I'm delighted to welcome you to the Serendipity Stamps October Blog Hop, where this month's theme is Celebrate Anything, using Anything Goes techniques. The door is wide open to unlimited possibilities!
When you hop along with us (you should have arrived here from wonderfully talented Patti Kehl's blog), you'll be treated to some dazzling creativity AND and a prize opportunity.
Here's the hop order:
Leaving comments puts you into the running for a prize: a $20 gift certificate to one commenter randomly selected from all the blogs. You can leave comments through to midnight October 23; the winner will be announced on Mary's blog on Monday, Oct. 24.
Christmas is coming wayyyyy too quickly, so I've decided to make at least a 'wee' dent in the 'must make' card list. Today, I'm celebrating Christmas with two techniques. The first is one I do my best to avoid - watercolour (yep, the challenge to get it right persists) - but given the darling image calling for attention, I couldn't resist. Out came my Prisma watercolour pencils, paired with a very light touch in adding water. The results make me smile! Please say hello to this incredibly cute, brand new Snowman Decorating Tree, in the midst of a flurry of Ink Spots snowflakes.
My second card features another newcomer to the Serendipity shop: the Snowflake Reverse Die. I cut the snowflakes from white cardstock, and adhered the panel to a teal background. A second pass of the die, using silver shimmer card stock, gave me another set of snowflakes that I offset slightly over the openings. The peeks of teal through the silver is really pretty in real life. An easy-to-make card, perfect for mass producing...
Before I send you off on your *merry* way, a trio of important items:
- Sale Alert! This week's sale will be free shipping on US orders of $25 or more, good Wednesday, Oct. 19th through Sunday the 23rd. No coupon code required. Happy shopping!
- Have you played in our current challenge yet? We're inviting you to join us with *Anything Goes* over at Serendipity Stamps Challenge #60:
- A reminder that the stamp of the month (50% off) for October is the so pretty Pumpkin Border.
That's it from me; the stage is now yours!
Looking forward to seeing your creativity in the gallery!
Be sure to link up at the challenge blog by Midnight US EST October 30.
Thank you for spending part of your day with me; your visit brings me joy!