Tattered Angels ~ Analogous Colors Paris Card

Fall is in the air here in Wyoming, and the sunsets are amazing.  Two of my favorite things are sunsets and Paris.  I decided to blend the two in an Analogous Color Paris Card.

Analogous colors are colors next to each other on the color wheel; harmonious colors predominant in a painting such as blue/blue-violet, yellow/orange/red-orange etc. * …

I must say I loved creating this card.  It went together so easily, when you have such gorgeous rich colors of Tattered Angels paints.  They blend beautifully and all the mediums work so well together.  I find myself just letting go and enjoying the creative process.  At times it’s a spiritual experience.

I researched analogous colors and chose the color palette that spoke to me…the warm violet, red violet, red and orange red colors of fall sunsets.  I used Juneberry Wine and Pop Rocks Glimmer Mist for the violet; Ruby Slipper Chalkboard Mist for the red violet; Lobster Glimmer Mist for the red; and blended in the Plain Jane Stained Glass Yellow for the orange red.

I die cut using Spellbinders Labels Twenty-Three and white with black script patterned paper by Bo Bunny.  I misted my colors layering on both die cuts at the same time, to keep the color pattern similar.  I painted the Stained Glass Yellow on with a paint brush.  I allowed to dray and used my heat gun a bit.   I layered the die cut panels.

I also stamped onto white card stock using QuietFire Designs Eiffel Tower and C’est la vie stamps from Francais set, then die cut and embossed around the stamped image.

I tied some black ribbon around the panel, added 2 stick pins and a bit of bling.  This card is really quick and easy to create.

I hope you enjoyed the project and tutorial today!

Thanks so much for stopping by.

Hugs

Holly Simoni

www.hollysimoni.typepad.com

14 Responses to “Tattered Angels ~ Analogous Colors Paris Card”

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  1. Martha says:

    Absolutely fabulous…love the colors, the card and TFS your glorious weekend!

  2. T. Cook says:

    Beautiful card! Love how quick and easy it is to create! Looks like it took hours!

  3. Caroline D. says:

    Beautiful card and the colors are just so vivid and wonderful!! The hues really make the black script on the DP pop! Great idea to spray DP…

    • Holly says:

      Thank you Caroline! I appreciate you taking the time to leave a comment! Your profile photo is divine! Love the hat and feathers.

  4. Heidi Muska says:

    Very pretty card! :) And what a beautiful place to go on vacation! Glad you had a great time!

    • Holly says:

      Thanks Heidi! We live close enough we can go for the day, but if you ever vacation here, please shoot me an email and we can meet for coffee ;)

  5. Fabulous colour. Wonderful card xxx

  6. Diana Dellos says:

    wow! fabulous! love it!

  7. Suzanne says:

    Oh, Holly! This is gorgeous! It looks like you had so much fun making it. Fabulous mouth-watering colours. And thank you for using the stamps! Encore!

  8. Brenda Dick says:

    LOVE it. Love the colors. Once again, Holly, a stunning creation!

  9. Maxine D says:

    Holly this is amazing – love the way you have used the colours – you have inspired me to get my colour wheel out again – it has long been neglected!!
    Blessings
    Maxine

  10. Celina Dee says:

    Gorgeous use of colours and the wide range of mists is breathtaking.
    Thank you for sharing. You are an inspiration.
    Irekand