Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Colour INKspiration Challenge #28 Blog Hop

Yep! Another fortnight has rolled around again and it is time for another Colour INKspiration challenge. Whether you are starting with me or have just hopped over from seeing Jackie's fun, fun, fun card, you are bound to get lots of inspiration with these gorgeous colours.

I must admit I struggled at first. The ink pads sat forlornly on my desk for days begging me to get some inspiration. As soon as I made this flower basket card I knew that I just had to turn it into a cake. Of course!

I have used Bronwyn Eastley's fabulous Child of Bethlehem Pop-up Z fold card tutorial to make it and just put a LouSpin on it! When you open up the card the 'cake' pops out.

This card is for someone special to me who is turning 14. Hopefully she will be ecstatic rather than embarrassed with this glittery creation! Could go either way I guess. 14 candles for the 14 year old!

The Birthday Wit stamp set is such a fun set. I love that you can stamp the image in a few different colours, fussy cut and raise on dimensionals for a bit of drama. Or is the drama the 'icing'? Shimmery White embossing paste with a drop of Sweet Sugarplum reinker slapped on added the perfect background.

A card fit for display! We have been having torrential rain at the moment. It has definitely been the Sunshineless Coast! Not sure if you can see the lightning strikes in the background but let's just say that these pics are as good as I can get at the moment. I've added some streamers with the coloured embossing paste and the Sweet Soiree Decorative Mask.

I always overestimate how much embossing paste I will need so I had heaps to decorate the back of the card......

..... and the envelope too!

I have not ever thought to put these colours together but I was pleasantly surprised how this turned out. As soon as I changed the proportions and used less Soft Suede I was much happier with the look.

INKspired to join the challenge? It's so easy. Firstly, get some INKspiration by hopping around to see what all of the Colour INKspiration Crew have to show you. Then you have 12 days from today to make and upload your creation to the Facebook Colour INKspiration Group. You don't have to have a blog to participate but if you do you can link back to your post. Make sure you use all of the challenge colours. You can also use neutrals such as white, black, Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake and Metallics. Not a member of the Facebook group yet? Just click here and ask to join Colour INKspiration, add the group to your favourites and share it with your crafty friends so they can join in the fun too. We can't wait to see what you create with these gorgeous colours.

Next up we have Rachel. Make sure you check out her take on this colour combination. You will love it!


PS - To celebrate the launch of our new online stamping modules, Kelly and I are giving away one registration for Module One. All you have to do is be a first-time entrant to the Colour INKspiration challenge, mention that in your entry post and you will go into the draw.

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  1. This is a luscious concoction, Lou. So pretty but I like the fold as well.

  2. Lou, this is amazing!! And so much fun and colour and texture MUST make the birthday girl super happy!! I love the glittery paste everywhere - it looks amazing! I love your work!

  3. So is it Strawberry or Cherry Icing?! Looks good enough to eat! Thanks for the inspiration, Lou! 💌💕🎂

  4. Wow, it looks so yummy! Wonderful idea!!

  5. So cool Lou! Love this happy bridgefold creation!

  6. Who needs real cake when you can have this? The pink embossing paste looks good enough to eat!!


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