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Such a fun site for the Inspiration Challenge (IC679)..lots of pretty things for Christmas! After much browsing, I chose THIS lovely scene for my inspiration, though I turned it around & my scene is looking out instead of in. I’m also adding this to the WT717 Challenge to use a window.
To make my Christmas window, I die cut the window & also some of the Pine Tree Forest. I used some Picket Fence Distress spray on the navy bg for behind the window & also on the trees. I also used a white gel pen to add more snow to the trees & punched a white circle for the moon before attaching the window frame on top. The bg was embossed w/ a brick folder & some punched branches added above the window. For the Christmas tree, I stamped & colored 2 of them then layered them on top of each other for dimension.

Here’s a look at the inside & below it are the Copics I used for the tree.


Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps – Fir TreeDrink the Red (inside: Most Wonderful)
Paper:  Staples 110# white, navy, X-Press It Blending Card
Ink: Memento tuxedo black
Accessories:  Rubbernecker stitched rectanglesPine Tree Forest,Tag Stitch, Window 4 Pane,Circle Stitch dies,  Copic Sketch MarkersSequins, Picket Fence Distress Stain, 3/4″ circle punch, branch punches, (inside: white embossing powder), Sizzix Bricked embossing folder, white gel pen

 

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It’s my turn to host the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC678) & I chose Joss & Main for the site. They have some fab Holiday decorations & ideas. I was inspired by THIS set of canapé plates. I really love the winter images & plaid.

After stamping & coloring my holiday snowman, I stamped the plaid background onto light red cardstock w/ black ink then used a few darker red Copics to add a little tone variation. I die cut both panels then used a curved border die to cut the bottom of the snowman panel. A couple of die cut buttons were added w/ a little glossy dimensional glaze added on top of them. The greeting was a little too large, so I stamped it w/ Stazon on the front of a piece of shrink plastic, die cut it w/ a circle die & most importantly, punched the hole at the top before shrinking it w/ a heat gun. I used a G02 to color the backside before I shrunk it. It was barely even noticeable but look how much darker it became when shrunk. A little Stickles was added to the snow & icicles.

Here’s a look at the inside & below it are the Copics I used.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps –Icy Snowman Have Yourself Plaid Bg  (inside: Merry Christmas Lg )
Paper:  Staples 110# white, red, X-Press It Blending Card, black, shrink plastic
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Stazon black
Accessories:  Rubbernecker stitched rectanglesBorders 3 , Circle Stitch dies,  ribbon, Copic Sketch MarkersMISTIDimensional Magic, ODBD Matting Circles dies (buttons)

 

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I’ve fallen a little behind on my posting & here are 2 cards I made for Dare to Get Dirty Challenges & also the Inspiration & Featured Stamper Challenges. For all the details of the DTGD challenges, go HERE…but you’ll need to be a Fan Club member.  

This first one was for the Inspiration Challenge (IC662) &.THIS & THIS were my inspirations. I loved the palm trees in the first, and the colors in the second. And, I used a technique from TLC698, gel plate impressionism. Basically, you put a gel plate into your Misti, ink it up w/ Distress oxide inks, mist w/ alcohol (the rubbing kind, lol), stamp your image on top w/ dye ink, then place your card stock on top of the gel plate. So that’s what I did. The colors move around & mix a bit & the silhouette isn’t quite as sharp as it would be, but the overall look is pretty nice. After it dried, I added the seagulls & a little white highlighting on the palms. Here’s the inside.

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs –  Palm Tree Line Seaside Dock Sending Sunshine (inside: Sun Shine On You )
Paper: Staples 110# white 
Ink: Distress oxide inks  peacock feathers, squeezed lemonade, worn lipstick, cracked pistachio, Memento tuxedo black 
Accessories:  Misti, Lil’ Inker stitched rectangle dies, Gelli plate, white gel pen


This card was for the Featured Stamper Challenge (FS601). I chose THIS to case. I kept the cactus in the desert theme, but I used different images, different colors & added a greeting. I also got a kick out of Beth’s description of her card.

To make my desert scene, I stamped the Cowboy Cactus, masked it, then stamped the Broken Flower Fence around it. Makes it kind of look like the cowboys are out fixing the fence & left a hat & rope on the cactus. After coloring everything, I die cut it w/ a wonky stitched rectangle then added some clouds & a sunflower for the sun rays. The greeting is part of the Western Word Square & I used a wonky circle die to cut it. Here’s the inside & next to it are the Copics I used.
 
Supplies:

Stamps:  DRS Designs – Cowboy Cactus (new!), Broken Flower Fence Western Word Square  (inside: Saddle Up Greeting )
Paper: Staples 110# white 
Ink: Memento tuxedo black 
Accessories:  Misti, Copic markers, Gina Marie wonky stitched rectangles & circles dies, Serendipity sunflower die, Spellbinders cloud dies

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

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