Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Chocolate Baroque Colour Challenge #25: Chocolate

Welcome to another month of Chocolate Baroque inspired fun -  Chocolate Baroque Colour Challenge #25. This is very special challenge because it is the Second Anniversary of the Challenge.

And to make our Birthday Bash extra special, we will not be having our usual colour swatch. Instead, we are going with a theme that is close to our hearts:

CHOCOLATE

That's right, folks! It is going to be a month-long feast of CHOCOLATE. Your projects can be in any format, cards, tags, mixed media, scrapbook pages, whatever you like, as long as there is a chocolate somewhere in your project: white chocolate, milk chocolate, or dark chocolate.... let your imagination run wild as long as you incorporate the chocolate theme in your projects. You don't have to limit yourself to brown. Think about chocolate flavours like mint, strawberry or orange, but always tie it back to a bit of chocolate to your design.

As always, you can use any medium to create your projects: paints, inks, pencils, pens, stains, etc., as long as you stick to the colours from the colour swatch, using as much or as little of each colour as you wish.  You don't have to use Chocolate Baroque stamps to play along but if you do you will be entered into a random draw to win £25 to spend on Chocolate Baroque stamps. All participants will have a chance to be on the Design Team's Top Three list and proudly display winner's badge on their blog.

It's easy to see the chocolate connection on my card. I'm using the rich warm, unctuous colours of the stuff that makes me happy. Ok... the little critters are rather cute too. I've stamped the owl from Owl Edges A5 sheet onto kraft CS with VersaFine Vintage Sepia. The sentiment is from Words Of Wisdom, heat embossed with WOW White EP. For the grassy bits in the background I used a stamp from the Teeny Weeny Meadow A6 Mini Multi-buy set.

I coloured the owls with Faber Castell Polychromos.
Challenges:
Creative Moments #98: AG, No Twist
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday: Things With Wings
Crafty Addicts #20: AG / Friends

Challenge #25 will close at 12.00 p.m. (UK) on Tuesday 16th August 2016, and the winner will be announced on Wednesday 24th August 2016. I hope you'll play along and run the risk of winning £25 to spend on Chocolate Baroque stamps.

Thank you so much for stopping by and have a sweet day!

Beijinhos!

9 comments:

  1. Love this sentiment, Asha, it's so wise and beautiful and matches perfectly with these owls! I think that "chocolate" is dificult to make, but you have done a fab interpretation of it! Great "untuous" :D colours, and love very much the background!
    Hope all goes well to you
    Baci!!

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  2. Fabulous card Asha, love the owls and your colours, great design too, thanks for the inspiration, Kate x

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  3. Yum...my favourite thing!! Love your card Asha and the sentiment is wonderful xx

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  4. Awww! this is sweet Asha! I have the perfect stamp in mind for this challenge. I hope I get a chance to play!!

    Love those eyes on the owls!

    (((Hugs)))
    Patti

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  5. This is soooo CUTE Asha..Loz

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  6. This image really reminds me of my grandma who just loved owls and had a ginormous collection of them in her house! LOL!! You've done an amazing job with the coloring and I particularly love that sentiment too!! So awesome as always my dear friend!! :)

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  7. Your line of owls is adorable, Asha! They definitely qualify for our "wings" theme this week - thanks for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  8. Don't know why but I can't resist owls! Absolutely love them! What a fabulous scene this is!

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  9. Lovely card Asha. Love the owls. Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Addicts and we hope to see you again soon. Hugs, Gale DT

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