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Lost Coast Designs Challenge and Announcement

Hello all,

Today I will be sharing with you a card that I made for the Lost Coast Designs’ “Tweet This” challenge as well as some exciting news…

So, let’s get right to the good news:

I design for badgeI am pleased to announce that I am a member of the Lost Coast Design team!

I am so excited to be joining this talented team of creative individuals; what a wonderful opportunity!  It is sure to be a great adventure and I can’t wait to participate in the upcoming blog challenges and other Lost Coast activities!

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Speaking of participating in challenges…  I get to jump right into fun by starting off with a card for “Tweet This” May 2018 challenge.  You can also join in on the fun by checking out The Lost Coast Challenge Blog/Portal of Creativity.

Below is the card that I made featuring stamps by Lost Coast Designs:


  • 3 Birds, Calligraphy Doll
  • Long Swirl
  • Born to Stand Out (Carmen’s Veranda Quote)

Products (available from Lost Coast Designs):

  • Nuance Powders

Card Lost Coast Design Tweet 5.9.18


  1. Use Nuance powders to create a colorful background on a 4 ¼ ” x 6” panel of watercolor paper.
    1. Apply powder directly to panel and then spritz with water (for speckled effect).
    2. Apply powder to a craft mat, add water and then lay paper over wet color (for mottled effect).
  2. Use heat tool to dry.
  3. Randomly stamp “Calligraphy Doll” stamp over background with black archival ink.
  4. Stamp the “Long Swirl” image on panel from upper right to lower left (see card for positioning) with black archival ink.
  5. Distress edges of panel with Distressing Tool and then age with Vintage Photo, Distress Oxide Ink.
  6. Use black acrylic paint to add paint splatters to background.
  7. Dry with heat tool.
  8. Stamp a bird image (from 3 Birds set) onto a piece of tissue paper with black archival ink.
  9. Adhere the stamped piece of tissue onto a colorful piece of card stock with a matte medium.
  10. Dry with heat tool.
  11. Trim around the Bird, leaving a small edge beyond the stamped image.
  12. Adhere Bird element to card panel (see card for placement).
  13. Add highlights to bird with white pen.
  14. Tie a ribbon bow and adhere to bird.
  15. Stamp saying above bird with black archival ink.
  16. Use blending tool to apply Distress Oxide ink around outside of a white card base (4 ½” x 6 ¼”). I used Vintage Photo and Broken China.
  17. Adhere stamped panel to card base.
  18. Add self-adhesive bling to card.
    1. One for Bird’s eye.
    2. Three in right lower corner.

Materials Use:

  • Nuance Powders (orange, blue, green)
  • Ranger Archival Ink, Jet Black
  • Water Color Paper
  • Tissue Paper
  • DecoArt Americana DuraClear Matte Varnish.
  • SEI Dill Blossom Scrapbook paper
  • Ribbon
  • Want 2-Scrap self-adhesive Bling
  • Distress Oxide ink, Vintage Photo & Broken China
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint, Lamp Black
  • Uni-ball Signo pen, White

Thanks for stopping by my blog; I hope you enjoyed this project!

Happy Day!


6 thoughts on “Lost Coast Designs Challenge and Announcement”

  1. Congratulations, Lori! How wonderful for you! Your bird card looks fabulous, thanks for sharing! (You Go, Girl!!!)
    {Vickie Jo from SN}

  2. Congratulations, Lori! Love your card. I’ve been trying my hand at some mixed media projects during the recent MM classes at StampNation. I even created my 2 first ever ATCs.
    Marianne x

    1. Thank you, Marianne! That is great that you are trying out some Mixed Media projects. Would love to see your ATCs!

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