Welcome to week 41 of the Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop!

Our colour this week is a regal colour: Pumpkin Pie.

This is a colour I rarely use or wear – so it did prove a bit of a challenge until I saw this stunning rug!

I looked at colour combinations within the regal family but decided I wanted a bluer green to go with the orange so I settled on the following colour combination: Pumpkin Pie, Real Real red (both regals) and Coastal Cabana (from the brights family).

Last week I created a background by stamping all over the powder pink cardstock with powder pink ink – such a simple and effective technique – so this week I did a similar technique, this time stamping in black a variety of floral images onto my three different coloured cardstocks.

I then die cut two rectangles in each of the three colours using my rectangle stitched framelits

I like how this technique lets the vibrant colours of the cardstock shine through, whilst also adding a subtle touch of floral elegance.

Because there are no embellishments on this card (and I was so very tempted to add a bow of linen thread!!!!!) I added dimension by mounting all of my rectangles to the card base using adhesive foam strips.

The stamp sets I used were the botanical bliss stamp set and the pressed flowers stamp set, both from the annual catalogue.

To see what the rest of the team have made click on the links below.

Kate Morgan

Vicki Boucher

Diane Furniss

Tania Johnson

Rachel Woolard

Tina Gillespie

Caroline Manwaring

Michelle Taylor

To purchase any of the products I used in this project you can shop with me here. Or if you’d like me to post you your very own copy of any of the Stampin Up! catalogues or find out about more about Stampin’ Up! contact me .

We will be back again next week showcasing another one of the regal colours Real Red! We hope you can along with us then.

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