Friday, June 25, 2010

PTI June Blog Hop



Welcome to PTI's June Blog Hop!  Here is the criteria for this month...

"This month we thought it would be fun to focus on COLOR! We want to see your favorite Papertrey color schemes put to work. Be sure to post the color scheme near the top of your post in bold letters so everyone can collect them to use as a future reference! With everyone's different takes on combinations from the Papertrey spectrum, we will surely build an amazing resource that we can all utilize and fall in love with some new favorite color schemes!"

When I saw this, I knew exactly what colors I wanted to use!  Here is my color combo...Looks kinda CRAZY doesn't it? How in the world do I pull this off right?   Yep!  7 colors and white of course!



Here is my inspiration piece!  This is a camera strap I made recently!  When I saw the fabric I knew each color was PTI for sure!


So here is my card...


I love how the leaves look so much like the ones on the camera strap!  I would have never pulled this color combo together without that fabric!  I have said before I am a "monochormatic" girl so this was a great challenge for me!

Thanks for stopping by!  Hope you find some fabulous color combos out there on the blog hop tonight!




Supplies (All PTI unless noted)

Stamps: Turning a New Leaf, Mega Mixed Messages
Paper: Pure Poppy, True Black, Smokey Shadow, Simply Chartreuse, Summer Sunrise, Raspberry Fizz
Ink: Fresh Snow, True Black
Misc: Sweet Blush Button, Simply Chartreuse Button, White Scrappers Floss, White Gel Pen

76 comments:

  1. Very cute!! Love all those colors!! I really like those flowers too, I need to try Lisa's technique sometime too!

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  2. I thought," wow that has a lot of colors!" It really works though. the colors don't overwhelm the design! Just the right amounts of each. Great card!!
    Kara

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  3. Wow, Laurie! Your card is gorgeous! I wasn't sure how you were going to incorporate all those colors without overwhelming your card, but you did it. Using Smokey Shadow to ground the colors is such a smart idea! I also love the twine that you used on the flowers. You're so talented!

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  4. Loving this! That is an awesome camera strap and a fantastic card! I LOVE those flowers, definitely need to give them a try.

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  5. My first thought was "Seriously? How's she gonna pull those colors off?"

    Well, stupid question!! This looks BEAUTIFUL, Laurie! LOVE your card and that camera strap is too cute!

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  6. I did 5 colours, I thought that was ambitious, lol! You've really pulled it off here with 7, my gosh! Great card but I have to say I love your camera strap even more!! Fancy making me one?!

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  7. sooooo cute! love it!!! it seems like a lot of colors but they go so well together!

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  8. Sweet card! Love the combo!

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  9. WOW! great inspiration and you have used a lot of colors effectively on the card. Well done, Laurie! I particularly like the grey and red together.

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  10. Great card Laurie! Look at all those fun colors!

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  11. What an awesome card, so many colors, yet so simple and balanced!!

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  12. Gorgeous card! Those bright flowers are awesome. :)

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  13. Girl, you rocked the challenge, 7 colors!! wooow...love the card, so beautiful!

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  14. Amazing. It takes real skill & creativity to incorporate so many colours ... and to use them well.

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  15. Wow, 7 colors! Beautiful card!

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  16. Wow! It's so awesome to be able to work with so much color. Love your inspiration piece. Great job!

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  17. When I first saw the color line, I thought, "Nuh, uh." But you pulled it off, and beautifully, Laurie! AWESOME card!

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  18. Love the camera strap as your inspiration. I would never have thought of using 7 colors, but it totally works. The flowers do look like the ones on the strap. Great job.

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  19. So pretty - love the color combo

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  20. Way to go for using that many colors. Love that camera strap you used for inspiration!

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  21. That strap is lovely! So cool that you got your inspiration from the fabrics! Too cool!

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  22. Wow your card is so perfect with that inspiration piece! Beautiful!

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  23. WOW! What a great inspiration piece, and your card is GORGEOUS!!! LOVE the color combo!

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  24. great colors, I love the inspiration!

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  25. Fantastic! Your inspiration is perfect!

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  26. Wow! I was expecting a more complicated card, if that makes sense. Love how it turned out! I'm especially loving the white leaves on the black background. I'm going to have to try that! These would be awesome colors on a scrapbook layout. :)

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  27. Ack so cool! Both the camera strap and your colorful card!

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  28. Love the card the flowers are wonderful!

