Monday, June 15, 2020

Relaxing Day for the SCS Color Challenge!

It's time for a new Color Challenge at Splitcoaststampers! I'm hosting this week and have chosen Real Red, Pool party and Garden Green, with a dessert option to use your favorite yellow.

I used the current sketch challenge at Fab Friday for my design inspiration.

I'm also joining the current Tic Tac Toe challenge (right vertical row-summer, scene, free).

And finally I'm linking up to NBUS (Never-Before-Used-Schtuff).

For my card, I used super cute stamp set from MFT.  I bought it about a month ago and this is it's first use.

I love mushroom stamps (and cute critters too), so I knew there would be a home for this set in my craft room!  I started with a panel of Bristol card stock and ink blended the sky using a mini cloud stencil.  Next I stamped a scene using the cute relaxing squirrel and butterfly and colored with Copic markers.  I ended up adding a couple of additional mushrooms to the scene, fussy cutting then popping them up with bits of foam tape.

With the scene complete, it was layered on a red panel then adhered to the brown card base.  The sentiment was stamped in black pigment ink, trimmed down then also popped up with foam tape.  The sentiment seemed a bit lonely by itself on that long strip of paper so a couple of yellow hearts were added and seemed like a good final touch.

Thanks so much for visiting, I really appreciate it!  I hope you'll use the link above to SCS and join us for this week's color challenge!


Stamps: SY Always Bring a Smile (MFT)
Paper: Neenah Solar White, Koh-I-Noor Bristol, Real Red, Textured Early Espresso
Ink: Gina K Obsidian amalgam, Versafine Clair Nocturne, Soft Pool (Hero Arts)
Other: Mini Cloud stencil (MFT), Doodlebug Shape Sprinkles
Copics: R39, 29, 24, 20, Y08, 04, E47, 44, 43, 41, 37, 35, 33, 31, G29, 24 21, YG45


FreeToBeMe..LisaJ said...

Stef, So lovely your coloring is amazing. Great take on this weeks board elements. Thank you for joining us this week over at Tic Tac Toe challenge.

Amanda Mertz said...

Your coloring is flawless! I love the richness of the reds and browns! And the hearts are a cute addition to the sentiment strip. Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

Fabulous Stef - impeccable colouring and perfect for all of those challenges. I'm especially glad you shared it with us at TicTacToe this week!

Heather said...

Oh gosh, what an adorable image, and you've colored it so perfectly! Love those bright toadstools - wish we could all take a sweet nap like this little guy! Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

Darnell said...

Sssh! Don't wake the little cutie pie! I think you have another winner here, Stef! Your scene is designed and colored brilliantly! Keep well and thank you for sharing with everyone at NBUS! Hugs, Darnell

stampwithamyk said...

So cute!! Love the little critter napping under the mushroom, sweet card Thanks for joining us at Fab Friday, hope to see you again soon!

Jeanne said...

Congratulations on being named Designer's Choice at the Tic Tac Toe Challenge! This card is adorable and you did a beautiful job coloring it!

Vicky Hayes said...

Very, very cute Stef - no wonder you fell in love with this stamp set! Like everyone else, I am in awe of your amazing colouring too. Vicky x