Colour INKspiration #24 closing out the year with some gorgeous colours.

Welcome back for the last CI post before Christmas.
I'm sure your place is as hectic as mine in the rundown to the end of the year.
And what a gorgeous colour palette to finish on for 2017.
And while I do still have Christmas cards to make I've also got a few birthdays coming up so went for a mix of old and new stampsets and a new card style for a bit of birthday pizazz.

It's been an amazing and beautiful colourful year. I do hope you get some time to be creative and to play along for this round.

I love a card that moves or has an interesting fold and this design is pretty easy - which is essential at this time of year. It did not take too long to put together which was a blessing!
I love the swirly bird set and don't use it often enough but it is always perfect for a quick card because the elements are so fun and imprecise.
I find Cherry Cobbler a very strong colour to use and a bit much for solid images so I used my favourite babywipe technique to get some graduation and make it a pinky-red which suits me much better. 
I also LOVE the Stampin Blends in the softer colours just for a background- it's as pretty as watercolouring a wash around but you don't get the water damage to the Whisper White card.

The sentiments come from a new set which will be available in the coming catalogue from January 3, Picture Perfect Birthday- it has a wonderful selection of bright birthday greetings which is brilliant to have some nice words for the insides.

Thanks so much for stopping by today, be sure and check out the rest of the blog hop cards- it still amazes me how many different card types we get from one colour palette. I hope you feel inspired and get inky using these colours. Maybe it's just the inspiration you need to finish off your Christmas projects. We'd love to see what you create with these colours so take a snap and upload it to our
Facebook page.

Next on the hop this week is Denita

I hope you have a creative week and remember, 
"don't just post online,
 post something pretty!"
cheers, Liz


  1. Gorgeous! The colours look beautiful with this design it! Xx

  2. Beautiful card and excellent use of the colours, plus I love your fancy fold <3

  3. Seems like we were both inspired by Swirly Bird this challenge! I love how your main image is on the inside of the card and peeks through the frame.

  4. nice and very colorful card.....

  5. Brilliant stamping for the flowers! And I love your double fold. What a stunning card and such a perfect way to show off these colours. So much cleverness.

  6. It's a peekaboo card - I love it!! Gorgeous Liz! Kelly x

  7. Wow, Liz, the window element is fantastic and the inside of your card is a work of art on its own. Thanks for being part of the CI Crew this year and wowing us with your fabulous creations. I promise to post something pretty to you next year!

  8. Wow Liz! I love the peek through window and the way you have built up the posies. Gorgeous.


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