Wednesday, 15 June 2022

Week 7 Colour Creations Blog- Hop - Basic Gray


Hello and welcome to the Art with Heart Colour Creations Blog-Hop. We are an Australian group that are working through the colour pallet of the Stampin' Up! Colours. We started with the 2022-2024 Incolors and now we are working through all of the other colours in the range in Alphabetical order. This week we are featuring Basic Gray. Basic Gray is part of the Neutrals Collection of colour groups. Not one that I personally use a lot. But it is really nice to be pushed out of my comfit zone. So here is my card.

I started with a smoky slate card base and added the Basic gray as my layers. I then added some DSP from the retiring Jan-June 2022 Mini Catalogue Called Symbols of Fortune. This is Smoky Slate and Gold. Very pretty. I then used the Forever Flourishing dies to add my leaves to the front of the card. Finishing off the front with Evening Evergreen ribbon and gems.

This is a Side Pillar card so I added the layers on the sides and end panel so that the pattern flowed all the way around.

The back of the card is where you write your message. So once again I layered with Basic Gray and then on my Basic White I stamped using Basic Gray ink. I stamped the leaves from the Forever Fern Stamp set along with my sentiment. This is a different style of card and I was pleased with how it turned out. It's a bit larger than normal being a 7 x 5 inch size, but I think it would look wrong being smaller.

All the items are current at the time of this blog going live. But the DSP will be retiring on the 30th June 2022. If you would like to know more about this fold or the product used please feel free to give me a Call, Email or PM so that I can help you.

To catch up with the next person on the Hop please follow the link button below to-: Rosa Leyden

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Thank you for taking the time to view my Blog.
Hugs Diane xx


  1. Ooh, what an interesting fancy fold! It looks wonderful with the layered die cut leaves on the front, and the stamped leaves on the back.

  2. Love your Side Pillar card, Di. It looks like a lovely card to display and that Symbols of Fortune DSP works so well for this design.

  3. Rachel Woollard15 June 2022 at 19:54

    Wow, what a unique card, I’ve never seen this before.

  4. Basic Gray looks beautiful against Smoky Slate, Di. I really like how you've stamped both sentiments on your lovely, elegant, card.

  5. Oh I do like this card Di, Love the DSP you used. A side Pillar card is different that what I have seen before it looks great and I love how you have wrapped the DSP around it! I wish this DSP was not retiring! Lovely card!

  6. That's a new design, Di, and those gorgeous papers are perfect to show the beautiful gold accents.

  7. Lovely elegant card Di, I love that DSP

  8. Another fabulous and new fancy fold Di which showcases the DSP nicely. Very elegant.

  9. Such a great fancy fold card Di and the perfect DSP for it. Just lovely


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