Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Make The Cards Challenge #27


Welcome back friends!

It's time for a new challenge over on  Make The Cards Challenge.
Today we are having a color challenge ...


 I had a lot of fun with today's design using these colors.  I knew I wanted to keep it 'clean & simple' so I went through my book of background dies and decided upon this Paper Rose - Texture 1 die (#17925) for my starting point.

Paper Rose - Dies - Texture 1

 I die cut it twice from white card stock.  As you see, for my design, I flipped the die over.  I used the actual die to do my coloring (Spectrum Noir alcohol markers).  Once the colors were done, I adhered one of the while panels on top of the colored blocks and colored in the small black squares with a fine tip black marker.  I then glued the 2nd white panel atop the first one for added dimension.


This Sue Wilson - Perspectives 'Hugs' (CED8307) worked perfectly for my sentiment.  At the last minute, I decided to add a few more of the black squares across the bottom as an accent.  The HUGS was popped up with dimensional tape.

I hope you'll come join in our challenge fun ... here's the link for you one more time ...

Make The Cards Challenge

 As always . . .



  1. This is gorgeous. I love that die. I actually had a hard time telling what kind of technique you used to create the card. I love it!! TFS

  2. Darlene - What a cute card. Love how you used the die and the black really pops off the page with those sherbert colors! Great job!

  3. I just had to check out that die! It's great, and how you colored the openings is so awesome. Looks perfect with our colors and the large black sentiment!

  4. What a fantastic card Dar!! I love the effect of your colouring... So clever!
    Your coneflowers sound gorgeous by the way... I hope you are having a good week

  5. Look at this! What a great die and, OMG, the colors! Your card is super cool, Darlene!

  6. You are so clever and creative! Love your CAS cards. I need to learn from you. I have to sit on my hands to not keep adding things to my cards. I struggle so much with CAS cards. Thanks for the awesome inspiration, my friend!
    Have a great day and stay safe and healthy.
    Lena’s Creations

  7. Dear Darlene
    wow a beautiful card as always and your tip on turning the die the other way is stay safe with love and gratitude

  8. that is a cool die and I just love how you used the holes to add your colors too, like the added black squares at the bottom for a nice border detail!

  9. Such an awesome background die. The great colors really make your black sentiment pop.


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