Sparkle N Sprinkle October Stamps Blog Hop
* the men in your life,
* the country-lovers and farmers you know,
* those who enjoy fishing (great sentiments!)
* and workers who wear scrubs or work in the Navy Nurse Corps.
* There is also a beautiful Autumn Nature set.
Fish Whisperer - Rubber Stamp Set and Digital Set (extra sentiment)
Farm Fresh #1 - Tractors - Rubber Stamp Set and Digital Set
Farm Fresh #2 - Cows - Rubber Stamp Set and Digital Set
Navy Nurse Corps - Digital Stamp Set
(sentiments may be suitable for any of your scrub-wearing friends!)
SNS digital stamps include JPG and PNG images, and often have additional sentiments and papers.
BUT THIS MONTH WE ARE CELEBRATING:
PLUS20% OFF TONIC STAMP PLATFORM.
The Grand Prize Winner, who will be announced on the SNS Facebook page and the SNS Blog, will receive ALL of the new rubber stamp sets revealed this month.
Gus the Fish Whisperer inspired my easel card:
First I crimped some tan and blue cardstock, and die cut the grass. I also added additional weeds and grass around Gus's feet with Copic G07 and Copic Multi Marker in Olive.
To coordinate the card, I also cropped the cat tails and the fish hanging from Gus's line. After copying and pasting the fish several times, two panels were cut and distressed as "matching" designer paper. Placing the cropped images on my word processor allowed me to flip the cat tails horizontally and frame the PNG sentiment. The tiny fish was copy and pasted repeatedly to make the "printed papers" for the top and bottom of the easel card:
Even the sentiment alone makes for a great card:
Ivory colored cardstock was used to frame the layered panels and as the base of the easel:
Please join us in our monthly Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge group on Facebook. The challenges run from the 1st of the month through the 25th. Please use one or more SNS images (rubber or digital) - and if you don't already have SNS stamps in your stash, SNS offers a few freebies here. No blog is necessary. A Winner and Top Three are posted on the last day of each month. The winner receives a $15 Gift Certificate to the on-line store. Come join the fun! We love seeing what you do with SNS products.
Blog Hop Order this month is:
- Tonic Tim Holtz Stamp Platform
- Fish Whisperer Rubber Stamp Set
- Fish Whisperer Digital Stamp Set (has an extra sentiment in it)
- Poppy Red NUVO Hybrid Ink (for sentiment)
- Copic Markers, Copic Multi Markers, Distress Inks, White-Green-Blue-Tan cardstock
- Sue Wilson Double Pierced Ovals, Double Pierced Squares
- PoppyStamps Grassland Border
- 613 Avenue Create #202 Anything Goes with Masculine Card 11/5
- Aud Sentiments #190 "Use A Die Cut and A Sentiment 10/15 (sep post)
- DREAM VALLEY CHALLENGES #165 ONE FOR THE BOYS 10/21 (sep post)
- Sunny Day Crafting #56 "O is for Oval" 10/16
- Always Fun Challenges #27 Lots of Layers (each ivory frame is also a layer) 10/16
- Artistic Inspiration Challenges #187 Anything Goes Plus Use Cool Colors (I have used a lot of cool blue tones in this card) 10/16
- Classic Design Team Open Challenge Anything for a DT Card Goes 11/1