A little note

Hello, my crafty friends! Thanks for hanging with me this morning – the first of the month is always busy, lol! Our first challenge of the new year goes live this morning over at Love To Scrap Challenge Blog and I’m happy to share my DT inspiration project for LTSCB #105 – Anything Goes! We’re being sponsored this month by the very awesome CAS-ual Friday Stamps so be sure to come on over and play!

I created a get well card as I don’t have nearly enough of them in my stash. The lovely Michele, owner of CAS-ual Friday Stamps, provided each of us with a stamp set of our choice, and I chose Pretty Posies to create with. I absolutely L-O-V-E this stamp set!


I did a lot of masking to create this corner cluster of posies. I quickly colored the blooms with water-based markers, as my original plan was to watercolor. As I was setting my space up to watercolor, I started thinking about the possibility of having to re-do all the masking if the watercoloring didn’t work out. I’m such a novice. So I changed my mind about the watercoloring since I made myself so nervous, and added some sparkle overlay marker instead, lol! Hindsight is always 20/20 and I wish I had gone ahead used my Spectrum Noir markers for that ‘wow’ color factor. So you’ll be seeing more of this stamp set! ;)


I took an angled shot in hopes that you could see the sparkle! ;)


I kept the inside fairly simple with a strip of black cardstock and a stamped sentiment.


Would love to enter this card into the following challenges:
A Bit More Time To Craft: #59 – Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Extra Challenge: January Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #1 – Anything Goes
Always Fun Challenges: #39 – Something New (new stamp set)
Colour Crazy Challenge: Week #51 – Anything Goes
Creative Craft Cottage: #102 – Anything Goes
Digi Choosday: Week #51 – Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends: #72 – Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp: Monday Challenge: Something New (new stamp set)
Simon Says Stamp: Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes
That’s Crafty Challenge Blog: Anything Goes
Use Your Stuff: End of Year Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday: Weeks #314/315 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Thick and regular Whisper White, and Basic Black cardstock
Stamps: CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Pretty Posies stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Spectrum Noir TB1 and Crystal Clear Sparkle Overlay Marker, Stampin Write Markers- Dapper Denim, Emerald Envy, Peekaboo Peach, Flirty Flamingo, Sweet Sugarplum
Accessories:  Masking paper, Glossy Accents

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project and will link up an Anything Goes project with us this month – we know you love the ‘anything goes’ theme! Be sure to check out all the amazing stamps and dies at CAS-ual Friday Stamps! Thanks so much for stopping by and we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

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