Saturday, September 6, 2014

JustRite Papercrafts: Extra Grand Birthday Sentiments

Welcome back to day four of JustRite Papercrafts September Release.  Today is my last day of inspiration for you using the new stamps and I have a really pretty card to share with you with a pretty cool technique as well.

My card is using two brand new stamps.  One is called the Extra Grand Birthday Sentiments and the other one is called the Modern Lattice Cling Background stamp.  This card was also created for the newest Cheery Lynn Designs All About Texture Challenge.


So the way I started this card out was super fun. I cut a piece of card stock just big enough for the background stamp size and I added a thin layer of molding paste.  I dried it enough that I can stamp my background image into it and finished drying it.  Once it dried I watercolored it.  Once that dried too I went over the raised line with a Gold ink pad to highlight the stamp design.  Pretty fun, right?

I die cut a fish tail using Cheery Lynn Designs Horizon Fishtail Banner dies using black card stock, than I white embossed my large sentiment on it.  I added that to my card front and finally I added a few a pretty flower which I created using Cheery Lynn Designs Sweet Williams Strip dies and their Rose Leaf Strip. My pretty doily came from their Dutch Scallop Square dies and I also used their Sophia's Heart border die.


Here is what the super fun Extra Grand Birthday Sentiment set looks like.  I love this set so much!!!



Here is what the beautiful Modern Lattice Background stamp looks like


And now it's time check out what my talented design team mates have waiting for you.  Here is the list of the ladies who are participating today.



Thanks for stopping by and have a beautiful weekend!

Hugs,
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Friday, September 5, 2014

JustRite Papercrafts: Weddin Wishes Vintage Labels Eight and Nine

Hello again, welcome back to day three of our JustRite Papercrafts September release.

Today I have another pretty card with two brand new stamps.  One is called Wedding Wishes Vintage Labels Eight and Nine clear stamp set and the other one is called Framed Vintage Labels Eight Cling Background stamp.


To start out my card I stamped the Framed Vintage Labels Eight Cling Background stamp onto watercolor paper and painted it in with water colors.  Than I stamped my sentiment onto a reddish color card stock and die cut it using Vintage Labels Eight dies.

Once I assembled my card I tied a pretty ribbon around it and created a pretty flower using Cheery Lynn Designs Black Eyed Susan Strip dies and the leaves came from their Judy's Blooms dies.


And here is what the gorgeous Wedding Wishes Vintage Labels Eight and Nine looks like




And now it's time for you to hop over to my design team mates blogs to see all the gorgeous creations they created.  Here are the participating ladies today.


Thanks again for stopping by my little blog and wishing you a lovely day!

Hugs,
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Thursday, September 4, 2014

JustRite Papercrafts: A Flower for your Thoughts

Hello and welcome back to day two of our JustRite Papercrafts September release.  Hope you enjoyed yesterday's new stamps and today we are back with more pretty things.

Today we are releasing a beautiful stamp set called A Flower for your Thoughts.  I love even the name of this set and here is what I created with it.


To start out I die cut a few shapes using Cheery Lynn dies.  My card base was created with their Horizon Square Boutique Stacker Frames in kraft card stock, than I die cut a Dutch Scallop Square out of blue to layer on top.  To stamp my sentiment and flowers I used French Flair and French Scalloped Flair dies.  To top it all off I used Sweet Williams Strip and also added Fanciful Flourish and of course my seam binding ribbon.

What I most love about this stamp set is the fact that you are two step stamping which makes it easy to create the pretty flowers I used.


Here is what the gorgeous A Flower for your Thoughts stamp set looks like


And here is an idea sheet of what you could do with it


Well, I sure hope you like what you see and now it's time to hop over to my design team mates blogs to check out all the pretty things they created!  Here is the list of the participating ladies today.











Thanks for visiting and wishing you a beautiful day!

Hugs,
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

JustRite Papercrafts: Sunshine Vintage Labels Eight and Nine

Hi there, welcome to JustRite Papercrafts September release!  Our design team is back showcasing pretty projects with new stamps, so let me start sharing with you my first card of the month.

My card is using two brand new stamps.  Sunshine Vintage Labels Eight and Nine and Garden Trellis Background stamps.


First I started out with my background.  I decided to go with a lot of glam and used my Ranger Tim Holtz Distress glitters.  I think it turned out quite beautiful, specially in person.

