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Today’s Clean & Simple (CAS433) Challenge on Splitcoast, is all about Flag Day…use the colors of your country’s flag. Nothing better than the old Red, White & Blue! 

When this greeting came out last month, I immediately had a picture of a Super Hero Mom w/ a red cape. So after stamping her, I drew a flowing cape & colored everything to go with the Flag theme & threw in some stars & stripes (chevrons).   I die cut a pierced oval frame & royal blue layer for it, then did a little out of the box so Super Mom could be coming out of the frame. I’m sure Super Mom had to do a quick Clark Kent maneuver to fly off and take care of some kid (or husband) emergency 😛
Here are the Copics I used to color her.


Thanks so much for stopping by! Have to go put on my cape now & take care of a few things, lol.

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs  Josephine the Bold, Super Tired, Interlocking Stars
Paper: Staples 110# royal blue, red
Ink: Memento tuxedo love letter, Danube blue
Accessories:  Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, pierced ovals, oval dies, Pink & Main directional border dies

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Welcome to the June #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 June 11 to leave comments on the blogs for a chance to win. Mary will announce a winner on June 12 on her Blog.  Each month a different image is 50% off. This month- it’s the Provence Window! On the first & third Wednesdays of every month., we’ll be celebrating with a Blog Hop!

For my water color cards today, I came across some Brusho backgrounds I made who knows how long ago.  I couldn’t decide if I liked the turquoise/blue bg or the rainbow bg more…so I used both!  On this  turq/blue one, I put the Mill image into my Misti and stamped it 2 or 3 times w/ Versafne (to get good coverage). I added just a few highlights here & there w/ a white gel pen then added the greeting below it. It’s edged w/ a black marker, then attached to a turq layer & a very narrow black layer.  

Here’s the inside. The greeting was shadow stamped w/ the blue ink slightly offset from the black.


On the rainbow version, I went thru the same repetitive stamping as the first one but ended up heat embossing it w/ black powder anyway. This unknown water color paper is soooo textured it made stamping a line image a little more difficult.

I die cut a narrow black square frame for it & stamped the greeting on a leftover piece of the background. A dot border was embossed on the frame between the image & the greeting.

Here’s the inside.

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

Mary’s Blog

Ann Wong (guest designer)

Patti Kehl

Carol Mayne

Karen Amidon

Miriam Napier

Julie Warner (you are here!)

Vickie Zimmer (off this time)

Marybeth Lopez

Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Supplies:

Stamps: Serendipity Stamps –  Mill, Thinking of You, One Day in the Country (insides – Everyday Words small , Happy Birthday II, Rest Relax)
Paper:  Staples #110 white, black, turquoise, white linen, watercolor (unknown watercolor paper on Rainbow Mill) 
Ink:  Versafine onyx (Distress ink- broken china used on insides)
Accessories:   Brushos, Spellbinders A2 matting basics  A & B, lg & sm squares dies, black gems, white gel pen, Cuttlebug embossing border (With Love set). Misti, black embossing powder

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Today’s Color Challenge (CC637) on Splitcoast, is wasabi, sugarplum & daffodil. The green & pink are obvious but I only used a little yellow for her hair.

For the green background, I put the die cut panel into my Misti and stamped it first w/ the bamboo ink then shifted it slightly & stamped again w/ the white pigment ink to get that shadow effect. The golf lady was stamped, colored, fussy cut & I wrote Retired on her license plate. Part of the background stamp was used for the greeting below her. 

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


Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs Golf Cart Girl, Later Alligator  (insideGod Bless Retirement, Golf Bag)
Paper: Staples 110# white, green, pink
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, bamboo leaves, Colorbox frost white pigment
Accessories:  Copic markers, Misti, ODBD double stitched rectangles & rectangles dies

 

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