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Scrapping for Less | December 2019 FOTM Card Kit Reveal |Sending Love

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December’s hop/kit is all about “Sending Love.” We all know there should be more kindness and love in this world, and we have provided some super cute means to do that with this adorable kit. Our Design Team has provided some fabulous inspiration with these adorable stamps. Be sure to check out the Scrapping for Less Blog to enter the Rafflecopter for a chance to win one of these mini collections…there will be 4 prizes this month! Then, head on over to the Subscription page of the website to grab your kit…but do it fast we only have a few to sell this month. Teresa Russell – Owner & CEO

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Hello my crafty friends! This month’s card kit from Scrapping for Less is all about Valentine’s Day card making! I LOVE creating Valentine’s Day cards, and this kit helped me get a head-start. All the different collections from this kit is fabulous–it’s really like 4 kits in one. Below you’ll see all the ingredients to the Double Dip Sundae kit as well as the Banana Split level kit. I’m crafting with the Banana Split level–I absolutely love the extra little goody bag of products; it’s always amazing and coordinates perfectly with the different collections.

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Card #1: Woof You Be Mine Card

I love the stamps from this collection! The puppies and sentiments are adorable–great for creating Valentine’s for kids. I colored in my image with Copic markers and used teal blue markers to color in some background around him. To create this card I used one of the sketches selected for this kit. The sketches are fun to play along with–I end up creating cards that I wouldn’t have created on my own.

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Card #2: Love You Furrever Card

I couldn’t get enough of this adorable doggy stamp. I stamped him again with black dye ink and colored him in with Copic markers. I cut out a piece of masking paper using a heart die and used the negative piece over the card panel. I also put a mask over the dog and ink blended around him using Spun Sugar Distress Oxide Ink. I really love the pattern paper from this collection, and I used a piece to mat my panel.

 

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Card #3: Wood You Be Mine Card

Collection two contains more fabulous stamps and pattern paper. The inspiration for this card was another of the four card sketches and this piece of plaid paper I used as my background. (I’m gonna need more of this pattern paper!) I colored in the log and the bird with Prismacolor pencils, and I tried matching my coloring to the colors in the pattern paper. I used cool grays and blues and pinks, and I love how this card turned out.

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Card #4: Friendship Card

The stamp set from collection three is so unique and beautiful. I adore it! It has such delicate lines to it, and then you have this cute heart where you can stamp your sentiment. I colored in the hands with more Prismacolor pencils, and I stamped the heart with Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide ink. I had to mask the heart while I stamped the hands, and visa versa. I loosely followed another card sketch to create this card.

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Card #5: Arrow Hearts Stencil Card

Collection three also came with a beautiful stencil, and I had fun playing with it! I used some White Glitz Glitter Gel which I dyed pink using a spun sugar re-inker. I gently smeared it over the stencil onto a piece of navy blue card stock. I allowed it to dry for an hour. Next, I used the Love die from the extra pack of goodies you get when you subscribe to the Banana Split level card kit. I cut it out twice and glued them together to give my word die a bit of dimension. This was a fun and fast card to put together!

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Card #6: Snail Mail Card

What a darling stamp set collection four includes! I love the little mail box, and I had to use the puppy stamp from collection one–they went so well together! I colored them in with Copic markers. I used the last of the four card sketches to put this card together. I like how this card turned out because it includes a lot of different papers.

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Check out my process video below or over on my YouTube Channel in HD!

Thank you for stopping by! I hope you have a lovely, crafty weekend!!

You can enjoy more crafty inspiration from Courtney. She is next up on the blog hop: Courtney’s Paper Crafting.

