Monday, December 18, 2017

CUTporations december - reminder

image source: weihnachtstrend

Popping in with a reminder about the December die cutting CUTplorations challenge over at STAMPlorations. I've another project for you today. See a resemblance to that cute little tree above?

Sizzix Christmas Words embossing folder, Merry Christmas phrase die, Gone Postal

Some dry embossing. Two die cuts, one watercolored with Gansai Tambi offset layered over one from silver mirror CS. A heat embossed secondary sentiment on a watercolored snippet. And a messy nest of silver thread.

Have you joined us yet? Check out more inspiration from the DT and the CUTplorations December gallery here. Look forward to seeing you there. Thanks for coming by my blog today.


Saturday, December 16, 2017

christmas card set - flora and fauna revisited

HO HO HELLO! It's quiet on the blog what with Christmas just around the corner. I've been doing really well getting things checked off my TO DO list this year and that makes me really happy! It also made me really happy when my neighbor who received the neighbor gift set of cards I'd created with Flora and Fauna products asked me if I could make her five more cards to send out. Well, sure I can! So I did. Some repeats and a couple new designs. Here they are, again using Altenew ink cubes

Here's the first, with my favorite stamping design - sentiment masked in the middle and random stamping around the masked area - a totally cool one-layer card.


Numero dos. With only one doe under the twinkling lights.



Numero tres. With some subtle gold dots up top and a rock-and-roll inked poinsettia that I then heat embossed clear for a bit of interest.



Number four again, cuz this design is just so magical and therefore worthy of the perfect sentiment, even if it is in English!


Here's the last, inspired by a card on the Flora and Fauna blog.


Are you enjoying the season yet or still stressed out? I wish you and yours a beautiful and peaceful season. Thanks for taking the time to visit today!

I'm headed over to these challenges:
CAS of Friday - Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - #364 
The Merry Christmas Challenge - #47 AG 
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Christmas
 HLS CAS Challenge - Christmas






Tuesday, December 12, 2017

STAMPlorations inspiration #156

Getting everything on your TO DO list done? I'm trying! We had snow on Sunday and it was such a wonderful surprise!

Welcome to another Tuesday inspiration from the STAMPlorations inspiration team . This month it's anything goes for the DT gals and I've got a card for you. My Spotlight project over at the STAMP blog this evening will show you how I made it. I was inspired by Birgit's technique.




You could win yourself a $10 GC to the STAMP store by leaving comments on the December inspiration posts. Check out today's post here. As well as the sale going on in the shop. 30% off most items - check it out. Happy Holiday prepping :)

Friday, December 8, 2017

coffee lovers winter blog hop

Made a coffee card while I was in my "inspired by Pinkfresh" mode last month.


I'm joining the fun at the Coffee Lovers Winter blog hop.
And:
CAS on Friday - Christmas
Penny Black and More - December CAS
Happy Little Stampers - December Christmas

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

STAMPlorations inspiration #155

Welcome back! Time for another Tuesday inspiration from the STAMPlorations inspiration team . This month it's anything goes for the DT gals and I've chosen to make a couple tags. Ready?




Decided to make tags from patterned paper for a change. Gussied them up with some gold and silver embossing. And with 3D die cuts (love that technique).

Got my inspiration at:
Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas with a feminine twist - 3D Die Cuts (Jennifer's tree tag)
Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas with a feminine twist - Silver and Gold (Julia's gold holly)

You could win yourself a $10 GC to the STAMP store by leaving comments on the December inspiration posts. Check out today's post here. As well as the sale going on in the shop. 30% off most items - check it out. Glad you stopped by :)

Monday, December 4, 2017

CUTplorations december

image source: weihnachtstrend
Have you seen the December CUTplorations challenge at STAMPlorations. I love it. I get a retro vibe from it somehow even though it's not a shiny silver or pink tree ;)



Had to pick up on the tree itself by stamping Joyeux Noel die with a pine bough stamp and heat embossing it green. Then I gussied up a die cut Trendy Trees cut from silver mirror CS like I'd seen Lisa S. do recently. A strip of washi along the bottom finished off my CAS design.


Hope you'll find time to join us for some die cutting fun this month over at the CUTplorations challenge. Maybe you still need a couple last minute Christmas cards?!? Just make a project based on our inspiration using at least one die cut. Be sure to use at least one STAMPlorations product too and hook up to the gallery. Your project might be chosen as a winner. You can see how the CUTplorations DT was inspired by this month's photo here.

And visit the STAMPlorations shop for a holiday sale happening during December. 30% all items (excluding new release and retiring items). And don't forget about my STAMPlorations discount code for 20% off in the sidebar if you miss the sale ;) Happy holiday crafting!

Saturday, December 2, 2017

tags for 25 days of christmas - part 4

Well I went and missed the deadline, but here are four more tags to top my neighbor gift Christmas card sets. Inspired by Tracey M's 25 Days of Christmas Tags. So much inspiration in gallery to check out if you haven't yet.


For Day 21 with Uniko I was inspired bBev's simple but oho red tag and Tracey's holly leaves.

WPlus9 Timeless Tags, MFT Hand Lettered Holiday

MFT Tag, STAMPlorations Layered Holly, Klartext Frohe Weihnachten

For Day 22 with STAMPlorations maybe it's not surprising that I was inspired to make two tags - first inspired by Lynne's, then Tracey's.

 STAMPlorations Luggage Tag and Christmas Flower, Klartext Frohe Weihnachten
(Used Gansai Tambi watercolors to color it, shading where the darker areas of the image are. Easy Peasy!!)

MFT Tag, Charlie und Paulchen Kleiner Weihnachtsgruss, Klartext Frohe Weihnachten

I'm taking this last one over to Addicted to Stamps and More - notice the deer peeking in at the right side of the photo? Once again, thanks for the wonderful inspiration from Tracey and all her guests!


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