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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Artistic Outpost October Design Team Hop

Welcome to the Artistic Outpost Design Team Monthly Hop.  The design team whipped up a variety of fun projects for the hop this month! 

I was lucky enough to have some crafty time on Saturday with Lisa and we created a variety of mixed media backgrounds together.  I picked one of the backgrounds as the inspiration for my card.

Products: Artistic Outpost - Typography, Artistic Outpost - PaperBoy, Artistic Outpost - Loverly London, The Crafters Workshop Stencil, Tim Holtz Stencil, Wendy Vecchi Gold Embossing Paste, Ranger Distress Paint - Mushroom, Ranger Archival Ink - Coffee

Hop along for inspiration from the rest of the team:

Thanks for stopping by!



  1. Lovely background making a beautiful card I love the image you used too.


  2. how great is that? being able to have a play date with Lisa!
    great card.
    Sandra ltb

  3. What a great background and sentiment which works so well with the girls! Love how you combined the stamp collections!

  4. A stunning background and great vintage stamping on it Suzanne

  5. Love your great background- and the great overall colors you used- love the scene and the image you used! Looks like a fun time w/Lisa making BG's!

  6. Brilliant card Suzz, love the subtle clocks in the background and I love your mx if images. Fantastic backdrop and design. Tracy x

  7. Wow! turned out fab GF! It really has a 3D effect to it, very cool!!!

  8. Fantastic statement! And I love the depth and the sepia look of your card.

  9. What a wonderful card. Fabulous and love the background too!

  10. How wonderful that you and Lisa got to craft together! And it looks like the results were pretty sensational. LOVE the background on your card. Wonderful sepia tones and the perfect backdrop for the stamps you used. Super card!


  11. Thanks again for another fabulous crafty day! Love how the stencils in the background resemble buildings, the added stamped panels really add depth to your card!

  12. A lovely card. These are my favorite stamps! This background is amazing!

  13. Fab background, and the Paper Girls transfer brilliantly to a London scene! Great card, and how lovely to get to play together with Lisa.
    Alison x


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