Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Stamp & Create August Challenge

Happy Tuesday..almost Wednesday! Sorry about my random postings these days. That is just the way it is in the Summer. We were away camping from Friday to Sunday and I am catching up with the laundry, groceries as well as running around with the kids. We had a fantastic time and the boys loved every minute of it…except for the mosquitos…they were just nasty.

My card today is for the August Challenge over at Stamp & Create. The theme is critters and gave me the opportunity to ink this sweet stamp up. Had a lot of fun creating the fur on the little puppy and will be giving a course on how to do this in September at Scrapbook Centrale. It is one of the techniques I have been asked a lot about Smile

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The image I  used is a Stampavie image from the Laurence collection called: A Warm Welcome. I colored it up with Copic Markers to match the colors in the patterned paper from Echo Park's For the Record paper pad. I love the happy colors and pretty patterns in this pad. So fun!

I added a sky background by using a cloud template and my Copic ABS and then sponged in some grass with Jenni Bowlin ink in Stick Candy. and then did some paper piercing around the edges for a little more interest. I machine stitched the papers and created the little sentiment tag by using vellum and a PTI die  and stamp.

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I am entering my card in the Papertake Weekly Challenge: Anything Goes and Copic Creations Challenge: Create a Landscape.

There is a 25$ gift certificate as a prize for the winner of this challenge and you can find out more details and how to enter ~here~.

Also wanted to let you know that Stamp & Create has a whole bunch of new items just in! OMGosh! I had a little bit of a shopping spree!

The Magnolia Stamps are NOW in STOCK and are 10% off, too!!

Also now in stock are the new CC Designs....

I had to pick up some of the new Sweet November Fairwees! They are too cute!

Happy shopping!

Hugs Jeanette xxo

11 comments:

Kristie said...

Adorable card!! I love the image and how you colored it :)

Creations by Shirl said...

Such a cutie of a card... luv the images.... great coloring....

Sande said...

Such a cute little puppy! And your coloring is fab!

New vintage challenge blog has started on 1st of August It's all about the Vintage. We are offering some yammy blog candy on August. Pop over to check it out!

Hugs, Sande xxx

Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous sweetie!!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Jeanette,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so beautiful Jeanette, adorable image and fab colours.
luv
Debby

yvon said...

Oh, he's so cute. Love your card, gorgeous.
Hugs, Yvon

Diane said...

Another beautiful card as always Jeanette!!! Love it!

Katina said...

Aww, such a sweet image Jeanette and a really gorgeous card! Love your layout and papers. Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly this week and good luck! x

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Aw! Darling Jeanette!! Just love your choice of bright colors!! Sweet image and coloring!!
hugs,
Chris

Christina C. said...

OMG, Jeanette, fur is something I continually struggle with. Yours is amazing....would you consider a tutorial???????

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