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Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Anything Goes At Simon Says Stamp

Good afternoon lovely peeps!

It's Wednesday which means -
& this week our challenge is
Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog
Don't forget you can enter our challenge 5 times and there is no limit to how many challenges you combine your entry with.
Do you use Instagram ?  If so, please add #ssswchallenge to your challenge entry uploads so we can see them on there too. 

 This week my lovely teamies & I are featuring 
   goodies on our cards. You don't have to use them to enter our challenge but we'd love to see them if you do.
For today's card I have definitely been flower happy! As we are featuring Ranger products this week I wanted to create something different than the usual bold coloured inky creations that I for one associate Ranger products with, so I have chosen the complete opposite!

I have used Ranger's lovely staggered brickwork stencil with embossing paste & I have added some white Gesso over the top of the paste once it dried to highlight my stencil work. The papers have been lightly distressed using Old Paper distress ink & scissors, and I've blended Milled Lavender distress ink over white card stock using Ranger's ink blending tool before die cutting Simon's pretty butterflies & punching some hydrangeas.
As always our lovely Heidi is sponsoring our challenge with a $50 voucher for the fabulous 

Simon Says Stamp

 I'm entering my card in the following challenges -
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes,  Crafting From The Heart - anything goes, Craft Your Passion - anything goes, Craft-Dee BowZ - anything goes with a bow,  Not Just Cards - anything goes.Our Crafty Corner - anything goes, The Paper Nest Dolls - anything goes.

That's me finished for today, thanks for stopping by


  1. Swoooon.....this is so pretty, Mandy! The flowers drew me in, but I love all the wonderful layers surrounding them! Beautiful work, as always!

  2. Hi Mandy what a stunning card I Love the flower's and the design is wonderful.

    Debs xxx
    {Debs Cards}

  3. Beautiful card Mandy. the whole design of this is so pretty! WOW!! :-)

    Lols x x x

  4. OMG fantastic card as usual

  5. What a truly gorgeous design, love every detail! <3

  6. Gorgeous card Mandy
    so lovely details are on it
    hugs Tamara

  7. Stunning card, Mandy! The floral cluster is such a lovely focal point!!

    Simon Says Stamp!

  8. This is beautiful Mandy. Love that brickwork stencil.

  9. Saw this on the Simon Says Stamps blog and had to come take a closer look -it's stunning! Absolutely stunning and so very different to what we associate with Ranger. Have pinned it to my inspiration board - thank you for sharing it with us Karen x

  10. Absolutely gorgeous card Mandy, love the flower spray and the way you have the sentiment in that gorgeous frame !
    Hugs, Kaz x

  11. Swoonalicious, Mandy! So soft and feminine! You've managed to get such texture in all the white layers and then topped off with those pretty flowers and your beautiful finishing touches! Hugs, Lisa x

  12. Ah, Mandy, this looks awesome - a work of art!

  13. Hey Mandy, really loved loved loved your card! You are super creative.

  14. So gorgeous card Mandy, I love it :)

  15. Oh Mandy, this is one of my new favorites from you. I love that you showcased a softer side of Ranger. The floral cluster is stunning atop the elegant and whimsical background. I always love frames, so that is another favorite part... and oh the colors! :o) I love every sweet and sunshiny inch of this. Thank you for the heartfelt inspiration you always share.

    Hugs and blessings,

  16. Wow, Mandy, I had to stop by and comment on this's so beautiful! The recipient of this stunner will be so enchanted with it! :)

  17. Oh my goodness--I can't take my eyes off this masterpiece, Mandy! An all-time favorite!


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