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Welcome to the April#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 April 23 to leave comments on the blogs for a chance to win. Mary will announce a winner on April 24 on her Blog.  Each month a different image is 50% off. This month- it’s the Dogwood  Branch! On the first & third Wednesdays of every month., we’ll be celebrating with a Blog Hop!

To make my card, I put the white panel into my Misti & lined up where I wanted the greeting. I stamped it 3 or 4 times, (using a piece of scotch tape to cover the last 2 lines), in order to get good coverage. Then I lined up the one straight up & down Daisy & stamped & colored it. After masking it, I stamped the other two. I had to do a little out of the box on the flowers when I die cut it. The large bg paper was die cut & since it was one of those paper pads that had a coordinating strip down the side (usually you tear these off) but I liked it so I kept it. I die cut the yellow strip using part of the Daisy Garden die to put over the seam.  A few sequins & a little stickles in the flower centers were added to finish.

I also made this for the Featured Stamper Challenge (FS533) on Splitcoast. I chose THIS card of Kelly’s to case..keeping most of the colors & layout. But I used different images, different papers & turned mine vertical.

Here’s a look at the inside w/ the other two lines of the Sisters greeting. Love this greeting & I think my sis will, too! Below it are the Copics I used for the daisies.


Please be sure to comment on all the DT Blogs..it will be so appreciated & also increase your chances of winning!

Mary’s Blog

Carol Mayne

Karen Amidon

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 –Sisters, Daisy (inside – Happy Birthday)
Paper:  Staples #110 white, dp (American Crafts – Spring)
Ink:   Memento tuxedo black
Accessories:   Serendipity Daisy Garden die Spellbinders A2 matting basics B dies, Lil’ Inker stitched rectangle dies, MFT diagonal stitched rectangles dies, Misti, sequins, stickles

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Today’s Free for All Challenge (F4A373) on Splitcoast is to have something w/ wheels. I used a cute little golf cart & made a shaker card with it.

To make my shaker, I die cut the white panel, put into my Misti, stamped the Golf Cart w/ Memento, colored w/ Copics, then over stamped w/ Versafine. I also did an extra of just the area behind the shaker. Then I used a craft knife to cut out that area on the top version. The shaker pouch is just part of a clear envelope..the kind embellishments or stickers come in. I put some sequins in it then closed it up around any open edges. I like using these clear envelopes because they don’t add a lot of bulk & are still mailable. I did add some foam tape around edges of the top panel to give the shaker just a bit of room.

Here’s a little tip for you..see the brown sequins? They were actually gold..I colored them w/ a dk brown Copic (a brown Sharpie also works). Yep. It works! I added a little pennant for the greeting since it wouldn’t fit anywhere else. The green bg was stamped w/ the green ink & the Everything Golf Bg image.

Here are the Copics I used.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs –  Fore You GreetingGolf CartEverything Golf Bg
Paper: Staples 110# white, green
Ink:  Versafine onyx, Memento tuxedo black & cottage ivy
Accessories: Spellbinders pennants dies, stitched rectangle dies, Copic markers, sequins, Misti


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Welcome to the April#1 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 April 9 to leave comments on the blogs for a chance to win. Mary will announce a winner on April 10 on her Blog.  Each month a different image is 50% off. This month- it’s the Dogwood  Branch! On the first & third Wednesdays of every month., we’ll be celebrating with a Blog Hop!

To make my Happy, happy birthday card, I die cut the white panel w/ the fabulous new Happy Background die. Wow! Does it ever make a birthday card attention grabbing & easy. I love that you can leave the big Happys in or push them out, like I did here to let some of the color of the bg paper show through. I stamped the Birthday onto a stitched flag w/ a navy ink & added a stacked die cut paper button for trim. 

Here’s a look at the inside. Since the paper I used behind the white Happy panel on the front is double sided, I die cut out a rectangle from the card front so that the other side of the dp shows thru on the inside. I used that cut out of the card to stamp my inside greeting on.

Please be sure to comment on all the DT Blogs..it will be so appreciated & also increase your chances of winning!

Mary’s Blog

Carol Mayne

Karen Amidon

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 –  Birthday  (inside – Make a WishCandle)
Paper:  Staples #110 white, dp (Pebbles – Family Ties)
Ink:   Versafine majestic blue
Accessories:   Serendipity Happy Bg die Spellbinders A2 matting basics A dies, Lil’ Inker stitched rectangle dies, MFT stitched flags, blueprint 18 dies 

 

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