Wednesday, 20 May 2009

Cheers!

On Monday I held my first Monthly Monday Workshop for 10 crafty ladies. The theme was colouring with blender pens and we made three cards using three different methods.

This was one of them – for this card, we coloured the image using the ink from the lids of ink pads. The cardstock is Confetti White which is more absorbent than Whisper White so better for watercolouring or using any wet colouring medium.

This is a colour combination I’ve never used before – I wouldn’t normally put mustard, orange and red together but I like the warmth it creates... with this stamp it's reminiscent of a scorching hot day. Maybe we'll see some of those this summer when the clouds have run out of rain!

Sorry about the garish black backdrop – I had to take the photos in the evening so used a light over a black cloth... which turned out to be rather reflective.

Stamps: Cheers to You
Cardstock: Ruby Red, More Mustard, Pumpkin Pie, Confetti White
Paper: Haiku
Ink: Basic Black, Ruby Red, More Mustard, Pumpkin Pie
Accessories: ¼” Grosgrain Ribbon - More Mustard, blender pens

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7 comments:

  1. Yeah, I agree - that colour combo is so warm and cheery. The set works well with the colours!

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  2. Colour combination is good - Lesley x

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  3. I like the colour combo. Have one of those ready for me when I come. CC

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  4. Great colors! I love all the orange. It definately gives the card a summer-y feel! :)

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  5. Love this color combo, and your card is very cute!!!!

    Hugs,
    cheryl

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  6. So glad I hit your blog on the blogger thread today....this is so CUTE! I just love orange!

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  7. yummy card.

    M.E. aka CMCMaryD@SCS

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