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Very Versailles and a Color Challenge

Welcome to the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge #662.  It's a color challenge using the colors Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry, and Soft Succulent.

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I haven't used the Very Versailles stamp set in a long time and decided to pull it out.  This set is really a classic.  Here is my card.

CCMC #662 Very Versailles by Jo Anne Hewins

The base of this card is Soft Succulent.  I love this color.  Of course I do.  Green is my signature color, I guess, since my house is painted mostly green.  This color is certainly succulent!  Cut it to 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 and fold at 4 1/4.

The layer of Cajun Craze is cut to 3 7/8 x 5 1/8.

The next layer is Basic White measuring 3 3/4 x 5.  Here is where all the action takes place.

I started out stamping the words in the background using stamped off Cajun Craze ink.  I decided it needed softening so I pulled out my Blending Brush and began to add Cajun Craze ink.  Get a little of the extra ink off of the brush on scrap paper.  Start off the edge.  I hit mainly the corners.  Remember that you can always add more ink.  It's practically impossible to take it away.

Add the branches in Soft Succulent ink.

CCMC#662 Very Versailles Close Up by Jo Anne Hewins

Run some of the Soft Succulent Ribbon around the white layer and attach with tape on the back.  Make a bow and set aside.

Use the Stitched So Sweetly dies to cut out the sentiment layer.  I actually stamped the image first in Crushed Curry and added the saying in Soft Succulent before I cut it out.  That way you can really center the image on the layer.  I felt the white was too stark and added a faint bit of Cajun Craze with leftover ink on my Blending Brush.

Add the later with dimensionals and the bow with glue dots.

Add a few of the green Genial Gems.  You'll have to have these gems!

CCMC #662 Very Versailles Project by Jo Anne Hewins

For the inside stamp pretty much the same as the outside.  Placement is a little different.  The sentiment is part of the Very Versailles stamp set.

CCMC #662 Very Versailles Card by Jo Anne Hewins

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CCMC #662 Very Versailles Close Up by Jo Anne Hewins

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