Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Summer of Color - Week 5 - Candy Apple Red and Yellow

For the fifth week of Summer of Color, the color inspiration was Candy Apple Red and Yellow. I am happy with this color combination since I have translucent kite paper in both colors.


Last week, the color combination was gray and pink. Looking at the supplies I had on hand, I couldn't come up with anything that I wanted to create. The translucent kite paper comes in pink, but not gray. I had gray wool felt, but not pink.

So, rather than create something I didn't need or want, I waited until this week to participate again, and was so happy to see these bright colors as the chosen color combination!

I made three window stars this week. One combines both colors and is a pattern that I used before. It is about 9 inches wide and has 19 folds per point. With 8 points, that's 152 folds to make the star.


The other two window stars are patterns I have not made before. The little yellow one is about 4.5 inches wide. For each point, there are 17 folds. With 8 points, that's 136 folds to create the star.


The red one is 6 3/4 inches wide. Each point requires 15 folds. So, with 8 points that's 120 folds to create the star.


I like the stars within a star look of both of them; and am happy I tried two new patterns this week.

14 comments:

Victoria said...

Wow..your stars are absolutely dazzling..beautiful and just so gorgeous to look at...very inspiring creations!
Visiting from SOC
Victoria

Jez said...

Your stars are just beautiful, and I really like the way you have photographed them in the window against the background of trees.
I can't even begin to imagine how you make them, but it looks as though it takes a lot of patience. I think they are wonderful.

Kim said...

Your stars are beautiful, how perfect for this week's color challenge! Happy SOC!

Rita said...

I love these stars and designs you make for your windows! Lovely and bright! :)

Deborah Weber said...

Perfectly lovely!

Kristin said...

xo

Anne Manda said...

Beautiful designs, love your stars! <3

Shahrul Niza said...

I'm always excited coming out here. And you create gorgeous stars again, I LOVE LOVE them dearly. Last week my computer gave me a hard time, can't visit most of artist at SOC. TFS these cheerful stars!

dawn said...

WOW WOW WOW, these are stunning! I love them, how pretty to have them hanging in your window to admire each day. I like the one with both colors mixed in, beautiful!
I'm glad this week's colors worked better for you, they are bright and happy!

Cheri said...

WHat a lot of folding to do! They are beautiful.

Tracy said...

Beautiful! You'll have quite a collection by the time we reach the end of the challenge :)

Lori Saul said...

Beautiful and so filled with energy and life!

Sharon Fritchman said...

So vivid and beautiful!

Natasha said...

I love these starts, they look glorious hanging up with the sun shining through them making them glow. Great work. :)