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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Vicki Finds a Fun Inspiration



I have to chuckle - I went completely blank for today's spotlight. So I figured I can't be the only one that happens to - right? Right? Well, in my case, I have my trusty 1000 Bag, Tags & Labels go-to book.


This book is filled with fabulous inspiration for making cards. Case in point:


What got my attention was the splatter, and the CAS of the design.

Here is my set of cards I ended up making.





To make these cards you need to do the following;


STEP 1
Stamp one of the flowers from Bloom Sketches. [I used my MISTI - I wanted bold, even stamped cards]


STEP 2
Stamp the Hello from Boxed Blooms & Bold Sentiments


STEP 3
Smoosh ink onto a surface and water it down


STEP 4
Tap the filled paint brush [with the watered down ink] against your hand to add splatter to the card



Finalized Set [again]


Sometimes, all it takes is a picture, and you are good to go. :)

See you next time~



Stamps Vicki used in today's project:

      


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30 comments:

  1. Splattery and FABULOUS! Gorgeous CAS designs.

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  2. Gorgeous set of cards! Fabulous splatter! like your inspiration!

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  3. Love these splattery delights, so simple yet so effective.

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  4. A very pretty set of cards and so useful!! Where in the world did you get that book? Is it a current publication? Looks SO interesting.

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  5. Gorgeous set of cards! I definitely have those blank moments! I must check out the book :)

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  6. These are amazing...great set of cards.

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  7. Great way to make a set of CAS cards stand out.

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  8. This is so cool Vicki! A must try. I loved those splatters. And you are right, sometimes we are blank while making a card. Happens to me a lot these days ;)
    Hugs,
    Suchi xx

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  9. Love your Grungy note cards Vicki. TFS my friend. Hugs, Nancy

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  10. Love the monochromatic colors and superbly CAS too.

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  11. What a fun set of cards. Love the colors. This would be fun to box up to give as a little something to someone!

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  12. Fantastic and effective way of splatters, great set of cards!!!

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  13. I LOVE these, Vicki! They're CAS-ilicious in every way...simple, yet soooo stunning! These *will* be cased for sure!
    ~c

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  14. OH I love this easy way to get a stunning result...
    thanks for this inspiration... tooks no long time and will be simple to make...
    AMAZING
    CU hellerlittle

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  15. What a gorgeous set of vibrant CAS cards! Love them!

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  16. WOW....Fantastic cards! Totally love them...so easy for a huge punch!

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  17. Pretty dang awesome, my friend!!! Easy peasy works every time for me.

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  18. These are great. Love the bright colours and CAS style. Hugz

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  19. Great to see that a small thing that caught the eye can lead to beautiful cards! Inky greetings, Gerrina

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  20. Love those cards - I love your inspiration in creating these!

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  21. Cool, easy, effective cards Vicki...love that 'go to' book

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  22. I love these bright bold flowers with the sentiment on top. Also like the splotches.

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  23. Beautiful card set and lovely work that you have created here!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

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