Tuesday, October 25, 2016

CB Colour Challenge #28

Hello everyone, I hope you are doing well. 

After I made this quick card I realized that it matches the colours for the current challenge at Chocolate Baroque's Colour Challenge #28 so I will join in the fun.   These are favorite colours and I'm sure they were stuck in my head after seeing the beautiful samples at the challenge blog.



I used the resist embossing technique for the first time in a long while.   I embossed the tree and words from the fabulous Steampunk Christmas with white powder.     Next I sprinkled Brusho powders, spritzed with water, let them blend and then sprayed a little turquoise Dylusions ink.    I also stamped with a snowflake from Reindeer Landscape in the background.

Below is the beautiful colour sample (created by Miranda) for the current Challenge which ends on November 15th.



Thanks for stopping by and have a great day,
Shirley

33 comments:

  1. A stunning card Shirley, I love the resist technique you've used. Hope you are keeping well.

    Sue xx

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  2. Okay I need to get my brusho's out, never used them so thanks for the inspiration. Love this gorgeous colours and card Shirley...xx

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  3. Beautiful card, love the tree image. Hope all is well.

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  4. A beautiful card Shirley, background colours look gorgeous with the white embossing.
    Avril xx

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  5. Hi Shirley, stunning card, beautiful colours and design, l love the background, never tried Brushos, they look fabulous, wonderful image of the tree, Kate x

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  6. Wow, fabulous card Shirley, the background is stunning. Thanks for joining in with the Chocolate Baroque Challenge and good luck, Julie xx

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  7. This is gorgeous Shirley and the Brusho and Dilusions background with the scattering of snowflakes complements that pretty white embossed tree which stands out so beautifully. Hope all is well with you. x

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  8. LOVE your card, wonderful colours! Hugs, Valerie

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  9. What an intriguing, gorgeous snowflake tree image! It's especially dramatic done in the white EP for the detail and texture, Shirley. Those amazing background colors with the green stamped larger snowflakes make it pure magic! I always like when you stamp shapes in your backgrounds to lend that air of magic and movement! The sentiment is just as pretty as the tree. It's a wonderful creation, Shirley!

    We finally had three mornings that dipped into the 40s! but temperatures are back on the rise, and we will be in the mid-to-upper 80s for the rest of the next week. Still, it was nice having lower humidity and cooler temperatures. Even the dog and cat were full of energy!

    Hoping you are enjoying yourself! xoxox

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  10. Your ice chrystal tree looks so nice on this lovely textured background.WOW!
    Dear Greetings
    Sabine

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  11. Beautiful colored composition!
    xox Anja

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  12. Aaah, you know these are fave colors of mine, Shirley, so you have me swooning over this stunning card!! Hugs, Darnell xxoo

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  13. Another stunning make Shirley and the colours are also a fave of mine.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
    ShirlsCards.

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  14. A beautiful card from a beautiful lady , I just love it!!

    Have fun!!
    Maria

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  15. A pretty creation as always, apols for the lack of visits but slow going at this end.

    B x

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  16. Those colours look so beautiful on your card! And the white is a fine and eleganter design as it would be in black! Hugs, Gerrina

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  17. Wow, Shirley, your card is absolute gorgeous ! Beautiful stamps and lovely colours, a really wonderful Wintercard !!!!!! Greetings, Enny

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  18. A beautiful card Shirley, full of vibrant colour and the white embossing really pops against your fabulous background. Thanks so much for entering the Chocolate Baroque Challenge, Judith xx

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  19. Fabulous cards. I really like that steampunk stamp set. The tree looks beautiful embossed over those colours. I've been an embossing machine lately.

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  20. Oh I love this card - I'm nuts about snowflakes and using them as leaves is fabulous. And as always, the colours you've used makes my heart sing!

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  21. Oh how I love that Joy stamp & this is one of my favorite cards, Shirley! Unique & gorgeous Christmas card!

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  22. This is totally delightful. Even reading about your colours and materials and the way you made it is a treat.
    Hope your Crafting Assistant is well.

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  23. Superschön, Shirley.
    Ich liebe deine Farben. Und ich mag auch diesen Stempel sehr gerne.
    Eine herrliche Weihnachtskarte.

    herzlichst Sophie

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  24. Beuatiful how you use the colors so beautiful. Greetings Janny

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  25. Fabulous card Shirley!

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  26. I love this card, the colours and that stamp is gorgeous! Happy Halloween :D

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  27. Gorgeous Shirley - you ALWAYS use the prettiest color combinations and your blending is perfect!!
    Sandy xx

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  28. Hi Shirley! Gorgeous card, beautiful interpretation of the challenge colours and I just love those stamps. I hope you're well and having a lovely weekend. Thanks for joining us at Chocolate Baroque Challenge
    Claire xx

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  29. Hi Shirley, what a stunning card and perfect use of this months colours, thank you so much for joining in Chocolate Baroque Colour Challenge, good luck, Zoe DT member xxx

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  30. Stunning card and lovely colouring. Good luck with the Chocolate Baroque Challenge x.

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  31. This is so so beautiful! Truly gorgeous! Hugs, Autumn

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