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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Lovely Lavender

I was looking back over the past couple of years, at some of the cards and projects I've made, and it suddenly hit me. Of all the colors and combinations I've used, there are only a few in lavender or purple. It wasn't deliberate, those are just colors that are not in my personal color library or that I "see" when pulling out the ink, paper and embellies. I think Pink is second lowest on my list, except for the fact that I just finished 30 pink cards for a friend's Breast Cancer Awareness auction. Well, I had to remedy that so I got Suzanne Dean's Lavender Copic bundle from Susana's Custom Art and Card Design, then had to hunt up some lavender/purple dp, which I didn't have either! Solved that problem with the purchase of KaiserCraft's Lilac Avenue Collection - oh so pretty! So now I've colored Tilda Celebrates Summer in her pretty new lavender frock, chasing butterflies and picking flowers. I hope I can remember to use these colors more often. They're too pretty to neglect!

BTW, I think I'll let the Pink rest for a while. I'm starting to sprout frills and lace! Very strange combo for this former tomboy :)

18 comments:

  1. Wow how super adorable!!!! I love it!!!! She looks so sweet and you did a great job with the colors!!!!!! Way to go!!!!

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  2. She is just so delightful Sue! Purple isn't my first pick either, so hat's off to your for putting together with sweet card. Twice the challenge...
    Hugs,
    Barb

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  3. Very Pretty! Love the soft colous
    Hugs Julie P

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  4. Oh, Sue, you did a great job! I just love that stamp and what you did with it is awesome. Congrats on using lavender! Purple is so hard for me to use. You did really well!

    XO,
    Chris Christensen

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  5. Sue, I love how you found so many ways to use lavender and purple

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  6. You did an excellent job. Love the colors.

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  7. cute! luv the designs with many butterflies with this tilda image! Sue, you should visit & STAY at my blog for a long time, and maybe you'll be influenced by LAVENDER! LOL!!! I'm glad you got those markers :-) At least, now Lavender is IN YOUR color library! Now, it's PINK! lol! I'm not really Girly Girly person either but i still like pink (without Frills nor laces). My closet is occupied by PINK & white for daytime, RED & BLACK for night time! lol! Maybe i'll invite you to my closet next! lol!! ;-)

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  8. You did a beautiful job using the pretty DP and this Tilda card is awesome :o)
    Hugs,
    Cabio

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  9. This is so beautiful and my favourite colours..Loz

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  10. Sooo cute Sue,love the colors and layout! Beautiful job!!!
    Hugs
    Judy K.

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  11. Nice having you back online again Sue. A cute little card. hugs Sharon

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  12. Your card is beautiful, love the colours
    Louise

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  13. I love this! Everthing about it. :)

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  14. Wow! This is an awesome card. Love the colors and your design is doing a wonderful dance. Great card Sue. As you might be able to tell, I am trying to catch up on so much of what I have missed!!
    Sandy

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