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Wednesday, 13 April 2022

Colour Creations Blog Hop - week 44 So Saffron

It's time for week 44 of the Colour Creations Blog Hop with the Art With Heart Team. This week we are featuring So Saffron, which is a beautiful, buttery yellow from the Subtles Colour Family.

For this week's card I have used the Flowering Tulips Bundle, which includes stamped tulips and die cut 3D tulips. As you can see I have used the dies to make 3D tulips. 

I cut one of each of the different tulips from So Saffron card stock. The three different flowers use 7 different dies, as pictured below.

To add a bit more colour to these flowers I used a blending Brush to gently apply a small amount of Polished Pink ink to the base of the petals. Depending on how the petals folded together some of the ink needed to be applied to the reverse side of the pieces.

Similarly, to make the stems and leaves I cut three stems and three leaves from Pear Pizzazz card stock and them used another Blending Brush to apply Pear Pizzazz ink to the base of the leaves and stems.

The flowers are mounted on Basic White card stock that was cut with one of the Scalloped Contour Dies. This piece was then mounted on a piece of So Saffron DSP from the Subtles 6" X 6" pack.

This shows a close up of the shading on the petals. 
While I had all of the dies out I continued to explore with different coloured flowers.

This second card features flowers in Daffodil Delight, Fresh Freesia and Calypso Coral. The Daffodil Delight and Calypso Coral flowers were shaded with Polished Pink and the Fresh Freesia flower was shaded with Rich Razzleberry.

These flowers were mounted on a Daffodil Delight DSP card front.
Now it's time to see what the very talented Theresa Gerrard has to share with us this week.

If you encounter any issues with the blog links please head to Cathy Proctor's blog where you will find a complete list of tonight's participants.

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Thank you for visiting,
Happy stamping,

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  1. Rachel, your blending is absolutely superb. I can't stop looking at your gorgeous tulips!

  2. The shading on the tulips and leaves is just gorgeous, Rachel. You've put together these flowers so beautifully, and made So Saffron look really lovely.

  3. All those tulips are lovely Rachel, especially the So Saffron/Polished Pink combo.Shading adds such a lot of dimension to both flowers and leaves.

  4. Love your soft blending on the tulip petals and both gorgeous cards. Love that crisp white scalloped contours die too!


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