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Friday, August 1, 2014

SDC 158: Black, White and a Pop of Color

I've been a bit AWOL as we took a spontaneous trip down the west coast to visit the fam.  Had a GREAT time and I was able to assuage some mama guilt as well.  I grew up in Anaheim, home of Disneyland, and my mom still lives there.  My youngest, now 12, had never been to Disneyland before this trip. I know!  How is that possible?  Parental neglect, I suppose.  Anyway, fixed that right up and here is a pic of us in front of It's A Small World (sans my beloved daughter who is in that nobody-can-take-pictures-of-me-even-though-I-take-a-ton-of-selfies stage).  Yes.  I did make them go on this ride.  It's a classic.


By the way, I don't usually look quite this goofy.  I was deep in the midst of fake laughing which you can tell my darlings thoroughly enjoy.  :)

Anyhoo...there's a great challenge from the ever-so-delightful Kay over at SDC this week: black, white and a POP of color.  I've been wanting this stamp for AGES so of course I reached for '3 in a Round' right away for my card.


I stamped the image several times so that I could create dimensional layers.  This just begs for them, don't you think?



In retrospect, I probably should have used the top layer as my base and then had the deeper layers beneath it.  Hubby thought I was going for a nest of some sort.  Hmmmm...ah well.  So much fun to have a play with these guys.

Until next time...thanks for stopping by!

6 comments:

  1. Love Three in a Round they are so fabulous and can be used for so many occasions. Beautiful pop of colour and yes i agree about the stacking order.

    Fantastic take on this weeks challenge:-) xxx

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  2. Wow beautiful card! They look awesome :)
    Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Design Challenge

    xx Arwen

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  3. First, you don't look "goofy," but absolutely full of joy! Big difference! Love your creation this week for my challenge, Julie! Three in a Round, with that green background, just pops off your card! Rather, that looks like 3 Design Team members peering down a rabbit hole trying to find Julie who has been MIA! hehe Seriously, so glad you are back and participating in the Stampotique Designers' Challenge this week!

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  4. Looks like you had a good time ! Good for you ! Love your card. It is absolutely fabulous. Another one for the wish list !!
    Thanks for joining us over at Stampotique !
    Corrie x

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  5. This is brilliant Julie, you gotta love these guys don't you! You look like you had a wonderful holiday too. Thanks so much for joining us again at Stampotique. Sue xx

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  6. So good to see you getting some well earned family time Julie. I love that card too - brilliant design and just the right pop of colour. Jenny x

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