August Colour Your World Blog Hop!

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WOOHOO! It’s my favourite time of the month – Colour Your World Blog Hop time!  This month’s colour combo has a real zing to it:


I was a little bit stumped to start with on this combo so I grabbed a piece of each colour cardstock out and then popped them on my desk with a full sheet of Whisper White – all of that white really helped me see the colours better and toned them down just a little.  After that I knew the card would feature lots of white and be kept pretty simple to allow the colours to do all the talking.


The balloons on my card are sponged using a mask created with the Balloon punch – I did a mixture of rubbing and dabbing with my stampin sponges to give the slightly mottled effect.  For just a little hint of detail I then stamped over a few of the balloons with the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set.


To create the 3 dimensional die cut I first backed my cardstock with Multi-Purpose Adhesive Sheet, before cutting the die 3 times.  Then it was really easy to just adhere each layer together giving a thick dimensional die-cut.

Did you know YOU can now join in our colour challenge each month?  Head over and check out our Colour Your World Challenge Group here, and then get creating – we would love to see what you create with this months scheme!

Well that’s it for me this month – be sure to hop around the world and check out all of the other great projects to inspire your crafting.  You can start with the lovely Sam Hammond in the UK.

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Alison Solven – Canada
Patsy Mullen Waggoner – USA
Sophie Prestrelle – France
Sharlene Meyer – New Zealand   <<——- You Are Here
Sam Hammond – UK
Barbara Meyer – Austria
Anna Sposato – Germany

Materials
Stamps: Happy Birthday Gorgeous
Ink: Real Red, Peek-a-Boo Peach, Lemon Lime Twist, Berry Burst
Cardstock: Lemon Lime Twist, Whisper White
Other: Big Shot, Happy Birthday Thinlit Die, Balloon Punch

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