It’s a Tic-Tac-Toe challenge at Color My Heart Dare, and, this week, we are asking you to use up a few of those leftover supplies as we create with retired CTMH colors. As you will see, I chose to use some “non-typical” fall colors to create a Fall Blessing card. Before I show you my project, let’s look at the Tic-Tac-Toe Board.♥
Choose a row, column, or diagonal to create something new, then link your creation before September 27th. I chose to use the color palette from Row two with Pomegranate and Emerald, then added my color of choice – Goldrush.♥ Why Goldrush? Our Love of Color Book shows Goldrush as a complementary color to Emerald, and I felt that this would be the perfect color combination for a Fall card.
I felt like the Goldrush cardstock was a bit too harsh for my background, so I inked our Stitched Circles Embossing Folder, and ran it through my embossing machine. If you have never created an Inked Embossed Background before, you can view a tutorial HERE. I layered my cardstock, added some stitching, then began stamping the leaves using the Hawthorn Scrapbooking Stamp set.
I wanted a multi-colored look to my leaves, so I stamped them in Emerald, Pomegranate, & Goldrush, then I rolled ink onto the edges of the stamp♥ and added another layer of color to the edges of each of the leaves.
The bow was created by adding Goldrush Ink to White Ribbon. This is a great way to make matching ribbon for a project.♥ Make sure to “heat-set” it or let it dry a few days before using. I cut a Stitched Circle from Goldrush Cardstock, added the sentiment, attached a few Gold Sequins and the card was complete.
I hope that this card inspired you to join the Color My Heart Dare challenge. Stop by each week for a new challenge and be inspired by all the wonderful creations.
♥I can’t wait to see what you create!