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Here’s a card I made using the gorgeous Santoro London stamp set. I used copics to colour this cute image.

Thanks for visiting.

Helen

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WWC196 – Heidi’s “All About Occasions” Challenge

 

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Hello and welcome

It’s time for our new challenge over at Watercooler Wednesday Challenge Artists’ Club.  

This week Heidi is our hostess for our “All About Occasions” Challenge.

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For my card, I played with a new Poppy stamp from Gina K Design set – ‘Through Thick and Thin’.  I just love poppies and have always enjoyed painting them.
I started with a panel cut using Cutplorations – Wonky Rectangle Dies.
The base painting used a combination of Tombow Pens and Distress Ink markers.  When dried, I repainted with Cosmic Shimmer Pixie Powder – Lava Red.  This gives the flower a lovely shimmery, metallic look.
I used  Ranger Cpper Embossing Powder to heat emboss the flower centre and sentiment from Honey Bee ‘Smile’ stamp set. I love this sentiment for a special birthday card.
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This picture shows the lovely shimmer a little better (I hope!)  So pretty IRL!

Thanks so much for visiting. Please head over to our blog to check out the wonderful inspiration from the Design Team.  I look forward to seeing your take on the challenge!

I hope you can enjoy some crafting time

Helen

Challenges:

Allsorts Challenge Week 493 – Poppies and/or the colour red

CAS(E) this Sketch #297

The Flower Challenge #26 ‘A Special Occasion’

Less is More Challenge #384 – Metallics

Die Cut Divas Challenge – Anything Goes

 

 

The Flower Challenge

 

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Happy Birthday Layered Scene

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I would like to thank Art Impressions for selecting my card for an Honourable Mention.

Welcome back

Tonight, I’ve had some fun playing with Art Impressions Circlet Mini Tryfolds – Birthday Circlet. I love to play and see how I can change up the original stamp.

To begin, I stamped the 2nd and 3rd layer on some card and copic coloured using bright colours, then restamped in Brilliance Lightning Black Ink and fussy cut.  I also restamped the birthday banner so it could be raised up in the front.

Next was die cutting Winnie & Walter The Part Confetti Cutaway and some small balloons from SSS Celebration Time set. These were also copic coloured.

The card base is WeR Memory Keepers EF and the window uses SSS Stitched Squares and was raised.

The window, cake and balloons were all attached with raised tape. The balloons, streamers, cake, candles and presents have some Wink of Stella added, along with some Cloud9 Design Rain Dots.

 

I was really happy with this bright, happy, fun card.  I hope you do too.

Thanks so much for visiting

Cheers

Helen

Challenges:

Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #317 – Make Your Mark

 

As You Like It – Favourite – Monochrome or Rainbow? ( I love bright colours especially for birthday cards!)

Seize the Birthday Challenge #154

Die-Cut Divas Challenge “Anything Goes”

Dies R Us Challenge #108 – Stitched dies

 

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WWC195 – Charlotte’s Feminine “Anything Goes” Challenge

 

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Hello and welcome

It’s time for the next challenge over at Watercooler Wednesday!  This week it’s Charlotte’s Feminine “Anything Goes” Challenge!
Image may contain: one or more people and textThis week, I watercoloured  Altnew’s Springtime Azalea set.  After colouring, I added some of the details with the layered stamps and then fussy cut them. I did add some clear Wink of Stella for a bit of shine but it doesn’t show well in the photo.

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The flowers were arranged around the circle die cut from a stitched die cut panel. Dark green cardstock was added to the back leaving a small border.

The sentiment from Honey Bee Love You stamp and Altnew  Adore You set were gold heat embossed in the circle.

This set is one of my favourites and so easy to work with.

I hope you will visit our blog to see the wonderful creations from our Design Team and to link up your creation.  Good luck!

Happy crafting

Helen

Challenges:

Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #317 – Make Your Mark

Altnew November 2018 Inspiration Challenge!

The Flower Challenge #26 ‘A Special Occasion’

Less is More Challenge #383 – Dimension

Dies R Us Challenge #108 – Stitched dies

 

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Harvest Berries – Thank You

 
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Hello and welcome

After visiting Papertrey Ink  Make It Monday with Dawn McVey, I’ve had some fun playing with some acrylic paints (Kaisercolour – Sea Breeze and Silver) to create the background for this card, as well as a strip for the sides.

The next thing was to stamp Papertrey Ink Harvest Berries onto die cut white card. First in Delicata Silver ink and the second silver heat embossed.

