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Hi,

Welcome to my blog. Thank you so much for stopping by. I hope that you will find some inspiration for your projects as I have from many lovely people. This is just a little space for me to share some of my cards, scrap book pages and maybe even some of my embroidery and quilting projects.

Enjoy and stop back often.

Sharon



Wednesday, 3 August 2022

Colour Creations Blog Hop - Week 14 - Coastal Cabana

 

Welcome to the Colour Creations Blog Hop for week 14 of 2022-23, this week we are looking at Coastal Cabana. It is a colour I quite like and glad that it is one of our regular colours.
Coastal Cabana

I have a simple stamping and colour card for you today but I couldn't help using the Stylish Shapes Dies for the sentiment but you could just stamp the sentiment straight on the card if you don't own the dies of a Cut & Emboss machine yet!
Rhapsody in craft, Coastal Cabana, #colourcreationsbloghop,Happy Hedgehogs, Quiet Meadow, Thinking of you, Stylish Shapes Dies, Simple Stamping, Blending Brushes, Stampin' Blends, Stampin' Up!, Art with heart

So for this simple stamping and colouring card I have used a Thick Basic White card base and layered it with Coastal Cabana card stock which is one of the colours from Stampin' Ups Brights Collection. On the focal point of the of the card I have a piece of Basic White and I have taken the super soft blending brush and with some Coastal Cabana ink blend a little section of ink.
Rhapsody in craft, Coastal Cabana, #colourcreationsbloghop,Happy Hedgehogs, Quiet Meadow, Thinking of you, Stylish Shapes Dies, Simple Stamping, Blending Brushes, Stampin' Blends, Stampin' Up!, Art with heart

Over the top of the blended section I have stamped the flower from the Happy Hedgehogs as it is just simple and divine and I did this in Memento Black in and then took out the light and Dark Mellon Mambo, Dark Daffodil Delight and Dark Soft Sea Foam to colour the image over the Coastal Cabana background.
Rhapsody in craft, Coastal Cabana, #colourcreationsbloghop,Happy Hedgehogs, Quiet Meadow, Thinking of you, Stylish Shapes Dies, Simple Stamping, Blending Brushes, Stampin' Blends, Stampin' Up!, Art with heart

I like these new Stylish Shapes Dies so much so I couldn't resist but if you are new to stamping you can stamp the sentiment straight on to the card and you would have a lovely card. To step the card up I have used the dies and it was a bit long so I ran it through the Cut & Emboss machine once and then put the die on again just at the end and ran it through so that we just hit the end. I also used the blending brush over the sentiment with whatever ink was left on the brush to take away the white a little.
Rhapsody in craft, Coastal Cabana, #colourcreationsbloghop,Happy Hedgehogs, Quiet Meadow, Thinking of you, Stylish Shapes Dies, Simple Stamping, Blending Brushes, Stampin' Blends, Stampin' Up!, Art with heart

As I was trying to go for a simple quick stamping card I told myself to step away from the bling but if you are like me and want to add bling you could also do that. I am sure this simple design could be made in lots of colours it is such a sweet stamp!

If you have any questions about my project today or would like to get any of the products for yourself please do not hesitate to contact me.


Now is the time to head to the next person on our journey in Coastal Cabana, I love to see what Cathy has for us each week, she is so creative and her cards are so elegant, just hit the next blog button and you will go straight there.
If at any time the next blog button doesn't work please head to our weekly host the wonderful Cathy Proctor as she has the list each week of those participating, thanks Cathy: Cathy's Blog

Thank you for spending some crafty time with me today, take care,






7 comments:

CHRISTINE BLAIN said...

"Step away from the bling" .... near on impossible! LOL.
I really like how you stamped the lovely floral image over the top of the blended ink background, Sharon. Melon Mambo looks beautiful with Coastal Cabana. Very pretty card, my dear. Great instructions on tailoring the sentiment die-cut to suit, too.

Rachel Woollard said...

Lovely card Sharon, the delicate tree looks beautiful on the Coastal Cabana background, and a great tip about shortening the die cut for the greeting.

Tina said...

Your card may be simple, but it is super sweet! The floral image looks lovely over the softly inked background.

Diane Furniss said...

A beautiful card Sharon, I love the hue around the flowers.

theresa said...

That was very strong of you to "step away" from the bling Sharon!. Your card although as you call it simple stamping is just so lovely and soft and the sentiment you have chosen is perfect for it.

Andrea said...

Your card is simply gorgeous Sharon. I love it so much. The blending on the white panel that coordinates with the coastal cabana mount is spot on and sets off your coloured floral spray perfectly. I love the shortened banner and i am soooo impressed with your self control not to add bling. Beautiful xxx

Michele said...

I found myself saying, "What no fancy fold." Ha ha. Sharon I love your 'simple' card. It is perfect. I also love the technique of diecutting your label to the size you wanted. Your restraint with the bling is also noted. :)

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