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Aug 30, 2008

Sea Shell Blessings

It felt so good to create after almost a week off!! I have wanted to use my 3 Step Sea Shells set from Kitchen Sink Stamps for so long, it's so pretty!! Living in Maine I of course see lots of seashells so When Maria told me she had a seashell set coming I just knew it would be beautiful!!

This is the largest shell in the set - a conk shell. I made the card fairly simple so that the shell would be prominent and take most of your attention. Here is how I layered my inks:

Step 1 - Platinum Planet Brilliance. Then I cleaned the stamp added some Soft Sky ink using the Rock & Roll technique and re-stamped layer 1
Step 2 - Pixie Pink
Step 3 - Sweet Blush
Step 4 - Desert Sand
Step 5 - Beige Brilliance

There are lots of exciting things coming up for KSS! The 1 year Anniversary is in September and Maria has some wonderful surprises in store - stay tuned to her blog for more information!

I'll have another shell card for you tomorrow - my last post as the Page Plans Guest Designer. While it's always sad to see something come to an end (I had such a great time with Page Plans!!), I am exciting about my time next month with Say It With Letters!! Deb sent out the DT projects and I'm working on mine this week!

Have a great Saturday!!

Cardstock: Shimmery Cream (Bazzill), Shimmery White (SU!), Patterned Paper: Webster's Pages, Stamps: 3 Step Sea Shells, Ready 4 Any Holiday (Kitchen Sink Stamps), Ink: Platinum Planet Brilliance, Soft Sky (SU!), Pixie Pink, Sweet Blush (Papertrey Ink), Desert Sand (Memento), Beige Brilliance, Accessories: sewing machine, Small Oval punch, Corner Rounder punch Dimensionals (SU!), Brads (Target)

9 comments:

  1. Beautiful card!! I love the soft colors. Sounds like your vacation was fun despite a few bumps in the road. Take care!

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  2. These new stamps are fabulous...love the shading you created with them...perfect colours Julie!!

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  3. Beautiful!! THANK YOU for sharing what inks you used!! I was playing and playing and playing with my Hydrangea stamps and was not happy with my ink colors. This gives me a much better idea!!!
    Hope you are getting some rest from your vacation and that everyone is feeling better!!

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  4. Great idea to add some soft blue to that seashell image. It's beautiful!

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  5. Your shell is sooo pretty, and I love the colors you've used, and your sewing!! Beautiful!!

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  6. this is beautiful Julie! I really like the colors you used.

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  7. Julie - your colors are beautiful!!! you have capture all the subtle pearlescent colors in a conch shell! BEAUTIFUL!!!! :D

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