Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Deer Mom

Hey Stampers!  Happy Wednesday!  Today's card features the Deer Mom set from The Project Bin. I used most of the sentiments that come in the set.  I wanted to do a fun colorful card for Mother's Day.  I will be honest this is the first Mother's Day card I have made since my own mom passed away in 2014.  So the inks I used are Ocean Mist by Gina K Designs, Cucumber Crush, Watermelon Wonder, and Daffodil Delight from Stampin' UP!  I also used Oreo Black ink from Taylored Expressions.  I used the Glossy Dots from Pink and Main.  The card base is a standard A2 base cut from Yellow Glimmer card stock from the Assortment pack from Simon Says Stamp.  This card was quick and easy but I think still packs a punch.  Whenever I would give my mom cards, the first thing she would always say to me would be, "well how did you do that one".  So this year I think to celebrate all the wonderful moms I still have in my life, I am going to make a bunch of cards with this set and send them out. I apologize for the short post but my craft room is literally in boxes because I got a new cabinet and I haven't had a minute to unbox everything.  I  will have that done before my next post and maybe I will share a photo or two.  Thank you for stopping by today.  Please check out The Project Bin for this great stamp set and many more as we have some more exciting releases coming  your way soon.  

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

He is Risen

Hey Stampers! Happy Wednesday!  Today's card uses the Spring Zen from The Project Bin. I am using  the cross image from the set.  The whole time I was putting my card together I kept hearing the song Three Wooden Crosses by Randy Travis.  I am not gonna lie to you guys, I have been struggling with my mojo lately and to top it off, I am packing up my craft room because I am getting a new cabinet so I have make room so we can get it into my room but it will give me a ton of new storage space so that is exciting. 

This idea for this card came from the song.  Mainly because there were three people that day long ago when Jesus made the ultimate sacrifice for all of us.  I did two plain brown crosses and then one is a blue green because to me that represents him rising again so that cross should be lighter in my mind. So more about the card itself.  I stamped the cross three times and then colored them.  On the two brown crosses I used a combo of E33, E35, E37, E18, and E59.  The green cross is BG11, BG13, and BG32.  The background sky is Broken China Distress Oxide ink.  I used some green textured green card stock from my stash that I got at Michael's a while ago.  To soften it because it was a pretty bright green, I covered it with Peeled Paint Distress Oxide ink.  I cut the hills using a circle die, I cut two circles from the paper and then cut them in half.  The hill to the left and right I attached flat to the card base.  The middle one I used foam tape to pop it up.  The crosses were the same principle, the left and right crosses were attached flat.  The green cross I used the foam tape again.  I stamped the sentiment "Christ the Lord is risen today" and I stamped that in black ink on white card stock.  I attached it to the front with foam tape.  I used glossy dots in green, clear, and blue.  I attached the base to a standard A2 size card.  For one final touch on the green cross, I went over it with my clear Spectrum Noir Sparkle pen.  So that is my card for today.  I wanted to share with a quick peek at a new stamp set that is available in the The Project Bin store called Deer Mom.  There are some great sentiments and a cute deer image in this set which obviously geared towards Mother's Day so next week I will be using this set to make a card maybe two.  Thanks for stopping by. 

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Card making, mother's day, deer, paper crafts, stamping

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Springtime Fever

Hey Stampers!  Happy Wednesday!  Can you believe it is the last day of February already, one day closer to Spring.  I am ready.  . Today’s card uses the Spring Zen set from The Project Bin. I used the egg image and colored it with my Zig Real Brush markers and  instead of blending with water, I used my clear Sparkle pen from Spectrum Noir. The sparkle is amazing with this technique. I probably should tell you that I stamped the image with Ranger Archival ink and covered it with clear embossing powder. Once my eggs were all colored up, I fussy cut them out.

The card base was made using a pre-made soft yellow A2 card base. I took my oval died from Kat Scrappiness and used the third largest die.  I cut the base making sure to hang the left side over to give me a flat edge. To make it so the eggs didn’t look like they were floating I cut a mask with a little curve in it and took some Distress Oxide Inks Cracked Pistachio, Twisted Citron, and Peeled Paint to give me a grassy hill. I attached the eggs with foam squares. I stamped the sentiment “happy Easter” in the black archival ink in a white piece of card stock,  fish tailed the one end, dusted the edges with Wild Honey and attached with foam dots. The last touch was the addition of some of the rainbow glossy dots from Pink and Main. I am so in love with this dots. They are so shiny in real life. I didn’t put anything inside of the card so I could write a note.

