Saturday, October 25, 2014

It's Party Time

I have a pink and girlie card to share with you today seems so right with this month being Breast Cancer Awareness month!  Who doesn't love balloons...I love this image - balloons - don't kids love them - but when they want to bring them home in the car -a whole 'nother show! LOL!


The image has been stamped using IMAGINECrafts®/Tsukineko® Memento Luxe™ in Rose Bud.  The image has then been cut/embossed using the Labels Twenty Spellbinders® Nestabilities and the Spellbinders Grand Calibur® .  I have used the Die as a Stencil and sponged the inside the lines using Rose Bud and a Sponge Dauber.  The paper is from my stash and the bling is from Want2Scrap.   I have also used  Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L - 3D Foam Squares for dimension ,and E-Z Runner on this card.
Pigment Ink in Rosebud.


The sentiment is from SRM Stickers.  The bow has been created using some gorgeous ribbon from May Arts and the lace is from my stash.

This card is for the following challenges:
Anything Goes with a Twist - Touch of Pink
Sweet Pea Stampers - Think Pink - Breast Cancer Awareness
In the Pink - Spots and/or Stripes (in PINK of course)

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Friday, October 24, 2014

Spellbinders Decorative Labels Forty-Two Tutorial

Hello Blog Friends - today I am excited to be sharing a Step by Step Tutorial with you using one of the new release Spellbinders Dies - and you have to admit - you love it already - don't you!!


Spellbinders Products:
NOTE:  Spellbinders number their Dies from the smallest to the largest - the smallest being #1

Cross Promotional Products:

Other: Vintage image, Seam Binding, Decorative Brad, Sanding Block, Bone Folder

















 1.Cut/emboss one (1) Labels Forty-Two #3 and two (2) #5 using brown cardstock along with one (1)  Labels Forty-Two Decorative Accents #3 and #4 using white card stock.
 2.Score one brown Labels Forty-Two #5 at 1.5cm.  Adhere the two brown Die Cuts together to form the base using E-Z Runner, making sure the edges are lined up - as shown in photos above.
















 3.Use the Die as a Stencil before removing card from the Labels Forty-Two Decorative Accents #4 by using a Sponge Dauber and Delicata Golden Glitz on the inside edges.  Adhere to the card base using liquid glue.
















 4.Cut out the nostalgic image using  Classic Squares LG #4, lightly sand around the embossed edge using a Sanding Block.
* NOTE:  If your image is on paper, adhere it to cardstock using E-Z Runner before Die Cutting for a firmer finish.
 5. Adhere Seam Binding around the layered card base using liquid glue to join it at the front o the card base, where it will be covered by the image.
 6. Adhere the layered image onto the Labels Forty-Two Decorative Accents #3 using 3D Foam Squares, add double seam binding bow and decorative brad.
 7.Add Want2Scrap Baby bling to the corners as shown in the main photo.




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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Butterfly Wishes

Hello Blog Friends, I have been forced to keep my feet up for the past few weeks and I have to say - it is getting harder by the day for me - I am not one to sit and do nothing.  But on a good side, I have managed to finish some UFO's (Unfinished Objects) that have gathered on my desk.



I finished off this card where I had previously created my own patterned paper using a Penny Black Inc. image, along with some background stamps from Prima and Washi Tape.  I have also used  IMAGINECrafts®/Tsukineko® Inks and  Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L - 3D Foam Squares for dimension ,and E-Z Runner on this card.   The bling is from Want2Scrap.




The sentiment is also from Penny Black Inc and has been stamped onto a tag from the Grommet Tags Spellbinders® Shapeabilities using the Grand Calibur®.Die Cutting and Embossing Machine.
Die C


This card is for the following challenges:
Craft Room Challenge - Make Your Own Background
Loves Rubber Stamps  - Warm Colors
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Animals
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps - Anything Goes
One Stitch At A Time - Anything Goes with a Butterfly
The Squirrel & The Fox - Happy Birthday

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Mixed Media Card - It's Your Time to Shine

I am loving playing with Mixed Media - baby steps but so much fun - I am looking forward to venturing into bigger things, but I am building up to that.




The background has been created using Stencils.  The stamped image is by Dina Wakley and stamped using  IMAGINECrafts®/Tsukineko® Memento Luxe Ink in Rose Bud and Teal Zeal.  The heart has been cut using Hearts One Spellbinders® Media Mixáge™ and Premium Craft Foils, using the Artisan X-plorer.   




The sentiment is from SRM Stickers and the stickers are from my stash.  The Film Strip edge is from Kaisercraft, I have added white and yellow using Marker pens.  I have also used  Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L - 3D Foam Squares for dimension ,and E-Z Runner on this card.



This card is for the following challenges:
Addicted to Stamps - Anything Goes
Crafting At the Weekend - Anything Goes 
Alphabet Challenge - R for Round or Rectangle
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
ABC Challenge - ‘V is for Vibrant’
Altered Eclectics - Anything Goes must be mixed Media
Southern Girls - Get Wordy on It
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes
WordArt Wednesdays - Anything goes

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Friday, October 17, 2014

Spellbinders Corners and Accents Frame Tutorial

Hello Blog Friends, I am happy to be sharing a Spellbinders Tutorial with you.  For those of you who have been with me wondering why I have been quiet on the Spellbinders Blog and wondering what has happening - thanks for bearing with me and patiently waiting to hear - if you did not see the announcement on the Spellbinders Blog - you can read my exciting news HERE.



