11/14/19

Altenew November 2019 Gradient Cardstock Release Blog Hop + Giveaway


Good morning friends!  Today I am hopping along with some amazing designers, showcasing the latest release from Altenew. 

 Altenew's gradient cardstock shades have been hand-selected to coordinate with our inks, making them the perfect choice for layered die cutting, 3D dies, and more! The color families include Cherry Blossom, Green Meadows, Red Cosmos, Sea Shore, Shades of Purple, and Summer Afternoon, and each sheet has been sized to fit on our Mini Blossom Die Cutting Plates. You're sure to find one (or more!) to add to your collection!

I have to put in a quick plug for the Mini Blossom Die Cut Machine.  Its 20% until tomorrow!  This very handy little machine fits perfectly in my work space and along with these new paper packs, makes die cut a breeze!




Today I am working with Fantasy Floral 3D Die along with the Red Cosmos and Green Meadows Gradient Paper Packs.....


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To create this card,  I first grabbed the Sunburst Stencil and embossed a piece of the red cardstock.  I layered it with fun foam and a second mat of the same color and added white paint splatter to the embossed piece.

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Next, I added the card panel to the card base.  Using the Mini Blossom and more colors of the Red Cosmos pack, I die cut the pieces for the Floral Fantasy 3D Dies.  I love how easy they are to line up and create a dimensional bloom.  After cutting out the leaves with Green Meadows cardstock, I added in some detail using alcohol markers.  Last, I stamped the sentiment in Obsidian Black ink along the bottom of the card. 

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Click HERE to see the full Gradient Cardstock Release

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GIVEAWAY

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 11/20/2019 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 the Altenew blogs on 11/23/2019.

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BLOG HOP




Thanks so much for coming by today!  Have a great day!



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FIND ME OVER ON:

Instagram: Laurie Willison (@laurie_willison)


Facebook: Soapbox Creations

All products in today's post are linked below and throughout the post.  These are my personal affiliate links which you can shop from at no cost to you!  :)  Thank you for supporting Soapbox Creations!  

11/13/19

Whatever Stamp Camp Crafty Getaway...

SOLD OUT - STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE DATES!!


Whatever Stamp Camp April 2020

Do you need a crafty retreat? A weekend full of crafting and fun?  Join Laurie Willison, Nichol Spohr, and Lori Craig, along with 16 new crafty friends, for Whatever  Stamp Camp in quaint Newton, Kansas at the famous Whatever Craft House!! 


When? Thursday evening April 2 - Sunday, April 5, 2020



Weekend Details: 

The weekend includes: 

  • lodging in one of the adorable Whatever Craft House bedrooms
  • all of your meals and snacks 
  • a card class and supplies with instructions each day 
  • DIY craft projects each day 
  • make and takes 
  • lots of fun surprises
  • cost is $575 per person.  (excluding airfare or travel expenses)

Payment Details

The initial deposit, due immediately to secure your spot is $100.  
The initial deposit is non-refundable.

The 2nd payment of $225 is due February 1, 2020 
and the final payment of $250 is due March 1, 2020.  

Any cancellation within 30 days of the event are non-refundable.

SOLD OUT


There are only 16 spots and they will go fast so grab your spot now!  
Once we have a full house, you will be sent a link with further instructions. 




Whatever Stamp Camp  Hosts


Nichol Spohr




Hi stampers! I'm Nichol Spohr and I've been paper crafting for about 19 years and have been involved in the paper crafting industry in some fashion since 2002. I started out as a scrapbooker who dabbled with stamping and over the years have evolved into a card maker who uses stamps on just about every single thing I create! I'm passionate about stamping and die cutting and getting the most out of my supplies. I enjoy sharing, inspiring, and teaching and regularly share video tutorials on my YouTube channel. You can always see what I’m up to by visiting my blog: http://nicholspohr.com/


Lori Craig




Hi! I’m Lori! I’ve began papercrafting in 1998 by dabbling in scrapbooking because I enjoyed cropping with friends, but quickly transitioned to stamping & card-making. I call it “crafty therapy”, and my family calls it “necessary for household harmony”.


I have worked full-time in papercrafting since 2007 as the advertising manager for Splitcoaststampers.com, designer, blogger, in business development, and as a Copic Marker instructor in the US and Canada. 


As much as I love paper and ink, the many fabulous friends I’ve met on this incredible journey are (by far!!) my favorite thing about crafting, and I can’t wait to share this weekend with you in my native Kansas! 


You can find me on my blog:


and Instagram: @wheatfield_designs

Laurie Willison


My name is Laurie Willison. You can usually find me crafting away in my craft room while the kids are in school!  I am also an RN and Travel Planner part time. I live in Kansas with my husband and our 2 kiddos.
I have been stamping since 2007, when a sweet friend of mine introduced me to the world of ink, stamps and paper and have been blogging and crafting ever since. I have had the pleasure and honor of working on several amazing design teams over the years and have had so much fun in the process.  My favorite part of this hobby has to be the people. I have made lots of amazing friends, lots of whom I have had the chance to meet in person! We are excited to have you join us for this crafty weekend!
Find me over on my blog: https://soapboxcreations.blogspot.com 
and Instagram: @laurie_willison

11/8/19

Christmas Blessings {Glimmer Hot Foil - Spellbinders}...


