Friday, August 14, 2020

Twist on the Gnome Stamp Set ~ Color Dare #407

Our Design Team at Color My Heart Color Dare has a great challenge for you this week. Use Grey or shades of Grey and choose ONLY 2 COLORS of your choice to go with the Grey. Black, White and Silver are free to use also. 

Make any paper craft you like and use the link on our home page to join the challenge. Ready? Let's go!

I made a card in another challenge that I loved so much I decided to remake it for this challenge. I'll put that one at the end of this post so you can compare the two cards. 

I'm also sharing this card with a challenge at Double Trouble. Their Thing 1 challenge is to make a Friendship type project (thinking of you, get well, etc., no birthday or celebration). Br sure to check out their full challenge and how it partners with our Color Dare!

My 2 colors to go with Grey are Glacier and Smoothie. Plus I Silver embossed the image and sentiment. I The stamp set has a couple of gnomes, sentiments and other accent images and I've used them A LOT! This design features the garden image and it clearly can hold it's own as the  main focal image! This is an easy card to make and you can substitute the papers, image and sentiment to suit any occasion.

This set retires on August 31st!

Other Close To My Heart products used on this card.
  • White Cards and Envelopes Value Pack (50 cards and Envelopes only $15.95)
  • Paper Pack: X9017 Mix-in
  • Cardstock: Charcoal
  • Embossing: Silver Tinsel Powder, VersaMark pad, Heat Tool
  • Silver Glitter Gems
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Now it's your turn to create for this challenge! What 2 colors will you use with Grey? We can't wait to find out.

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Go have fun and create something fabulous for our challenge!



  1. Loved that you combined Glacier and Smoothie with the gray tone. Pretty color combination, Michelle!

  2. Love the combination of challenges you did!

  3. I love how that little sliver of Smoothie pattern paper draws your eye right to the heart of this card! The blue combo one is striking also.

  4. It’s great to use the less popular stamps in a set as the focal point. This is really pretty!

  5. Love the silver embossing! Great card!

  6. Love your card, Michelle! The heat embossed garden scene really is eye catching! It's great to see CMHCD cards on both yours and Double Trouble blogs! -Donna

  7. Love that sentiment! Both cards are stunning!
    Fabulous make for Color Dare!
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  8. That silver embossing is beautiful and it equally looks nice on the blue and/or silver... beautiful cards.

  9. I love the embossing! The little banner tag is such a cute way to add the sentiment. Thanks for playing along with us at Double Trouble!


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