Friday, 6 October 2017

Return of the STAMPlorations stamps and sketch challenge

I am delighted that Shery of STAMPlorations has asked me to stay on as a Guest Designer until December for her Stamps and Sketch challenge. This challenge returns to our screens today after its summer break and myself and my teamies are raring to go. The details plus further inspiration from my teamies are here

I hope you all had a wonderful summer and are enjoying the early weeks of autumn. I certainly am...Mother Nature is looking splendid around me. I spotted these pumpkins on a recent day out. 

The October theme is stamps plus 2 colours 

I was inspired to use my pumpkin colour of orange with black. 

 You are also most welcome to work with the sketch too but it is not a requisite to enter the challenge. 
This is the great sketch which I used for my card.

You can use any stamps and any 2 colours.

This is what I got up to....

I stamped and embossed the autumn stamp from the brilliant Coffee for all seasons stamp set. There are 4 different stamps, one for each season plus 2 fun quotes.

  I coloured just the pumpkin with Promarkers to make it pop. I die cut a frame for it in orange and black card.
 The ribbon I wanted to use had cream stitching so to turn it orange I just used my Rusty hinge distress marker.
I put together my frame.

I then put on my creative hat and came up with this card.
If you would like to buy this great stamp set you can get a massive 20% off it (and any other products) on the STAMPlorations web site here. Just enter the code STAMPGIRLJANE at the checkout! Shery ships very reasonably worldwide.

I would like to link up my card into the following challenges;

Crafty Catz 1/3 anything goes with optional CAS twist
Ribbon Girl  2/3 any card
I love Promarkers use dies
Cute card Thursday anything goes
Let's craft and create 1/3 anything goes

Enjoy a super weekend ahead. I'm not sure if the weather is going to play ball for us as we planned a visit to the New Forest to see if we can find the panaging pigs..but not if it pours with rain. Finger crossed.

Have fun whatever the weather.

Back on Monday,

Bye for now,

Jane x


  1. Great cards !! Perfect for the season ! And good job with the challenge !

  2. And once again we picked the same stamps... (I hope this means we both have impeccable taste!) Thankfully we went for different colours and the feel of our cards couldn't me more different! Great card, Jane!

  3. So creative and gorgeous!!! LOVE it!! :)

  4. Wonderful card, I love the iridescent sparklies! ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

  5. Fabulous card . Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers challenge good luck Ginny DT forI ♥promarkers My Blog As I do Rodos

  6. Awe I do love pumpkins...'A' was delighted to see them all lined up at the veg shop yesterday, I promised her we'd get one in a few weeks! :)
    Your little card is so lovely, you did a great job on the pumpkin!
    Happy weekend my friend, fingers crossed for your weather,
    V x

  7. Nice, and I especially like you tag in the last post too. Congrats on your extended guest designing.

  8. Everything is Pumpkin Spice here---anything you can think of, becomes pumpkin spice flavored for a couple months!
    Lovely cards! Personally I'm a fan of anything pumpkin!
    Enjoy your weekend!

  9. Love pumpkins too and love this autumnal card! Wishing you a happy weekend Jane. Xox

  10. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for Do-Al(l) Kreative challenge 10, Hazel, DT x

  11. Beautiful card Jane! I love the little autumn pumpkin image you used, how perfect is that! The bright orange and black work so well with your theme, and how clever are you with the colouring of the white stitching on the ribbon!! Love that pumpkin photo, it's easy to see which direction the sun comes from, so cool! Hope you're having lovely autumn weather! hugs :)


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