Holiday Stamping for #GDP121

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Aren’t these colours just gorgeous for the latest challenge at the Global Design Project? … so gorgeous in fact that they inspired me to whip out my holiday crafting supplies and see what I could do with the combo. I’m currently holidaying at beautiful Boat Harbour Beach and only brought along a limited amount of crafting supplies to do a bit of colouring, mainly with the Stampin’ Blends … no Big Shot, no punches … Eeek! Back to basics.

This colour challenge proved to be a challenge as I never intended to make any cards while on holiday (except the ones in the Color Me Happy Project Kit) and I needed to do a bit of colour mixing with my Stampin’ Blends to ‘make’ Sweet Sugarplum and substituted Light Pumpkin Pie for Peekaboo Peach (toned it down with the Color Lifter).  I tried to get as close a match as I could with the supplies that I had on hand.

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To achieve a Sweet Sugarplum shade I first coloured the roses with a Light Pool Party Stampin’ Blend and then blended in Dark Pink Pirouette over the top. It was certainly an improvement on the first attempt (Rich Razzleberry just didn’t come close!) –

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Here’s the beautiful view that I look out onto while I stamp –

… and a photo of the beach from the lookout –

The water was a bit cold to swim in yesterday but today should be a different story.

Thanks for stopping by,

 

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About Bronwyn Eastley

Independent Stampin' Up! ® Demonstrator, AUSTRALIA

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