Sunday, November 1, 2015

November Color Play

Good morning, friends! Do you all feel totally well rested with your extra "fall back" hour under your belts? I sure hope so! At any rate, welcome to this month's Papertrey Ink Color Play feature. This month we're playing along with this photo:


I really love the fresh feel of these colors together! That bold red really pops off of the cooler tones in the photo and how could I resist pulling out that glorious new Vintage Jadeite for another spin? I'm still solidly in holiday mode, so I thought I'd use this month's palette to create a festive card with modern appeal.

Merry & Bright Card

I began by die cutting a Sentiment Splits: Angle Vertical panel from white cardstock. I stamped that with a variety of the images from Snowflake Flurries using Vintage Jadeite, Hawaiian Shores, and Pure Poppy inks. In some cases I used generation stamping with the Hawaiian Shores snowflakes to add depth of color to my arrangement. Once that was complete, I used the word "merry" from the Wet Paint Holiday collection to cut a negative from the bottom edge of the panel. I also added a strip of striped vellum to the top edge to mimic the stripes of thicker and thinner whitewash in the inspiration photo.

Merry & Bright Close Up

Next, I heat embossed a Classic Kraft card base with the companion sentiment from Wet Paint Holiday and adhered my snowflake panel into place. Then, I die cut the "merry" from Pure Poppy cardstock three times and layered those pieces together to form a thicker die cut. I inlay the pure poppy die cut in to the negative in the snowflake panel and glittered the top layer to make it really stand out. All-in-all it's a simple card, but the little details (like the vellum edge and the glitter) give it plenty of personality.

Thank you so much for joining me today! Have a wonderful week and I'll see you again soon.

Stamps: Snowflake Flurries, Wet Paint Holiday - Papertrey Ink
Cardstock: Classic Kraft, Pure Poppy, Striped Vellum - Papertrey Ink; white
Ink: Vintage Jadeite, Pure Poppy, Hawaiian Shores - Papertrey Ink; VersaMark - Tsukineko
Other: Sentiment Splits: Vertical Angle Die, Wet Paint Holiday Die - Papertrey Ink; garnet glitter - Martha Stewart Crafts; White Embossing Powder - Filigree

1 comment:

Kathy Mc said...

Great color combo, Lizzie, and love all the personality you gave to your holiday card! Didn't think I needed another green ink, but the more I see Vintage Jadeite in use the more I'm falling for it.