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The Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC707) is a fabric site full of colors & patterns. I was inspired by THIS fabric for the bright colors. From the thumbnail, it looked floral to me so that’s the direction I went.

Instead of embossing resist, I did the reverse on my background. I sponged on the Distress inks, dried it w/ a heat gun then used my embossing buddy over to make sure it was really dry. (It probably would have been easier to emboss, then sponge, but sometimes it’s hard to get all of ink off of the embossing & I wanted it to be really crisp & white.) Then the azaleas were white embossed on top. The white front was die cut twice w/ a stitched curve die to make the split thru the center. After adding the greeting, I die cut some tiny flowers out of leftover background pieces & attached them.

Here’s a look at the inside. The azalea image is a 2 part stamp & while I only used the outline on the front, I used both here on the inside. There’s also a matching die for it, if you’re interested. 

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Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps –Azalea Sunrise, Altogether Wonderful (inside: Happy Birthday )
Paper:  Staples 110# white
Ink: Versaclair nocturne, Distress inks ripe persimmon, picked raspberry, carved pumpkin, worn lipstick, Colorbox frost white pigment
Accessories:  Rubbernecker stitched rectangles, Borders 3, Rectangle Stitch Frame dies, white embossing powder

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It’s my turn & my pleasure to host the Splitcoast Featured Stamper Challenge (FS645). So a big congrats to Michelle! She has a lovely gallery & after browsing her entire gallery, I kept coming back to THIS. I kept the Hot Air Balloon theme & layout, but I used dies instead of a stamp, different colors & a shaving cream bg instead of a watercolor bg.
 My version is pretty simple..I sponged a white piece of c/s w/ yellow & orange Distress inks, then die cut one of just the yellow for the outline & the inserts out of the red/orange part. The greeting was white embossed on black & the sky circle is a remnant piece of  shaving cream bg.

Here’s the inside. I used the negatives of the balloon & clouds as a stencil to sponge thru them.

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Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps:Brush Butterflies (greeting)
Paper:  Staples 110# white, black
Ink:  Distress inks squeezed lemonade, ripe persimmon, carved pumpkin. Colorbox frost white pigment
Accessories:  Rubbernecker  Hot Air Balloon,Cloud die set,Rectangle Stitch, Nested Banner Stitch dies, white embossing powder

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For the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC706), we have fun site of little felted animals. After much browsing, I chose THIS for my inspiration. It seems I don’t have any llama (or sheep or fox) images so I made mine all pigs.

I used Leonard & his cool gang instead of llamas. They look kind of like a DooWop group..all in step. big Billboard Leonard & all the DooWops were colored w/ Copics & fussy cut along w/ all their accessories. I had this shaving cream bg w/ the circle cut out left over from last week’s card. So I stamped some stars on top, put a white circle frame around the opening & put Leonard inside & all the DooWops across the bottom. The greeting is made of 3 different ones.

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

 

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Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs: Billboard LeonardLeonard Pig4 in 1 Fashion AccessoriesFlakey FriendsMiles ApartYou’re So Sweet Interlocking Star Bg  (inside: In the Accessories )
Paper: Staples 110# white
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, (various blue & green Distress reinkers for bg)
Accessories: Rubbernecker Rectangle Stitch, Circle Stitch Frames Circle Stitch dies Copic markers,  shaving cream

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