Friday, 3 April 2015

April challenge

Good afternoon, I hope you are having a fab holiday, it being Good Friday Bank Holiday in the UK.
Today sees a new monthly challenge over at STAMPlorations. This month we would like to see your projects on the theme of -


Here is my card for your inspiration.


and a closeup of the raised numbers.


For my card I used the rose from the Boxed Blooms set but  masked off the frame before stamping and layering. I covered the bits I didn't want with masking tape, inked the stamp then removed the tape before stamping on the card.  I used masks to create the bunch effect and coloured the blooms and leaves with Copics, stamping the sentiments from the Bold Sentiment Happy set. 
I cut the 40 out of the coloured image, and other numbers out of white card. I glued the white numbers on the top half of the panel trimming off the excess then gluing the top panel onto a white base card. 
I die cut some extra 4 and 0s in black then glued one into the space left by the diecuts on the rose and replacing the tiny bits from the middle of the original image. I then stacked up 2 more layers then the original rose die cuts.
As usual Shery is offering the following prizes:-
Winner
(voted by the design team)
prize: 2 stamp sets (3" by 5") if you use STAMPlorations stamps, 1 stamp set if you don't
+ guest designer spot in a Sketch Challenge
Top picks
prize: 3 digi stamps 
+ the option to be a guest designer too in a Sketch Challenge if you will use  STAMPlorations digi stamp (to be provided )OR if you already have STAMPlorations clear stamps
All winners and top picks will receive a personalized guest designer badge that they can display on their blogs, as well as a STAMPlorations guest designer watermark.
Frequent Players Spotlight. Play in all 3 challenges for the month for entries to the random draw. Prize is always going to be a stamp and stencil pack valued at $10.

So no excuses to have a go and join us.
Pop over to the DT's blogs for more inspiration and info on their designs and check out our fab GDs.
Becca DT
Tenia DT
Wei Wei DT

I would like to join in at -

Combine 3 previous challenges.
I chose wk 55 Punches or Die Cuts
wk 59 Masking
wk 98 Anniversary

CAS on Sunday - Numbers



15 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Jules!! I love the incognito numbers on your flowers, so clever! Beautiful blooms and the colour is so vibrant! Thanks for having me as your guest designer today! hugs :)

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  2. This is amazing Jules and would work really well for a (not so) Happy "Big" Birthday!!

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  3. This is such a fun take on the numbers!! LOVE how they are popped over the image!! Stunning!! ;)

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  4. WOW! Julie this is truly stunning. Super clean, super CAS and totally inspirational
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  5. Awesome card, Julie! I love how you played with your number dies and the roses are just beautiful! You have really inspired me with this card!

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  6. This is so cool, love how you've used the numbers, the white ones and the raised ones, fabulous red roses too.

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  7. Just catching up on comments from last week.
    Wow, what a gorgeous card!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  8. What a super card, love the embossed numbers!
    Thanks so much for combining challenges at LIM!
    Anne
    Less is More

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  9. This is stunningly gorgeous!!! WOWZAS! I'm totally pinning this one for future ogling.

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  10. What an awesome design!! LOVE!!

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  11. I love your red roses and the number hidden in them. It is fun to see the embossed numbers in the background...Very nice!!

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  12. What a great card have you made.
    Thank you for joining us at CAS on Sunday!

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  13. I love the hidden numbers on your flowers, so clever! Beautiful blooms and the colour is so vibrant!

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  14. What a gorgeous, creative card!

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