8.09.2013

FLLC August New Release Challenge!!


Happy Friday!

Flourishes August NewRelease is around the corner and it is time to play another FLLC Release Challenge (FLLCAUG13)!! How about we throw a fun color challenge at you that mixes Summer and Autumn colors together and challenge you to create something with the potential to WIN our August New Releases!

Here are the colors:
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A lovely teal, a rich rust and a neutral gray. What we love about this challenge is that all of these colors can be found in our Flourishes Color Made Easy Collections. Emerald Coast, Terra Cotta and either Cool Neutrals or Tonal Neutrals, isn't that great?

Some of the Flourishes Design Team were blessed to be able to gather together just a few weeks ago in Yellowstone National Park for a wonderful weekend. We realized that there was some beautiful scenery right in front of us that matched the colors of our challenge this month, so we thought we'd show that off to you as well...

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Beautifully colored mineral Ink Pots in just the right shades! 




Here is my color challenge card :)
I used Bees & Blossoms set. I had to add a little yellow & green with the color combo but that's necessary for the blower and bees, right? ;) The hardest part was to keep the blossoms with more terra cotta than orange. I hope they are close enough to the terra cotta cardstock color.



Supplies:

Bees & Blossoms
Classic White cardstock, Color Made Easy cardstock - Terra Cotta, Emerald Coast, TC Summer Stories paper pad
Memento - Flannel Gray, Morocco, Teal Zeal
Copic markers
Color Made Easy ribbon - Terra Cotta-Japonica, pearls
Spellbinders die, decorative edger









Now, for some lovely card inspiration with these colors, here's what the Design Team has to show off…


THE OFFICIAL RULES:
  • Simply create a card using these colors in the graphic above
  • Entries need to be in by Friday August 16th at 5 PM EST
  • Those entries using Flourishes Stamps will be counted twice
  • You must link your creation on the InLinkz Widgit of the Flourishes Blog to be counted
  • You must have a link to our challenge in your blog post or gallery post
  • Please DO NOT combine challenges. Only those entries that don't combine will be in the running
  • If you upload to SCS please use the keyword FLLCAUG13
  • We'll announce the winners on Saturday in our Winner's Circle Post here on the Flourishes blog on Saturday August 17th, so check back then to find out if you are a winner!


Thank you for stopping by.
Have a great weekend!

Maki

9 comments:

Allison Cope Israels said...

Fantastic card Maki! I think you did fabulously with the colour palette! I love your terra cotta bees.. they pop right off the card! Gorgeous details girl!

Silke Ledlow said...

Maki, this is a great way to use this set...awesome use of the colors too!!! Have a great weekend...hugs ~S~

Cindy Lawrence said...

Good night, girl, this is GORGEOUS! Your flowers are colored so beautifully, and that bee is the perfect addition!

Heather Jensen said...

I knew I was going to love your card. You always put some of the best little details in there, like the bee. :)

ChristineCreations said...

Oh Maki...I love the composition here. The softness to the blossoms in the background, and then the beautiful pop of hte flowers and bee, what a lovely card!

Linda Carson said...

gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!!

Julie Koerber said...

LOVE this Maki! You used the colors in a way that makes this whole "scene" come alive. Beautiful, simply beautiful.

HappyCrafter said...

Gorgeous card! So much detail and so feminine and pretty! I like how you made the bee a focus point on the image.

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Lovely, the single flowers popped up is a great touch. So pretty.

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