Friday, November 10, 2023

Journey Layout ~ Color Dare #574

This week we're giving you our fun Tic Tac Toe color challenge. First pick your colors by row, column or diagonal. After that you can use any of the other colors in the grid. You can even use them all. What you can't do is add other colors not in the grid. See the graphic for the fine print rules. 

We reference Close To My Heart colors but you can use any brand you have as long as you can make a very close match. Kind of close doesn't count. Be very careful with your colors if you're doing multiple challenges. Make any paper craft you like. When you're ready to join our challenge click here for the direct link to Color Dare #574.

Taking colors from the photos, I started with the left to right diagonal: Journey, Silver, Honey Butter. I then added Limeade and Mist. Using the stencil seen below and blending brushes I created the background. The larger photo is popped up on thin foam tape. I added journal strips and lightly added some Journey ink to soften the look. Journey sequins are sprinkled around to add some prettiness.  

Close To My Heart products used on this layout:

Direct link to Color Dare #574

In the photos below you can see a close-up of the Silver Dots added with a Silver Paint Marker.  It makes a nice edge so your eye doesn't roam off the page. On the right you can see the title a bit better. I used our Journey Glitter Paper and Adhesive Sheets so I could make a sticker. The delicate lines of the word were much easier to place on the layout as a sticker rather than to use liquid glue. 

I used the stencil in the upper left corner. This is unique in that you use the stencil 4 times. You rotate it to get the full image! It's a lot easier than it might sound. The other two stencils in the pack work the same way.

Z7040 Stencil Pack 1

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  1. How perfect is this color combination with your photos! LOVE this layout!

    1. Thanks, Debi. I was excited as I pulled colors out of the photos.

  2. What a gorgeous layout. I love the journey stencilling you did with the honey butter centres. I'm also loving the journey with silver (I did journey with gold so its amazing to see how well both work together)... isn't journey just the best colour!!?

    1. I LOVE Journey! I can't use it enough. Thanks, Vandra

  3. WOW! What a wonderful layout. I love stencils and these look so great for a scrapbook layout.

  4. What super colour choices! Great make for Color Dare!


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