Wednesday 20 February 2019

The Paper Players 429

This week it is CAS week at The Paper Players and it's exciting: to use shades of the same colour.

I chose blue and used only two shades: Balmy Blue and Blueberry Bushel. It was also a first outing for a new set Beach Happy from the Occasions catalogue.

The deck chair has stamped stripes but the umbrella is paper pieced. 

The chair and umbrella were masked off and I sponged over some Balmy Blue. After creating a horizon line with a Post-it note, I added in some Blueberry Bushel to delineate sky from water. Then I added in some stylised wave lines to give the idea of water.

I think it's an all-purpose card: encouragement, retirement, bon voyage, get well, birthday...

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  1. had me at blue! This is such a perfectly sweet little makes me want to go somewhere warm and sunny! New Zealand perhaps? The details you added just make this darling! Thanks for playing with my Paper Players challenge this week!

  2. This is a fabulous card Jan! I love that your card has so much detail, yet is perfectly CAS and features only two shades of blue. Great masking and paper piecing - makes me long for a sunny holiday to escape the chill of winter!! Thanks for joining us over at The Paper Players this week!

  3. Your card really caught my eye over at The Paper Players. The color family DSP groups are my all time favorite papers and your card shows them so beautifully.