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CCMC682: Celebrate Sunflowers in Perfect Fall Colours

I love the challenge of making a card with colours that are not normally ones that I use. Every single time it helps me to see a colour in a new light and how amazing Stampin' Up!'s whole colour family is! This week for the Create with Connie & Mary colour challenge, we had 3 colours that I found were perfect for a fall themed card.

I went to one of my most favourite stamp sets to use in the fall, Celebrate Sunflowers. I have been loving seeing everyone's beautiful tall sunflowers in their yards as I drive through my neighbourhood! They are so amazing to look at and such a cheery flower! It worked perfect with the 3 colours that we were creating with this week; Soft Succulent, Cinnamon Cider and So Saffron.

I decided to keep this card fairly simple. Soft Succulent was used as the card base. I stamped the large sunflower image in So Saffron on a 4 3/4" x 3 1/2' piece of Basic White and adhered it to a 4 7/8"x 3 5/8" piece of Cinnamon Cider. My favourite part is actually the sentiment, which comes from the Thinking Thanks & Peace stamp set. The copper embossing powder just looks so perfect with these 3 colours and is actually my favourite metallic colour to use! Heat embossing is always a fairly simple way to add a little wow factor to your handmade card.

If you would like to see some more amazing ideas using these colours, then be sure to head on over to Create with Connie & Mary and see what all the other lovely ladies designed this week! It's always so much fun to see everyone's different ideas! I also have a full list of all the products I used at the end of this post.

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