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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.

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Social Stamping and Rainbows

I’m excited to be a part of Kelly’s Social Stamping Blog Host this weekend. Our theme this week is Rainbow’s which have become the symbol of connectedness during these times of isolation.

A big thank you to Kelly for bringing so many stamping friends together to share inspiration and to feel a bit more connected with others.

So first of all, I googled what the colours of a rainbow are. Yes, I know I should know but I needed to be sure!! I have just received the Ornate Garden Suite which is an early release from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalogue and I couldn’t wait to play with the Ornate Style stamp set and the large flower image.

I decided to start with a black card base to make the rainbow colours stand out. I then used the largest border die from the Ornate Layers dies to cut out another base. I stamped the floral image in Memento black and then grabbed out blends in the rainbow colours. I used Lovely Lipstick, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Call me Clover, Balmy Blue and Blackberry Bliss. I added Wink of Stella over the flowers for some sparkle.

I stamped the sentiment from the Ornate Thanks set in Highland Heather (thought I had used the HH blend!!) and cut out using the Stitched Rectangle dies. I added a piece of Real Red ruched ribbon as a banner and popped the sentiment on that.

I even did a panel for the inside. I coloured a piece of cardstock using the blends and then cut out with a die from the Ornate Layers dies.

Isn’t that pretty!! Rainbows are just so bright and cheerful, aren’t they!

Next up is the lovely Liz.

If you get lost on the hop, you can access the whole list here, on Kelly’s blog.

Happy Stamping

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