9/12/19

Taylored Expressions Blender Brush PREORDER...

You can now PREORDER your set of Taylored Expressions Blender Brushes.  Click HERE to check it out!

In the mean time, I created a card using the brushes and a video to show you how I used them.  

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Check out this amazing stencil called Blooming Beautiful.  I love the details and those adorable blooms.

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The blender brushes work so perfectly to add color to your projects.

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Check out my video that shows how I created this card.....


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9/11/19

Happy Birthday {Simon Says Stamptember}...


Hey friends!  Stopping in with a quick and simple card using the new set called Critter Crowd from Simon Says Stamp.  This set is one of may of the new amazing sets for Stamptember.  

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To create this card, I stamped and colored those adorable little critters with Copics.  I die cut the image with the coordinating dies.  

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I stamped Happy Birthday and the "from all of us" on the card front along with the balloon.  I colored up the ballon with a red copics and then added some Journey Glaze on top.  Last, I popped up the critter image on the front with foam tape.  I cut the card front down and added it to a white card base with fun foam to finish of the card.  


SSS Stamptember

Check out the full Stamptember line up of new products by clicking HERE.

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9/8/19

Get Well Soon {SSS Stamptember} + Video...





Hey crafty friends!  I am stopping in today with a card using some of the new stamps and dies from Simon Says Stamp.  Stamptember is in full swing and they have so many amazing new products and I know we will keep seeing awesome stamps and dies coming to us all month.  Click HERE to see whats new so far!

Simon Says Stamptember

I created my own stencil using a new Stamptember Die called Eucalyptus Leaves.  I just love this die and its simple but perfect detail.  

Simon Says Stamptember

I added in a few details using the die cuts and clear drops after stamping the sentiment from the new set called Healing Hugs.  

Simon Says Stamptember

Check out my video below to see how I made this card!  


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9/6/19

A Clean and Simple Christmas {Spellbinders}...



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Hi Crafty Friends! I am stopping in with some Christmas cards because yes...it’s about that time!  I am still wondering where the summer went and just can’t believe the holidays are around the corner.  

Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil System is the absolute perfect place to start on your holiday cards.  There are so many amazing Glimmer Plates to make these cards quick and simple and easy to mass produce!  I have 3 cards to share today using several plates that will give you a gorgeous foiled look but keep the card making process nice and quick!

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To create this card, I used a Hero Arts set Color Layering Holly for a bright and colorful backgorund.  I added in 2 strips of Gold Washi down the middle of the card and then finished each of the holly berries off with FSJ’s Journey Glaze.  I love the shine that adds to the background.


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I grabbed some Gold Foil and the Holiday Cheer Glimmer Plate to complete the main focal point on some red cardstock.  I added the panel to the card front with foam tape to give it some dimension.



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This next project was super quick to make.  I used the Peace on Earth Glimmer Plate to create this cleand and simple look. 

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Gold Foil is a great way to get the perfect shine for holiday cards.  I hot foiled the plate on white cardstock and then used washi tape to mask off lines on the front.  Using a blender brush, I ink blended in the lightest layer of gray ink for a subtle stripe.  
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I attached the striped panel to a white card base to finish off the card.


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This last card uses the Alphabet Ornament Glimmer Plate.  This plate is so beautiful with its calligraphy style font creating a fun design and one that looks amazing foiled! 
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To create this card, I used the Matte Gold Foil with Glimmer Plate on white cardstock.  I took a circle die and die cut the ornament. I needed some more stripes so I added washi to the front of teh circle and blended in red stripes.  
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Last, I tied a green bow and attached 2 gold bells to the bow.  I decided not to go for a sentiment on this card, which is unusual for me but i love how the Ornament shines by itself.  


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Other supplies: Green Ribbon, Gold Bells

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I hope you are inspired to create some Christmas Cards today.  The Glimmer Hot Foil System is such an easy way to create cards with the wow factor for sure.  There are so many gorgeous plates and lots of colors of foil to choose from, so the possibilities are endless.  Click HERE to check out all of the Holiday Glimmer Plates!
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9/5/19

Altenew September 2019 Stamp/Die/Stencil Release Blog Hop + Giveaway


Hello!  Today is a great day over at Altenew.  The September Release is here and there are so many amazing new stamps and dies.  I have a couple of projects to share wit you today so keep scrolling to check them out.  There are prizes too!  So don't forget to comment to win.  You can read about them at the bottom of this post and also find the Blog Hop List for today.  I am sure there is some amazing inspiration to be seen today with all of the new September products. 

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This first one uses the new Layered Snowflake Cover Die in the background.  I used a white card base and a light card card stock for the Cover Plate.  There are 2 plates that coordinate together but I love how using one plate in a light cardstock gives a fun and simple background look.  I layered the Dahlia Stencils  on top with foam tape after cutting out a couple of the pieces from the full stencil.

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This card needed a little contrast so I added in a heat embossed sentiment in black card stock to finish it off.

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This next card uses the new set called Flower Garden in the background and that adorable phone from It's For You.  I also added in the Tall Alpha Dies to create the word Hello.

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First off, I stamped one of the blooms from Flower Garden for a black and white background.  I die cut the word Hello from the Tall Alpha and added that to the card front. 


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Last, I stamped that adorable new phone from It's for You in pink inks and popped it up on the card front.  I finished the card off with some black enamel drops.

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Click HERE to see Altenew's entire September Release. 

You can also check out the full Altenew Bundles.  They package everything into one spot so its easier to grab it all at one time.  



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GIVEAWAY

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 9/10/2019 for a chance to win.

We’ll also draw a winner to receive a $20 gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. All winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 9/13/2019.

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