This month's inspiration photo is so full of incredible texture. I love the lacy appearance of the flowers against the strong dark gray of the background and vase. I wanted to try and incorporate that lacy quality in addition to playing with the color scheme. You'll have to tell me how I did.
I started by stamping my floral pattern onto a white card base. I stamped the vines in Limeade Ice first and then shadowed them with a second round of stamping in Simply Chartreuse. The floral dots were stamped in Lavender Moon and then stamped with the second generation for a bit of extra visual depth. Next, I die cut a Smoky Shadow card front with a Mat Stack 7 die (the middle size) and textured it with the Quatrefoil Cover Plate using the impression plate sandwich in my Cuttlebug.
Then, I stamped the word "Happy" with Smoky Shadow ink into the negative space in the Smoky Shadow layer and mounted that layer to the card base using foam tape. I die cut a Lavender Moon banner using the In Stitches die collection and stamped it with the "birthday" sentiment from Wet Paint. I adhered that to the card front with a combination of flat and foam adhesives to finish it off.
So how did I do? Good use of texture and the color palette? I hope you enjoyed this month's Color Play post! I also hope you'll play along and link up your project over on the Inspiration Archive on Nichole's blog. Thanks for stopping by today and I'll see you again soon. Have a great day!
Stamps: Embellished Elegance, Wet Paint - Papertrey Ink
Cardstock: Smoky Shadow, Lavender Moon - Papertrey Ink; white
Ink: Lavender Moon, Limeade Ice, Simply Chartreuse, Smoky Shadow - Papertrey Ink
Other: Quatrefoil Cover Plate, Mat Stack 7 Die Collection, In Stitches Die Collection - Papertrey Ink; Foam Tape - Scotch