Saturday, 29 June 2013

More Summer Silhouettes

I do love this set from Stampin' Up and am so glad I finally caved in and bought it. This card is for Just Add Ink's Challenge #171 for the sketch and for ColourQ's Challenge #195 for this lovely combo. I wasn't sure about this one at first, but it's such a soft colour palette and the colours work really well together, even though I would never have put them together myself.


And here's my card. I did have to cut the Pool Party flowers out and layer them over the leaves as they just didn't stand out enough. I should have masked them really but I was just building it up as I went along and hadn't thought that far ahead!


Recipe:

Stamps: Summer Silhouettes from Stampin' Up, Background Basics: Chevron Stripes, Flower Fusion #4 both from Papertrey Ink

Papers: Summer Starfruit, Basic Gray, Whisper White all from Stampin' Up

Inks: Summer Starfruit, Basic Gray, Pool Party, Orchid Opulence all from Stampin' Up

Accessories: Summer Starfruit Stitched Satin Ribbon, Corner Rounder Punch both from Stampin' Up, Decorative Labels 8 from Spellbinders

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by!

5 comments:

  1. Such pretty colours Vannessa and teamed perfectly with our sketch at Just Add Ink. Your chevron background is lovely, as is your card! Thanks for playing this week.

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  2. You've done a wonderful job of combining all of those gorgeous colours Vannessa! Summer Silhouettes is one of my favourite flowery/leaf sets and you've used it perfectly! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week!

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  3. What a lovely card, Vanessa, your stamped floral panel is so pretty, love your trendy chevron background as well! thanks for sharing your card with us at the colourQ.

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  4. I so agree with you - this is one of my fav sets too. It's so versatile. I love you swirly frame a Chevron background - it's very striking. Chantell JAI

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  5. What a vibrant flowery card Vannessa. The chevrons make a stunning background for the flowers. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

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