Wednesday 20 May 2015

Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #145

Hi there friends, I'm here with a new challenge from 

Addicted to Stamps & More
and it's photo inspiration time.

Here's my card followed by the photo

I was inspired by the colours and the birds so kept my card
close to those themes.

Card Recipe:
Card-io: Oriental Whispers
Paper Smooches: Botanicals 2
Clearly Besotted: Design a Tree sentiment
Mama Elephant: Index Card dies
Pumice Stone distress inks to create the water-colour background

Here's the photo inspiration 

We have two sponsors for this challenge
Deedee will offer $15 coupon to the store for our winners


Rosey Hearts
Prize is 5 digis from the store
Before you head off to your crafty den please don't forget to check out the 
stunning creations from the rest of the ATSM Design Team 

Hope you find some time to join in and I look forward to seeing your fabulous cards.
Thanks for stopping by and see you soon



  1. Gorgeous bamboos tree stamps and the design is so close to the photo, very clever and naturally I love the colour!

  2. What a beautiful take on the photo Sarah. I always find these kind of challenges very hard to do.
    Your card is awesome. Hugs, Veerle x

  3. You made a great take on the photo !

  4. What a fab take on the photo Sarah, great colour choices. :)

  5. Beautiful card Sarah-Gorgeous stamping and I love the brown greeting strip which echos the settee-clever!
    Nessa xxx

  6. Fabulous card Sarah
    Hugs Sylvie x

  7. Love that watercolor background! What a beautiful design!

  8. Absolutely stunning Sarah!! Really stunning job with the photo!! :) Curious about your background...

  9. I can see how you were inspired, Sarah. That background is wonderful with the flowers and those purple birds just pop right off the card.

  10. Great take on the inspiration photo - beautiful stamping and love the contrasting birds!

  11. Great colour combination and awesome scene. Fabulous card. I like your interpretation of the photo. :-)

  12. Love this, Sarah. Great take on the photo. Love the colors.

  13. The purple really bring so much interest for this beautiful front which you created Sarah, fabulous card.

  14. Your card is so pretty Sarah - love it! xx

  15. Your scene is gorgeous, Sarah...absolutely gorgeous!

  16. Wow!! Beautiful!! I love the scene you created!!

  17. A truly beautiful take on the photo inspiration, Sarah! I love the color palette and your birds are just so pretty! Very striking card!

  18. Super card Sarah, love that colour combo too ;) Viv xx

  19. I looveee the way you made the background it looks like a sun shine shining there
    and the color combo is difficult but you did it so well
    simply and ADORABLE card again Sarah

  20. How did I miss this one?! This is gorgeous, Sarah. Wonderful interpretation and use of those colours, love your watercoloured background, it's perfect for your stamped images x


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