Monday, December 12, 2011

Orange You Glad It is Christmas

Did you know that a certain shade of orange has been named the color for the upcoming year.  I started using orange more because it is the favorite color of one of my workers.  Guess who this card is for.  Try using orange - it is quite fun to use.  The colors for the holidays are quite bright - this is a combination of several different paper companies, My Little Yellow Bicycle (a double sided orange patterned paper), Echo Park, My Mind's Eye and who knows what other paper jumped on this card.  I do like it.

This co worker also has a thing for monkeys - thus the monkey card.  The stamp is by Stampendous.  It was colored with Copics and the lights, hat, and wire are highlighted with a Stardust pen to add sparkle to the card. 

The card is loosely based on the weekly sketch at Card Patterns.  I always "loosely" follow sketches.

Everyone have a wonderful Tuesday.


Jinny Newlin said...

Those fun papers and your playful color story couldn't coordinate any more perfectly with that adorable image! Great job!

Kathryn said...

Orange is one of my favorite colors to use on cards. I feel it's a bit more forgiving with matching than most other colors and I like bright things! I like how you paired it with these cheerful colors for an unusual Christmas color palette.

Nina Brackett said...

Such a cute card. Thanks for playing with us at Card Patterns this week.