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Color Fusers Blog Hop May 2022


Hello crafters, welcome to this month's Color Fusers Monthly Blog Hop! This month, our colors include Pacific Point, Balmy Blue & Crumb Cake. At first a was a little stumped, the I say sky and beach, which led me to the On the Horizon stamp set for my card.



I started by stamping the plants, followed by the sentiment and then positioned the birds between to be an extension of the sentiment.

Next I applied Balmy Blue with a Blender Brush down to the plants, leaving taking care not to go to the edge of the card front. To create the ocean I tore a strip of paper and placed over the sky and lightly applied Pacific Point with the Blending Brush, then I moved the torn paper and repeated several times moving towards the base of the plants.



I applied Crumb Cake in the same manner as the ocean near the base of the plants and then just blended towards the bottom of the card leaving the edges free of colour. I splattered a little Crumb Cake by flicking the tip of my Stampin Write Marker with the lid (whist having the ocean covered with scrap paper), to create texture and grains for the sand. Lastly I flicked a little Wink of Stella for some shimmer.



All that was left to do was add the Crumb Cake mat layer, then adhere to the Pacific Point Card base. I also stamped the plants on the inside layer of the card and matted in the same way. When I showed my husband the card he said it reminded him of Storm Boy - a movie from his child hood that was filmed  in South Australian Coorong, an area which we have driven through when on holidays.

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