Wednesday, May 7, 2014

SSCB #31- it's about Flowers!!



Good Morning!! I have two posts today. This one is for the start of May's Serendipity Stamps Challenge.... it's all about flowers- stamped, die cut, paper, dried etc. See link below to get all the details about how you can play along and win some $ towards Serendipity stamps!!!

The DT also used images from Serendipity's Alphabet stamp sets... I went with the "V" which makes sense except violets are purple and heaven knows I am purple challenged :)

I used Serendipity's Small Violet to make my background/patterned paper. The image was stamped on gray and then colored with copics. For the Alphabet image, I stamped the image twice using basic gray onto XPress It cardstock and colored with copics. One image was matted with gray and popped on top of a diecut that was sponged while still in the die and placed on another nestabilitie die cut. The "V" was fussy cut out of the second image and popped on top. Added some Silver Viva Décor dots and organza ribbon/metal flower to finish it off. 

Hope you find time to join us, and...

The rules are simple... play along using at least one Serendipity Stamps image on your submission and add a flower. You don't have to have a blog to play along - you can link your designs to any on line gallery.

Click Here for all the details

For extra inspiration there are samples from the design team on the challenge blog or you can visit them directly and get all the details by clicking on their names below.


Oh... current sale 20% off the Alphabet category!! Click HERE to go shopping!!

Thanks for stopping by!! Love when you do and appreciate all the kind words!!

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What's in it:
Stamps: Alphabet Violet (521E) and Small Violets (445D)- Serendipity Stamps
Paper: Smokey Slate and Basic Gray (SU), XPress It Blending Cardstock
Ink: Basic Gray (SU), copics
Accessories: Oval and Opulent Ovals (Spellbinders), organza ribbon and metal flower (SU), Viva Décor pen

9 comments:

Karen Amidon said...

Purple challenged? Could have fooled me! This is so sweet Vickie. Beautiful use of the oval frame die, great dimension, and love the violet background!

Marisa said...

V for Vickie I'd say. Gorgeous use of the purple, not purple challenged issues here. Love the added pearls to the flowers in the BG too.

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Beautiful, Vickie! Your bg is gorgeous and I thought it was dp. The colors are lovely and the added silver dots are so elegant.

Marybeth said...

Vickie you do stunning work! This is gorgeous , love the purple and added pearls. Hope you enjoy the rest of your week.

JD/ Jill said...

This card is just beautiful! Really like how you used the stamp to make a background...Your copic coloring is so well done. Another stamp for on my wish list.!

Sue Lelli said...

GORGEOUS letter and colors with the violets! LOVE this!

cdjcape521 said...

This is beautiful, thanks for sharing such inspiration!

cdjcape521 said...

This is beautiful, thanks for sharing such inspiration!

Mary Ronnerman said...

I'm loving all the new word dies and all the designs that the team has so gracefully posted. Thank you all