Monday, April 8, 2019

April Color Combo with Heather H. (Challenge)

Good morning! Heather here stopping by this morning to share a new Color Combo Challenge with you!

Here is my color inspiration for this month - even though it feels a bit odd to call it a "color" inspiration...since this month we are kind of skipping the color part! My challenge this month is go all neutral - so black, white, and any shade in between of gray or brown or otherwise neutral color! This can be such a fun way to stretch and try something new - and can make a truly elegant card!

I went super soft and simple with my colors - lots of white space, a touch of gray and black, and some fun layering!

I started off using In Bloom: Paulina's Greenery Cutaways - cutting the bottom layer from vellum, and the top layer from white cardstock. I layered them together offset on my card front for some fun dimension. I then used In a Word: Thanks Cutaway and die cut it once from white cardstock, and once from gray - again layering them slightly offset for some dimension - then mounting with foam on my card. I added a tiny stamped sentiment from Sentimental: Thanks (a recent free set with one of the new releases - and should be released soon on it's own!) on a strip of  white cardstock, and a bit of jute string to finish off with a bit of texture!

Now - I have a few favorites from the last Color Challenge to feature! ! So without further ado, here they are!

First up - I love this beautiful background with the challenge colors by Janis! Such a great use of the challenge colors - beautiful work!

Next up, look at this floral yumminess from Deepti! SOOO lovely - and perfect use of those colors as well!

Then we have this lovely bold take with the colors from June - I love how they are the same colors, but with a slightly softer and more vintage twist!

And finally, I love this soft and pretty take from Rahmat! The texture on that heart is amazing - make sure and check out the detail shot on her blog!

CHALLENGE INFO: New challenge will post on the second Monday of each Month, and will end on the Friday before the next challenge begins to allow time to pick a winner and some favorite entries to feature. One randomly selected entry will receive a $25 gift certificate to Winnie and Walter. I can't wait to see your entries this month!

Thanks for stopping by - have a wonderful day!


No. 10 | Tina Z. Treebug
Tina's card is very sweet with a clever way of creating an ornament.

Tina, please email us at info {at} winniewalter {dot} com with the subject "March Color Combo Challenge Winner" to claim your prize.


New challenge will post on the second Monday of each Month, and will end on the Friday before the next challenge begins to allow time to pick a winner and some favorite entries to feature.

Now it's your turn to play along!
  1. Create a new project using the April Color Combo. 
  2. Use at least one (1) winnie & walter product.  This can include Cutaways (dies), Creative Screenings (stencils/masks), printable/digital items, cut files and/or stamp sets.  Remember we offer freebies in our shop.  Our freebies can be used to create your project(s) for this challenge.
  3. Link up your project below using the InLinkz Link-up by 11:55 p.m. CST on Friday, May 10, 2019.  
  4. Enter as many times as you want before the deadline.
  5. This April Color Combo Challenge may be combined with other challenges found here on the w&w blog or elsewhere. 
One randomly selected entry will receive a $25 gift certificate to Winnie and Walter. YAY!!! I can't wait to see your entries! 

Thanks for stopping by - have a wonderful day!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter

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  1. Very elegant card!!
    Congrats to the winners!

  2. Congrats to the lucky winner and top picks. Love your card and this colour combo Heather. I think grey is an under rated colour. Hope to join the fun soon. Hugz

  3. Thank you for picking my card as one of the favorites..Congrats to the all the favorites and lucky winner.. What a elegant color combo.. Can't wait to play..

  4. Thank you so much for choosing one of my cards as a Favorite. This was such a fab color combo.....just had me swooning all month long!! Huge Congrats to Tina with her wonderful polar bear and Northern Light effects...and congrats to the other Faves, also. Such gorgeous cards by everyone!!

    Beautiful and elegant combo for this month, Heather. This will be a grand challenge, since I am usually all about colors and rarely do anything in only neutrals. Your card is lovely.....very understated in the mostly white on white but with just the right amount of gray and black. A total delight. Thank you for another fun challenge!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  5. I missed the last color challenge, but won't let that happen this time! I can't stop looking at your card, Heather! I love the look of all neutrals & will have fun coming up with an entry!

  6. What a beautiful card! It looks so elegant with the neutral colors you used. :)


    THANK YOU for the GORGEOUS INSPIRATION ... LOVE the colours, ADORE the leafy wreath (it's my all-time favourite die set) ... I hope I can play along with you all this month :)

  8. wow, thank you so much and congratulations to the top picks, they are amazing.
    I love your card, so classy and I like your challenge.

  9. Heather, your card is just beautiful. Love how elegant it looks with the neutral colour scheme.
    Congrats to the lucky winners. So much wonderul inspiration.

  10. Thank you for the shout out Heather, and congratulations to all the winners.
    I love this color scheme, one of my favorites is using just neutrals and only whites, you made such an elegant card. I couldn't resist this color palette and had to make a white one!

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