I wanted to post a couple cards I made yesterday. I had some time to play in a couple Splitcoaststamper (SCS) challenges and both cards are bright and bold so prepare your eyes!
First off is a card I made to honor Carol (aka Carol_PA925) as Queen for the Day. This is where you go and select one of the Queen's SCS gallery creations and make your own version of it. Carol's bold and beautiful Red Birthday Floral really called to me.
I didn't get time to play in one of my favorite challenges----Teapot Tuesday----last week, so I made this card for that challenge as well, which was to use daisies in your creation. I love these Gerber daisy images. They can be a little labor intensive to cut out, but it is so worth it for the added dimension. You can't see it very well in my photo, but I did score a grid pattern on the red cardstock with my ScorPal. I colored the center of my daisies with Adirondack Butterscotch ink with one of my finger daubers (love those things!). The leaves are from Stampin' Up's In Full Bloom set which I water colored with Mellow Moss and Always Artichoke reinkers.
My next card was made for the Inspiration challenge on SCS. Anne was our hostess this week and she provided us with a really jazzy website for our inspiration called.....Jazz It Up Interiors. If you scroll down on my link, you'll see the hot pink wall art canvas that begged me to make something from it.
I stamped my Pick a Petal image in Pink Passion ink onto white cardstock and then onto Pink Passion cardstock and cut them out. I ran the darker petals through my crimper. I punched the little flowers from Pink Passion cardstock and sponged the edges for depth. I used my double circle punch on Rich Razzleberry for all the tiny circles piled in the center of the flower as well as for the orange centers on the small pink flowers. The little purse/sentiment image is from Stampin' Up's Tag Time. I used my black marker to add some tiny dots around the outer edges of the flower petals. Last, I added these larger black eyelets with my Cropadile.
Okay, hubby and son were up very late last night watching movies (my night owls for sure), so they are still asleep. Think I'll hop on over to SCS and play in the featured stamper challenge while they are snoozing. After all, how can I run the vacuum while my precious family sleeps? Giggle. Come on over if you have time to play!