Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Interactive · Lawn Fawn · Masculine · Memory Box · Pop up card · Taylored Expressions

Lawn Fawn Platform Pop Up Birthday Beach Card…

I have a few of these interactive cards to share with you in the next few days.  The kids all have them now.  I forgot to take a picture to show that it fits in an envelope but it does!

I used some Lawn Fawn stamp sets for the images and the sentiment is from Taylored Expressions.

I sure had fun coloring these.  I used Copic Sketch markers and a little white gel pen.

I had to make the sun because I didn’t have a big enough sun die.  I used a Memory Box slimline die and stitch circle die.

I use pattern paper for the interactive platform die cut.  It works better if it’s not a heavyweight cardstock, in my opinion.

I found a yo yo stamp in a Paper Smooches stamp set.  This card is for Henry and he’s quite the yo yo expert!  I love it!

Holler if you have any questions!  My last photo is a phone picture…a little bit different color wise.

Linking to some Card Challenges…

Double D Challenge – Beach Time

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

Lawn Fawnatics – Summertime Fun

Thank you for stopping by today!  Hope my card made you smile and think about relaxing!  If you were handing outside here this week, you’d get blown away!  lol

ttul,

 

 

 

Here’s what I used to make this card…

(SSS coupon code is 5BUCKS through 8/15)

Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – On the…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Life…
[ SBC ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
copic sketch markers at Simon Says…
[ SSS | TE | BLIC ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
[ SBC ]
Simple Strips Background
[ TE ]
Simple Strips Die
[ TE ]

 

All Occasion · cards · copics · Oxide Inks · Simon Says Stamp · Summer

Simon Says Stamp Let’s Chill Release…

Welcome to my blog today…feel the sand between your toes!  Some of you can I bet!  I’m feeling the chill but it’s in the house! lol

I have the opportunity today to post for Simon Says Stamp Let’s Chill Release using the new ‘Let’s Get Away’ clear stamp set. Lots of great stuff in this release!  It’s always fun to make Summer scenes so I stamped them up with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored the images with Copic Sketch Markers.

Then I made my background by stamping the wave lines stamp with Mermaid Lagoon Distress Oxide Ink, ink blending it above the waves and painting it in between the waves of the stamped image.  I smeared some of the splatters so I had to go in with a damp paint brush to fix them. ugh.

I used Antique Linen and Vintage Photo Distress Oxide Ink pads and ink blending brushes for the beach below the waves.

I made the drink into lemonade, personalized to me!

Fun stamp set with several fun sentiments!

Take a look at the rest of the release HERE and thanks again for stopping by!  I appreciate it and hope it helps you stay cool!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

The code for $5 off is 5BUCKS good through 8/15!

Simon Says Stamps and Dies LET’S GET…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps LET’S GET…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp LET’S GET AWAY Wafer…
[ SSS ]
Copic BLENDING CARD X-Press It Paper…
[ SSS ]
MISTI PRECISION STAMPER VERSION 2.0…
[ SSS ]
Memento TUXEDO BLACK INK PAD Full…
[ SSS ]
Copic Marker
[ SSS ]
Strathmore BRISTOL SMOOTH 9 x 12…
[ SSS | SSS ]
Ranger Archival Ink Pad JET BLACK…
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp Blending Brush SET…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box PASTEL Fairy Jewels jwl002 **
[ SSS ]
Scrapbook Adhesives 0.25 INCH 3D 308…
[ SSS ]
Sizzix BIG SHOT MACHINE Gray And…
[ SSS ]
Sizzix Big Shot Kick STANDARD CUTTING…
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Avery Elle · cards · Congratulations · copics · Die Piecing · Interactive · Lawn Fawn · Simon Says Stamp · Spring

Platform Pop Up Hat’s Off To YOU Card…

Hi everyone!  It’s a happy time of year for so many kids! I made several grad congrats cards but this is the only one I took pictures of.

I used the popular Lawn Fawn Platform Pop up die set!  I have made so many of these already!  It’s so fun and easy too!

I used an older Avery Elle stamp and die set for the images and the congrats, graduate strip is from Taylored Expressions. I’ll link to a newer version of the images below.

Super fun images… I didn’t think to get a picture of it flat.  It fit into an A6 envelope.

