Friday, July 2, 2010

The Colors of the Fourth

A tricky Ways to Use it color challenge over at Split Coast this week - to make a Canada Day or 4th of July card without using red or blue!

So I used browns, yellows and oranges on my Patriotic Statue of Liberty Bear today.

I also used this weeks Split Coast sketch for my card.

My patriotic images are from Rubbernecker Stamps Check out the 20% off sale Dave is running this weekend!

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps - Patriotic Statue of Liberty #57-11, Patriotic Bless America Text # 194-07
Paper: rustic white - PTI, DP Bo Bunny/Decaf Dot
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Ranger Distress ink - Tea Dye & Mustard Seed
Accessories: Long deckled edge rectangle nestabilities, Copics: YR02, YR04, YR23, E33, E35, E37

13 comments:

Dee in N.H. said...

Love it! Those are great colors! and your way with colors is always amazing.

Sharli said...

Julia,
It's just perfect! I love the image and your card is warm and reassuring. Perfect for a patriotic teddy.

Hugs!

Lynnor Goodwin said...

So well done!!! This is just adorable!!

Lisa Summerhays said...

Great job on getting those colors to work together. Fantastic card!

Pat (mspfd) said...

How cute! You did a marvelous job acing both challenges!! Have a happy and safe holiday weekend!!

Riet said...

So gorgeous card Julia,i love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Betty Wright said...

So beary festive and fabulous, Julia! I think that is an amazing image and really says it all even without the red, white, and blue! Great card!

maryr917 said...

this is such a cute card-love the image-I thought it was odd to do a patriotic card and not use red-white & blue-but you worked this challenge really well

Velta said...

Just a little doll Julia! Love, love the colors...Happy 4th to you and yours...thank you again for sharing your inspriation :)

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

This brought a grin to my face as soon as I saw it!!! How TOTALLY adorable is that bear!!!! Love the dotty BG and how you've carried it through on the stars!!!

Edna Morrisedie said...

This is excellent, I love the shading on the edges of nesties and the colouring is fab in general!

jdmommy said...

What an adorablle image, and the browns are great! Wasn't it HARD to NOT use the traditional colors????!!

Vicki Dutcher said...

OMGosh - is he too cute! Love this too!!