Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Simon Says..........Use More Than One Stamp

Happy Wednesday!  Welcome to another challenge at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

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Our theme this week is Use More Than One Stamp, and we are showcasing Honey Bee products.

I chose a wreath builder stamp set and made 2 cards.

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supplies: white card stock, plank background from SN@P Wood & Notebook Basics pad, Honey Bee Stamps Country Wreath elements, Gina K Wreath Builder stencil, sentiment from Avery Elle Floral Frame, May Arts Natural Twine bow

I first used my wreath builder stencil to make a leafy grapevine wreath, colored in the details with markers, sponged on some mowed lawn distress ink, and then fussy cut it out.  Next I stamped a few groupings of flowers and did the same.  The wreath was then popped above my card base, and the flower sprigs popped above that, so there is lots of dimension on this card!

I used the stamp set again for a much simpler second card, using some different flowers and the wreath this time:

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supplies: white and Doll Pink card, Honey Bee Country Wreath, sentiment from Simon's Hope Blooms, Zig markers to color, tiny punched butterflies 

I stamped the grapevine wreath on my card front, and separately stamped the 3 floral sprigs, masking as needed, then cut them out and glued them to the wreath.  Then I stamped the little blue dots here and there, and added some punched butterflies, along with my sentiment.

Now it's your turn!  Heidi has provided another $50.00 gift voucher

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to the amazing Simon Says Stamp store for 1 lucky random winner of this week's challenge!

15 comments:

  1. Both are beautiful and so elegant and summery too love them x

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  2. Beautiful and elegant cards, Lin! Love the pastoral mood in the first card and clean look in the second one. Thanks for inspiration :)
    Marge xx

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  3. wonderful wreaths, Lin - especially love the first one with all the dimension!

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  4. Both are beautiful. I love the woodgrain behind the wreath in your first card.

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  5. I can never see too many wreaths & these are beautiful, Lin! I can't stop looking at the first one--just gorgeous & so much interest!

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  6. Gorgeous cards Lin :-) both are so pretty! I love the layering on the first and the CAS design of the 2nd is equally stunning!

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  7. Love that wreath! Those flowers are perfect, just little pops of color. ♥

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  8. These are both gorgeous Lin! The wreaths are so pretty and beautifully stamped xx

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  9. Fabulous wreaths Lin, the woodgrain of course has stolen my heart.

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  10. So beautiful Lin. Both wreaths are perfect.

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  11. Your cards are so pretty Lin, I love wreaths and yours are gorgeous. x

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  12. I am a die hard wreath fan so your cards make me very happy! I love the layering and the coloring on both the cards. I love how you kept the first one pastel and made the second one so bright and pretty! Gorgeous cards. xx Ankita

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  13. What a gorgeous duo, Lin! I love the dimension and touch of twine in the first card and the pretty little pink butterflies in the second! :)

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  14. Both gorgeous Lin! I love the pattern paper paired with that beautiful image!

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  15. Love both your fabulous floral cards, clever how the same stamps look so different.
    luv
    Debby

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Thank you so much for your kind comments - they make my day!