Saturday, March 17, 2012

Swatch Book

Today I made a book for all my colors. I did have them written down in a book but being able to see the different blends is so, so much better and to be able to make something for myself is great too!

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Of course I had to use a Magnolia image ….. my favs!!

Here is a list of materials and tools:

Here is close up of Tilda

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I used the following colors:

  • Skin – E11, E00, E000, E0000, R12
  • Hair – E35, E33, E30
  • Dress – R83, R81, RV000
  • Flowers – R89, R85, YG93
  • Boots – E44, E43, E42, E41

A couple of more close ups

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I added tabs and created sections to place my different color swatches into.

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I cut Cryogen White cardstock and stamped a partial image. Here is where I will color with my favorite, and maybe not so favorite Laughing out loud color combinations.

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Would you like to see how this was made? My favorite color combinations for skin? You can, it is available to member of the Stamping Scrapping Ning group. This is a paid access site but with the coupons, group buys, tutorials, etc. available it is well worth $9.99 a month (lower if you purchase several months at a time). Here is a video showing some of things inside. Why not come and join us?

http://youtu.be/5zV6oVvCgAU

23 comments:

StampingScrapping.com said...

Your book rocks...you know my birthday is in June LOL....Just Kidding....Thanks for sharing your talent!
Hugs
Cindy

quiltindiva said...

Very nice! I think your book is a great idea!
Hugs,
Carolyn

Linda said...

Wow this project is stunning!!!!! What a brilliant idea!!!!! You did a fabulous job on it too!!!! Wow!!!

Rene said...

Oh wow...talk about organized brilliance! Fabulous!
Rene :D

Paula said...

Wow, this is great (looks great AND is a great idea!!) Love this.

Card Crazy said...

What a great idea and gorgeous way you put it together. Very pretty and functional, too!
Sue S.

Sara said...

Your book is beautiful!

Shelley said...

What a great idea! I have mine just written out, not the same as seeing the colour combo. Thanks for sharing it with us. hugs Shelley

Kathy said...

Beautiful project. Love Tilda stamps. Great Idea. Excellent job.

julieprice3 said...

Wonderful idea and great way to show your colour combos, nicely done
Hugs Julie P

Aletha J. Williams said...

This is awesome, Steph! Thanks for sharing!

Lisa said...

I love Tilda too! Great idea!
I love it!
Big Hugs!

Kelly Neis said...

Great idea! I love how you decorated the outside too. Your coloring is so pretty and I love her dress, the poofs are perfect.

cabio's craft corner said...

Beautiful swatch book idea Stephanie. Love the gorgeous design!!
Hugs,
Cabio

Mascha van Dijk Zimmerman said...

Beautiful work, bye Mascha

Ivonne said...

So beautiful! I love the image and your coloured it perfectly! Great project. Hugs, Ivonne

Peggie said...

Great idea. Lovely cover.

Elle said...

What a clever idea!

Linda Palmer said...

Beautiful book, fabulous idea! Love the idea and doing it with the rings rather than a binder. Beautiful coloring on it too.

Louise said...

Gorgeous book, fabulous idea
Louise

Jean said...

Wow Stephanie, what a great idea and what a hard job it must have been putting it all together and must have taken you a long time to get it together.. A wonderful job.
Your coloring job is supurb..
Hugs, Jean

Monique said...

Very pretty !

Hugs Monique

*Vicki* said...

OH wow!! What an inspirational book!! I love your design and pretty flowers!! TFS!! HUGS :)

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