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Monday, March 10, 2014

Cards in Envy: Think Green

My brain hurts. Honestly, green is one of my favorite colors so why have I had such a hard time making green cards all of a sudden?

Fortunately, I broke out of my slump. Just in time, too! (Listening to some Irish Rovers music works every time!) The current challenge over at Cards in Envy is green!

 

Green Season:  This card all came together as I rummaged through my junk drawer and found two things: patterns to cut out shamrocks in various sizes and a paint chip. Dark green cardstock makes up the base card. I just added patterned papers, the paint chip, and then my focal shamrock. For a touch in the empty corner, a bit of bling but still pretty flat.


While doing this card, I realized how many shades and hues of green there are! For this card, my greens had to be more on the blue side and look a bit bright. The majority of green I have on hand leans to the yellow side and would be considered more brownish/leaf/earthy type greens. I learn something every day!

--Wy
"It's not easy bein' green. You blend in with so many other ordinary things."  --Kermit the Frog

4 comments:

  1. Such a nice green card. I like your background papers and the dark green edges along with the paint chip. Thanks for playing along with us at Cards in Envy.

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  2. Fabulous idea to use paint chip samples! Love your Green card--it's perfect for our Think Green challenge! Thank you for sharing with us at Cards in Envy!

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  3. Clever idea to use a paint chip! Thank you for joining us at Cards in Envy! ~ Marilyn

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  4. love the paint chip strip!!!! sooo much for playing along with Cards in Envy!!!!

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