Bloomin’ Hydrangeas

It’s my pleasure to host the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC804) this week & we’re headed to Nina Cloak &/0r their Pinterest Board. There were so many lovely patterns on their items, but I really liked the split negative look of THIS dress.

After stamping, coloring & die cutting the flowers, I die cut the white & black bgs w/ the rect stitch dies. Then I stacked them & die cut the stitched hills diagonally; I cut them at the same time in order to have them match exactly. Then I split them apart a bit & added a strip of lavender in between. To compensate for this spread, after putting the panels together, I used the rectangle die again, matching up the stitch lines across the top & bottom. This could have been done all in one step, by putting the panels together first, then die cutting the whole thing. But I didn’t think of adding the lavender strip until after I’d cut them the first time. Doesn’t it always seem to work out that way? But I’ll remember it next time!

Here are the Copics I used:

Thanks so much for stopping by!



Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Heavenly Hydrangeas, Marvelous
Paper: X-Press It, Staples 110# white, black, lavender
Ink: Memento tuxedo black
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Heavenly HydrangeaRectangle Stitch, Stitched Hills dies, Copic Sketch Markers, MISTI, Crossover II