Friday, May 18, 2018

Kitty Bee Designs #118 - For Mom/Feminine!

Hi Friends! I hope you've been having a lovely week so far! I've had lots of fun creating projects lately and here's one more for you!  It's time for the midweek inspiration for Challenge #118 - For Mom/Feminine- over at the Kitty Bee Designs Challenge Blog - Aloha Friday!

Challenge #118

Super big thanks to our sponsor for this challenge


Today I'm using the beautiful Sentiment Flower Doodledallion set from Fred She Said Designs, which comes with digital outlines, printables, sentiments and precoloured versions of layers that you can put together in so many ways! I printed out the printable sheet with the square background and several flowers and then I fussy cut each flower to size and sponged on Distress Oxide Inks to give each layer a varied look. I used my new favourite mist - Tattered Angels Chalk Chalkboard Mist, which is a white, semiopaque mist that has a beautiful shimmer, to lightly mist all over my coloured pieces before layering them with foam tape. The Oxide Ink reacts with the mist, but also protects the printed image and my ink did not run at all! 

I used a new Altenew Scallop Builder stencil to layer on Ivory and Pink Distress Oxides on a kraft background. These builder stencils are so fun!! Next I cut out various flowers and stems from my Tim Holtz Funky Floral #3 diecut set using supplies from previous Scrapbook & Cards Today Sampler Kits. I added a bit of white gel pen for detail and added some sequins and enamel dots from the kits.

Lastly, I added a cork butterfly from SpiegelMom Scraps, which they sadly don't carry any more, and then layered a wooden butterfly overtop that I altered with Emerald Creek Charred Gold embossing powder. I love how it changed the look!

Thanks so much for stopping by! Be sure to check out the Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge to see all the inspiration from the other awesome Design Team members - and enter your own project HERE for a chance to win!! Have a wonderful weekend!

Linked to:
SSS Monday Challenge - Stencil It
SSS Wednesday Challenge - Stencil It

Monday, May 14, 2018

Emerald Creek Craft Supplies - Guy Style Congrats Card!

Hi friends! I'm back today for the Emerald Creek Blog to share my take on our May Challenge theme - Guy Style. I created a New Home Congrats card with a masculine feel using the new Baked Texture Embossing Powders from Emerald Creek, the Emerald Creek Out The Back Door outhouse stamp and papers from the Wild Whisper No Place Like Home collection.

I used my Distress Oxide Inks to watercolour the image in after embossing with the Patina Oxide powder. Then, the Chunky Rust added a vintage rusted look to the diecut Your Next Stamp tag.

I added that wonderful Chunky Rust powder again to the No Place Like Home card and then coated the whole thing with Vintage Beeswax powder. It's amazing how much it actually looks like a rusted metal vintage sign!

Inside, I added an embossed sentiment stamp using Deep Sea and some SpiegelMom Scraps Sequins.

These powders are so amazing to work with! They are great for embossing stamps or altering your embellishments - like I did with the button and stars on the front of the card and the little arrow I turned to be a house on the inside tag.

Supplies Used:
Embossing Powder-

You can check out the full video HERE and see all the details close up or watch the link below:

Thanks so much for stopping by! Be sure to check out all the awesome Guy Style projects and challenge details at the Emerald Creek Blog and join us with your own project for a chance to win! You can even save 10% just for entering!!

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Timepiece Father's Day Card!

Hello! I'm back today to share a Father's Day card using Pinterest as inspiration. A friend came over last week and we chose a card we liked the style of and spent the morning doing a little crafting. I layered some Canvas Corp Ivory Cardstock and some black cardstock over a kraft cardbase cut to a 5 1/2" square. Then I used a black and white print from the Canvas Corp Black and Ivory 5x7 paper pad (there are so many options with the B&W prints) and added some SpiegelMom Scraps Natural Burlap String, a button, and some leafy diecuts from the newest Tim Holtz Funky Floral Set 3.

I found an older CTMH stamp set that included the sentiment and timepiece stamp so I used Distress Oxide Ink and spritzed it lightly with water before stamping the watch to create a slightly watercoloured look. I also splattered some ink with a paintbrush onto the background and then stamped the sentiment with Archival Black Ink. I used a bit of Ivory paint to coat the grooves of the metal embellishment before adding it on top of the card.

Inside I stamped a simple Father's Day sentiment.

Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you have a fantastic week and get a little crafty time to play this week!

Linked to:
SSS Wednesday Challenge - For The Boys

Monday, May 7, 2018

7gypsies - Using the Architextures Stash Paque in Your Planner VIDEO!

Hi there friends! I hope you've all had a fabulous weekend. I was lucky enough to get some scrapbooking done at a crop on iNSD (International Scrapbooking Day) on Saturday, which was totally awesome! Today, I'm sharing a video I have posted on the 7gypsies YouTube channel - Using Architextures 'Create' Stash Paque In Your Planner. The Stash Paques are full of vintage stickers, cut aparts, adhesive sheets and more that can be used for so many things! I wanted to show you how you could use it to decorate a planner today. Here are some pics, but you'll want to watch the video below to see it closeup!

Click HERE to watch the video or on the link below to get a closeup look of all the awesome goodies included in the 7gypsies Create Stash Paque and see how I included them in my planner!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you have a fantastic week ahead πŸ’“

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

FCCB #325 - Mother’s Day!

Happy Monday and welcome to another FCCB Monday challenge! Well, better late than never 😳... 