Hot foiling is all the rage right now and I am totally hooked!  Spellbinders has the machine you need and all the Glimmer Plates to create so many different looks.  And right now?  The machine and all things Glimmer are on sale!  Click HERE To check out the Glimmer Blitz Sale

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GLIMMER OF THE MONTH KIT


I am stopping in to share the latest Glimmer of the Month Kit from Spellbinders.  Its such a fun kit!  Check out the details of this amazing segment set that comes with 2 banner dies!


The November kits are now here! (Available October 1-31st) While supplies last for new members. US shipping included in cost.
The NEW Glimmer Hot Foil membership subscription includes an exclusive Glimmer Hot Foil Plate & Die Set + One Roll of FoilGlimmer Hot Foil System and a compatible die cutting machine is required for use. Sold Separately. See Product Compatibility. 

This month's "Shimmering Merry Christmas Sentiments" set and coordinating "Silver Foil Roll" is perfect for creating foiled cards, favors, and more.
Join Now and Save 10% Off the purchase of the Glimmer Hot Foil System*You may add the system at time of subscription.

Membership Includes:
  • A Exclusive Glimmer Hot Foil Plate Set + Foil Roll that can be used to create Glimmering hot foil projects. $37 Value!
  • Project Inspiration: Each kit will feature project ideas with at least one detailed how-to instruction tutorial each month.
  • Member Benefits & Savings: Receive exclusive member pricing in the Spellbinders store. Plus receive access to deals, savings, and gifts - only available to members.
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Each month Spellbinders offers several different subscription clubs....






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Here is today's card using the November Glimmer Hot Foil Kit of the Month....


Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil

To create this card I used the Pretty Plaid Embossing folder for the front gray card panel.  I cut that down and added the panel to a gray card base.  I just love that plaid texture.  

Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil

Next, I used the November foil kit to create the sentiment.  I used the die included I the kit to cut out that little banner.  I love the that you can hot foil the sentiment and then cut it out for the perfectly lined up sentiment every time.  Next, I die cut the Poinsettia Dies and layered them up for the gorgeous pop of color.  I did add some Copic coloring to the leaving for some added dimension.  Last, I used the Gold Fashion pearls to give the flower a little bling. 

Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil

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VIDEO


I created a video awhile back for Spellbinders about the Hot Foiling System.  In this video I create 3 different holiday cards that are just so easy to foil but gives a good idea on how to use the machine.  Here is my video....


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GLIMMER BLITZ SALE


Check out this amazing Glimmer Blitz Sale going on by clicking HERE or on the banner below!  Best part about this sale?  You can get your own Glimmer Hot Foil System for just $99!  




This machine is so much fun and adds to many gorgeous details to your projects.




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


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FIND ME OVER ON:

Instagram: Laurie Willison (@laurie_willison)


Facebook: Soapbox Creations

All products in today's post are linked below and throughout the post.  These are my personal affiliate links which you can shop from at no cost to you!  :)  Thank you for supporting Soapbox Creations!  

11/7/19

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


Good morning!  Welcome to the November 2019 Altenew Blog Hop!  The new products that are available today are amazing!!  I have 2 projects to share today so keep scrolling to see them.  You can also check out the Giveaways....don't forget tot leave a comment for your chance to win!  There is also a full blog hop list at the end of this post.  

My first project uses the new set Plentiful Pines....

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To create this post, I grabbed a navy blue card base and added some white paint splatter for a fun snowy look.  I cut a white card front down with a way snow drift look and then stamped the sentiment along the bottom.  I also used some of Altenew's Gold Washi to create the line along the bottom.  

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I popped the snow drift up on the card base and then stamped and die cut the trees.  They are SO easy to line up and they are just so pretty. What you can't see is how sparkly they are.  They shimmer in this little scene and it creates the perfect winter card. 

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I kept this last card super clean and simple....

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I scored a few lines along the bottom of the card and popped up the Handwritten Hello.  I die cut one of the Mix and Match Mariposa dies and added that to the card front along with a few pearls.  Super quick and easy!

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To see the full November Altenew Release click HERE.

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NOVEMBER BUNDLES


And check this out!!  A Free Gift!



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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 11/13/2019 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 11/16/2019.

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BLOG HOP




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


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FIND ME OVER ON:

Instagram: Laurie Willison (@laurie_willison)


Facebook: Soapbox Creations

All products in today's post are linked below and throughout the post.  These are my personal affiliate links which you can shop from at no cost to you!  :)  Thank you for supporting Soapbox Creations!  

 
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