Sunday, July 18, 2010

Tiddly Inks Blog Hop/SU! New In Color Comparisons

Good morning! I wanted to let you all know about the blog hop Tiddly Inks is having on July 22. Many of us have heard of Christmas in July, but have you ever heard of Halloween in July? How fun is that?! Christy will be releasing new images July 19, or you can pick from some of the current images. The "Gothic Cute" line would work great for this. I am looking forward to seeing the new images and making a card! Click on the link to read the details. I hope you can play along too!

I wanted to share some color comparisons of SU! new In Colors. The photos were taken outside and I did not retouch them at all. I was going to present them in alphabetical order, but forgot to reverse the order when I uploaded the photos.... Oh well, here they are!

First is Poppy Parade; it was not what I had expected at all.... I was expecting a true red but it has an orange cast to it; however, I think it is really pretty. These are the colors shown, from left to right: Cajun Craze, Tangerine Tango, Poppy Parade, Real Red, Cherry Cobbler, Rose Red.

Next I have Pear Pizzazz and the matching twill ribbon, compared to Certainly Celery. The ribbon is a perfect match to The Pear Pizzazz, but I think it would look good with the Certainly Celery too.

Second is Pear Pizzazz. The colors shown, from left to right: Certainly Celery, Pear Pizzazz, Wild Wasabi, Gable Green, Green Galore, and Mellow Moss. Mellow Moss has a grayish cast in comparison with the other greens.

Next I have Peach Parfait and the matching twill ribbon, compared with Pumpkin Pie. I think the ribbon looks great with both colors. I really like the new twill; it is a nice weight and looks really classy.

Third I have Peach Parfait. The colors shown, from left to right are: Groovy Guava, Cameo Coral, Peach Parfait, Pumpkin Pie, and Only Orange. At first when I saw the Peach Parfait, I thought it looked a lot like the Groovy Guava; you can see they are very different after all.

Fourth I have Concord Crush. The colors shown, from left to right are: Lavendar Lace, Perfect Plum, Elegant Eggplant, Concord Crush, and Rich Razzleberry. The Concord Crush looks really blue in the photo; standing alone, it looks much more purple.

Fifth I have Blushing Bride. When I first took a look at this, I thought it was exactly like Pretty in Pink.... Not really though! The colors shown, from left to right are: Blush Blossum, Pink Pirouette, Blushing Bride, and Pretty in Pink.

I really think the new In Colors are gorgeous! I hope this has been helpful to you. I placed my order through my SCS friend, MommaPatti; if you don't have a demo, I would highly recommend her. She is a great gal and was so prompt at getting my order in. Thanks so much Patti!
We are looking forward to the annual Lion's Club Chicken Bar-b-que. It is famous here! Portable grills line the street in front of the "Sea Wall". They usually serve around 7,000, which is about what our population is. Some say the population doubles in the summer with the "summer people", although I am not sure if that is accurate or not. It is the best chicken I have ever had! It is flavored with a spice rub and they spray something on while it's grilling. They serve 1/2 chicken, cole slaw, baked beans, bread and butter, and lemonade or coffee. We always remark about the "weak" lemonade, and the fact that we don't ever eat plain white bread and butter.... Let me tell you though, it all tastes delicious! We are all looking forward to it. If it's not windy, we will get our meal and eat it on the boat.
Have a great day!


Amy said...

Wow, Angela, thanks for this post; it is really helpful. I am getting the new core colors this month, IC next month.

Linda Palmer said...

Angela, this comparison really helps me to decide what to order and what goes with what!
Thanks for taking the time to do this.

Jen said...

Thanks for sharing this...I might be in need of some fresh color...LOL.

Kathy said...

This color comparison is so helpful Angela. I know I will order all the new cardstock colors, just trying to decide if I need the inks or not. Good to see how they compare to other colors.