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Saturday, March 10, 2012

While their brilliant beauty glows...

We've had one go around with the March Stampendous Challenge to make a shaped card or project - (something other than the traditional square or rectangular card) and now it's time for round 2. Last week I made a squeezed card with an inverted square die as the card base shape. This week it's going to shape up around the house.

I think I'm ready for some color to come back to earth. So while I wait I'll bring some inside the house. I really had a hard time coming up with a shape for this challenge. A light went on and it was so much fun to put together and quick too. I said I was in love with the Jumbo flowers sets before, right? I fell in love all over again using the Jumbo Tulip Stamp Set for my project today. They are so much fun... I know I already said that but really they are!

I decoupaged some green tissue paper around an old baby food jar. It was holding a few crafty items on my desk, but I think it's happier all dressed up with flowers and a bow. The flowers are stamped with Tuxedo Black and colored with copic markers, but spring time means new and glittery things, so I added some Crystal Embossing Enamel. The May Arts ribbon is perfect with this ensemble of tulips.

Can you see this with your own favorite tulips or maybe even a variety of them? It's also just perfect to sit on your coffee table and enjoy it for you. 

Here is a list of the Stampendous team members playing along today:

We want YOU to play along with us!  Just add your direct link to your shaped card or project to the linky tool below my signature (or on the Stampendous blog) no later than April 5, 2012 at 11:00 PM EST.  You do not have to use Stampendous products to play along, but we sure love it when you do!  And as an extra incentive for playing, one lucky person (drawn at random from all the entries) will receive this gorgeous Cling Jumbo Hollyhock Stamp Set:

Due to shipping restrictions, the winner must have a US address.  We hope you get a chance to play along with us - happy crafting!

Stamps: Jumbo Cling Tulip (Stampendous)
Paper: White cardstock (Mohawk)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento, Tsukineko), copic markers
Accessories: May Arts ribbon. Crystal transparent Embossing Enamel (Stampendous), fine tip scissors, jar, paintbrush, decoupage glue, 

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  1. Are you KIDDING me??!?!?! This is so far beyond amazing, I cannot even find the words!!! WOW!

  2. What a creative idea, and your colors and coloring are just gorgeous!


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