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Saturday, August 22, 2015

A Scramble and more Merry Monday cards!!

Happy Saturday, everyone! Janet hosted a Scramble on the Hero Arts Flickr group - her theme: Use a solid and an outline stamp. How fun!! I have plenty of those, in fact - just got a new Hero Arts Stamp and Cut set called Merry. This set will be out on Hero Arts shopping site starting 9/1 (I bought mine at Simon Says Stamp). Here's my card:

Outline Solid Merry - Scramble 116 card 2

The red dotted and bitty green stars were in the same set; the green Merry is stamped, the red one is the matching die. The outline star comes from a Hero Arts clear set called Year Round Sentiments. This was actually card #2 - I started out with this one:

Outline Solid Holly Scramble card 1

I used Hero Arts CL787 Holiday Petals and Leaves. I was inspired by Janet's card featuring a strip of stamping on plain white - it looked very cool, see it here. I first clear embossed the sentiment, then swiped it with Twisted Citron Distress Stain. Dried that and stamped the rest using my MISTI for positioning. The funny part - the light green holly leaves are stamped in Twisted Citron ink - it looks very different from the stain!

Here's a card I made on Thursday with another new Hero Arts set Color Layering Wreath; I also got the matching die set. I do not have the hang of this set yet but here's what I did with it on the first go:

tis the season

I'm just finishing up on my sister's birthday card which I need to get in the mail today. I'd better head out to the PO. Thanks for stopping and happy crafting!!


Bonnie said...

Wow, Linda, all of these fit the Merry Monday challenge perfectly! Each one is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing with us again at Merry Monday!

Dawn Turley said...

Great cards. Really awesome work Linda.

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Such wonderful CAS cards, Linda!! Thanks so much for playing with us at Merry Monday!

Betty Keefe said...

love the wreath card with the plain - just might have to get that wreath after seeing your card!!