Thursday, 4 May 2017

STAMPlorations CAS Card Challenge .....

Happy Thursday ........

This is the first of two posts today ..... it's a busy day in the old craft room!

First up it's this month's STAMPlorations CAS Card Challenge

As you can see, the theme is Anything Goes as long as it's Clean And Simple, and there's always an optional colour twist ...... for May it's Feminine Colours.  What will you choose?

I've gone for pink .... you don't get more girlie than that! and I've put the pretty tulips in the spotlight.

I've used the STAMPlorations  SKETCHED Tulips ...... I love tulips don't you and they look so pretty in pink.

I stamped the full image onto a piece of white cardstock and then again, this time just the flower heads, onto a scrap piece and die cut them using a circle die ......

I coloured the tulips using ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers and blended the colour with a water brush

I added a die cut stitched frame over the top and then attached the whole thing over the original stamped image matching up the two images

A simple sentiment (STAMPlorations Fond Expressions 2) stamped using Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide ink ...... these inks are perfect for stamping with, lovely crisp,clean images

I finished off by adding a strip of cardstock coloured with the same Distress Oxide, and then splattered with a little water, to the bottom of the flowers to ground them .......

and added the tulips to the inside of the card .......

colouring just the one bloom

There's prizes up for grabs for the challenge winner so why not join in the fun.  Full details can be found on the STAMPlorations blog along with more inspiration from the rest of the Design Team.

Happy stamping!

Thanks for popping by ...... enjoy the rest of your day.
I'm dashing into town for a little retail therapy and a quick coffee then I'll be back later with more challenge fun.

Cheerio until next time ....


  1. such a pretty and delicate card :) love it

  2. Wonderful​ spotlighting! Loved how you colored them! :)


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