Pretty Pink Posh – Hello Fall

Hey friends! Last weekend I got my most recent Pretty Pink Posh release order and could not wait to play! I inked up those sweet Cozy Fall Critters and colored my heart out! Then I had to play with the new Leaves Background stencil too! After I inked up a large panel with the stencil I cut it down for my first card which left me with a good size strip left and I couldn’t just waste it so I made another card to share too!

Aren’t these cards just too fun!?! I love how they turned out! The one on the right was the first and the one on the left was the second one I created. Getting two fantastic cards out of one background is so rewarding and kind of fun to challenge myself to do too!

For this card, I popped the stenciled panel up with foam tape and added a strip of gold glitter paper to the edge. Then I popped the images up with foam squares before finishing things off with white gel pen accents and glossy accents too!

I’ll admit I didn’t plan for a sentiment on this so when I finally decided to add it, I popped the whole card in my MISTI, removing the foam insert so it was flat enough to stamp on, and stamped it that way.

Keeping to the same theme with this card, the stenciled panel is popped up again and the same gold glitter cardstock was added to the edge. I popped the images up to the same level as the stenciled panel and stamped my sentiment in the top right corner this time.

I used the same white gel pen accents and glossy accents for this sweet card as well.

Products used on these cards:
Cozy Fall Critters stamps and dies
Fall Corners stamps and dies
Leaves background stencil
Blending buddy brush
Thermoweb 3D tape roll
Ultra Bond liquid adhesive
Scrapbook adhesives foam squares
Glossy accents
Copic markers

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Pink & Main – Snowflake Mania Card and Ornament

Hi there! Today I’m over on the Pink & Main blog sharing this fun snowflake themed Christmas card with a coordinating Christmas ornament to go with it! During the holidays I just love doing little sets like these. It makes it extra fun to give gifts or just pop in the mail together to brighten someone’s day!

All of the products I’m using today were just released earlier this week! So if you haven’t checked it out yet, you need to for sure! It’s bursting with amazing!!!

To start this project, I wanted to play with the snowflake stencil and also the layering snowflake dies…so I did. I used white Thermoweb Glitz Glitter Gel on dark blue cardstock with the snowflake stencil and set it aside to dry.

While that was drying I die cut some elements from the layered snowflakes dies. For the card, I cut the base from vellum, the large piece from white cardstock and the smallest layer from blue glitter paper in the winter glitter paper pad.

Next, I die cut the Merry Christmas from holographic paper and the shadow from white cardstock. I adhered the layers together with EZ Squeeze liquid adhesive but popped the sentiment up with foam squares and popped the snowflake up with foam squares as well.

To complete the card, I trimmed the snowflake background down by 1/8 inch on each side. This cleans up the excess glitz gel and gives it a nice white border from the card base. This panel is popped up with foam strips and then the snowflake is added to the center.

Here’s a closer look at one side of the ornament. I die cut the base piece from white cardstock twice. Then the snowflake outline from holographic paper twice. I used EZ Squeeze liquid adhesive once again to adhered the snowflakes to the shadow and then back-to-back so the whole thing is double-sided.

Finally I took out the sweet Polly and Pete Jolly set and stamped each critter, coloring them in with my copic markers. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out, added foam squares and popped one on the center of each side.

I punched a hole in the top of the snowflake and threaded some red baker’s twine through it, tying a knot so it’s ready to hang.

For finishing touches on the critters, I added glossy accents to things like beaks and noses, and unicorn Stickles to their cheeks.

I can’t even pick a favorite product today! They are all so much fun to use and I seriously need some dedicated crafting time because I am itching to make a bundle of these cute snowflakes! They will be everywhere for sure!

Products used today:
Polly and Pete Jolly stamps and dies
Layered Snowflakes dies
Snowflakes stencil
Winter glitter paper pad
Holographic 2 paper pad
EZ Squeeze liquid adhesive
Glossy accents
Stickles – unicorn
Foam squares
Thermoweb Glitz Glitter Gel – white
Stencil pal

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Miss Ink Stamps – Everything I Boo…

Hello there! Today I’m playing with the most recent Miss Ink Stamps Halloween release. It’s so stinking cut and super fun to create with. This time I’ve created a simple heart shaped card with a Halloween flair to it.

I stamped and cut out the ghosts from Kindred Spirits and just outlined the inside of them with a B0000 copic marker for that glowing look.

