Wednesday, 6 April 2022

Week 43 Colour Creations Blog-Hop - Smoky Slate


Hi Everyone, Welcome to week 42 of the Colour Creations Blog-Hop. We are featuring Smoky Slate this week. This colour is part of the Neutrals Collection and a lovely pale gray colour. I decided I would team it up with Basic Gray, also from the same collection but it's a darker gray. 

So I started with a Smoky Slate card base and added a Basic Gray layer I then added a DSP Layer from the Symbols of Fortune paper pack. Using the Soaring Swallows Bundle I stamped the 2 birds using Memento ink onto Smoky Slate card. I then used the Basic Gray to colour the wings. I cut out the birds using the dies. Mounting the birds onto the front of the card using dimensionals along with the sentiment tag. I finished off the front with Basic Rhinestones.

Very subtle in colours but I think it really brings out the birds nicely.
As always I kept the inside of my card plain, by just added a Basic Gray and Basic White layer of card. Stamping once again in Memento ink, I stamped my sentiment and another swallow.
All the items used in this project can be found in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalogue and then Jan-Jun 2022 Mini Catalogue. If you would like to know more about these product of would like to purchase them please feel free to contact me via email, PM or Phone.
Thank you for taking the time to view my blog.
You can catch the next person in the Blog-Hop- Caroline Manwaring Here.


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Hugs Diane xxx


  1. A very soothing colour scheme for your pretty card, Diane.

  2. Rachel Woollard6 April 2022 at 19:46

    Stunning card Di, the birds are perfect with this paper.

  3. Loving this DSP and the addition of the swallows soaring through the branches makes an elegant card Di.

  4. Di, I love the combination of Smoky slate and Basic Gray as well as the way you've used swallows on the DSP - they look fantastic!

  5. So pretty, Di. The swallows are just the right size for landing on those branches, and the paper is gorgeous. Lovely card!

  6. Those swallows work perfectly with that SDSP, Di. I love the basic gray matt layer too!

  7. A lovely card Diane. Simple elegance.


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