The Not 2 Shabby Shop has something really special in the shop–a Valentine’s Day Box. It’s filled with three new stamp sets, die cut shapes, stickers, bling, and two paper pads! You can make up lots of Valentine’s Day cards with this kit; however, the stamp sets and everything inside the kit can be used for all kinds of occasions. I created 10 cards with this kit, and I still have tons of left-overs.
To create these cards I used 5 different card sketches. Lately, I’ve been having fun using card sketches for inspiration. I created 2 cards with each set. I love having card sets to give away as gifts.
Cards 1 & 2:
Cards 3 & 4:
Cards 5 & 6:
Cards 7 & 8:
Cards 9 & 10:
Here is my YouTube video!
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Hello! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend! I’m so excited about Scrappy Tails Crafts latest release, and I get to show you a few of the new products. These stamps and dies include products for Valentine’s Day, spring, and Easter, but you could really use them all year round.
For today’s cards I used a gorgeous stamp set called Popping Poppies. I love floral stamp sets! This one has beautifully drawn poppies with cute sentiments such as “Popping by to Say Hi,” “You Make Life Pop,” and You Popped in My Mind.”
Card #1: Poppy Heart Landscape Card
The large heart with poppies image fills up your A2 size card. I colored it in with Prismacolor pencils on kraft cardstock.
Flowers: Poppy Red, Raspberry, White, Dark Umber, Canary Yellow
Leaves: Chartreuse, Spring Green, Apple Green, Dark Green
Outside the Heart: French Grey 90%, French Grey 50%
Inside the Heart: Poppy Red, Pink
Card #2: Poppies on a Trellis Top-Folding Card
I stamped out the single poppies onto white cardstock and colored them in with Copic markers. I used one of the dies from the Basket Pop Up Card Dies to cut out the trellis for my poppies to climb up. I also used the Slimline Everyday Border Dies to cut out grass to put under them.
Hello & welcome! This year I’m challenging myself to create lots of different sizes of cards instead of my usual A2 (4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″) cards. Today I’m sharing 3 different sizes of cards. I always like to use new mediums, so it wasn’t challenging to use 3 different mediums. The stamp set I’m using is a new set from the Not 2 Shabby Shop called Sprinkled with Love. It comes in the new Valentine’s Day Box along with lots of other crafty goodies, or you can buy it separately beginning January 11th.
Here’s a look at the three cards I designed using the Sprinkled with Love stamp set! It’s a really fun set to ink up!
It’s time to start creating those Valentine’s Day cards! Spellbinders’ new clear stamp for January includes 6 different hearts–two of which have sentiments inside them–and a Happy Valentine’s Day sentiment stamp. This is a new club kit for Spellbinders, and the stamps are high quality photopolymer. I had so much fun playing with this set!
The technique I used to create this card involves stamping with both sides of the stamp. I stamped out the flat side of the stamp several times with different colors of Distress Oxide Inks. And then I stamped over the hearts using the right side of the stamp. I’m calling this technique “Double-Sided Stamping.”
I’m also using one of the new card panels and envelopes from Spellbinders. This is a cream colored card base, and it’s 5.25 x 5.25. Lately I’m having fun creating cards using different card sized than my usual A2 size cards. Spellbinders has a lot of different sizes of card bases in white and cream, and the price point is fabulous!
The Distress Oxides I used are Candied Apple, Wilted Violet, Squeezed Lemonade, Picked Raspberry, Twisted Citron, Tumbled Glass, and Dried Marigold. I stamped the red heart first in the center because I knew I wanted to stamp the sentiment on this heart. Once I finished stamping the heart with these inks, I dried the panel with my heat tool.
Next, I stamped the decorative hearts over the Distress Ink using VersaFine Onyx black ink. This is a pigment ink and stays wet and sticky long enough to allow me to pour over clear embossing powder. After I melt the embossing powders, the lines of the stamped images are shiny and dimensional.
