First Frost for TGIFC180

First Frost for TGIFC180 card from theartfulinker.com

Hi!  Welcome to my blog.  I’m Sara Levin the artful inker.  Today, I’m playing with color.  Well really, every day I play with color.  But today, I created with First Frost for TGIFC180 which is a color challenge.  Let’s take a look!

TGIFC180 color challenge

Here’s the TGIFC180 color challenge.

Fun, right!?!

 

First Frost for TGIFC180

 

First Frost for TGIFC180 from theartfulinker.com

 

I can’t tell you how much this color combination appealed to me!

It’s just possible that I am feeling a little rebellious when it comes to

using the traditional Fall colors.

Eventually, I will get to them.

But, I’m just not ready yet.

 

First Frost for TGIFC180 card - top detail - from theartfulinker.com

 

On my Whisper White layer, I started by stamping the berries from First Frost

in Mango Melody at both full strength and stamped off.

Doing this adds a little more texture.

Then, I stamped some of the spiky, viney pieces in Melon Mambo

and cut them with a Frosted Bouquet framelit.

 

First Frost for TGIFC180 card - flower detail - from theartfulinker.com

 

Over that, I added a Basic Black oval cut with a Stitched Shapes framelit.

Than, I added some Vellum leaves.

They add more texture without adding more color.

For the flowers, I used both the large and small First Frost blooms.

After stamping in Coastal Cabana and cutting them out, I used one end of the

Take Your Pick tool to distress some of the flowers.

I love the kind of shabby chic look it gave the flowers!

 

First Frost for TGIFC180 card - angled view - from theartfulinker.com

 

Next, I added a tight Basic Black mat to the Whisper White focal layer.

After adhering the layer to the Thick Whisper White base,

I added Clear Rhinestones.

 

Thanks for stopping in today to see my

First Frost card for TGIFC180!

 

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Tami Hewlett
    October 10, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Beautiful card!!! Love the shabby flowers and elegant vellum! Thanks so much for joining TGIF challenges this week.

    • Reply
      Sara Levin
      October 11, 2018 at 5:58 am

      Thanks so much Tami! I loved the color combo — so fun!!

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