Wednesday, June 5, 2019

ICS Blog Hop Introducing 2019-2021 In Colors

It's New Catalog time, which means brand new In Colors to explore, as well as fun new products available in the new 2019-2020 Annual Catalog. This month the ICS Blog Hop features the 2019-2021 In Colors and we will be sharing fun and creative projects to help inspire you to try these wonderful new colors. 
To create my card design today, I chose to use Seaside Spray and Rococo Rose together. I love this color combination and I added Very Vanilla for a warmer feel to the card design. I paired these colors with the new Free As A Bird Bundle (item #151123) to create this pretty card that is suitable for a variety of occasions. I love that when you purchase the bundle, you save 10%. 
 To create this card, I chose Seaside Spray cardstock for the card base and added a layer of Rococo Rose cardstock to create a frame for the focal design. I used one of the dies from the Stitched Nested Labels Dies (item #149638) to die cut an opening in the Rococo Rose cardstock layer. I love that these dies create a stitched edge on both the inside and outside of the die cut. I used the leaves image from the Free As A Bird stamp set (item #149468) and stamped it onto the Rococo Rose cardstock using Rococo Rose Classic ink to create a tone on tone pattern. 
 To create the focal design, I stamped the birds image onto a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock using Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I then chose one of the smaller dies to die cut the image so that it would fit inside the frame with a border around the edge. I colored the image using Stampin' Blends Markers for a soft and pretty look. 
To assemble the card, I added Stampin' Dimensionals to the back of the Rococo Rose cardstock frame and attached it to the Seaside Spray cardstock card base. Next, I added Snail Adhesive to the back of the focal image and carefully placed it in the center of the opening and pressed down firmly to attach it to the card base. 
To finish off the card, I created the sentiment using the Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set (item #146667) and the Classic Label Punch (item #141491). I stamped the sentiment onto a scrap of Very Vanilla cardstock with the Memento Tuxedo Black ink and then punched it out with the punch. I then punched out another piece from a scrap of Seaside Spray cardstock. I trimmed one end of both pieces (making sure it was the same end each piece) and layered them and attached them to the card front with Snail Adhesive. 

For a touch of bling, I added Basic Rhinestones to the sentiment to complete the card design. I love how this clean and simple card design turned out and I look forward to using this color combination again in the future. 

Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog today. I hope that my card design will inspire you to explore these amazing new colors in your creative projects. If you live in the U.S. and do not already have a demonstrator, please contact me and I would be happy to help you. 

Now it's time to visit June's blog and see what she has to share with us this month. Just click the Next button below to visit her blog or use the Roll Call List below to help you find your way. 
Roll Call List
Deb Naylor
Lisa Kmiec  
Cynthia McQueen
Tricia Butts June Olsen
Debbi Green
Anastasia Radloff
Melissa Tennison
Terri Takashige
Darla Roberts 
Audra Monk

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Tricia Butts
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  1. Beautiful. Love the way you used the framelits!

    1. Thanks Deb. These dies are wonderful and so versatile :)

  2. I cant wait to get this bundle this week! your card is so pretty!

    1. Thank you Darla. You will love this bundle. It's so versatile :)

  3. This is a beautiful card Tricia!

  4. LOVE! Such a delicate card. Those little birdies are beautiful! TFS!

    1. Thank you Melissa. This is a beautiful stamp set. I love the combination of images and sentiments. :)

  5. Beautiful display of 2 of the new In Colors!

  6. WOW! I love the card! You did such beautiful coloring!

  7. Lovely card. I especially like the way you created the “window”.