The colour combination at the Paper Players intrigued me this week so I had to have a go! I picked Stampin' Up's fabulous Secret Garden to play with and here's what happened:
I definitely wouldn't have come up with this colour combination on my own but there's a summery feel to it that I love to bits! The leaves are stamped onto a So Saffron stripe from the Patterns designer paper stack and a strip of card stock placed across it...
... then the gorgeous coral flowers were stamped and cut out (framelits are available to make this easy!) and laid over the strip. I used Pool Party card stock to punch out tiny flowers to add to the cluster and the colour pops up again in the mat and the large flower centres.
Here's the colour combination I was using today (right) - I'll be using it again I think!
Here's what you'll need for this card
Stamps: Secret Garden, Delightful Dozen
Ink: Calypso Coral, Early Espresso
Card stock: Naturals Ivory, Very Vanilla, Pool Party
Other: Markers, Secret Garden framelits, Itty Bitty punch pack, Basic pearls, Patterns designer paper stack in Subtles, stamp-a-majig
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I'm still smiling over our trip to Bourton-on-the-Water. There was a lovely moment in the railway model museum when all the children were pressing the buttons to activate the trains and other vehicles on one of the breathtakingly detailed scenes. "Mummy look!" said my eldest son, his deep manly voice full of boyish excitement. "When I press number three, Thomas comes out of his engine shed!" Ahhh - it was just as if he was three again!
See you tomorrow, for more crafting fun!