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Sunday, 4 May 2014

Circle the Globe at Fashionable Stamping Challenge

Its time for another challenge at Fashionable Stamping and for this fortnight it's 'Circle the Globe' in other words we want to see circles on your project and we would love to see how you interpret this.
But don't forget, we especially need to see that the stamping is the focal point on the project and that this must follow the format of the theme.  We are again sponsored by Flonzcraft, who are offering one lucky random winner a $20 spend in their online store.
For my card I have used my new Jofy stamps, something completely different for me, but I love these quirky flowers.  I stamped in black and heat  embossed using Clear EP.  The flowers were coloured with Distress Markers and then heat embossed using a Watermark embossing pen and Clear EP, which meant I could ink and splatter without affecting the coloured flowers and circles.  My butterfly was stamped before cutting with a circle Nesti, which was left in place while I coloured with Peacock feathers  DI.  The words were heat embossed before cutting up, and all edged with the PF DI.
My fabulous teamies have some wonderful interpretations of these theme, so please pop over to the main blog, you won't be disappointed, and of course, all the rules and information is there.

I am entering this at:
  Allsorts - Butterflies
  Thats Crafty - Spring
  Crafts4Eternity - Stamp It
  A Little Bit Crafty - Flower Power
  The Artistic Stamper - In the Garden
  Stamping Sensations - Anything Goes

Enjoy the rest of the Bank Holiday weekend and thanks for  popping by,  I do hope to start visiting  and to get back to normal this week.
Avril xx


Desire Fourie said...

A stunning and colourful mixed media feel here and I love how you did the wording on the stems.
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Cazro said...

So far out of your box of comforts but Wow! Avril, a great piece of art. Loving your colour choices, so fresh and spring like. I'm liking the look of those stamps, need to find out more about them. Caz

Rita said...

Beautiful card Avril, with so much to see. Enjoy your weekend. Hugs Rita xx

Joan said...

Love your bright zingy colours Avril and thequirky flowers

sally said...

Your lovely card has brought colour to my day :-)


Silvia(Barnie) said...

How fantastic, a gorgeous card. Love these images.

Meggymay said...

Fantastic card Avril , so different for you but full of life and colour.
Yvonne x

Esther said...

Fabulous bright colours and gorgeous stamping...love this vibrant card Avril..Esther xx

Anonymous said...

The colours are so fresh, perfect for those whimsical stamps and I love that butterfly detail.

Margik said...

Fabulous card! Love the vibrant colors and cute stamps.

Paula Whittaker said...

lovely blend of colours on this piece - thanks for sharing it with us over on the That's Crafty Challenge Blog.

Claire said...

Love your new stamps, and you've created a gorgeous project with them. The colours are so fresh and pretty
Claire xx

Linda said...

I love JOFY stamps and you've certainly done a fabulous job here. I love the bright colours you've used and the background looks great .... nice tip about the embossing powder too. Linda xx

Wendy L said...

Lovely bright card, thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week, xxxx

Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries said...

Soooo awesome!

Terry said...

A beautiful way to "circle the globe" with that butterfly! Very clever and lovely! Hugs!

Deborah said...

Fab card. Thanks for entering it in the That's Crafty!challenge - and good luck in the draw.

butterfly said...

Completely gorgeous colouring, and I love that the flowers are embossed too. Such a clever take on the theme - and lovely too!
Alison x

Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Avril. Wow, these JOFY stamps look fabulous on this background. Looove this heaps!
Dot x

michele said...

Lovely card Avril Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Becky said...

Love your card Avril the colours and stamps are lovely.
Becky x

Lynne K said...

I love those JOFY flowers, Avril, and that gorgeous background shows them off to perfection. Thank you for sharing this lovely card with us at Stamping Sensations this month.


Fliss said...

An amazingly colourful creation Avril. Just love it!
Thanks for joining in with our That's Crafty Spring challenge and wishing you good luck.
Fliss xx

Astrid Maclean said...

A stunning card Avril, amazing background and such great use of those JOFY stamps!! Thanks so much for adding it to our challenge over at The Artistic Stamper!!

Tracy said...

Thanks for joining Stamping Sensations with this great entry, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x