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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

SDC101 - Text!

Today Sarinda is hosting the Stampotique Designer's Challenge, and she's challenged us all to use text on our creations! She says it's a fun way to get texture without a whole lot of work. She has a fab background technique on her blog today, be sure to check it out! And here's my card for the challenge...


I used one of my favorite stamps from Stampotique's last release - Village, designed by France Papillon. I trimmed just a bit off of it to fit on my card, and colored it with my Copics. The book page was a recent purchase from Michelle Wooderson's shop. I stamped over it with the Stampotique Polka Dots background, and dabbed the edges with my Mowed Lawn Distress Paint dauber. The Happy New House message is on a great die cut I just received in the mail from sweet Cindy. Since everything's better with glitter, I added a bit of Stickles to the houses...


I rather love this card, I'm not gonna lie. Now I just need to think of someone with a new home to send it to. :-) I hope you'll join us at the Stampotique Designer's Challenge this week, and thanks for stopping by!


Stamps: Village, Polka Dots, Happy New House from Stampotique Originals
Paper: Hero Arts (Tide), vintage book page (from Michelle Wooderson), white cardstock
Ink: Tsukineko (Memento Tuxedo Black), Hero Arts (Bubble Gum Mid-Tone Shadow Ink), Copic markers
Other: Ranger (Mowed Lawn Distress Paint), cloud die (Lil' Inker Designs ~ Rainbows & Clouds), scalloped edge die (PTI), banner die (Simon Says Stamp), sequins (Neat & Tangled), Stickles, washi tape

16 comments:

  1. Cute card Libby - I buy second hand books (super cheap) for background paper :-)
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  2. this is such a cute card!

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  3. CA-UTE! Love the little village and the inked clouds.

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  4. Gorgeous card Libby, I love the colours xx

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  5. Very fab card Libby !!! :) Enjoy the end of your week. Coco x

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  6. Oh my Libby.... This is Stunning.. xoxo
    sarinda

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  7. this card is just all sorts of happy. i adore it
    -Rachel w k
    rwkrafts.com

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  8. This card just makes me happy looking at it Libby! Loooove it!!!!!

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  9. Beautiful card Libby, I love these houses too x

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  10. OMG! That is just too cute! Just love it!!

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  11. Get outta town! This is fabulous!!
    Val :)

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  12. Love this card Libby! Great coloring and details!

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