Supply List:

Featured Products:

December Flavor of the Month Card Kit: https://www.scrappingforless.com/subscriptions.htm

Ingredients Sheet & Sketches Downloads: https://www.scrappingforless.com/2019-downloads.htm

Jackie’s Craft Table Glue: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/JackiesCraftTable/tools/listings/726802710

Art Mediums:

Prismacolor Pencils: https://amzn.to/33kJK1A

Copic Markers: https://amzn.to/2ZvavQ9

Glitz Glitter Gel: https://amzn.to/354nJ7C

Tools

Mini Misti: https://amzn.to/2LpHJva

Original Size Misti: https://amzn.to/2A8jbjA

Magnets: https://amzn.to/2NShv60

Wagner Heat Tool: https://amzn.to/2nvUpHx

Fiskars Paper Trimmer: https://amzn.to/2NR4Xvw

Score Board: https://amzn.to/2NSMA9z

Cutter Bee Scissors: https://amzn.to/34EWamG

Jewel Picker: https://amzn.to/2N6NsIj

Blending Brushes: https://amzn.to/2AYumf8

Foam Blending Tool: https://amzn.to/35naIHB

Sizzix Big Shot Machine: https://amzn.to/2N8nkN0

PenBlades: https://amzn.to/2IEUPT9

Mini Die Cut Machine: https://amzn.to/33jJcZI

Inks & Adhesives:

MFT Extreme Black Ink: https://mftstamps.com/products/extreme-black-hybrid-ink-pad?_pos=2&_sid=8a5fcad8e&_ss=r

Spun Sugar Distress Oxide Ink: https://amzn.to/2ZwSbGg

Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide Ink: https://amzn.to/2MzuDLS

Jackie’s Craft Table Glue: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/JackiesCraftTable/tools/listings/726802710

Scotch Foam Tape: https://amzn.to/2LrZppX

Score Tape: https://amzn.to/2pj0Tdy

Kokuyo Dotliner: https://amzn.to/2LqAkvq

Kokuyo Refills: https://amzn.to/2LALkoI

Post-It Note Masking Tape: https://amzn.to/2oiw9cx

InkaDinkaDo Masking Paper: https://amzn.to/31Z9Erq

Paper:

Neenah Solar White 110 lb Card Stock: https://amzn.to/2Q20E3a

Other Supplies:

Simon Says Stamp Rectangle Thin Frame Dies:

https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Simon-Says-Stamp-A2-THIN-FRAMES-Wafer-Dies-sssd112065-Diecember-sssd112065?currency=USD

Faux Stich Banner Dies: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Simon-Says-Stamp-STITCHED-BANNERS-Wafer-Dies-SSSD111584-Among-The-Stars-SSSD111584?currency=USD

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Scrapping For Less | November 2019 Flavor of the Month Card Kit Reveal | A Vintage Christmas

 

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It’s all about “A Vintage Christmas” this month. I love the look and colors of vintage Christmas decorations. I hope you are inspired by the sweet little postal girl, the indented glass ornament stamp, and all of the other papers and baubles that we have added to the kit this month to give it that vintage feel. Join in on our hop and if you happened to miss where to start head back to the Scrapping for Less Blog  where you can find the full lineup and also where you can  enter into our Rafflecopter. If you are new to our blog and website head to the Subscription page for all the various links to purchase a 1x kit or to subscribe. New subscribers will receive a special gift this month (while supplies last) for signing up for a subscription. Enjoy the vintage inspiration from our Design Team and guest designers this month – Teresa- Scrapping for Less Co-Owner

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Below is the ingredient page! It shows everything you will get in your kit for the Double Dip Sunday level and the Banana Split level.

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Here is the sheet of card sketches for this month!

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These are the four collections you’ll receive when you order the Double Dip Sundae kit.

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With the Double Dip Sundae Kit you will also receive lots of high quality card stock. This last picture (below, right) is the goody bag you’ll receive if you subscribe to the Banana Split level kit.

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I was asked to guest design again this month! I created a card using each collection from November’s Flavor of the Month Card kit. The theme is “A Vintage Christmas.” I absolutely love anything vintage–especially Christmas decorations! All the stamps and pattern papers from this kit have that fabulous vintage vibe–they were so much fun to craft with! Out of all the collections in this kit, I really couldn’t choose a favorite. Each collection is awesome, and I loved how all my cards turned out. Check out my YouTube Video below and supply links!