A stitched strip using Paper Rose die was then heat embossed with the sentiment from an old There She Goes Stamp set – Sweet Pea.

The die cut leaves were then arranged above and below the strip using various heights of raised tape.

This panel was then attached to the background and card front and finished with some gems.

I was really pleased with the way it turned out.  I took some photos at various angles to try to show the lovely sheen the whole card has.

Thanks so much for visiting

Have a great week

Helen

Challenges:

Papertrey Ink – Make It Monday #341: Painted Brushstroke Backgrounds

CFC #211 – Inspiration Photo

Time Out Challenge #121

Paru’s Card November ’18 Challenge – Thanks You

Simon Says Stamps Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #316 – Anything Goes

Art Impressions Challenge 244 Lots of Layers WEEK 2

 

                        

 

 

Tomorrow’s Forecast

 

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I am thrilled to add that my card was chosen as an Honourable Addict over at Addicted to Stamping and More. Thanks so much!

Hello and welcome

Welcome to the November Watercolour Challenge at Happy Little Stampers. Each month we have a fun twist for you to use if you wish or it can just be a free anything goes watercolour.  This month the twist is ‘Get Well’.

My card is a little different as it features 4 umbrellas from Flourishes stamp set – April Showers. These were stamped again on scrap card and watercoloured using various inks and pens, and then fussy cut.

The background was washes on Distress Inks and is very pale.  Unfortunately, it was difficult to photograph well, but is lovely and soft IRL. 😦   I also ligjhtly stamped some small dots in matching colours.

This panel was then added along with a strip of watercoloured card and a strip of Couture Creations Fretboard EF.  The coloured umbrellas are then attached along with a double tag.

The sentiment is from the same stamp set. I stamped another umbrella in pink over the tag for added interest.

There are lots of great inspiration from our wonderful design team over on our blog. I hope you will find the time to join our challenge this month.

Our winner for this challenge will receive a $20 coupon to spend at the shop! Check out all the details HERE.
Thanks so much for visiting
Cheers
Helen
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WWC194 – “Anything Goes” Challenge

 

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Hello and welcome

This month has an extra Wednesday, so we have a special – “Anything Goes” Challenge over at Watercooler Wednesday this week. It gives you lots of scope to join in the fun this week!

Image may contain: textFor my card, I decided on a simple CAS design which could be used for many different occasions.

The copic coloured flowers are from Altnew’s Magnolia’s for Her stamp set. After fussy cutting, they were arranged on a stitched circle die cut and attached using raised tape.

The background uses a EF  and a simple strip coloured to match the flowers.

I love this simple sentiment from There She Goes Stamps.  An oldie but a goodie!

Now it’s time to pop over to our blog for more inspiration. I hope you get the chance to  join in this week.

Have a good one

Helen

Challenges:

Less is More Challenge #383 – Dimension

Allsorts Challenge Week 491 – Pearls and Gems

AAA Cards CAS Game #127 – Kindness

Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #316 – Anything Goes

Time Out Challenge #121

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WWC193 – Tristan’s “All About Holidays” Challenge

P1070858Hi there friends

Welcome back for our new challenge over at Watercooler Wednesday!  This week it is Tristan’s “All About Holidays” Challenge.

Image may contain: textThis week, I had fun playing with Stampingbella’s  – Gingerbread Chicks stamp set.  One was stamped on a die cut Papertrey tag and the other on a piece of scrap card.  After water  colouring with Distress Inks, the scrap was fussy cut.

The addition of Wink of Stella and Glossy Accents were used for added interest on the hats.

The Cuttlebug EF was used to make a background piece which I adhered to the card front along with a strip of gold cardstock.

The tag was finished with gold splatters and a gold edge, before adding the sentiment and some gold ribbon.

The chick and tag were adhered using raised tape.

I hope you like this fun little Christmas card.  If you wanted, you could remove the tag and use it as a decoration.

Thanks so much for visiting.  I hope you will head over to our blog to check out the other Designer cards before joining our challenge.

Have a great week

Cheers

Helen

Challenges:

CAS Christmas October Challenge – Birds

Less is More Challenge #382 – Tags

Double “D” Challenge Stripes & Dots

TCT Tuesday #351 Holiday Challenge

October Challenge – Anything Christmas Goes

52 Christmas Card Throwdown October Theme Challenge

Muse: Christmas Visions 111 – added gold trim

 

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