Welcome to the last Colour Inkspiration challenge for 2020. Can you believe that we are almost at the end of the year!
We have a stunning image for inspiration this week. I just love the bright colours and it’s still Christmassy.
Isn’t it gorgeous!! I would love to have a fireplace just so I could have a mantle to display pretties on!
So the colours for this challenge are Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green, Bermuda Bay, Pretty Peacock, Magenta Madness, Gorgeous Grape and Glitter. So pretty!! Now you need to choose at least 3 and of course you can include neutrals like white, black, crumb cake etc.
I decided to use them all! I created a watercolour piece using watercolour paper and reinkers. Have to admit that it was a bit scary and I was worried it wasn’t going to look pretty but you’ll see I was wrong. I then cut out a couple of butterflies from the Butterfly Beauty thinlits. I also cut them out in silver foil to layer over each other.
I then created the base of the card using Magenta Madness and Gorgeous Grape. The sentiment is from the new Enjoy the Moment stamp set which is coming in the January-June 2021 Mini Catalogue. I cut it out using the new Messages die. Now this die is just one big piece where you can cut out all the shapes at once. If you don’t want them all at once, just stamp your sentiment on a bigger piece of cardstock than you need then cut out that one piece in the shape that you want. I used a piece of washi tape to hold the paper in place.
Didn’t my watercolouring look pretty! I’m so happy with how it turned out. And I didn’t end up with it all over my hands (which usually happens!!)
INKspired to join the challenge? It’s so easy. Firstly, get some INKspiration by checking out all of the creations of the Colour INKspiration Crew in the challenge album on our Facebook page. Then you have 5 weeks from today to make and upload your creation to the Facebook Colour INKspiration Group. You don’t have to have a blog to participate but if you do you can link back to your post. Make sure you use all of the challenge colours. You can also use neutrals such as Whisper White, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand and Basic Black as well as Metallics.
Not a member of the Colour INKspiration Facebook group yet? Just click here and ask to join Colour INKspiration, add the group to your favourites and share it with your crafty friends so they can join in the fun too. We can’t wait to see what you create with these gorgeous colours.
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