Friday, 27 November 2020
Our Colour Dare Challenge for #422 is a tic tac toe challenge using the colours from the Serenity Scrapbooking Workshop Kit. You are free to use Black, White, Neutrals, Gold & Silver free. You are invited to participate in this challenge too. Go to the link for Colour Dare #422 and add your entry. When you submit your entry you must provide a link to your post, not just to your blog in general. There are LOTS of ways to enter either a Blog Post or post to an online gallery (Facebook, Pinterest, SplitCoast Stampers, or Instagram).
Serenity is my most favourite collection in AGES. Its so pretty and delicate. Within our family we have ordered one of EVERY single thing in the serenity range we all LOVE IT but my order did not arrive in time for me to do the challenge.
For this challenge I pulled out a bunch of things to use with my cards. I pulled out Blue Belle Cardstock, Blue Belle Cardstock and Toffee Cardstock. Then I pulled out Olive Branches Background Thin Cuts from the Background Thin Cuts Bundle and the Stitched Scalloped Brackets Thin Cuts.
I could not decide if I wanted to make the sapphire or the blue belle the main colour so I did one of each. I cut a 4.5 inch strip of each colour and got both parts for both cards out of it. After running the blues through my Big Shot machine, I used scraps on Toffee cardstock to cut the scalloped bracket and I did one light side up and one dark side up to have a lighter one for the blue belle and darker toffee for the sapphire top.
I stamped in Sapphire Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, using stamp set called
To finish off the card I put Gold Shimmer Trim accross the middle, stuck the sentiments up with 3D Foam tape and put some Gold Glitter Gems on the side.
I am happy with how they came out and doing them in the same but opposite colours really made them unique but similar.
Friday, 13 November 2020
Our Colour Dare Challenge for #420 is a shades of Orange challenge. Use any shade of orange. You are free to use Black & White and all other neutrals & Metallics. You are invited to participate in this challenge too. Go to the link for Colour Dare #420 and add your entry. When you submit your entry you must provide a link to your post, not just to your blog in general. When you write your Blog Post or post to an online gallery (Facebook, Pinterest, SplitCoast Stampers, Instagram) identify the products that you use.
Then on the light side of the Nectarine Cardstock I cut out Stitched Hexagons Thin Cuts
I stamped Hello from the Sentiments by Melisa Esplin with
I wrapped some orange twine from my stash around with a bow and stuck the stitched lattice to the card with 3D foam tape.