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Card #1: Victorian Christmas Card

I stamped this Victorian house onto a piece of kraft card stock from the kit and colored it in using colored pencils. I pulled out my Gelly Roll Pens to add bright glowing colors to the twinkle lights hanging from the eves of the house. I then stamped the snowflakes from the set using white pigment ink.

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Card #2: Christmas Post Card

The stamp from this collections is from LDRS, and of the back of the packaging they show a picture of this stamp already colored in. I used this as my inspiration, and colored in my card just like it. I love all the white details they left uncolored on their example. I used a mixture of my Prismacolors and Polychromos pencils to color in this scene.

I used one of the sketches to put this card together. I don’t often create square cards, but I had fun putting this one together. It is a 5″ x 5″ card, and I cut out the square window on the red pattern paper as well as the striped pattern paper using a square die.

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Card #3: Jolly Santa Card

I love this Santa image! I’m going to be using this stamp again to make more Christmas cards this year. I colored him in using colored pencils again, but I used a very soft color palette. His hat looks more pink than red, and I love it! I stamped him onto a piece of Insulation Pink card stock. It was my inspiration for coloring in my Santa. It’s such a soft pink–you can’t buy this card stock anymore, so I’m going to hoard the rest of my 8 1/2 x 11 sheet. Lol! I used another card sketch to pull this card together.

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Card #4: An Ornamental Christmas Card

I used even more colored pencils this time. I love using them on kraft card stock, so that’s what I did. I masked off the flower that was on this bulb so that I could stamp the sentiment there instead. I heat embossed it with Alabaster White embossing powder, but before I heat embossed it, I just stamped it with embossing ink, colored it in, and then heat embossed it. This allowed me to color in the image without having to go around the raised embossed lines.

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Card #5: Noel Ornament Card

I love this die from the Banana Split level! I wanted to cut it out with some glitter paper, so I found a piece that matched really well with the pattern paper from the kit. I cut it out two more times with the die and glued them together. This added more dimension to the die cut.

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Do you want to see how I put these cards together? Check out my video below! You can watch it here or over on my YouTube Channel in HD!

I loved crafting with this kit!! Scrapping for Less’ card kits are always so unique and fun and jam-packed with crafty goodness!

Hop along for more great inspiration using November’s Vintage Christmas Card kit.

Next on the blog hop is the fabulous Luci from My Crazy Craft Life! Click the link below.

November 2019 Flavor of the Month Card Kit

Thank you for hopping by, and I hope you have a wonderful day!

Supply Links:

Featured Products:

Scrapping for Less Subscription Kit: https://www.scrappingforless.com/subscriptions.htm

Jackie’s Craft Table Glue: https://www.etsy.com/listing/726802710/jackies-craft-table-glue?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=jackies+craft+table&ref=sr_gallery-1-4&organic_search_click=1

Olive and Oak Styling Mats: https://www.etsy.com/listing/662738170/styling-board-linen-double-sided?ref=related-2&frs=1

Art Mediums:

Faber Castell Polychromos Colored Pencils: https://amzn.to/321nolC

Prismacolor Pencils: https://amzn.to/33kJK1A

White Gel Pen: https://amzn.to/2orx4Y0

Gelly Roll Pens: https://amzn.to/2Dw0nMS

Tools

Mini Misti: https://amzn.to/2LpHJva

Original Size Misti: https://amzn.to/2A8jbjA

Magnets: https://amzn.to/2NShv60

Wagner Heat Tool: https://amzn.to/2nvUpHx

Fiskars Paper Trimmer: https://amzn.to/2NR4Xvw

Score Board: https://amzn.to/2NSMA9z

Cutter Bee Scissors: https://amzn.to/34EWamG

Jewel Picker: https://amzn.to/2N6NsIj

Blending Brushes: https://amzn.to/2AYumf8

Foam Blending Tool: https://amzn.to/35naIHB

Sizzix Big Shot Machine: https://amzn.to/2N8nkN0

PenBlades: https://amzn.to/2IEUPT9

Mini Die Cut Machine: https://amzn.to/33jJcZI

Inks & Adhesives:

