Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Are you ready for a LONG post?!? Lots of pictures!

Does this card seem familiar? I CASEd myself for a Private Stamp Camp last night. The original card (also shown) I made for a color challenge, and though I like it I was afraid the colors might be a bit too funky for workshop guests so I toned it down some.

In the mean time I've found a new favorite color combo I think: Bashful Blue, Kiwi Kiss and Basic Gray! This is actually on the new In Color color chart that SU publishes each year with the new In Colors. Their combo includes Not Quite Navy as well, which I chose not to use. If you don't already have this color combo chart I highly recommend it (as well as our color wheel) if you've ever sat down to make a card or scrapbook page and needed a boost to get started. I'd be glad to email it to whomever requests it! I print this chart every year and put it in plastic 3-ring binder sleeves (takes 2 usually) then tie them together with a small sample of the In Color ribbon! Then, I stick it in the large ziplock bag I keep all my In Color scraps in. Sounds anal?? Well, I guess so but it is so handy! I decided you needed a picture of these charts so here you go.
Up next, another of the cards we did at my Private Stamp Camp last night. This is a big take on the similar 3x3 that I posted a few days ago. This one is Sahara Sand cardstock (grabbed it by accident, but it works too!) with artichoke and vanilla. The vanilla stems are embossed with Vanilla embossing powder which makes them stand out and provides some depth and texture! I also switched the taffeta ribbon to this twill. I love it with this casual natural look. Obviously getting some use out of the new scallop square punch too!
Anyway, if you've made it to the end congratulations and thanks for hanging with me!


  1. LOVE the butterfly cards, great colors! Love the details on the silhouette card, fabulous use of twill and scallop punch!!

  2. Wow!! Awesome color combo on the butterfly card- and i love your idea for the charts/bags- TFS!!!

  3. Wow! Good stuff! I love that color combo, no surprise as Bashful Blue is still my favorite color. I don't think I knew about that color chart, I better go do some research, thanks for the tip!

  4. More of your wonderful cards that I will have to CASE!
    You have such great creativity.

  5. Will be doing some casing if that's ok. I would love to have the color chart emailed to me. kabstampup@yahoo.com. Thanks for sharing.

    Kathy Brown

  6. great stuff, Kristin. I love the cards and I really like how you are pairing up the scallop square with that oval. hmmmm, keep putting off Pocket Silhouettes-love what you're doing with it.

  7. I would love to have the color combo. Sheresasking@yahoo.com



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