CI05: Colour INKspiration – Stampin’ Up! Little Cuties

Published by under cards | Mar 08 2017

Stampin' Up! Little Cuties stamp set, with this fortnight's colour combo of Blushing Bride, Soft Sky and Sahara Sand

#CI05: Hello Baby Card from



It’s a big call, I know. But I have to say it.

This colour combination is my favourite so far!

The challenge this time was to use Blushing Bride, Soft Sky and Sahara Sand.

And how adorable is our inspiration board? Love it! Bronwyn Eastley, the creator of Colour INKspiration challenges, is a genius at coming up with these fantastic colour combos inspired by other images.


I think I must have babies on the brain at the moment, so that’s the theme I went with.

Some friends are having babies, others are becoming grandparents for the very first time (how exciting!), and we had a few requests to do baby cards in stamp club this month too.

The lovely soft pastel colours are ideal for a baby card – although it was a little more challenging to use the colours on a single project.

This is what I ended up with….


#CI05: Hello Baby Card from

This is an oversized card, which is 14.5cm x 14.5cm.

It features the Little Cuties stamp set from the Occasions catalogue, and the ‘hello’ and ‘baby’ stamps from Tin of Cards stamp set.

Also dabbled with a little bit of watercolour wash on the Shimmery White cardstock. Shimmery White gives great results for this kind of colouring, because it is more resistant to all the water that goes on. The rocking part was paper pieced onto the base – stamped and fussy cut from Sahara Sand cardstock.


#CI05: Hello Baby Card from


Really lovely, soft colours that work beautifully together. Sahara Sand is a great neutral colour.



#CI05: Hello Baby Card from


The Blushing Bride ribbon is a handy one for the collection too.

I hope you are enjoying seeing all the other projects using this colour combo – you can continue along the hop to visit Jackie’s blog here.

Happy stamping,

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria



I hope you enjoyed this 5th Colour INKspiration challenge. Each fortnight the crew inspires you with a blog hop as we unveil the new challenge colours, and you can join in on our challenge page! Come and join us. For a little bit of extra fun, each week the crew will pick a winner, and there’ll be a people’s choice winner too.  


12 responses so far

12 Responses to “CI05: Colour INKspiration – Stampin’ Up! Little Cuties”

  1. Rachelon 08 Mar 2017 at 7:19 pm

    Such a pretty card for a new arrival. Really love the banner holding the sentiment.

  2. Kelly Kenton 08 Mar 2017 at 8:58 pm

    Oh so pretty Simone!!! Kelly x

  3. Nicole Wilsonon 08 Mar 2017 at 8:58 pm

    Oh my gosh Simone this is adorable!!

  4. Julia Quinnon 08 Mar 2017 at 9:32 pm

    Just a gorgeous card and I love your watercolouring. So so cute. Perfect project for these colours.

  5. Liz Grosson 08 Mar 2017 at 9:37 pm

    thats GORGEOUS! so clever Simone, great use of the colour combo.

  6. Bronwyn Eastleyon 08 Mar 2017 at 9:47 pm

    Such a sweet baby card, Monique. Love your fab and colourful watermark too 😉

  7. Mel Paganoon 08 Mar 2017 at 10:25 pm

    Such a sweet card Simone. Its gorgeous!

  8. Triciaon 09 Mar 2017 at 7:40 pm

    ooh this is lovely Simone, these colours are perfect for a baby card & your watercolouring is superb on this little rocking horse.

  9. Lou Kitzelmanon 10 Mar 2017 at 9:29 am

    Such a cute card Simone. Perfect for a new addition to any family.

  10. jacque Williamson 10 Mar 2017 at 1:26 pm

    Your colouring is divine! xx

  11. Nikki Spenceron 10 Mar 2017 at 3:42 pm

    Beautifully coloured Simone and ever so pretty! xx

  12. Kathryn Mangelsdorfon 13 Mar 2017 at 12:47 pm

    Lovely colour combination for a baby card and love this rocking horse.

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