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Art with Heart Blog Hop - Colour Challenge


Hi there

Welcome to the Art With Heart Team Blog Hop for October. This month we have a colour challenge for you.


I have to say that I found this set of colours more than a bit challenging. I nearly passed, but I pushed outside my comfort zone and managed to come up with a couple of cards. 

You may have come from the blog of the lovely Kathryn Ruddick, but if you are visiting me, you can join the trail using the button at the bottom on this post.

For the first card, I used the Hostess set 'A Whole Lot of Lovely', stamping the cute little solid floral image all over to create a background panel. 

  Stampin Up - 'A Whole Lot of Lovely' - Judy May, Just Judy Designs

 I chose Watermelon Wonder for the base card and sentiment to bring it together. This is a very simple layout, but works well with the busy background.

Project Details
Stamps A Whole Lot of Lovely
Card stock & Papers     Watermelon Wonder, Whisper White
 Ink Pink Pirouette, Blackberry Bliss, Mint Macaron, Watermelon Wonder
Accessories White Organza Ribbon, Rhinestones Basic Jewels
Tools     2" Circle punch

For my second card, I have used the 'You've Got This' stamp set, water colouring the floral image in Watermelon Wonder and Mint Macaron and fussy cutting. I used a touch of Crumb Cake (as a neutral) in the centre of the flower as well.

Stampin Up You've Got This and One Big Meaning - Judy May, Just Judy Designs

  I think I prefer the second one, but I'm glad I gave it a go!

Project Details
Stamps You've Got This, One Big Meaning
Card stock & Papers     Whisper White, Pink Pirouette, Watermelon Wonder, Silver Glimmer 
 Ink Basic Black (Archival), Blackberry Bliss, Mint Macaron, Watermelon Wonder, Crumb Cake
Accessories Tea Lace Doily, Pearls, Basic Jewels
Tools     Tags & Labels Framelit Dies, Polka Dot TIEF, Big Shot, Owl Builder punch, Aqua-painter, Dimensionals

Now it's time to head over to the lovely Jenny van Dijk to check out her inspiration.


If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below:

  1.  Tina Gillespie
  2. Ros Davidson
  3. Genna Gifford
  4. Kathryn Ruddick
  5. Judy May - that's  me!
  6. Jenny van Dijk
  7. Kate Morgan

Finally, have you heard about the GREAT opportunity to earn more as a hostess between 8th October and 9th November? Did you know you can use your hostess benefits to reduce the cost of your Starter Kit when you join Stampin' Up!? There's no better time to host a party or even a virtual party on Facebook. Contact me to find out more. You will love being part of our awesome Australia wide team. We are all about fun, friendship, inspiration and support.

Thanks for visiting!



Tina Gillespie

ooh, I can't decide which card is my favourite! They are both beautiful Judy.


Lovely Judy - I nearly used the same stamps as you but couldn't make them work. Yours are beautiful.


Gorgeous, Judy. So pretty and feminine. xx

Rachel Palmieri

Both are beautiful Judy, but the first is really my favourite.

Ros Davidson

I'm amazed at how the same four colours give a completely different look over two cards. Great job as always Judy.

Mary Kelly

I think they are both lovely but the second one is my favourite too! The pink and watermelon look great together.


Love these Judy, so pretty!

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