Wednesday 8 May 2024

Colour Creations Blog Hop - Week 2 - Petunia Pop


Contributors to this blog hop are all members of Claire Daly's Art With Heart group. We love chatting, crafting and getting together in person. 

This week we are focusing on Petunia Pop, a gorgeous new In Color. It sits very comfortably with other purples and seems to me a darker shade of Fresh Freesia.

The Stampin' Up! brayer has been having a good workout in my craft room of late, creating interesting backgrounds for swap cards and other creations. Petunia Pop, Fresh Freesia & Highland Heather teamed up for this background.

Magnolia Mood is a stamp & die bundle you will find in my shop under Online Exclusives. It has a very detailed die which I die cut in white card, and after cutting apart and rearranging, placed behind the stamped image.

The flower was stamped in the new ink colour, Basic Beige. It has been coloured using a variety of colours in Stampin' Blends, our alcohol markers. Soft Sea foam for a hint of green on the leaves, Petunia Pop and Flirty Flamingo on the petals.

More stamping inside using Basic Beige and a few other flowers from Magnolia Mood stamp set. Now we are off to see what the talented Christine Blain has shared this week.

If at any time you find a broken link or would like to see a full list of participants, please head to the blog of our host of the AWH Colour Creations Blog Hop, Catherine Proctor.

Happy crafting,


  1. Oh, how beautiful! Your colouring and layering is wonderful!

  2. So pretty, Rachel. I LOVE the brayered background, and the images stamped in Basic Beige inside the card. Beautifully done!

  3. Wow, a wonderful brayered background Rachel. I have had a little play but you are inspiring me to try more with the brayer. Love the die cut magnolia/leaves behind the stamped and coloured image. Beautiful xxx

  4. Theresa Gerrard9 May 2024 at 11:37

    You are right Rachel that brayer is creating some lovely backgrounds and this one is perfect for Petunia Pop.

  5. Rachel, your brayered background looks fantastic! I love the inside of your card too with the images stamped in Basic Beige.

  6. I love your brayered background Rachel. It looks so textural and interesting. You have really inspired me to give it a go. Your magnolia is so beautifully coloured too.

  7. How good is Basic Beige as a new neutral for stamping outlines?!! The magnolias are beautifully coloured. Your brayered background is very cool, I thought it was DSP at first.

  8. Your brayered background had me fooled, I thought it was DSP, it's amazing!

  9. Beautiful colours for the magnolias and that background is amazing! Gorgeous card.


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