Colour INKspiration Blog Hop CI05



Welcome to another Colour INKspiration Blog Hop and Challenge – where every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, a new Pinterest Inspired colour swatch will be uploaded to the Colour INKspiration Facebook Group, and the Colour INKspiration Design Team will get the ball rolling with a blog hop. You can join the challenge with your own creation – or just enjoy all the fab projects that are being shared!

You may be starting here – or you might have hopped on over from Simone Bartrum at Stamping with Simone – either way – WELCOME! Enjoy the Hop!

Our Pinterest Inspired Colour Swatch for Challenge #5 is:

I can hear the ooh’s & ah’s – but I have to say that I’m not really a pastel sort of a gal! However –  joining in challenges is a fabulous way to push us outside of our comfort zones – guess that’s why they’re called Challenges! And these colours do work so well together nad lend themselves to a range of different card types. 

My project for Colour INKspiration #5 started with a card I made for a team member who promoted to Bronze Elite. I’m sure she is going to love the extra 5% discount that comes with that new title  – definitely something to celebrate. Her card was in Blushing Bride, Pool Party and Crumb Cake as I didn’t have access to checking the Challenge colours at the time – so did it from memory! Hmm – close – but not quite right! So She has that one and I made another in the challenge colours!

I’m loving these Celebrations Duo “debossing” folders! There are two in the set – saying Celebrate and Happy – and they give such a cool effect.The coloured dots are from the coordinating Happy Celebrations stamp set.

You run your card stock and Embossing folder through the Big Shot before you do any stamping. I have found that the Thick Whisper White is better for these folders than the regular Whisper White. The extra thickness gives the card more rigidity and helps avoid any ink getting into the debossed area.

 The Basic Black mat was to make the soft colours around the sentiment contrast with the soft colours of the Falling in Love Designer Series Paper that is on the card front. 

I’ve stamped a few images from Timeless Textures onto the DSP in Sahara Sand to give it more interest.

And how cute are those Falling in Love embellishments?!

Hop on over to Rebecca at The Paper and Stamp Addict – you just might get to see a different piece of the fabulous Falling in Love DSP!




Thanks for taking part in our blog hop, there are so many amazing ideas and inspiration – so make sure you hop on through them all. Remember that currently, you are at my blog Jackie Noble | creativeJax

You’ve now got until the 9pm (NZT) on Monday 20th to create something using the Colour INKspiration colours (Sahara Sand, Blushing Bride and Soft Sky) and upload it to the Challenge Facebook Group. The challenge is open to all Stampin’ Up! enthusiasts – both demos and non-demos. We’d love to have you join in at the Colour INKspiration Facebook Group.

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Until next time

Until next time

Jackie Noble | creativeJaxJackie

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  1. Jackie, I really like the extra detail on the DSP in the corners it makes the sentiment standout even more.

    • Nikki Spencer on March 10, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    Love it Jackie! Thank you for the WW tip, l’ve been avoiding using them as l was getting ink in the deboss…Yay! Love the Bokeh effect too! xx

  2. What a great card to celebrate such a fabulous achievement. Thanks for the tips.

    • thespeckledsparrow on March 9, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    Congrats on your team mate’s promotion. I bet she will love her debossed card, it looks great in the challenge colours. I could also see this as a engagement card to so these folders are quite versatile.

    • Mel Pagano on March 9, 2017 at 12:30 am

    Such clever use of these colours Jackie. Im sure your team member will love it!

  3. Oh wow! You seriously have some interesting things going on with this card, Jackie. Wonderful project.

  4. Great tip Jackie, haven’t tried Thick whisper white yet, must give that a go. love the colouring over the word.

  5. Great way to show off the embossing folders. Thankyou for the hints!

  6. Love this Jackie! I really love how the black mat makes the front panel stand out!

  7. Beautiful card Jackie – love the statement you’ve let the DSP make against those pretty colours! Kelly x

  8. Even though you say you’re not comfortable with pastels, I love what you’ve done here. I love the debossing folders too, and the timeless textures background is fantastic. I was reading to see which DSP it was!

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