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2.24.2013

CSS Spread the Love Campaign



Today Clear and Simple Stamps is launching the "Spread the Love" Campaign.  You can find out more about it below:


There are 6 color schemes to work with, which you can find on the CSS blog.  Here's the one I chose to work with:

...and here's my project- not a card, but rather something that you could hang up on the wall!







Now you might be wondering...who's my blog crush?  It's Katie Rodgers, from Paperfashion.  She's a local Boston artist, who works in my favorite medium (other than paper, of course)- watercolor!  She's not afraid to add glitter and sequins to her paintings, which I love.   My favorite is probably this one.

I used my CSS stamps to get started, by stamping a jar and flowers in a very light ink:

can you even see it? 

I then watercolored the image using the stamped image as a guide.



To accent the painting, I outlined it with a glue pen and threw on some gold glitter.

There will be some team members posting today, and some throughout the week.  I hope you play along for your chance to win!











14 comments:

  1. Wow, Jen, the artist in you really shines through in this card! So beautiful! Love the idea of the Spread the Love campaign, but how to choose only ONE crush? ;-)

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  2. Um, this card is stunning!! Not only the glitter but man, you attention to detail with that stunning watercolouring? I'm dumbfounded!! You are most certainly an artist!!

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  3. This card is SO beautiful! Your water coloring is amazing!! Seeing it makes me want to learn it! Love the unexpected glitter detail!

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  4. oh my, this is a stunner. stick a happy birthday message on it and Send it to me!!! My birthday is March 4!! I lov this!

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  5. beautiful creation, love that it is a piece of work you can hang up-the flowers are beautiful.

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  6. Wow, what a talent you have! The gold glitter is such a fabulous touch. Thanks for the link to Katie's blog, too. It's always fun discovering local artists!

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  7. WOW Jennifer! Had to comment because this is STUNNING. I'm inspired!

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  8. This is amazing! I love the watercoloring, this is gorgeous!

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  9. This is gorgeous. For reals this should be framed.

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  10. Oh my goodness, I can't tell you how lovely I think this is. Wonderful job.

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  11. Ummm... WOW! This is amazing!!!!

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  12. This is incredible! Love the artsy feel of it!

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  13. Wow, Jen, this is stunning! Your watercolouring is amazing and the glitter outline rocks!

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