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For today’s Inspiration Challenge (IC612) on Splitcoast, I was inspired by THIS picture. I wish I had an image of Snoopy but I don’t. But it reminded me of this tree & the pile of leaves images I have so I used them.

To make my fall card, I sponged  distress inks onto white c/s then stamped the tree & added some white highlights. The moon part was stamped on a separate piece of white & fussy cut. I added a thin white & a wider black layer then attached a white frame on top. The greeting was stamped across the bottom ( I forgot it was retired, but I still like it:) The pile of leaves was fussy cut & I added a couple of little punched pumpkins.


Thanks so much for stopping by! 

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs   Spooky Tree w/ Moon, Leaf Pile, Shine On Greeting (retired) (inside: Giving Thanks )
Paper: Staples 110# white, black
Ink: Versafine onyx, Distress inks in mustard seed, spiced marmalade, rusty hinge, barn door
Accessories:  Spellbinders A2 matting bascis A&B dies, white gel pen, small pumpkin punch

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Today’s Ways to Use It Challenge (WT649) on Splitcoast is Domestic Inspiration…be inspired by something in your home. Whaaaaaaaat? I’m in the process of moving. What isn’t already boxed is waiting to be boxed. My home resembles nothing so much as a fire sale. But I still have some pictures so I was inspired by this (you can see the picture in the lower right in front of the card below). 

In fact, we were the “parents” of Odie (the bird) for almost 27 years until his passing a few years ago. DRS Designs named the parrot image Odie Pretty Bird after him. Pretty Bird was his favorite thing to say..especially if he was misbehaving. And he would from time to time, look you in the eye & lie to you, lol. “Odie, did you do this?” He’d shake his head & repeat “no, no, no”. We called it his SOB defense, as in Some Other Bird did it. I miss that little character every day!

Anyway, after stamping &  coloring Pretty Bird Odie  &  the Palm Tree &  flowers, I fussy cut them all.  On the square inside the popped up frame, I stamped a portion of the Flamingo scene &  colored it. Then everything was arranged on top w/ just enough room for the greeting. 

Here’s the inside & the Copic I used.


Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs – Pretty Bird Odie Flamingo SceneDogwood , Palm TreePicture Perfect Day (inside:Palm Tree LineWherever You Go  )
Paper: Staples 110# white, black, X-Press It white
Ink: Memento tuxedo black 
Accessories:  Misti, Copic markers, ODBD Double Stitched squares dies, Lil’ Inker stitched rectangles dies

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Welcome to the Aug #2 Blog Hop for Serendipity Stamps!
If you arrived here from Miriam’s blog, you’re in the right place..if not, you may want to head over there first.

The Prize – One $20 gift code will go to one random commenter from the blogs. So be sure  to visit all the blogs because you don’t know which one the winner will be drawn from. You have through Sunday Aug 20 to leave comments on the blogs for a chance to win. Mary will announce a winner on Aug 21 on her Blog.  Each month a different image is 50% off. This month- it’s the Airplane! On the first & third Wednesdays of every month., we’ll be celebrating with a Blog Hop!

For my Airplane card, I did the opposite of what I usually do, I picked out the papers first then colored my scene to go with them. I cut the piece of designer paper w/ the text & put it into my Misti & stamped the Airplane first w/ Memento ink. After coloring it w/ Prismacolor pencils, I stamped over it w/ Versafine to bring the details back then antiqued it a bit by sponging on some antique linen ink & edged it w/ a black marker. The greeting was stamped on a small piece of vellum & I die cut a stitched flag frame to go over it. 

Here’s a look at the inside.

Next stop is Vickie‘s Blog!  Please be sure to comment on all the DT Blogs..it will be so appreciated & also increase your chances of winning!

Mary’s Blog

Beth Chui

Patti Kehl

Carol Mayne

Miriam Napier

Julie Warner (you are here!)

Vickie Zimmer 

Marybeth Lopez

Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Supplies:

Stamps: Serendipity Stamps – Airplane, Miss You small (inside – Sending Smiles , Happy Birthday simple )
Paper:  ivory, dp (text print: Pink Paislee- Bella Rouge; map – TPS – Uncharted)
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, Distress ink antique linen, Versafine onyx
Accessories:    Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B dies, MFT stitched fishtail flags dies, Prismacolor pencils, Misti

 

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