Friday, May 7, 2010

CLEARLY INSPIRED CHALLENGE #13

Good morning. Hope it is starting off well for you. The sun is shining here. What more could you ask for? As my teenage son opened the front door to leave for school, he discovered a raccoon. He yelled at it to go away so he could get safely out the door. Hee. Scaredy cat teenager. Hee. It was heading up a tree, what did he think it was gonna turn on him, he was 8 feet away. Anyway, I got a giggle out of that one. Hee.

You are going to want to head over to to the Clear Dollar Stamps Blog and find out about the new prize for the CLEARLY INSPIRED CHALLENGE. It is now a monthly challenge. Opens the first of the month with a theme and runs til the first of the next month. Pull out your Clear Dollar Stamps if you have them, if not use what you have. Did you check out the prize yet? AN ENTIRE MONTH'S RELEASE OF STAMPS (one of each stamp being released). Wow!
So, this month's challenge is FLOWERS. It's all about the flowers. It is May after all. Hee. I used the MAY STAMP OF THE MONTH LILY OF THE VALLEY and the sentiment from PEONY from CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS.

I stamped partial images of the Lily on these panels and colored them in using Copic markers from Clear Dollar Stamps that coordinate with the Spring Whispers Clearly Coordinating Cardstock and Ribbon Collection.

This card is also for today's Free For All Challenge #11 on Splitcoaststampers. Today's challenge is to use your gel pens. I use a white gel pen to dot the edges of my black mats. Also I highlighted the leaves and flowers on my panels.
This card is flat so it will mail without extra postage, definitely a plus.

RECIPE:
STAMPS:May Stamp Of The Month Lily of The Valley, Peony (Clear Dollar Stamps)
PAPER:Cottonball White, Night Eclipse, Billowing Clouds (all from Clear Dollar Stamps)
INK:Momento Tuxedo Black (from Clear Dollar Stamps), Copic Markers (all from CDS), white gel pen
ACCESSORIES:Marvy Scallop Corner punch, Spellbinders tags (from Clear Dollar Stamps), Billowing Clouds grossgrain ribbon (from Clear Dollar Stamps)

10 comments:

Katie Renz said...

Just plain gorgeous Lisa.

~~Deby said...

I love this card...your coloring is great...and yes indeed, it is sunny this morning...I took some pictures of my Dogwood tree and put them on my blog this morning...couldn't resist...
Can I ask....can you use your BIC markers along with your Copics--on the same image..
As I collect my Copics there are still colors I need ..can you ever have too many ???
I plan on putting a first order in soon with the Clear Dollar stamps...looking forward to using and coloring...
Deby
BTW...Racoons scare me too...we even had a Opposum on our fence one night...life in the Pacific Northwest....

Cassie said...

This is stunning, Lisa! I love all the colors, and what neat placement ;D

Crystal said...

Lisa your stamping is AWESOME, LOVE all the dots too!!! Beautiful sweetie!

Kerry J. said...

So pretty!! Love the colours and that sentiment is fab!

The Stamper's Touch said...

I love, love, love this card Lisa!!!!! I have been trying to grow lily of the valley for years but the deer keep finding them, so I will have the imagine how lovely they smell by looking at your card! The white gel pen dots are out of this world!!! They really finish this off!

Linda

Laurie Wilson said...

Oh, I LOVE the 3 panels on this and how you worked them together! Also, of course your bright colors with that light blue are wonderful!

Joan Ervin said...

WOW, girl...this is over the top FABULOUS!!!!! I LOVE how you stamped the lily of the valley on the background panels and the soft colors are gorgeous!!!! I soooo looove this AWESOME design!!!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Love the dots! This image is just so pretty!

Gloria said...

Oh Lisa...I love how you used this stamp! What a great design that showcases it so beautifully!

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