Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Paisley Petals in the In Colours

Good morning.  I've been having a play with this years In Colours and wanted to show how lovely they look together. 

I started with this gorgeous bloom from Paisley Petals stamped in Island Indigo.  I sponged Lucky Limeade around the center and then using my Blender Pen I picked up the other colours directly from their ink pads - Calypso Coral, Wisteria Wonder, Pool Party.  I then cut out the bloom using my Paper Snips.  

The card base is Island Indigo and I added a border along the top with Pool Party and Calypso Coral.  The top edge was punched using Scallop Edge Border and the Calypso Coral strip was stamped in the same ink with the leaf stamp.  

The rectangle panel is Pool Party with Whisper White.  I stamped Happy Birthday in Calypso Coral using For my Family stamp set.  

Attached my flower off one edge and added Pool Party Designer Printed Brads.  

I followed the sketch at Freshly Made Sketches.  At least my entry will be in on time this week! 

Here's a photo of the inside.  I wanted to cover the backs of the brads so carried on the idea of the border from the front.

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Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Island Indigo, Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Whisper white
Ink - Island Indigo, Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Wisteria Wonder, Lucky Limeade
Stamps - Paisley Petals, For my Family
Punch - Scallop Edge Border
Other - Designer Printed Pool Party Brads, Blender Pen

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Jennifer said...

This is wonderful! I love how you carried the sketch inside the card too. Glad you joined us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Jen Timko

craftattack said...

Lovely card with a fresh colour scheme! Valerie

Bonnie said...

What a great CAS card! It really shows off these colors well.

Linda Callahan said...

Pretty card - inside and out! I don't use Island Indigo enough!

Vicky said...

Fabulous Aileen...and love the colours too hun :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Katina said...

Gorgeous as always Aileen! I love the colours and the way you have continued the design on the inside. Your Wooden Heart card below is fabulous too!

Faith A said...

Bright and lovely, love these colours together

Vicky Hayes said...

I really love these in-colours and they do work well together! I like the way you've decorated the inside of the card. Vicky x

Jen said...

I have struggled so much with that stamp set, but this is fantastic! I never would have thought to put Island Indigo with Calypso Coral but it works! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Notes by Nina said...

Very nice card, I really like the colours you used.

Tui Nathan said...

What a great card Aileen ... your colours are soo pretty and I love your clean styling ... very nice!
Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!!!

Lesley said...

Fresh and lovely card Aileen! Lovely the simplicity of your creation and the colours too. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Rita said...

Lovely color combination. I love how you finished off the inside; that looks awesome. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.


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