Wednesday 12 July 2023

Beauty of the Deep for Colour INKspiration 147


Welcome to the latest challenge at Colour INKspiration! This earthy palette was chosen for us by Crew Member Nikki Spencer. 

Picture credit - Painting by artist Barbara Rosbe Felisky

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.

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

I have been desperate to crack open the Beauty of the Deep bundle. It's been calling to me ever since it fell on my desk but time has been in short supply of late. 

So I decided to combine making a Crew card with opening the bundle. Here's the result...

Because Beauty of the Deep is an image only set, I used Something Fancy for the sentiment.

I call a card like this, made on the first opening of the packet, a FIRST DATE. It's a pretty straight forward card while we were getting to know each other! If you'd like to see how I made it, here's a video tutorial for you.

We'd love to have you join in the challenge with us. Visit the Colour INKspiration page 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. Such a gorgeous colour combo - perfect for your underwater scene, although I must confess this wasn’t what I first thought of with this palette. Love the sentiment label detail too.

  2. Looks like the first date might become an ongoing thing Jan!! :) Great card, fabulous to use this set with this colour scheme. xx