Thursday, July 31, 2014

Mod Squad's Got the Blues!


The Mod Squad challenge this week asks us to use blue, brown, and any other neutral color on our cards. I used teal which in my mind is a shade of blue, while others see it as green. I thought it would make a fun Christmas card, so I stamped the GinaK Stately Flowers 6 image with Versamark and embossed it with gold ep. I colored the pinecone with 2 different brown shades of Copics, and added just a touch of green color to the pine branch. I matted with some kraft cs, and added 3 brass mini brads. The bow was done with brown and neutral twines, and the SU! sentiment was also embossed in gold. This was a simple Christmas card to create and I think I'll make a few more in different colors to add to my stash.

Thanks for stopping by, and be sure to check the post at the top of my blog, because I had to pull a 2nd name for the blog candy.

Have a great day!

Carol

20 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

A wonderful CAS design and the twine is a lovely finishing touch.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Linda said...

Stunning card!

Joyce Evans Erb said...

Nice use of that stamp, very pretty

scrAPpamondo said...

A very nice card, with beautiful colors! The pinecone looks true!

Benzi said...

Gorgeous Christmas card. Love that pinecone. I love the teal....that's what I would call it, too. Good idea to make a bunch of these.

Regina said...

Carol, the card is really lovely! I love the color combination!
Regina*

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Teal is totally in the blue family! Don't let those weirdos tell you otherwise!!! This is a fabulous card. I love the addition of the twine. It really makes it!

Irish Cherokee said...

WOW! Clean, Simple and a striking card. Love the color combination. The is a good one to duplicate.

Jim

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Fantastic image, love it!

Warm hugs
Maarit

Diane Jaquay said...

This is SO pretty, Carol, the beautiful teal compliments the pine cone image so well!!

aussie aNNie said...

Gorgeous card Carol, love the CAS style...♥aNNie Come and join in my birthday rock n roll candy .... The Journey is the Start

JD/ Jill said...

Stunning card, Carol! You always do such a great job putting colors and elements togther!

Lee said...

Absolutely stunning card Carol!! That's one of my favorite sets! Thanks so much for playing along with us!

Donna Hanley said...

I love this stamp and had never even seen it before. I may have to do a little bit of shopping. A truly classy card. Sorry I'm behind on commenting.

jimlynn said...

This looks like a Christmas card you'd buy in a store! So beautiful and love that big pine cone. VERY nice!
Lynn

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

That long cone reminds me of some that hang on my trees! Beautiful job, Carol. I love the gold with touches of color.

nwilliams6 said...

Gorgeous colors and image. This is such an elegant and beautiful card - definitely make more in different colors! Hugz!

Brenda said...

I guess it is like asking if the cup is half full or half empty. lol I think it looks blue in your picture so I am going to agree with you. I love, love this card. The pine cone is fabulous and I love how you embossed it with gold embossing powder and then colored it. I also love the greens. Just perfect and beautiful! Hugs, Brenda

MaryH said...

I see teal as a blue also. And it's beautiful to see it used here with this wonderfully colored pine cone. I like this image, and your coloring on the needles is exactly the way this foliage looks. And the green shade is pretty against the (blue)teal too! Nice matting, and I like the gold Caligraphy look of the sentiment. Well done! TFS & Hugs

Jessi Fogan said...

Teal is blue for me too! I LOVE this card - absolutely gorgeous. The smidge of colour against the gold embossing is just lovely.