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Archive for February 3rd, 2015

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I’m back with another card for the Color Challenge (CC516) and this time I’m also combining it with the Technique Challenge (TLC519) to put the sentiment “down under”. For the dessert option on the Color Challenge, it was to use vellum. I actually have two different vellums on mine..the one covering the dp is a white w/ melon mambo pink dots all over it. I also have a plain white vellum strip with the bird and music stamped on it. I colored it on the backside and pierced all around the edges.
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The dp behind the pink dotted vellum is only black & white but I added a little light pink to some areas. The layers were all die cut then I cut a curved separation at the bottom in order to stamp the greeting on the bottom layer of dk pink dp. I added some sequins and a few gems for sparkle.

Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs – Music Speaks
Paper:  white, dp (dk pink =Basic Grey -Kneehighs, black/white print – Glitz), pink dot vellum, white vellum
Ink:  Stazon black
Accessories:  Spellbinders A2 matting basics A&B,  Copic markers, sequins, pink gems


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The Color Challenge(CC516) on Splitcoast today is Pink, White & Melon. I don’t have those exact colors, but I did have a sprayed, stenciled & sponged background leftover with a mix of colors that I hope comes close enough. The pieces you see are what I had left from a long ago project. 
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The square cut outs down the side were already there (from an IO border die). I used a couple of stencils on my background then sprayed and sponged through the stencils. The gauge was die cut with a circle then the bottom section cut off and used on the right of the greeting w/ a little flower on top. I tell you, not much goes to waste on my craft desk.

The white background was embossed with some tiny little hearts and the heart on the gauge was paper pieced from a tiny section of the background. The finished card is 4.25 x 5.50.

Thanks so much for stopping by! If you haven’t yet, you still have a few days to enter the DRS Thursday Challenge. This week, So Shapely! Just use 2 different shapes…that’s it! DRS images are not required and there’s a nice prize up for grabs.
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Stamps: DRS Designs-  Valentine’s Full of Love Greeting, Love Meter
Paper: Neenah white, water color
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Kaleidacolor desert heat
Accessories: Impression Obsession Sq. Cutout die #172-1, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, labels 28, circle dies, Cuttlebug embossing folder (Love Language combo), Prima flower, rhinestone brad, Heidi Swapp shine sprays, stencils, SU ticket corner punch