Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Thinking Of You

Good Afternoon!

This card will be entered into the Challenges at; Stamp TV, Let's Get Inspired (photo inspiration), Simon Says Monday, Things With Wings and Simon Says Wednesday, Anything Goes!

 
 
 
 
 
 
I used the Gina K Designs stamp sets; Fill It With Flowers and Scripty Sayings 2.  I paper pieced the bottle image to match the vase in the photo.  Images colored with Copic Markers and sprinkled with a touch of fine crystal glitter.  I added a Sakura Glaze Pen to each flower center too.  Spellbinders Majestic Labels 25.  
 
 
 
 
 
Sentiment stamped in Brutus Monroe Raven Black ink and heat embossed with Clear Embossing Powder on a Vellum strip.  If you look closely at the phot you'll notice a bit of gold, looks like it's on the inside of a glass/vase.  Using my Mini Minc Machine I foiled up a sheet of Toner Paper and punched out 2 small butterfly accents.  Glued them together and added a swirl of Adhesive Rhinestones for the trail.  Swiss Dots Embossing Folder for texture.  Adhesive Pearls.
 
Just another fun card to make.  Still chilly weather here so this is how I have been getting my 'garden on'. 
 
Thanks so much for stopping by!
 
Enjoy~~ 
 


Monday, March 27, 2017

Celebrate!

Good Monday Morning! 
 
Back again on the Dies R Us Blog to share one last card with you all. 
 
Today is my last post on the DRU Design Team, what a FUN year this has been.  I'd like to thank Dani, the owner of Dies R Us for this wonderful experience!  I would also like to thank our wonderful Design Team Coordinator, Darlene.....she was AMAZING at keeping us in line and focused. Darlene, this has been a pleasure, all because of you.  THANK YOU!
 
I wanted to create a White on White card, I haven't made many of these in my crafting career.  They are hard to photograph.  And after putting it all together I spritzed it with some Gold Color Shine.   
 
 
This card measures 4 1/4 squared.  I started with a Spellbinders Captivating Squares die cut, actually 2 from this set, layered upon each other with a piece of Fun Foam in between.  My flower is a Small Gardenia by Cheery Lynn.  My foliage is by Paper SmoochesFoliage 2 and Foliage 3.  I also added 2 leaves from the Poppies die set by Frantic Stamper.   
 

 
Lastly I added the Curly Words - Celebrate die by Die Versions.  A bunch of Adhesive Pearls for accents.  I wish I had taken a photo of this prior to spritzing with the Gold, it might have photographed better. 
 
 
 
 
Here's what I used:
 
 
 
Cheery Lynn
Small Gardenia
 
 
 
 
Paper Smooches
Foliage 2
 
 
 
 
Paper Smooches
Foliage 3
 
 
Frantic Stamper
Poppies
 
 
Die Versions
Curly Words - Celebrate
 
 
 
 
Thanks so much for stopping by!
 
 
Enjoy~~


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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Chocolate Bunnies

Back again, this time with something sweet!

These will be entered into the Simon Says Wednesday, Challenge, Use More Than One Die Or Punch.



 
Mmmmm Chocolate Bunnies!  I used the Papertrey Ink stamp and die sets, Polka Dot Parade #1, cute little bunnies!  They are mounted on an MFT Stitched Traditional Tags die.  PTI Designer Papers, Autumn Chicken Scratch and Chocolate RemixSwiss Dots Embossing Folder for texture.  Baker's Twine and Button for accents.  Bronze Embossing Powder heat embossed.  Vellum.  Fun Foam to support the tags.  Ribbon.
 
 
 
 
 
YUM!
 
Thanks for hopping by!
 
Enjoy~~


Garden Party

Good Morning!

This card will be entered into the Challenges at; Simon Says Monday, Layer It Up and Simon Says Wednesday, Use More Than One Die Or Punch.



 
I used the pretty gardening images from the Altenew stamp and die sets, Garden Grow.  Stamped in Brutus Monroe Raven Black ink (this stuff is awesome!) and colored with Copic Markers.  
 
