Sunday, August 28, 2011

New Toys

I spied this colour combo of Poppy Parade and Calypso Coral here on Christine Blain's blog and thought to give it a go. It is certainly not a combo I would think up on my own but I don't mind it together, it is bright and fun. I have coupled it with the new Forever Young stamp set, which in my mind goes perfectly with earthy neutral tones, not these bright babies, so it is definitely out of the box for me. I finished the image off with a couple of highlights using the white gel pen, and of course, the new ribbon border punch! We are having some fabulous sunny weather here this weekend, so I intend to get myself out in the garden to enjoy it. What are you up to this fine Sunday morning?


Bronwyn Eastley said...

oooh .. I love the embossing, little spots of white gel pen and the gorgeous ribbon border punch in white for contrast - gorgeous card.

Philippa Petty said...

Yes I agree. Not my colours either but it looks good together.

P.S Love the new blog. Bling, bling

Christine Blain said...

Well, love, I'm glad I played a little part in helping you step outside your comfort zone! Does us all good to do that now and again :) Lovely card ... love that debossed panel, and the gel pen highlights. Great job!