Tuesday, May 1, 2018

May Flowers in the Retiring In Colors

The whole process of designing this card was a new one for me.  I knew I wanted to use the 2016-2018 In Colors and I wanted to create "May flowers", but that is really all I knew when I started.  I chose my stamp set based on the flowers I wanted to use and laid the In Color Ink Pads in front of me.  At first, I could not envision how to get all five colors on this one card.  Once I figured out I wanted to use Dapper Denim as the card base with Color Theory DSP angled across the card front and I know the leaves would be Emerald Envy I just started playing with the ink colors and thinlit pieces to create the flowers for the focal point of the card.  I cut out more pieces than I ended up using and just kept layering and changing layers until I was satisfied with the result and glued the flowers to the DSP.

I added Clear Faceted Gems and Wink of Stella for the final touches.  I've never entered one card in four challenges before, but I guess that's what happens when you meet the entry criteria for a sketch, color, and theme challenge and make a tic-tac-toe (floral, free, thanks)

Make sure you head on over to the challenges to see the inspiration cards by the design team and other creative entries.
Just Add Ink #406
Inspire.Create.Challenges #016

The Share What You Love Bundles Early Release is now happening through May 31.  Take advantage of this great special to get FREE products in your Bundle and even an exclusive stamp when you order the Gotta Have It All Bundle.  You also have the chance to order the 2018-2020 In Color Stamp Pads at a bundle price right now.  Don't miss out!!! 

Check out the Last Chance Products before the retire May 31

Host code for May 1-31 is S3734UD9

Use this code if your order is under $150.00 and I will send you a host gift with your thank you card from me. If your order is over $150.00 DON'T USE THIS CODE so you can choose your own host rewards.

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Color Theory DSP (Retired)


  1. This is so pretty Angel! I love how the vibrant colours really pop against your Denim card base and all the added sparkles. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week.

    1. Thanks Jan. I played with the color layering and how I wanted to use the In Colors for awhile until I decided on the final result. I'm glad you like what I landed on.