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Trio of Color

Welcome, Simon Says Stamps Monday Challenge is new this week with a great theme.  We want to see how you combine a color 3 ways!  This can be done with paper, dies, inks, embellishments...the possibilities are endless.
I used my Custom Blend ink pads for my trio of color.  Then I added some paper and ribbon for more color.  


I went straight for my Bird Silhouette die.  I love the gradient look of the custom blend ink pad.


I am so addicted to these Tiny Tattered Florals.  There is soooo much you can create with these.  Do you have yours yet? 


I wasn't sure what I wanted to do with the inked up bird.  I mean...it's a pretty good size.  Then I thought to just stamp this awesome number stamp from the Perspective set.  I just LOVE IT!


The Handwritten Thinlits are my favorite.  I love sentiments and these take the cake.  This "Moments" in Core paper from the Journey set is  perfect.


Aren't these wee tracks the cutest stencil.  A perfect way to add a layer of texture.


Another element of color is the Scribbles and Splat die.  I do love to layer and these dies make it possible.


We hope you share with us your "trio of color" for a chance to win a $50 spending spree.



 
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  1. Beautiful tag! Lovely mix of the nature inspired colors has me thinking of a lovely summer day with the greens and yellow.

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  2. Love the tiny tattered flowers too, they are perfect on your wonderful tag.

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  3. Gorgeous tag Nicole :-) the numbered bird is fab and the stencilled tracks are perfect! love the sentiment die cut too :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  4. Wonderful tag Nicole, love your trio of colours! Deb xo

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  5. I love this tag. I am a sucker for a good bird project!

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  6. There's a gorgeous glow to this subtle colour combination - what a lovely tag.
    Alison xx

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  7. Beautiful tag! love the stamp on the bird and the stencil!!!! Barbarayaya

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  8. Beautiful tag, Nicole! Love the colors and shading on the bird.

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  9. Your tag is gorgeous, Nicole. Love the fabulous bird. :)

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  10. Stunning tag, Nicole! Love the bird! And the background is pretty too! Hugs, Sandra

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  11. Your tag is so pretty Nicole! The background is so soft and delicate and I love how you've stamped onto that bird ~ really lovely! :)

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  12. Beautiful tag Nicole! Love the stamping on the bird and the pretty colours.

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