Thursday, August 30, 2012

Great Impressions DT - Abundant Blessings

Sigh. You know that Fall is on its way when Labor Day weekend rolls around, right? Hard to believe that another season is passing and we are just months away from 'The Holiday' season!

Thinking about the upcoming holidays has got me moving into 'giving mode' and wouldn't you know it? Great Impressions Stamps is going to help us out!

YOU are invited
to join us in a weekend blog hop to benefit the Ronald McDonald House,
September 28th through September 30th.
Click the badge at the top of my blog (right hand corner) for more info on the Ronald McDonald House, the hop details and how to sign up.
There are a limited number of participants allowed,
so be sure to sign up early!

I've got Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas on the brain, but have been wanting to ink up these Great Impressions Stamps images for awhile now...


and work with these challenges:



...and play around with some CAS techniques...here's what I put together:


This is about as comfortable as I get with CAS! lol
No Copics, Distress Markers, pencils...just quick swashes of color!

This sentiment stamp Abundant Blessings (C384)
is a lovely Thanksgiving saying, but I thought the first two lines matched the dandelion stamps perfectly!


Washi (Smash Tape) DIY banners are about as easy as they get. Snip, flip & trim!


I like the simplicity of the Seeded Dandelions image and that the matching Blowing Seeds has 3 tiny seeds to choose from. I've got plans to use these images with embossing powder and a little color...loving the 'wish' thoughts that come to mind with these.

If you like these images, too, you can find them locally or online at the Great Impressions Stamps store.

For more Great Impressions Stamps inspiration, be sure to visit the blog and see what the other Design Team members have created!


Inky hugs,
Angi

3 comments:

  1. Beautiful! I love the background colors. Look like you painted them on. Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays this week:)

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  2. How pretty! I love the Washi tape banner and the watercoloring! Thanks for playing along with us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  3. Beautiful creation. Thankyou for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog. Make sure you check our brand new challenge later today for a very special post.
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Thank you for taking the time to stop by and visit! I read all of the comments and appreciate your thoughts. May all your Mayhem be crafty messes...inky hugs!

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