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Welcome to the Aug #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 Aug 5 to leave comments on the blogs for a chance to win. Mary will announce a winner on Aug 6 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 Sweet Gum  stamp & Sympathy die – 50% off! 

For my clean & simple card, I made a water color background using Distress reinkers, on some lightweight watercolor paper. There wasn’t a science to it..I just floated in some fall colors & let them mingle & run until I was happy w/ it then I used a heat tool to dry it & stop the colors from running any more. I put it into my Misti and stamped the Sweet Gum branch randomly. Originally, I was going to fussy cut some of the branches to use, but I decided I liked it just as is. Since the paper was fairly lightweight, I glued it to a piece of 110# card stock then die cut it.  The greeting was stamped & I attached it to the card.

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

Beth Chiu 

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 –Sweet GumOne Falling Leaf  (inside:  All Those Golden )
Paper:  Staples 110# white, water color
Ink:  Versafine Clair nocturne
Accessories:   Misti, Rubbernecker Rectangle Stitch dies, Distress reinkers

 

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A big congrats to Jill, the newest Featured Stamper (FS598) on Splitcoast! She has such a wonderful gallery & I chose THIS to case. I kept the sneakers theme but used different images, different colors & a different layout.

For my card, I put the row of chucks image into my Misti, stamped, colored then over stamped. I die cut it then put together 2 words from 2 different greetings to make my greeting. I stamped just the stars of the moon border onto opposite corners of the white bg & colored them in. Then I split the panel & added a black graph pattern paper behind it.

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

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: Serendipity Stamps –Tennis Shoes, Playing Card Sentiments, (inside:You Made My Day )
Paper:  Staples 110# white,  X-Press It white, black graph (Elegant Chic)
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black
Accessories: Misti, Copic markers, Lil’ Inker stitched rectangles

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For the Inspiration Challenge, Stacy chose U.S. Mint Sheets. I’ve always had a thing for postage stamps & I have a good size collection of mostly used stamps. I just love the artwork on stamps! I chose a stamp that I actually have & I found it on the site, but since then, I guess they sold out & it doesn’t show up anymore but HERE it is.

My Tiffany lamp was gold embossed onto a polished stone bg I made using Copic refills, rubbing alcohol & a gold leaf marker. After embossing the lamp & the book, I fussy cut them & added them to a pine green layer w/ a long window cut out. I added a pale peach layer behind it & gold embossed the greeting. The little butterflies were punched out of some leftovers of the bg. Little strips of the green that I cut w/ postage stamp scissors were added around the green layer.

Here’s the inside:

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: Serendipity Stamps –Tiffany Lamp, Open BookBelieve Set (inside: Uplifting Words )
Paper:  Staples 110# white, glossy white, pine green, pale peach
Ink:  Encore ultimate metallic gold pigment
Accessories:   Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & long rectangle dies,  Copic refills, Misti, MFT diagonal stitched rectangle dies, detail gold embossing powder, Krylon gold leaf pen, postage stamp scissors, butterfly punch

 

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