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It’s my pleasure to host the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC796), & the site I chose is Freepik. There is a ton of inspiration in all the pictures & designs & after much browsing I chose THIS as my inspiration.

For my card, I started w/ a die cut white panel & masked off the edges & sponged the lt aqua ink over it. I die cut a mask (see pic below) & used to sponge in the bokeh bg over the aqua. A few lighter circles were added using Distress picket fence ink. I added the white zig zag frame, then stamped, die cut & shaped the daisies. The partial greeting was stamped & the Hugs was triple stacked for dimension. I die cut a couple of different sizes of the mixable flower stack to use as flower centers then added a little stickles in the yellow centers.

Here’s the pic of the die cut mask I used for the bokeh bg.


Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

 

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Field of Daisies, Fresh Florals  (leaves), Wishes Your Way  (marital greeting)
Paper:  Staples 110# white
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Rubbernecker Stamps Color Fuse Inks: set #5, set #9, set #11, Distress ink picket fence
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Field of Daisies, Fresh Florals, Rectangle X Stitch, Circle Bg, Mixable Flower Stack dies, Crossover II, MISTI, stickles


A big congrats to Gem, the newest Featured Stamper (FS734) on Splitcoast! She has a beautiful gallery & after much browsing, I chose THIS card to case. I kept the layout, w/ the flowers & strips across the top, but I used stamped & watercolored flowers instead of die cut flowers, different colors & made my strips wider.


For my card, I stamped the florals onto 90# watercolor paper & used Brushos & water to paint my peonies. I like how vibrant the Brushos colors are & I used them like regular watercolors..mixed the powder in a palette w/ water & painted. The purple strips were die cut by cutting the purple once w/ a lg stitched rectangle die, then moving the bottom up to cut the strips. The flowers were cut using the matching die & the leaves were fussy cut.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 


Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Poetic Peonies  
Paper:  Staples 110# white, 90# watercolor, purple
Ink: Versaclair nocturne
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Poetic Peonies, WishesRectangle Stitch dies, Brushos Water Color Crystals, Crossover II


For the Inspiration Challenge, we are headed to Retro Stage, a vintage inspired clothing store. I was inspired by THIS dress. Ok..I changed the color from blues to purples & the snowflakes into hydrangea petals, but otherwise, they’re identical!

Since I had already stamped the hydrangeas together & colored them, I used my out of the box technique to die cut them. I took a few extra pics of this, & you can also click the green link to take you to the original tutorial.

First step, pick the die you want to use & determine which parts of your image will go “outside of the box” or circle, in this case. I used my craft knife to cut around those areas & lift them above the die (the stem is also cut out & on top of the die). Only the parts under the die will be cut when I run it thru the machine.

Here it is after I ran it thru the machine.

You can see, only the areas on the right which were under the die, were cut by the machine.
For the lg background, I sponged it using the purple inks, going from darker at the bottom & fading to the white on top. A little water was splattered on it to add the spots. The die cut hydrangea petals were sprinkled around & the greeting added along w/ some gems.

For the lg background, I sponged it using the purple inks, going from darker at the bottom & fading to the white on top. A little water was splattered on it to add the spots. The die cut hydrangea petals were sprinkled around & the greeting added along w/ some gems.
Here are the Copics I used.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 


Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Heavenly Hydrangeas, Poetic Peonies  (greeting)
Paper: X-Press It, Staples 110# white
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Rubbernecker Color Fuse inks set #6, set #8
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Heavenly HydrangeaRectangle Stitch, Circle Stitch dies, Copic Sketch Markers, Rhinestones