Welcome to week 51 of the Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop. We have extended our one year Colour Creations Blog Hop for another 5 weeks to introduce the 2019-21 Stampin’ Up! in colours.
This week’s colour is a new teal coloured greeny blue called Pretty Peacock. Depending on the light and the other colours it is used with it can look either green or blue.
My inspiration this week was this patterned quilt cover I recently purchased from IKEA.
I live in a house full of men (even my dog is male!) so I decided to add a touch of pink to my multipurpose craft room/study/spare bedroom.
In real life, my Pretty Peacock cardstock is very close to the colour of my quilt but in the photos, it looks a lot greener.
I’ve used another gorgeous new in colour – Rococo Rose – to make my card base and then I’ve stamped Tropical Chic stamps in Pretty Peacock ink onto Pretty Peacock cardstock to reflect the watermark background effect on the quilt.
The flowers, bird land other leaves are all stamped using the new Free as a Bird stamp set.
I’ve stamped these images with Basic Black, Shaded Spruce and Pretty Peacock ink and then used watercolour pencils and my blender pens to colour in before fussy cutting my images out.
On the inside, a stamped rectangle of Whisper White provides a space to write a message.
To see what the rest of the team have created, click on the links below.
Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative products using supplies from the upcoming 2019 – 2020 annual catalogue.
If you would like a copy of the brand new annual catalogue, contact any of the girls on the blog hop and we will get in touch with you.
My cards tonight were inspired by the splashback in my powder room. It goes all the way from the basin to the ceiling but here’s just a snippet of these beautiful encaustic tiles.
As soon as I saw the new Verdant Garden stamp set I knew I would use it to make a card inspired by the tiles in my splashback.
Combined with the colour scheme of the Scalloped Linen Ribbon (oh be still my beating heart!!!) it also proved to be an excellent opportunity to introduce you to the new 2019-20 in colours.
First cab off the rank? Seaside Spray.
Seaside Spray is definitely one of my new favourite colours. How good does it look with Crumb Cake? (And yes I have deliberately referenced ScoMo for his incredibly versatile “motherhood and apple pie” statement).
Next, I’d like to introduce you to Terracotta Tile. I think Terracotta tile is going to get on famously with its closest cousin, Cajun Craze.
Rococo Rose is another new favourite, such a soft and gentle pink I just know I’ll be using a lot.
Pretty Peacock is very dark and rich – I can’t wait to team it with Night of Navy!
There is one more lovely 2019-202 in colour called Purple Posy that I haven’t included this week because the ink pad is not orderable yet. If you’re wondering what it looks like it’s a very pale purple, sort of a love child of Highland Heather and Smokey Slate.
Here’s a closer look at the other 4 in colours.
Now it’s time to hop on over to our next participant, the very talented, Rachel Palmieri.
If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below: