Monday, January 28, 2013

A Farewell


Today is my very last post for Skipping Stones Design, a team that I have been a part of for well over a year. The team, past and present, are holding a little hop today to thank the owner of Skipping Stones Design, Heather, for a great experience of showcasing her amazing designs. I wish you the best Heather, with your family and career!

I used  Breathtaking Butterflies, Dandelion Dreams, and Garden Kiss to create my custom background.

*I used old Stampin' Up! pigment ink for the blue, coral, navy and saffron. I used Antique Linen distress ink for the dots and small butterflies.

I enjoyed making my own background paper for this card, random stamping is fun!...thanks to Moxie Fab World's 75 Creative Card Challenges Week: Make your Own Background Paper Challenge for the inspiration! 

You should have arrived from Wendy's Blog. If you want to start at the beginning, please stop by the Skipping Stones Design Blog. There are a few prizes up for grabs in the form of great Skipping Stones Design Stamps, so please be sure to leave a comment on the stops today. Winners will be announced Monday, February 4th on the Skipping Stones Design Blog. Your next stop is Stephanie Mino!

67 comments:

  1. Love the gorgeous layered stamping, Karen. I'll miss your SSD cards!

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  2. Beautiful and a perfect sentiment for Heather...I'm sure she'll appreciate this beautiful design.

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  3. Stunning! The colors and stamps you used to create the patterned paper is fabulous!

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  4. Stunning indeed! I'm speechless!

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  5. color...I love all the color!!!!!!!

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  6. Beautiful card Karen - love the mix of colours and it really feels like all the butterflies and birds and in motion!

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  7. So gorgeous, Karen.....as always! Love your layered butterflies! It was nice working with you.

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  8. Absolutely stunning. Beautiful colors!

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  9. Karen, this is gorgeous! Love how you combined the bugs and birds to create your background. Love the colors you selected too!

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  10. wow Karen your stamping is fabulous... this is gorgeous..

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  11. This is stunning. You have a talent for creating amazing backgrounds.

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  12. This is absolutely gorgeous! Wow! I love it!

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  13. This is lovely too. I just got Breathtaking Butterflies - thanks for the inspiration.

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  14. Love this beautiful background!

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  15. Such depth Karen. At first glance it looks like your design is in a yellow frame. Fabulous ;)

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  16. Just remarkable! Absolutely stunning!

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  17. GORGEOUS! going out with a serious BANG! love the colors and the big images that look so effortless! just beautiful!

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  18. Love all the colors and butterflies and birds.

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  19. This is absolutely fantastic! Love the colours.

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  20. Beautiful Karen! I'm so grateful I got to be on a DT with you! I'm always inspired by your creations!

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  21. What a beautiful card! Love the overstamping!

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  22. Very pretty card...love the multiple stamping technique and the feeling of dimension you created with the muted tones under the main bright images.

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  23. This is really gorgeous, the layers of stamping and the colors are fantastic!

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  24. Lovely. Love the dandelion dreams.

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  25. Wow...just one word pops in my head...GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  26. LOVE the card--so pretty and colorful!

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  27. Love how you used the label in this piece and the stamps are fab!

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  28. I love the layers and the color combo!

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  29. Beauitful card, love the colors, the sentiment is really nice.

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  30. Beautiful cards, love the colors on both!!

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  31. So pretty! Love how you used a mix of stamps!
    SSD was lucky to have you!

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  32. Beautiful colors! Makes me long for spring!

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  33. Love the card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  34. Fabulous layering and colors!

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  35. Another cool card! What kind of ink did you use? You can see through the yellow & blue images but not the red.

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  36. Gasp! This is gorgeous! What a stunning color combo, too!

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  37. It's been so fun following all your posts with SSD...I'll have to stalk your blog!

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  38. What a pretty combo- sad this is the last ssd post! Hope it's a short break!

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  39. Such a soft water-colour card, and perfect Moxie entry!

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  40. Oh My! Love love love this... it is soooo pinned!

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  41. LOVE, LOVE your stamping Karen, beautiful card :)

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  42. Gorgeous Karen - love what you created.

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  43. I think this is one of my favorite cards ever!!!! I am always awed by your talent and creativity!! Thankyou so much for being such a big part of SSD! HUgs,
    Heather

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  44. Love the card. The layering is so pretty. txmlhl@yahoo.com

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  45. Oh gosh! This is just gorgeous!

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  46. It's absolutely wonderful!!!! LOVE this card!!!

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  47. wow! Love the colors on this and how you made your paper by layering up the stamped images! Gorgeous!

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  48. WOW WOW WOW !
    Love the background u did........
    gotta case it Girl...

    Love this one Totally !

    TFS
    Hugs,
    Riti

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  49. Such a beautiful background you created, love the color palette!!!

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  50. This is so gorgeous!!! You created such stunning paper, I would never have guessed that it is stamped. Love the colors you used, too.

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  51. wow! gorgeous stamping on the background. love the layered look and the colors are beautiful. beautiful card!

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  52. I like your pp, it's vey balanced and I like the way it looks like it has such depth. Got to try that!

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  53. Hey Karen! Thanks for linking this up to the Make Your Own Background Paper Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  54. What a gorgeous stamped background! Filing away this color combo for future use. I love the simple yellow frame--brilliant!

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