Colourq challenge 174

Today, I have another entry in the Colourq challenge.  If you remember, the inspiration for the colours came from this photo:

and I thought I could do a better job (than I did yesterday) of capturing both the colours and the inspiration if I tried a new card.  I clear embossed a Hero Arts wooden stamp of the heart in cocoa brown colourbox ink, and coloured all the flowers with assorted markers in raspberry, deep salmon and pale pink.  I had to cut the heart out by hand as I don't have a heart die to match this stamp, but I am relieved it seems to look OK.  With the 'dirty' vanilla background and vanilla inked heart border, I have all the colours represented here.  I die cut some small Spellbinders Ironwork Accents to 'hold' the heart and sentiment.   I feel the overall effect is more in keeping with the photo, and I am quite pleased with it.


  1. So pretty! I just love the background papers you've used! Your hand-cut heart is just beautiful! Thanks for using the CQC colors this week in your creation!

  2. this is so that heart!! so glad you shared it with us at the ColourQ!!

  3. Lovely card, Ann, those colored flowers are sweet! thanks for sharing your card with us at the colourQ.


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