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Archive for February, 2022

A big congrats to Deb, the newest Featured Stamper (FS786) on Splitcoast! She has a wonderful gallery & after much browsing, I chose THIS card to case. I kept the circle elemental surrounded by the pinwheel arms, but used different images, dies & colors & left off the bottom band.

For my rainbow pinwheel, I die cut the pinwheel cover out of white & black & I used scraps of the rest of the colors to cut just the sections I wanted. I die cut a couple extra out of white & stacked the white frame to elevate it a bit. All of the black outlines were placed inside the frame & then the various colors. A white circle & a black outline circle were cut & popped up. I die cut the black You a few times & stacked it on top of the white shadow die then stamped the two little words & cut them out to add underneath.

Thanks so much for stopping by! 




Stamps: : Rubbernecker Stamps: Shadow Words set
Paper:  Staples 110# white, black, scraps of red, pink, yellow, lt blue, cobalt blue, green, lt green, purple, orange
Ink: Versaclair nocturne
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: You w/ Shadow,Pin Wheel Cover, Circle Stitch, Circle Stitch Frames dies, Crossover II, Misti, gems 

For the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC847) we’re visiting Annie Cloth & their Pinterest Board where I found THIS for my inspiration.

For my mini slimline birthday card, I started by die cutting the white panel first w/ the largest stitched die, then placing the cut panel in the lattice die & only cutting the lower portion. I did this by putting the edge of the top plate only as far as I wanted it to cut & letting the rest stick out so it wouldn’t be cut. You could easily do two panels & put them together, but I went this direction. A narrow lt teal strip was cut w/ the same stitched mini slimline die, I moved the opposite edge in & cut it on the top side to make the narrow strip. Then I used a Cuttlebug border folder to emboss the dots across it. For the lower panel under the lattice, I stamped a rose background strip w/ 3 colors of Color Fuse inks & attached it behind the lattice. I stamped the two birthday words (from different sets) using the oxide ink then put my strip on & attached to the card. The flowers were die cut out of several teal, aqua & lt green papers & assembled. Instead of putting them in alternate layers, I lined the layers up for a different look.

I only attached the flower layers in the centers in order to “fluff” the petals up a bit. Some small, white faceted gems were added to the flower centers.

Thanks so much for stopping by! 




Stamps: : Rubbernecker Stamps: Shadow Words set, Bird/Rose Bg Strip (new! avail 3/8). Composable Freehand Borders (new! avail 3/8)
Paper:  Staples 110# white, heavy white, several scraps of teal, aqua, lt green, lt blue
Ink:  Distress Oxide ink salvaged patina,  Rubbernecker Stamps; Color Fuse sets #8, #9 &#10, 
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps:  Mini Slimline Stitch, Mini Slimline Diamond Cover, Stackable Flowers Leaves dies,  Crossover II, Misti, gems

It’s a surprise birthday die release sale over at Rubbernecker! These are terrific & you won’t want to miss it. Just click the picture to start shopping.