Enjoy Life while playing HSS Color Challenge 299

Enjoy Life is such a versatile stamp set for a color challenge.  The solid stamp images and the sentiments are fantastic.  I especially love “wake up, kick butt, repeat,” not that it will find a place on this card, LOL.

Enjoy Life, SU, Inspirational, #enjoylife #justfunstamping

I came across the Hand Stamped Sentiments (HSS) color challenge and fell in love with it.  When I started looking for an appropriate stamp set in my stash, I ran across Enjoy Life, and, voila, possibilities.  Having not been inked up yet, I was excited to get started.

The HSS Color Challenge #299 is:  

I will admit to playing with several possibilities before deciding on this layout.  First I applied a watercolor wash of Flirty Flamingo ink on watercolor paper and then flicked a darker ink mixture of Flirty Flamingo.  The “girl image” was stamped with Night of Navy using the stamparatus for a  uniform solid image.  This will make the inked image look darker.  Afterwards, the image was cut with an outer oval die and then an inner stitched oval die.  Then I used the Subtle embossing folder with just the inner stitched oval.

Have you purchased the Buffalo Check background stamp?  It’s a wonderful way to incorporate color into a background panel.  I textured the white back panel with the Woodland embossing folder.  The remaining details are self-evident.

Enjoy Life Card Details
  • Stamps:  Enjoy Life, Buffalo Check
  • Papers:  Whisper White, Night of Navy, Gorgeous Grape cardstock; Watercolor paper
  • Inks:  Night of Navy, Gorgeous Grape, Flirty Flamingo
  • Tools & Accessories:  Layering Oval dies, Stitched Shapes dies (oval and the square to make a rectangle), Subtle and Woodland textured embossing folders; Gorgeous Grape glitter enamel dots and mini striped ribbon
Additional Pictures

I hope the HSS design team members enjoy my card as much as I did assembling it.

Please let me know if you have any questions regarding this card.

Have fun stamping,


7 thoughts on “Enjoy Life while playing HSS Color Challenge 299

  1. Jenny Engelke

    You’ve created a great card with this awesome color trio! I love all the layers ….and texture you’ve added with the trees! Fabulous! Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

  2. Debbie Mageed

    Beautiful card, Katy! I agree with Jenny – the layers, embellishments and texture really add so much to this color combination. Love it! Thank you for playing with us at the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge and hope you can join us again soon.

  3. Fiona Whitehead

    I love this card with all its different layers – I really like that embossing folder too – our colours look so vibrant on this lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week.

  4. Elizabeth Price

    What a fun mix of stamped layers and color. You have rocked the challenge colors from Hand Stamped Sentiments. Thanks for joining along. Smiles, Elizabeth

  5. Genevieve Valdes

    I love how you used the silhouette image for your card. Thank you for sharing your card with our color challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

  6. Robbie

    I love how you used our colors. Fully understand starting with an idea that does not work out. So glad you continued and came up with this idea. Thanks for playing with us at HSS.


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