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It’s my turn to host the Inspiration Challenge (IC644) on Splitcoast, and I went with a site suggested by my friend Kia…Carlyle Avenue. There was a lot of very interesting stuff there but ultimately, I went with THIS. I really liked the gold & the textured look of the wall behind the shadowbox.

To make my card, I started by using an embossing folder on the piece of kraft c/s then I sponged a little of lightning black ink over the high points. I wanted a little more gold, so I also went over it using a metallic gold Prismacolor pencil. Then I used the fringe scissors all along the edges & roughed up the fringe a bit.
All of the dragonflies & daisies were embossed w/ gold & fussy cut. I used Prismacolors on the 2 kraft daisies & left the white one uncolored. The white circular frame was die cut & the flowers added in & under.

Here’s a look at the inside. The greeting was stamped w/ the lightning black so it has a nice metallic look in person.


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Supplies:

Stamps: Serendipity Stamps:  Dragonfly SetDaisy, (inside: Happy Birthday)
Paper:  Staples 110# white, kraft 
Ink:  Encore ultimate metallic gold pigment, Brilliance lightning black
Accessories:  Serendipity – Hello die ,  Spellbinders large & small circles dies,  Prismacolor pencils, gold Irock gems, MFT stitched arch dies, detail gold embossing powder, Cuttlebug embossing folder (Diamonds in the Rough), fringe scissors

 

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For the Free for All Challenge (F4A424) on Splitcoast, we are to make a masculine card. So I have a fun little brown tractor card that I think fits the bill.


For my card, I used the fun I Dig You set. I brown embossed the image on a tan piece of designer paper and fussy cut it. On the brown patterned paper, I used the small stars die (from the Sparkling Stars dies) a number of times across the lower right corner then placed another piece of patterned paper behind it.

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Supplies:

Stamps:  North Coast Creations –I Dig You
Paper: dp (Basic Grey – Life of the Party)
Ink: Colorbox frost white pigment, dark brown chalk ink
Accessories: ODBD Sparkling Stars diesSpellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, white embossing powder, brown embossing powder

 

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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.


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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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