Swirly Fun

Color Hues #13- Yellow and Blue

Having seen a few of this design recently, I really wanted to try for myself and this is my version. It seemed to me that the challenge colours at Color Hues were perfect for doing a card of this type. I chose a few different blue CS scraps and the same for the yellow and using my Hero Arts Infinity circle dies I cut the various sizes. The nice thing about this design is that you get 2 cards from one design so it is worth the work. After playing around with the placement of each colour circle I had one set of yellow hues and one of the blue. I then glued each set together and once dry cut the result in half ending up with 4 half circles. I already had the Navy card front ready and after dry embossing some white CS with a Darice Swirly vine folder I cut it slightly smaller and glued onto the card front. Then I took 2 halves of each colour set and played with placement on top. Before I glued them into place I cut another small strip of the navy CS and heat embossed the sentiment in white. I also flagged the ends and taking a thin strip of foam tape I added it to the back in the center. I stuck this into place just between the 2 halves and then I glued each half underneath butting up the edges to the thin piece of foam. I did the other half of the sentiment on a piece of white CS this time heat embossing in black and added it as you see in the photo. The sentiment is from a GKD set called Grand Greetings. I am really happy with how this turned out and it wasn’t hard to do, but did require a bit of thought to get right. There is a lot going on so I chose to keep it as is rather than add any bling. It’s a good design for a masculine card.

16 thoughts on “Swirly Fun

    1. When I saw this type of design initially I just had to try to make one. I did watch a couple of different ways to do it before attempting it though.

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  1. I think you nailed it with this one! Such gorgeous hues and the geometric design is perfect for displaying them.We are so glad you could play along at Color Hues! I really like the texture added to the white panel too.

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  2. I haven’t seen this design before, and didn’t have any idea how you created it until I read your great directions! It was definitely worth your time and effort. The blues and yellows look great here! Thanks for joining us at Color Hues!

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    1. Thank you. Like you I had no idea how it was done when I first saw it. Fortunately crafters are generous in sharing and I found a couple of places where it was explained.

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  3. Glad you like it – thanks. I’ll try to remember to send you a link to a tutorial so you can see as well as read how to make one.

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