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Monday, 9 June 2014

Bedroom Colours

There are some challenges that I should stay well away from, but I never learn my lesson.  Well, I do, but after a while I end up there again, and I really ought to remember that I said I'd never do it again.  But I do.  Oh well, I guess there are some things I will never learn.  With any luck, as this is posting on a Monday, not many of you will see it.

Less Is More challenge theme this week is bedroom colours.  Well I admit it, my bedroom is mainly cream, but there is an interesting feature on one wall that inspired this card.


So, un-branded "window" shadow stamp
Rubber Stampede Teapot & Cup stamp
Watercoloured with Marvy le Plume II pens
Paper Smooches sentiment
4x4 card base

And the interesting feature?  There is one wall that is covered in test pot patches.  It was only meant to be there til we could choose a new colour, but it's kinda grown on me and has been there now for, erm, cough, over xxxx years!!  I did think about drawing stitches onto them to turn it into a patchwork quilt.

It looks as though many of you were out enjoying the sunshine yesterday and missed my post of Puddle Jumping Twila - you can find her here if you want a peek



Hugs to all
Squirrel xx

15 comments:

Gaby Dierx said...

Colourful!!!
Hugsss, Gaby

Sarah said...

My first though was "Do you sleep in your bedroom or hold raves in it?!!"...then I read the rest of the post!! Love the teapot and cup stamp and your blocks bring kitchen tiles to mind...great job!! xx

Kathyk said...

Well at least when you are ready to paint you will probably know which colour to use (or not) - fab make too

Kathyk

Jen said...

what fun colours...
Thanks for joining us this week
Jen x
"Less Is More"

~@ngie~ said...

fantastic CAS card darl... love the vibrant colours :)

love n hugz Angie xXx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Another super duper creation sweetie.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Sazzle Dazzle said...

OOOOh I think your bedroom must be divine with such wonderful colours.
thanks for sharing and taking part.
Sarah
Less is More

Kat W said...

I have lost count of how many rooms in our houses over the years have had paint tester patches for far too long! In fact, we have some in our en-suite right now although I have got as far as choosing and buying the paint...about 6 months ago...so maybe we'll get round to actually painting it in another 6 months!

I think the card turned out fab; great colours and I *really* want this sentiment set!

Big hugs, Kat xx

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I like the idea of test spots on the wall just as interest, not to actually test the color... I mean that way you don't have to decide, you can just look at whatever spot of color fits your mood.

Nicely colored card!

Chrissie said...

There must be quite a few rooms with test pot colours on the walls... maybe not for as long as you had yours but your card based on them looks fab!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Jackie said...

I love it, everything about it :o)
Jackie xx

Annie said...

love the 'test pot' inspiration for your card, and love the sunshine colours too. now just do something with the wall in your bedroom and please share with us!
hugs, annie x

Mary J said...

Lovely and bright, Squirrel! Great use of white space too!

Lisa Lara said...

This is just so fun Squirrel. I love those four color blocks as your background. Sweet card. Thank you for playing with us at Less Is More. -Lisa Lara (LIM Guest Designer)

Anne said...

LOL brilliant take on the challenge theme Squirrel and what a super card, love it!
Thank for for joining us at Less is More this week
Anne
LIM Designer

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