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I made this for the Splitcoaststampers Fan Club April Christmas Challenge! I’ve been having so much fun being a part of the challenge this year & the bonus is I’ll have a bunch of Christmas cards finished in plenty of time for Christmas this year. You’ll need to be Fan Club member but that’s easy…just click the blue link to find out how.
I really love these Birdbrain images & I really miss From the Heart Stamps. And I’m so thankful I bought some of these digi stamps while they were still available. After I put the digital image in a word doc, I typed the greeting & printed it out on Neenah. The little holly sprig & Christmas lights were stamped using some old clear stamps from Studio G. Then I colored everything & added a little glitter to the glass rims. The background was stamped using a retired ODBD image. Distress oxide cracked pistachio was stamped onto pine green c/s so the pattern of the image is actually the lighter color.

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

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: From the Heart Stamps – Martini Chicks (digital), Holly Sprig & Christmas Lights (Studio G), Our Daily Bread designs – Vintage Mini Pattern 2 (retired), (inside – Studio G- greeting, All Night Media- martini glass)
Paper: Staples 110# white, pine green, Neenah white 
Ink: Memento tuxedo black 
Accessories:  Copic markers, Lil’ Inker stitched rectangles dies, Spellbinders A2 matting basics B dies, stickles

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Such a cute site for the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC642)!After a lot of browsing, I chose THIS for my inspiration. I liked the sweet little duck & all the Easter eggs & I needed an Easter card so it was perfect.

For my Easter card today, the baby ducks were stamped, colored & die cut, and I had to do a little out of the box on the grass along the way. The large green bg started out white but I sponged Distress & Distress oxide inks onto it, splattered it & also stamped the Splatter Bg on it in blues, greens & finally white. The white splatter was heat embossed w/ white powder & I left an area at the bottom w/o too much on it so I could add the greeting. I was going for that speckled egg look on the bg. 

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


Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs –   Deco Easter Greetings Easter Sleepover, Splatter Bg (inside: Favorite Peep, Simple Easter Bunny )
Paper: Staples 110# white, Neenah white, cornflower blue
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, Colorbox frost white pigment, Distress inks &/or Distress Oxide inks in cracked pistachio, blueprint sketch, evergreen bough 
Accessories:  Misti, white embossing powder, ODBD double stitched rectangles &  stitched ovals dies, Spellbinders ovals dies

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Such a wonderful site Angie chose for the Inspiration Challenge. It took me a while, but I finally spied THIS fun ornament & I knew I had the perfect little flamingo image to use.


To make my card, I put the image into my Misti, stamped w/ Memento, colored w/ Copics then over stamped w/ Versafine. I added a few highlights in the water w/ a white gel pen then did a little fussy cutting on the top. I took another piece of white card stock & sponged the 3 Distress inks from dark to light from the top down & placed this behind my image. On the blue frame, I stamped the woodgrain bg w/ the sky blue ink to give it a little texture.

Here’s a look at the inside & below it are the Copics I used. The flip flops were die cut & I just drew the straps on & shaded them a bit.

 



Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs FlamingosSending SunshineWoodgrain Bg, Cool Summertime Greeting
Paper: X-Press It white, sky blue, Staples 110# white
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Versafine onyx, Memories sky blue, Distress inks spun sugar, worn lipstick, abandoned coral 
Accessories:  Misti, Copic markers, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B dies, white gel pen,  ODBD Flip Flop dies

 

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