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Crazy Crafters Blog Hop with Jenny Hall

This week we are Blog Hopping with Jenny Hall!!
We had to find inspiration in the projects Jenny has done and then CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) our chosen inspiration.
Three things stuck me about some of the truly inspiring projects that Jenny does:
White space - this is a favourite of mine!!Variegated coloursClustersHere are just  three examples of Jenny's beautiful work featuring White Space, Variegated colours and Clusters.

The beautiful Springtime Impressions thinlet dies arrived at my place this week and I just knew I wanted to use them for this challenge.
I die cut the large corner flower bouquet in Whisper White.  

On a small plastic bag I "smooshed" Grapefruit Grove, Pineapple Punch and Melon Mambo ink and then spritzed with water until the colours started to run together.  I then dipped the die cut into the ink so I got all the colours randomly over the die cut.

I cut the cut out into pieces so I could use it on more than one card.

Here is my first one.

I decided to…

Crazy Crafters Blog Hop with Lisa Curcio

Today the Crazy Crafters are Blog Hopping with Lisa Curcio. We were to select a card that Lisa has made and CASE it (Copy and selectively edit).
Looking through Lisa's blog (Lisa's stamp studio) there was so much to choose from - great techniques, fun folds, great use of DPS and all the latest products.
I finally settled on one I found from April this year.

Lisa did her card with masks and embossing paste but I decided to use stamps.   I used the Distinktive rose stamp from the set Healing Hugs.

My choice of colours were:  Flirty Flamingo, Coastal Cabana (have I said how much I love this colour??) and Gorgeous Grape with highlights of black.
I used the Friendly Expression stamp set for the sentiment and fussy cut around it, mounted it on black and fussy cut around that to match. I then popped it up on dimensionals.

The Distinktive style of stamps give lots of detail with just one impression - no need to layer!

See the light and dark impression, giving depth to the image - and all made s…