7/7/20

Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Dahlia Release Blog Hop + Giveaway



Hi friends!  Altenew has a gorgeous new Craft-A-Flower releasing today.  If you are new to Altenew and the Craft-A-Flower, this new die set is a layered die set that creates the most gorgeous blooms by layering different colored cardstocks.  All you need is the die set, your favorite colors of cardstock and a die cut machine to create these blooms.

Today we are all hopping to share lots of Dahila inspiration.  My projects are next, but keep scrolling for the prize information and a full list of stops to make on today's hop.

Here is my card for today....


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To create this card, I lined the white card base with the Brushed Grid Washi tape from Altenew.  It is all I can do to not put this washi on every card I make.  I just love the simple background it makes!  I did leave about 1 1/2" on the top of the card for my stamped sentiment.  This sentiment is from the latest Build-A-Flower: Primrose stamp set.


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Altenew has the perfect cardstock sets that work with the Craft-A-Flower Dies.  Each pack has multiple colors that are easy to layer up.  I used the Red Cosmos pack for today's card.   I die cut some leaves with some green cardstock I had on hand and then simply layered all the pieces together using liquid glue.  I spritzed some white paint over the bloom along with some Glitter Dust Spray for some shine.


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Check out the bundle available from Altenew.  It is the full die set, plus 2 cardstock sets.  These sets are the perfect match up to the layering dies.  All the cardstock you need is there to make the colorful blooms and leaves!



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GIVEAWAY


To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 5 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog for a chance to win. We’ll also draw a winner to receive a $15 gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. 


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BLOG HOP




Thank you so much for stopping in today.  Hope you have a great week!



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7/6/20

Hello {Spellbinders Large Die of the Month}...

I am so excited to share something today.  The Large Die of the Month from Spellbinders is AMAZING!  It is the most adorable Alphabet Die Set and its a must have.  First off?  Its already separated for you, so no cutting apart your dies.  I LOVE this!  And then most important?   The font.  Agh!  I just love it!

Here is the card I made with the July Large Die of the Month from Spellbinders....


Spellbinders


The font of this alphabet is just so cute and I can see myself using this again and again.  I die cut each letter out of different cardstock colors and again in fun foam.  I used liquid glue to layer the fun foam behind each letter for the perfect dimension.   


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I used the Fun Stampers Journey Sunshine and Rainbows Embossing Folder to create the white background panel and then added in a strip of striped washi before adhering the sentiment to the front.  


Spellbinders



Check out this month round of Spellbinders Clubs by clicking HERE!  

Thanks so much for coming by today.  Hope you have a great day!





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Honey Bee Stamps Hello Summer Blog Hop...

Good morning, crafty friends!  I am so excited to be joining the girls over at Honey Bee Stamps today for their Hello Summer Release Blog Hop!  They have lots of fun new summer goodies and I have a couple quick and simple cards to share using them.

Keep scrolling to see my projects, to check out the giveaway from Honey Bee and to see a full list of stops on today's hop!

Let's get started!


Honey Bee Stamps


I am totally a flip flop girl.  I wear them all summer!  So these dies and stamps were an instant favorite!  The new Flip Flop Builder dies are the cutest and build the perfect flip flop!  

First, I layered some rainbow paper onto a white card base.  Next, I die cut the flip flops in white card stock and again in fun foam.  I used the fun foam to add a layer of dimension and pop them up on the card front.  I used another piece of patterned paper and fun foam, to layer on another piece of striped color to the flip flops.  


Honey Bee Stamps


I stamped the adorable sentiment, from the new set Flippin Fabulous,  along the bottom of the card.   And, of course, I had to finish them off with a tiny heart covered in glossy accents.


Honey Bee Stamps


Another ADORABLE new set is called Freshly Picked.  This set is FULL of cute little fruit images that can be colored in, or stamped with the coordinating solid image.   So many possibilities with this set!  You know me....I go quick and easy, so I picked the solid images....but then I threw in a little Copic to add in some details.


Honey Bee Stamps


First, I masked the card base off and blended in some blue ink and then layered on a striped stencil for a little more blending.


Honey Bee Stamps


Next, I used my Misti to add in the 3 sentiments.  I love this sentiment set because the font is adorable....and I do love a good font...but I also love the larger size so they show up nice and bold!

Last, I stamped and die cut the lemons and strawberry.  I used the solid images to color them in but then just added in a little Copic detail for shading.  I also used a white gel pen for a little shine.  To finish the card off, I used some clear drops for that last little added detail.  


Honey Bee Stamps



Check out the full Honey Bee Hello Summer Release by clicking HERE.


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GIVEAWAY



Honey Bee is giving away a $25 gift certificate to their shop on each day of the hop.  Hop along and comment on each stop for your chance to win!


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BLOG HOP





I love that you stopped in today.  I appreciate it and hope you enjoyed my stop on today's hop.  Have a great day!




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7/1/20

Altenew Build-A-Flower: Primrose Release Blog Hop + Giveaway




There is a new Build-A-Flower at Altenew called Primrose and we are hopping about it today!  This new stamp set is gorgeous and oh so easy for creating the most beautiful blooms and leaves.  Check out my quick and simple project for today...


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I decided I needed something other than the usual bouquet design, so I went with a colorful, graphic design.  I stamped each of the flowers in the set twice and then arranged them on a black card base.


Altenew


Next, I used Sentiment Strips 2 to add in an easy sentiment.  Boom!  Quick and simple!


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Check out today's Build-A-Flower Bundle.  It comes with the stamp set, the dies and 8 ink cubes.  By buying the bundle, you get 5% off.  A little savings makes it even better!


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GIVEAWAY


To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 5 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog for a chance to win. 

We’ll also draw a winner to receive a $15 gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. All winners will be announced on THIS POST on 7/11/2020.

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BLOG HOP




Thanks so much for stopping in today.  Hope you enjoyed today's project!  Have a great day!




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6/30/20

Farm Fresh Kit Release!



Today is an EXCITING day at Taylored Expressions!  There is a new kit available and you guys.....its so stinkin' cute!

The Farm Fresh Kit is available now and includes 2 adorable stamp sets, a die set, a background stamp, Grass Stencil Strips, Wobble Springs, Envelops, super cute stickers all in a zippered case! 

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I have LOTS of projects today!  The little farm animals are interactive with the little Wobble Springs to create adorable little bobbles heads.


Taylored Expressions


To create this card, I added a little TE Cloud Stencil on a white card panel.  Next, I used the new Grass Stencil Strips to add in grass along the bottom edge.  I stamped and colored the fence on the card panel and then added in the barn popped up on foam tape.  I added some light grays and pinks to the cow and popped it up with foam tape too.  Adding the little bobble head is so easy with the Wobble Springs.  I finished the card off with cloud dies and a sentiment up in the sky!


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Taylored Expressions


I wanted to make a quick and simple card with a little circle rainbow die cut with a stack of circle dies.  I popped the little bobble head up on the card front and finished it off with a sentiment.  Quick and simple!


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Taylored Expressions


This card uses the Grass Stencils, topped off with the barn and a sentiment.  I colored and die cut that cute little chick and added the Wobble Spring in for the bobble head.  I added the card front to a black card base to finish it off!


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Taylored Expressions


Last, card was super easy.  I colored all 4 critters and die cut them.  I added them all to the card front along with the Wobble Springs.  Love that fun little interactive detail.  I stamped the sentiment a little off center to finish off the card.


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Here is a picture of the full kit.....Click HERE to check it out!




Thank you so much for coming by today!  Hope you have a great day!




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