I’ve wanted to make the ferris wheel image on my Cupcake Carnival Birthday Card with the die-cut cupcake parts ever since I first saw it. The most difficult part was deciding on the color scheme. I’ve used the Cupcakes & Carousels Designer Series Paper Stack (142744) quite a few times, so I thought I’d try a pattern from the Playful Palette Designer Series Paper Stack.
The pattern I picked is a combination with Sweet Sugarplum, from the Red-Violet Color Group, and Blushing Bride, from the Red-Orange Color Group. These two Groups sandwich the Red Color Group and are two colors of a Tetrad Color Scheme. However, I’m only using two colors (remember, Very Vanilla is a Neutral and never affects a Color Scheme), so I decided to call this scheme Analogous Plus. Just skip over the Red Color Group and Red-Violet and Red-Orange are side-by-side.
The ink color is Rich Razzleberry, also a member of the Red-Violet Color Group. This color combination is good for birthday, party, bridal, wedding, baby (especially girl), thank you and friendship cards. It’s also good for scrapbook pages with the same themes. I’d piece the Playful Palette patterns together to form borders for pages. You can also make a color block page background with the four pages of each pattern.
- Carousel Birthday Wood-Mount Stamp Set 
- Carousel Birthday Clear-Mount Stamp Set 
- Big On Birthdays Photopolymer Stamp Set 
- Lift Me Up Wood-Mount Stamp Set 
- Lift Me Up Clear-Mount Stamp Set 
- Lift Me Up Wood-Mount Bundle 
- Lift Me Up Clear-Mount Bundle 
- Sweet Sugarplum 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock 
- Very Vanilla 8-1/2″ X 11″ Card Stock 
- Playful Palette Designer Series Paper Stack 
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