AWH Colour Creations Showcase - Week 3: Bermuda Bay





Welcome to Week 3 of the Art with Heart Stampin' Up! Colour Creations Showcase.

If you want to take a look at last week where we highlighted Basic Gray - then click here

This week participants from the Art with Heart Team are using Bermuda Bay. 

I really enjoyed making this card  - both the process and the colours used. I teamed Bermuda Bay with Highland Heather, Gorgeous Grape and Night of Navy in my attempt to replicate a 'Northern Lights' (Aurora Borealis) look.



I took a piece of Whisper White card stock and using my Stamping Sponge gently laid down a base of Bermuda Bay. I then built up the colour using Highland Heather, then Gorgeous Grape followed by Night of Navy. 

All the stamped images, except the 'water' are from the Waterfront stamp set. The 'water' is from the High Tide stamp set. All images were stamped in Black Memento Ink.


I cut the Bermuda Bay label using the largest die from the Stitched Nested Labels, and then the centre of the stamped scene with a slightly smaller die from the same set. I matted the 'scene' with the Bermuda Bay label and then raised them on the card using dimensionals. I used a white gel pen for the stars in the sky.

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I adhered this to a Bermuda Bay card base that had a Basic Black matt. I think the Basic Black matt really helped it pop. What do you think?

And of course I decorated the inside:



Please click here for the other Art with Heart Team members who have taken part in this week's showcase.

An update from last week about my foster kitten Calypso. She is in good health and went back to Animal Aid today. Tomorrow morning she will have her little operation, after which she will be available for adoption. I am SO going to miss her 😢 


But guess what! Another little feline is in need of some TLC, so when we dropped off Calypso (with some tears) we picked up little 8 week old Stanley (named by my niece Cara) who has cat flu. Wish us luck!



Thanks for dropping by and I hope you can make it back here next week to see what we create using Blackberry Bliss.

Fiona

Comments

  1. Wow! Wow! Wow! Fiona! Your card is awesome! But not only that, YOU are an awesome person! Thank you for all you do for these dear little kitties - how hard to let go of them! I want to adopt them both!! LOL and end up divorced! Stanley is the cutest thing - but I can see how sweet Calypso is :(

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  2. Oh wow, that is so pretty Fiona, I adore those colours together and the label dies in front to add layers, fantastic!!

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  3. Fiona this card is so beautiful - I'm really inspired to give this technique a try after seeing your stunning card. Thank you to for the Calypso update and welcome to the AWH team to Stanley! Thank you so much for joining the AWH Colour Creations showcase to provide some Bermuda Bay colour inspiration xx

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  4. Beautiful colours, Fiona; this is a stunning card!

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  5. Great card Fiona. Love your colour combination for the Northern lights. I must give this technique a go. X

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  6. This card Fiona has wow factor, I love the colours and the night sky is so nice I wish we could see some like that at the moment instead of clouds and rain.

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  7. What an absolutely stunning card, Fiona. Your combination of colours and colouring is just gorgeous, and the scene you have created is just beautiful. It's a miniature piece of art!

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  8. Oh Wow Fiona your card is just stunning. You have combined the colours so beautifully! I have never really been drawn to this kind of stamp set but you may have convinced me! You are amazing to foster this beautiful animals, good luck with your new family member! xx

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  9. Thank you Fiona for sharing your lovely card and your lovely kittens! There really is a story behind each one....

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  10. This is a beautiful card Fiona and yes the black absolutely does make it pop even more

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