22 September 2021

Colour INKspiration Challenge 108 feat Whimsical Trees Bundle and Stitched Triangles Dies


 Hello crafty friends!  Welcome, and thanks for popping in!

Colour INKspirations Challenge #108 is happening over on our Colour INKspiration Challenge Facebook Page.  The photo for this challenge was picked by fellow Crew Member, Rose Packer and our Guest Designer this challenge is the lovely Jessica Hart.

 Wow, the colours this challenge are super bright and could almost lend themselves to something flowery but after seeing a card on Pinterest, I wanted to use these colours and create something similar.  It also gave me an excuse to dig out the Stitched Triangles Dies that, if I'm honest,  I have struggled to use.

My card also features a tree image from the Whisical Trees Bundle and continues with the triangular theme I've managed to put together. I've also used Basic Gray as a neutral which is within Challenge Rules.  The finished card is something a little bit different for Christmas.

Sneek peak?

 Supplies Needed

  • Whisical Trees Bundle
  • Stitched Triangles Dies
  • Cardstock:  Basic White Thick, Basic White, Daffodil Delight, Polished Pink, Fresh Freesia, Balmy Blue, Coastal Cabana, Basic Grey
  • Inks: Versamark, Basic Gray, Polished Pink
  • Simply Elegant Trim (silver)
  • Basics Embossing Powders (white)
  • Tools: Stampin Cut & Emboss Machine, Paper Trimmer, Scissors, Heat Tool, Acrylic Blocks C and E
  • Adhesives:  Tombow Liquid Glue, Mini Glue Dots/Tear & Tape, Dimensionals

How To Assemble:

Die cut five triangles - two each of the larger, two each of the middle size and one of the smaller. 
TIP:  Use up your cardstock scraps for these.

Using VersaMark Ink, stamp the holly image from Whimsical Trees Stamp Set to create a textured background on one each of the larger and middle size triangles.  
I auditioned tone on tone stamping but I preferred the more subtle look of VersaMark.

Arrange and adhere with Tombow Liquid Glue to a piece of Whisper White cardstock measuring 1/4" shorter on two sides than the card front. This will create a background for the tree image.

Stamp the tree image in Basic Gray and the co-ordinating dotty image in Polished Pink.

Die cut using the co-ordinating die.

Cut a length of silver from the Simply Elegant Trim and hold in place with either Mini Glue Dots or Tear & Tape under the spot hidden by the tree.  Attached the tree with Dimensionals.

Stamp the sentiment in VersaMark and heat emboss with the white embossing powder from the Basics Embossing Powders pack.
Attached this to the card front using Tombow Liquid Glue on the end attached to the tree and a Dimensional on the other. 

Feel INKspired to join the challenge? I would love for you to join in our colour c hallenges. It's a great way to take yourself out of your comfort zone and use different colours! 
Firstly, get some INKspiration by checking out all of the creations of the Colour INKspiration Crew in the challenge album on our Facebook page. Then you have 12 days from today to make and upload your creation to the Facebook Colour INKspiration Group. You don't have to have a blog to participate but if you do you can link back to your post. Just a reminder to use all of the challenge colours. You can also use neutrals such as Whisper White, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand and Basic Black as well as Metallics.

Not a member of the Colour INKspiration Facebook group yet? Just click here and ask to join Colour INKspiration, add the group to your favourites and share it with your crafty friends so they can join in the fun too. We can't wait to see what you create with these gorgeous colours.
Thank you so much taking the time to drop in. I hope I have inspired you and if you like what I have shown or if you have any questions, please leave them in the comments section below.  
Take care, stay safe and have a great day! 
Monica xx

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