Paperclipping 139 – Build a Color Palette from Pink

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12×12 layout
Journaling to Trinity reads: Your 9th birthday. Game night with pizza and banana splits. Your closest friends plus some of the neighborhood girls.

Supplies: Making Memories BigDot Rouge Paperie * Theresa Collins Take Note journal block * Basic Grey brads * Tim Holtz + 7 Gypsies metal numbers

Your New Bike

12zx12 layout
Journaling reads: Trinity, You had definitely outgrown your first bike so for your 9th birthday we called a whole bunch of sellers on Craig’s List until we found two sellers that might have a bike for you. We drove — you and me — to the seller who had 2 bikes first, and you knew instantly. You test-drove both, but you knew this was it. You didn’t even want to try the other seller to make sure. You went for the smooth-riding pink and purple one. Good choice. <3 Mom.

Supplies: Teresa Collins Journal-It Girl pink damask paper + journal boxes * Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist for the colored backgrounds of the flowers and circles: Lavender Fields, S.W.A.K. and Pumpkin Pie, blended with the Tim Holtz Blending Tool.

Riding With Grandpa

2-page 12×12 layout
Journaling reads: A regular treat…going to Grandpa’s house on the farm, him taking you all for a ride and a little tour. In a couple of years this wagon will be full of a different set of grandkids!

Bazzill Cardstock Cream Puff * Glimmer Mist Coffee Shop * Creative Imaginations Polka Sunshine orange scalloped paper on clearance at the link at time of posting this * Letters R + G Thickers Jewelry Box Chestnut * Jenni Bowlin Studios orange buttons * Prima Novella Gallery Roses

  • rosann

    Thanks for that lesson in color. I will definitely need to practice. I have one comment and one question.

    My question is what is the blending tool? Is it just a sponge. I don't have one and was wondering what I could use from around the house without having to buy a new tool. I haven't even invested in glimmer mist yet. But I do want to buy 1 or 2 colors to experiment.

    My comment is that I like the brown background very much. It's much more complementary on the skin and look of the entire show. Not sure when you switched but I noticed it today.

    Keep up the good work and I'm looking forward to the next PRT and future contests to get on the show as a guest :)


  • Kristyn G

    I wanted to let you know that I really like the addition of the “close-up” shots that yall have been incorporating to the last few episodes. It really helps to highlight the topic being presented and is a nice touch.

  • The applicators on the blending tool are made of foam (you can switch the
    foam pads for use with different colors). The Tattered Angels girls actually
    use paper towels whenever I watch them, not the blending tool. So if you're
    only thinking about the tool for Glimmer Mist, try a sponge or paper towel
    first before you invest in the blending tool. I'm actually really happy with
    the tool myself and when I was using it yesterday I was thinking that if we
    were to do another tool episode, that would be a tool I would definitely

    Glad you like that background! Izzy just got it. Brown is one of my best
    colors but I was worried the video might have a traditional look to it. I'm
    not really that traditional, so that was a concern for me, lol.

  • Thank you! I know sometimes you just can't see the details in the regular
    shots. Always a bummer when that happens.

  • I'm not a pink girl but I've enjoyed this episode so much :)

    And… my brand new Slice is pink :D

  • marcy

    An episode I need to watch more than once… lots of info here to practice and learn.. thanks!

  • Yeah, the cool thing it's all the same principles no matter what colors
    you're working with! Cools and warms, light and dark variations. It's just
    about training the eye to see it in whatever color you're working with. :)