Happy New Year! I’m hoping the new year will be a happy, healthy and crafty one for all of us! I’m starting the year off by doing something that I love–card crafting! I created 10 cards with Spellbinders’ January Card Kit called Lucky Love. This is an all occasion kit–the sentiments include a wide variety of occasions including Valentine’s Day and birthdays.
I really enjoy working with card kits and Spellbinders kit is always a delight. The are packed with so many darling things to create with. Below you can see the 10 cards I created, a link to my YouTube process video, and the links to the kits.
Hello card crafters! I have some really fun dies to show you in this blog post! I adore Spellbinders’ Small Die of the Month Set for November. You can create the cutest skiing snowman, Christmas tree and North Pole sign. They sure packed a lot into the set this month. There are also two different heads you can put on the snowman. The one I used is looking up, and the other one looks forward. This set is called, “Frankie Goes to the North Pole.”
I will have a process video for this card soon. My microphone decided to quit after 5 years of hard work, so unfortunately, I have to replace it.
There is so much you can do with this set. It comes with a lot of little accessories like mittens, a scarf, skis and ski poles. I cut out all the dies using white cardstock. I then colored in all my die cuts with Copic markers. I found this to be the fastest way to add color; however, you could cut them out with colored cardstock or pattern paper.
Here is a list of the Copic marker I used:
Snowman: B0000, B000
Hat: N4, N5, N7
Scarf: YG61, YG63, R24
Skis: R22, R32
Christmas Tree: YG61, YG63
Ski Poles & Star: Y02, Y17
I really love this little Christmas tree too. It even comes with a snow bank to attach at the bottom, baubles and a star. The North Pole sign is adorable too! I love the snow die cut. This is a really well-thought-out kit!
My slimline card measure 8 1/2 x 3 1/2. To add color to the white cardstock I used some Distress Oxide Inks: Candied Apple and Tattered Rose. The sentiment comes from Spellbinders Card Kit of the Month. There were a lot of pretty sentiments in that kit.
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Hello! Welcome to my blog. I have a fun slimline Halloween card to show you. I used some fabulous products from Arteza and MFT Stamps to create this card. I used Arteza’s Metallic Watercolors and White Gel Pens, and some adorable stamps from MFT.
I also have a coupon code for you from Arteza. It’s good for 10% off your purchase: JackiesCraftTable7 It’s valid until October 17th.
First, I stamped out my background with VersaMark embossing ink and poured over some beautiful orange embossing powder. This orange embossing powder shows up beautifully on the black cardstock! The background stamp is from MFT Stamps, and it’s called City Block Background Stamp. I love this stamp; it’s so adorable and can be used all year round.
Next I stamped out my ghosts and pumpkins and heat embossed them with white embossing powder. I stamped them onto black watercolor paper so I could paint them with some beautiful metallic watercolors from Arteza. I painted the ghosts with the Diamond White color–I love how shiny this paint is and yet still translucent. The pumpkins I painted with Aztec Gold, Iridescent Green for the stem, and Lemon Yellow for the mouth and eyes.
I fussy cut them out and added some pink bats to the tops of their heads–hopefully they look like bows on these ghosts.
I used my favorite slimline dies from Trinity Stamps to cut out the slimline scallop panel. I popped up my images with some Arteza Foam Tape to give them dimension. For a last touch I used the 0.6–the smallest size white gel pen–to add some white details to the back ground panel.
Hello and welcome! I’m stamping up some cute designs exclusive to the Not 2 Shabby Shop today. For my first card I used the set called “You, Me and Pumpkin Spice.” I love the little squirrels in this set as well as all the fabulous fall images. On my second card I used “Fall Gnomes.” It includes two of the cutes gnome images I’ve ever seen.
Card #1: Stamped Pattern Paper Card
One of my all time favorite techniques is stamping out my own pattern paper. Not only is it fun, but it allows you to use all of the images from your set on one card. I stamped my images onto a piece of kraft cardstock using Fallen Leaves brown ink. This is a pigment ink, so you almost always get a crisp stamping without the use of the stamp positioner. I wanted my squirrels to really stand out from the kraft cardstock, so I stamped them onto a piece of white cardstock and colored them in with colored pencils.
