Tuesday, February 5, 2019

MFT February Release

Hello there!  I'm thrilled to be joining the amazing MFT designers and guests for this month's MFT & Friends, celebrating the brand new February release from My Favorite Things.


Today is the day all of the awesome February products are available for purchase and let me tell you....I had so much fun playing with everything!  I've got three cards to share with you, so let's get started!


First up is a card using a bunch of new goodies - the Super Dog stamps & dies, the City Block die and the Tag Builder Blueprints 7.   I created a shaker with the Tag Builder and adhered some of the City Block buildings inside along with some star & moon sequins I had in my stash.   To carry on the theme of the shaker on my card base, I used Distress Oxides to blend some blue shades onto the black cardstock.  Next I flicked some gesso onto the top portion of the inked cardstock piece to represent stars.  I added more of the City Block buildings to this piece as well.    The final step was to heat emboss the sentiment and add that cute superhero pup to the tag!


Next up is a card featuring the Raccoon Cutie Die, the sentiment flag from Tag Builder Blueprints 7, and the Birthday Cake dies.


The Raccoon Cutie is soooo easy to put together!   And he definitely is a cutie!   I added some detail with Glossy Accents and white gel pen.    A birthday cake, complete with shiny chocolate frosting, was the perfect complement to my little woodland friend's birthday greeting!

And finally, I couldn't resist using the City Block die again.   When I first saw this die, I knew exactly what I wanted to do - create an awesome sky background.  I broke out some orange, yellow, pink & red alcohol inks and created a gradient effect.  


I adhered the City Block die in it's entirety, and then stamped the greeting (part of the new Spectacular Birthday stamp set) with Archival ink and added the gorgeous scripty Birthday Wishes die (this month's Free with $60 Die-namics).

I had a fabulous time creating with this month's new release - and there is SO much more to see!   Head over to the MFT shop to check it out!   Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today - see you again soon!

Monday, February 4, 2019

More Than Words Can Say....Plus a SALE!

Good morning, crafty friends!  Today I've got a colorful Valentine card to share with you, and I also wanted to let you know about an awesome sale over at Lil' Inker Designs!   


I used the gorgeous Love You More Than Words die to create this card.   I started by using a couple shades of alcohol ink on some Yupo paper, then I die cut the heart from the inked Yupo - super simple!    I adhered the die cut onto a  black background that I added the fun stitched heart detail to with the new Quilted Stitched All Hearts die.    I used some of the leftover Yupo to create a mat for the stitched heart panel.


I hope you've enjoyed my card!    Now - about that sale I mentioned!   With a $25 purchase, you will receive the Love You Much border die for FREE!  And....there's a sale category over at LID as well, so be sure to check out lots of goodies at 25% off!  (Prices will reflect the discount in your shopping cart.)  Have a great week everyone!



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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Lil' Inker Designs January Release - Day 3


Hi crafty friends!   It's the third and final day of Lil' Inker Designs' January release inspiration blog hop.   Don't forget to stop at each of the DT members' blogs and leave a comment on each blog post over the three days of the hop for a chance to win the entire release!   


My first card features no stamping!   Such a rarity, I know!   I layered several of the new Sending My Love die cuts to get a nice, thick sentiment. I adhered this to a piece of pink cardstock along with the large heart from the Radiating Love Heart die and a small heart from the Perfect Palette die (which I coated in Glossy Accents for a ton of shine)!   See those cute scallops?   Those were created with the stitched hearts from the Perfect Palette die!


Next up a card using the Radiating Love Heart die.   This is such a fun die, and there's a lot of things you can do with it!   I ran the die through my die cutting machine three times - once right in the center, and then again on the edges for a partial "burst".    


I die cut the heart from patterned paper and added it to the center of the stitched element.   To finish this simple card, I adhered the Hugs die that was released last month - the bottom layer is vellum.


I hope you've enjoyed all of the DT projects over the last few days!  I've so enjoyed working with the release - so much fun stuff!!!!   Be sure to hop along leaving comments for a chance to WIN this entire release!   


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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Lil' Inker Designs January Release - Day 2


Welcome back for day two of Lil' Inker Designs' January release!!  Today I've got two cards to share with you - both featuring the newest quilted stitch die - All Hearts!

  

This first card features a new set called Perfect Pairs 2 - and I am so IN LOVE with it!   The original Perfect Pairs was the first Lil' Inker set I ever purchased and it holds a special place in my heart - so I was absolutely thrilled to see a second set of those adorable little food couples! And - not only is there that new set of cuties, there is ALSO a sentiment set to go along with it called Perfect Pairs Additions!   How awesome is that?

I used the Quilted Stitched All Hearts die on my card base, then added a background created by stamping several of the phrases found in the original Perfect Pairs, Perfect Pairs 2 and Perfect Pairs Additions.   I colored the super cute milk & cookies with Copic markers and cut them out with the coordinating die.   I added some Glossy Accents to the chocolate chips - love that shine!   I adhered the sentiment strip and milk & cookies to the card front with foam adhesive to finish the card off.


Next up is a card featuring the new With Love word die, Perfect Palette Heart die and Heartthrob Stamps along with Quilted Stitched All Hearts.


I adhered a piece of white cardstock die cut with QS All Hearts across the front of a pink card base.   I added the With Love sentiment, layered in pink & red cardstock.   The large scale of this sentiment is perfection!   I added some conversation hearts, die cut using the Perfect Palette Heart die and stamped with the sentiments from Heartthrob to finish off this card!  

I hope you've enjoyed today's projects!   Be sure to hop along leaving comments for a chance to WIN this entire release!   Stop back tomorrow for more projects featuring this fabulous release - see you then!


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Monday, January 14, 2019

Lil' Inker Designs January Release - Day 1


Hello, hello!   I'm super excited that I get to share with you some of the new products from Lil' Inker Designs' January release.   There's lots of projects and inspiration to come over the next few days - and a pretty sweet chance to win the entire release, so be sure to check out the details at the bottom of this post!


I used several new products for this super cute card - the Bear Hugger stamp & die bundle and the Quilted Stitched All Hearts die.   I love ALLLLL of LID's quilted stitched dies, and this one is one of my absolute favorites!   You'll see a lot more of it tomorrow, lol!


I die cut and stamped the panda bear (you have the option to make a regular bear as well!) and used a glue dot to hold the lollipop in place.   I added him to a Wonky Square die cut, placed on top of a black rectangle die cut with Quilted Stitched All Hearts.

 I hope you've enjoyed my project today!  Be sure to hop along leaving comments for a chance to WIN this entire release!   Stop back tomorrow for more projects featuring this fabulous release - see you then!



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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Lil' Inker Designs December Release - Day 3


Hello! We've reached the final day of projects featuring Lil' Inker Designs' fabulous December release.  I've used the Cozy Plaid stamp set in a different way today - and I kind of love it!


I stamped my background using the sketchy stripes included in the Cozy Plaid stamp set.  I alternated inking in a bright blue and lime green.   To be perfectly honest, I accidentally messed up the very last stamp, so rather than throw out what was (mostly) a great background, I decided to die cut into it.   The Forever Heart die seemed like the perfect choice - it goes well with the awesome sentiment and it cut out the "ooops" I'd made, lol!!   


I added that great layered sentiment from the new Hugs word die, and the supporting sentiment from Cozy Plaid was stamped and heat embossed on the Stitched Sentiment Flag.   A few little scattered heart dies and stitched detail using a white gel pen finish up this card!

 I hope you've enjoyed all of the projects Laura and the DT has shared over the last few days.....remember - be sure to hop along leaving comments for a chance to WIN this entire release!   



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