Sunday, 10 May 2015

Loves Rubberstamps - Sensational Sunday

Welcome to the Loves Rubberstamps weekly Sensational Sunday Blog Hop! The Design Team has created some gorgeous projects for your Inspiration. Check out each link and leave a comment. If you get lost along the way, each stop will have a full list of links. One of the Design Team posts is the hop's Sensational Sunday Sweet Spot and a name will be drawn from that list of comments to be in a monthly drawing for a $20 Loves Rubberstamps Gift Voucher! We will draw the winner of the Voucher the 1st Sunday of each month from all the comments left on the design team blogs! Remember, you have until 8:00 pm CST Saturday to leave your comments! Some come hop along with us and be inspired to create.

You should have arrived here to my blog from Rebecca Billard. Don't you just love what she did this week?! Crazy talented. Your next stop in the Hop after mine is Nick. Have fun hop hop hoppity hopping! :)

I've chosen a gorgeous stamp from The Greeting Farm for my creation today. The stamp is called 'Anya Celebrates'. I gotta tell ya, I'm getting quite a collection of these gorgeous 'big girl' stamps from The Greeting Farm. I LOVE these girlies. So watch out for more makes with these from me. If you like what you see, check out the gorgeous collection of Greeting Farm stamps Laura has in the shop here.

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I've used alcohol markers to colour the image and edged the image with Walnut Stain Distress Ink from Ranger, which you can find here in the store. I find I really need to use the right paper to get the best results from my alcohol markers, my favourite is an English paper you can find here. The Crafter's Companion paper has never let me down.

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The sentiment I've used for this card is a lovely one from a Stamping Bella stamp set called Maybelline Loves Mail from their Uptown Girls range. I just love the sentiments that come with these sets. Each stamp comes with it's own sentiment, sometimes the option of two. They're brilliant paired with the images in the set, but as you can see work really well with other images too. Check out the collection here.


I've kept the card pretty CAS for this make, as I wanted the stamp to be the feature and the long tall nature of this stamp lends itself really well to a long tall card shape. So I folded a long strip of cardstock, added a simple washi tape strip behind the image and mounted the image on foam pads to give a little dimension. I used some pretty baker's twine for a simple finish. I love baker's twine and there are so many gorgeous colours in the store right now. Check out the range here.

My awesome teamies have some incredible creations to share with you tonight. These girlies have some mad talent, so go check out their makes and be inspired. Follow the hop links below to be in with a chance to win the fabulous Loves Rubberstamps Sensational Sunday Blog Hop Candy! You never know where the sweet spot will be!

Thanks for popping in on my blog tonight. I'll have another crafty adventure for you soon, so check back in a bit. Have an awesome week. Hugs, Wends x

Challenge Entries:
On A Stampage: Mynette's Birthday Challenge

19 comments:

Dawn Turley said...

delightful card Wendy

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Fab image, love the colours and cas treatment. Great sentiment too

Alter This said...

do love this, what a great saying as well x

Aunty Sue said...

oh this is just adorable and that sentiment melts your heart love it

Jacee said...

Fabulous, just adore that sentiment, a wonderful card
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Rebecca Billard said...

Love your card Wendy! Awesome coloring and your right those Greeting Farm stamps are so nice!

Dangina Martinez said...

Fabulous image and sentiment! Happy Mother's Day!
Hugs, Dangina

Pam DeChellis said...

Love that sentiment! Great card!

Kikka Cards said...

Beautiful card! Lovely image and gorgeous sentiment!

Marcy said...

This is so adorable! I'm a big fan of TGF so I'm always excited to see others who are fans too! Even though it's always been on my list, I just finally got this image and now I can't wait to create a card with her! Hope you had a great Mother's Day!

cghundley said...

Too cute and great
coloring on it!
Carla from Utah

Laura Love said...

This is ADORABLE! I love this card size!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

OMGosh this is so super cute!!! Love it.

Denice said...

What a sweet card! Keeping it CAS really showcases this adorable Anya. Great design and who doesn't live a pop if red gingham!!!!

Donna Ellis said...

Hi, Wendy! Such a darling card layout, and a beautiful design. I am especially envious of your fabulous coloring and shading. Delightful! hugs, de

Sherrie K. said...

Oh my gosh, what a darling card! The image is so sweet and LOVE the sentiment! Your coloring is amazing~nice job!
Sherrie K

Dawn Louise said...

Sweet and so lovely. Brilliant sentiment. X

Mynn Kitchen said...

I am IN LOVE with this fabulous sentiment! Your coloring is gorgeous, and the twine is perfect! THANK YOU so much for linking up with my Birthday Giveaway at On A Stampage! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

coldwaters2 said...

Wendy I have been looking at all your fab posts I honestly do not understand how I have missed seeing so much beauty, once again I am not on any hop but I wanted to let you know that this is yet another gorgeous card I so love that image and the sentiment, terrific creation.
hugs
lorraine x

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