Verve stamps and June Inspiration Challenge + sketch challenge

Todays card was Inspired ny both the Verve June Inspiration challenge and the Viva la Verve sketch challenge

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Altenew and Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge 453

I am entering this card into this weeks Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge #453

And at the Paper Creators Crafts Blog Challenge: All about Flowers

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Altenew Layering Stamps

I recently came across the Altenew layering stamps and I can't begin to tell you how impressed I am with them! Some of them have up to 4 layers and they are all equally beautiful sets! Each set also comes with a coordinating die. Altenew also came out with their own line of inks. I haven't had the chance to use them yet, but most come in 4 shades to give you that perfect layered image, and they have the mini sets available for a steal at 12.00! They really make it easy for stampers to create exquisite cards very easily, and if you are still a little intimidated they have stamping guides that you can download, as well as online classes available! There really is no reason not to take a look! I want every single set they have available! 

For this card I used the the painted greetings sentiment set which I stamped onto Vellum in Tsukineko Brilliance Pigment Ink in Graphite Black and heat embossed with a clear embossing powder. I dry embossed a plain white piece of cardstock with an embossing folder from Lifestyle Crafts and used a corner punch to round the edges. I tucked the Vellum underneath and adhered to a black cardstock card base and rounded the bottom corners there too.  I used a stacker Rectangle Piercing Die for the panel underneath the flowers from My Favorite Things, and the paper is from the Fancy Pants Designs Country Boutique collection, which is one of my all time favorite paper collections. If it is ever retired I don't know what I will do!!

I used the Vintage Flowers stamp and die set for the flowers and various inks and pop dots to adhere them to the panel then added sequins randomly. I hope you liked my card!!

I am entering this card into Altenews June Inspiration Challenge

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Verve Stamps and June Inspiration Challenge

Todays Inspiration came from Verve Stamps June Diva Inspiration Challenge and the Your Next Stamps sketch challenge

I love this color combo and this Verve Stamp and Die Set: Strong Anchor and Nautical Die

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A Watercolor Thank You

Todays project was inspired by the Virginia View Challenge: All About Colors

I love these new stamps from Right at Home. They have really cute images and sentiments! This stamp is from the Color in Sentiments set.  The Designer, Nicole, is simply the sweetest person I've ever spoken to! Her family has owned a scrapbooking store for some time, and she recently began designing her own line of stamps.

I am also entering this card into the Simon Says Stamp Work it Wednesday

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