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Teal, purple and lime green!

So what do you think of these colours together?

This was the new colour challenge over at Colour Inkspiration.
Elegant Eggplant, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party and Lemon Lime Twist.

Had to get my thinking cap on for this one, but once I started, I loved the combo and made several cards - just entering one, which made it into the TOP 5!!

I was so pleased!

Here's what I made with this combination and the Top 5 entry is the last one:


Using a retired stamp set called Betsy's Blossoms for the flowers (I love it because it reminds me of fireworks exploding!) and the new Lovely Words thinlets, for the word FRIEND and the Lovely Inside and Out stamp set with the additional words.





I love blending and these colours went so well together.  It looks a little unfinished - that's because I stole the words "for a great" from the card and used it on the one above!!



I just got this set, Jar of love,  as a gift from Stampin' Up !  
I had had my eye on it for a while, so was very pleased to finally get it.
This one has 37 polymer stamps!  Most people use the flowers in the jars, but I tried something different.

This is what I used in my actual entry into the challenge.



The layered flowers are from the set .
I used them in a different way here and added a sentiment from a retired set that worked so nicely in the centre.
The people at Colour Inkspiration liked it enough to vote it into the Top 5!



Want to get your hands on the Jar of Love too, or any other products you've seen here, then click on my shop and put in your order.


Hope these inspired you to give it a try.

See what you come up with!

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