SIP Challenge 38 – Colors!

How was Monday? I had a nice one! I crafted in the morning for a bit with Andrea over FaceTime and then I ran over to see my friend Paul for a chat before heading over to Heather’s for some lunch. I had some really good pizza with hot peppers and a glass of wine. After that I came home and finished up some more crafty things before heading out to run a few errands with Heather. We ran to IKEA, Macy’s, TJ Maxx, BJ’s and Michaels! After she dropped me off I had a little dinner and then headed back over to Heather’s to watch a little TV before coming home and finishing up my evening. This morning I’m off to Manhattan for two days at The Ink Pad with Barbara! I’ll be staying with my friend Kim tonight! Love my Kimmie!

Before I get to today’s post a bunch of you have asked for the link to my friend Sue’s Etsy store so here it is!


It’s Tuesday and time for this week’s Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge

SIP 38 Color Challenge 800

Some nice soft colors from Andrea! I started off with a card base of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. My background is a piece of Blushing Bride that I stamped with the Simon Says Stamp Diagonal Stripe Background with Blushing Bride Ink. Next up is a piece of Sahara Sand that I adhered to the card with Fun Foam and E-Z Runner at a slight angle. My lovely flowers are from the Clearly Besotted Sketched Blooms Photopolymer Stamp Set. I stamped them in Blushing Bride and Strawberry Slush using my MISTI and the leaves are stamped in Pear Pizzaz and Old Olive. After cutting them out with the Coordinating Dies and arranging them on a piece of Solar White 80lb that I used the Clearly Besotted Notebook Edge Die along the left side of I used some Press ‘n Seal to pick them up. To the back I added some Foam Tape and E-Z Runner and then pressed them into place. My greeting is from the same set and is stamped in Onyx Black. After adhering the panel to the card I added some Pretty Pink Posh Ballerina Pink, Pink Peony and Sparkling Clear Sequins to give it some shine! See, that sequin organizer is really handy as my sequins are always ready to be added to a card! I do love those flowers, such nice detail and shading with only two stamps! I hope that you enjoyed my Design Team card for this week’s Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge Color Challenge! Make sure and check out the rest of the Team’s cards over on the BLOG, they are amazing as always! We hope to see some of your creations in the gallery! Thank you very much for stopping by, have a lovely Tuesday! 🙂

SIP Challenge 38-JK-WM

Products used:

Stamp Sets: Sketched Blooms Photopolymer (Clearly Besotted) and Diagonal Stripe Background (Simon Says Stamp)

Ink: Onyx Black (Versa-Fine), Blushing Bride, Strawberry Slush, Pear Pizzaz and Old Olive Classic Stampin’ Ink (Stampin’ Up!)

Card Stock: Solar White 110lb and 80lb (Neenah), Blushing Bride and Sahara Sand (Stampin’ Up!)

Dies: Sketched Blooms and Notebook Edge (Clearly Besotted)

Embellishments: Ballerina Pink, Pink Peony and Sparkling Clear Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)

Adhesives: E-Z Runner (Home & Hobby), 3M Foam Tape and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot and Fun Foam

10 Replies to “SIP Challenge 38 – Colors!”

  1. Your flowers are gorgeous and now those two step stamp sets are so much easier to use with the Misti! I do love the colors for this challenge. So soft and Spring like. After yesterday’s sudden snow which took us all by surprise, it is nice to wake up and see some beautiful flowers. Thanks Justin.

    Today will be busy with those annoying errands that we all have to do. Banking, post office, town hall, grocery store. Nothing fun in the entire package! So, I hope your day is more fun then ours will be. Oh yeah, you’re off to Manhattan – how could it not be fun? You have yourself a Terrific Tuesday and enjoy your time in the City. Love & Hugs, XO 🙂

    1. Thank you Grace! The two step and three step stamps are definitely easier to use with the MISTI! Love that tool! Andrea did pick some great colors! Oh no! You had snow?! I hope that your Tuesday was the same as we had, just gorgeous! Glad that I got to brighten your morning!
      I actually don’t mind errands. I have a good time when I run around with Heather doing them! I did enjoy my day at The Ink Pad and am looking forward to today! Enjoy your day my friend! Love and Hugs!! XOXO 🙂

  2. I love your layout, and those flowers are beautiful! You are one of the busiest folks I know, I’m exhausted just reading about your day.

    1. Thanks Linda! Love those flowers! I do enjoy being busy! Keeps me alive! LOL! 🙂

  3. Your work is absolutely stunning. AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME love all your projects and glad I found your blog!

    1. Thank you very much Vicki! I appreciate that! I’m very happy to have you along and hope to not disappoint! 🙂

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