Because I used Copic Sketch Markers to color, I die cut an extra piece of white cardstock to put on the back of the images to cover up the coloring.  It worked great for the hats because then I could sandwich the acetate strips inbetween the colored hat and the plain hat die cuts.

Here’s the back… I used a two tone 12×12 bo bunny 65# cardstock for the base and the add on backdrop.  The colors are kinda weird in the pictures but they matched much better IRL!

I stamped the sentiments from the set with Ranger Archival Black ink.

Thank you so much for stopping in today! I’m off to make some more flower cards!

 

 

 

 

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC ]
Simon Says Stamps and Dies HATS OFF…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Clear Stamps HATS OFF GRAD…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp HATS OFF GRAD Wafer…
[ SSS ]
Simple Strips Background
[ TE ]
Simple Strips Die
[ TE ]
Shop – Ink, Paint & Markers – Copic…
[ TE | SSS | BLIC ]
Ranger Ink – Archival Ink Pad – Jet…
[ SBC | SSS ]

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Interactive · Lawn Fawn · Spring

My Favorite Things Birdie Brown Sittin’ Pretty and Lawn Fawn Platform Pop Up Card…


Hi everyone! I LOVE cute!  I don’t make it near as much as I used to but I still love cute and coloring! 

This is the NEW Lawn Fawn Platform Pop up die and MFT Birdie Brown Sittin’ Pretty stamp and die set.

They’re small images so fast coloring!  Every girl should have a birdie singing happy birthday to her don’t you think?! 

Tim and I have three granddaughters that turned 17 already this year!  HOW?  Time flies indeed!  Just yesterday they were playing house!

This fits in an A2 size envelope.  If you used taller images, you’d need to use a larger or square envelope.

I used paper from my ancient stash…

The fence is from poppystamps.  Colored with Copic Sketch markers.

Thank you for clicking over! I’ll be back soon with NEW from Memory Box, poppystamps and Birch Press Design!!!  You can see the new at Starlitstudio.net and Simon Says Stamp!

Here’s what I used to make this card…I’m linking the platform pop up but it’s out of stock everywhere. ugh

My Favorite Things SITTIN’ PRETTY…
[ SSS | MFT ]
My Favorite Things SITTIN’ PRETTY…
[ SSS | MFT ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn SET PLATFORM POP-UPS Dies…
[ SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2352 Wavy Long Picket…
[ STR ]
Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
[ SBC | SSS ]
copic sketch markers at Simon Says…
[ SSS | TE | BLIC ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS ]
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad – full…
[ STR | SSS | BLIC ]

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Flowers · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Spring · Thinking of You

poppystamps Potpourri Flower, Freestyle Smile, Whittle Snail Card…

You’ve got mail!  It’s always so fun to get mail! Here’s mail and a smile from this cute blushing snail! lol 

I die cut the NEW Potpourri Flower Set in white and colored them with Copic Sketch Markers.  I didn’t look at any pictures for coloring…flying by the seat of my pants again! haha

I layered the NEW ps Penelope Pinpoint Frame on top of Taylored Expressions Lemon Meringue cardstock A2 size panel.  Then I adhered those two, to a purple from the Memory Box Twilight Purple 6×6 cardstock pad. 

First I laid the flowers out down the left side of the panel from the top.  Took a picture of them with my phone and put the snail down to see how it looked, it was too close to the right side of the card!  I didn’t like it there!  So I picked the flowers up with a piece of press and seal and reversed them to the right side bottom corner instead.  Much better! 

Then I die cut the NEW ps Freestyle Smile all in white, it was ok, so I die cut the top in black, too bold, so I die cut it in purple, nah, so I die cut it in yellow and that was it!  I’m a terrible decision maker! lol 

The sentiment is from ps Whittle Wild Animal Sentiments stamp set.  Stamped in the MISTI with versamark ink and heat embossed with Lawn Fawn white embossing powder.

I glued the flowers down, then the snail and sentiments with mounting tape.  Then I pulled up a couple of the flowers to put one on her head and one right close to the body. 

I added yellow Fairy Gems last. 

I forgot to talk about the snail!  It’s die cut in kraft cardstock and edges inked with Gathered Twigs Distress ink and a mini ink blending tool.  I went over the mouth, eyes and added eyelashes with a micro black fine point pen. 

