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It’s my pleasure to host the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC796), & the site I chose is Freepik. There is a ton of inspiration in all the pictures & designs & after much browsing I chose THIS as my inspiration.

For my card, I started w/ a die cut white panel & masked off the edges & sponged the lt aqua ink over it. I die cut a mask (see pic below) & used to sponge in the bokeh bg over the aqua. A few lighter circles were added using Distress picket fence ink. I added the white zig zag frame, then stamped, die cut & shaped the daisies. The partial greeting was stamped & the Hugs was triple stacked for dimension. I die cut a couple of different sizes of the mixable flower stack to use as flower centers then added a little stickles in the yellow centers.

Here’s the pic of the die cut mask I used for the bokeh bg.


Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

 

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Field of Daisies, Fresh Florals  (leaves), Wishes Your Way  (marital greeting)
Paper:  Staples 110# white
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Rubbernecker Stamps Color Fuse Inks: set #5, set #9, set #11, Distress ink picket fence
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Field of Daisies, Fresh Florals, Rectangle X Stitch, Circle Bg, Mixable Flower Stack dies, Crossover II, MISTI, stickles

Welcome to November!  And it’s time for the Splitcoaststampers Fan Club Nov Christmas Challenge! We have a year of new Christmas Challenges!  You’ll need to be Fan Club member but that’s easy…just click the blue link to find out how. Bet you’re wondering what the challenge theme is..I’d love to tell you but you’ll have to go see for yourself. AND..it’s also time for the Featured Stamper Challenge (FS717) so I’m combining both challenges for this card plus I have another card for just the FS.

On my first card, I cased THIS card of Mary’s. I kept the sunrise/sunset scene w/ the silhouette image, but I used die cuts instead of a stencil, made mine a slimline Christmas card & used slightly different colors.

After die cutting the deer & tree out of black, I die cut the white slimline ticket shaped panel & a few more bottom sections out of white. I used a stitched hill die to cut those extra bottoms into snowbanks. I used a large circle die to cut a reverse mask out of copy paper & used it to sponge in the sun. For the sky, I used the negative part of the slimline cloud die to add some cloud like shapes to the sky. The deer & tree were popped up slightly using cardboard die cut w/the same dies. White acrylic paint & a paintbrush was used to splatter the falling snow then I used some stickles in areas for a little sparkle.

Supplies for this card:

Stamps:Rubbernecker Stamps: Christmas Phrases Lg/Sm
Paper:  Staples 110# white, black
Ink:  Rubbernecker Color Fuse inks: set #1, set #2 & set #7, Versaclair nocturne
Accessories:Rubbernecker Stamps: Deer Family,Winter TreeSlimline Ticket Stitch,Slimline Clouds,Stitched Hills, Circlesdies, Crossover II, Stickles,white acrylic paint, stickles, MISTI


My second card is a little different & I chose THIS card of Mary’s to case. I kept the Christmas theme & making a poinsettia out of a leaf image, but I also used a real leaf to “print” the larger petals & only made one large poinsettia instead of many smaller ones.

I started w/ my die cut white panel & some real leaves I picked off one our Crape Myrtle trees. The shape reminded me of poinsettia petal, but these are a lot sturdier & easy to print. Here’s a pic of the leaves as they looked when I picked them.

I inked a leaf by rubbing the crimson inked over the leaf, placing it ink side down on the panel, then gently rubbing over the backside w/ a paper towel. If you press or rub too hard, you lose the vein detail, so be gentle if you try this.

This is how it looked after I printed the leaf 5 times. I’m not worried about the ink smudges because I’d already planned on using a splatter stamp to add some interest. With the base layer of petals done, I inked part of another leaf w/ the moss ink, masked the red petal w/ the actual leaf, & printed the green leaves. Then I took a leaf rubber stamp, inked it w/ the crimson & stamped it for the smaller, top layer of petals.

The splatter was stamped once w/ scarlet & again w/ gold ink & heat embossed w/ gold powder.  I used a gold leaf Krylon pen around the edges, added the greeting & some gold gems in the center of my poinsettia.

Supplies for this card:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Leaf set, Winter Bouquet , Splatter Bg
Paper:  Staples 110# white
Ink:  Rubbernecker Color Fuse inks: set #4 & set #10, Versaclair nocturne, Encore Ultimate metallic gold
Accessories:Rubbernecker Stamps: Rectangle Stitch dies, Mirror Gold embossing powderCrossover II, Crape Myrtle leaf, gold rhinestones, Krylon gold leaf pen, MISTI


For the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC771), we’re headed to Stuffed Safari. They have some really cute stuffed critters & was drawn to the bats & cats on THIS page.

My card today is pretty easy. I die cut a white panel then masked off an area on either side & sponged the colors inside the unmasked area. Put it in my Misti & stamped the spooky tree image a few times. Just to give it a little punch & imitate a layer, I added a couple of thin black strips on either side. Stamped the greeting & some bats & done!

Here’s a look at the inside.

Thanks so much for stopping by!



Supplies:

 

 

 

Stamps: DRS Designs: Silhouette Halloween TreeFrightful & DelightfulAccent Bats(inside: Deco Halloween Greetings)
Paper: Staples 110# white, black
Ink:Memento tuxedo black, Distress inks squeezed lemonade, mustard seed, carved pumpkin, ripe persimmon, shaded lilac, wilted violet
Accessories: Rubbernecker Rectangle Stitch dies Misti