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It’s my turn to host the Featured Stamper Challenge (FS589) on Splitcoast. So a big congrats to Wanda, the newest Featured Stamper! She has a lovely gallery & I chose THIS to case. I kept the wheelbarrow full of flowers & most of the layout, but I used different images, different colors & added some little birds on a branch.

For my wheelbarrow, I wanted a softer look, so I stamped it in gray. It made it very close to a “no line” coloring & because the flowers are small, made it a little harder to color. I did the same to the little birds on the branch & fussy cut both. After I had the front linen panel layered to a soft lavender one, I lined up where I wanted the wheelbarrow & stamped just the little swirls in gray on the bg. 

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


Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs – Flower Wheelbarrow, Lovebirds BranchNew Beginning (inside: Special Day Greeting)
Paper: Staples 110# white, lavender, Neenah white linen
Ink: Memento London fog, tuxedo black
Accessories: Copics markers, Misti, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A, Victorian tag dies

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For the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC650), Stacy chose a site of an English tissue paper collage artist, Victoria Bellas Carter. I had fun strolling thru her amazing gallery & chose THIS as my inspiration. 

To make my card, I made a watercolor bg w/ yellows & a little orange. After it dried, I placed it in my Misti & stamped the vases several times to get good coverage on the w/c paper. I used a paintbrush & clear water to remove most of the yellow from the lg flower on the vase then added the pinky red color. I used paint that had dried in my palette & I guess it had some iridescent w/c medium in it because the flowers have some sparkle now. The other little flowers were done the same way on a leftover piece of the bg & I fussy cut them.

Here’s a look at the inside. I haven’t decided who it’s going to so I didn’t add a greeting yet.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: Serendipity Stamps: VasesTiny FlowerMiss You!
Paper:  Staples 110# white, water color, Neenah white linen
Ink:  Versafine onyx (Memento cantaloupe used on inside)
Accessories:   Spellbinders A2 matting basics B, lg rectangles dies, Misti, water colors

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Welcome to the May #2 Blog Hop for Serendipity Stamps!

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 May 20 to leave comments on the blogs for a chance to win. Mary will announce a winner on May 21 on her Blog. On the first & third Wednesdays of every month, we’ll be celebrating with a Blog Hop! The Special this month is the Petunias stamp – 50% off! 

My card was pretty quick. I have a substantial stack of backgrounds made over the last few years & sometimes I go thru them when I’m making a card. The times when I would get stuck for an idea, I would just make backgrounds & file them away. Or when I’m trying out a technique, especially if it’s messy, I’ll make a bunch in different colors or designs. So this is one of those bgs. It’s on glossy paper & it uses alcohol inks. I like the flowing colors & thought it looked good behind this wonderful barn scene.
After I positioned the image in my Misti, I stamped it (minus the windmill) onto the bg. First time, it didn’t work because I used Memento ink. That ink wiped right off of the glossy bg. So I did it again using Ancient Page. That’s my go to ink for glossy surfaces when I don’t really want to use Stazon. I stamped just the windmill on the right of the white frame & did a little into the window on the left of the windmill & die cut the oval center. Added the greeting & a black layer & done!

Here’s the inside. I left it blank except for the barn image which is light enough to stamp or write over. I’ll probably send this to my hubby’s brother who is in the middle of building a barn. 

Please be sure to comment on all the blogs..it is much appreciated & also increases your chances of winning! 

Mary’s Blog

Christine Alexander (guest designer)

Beth Chiu 

Julie Warner (you are here!)

Miriam Napier 

Marybeth Lopez

Vickie Zimmer 

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Supplies:

Stamps: Serendipity Stamps: Summer Barn w/ WindmillOne Day in the Country
Paper:  Staples 110# white, glossy white, black
Ink:  Ancient Page coal (Memento desert sand used on inside)
Accessories:   Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, lg & sm petite oval dies, Copic refills, Misti

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