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Archive for May 6th, 2015

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For the Sketch Challenge (SC539) on Splitcoast today, I used some beautiful new images from Our Daily Bread designs.
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I started by stamping the Belles Vignes on white card stock then adding some shades of aqua in the lower corner and on the little flourishes. The Crochet Circle Plain was also stamped, colored and die cut with the matching die. I stacked it and backed it with more circle die cuts & the Soar on the top most circle along w/ tiny butterfly image. The large butterfly was die cut, the top in black and the matting layer in white which I shaded w/ the same aqua blue Copics & topped it w/ four sizes of aqua crystals. The ribbon was also colored to match, and these are the Copics I used.
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Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs – Belles VignesButterfly & BugsSpread Your Wings, Crochet Circle Plain
Paper: Neenah white, X-Press It white, black
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, soft pool
Accessories: ODBD Fancy Fritillary, Crochet Circle dies, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, circle dies, Copic markers, crystals, Candi dot


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Welcome to the May Challenge for Serendipity Stamps! This month the challenge is My Girl (feminine card)! You can get all the details over on the Serendipity Challenge Blog.  We have something new…a “Stamp of the Month”. Each month a different image will be 50% off. This month- it’s the Aprons. Be sure to check out the great deals on the Clearance Stamps, too. And as always, we have a  have a gift certificate up for grabs to a random player.
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Well, the added the challenge for the DT is a partial die cut…and I totally missed it. I was looking forward to it but I just had it in my head that it was for the next challenge. 🙁 I do have a partially embossed background so maybe that will suffice. 

I started by stamping the Summer Flower Pops Background with the combo of chalk inks onto white card stock then I die cut one large, one small rectangle & one oval to back the greeting. I edged the rectangle layers with blue & green permapaque markers to give them a little more definition. The greeting was put together with two stamps & two of the chalk ink colors.
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The upper corners & lower edge were punched & I added a turquoise layer underneath so the punch work would show up better. Some extra flowers (from the same punch) were added here & there along w/ some crystals & silky blue bow w/ a cut glass button on top.

Here’s a look at the inside using a narrow leftover frame along with a flower corner stamp.
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And don’t forget the 50% off stamp of the month…Aprons! Here’s a card I made way back when using it, in case you need a little inspiration! (If you click the picture, it will take you to the details.)
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Please be sure to stop by and comment on all the DT blogs to increase your chances of winning!

Thanks so much for stopping by!
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StampsSerendipity Stamps – Flower Pops Background, Flowers, Wishing You,   (inside) Happy Birthday II & Flower Corner
Paper: Neenah white, turquoise
Ink:  Colorbox fluid chalk inks in ice jade, aquamarine, lime pastel & sea crystal
Accessories:  Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, petite oval & scallop petite oval dies, ribbon, Flower & Flourish border & corner punches (EK Success), crystals, cut glass button, mini bowdabra, blue & lt green Permapaque markers, Sizzix embossing folder (Snowflake & Flourish set)

I’m also adding this to the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge – Sentimental!