Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Colour Creations - Blackberry Bliss

Our feature colour this week is Blackberry Bliss, a wonderful, rich, berry shade. I'm sure there will be lots of inspiration shared on this blog hop, so make sure you spend the time checking them out.

Blackberry Bliss contrasts with the soft greens of the succulents, allowing them to be the star. I have a bunch of succulents growing in a silver pail too.

I chose this pair of embossing folders to use for my overseas penpals mail. One is in France, another in Quebec, so 'Bonjour' is placed strategically 'front & centre'.

A little stamping on the inside to finish the card off.

Card 2 was made for my son's recent birthday. Blackberry Bliss was well-suited to this DSP, probably my favourite piece from Beauty Of The Earth Designer Series Paper.

Days To Remember may be meant more for memory keeping,
  but I had some fun making cards with it for my June birthdays. Once the stamps are all lined up correctly on the Stamparatus, you might as well make a few.

The tag, which slips in and out of the pocket behind the calendar, has a die cut 'Happy Birthday' from  Birthday Chick dies.

Two days ago I shared a card for my D-I-L using Days To Remember. Pop back to see my feminine Mint Macaron version.

Next talented team member is my friend Andrea Sargent in South Australia

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  1. Rachel both your cards are fabulous! So clever to use the Thanks & Hello EF for your French speaking pen pals and I ,love your out of the box thinking for the Days to Remember on your son's birthday card.

  2. Blackberry Bliss is an ideal colour to use with succulents, and your "Bonjour" card is lovely, Rachel. I love how you've strategically placed that portion of the embossed background, for your French-speaking friends. Clever use of the Days to Remember stamp set on your son's card, too. Both great creations!

  3. The green of the succulents look great with the blackberry bliss embossed background. The hat birthday card also looks great.

  4. Rachel, I love your beautifully coloured succulents and how well they complement the Blackberry Bliss card base. Your second card is fabulous too. What a novel way to use the cap and calendar together.

  5. I so love your cards Rachel. The contrast between Blackberry Bliss and the succulents is stunning, especially with the touches of BB on the tips of the succulent leaves and the centres. The use of the embossing folders for your pen pals is brilliant. Really love the second card too with the tag for the sentiment. XXX

  6. Rachel I love the embossed background on the first card. The Days to Remember set is really growing on me and love the way it’s used here.

  7. Very clever masculine card, Rachel, I love the hat with that DSP. Your pot of succulents really pop against the blackberry bliss, just so pretty!

  8. 2 beautiful cards Rachel, I haven't had time to play with the Days to Remember set yet I much get into it.

  9. Great cards Rachel. I love that wide ribbon on the first card and the richness of Blackberry Bliss really shines. A fantastic masculine designed card for your son as well.

  10. I love your cards Rachel and snap on using the Succulents. How gorgeous they look against the blackberry backdrop. I have just received the hats off bundle so can't wait to put that to good use. Love how you I corporates the calendar I to the card. Great cards.

  11. Both cards are great Rachel but the way you have incorporated the calendar into your card it really quite nifty.


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