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Colour Creations Showcase – Balmy Blue

AWHT Colour Creations Showcase

Today is the first day we begin this new adventure of the Colour Creations Showcase. You may recall we did one of these with the last colour refresh a year or two ago, and it was loads of fun, so every Wednesday we will bring to you, projects showcasing one particular Stampin’ Up! colour. There are 50 colours in the collection and today we begin with Balmy Blue!

For today’s card I am using the stamp set, A Good Man and some of the new designer series paper, World of Good, along with some other new products available in the Annual catalogue.

World of Good SDSP

A Good Man masculine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020

My colour combination

Balmy Blue Night of Navy Whisper White Early Epresso

The designer paper is given that aged look with the new Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder. It is just perfect for this project, don’t you think?

A Good Man masculine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020 s

The image is stamped with Memento Black ink and coloured with Stampin’ Blends Markers, then die cut using the Tasteful Labels dies. I ran the Saddle Brown Stazon ink pad around the edges of this die cut image (and the Designer Paper) to add that aged look.

On the inside of the card, I added a layer of Balmy Blue and Whisper White card and stamped the sentiment and a heart in coordinating inks.

A Good Man masculine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020 inside

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see all the other participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase!

A full list of products can be found at the end of this post.

2020-2021 Annual Catalogue ends 3 May 2021

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11 thoughts on “Colour Creations Showcase – Balmy Blue”

  1. This is great Kate, I didn’t even know there was Balmy Blue in that paper. You’ve brought all the elements together beautifully.

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  2. What a great card Kate. Love your use of Balmy Blue with the neutral tones. Using the Old World Paper embossing folder with the World of Good DSP is inspired. Cathy is right, you have captured the sense of a fella relaxing and dreaming of travels. xxx

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  3. Kate I love how you have combined the “A Good Man” stamp set with this paper – it is a perfect match. He looks like he is dreaming of his next holiday or feeling so totally relaxed after recent travels. What a super male card!

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  4. Lovely Kate, I can’t wait to get that embossing folder (Next Order) it really does give that old paper look along with the brown around the edges.

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