A CASE of a swap from Convention...
I used the Pocket Silhouettes hostess set in the background with bleach and then crimped the Scallop border which sets off the grass look nicely!
This was Artistic Etchings circle stamp in bleach, with other images stamped off and then stamped on to create a muted effect.
Recipes: Bird: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Pear Pizzazz and Night of Navy cardstock, bleach, Bird on a branch punch, Vintage Vogue set, Basic Pearls.
Grassy: Certainly Celery, Old Olive and Whisper White cardstock, Old Olive satin ribbon and ink, bleach, Pocket Silhouettes and Just Believe sets, Basic Pearls, Crimper tool and Scallop Trim Border punch
Red: Artistic Etchings set, Linen thread, Basic Rhinestones, Love Letter and Newsprint DSP, Real Red cardstock, Bleach, Early Espresso ink.
And some of the two step stamping technique. I did a really abstract design, which is more in keeping with my pre-Stampin' Up! days (where I had to do more off the top of my head! And had much less expert advice!) In two different colourways.
Recipe: Bliss set, Blueberry Crisp DSP, Night of Navy, Baja Breeze, Whisper White, Perfect Plum and Elegant Eggplant cardstock, Basic Rhinestones, Scallop Trim Border punch (discarded bit!), Elegant Eggplant, Perfect Plum, Baja Breeze, Marina Mist ink, Crystal Effects.
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