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Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Make Your Own Background !




Thank you so much to everyone who joined in with our Stamp It Challenge and Blog Hop !

It's Wednesday and 


Yes, we have a new challenge over at Simon Says Wednesday Challenge !

The theme this week is 

Make Your Own Background !

The DT are this week showcasing Gelatos 

For this week's challenge, as always, Simon Says Stamp will be giving away a $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store!
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I love the bright and vibrant colours of the Tropical Gelatos.

To make the background I firstly coloured directly onto the stamp with the gelatos and then spritzed it with water.  For my first try, I stamped the card in the usual way but I found that as the stamp was soooo big, I missed bits out (thats how the background stamped sentiment came about !).  For my second try, I laid the card over the stamp and pressed down on the card and this gave a better impression (well, one I liked anyway !!).

You can see a list of everything I used below !

We hope you can join us in our challenge this week and we look forward to seeing what you make !






Thank you for your visit and I hope you have a great day !







13 comments:

  1. this is beautiful Jo! I especially like the colors :)

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  2. so pretty !! I love the colours and whole design of this ,,, beautiful ! Love the way you did the sentiment too ,,, gorgeous :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  3. A fun idea - didn't think of trying that! Love the watercolor look.....

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  4. What a cool look you've created! Very pretty card!

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  5. A fabulous card Jo, a great design and I your watercolouring stamps are stunning - love it!!

    hugs
    Heather xx

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  6. hi Jo! luv this...WOW...hope you have a wonderful weekend!

    sparkle 7 shine *~*

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  7. This is a beautiful card! I really like the colours you chose and the stamp - so pretty!

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  8. Ooh, you created a beautiful background with this gorgeous stamp, lovely colours and great sentiment too!

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  9. Lovely background Jo and love the colours.
    luv
    Debby

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  10. Gorgeous card Jo - I love the technique you used here - everyone has done such amazing things this week - I'm learning so much!

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  11. What fun bursts of color and a fun design! Love it!

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  12. Beautiful card Jo! Love that pretty background!

    hugs...

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  13. Beautifully delicate watercolour effect, love it!

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Thanks !

Jo x

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