Happy Saturday everyone!
Today I’m playing along with this week’s Color Throwdown challenge which has a fabulous autumnal combo of orange, brown and grey. I really liked the shade of orange in the inspiration photo and I used a blend of distress inks to get close to it!
Penny Black released ‘Making Spirits Bright’, their fabulous festive collection yesterday. There really is something for everyone in this massive collection – I am particularly delighted by all the dies. They are gorgeous! What’s more, so many of them can be used all year round. For my Color Throwdown card, I used Berry Sprig (51-719) and the branches from Nestled (51-722). The branches actually bend to the right rather than the left but I saw that Jill had used the reverse of the dies cut for a few of her cards in this release and I decided to do the same. I smoothed out the edges using a bone folder, and was very happy with the results! To complete my card, I added a sentiment from my current go-to autumnal set – Autumn is Calling (30-863).
Want to see the first card I made with Berry Sprig? Well, it’s a festive one – and here it is!
I paired this beautiful die with a sentiment from the Season to Believe set (30-868) and coloured it using a variety of watercolour paints, including my Twinkling H2Os.
Thanks for stopping by!