Friday 3 December 2010

the stampman challenges you to...

make something Christmassy
with just
three colours

I'm in my colour comfort zone at the minute of blues and greens, and added a versamark 'vanilla' to my colour choice.  That last colour (neutral technically but hey!!) was a bit serendipitous, it was the easiest pad to get to and I just love how effective it is on the white card :)

I just LoVe that 'Fabulous Flourish' by Hero Arts, it's so, so versatile, and an exquisite image! 

I cut out my star using my friend's Sizzix die, but a punch or similar die would work just as well.  I distress inked it, and layered it over my moonglow paper made HERE.  Making batches of paper with Starburst Stains keeps the messy task separate from the card making and makes for a very clean card making process :)  There is a smidgeon of sequin waste (punchenella) sewn behind the star, along with a snippet of organza ribbon.

We're on Challenge #11 this week over at The StampMan.  Head over to the challenge site for some gorgeous inspiration from the design team, which includes

then link up your own project so we can come and take a look at your work!!!  Have fun :)


  1. Just love those colours. Beautiful project.

  2. WOW! Sarah the colours are zinging, love the blues and you're right the cement colour on the flourish works beautifully, Hope you're feeling a lot better from last week:0) xx

  3. beautiful...... love your star.. and love the shiny punchanella behind it.. I sell that in my etsy shoppe fyi.. spread the word! love love that stuff! hugs to you! xo

  4. Love what you did with your 'signature' colors! ; )
    Really beautiful work xx

  5. Beautiful card Sarah, you're right, that flourish stamp is so versatile and it looks great here, the vanilla ink is a perfect choice with your fav blue and green. I also love your star and stitching:)

    I hope you are feeling much better now

    Jill x

  6. OHHHH! Just love it, Sarah:) You are super amazing! Love your style--I'm serious about coming over for a lesson! Maybe I'll meet you in the middle:) LOL!

  7. Very pretty! The colors are beautiful. Very beachy. And I love the beach!

  8. This is just stunning Sarah, I love the colours and that flourish.
    Hope you have had a good weekend.
    luv {brenda} xox

  9. gorgeous sarah. Hope your feeling better
    love debbie xxx

  10. I love this .....the colors are perfect...beautiful = )


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