Thursday, 10 September 2009

Colour Create DT - Sunglasses Out!!!

Time for another challenge at  Colour Create  where does time go???
Our Sponsor this week is Whiff of Joy and they have given us the fabulous Willow catching leaves from the new fall kit.

This week is Jo's choice Neon green and black with the option of leaves and a charm.
Check out the other DT's creations, so many this week and all gorgeous.

I ended up with two cards this time. The first one is similar to one I've done before, but couldn't think of much to do with this colour scheme. Then I came across Mo's Bat cat when I was 'rooting' through my computer and thought YES!!!
Another one I got wrong - I read leaves or charm (not and charm). OK - the first has leaves, the second  a charm. I had to go out and buy paper for this one, and unfortunately had to buy a pack - what I'm going to do with the rest of it Heaven only knows!!!

The paler stamped leaf on the background is fom K&Co which I stamped in grey, then stamped a Basic Grey flourish on top of this. All I did then was to add a selection of leaves and flowers. The large back flower is ancient, the smaller rose is the middle is from Papirloftet and I glittered both with Disco black embossing powder . The smaller leaves are cut with a Woodware punch, the fern type leaves were green so out came the trusty Copics and the rest cut with Leone Em ash branch punch.
I actually had black pearls so need for Copics this time.

I printed the cobweb directly on to printable acetate and fastened it to the front of the card with brads - hence the sheen on the photograph. Bat Cat was coloured with Copics and as I don't have a bat stamp I had to draw, colour and cut them out by hand. I used a stamp from the Stempelglede grunge collection for the edges and did some ripping and tearing at the bottom. The sentiment is computer generated and the charm from the Hobby House.


Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Heather you did a brilliant job with this colour combo!
Fantastic cards!
kim x

Di said...

Fabulous Rica glad yopu put bpth in! personally i love the bat cat i think its a wonderful card really clever of you! love them both though!

Hugs Di xxx

debby4000 said...

Oh WOW two amazing cards and so very different. Love the elegance of the flower in the first but love all the details and the cute kitten in the second.

Anesha said...

Love the cat!!! Very striking card. Anesha

Wilma said...

Hi I saw the bats card on CC and just had to come and take a look - its fantastic - really loks like you are looking into it. The first card is gorgeous too - very elegant!:)

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Wow, these are amazing. I love your cat card and the spiders web is amazing - love how you have printed it onto acetate. I'll have a think about what you can do with the rest of the paper !!!


Jo x

Moni said...

O waw these two cards are fab gorgeous, great colour combo! Love it! Husg,moni

Deanne said...

These cards are fabulous! The cat is just too cute! And the swirls and leaves on the first card look so elegant.


Christine said...

Another stunner Heather you should have gone to a free D/load site for Halloween papers theres loads out there...

hugs Christine xx

Danielle said...

Holy smokes Heather, these cards are fantastic! You sure did the color combo to perfection - the cat Halloween card turned out awesome! Your hand-drawn bats are brilliant! Have fun with all your left-over neon papers, lol!!!
Hugs, Danielle

Dena said...

Ooooh one elegant one adorable!!! Love them both. The flower one looks so great with all the swirls and then the pop of the flower in the center!!! Striking. Very cute Halloween card too. I think you did an exceptional job with this challenge. Hugs, Dena

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous cards, Heather.
The details on both cards are just amazing!!

Karen x

scrappyjan said...

Heather, these cards are fabulous!!

I love that Mo's image. What a grand job you have done.
hugs, janiel

Desire Fourie said...

Just amazingly stunning Heather. You are so talented. Its quite strange that very few of us crafters use this bright green colour, but just look how effective it can be paired with black.

Georgia said...

Two gorgeous cards Heather! The rose on the first one is beautiful and I love how the second one is for Halloween, the colour scheme is perfect for it! :)
Love, Georgia xx

nessy said...

wow these card woke me up and sorted my cold out!! how fab are these?? ~ just amazing colour combo!!
vanessa xx

Eija said...

Just lovely!
You give me so much inspiration. I just hope I had more time to fulfill my inspiration :)

Mina said...

two stunning cards Heather, I love how you used the colours and the cards are perfect for the colours too
Mina xxx

Eiglas said...

Heather, that Flower card is one of the best things I've seen recently!
I thought all the DT's were good - such a difficult colour combi - and you come up with this! Perfection!
Great card.

Cheryl said...

wow 2 amazing card hun great designs too and the green and black are just awesome you are some crafter hun and must say am so pleased you came to my blog as gosh could never be as good as you hugs cheryl xxxxxxxxxx

Karen said...


Have missed so much on my fav blogs this week what with thing and another.

Fab work Heather

Love Karen x

Chris said...

Stunning and inspirational cards Heather I love them both! Such elegance on the first and such a cute image and theme on the second, fantastic use of the colours. I only realised today that I forgot both options and feel really bad as I thought I'd only forgotten one :)! Sorry to read in the post above that your hit counter has gone wonky, that's so frustrating but I've no idea what you can do unfortunately. I hope it rights itself on it's own. Have a great weekend. Hugs, Chris xx

Sharon said...

Stunning, stunning, stunning! What else can I say, Heather? These two cards really show off your versatility. They are both absolutely beautiful. Your stamping on the flower one is perfect and I adore how fun the second one is. I bow down to your creativity!
Sharon xx

Dawn said...

Wowee stunning I really love the web and the Pumpkin Puss!


SheilaS said...

I adore this one. Brilliant image and that green is something else.

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