Sunday, April 24, 2016

100th Post and a Scenic Card

Thanks for stopping by today, especially.  I noticed that this is going to be my 100th post!  What a fun milestone!

Today I have made a card that is not my normal style.  Over at Artsy Inkers, there has been a challenge this month to make an arch with stamps. It has really taken me all month to figure out what to do.  

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I decided to use an oval stamp as the basic shape of the arbor.  Then I stenciled on the outside of the oval with blue ink and below it with greens.  I used several of my peg stamps to change the oval into a flower arbor.  I also used one of the tiny flowers to add texture to the grass below. 

These little bunnies had never been inked before.  I fussy cut them and sponged ink to color them.  The ink is Distress Pumice Stone, which I knew was a brownish color of grey, but it really is much more brown than I realized. 



Art Impressions wants us to take a photo of the stamps we used in the project, and I mixed and matched so many for this project. 

Supplies:  Gina K Designs Warm Spring Wishes (Oval), Rubber Stamp Tapestry from Cherry Blossom and Herbal Sachet sets, Art Impressions Try-Folds Furries, Hero Arts sentiment, Avery Elle Pigment inks, Versafine Smokey Grey ink, Distress Inks Pumice Stone, Tumbled Glass, Bundled Sage, Peeled Paint, Heidi Swapp Stencil

I would love to participate in the following challenges:

9 comments:

  1. Congratulations on 100 posts. Great milestone. Your bunnies are adorable, and are so perfectly highlighted by your pretty floral arch.

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  2. So very clever, loving the idea and the arch is very beautiful with those cute flower and foliage stamps. Congratulations on your 100th milestone x

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  3. Oh, Heidi, congratulations on Post #100! That's a big milestone! And what a sweet card with the bunnies in the beautiful floral arch! You are amazing to have thought of using these stamps this way! And I love how you've sponged over the arch. What a gorgeous card and a perfect one to celebrate this wonderful 100th occasion! Hugs and love! xoxo

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  4. Super sweet card! Your arch looks amazing! Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us at Art Impressions!

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  5. Congrats on your 100th post, how fabulous! ps love your sweet little scene, looks like something out of a story book.

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  6. Congrats on your 100th posting!! I adore those sweet little bunnies and your stenciled background makes for a nice scene with them too! :) Thanks for your kind comment!! HUGS

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  7. COngrats on 100 posts, well done! Those little bunnies are so cute and I like how you combined stenciling with that oval of flowers - very pretty! You asked how I stamped the spatters on my Hydrangea card - I used a stubbie stick stamp from Stamps by Judith. I can't log onto the site for some reason, so I can't share a link right now, sorry.

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    1. Thanks for the information! I will check it out

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  8. What a VERY SWEET CARD!!! I LOOOOVE bunnies! ;) I have been strolling through your blog & could stay here all day! ;) Thank you for coming over to comment on my card on the ODB Blog! I appreciate your thoughtfulness!

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