I started creating my card base with Trinity Stamps Nested Hearts dies by cutting the largest heart from black cardstock. Then I folded a piece of white cardstock in half and hung the same die over the top edge by about a 1/4 inch and cut it out. Then I glued the two pieces together. However, because the edge of the white card base was a teeny bit visible I took a black marker and went around the whole edge.

Next, I inked up a scrap of cardstock with distress oxide inks in carved pumpkin and seedless preserves. I sprized it with water and blotted it dry. Then I layerd the Hand Drawn Hearts stencil over top and spread black glitter glitz gel from Thermoweb through it. Once that panel was dry I added foam tape and centered it on the card base. Then I added foam tape to the ghosts and popped them up as well.

I really liked the simple look on the front of this card and didn’t want to muddle it with a sentiment so I stamped and trimmed one from the set, mounted it on a slightly larger piece of black cardstock and adhered it inside.

Just perfect for a significant other and it all fits in an A2 size envelope still!

Products used on today’s card:
Miss Ink Stamps Kindred Spirits stamps
Miss Ink Stamps Hand Drawn Hearts stencil
Trinity Stamps Nested Hearts dies
Distress Oxide – carved pumpkin, seedless preserves
Thermoweb 3D foam tape roll

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Trinity Stamps – Hello Bootiful

Hey friends! I’m popping in today with a fun Trinity Stamps Halloween slimline card. These products released last year for fall but I didn’t get a chance to use them and there was no way I was going another season without! They are so much fun! I especially love the font of the Hello Bootiful dies, don’t you?!?

To create this card, I ink blended a panel with distress oxides in seedless preserves, twisted citron and carved pumpkin. These three colors have become my staple Halloween trio this year. I love them together and seriously can’t get enough! After they were blended nicely I die cut the panel with the largest scalloped slimline panel die.

Then I stamped the main image from Slimline Boos on a white panel and cut it out with the smallest Stitched Slimline Panels die. I adhered the inked panel to a white card base with liquid glue and popped the ghosts up with foam tape.

Next, I die cut the Hello Bootiful dies five times – black, white, green, purple and orange. I used liquid glue to adhere them together slightly offsetting each layer. Then I used liquid glue to adhere them to the ghost panel.

For finishing touches, I went over the top layer of the sentiment with Wink of Stella glitter brush pen so it shimmers in the light really well! It’s super fun! And, my card is finished!

Products used on today’s card:
Slimline Boos stamps
Slimline Scalloped Panels and Banners dies
Slimline Stitched Card Panels and Windows dies
Hello Bootiful dies
Distress Oxide – seedless preserves, twisted citron, carved pumpkin
Wink of Stella glitter brush pen
Ultra Bond liquid adhesive
3D foam tape

I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a faBOOlous day!!!

Newton’s Nook – Happiness is Coffee and a Good Book

Hey friends! I’m over on the Newton’s Nook blog today with a fall color themed card for your fellow coffee and book lovers! This Sips & Stories set is so me that I have to pull it out to play from time to time just because.

I started by stamping the image from Sips & Stories and colored it with my copic markers. Then I cut it out with the coordinating die and started playing around with my background. I inked up a green piece of cardstock with the Mugs stencil and die cut it with the largest Framework dies. Then I cut a couple of tags and a topper from the Fancy Edges Tag dies and inked them up with the Houndstooth stencil.

I added foam tape to the back of the mugs panel and adhered it to a white card base. Then I adhered my tags and topper together and threaded some ribbon through the top. These are adhered directly to the mugs panel with liquid glue.

I chose a sentiment from the Sips & Stories set and die cut a banner from the Frames & Flags set to match the size I needed. I achieved this by cutting the whole banner, laying my stamp on the die, realigning the die smaller and just cutting one side off. Then I added foam squares to the sentiment and image and popped them in place.

For finishing touches, I added glossy accents to bits on the pillows, the girl’s mug and Newton’s nose. Then I came in with a scattering of white clay hearts from Twiddler’s Nook Sweethearts mix.

I’m super excited to share this card with the recipient and hope they love it as much as I do!

Products used on today’s card:
Sips & Stories stamps and dies
Fancy Edges Tag dies
Framework dies
Frames & Flags dies
Houndstooth stencil
Mugs stencil
Twiddler’s Nook Sweethearts embellishments
iCraft Ultra Bond liquid adhesive
Thermoweb tape roll
Scrapbook Adhesives foam squares
Blending Buddy brushes
Glossy accents

I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!

Thermoweb – Coffee Shaker with Toner Foiling

Welcome back everyone! Today I’m over on the Thermoweb blog with a tutorial how I created this fun coffee themed shaker card using Brutus Monroe toner card fronts and decofoil!

