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A big congrats to Denise, the newest Featured Stamper (FS579) on Splitcoast! She has a lovely little gallery & I chose THIS to case. I love the vibrant blue so I kept I kept that & most of the layout. I used different images, turned it horizontal & moved the greeting,
This is also for the Ways to Use It Challenge (WT678), to use bleach. I actually love using bleach on card stock…w/ all the different brands & colors, you never know exactly what you’ll get. For this, I stamped this southwest pot image w/ bleach onto the cobalt blue c/s. I was pleasantly surprised to see it turned a lovely turquoise color when bleached. The strip on the side was simply sprayed w/ bleach. After fussy cutting the pot, I used a lg bg die to emboss the turquoise panels then added a double stitched circle frame & some sequins & strips of paper for grasses. 

Here’s a look at the inside.

Just for grins, I sprayed a bunch of different colors of c/s  to see what bleach would do. Here are my results. (Click any pic to enlarge. If there’s a solid piece next to it, that was the original color.)

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Stamps: Inkadinkado – SW Pot, The Stamps of Life – Mini Banners to Cut 2 (inside- MFT -Meant to Sparkle)
Paper:  Staples 110# white, cobalt blue, turquoise
Ink:   SU brilliant blue
Accessories:  Misti, ODBD double stitched rectangles, double stitched circles, Boho Bg  dies, Lil’ Inker Designs stitched rectangle dies, bleach, sequins

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Such a wonderful site Angie chose for the Inspiration Challenge. It took me a while, but I finally spied THIS fun ornament & I knew I had the perfect little flamingo image to use.

To make my card, I put the image into my Misti, stamped w/ Memento, colored w/ Copics then over stamped w/ Versafine. I added a few highlights in the water w/ a white gel pen then did a little fussy cutting on the top. I took another piece of white card stock & sponged the 3 Distress inks from dark to light from the top down & placed this behind my image. On the blue frame, I stamped the woodgrain bg w/ the sky blue ink to give it a little texture.

Here’s a look at the inside & below it are the Copics I used. The flip flops were die cut & I just drew the straps on & shaded them a bit.


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Stamps: DRS Designs FlamingosSending SunshineWoodgrain Bg, Cool Summertime Greeting
Paper: X-Press It white, sky blue, Staples 110# white
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Versafine onyx, Memories sky blue, Distress inks spun sugar, worn lipstick, abandoned coral 
Accessories:  Misti, Copic markers, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B dies, white gel pen,  ODBD Flip Flop dies


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The Technique Challenge (TLC680) on Splitcoast is a dark to light gradient background. Well..I have a dark to light to dark bg. 

The checkerboard bg was stamped w/ white & clear embossed then I sponged the Distress inks from corner to corner. It was die cut & a very narrow black layer inserted between the 2 cut layers before putting them back together.

I split the greeting up to add the die cut Shine in the center. This die cut word was heat embossed w/ red glitter powder to make it sparkle & shine. I popped up the greeting panel to give it some dimension. Here’s the inside.


Stamps: DRS Designs –Sun Shine On You, Checkerboard Bg  (inside:  Sunny Day Birthday Greeting)
Paper: Staples 110# white, black
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, Colorbox frost white pigment, Distress inks worn lipstick, squeezed lemonade, fired brick, twisted citron, cracked pistachio, peacock feathers, salty ocean
Accessories: Lil’ Inker stitched rectangles, Momento shine die, clear embossing powder, red glitter embossing powder, sequins

This next card is for the Color Challenge (CC677) is peach, coral & a lt. emerald. 

I came as close as I could to these colors (on the screen, that peach color looks really golden-yellow to me). 

The flowers were stamped a bunch of times, colored & fussy cut. I like the look of these long ovals so after stamping the greeting & die cutting them, I arranged all the flowers to the side.

Here’s the inside & the Copic colors I used.

Stamps: DRS Designs – Polka Dot Flower TrioSpring is Coming  (inside: Sending You a Smile, Polka Dot Bg , 4 in 1 Garden Bugs)
Paper: Staples 110# white, coral, lt emerald
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black
Accessories: Copic markers, Lil’ Inker stitched rectangles, Spellbinders mega ovals, scallop mega ovals, radiant rectangles dies

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