Thursday, 5 March 2015

Overdue Postage! CMCC#61

Yesterday I was challenged to use a stamp that I just HAD to have, but haven't used yet, with my most disliked colour. Tangelo Twist, one of the current in-colors, is the shade that appeals to me the least. Funny co-incidence, it is one of the challenge colours at Colour Me...! this week too.

In fact, I have difficulty using most of those colours in the orange family, even the corals. So there is only a hint of the Tangelo Twist. Teamed with Crumb Cake and Natural White card stock it becomes a necessary accent along with the cork accents (treasures from last SALE-A-BRATION,discovered while I was hunting for wooden accents)which add to the 'earthy' feel. This card pleases me, despite featuring my least favourite hue.

Now for the Postage Due stamp. I bought it to use with my scrapbooking of a trip to Paris which took place 18 months ago. Unfortunately, I haven't caught up with my travel scrapbooking, and it remained on the shelf unmounted. I had transferred it from the oyster pack it came in, to the new type of case, but last night is when the rubber finally made it onto the blocks.

At least when I inked it up, I was inspired to make a second card in colours I prefer and I may share that one soon.

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  1. Oooooh, Postage Due is one of my favorite sets ever! You've used it beautifully teaming it up with Crumb Cake and the challenge color! I'm so glad you joined us at Colour Me this week! ♥

  2. Great card, Rachel! It's awesome that you challenged yourself to dig through your stash and create with your not-so-fav colour! I openly admit as well, that it is not my favourite hue! You pulled off the orange flawlessly and created a beautiful card! Thanks so much for playing along and sharing at the Colour Me challenge. :) Julia


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