Good Day Everybody!
I am so very happy to be back on my blog! It's been quite a while since I posted...much has happened in my life and in my family's lives. Such as me finding out that I have Type 1 Diabetes and my Dad being lost in the snow in late February (he's still hospitalized from complications but getting stronger). Fortunately, some things remain the same, such as my love for card making.
I have been back to entering the Simon Says Stamp (SSS) Flickr Challenges which is something that I love to do, it makes me very happy!
This challenge (SSS Flickr Challenge #78) has the theme of Dots and/or Stripes. I recently celebrated my birthday and received these goodies from my husband:
So of course I used some of these new products and various other SSS products that I have.
These are the cards that I made:
I used the SSS Dancing Fruits stamp set, Large Dots Stencil, Stitched Rectangle Dies & Stitched Circle Dies for this card along with the discontinued SSS You Are So Sweet stamp set. I also embellished with Nuvo Crystal Drops and some Lawn Fawn Pink Lemonade Twine. I used Zig markers to color in the fruits and dabbed on Spiced Marmalade distress ink with the stencil on the die cut SSS vellum.
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I painted on pink stripes with the Picked Raspberry Distrress Oxide ink pad; I stamped the floral images on SSS 40 lb. vellum and colored them with Copics & Sharpies (underside), I then fussy cut them out. I stacked 4 layers of the SSS Script Thanks Die and then silver embossed it with Ranger Fine Detail Silver embossing powder. I added Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear sequins to top off the card. The card base is a SSS A2 Top Fold Scored Card. Again, I embellished with Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear sequins.
The next 2 card used the same technique but I went back to the SSS Dancing Fruits stamp set:
This time, I used the Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink Pad to make the stripes. Dots are Nuvo Crustal Drops and instead of silver, I used Ranger Fine Detail Gold embossing powder.
I wholeheartedly thank you for stopping by, leave a comment to tell me which is your fave.
Hugs!! - S. Joy