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Welcome to March!  And it’s time for the Splitcoaststampers Fan Club March  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. Hint..I’m really loving the new theme for this year.

For my card, I die cut the wonderful deer in the circle out of cobalt blue & again out of white & stacked them a little offset. I die cut a larger circle & sponged the color onto it, then placed it behind the deer. The lg white background was stamped  w/ the snowflake frame in the blueberry ink & heat embossed w/ a sparkly, transparent powder. The greeting was embossed in white onto the narrow cobalt strip.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

 

Supplies:

Stamps:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Snowmen w/ Presents (greeting), Snowflake Frame
Paper:  Staples 110# white, cobalt blue
Ink: Versaclair blueberry, Rubbernecker Stamps Color Fuse inks set #4, set #5, set #6, set #7
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Winter Deer in Circle, Circle, Square Stitch ,Rectangle Stitchdies, clear sparkle embossing powder


A big congrats to Gem, the newest Featured Stamper (FS734) on Splitcoast! She has a beautiful gallery & after much browsing, I chose THIS card to case. I kept the layout, w/ the flowers & strips across the top, but I used stamped & watercolored flowers instead of die cut flowers, different colors & made my strips wider.


For my card, I stamped the florals onto 90# watercolor paper & used Brushos & water to paint my peonies. I like how vibrant the Brushos colors are & I used them like regular watercolors..mixed the powder in a palette w/ water & painted. The purple strips were die cut by cutting the purple once w/ a lg stitched rectangle die, then moving the bottom up to cut the strips. The flowers were cut using the matching die & the leaves were fussy cut.

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Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Poetic Peonies  
Paper:  Staples 110# white, 90# watercolor, purple
Ink: Versaclair nocturne
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Poetic Peonies, WishesRectangle Stitch dies, Brushos Water Color Crystals, Crossover II


For the Inspiration Challenge, we are headed to Retro Stage, a vintage inspired clothing store. I was inspired by THIS dress. Ok..I changed the color from blues to purples & the snowflakes into hydrangea petals, but otherwise, they’re identical!

Since I had already stamped the hydrangeas together & colored them, I used my out of the box technique to die cut them. I took a few extra pics of this, & you can also click the green link to take you to the original tutorial.

First step, pick the die you want to use & determine which parts of your image will go “outside of the box” or circle, in this case. I used my craft knife to cut around those areas & lift them above the die (the stem is also cut out & on top of the die). Only the parts under the die will be cut when I run it thru the machine.

Here it is after I ran it thru the machine.

You can see, only the areas on the right which were under the die, were cut by the machine.
For the lg background, I sponged it using the purple inks, going from darker at the bottom & fading to the white on top. A little water was splattered on it to add the spots. The die cut hydrangea petals were sprinkled around & the greeting added along w/ some gems.

For the lg background, I sponged it using the purple inks, going from darker at the bottom & fading to the white on top. A little water was splattered on it to add the spots. The die cut hydrangea petals were sprinkled around & the greeting added along w/ some gems.
Here are the Copics I used.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 


Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Heavenly Hydrangeas, Poetic Peonies  (greeting)
Paper: X-Press It, Staples 110# white
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Rubbernecker Color Fuse inks set #6, set #8
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Heavenly HydrangeaRectangle Stitch, Circle Stitch dies, Copic Sketch Markers, Rhinestones