Spellbinders Supplies: 


Cross Promotional Partner Products:

Other Supplies: Helmar 450 Quick Dry Adhesive; Pearl slider; 




  1. Cut/emboss two (2) Corners & Accents Two Shapeabilities® Die D-Lites using white cardstock.
  2. Also cut/emboss one (1) A2 Curved Matting Basics A Nestabilities® Card Creator #7 as a card base, leaving the fold just inside the cutting edge to ensure it forms a fold.
  3. Next cut/emboss one (1) A2 Curved Matting Basics B Nestabilities® Card Creator #9 using black card stock
  4. Also cut/emboss one (1) A2 Curved Matting Basics A Nestabilities® Card Creator #6.
  5. Adhere layers according to size, using E-Z Runner



    6. Cut/emboss one (1) Standard Circles SM Nestabilities® #6
    7. Using the Die as a stencil sponge the inside edges using Bamboo Leaves and a Sponge Dauber.
  


    8. Adhere Corners & Accents Two to either end of the Standard Circle, attach using liquid glue
    9. Stamp image using Tangelo, Bamboo Leaves and Espresso Truffle Inks using Sponge Daubers
   10. Fussy cut/hand cut out the image and adhere to framed circle using 3D Foam Squares
   11. Adhere double bow using liquid glue and top with a slider and large pearl
   12. Finish by adding pearl to each corner.


I hope you are inspired to use your dies differently - there are so many possibilities, especially with all of the new Dies coming with Spellbinders.

 Thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you! 

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Smile

'Smile!' - I hope you have reason to today - or even made someone else smile.  My card today makes me smile, the colours are warm and happy - that is a good start!


The card base and patterned paper have been cut/embossed using the A2 Modern Stationery Spellbinders® Nestabilities® Card Creator.  The patterned paper has been embossed using the Tweets and Twigs Spellbinders M-Bossabilities folder.  Die Cutting and embossing has been done using the Grand Calibur® Machine.

The flower is by Penny Black Inc and has been coloured using  IMAGINECrafts®/Tsukineko® Radiant Neon Ink in Electric Coral and Electric Purple.  This is adhered onto a white Die Cut panel that has been 'spritzed' and 'splatted' using Fireworks!™ Craft Spray. The bling is from Want2Scrap.   I have also used  Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L - 3D Foam Squares for dimension ,and E-Z Runner on this card.


This card is for the following challenges:
Divas by Design - Texture
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes
Moo-Mania & More - Bright & Cheerful
Penny's Paper-Crafty - Anything Goes
Whimsy Inspiration - Anything Goes
WordArt Wednesdays - Anything goes
Die Cuttin' Divas - Purple, Orange +one other color
Crafting from the Heart - Always Anything Goes
My Craft Creations - Always Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps - Anything Goes

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Beautiful Moments

One of of the fabulous things about creating is...we are only limited by yourselves - our comfort zones.  I love to step outside by comfort zone and create something a bit different, or use something I don' use regularly




I have been loving Stencils lately - all different brands - the Stencil I have used on this card is from Penny Black Inc and is such a fun one to create with.




The sentiment stickers are from my stash and the Washi Tape is from a local $2 store - I love this particular one!   The paper is from my stash and the bling is from Want2Scrap.   I have also used  Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L - 3D Foam Squares for dimension ,and E-Z Runner on this card.




The background stamp is from Kaisercraft and stamped using IMAGINECrafts®/Tsukineko® Memento™ Dye Ink in Espresso Truffle.  The flowers have been coloured using Memento™ Dye Ink in Tangelo, Love Bug and Bamboo Leaves. I love the autumnal look the colours have given this.




This card is for the following challenges:
Artistic Inspirations -  Anything Goes and/or Make your own Background
Cards in Envy - Autumn Leaves
Scrapbook Stamp Society Challenge Blog - Anything goes + Option: Use Orange
Great Impressions - "Autumnal Elegance"
One Stitch At A Time - Anything Goes with the color Orange
Crafting At the Weekend - Anything Goes 
Sunflower Fields Designs - Autumn/Halloween!!! 
Anything Goes with a Twist - Anything Goes 
Crafty Catz - Autumn

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Monday, October 13, 2014

One of a Kind

Hello there - I am popping in with a very simple card to share today, but I am happy with the outcome - especially as all of these things have been sitting on my desk for some time...




...but not any longer!!  Infact I have a lot of projects created in the name of 'desk cleaning' - finding the time to sit and Blog them is the thing for me - there is now a queue of cards waiting for their 'time to shine!'  As you know we all have lives outside of this wonderful creative outlet - every now and them we need to show up for it! LOL!




The card base has been cut/embossed using the  A2 Curved Matting Basics B Spellbinders® Nestabilities®and the using the Spellbinders Grand Calibur® Machine. My image is from a retired stamp set from Stampin' Up! as is the sentiment and have been stamped using ImagineCrafts/ Tsukineko Ink.  The paper is from my stash and the bling is from Want2Scrap.   I have also used  Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L - 3D Foam Squares for dimension ,and E-Z Runner on this card.



This card is for the following challenges:
Crafting At the Weekend - Anything Goes 
Sweet Stampin - For a Friend
Alphabet Challenge - R for Round or Rectangle
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes

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