CI100 – It’s a Celebration!

We are celebrating our 100th Colour Inkspiration Challenge tonight!! How exciting!! Colour INKspiration was founded by Bronwyn Eastley in 2017 who put together a crew of 25. We still have 8 original members on the Colour INKspiration Crew and I’m one of them!! Our first challenge CI#01 was on January 11, 2017.

In honour of Bronwyn, she has selected a beautiful image of the Bridestowe Lavender Farm in Tasmania (that’s where Bron lives!!). Isn’t it a stunning photo. I’ve been to the Lavender Farm and it’s even better in real life.

So our colours this week are Gorgeous Grape, Magenta Madness and Bermuda Bay.

I decided to play with my new Art in Bloom Bundle which includes the Art in Bloom stamp set, Blooms dies and also the Bloom Hybrid embossing folder. Yes that’s 3 items in the one bundle!!

I started off using the embossing folder. Oh I love using folders!! I embossed twice in Bermuda Bay and Magenta Madness. Then I used the bloom dies to cut out the flowers. And it’s one die so it’s super easy to get everything lined up properly. I attached the cut out flowers to the Bermuda Bay piece just using Stampin’ Seal. I added a long banner using the new Gold Metallic specialty paper and then the sentiment from the Art in Bloom stamp set. I also added some gold flowers for extra bling.

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 12 days 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 Basic 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.

A big thank you to Bronwyn and now Lou for looking after the Challenge and for all your inspiration!

Happy Stamping

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