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It’s my pleasure to host the Inspiration Challenge (IC722) at Splitcoast!  I chose a lovely site, Lulu & Georgia. They have some lovely things & I chose THIS for my inspiration. I really liked the pink & gold combo w/ the little flowers & birds.

After I found some pink & gold paper, I die cut the flower branch, birds, square frame & love out of mirror gold card stock. I wanted a solid pink behind the branch & birds so they wouldn’t get lost in the pattern of the paper, but all I could find in the same pink color was a good sized paint chip. It was just big enough to fill in behind the gold frame.

A few extra die cut flowers were added & I double stacked the greeting to give it a little dimension.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: none
Paper:  Staples 110# white, pink paint chip, gold mirror board,  dp (Mint to Be Fab – The Paper Studio)
Ink:  none
Accessories:  Rubbernecker:  Stitched Rectangles, Flower #8, Sm Flowers #2, Square Stitch Frame, Love #2 Scarecrow  (birds only) dies

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For the Inspiration Challenge (IC721), we have Flags on a Stick. They have some really fun, really nice flags & for my card, I was inspired by THIS Halloween flag. I thought the decorated birdhouses were really cute.

For my Halloween card, I die cut the houses & ghosts out of white, the tree, crows & fence out of black & the tiny pumpkin out of orange. To me it seemed simpler to cut the houses in white & color them instead of cutting a bunch out of different colored paper. The die I used for the birdhouses is actually one multilevel roofline spooky house. I cut it out twice then cut apart the house to make my 3 birdhouses. On the yellow one, I colored the stars thru a stencil.  I used a 3/8″ circle punch for the holes, colored them black & put them back in. Then I just put all the pieces together on a white front where I had already stamped the greeting frame.

Here are the Copics (& 1 orange Tombow) I used. This may be the first time I’ve used that black Copic!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Happy Halloween Frame
Paper:  Staples 110# white, black, orange
Ink: Memento tuxedo black
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Rectangle Stitch, Bats & Spiderwebs, Spooky House, Wrought Iron Fence, Spooky Tree, Ghosts, Scarecrow, Pumpkins & Ivy dies,  Rubbernecker Stars Stencil, Copic Sketch Markers, orange Tombow Marker

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It’s my pleasure to host the Splitcoast Featured Stamper Challenge (FS658) this week, so a big congrats to Laura! After much browsing, I chose THIS card to case. I kept the layout, but flipped it & used die cuts instead of stamps on mine.

For my autumn card, I die cut all the scarecrow pieces out of different colors, added a bit of shading w/ some Prismacolor pencils & put them all together. I added a fence & some corn stalks. The greeting was stamped onto a shortened stitched pennant.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps:  Splatter Leaves
Paper:  Staples 110# white, scraps of brown, black, orange, yellow, dp (MME – Check Him Out)
Ink:  Versaclair nocturne (greeting)
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps:Scarecrow,Corn Stalks, Circle Stitch, Rectangle Stitch, Picket Fence, Nested Banner Stitch dies, Prismacolor Pencils

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