Working w/ Color

I do many Color Combo challenges per month. Some of the colors just seem to go together easily, while others do not. Last weeks SSC Color Challenge was a particularly difficult one for me.


I found this picture on the Martha Stewart website. The colors look fantastic together here, so bright & balanced. Hmmm, once I started trying to put my card together though, I couldn't get it to work! So, I made what I call my "Cheater Card".


A Cheater Card is when I use blocks of colors. Sometimes these block of colors are small squares, sometimes they are rectangles or even circles of solid cardstock. Then I try to balance it out by using pops of colors around my card (such as the ribbon & butterfly). I hope this gives you an idea the next time you are working on a difficult color combo!

What do you do when you are stuck on a color challenge? I'd love to here your suggestions.

Stamp: Beyond Basic Borders
Ink: Not Quite Navy
Paper: SU & PTI
Accessories: Swiss Dot Cuttlebug folder, MS butterfly punch, rhinestones, corner rounder

5 comments:

Jennifer said...

CUTE! Fun colors to work with. Love the embossed dots!!

Kathy Martin said...

Beautiful color combo and card! Great design! :)

Anonymous said...

Whether or not you cheated, I like this card. It is very cute!!!
Hugs,
Hazel

Jennifer Carter said...

Beautiful card! YOu did great with this color combo!!

lynn said...

gorgeous "cheater" card!

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