Old Olive Complementary Christmas Combination

Posted by on November 13, 2015 in Cardmaking, Real Life Color Coach

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Old Olive, from the Green-Yellow Color Group, has been the Green in Stampin’ Up!®’s primary Red-Green Holiday combination for years! Real Red was the main Red color until Cherry Cobbler was released. Cherry Cobbler now shares duties with Real Red, but it has become the main Red in the last few years. Cherry Cobbler is the Shade of the Red-Violet Color Group and so is the perfect Complement to Old Olive. Real Red is Analogous to Cherry Cobbler, so it’s not a perfect Complement.

So let’s get ready for the Holidays! This Christmas Card features Old Olive and Cherry Cobbler with a hint of Mossy Meadow in the Designer Series Paper. Mossy Meadow is in the same Color Group as Old Olive, so both colors have Cherry Cobbler as a Complement. The colors pop with the Whisper White in the Merry Moments Designer Series Paper pattern and keeps Cherry Cobbler from overwhelming the combination.

This combination is your basic Christmas Combo for cards and pages, and could also be used for Holiday Season party invitations, birthdays, or even weddings & showers. And don’t forget Thank You cards-give them a Holiday feel and you probably won’t forget to send them!

By the way, I’ve listed the Bundle as well as the Reason for the Season stamp set and Festive Flower Builder Punch so you can order one or the other.

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