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Welcome back to another Colour Challenge with Colour Inkspiration!  And Happy Valentine’s Day!  Hope you taking the opportunity to tell your loved ones how much you love them.

We have a really lovely combination for you this week with Powder Pink, Melon Mambo, Pool Party and Island Indigo.

ci27Whenever I get ready to create my card for a colour challenge, I get out all the colours in cardstock for inspiration.  I then decide upon the stamp set and go from there.  So I started with the Butterfly from the Beautiful Da stamp set.  I embossed in silver embossing powder on watercolour paper and then coloured with my aqua painter, using Powder Pink, Melon Mambo and Pool Party.

I then layered the card base of Island Indigo with Powder Pink and the watercolour background.  I then cut out a scallop circle and a stitched circle and stamped the sentiment from the Sale-a-bration Happy Wishes stamp set, which I then embossed in silver.

I added a Powder Pink shimmer ribbon behind the circles.

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I hope you are inspired by my card today.  Head on over to Monique for more inspiration!

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Make sure you join in with your card using this combo over at our Facebook group.

Happy Stamping

Rebecca

 

 

 

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Playing with Brusho

I recently purchased the new Brusho Crystal Colours which came out in the 2018 Occasions catalogue and I love it!!

At first, I thought it looked too hard and wasn’t for me.  But then I watched a few videos and decided that maybe I could!

I used watercolour paper and had a play with all the colours.  I put a few small holes in the top of the container and sprinkled a bit of the colour onto the paper.  I then spritzed it with water and let the colours blend.  Wow is all I can say!!

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To create the two blue pieces, I had sprinkled quite a lot of blue brusho on the paper and spritzed it a lot.  As it was quite wet, I decided to put a second piece on top of it to soak up the colour.  I’m pretty happy how both pieces turned out.

So I’ve created two cards out of these pieces so far.

I used the red piece (which looks a bit pink) and cut out the flowers from the Petals and More thinlits.  Aren’t they so pretty?

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My second card features the butterfly from the Beautiful Day stamp set.  I embossed it in silver embossing powder and then started with the yellow brusho powder and spritzed it.  Once the colours started to blend, I then added more of the red powder and let it do it’s magic.

The sentiment on the banner is also from the Beautiful Day set.

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I’m so happy with these and I can’t wait to play more!  If you would like to have a play, I recommend just diving in and giving it a try.  What’s the worst that can happen?

I hope you have a great week!!

Happy Stamping

Rebecca

 

 

 

 

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