Friday 26 January 2024

Painted Lavender for CAS Colours & Sketches 529

I'm continuing my exploration of the gorgeous new Painted Lavender bundle from the January-April Mini Catalogue. For inspiration today, I used the sketch at CAS Colours & Sketches which is another of my favourite challenges.

For this sketch, we were allowed to use a heart shape or change it up to anything that wasn't a square, circle or triangle. 

So here's my interpretation...

I cut one of the largest postage dies from Perennial Postage, the companion set to Painted Lavender. I cut it diagonally and embossed the top half using the Exposed Brick 3D Embossing folder.

To create the flowers and foliage, I die cut the shapes from the Painted Lavender dies in Fluid100 Watercolor paper, then coloured them with Fresh Freesia, Gorgeous Grape and Lost Lagoon inks. I'm very pleased with how they've turned out.

The sentiment, stamped on Fresh Freesia, is made using the Something Fancy stamps and dies.

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  1. All that texture, the decorative edge, the beautiful focal die cuts - what a fantastic card!
    Thanks for playing along at CAS Colours and Sketches!

  2. The watercolouring softens your diecut lavender stems beautifully and I love the embossing on one half - with a white panel, it still looks so clean. Just fabulous - and perfect for our CAS Colours & Sketches layout this week!