Wednesday 23 February 2022

Brilliant Wings for CI 116


Welcome to the latest challenge at Colour INKspiration.  This so very pretty palette was chosen by Crew Member, Cheryll Miller. 

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. Don't forget to answer the three easy questions you'll be asked when you ask to join the group.

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. The guest designer this challenge is Bernie Roodt.

If you don't have an exact challenge colour, feel free to replace it with whatever you have that's closest. - for example Rich Razzleberry for Blackberry Bliss. Black, White, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand and metallics are free colours, as are flesh toned Stampin' Blends.

Initially, I struggled with this because the colours shouted floral at me. That got my contrary side up and I decided I would not go floral. I almost gave in though until a hunt through my collection reminded me of my wonderful Butterfly Brilliance bundle. I loved it so much I got rid of all my other much loved butterfly stamp sets and dies... something I occasionally have a pang of regret about. 😀

I had in mind a garden wall, a summer's day, a pretty tree and a butterfly about to take wing, I'm happy with how this turned out!

If you'd like to see how I made it, then I have a video on my You Tube channel you can view. If you have a go with your own version, I'd love to see how it turns out. 

Visit the Colour INKspiration site to check out the album of Crew Cards for inspiration. You can also add your entry there. We all enjoy seeing what you do with our colour palettes, so join in!

If you live in New Zealand and don't have a Stampin' Up Demonstrator, I'd love to be yours. I can help you with ideas, get you catalogues and provide you with Stampin' Up products. You can leave a message in the comments or contact me using any of the methods listed in the Contact Me tab at the top of the page. You can shop with me from anywhere in New Zealand by clicking on the SHOP NOW button in the sidebar or on any of the products below.

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  1. Jan, this card is absolutely gorgeous!!! So perfect in every way! I love it!!!

  2. Again,such a lovely card! You did achieve your goal with this one. It really makes me happy! I will try to case it today. Our weather here in Akron,Ohio,USA is snow flurries, 28 degrees,but feels like 18 degrees. This card will help me forget about the weather.
    Thanks for all you do and are a blessing!

  3. Beautiful card with those lovely butterflies and background. TFS

  4. This is beautiful Jan - the depth of colour on your butterfly is stunning!