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Watercolor Background – Make a Card Monday #265

Happy Monday, all! :)

When I sat down to create today’s card, I thought of a card I received for last month’s Mail Call from Barb Engler. I just loved the card so much and it inspired me to create a watercolor card with droplets of color and a white greeting. Thanks, Barb, for the inspiration! :)

First I watercolored on some 5×7 Strathmore watercolor paper, then I used the same stamp set that I used on Friday card, Hand Lettered Winter Wishes from Simon Says Stamp, for the greeting and design.

Hope you all enjoy!

NOTE: The winner of the card kit from Friday post is Tami B, who said this in her winning comment: “I love the colors in this kit and what a pretty card you made. We spent Christmas at home, very simple & low-key, unlike our usual big family get-togethers at my parents’ house. Thanks for the giveaway.” Tami, please check your email for details on claming your prize. Thanks!

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Are You Kitten Me? – Make a Card Monday #264

Happy Monday, everyone!

Thank you all for participating it the giveaways last week! As a reminder, the giveaways are still open. You have until 6am MT on Friday to enter each giveaway. :)

Today I wanted to use Paper Smooches’ Feline Friends stamp set. I just can’t resist a stamp set with cats. I also use Simon’s Repeated Hearts stencil, Ranger Texture Paste, and BasicGrey’s Mon Ami 6×6 pad. To make the white Texture Paste stand out more, I added a tiny bit of Pumice Stone Distress Ink over the top.

Hope you enjoy!

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Simon October 2014 Card Kit – Make a Card Monday #263

Hi all! Today I am taking part in the Simon Says Stamp October 2014 Card Kit Blog Hop. :)

You can pick up the kit HERE. There’s a ton of fun products in the kit, including the What’s Brewing stamp set that I designed for the kit. :)

I made two cards using the kit. Both are in the video below!

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For the first one, I used a stamp from The Greeting Farm that I colored back in April. It’s been waiting for just the perfect card since then. You can see the entire coloring of the original image in the Color Wednesday video from last spring.


For the second card, I stamped a bunch of mugs from the stamp set and colored them with Copics. Because I would be coloring with Copics over the top of the colorful stamping, I used Memento inks. I used a set of dew drop ink pads.

Sadly, I didn’t get the first half of the card on video, but hopefully I explained it enough in the video for you to get an idea of how I created the beginning stages of the card. :)


Blog Hop Giveaway!

Be sure to leave one comment at each stop of the blog hop for a chance to win a prize pack from Simon. The prize pack includes a selection of products from their Stamptember giveaway stash…

The giveaway for the prize pack will close at 6:00pm EST on Tuesday September 23, 2014. A complete winners list will be posted on the Simon blog on Wednesday September 24, 2014.

Get Hopping!

So get hopping! Your next stop is the wonderful Nichol Magouirk! If by chance you encounter a broken link while hopping, you can go back to the beginning of the hop at the Simon blog.


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