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Julie Warner - justwritedesigns

Congrats to Susan, today’s Featured Stamper on Splitcoast (FS277)! I chose her lovely Brayered Sympathy to case. I kept the layout but made my oval a frame instead of a layer. And I also used a brayer for my background but changed the colors and images.

Julie Warner - justwritedesigns

The image is new from DRS Designs and I used a brayer and two rainbow pads to create my background before I stamped the cranes.  I masked the water area and used the Desert Heat ink pad on the top. This area was then masked and I used the Blue Breeze ink pad for the water.  I used a small acrylic paintbrush to apply bleach to the images to remove the color. After bleaching, I dried it quickly w/ the heat tool. The bleach has to be dry in order to use water based markers to add color back in. If the bleach isn’t dry, it will just continue to remove whatever color I try to add back in.

I die cut the largest petite oval in a piece of white cardstock and used it for the frame. The little summer sun was cut out of a larger image and colored. A few highlights were added on the water using a white gel pen. The finished card is 4.25 x 5.50.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great Memorial Day!


Stamps: DRS Designs – Cranes, Summer
Paper: Neenah white
Ink: Kaleidacolor Desert Heat & Blue Breeze, Ancient Page coal
Accessories: brayer, Tombow markers, bleach, small acrylic paintbrush, white gel pen, Spellbinders petite oval dies
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Julie Warner - justwritedesigns


What a wonderful site for today’s Inspiration Challenge on Splitcoast (IC338)! So much to look at so I just chose my two favorite colors and went thru pages of beautiful items until I saw this Fringe Necklace. Love those colors!

The images are all from DRS Designs. Everything was white embossed and then I used a brayer and a rainbow ink pad.On the cranes image, I die cut it before I brayered it and left the die in place to get the white shaped border. The strip down the left was made by attaching a piece of drywall mesh before brayering then removing it afterwards. The finished card is 5.50 x 4.25.

Thanks so much for stopping by! And don’t forget to check out the DRS Thursday Challenge! Just link your masculine card and you’ll be entered to win. (DRS images are not required to enter.)


Stamps: DRS Designs – Cranes, Script Font Background, Birthday Wishes
Paper:Neenah whiteInk:Kaleidacolor Riviera, Colorbox white pigmentAccessories: brayer, drywall mesh, white embossing powder, Spellbinders Labels 17
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For today’s Ways to Use It Challenge (WT376) we are to make a green card so I think this definitely qualifies. Today is also the DRS Thursday Challenge and this week we’d love to see your Masculine Cards. Head on over and link up your creation and you’ll be entered to win a fab prize! (DRS images are not required to enter.)

I used images from DRS Designs , watercolored all the little frogs and the little rascal holding the frogs, and cut them out. The background was embossed w/ a Sizzix brick embossing folder  The finished card is 5.50 x 4.25.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Stamps: DRS Designs
Paper: Neenah white, grass green
Ink: Ancient Page coal, Memento cottage ivy
Accessories: Tombow markers, Sizzix brick embossing folder, Spellbinders scalloped rectangle die
May 2012
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