Welcome to the RemARKably Created Colorful Seasons Blog Hop!
A big thank you to Janet Wakeland for inviting me and organizing this fun hop!
If I am your first stop, welcome I am glad to have you here. If you hopped here from someone elses blog, Thank You for stopping by! You will find many ideas and some amazing inspiration, and be sure to go all of the way through before this super cool Blended Seasons bundle is gone for good.
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I was going for a very neutral color scheme for this card as I know lots of times we struggle for either a masculine card or a neutral card. I like to challenge myself to think out side the box as well, so I also used a sheet of DSP from the Animal Expedition to create my layers with.
I used all three of the beautiful framelits to create a bunch of layers to use on this card. I still have the smallest one that I could’ve added but I didn’t want to go too overboard.
I think the way this card is layered you cant tell which parts are the framelits, which in my opinion is cool. And if you wanted to take it a step further, you could also cut the flowers I colored in out the same way, interlayer them together and get two cards for one!!
Base Layer: Basic Gray 4 1/4″ by 11″ score at 5 1/2″
Layer: Smoky Slate 4″ by 5 1/4″
Layer under thinlits: Whisper White 3 3/4″ by 5″
Layer that was cut with thinlits: Animal Expedition DSP 3 3/4″ by 5″
Inside Layer: Whisper White 4′ by 5 1/4″
Using the big shot I layered all three of the thinlits down and held them in place with some Washi Tape. Once trimmed, I used the largest which is the 3 3/4″ by 5″ layer and the second largest layer for the front. I used the largest layer for the inside of the card.
I colored the leaves in with the Light then Dark Smokey Slate Stampin’ blends and then added a bit of light Old Olive stampin blend marker. I colored the flowers, starting at the center with Light Pumpkin Pie and Light and Dark Flirty Flamingo, then I added in some Light Calypso Coral and filled it all the way in with Light Pumpkin Pie.
I stamped the outside sentiment in Memento ink and I used the Stamparatus to create the inside of the card. I created a repeating sentiment with Grapefruit Grove ink and made it really stand out by adding one in Memento ink.
I just moved the base up and/or down 1/4″ and restamped the words….pretty cool, huh?
I also added a bit of Wink of Stella to the centers of the flowers and the layers from the die cuts….I think it gives it a tiny sparkle you’re really not expecting!
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Until next time,
Theme: Colorful Seasons
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