see, that’s not where it ended up! Continue reading