Monday, January 13, 2014

Gelatos with a Touch of Gold

Over the past couple of days, I've been participating in the Studio Calico CHA 2014 Crop. We've had lots of fun sharing and creating together. Challenge #2 is a color challenge to use navy, pool, lime, pink, and gold. I will admit, I am not a huge fan of gold on layouts (I prefer silver), but sometimes you have to go with the flow. Challenge #8 is to use a digital die cut element on the layout. I decided to combine the two challenges and much to my surprise, I actually love the small touches of gold on this layout!

I started with the digital element of the hearts from SC's digital shop. I used my Cameo to cut the hearts, I also used the Cameo to sketch hearts on another sheet of cardstock to use as a template for painting. I took the sketched cardstock and painted in the hearts with Gelatos, I also added a sheet of vellum over the painted hearts to soften the colors. The die cut hearts were placed over the top and with a few embellishments the layout was complete



This layout is proof that I need to be a little more open to trends that I don't like. Are you team silver or team gold? :) I am happy to report that I've seen some silver popping up in the CHA sneaks!

9 comments:

  1. Super cute layout, love the colors! I'm team silver with everything except my scrapbooking. Go figure!?! :)

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  2. I've been team silver for forever, but gold has definitely been winning me over lately!

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  3. I'm with ya... I prefer silver over gold too. I just made a card tonight though and I used gold butterflies.
    I really love the technique used here on your page... love the heart pattern! Looks terrific girl :)

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  4. I am totally team silver BUT lately I have been slightly drawn to gold if it is paired with the right colors. LOVe this LO!

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  5. This is so pretty!
    Hope you are well.
    Just stopped by to say hello and that I miss you on the MB!

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