I like to hoard designer paper card stock, and then when it retires i panic and try to use as much as I can before the new catalog is released and new paper is available. Sound familiar? i love the Fruit Stand DSP, and I thought this was perfect for a spring birthday card. With so many things retiring, I have to keep checking my list to see if what I am using is current or still available. This one is a real mix. I had a couple challenges I wanted to play along with this week, and butterflies seemed to be the theme with a couple. Fusion had a wonderful butterfly image over a colorful background, but I didn't have the time to play around with watercolors, so I chose a paper that reminded me of water-colored images. I decided that I would pull the water-colored look into my butterfly with a bit of sponging, and then I added a little Wink of Stella for some sparkle. It never quite shows up in my photograph. Curtain Call Challenge was calling for Flutter.
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I had received the Oh So Eclectic stamp set from the Prize Patrol at OnStage, and I was a little intimidated to use it. They had demonstrated using watercolor paper and spritzing, and I was just not into doing that, so I put it aside to experiment with later. I think a lot of other people did the same, because I have not seen anyone creating anything with this stamp set and posting it with all the sneak peeks we are seeing. So, when I got time to play in my little craft palace this weekend, I was determined to create something with my Oh So Eclectic stamps. I looked for a layout that would inspire, and found one at Freshly Made Sketches 285 . Then I came across the Paper Player's Tic Tac Toe Challenge, and I chose the circle, die cut, and flower for my challenge. SU Only Challenge is for Oh So Feminine, and what could be more feminine than flowers and lace? So, I was set to create. In looking for ideas, I did come across a blog that discussed the idea of 3 gen