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July Bombshell Hump Day Hop!

It’s the last Wednesday in July (how the hell did that happen?!), which means it’s time for Bombshell Stamps’ Hump Day Hop! I changed things up a bit this month and gave us a Color Challenge. I love color challenges, and I thought this would allow us to be totally free in what images we use, and the theme. Here’s the inspiration pic I provided:

Color July

I got this lovely image from Design Seeds. They have the most beautiful color palettes. I challenged the Bombshell fans to use at least 3 colors from above. I managed to use all 5! Here’s my creation.

I used 2 images from the Hula Girl set. Aren’t they pretty? I colored them with my watercolor markers. I also used a bunch of different patterned papers. As well as this month’s Bombshell sketch. Here’s the sketch itself.

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And here is a close up of the central image, which I adore.

It’s just so pretty! I love the swallow. And I love the combination of flowers. 

I stayed away from embellishments, because I didn’t want it to get too overwhelming. I think all of the various patterns was enough.

Now it’s time for you to get hopping! We have some fresh meat joining us this month, as well as some of our tried and true participants. Thanks to all of you who are playing, and commenting! These hops are so much fun, and you all rawk for participating!

Bombshell Blog: http://bombshellstamps.blogspot.com/
Alison: http://alisonsrandomthoughts.blogspot.com (me!)
Alaine:
http://missalaineousmosaics.blogspot.com/
Jennie: http://piratejennie.blogspot.com/
Kelli: http://www.cajunstampingqueen.blogspot.com
Terra: http://www.moresmearedink.blogspot.com
Laura: http://craftylittlewoman.blogspot.com/
Meredith: http://www.papercanteen.com
Fiona: http://idontdostraight.blogspot.com/
Ike: http://suzy-ikesworld.blogspot.com/
Kapree: http://kc-consultant.blogspot.com/
Cheryl: http://inktrap.blogspot.com

Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Comments

ike said…
WOW that is soooo coool - all those colours work really well, LUV it
Ike xx
Card Couture said…
Great card Alison. Love the papers you used

Jennie x
CraftyMomOf3 said…
Gorgeous Alison!! So summery, beautiful and sweet!! Beautiful colors and I love that image!!

XO!
Meredith
I love it!!! it's awesome!!! Yet again you amaze me with the coloring!!!
Laura B said…
I've always loved your color challenges, Alison! Gorgeous card.:)
Fab, Fab, FABULOUS! I hope to play with you all one month!
This card is gorgeous! I Love your colouring Alison, you bring everything to life :)

Fiona. x
Cheryl Valadez said…
Hey, lady! Looking good! This was a great challenge. The colors are gorgeous and you've worked your magic with them on your card :) So brilliant to combine the sketch challenge with the hop. Why do I keep forgetting to do that? LOL! Lovely work! Hugz, Cheryl
Kathi said…
This is sooooo fabulous. I love the colors, patterns, and your take on the sketch too!
I like the card you made and the colors you use,too. Thank you for sharing.
Have a great day :)
Delama
Alaine said…
Thank YOu so much for the challenge Alison. You picked some FANTABULOUS colors. I love how you colored your bird on here BTW. And the flowers. GORGEOUS!

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