Than I used my JustRite Papercrafts Vintage Labels Eight dies to emboss my label image on using silver embossing powder.  I also did the same with my sentiment and colored it in with distress ink.

Finally to dress it up even more I used Cheery Lynn Dies..lots of it..Judy's Blooms with Embellishments #3 and Ivy Strip.


And now let me share with you what these pretty stamps look like.  Here is what Sunshine Vintage Labels Eight and Nine stamp looks like.


And here is what the Garden Trellis Background stamp looks like.


And if this isn't enough enticing for you.  JustRite Papercrafts is having a sale on the 6x8 clear stamps, even new ones.  What a great deal!  You can just add those in the cart as you shop for new goodies.


And now it's time to hop over to my fabulous design team mates blogs as they have quite beautiful things waiting for you.  Here are the participating ladies today:


Heidi Blankenship

Eva Dobilas

Marisa Job

Kristi Schurr
Darsie Bruno

Well, that is is for today.  Wishing you a beautiful day and hope to see you tomorrow again!

Hugs,
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

CASE Study 4th Anniversary Blog Hop!

Hello and welcome to the CASE Studay 4th Anniversary Blog Hop!



I am super excited to participate as a former muse.  Thank you for the invite Iwona!!  And who else would I use as my muse as the forever talented Iwona, so let me share my card here quickly with you and I will show you the card that inspired me to create mine with.


My card with created with Lawn Fawn's Flutter By stamp set, which I watercolored in.  I love watercoloring and I had to cut out the cute butterfly once I colored it in and add some glitter to it. 

As you can see it's almost ready to fly off my card.


And now let me share with you my inspiration, Iwona's gorgeous card.


But if that's not enough inspiration, the original inspiration came from Joni and here is her pretty card Iwona cased for challenge #184.


Well, as you can see everyone can have their take on another person's card, that's why I love the Case Study challenges so much.

Hope you like my take on their gorgeous cards and as part of the participation make sure you leave comments on the designer's blogs as there are prizes to win and trust me you don't want to miss out!

Here are the participating ladies today and I know you will be amazed by this hop!





Thanks for stopping by and good luck!

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Tim Holtz July tag

Hi there, about a week and a half ago I was at a scrapbook retreat with my friends and we had so much fun!  I love to getaway for a weekend where we just sit and craft, chat, eat and ohhh, maybe have a few glasses of wine, too...LOL.  My friends and I do this once or twice a year and we found a wonderful home that is geared toward crafters that allows us to have some fun!  We are already booking for February...LOL.  Can't wait to go back!!!!

Anyway, my friends and I love everything Tim Holtz and we try to create his monthly tags as often as we can, so we decided to recreate the July tag, because we all just loved it so much and I thought I would share it.  Here is my finished tag.


It was super fun, I tell you...so many cool techniques, down to creating sand!  Make sure you click on the link above to take you the tutorial if you want to recreate it!  Guaranteed fun for sure!


That seahorse die is so adorable.  My crackle work didn't quite turn out crackle, but I still like it.  It actually was funny when I was heating it...I think I put a little too much crackle paint on it, as it looked like it was growing genitalia and horn...LOL  I did cut them off course...LOL


You can see the sand on the bottom of the tag...it's pretty awesome with what Tim created it with.  Love it!

Anyway, just a quick post for you, but I thought I would share it, since I love it.

Have a fabulous day!


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Monday, August 25, 2014

Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge 148: Frame it

Hello there....hope your week is off to a great start!!  Mine is for sure!  This week will be a short one for me as we are heading up to Northern California on Thursday for the holiday.  Visiting our friends there for a few days and it should be fun!

It's no secret I love to work with dies and I do have a nice supply of them..LOL.  I have been fortunate to design for great companies along the years and sure treasure every single die set.  Anyway, one of my sweet friends, Karen Maldonado is on the Cheery Lynn Design team and she is constantly teasing me with her gorgeous creations.  If you haven't by any chance been to her blog, you better run and check it out, as you will see some serious gorgeous creations.

I had a little time to play and decided to create a card for this week's challenge called Frame it.  So without any more talk, here is my card I created for this challenge.


I used quite a bit of dies on this, as you can tell.  Here is a close up of the focal point of my card.


