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Stampin' Up! Just Thinking Colour Challenge Card ....

I have a renewed energy for creative challenges and have participated in 3 this weekend. I think it's because we have been chatting about them on our Art with Heart Stanmpin' Up! team foum (a couple of our girls design for challenges). I find they stretch me outside my comfort zone which is a good thing. 

Take for instance this colour combination from The Pals Paper Arts Challenge 154. I don't think it's one I would have come up with by myself, but when I got the colours out and started playing with them I loved it!

Here  is the card I came up with.

Just Thinking Stampin Up
A few tips to recreate this card:

  • I've used the markers direct to rubber on the Just Thinking stamp. The shape of the stamp allows for a square mat to perfectly highlight the image (I cut the stamped image by hand).
  • Clear emboss an image onto the Raspberry Ripple piece for extra texture and interest- I have used En Francais background stamp.
  • Dry emboss the base card, and sponge over the same colour ink to highlight the mebossing.

You can buy the products I have used in this card anytime by contacting me. There are free products on offer for $100 orders   if placed by 11.50pm 22nd March. If you have a big wish list and like the sound of an ongoing discount, take advantage of the $169 joining offer to get $293 product of your choice and free postage!

Here are the main products used:

Just Thinking Single Stamp (Seasonal Catalogue, Item 129940, page 21, $20.95)

  Just thinking stampin up

En Francais Background Stamp (Annual Catalogue, Page 129, Item 112358, $30.95)

En Francais

Lacy Brocade Embossing Folder (Seasonal Catalogue, Carryover from Holiday Catalogue, Page 35, Item 127819, $13.95)

Lacy brocade

Calypso Coral Ruffled Ribbon (Annual Catalogue, Page 152, Item 122976, $16.95)

Calypso coral ribbon
Have a happy and creative week and I'll see you back here soon with some more creations,




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Claire I love this card this is great!

Sharnee Torrents

Oh CLaire!!! THis card is stunning!
I love those colours (some of my absolute FAV'S!) and the details you've added with the background and the brad, it's sooooo pretty!!!
Challenges are fun hey!! Love to see your cards lovely lady! Have a super THursday!
SMiles SHarnee :)

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