Tuesday, June 24, 2008

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So Happy Splitcoast Color Challenge 172

Happy Tuesday evening! I'm glad some of you liked my vintage treasures down below! I managed to get one quick card done today to share! When I saw the Splitcoast Color Challenge 172: Wild Wasabi, Taken with Teal, and White, my initial reaction was ewwww, because I am not a Teal fan. But, I perused the gallery and saw some cute cards with a LOT of white, so that's what I went with too! lol! Plus, I only found two small scraps of Teal cardstock I could even work with.

I'm going to try and *showcase* some of the retiring stamp sets from now until the end of June. I was thinking of doing it longer, but let's face it...once those new pre-order sets are available, I'll be moving on! lol!

So for this card I used the set So Happy and the Dilly-Dally Friends wheel. For the center of the flower, I stamped the circle in Wild Wasabi on white cardstock, then punched it out with the 1" circle punch, covered it with a big blob of Crystal Effects (same as Diamond Glaze stuff), then poured the green glitter over it and waited for it to dry. I like the texture and the way it's raised up, three-dimensional like.

Okay, ta-ta for now! Thanks for stopping by! Have you stamped something today?

Stamps: So Happy, Dilly-Dally Friends wheel.
Cardstock: Whisper White, Taken with Teal, Wild Wasabi.
Ink: Wild Wasabi, Taken with Teal.
Accessories: Wild Wasabi Double Stitched Ribbon, Crystal Effects, Green Chunky Glitter, Paper Piercer & Mat Pack, 1" Circle Punch, Eyelet Setter, Dimensionals.


Tina said...

Can I just say ~ I seriously love that! I love glitter today as much as I did in the 3rd grade. I have the Dilly Dally wheel, never used it and. . . . . .to be perfectly honest, not completely sure where the wheels are stored. Yikes! May I borrow some organizational skills? Could you please bring Suzy? Remember in her picture, she even had those scissors secured ~ for the love!

~amy~ said...

**love** this Angie...the glitter absolutely R*o*c*k*s!

Beverly said...

Angie, this card is awesome. I don't think I've ever tried putting glitter on Crystal Effects, so I'll have to try it. It turned out great on your card!
See you tonight at Club!

Donna said...

wow - this card is sweet looking! love the crystal effects/glitter. thanks for sharing and no, I haven't stamped anything all week (taking a much needed break) but I'm sure enjoying seeing everyone else's stuff

Tara said...

I'm back...I'm back!!! It was a rough couple of days...I totally could've done a late night card last night too!! I got caught up on all the posts I missed...you've been busy!! I love all your vintage finds...very cool and this card is cute too...good job with a tough challenge.