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Congrats to Jenny, the newest Featured Stamper (FS599) on Splitcoast! She has such a wonderful gallery & I chose THIS to case. I kept the sunset bg w/ a silhouette image but I used different images, a corvette instead of a crane in the foreground & changed it from vertical to horizontal.

To make my Ocean Drive card, I painted watercolors onto the solid background image & stamped it onto white card stock. After I dried it, I placed it in my Misti & stamped the silhouette palms (several times) using VersaClair ink then added white highlights w/ a gel pen. I drew a few seagulls w/ a Copic multiliner pen.The white frame was  die cut & stamped with the Happy Birthday squiggle frame. The corvette was stamped, colored & die cut w/ the matching die. I made the corvette yellow because my dad used to have a yellow corvette & he loved it! Personally, I preferred the Mustang convertible he had before that, lol. 

Here’s a look at the inside & below it are the Copics I used on the corvette.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Stamps: Rubbernecker StampsIsland Dreams, Corvette, Happy Birthday Frame
Paper: X-Press It white, Staples 110# white
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Versafine Clair nocturne
Accessories:  Misti, Copic markers, Rubbernecker stitched rectangles & Corvette dies, pan water colors

It’s my turn to host the Splitcoast Featured Stamper Challenge (FS593) so a big Congrats to Jeri, the new Featured Stamper! She has such a cute, colorful gallery & after much browsing, I chose THIS to case. I kept the layout & cars w/ arrows, but I used different images, made my car out of die cuts & used fewer layers.

I really liked Jeri’s card w/ all the arrows & cute little cars. I had an arrow bg image but no cute little cars (must remedy that!). So I made my little red bug out of circle die cuts. After playing around w/ sizes & arrangements of the circles, I finally came to this & cut out the window part to add the blue behind it. More circles for the wheels. All the arrows were colored in for the bg then the greeting added and little puffs of smoke were drawn to finish it.

Here’s a look at the inside & below it are the Copics I used.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Stamps: DRS Designs Caught a Bug?, 4 in 1 Arrows (inside – Caught a Bug Greeting)
Paper: Staples 110# white, red, black, lt blue
Ink: Memento tuxedo black
Accessories:  Copic markers,  ODBD double stitched rectangles dies, Lil’ Inker stitched mats long & skinny dies, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A,  sm & lg circles dies,  Copic multiliner pen, white gel pen

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Welcome to the December Challenge for Serendipity Stamps! This month the challenge is Sparkle & Shine! You can get all the details over on the Serendipity Challenge Blog.  The DT has the added challenge of snow.. And as always, we have a  have a gift certificate up for grabs to a random player. This weeks’ sale is a 40% off coupon. Enter “40fromhigh1214” to get 40% off the highest priced item in your cart.
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For my Christmas card today, I went with more of a masculine theme. I love this old truck image and I thought it would look good in a rusty blue color. After coloring it with Copics, I stamped and fussy cut an extra wreath to add on top. The greeting was stamped underneath and I added some dimensional sparkly snow on the ground and stickles on the wreath. 

The two patterns of designer paper are actually one double sided piece I die cut using a curved border then flipped one side over. The cobalt blue layer was embossed using a snowflake frame and I used a white chalk marker to go over the raised areas. The snowflake was stamped with the blue ink and fussy cut. The finished card is 5.50 x 4.25 and these are the Copics I used.

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Our Guest Designer: Nancy Penir 


Stamps: Serendipity Stamps –Christmas Truck 1238H, Season’s Greetings 1136D, Snowflake Cling set 1335G
Paper:X-Press It white, cobalt blue, dp (Authentique – Something for All Seasons)
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, blue danube
Accessories: Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, curved borders dies, white chalk marker, Copic markers, sparkling snow dimensional writer, snowflake frame embossing folder (Darice), stickles

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