Another three colours

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Hello everyone. I hope you are all doing well. It’s been a few days since my last card posting, as I have been back at work this week, and kinda lost my mojo! Then – I opened my new Catherine Pooler ‘Stamp of Approval’ box – hey presto – mojo back!

I had a look through some challenge blogs, and came across a few I could merge together. The colour scheme is from Color Throwdown – red, yellow, green – and I also did some masking, which is the theme from the Tuesday Throwdown this week. I struggle with masking – let me know if you don’t and what the trick is – but I still keep trying, as I like the look of a single layer, and the stamps giving the impression of dimension.

For this card, I used a Stamp of Approval mask, taping some of it off, and used my blending tool with ‘Tiara’ ink – also from Catherine Pooler. This gave the leaf background panel. I then stamped the solid red flower in ‘Rockin’ Red’, masking it off to stamp the leaves in ‘Grass Skirt’.

I liked how this turned out, and found that the inks stayed true to their colours, despite stamping on top of the yellow.

The sentiment is a die cut from the same box, and the two smaller words stamped directly onto the card with Versafine black Onyx.

The used my wonky rectangles again – you just knew, didn’t you? – and layered onto a green card base.

I shall be entering the following challenges:

Color Throwdown red, yellow, green

Tuesday Throwdownmasking

Watercooler Wednesdayanything goes

Addicted to Stamps and Moremake your mark

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge – anything goes

 

20 thoughts on “Another three colours

  1. What a lovely card! I love how bold and yet still CAS! Wonderful jobon this! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Watercooler Wednesday!

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  2. Thanks for sharing your card creation and joining us this week for the Watercooler Wednesday “Anything Goes” challenge. You’ve managed to mix so many challenges and come out with such a great card. I really like the stencilled leaves and stitched edging on this card. Perfect colour workup too.

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  3. Wow! Yes, you certainly do have your Mojo back. As always, love those wonderful Wonky rectangles. The stitches make such a perfect frame for your piece of art. Love the flower, both the colour and that design. Great job combining (merging) those varied challenges to create your very own vision. Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

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