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First of all, if you live along the Texas coast, I’m truly sorry for all you’re going through. I grew up in Corpus Christi & lived in Houston a long time. If New Orleans is shaped like a cereal bowl, then Houston is a flat rock w/ bayous running all thru it. We lived thru many a flood there (and lots of bad hurricanes!) but nothing like this. I’ve been calling all my relatives in TX to check on them. Thankfully, so far, they’re all ok.  And now…a big Congrats to Chris, the newest Featured Stamper (FS552)! She has a fabulous gallery & after much oohing & aahing, I chose THIS to case. I kept the layout but turned it on its side & used different images, different colors & made mine a Halloween card.

I wanted a gradient color behind the Oct 31 square, so I first colored that using Copics, then put it into my Misti &  stamped it several times to get a good dark impression. I fussy cut it then popped it up a bit on a larger gradient square then onto a black square. The Spider Webs were white embossed on black & I added a couple of gradient strips down the side. The funky edge is actually the left over from a die cut border. I liked it better than the die cut so there you go. I finished by stamping just the word Halloween & added a punched spider.

You’ll notice on the inside pic below, that the main greeting is upside down. Apparently my Halloween card was playing trick or treat w/ me & turned itself upside down when I stamped it. So I just made it part of the “trick” &  put the Trick or Treat on the other half. Since the card was all finished &  glued down, I couldn’t just take it apart.  Under the tricky inside are the Copics I used.


Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs    Oct 31st Square Empty Spider Web Bump into Me  (inside- Smell My Feet)
Paper: Staples 110# white, black
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Colorbox frost white pigment
Accessories:  Misti, Copic markers, Spellbinders squares, Ironworks Accents border dies,  spider punch, white embossing powder

 

 

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A big congrats to Christine, the newest Featured Stamper (FS551) on Splitcoast! She has such a lovely gallery & she loves to play the Dare to Get Dirty Challenges! After much browsing, I chose THIS to case. I kept the Christmas theme & most of the colors, but I used different images, put my image in a window & turned mine horizontal.

After stamping & coloring the Rooftops, I added a little white gel pen for snow then die cut it to fit into a long rectangle window. The snow bg was stamped in silver on all of the layers & heat embossed w/ some transparent glitter ep. I made sure to leave an area to add the new greeting then stamped, colored &  fussy cut the Christmas lamp post to add on top. 

I’m also adding this Stacy’s August Fan Club Christmas challenge. 

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


Thanks so much for stopping by! 

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs    Christmas Lamp Post, Christmas Rooftops, All is Calm, Snow Bg (inside – From My House)
Paper: Staples 110# white, navy
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Versafine majestic blue, Encore ultimate metallic silver (inside – Distress ink tumbled glass)
Accessories:  Lil’ Inker stitched rectangle & long skinny stitched mat dies, Spellbinders long rectangle dies, Copic markers, Stampendous stardust embossing powder

 

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A big congrats to Vicky, the newest Featured Stamper (FS546) on Splitcoaststampers!  After much browsing, I chose THIS card to case. I kept the girly theme & layout, but I used different images, changed the top section a little & used an embossing folder instead of designer paper.

I think this little Cowgirl   is just adorable!  After stamping & color her, I added the greeting beside her & colored it, too. Then I used just the sparkle element from the greeting I used on the inside & stamped it w/ lt pink & lt blue. I added the paisley embossed topper & I rubbed a white Prismacolor pencil over the high points to bring them out a bit. A little stickles  was added for the bling.

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


Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs –  Lasso Cowgirl , Boots & Bling (inside: Sparkling Day)
Paper: X-Press It white, Staples 110# white, pink, brown
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, angel pink, summer sky
Accessories:  Misti, Copic markers, Spellbinders A2 matting basics B, bracket borders dies, Lil’ Inker stitched rectangle dies, stickles, Cuttlebug paisley embossing folder, white Prismacolor pencil

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