Simply Sketched Saturday Challenge | Colour Challenge!

Stampin' Up! Sketch Challenge

Something slightly different for this months Simply Sketched Saturday Challenge…. this month I have set the girls a colour theme!

I am loving playing with the new In-Colours from this years Annual catalogue… but I wanted to push myself away from using them as a set of colours, and towards integrating them into the rest of our inks. I cannot wait to see what the other ladies have done with this combo!

Simply Sketched Saturday Challenge Colour Challenge Creative Card using Work of Art and Crafting Forever from Stampin' Up!

I am a big believer in the power of craft…. I use my crafting as a creative escape, a de-stress, and ‘me time’ away from my busy personal life and hectic day job. I love nothing more than being able to set aside a a few hours, a whole day, or even just 10 minutes in my craft room with my stamps and ink. Crafting is more to me than just making pretty things (although, I love to make pretty things!) its about the friendships I have made whilst crafting. I am so lucky to have some wonderful friends through stamping, the ladies that are hopping with me today are just a handful. They are all so special….. and I hope that on this sunny Saturday that they are ‘doing something creative!’….. actually I know that a few of them are, because this weekend we are on a crafty retreat, stamping, making pretty things…. and spending some much needed time in the spa!

Just Because card using Crafting Forever and Work of Art from Stampin' Up!

This card uses two stamp sets; Crafting Forever and Work of Art. The sentiment and paint brushes are stamped in Smoky Slate, and die cut using the Stitched Shapes dies (I still can’t put these away!). I have incorporated the colour theme into the stamped panel…. dots from ‘Work of Art’ stamped in Fresh Fit, Blushing Bride and Calypso Coral.


Card Base – Blushing Bride – Half a piece of A4, folding in half (21 x 14.8 cm, scored at 10.5 cm)

Smoky Slate layer – 14.8 x 5.8 cm

Whisper White layer – 14.8 x 5.5 cm

I hope you have enjoyed stopping by today, please do hop along to my wonderful friend Sally to see what she has made with this fab colour combo!

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