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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;

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

Stamp the Hello from Boxed Blooms & Bold Sentiments

Smoosh ink onto a surface and water it down

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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  1. Splattery and FABULOUS! Gorgeous CAS designs.

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

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

  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.

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

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

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

  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 ;)
    Suchi xx

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

  10. Fun Technique ! i loved your bold yet CAS cards !

  11. Love the monochromatic colors and superbly CAS too.

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

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

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

  15. 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...
    CU hellerlittle

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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