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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Sweet Stamps- Summer

Summer is the theme at Sweet Stamps for our weekly challenge this week. I got out my Watercolors and tried something new from Technique Junkies- Splattered Ombre Watercolors- it is the TJ 'technique of the week'. 
 Oh, there is nothing like seeing butterflies in all different colors!  I stamped and embossed the image using fine detail EP, then stamped it again and water colored the butterflies- and added a touch of Wink of Stella shimmer : ). The background technique was done according to the tutorial, then I stamped the elegant corner image in the medium size, and after I was done stamping, I spritzed the page with a tad bit of water to soften up the look.  After I was done water coloring the image, I took a touch of the blue Peerless Watercolor and mixed it with a bit of water and aded a little touch of an outline all around the image.

Here is a close-up of the dimension and sparkle : )
Please note- Blogger keeps removing the bottom portion of my post with challenges- I will keep adding them back in......


 Products from SweetStamps.com Store that I used:

We have weekly and Monthly challenges- if you use a Sweet Stamps image, your entry counts twice.  The winners are chosen by random.org so everyone has a chance to win!    Our Monthly challenge from 6/16-7/14 is Painters tape.

***Sweet Stamps is on Pintrest- I love stopping by here for inspiration***

***Sweet Stamps is also on Facebook HERE***

  Challenges:
Addicted to Stamps and More- Anything Goes
Crafty Creations- Things with Wings
MFP Speedy TV- Simple Salutations
Penny's Paper Crafty- Embossing
Simon Says Stamp- Anything goes
Whimsy Stamps- Tic, Tac, Toe-Summer, Die Cut, Sentiment


Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day,
Shelly

21 comments:

Anita White said...

This is a great design!

Stef H said...

absolutely gorgeous! you totally aced that beautiful background and i just love butterflies!

hugs :)

Roxie said...

Wonderful summer card and what nice dimension with the butterflies.

Irish Cherokee said...

I am an avid amateur photographer and one of my favorite subjects is butterflies. Your card makes me want to grab my camera, find a field of flowers, hunt them down and photograph them until the lens falls out. Wonderful card.

jimlynn said...

Total beauty!!! Love the butterflies and dimension. The water coloring is just beautiful on this Shelly!
Lynn

Heidi said...

That background looks gorgeous and goes perfect with the butterflies!

Margaret said...

Oh gosh! This is gorgeous. Love the background and the beautiful butterflies. So colorful.

Michele said...

wow this is so beautiful! your technique really shines on this card. xo

Maxine D said...

Wow Shelly - your really made this one absolutely spectacular. Love it.
Blessings
Maxine

Penny said...

Beautiful, Shelly! Love the gorgeous butterflies! Your background is wonderful--love those colors! Really elegant card! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Kylie said...

Love, love, love your butterflies in their beautiful colours! Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM xx

Hayley Kew said...

So very pretty :) Thanks so much for taking the time to share with us this week at Addicted to Stamps and More, hope to see you back soon!!!

Pam Tiedtke, or Pammie Lou said...

Very pretty card! Butterflies are lovely!! Thanks for joining us at Mark's Finest Papers Sketch With A Twist!!
Hugs,
Pam
www.pammiesinkypinkies.blogspot.com

Vickie Y said...

Beautiful card; thank you for sharing with us at MFP Simple Salutations Challenge.

Stamping With Bibiana said...

wonderful background and card
bibiana

NanaConnie said...

Wow, Shelly! I love the butterflies and the dimension you created. What a beautiful card. Your background is magnificent.

Mary said...

Hi Shelly! Love your butterflies and design. Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Creations for our "Things with Wings" challenge. I hope you get to join us again real soon and good luck!

Emily Thubbron said...

Shelly, your card is beautiful. Love the butterflies. Thank you for sharing with us at MFP's Simple Salutations.

Emily T.
DT Member

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