Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge #441


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Welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge !! Thank you for joining us for the Anything Goes Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too :-)

This week the challenge is... 
 
Christmas

We are using Penny Black products this week. You don't have to use them to join in but if you have some, we love to see them used :-) 

For my project, I am using three Penny Black products.

 Snowy Perch
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Snowflake Frame Die
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Ornamental Branch 
(sentiment only)
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I love using the spotlighting technique and sort of add my own color twist to it.

Merry Christmas


I stamped the image twice and then on my 2nd one, I diecut with
Snowflake Frame Die

Merry Christmas -001


I then colored the bird image in the smaller square die with details. All was colored with Distress OxsideThe added stitching (DMC Thread) makes the card looks more homespun and warm.

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I love using Wink of Stella (Clear) as my paint brush and did all the coloring with it and 
Distress Oxside ( Cracked Pistachio, Broken China, Faded Jeans, Coral Berry and Vintage Photo, Fossilized Amber, Fired Brick).

As always, Simon Says Stamp will be giving away a $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store!
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So now it's YOUR turn ! Happy Crafting !!
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There are fabulous Give Aways and inspiration from fabulous designers on a daily basis over on the Simon Says Stamp Blog . If you haven't subscribed by email, you may want to do so you don't miss out.

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You have until Wed. 8am Eastern Time to join in :-)
Do you use Instagram ?  If so please add  #ssswchallenge to your challenge entry uploads so we can see them on there too !
I hope you check out the DT's work!  I can't wait to see what you create!!
Thanks for stopping by!

14 comments:

Lin said...

What a beautiful mix of Penny Black products, V, in your soft lovely style! Love this bird!

Ann Greenspan's Crafts said...

Virginia, you've achieved such a soft, vintage look to this card. It's lovely to look at with the mix of beautiful colors you've used.

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Virginia :-) the bird is adorable and I love the background and die cut frame, the whole design is so cute!! :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Tracy Freeman said...

This is lovely, the colours are so pretty and love how you have used the die x

alexandra s.m. said...

What an amazing combo of products Virginia!
The resulting card is enchanting and so perfect for the season ;-)

Harriet said...

Beautiful colors, your card is colorful to the max. A truly lovely Christmas card.

Lagene said...

Beautiful! I really love your watercoloring!

conil said...

I really need to get busy and try this technique. You always do it so beautifully and the shimmery colors must be spectacular in real life. This card is so pretty and, since I'm partial to birds, I just love it.

Stephanie Leykauf said...

Stunning scene, Virginia! I love how you colored the bird!! : )

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp!

Lisa Elton said...

Oh wow Virginia this is so pretty! You've used such unexpected colors with a fabulous result. It's soft and dreamy!

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Pretty bird in the frame, Virginia! Just love the colors!!

Purple Princess said...

So beautiful!!

Sue LD said...

Very sweet with this bird. I like how you added stitching.

Marjorie DUMONTlER said...

This is such a fabulous card !!