Friday, August 28, 2015

Color Dare #157 ~ Pacifica, Sweet Leaf + Colonial White and Kraft

It's Friday and that means a new Color Dare! Color My Heart features a new color combo each Friday to inspire you in your creative endeavors! This week the Design Team is featuring Pacifica, Sweet Leaf with Colonial White and Kraft. If you don't have these exact colors use something as close as possible! Get your creative mojo on and join us!

I've made a standard sized card (4.25" x 5.5") with a Colonial White base. I dry embossed the Kraft CS and free hand cut a hole to look like a hole in a tree. I also lightly sponged a bit of Desert Sand ink across the raised lines to make them stand out a bit more.

For the large butterfly I sponged the base image with ink. I used sponge daubers and just tapped ink onto the stamp. After stamping that image, I inked the detail image with black ink and stamped over the solid image. The result is a beautiful butterfly! The small butterflies were stamped in Sweet Leaf, Pacifica and 2nd generations Pacifica. The large butterfly has 3D Foam Tape under the right wing so give a bit of dimension. The background was created with sponges and ink.


All products are Close To My Heart (click for image):
--Cardstock: Colonial White, Kraft
--Ink: Pacifica, Sweet Leaf, Black
--Embossing Folder: Woodgrain

I'd love to be your consultant!

Now it's time for you to create something and join the fun! Click here to check out what the other Design Team members have created to inspire you. Then check out the sidebar for details on how to join the color dare! It's a lot of fun!

Happy Stamping!