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Daily Thread cu04795
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Congrats to Julia, the newest Featured Stamper (FS402) on Splitcoast! This is also for the HYCCT challenge to keep connected.

She has such fun, colorful gallery and since she also does a lot of quilting, I chose THIS card of hers to case. I kept the colors & diamond shape, but used different images, a different layout and used a sewing theme for mine.

I had some little die cut, embossed squares that just happened to fit this quilting square image, so I stamped it inside all three and colored them w/ Copics. The greeting was die cut w/ a pennant banner and I added a button and a big thread bow.

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The finished card is 4.25 x 5.50 and these are the Copics I used.

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Congrats again, Julia! Thanks so much for stopping by! If you haven’t yet, please check out the DRS Thursday Challenge..this week it’s a sunny fall color challenge! DRS images are not required, so head on over & link up your creation!

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Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs- Daily Thread, Quilt Square
Paper: white, yellow
Ink: Memento tuxedo black
Accessories:  Copic markers,  Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, squares & pennant dies, button, embroidery thread, Cuttlebug Stitched Square embossing folder set
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Hand Knit 04634
Well…today’s Color Challenge  (CC497) is certainly challenging! I doubt that in a million years I would have ever put these color together. So they were definitely a challenge. The other challenging part is that I don’t own these colors (other than a vanilla) so I had to sub with what I had. I do have samples of these colors, so mine are pretty close..which is good since I couldn’t even find any dp in my neglected stash that used these colors. The vanilla doily was already die cut (from another project that didn’t get used) so at least I was ahead w/ that. For the blackberry-like bg, I stamped a pattern that reminded me of a quilt pattern w/ the elderberry ink on top. The yarn and basket were stamped w/ combos of the elderberry & plum inks then die cut.
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The greeting is actually a combo of two that I put together then punched w/ a tag punch. A bow w/ just the right color of thread spool button on top was added w/ the tag. The narrow yellow ribbon was colored w/ a Copic to match.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Supplies:

Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs – Hand Knit, Pincushion Tag set (retired), Holly Pattern Mini
Paper:  vanilla, blackberry, honey yellow
Ink: Memento plum, elderberry
Accessories: ODBD Doily diesODBD Knitting Basket & Yarn dies,  Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B dies, yellow Copic marker, tape measure ribbon, thread spool button, tag punch (Marvy)
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Birthday Butterflies Doily 04599
Today is a bittersweet day. We (the Featured Stamper Hostesses) are having to say goodbye to one of our own…Bridget Finlay. We are sad she is leaving, but we understand that Bridget has an important mission. 

For this card, I chose THIS card of Bridget’s. I really love the contrast of the turquoise & peach and her perfect layout, so I kept those. For me, the real challenge of caseing Bridget is I don’t want to change a thing! But change I must, so I used different images, a doily die cut instead of the heart and I used a stamped, die cut butterfly instead of the punched one Bridget used. 

I started with a die cut white panel, attached some drywall mesh and sponged on the tumbled glass ink in a random rather than solid manner, then added a little splatter w/ the same ink & a water brush. After die cutting the doily w/ peach, I cut it apart & reassembled it a little smaller to fit the area. The big butterfly was stamped on dp & die cut. I really loved the shiny little teal leaf embellies Bridget used, so I made mine out of aluminum foil glued to c/s, colored w/ Copics and die cut. For the flower, I used a Prima on top and punched a larger one to go underneath.
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To make the greeting, I die cut the letters out of turquoise twice, stacked them on top of each for dimension & glued them in an up/down manner to mimic the wonderful die Bridget used. The pretty little flower on top of the big butterfly was a gift from my sweet friend, Sabrina

Supplies:

Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs Butterfly
Paper:  white, peach, turquoise, small piece of dp (Basic Grey -Hopscotch)
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Distress ink tumbled glass
Accessories: ODBD Doily dies, ODBD Butterfly die,  ODBD Fancy Foliage dieSpellbinders A2 matting basics A & B dies & Font One upper & lower case dies, Copic markers, turquoise gem, aluminum foil, butterfly multi punch (Martha Stewart), hibiscus flower die (Quickutz), button, Prima flower

Because I could spend a lifetime caseing Bridget, I made a second card in her honor.
Sew Special Day 04606
For my card, I cased THIS card of Bridget’s. I just love the bright colors and spools of thread. So I kept those, but I used different images/dies and made my own backgrounds.

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The big solid doily image was stamped w/ the yellow ink on the large bg and partials of it were stamped w/ the other ink colors on the side strip. The little thread spools were stamped, colored & die cut & on two of them I trimmed away the measuring tape. After stamping the 2 greetings, I pierced around the edge, added a punched button border & some colorful buttons. These are the Copics I used.
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Supplies:

Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs Birthday Doily, Spool Tape, Sew Special
Paper:  white, turquoise,yellow
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, dandelion, tangelo, bahama blue, cottage ivy
Accessories: ODBD Spool dieSpellbinders A2 matting basics A & B dies, Copic markers, piercing tool & mat, button border punch (EK Success), buttons

 

Thanks so much for stopping by! A fond farewell, Bridget, and may you be richly blessed in your future endeavors!
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