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What a fun technique for today’s Technique Challenge (TLC449) on Splitcoast…Faux Whitewash! I followed the instructions except instead of dye ink/waterbrush I used my water based Tombow markers.

After embossing,whitewashing and coloring w/ the markers, I added a die cut sentiment and some whitewashed sunflowers on the large layer. Some white buttons were used to fill in the empty space beside the image.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Stamps: DRS Designs  Lady Scarecrow, Sunflowers, Happy Fall Y’all Greeting
Paper:  Neenah white, kraft
Ink: Colorbox frost white pigment, dune chalk ink
Accessories:  Spellbinders rectangle & petite oval dies, Tombow markers, buttons, white embossing powder
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Julie Warner –

Happy Thursday! The Ways to Use It Challenge on Splitcoast today (WT446) is to use squares. Now I haven’t measured, but I believe the window openings are squares. So I’m going with it!

The images are from DRS Designs. I started w/ a 5.25 x 4 piece of white card stock. I stamped a black spider web in the upper left and used a Scor-Buddy to add the score lines below the trim which was added just on top. After die cutting the window, I stamped the tree/moon/bats on a small piece and colored w/ Copics, then attached behind the window and onto the card.

The greeting was stamped, die cut then I matched up the spider web and stamped it in gray so it wouldn’t overpower the greeting.The cat/mouse were fussy cut as well as the little spider in the web. The finished card is 5.50 x 4.25.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Please be sure to check out the DRS Thursday Challenge…So Spooky It’s Scary! DRS images are not required so head on over and link up your scary card!

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Stamps: DRS Designs  Cat Spider Square, Spooky Bat Tree, Empty Spider Web, Run in Fear Greeting 
Paper:  Neenah white
Ink: Memento tuxedo black & London fog
Accessories:  Copic markers, Spellbinders oval die,  Cuttlebug embossing border folder (Organic Flourish set), Cheery Lynn window die (sm. Grand Madison window), Scor-Buddy
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The sketch today on Splitcoast (SC455) was a bit challenging for me. I just have a hard time tilting things when the rest of the card is level. The tilt of the one thing makes it look crooked to me. Maybe I’ll just make it all tilted next time so it won’t look off.

Anyway, I colored this pretty holly wreath w/ Copics then did an out of the box technique using a square die. I used the next larger square to cut the dk red layer behind it and a large corner die for the titled layer. The large green layer is dp and the narrower green layer is a piece I made while doing the No Gel Plate, No Problem tutorial. I used a scallop border die on the bottom of it and attached a leafy flourish on top. The greeting was stamped directly on the 4.25 x 5.50 card front and these are the Copics I used.

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Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs – Holly Wreath, Holiday Ornaments
Paper: white, dk red, dp (Basic Grey – Jovial), narrow green strip is a monoprint bg
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, rhubarb stalk, (Colorbox pigment inks used on small green strip)
Accessories:  Copic markers, Spellbinders square & scallop border dies, ODBD Decorative Corner & Fancy Foliage dies, white gel pen


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