White Unicorn Pigment Ink: https://amzn.to/37NxaLm

Simon Says Stamp Intense Black Ink: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Simon-Says-Stamp-Premium-Ink-Pad-INTENSE-BLACK-ink065?currency=USD

Hero Arts Embossing Ink: https://amzn.to/2L7x7QT

Jackie’s Craft Table Glue: https://www.etsy.com/listing/726802710/jackies-craft-table-glue?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=jackies+craft+table&ref=sr_gallery-1-4&organic_search_click=1

Scotch Foam Tape: https://amzn.to/2LrZppX

Score Tape: https://amzn.to/2pj0Tdy

Kokuyo Dotliner: https://amzn.to/2LqAkvq

Kokuyo Refills: https://amzn.to/2LALkoI

Post-It Note Masking Tape: https://amzn.to/2oiw9cx

Paper:

Neenah Solar White Card Stock 110lb: https://amzn.to/2rC1IiI

Glitter Card Stock 6X6 Pad DCWV: https://amzn.to/37OMIyl

Other Supplies:

Alabaster White Embossing Powerder: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Brutus-Monroe-ALABASTER-Ultra-Fine-Embossing-Powder-BRU2470-bru2470bm

Embossing Bag: https://amzn.to/2LoDPlV

Mason Jar Plate: https://amzn.to/2Ln4lfw

Faux Stich Banner Dies: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Simon-Says-Stamp-STITCHED-BANNERS-Wafer-Dies-SSSD111584-Among-The-Stars-SSSD111584?currency=USD

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Scrapping for Less | October 2019 Flavor of the Month Card Kit Reveal | Christmas Around the World

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I was an elementary school teacher for many years. During Christmas time for Social Studies we studied Christmas traditions around the world. This was my absolute favorite time of the year with my students. So, for our Christmas Around the World card kit I have chosen my most favorite countries we studied to feature.

Mexico: Great food and wonderful traditions centered around Papa Noel.

Sweden: St. Lucia was my favorite tradition in Sweden we studied.

Australia: My students got the biggest kick out of the fact that it was hot and summer there during Christmas.

Germany: Of course what would a study be without studying the origin of the Christmas tree.

Please sit back and enjoy the elements we put together for our Christmas Around the World Flavor of the Month Card Kit. Make sure you leave our designers some love on their blog and hop back to the SFL blog to enter the Rafflecopter. You can purchase the kit on Scrapping for Less on the Subscription page.

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Hello, everyone!
Welcome to my blog! I am guest designing for Scrapping for Less for their October Flavor of the Month Card Kit. I designed a card for each of the four different collections included in this kit. Check out my process video below! I love Scrapping for Less’ card kits, especially their October kits because they are Christmas themed. It’s a great kit to help you get started on your Christmas cards.
I really love the theme of this year’s kit–Christmas around the world. There are so many fun and unique stamps, papers and crafty goodies inside. I especially love the Papa Noel Stamp along with the Feliz Navidad sentiment! For each of these cards I used one of the Card Sketches that Scrapping for Less provides.
Here is my process video for these cards! You can watch it here or over on my YouTube channel in HD.
Card #1: Papa Noel
I stamped out Papa Noel on some Stonehenge colored pencil paper–see link below. This paper is fabulous to use with your color pencils of choice. It’s smooth, but it has a fine texture that pulls the pigments off your colored pencils. I used odorless mineral spirits and blending stumps to smooth out my coloring.
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Card #2: Santa in Australia
For this card I stamped out the images on a circle die cut, and I used Arteza alcohol Markers to color it in.
Here are the markers I used: Santa – Pale Peach; Trunks, Beard & Ball of Hat: White Diamond, Cloudy Gray; Trunks & Hat – Red, Ruby Red, and Apple Green; Surf Board – Lime Green & Tuscan Sun; Beach – Jasmine Yellow & Beach Sand; Ocean – Arctic Blue
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Card #3: Easy Ephemera and Pattern Paper Card
This card was the quickest of the set to create. This card leans heavily on the cuteness of the pattern paper and ephemera pieces, and they support it well! I love all the pattern papers in these collections!
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Card #4: O Christmas Tree Card
I love a great tree stamp, and this one really tickled my fancy. I stamped it out with some green Ombre ink that gives it even more dimension and interest. I stamped the star with yellow ink.
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Next on the Blop Hop is Stacy from Craft-a-holic Momma!
Thank you for hopping along with us! Have a wonderful weekend!

