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Day 4 of Inspired Stamp Challenge Week + Giveaway!

It's Day 4 of my Inspired Stamp Challenge Week with Jill Foster. Be sure to check out Jill's creation HERE next. That girl is amazing.

For today's challenge, we will both be using the Hero Arts Elegant Weeds cling stamp set and THIS remarkable card by Jill for inspiration…

Here is my take on these goodies. I used the Tim Holtz Baroque die cut, lots of Distress Ink, an EK Success punch, an etsy flower and some pearlized water. Fun fun fun to make. I trimmed the edges of the Baroque die cuts to make it more square, and I flicked pearlized water on the completed project for flecks of shine. (Jill is master of the artsy flick. :)

092310 JF Day 4 JenMcGuire

092310 JF Day 4 JenMcGuire 2Supplies: Hero Arts stamps (weeds, text, greeting); Tim Holtz Baroque die cut; Bundled Sage, Peeled Paint, Scattered Straw and Pumice Stone Distress Inks; EK Success label punch; Esty flower; string' Punch Bunch mini butterfly punch; Perfect Pearl + water

And, yes, if you don't have Tim's Baroque die, just go buy it. You will be happy you did. Such an elegant shape and another must-have…


I also am finding myself reaching for THIS great label punch from EK Success more and more. So quick and versatile. Lovely…

Be sure to check out Jill's creation HERE next.


Fun links…

  • You MUST go check out THIS fabulous canvas my Shari did. WOW.
  • In love with THIS necklace. And THIS.
  • No one can color like Kathy Racoosin. Hands down. Check THIS out.
  • Mariana amazes me as always HERE.


And, how about a giveaway? At a show this past spring, I got to meet Nikki Sivils (and her cute pup!) and she sent lots of goodies to me. I thought I would give a few things away here – several fun, clear stamp sets. (If you want to see more of her product, click HERE.) Just leave a comment by Sunday night for a chance to win…

Happy Friday. I am headed to a scrapbook retreat. Can't wait…