My Favorite In Color – at least today, is…


Welcome to InKing Royalty’s June Blog Hop!  Stampin’ Up!’s 2016 Annual Catalog introduced us to five new In Colors:  Dapper Denim, Emerald Envy, Flirty Flamingo, Peekaboo Peach and Sweet Sugarplum.  What a beautiful collection of versatile colors!  Today’s Blog Hop is filled with inspiring projects that feature each artist’s favorite new In Color.  After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

Pick my Stampin Up In Color Choice – Dapper Denim

I pulled out Dapper Denim because somehow I’ve gone 6 weeks without having used it yet.  Shocking, I know.  I also hadn’t had a chance to use my Flourish Thinlits and decided to combine the two for my card for the InKing Royalty Blog Hop today.  I pulled out my Dapper Denim Stamp pad then pulled out various other stamp pads to find a color combination I liked.

Stampin Up Flowering Flourishes AverysOwlery. com

Select Complimentary Colors

I pulled out my Dapper Denim Stamp pad then pulled out various other stamp pads to find a color combination I liked.  I finished with Dapper Denim, Mint Macaron and Soft Suede.  In fact, I think Brian has recently done a card with similar colors, probably why these looked good to me today.



You might notice that I combined stamping and the thinlits.  I started thinking I would use the large flourish from the die set along with some stamping underneath but I just didn’t like how it was coming together and I didn’t want to pull out another stamp set.  So I started over.  Twice.  Finally I stamped the flower image using stamped off Dapper Denim once, then full strength.  I added the Mint Macaron leaves and then the sentiment.  I had already cut out two flowers from the die set so I added those on top of the stamped flower.  Lastly, I took that great big flourish I had die cut from Denim and clipped it apart into three pieces and tucked them in around the flowers.  Now that I liked.  I topped the flowers off with some embellished rhinestones that I had left over from the Holiday Catalog.  They were lost for a while, in a box…..then they were found.  Might as well use them. Stampin Up Flowering Flourishes AverysOwlery. com

Thank you for stopping by today

I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations . There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

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About Lynn

Thanks for visiting my Site. My name is Lynn Kolcun and I'm a Stampin Up Demonstrator. I love being creative with paper and ink, learning new techniques and sharing my craft with you.


  1. This is beautiful … and I agree, my favorite changes almost daily. 🙂

  2. I love the result of your trial and error card.It’s a very pretty card. It’s nice to know others have to start over again and again!! lol

  3. Lynn- how very lovely! I love how you worked through your design several times before arriving at your finished work. I hardly ever create with at least one redo…thanks for sharing your process

  4. Lynn your card is stunning! I love the way you layered the die cuts over the stamping. Definitely CASEing!

  5. Love your card Lynn! Beautiful and such detail!

  6. This is a beautiful card lynn. I love the color combination that you used as well as the stamps and dies.

  7. Gorgeous, Lynn! These colors support Dapper Denim so well – what a beautiful combination. I love this card – great layout and showcase of these amazing dies.

  8. Love your card, Lynn. You have combined (probably) my favorite bundle with these awesome colors. I would have never thought to bring Soft Suede into the mix it goes so well with Dapper Denim. Just lovely work.

  9. Absolutely love your card. The color combo is great, and I really love how you split up the large die and used it in pieces–just proves how uber-versatile that set is. Really lovely.

  10. Love the color combo, the texture & dimension you created! Excellent!!!

  11. Beautiful card! I love that you used Mint Macaron with the Dapper Denim, and that sentiment is so sweet!

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  14. I love the depth and colors in your card. So pretty!

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