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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Color Combo Blog Hop - Humming Along

Welcome to the January Color Combo Blog Hop.  This month we have been challenged to design with Gorgeous Grape, Cajun Craze, and Coastal Cabana.  Demonstrators from all around the globe are participating to share their projects featuring these three color.  We hope to inspire you to join our challenge and use these colors in your projects at home.

This was my first time to ink up my new Humming Along stamp set.  I was really happy with my choice as I played with the colors.

My first draft was all ink and I wasn't so happy with it.  Then I remembered to use clear Embossing Powder with the Cajun Craze to get a glossy definition on my flower image. This approach made me delighted with my Color Combo design! 

 I used sponge daubers and Stampin' Write Markers to color in the floral image.  Here you can see how glossy the embossing is with the shading on the flower petals.

One of my favorite tricks with the Everyday Label punch is to create a simple frame with a contrasting or complementing card stock layer.  For this card I stamped the sentiment in Cajun Craze on Very Vanilla card stock.  Then I punched it with the Everyday Label punch. Next I punched out a blank Cajun Craze card stock label. I snipped it vertically down the center and adhered it on the backside so that it overhangs and peeks out of each end of the Very Vanilla label.  Have you ever used this layering trick?

I hope you will try this Color Combo on your own project!

Please join me to hop over and see Tricia's lovely Color Combo project, click on the next button below.

Please contact me or your demonstrator with any questions.  If you don't have a demonstrator, then I am happy to help you get started with an order.  My online store is open 24 hours at 

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Orders of $150 will earn their own Stampin' Rewards and the January IDEAS tutorial bundle.

Monday is usually Team Swap Monday.
Wednesday and Friday/Saturday feature designs made by me.

Thank you for joining me today, please leave a comment to say "Hello" - it makes my day to see your comments!

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Stampin Write Markers - Brights Collection
Stampin Write Markers - Brights Collection

1 comment:

Tricia Butts said...

Beautiful card design. I love the way you have colored the flower. :)