Sunday, December 5, 2010

My Stamping Hero is Amy!

I have many people that I admire in the stamping world.  There is so much wonderful talent out there and so many creative women that I have met along the way.  But I would have to say, if I had to choose one, that my stamping hero is Amy Sheffer.  I have always admired her talent and eye for seeing things and actually getting them on paper (ha!) in such a beautiful way.

Today's Splitcoast Featured Stamper Challenge was #200 and we were challenged to choose any one of the 199 stampers that have been featured so far.

I chose this gorgeous Noel card of Amy's to case. I probably didn't change enough, but I changed the papers, ribbon type, die cut shape and image, and left off a couple of layers. Otherwise, it is definitely Amy's card - lovingly copied.
Click on this picture to see a close up of the detail on the "O."
I am also entering this card in the following challenges:
Lots to Do - Words
Tuesday Throwdown- Embellish It!

Totally Stampalicious: Anything Goes
Going Grey - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts:  Punches/Diecuts
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes

Stamps: Noel by Rubber Stamp Tapestry
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Naturals Ivory, K & Co. DP, Basic Grey DP
Ink: VersaColor Green Tea, Everygreen, Burgundy, Ash Rose, Pinecone
Accessories: ivory satin ribbon (May Arts), Spellbinders die cut, linen thread, brads (The Paper Studio), distressing tool
Techniques: distressing


  1. You have done Amy's card proud - I too stand in awe of her amazing work but you certainly have made a beautiful card here

    Thanks for sharing with the Lotstodo Challenge xx Hilda

  2. Oh how pretty Judy!! I just love your colors, paper and Simply elegant layout! It has a vintage flair to it.

  3. Oh stop it already - you're making me cry!!! You are just the sweetest ever! Thank you so much for the love today - it means so, so much! Big hugs! And your CASE is fantastic. I saw the photo before I read the post -- didn't recognize that it was a CASE, but thought "Oh that NOEL reminds me of that Penny Black NOEL I have." (Just call me flake! I've earned it over and over and over.) I love that background dp and the big brads in the corners!

  4. Judy, this card is GORGEOUS! And I'm in agreement with you on Amy's's unbeatable! As I'm typing this, I'm seeing your kindergarten pic on your makes me smile and is soooo adorable!

  5. Gorgeous elegant card great job of making it your own. Thank you for sharing with us at Lots to do xx Zoe

  6. Gorgeous the DP and that Noel stamp is beautiful.
    Thanks for joining this week's Christmas Punches Challenge at Totally Papercrafts.
    Caroline xxx


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