Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge _Make your own background

Hi Everyone!

I am here to introduce a new challenge at the fantastic Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

This week's challenge is called: Make your own background
The team is showcasing products from: Concord and 9th

And this is my take:

For my second card I used alcohol ink together with a stencil from Altenew to create this beautiful pattern.


Supply list from the Simon says Stamp store:









SSS Black ink for use with markers
Copic Markers
Ranger's Distress ink
Neenah Solar White cardstock (for the stamped and colored images)
Simon Says Stamp Ultra Thick Cardstock
 (120 lb) (cardbase and die cuts)
Jet Black Archival ink (for watercoloring)
Scotch foam adhesive
Tombow Tape dispenser
Glue Dots

Hope you feel inspired to join us this week! By playing along with the Challenge you have the chance to win 50 usd to spend in the Simon Says Stamp Store - YIPPIE!!!!

Hope to see you there!

You have until Wed  8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in

I also share my cards and watercolors here:  My Instagram and  in my PINTEREST FOLDER

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Have a great day, hugs, Karin 


Tracy Freeman said...

two beautiful backgrounds on two beautiful cards Karin, just gorgeous xxx

Lin said...

A quilted heart - right up my alley, how come I've never noticed this before? 2 sweet designs, Karin!

Lorraine A said...

Oh my goodness karin, both of these are absolutely GORGEOUS! I love the first one, so pretty and stylish and the 2nd one is adorable and the background is AWESOME!! :-)

Lols x x x

Mandy said...

Gorgeous cards Karin! I always love classic white embossed backgrounds & your inky background looks wonderful xx

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Love your designs with definition and texture!

Lisa Elton said...

These are both adorable! I especially like the first one, so sweet!

Kathy S said...

Love your beautiful cards. Both cards have amazing background. Thank you for the inspiration.

Jeanne said...

Your cards show just how versatile this challenge is! Adore the first card with the dry embossing. Such a charming and delightful card. The second is so bright and vibrant and lots of fun. Fantastic work, Karin!

Marge said...

Fantastic cards, Karin! The first one is very lovely as usual and the second one is just wonderful! Two very beautiful and different designs.

Stephanie said...

That purple background is a SHOW STOPPER! WOW!!!!!!

Simon Says Stamp!

ankitag612 said...

I love love love the second card. You are the queen of white on white for sure, but the whole alcohol lift in the second one? Major swoon! Have a lovely day! xx Ankita

Cathy said...

Gorgeous cards, the purple one is especially amazing! Cathy x

Misty Elam said...

Two adorable cards. I love how sweet and delicate the 1st card is and since I just recently found alcohol inks, I am in LOVE with your 2nd card!! Both are so cute. I love the interlocking hearts too.

Kim Hamilton said...

These are both amazing Karin! You had me at puppy and kitten hearts! Just love these!

debby4000 said...

Two adorable cards, especially love the mainly white one.