Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Simple card for a friend, inspired by… my hair??
Okay so I have written some really random titles in the past, but this has got to be the most peculiar to date.
As you know, I see inspiration in everything. Whether it’s the view from a window, the skirt another Mum is wearing at school pick up time, or the reflection in the mirror….
I have hair that requires ‘assistance’ shall we call it…. but as I’m not yet ready to settle into being a stereotypical 40 something, I do it kicking and screaming!
I have hair that has natural auburn hints and conker shades to it, but I like to give it a little more oomph! Well, Brad my hairdresser does. And he’s a bossy chap! We (he…) decided to give the auburn and red slices a bit more pow by putting jet black streaks through it. Sounds terrible, but it’s kind of a reverse highlight… the black which you barely see makes the red and copper that bit redder and more vibrant!
But after I got home from the salon that particular day, I noticed that my red lipstick had faded somewhat and had taken on a rose sort of hue. I wasn’t bothered too much, it looked okay, but it wasn’t what I was expecting!
So after that long winded story about my hair, I was inspired to pull out some colours and work with them.
Hence the Basic Black, Cajun Craze and Rose Red….
Although I’m a child of the 70s, I don’t quite have ‘Flowers in my Hair’ nor am I or was I a punk rocker (waits for everyone to return from googling those lyrics), but I did smile at my own wit!
Now who else gets inspiration from the reflection in the mirror….?
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