Today's color challenge was Pink in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I decided to pair Pretty in Pink with Purely Pomegranate. I also decided to use Baroque Motifs AGAIN - for my third color challenge card in a row! See the other 2 here and here.
I've had this idea in my head since I saw the calendar in the November Stampin' Success magazine (the monthly magazine for SU! demonstrators), but I hadn't had a chance to try it out yet. The calendar on page 4 of the magazine shows squares in different colors of orange with the Baroque Motifs swirl in the background. To create the swirls on the different colors, I cut out a 3" square of Pretty in Pink, Purely Pomegranate and Whisper White. I then used my stamp-a-ma-jig to stamp the swirl in as close to the same spot on each square as possible. All were stamped in Purely Pomegranate ink. After stamping the swirl and a few flowers, I cut each square into nine 1" squares and then pieced my focal image together using some of each of the 3 colors. The 9 squares were matted on a 3 1/4" square of Basic Black and then a 3 1/2" square of Purely Pomegranate. I added the hardware and Purely Pomegranate DS ribbon and then adhered it to a 4 1/4" square card base of Pretty in Pink. The sentiment from So Many Sayings was added directly to the card base in Basic Black.
With the remaining squares, I can create 2 additional cards.
Thankfully, I don't know of anyone right now struggling with Breast Cancer. If you do and could use this card to brighten someone's day, I would love to send it to you. Just leave me a quick comment and let me know!
Stamps: Baroque Motifs, So Many Sayings
Cardstock: Pretty in Pink, Purely Pomegranate, Whisper White, Basic Black
Ink: Purely Pomegranate, Basic Black
Other: Purely Pomegranate DS Ribbon, Hardware (unknown maker)