Thursday, 12 February 2015

Glitter and Shine

Hello.  Welcome.  Today was warm and mild day I took advantage to go out in the garden and do a bit of tidying.  I had absolutely no help from this guy



Say hi to Bob.  He was having a very relaxed day.  Now and again he would get up, nibble on something, check the girl bunnies were still in their cages, then lie down again somewhere else.  Usually where I wanted to work or walk.  No help.  



I wanted to use Unity Stamp Co. Beach Girl which I was lucky enough to win in the GIU blog hop.  Thanks Unity.  I started with paper from Basic Grey Serenity collection.  I used Memory Box Shine stencil and Stormy Sky distress ink.  Then I bumped the stencil and used Salty Ocean distress ink.  I stamped Beach Girl on white card and coloured with watercolour pencils.  I cut her out and added her to the background.  Then I thought it needed some bling so I went a little crazy with the glitter glue dots.  I think I might be using this stamp a lot.  

Joining the fun at
Unity Stamp Co Be Inspired Challenge 24 - Colours 
Ett Trykk Vi Jubilerer - Utfordring 5 
Simon Says Stamp Work It Wednesday January 2015 the stamp is new
Craft Stamper Take It Make It Challenge February - Stencilling
Unity Stamp Co. Friends With Flair

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz  

26 comments:

  1. Gail, This card is Breathtaking! I love Angie Blom's stamps but I don't have this one and now I NEED IT! (grin) And I absolutely LOVE what you did with that stencil... I am so CASEing this one!!

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  2. Great background, Gail, especially with the stencil/bump technique. Your glitter glue dots remind me of the sun sparkling on the water--well done on that, too. The image is new to me (lucky you!) and you have done her proud!

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  3. Thanks for joining us at the Take It Make It Challenge.

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  4. Oh my gosh this looks FABULOUS!! I can see why you will use this stamp a lot!!!

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  5. Wow, she turned out really nice. Love the colors. And "Hi Bob".

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  6. So pretty - love the image and the colors.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  7. Hellooooo to Bob ♡ gorgeous card ...love it xxx

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  8. Your card is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
    {I came over from Unity FWF}
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly {blogspot}

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  9. I feel very relaxed looking at Bob's picture.
    Beautiful coloring on your card and I like the stenciled background.

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  10. Your helper-bunny is very similar to my girl-labrador! Always plops down where you need to work. This card is stunning, Gail. The background really makes this image pop!

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  11. Awwwww.....Bob is adorable!!! So glad you posted a photo of him. How many rabbits do you have?
    Your card is fabulous, as always!!! LOVE your background technique!!! I really need to start using my stencils and try this out.
    Saw you on Unity FWF.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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    1. Hi Janis, thanks for your comment. I have 13 rabbits at the moment. 6 are only 10 days old. They are lionheads, nothing like Bob. Will get a photo when they fluff up. Hugz

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  12. Very very nice card. I love that girl too

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  13. Loving your stencilled creation ! I have also become your latest blog follower.

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  14. The rays in the background look amazing!

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  15. Lovely card and I love the burst background!

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  16. What a great background piece! Love this design and your bunny is too cute!

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  17. WOWZER!!! this is awesome great blue color the image is fab I love it.
    I saw this on Unity FWF. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  18. Thank you all for your lovely comments. I, and Bob, are most grateful for the time you have taken to visit us. Hugz

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  19. I love this! The background looks fab and what a great stamped image! Thanks for joining in with the TIMI challenge ..... good luck! Linda xx

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