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COTW: Blackberry Bliss

On Facebook last week, I announced my Inktober Challenge---Color of the Week.  If you haven't joined my Facebook Community, click here and look for my Inktober Challenge for all the deets!

This week's color was Blackberry Bliss.


I just adore the rich, deep hue of this gorgeous purple.  It feels so much like fall, too.  Not to mention, I get an image in my head of picking blackberries with my kiddos in the forest (not unlike Little Red Riding Hood) and it makes me almost want to do just that!

All right, so this week we didn't have anyone play along---and that made my heart a bit sad!  However, I still took it upon myself to create a project for this week using this photo as my inspiration.


I thought this table-setting was the perfect jumping off point for getting to play with the new Holiday Catalog set: Country Home.  And it was!!  Here's what I came up with:


I incorporated a jug of flowers with the regal Blackberry Bliss and Old Olive hues, drew inspiration from the plates being stacked, scallops and lace components.  I also thought Powder Pink was another great accent color from the pink goblet in the photo to pull everything together.  A simple "For You" sentiment makes this card perfect for a blank note, a thank you, or I may even use it for a wedding card for this weekend!

I hope that you are inspired to play along next week.  I'll be announcing the new COTW tomorrow on Facebook!  So look for that and snap a pic to post for your chance to be pulled as the week's winner and challenge ME to create a new project with your photo!


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