ColourQ 84

Saturday, May 14, 2011

The other day I bought a gift for my niece's birthday.  As I contemplated wrapping paper at the store, I decided that I didn't like anything on the rack and that I would like to wrap the gift in kraft paper then use some 1 1/4-inch striped grosgrain tied around the box.  (I hadn't decided which color I would use, though).  I also thought that I would make a birthday card to coordinate with the kraft paper.

Then along comes the ColourQ challenge this week, which I paired with a Verve sketch.

I knew that this color challenge fell right in line with my plans to make card to match my kraft covered gift.  What luck that the challenge this week used colors I love!


I love how the earthy colors like Crumb Cake, Old Olive and Not Quite Navy are highlighted by the Daffodil Delight.  That sunshine yellow is just the thing to make sure this card is not too boring!

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5 Responses to “ColourQ 84”

Noelle said...

Great card, Jen! I love the patterns and embossing as well as the multiple colors on that stamped tag! Thanks for joining us at CQC this week! :)

Sylvia said...

Lovely card, Jen! Love how you used the colors. Thanks for playing with us at the ColourQ again this week.

Vicky Hayes said...

Gorgeous colours Jen and I totally agree about Daffodil Delight!

LeAnne said...

Sweet, Jen!

Christina said...

Love the multi-colored sentiment, Jen! Great use of these colors. Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week!