Simply Succulents Photo Inspiration For The Spot 152. I am BACK with The Spot after being Missing in Action last week, thanks to Covid. I am still feeling exhausted, and don’t even talk to me about my sense of taste, but I am definitely on the mend and hope to feel more like the old me very soon. This week The Spot Challenge is a Photographic Inspiration piece.
The Choice of how to use this is up to each person. You could go with the colours, the layout or the subject matter; you could have a combination if you want. The choice is yours, or in this case, mine. I have gone with the subject matter, which has given me the opportunity to break out my Simply Succulents Bundle.
As you will see, I definitely did not follow the colours of the inspiration piece, but went for more traditional colours for my succulents. My palette uses, Mint Macaron, Just Jade, Blackberry Bliss, Purple Posy and a hint of Bermuda Bay for the succulents, with Cinnamon Cider and Crumb Cake for the pot. The colouring is really not too difficult, the trick is to not over wet the card as you build up the layers. Even with Stampin’ Blends, it is possible to have too much alcohol on your card, which will make the edges of the colour run. This is a great effect towards the middle of the images, but not something you want on the edges.
To set the image off, I used Paper from Playing with Patterns and the InColor Designer Series Paper 6 x 6″ packs, die cut using the Stitched Rectangles. To allow for something a little different, I added the rectangles at angles, but kept the main image straight within the area of the card front.
The finishing touch was a single word from one of the sentiments. Simply stamped and then fussy cut, picking out the single word gives you much more options for what is ‘extraordinary’. So now it is your turn. We would love to see your projects inspired by our Photo, so please share them with us. Simply Click HERE to see the other Design Team Projects, and how to take part. If you click on the photo inspiration you will also go to The Spot website.
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