Sunday, March 23, 2014

You Brighten My Day

This card was a Featured Player card at SPARKS Paper Smooches!
Today I tried my hand at DIY stencils using The Cat's Pajamas' Chevron die and Tim Holtz Distress Ink-Picked Raspberry.  I was inspired by Jennifer McGuire who created a fabulous video showing how to create your own stencil using your die cuts AND how to color your white embossing paste!   Seriously check it out! I loved how bright the chevrons turned out, so I decided to continue with bright neon colors.  I used the sketch from Paper Smooches' March Designer Draft and several PS stamps sets:  We Totally Click (small light bulb and sentiment), Giddy Gumdrops (little bow), Sugar Rush (large light bulb's smile), Perpetual Bliss (big light bulb that I did some masking).  I love when you can combine stamps (except somewhere in my mad stamping I misplaced my Giddy Gumdrop set.  How does that happen?) Well, anyway it was a super fun card to make!  Thanks for taking a peek!  Enjoy your week!
Hugs, Debbie


  1. A great take on the sketch and its so fun and bright.
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  2. This is so cute , and sure to brighten the day of the lucky person to receive it !!


  3. This is so bright and beautiful!! I love the stenciling!! The little light bulbs are so adorable!! What a fun card!! Have a great day :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  4. Such a great card!! Love the colors and the stencilled part!! Way to rock the sketch also!! You make the world brighter!!!

  5. OHHHHHH! I love everything NEON! What a fun design and great take on our sketch! LOVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVE it!
    THANKS so much for joining in the fun and playing along with the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge-- hope you join in the fun this week for our easy challenge (Anything Goes)!!!!!! <3

    ps... super sorry about the linky problem last week! I had no idea that it was closed early! If that happens again, please just link up in the comment section! Again-- I'm so sorry <3


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