Wednesday 8 March 2023

Ranunculus Romance for Colour INKspiration 139


What a lovely palette we have for you for Challenge 139! This modern and sophisticated colour combo was chosen for us by Crew Member, and Artisan Design Team member, Vicki Boucher.

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. We welcome Gail Ellis as our Guest Designer for this challenge.

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

Having started out by saying that this was a modern feeling combination, I've actually gone a little way down the path of vintage by using Ranunculus Romance as my set. I've also added ribbon, another vintage touch and one that normally is out of my zone!

I know that vintage and clean are not usually companions but I have kept the design relatively clean by keeping white space and  avoiding distressing any form of distressing. 

In another nod to vintage though, I did choose Iridescent Pearls as my final embellishment. 😀

We'd love to have you join in the challenge with us. 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!

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  1. Jan, you are so very talented. This is a fabulous card from the amazing use of the Ranunculus stamps to the stunning honeycomb embossing folder with Coastal Cabana card, delicious!

  2. This is my kind of vintage Jan - bright, clean and simple! Love the honeycomb texture behind and the crinkly ribbon. I love these colours but am struggling to decide how to use them for the challenge lol!