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Colour INKspiration #29





Colour INKspiration has a new colour challenge every fortnight on a Wednesday evening.  I am always excited to see what combo is waiting for us, and then I get my thinking cap on!

I am particularly thrilled to be a guest in this Colour INKspiration #CI29 blog hop!





The challenge for #CI29 had a lovely rustic feel and I was instantly drawn to the lovely bouquet.


I started thinking woodland......cascading flowers....woodgrain.....texture... and surprisingly, it came to me pretty quickly what I wanted to do.

I pulled out the colours I needed and started to put it all together.





I used my layering circle framelits to cut a circle frame from the Wood Texture DSP with a Very Vanilla circle underneath for stamping my sentiment.

The flowers and leaves were cut using the Bouquet Bunch framelits.  I trimmed the bunches down to get the shapes I wanted and cut some individual ones to add here and there.


Added a bit of dimension by raising the circle frame up from the Very Vanilla base.




The final touch was adding some texture with one of the Petal Pair Embossing folders.

Of course, nothing is finished unless it has a little bling to help it sparkle!







I love how it turned out.  Why don't you try this combo and see what you come up with!

Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to head on over to Monique Fielder next.




Monique Fielder







Comments

  1. Lovely to have you as our guest designer this week Shirley. I love your bouquet of flowers and all your little texture touches.

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  2. Wow, what an awesome project - I love these flowers in their delicate circlet! Such a gorgeous idea in these colours. How wonderful to have you as our guest designer this week!!

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  3. Shirley, this is really sweet way to use Beautiful Bouquet. Love that gorgeous little spray of flowers you've made.

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    1. Thanks Jan, it turned out just like I planned!

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  4. Congrats on being our guest designer Shirley. This is such a pretty and elegant card. I love the floral arrangement.

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    1. Thanks Lou, I had fun being the guest designer, too.

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  5. Those flowers are perfect around the sentiment! Thanks for joining us as Guest Designer this week.

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  6. I adore this card Shirley, I must have been away for this challenge! Your design is thoroughly gorgeous x

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