Tuesday, January 31, 2012

I Didn't Remember "Island Indigo"!!

I had no intention of playing any challenges today because it's a very, very busy day - but I made the mistake of peeking at the Splitcoast Color Challenge and it included Stampin' Up's Island Indigo.  I stared at the challenge for quite awhile wondering what they meant by Island Indigo because I hadn't heard of it.  I thought they always used Stampin' Up colors - but what was Island Indigo?  This from a woman who owns every Stampin' Up cardstock and ink ever made back to those that retired 15 years ago.  Well...I wandered to my desk and there it was - a whole package of Island Indigo cardstock and an ink pad.  Where have I been?  Where is my brain?  It's gorgeous - and I have never had it out.  So...the full focus of my card today is Island Indigo...



  • Stamps: Hero Arts Antique Flowers and Butterflies stamp and die set, Hero Arts Newsprint background, Gina K Framed Greetings sentiment
  • Paper: Stampin' Up Island Indigo, Pool Party
  • Ink: Memento black, copics*, Colorbox Frost White
  • Accessories: Paper Trey Doily Die, Stampin' Up Indigo ribbon
     *see the side bar on my blog for a chart of Copics that match Stampin' Up colors

14 comments:

  1. I'm glad you've found it because this card is stunning. Love the colouring on the butterfly and the layout is delish!

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  2. Just beautiful, love the colors.
    Judy

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  3. Gorgeous, I love the colours and the doily die. I just started using Island Indigo too!

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  4. Stunning card Kim. Love the newsprint stamp and these colours are fab on the butterfly. Glad you found Island indigo! x

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  5. LOL!! Too funny Kim. I'm glad you found the I.I. because this is a gorgeous card. You really showcased this beautiful blue. The In Colors are a great idea by SU, but the huge down side is that they disappear so quickly. This will be one of those shades that I'll be sad to say goodbye to.

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  6. LOL! Well, you're certainly making up for lost time with the ol' Island Indigo! I do that too though. For some reason I always forget I have Bashful Blue...

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  7. Wow, Kim! You have enthused me to also get out my Island Indigo! How funny that you didn't have a clue what it was!!! Hugs xxx

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  8. Oh, that is hilarious! Your card is absolutely beautiful, Kim. You've worked this colour perfectly!

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  9. I'm glad you found your Island Indigo! There's so much out there that it's hard to keep it all straight! This butterfly is a perfect choice for this challenge!

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  10. Wow! This is stunning! I bought this newsprint stamp last week, it looks beautiful in blue! Gorgeous design!

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  11. it's such a beautiful shade of blue too Kim, the newsprint stamp looks awesome in white ( I have just bought that stamp) Absolutely gorgeous card :0)
    Jenny x

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  12. This is a really pretty card! I am so impressed with the colorbox frost white. That is one of the hardest colors to stamp--white on a colored background. For me anyways ;) Love the butterfly too!

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