Friday, March 3, 2017

STAMPlorations March Theme & Sketch Challenge!

Hello and welcome crafty friends!
It's a new month, and that means a new 
This month's Theme is STAMPS & SPRING. and below is 
the sketch. You can do either theme, or sketch, or combine both!




Here's what I came up with. I used both Theme & Sketch:


and the inside:

I went a little designer paper crazy with this card, but I like how it turned out. It kinda has a collage vibe to it. I first stamped the flowers on the card base using Bloom Factory in various colors. Then added the striped paper. Next I die cut two of the mid-sized luggage tags from the CUTplorations Luggage Tags dies, After die cutting a circle, I die cut it from the Luggage Tag die to get the curve of it, and adhered to the top one. I edged both in a black marker before adhering together and adding a flower brad. I stamped the word birthday from the Big Greetings stamp set, then adhered the tags to my base. I stamped one of the birds from the Trendy Birds 2 set and fussy cut. I then die cut the Happy CUTplorations die from black card stock, adhering both, so that some of the bird sat atop the word, and also under it. A couple stamps from the Smile set finishes the inside.

I hope you get some time to join in for the STAMPlorations Theme & Sketch Challenge! 
You have until March 31st to link up your card.

Just a reminder, until the end of this month, you can use my special discount code:

STAMPGIRLCHRIS
for a 20% discount!
(This code is not case sensitive, and cannot be used with other discounts)

Thanks for visiting! I hope you have a fabulous day!


Supplies:
Stamps: STAMPlorations - Bloom Factory, Trendy Birds 2, Big Greetings, Smile
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black, Rhubarb Stalk, New Sprout, Angel Pink, Teal Zeal, Tangelo
DP: American Crafts - Color Crush
CS: TE, Darice
Accessories: GC; CUTplorations - Luggage Tags & Happy dies; SB - Std, Sm Circle Nesties; Spectrum Noir true black marker; brad from my stash
Adhesives: SA by 3L - tape runner; Scotch - scrapbooker's glue

4 comments:

  1. Your collage effect is fun and colourful. Great interpretation of the sketch too x Thank you for the inspiration x

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  2. The birds are singing their little hearts out around our hedgerows, definitely spring in the air!:)

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  3. What a fabulous creation you have made here Chris. So many layers on that great layout and of course lots of great STAMPloration products showcased here. Awesome!

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