Orange is more complicated than I thought.
And I had a lot of colors like those, but none that made a very good set of nice bright colors like in the prompt. I tried a lot of them:
"Citrine" is obviously the best choice for Lime. I could find only one acceptable yellow orange for Mango, the "banana custard" from the Color Box Swell queue. As it's more a "soft yellow" than "yellow-orange", the the bright oranges didn't look very good at all with it. So even though "mango tango" would have matched better, I went with the softer "sweet melon" for my Orange. Also from the Swell queue.
I have used that queue in the last
billion three or so projects. It's been really useful but I think I need to get away from it for a project or two. There are only so many pastel rainbows a girl can stand, you know?
Anyway... there are a couple of birthday challenges going around, so I incorporated those. And after the seventy-five different tries at "the right green" I went through for the last set of bookmarks, I wasn't in the mood for fuss, so CAS-ual Friday's challenge sounded great: clean, simple, use embossing. I mean, hey, I've got this sparkly new embossing powder that I decided not to use on the last project, and I was a little sad about that... and birthdays need sparkle, right?
I'm entering this bookmark in the following challenges:
- Annabelle Challenge 085: Say it in... Lime, Mango, Orange, & White
- CAS-ual Fridays Challenge 69: Use Embossing (the images are heat embossed with sparkle-y, a.k.a. clear + glitter, embossing powder)
- Top Tip Tuesday Challenge 84: Birthday Gifts
- Do You Stack Up? Challenge #88: Birthdays