In The Mood For Colour




Hi there, I'm excited to share with you my process in creating the card above. After watching In The Mood For Colour class from Altenew, I was inspired to create a card with a colour that has the ability to influence our moods. I chose the colour purple for my theme, and with the help of the beautiful Golden Strokes washi tape from Altenew, I was able to create a card that brings out what I wanted to achieve. A sense of wealth, royalty and luxury. I received this Painted Bloom stamp set as a gift from Altenew, and it's pretty simple in real life, but with the right choice of combination colours and arrangement, it can be the star of the show.

First, I stamped the flowers and leaves then fuzzy cut them all. Then I added washi tape alongside my card front. I wanted the flowers to overlap, so I arranged a shape like a pomander flower ball. I adhered the middle flower with foam tape so it would pop against the rest. I also wanted the flowers to shine, so I added a little Wink of Stella, and I found that the Satin White sequins were perfect for this theme. I'm so happy with this sentiment because it allows me to say what I'm feeling. I learnt in class that I can stamp my sentiment with coloured ink to match the scheme of my card, so I applied it. Lastly, I mounted my card front onto an A2 purple portrait card. It worked out wonderfully well.

Altenew Supplies:
Painted Bloom Stamps, Shades Of Purple Ink Set, Crisp Dye Ink (Limestone, Gray Denim, Pure Graphite), Satin White Sequins, Golden Strokes Washi Tape, Misti
Other Supplies:
Purple Cardstock, Glossy Accent, Neenah Solar White Cardstock, Foam Tape, Scissors

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Comments

  1. Very pretty - love the colours you've used.

    Thanks for joining us at the Cardz 4 Galz Challenge.

    Helen x

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  2. Gorgeous card - very luxurious as you say. Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz xx Lynda DT

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  3. Beautiful! Love the addition of washi tape.
    Thank you for entering your work to the AECP assignment gallery.

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  4. Beautiful! Your photography is so professional, wish mine was!!

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    1. Hi Liz,
      Thanks for your comment! I am quite an amateur photographer. But for the first photo I used a 12x12 pattern paper as my background and the frosted glass coffee table. Then for the rest of the photos I used a portable 45cm LED Light Room Photo Studio Lighting Tent Kit Cube Soft Box. Very long name! You can find it for about 80 AUD on eBay.

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  5. This is a beautifully designed card, I am in awe of the flowers !

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  6. Oh so beautiful, Teresa! Such gorgeous flowers! Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley!

    love Mags B x

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    Your card is a personal favorite of mine. The composition is perfect! Hugz, Chana Malkah, Owner

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  8. Congratulations! You were honored as a TOP SPROUT for the month of July at A Place To Start! Thanks for sharing your talent with us and our participants! Please visit our blog and grab your badge!

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