Wednesday, July 25, 2018


Hello everyone!

Today I will be playing along with The Paper PlayersAddicted to Stamps and More! and Sunday Stamps. Here is my card for today, enjoy! 

This card reminds me of the fireplace in the house where I grew up.
Each stone was a different color but in this case, I decided to use the background of my card as negative space. The white on white leaves only texture and lets those cactuses pop!
Lots and lots of white space highlight the colors of the cactus.
The colors were inspired by Sunday Stamps.
There are two areas where I lifted the 'stones' to create a shelf for the cactus.
The cactuses were fussy cut from some patterned paper.
 Challenges Entered:The Paper Players: CAS Challenge- PP402
Sunday Stamps: Tranquil Cottage Colors- SSC183 
Addicted to Stamps and More!: Make Your Mark

Well, that should do it for me!! Thank you so much for stopping by and do appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to spend time with me. I hope you all have a fantastic day and lots of good crafting vibes headed your way. 


Ina G said...

Wow what a fabulous layout and so clever with the succulent placings. Beautifully coloured and love the angle of the sentiment. Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM this week Shawna.

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Julie B said...

We had a fireplace like that too great use of your die cut.
Thanks for making your mark at ATSM. :)

Heather said...

Oh, this is gorgeous! I love these little cacti - so cute and varied - they look awesome over that texture! What a fun way to deal with our colors! Thanks so much for playing at Sunday Stamps!

Claire Broadwater said...

Shawna, I love this, too! Cacti are such interesting plants and these are fabulous. Love the background you created, too! So happy you joined us at Sunday Stamps! XX

Teresa Kline said...

fabulous design, luv the texture! I am so glad you played along with us at
sunday stamps!

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sparkle & shine, kindness

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

What a fabulous card Shawna! The white-on-white negative space of the brick wall is very effective and accentuates those cacti beautifully. CAS perfection!! Thanks for joining us over at The Paper Players this week!

Trina P. said...

So creative and clever! Love this! And congrats on being the headliner at TPP,👏🎉🎉

stampwithamyk said...

Absolutely perfect! Love this design and your die cut background makes the perfect "brick wall" for your plants. Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps, hope to see you again soon!

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

total perfection!!!! Congrats on your Paper Players win!!! This is one stunning card!

Sue Duffy said...

So unique - just love this, Shawna! Glad you won.

DebbieS said...

This is brilliant - love the use of the die. Can I ask, what die did you use? :)

Shawna said...

I can't seem to reach you any other way so here is the die info Sizzix
4.9 out of 5 stars 19 Reviews
Ellison Sizzix Mixed Media #3 Thinlits Die Set by Tim Holtz (3 Pack)

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