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Sweet Summertime

I made a couple of cards today, but found it really hard to get going with both of them. I think it must have been that Sunday morning feeling as they both seemed to take me forever despite not being very difficult or fussy cards! Anyway this first card is for Whimsy Stamps Challenge #72 Summertime. I thought this cute Lollipop Girl was perfect for this challenge.

I used some of my mountain of SU DSP - this packet was actually unopened and is now retired! I will be soon selling a load of my old SU stamp sets as I am not going to be a demonstrator for them any longer after this quarter - no point as I don't use their stamps any more really. I do like their card, ribbon, ink and patterned papers as it all matches, but the stamps are just not my style now and there's only so many flower stamp sets I need or want!

Anyway here she is...


Stamps: Lollipop Girl from Time for Tea Designs @ Whimsy Stamps, Tag Its #9, Friendship Jar Summer Fillers both from Papertrey Ink

Papers: So Saffron, Soft Suede, Whisper White, Retro Fresh DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Copic X-Press It Blending Card

Inks: So Saffron, Coastal Cabana both from Stampin' Up, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers

Accessories: So Saffron Grosgrain Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Oval and Beaded Oval Nestabilities both from Spellbinders, 1 3/4" Limitless Layers Circle Dies from Papertrey Ink, Kits Die from Whimsy Stamps, Die-Namics Double Scallop Border Die from MFT

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, R20
Hair - E40, E42, E43, E44
Shorts- BG11, BG23, BG34
Socks - Y21, Y23, Y00
Shoes - YR15, YR16, YR18
T-Shirt - Y21, Y23, YR31
Lollipop - BG34

And that's all from me for this post folks. Thanks for stopping by.


  1. Your card is beautiful Vannessa, I love the cute image and your colouring. Pretty layout. Thank you for playing along with our Summertime Challenge at Whimsy Stamps. We would love to see you again ... Anet x


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