It’s a bright card and more fun in real life.  I like it!  That’s saying a lot of me cuz I don’t love yellow and purple! lol

It’s a rainy, dreary day here so we need bright!  Have a good one anyway!  ttul!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Poppystamps – 2510 Penelope Pinpoint…
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Poppystamps – 2506 Grand Whittle…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2512 Potpourri Flower…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2456 Freestyle Smile…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94613 Layered Impatiens…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – SP1008 Twilight Purple…
[ STR | SSS ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Poppystamps – CL500 Whittle Wild…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – CL509 Colorful Life…
[ STR | SSS ]
Mini MISTI – Most Incredible Stamp…
[ SBC | TE | SSS ]
New MISTI Stamping Tool – The Most…
[ SBC | TE | SSS ]
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS ]
Memory Box/Open Studio – Fairy Jewels…
[ STR | SSS ]
Copic Sketch Markers and Sets
[ BLIC | SSS | TE ]

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Flowers · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Thinking of You

Memory Box Floral Birthday Card and poppystamps Floral Miss You Card…

Hi everyone! I did a little flower coloring with Copics Monday. Colorbook therapy!  It’s been so nice here, I hope the flowers don’t come up to soon!

I started with an A2 size cardbase. Topped it with a panel of the NEW Memory Box Black Glossy Cardstock.  It’s heavyweight and die cut so nice for the Happy Birthday sentiment too!

Then I die cut and glued together, three for each side, the NEW Hex Half Pinpoint die.  Don’t you love how it makes the perfect base for the NEW floral dies?!

Here’s a picture of the dies I used and for the flowers and leaves I colored.

Here’s a picture of the Copic Marker colors I used.

It didn’t take a whole lot of cuts!  I was surprised.  After coloring, I used black and white glaze pens to add some accents.

 

Look at this NEW Memory Box stamp set!!!  (Full picture lower in the post)  It matches the font of this Happy Birthday Posh Script die and the Miss you Posh Script die on my next card!  I absolutely love matching fonts for the inside of my cards! ❤

 

This picture I’m trying to show a little of the dimension.  I didn’t use any foam mounting tape and it will still go in the mail under ¼ inch thick for one forever stamp!  YAY! 

My second card for today is just plain floral fun!

The Memory Box Berry Red 6×6 Paper pad came out for this card.  I love having 3 shades of each color to coordinate!  It sure saves time digging through cardstock to find matching pieces!

I started with an A2 size kraft cardbase. I die cut the NEW poppy Penelope Pinpoint Frame in white, glued it on.  I die cut the poppy Lattice Plate in white and glued it on.

Next came the NEW super pretty poppy Flower Field Frame die cut in one of the pinks in the Berry Red 6×6 pad and glued on.

Then some Memory Box Fairy Jewels for the flower centers.

Here’s the dies I used for this card…

and here’s the NEW stamp set that matches these posh script dies!  and the Berry Red 6×6 pad.

Haha!  Isn’t she the cutest! Look at that snout!  I added a couple more layers to it. lol  

I added the eyelashes with a color pencil!  I also went over the partial cuts at the ears, eyes, snout and legs with the same color pencil. 

Miss piggy is just one cut and I edged her with a little gathered twigs distress ink so she wouldn’t look too clean! haha  The thought did cross my mind that she’d be super cute in a mud puddle! 

She’s super cute…not sure who I’ll send it to but usually when I type that as soon as I hit publish I think of someone! 

Thank you all for hanging in here for this long post!  I promise not to make long a habit! lol

ttul,

Here’s what I used to make these cards…

Memory Box – 94469 Hex Half Pinpoint…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94613 Layered Impatiens…
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Memory Box – 94614 Layered Periwinkle…
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Memory Box – 94612 Layered Star…
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Memory Box – 94588 Happy Birthday…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – CL5276 Friends and…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – SH44004 Black Glossy…
[ STR | SSS ]
Shop – Ink, Paint & Markers – Copic…
[ TE | BLIC | SSS ]
Gelly Roll Black Glaze Pens
[ STR | SSS ]
Gelly Roll White Glaze Pens – pkg of 2
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2502 Grand Whittle Pig…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2519 Flower Field Frame…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2510 Penelope Pinpoint…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2427 Lattice Plate…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94589 Miss You Posh…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – SP1001 Berry Red 6×6 pack
[ STR | SSS ]
Kraft Extra Heavy Weight Cardstock…
[ HBL ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe – Marshmallow
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]

 

All Occasion · cards · copics · Die Piecing · LOVE · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Valentine

poppystamps Tall Curved Heart Arch Card…

Happy Valentines Day!  Here I am at the last minute sharing one more heart card!

