Hello

I’m thrilled to have another opportunity toΒ be back a Guest Designer over at City Crafter Challenge Blog. This week, #209, the theme is Speech Bubbles.

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Here’s my card:

 

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This is a little stamped composition using stamps by Hero Arts and the speech bubble and Hello are by Chocolate Baroque.

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I started by dusting the card with Salty Ocean and then stamped the grass using several different greens and overlapping layers to give it some depth.

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Next I stamped all the individual elements. Quite nerve wracking as if you make one mistake the whole thing is ruined. Once the scene was finished, and normal breathing had resumed, I coloured it in using Promarkers.

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I’ve used some designer paper and black card for the background and added some pretty daisies and punched leaves to finish it off.

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Be sure to buzz over to City Crafter Challenge Blog and take a look at what the talented Design Team have been up to. I know they’d love to see your projects too and you can always be sure of a warm welcome when you link up what you have made.

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Thanks for buzzing by.

 


Comments

Hello — 18 Comments

  1. You make it look so easy, Mrs. Beez. You must have lots of rubber stamps for all the different cards you do. So many techniques. You have a grass stamp? You made grass look real. Love the font on the Hello, cute how letters are bigger than others,would be a cute font to learn to hand write. Really cute card. Happy week
    If you do reply would you reply to: FurryKidzPaperworx@gmail.com please.

    • Do you know I started my card making by buying a stamp and some embossing powder. Then, as I built up my collection of stamps, I got lazy and would do anything other than stamp! It was finding the Sunday Stampers challenge (www.pinkleart.blogspot.co.uk)that reignited my interest in stamping and now I can’t do it enough. I love buying stamps. The grass stamp is all part of the same set that had the ladybird, butterfly and flower in it. It’s by Hero Arts and is a clear stamp set which I managed to pick up at a bargain price πŸ™‚

  2. What a cute card, sure to make someone smile. Love the stamped images and the pretty bouquet too. Congrats on the GDT at City Crafters, such a fun group. ~Diane

    • Thanks Diane – I love CCCB – it was one of the first challenge sites I found and I’ve managed to enter most weeks.

  3. This card is so sweet–I love the little ladybug and the font of the “Hello.” I also like the slant of the image layer and the floral embellishment at the corner. It’s those finishing touches that really make your cards extra-special πŸ™‚

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