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Hi Everyone,

Over at Just Add Ink they have a new challenge that looked interesting.

I started playing with my stencils, embossing clear, then with gold, then looked over at my card fronts in the Springtime Foils DSP that I had chopped up ready to use.

That's what I went with, abandoning my embossing and stencils.  The foil stripes won!

It needed colour so I though about a bird (feathers) sitting amongst the trees with the sky above.
I grabbed Bermuda Bay, Lemon Lime Twist and Pool Party and started to blend from the edges in starting with Bermuda Bay.

Petal Palette came to mind for the rest of the card.  Black and white images are perfect to add, not distract from, the blended colour I had added to the foil paper.

A quick sentiment - silver embossed on black card tied it all together!

I love how it turned out!

Go onto the Just Add Ink blog and see what others have come up with.

Petal Palette is still available, but you need to be quick!  Jump into my shop now and grab some before it goes!


  1. This is so pretty, Shirley! I love how you've sponged colour over the foil paper and your black and white details suit this sweet scene so perfectly! Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week.

  2. I just love the way you used your colours to halo the centre Shirley it's such a striking effect! What a great idea to keep your bird and branch black and white, the contrast is wonderful. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.


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