Supply Links:

Scrapping for Less Card Kit Subscription Page:https://www.scrappingforless.com/subscriptions.htm

Jackie’s Craft Table Glue: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/JackiesCraftTable/tools/listings/726802710

Art Mediums:

Arteza Everblend Alcohol Markers 120 Set: US: https://arteza.com/collections/markers/products/everblend-art-markers-alcohol-based-set-of-120?utm_source=postaffiliatepro&utm_medium=affiliate&a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=fa1eb31d

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Arteza Everblend Art Markers 60 set:
US: https://arteza.com/collections/markers/products/everblend-art-markers-set-of-60?utm_source=postaffiliatepro&utm_medium=affiliate&a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=712fc9f4

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Faber Castell Polychromos Colored Pencils: https://amzn.to/321nolC

Tools

Mini Misti: https://amzn.to/2LpHJva

Original Size Misti: https://amzn.to/2A8jbjA

Magnets: https://amzn.to/2NShv60

Wagner Heat Tool: https://amzn.to/2nvUpHx

Fiskars Paper Trimmer: https://amzn.to/2NR4Xvw

Score Board: https://amzn.to/2NSMA9z

Cutter Bee Scissors: https://amzn.to/34EWamG

Sizzix Big Shot Machine: https://amzn.to/2N8nkN0

PenBlades: https://amzn.to/2IEUPT9

Mini Die Cut Machine: https://amzn.to/33jJcZI

Inks & Adhesives:

VersaFine Onyx Black Ink: https://amzn.to/2qLdDKB

Hero Arts Green Ombre Ink: https://amzn.to/2NcY31J

SSS Intense Black Ink: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Simon-Says-Stamp-Premium-Ink-Pad-INTENSE-BLACK-ink065?currency=USD

Hero Arts Embossing Ink: https://amzn.to/2LrjPz2

Jackie’s Craft Table Glue: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/JackiesCraftTable/tools/listings/726802710

Scotch Foam Tape: https://amzn.to/2LrZppX

Score Tape: https://amzn.to/2pj0Tdy

Kokuyo Dotliner: https://amzn.to/2LqAkvq

Kokuyo Refills: https://amzn.to/2LALkoI

Post-It Note Masking Tape: https://amzn.to/2oiw9cx

Paper:

Neenah Solar White 110 lb Card Stock: https://amzn.to/2Q20E3a

Stonehenge Paper for Colored Pencils: https://amzn.to/2qLdPJP

Other Supplies:

Alabaster White Embossing Powerder: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Brutus-Monroe-ALABASTER-Ultra-Fine-Embossing-Powder-BRU2470-bru2470bm

Embossing Bag: https://amzn.to/2LoDPlV

Mason Jar Plate: https://amzn.to/2Ln4lfw

Gamsol Odorless Mineral Spirits: https://amzn.to/2WiSuTQ

Blending Stumps: https://amzn.to/2p2Hmyd

Scallop Dies – Lawn Fawn: https://amzn.to/2PfW1AK

Some of the links above are affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission on sales at NO EXTRA COST to you. Thank you!