I die cut the new poppystamps Tall Curved Heart Arch two dies from white cardstock and colored both with Copic Sketch Markers.  R24, G82, G85, E42 and E44.

I love this sentiment from poppystamps Marzipan Greetings.  I inked with Versamark in the Misti and heat embossed with white embossing powder.

I die cut two poppystamps Tall Curve Background from a piece of Simple Stories woodgrain pattern paper and layered them on the poppystamps Oval Fold Frame die cut in Memory Box 6×6 Garland Stripes and Dots pattern paper pad.

I colored a scrap of white with R24 and die cut some small hearts using the small heart die that comes with the Memory Box Heart Streamer Globe die. I glued them to the oval that is a die in the Oval Fold Frame set.

It’s an A2 size card that should mail easily with one postage stamp.

It turned out fun!  I always love kraft and paper hugs! ❤

Stay tuned!  More NEW coming! ttul!

Here’s the products I used to make this card…

Poppystamps – 2457 Tall Curved Heart…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2359 Oval Fold Frame…
[ STR ]
Poppystamps – 2350 Tall Curve…
[ STR ]
Poppystamps – CB502 Marzipan…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppy Stamps Clear Stamps MARZIPAN…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box – 94558 Heart Streamer…
[ STR ]
Memory Box – Garland Stripes and Dots…
[ FRN ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS ]
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad – full…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]

Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Doodlebug Designs · Shape Cards · Snowman · Winter

Doodlebug Winter Wonderland Snowglobe Mini Shape Card…

Hi friends and cardmakers!  A little more snow here today so a good day to post a cute little snowglobe card I made for one of our grands birthday.

These super cute images are from the Doodlebug Winter Wonderland stamp set and coordinating die set.

The card looks big in my photos but it’s really only 3 x 3 inches!  ❤  The images are small but so cute and easy to color.  I used Copic sketch markers. The largest snowman is 1 ½ inches tall.

I stamped the snowglobe, colored the base, then die cut another snowglobe for the card back.  Scored the back at the top so it would open…glued it above the score line to the card front.

I love how it turned out… charming! It would be a cute tag too.

Hope it made you smile!  I’m going to link it to the #SnowmenOfJanuary event on social media right now.

Thank you for stopping by!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Doodlebug Doodle Stamps – Winter…
[ STR | SBC | SSS | ACH ]
Doodlebug Design – Let It Snow…
[ SBC | SSS | ACH ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
[ SBC | SSS | ACH | BLIC ]
Waffle Flower Crafts – Blending Brushes
[ SBC | SSS | ACH | TE ]
Shop – Ink, Paint & Markers – Copic…
[ TE | SSS | BLIC ]
Simon Says Stamp BLENDING BRUSH and…
[ SSS ]

 

cards · Christmas · copics · Memory Box · Simon Says Stamp · Sizzix · Winter

It’s That Time of Year… Diecember at Simon Says Stamp!

I have a card to share with the die Simon Says Stamp sent to me to make with.  Fine Textured Leaf die, designed by Memory Box. 

You can see the two dies that come in the set off to the sides in the pictures.  I used the smaller one to make the wreath on my card.

I die cut it 11 times in watercolor paper and then painted it with Distress Ink Reinkers.  They look really dark in the pictures, not sure why, but they aren’t this dark IRL. 

I used one of the plaids from Memory Box new 6×6 paper pad called Woodsy Plaids.  

I die cut the Memory Box new Merry Christmas Posh Script in white and colored them with the E 80’s copics.

I die cut the bow with a die from the Sizzix Festive Greens set #662425, a Tim Holtz set. I used watercolor paper again and colored it with a copic B93.

Very non traditional colors… I attempted to add some red.  Couldn’t do it. lol

This wreath would’ve been striking on white if I’d realized how it was going to photograph! and red!

Lots of potential for a million cards with this die set!  Very fun making wreaths! and that big leafy die! 

This card ended up 5 ½ x 5 ½ inches square.

Thank you for stopping by today! I’ll get back to my house… I’ve made a mess getting all the decorations out.  This nine foot tree takes  a lot of stuff! haha

Enjoy this new release!  Lots of beautiful dies!  Here’s to shopping!  Links below.

