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For the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC647), we have Replacements, LTD. as our site. It’s a beautiful site & I have used their wonderful replacement service in the past to fill in missing or broken pieces of china. They also helped me identify some crystal that belonged to my great grandmother. While I was browsing the casual china, I happened on THIS picture (also below). It looked like a Cinco de Mayo fiesta to me so I went w/ a southwest theme.


To make the serape on the side, I used two plaid images, which until you stamp them across each other, are just stripes. I inked the stripes using Tombow markers in red, yellow & green then colored a wide strip & used fringe scissors on it to make the lower border. The image was stamped, colored & die cut w/ a little out of the box to keep the boot tip & rope from being cut off. I used Prismacolor pencils to add the sunset colors behind the image. For the greeting, I stamped it once in the Morocco ink, moved it a tad & stamped it again in brown ink to get the slight shadow.

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


Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs –Cowboy Garb, Life is Better, Lg Orig Plaid Open Plaid  (inside: Saddle Up Greeting)
Paper: Staples 110# white, X-Press It white, sand,  sienna 
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, rich cocoa, Morocco 
Accessories:  Copic markers, Tombow markers, Prismacolor pencils, MFT stitched arch, basic stitch lines dies, Misti, fringe scissors 

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Welcome to the April #1 Blog Hop for Serendipity Stamps!

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 April 8 to leave comments on the blogs for a chance to win. Mary will announce a winner on April 9 on her Blog. On the first & third Wednesdays of every month, we’ll be celebrating with a Blog Hop! The Special this month is the Morning Glory stamp – 50% off!

For my sympathy card, I die cut the 2 turquoise panels, put the larger one into my Misti & stamped the Flower Corner & Leaf. Just a little white pencil was added in areas then I lined up the smaller turquoise panel & stamped the bottom part only of the same Flower Corner & also the Tiny Flower .  I added a narrow black mat under the horizontal panel & a portion of the Daisy Border die. A small black bow & a few rhinestones finished it. 

Here’s a look at the inside.

Please be sure to comment on all the blogs..it is much appreciated & also increases your chances of winning! 

Mary’s Blog

Sabrina Friel  (guest designer)

Beth Chui

Julie Warner (you are here!)

Miriam Napier 

Marybeth Lopez

Vickie Zimmer 

Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Supplies:

Stamps: Serendipity Stamps:  With Sympathy, Flower Corner, Leaf Pops Detailed ,Tiny Flower  (inside: Angels Who Journey)
Paper:  Staples 110# white, watercolor, turquoise, black
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black
Accessories:  Serendipity – Daisy Border die,  Misti, Spellbinders A2 matting basics B, mega oval & scallop mega oval dies, Lil’ Inker stitched rectangles dies, white Prismacolor pencil, black grosgrain ribbon, mini bowdabra

 

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Happy Easter! And a big congrats to Jayne, the newest Featured Stamper (FS582) on Splitcoast! She has a lovely little gallery & I chose THIS to case. I kept the bright reddish/orange bg w/ large central image, but I used different images, different die cuts & made mine an Easter card.

For my Easter card, I made a background using distress oxide & regular distress inks by brayering the inks onto white.  On top of this, I also stamped the Brick Wall  w/ water. It’s not real noticeable, but it does add a nice textural look, especially on the darker part at the bottom. Then the Pussywillow image was stamped w/ gray ink & I added a little white Prismacolor pencil to the buds. 

Here’s a look at the inside.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a Happy Easter & a great weekend!

 

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs Deco Easter Greetings Brush Pussy WillowBrick Wall  (inside: Decorated w/ Love God Bless You Cross )
Paper: Staples 110# white
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, London Fog,  Distress inks &/or Distress Oxide inks in carved pumpkin, abandoned coral, picked raspberry, ripe persimmon
Accessories:  Misti, ODBD double stitched circles & Easter egg dies, Spellbinders opulent oval & A2 matting basics B dies, white Prismacolor pencil, Ranger brayer

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