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It’s my pleasure to host the Splitcoast Featured Stamper Challenge (FS678) this week, so a big congrats to JJ Barrett (aka IndigosMom)! JJ has a lovely, colorful gallery & I chose THIS card to case. I kept the blue flower & chevron embossing, but used different images & dies, different embossing folder & a different layout.

To me, the blue, white & yellow color combo looks so fresh & crisp. After I colored the flowers, I die cut them, doing a little out of the box cutting to lift a couple of the petals on top of the die cut zigzag frame I attached on top. The script was heat embossed w/ white ink & white powder onto the cobalt blue strip. The white bg was dry embossed & I actually used the back side because I liked it a little better for this. On the Love die cut, I cut it in white & also blue, then spliced them together, using the cut off parts underneath their opposites for a double stack.

Here are the Copics I used. I also used yellow & ultramarine Prismacolor Pencils to add depth to the colors.

Thanks so much for stopping by! 

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Brushed Flower #5, Script Border #3
Paper:  Staples 110# white, turquoise, Hammermill Digital card, cobalt blue
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Colorbox frost white pigment
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps:  Rectangle Stitch, Rectangle Combo #4, Love #2 dies, Copic Sketch Markers, Prismacolor Pencils, white embossing powder, Cuttlebug embossing folder (Charles set)

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For my second week as a Guest Designer on the Color Challenge (CC774), the colors are a lt blue, dk blue & white. Very clean, crisp colors! I don’t have the exact colors so I came as close as I could.

I love this tall coneflower die & I thought it would be great in white, so I die cut a circular window behind it, framed it w/ a stitched circle then created a blue bg to put in the window. Using a lt blue, dk blue & white acrylic paint, I dry brushed them across the card stock, then sprinkled on some glitter before some of it had dried. Acrylic paint dries so fast that it only took in some streaks which I think looks great IRL. The greeting was heat embossed in white on the dk blue strip & I added a few clear sequins.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Sending Love
Paper:  Staples 110# white, cobalt blue
Ink: Colorbox frost white pigment
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Rectangle Stitch, Flower #3, Circle, Circle Stitch Frames dies,  white embossing powder, Decoart Acrylic paint, Glitter, Sequins

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For the Inspiration Challenge (IC736) on Splitcoast, we’re headed to a scrapbooking blog called Artsy Albums. There were a bunch I was inspired by but THIS one really stuck with me.

I knew I had a cute little Ferris wheel die & that it would be perfect! I die cut it in lt & dk grey sparkle c/s & the little buckets in several colors & put it all together. I used a tiny heart punch on all the many colored hearts. I had a left over piece of teal dp that I used for the lower layer behind the main panel & on the pink, I sponged a slightly darker pink ink thru a stencil for a little pattern. The cute little clouds were stamped & shaded slightly & the greeting was stamped w/ a dk grey ink.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: You Make Me Smile, Lift Off set
Paper:  Staples 110# white, pink, dp (Pebbles – Fun in the Sun)
Ink: Memento London fog, VersaClair morning mist
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps:  Rectangle Stitch,Ferris Wheel dies, Fiskars tiny heart punch

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