Guest Designing with Serendipity Stamps

Monday, February 29, 2016

Evening, y'all!  Just popping back in to share that I'm joining the creative geniuses, at Serendipity Stamps Challenge Blog, as a Guest Designer, for the month of March.  Woohoo!
They've cooked up a Circles/Dots Challenge, for you all, which inspired me to create a shaped card for my hubby's grandfather's 90th birthday.
I started his card by cutting all layers of my card, from White and Daffodil Delight cardstocks and watercolor paper respectively, with my Cameo.  I then stamped the airplane image, in Jet Black ink, on the watercolor piece; watercolored it; gave it a little shine with clear Wink of Stella; and adhered it to its cardstock frame.
The "Thinking of you" sentiment was stamped, in Jet Black ink, on a strip of vellum and secured, with the watercolored image sandwiched between it and the Daffodil Delight, cardstock frame, with silver-threaded, straight, machine stitches running all the way around the edges of the cardstock frame.  Finally, before adhering the prepped piece, with foam tape, to the White, cardstock, card face, I wrapped the latter with a length of hemp twine, tied in a double bow just to the right of my sentiment.
The 50% off stamp of the month is 1284E To the World...
and here's your Challenge #53: Circles/Dots graphic to save and add to your project post(s).
I'm also adding this one to Simon Says Stamp's Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes and, just in the nick of time, to House of Cards' February Challenge: Shaped Cards.
Be sure to stop by that same challenge link above to see how the Design Team was inspired and to get all of your challenge details.  Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a blessed March, friends!

{Supplies & Tools}
Stamps: 1261QCL Airplane & 191D Thinking of You (Serendipity Stamps) Paper: White (Wplus9); Daffodil Delight (SU!); vellum (Paper Studio); watercolor (Canson Studio) Ink: Jet Black (Ranger); Jet Black (StazOn) Other: silver thread (Coats & Clark); sewing machine (Janome); Cameo (Silhouette); foam tape (Scrapbook Adhesives); hemp twine (SU!); watercolors (Kuretake); clear Wink of Stella (Zig)

15 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is gorgeous! LOVING the colors and love love love that airplane!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Team Clark said...

Oh Jinny, this is just beautiful! Congrats on your GD spot!

Virginia Lu said...

Gorgeous take on this vintage stamp! You make it look so easy and fun to create! I adore the colors and the shape that you chose. Brilliant job on the stitching, Jinny! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Anything Goes” Challenge!

Miriam Prantner said...

Congrats on the guest spot! I'm loving that vintage image and the simple watercoloring, perfect combination!

Maria said...

Congratulations on the guest spot, Jinny! Love the airplane image in lovely color! And, your stitching is a wonderful touch on your amazing cards!

Karen B. said...

Great masculine based card!

Annette Allen said...

yay for guest designing.. your card is awesome.. i love that cool image

Jeanne Jachna said...

Jinny this is beautiful! I love the bright colors and the stitching around the edges. Wonderful that you made this for your DH's Grandfather. This is one of Mary's favorite stamps - made for her father!

Ruza Rebel said...

Gorgeous card! Love the image and your coloring! Thank you for joining our February Shaped Cards Challenge at the House of Cards. Ruza, HOC-Designer
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Tracey McNeely said...

What a fabulous card Jinny and your colouring is fabulous! Congratulations on your Guest Design at Serendipity!

Ros Crawford said...

Congrats Jinny! Another terrific card ... Love your watercolouring!

Tracy said...

What an awesome image for a 90th birthday. Cool colors and the circle shape is fun.

Leslie said...

Fabulous card!!

Leslie said...

What a gorgeous project with so many wonderful details! Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us in the House of Cards "Shape Up!" challenge!
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Katarzyna Ewa said...

I love the colours you used to make this card. Plane is perfect.
Thank you for sharing your project with all of us at House of Cards Fabruary Challenge: Shaped cards

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