Thursday, 8 October 2015

Jewel-bright dragonflies

This week is colour challenge week at Less is More, and the colours they have chosen for us is Jewel Colours. Jewel colours always make me think of the Kaleidacolour pad, Birthstone, and the lovely deep metallic dragonfly brads that match the pad so well.

I masked off glossy card to leave a strip and brayered ink from the pad over it. I've had my Kaleidacolour pads at least 15 years now, and probably used them thousands of times, yet they still give such wonderful, vibrant colour!

Then I stamped a floral silhouette border using an Indigo Blu stamp and Stazon ink, and added a scattering of dragonfly brads. I did all this on separate card rather than directly onto the card front, so that when I mounted it on a card blank there would be a little plain "frame" and more importantly, the backs of the brads would be covered.


Linda said...

Very pretty .... I love the shiny dragonflies! xx

Chrissie said...

What yummy colours!
This look wonderful!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Cardsbymaaike said...

stunning colors

Sid said...

Fab and shiny jewel colours !!

Liz said...

Gorgeous, Jane! Those colours are just perfect for the LIM challenge and the little dragonflies match the shaded panel so well. xx

Sazzle Dazzle said...

oooh! Simply yummy and scrumptious Jane.
You've combined those jewel colours perfectly. Fabulous inking and loving the silhouette images too, thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
Sarah xx
Less is More

Neets B said...

Perfect jewel colours and a great effect with your brayered panel. Love the silhouettes too.
Thanks for sharing with us.
Anita x
Less is More