Saturday, July 2, 2011

It’s A Beautiful Day…. Happy 4th Weekend!

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Remember Mr Rogers…
It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood, it’s a beautiful day for a neighbor….won’t you be mine.

Actually it is kinda dreary, hot and humid here today and not so “beautiful”! But I needed a title and one thing led to another!! LOL

Today’s Inspiration challenge on Splitcoast took me to Oopsy Daisy, lots of fun there!  Here is my inspiration

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When I started out I was going to do the whole rolling hills/mountains thing… but it morphed into this!

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This is Our Daily Bread designs Hydrangea from the Garden Collection and Large Scrapbook Words. I masked the Hydrangea in order to stamp them several times, then colored with Copics. The butterflies are the same stamp cut with Spellbinders Fanciful Flight. I layered “Beautiful” on Spellbinders Fancy Tags 3.
That’s Martha’s fence punch and the clouds were done using a template and distress inks. You can see how to them
here. (now that I’ve gotten brave and done one video tutorial, I’ll do a cloud one too!)

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Thanks for joining me today…
have a great 4th weekend!!
I hope to get some fireworks pics tonight!



Linda said...


Mel M. M. McCarthy said...

Ouu! You captured the inspiration perfectly! Your colours, as usual, are dreamy & the butterflies, OUlala! Love how the stamping connects them with the flowers. Clever!