This tide pool decofoil is so awesome in the light and using the microbeads from the Twiddler’s Nook shop as shaker bits is just added fun!

Be sure to head to the Thermoweb blog for all the details and products used to create this fun interactive card!

I appreciate you popping in today. Have a fabulous day!

Miss Ink Stamps – Release Day | Welcome Home

Hey! Hey!!!! It’s release day for Miss Ink Stamps! This Halloween release is beyond amazing and SO MUCH FUN!!! Today I’m sharing a card featuring the new set called Welcome Home and it’s just adorable plus it’s packed with super fun sentiments too!

I started by stamping my critters and coloring them with copic markers. Then I used the scan-n-cut to cut them all out. Next, I stamped the porch image from the set on a large piece of white cardstock and colored it with my copics as well. Then I die cut a Trinity Stamps Embossed Edge Rectangle from kraft cardstock and cut another from inside it to create a thick frame.

I adhred the scene panel to a card base and then added the frame next. For dimension and interest I added all of my critters with foam squares.

Then I chose two sentiments, stamped and trimmed them into strips and popped them up with foam strips as well.

For finishing touches I added glossy accents to various things all over the scene like lights, critter noses, pumpkin faces and such. Then I cam in with unicorn Stickles on other fun things like costumes.

This release is packed full of so many super fun sets so be sure to head over to the Miss Ink Stamps shop and have a look. Click HERE to get there.

Products used today:
Welcome Home stamps
Trinity Stamps Embossed Edge Rectangle dies
Stickles – unicorn
Glossy accents
Foam squares

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Miss Ink Stamps – Boo Cats Sneak Peek

Happy weekend everyone! Today I’m popping in with a super fun sneak peek of the upcoming release from Miss Ink Stamps! I’m absolutely head over heels in love with it all! It’s so original and fun!

Today I’ve got these Boo Cats just dying to witch you a Happy Halloween! Hahaha! I love punny sentiments! They’re the best!

I matted these cute kitties on some Halloween colored stripes and neutral framing so they just pop and bring your eye right to them!

To finish things off I added glossy accents to the bands of all the hats and unicorn Stickles to the stars and moon on the center hat.

Release day is Tuesday, Sept. 21, so keep an eye out for more sneak peeks from the rest of the team and I’ll be back Tuesday with another fabulous card to share with you!

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Jane’s Doodles – Happy Halloween

Happy weekend my friends! I’m super excited to share this card with you today! I had been wanting these sets from Jane’s Doodles forever but I made myself wait until closer to Halloween…and then they were out of stock! Figures, right?!? Well, as soon as Jane restocked the shop I jumped on and ordered them and finally had a chance to play!

To create my background I blended distress oxides in crushed olive, ripe persimmon and seedless preserves. I spritzed the panel with water and let it dry. When I ink blend, I almost always use an oversized panel so once it was dry I die cut it with the Modern Embossed Edge Rectangle die from Trinity Stamps. Then I used my MISTI to stamp images from Jane’s Doodles Haunted House with VersaFine onyx black ink.

Then I stamped and heat embossed images from Winnie Halloween and Haunted House on Bristol Smooth cardstock. I used my Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers to watercolor them and then cut them out with the scan-n-cut.

I adhered my background panel to a card base with liquid glue and then added the images with a combination of liquid glue and foam squares.

Isn’t this card just too much fun! I am so happy with how it turned out and just how cute these images are!

Products used today:
Jane’s Doodles Haunted House
Jane’s Doodles Winnie Halloween
Trinity Stamps Embossed Edge Rectangle dies
iCraft Ultra Bond liquid adhesive
Foam squares

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Pink & Main – Sneak Peek Merry Christmas

Hey friends! I’m over on the Pink & Main blog today sharing a fun sneak peek of multiple products coming in with the September release! You’re going to love it! This release is packed full! Like seriously, someone had to sit on that suitcase to zip it up for sure!

Okay seriously…more cute long legged critters!?! I’m dying! I just love them so much! This reindeer is perfect to add to the line up! And another paper piecing die that is just too fun to resist!

And don’t even think about skipping over that new stenciled background! Are we singing Christmas carols yet? This is so much fun!

Stay tuned to the blog for more sneak peeks and get ready because the release is available on Monday, Sept. 20!

Products used on today’s card:
Holly-days dies
Deer Friend stamps and dies
Large Sentiment Strip dies
Candy Stripe stencil
Metallics glitter paper pad
Ergonomic Blending Brush
Glossy accents
Stickles – unicorn
Foam squares

I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!