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Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Cheerful cup

I hope this picture cheers all those of you stuck in the middle of winter!  This one's for you!

We don't need it, we are basking in 30deg C temperatures trying to keep cool, and I bet you wish you were here.  ;-D

I coloured the image, then took a tiny flower stamp and stamped all over the clothes, masking as I went. I raided the stash for coordinating scraps of papers and cut them different widths, then bannered the end; they are stapled on higgledy-piggledy with my cute pink staples.




Image: From the Heart Stamps, coloured with Reno pens
Flower stamp: Hero Arts
Sentiment stamp: Stampendous
Snowflake die: Impression Obsession
Kindyglitz


Shared on challenges:

http://fromtheheartstamps.com/community/2016/02/01/free-stamp-of-the-month-february-2016/
http://sketchsaturday.blogspot.co.nz/2016/02/week-399-with-simon-says-stamp.html
http://addictedtostamps-challenge.blogspot.co.nz/2016/02/challenge-181-anything-goes.html
http://thatcraftplaceblog.blogspot.co.nz/2016/02/anything-goes-challenge-14th-february.html
http://thecraftyaddicts.blogspot.co.nz/2016/02/challenge-9.html

10 comments:

Imke said...

Carol, this is so pretty ! Love all the pink, the paper stripes and how you´ve stamped the flower on the skarf - just great !! Also like the Background coloring of the Image.

Thanks for joining our FREE Stamp of the Month February Challenge @ From the Heart Stamps.

Dawn Turley said...

very cute Carol. Great design.

Borqna said...

Excellent!
Good luck!

Maxine D said...

Carol this is a real cutie - love your floral scarf, and your fun background. The fun pink staples are gorgeous.
Blessings
Maxine

Jo said...

Oooooh! this is beautiful *claps*
I love the colours and mix of papers used :)
At first, I thought you'd paper pieced the clothes, i'm impressed with your stamping, looks great!
Thank you for joining in the fun at FTHS
Jo xx

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Sketch Saturday, good luck!!! Amy DT

Lilian YF said...

Pretty card! Nice colors!
Thank you for joining us at ATSM!
Lilian
The Leaf Studio

Asha said...

What a lovely project, Carol! Thanks for joining us at ATSM.
x Asha

Kathy said...

Wow, this is gorgeous. I love your coloring and the layout is awesome, the staples are a fun touch. Thanks so much for joining us at FTHS for our Stamp of the Month challenge.

Eek Eek said...

This is super! :) I love a bit of unexpected christmas cheer! like this layout very much and the staples work brilliantly. Small stamps providing extra pattern is a great idea, and so nicely done.
Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Addicts and Good Luck! :)
Annabel - Crafty Addicts DT.