Saturday, 4 June 2016

Jems Blog Hop - new In Colours



Well you may have guessed that as the title of this post suggests, 
this month we are showcasing the new 2016 -2018 In Colours.



My first card features my favourite new colour - Dapper Denim

Arty view showing the mechanics of the card

View of card opened

Closed view

Materials used : Dapper Denim and Thick Whisper White cardstock.
Dapper Denim Ink
Stamp sets: Playful Backgrounds, Perpetual Birthday Calendar, Petite Petals
and the sentiment is from Time of Year.
Pansy Punch and Petite Petals punch

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My second card uses Flirty Flamingo, which I wasn't too sure about at first sight,
 but it's growing on me now!!


As the matching Designer series paper wasn't available to preorder,
I stamped the background using the Perpetual  Birthday Calendar stamp set
- I think it is quite effective.
The greeting is from the new Hostess set "Time of Year"
and the beautiful matching 3/8" Ruched ribbon finishes it off nicely!!


So - off you hop now to the next blog - Tracy will show you her offering!!
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Or if you want to go back to the previous blogger Yvonne -
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Enjoy your blog hopping - have a great day!!







16 comments:

  1. Lovely cards Kate- particularly like the blue one. Anne

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  2. Hi Kate your cards are gorgeous. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  3. 2 lovely cards Kate... but there again you have picked my 2 favourite new In Colors... and I still love those Joy Fold Cards too...

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  4. Lovely cards, they show off the colours beautifully! Sam xx

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  5. Fab cards Kate! I love Dapper Denim!

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  6. Lovely cards esp the dapper denim one with the playful backgrounds stamps

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  7. Two lovely cards Kate. Love the use of the Playful Backgrounds stamps think this may be my go to background stamp set x

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  8. Fab cards Kate ! The colour Flirty Flamingo is growing on me too and both your cards are brill x

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  9. Wow Kate! Thansk for the great idea with Playful Backgrounds, I was really stuck with that set so you have totally inspired me. I love the reverse opening fold too, I haven't made one of these in ages :-) And I love the other card using my favourite new colour - Flirty Flamingo!
    Thanks for sharing, hugs xx

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  10. Great makes and fab use of the background stamp another one to add to my wishlist x

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  11. Genius fold - I might have to try this out... right now... oh, OK, after I've finished the hop!

    Thanks for sharing

    Sarah L xx

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  12. Hi Kate, love both of these cards - stunning makes

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  13. Gorgeous work, Love both of these, esp the teal one

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