Hello and Welcome to another Colour INKspiration Blog Hop - the challenge is to use these colours in your project and only add a neutral or two. Our challenge happens every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, and we kick start your creative inspiration with a design team blog hop full of great projects featuring the challenge colours.
This time our colours are: Cajun Craze, Island Indigo, Smokey Slate, and Delightful Dijon - and the inspiration photo is full of richly coloured autumn themes. Now I know there are LOTS of you who are not too keen on Cajun Craze - but I like it - it's perfect for Foxy Friends (which I didn't use today), falling leaves, and natural images. It goes really well with my favourite colour family of the neutrals!!
I've used these rich colours with Picture Perfect - for no other reason than that I wanted to use this stamp set again before it retires!! The roses were stamped with the Delightful Dijon in the first 2 layers of colour, and then the Cajun Craze for the top level of stamping highlights.
The bird is stamped all in Island Indigo - a truly gorgeous colour!! And I've used the Smokey Slate for the card base and most of the sponging on the Irresistibly Floral DSP in the background. My additional extra is the silver satin ribbon (which is identical to Smokey Slate) and some silver sequin trim.
And because this stamp set has the leaves in it, I stamped a few to go around my floral bouquet - but they looked dreadful!!! What to do with all of them? After 3 step stamping and fussy cutting, I wasn't to keen on putting them in the bin, so I have falling leaves on the inside of my card!! teehee
I love the richness and opulence of these colours together, and I really do like my finished card (even those crazy leaves!!!). I hope you've been inspired too!!
Now it's time for you to hop along to see Moniques lovely card.
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Happy Stamping! Julia
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