Wednesday, April 6, 2022

CCBH Smoky Slate - Week 43

Hello fellow stampers! We’re into April and Week 43 for the Colour Creations blog hop where the lovely crafters in the Art With Heart team showcase projects using a different Stampin’ Up! colour each week. This week it is Smoky Slate. The lightest and softest grey in the Neutrals colour family.

This week’s card is a bi-fold card using the Symbols of Fortune DSP and Gold foil specialty paper. I cut panels from both and layered onto the front of the card. The DSP has beautiful prints on one side in Basic White, Smoky Slate and Gold foil. The other side of the DSP contains other colours and prints in Crumb Cake, Calypso Coral and Evening Evergreen.

The other element on the card is the circle panel that has been die cut using Layering Circles die set in Gold foil and DSP featuring a crane from the January to June mini catalogue.

Some Gold Shimmer ribbon was first adhered to the left front panel and back of the card before adhering the circle panel using dimensionals. I also added some mini Brass Butterflies to this panel.

The sentiment from the Artistically Inked stamp set was stamped with VersaMark onto Smoky Slate card stock and embossed with gold powder. I have used the smaller circle die and adhered with dimensionals to the card front.

To the inside of the card I adhered additional DSP panels and a Basic White scalloped panel die cut using Simply Contours die set.
The sentiment is stamped in Smoky Slate ink and is from the Celebrate You stamp set also in the mini catalogue but will carryover to the new 2022-23 annual catalogue. Yay I’m happy about that!

I have also decorated the envelope with more of the DSP to match the card.

Hope you enjoy the remaining blog hop where you can find more inspiration from the next participant the very talented, Diane Furniss.

If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the full list of participants on Cathy Proctor’s blog. 

Have an amazing week ahead!


  1. What a lovely combination - Smokey Slate and gold. Very luxurious and your card is gorgeous!

  2. Beautiful card Rosa, perfect for a wedding or anniversary card

  3. Rosa, that Gold Shimmer ribbon really makes this card - such a fantastic card to showcase this stunning DSP.

  4. Such a beautiful, elegant, card Rosa. I have this gorgeous DSP, and haven't even opened it. I must rectify that! The tiny butterflies are a sweet touch, and I love that the insert, on which you'll write, is die-cut. Such a nice detail.

  5. A beautiful gatefold card, Rosa, it is so classy with the touches of gold. Perfect for a special wedding!

  6. Such a lovely elegant card Rosa that features the DSP beautifully. Love how you have used some of the paper on the envelope. Great way for it not to go to waste.

  7. Caroline ManwaringMay 19, 2022 at 9:08 AM

    Such an elegant card Rosa. A lovely fun-fold design. I’m loving all the gold accents.


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