Wednesday 22 May 2019

Colour INKspiration 56 - Crew Card

Whether you hopped here from the delightful Denita Wright-Smee or started your hop here, welcome to the latest challenge at Colour Inkspiration. If you haven't played with us before, we're a group of Australian and New Zealand Stampin' Up demonstrators. You can play with us by joining in our Facebook group here which will let you play along, comment and vote for your favourite from the top 5 selected by the crew.

Isn't this an opulent set of colours to play with? If you love Berry Burst, make sure you stock up on it before it retires on 3 June.

They shouted floral to me, so I turned to my go-to set for anything floral, Beautiful Bouquet. I was happy to see that it will be carrying over into the 2019-20 catalogue. What I love about it is the huge variety of flowers and foliage the stamp set and matching Bouquet Bunch dies offer. Honestly, you could make fifty cards with it and have every one of them different.

In this case, the furtherest back flowers are stamped on to the card base while the nearer ones are die cut and popped up on dimensionals. The tulips are stamped in mixes of Melon Mambo, Berry Burst and Blackberry Bliss by stamping in one colour and daubing on little bits of a second colour to get the variegation.

I've added in a couple of touches of silver to add to the celebratory mood but toned them down with a more rustic tie for the bouquet. I've used the linen braid trim but frayed out the ends.

This time, you've got three weeks to play with us and we'd love to see what you do with this rich set of colours. Maybe you see something other than flowers?

Next up is Rachel Palmieri who will, as always, have something inspiring for us.

If you live in New Zealand and don't have a demonstrator, I'd love to be yours. I can help you with ideas and provide you with Stampin' Up products. Message me by visiting my Facebook page  - there's a link in the sidebar of this blog. Or you can leave a comment below. You can shop with me from anywhere in New Zealand by clicking on the SHOP NOW button in the sidebar or clicking on any of products below will take you to my on-line store.

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  1. Love this layout and the way you used that trim! Very clever!

  2. Live the two tone flowers. That looks awesome. And the frayed ribbon is glorious combined with the little hints of silver.

  3. Such a pretty card Jan - I love the colour variation you've gotten on the tulips. Such a delicate touch! Kelly x

  4. A beautiful bouquet, Jan. Your 2 tone flowers & silver touches are perfect. D x

  5. I really love this layout with the color panels on the left. It's a simple but very effective variation.