Monday, December 31, 2018

I'm a Happy Little Stamper!


Happy 2019! I'm starting the new year by joining the Happy Little Stampers Watercolour Challenge Design Team! (For me, it's still 2018 as I post this, but the challenge is based in Australia...) A big thank you to Carol Mayne for recommending me, and to Kylie Purtell for believing what Carol said about me. :D 
The January challenge, and my first as a new member of the team, has the optional twist of Texture. 


In a complete change of pace from weeks of Christmas cards and tags, I chose to make a sympathy card: 



This was my first chance to use this pretty sweet pea image from Studio Katia, as it arrived just as the rush of November's 25 Days of Christmas Tags began. I really like it in the vibrant purples of my Zig markers. I found a pale green cardstock that complemented the leaves and used an embossing folder to add my texture element. The sympathy sentiment is part of the same stamp set, making it easy to complete the card. I'll add this to Simon Says Stamp's Wednesday anything goes challenge. 



I hope you will visit the Happy Little Stampers challenge page to admire all the beautiful creations of my new teammates! What better way to welcome January than to join us with your own watercolour project. 



Supplies: Neenah white & scrap light green cardstock, Studio Katia You're So Sweet stamps & dies, Versafine onyx black ink, Wow clear embossing powder, Zig markers, MFT blueprints 29 sentiment flag, Spellbinders grid embossing folder, Mary-Uchida corner-rounding punch

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10 comments:

Dotty Jo x said...

Congratulations on the new DT! Your card is beautiful - such lovely colours and colouring. Big hugs for 2019, Jo x

Paper Therapy Ponderings said...

beautiful card, love your floral image which you colored so wonderfully
Barb Housner

Chris Dring said...

Woo hoo! Congratulations on your new DT gig! They are lucky to have you on the team! Your card is absolutely stunning!

K M Meena Herale said...

Welcome to the team, Happy new year to you and your family. Fabulous card Lindsey
hugs XX
Meena

Sue - said...

Welcome to the team! Beautiful sympathy card and great colouring.

Ina G said...

What a beauty you have created here Lindsey. Love the purple on that gorgeous stamp. Super embossed background. I am sure I have that in a Wish List - now I need it. Welcome to the Watercolour Family.
PS Carol has a great eye for talent!

Helen said...

Congratulations on joining the design team, Lindsey! Your card is beautiful with those stunning flowers, which are set off perfectly with that great EF!

Mac Mable said...

The texture from the dry embossing is a great background for those beautifully water coloured flowers. Beautiful card. Congratulations on joining the DT x.

BożenA said...

An excellent selection of colors. Your flowers are really beautiful. Welcome to our team :-) All the best for you and yours in the New Year
hugs,
BozenA

Kylie said...

those sweet peas are stunning. Beautiful watercolouring and your texture is perfect! Welcome to the team xx