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A big congrats to Lisa, the newest Featured Stamper (FS571) on Splitcoaststampers! She has a lovely little gallery & I chose THIS to case. I kept the circle for the central image, but turned mine vertical, left off the divided panel & made mine a sympathy card.

To make my sympathy card, I used a large circle as a reverse mask, a smaller circle as a mask for the moon/sun, and a straight edge piece of paper for a horizon mask then sponged the blues below & red/oranges above. I went back in w/ a white pencil & added some reflection lines then stamped the Silhouette Branch in black & highlighted them w/ a white gel pen. After adding the stitched circle frame, I stamped the greeting & one of the little corner flourishes in 3 corners. After I die cut the whole panel, I sponged on color on the little narrow layer & put it back around the white panel. 

Here’s a look at the inside.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs – Our Thoughts are with You, Silhouette Branch,  Scroll Corner Tile (inside- Condolences )
Paper: Staples 110# white
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Distress inks broken china, tumbled glass, worn lipstick, ripe persimmon
Accessories:  white Prismacolor pencil, white gel pen,  ODBD double stitched rectangle, double stitched circles dies

 

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

I love this pretty little Goldfinch! After stamping & coloring him (you can tell he’s a he, because the females are a dull olive green), I masked him then used a torn mask to cover the lower part of the layer & sponged on Distress inks on the top part. Just for fun, I splattered water across it then attached the die cut curved section w/ the Mini Scroll Heart cut out of it. I added back some of the parts you usually discard & sponged the part you usually save & added it to the inside (below). The greeting is two images combined on a little label shape.



Next stop is Vickie‘s Blog!  Please be sure to comment on all the DT Blogs..it will be so appreciated & also increase your chances of winning!

Mary’s Blog

Beth Chui

Patti Kehl

Carol Mayne

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 – Goldfinch, With,  Sending Love (inside –Small DogwoodThinking of You )
Paper:  Staples #110 white
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, Distress inks tumbled glass, salty ocean (tattered rose also used on inside)
Accessories:  Serendipity Mini Scroll Heart die,  Spellbinders curved border dies, ODBD pierced rectangle dies,  Misti

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Weekly-Favorite   CAS-Favorite
Today’s Clean & Simple Challenge (CAS399) asks us to spook out the gallery w/ a Halloween card. I think these Zombie images are pretty darn spooky! And fitting..since they film The Walking Dead in my area. So far, I’m just not seeing a way out for those non-zombie folks. But it does remind me of a joke I read…”if the zombie apocalypse ever happens, I’m going to Costco..they have concrete walls, years of supplies & you have to have a membership card to get in”. Yep..that’s where I’m heading!
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I picture  these zombies as kind of greenish gray so that’s how I colored this Zombie Gal. Since the background is also a shadowy gray, I wanted some color so I added the orange to her shirt & the spooky moon (which was stamped separately & fussy cut). The bg was sponged in using the pumice ink & a cloud stencil I made using a piece of acetate (from a piece of packaging) & a pair of scallop scissors. I made it out of the plastic because I wanted it to hold up & also so I could wipe it off. Since it was made years ago, so far, so good! I used the same ink to stamp the grass. 

Here’s a look at the inside & below it are the Copics I used.
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Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs Zombie GalZombie SignSilhouette GraveyardRIP TombstoneBatsFall Fence (moon only), Easy Grass,  (Inside: Batty Halloween Greeting)
Paper: white, pumpkin
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Distress Ink pumice stone, Versafine onyx
Accessories:  Copic markers, Misti, Spellbinders A2 matting basics B, stitched rectangle die, self made cloud stencil, red micron pen

 

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