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Link: A-MUSE-A-PALOOZA: Challenge 2 – Inspiration Eastcoast style!.

SCS Gallery Keyword:  AP08INSP

Crikey, I’m a’bouncin’!

Looky, looky!!!

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I wanted this to be as bold and "punchy" as the fabulous Vera Bradley print in Shurkus’s challenge!  I think I pulled that part off!  I did some faux stitching with my piercing tool and white gel pen to re-create the "designer label" effect!  (I cannot help but smile whenever I see this technique used–I can still hear Consuelo, shouting out "SHUT UP!!!" *chinkle*)

As I was layering color and stamp images, I started to wonder . . . "Hmmmm . . .  I dunno if this is gonna work or not . . . "  But, it still seemed to have a chance, so I kept going . . . So glad I did not give it an untimely burial in the circular file because I absolutely LOVE how it turned out!


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Stamps:
  "happy Birthday", Astro Flower, Wildflower, Super Dot all by A Muse Artstamps
Papers:
  Celestial Blue (lovely pale, pale blue) Note Card, Swiss Red Paper by A Muse; Navy card stock
Ink:
  Brilliance Moonlight White, Brilliance Mediterranean Blue,  Versamagic Red Magic by Tsukineko; Colorbox Fluid Chalk in Ice Blue by Clearsnap
Other:
  Retired Pinking Scissors (SU!), White Detail Embossing Powder, Piercing Tool, Foam Mounting Tape

9 Comments
  1. This is so purdy!!! I love you zig-zag edging and perfect stitching!!!

  2. As you would say…. SHUT UP! This is fantastic Julie. You should add this to your next Creative Classroom sessions. Perfect example for inspiration challenges. You are ‘da QUEEN!!!

  3. Fabby! You just knocked my socks off.

  4. This card is stinkin’ gorgeous! a “THUD” for sure!

  5. i love it julie ;) its WICKED awesome ;) thanks for playing!!!

  6. Love this! The pinked edges take it over the top for me.

  7. Bold, punchy and beautiful- I absolutely love this!!!!

  8. Pure GENIUS!!! I love your faux stitching.

  9. LOVE this!!!

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