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Today's card is inspired by the Colour Challenge over @ CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge. Use Balmy Blue, Sweet Sorbet & Mint Macaron, fun combo eh!. Please click the hyperlink to visit the blog challenge and enjoy the inspiration!
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* Use a light touch - The flowers from the Dainty Delight Stamp Set, #161078 are stamped with Mint Macaron on Shimmery White Cardstock, #101910 and coloured in with a Water Painter, #151298 using very minimal water. I love the look of a water wash and the Shimmery cardstock moves the colour well. Just dot on colour from the lid of the ink pad, allow to dry and add more colour as desired.
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* Keep it Clean And Simple (CAS) - The dainty flowers are very detailed and the only part of the card that's coloured. The 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" Very Vanilla card base has a 4" x 5 1/4" Very Vanilla layer and sprig of flowers from the Dainty Delight Dies, #160674 as well as Very Vanilla Classic Matte Dots, #158146. This adds texture and keeps the card CAS with the coloured flowers as the focal point.
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These flowers looks so pretty in these colours Lesley and I love the effect of the Shimmery White too. Thanks for playing along with our colour challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches this week!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much Joanne, it was a super colour challenge, thank you for the inspiration!Delete
Thank you for the visit and you lovely compliment!
Gorgeous! The more I see this set, the more I want it!! Thanks for sharing with us at CC&S!ReplyDelete
Thanks so very much Tammy for your visit and lovely compliment. Truly I thought about this one for a bit before I got it, but I'm really glad I did, it is different!Delete
Thanks for the great challenge inspiration!
Such a lovely, delicate arrangement of flowers, Lesley! The colouring is beautifully soft too. Thanks for sharing with us at CC&S this week!ReplyDelete
Thanks so very much Rachel for your lovely compliment! I love watercolouring. Thx for the terrific colour challenge that inspired me!Delete
I love this card, Lesley! Our challenge colors look great on the floral image, and I love how you used the vanilla card base - a great combination. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CC&S!ReplyDelete
Thx so very much Michal, amazing eh, those lovely colours can be soft and delicate - so fun! Thank you for the great challenge!Delete