One Layer Wednesday 145 (Spice Girls), AnnaBelle Stamps #165 (Colour – Cocoa, Waterfall, Pumpkin)


At One Layer Wednesday this week, Ardyth‘s set us a ‘Spice Girls’ challenge … no not the girl group, but a feminine OLC inspired by a spice, condiment or flavouring.  This theme seemed to fit rather well with AnnaBelle Stamps‘ colour challenge to use Cocoa, Waterfall and Pumpkin … so I combined them …

OLW 145, AS 165

For me, these colours are strong and spicy … and with a little artistic license, they could be saffron, thyme and cinnamon.  I love the colour block look on the AS inspiration picture … although achieving that on a one layer card is pretty challenging at the best of times … without the right colour inks for spongeing, it nigh on impossible.

But I really wanted to do some colour blocking (d’you hear the pitter patter of a little foot stamping?) … and after some pondering and a quick Promarker check, I found some perfect colour matches.  So the background panel was Promarkered, then overstamped with the flower branch (from AS Garden Silhouettes), which was embossed in white.  The sentiment came from the same AS set and was embossed in cocoa/cinnamon.  I wonder what the odds are of having that exact colour embossing powder in a supply that only includes four colours??

I’m off for a happy tour around the blogosphere to see what creative delights I can find.  Thanks so much for coming by, your visits and comments are always such a joy!  Anita 🙂

15 thoughts on “One Layer Wednesday 145 (Spice Girls), AnnaBelle Stamps #165 (Colour – Cocoa, Waterfall, Pumpkin)

  1. Ardyth

    Love the look of this – rich spicy colours and such clean embossing – I thought you had masked it. This is a really wonderful OLW card! Thanks so much for playing along!

  2. Kelly Griglione

    Oh I love these colors together! These are the colors (plus an olive green) that are on the Land of Nod comforter covers I have on my boys’ bunk bed. An all time favorite! Love how you had a simple design with these bold colors. Great balance, Anita!

  3. Bev

    Simpy delightful!!! Love these colors together. Wonderful idea to color block, and then add an embossed tree. Oh you clever girl! Wonderful card, Anita. Love, love and more love it!

  4. c

    Anita, another stunning card – and your means for achieving it = clever+++! Promarkers, embossing powder (great odds in having the ‘right’ colours in your 4 choice stash!), and the tree+sentiment -eye-candy! AS stamps – love them! I only have a couple of sets – Christmas themed – but I’d love to add more. They are fantastic! You’ve inspired me to embark on a bit of window-shopping (and we know what that will lead to…!). LOVE your card – and your comments on my blog have brightened my day!! Note coming over the weekend!

  5. Geri G

    Wow – stunning card Anita! The image is absolutely perfectly embossed! Love the color blocking and love the gorgeous white space!

    Off the the family reunion this weekend, then to visit Brady, so will be MIA until next weekend!


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