Wednesday, February 17, 2016

the Great Outdoors - Mod Squad Challenge, February 17, 2016

Dear Ones~
I am hosting the Mod Squad Challenge again this week.

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One of the sponsors is the fabulous Kitchen Sink Stamps 

These stamps are amazing. Most have a multi-stamp feature that lets you get great detail in your images using several colors. There is real dimension with a 3-D effect! And one of the best features of this stamp company is that there are color recipes for most of the multi-step stamps, so you don't have to guess what colors to use. There are even alternative colors if you don't have the inks that are suggested. Maria from Kitchen Sink Stamps is a member of our Mod Squad Challenge Facebook Group so feel free to say Hi or ask any questions.

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You can pick your own goodies and there are lots of choices!

Here is a sample for you:

This card was made using the fabulous new stamp set, just released last month, called Multi Step Icy Pond. All I could think of was a secluded pond where two skaters are enjoying a crisp winter afternoon. I used a product called Crackle Accents by Ranger to give the pond some dimension. And yes, it looks like the ice is cracking. In retrospect I should have used Glossy Accents...hope those skaters have life jackets!!

Here's a closer look:
Here are the ingredients:
GKD White Card Stock
Cuttlebug Snowflakes Embossing Folder
GKD Inks in:
*Ocean Mist
*Blue Raspberry
*Grass Green
Simon Says Stamp Olive Ink
Spellbinders Oval Dies
Ranger Crackle Accents

Thanks for stopping by, and I do hope you go over the The Mod Squad Challenge and play along this week. Oh, and I adore your comments!!


  1. I was blown away by this card. Love the scene that you created. Looks so frosty and romantic.

  2. Like Donna so often says THUD!!! I love how you framed this scene The partial tree behind the scene looks amazing as does the one sprig of greenery peeking out at the top. The crackle accents gave it just the look you wanted. Love that you added the blue underneath. You are doing some amazing things with these stamps.

  3. Absolutely fabulous my dear! Like Barbara said I'm blown away. Simply gorgeous! Great job! Hugs

  4. Absolutely fabulous my dear! Like Barbara said I'm blown away. Simply gorgeous! Great job! Hugs

  5. Absolutely Gorgeous! Beautiful wintery scene! Love the forest and that lone pine bough, the way you framed the focal image and then of course that cracked glass technique--crackle accents. WOW! Such frosty goodness!

  6. Gorgeous!! love that lovely scene you created. The crackle accent is the perfect touch.

  7. What a delightful winter scene you created! I even noticed that little snowman on the side! The cracked glass looks great and your comment made me chuckle! Brilliant work!

  8. This is gorgeous! Love those trees and your beautiful pond. What a wonderful Winter scene!

  9. I love this amazing creation with the KSS Icy Pond and Pine Trees. What a stunning beauty.

    I added a card to the Great Outdoor Challenge in support of the Mod Squad but please see that it is not included in the drawing for prizes! Thanks, Judy!

  10. I could've sworn I already commented on this, but guess not. Sorry I missed it! This is outstanding, Judy! I love the scene and the special touches you added. Fabulous!

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