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March Guest Star Stamper Entries 2

Here are two more entries for this month's contest. It's funny--I'm not a big color-inner or meticulous cutter, but I am quite smitten by this set. I don't mind the time it takes, because the flowers are just beautiful.

I heat embossed the flower on Kraft cardstock, then I colored it in with a SU Pink Passion marker (the embossed lines are quite forgiving). I like how the Kraft paper darkened the ink a little. I also colored the center again with a black marker. I used my Making Memories slot punch to thread the ribbon. I am a bit nerdy with grammar, so I wish I could have a little comma stamp to put after the "you"...

This one is my favorite of the bunch. I love the springy colors together, and I surprised myself with a little Spring Moss polka dots. I am so NOT a green and orange person (flashbacks of my very '70's home growing up), but these seemed to really work. Again, I heat embossed on Pure Poppy, Berry Sorbet and Summer Sunrise paper and cut out the flowers. (I need another comma.)

Card #1
Paper: PTI White, SU Kraft
Ink: Versamark, SU Pink Passion, Versafine Onyx
Stamps: PTI Friends 'Til the End
Other: PTI True Black polka dot ribbon, Filigree embossing powder-Ranger, MM slot punch

Card #2
Paper: PTI White, Bitty Dot Basics PP
Ink: Versamark, SU Summer Sun, PTI Berry Sorbet
Stamps: PTI Friends 'Til the End
Other: PTI leaf ribbon, Filigree embossing powder-Ranger
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  1. I love these -- the second one -- with the ribbon on the border is particularly gorgeous.

  2. holy cow Cheryl. all of your entries are
    super FABULOUS!!! i LOVE the colors. i know what you mean about the 70's house hold colors, gold and avacodo green!

  3. Great cards and idea for that leaf ribbon. I just had to have it and have only used it once or twice.

  4. Love your cards Cheryl! I wasn't going to get the Friends Till the End set but I did b/c I liked the sentiments and font so much. Coloring the flowers scares me but you did a fabulous job.

    I really like how you used the vine ribbon on the second card.

    I hope you win!!

  5. These are gorgeous, Cheryl! I love the design and colors on both of them!

  6. Wow! Two beautiful cards, I love that stamp set.

  7. I love all your gss cards Cheryl, but I like the springy colours of this one best, You crack me up about the comma, I never missed it!!

  8. Wow wow wow! Love these! You are rockin this set!

  9. These cards are BEAUTIFUL!!!! I just love the color combos you used. And that pink on the kraft...its like a whole new Fabulous pink! WOW!

  10. These ARE beautiful! And I heard about the leaf ribbon, but didn't remember seeing it, this is quite cool! And I appreciate the grammar nerd--I am right there with you! I am really wanting this set--I can see so many possibilities!

  11. These are so pretty, you are actually making me want this set (that I thought was icky when in first came out!) Nicely done!!!

  12. My goodness, I don't know how I've missed your blog! I love all of your work, but these cards are spectacular. Definitely case-worthy!


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