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It’s my pleasure to host the Splitcoast Featured Stamper Challenge (FS745) this week, so a big congrats to Robyn! She has a lovely gallery & I chose THIS card to case. I kept the big purple blooms, but used different images & dies, & changed the layout a bit. 

For my card, I used a lovely, clear layering flower set & started w/ a lt rose colored ink on the solid (1st) layer. Since it was in my Misti, I stamped it again using the lightest purple ink w/ a touch of medium blue around the edges. Then I lined up the 2nd layer & stamped it w/ a darker purple & used a bit of darker blue in the shadow areas. The final layer was stamped using the next to darkest purple w/ some dark blue in the shadow areas. I like mixing up the colors to give it more depth. The leaves were done in 2 colors of green then they were die cut w/ their matching dies. I used a narrow layer of textured dk green down the left side & the narrow purple strip on the right was sponged w/ the purple inks in order to match the flower.

Pssst..If you love these buildable floral sets w/ matching dies like I do, they are 20% off right now & also the Watercolor sets! (click the pictures to take you there.)

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Thanks so much for stopping by! 

 

 

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Fragrant Blooms
Paper:  Staples 110# white, green 
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Rubbernecker Color Fuse inks sets 5,6,7, & 10
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Fragrant Blooms,  Rectangle Stitch, dies, Sequins, MISTI




 


For the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC806), we’re headed to a watercolor Pinterest Board where I found THIS lovely portrait. I don’t have a child’s face image so I used Jacqueline, instead.

I put a piece of watercolor paper into my Misti & stamped her w/ Morning Mist versaclair ink..it’s a dk grey so it’s not as high contrast as black. I used some soft teal & soft peach watercolors & a lot of water to paint the panel. I didn’t even mix the color..it was some that was left over in my palette & I liked the colors. When it dried, I stamped the greeting across the left bottom corner & used a pen to add the XOXO. In my head, I saw it as a stylized glamor portrait that the sender would autograph. 

On the teal mat, I stamped the mini square bg w/ a darker teal ink to give it a little visual texture.

Pssst..If you love these buildable floral sets w/ matching dies like I do, they are 20% off right now! (click the picture to take you there.)

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