Don't you just love that flower and the pretty leaves and flourish and not to mention that cute little butterfly, which I simply die cut, painted in with water colors and added Tim Holtz glitter to it.

So here is the list of the dies I used:


I think that about covers it!  Hope you love this card as much as I do.  I have more cards that use gorgeous Cheery Lynn dies coming up soon, so stay tuned for more enabling.  And I am sorry in advance...LOL

Have a beautiful day!


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Thursday, August 7, 2014

JustRite Papercrafts: Sympathy Vintage Labels Eight and Nine

Hi again!  Today is the last day of our JustRite Papercrafts August release! I hope you love the new releases!  I think they are just fabulous!  

Today we are showcasing Sympathy Vintage Labels Eight and Nine Clear stamps.  This set is so beautiful and even though the occasion is sympathy, I used it in a happier way, so you can see it being used for a different occasion as well.


For my background I used patterned paper, and then I stamped my label stamp on it with deep pink color and die cut it using Vintage Labels Eight dies.  Then I used our Vintage Filigree Layer dies and die cut a deep pink card stock and stamped my sentiment on it and layered it on top of the stamped label.  Finally I added a pretty ribbon and my card was ready.


Here is what the beautiful Sympathy Vintage Labels Eight and Nine stamps look like


Well, this was a short release from us after last month and I hope you enjoyed all the days with all the pretty new products and samples.  Speaking of that, now it's time hop over to my design team mates blogs to check out what beautiful creations they have waiting for you.















Thanks for stopping by and have a beautiful rest of the week!!!

Hugs,
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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

JustRite Papercrafts: Celebrations Sentiments and Cornflower Damask Background Stamp

Hello and welcome back to day three of our JustRite Papercrafts August release!  Hope you are enjoying the new stamps and the pretty inspirations.

Today I am showcasing quite a few new products on one card.  Let me start with the two new stamps Celebrations Sentiments Clear stamps and Cornflower Damask Cling Background stamp.

I also used two brand new dies called Vintage Flourish One Dies and Vintage Labels Nine dies.


To create my card I stamped my Cornflower Damask Background stamp onto a patterned paper using green ink.  Then I die cut labels from the Vintage Labels Nine dies and stamped the same background stamp onto them using white ink and on the smallest label I stamped my sentiment with red ink.  I die cut two dies using the Vintage Flourish One Dies and added it to my card to frame my sentiment labels and finally tied a jute around it.


Here is what the Celebrations Sentiments Clear stamps looks like




Here is what the Vintage Flourish One Dies looks like


Here is what Vintage Labels Nine dies looks like


Well, that is it for today.  Hope you are loving these new sets as much as I do and now it's time to check out what my design teams have created for today.







Thanks for stopping by and have a fabulous day!

Hugs,

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

JustRite Papercrafts: Elegant Fan Elements Stationary set

Hi there...welcome back to day 2 of our JustRite Papercrafts August release.  Hope you loved yesterday's new stamps and the gorgeous samples made with them.

Today I have a pretty card and envelope set, which was using Elegant Fan Elements Clear Stamps and also our SVG Elegant Stationary Elements Cut File Digital Download.


I had so much fun with these two new products.  I cut out my cutting files out of white paper, so I can alter it to whatever color I wanted.  Than I white embossed my gorgeous filigree corner stamps onto the card front and added Ranger Distress inks to it to get the background colors.  

I die cut the smallest die from the Spellbinders A2 Valiant Honor dies and stamped my sentiment onto it.  Finally I cut out two leaves from the Spellbinders Create a Rose Dies and colored them with Ranger Distress inks and added a pretty little Petaloo flower.


Now it was time to create the envelope, which was so easy, given the fact that I had a gorgeous envelope to work with in the first place and the stamps went perfect with it.  All I had to do is stamp the filigree corner stamps onto the flaps, which went perfect with it and the borders on the front, so now I have really beautifully finished envelope.  I could see this being used on some elegant occasions for sure.


And here is what the Elegant Fan Elements Clear Stamps look like




Hope this inspires you and now it's time to jump over to my fabulous design team mates blogs to see what other gorgeous creations you get to see with these stamps:










One more thing before I go.  Today is Tuesday, so we have a tutorial on our blog and guess what?  We are giving away a $30 gift certificate to one lucky winner.  


Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Hugs,

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