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BRI Moodboard inspiration with Davina

Hello crafty friends! Davina here on the Butterfly Reflections Ink with some March Bri Moodboard Inspiration. Every month, Amanda puts together an incredibly amazing Moodboard for us to play along with. The March Moodboard is no exception, full of moody gemstone colors. Heather, BlackBerry, Olive, and fir. Now, I’m not going to lie, it was difficult for me to step away from the bright sherbet spring colors I had on my desk. It took me some time to come up with a card idea, but once I pulled these sets out everything came together. 

I decided to build a green and purple animal party in the pond. I was going to use some fluffy critters at first, but I didn’t want all of that brown fur. So I thought cute green toads and soft purple swans were just what I needed. I flipped through my Pretty Pink Posh collection and came across this storybook set called Pond Friends. I also got out a few of their birthday sets like the new Birthday Wreath stamp set and Birthday Friends, for accessories and sentiments. 

I created a large slimline base with windows using the Heffy Doodle Slim Trio Dies and the scalloped Slimline Pull-Tab dies. I used the scalloped frame on some deep purple cardstock, and used a smaller stitched frame with the trio insert on some Bristol smooth cardstock. I inked that window with a light lilac ombré and gave it some inky splatters. Then I cut a second white panel and inked it with some soft olive ink to fit behind the openings. 

I used Lawn Fawn Gold Embossing Powder in the center window for the sentiment. I cut several clusters of Cat tails using the Lawn Fawn  Cat Tail border dies. I inked and layered them on each side, before I attached the top window layer over the inked green layer, using narrow foam tape. I stamped the images from the 3 sets mentioned above using Lawn Fawn Jet Black Ink, then colored everything using copic markers. 

I arranged my die cut images across the scene, making sure everything was viasbale. I added some small gold sequins and stars into the sky area and mounted the whole thing onto some textured white cardstock. I liked how crisp the white looked under the bold purple. I was thinking that these colors would make a beautiful wooded scene, or even a bamboo forest. Purple flowers and birds, there are so many wonderful opportunities awaiting. I hope you are inspired to play along with these bold colors. Don’t forget to share your projects using #brimoodboard for your chance to $20 to the Butterfly Reflections Ink shop 

Thank you for stopping by, 



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