Color Coordinates: Striped Summer Fun
Welcome everyone to another edition of my Color Coordinates series. I am so inspired by cardstock stripes lately especially from a few designers (Laura Bassen and Amy Yingling). I decided to try my hand at it for a Color Coordinates recipe.
This recipe reminds me of summer with blues, greens, and a hint of lavender. I think I might have had a beach towel with these colors!
I used Stick It sheet adhesive to stick down my 1/4″ strips of paper and created 2 panels. I used one panel for the background with the color stripes sitting at the lower right.
I die cut the second panel using the Stamp Market “For You die” with the stripes in the upper left corner. When all the pieces were assembled, I ended up with a nice balance of color and stripes that mirror each other.
To finish the card, I die cut “For” from Tonic Silver Silk cardstock and glued it in place on top. I think this combination would also be great for masculine cards. I hope I’ve inspired you to pull out some cardstocks, trim them up, and create some stripes!
If you are interested in printing out the Color Coordinates and creating a swatch book, I have the downloadable templates available below.
- Book template and past Color Coordinates
- May 2018
- July 2018
- August 2018
- October 2018
- January 2019
- March 2019
- April 2019
- May 2019
- June 2019
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I love these colors together! What a great card; the stripes are so fun. :)
These colors could cool off the warmest summer day! And the are perfect for a masculine card! Tank you for sharing this interesting technique!
Beautiful colors. Love the stick it idea!
Awesome colored stripes
Beautiful card!!! Love the colors!!
I love this colour combination! Your card is fabulously bold!
Love the colour combo!
Pretty stripes and love the color combo.
Love the stripes and the color combination. I already follow by email.
Beautiful colours and design!
Love this combination of colors and the font of the “for” is gorgeous. Always looking for masculine card ideas. TFS.
Such a pretty colour palette you’ve chosen! I recently made a pinterest board of colour palette inspo because it’s one of the things that always takes me the longest to decide on when I start making a card. I think I’ll try this stripes idea for my next one!
Great colors in this months Color Coordinates! Love the card.
This looks so neat!
Love the stripes.
Carla from Utah
LOVE the COLORS and the FUN Design!!
Really fun card Shari and really great colour combination
Love the stripes!
Love the colors combo!! Beautiful card, love it!
Fabulous card and I love the color combo!
Wow! Love the gorgeous colour combo. And the card looks really cool!
Very effective love the simplicity of it
Very creative and fun!! Pretty color combo too.
Love the colour combo!
Love those blues with lavender wow!
What a wonderful color combination! Love this!!
What a great combo of hues xxx
I’m a “cool color” girl – love this color combo so much! Gorgeous cards!
So much fun! Love that the stripes are in both corners and they look like they fade into one another
A cute idea for the stripes. Thanks for sharing.
Awesome colours Shari, I love this series.
The card you made with these awesome colours is stunning, thank you so much for your great inspiration.
Very cool design!
Love these colors together!!
Great idea with the stick it! Love the colors.
You are so good at this! I need this kind of help to step out of my comfort zone and mix colors. Great card design, too!
Stripes are great! and good for masculine cards!
Love the color combination, very pretty
Love the color combination and the card design!
I love this colour combination – so gorgeous. I love the simple boldness of this card too.
Beautiful combo of colors and great design!!!
Pretty twist on stripes, thank you for the swotch downloads, will come in very handy for inspiration x
This is so fun! The color combo is definitely perfect for summer creations and this is a great way to use up some card stock scraps!