Uniko #22 Guest Designer – Mid Challenge Reminder

I’m delighted to be back for another week as Guest Designer over at Uniko … thanks so much to Bev, Sandie and the DT for the wonderful welcome … it’s an honour to work with you all!  Our challenge at the moment is ‘Anything Goes with the option of Masculine’ … and this time I went without the option …

Uniko 22R GD

… and went rather sweet and feminine!  I masked off the top third of the card and had fun stamping all those lovely little flowers and leaves (from Uniko’s Background Builder – Vines) … starting with the larger images first and filling in the rest as I went along.  The black strip was added to ground the stamping, I doodled in a faux dotted line with a white gel pen and added Stickles to the flower centres.  The sentiment is from Uniko’s Pure Florals – Gerbera, stamped in Versamark.

Have you played along with us already?  Would you like to … or maybe come back for second helpings (in Michele-ese!)?  The use of Uniko goodies is optional … but it would be lovely to see them … and there’s an incentive too!  There’s still plenty of time till Mr Linky closes the doors at 0800 BST on Friday 3 July (08.00 BST), so if you’re feeling creative, we’d love to have you join in!  There are generous prizes on offer … including the new Uniko Loyalty Reward Points!  All the details and tons of inspiration from the DT and my fellow GD, Melissa are over at the Uniko blog … look forward to seeing you in the gallery!

Thanks so much for coming by, your visits and comments are always a joy!  Anita 🙂

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38 thoughts on “Uniko #22 Guest Designer – Mid Challenge Reminder

  1. Pam

    Silly me – at first glance I thought that was pattern paper. What a beautiful floral piece you have stamped! Perfect design.

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  2. Brenda L.

    Another wow card Anita! I love your beautiful feminine stamping at the top, you always make it look so perfect like it was DP. The black strips just makes your stamping pop and grounds it perfectly and I love your doodling on it. Congrats on your guest spot gig, I’m sure everyone is waiting in the wings to snatch you up! Hugs, Brenda

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  3. Barbara Roe

    You have had a busy week Miss Anita. I agree with another comment that your beautiful colored paper looked like designer paper, but I should have known you would do something interesting and creative.

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  4. Geri G

    So soft, pretty, and dainty! Beautifully feminine – love it! You KNOW that I’m swooning over all the glorious white space and the bold black border between the white & the colors!

    I’m playing catch up again (imagine that…) from work!!!

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  5. Nora N

    I really like how you only stamped the top half of the card and then separated it from the white with the black strip. So lovely with all the white space!!

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  6. born57

    Amazing stamping, I thought it was patterned paper . Love all the white space too! Hope you have a great week Anita.

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  7. Bev

    Another rather pretty card, Miss Anita. Perfect for a lady. The small sized flowers are wonderful. I’m always looking for something like this. I did put a card in, but might have to work on a second one. Lots of birthdays coming up fast, lol! The black strip looks like ribbon. You’re so creative. Miss you and am sending hugs. Bisous, bisous

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  8. Beverley

    Simply beautiful, love how you have used the tiny florals from Background Builders: Vines and in such pretty colours. It has been wonderful having you GD with us at Uniko for this challenge. Thank you & Hugs Bev x

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  9. BarbGhig

    You have created such a beautiful panel for this card, Anita! I thought it was designer paper! Such a lovely pattern and the colors are just perfect! Another stunning card!

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  10. kimheggins

    Sweet card…just so beautiful. Love the feminine look you created with that gorgeous patterned paper.

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  11. Sarah

    Elegant, classy and totally feminine Anita – love the style and colours.
    Great card and it’s been great having you guest design with us this month.
    Thanks so much. Sarah x

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  12. Claire

    So pretty Anita – I have so many little blooms like these and never seem to give them any ink! You’ve inspired me to dust them off!

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  13. Sarah Gray

    I adore this, Anita! The perfect stamping, pretty floral design and lots of white space 🙂 Another wonderful CAS design. Thanks for being our GD x

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  14. chriss58

    Love the stamping on this Anita! Your arrangement of the flowers and colours are, well…perfect! The dotted line and sentiment placed, just so are the perfect finishing touch too!
    Bon weekend! XOX

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  15. lollthompson

    Love all the small images stamped together to create this beautiful card Anita. Such a wonderful design and a great way to use all the smaller stamps that I always seems to neglect. Very inspiring. xx

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  16. alexandra s.m.

    It is so beautifully stamped that it does look like patterned paper!
    Beautifully done Anita!!

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  17. cmayne

    You’ve created a magical garden with your pretty array of flowers, Anita…amazing how those small images, when combined, can have such an impact. Beautiful…utterly beautiful! The strip of black: perfect touch!
    Hugs~c

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  18. Cathy R

    Such a pretty feminine card Anita, your stamping is amazing, better then DP! Thanks for the reminder to link up too, Cathy x

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  19. Petra

    Oh, those little flowers are so sweet and cute, and yes, when I opened the post and saw the card I thought that was a lovely piece of designer paper!!! Love the black strip with the tiny white dots and the sentiment looks lovely!!!! Beautiful, my friend!!!!!
    Have a super week!!!!
    P.S. Enjoyed my visit, Anita – always such a pleasure to come here!!!

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  20. jmhave44

    So fresh & pretty. Thought the top layer was DP, until I read the post. My goodness, what perfect stamping! The tiny multicolored flowers are so precisely done, & love the texture of the pure white bottom. The black line with the tiny white gel dots was a very clean separation & again, I’m impressed by the even spacing of the gel dots. Just a wonderful CAS. TFS & Have a great week. Hugs

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  21. djkardkreations

    Goodness, Anita, you MADE that patterned portion?! I thought it was a section of store-bought pp! It’s perfection and I love your simple and clean and feminine design to inspire us for the Uniko challenge! Thank you!! Miss you! Hugs, Darnell

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  22. Nicki S

    GORGEOUS card, Anita!! I love this so much. Great layout and great stamping! It’s been great having you as a Guest Designer for Uniko this month!

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  23. Joyce M.

    Absolutely gorgeous. I love your stamping so much–it looks just like patterned paper. Great color choices, and I also really like the black line with the dots.

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