The inspirational colors of the day are Island Indigo, Pacific Point, Lucky Limeade and Always Artichoke. The chosen stamp set is a retired Stampin Up stamp call Extreme Surfboard.
These colors were very challenging for me. The Always Artichoke was just cramping my style. Lol. I tried to present it several different ways and just did not like it with the Lucky Limeade and shades of blue.
The first card I actually designed was well… not impressive at all. My husband was like… “Really, that’s all ya got?” I knew I had to set it all down and walk away. When I returned I was determined to find a match and make these colors work.
To make this fabulous background I used a Stampin Up sponge and Island Indigo, Pacific Point and Lucky Limeade stamp pads. I started sponging and framing the subject.
Next, I used the Lucky Limeade Stampin Write Marker for his surf board. Yay… I used the Always Artichoke to color my Surfer dude and the water is Pacific Point! I was so excited… I did it!!! Now its your turn. Give it a try and email me a picture of your creation. I would love to post it.
Items Used For This Project Include ~
- Extreme Surfboard Stamp Set ~ Retired
- Stampin Up Sponge
- Island Indigo, Lucky Limeade, Pacific Point and Always Artichoke Classic Stamp Pads
- Island Indigo, Lucky Limeade, Pacific Point and Always Artichoke Card Stock
To see what the rest of the Utah Divas International Design Team designs click here and feel free to leave comments or upload your own design.
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