CI86

Welcome to another fun challenge at Colour Inkspiration!!

We are using Pacific Point, Coastal Cabana and Shaded Spruce.

I thought I would have a play with the Christmas Gleaming stamp set and the matching punches, known as the Christmas Gleaming Variety Bundle. This is a set which has carried over from last year and I’m so glad that it has! And if you loved the Brightly Gleaming Specialty DSP from last year, it has also carried over.

I embossed the background using the Dainty Diamonds embossing folder. It isn’t specifically a Christmas embossing folder but it feels a bit that way to me!

I stamped three holly leaves and one of each of the ornaments in Memento black. I then coloured the holly using Shaded Spruce and Cherry Cobbler blends (don’t tell Lou, I’ve added another colour in!!) I coloured the ornaments using markers, ink pad and aqua painters. I hand cut the holly and used the Gleaming Ornaments Punch pack for the ornaments.

I used a piece of Snowflake Splendor ribbon to hang the ornaments from the holly.

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 19 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 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.

Happy Stamping

CI83

I’m excited to be back with Colour Inkspiration tonight!! We have another lovely colour combo to share with you.

We have Basic Black, Mossy Meadow, Bumblebee and Whisper White.

I started off with the Ornate Floral embossing folder in Bumblebee and added a piece of Whisper White Polka dot ribbon. I stamped the large floral stamp from Ornate Style stamp set and coloured it using blends. I did have to use Daffodil Delight as there isn’t a Bumblebee blend. I love how you can get different colours by using the light and dark pens.

The sentiment is from Peaceful Moments stamp set and I cut it out with Painted Labels dies.

We would love to see your creations using this colour combo over on at our Facebook group, here.

Happy Stamping

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CI82 – It’s a late entry!

I missed the start of the latest Colour Inkspiration Challenge. Before I knew it, the deadline to join had passed!! But luckily, it’s a 3 week challenge so there is still another week for you to join in.

It’s another gorgeous combination – Just Jade, Melon Mambo, Basic Black and Whisper White.

Isn’t that photo amazing!! Wouldn’t you want to have a bath in that groovy bathroom!!

I wanted to use the Poinsettia Place Suite from the August – December 2020 Mini Catalogue which starts tomorrow!! I just love the Poinsettia dies and how they emboss the cardstock as well as cut out the shapes. I used the Old World Paper embossing folder on the Whisper White piece. I then cut out 2 each of the smaller flowers from the dies. As the photo had that interesting gold artwork on the wall, I decided to add some gold sprigs as well as Just Jade sprigs. I used my bone folder to curve the petals of the flowers to add a bit of dimension and then assembled them using glue dots.

The sentiment is stamped in Just Jade and is cut out using the Stitched Rectangle dies.

I’m usually a traditional Red/Green Christmas colours person, but I really like this very non-traditional combo!! What do you think?

I’d love to see your creation using this colour combo, so please share over on at our Facebook group, here.

Happy Stamping

CI79

I’m back with Colour Inkspiration this week! It’s been a little while since I had a chance to join in here.

Check out our colours for this challenge. We have Night of Navy, Merry Merlot, Blackberry Bliss and Pretty Peacock.

Aren’t these colours just divine! As always, I get out a piece of each cardstock and see how I feel inspired by them. I was also inspired by the image and wanted to create a luxurious background. So I flipped through my embossing folders and I was drawn to the Tin Tile embossing folder. Once I had embossed a piece of Blackberry Bliss, I wanted to step it up a notch and I brushed the retired Golden Glitz ink pad over the cardstock.

I then cut out a couple of shapes from the Stitched So Sweetly dies and stamped a sentiment from the Peaceful Moments stamp set.

We would love to see your creations using this colour combo, so please share over on at our Facebook group.

Happy Stamping

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