Hello … bonjour! It’s party time! We’re celebrating at Time Out today … and for the next two weeks as it’s our 3rd birthday! We have a delicious challenge for you (of course!) … and we also have lots of lovely prizes up for grabs, thanks to our generous sponsors (see below). The theme for our birthday celebration is Love and/or Friendship … and there’s an optional technique twist of Spotlight Stamping. Here’s where I went with it …
I repeatedly stamped a white card panel with a floral/leafy cluster from Papertrey (Doodlie Do) in grey. The centrepiece was coloured with Promarkers and I added the Waltzingmouse Stamps (sadly no longer operating) sentiment in black. The coloured cluster was die cut from the panel and adhered direct to the card base, and I popped the panel up over it on craft foam. I hadn’t intended to use any embellishments as it’s already a ‘full’ card for me, though after seeing it again here, I may just have to add a little bling to those blooms before it’s sent off in the mail!
Where will our theme take your creative imagination this fortnight? We’d love to have you share in our celebrations … and to see what you come up with in our gallery! As I mentioned above, there are prizes galore … just take a look at our fabulous sponsors … … some of whom are celebrating along with us. There are special posts over at STAMPlorations, Uniko, Happy Little Stampers and Verve, including cards to inspire you from members of their Design Teams … you don’t want to miss seeing the delights on offer!
All the details about the challenge and the prizes are over at the Time Out blog, along with lots of gorgeous inspiration from our fantastic DT and from our wonderful Guest Designer, (and fellow BABES), the uber talented Ardyth (yes, she of Maskerade!). If, by some remote possibility, you’ve never visited Ardyth, (or even if you have!) don’t wait … go now … and drink in all the deliciousness over on her blog … you’ll love it! Do hope you’ll join us for the party!
I couldn’t leave without saying a huge birthday congratulations and thank you to Sandie and Nonni, our fearless leaders at Time Out, for their unending energy, enthusiasm, creativity and hard work … we wouldn’t be here without you ladies … you’re such stars! Also, a big thank you to my fellow Design Team members past and present … your talent has always and will always inspire me! Finally, to our players … for sharing your consistently fabulous cards with us in our gallery … it’s a delight to visit you and see how you interpret our themes … thank you!
My card is heading over to …
Addicted to Stamps & More – Anything Goes
Inkspirational – Connect … mine’s that special connection between friends
SSS Monday – Based on a Book … The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
SSS Work it Wednesday – Use the Word/Colour Green
The Daily Marker – 30 Day Colouring Challenge … sorry Kathy, can’t copy or drag/drop the badge
Thanks so much for coming by, your visits and comments are always a joy! Anita 🙂