Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Addicted to Stamps and More #130

Hi there

Yet another week has whizzed by and we're ready with a another new challenge over at Addicted to Stamps and More.  This week, it's the turn of a...

Photo Inspiration challenge.
You can take any element from the photo that inspires you: the layout, image, colours, etc.

And with Valentine's Day coming up this month we've got a love themed photo for you...

This week's challenge sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps and the winning prize is 7 digis!

Here is my DT card

I started by printing the digi sentiment on some white cardstock.  I then stamped the brush stroke images in rows in pale pink, pink and red before cutting it into a panel with a rectangular die.  Next I used some small heart dies to cut out some hearts from white and black cardstock.  The white hearts were coloured using the co-ordinating ink pads.  The panel and hearts were then adhered to the card base and I finished by adding some Glossy Accents to the three hearts.  I took my inspiration from lots of things here...the colours, the rows, the rectangle and the bold font.  This was super easy to make and I love how it turned out.

Materials used:
  • Digi: Pink Petticoat - Happy Heart Sentiments
  • Stamp: Stampin' Up! - Work of Art
  • Ink: Memento - Angel Pink, Lady Bug and Rose Bud
  • Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities - Classic Rectangles; Lawn Fawn - Heart dies
  • Accents: Glossy Accents

I would also like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Time Out Challenges - Challenge #23 - Valentine's Day with optional twist of Hearts
Just Us Girls - Challenge #278 - Sentiment as Focal Point
Simply Create Too - Challenge #78 - Valentine / Use Hearts
Inkspirational - Challenge #75 - Rose Colours
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Love
Fantasy Stampers - Challenge #29 - P.S. I Love You
AAA Cards - Game 32 - Love Love Love

There is some fab inspiration from my fellow teamies over at ATSM so why not pop over and show them some love at the same time :)

Thanks for popping by, I hope to see you again soon.


  1. Love your striped background and those glossy hearts!

  2. Love it. I like the way you've got stripes of colour and the lovely bold sentiment. Love the shine on the tiny hearts. xx

  3. This is such an awesome card!! I love the paint brush strokes and cute sentiment too!! :)

  4. Simply fabulous so simple so to the point and so colourful. thanks for joining us at Just us Girls this week.

  5. Beautiful sentiment and wonderful card! Thanks for playing along with the girls and I over at Just Us Girls! Hope you join us again in the future!

  6. Love these pink brush stroke images ~so sweet and lovely!

  7. These striped make for a fab bg, thanks for joining Ink and Time Out x

  8. love the brushstroke ombre look that you created

  9. Very stylish card with all those gorgeous brush stroke stripes and accent hearts. Love it! Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

  10. Pretty card! Love the background created with brush strokes & Ombre colors.

  11. Love the distressed candy striped panel and glossy hearts.
    Thanks for sharing at Fantasy Stampers. :)

  12. Love your crisp, clean take on the inspiration photo, Anita! Beautiful color combo, too!

  13. Gorgeous take on the inspiration photo, Anita...the brush strokes, the bold sentiments. I feel a crush coming over me! Fabulous!

  14. Wow...love the brush strokes...such gorgeous colors, Anita! Fabulous design!

  15. The background is gorgeous! The bold words really jump off the page. Gorgeous card! xx

  16. This is great! Love the stripes and the CAS design. Thanks for playing along with us over at Inkspirational! :-)

  17. I like how you have stamped ovef the sentiment image, lovely layout too!

  18. Sharp card! I wish you luck in the challenges- and thank you for playing with AAA Cards. Cheers, Victoria

  19. Adorable card...love all those sweet stripes.

  20. Clean and Simple, but not too much. I love your card.
    Thanks for playing along with the Simply Create Too challenge no. 78, Valentine's Day/Hearts.
    Join us again soon.
    Erica (Simply Create Too DT Member)

  21. Love your gorgeous card Anita - the stripes and the hearts look fab! Hugs x

  22. A great interpretation of the photo inspiration - thanx for sharing with us at Fantasy Stampers.
    Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

  23. Fab CAS card, very pretty too.
    Thank you for sharing with us this week at Sweet Stampin, Wedgie xxx

  24. Gorgeous CAS card, thank you for playing with Sweet Stampin', I hope you join our next challenge too :)

    Warm hugs

  25. Stunning CAS card!! Love the pink/red stripes!! And the sentiment is perfect!!

  26. Love your gorgeous card. Those stripes are fab.

  27. Love it! It's fun to look at and makes me smile. Thanks for sharing with us- AAA Cards. Cheers, Victoria


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