April 20, 2011

Simon Says Stamp Challenge...Embossing + Belles 'N Whistles...Sending Sunshine!

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Hey Stampin friends! WOW! Everyone made such beautiful cards for the kids in last week's challenge!  Well, it's that time again! Time for a new challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog! This week the challenge is EMBOSSING and the Simon Says DT are featuring Belles 'N Whistles stamps. We would love to see your BnW creations but it is not a requirement of the challenge. 


We have a very generous prize this week, as always, Heidi, has offered up at $50 dollar gift voucher to the Simon Says Stamp Superstore!!! I know you won't have any trouble spending the $50 dollars in the Superstore it is full to the brim with gorgeous stamps and crafty supplies. Please join us and you could be the lucky random winner of the $50 gift voucher!

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For my card I have used the Belles 'N Whistles stamp called Bronzing Beauty...love her to bits I think she is my fave BnW image. I have coloured her with my Copics and cut the image out with my Oval Nesties. I left the image in the die and inked with Tumbled Glass Distress ink.  I have teamed the image up with BasicGrey Hopscotch 6x6 paper pad. I inked all the edges of my papers with my new favourite ink called Powder Puff chalk ink, Mocha Mama and Amaretto. The flowers are from my stash and I added BasicGrey Hopscotch painted brads to the centres. I also used my Die-namics Little Open Scallop border from My Favorite Things.  I love a crisp white sentiment and so I used Distress Embossing ink and American Crafts Zing White embossing powder to emboss the sentiment which is from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, Kimmie's Mermaid Sentiments set

Well, thanks so much for stopping by and having a wee peek at my Simon Says Stamp Challenge card! I really hope you can join us this week! Please pay the Simon Says Stamp DT members a wee visit too and leave them some love! They have made such gorgeous and inspirational cards for you this week, as always!

Have a Stampin' Great Day!

hugs,

16 comments:

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Tara :-) The image is lovely and the papers are my faves !! I just love those ,, gorgeous embellies too and the sentiment is perfect :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Jane said...

Oh this is stunning hun! love the gorgeous sunny colours and amazing details! hugs, Jane x

Jane said...

Oh this is stunning hun! love the gorgeous sunny colours and amazing details! hugs, Jane x

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Super card Tara, so bright and colourful and Summery. Love the image you have used and those lovely BG papers. Perfect !

Hugs,

Jo x

Victoria said...

This is so beautiful and the colours remind me of the seaside fantasic. Superb colouring too.
thank you for having me as your designer in the spotlight this week so sorry I did not get round everyone last week, we had an awful couple of days here
love
Vicky x

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card hun, the image is adorable and I love the bright sunny colours
hugs Mandy xx

ellabella said...

This is totally TOTALLY beautiful! What a wonderful images! Wonderful coloring! Your work is such an inspiration! Janine

debby4000 said...

Oh this is gorgeous Tara beautiful colours and sweet image.
luv
Debby

Paula said...

Love the striped central panel & the way it picks out the yellows. The white sentiment really brings the image panel to the eye too - lovely.
Paula (PEP)

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Gorgeous work, Tara!! I love your style!!! The colors, the papers, the matching brads & flowers...all fabby!!


*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp

Marcea said...

Hi tara hun, this is just gorgeous. I love your layered flowers and sparkly ribbon .... must get me some of that!!!! Hope you have a great weekend xxx

Rica said...

Gorgeous card Tara, I love your fabulous layout and adorable image. I also love the Hopscotch papers and can actually manage to put these together quite well. Your co-ordinating flowers are stunning!!
love
Heather xx

mansi said...

This is truely GORGEOUS!!

~Vittory~ said...

Gorgeous card! I love it!
With best wishes,
Viktoria

Riet said...

So beautiful card Tara,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

scrapadinne said...

Gorgeous card - like how you've combined all the different colors!

Hugs
Scrapadinne

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