Colour Me...! Zoo Babies

by Joanne James16. July 2014 08:00

Good morning blog readers - it's Wednesday so today I am definitely prepared and 'on the ball'! Today I'm sharing my Design Team card for this week's challenge over at Colour Me...!, where this week's colour palette is Subtles, featuring Lost Lagoon, Smoky Slate and Island Indigo:


I decided these colours would make a nice baby card, as they are quite masculine and a change from traditional powder blue and got to work with my Zoo Babies stamp set and the above sketch layout from Seize the Sketch:

I used Smoky Slate for my card base and having stamped my animals on Whisper White in each of the challenge colours (I love how you can build little towers with them!) I mounted my animal panel on Island Indigo and for my offset layer I used a piece of Lost Lagoon cardstock which I embossed with the Alphabet Press embossing folder. Lastly, I stamped 'congratulations' from the Zoo Babies stamp set in island Indigo onto Whisper White and created a layered banner flag, finished off with a Basic Metal Buttton tied with retired Island Indigo baker's twine.

So that's what I chose to do with the colours. Why not pop over to the Colour Me...! blog for more colour inspiration and see what Hayley, Tara, Sherrie, Claire, Julia and Anja have done with these colours.

Back later with this week's Wednesday Weekly Deals; until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (16) -

Cornelia (fun stamping)
Cornelia (fun stamping)United States
7/16/2014 2:33:20 PM #

Such a cute baby boy card - always love "stacked up" animals - too cute!


Joanne James
Joanne James
7/16/2014 9:10:25 PM #

Thanks Cornelia - I agree, there's something so sweet about balancing zoo babies isn't there?


Lesley Croghan
Lesley CroghanCanada
7/17/2014 8:12:51 PM #

This is super cute and perfect for the sketch! Thank you for joining us at Seize the Sketch!


Joanne James
Joanne James
7/18/2014 11:17:08 PM #

Thanks Lesley, a great sketch that can be dressed up or down - definitely a keeper!


Mona Pendleton
Mona PendletonUnited States
7/18/2014 12:03:27 AM #

Super cute! Love the embossed layer! Thanks for joining along with Seize the Sketch!


Joanne James
Joanne James
7/18/2014 11:17:48 PM #

Thanks so much Mona - glad you like it.


vicki dutcher
vicki dutcherUnited States
7/18/2014 9:58:23 PM #

LOVE these animals and your color combo - great use of the sketch -  Thanks for joining in at STS!


Joanne James
Joanne James
7/18/2014 11:18:32 PM #

Vicki you are so kind - so glad you like my card!


Amy Koenders
Amy KoendersUnited States
7/19/2014 3:30:44 PM #

Love that Zoo Babies stamp set too.  Great take on the sketch, great colors too!


Joanne James
Joanne James
7/21/2014 9:48:53 PM #

Thanks Amy - this set is such a fun set for cute baby and little one cards.


Rose United States
7/20/2014 6:32:09 PM #

such an adorable image and fab take on our sketch Smile Thanks for joining us on Seize the Sketch!!


Joanne James
Joanne James
7/21/2014 9:48:16 PM #

Thanks Rose - this is such a great sketch, you can do so much with it!


Hayley's Paper Garden
Hayley's Paper GardenCanada
7/21/2014 6:46:37 PM #

LOVE the stack of wee animals Smile ADORABLE!!!


Joanne James
Joanne James
7/21/2014 9:45:09 PM #

Thanks Hayley - these Zoo Babies are just the cutest!


Tara Bourgoin
Tara BourgoinCanada
7/23/2014 12:47:41 AM #

Love the 'non-traditional' baby colours! They look great (especially with those adorable stacked zoo babies!). Love what you did with the colours this week.


Joanne James
Joanne James
7/30/2014 10:27:59 PM #

Thanks Tara!


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