Saturday 20 August 2016

Polka Dots over at Stampotique Challenge

Hi Everyone
Well rain stopped play today! it's been absolutely shocking, weather wise, here in the North West it just hasn't stopped raining. So after frightening the floors with the hoover that was enough of that housework malarky I decided to have some crafty play time.
 It has been absolutely ages since I have played along with the Stampotique Designers Challenge, my beloved Stampotique wooden friends have been gathering dust, work, life and other crafty commitments have prevented me having much spare time, that is until today!!! I also wanted to make a card for my sisters birthday tomorrow so this was the perfect excuse.

The theme over at Stampotique Designers Challenge is 'Polka Dots'. Mine come in the form of stenciled dots and a touch of dotty washi tape. Background has been created by using Leanie Pujol die 'in a spin' cut from the background card and then cutting it again on a background scrap that I had stamped the "Bla Bla Bla" stamp all over. I then glued the white cut back into the card and using the waste from the coloured card pieced it all back in. I have used 'Relaxin' and coloured her with pencils, cut out and applied the card with 3D foam. 

Sentiment is from Dylusions. Matted onto black card and then onto a card blank.
It's been really good to ink Stampotique stamps up lets hope next time isn't as long.
Thanks for stopping by
Amanda X


  1. Gorgeous card Amanda and amazing detail to surroung that quirky image. Your sister is sure to love it.
    Fliss xx

  2. She looks fantastic Amanda, your sister will love this card.
    Yvonne xx

  3. So fabulous! I know that your sister will love this card.

    Lots of lovely polka dots. I especially love how you used the die-cut with the "bla bla bla" sentiment.

    Thanks for playing along with us at Stampotique Designers Challenges.

  4. Oooh love it, that background is great, loving that circles die xx

  5. Gorgeous, gorgeous, thanks for joining us @ Stampotique

  6. wow! wonderful!love it!

    thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designers Challenge.

    Sternenglanz x


  7. Another triumph from the Queen of Colouring and I desperately need that die too!
    No.1 fan hugs

  8. What a stunner! I just love the way you used your dies and stamps for that circle background! So clever and beautiful.
    Thanks for joining us at Stampotique.

  9. Fantastic card ! Your colouring is awesome !
    Corrie x

  10. What an amazing card! You've incorporated dots in so many ways and I love how you colored Relaxin'. Wow. Bet your sister loved this!! Thank you for joining us at the Stampotique Designers Challenge blog.

  11. Stunner! I love it! ;-) Maria

  12. I totally love this Amanda! Divine!
    Thanks for joining us at Stampotique :)

    xx Arwen

  13. 100% gorgeousness right there, love it!
    Thanks for joining in with us at Stampotique :) :) :)

  14. Marvellous combination, love the idea.
    Big hugs Anja

  15. Absolutely stunning, loved it from the first moment I saw it! Thanks for joining this Stampotique DC!

  16. super fab!! perfect for the challenge! Thanks for playing in the stampotique challenge!!!

  17. Love, love, love this! The colour palette, the brilliant bla bla bubbles against the dotty background and fantastic colouring on the image. Altogether fabulous!
    Alison x

  18. Beautiful! love the colours and circle background just gorgeous
    Thank you for joining the Stampotique Challenge

    Jools x


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