Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Color Hues Special Challenge - Yellow and Blue Sunflowers Card for Ukraine and Challenge #36 Green and Gold...Happy St. Patrick's Day


Welcome to a special edition of Color Hues, where we - along with designers from Seize the Birthday - are joining the wider crafting world in showing our support for Ukraine, with Yellow and Blue cards. Little bits of art infused with love! 
I've used Paper Smooches Sunflower dies - the sunflower is Ukraine's national flower - for my card, adding them to a circles texture cover plate from STAMPlorations. The top layer of the flowers and the leaves are LF patterned paper, added for a bit of visual interest. A simple card, but one that reflects what I'm feeling as I watch and listen to what is unfolding.  Hopefully, we'll see peace restored soon.

We're pairing this special feature with our regular challenge, where Lindsey, our hostess, invites us to play with hues of Green and Gold for the next two weeks. St. Patrick's Day is near...as is Spring (I hope!). 
I combined Doodlebug Pot O' Gold patterned papers with Impression Obsession die-cut shamrocks cut from Emerald Green mirror cardstock and a gold happy die + stamp from My Creative Time. Fun to make - and I'm looking forward to sending it to my niece! 

Two challenges means choices for YOU! You can create a card to show love and support for the people of Ukraine or you can make a card using Lindsey's colors of Green and Gold. OR BOTH!

We will have TWO overall winners for this challenge - one for each color pairing - and our usual Top Few.

IMPORTANT: If you decide to make two cards, please post them separately. We don't want to miss any of your awe-mazing creativity!

This challenge will be open until March 14th @ 9AM, with winners announced on March 16th, before our next challenge goes live.

Looking forward to a filled-to-bursting gallery!

Thank you for dropping by!


Karen said...

Both are wonderful cards! Your St. Patrick's Day card is fabulous---I love those shamrock dies!

Lisa Elton said...

I agree with Karen, two wonderful cards! Your sunflowers are extra special.

Jeanne said...

Two beauties for sure. Wonderful sunflowers to show support and a nice and festive St. Patrick's Day card. So enjoy your cards, Carol! Crafty hugs!

Julie B said...

Another two fab cards Carol, the shamrock die is a winner! :)

Kristie Goulet said...

Two beautiful cards! I love the patterns on the sunflowers!

Dotty Jo said...

Beautiful cards, Jo x

Nancy said...

Two great cards, Carol! I love the patterns and the background on your pretty sunflowers and your St. Patty's card is as HAPPY as can be. Great job with both of these and thanks for being so willing to jump in with little notice too! Also, every time I read your post there is something clever you say and I think to myself...why didn't I think of that! You have so many talents! HUGS!

Tracey McNeely said...

Your sunflowers for the Ukraine are so beautiful and the shiny lucky clovers are so so cute!!