Saturday, 18 April 2015

Winnie and Walter - The Gossip Column No.1 Challenge (Take 2)

I just can't stop thinking about this challenge and different ways I can put the colours together with what products I have.

In the Winnie and Walter - The Gossip Column with Taheerah Atchia No.1, Taheerah talks about the Pantone Spring colours and different colour combinations. As I mentioned in my first entry, I only have W&W word stamp sets (and a bling set), so was trying to make cards without using too many other brands. I wanted to try out orange again (maybe the more I use it, the less scary it will be) and combined it with dark blue, another colour I don't use often:

I was very excited this week as a friend was able to get her hands on some Hero Arts Shadow Inks (mid-tone) for me from the U.S. I made sure I got orange, and boy is it a gorgeous colour!!

I covered my card front with dark blue CS. I then cut a panel of white CS and stamped the 'hello' and then the rest of the sentiment on a smaller strip. This was cut out and popped up on foam tape. I also used foam tape to adhere the panel to the card front. Of course I had to add some enamel dots and voila, a card I would never have attempted in these colours. I really like it so thank you Taheerah!!

The stamps are all from Winnie and Walter 'The Big, the Bold and the Happy' and the enamel dots are from Papervine.

I have one more card to link to this challenge and then I'll stop. It's fabulous being encouraged to move out of my comfort zone, so can't wait to see what amazing trend Taheerah will have for us in her next column!

Take care


  1. Love it, awesome colors Shona!

  2. Such a marvelous colour combination! Orange is a colour I find challenging to create with, but oh, how I love it! Your showcase here - of your W&W hello, in orange - is refreshing and fabulous! Awesome!

  3. Shona...this is just one fabulous card! I love your repeating hello in that gorgeous orange, just so bright and vivid!

  4. Shona,I love this! The colors are perfect.

  5. Love the colours you used :) great card.
    Kate xx

  6. Crisp and graphic and vibrant, Shona ... very cool! Anita :)

  7. Another beautifully clean yet vibrant card Shona - I think orange agrees with you! *wink* Thanks for spreading The Gossip on w&w's The Gossip Column! I love how enthusiastically you embraced the challenge and entered twice!