Wednesday 8 April 2020

Free as a Bird for CI75 - Crew Card

In these dark days of lockdown, it's lovely to be able to play with such a bright and hopeful colour palette at Colour INKspiration: Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Melon Mambo, Gorgeous Grape and Call me Clover.

 If you haven't played with us before, we are a group of Stampin' Up Demonstrators from the South Pacific. Challenges are shown and entered via our Facebook Group page. If you don't belong, and would like to, click here.

Each challenge, Top Picks and a winner are chosen by the crew and the winner offered a chance to Guest Design with us for a future challenge.

If you don't have the exact challenge colour, feel free to replace it with whatever you have that's closest. Black, White, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake and metallics are free colours, as are flesh toned Stampin' Blends.

Since these bright colours spoke to me of happier things, I went for a springtime congratulations card. Free as a Bird is a perfect set for such a card, with a sentiment from Peaceful Moments.

I've been in the mood for colouring lately - perhaps because it's one thing I can control right now - so I used ink and aqua painter for this little spring scene. The birds are in Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody with touches of Gorgeous Grape.  The flowers in Melon Mambo and Gorgeous Grape with a touch of Mango Melody.

We'd love to have you join in and show us what you've made with these vibrant colours.

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  1. Beautiful card. Love the design and your coloring. TFS

  2. This is beautiful, Jan; gorgeous use of the challenge colours. You've reminded me to get out this lovely stamp set, and show it some love!

  3. This is so pretty Jan - those little yellow birds are so cheery!