Sunday, August 12, 2012

August Crate Color Challenge

The color palette for the August Crate Color Challenge was posted here just over a week ago.  The colors for the month are:  vintage linen, pear green, and sea glass blue.
I started by going through all of my Crate products and pulling out the papers and embellishments that I thought might work.  Then I peeked through some recent photos of mine and found one that I could use.  My husband and I spent four nights in Quebec City this July and I had taken this photo of the outside dining area of the restaurant that we ate at.
I ended up using patterned papers from three different lines:  Pretty Party, Emma's Shoppe, and Portrait.  The embellies were all from Pretty Party, with two OA buttons and a couple of Prima crystals added.  I also added a little strip of Freckled Fawn washi.  I did just a bit of misting with Studio Calico's Mister Huey in Dewey.  I had kept the receipts from the restaurant, so I tucked them in behind the photo and stapled them with my tiny attacher.
The "flower 4-petal square" design from Silhouette that I used here may be my new favorite design.  I think it is fabulous for layering!
Have a great week everyone!




6 comments:

  1. This is really sweet! Love the colors!

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  2. Green is my fav color, looks great!

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  3. I just love these colors...this is beautiful! Love the design, the layers, and the background design with the flowers on top on the right.

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  4. Love what you did with all that green-amazing!

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