So that is my card for today, I hoped you enjoyed it and will check out The Project Bin for this set and whole lot more.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Kiss Winter Goodbye

Hey Stampers!  Happy Wednesday!  It is hard to believe we are almost  to the end of February, which means spring is coming!  Today's card is a 4-bar card using a brand new set from The Project  Bin called Spring Zen.  I am loving this set.  This will be used a lot for spring and Easter cards.  This didn't come out exactly as I envisioned but I am happy with the end result.  I did a background using my Distress Oxide inks from Tim Holtz.  I used Wild Honey, Picked RaspberrySpiced Marmalade, and Twisted Citron.    I cut my background into three pieces. The tulip is stamped on the Picked Raspberry and Spice Marmalade section and stamped my tulip in Memento Tuxedo black.  I used foam tape to adhere that panel to center of the card.  Then I took the Wild Honey and adhered it to the left side just a little underneath the panel and I did the same thing on the right with the Twisted Citron panel.  I took my Spectrum Noir clear sparkle pen and did some droplets on the tulip.  I stamped the sentiment in Cracked Pistachio   The sentiment and the card base are edged in the Cracked Pistachio.  I hope you enjoy today's card and check out The Project Bin for this set and ton of  other amazing stamp sets.  Thanks for stopping by.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

You Drive Me Glazy

Hey Stampers! Happy Valentine's Day and my last day in my Valentine's series.  I am sorry that I have been absent but my house was hit with the flu and I have been down pretty much since last Thursday.

So today's card uses Hole Foods from The Project Bin.  I am so in love with these donuts.  Funny story, I was working on these donuts a few weeks ago and I wasn't sure about the colors so I sent pictures to my friend Susan and she helped me pick out the better color scheme and then she says to me "Dang it, now I want a donut!"  I thought that was a pretty good compliment for the coloring if my images made her hungry.  So I colored these using my Copic markers the donut was stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black which is a Copic safe ink.  I colored the "donut" with E31,33, and E35.  The frosting was colored with with E37, E39, and E59. I added glossy accents to frosting to give it a shiny glazed look. I used a the same colors to make my tabletop. The plate that the donuts are sitting on is a die from stash that I have no idea where it came from--lol.  Sorry about that. I used foam tape and my ATG to attach the donuts to the card.  The glossy accents made the paper warp so they were a little difficult to adhere. The sentiment is stamped in Tuxedo black as well and I fishtailed the ends. The card itself is A2 size.  This was a quick card and post as I am just starting to feel better.  Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have a great Valentine's Day.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Kinda Sorta

Hey Stampers!   Happy Wednesday.  Welcome to Day 6.  I know I am late but the weekend was crazy busy and I wasn't prepared.  But I am back on the wagon (so to speak) again.  Today's card uses another new set from The Project Bin called Kinda Sorta.  I love this color scheme.  It really shouldn't work but I absolutely love the bright colors!  My card base is A2.  All the solid card stock is from stash.  I purchased packets of paper last year from my local Michael's that had different shades of green, purple, and pink.  I stamped the sentiment and frame in Strawberry Slush from Stampin' UP!

The pattern paper is from Pink and Main, called My Heart.  I recently purchased the die that I used on the pattern paper from Kat Scrappiness, the Fancy Stitched Border die set.  It  comes with the die I used plus four others.  My final touch was some Doodlebug Sprinkles in the same lime green (happy accident there) and glitter pink.  It is a pretty simple card but would be easy to recreate or mass produce.  On the inside I stamped the "xoxo" sentiment from In My Heart which is also from The  Project Bin.

I hope you enjoyed today's card.  Thank  you for stopping by.  Come and create something with me.


Saturday, February 3, 2018

With all my heart (Valentines Card Series Day 5)

Hey Stampers!  Welcome to day 5.  Today's card uses an image from Gerda Steiner Designs and it is from the Fall in Love set.  This set also has matching dies.  My image is stamped in Tuxedo Black ink from Memento.  The adorable little squirrels are colored with E33, E35, and E18 Copic Markers.  The heart is colored with R24, R27, and R29.  The sentiment is from the Sending Hedgehugs from Pink and Main which I stamped in Candied Apple Distress Oxide Ink.  The card is a standard A2.  Unfortunately, the card base was already made up in my stash from last year's projects so I don't have the patterned papers names but the base is a pink and the layers are framed in black.  On the focal panel I added some clear 4mm droplets from Pretty Pink Posh.  I hope you enjoyed today's card and I will be back on schedule with day 6 on Monday.  Thank you for stopping by. 
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