Color Inspiration for August

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Since we both love Fall, Amy and I have whipped up some fun Fall cards for you in this month’s Color Inspiration. Enjoy!

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Go play with the colors and share your card, scrapbook page, box, decor, or whatever you are inspired to create with us all on the CraftyPerson Facebook page. It will be great to see all the different ideas that grow from a single set of colors!

SAMPLE A:

Color Inspiration for August 2016

STAMPS: Vintage Leaves (#138802) & Tin of Cards (#138946). INK: Chocolate Chip (#126979), Pumpkin Pie (#126945), Bermuda Bay (#131197) & Crushed Curry (#131173).

Color Inspiration for August 2016

Color Inspiration for August 2016

Place stamped cardstock in Paper Trimmer and trim off 1” from the edge removing part of the stamped edge.  Use this white space to stamp your greeting.

SAMPLE B

Color Inspiration for August 2016

STAMPS:: Paisleys & Posies (#140594). INK: Chocolate Chip (#126979), Pumpkin Pie (#126945), Bermuda Bay (# 131197) & Crushed Curry (#131173).. CARDSTOCK: Whisper White (#100730), Bermuda Bay (#131197), Pumpkin Pie (#105117) & Chocolate Chip (#102128). OTHER: Paisley Framelits (#141849), Stamping Sponges (#141337), Pumpkin Pie Glimmer Paper (#142029), Stampin’ Dimensionals (# 104430) & Glue Dots (#103683)

Color Inspiration for August 2016

Color Inspiration for August 2016

 

Sponge stamped paper with Bermuda Bay, Pumpkin Pie & Crushed Curry inks.  Sponge 4-5 small areas with one color. Repeat with other two colors. Colors will blend.

COLOR THEORY

Split Complimentary: Colors that are opposite on the color wheel and create a high amount of contrast.

For example: yellow/orange & blue, purple/blue & yellow,

green/yellow & purple or blue/green & orange

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4 Responses to “Color Inspiration for August”

  1. The colors are just gorgeous, and I love the technique that you show with the Vintage Leaves! I’m going to try that on my next card. Thank you for all of the inspiration!

  2. such wonderful presentation! \I love those colors, but wouldn’t think to put them together; thank you for sharing your ideas!

    • These are bright colors aren’t they Sue? We first thought they looked more like summer colors, but we like how they turned out on the cards. A great transition from Summer to Fall. Thank you for your comment.

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