Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Colour INKspiration 50 #CI50


What is Colour INKspiraton? – a Facebook based bi-monthly colour challenge.
Anyone with Facebook can join in.  You don’t need a blog and you don’t need to be a demonstrator.
I have joined in these challenges and love them as Colour challenges for me are actually a real challenge.
 Click here to join the Facebook page which now has over 1900 members and see what it’s all about.

Here’s some of the basic details about the challenge –
The Colour INKspiration Crew! consists of a team of talented Aussie and NZ Stampin’ Up! ® Demonstrators that create projects based on Pinterest inspired colour swatches.
Every second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 7 pm (AEDT), a new colour swatch will be uploaded to the Facebook Colour INKspiration Group and the Colour INKspiration Crew will get the ball rolling by providing inspiration for each challenge with a blog hop.
Then you have a 12 day period to upload your own creations using the colours provided.
If you have a blog, feel free to link back to it, but all entries will be via Facebook.  The design team will select 5 projects to be ‘design team picks’ and then the Facebook group will select an overall winner from this shortlist.



Welcome from Julia's page




I whipped out an oldie but a goodie for this colour combo as the colours yelled "male themed" to me....
I also took the picture as a bit of inspiration to make a sea card.


This card came as a bit of a happy accident as I had a piece of whisper white cardstock with the circle already cut into it and worked my card around it.

I like the bit of depth the layered circles add to the image as I tried to make something that I hadn't made before with this set.

A little bit of flicked water over a sponge brayered background just sets the whole card off.

I stamped the seagulls with the Blueberry Bushel and then with Memento slightly offset so it gives the impression of movement.



  • Stamps: High Tide and sentiment from Itty Bitty Birthdays
  • Ink: Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay, Mango Melody, Sahara Sand, Blueberry Bushel and Memento Black
  • Card: Whisper White, Sahara Sand, Coastal Cabana, Mango Melody, Bermuda Bay and Blueberry Bushell
  • Tools: Layering Circle Framelits, various sized circle punches for the smaller circles and a sponge brayer
  • Embellishments: Dimensionals and Water

https://mypapercraftjourney.com/2019/02/27/colour-inkspiration-50


Check out my good friend Kelly's project

5 comments:

  1. So much to love here Nicole. Love a happy accident like yours- clearly the creative genius waves are happening all the time in the background for things to fall together so perfectly like this. Those birds really are moving!

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  2. Your night sky is fabulous. The layered circles add a real sense of depth as well as drawing the eye. Great job with this set.

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  3. Love love love the water flicked sponging! Stunning. Love the layered circles. What an amazing card!

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  4. The circles are fascinating, clever you to make use of something on-hand. Love the water speckled background too.

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