Birthday Succulent

It is time for another CAS Colours & Sketches challenge. Check out the latest challenge:

This is the fifth Tuesday and so it is a Timeless Tuesday double challenge. One of the ideas behind the “Timeless Tuesday” challenge was to bring back retired colors paired with a past sketch. I love, love, love Sage Shadow so I knew I would definitely use it in my first Timeless Tuesday challenge.

Here is my take:

Desert Succulent | by karen @ carefree creations

Sage Shadow is one of my favorite colors, mostly because it is perfect for succulents. I do not have a green thumb, and Colorado isn’t the best place for succulents, so I don’t have any around me, but I do like to stamp them.

The succulent is 3 layers. The bottom layer was die cut, the other two were hand cut. I originally stamped on white, but it was too stark. I ended up with a pale cream that goes well with the orange colors.

I hope you join us at CAS Colours & Sketches!

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A Little About the Challenge: This weekly challenge is posted on Thursday, and alternates between color and sketch (if there is a 5th week in the month you get the double dose of color & sketch).

Happy Birthday
Stamps: Super Succulents (Papertrey Ink – PTI);
Ink: Peach Parfait, Dusty Durango, Sage Shadow (Stampin Up – SU);
Paper: Rustic White (PTI); Peach Parfait, Dusty Durango (SU);
Other: Super Succulents die (PTI); Square Lattice embossing folder (SU);

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