Welcome back to our Colour Creations Showcase as we continue our showcase of over 50 beautiful Stampin’ Up! colours in alpha order.

This week we are showcasing Real Red, a vibrant red from our regals family.

If you have a person in your life who loves playing chess, cards or dice games, the “Game On” stamp set is one you’ll want to add to your collection.

I decided to create a chess board for the chess stamp, using the smallest stitched square die from the Stitched Shapes dies to die cut 6 Real Red squares and 6 Basic Black squares.

I laid the squares in a checkerboard pattern and adhered alternate squares of red and black to a 12 x 9 cm Basic White layer – I wish I’d gone a tiny bit slower to get my alignment more precise!

The card base is half a piece of A4 Basic Black card stock folded in half, with another Basic White layer in between.

Before I adhered the two top layers to my card base I wrapped Whisper White twine twice around these top layers and tied a bow.

The chess pieces were fussy cut using my paper snips and the sentiment die cut using the stitched rectangle dies – two red rhinestone jewels add a tiny touch of bling.

Thanks to my friend Tina, I’m gradually forming the habit of stamping inside all my cards. I’ve used a chequerboard stamp from the “Game On” stamp set and the happy b.day stamp from the “Happiest of Birthdays Stamp Set” – I thought the graphic quality of this stamp worked well with this style of card.

I can’t wait to see what everyone else has created with Real Red today!

We will return next week on Wednesday March 24th when we’ll be showcasing Rich Razzleberry. We hope you can join us all then.

To purchase any of the products used in my card tonight, click on the links below.

Product List

If you’d like me to post you your very own copy of the January – June 2020 mini catalogue, the 2020-21 Stampin Up! Annual Catalogue, the 2020-21 Beginners Brochure, or to simply find out about more about Stampin’ Up! contact me.

In the meantime, wherever you are in the world, stay safe, stay calm…and keep on crafting xxx

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