Monday, 1 January 2018

Everything Grows

Happy New Year - I can't believe we are at the beginning of a new year already and the start of a new challenge! This month the design team will be using a variety of older High Hopes stamps - it will be something different every day! Fun right?! 

Our challenge this month is Anything Goes ....with a twist - well a couple actually   Use purple/blue and a ribbon or button. Such a fun way to start the new year!  I get to use "Gabby" and decided that I wanted to use some bright, fun colours! I am playing along with the challenge twist by using blue and twine (shh don't tell the boss I cheated a little ). 




After colouring up cute Gabby with her watering can, I hand fussy cut her and went around the edges with a black marker. I formed my easel card base and added some bright polka dot paper from Doodlebug. The scene was made with variety of dies - the list is below. The sentiment is stamped and mounted on cardstock and is strategically placed to help as a "stopper" for my easel card. Some twine and gumdrops finish off my card.

Card Recipe 
Stamp: Gabby - High Hopes Rubber Stamps
Sentiment: Everything Grows - High Hopes Rubber Stamps
Patterned Paper: Sunkissed - Doodlebug
Tuxedo Black Memento ink, Misti, twine - Recollections, Head in the clouds die - Die'sires, Spring Grass die - Your Next Stamp, Garden Flowers die set - Whimsy Stamps, Stitched Heart Fence die - Your Next Stamp, Retro gumdrops - Your Next Stamp

Spectrum Noir Markers: FS1 FS4 TN2 FS8 CT1 CT2 GY4 BT8 IG2 IG3 IG5 MG2 MG3 MG4 
Copics: RV11 RV32 RV34 
                                           
                               
 Don't forget to ink up your favourite High Hopes stamp and come play along in our Anything Goes - with a twist challenge! 
We can't wait to see what you create! Click here for more details and to come play along!



Thanks for stopping by! Have a super fantastic day!


3 comments :

  1. Ahhh, Gabby is so sweet! Love the fun bright colours and the scene you created!! Another awesome design by you!!

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  2. Gabby is so adorable Donna! Love the bright colours and the scene you created.

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  3. So cute. First stamps I saw like these. I need to learn how to make an easel card. Thanks for sharing.

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