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Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Button Up - Simon Says Stamp DT

Hello lovely peeps,
I'm going to whizz through my post today as pins and needles in my arm are driving me crazy, ok crazier lol.
& this week our challenge is

My lovely teamies and I are featuring some Crafters Companion products on our creations this week, if you have any we'd love to see them but as always it's not compulsory to use them to join our challenge.
I decided to create a Spring card, much more CAS than usual but as my arm / shoulder hasn't been playing nice for a few days I admit I took the easy option lol.
 A big thank you to Crafters Companion who very kindly sent my lovely teamies and I some fabby products to play with. In my package were some green Spectrum Noirs as well as the 8x8 embossing folder I've used.
My card has been created using Simon Says Stamps "Green Apple" cardstock & I embossed some vellum to overlay it, and I added twine, pearls and of course a button.
It was nice to play with the Spectrum Noirs for a change but I'll be staying a copic girl as I prefer the soft brush nib that copic markers have where as the Spectrum Noirs have a nib like the original copics & Promarkers have.
 I have coloured the pretty Magnolia stamp with a mix of Spectrum Noirs and Copics as I only had green Spectrum Noirs, & the colours I've used are -
SN's - DG2, CG2, CG1, copics - C1, C00 / Y19, Y15, Y13

As always our lovely Heidi is sponsoring our challenge with a $50 voucher for the fabulous 
Crafters Companion are also sponsoring our challenge with an additional prize so dig out your buttons and come and join us :)
Simon Says Stamp
Don't forget to visit the new SIMON SAYS STAMP STORE BLOG  for lots of fabulous inspiration, candy, and lots of  lovely new or featured products.
That's me finished for today peeps, thanks for stopping by


  1. This is my favorite shade of green - especially for spring! Beautiful card, Mandy!

  2. hi Mandy! luv your card the distressed embossing is sooooo fab, luv the look! cute card, hope your day is great!

    sparkle & shine *~*

  3. Am I on the right blog?! What a fab CAS card, Mandy! Pretty daisy image and I love how the embossed vellum softens the green cardstock! Still a few Mandy touches with thesgreat stitched detail, twine and pearls! Hugs, Lisa x

  4. Stunning CAS design, Mandy! The flower really pops with your beautiful colouring and Wink of Stella!

  5. Beautiful card, Mandy!! Love that green and it's perfect with that flower!
    hugs, Sharon

  6. amazing !!!! love the colors and embossed paper

  7. A beautiful card Mandy - a fabulous design and such a gorgeous colour scheme and adorable Magnolia flower!!

    Heather xx

  8. Gorgeous card Mandy!! So elegant!!


  9. Gorgeous card, Mandy! Loving the GREEN for Spring!! :)

    Simon Says Stamp!

  10. What an elegant background, Mandy ... a great backdrop for that lovely, gorgeously coloured daisy! Spring's arrived! Anita :)

  11. Wow, your card is really fantastic.

  12. Beautiful and Stylish Clean and Simple card!! FAB Strong colors.. Perfect sewing!! I love it!!

  13. Very nice background.

  14. Hi hun, just thought I'd visit to see if you remember me!!!!!
    gorgeous card hunny, love the use of the vellum,
    huggles Liz xx

  15. Awesome card, I love the overlay and great colouring. beautiful job.

  16. Love the embossed vellum overlay! It's so striking with the green background! Absolutely gorgeous!
    <3 Emily L.

  17. Gorgeous Mandy, I love the image you used and embossed background.

    Jo x

  18. really beautiful coloring and shading in the flower, and wonderful details abound!

  19. I am delighted with your work
    It is wonderful and so beautifully made​​.
    Very beautifully presented.

  20. Gorgeous card Mandy :-) the flower is so pretty and I love the embossed vellum, so delicate and pretty ,,, really beautiful :-)

    I hope your shoulder is feeling better xxx

    Lols x x x


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