Challenge #325-Mother's Day
Make a project about Mother's Day.

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Create a project inspired by Mother's Day

To qualify for the prize, be sure to use at least 1 Cricut cut on your project and if it's not obvious, let us know what cartridge you used. If you use a Cricut Explore machine, at least one cut must be from the Cricut catalog of images. If it isn't a card, you will get two entries into the drawing!

For this week's challenge I've created a pretty Mother's Day card using the Kim Byers Mother's Day Cricut cartridge in Design Space for the gem diecut and the inside sentiment, free this week πŸ˜‰and a free card cutfile from SVGcuts - Mia's Card. There are so many amazing freebies to check out from our awesome sponsor!! I first used Canvas Corp Ivory cardstock to cut all my diecut pieces, and then used Distress Inks to create an ombre effect for the background. I sprayed  Tattered Angels Mists and added Tattered Angels Glimmer Glam for lots of pretty shine to the top cut of the card base. If you chose to heat the Glimmer Glam it bubbles, and I love that effect!

I cut the back of the gem from a blue foil paper and then added Emerald Creek Hammered Metal Embossing Powder to the top cut for a lovely metallic effect. I sprinkled SpiegelMom Scraps sequins around for the finishing touch.

Inside, I used a Pretty Cute Stamps Mother's Day sentiment along with the You're A Gem diecut from the Kim Byers cartridge. I cut it out of the vanilla cardstock, sprayed it with Tattered Angels Mists and then gave it a top coat with Emerald Creek Fractured Ice embossing powder. And, in case you're wondering - the background papers I used in my photos are from the 7gypsies Architexures paper line. I love the vintage look they give!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you have a fantastic week ahead!! Be sure to stop over at the Fantabulous Cricut blog to see what the other Design Team members have come up with for this challenge, and enter your own Mother's Day project with at least 1 Cricut cut for a chance to win a fab prize from SVGcuts!


Saturday, April 28, 2018

Cheeky Studio - Spring Into Scrappin Video Hop!

Hi there friends! I sure hope your weekend is starting off great πŸ’™ We have had lovely weather the last couple days and it's really nice to finally feel like Spring is here. I'm super excited to be part of the Cheeky Studio Spring Into Scrappin Video Hop! If you haven't heard of Cheeky Studio, then you are in for a treat! They have lots of beautiful ephemera, cards and kits in their shop, along with some other fun products. I've included links and a 10% off code below.

I recently picked up these adorable Llotsa Llama cards and ephemera pack and thought they would go beautifully with the llama pics from our visit to a local farm. Of course, these are so sweet you could use them on absolutely anything! I used a sketch from Scrapbookin Adventures and changed it around a bit as a starting point for this layout.

I used some pretty papers from the Bloom collection by Photoplay along with some Tattered Angels Mists for pops of lovely spring colours. 

These resist letters turned out great with the Tattered Angels Mists, and the flowers in the ephemera package were perfect to layer around the photos and journaling cards.

I added some journaling onto this sweet card and used the sentiments from the Little Llama stamp set by Pretty Cute Stamps around my page.

You get an amazing amount of diecuts in this ephemera set! I finished off by adding SpiegelMom Scraps sequins for some bling.

Here's the process video where you can see how I created this page!

Be sure to head over to see Beth Soler’s amazing project, next on the stop! 

Here's a full list of all the channels participating in the hop:
 Karla Yungwirth You Are Here
 Beth Soler - NEXT STOP!

Be sure to comment on Tuesdae Hubbard’s video for a chance to win a giveaway she’s offering as the owner of Cheeky Studio! 

Use code GUEST10 to save 10% off your order at the Cheeky Studio shop!

You can find the Llotsa Llama cards, ephemera and the full collection HERE.

Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope you have a lovely weekend and these awesome videos inspire you to do a little crafting yourself!

Linked to:
SSS Monday Challenge - Flower Power
Lasting Memories Layout Challenges - Use at least 4 patterned papers
D.L. Art - Thankful Thursday April Challenge 

Friday, April 27, 2018

SpiegelMom Scraps - Saying Goodbye!

Wow! I cannot believe a whole year has passed since I joined the SpiegelMom Scraps team! What a wonderful Design Team to be on!! This is my last post with them as I have decided to see where things take me this year. I know I want to 'catch up' ;) on some scrapbooking for me, maybe focus on some more YouTube videos... but one thing is for sure - you'll definitely still be seeing lots of SMS sequins on my projects! For my last card I wanted to use this adorable image from the monthly challenge at the Gerda Steiner Designs blog - Gnome Couple Digi Image. One of the fun things about using these images is that just by linking up to the challenge you'll receive next month's challenge image FREE! I created a neat embossed background with the Emerald Creek Spiced Candy Aroma embossing powder. It actually smells like red hot candies - even after embossing! 

I used sentiments on the front and inside of the card using sentiments from the Gnomies stamp set by Pretty Cute Stamps and added a pretty Little Birdie Crafts handmade flower to the front. That cute Gnome Couple are layered on a piece of recycled packaging from the flower pack, diecut with an oval stitched die.

You can check out all the details on the SpiegelMom Scraps Instagram post HERE! You'll also find a discount code in the feed good until April 29th πŸ˜‰

Thanks so much for stopping by! Be sure to pop back nice and early tomorrow morning as I'll have a fabulous HOP video to share with you, and have a wonderful, crafty weekend!

Linked to:
SSS Monday Challenge - flower power