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Welcome to the Sept #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 Sept 24 to leave comments on the blogs for a chance to win. Mary will announce a winner on Sept 25 on her Blog.  Each month a different image is 50% off. This month- it’s the Rake! On the first & third Wednesdays of every month., we’ll be celebrating with a Blog Hop!

Isn’t this Kites Reverse die wonderful? I love that it’s all one piece & does the partial swirls as well. I die cut it into the Recollections heavy wt c/s…although it says it’s 110# it’s way heavier than the other 110# c/s. I wanted to be able to pull up the swirls slightly w/o worrying about it bending or tearing. I had a watercolor bg I made ages ago w/ blues & greens & a little iridescent medium (very sparkly IRL) & I loved the colors but wasn’t crazy about the overall look of it. So just using bits & pieces behind the kites was the perfect solution. I backed it w/ a very fine, smooth glitter c/s & let it show thru around the edges & under the kite tails. All that was left was to stamp the greeting & add a few sequins. 

Here’s a look at the inside using a few leftover glitter kite parts. 

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 – Let Your Dreams Soar , Take Time, Speech Bubble set, Uplifting Words
Paper:  Staples 110# white, Recollections heavy white, watercolor paper, DCWV glitzy brights
Ink:   Versafine deep lagoon
Accessories:   Serendipity Stamps Kites Reverse die,  Lil’ Inker stitched rectangle dies, Spellbinders A2 matting basics B dies, watercolor pan set, iridescent watercolor medium, sequins

 

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A big Congrats to my sweet friend, Beth, our newest Featured Stamper (FS554) on Splitcoast! She has a beautiful gallery filled w/ so many colorful & creative cards & after much window shopping, I chose THIS to case. I kept the coffee theme & most of the colors, but I used different images, an embossing folder instead of a stamped background & moved the greeting to a circle element.

With the fall like temps we’ve had this week, I’m thinking it might be time for some Pumpkin Spice Latte! I’m not a big fan of pumpkin anything, but it sounds good.  I thought I had one of those go cup dies, but I didn’t so I used this fancy one instead. After I die cut the cups I sponged the edges & cut one handle off & put it on the other side so they could be facing each other. The Bee Trail was stamped w/ the Distress ink to serve as steam & I added a small label & little pumpkin to each cup. The kraft bg was embossed & the edges sponged then the larger pumpkin & greeting were added.

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


Congrats again, Beth! Thanks so much for stopping by!
 

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs –  Pumpkin Spice, Pumpkin Patch (lg pumpkin), Fall Fence (small pumpkins), Bee Trail (inside- Espresso-ly Wonderful )
Paper: Staples 110# white, Kraft, speckled ivory
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Distress inks vintage photo, rusty hinge
Accessories:  Copic markers, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A &  B, circles, Labels 21 dies, Lil’ Inkers stitched rectangles dies, Sizzix embossing folder, Quickutz die set

 

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A big congrats to Rachel, the newest Featured Stamper (FS553) on Splitcoast! She has a lovely gallery & much browsing, I chose THIS to case. I kept most of the layout but used different images, a little different colors & made mine a Halloween card.
I love making Halloween cards. I love Halloween, too. When else can you dress up in any crazy old way you want, ring a door bell, & people give you candy just for being there? Awesome! And on Halloween cards, you get to pull out all the crazy color combos you want &  somehow, they all work! 

For my wicked potions card, I stamped the new Bubbling Beaker on neon green paper, colored it w/ Copics, then fussy cut it. The Magic Potion shelf was stamped on the white layer &  I colored it a little more subtly so they wouldn’t overtake the beaker. The spider web was stamped w/ gray ink in the corner, the greeting above the shelf,  then a neon green & black layer were added to finish.

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

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs   Bubbling Beaker, Magic Potions Shelf, Spider Web, Drop In (inside – Brewing Halloween )
Paper: Staples 110# white, black, neon green
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, London fog
Accessories:  Misti, Copic markers, Spellbinders A2 matting basics B dies, Lil’ Inker stitched rectangle dies

 

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