Saturday, 22 December 2018

Ink Stamp Share : New Year Colour Challenge

Welcome back to our Ink, Stamp & Share Blog hop, joining myself here in Norfolk, UK and other fellow Demonstrator colleagues around the Globe.

Our theme today is taking inspiration from the colours in this graphic, as we approach the festive season and upcoming New Year celebrations.
Are you someone who sets New Years Resolutions ?  I don't tend to set Resolutions as such, as they always seem to get broken.  Instead I like to think of what I want from the year ahead, setting a few Goals to try and accomplish in the next 12-months. 
These were lovely bright colours to work with.  When working on a theme like this, I like to grab a base card and a mat panel in each colour and have a 'play' with different combinations.
Next I cut the Whisper White layer for the sentiment from the upcoming Spring/Summer 2019 catalogue Amazing Life #148750.  This was stamped on my Stamparatus #148187 using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad #132708.  Sometimes, if the pressure isn't even when stamping, you might miss a bit, but with the Stamparatus, it is super easy to go back and rei-nk and stamp again exactly over the original image.  Such a wonderful addition to my crafting supplies and one I use virtually every time I stamp !  

The finished layer was then passed through the Big Shot # using the Subtle Textured Impressions Embossing Folder #143706.
The flowers were stamped onto scraps of Whisper White and coloured in using ink pads in each of the colours.  This time I used an empty Wink of Stella Glitter Brush #141897 with a drop of water, shook well to wash remaining pigment on the inner walls of the barrel and picked up the ink colour to paint with.  This left a lovely sparkly finish.  To incorporate all colours in the challenge on each card, the flower colours varied accordingly. Images were then 'fussy-cut' by hand. 

Panel was attached to each base card using Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, and flower randomly attached.

The remaining card base colours will be finished assembly later this afternoon and posted tomorrow, if you care to pop back to see other combinations.  I hope you have enjoyed my projects today and perhaps create some of your own.

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  1. What a cheerful card,like how you've coloured your words in different colours.

  2. Lovely card, I often find it very hard to use a big stamp and you have aced it here

  3. Beautiful card design. I love the subtle texture to the background :)

  4. Great card Sandra, thank you for sharing x

  5. Cute design and use of the colors - you made a very happy card!

  6. Lovely card, love the colouring with the wink of Stella!

  7. So pretty. Like the 3 flowers setting off the words.


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