Saturday, 4 July 2015

Spots and Stripes

Good morning, Happy 4th July to our American friends and I hope you didn't get washed away with the rain last night in the UK!
Looks all set for a good Saturday here, perhaps not so good tomorrow.
Still down to business, as its Saturday there is a new challenge at Fantasy Stampers.
This time with a nod to our American cousins it's

SPOTS n STRIPES

I know not exactly stars but near enough eh?
So without further ado here is my card for your inspiration.


My stamp is by Magnolia, obviously a Tilda but not sure if the name as it was a bargain bucket buy which my friend Di let me use. I used the sketch over at CAS(E) this Sketch and I was  using the colours at CAS Colours and Sketches but I got the wrong turquoise, I think? Please except my apologies if it doesn't fit! I coloured Tilda using Copics to match the NitWits DP and the fussy cut her, mounting her on a circle of white card, 'cos I'd stamped her on some old cardstock that was a different colour to the embossed background, silly me! I added a few stars from a Mama Elephant set, it's really useful.

OK, now it's over to you. Check out the rest of the DT's inspiration here  and join in.
Please remember to use a handstamped image as we cannot include digital images in our top 3.

I'm joining in the fun over at -
             Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog         
                                                 Going Dotty
     



The ABC Challenge -M is for Magnolia

Thanks for stopping by. :)

13 comments:

  1. What a cutie Jules and I love the layout. We missed the worse weather last night, one deluge at about 11 and a few claps of thunder and that was it...thankfully (I hate thunder & lightning) it's very still and muggy this morning though so I don't think we've quite escaped yet!! xx

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  2. I love the way Tilda sits there on the edge Julie! Great use of the sketch!
    Thanks for playing at CTS! So good to have you!

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  3. Oh what a pretty design, Jules - I love the combination of the embossed spots and the stripy design paper, and Tilda looks so cute with her little feet swinging.
    Hugz, Jan xx

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  4. Fab texture using the dots background. Also love how Tilda is sitting with legs hanging. Cute. Thanks for playing along Simon Says Stamp Going Dotty Challenge.

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  5. Really pretty and I love Tilda stamps - I have a box full of them, sadly neglected of late. Thanks for sharing at CC&S.

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  6. Super sweet take on the sketch!

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  7. Totally adorable card! Love the curved edge & those big dots make a great background!

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  8. I like how you've perched Tilda on the edge of the die-cut curve. Thanks for sharing your card with us at CC&S.

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  9. So cute! Your coloring is just divine!

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  10. I like the addition of the stars to reflect those in her outfit. She looks so cute sitting on the edge of the circle! Thanks for joining us at CC&S this week. Stef x

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  11. Lovely CAS design, love her sitting on the edge of that circle :) Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenge and good luck
    Andrea x

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  12. What a gorgeous CAS design. Love the stripey paper and your beautifully coloured image looks so cute hanging over the edge.

    Thanks for sharing with us

    Lin
    ABC

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  13. This is so cute Julie! Love how Tilda is sat on the edge :)
    Thanks for joining us this week at CAS-Colours and Sketches :)
    Lizy xx

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