Colour Suite October with Summer Fullerton!

Colour Suite October with Summer Fullerton!



Welcome to the October Colour Suite. I love
fall, the colours of the leaves changing from green to yellow to red is simply
my favorite. These were the colours I thought of when I created this month’s
Colour Suite. I started by picking an orange/red, a yellow/orange and a green
that reminded my of changing leaves. Then I paired my inspiration colours with
2 neutrals navy and grey.

While my first thought was fall the primary
colours of this suite also lend themselves to scrapbooking those back to school
photos from last month. This was the direction I decided to take my layout. I
have a secret love of scrapbooking back to school so I decided to work with the
neutrals of navy and grey. Then I gravitated towards the yellow/orange it’s
really almost the same colour as a no.#2 pencil. I then used little pops of
green and orange/red sparingly.


First Day of School Designed by Summer Fullerton

Supplies Used: Bazzill Cardstock, Pattered Papers My Minds Eye/Jillibean Soup/AC Project Life, Alphas Jillibean Soup, Clothes Pin Pebbles, Enamel Dots My Minds Eye, Washi Tape Bella Blvd, Wood Veneer Embellishments Studio Calico, Stick Pin My Minds Eye, Sequins Lawn Fawn, Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher, Metal Dies and Stamps My Favorite Things, Ink VersaFine Black, Sticker Accent Simple Stories, Sharpie, and font Veteran Typewriter downloaded from the internet




Colour Suite confession time; I really wanted to
create a challenge this month that was different therefore my goal was to
embrace fall. What I learned was most of my product didn’t really fit the
suite. Apparently I have very little navy blue and almost no green patterned
papers in my stash. If you find that this Colour Suite or any of my past colour
suites have you stumped try creating elements for your layouts using cardstock.
I specifically focused on stamped and die cut items to embellishm this layout.
Stamping is a wonderful way to customize embellishments to coordinate with any
project. I tend to often favor black ink and coloured cardstock. I like the
crisp feeling the black offers and I don’t have a great collection of coloured

 Thank you for joining me this month and I would love to what you create using tihs palette of colour. Be sure to check out past Colour Suite's right here too!


~  Summer Fullerton



  1. Donna Rawbone October 17, 2013 at 12:10 pm

    I love your ideas such as the short top paper strip with the button and the way you did the year with the apple, details etc.

  2. Deborah W October 17, 2013 at 2:35 pm

    I have to admit these are not favorite colors of mine; never liked orange or green! I tend to do Fall in reds, browns, yellows, golds, and bronze. I think they make for more sophisticated palettes…. I add darker greens in sometimes – I do live in the Emerald City, after all (smile)! I love the layers you used, though!

  3. Kathy P October 17, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    Great color combo….love this page!

  4. Amante del Papel October 17, 2013 at 7:11 pm

    Wow there is a fantastic project!

  5. Jeannine H October 17, 2013 at 7:14 pm

    Beautiful layout. I love The Color Suite. When first look at the color blocks, I try to imagine how to use the colors in relatively big amounts but I am always amazed at how such little bits of 1 or 2 colors can have such an impact on the overall look of the layout. Thanks for all you share with your readers.

  6. Susan S October 18, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    I love surprises…and I love your magazine. Thanks for a chance to win

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