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Dawn's Raspberry Suite Challenge #1

So, many of you are familiar with Dawn McVey, who has the ability to pair colors together like no one else. She has started some color challenges, and I have to admit, I am attempting them with much trepidation...I will make a pledge to go waaaay outside my comfort zone and follow these challenges. Here' goes:
I have to say that I tried and tried and tried. You should see my Reject pile! Really, these colors are great together, as you can see by the photo, but somehow, my brain wasn't wrapping around them on a card. Here is my best and final offer:




Paper: PTI White, Bitty Dot Basics in Raspberry Fizz
Ink: SU Chocolate Chip (ink and marker for flower centers)
Stamps: PTI Birthday Basics
Other: Prima flowers
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  1. Oh the cuteness! Nicely done!

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  2. oooooh I hate when that happens, but.... the final card is amazing!!!

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  3. Love the curved edge on your card and the fun flower accents. Love your take on the color challenge.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  4. I think you card is awesome; love how you made the flowers follow the curve too!!! I found it a bit challenging myself; it's so fun to see what everyone comes up with! Wish I had time to visit all 100 now posted!!! WoW!!!

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  5. your curved edge is awesome! love how you lined it in those pretty flowers :)

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  6. I love how your card turned out! I think you did a great job with the colors.

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  7. Hey Cheryl, thanks for visiting my blog---and yes, be sure to tell your sister there is another one of "us" out there!!! This card is beautiful! I haven't looked at anything else on your blog, but I LOVE the name of it---only I think on mine, it would be "What I Do Instead of Housework"!!!
    LeAnne

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  8. I hear you on the large size of the reject pile. I really didn't think these colors would be so tough to put together until I actually started to make the card! lol

    Your's turned out great! I love how you made the top wavy and lined it with flowers!

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  9. THis is too sweet! You tackled the color challenge for sure :)

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  10. Very pretty! I love the daisy's along the top. These are my favorites!

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