Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Colour Creations - Basic Gray Week 7

Hello fellow stampers! Welcome to the 2022-23 Colour Creations blog hop where the AWH team will showcase a different Stampin’ Up! colour each week. This weeks colour is Basic Gray which is found in the Neutrals colour family.

I made my card a few weeks ago and used some newly retired products as well as items in the current Last Chance list. I dry embossed  a Basic White mat using the newly retired Macramé 3D EF. Definitely sad to see this one go! I adhered this panel to my card base.

I used the Basic Gray doily from the Heart & Home Doilies set. I adhered some Soft Succulent satin shimmer ribbon to the back of the doily.

I have used the Honeybee Home stamp and die bundle for tonight’s card.
The elements layered on the front of the doily include the following:
  • DSP die cut using a circle die (retired DSP Pansy Petals)
  • Soft Succulent greenery die cut
  • Flowers coloured with Fresh Freesia/Mint Macaron blends and die cut
  • Bees stamped in VersaMark and embossed with Gold embossing powder and die cut
  • Sentiment stamped with Basic Gray ink

To finish I added some retired Opal Rounds and 2021-23 In Colours jewels.

Hope you enjoy the remaining blog hop where you can find more Balmy Blue inspiration from the next participant the very talented Christine Blain.

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.


  1. So many lovely layers and textural elements to love on this card, Rosa. Your gold bees, the macrame background and the ribbons - you've bought them all together so beautifully.

  2. Such a delicate, lovely card Rosa, beautiful.

  3. Oh, how pretty! Your colour choices and layering are perfection!

  4. Oh, how beautiful,Rosa. I love Soft Succulent with Basic Gray - and the addition of Fresh Freesia just takes it to a whole new level. Lovely use of colour, patterns and texture on your card.

  5. Such a gorgeous card Rosa, I love how you have embossed the background and then layered your flowers on top of the Basic Gray doily. Fresh Freesia is a beautiful colour to go with Basic Gray! Lovely card!

  6. What a lovely pretty card Rosa, beautiful layering.

  7. Lovely layering of all those amazing products, Rosa, and I love your choice of textured embossing folder!

  8. I love this product suite and you have shown it off to perfection with this gorgeous card Rosa! Kathryn R.

  9. Such a lovely card Rosa and the Macrame emb folder compliments your design beautifully.


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