Pootles’ Colour Challenge #PCC012

Pootles’ Colour Challenge #PCC012

Pootles Colour Challenge

*Don’t forget, you don’t need to use all of the colours listed above, but if you’re seeking inspiration, click each colour and you can see all the products Stampin’ Up! has in those colours*

Pootles’ Colour Challenge #PCC012 Flirty Flamingo Bow

Well here’s a funny story for you. When I’m out and about I’m always looking at colours and shapes and combinations of them. But recently I changed my office layout following the purchase of some paper storage racks that I’d spotted on eBay and snaffled up for a bargain price. They’re brilliant and allow me to have all the cardstock, paper etc out so that I can see them more easily and work with different colours more frequently.

Anyway, with the new placement of my cardstock, I have them grouped into colour families and the 2 sets of In Colours are one above the other. And it was while looking (okay, drooling over and stroking) the new paper arrangement that I spotted this trio. The 3 colours are right next to one another in the way I have them laid out and I love them!

I have some more colour trios set across my shelves that have fallen perfectly and I can’t wait to work with them too!

Pootles’ Colour Challenge #PCC012 Garden in Bloom stamping

So my card today simply uses cardstock in the Flirty Flamingo and Tip Top Taupe with DSP background papers in Mint Macaron. This is the real showcase. Then a little matching ribbon and simple stamping from Garden in Bloom and the card is made.

Pootles’ Colour Challenge #PCC012 (2)

It’s okay to go simple with cardmaking, particularly when you’re under challenge circumstances!

Happy Saturday everyone!

S xx

Rules of play!
  • Your creation must be a new idea
  • Please LINK your entry using the InLinkz link up below
  • Please link back to my post here in your blog posts and social media
  • Any country can enter
  • If you don’t have a blog, you can share a photo on your facebook profile/page and use That link
  • Winner will be picked at random and will get my card and a little something extra too
Add your Link HERE!

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Sam Hammond

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  1. Sam – would love to see some photos of your new paper storage, and of your whole room!

  2. This is a fun combination of colours which really challenged me – thanks Sam.

  3. Thank you Sam for the color challenges, Yay!! I finally got to play along!!

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