Welcome to week 38 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Pumpkin Pie from the Regals family.
Here in Australia, SALE-a-bration has been extended to 16th March, so I decided to create a Pumpkin Pie card that uses two of the FREE stamp sets – Driving By and Island Vibes – to create a happy tropical card.
I was also inspired by Tina Gillespie’s use of the long die from the Suit and Tie Dies to create a road for her Poppy Parade card last week, so I decided to CASE her “road” for my Pumpkin Pie card.
Can you see the lovely two-toned green on the palm stamp from Island Vibes? That’s created using the “kissing technique”. I inked up my stamp with Granny Apple Green ink before using a sponge dauber to add a few Bermuda Bay highlights. It’s such an easy way to add extra colour and interest to your stamps.
I couldn’t resist adding a another two orange combis to the inside of the card either and a sentiment from the Biggest Wish Stamp Set. Gotta love an orange combi van!
Now it’s time to hop on over to our next participant, the lovely Rachel Palmieri – I can’t wait to see what Rachel has made this week!
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This week we’re showcasing Balmy Blue for week two of our Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop 2020-21.
Balmy Blue is a lovely soft and powdery blue and part of the subtles family. It is available in the following products.
Today I’m sharing a card that uses two really versatile new products from the 2021-22 Annual catalogue: the Basic Border dies and the Biggest Wish stamp set.
To make an ombre card you simply chose a colour and fade from dark to light. Balmy Blue is our colour this week so I’ve paired it with the other blues as well as black and white to get an ombre effect.
Each strip of card stock was die cut using one of the Basic Borders dies at approximately 3cm wide. Once all my card stock strips were die cut I carefully lined them up in ombre order, then adhered them to a piece of Basic White card stock. This ombre layer was then die cut using the largest stitched rectangle die. (Tip – if you place your rectangle die and card stock on a angle it is much easier to die cut.)
These Basic borders dies are incredible – there are six different shaped dies and the die I’ve used on my card leaves a stitched pattern on one side and a dotted pattern on the other side of the die cut.
My Stamparatus made creating an ombre sentiment quick and easy. I lined up the “happy” and the “birthday” stamps and then used sponge daubers and the Stamparatus to repeatedly stamp and gradually build up ombre colour. The ombre effect was created by stamping in Night of Navy, then Pacific Point and finally Balmy Blue.
A slightly smaller stitched rectangle die was used twice to die cut the sentiment and a single layer of Basic White twine from the Bakers Twine Essentials pack was wrapped around the side of the card.
Now it’s time to hop on over to our next participant, the very talented, Caroline Manwaring.
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