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09/21/2011

Color Round Up #48; Dark and Dreary Card

Color Round Up #48

 (CRU #48)

Morning everyone!!

Sorry I have been missing in action, life is just so crazy here right now were winding down for the season and lots to do before winter is upon us. Were still cutting and hauling firewood in every spare min. as well. Some of you have been asking about my dad, he is still adjusting to not working. Last month they put him on a portable oxygen tank so yes the COPD is progressing. So that has been a adjustment as well, but doing pretty good I think. It's not easy watching your parents health deteriorate, so thank you all for your support, emails, thoughts and prayers for our family we really appreciate it!!!

I actually got to do a little stamping hooray!!! Every Wednesday I will be posting a new Color Round Up Color Challenge!!! All color challenges will be based on Stampin' Up! color families. I am a Stampin' Up! Demo so all my samples will only use SU product.

To take part in the Color Round Up Color Challenge CRU #48~

1. Create a project (card, scrapbook page, 3D item or MDS item) using these colors or similar shades only on your project. I can't wait to see what you make!!!

2. Post it to your blog or other public gallery (Stampin' Addicts, Splitcoast and etc.) using the key words Color Round Up #48 or CRU #48 and make sure to include a link back here to the challenge.

3. Enter your name and direct link to your project in Mr. Linky box below!

The deadline is September 27th so you have until September 27th midnight central time to enter your project!! Join me for Color Round Up Color Challenge #48!! One winner will be picked and they will receive a badge to post on their blog!!! You can play along anytime for the color challenges but if you would like a chance at the badge you'll need to enter by September 27th.

I used the following supplies to create this card~

Dark and Dreary Clear Stamp Set item #121151
Grateful Greetings Stamp Set item #116511
Frightful Sight DSP item #122351
Pick Your Poison DSP item #124001
Scallop Trim Border Punch item #118402
3/16 Corner Punch item #119871
Cajun Craze 1 1/4 Stripped Grosgrain Ribbon item #125055
Crumb Cake 1/2 Seam Binding item #122332
VersaMark Ink Pad item #102283
Clear Embossing Powder item #109130
Powder Pals item #102197
Heat Tool item #100005
Sponge Daubers item #102892
Designer Buttons Neutrals item #119743
Jewels Pearls item #119247


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My base is Basic Black card stock. I then cut a piece of Crumb Cake card stock and round the bottom corners with the 3/16 Corner Punch. I sponged the edges with Crumb Cake. I took the stamp from Dark and Dreary Stamp Set; inked in Basic Black and stamped onto the top part of the Crumb Cake card stock. I cut a piece of Baja Breeze card stock and punched one side out with the Scallop Trim Border Punch. I cut strips of Frightful Sight and Pick Your Poison DSP. I then ran some 1 1/4 Cajun Craze Stripped Grosgrain Ribbon above the DSP. I ran some 1/2 Crumb Cake Seam Binding across the top of ribbon. I then placed Stampin' Dimensionals on the back of the Crumb Cake card stock and attached to the Basic Black card stock. I cut a piece of Baja Breeze and Very Vanilla card stock. I took the stamp from Grateful Greetings Stamp Set; inked in Versamark and then in Cajun Craze. I stamped onto the Very Vanilla card stock then poured Clear Embossing Powder over the image. I then heat set it with the Heat Tool. I rounded the upper right hand corner with the 3/16 Corner Punch. I sponged the edges with Crumb Cake. I then snailed it to the Baja Breeze card stock. I placed Stampin' Dimensionals on the back and attached to the card. To finish off the card I added a Designer Buttons Neutrals to the bow and added some Jewels Basic Pearls to the card.

Supplies Used~
Stamp~ Dark and Dreary, Grateful Greetings
Ink~ Versamark, Basic Black, Crumb Cake, Cajun Craze
Paper~ Basic Black, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Baja Breeze, Frightful Sight DSP, Pick Your Poison DSP
Acc.~ Scallop Trim Border Punch, 3/16 Corner Punch, Cajun Craze 1 1/4 Stripped Grosgrain Ribbon, 1/2 Crumb Cake Seam Binding, Clear Embossing Powder, Powder Pals, Heat Tool, Sponge Daubers, Jewels Pearls, Designer Buttons Neutrals, Stampin' Dimensionals, Sticky Strip, Glue Dots.


Thank you everyone who left comments on the last Color Round Up and to those that played along!! The winner of Color Round Up #47 is Cherie!! To see her beautiful matchbox container please visit her blog Russell Island Crafter. Congrats Cherie you won the Color Round Up badge!! Thanks for playing along!!!!

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Thanks for stopping by! I can't wait to see what you come up with using this weeks combo!

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