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It’s my pleasure to host the Splitcoast Featured Stamper Challenge (FS741) this week! So a big congrats to Heather, the newest FS. She has a beautiful gallery & I chose THIS card to case. I kept the layout & green (because I LOVE greens), but used different images & dies & made my card a floral instead of a St. Patrick’s Day card.

For my card, after stamping, coloring & die cutting the poppies, I did the stems & leaves & fussy cut them to add them to my white circle. The smaller bg was sponged w/ the lime greens & a little teal on the ends. The larger bg is one I made a while back w/ a die cut & some Brushos, but I wasn’t crazy how it looked alone. But it worked great behind my sponged layer.
Here’s how it looked by itself. See? Nothing to write home about. I took some die cut leaves to use as a mask, then sprinkled the Brushos & spritzed w/ water.

I put the sponged panel into my Misti & stamped w/ the Versaclair then put all my layers together & added a few gems.

Here are the Copics I used for the poppies:

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps –Precious Poppies, Thanks set
Paper:  Staples 110# white, X-Press It, 90# watercolor
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Versaclair nocturne, Color Fuse inks, set #9 set #11
Accessories:  Rubbernecker: Precious Poppies, Rectangle Stitch, Circle Stitch, Flower #5 dies, MISTI, Copic Sketch Markers, Rhinestones, Crossover II, Brushos Water Color Crystals





For the Inspiration Challenge (IC802), we’re headed to a Paper Mache Pinterest Board, where I saw a fox sculpture but for the life of me, I can’t find it now. So I’ll use THIS for my inspiration.

For my cute pair of foxes, I stamped them & the tiny mouse onto watercolor paper, stamped w/ the Versaclair then used watercolors to color them in & die cut w/ their matching dies. The ground was sponged w/ a couple of the green Color Fuse inks then the stems & flowers stamps on top. The half tree & tiny spring leaves were die cut & added along w/ the greeting.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Be Wild
 Paper: Staples 110# white, 90# watercolor, scraps of green & brown
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Versaclair nocturne, Color Fuse inks set #4, set #11
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Rectangle Stitch, Be Wild dies, MISTI, Watercolor pan setCrossover II





For the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC801), we’re headed to a lovely Pinterest Board & I found so many pictures I loved. I kept coming back to THIS picture, though, so I used it for my inspiration. All the lovely watercolors in the palette reminded me of this multi circle die. As side note, I always see the pretty little ceramic palettes w/ watercolors in them & they look so good. Unfortunately, I’m not allowed to have breakable things like that in my craft room. So plastic it is! (And kind of messy at that.)

On my cards, I first die cut the large background die w/ all the circles out of watercolor paper, then used watercolors to paint in the circles & lightly color the background. When I put it together, I decided the w/c bg on top of the w/c circles was just too much, so I die cut a plain white version & did a mix-match ending up w/ 2 cards. The top backgrounds on both cards are popped up a little higher than the circle insets.

On this card, I die cut the fab new script word w/ shadow out of black & again in white, then switched them up. The rest of the greeting is white embossed on black. Then I added a few sequins.

I did basically the same on the companion card, but switched up the You die cut & used a different greeting to go w/ it. On both cards, I used a corner rounder to trim the card edges. A small one on the first card, & a med on this card.


Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

 

Supplies:

Stamps:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Build a Phrase #1
Paper:  Staples 110# white, 90# watercolor, black
Ink: Colorbox frost white pigment
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: You script w/ Shadow, Circle Bg w/ Stitch Rectangle Stitch,dies, white embossing powder, watercolors