 

 
I made a base with the Papertrey Ink Shakers And Sprinkles dies.  Added a couple of pretty white birdhouses using the Paper Smooches die set, Bird Houses.  I really like how the white POPS!  Amy Design Picket Fence die and the MFT Party Banner die, all in white too.  The sweet little Mr. & Mrs. Robin birds are part of the Bird House die set.  CUTE!
 
I can't quite plant so this is the next best step!
 
Enjoy~~ 


Saturday, March 25, 2017

YOU Are Beautiful

Back Again! 

This card will be entered into the Challenges at; Simon Says Monday, Layer It Up and Simon Says Wednesday, Use More Than One Die Or Punch.

 
I Used the a few different stamp sets to get the sentiment I wanted.  The 'you' die is from the Stamp Of Approval Beautiful World set, it's by CAS-ual Fridays, All About You.  The 'are' stamp is also from that set.  The 'beautiful' is by Power Poppy, the In Praise Of Sunflowers stamp set, don't you just love that font?
 
 
 

Designer Papers by Papertrey Ink, Classic Kraft and I think the Butterfly Paper is by Bo Bunny.  Large Buttefly die by Crafty Ann, Butterfly #6.  The smaller one is by Dies R Us, Butterfly #2 Set.  MFT Open Bracket Border die.  Calypso Coral ink covered with Clear Embossing Powder and heat set.  Vellum. 
 
Thanks for flitting by!
 
Enjoy~~


A Happy Hello

Good Morning!  Happy Saturday!
 
Back again on the Dies R Us Blog to share an all occasion card with you today!
 
 
This card measures 5 1/2 inches squared plenty of area to load up with lots of pretty dies.  I started with a little stitching on my pretty Designer Paper.  Easy to do and adds so much interest I think.  The focal panel was cut using a Die-Namics Cross Stitched Rectangles die cut.  On either side of that I added a Die-Namics Dizzy Border die, which I split right down the middle, placing half on top and bottom.  This panel is also backed with a piece of Fun Foam, which makes the whole panel quite sturdy.      
 
 
I created my circle frame by layering 2 different size Spellbinders Standard Circle dies.  Behind that frame I cut one of the Distressed Windham Collage dies by Memory Box.  I cut this several times making sure it was wide enough to cover the space of my circle frame.  I then topped it with the beautiful Row Of Poppies die by Memory Box.  These were layered Kraft on Black card stock.   
 
 
One last die, the Curly Words - Hello by Die Versions.  This die is also layered, Green on Black card stock.  I also added the leftover Kraft poppies to the inside of my card. 
 
 
 
 
Try using your dies in a manner in which they were not intended
and your dollars will go twice as far. 
 
Here's what I used:
 
 
Memory Box
Distressed Windham Collage
 
 
 
 
Memory Box
Row Of Poppies
 
 
 
 
Die Versions
Curly Words Hello


This card will also be entered into the Challenges at; Simon Says Monday, Layer It Up and Simon Says Wednesday, Use More Than One Die Or Punch.
 
 
 
Thanks so much for stopping by!
 
 
Enjoy~~


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Friday, March 24, 2017

Celebrate

Hello again!

This card will be entered into the Challenges at; Papertrey Ink, Window Chipboard Sentiments and Simon Says Monday, Layer It Up.

 
I used the Papertrey Ink products; Celebrate die from Uncorked Words and lots of the little accent stamps from the Shakers And Sprinkles Kit.  I cut the word Celebrate 4 times and layered them together to create my chipboard piece.  Then I covered it with Versa Mark ink and Clear Embossing Powder to make it shiny. 
 
 
 
You can see the dimension here, popping through the die cut 'celebrate' window.
 
 
 


 
Inks in; Crushed Curry, Tangerine Tango and Wild Wasabi.
 
 


 
I would recommend using a larger word die, if possible, with this technique.  Mine was a tight fit.  I cut the white base card stock twice more, a tad above and a tad below, just by a hair each time, to try and add a bit more wiggle room.  It's okay.
 
Thanks for coming by, I hope you find something to celebrate today.  Even if it's just buying some flower seeds when it still feels like winter. lol
 
Enjoy~~