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It’s my pleasure to host the first Inspiration Challenge of June (IC757)! And such an inspiring site we have w/ Design Pool & their Pinterest Boards. THIS is the picture that inspired my card. 

I have a card today w/ most of the fish going one way & the one fish going the other. Doesn’t seem to bother him…he’s smiling! I think that’s probably me, lol. My mom always said I have a mind of my own & growing up, in order to get me to do something, she had to make me think it was my idea. Anyway, for my scene, I stamped the background fish w/ teal ink onto some turquoise paper that had been spritzed w/ a little bleach. I added just a touch of color to the fish. The main character was was stamped on white & fussy cut. I added a little stickles to him & to the stamped bubbles. The porthole was die cut (yay! I found a die that fit!). On the teal bg, I embossed it w/ a wave folder & some of it cracked, revealing the white core. So I just went w/ it & sanded off some of the high points to reveal the white. 

The greeting was split w/ half on the front & the rest inside. Below it are the Copics I used.


Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs – 3 in 1 Ocean FloorPortholeBubblesSchool of FishGo with the Flow 
Paper:  Staples 110# white, teal, turquoise
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, teal zeal
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Rectangle StitchCircle StitchWavesNested Banner Stitch dies,, Copic Sketch Marker, We R Memory Keepers Tide embossing folders, Stickles

 

 

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For the Color Challenge on Splitcoast (CC793) today, we have 2 blues & a red. Perfect colors for a Patriotic card! 

I’m using a new soldiers silhouette image. I know these will look great as a dark silhouette, but I wanted to see how they’d look if I used another (inked) image to ink them. It’s an old technique called “stamp kissing“. I used the stars & stripes border to ink the silhouettes (I put them in my Misti so I could do it more than once). I like how they turned out..as if they’re draped in the stars & stripes. I separated the greeting, above & below, & used the same inks to stamp them. The piece down the side is a piece of sticky back paper w/ red, white & blue narrow strips stuck to it. The lower section has stars stamped w/ white. Just to add a little something extra, I also punched some stars & added them to the soldiers & also a couple on the bg.

 

On the inside I stamped the stars & stripe border onto a sort of triangular piece & added it down the left side.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs: Stars & Stripes Border , Silhouette Soldiers,USA Thanks to Our Brave, Starry Bg, Let Freedom Ring
Paper: Staples 110# white, royal blue, red, lt blue, sticker paper
Ink: Memento love letter, Danube blue, Colorbox frost white pigment
Accessories: Rubbernecker Rectangle Stitch dies,   Misti, star punch

 

 

 

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Congrats to Teresa, the newest Featured Stamper (FS691)! She has lovely gallery & I chose THIS card to case. I kept the framed floral w/ greeting underneath, but I used different images, changed the oval layers to rectangular, & made mine a sympathy card.

For my sympathy card, I’m using these lovely calla lilies & a stained glass oval on top.  The lily & frame are all one image, but I didn’t want the stained glass on top of the word frame, so I did them separately. I could have just left off the word framing, but I like how the big sympathy greeting echos the word frame. I die cut the white frame & inside rectangle first, then stamped the 2 parts of the lily & added a green frame. After coloring the lily, I stamped the stained glass on top w/ the gray ink & added just a hint of color here & there. I also added just a bit of color to the large greeting.

Here are the Copics I used:

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs –Calla Lily SympathyDeco Deepest SympathyStained Glass Oval 
Paper:  Staples 110# white, green
Ink:Memento tuxedo black, flannel gray
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps:  Rectangle Stitch, Rectangle dies, Copic Sketch Markers, MISTI

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