Serendipity SSCB#51 – Stripes!

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Welcome to the January Challenge for  Serendipity Stamps!
This month the challenge is Stripes! 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.  Each month a different image will be 50% off. This month- it’s the Party Background. Be sure to check out the great deals on the Clearance Stamps! And as always, we have a gift certificate up for grabs to a random player.

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Since the challenge is stripes, I thought a stripe embossing folder on the white & the Beaded Strings Bg on top of the brayered layer would be perfect. After I stamped the cute Umbrella Snowman w/ Memento & colored with Copics, I overstamped w/ Versafine (it was still in my Misti), then die cut w/ a little out of the box to keep from cutting the umbrella. I then die cut it again using the next smallest die, brayered the cut off frame then put it back. The stripes on the front were embossed on an angle & just on the one corner for a little interest. The partial I Love Snow greeting was stamped onto a pennant which was colored around the edges w/ Copics & the die cut Snow was added below. The extra snowflakes were die cut from the Snow die.

Here’s the inside & below it are the Copics I used.
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Jeanne Jachna 

Jenny Gropp

Julie Warner (you are here!)

Karen Amidon

Marybeth Lopez

Miriam Napier

Vickie Zimmer

Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Stamps: Serendipity Stamps – Snowman w/ Umbrella, I Love Snow, Beaded Strings Bg, (Snowflake, Let it Snow!, Snow Angel – inside)
Paper: X-Press It white, heavy white (Recollections)
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, Versafine onyx (to over stamp after coloring), Kaliedacolor Riviera 
Accessories:  Serendipity Snow die, Copic markers, Misti, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B dies, brayer, Cuttlebug embossing folder (Retro Kitchen set) 

3 Responses to Serendipity SSCB#51 – Stripes!

  1. Adorable Julie! I love your embossed stripes, what a great idea! Oh the snow angel is perfect for the inside! Happy New Year !

  2. This is so cute Julie. Love the design paper.

  3. How cute! You’re colouring skills with Copics is top notch.