Card #2: Row Stamping Slimline Card
For my slimline card I pulled out my stamp positioner to stamp out the gnome several times. I used the same Fallen Leaves brown ink, and I stamped it onto a piece of light brown cardstock. I cut out this panel using a slimline die set from Trinity Stamps. I stamped the gnome in the middle first, so I could make sure he was centered, and then I shifted my paper along the bottom edge of my stamp positioner 1 1/4 inches on each side and stamped 4 more gnomes.
For the gnome that I colored in, I stamped him onto a piece of white cardstock. I used more colored pencils and fussy cut him out. I popped him up with foam adhesive as well as the sentiment. This slimline card measures 8 1/2 by 3 1/2.
Fall is here! Let’s take a trip to the Apple Orchard or maybe you want to go to the Pumpkin Patch! A little story about pumpkin patches…I started scrapbooking when our first grandchild was born. And boy did I love documenting everything about his growth. When he was 3 I wanted to take him to a pumpkin patch for the sole purpose of being able to do a photo shoot there and as a result create a scrapbook page. So whether you scrapbook or make cards, make sure you enjoy the fall weather and do something fun! Our Guest and Design Team has some fabulous project to share with the September kit “Orchards and Patches.” Please visit Scrapping for Less to get your kit. Also enter the Rafflecopter on the SFL blog post for a chance to win a prize! – Written by Teresa Russell
Hello everyone! I’m guest designing today for Scrapping for Less and their Flavor of the Month September Card Kit! I love these kits–they are packed with crafty delights! I’m crafting up some fall time cards.
Included in this kit are 4 different collections, each including a stamp set and gorgeous pattern paper as well as other goodies. Below you’ll see collections 1 and 2.
Next you’ll see collections 3 and 4. I really love all the stamps sets in these collections.
You’ll also get some beautiful cardstock, and if you subscribe to the Banana Split level, you’ll get an extra packet of goodies.
Card #1: Partial Die Cut Sunflower Card (Collection 1)
To create this card I stamped my image and colored it in with Copic markers. Coloring on a colored cardstock makes your coloring go quick because you already have a base color. I cut out half of my image so it would overhang onto the pretty pattern paper. To cut it out I used my paper trimmer for the straight lines and my scissors.
Card #2: Fall is Sweeter with Honey Card Sketch (Collection 1)
I used one of the card sketches posted on the Scrapping for Less website to create this card. Each month they supplies you with these great sketches. I used more images from the stamp set included with collection 1. The pattern paper adds so much to this card.
Card #3: Autumn Gnome Card (Collection 2)
I adore this gnome in the stamp set from collection 2! I colored him in with colored pencils. To create the background behind him I used Distress Inks: Candied Apple, Ripe Persimmon, and Mustard Seed. To get a smooth blend make sure you use Bristol Smooth cardstock.
Card #4: Scarecrow Card (Collection 3)
Another fabulous stamp in this collection–love the scarecrow! I colored him in with colored pencils. I used three different pattern paper from this collection on this card.
Card #5: Happy Fall Shaker Card (Collection 4)
From one of the die cut shapes included in this collection, I created a fun shaker card. I used a few elements from the other collections to create this card such as the Happy Fall sentiment from collection 2 and the ribbon and buttons from collection 3. The sequins come from the goodie pack you get when you subscribe to the Banana Split level.
Happy last day of summer, my friends! Here is one last summertime card. I’m part of a hop with crafters who are celebrating because they are looking forward to the coming fall months or they are trying to hang on to every last precious minute of summer like me.
I created a card using a stamp set called Summer Sunshine from Simon Says Stamp. The images in this set don’t require any coloring. The colors on my card come from a few Distress Oxide Inks: Picked Raspberry, Wild Honey and Squeezed Lemonade. I stamped my sentiment with all three inks onto a piece of white cardstock. I also stamped out a few clouds and fussy cut everything out. This was a super fast card to put together. I used a few pieces of colored cardstock, a few beads and then put everything together.