Thursday, September 29, 2016

first concord and 9th creation and giveaway reminder

A few Concord and 9th goodies came home with me this summer. Not really "celebration" related, which is the theme of the first challenge over at Where Creativity Meets C9. But I needed a fall birthday card for my neighbor to go with the Yankee Candle (Autumn Wreath "flavor" for those of you interested) I brought back as her present. So I improvised.


Recognize this stamp set? Did a little stamp surgery on Painted Thank You and heat embossed the "you" with glittery bronze embossing powder. I think that's pretty celebratory! The inside sentiment reads "have an amazing birthday". I stamped two feathers from Grateful, then filled in around them with little flowers and leaves using Distress Inks (Dried Marigold, Spiced Marmelade, Forest Moss and Fired Brick) which I spritzed with water before stamping.


A little Tumbled Glass added to the feathers and then splattered onto the panel finished things off. Oh and a couple Doodlebug enamel dots and a strip of Pebbles PP!

I'm playing at:
Mod Squad - Falling Leaves
Cards in Envy - Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall
Simon Says Stamp Work it Wednesday September - Red, Orange, Yellow and or Brown
Where Creativity Meets C9 - #1

Last but not least - I've got a giveaway happening in honor of my 1000th post over here if you're interested. There's still time to leave a comment ;)

8 comments:

  1. So beautiful! Love the effect you've created with those itty bitty flowers! So pretty!!

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  2. It's gorgeous - I love how it's offset and that bronze EP is really beautiful. Congratulations on your 1000th post! I've only got 869 to go 😂

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  3. Maria, That stamp surgery of yours turned out just great, and you've made a wonderful card for your neighbor! Thanks so much for joining us at Cards in Envy. :)

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  4. Loving the bronze you. Pretty design.

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  5. Super fun technique and a great entry for Cards in Envy Fall challenge this month. I love the way you composed the remainder of the images as it really brings this to a great composition for your card. Thanks again and sure hope you'll join us again soon. Best to you.

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  6. So pretty! I love how you used the You part of the stamp and the whole card is gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing along with us at  The Mod Squad Challenge Angie, Challenge Host.

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  7. Oh, this is amazing! The colors look gorgeous with your glittery bronze embossing powder and I adore how you built the images around "you". Thanks so much for joining us for our first Where Creativity Meets C9 Challenge.

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  8. WOW! A little "plastic" surgery with results that are simply fabulous! Such a pretty fall wreath; the blue feathers and shimmery bronze are the highlights for me!
    Hugs~c

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