Sweet Stampin' ~ New
A warm hello to all my crafty pals. We have our last challenge of the year starting at Sweet Stampin' and since the 'New Year' falls in the middle of this challenge, we're going for a fun theme that honours this. We'd love to see any of your creations that have been made with 'new stash' perhaps that were Christmas gifts or any theme that encompasses 'new' things, like 'new baby', 'new house', 'new job' for example. I have chosen the theme 'New Baby'. I just LOVE this sentiment from a fabulous Lili of the Valley clear stamp set. I've used distress inks as watercolours to create the background with some dandelion and butterfly stamps that I've embossed with a clear glitter finish embossing powder to create the background. I used the glitter finish over the sentiment too, but stamped it first in black ink.
I lined the inside with white paper and added an extra sentiment to show how excited about this bubba we are! The inside sentiment is from a lovely Unity Stamp rubber sentiment.
The cardstocks I've used as the base have a lovely shimmer to them and at first I only had the orange card layer, but I had this purple on my desk and when I happened to put the card down on it, I noticed how the purple really brought out the colours in the watercolour panel, so I layered the orange over the purple to finish the design. The watercolour panel has been popped up on foam to create dimension and the edges distressed with scissors to finish with a little added interest.
I hope you'll come and join us at Sweet Stampin' for our final challenge of the year. We are celebrating all things new and hope you will to by joining in the fun with us. Out with the old, in with the new! Come and show us whatever you are inspired to do with this theme, just remember to 'stamp'.
I can't believe we are almost in 2019 and by the time this challenge closes, we will be! So let me take this opportunity to wish you all a wonderful 2019, here's to a bright New Year, filled with health, wealth and happiness and lots of fun crafty adventures! Hugs, Wends xoxo
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