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  29. The bright colors look great against the smokey shadow. Love your flowers!

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  30. So many colors and it turned out fabulous!

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  31. Seven colors? Wowzers!! Love the flowers and how you curled up the twine :)

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  32. You did excellent!! Lots of color inspiration.

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  33. Fabulous!!!
    love the white on black..and flowers are great!!!

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  34. Wow, what an incredible color combo! I don't believe I could have pulled that one off, but this looks just great!

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  35. Laurie this card is fantastic but let me be real ....... HOLY COW the camera strap is off the hook girl. Where the heck did you find the material and do you make the straps. I have a website saved that makes them but I have never seen one nearly as beautiful as yours. Will you take an order ?? :)

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  36. Awesome! You did a great job using all of those colors - you did indeed have some awesome inspiration. Love the camera strap. Too bad I am sewing challenged.

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  37. Laurie - this is total FABULOUSNESS! For a monochromatic girl you knocked the ball right out of the park! I adore your inspiration piece and what you did with it! Love visiting your blog!! :0)

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  38. This is beautiful!! I love the gray layer & your inspiration piece!! What a great camera strap you made :)

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  39. Wow ... I tell you what ...Wow! beautiful It would take me days to put 7 colors together. This is amazing

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  40. Wow, this is fabulous! Great job using all those colors, it's gorgeous!

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  41. 7 colors? You're ambitious! Your card totally works! I need to make me some of those flowers....they're fabby!

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  42. Eeeep! This is totally GORGEOUS!!

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  43. Wow Laurie - I love your camera strap! You really did an awesome job based on your inspiration. You are my new hero making 7 colors look so gorgeous, all on one card!! Wonderful work :) Happy hopping!

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  44. Love this!! I can't believe you got all 7 in wow and it's gorgeous!

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  45. I'm amazed that you were able to focus on SEVEN colors, and come up with such a beautiful card that is so beautifully elegant!

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  46. So cool! I love the camera strap you made, and an awesome card, too!

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  47. Beautiful card! What a great inspiration piece. I couldn't image doing 7 colors at once. Great job!

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  48. Very impressive! You really pulled all those colors together for a beautiful effect!

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  49. All of those colors together are fabulous! You've inspired me to try these together.

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  50. Stunning, Laurie! I love all of those colors together and how you left the thread hanging.

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  51. So pretty!! I love the inspiration colors and you nailed it!! Great job!

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  52. WOW! Now that's impressive! Your strap is awesome & your card is a wonderful reflection of it!!!!

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  53. Never would I dare to use so many colors! Even in my paintings I am very conservative with color. BUT, you have combined all these colors so beautifully! Each color is subtle and compliments the other! I will definitely use this combo!

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  54. Wow, I love the camera strap and then how you translated that onto paper. Looks great!

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  55. Absolutley gorgeous! You need to take orders for those straps!!

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  56. Great job using all those colors and comming up with such an elegant card. TFS

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  57. You used them all just perfectly! Great job and beautiful card!

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  58. What a great inspiration piece Laurie! You definitely pulled all those colors off fantastically!! Love the leaves on smokey shadow!

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  59. 7 Colors!!! Wow! LOVE the card - fab inspiration!

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  60. wowza!!!! Over the top fabulous!!!! EEK!!! LOVE the inspiration and how you worked 7 colours!!!!! great blossoms :)

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  61. wow!!! these look great together!!! great job and great flowers

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  62. Laurie, I love the color combo and the layout. The camera straps you made are AWESOME girl. I love that!

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  63. Absolutely beautiful. You did a great job putting all those colours together.

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  64. You sure did pull it off--this card is stunning! What an awesomely creative card, Laurie!

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  65. Beautiful! Love how you translated the elements and colors from your inspiration piece into your card.

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  66. Fabulous! LOVE how you did the flowers (more distressing? are you ok?) :) Seriously wonderful work, my WOSFF!!!

    I LOVED seeing you this weekend and can't wait for our next get together!!

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  67. Oh wow! I always shy away from color combos with so many colors, but you've definitely shown me that it can be done...and well done Laurie! Any chance you know the name of that fabric?

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  68. I don't even know what to say! This is awesome and I love the white leaves on the dark background. I think you are no longer the monochromatic girl!

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  69. Oh that's lovely! and great take on your inspiration piece.

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  70. You pulled off so many colors flawlessly! You might be interested in participating in the challenge here which has 6 colors!

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