How Fabulous

Color Hues #40- Blue and Tan

Having been playing with this idea on a different creation, it seemed natural to continue to make a 2nd card that would fit this challenge. The border die is a Gemini one called Blossoming Borders, the Hexagon dies are also from Gemini, the flourish is an old die but I don’t know the maker, the stamps used are from a GKD set called Fabulous Flowers and I fussy cut the small flowers once they were coloured. The tan PP is from a paper pad I’ve had forever and is made by Momento. I used scrap pieces of blue CS for the hexagons as well as the tan PP which I paper pieced into the white frame. I cut the border on the initial layer and then added the flourish as well as the two blue hexagon shapes. Then I added the larger hexagon which I inked using Blueprint Sketch. I liked the idea of several different blues so the frame, bow and hexagons are all different. The flowers were coloured with Inktense pencils and a bit of old gold pen for the centers. Embellishments are from Trinity Stamps.

Here is the first card I made using a similar design …

14 thoughts on “How Fabulous

    1. Thanks Lisa – I liked my first card and it was inspired by something seen on Pinterest but I never posted it for some reason. I did have a couple of hexagons left over and decided to use them here.

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    1. The Fabulous Flower set was useful because the result is a sketchy type flower and is easy to fussy cut. Glad you like this one.

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  1. So pretty. Great colors and architectural design. The scallop edger softens the hexagon design which brings all of your elements together.

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    1. Thanks a lot. I thought doing a card like this would be a bit different than what others may create for the challenge.

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  2. That flourish die was probably one of the first I purchased and at the time I didn’t use it much because my skill level meant I struggled with ideas. I’ve been using it a fair amount since. Glad you like the card.

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  3. Wat a great mix of elements and depth with different shades of blue. I also love the decorative edge and the sweet string bow! Thanks for playing along at Color Hues, Johanna! Your second card, is just as pretty! Take care!

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  4. Your hexagons, flowers and flourishes cards are lovely! I’m especially taken with the blue and tan; thrilled that you shared this in the Color Hues gallery!
    ~carol

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