Art With Heart Colour Creations Showcase: Early Espresso

Welcome back to another week of the Art With Heart Colour Creations Showcase.  This week we are featuring Early Espresso, one of the colours from the Neutrals collection of colours. For my cards this week I have chosen to team it with Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla and Cajun Craze.

 For my first card I have inked up for the first time the Birds and Branches stamp set and used the coordinating Birds and More dies. After I had die cut the circular piece in the middle of the card I embossed it with my favourite folder, Subtle. When I looked at the cardstock it had small flecks of a darker colour which must have been on the folder already but I actually thought it gave it rustic type of look so used it!

For the birds I initially stamped them with Crumb Cake followed by Early Espresso and then for the wings I stamped off first in Cajun Craze.  There is also a piece of woodgrain DSP behind the circular die cut from the In Good Taste DSP.

For my second card I have still used the same colour combo as I really like it and chosen to feature the Forever Fern stamp set and matching dies.

 The die cuts are mounted on a piece of DSP from the Gilded Autumn Specialty DSP which is in the Handmade for You Mini catalogue. Once again I have used the Subtle embossing folder to add some texture.

For my third and final card I had some of the die cuts left from my previous card so decided to use them and team them with another piece of DSP from the Gilded Autumn Specialty paper. 

It's hard to tell from this photo but the Early Espresso piece of cardstock has been stamped with the  "sprinkle "stamp from the Forever Fern stamp set and then the cardstock has been embossed also with the Subtle folder. I know there's a common theme but I do really think it all coordinates well together.

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Next week our feature colour will be Flirty Flamingo so don't forget to pop back and check out the creations.

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