Monday, June 10, 2013

SA New Color Hop: Crushed Curry
Welcome to our hop! One of the great things about Stampin' Up! is the color coordinated line of products, and the fact that SU keeps it fresh by updating the color families every few years, and adds new In-Colors every year. This year marks another color refresh and SU brought back a few old favorites and introduced some soon-to-be new favorites. We at Stampin Addicts wanted to highlight these new colors and have put together a fun hop for you today.

If you are following along the hop from the beginning, I am stop #9, the last stop! You may have just arrived from Sara's blog where she featured Soft Sky, another of my favorites. Didn't she do a wonderful job?! If you are lost, here is the link to the main hop thread. Don't be afraid to leave us some comments and share conversations there. We all like to chat as much as we like to stamp, lol!

I was going for a very masculine feel with this one and you can never go wrong with the banner look. Those chevrons are from the big oval of chevrons from the Oh, Hello set, believe it or not.
  • Stamps: Oh, Hello and Distressed Dots BG
  • Ink: Raspberry Ripple, Island Indigo, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Illuminate
  • Paper: Crushed Curry, Island Indigo, Crumb Cake, Naturals White, Raspberry Ripple
  • Other: Big Shot with Chevron and Honeycomb EF amd Finishing Touches edgelit, 1¼" Square punch, Signo white gel pen, dimensionals
 How about a little party in a card! The colors I picked for this card just made me think of fruity drinks at the beach :) I've never drank alcohol at the beach.... maybe I should someday!
  • Stamps: Happy Hour
  • Ink: Crushed Curry, Bermuda Bay, Tangerine Tango, Rich Razzleberry
  • Paper: Crushed Curry, Rich Razzleberry, Bermuda Bay, Whisper White
  • Other: Big Shot with Adorning Accents EF and edgelit, Signo white gel pen, Rich Razzleberry ¼" grosgrain ribbon, Rhinestones Basic Jewels, dimensionals
 I was playing with color-blocking again, with the smallest acrylic block and a water mister, and everything seemed to go just fine!
  • Stamps: Mosaic Madness
  • Ink: Soft Sky, Crushed Curry, Soft Suede
  • Paper: Soft Sky, Crushed Curry, Soft Suede, Naturals White
  • Other: Big Shot with Modern Mosaic EF, Artisan Label, Itty Bitty Shapes punch pack, and Mosaic punches, Essentials Paper Piercing Pack, Paper Piercer and Mat, Signo white gel pen, Rhinestones Basic Jewels, Natural Trim ribbon, dimensionals, Stampin Spritzer
 I love me some butterflies, and  I could not resist making this playful and bright card. Can you see the embossed line frame around the image panel? It is really cute in real life!
  • Stamps: Papillon Potpourri, Delightful Dozen
  • Ink: Coastal Cabana, Crushed Curry, Strawberry Slush, Smokey Slate
  • Paper: Crushed Curry, Naturals White
  • Other: Bitty Butterfly and Elegant Butterfly punches, Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine, Rhinestones, Simply Scored, dimensionals
 I hope I have inspired you to go play with you new/old colors!

And if you started somewhere in the middle of the hop, your next stop will be Carmen's blog where she shows us the joy of Baked Brown Sugar!


Heidi Baks said...

You are a master at making wonderful patterns on plain card stock. Who needs DSP? :) I love your butterfly card.

Sara Mattson-Blume said...

I love, love, love the bright and cheeriness of your projects!

Paula said...

Very bright and cheery cards. Love the chevrons on the first one. Very clever.

Kim said...

Such happy cards! I admit this is my least favorite new color. You created such wonderful color combos, you make it a fun color.

Yapha Mason said...

I knew you would do amazing things with Crushed Curry! I love the first one and the Happy Hour one. All of them are fantastic!

Cindy said...

Love the bright, cheerful colors! And if you ever get the notion to have an alcoholic beverage an a beach, don't come to San Diego....they've banned alcohol on our beaches. :-(

Patty said...

Curry's not a color I would choose, but you've done great things with it. I really love the butterfly card. - Feeling a CASE coming on.


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