colourQ #125

Hi crafty friends! You’re just in time to discover this week’s colourQ challenge! I’ll admit, it was definitely a challenge for me! The colors are all so pretty, but I think I got thrown by the Basic Gray!

The border strip on my card is made of some funky netted ribbon that I found at the local stamp store, and I folded it over a few times to make the border. Now that I think about it, it probably would have looked fine just stretched across the bottom part where I placed the sentiment. I just didn’t realize how thick it would actually be!

The rest of the card is pretty simple. I embossed the top part and then layered three punched out butterfly silhouettes over the squares of matching card stock.  The sentiment was stamped, matted on a scrap of grey paper and I cut a thinner strip of matching paper to go underneath to make a banner.

Other supplies: sentiment stamp (Stampin’ Up!), butterfly punch (Martha Stewart Crafts), embossing folder (Sizzix), card stock (Stampin’ Up!), ribbon (May Arts), striped paper (Echo Park Dots & Stripes).

 To recap, here are our colors for this week’s challenge! 
To be considered for this week’s colourQueen, make sure to link your creation at the colourQ blog by Sunday, February 26 at noon Central Time! Don’t forget to display the challenge colors and link back to the colourQ blog in your entry post.

Of course, The rest of the colourQ Royal Court have created some phenomenal projects with this week’s colors! You can see them on the colourQ blog or by visiting their personal blogs. (The links are to the right next to the thumbnail of this week’s challenge colors.) 

Thanks so much for stopping by! I can’t wait to see what you’ll create with this week’s colourQ! 
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