[ SHR ]
Simon Says Stamp FINE TEXTURED LEAF…
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Memory Box MERRY CHRISTMAS POSH…
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Memory Box WOODSY PLAID 6×6 Paper…
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Lawn Fawn OUTSIDE IN STITCHED SQUARE…
[ SSS ]
Tombow MONO MULTI Liquid Glue Two…
[ SSS ]

cards · CAS · Christmas · copics · Die Piecing · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Snowman · Winter

poppystamps Whittle Friendly Snowman and Double Joy Card…

Hi everyone!  I’m so happy with this card!  I probably could’ve added more and tried to bling it up but this time I just left him to say JOY to the world! ❤

This is a new poppystamps snowman die… so whimsical and fun!  Oh you know a little holly might’ve been nice… I always think of things after! lol

I put him on a bed of snow from the new poppystamps Layered House Globe die set.

He just melts your heart, doesn’t he?! ❤  Oh…a heart on his belly to represent the O for joy would’ve been super fun too!

I used a plaid paper from last Winter’s 6×6 plaid paper pad called Christmas Plaid!  I’m not finding it to link to anymore but I’ll link to this year’s pad that would work too! ugh.  Sorry about that.  I don’t know why I grabbed this one instead of the new one.

I die cut him from heavy white cardstock and colored his parts with Copic Sketch Markers.  I backed the circles with a smaller punch circle so I would have something to glue his eyes and carrot too.  Then I used mounting tape behind his top part, mounting tape behind the snow hill and mounting tape behind the top parts of the letters J and Y.

I die cut the plaid with the largest Memory Box Stitched Square Layers die. Then I matted it with black cardstock and adhered them to a 5 ½ x 5 ½ piece of green from the Memory Box 6×6  Lush Green cardstock pad. It matches perfectly with this plaid! yay!

‘To The World’ sentiment is from the new Memory Box Festive Christmas Greetings again… this is such a good set!

I love this new poppystamps Double Joy die too… you get so many options with the two dies included in the set!

Mr. Frosty is 5 ½ in. x 5 ½ in. square. So cute!  I need to make some more of these and vary them a little as I go! hehe

Thank you so much for stopping by and your comments and for shopping through my links!  I appreciate it!

ttul,

Here’s what I used to make Frosty!

Poppystamps – 2471 Whittle Friendly…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2476 Double Joy craft die
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2488 Layered House…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box STITCHED SQUARE LAYERS…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box – PP1018 Woodsy Plaid 6×6…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – CL5273D Festive…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box Clear Stamps FESTIVE…
[ SSS ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe – Marshmallow
[ STR | SSS ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE | STR ]
Leader 6 x 6 WHITE Square Envelopes…
[ SSS ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS ]
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad – full…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]

cards · CAS · Christmas · copics · Die Piecing · Inlaid Diecutting · Memory Box · Winter

Memory Box Florentina Wreath and Merry Christmas Posh Script Card…

Hi everyone! Have you started on your Christmas card stash yet?  I’m working away dreaming of all the fun stuff there is out there to make!

Today’s card is a couple new dies and a sentiment from a new stamp set that I used on a previous card.

I die cut the new Florentina Wreath in heavyweight white cardstock and colored it with Copics.

Then I decided to inlay it back into the white panel that I die cut it from!  I love how it looks!  Hopefully you can see it in some of my pictures.

I wish I’d used a lighter brown for the branch so the red berries would’ve shown up better but the dot of white gel pen did help!

Very easy to inlay back in because there’s only the outside panel and the inside panel pieces to piece the wreath back into!  Super easy and classy looking!  That word gives me another idea… die cutting the wreath and then using embossing ink, gold embossing powder and heat embossing to make the wreath gold!

This is an A2 size card… the wreath panel is 4 x 5 ¼ in. then the black mat layer is just a teeny border and the cardbase is 5 ½ x 8 ½ in. folded and scored.

Very traditional again but festive and CAS too!

The sentiment is white embossing powder on TE oreo cardstock and from the new Festive Christmas Greetings stamp set.

Holler if you have any questions…I’m sure I forgot something. lol

OH!  The die cut Merry Christmas is a beautiful new die, Merry Christmas Posh Script!  I die cut it in TE Cherry Pop and white cardstock.

I cut narrow pieces of foam mounting tape for the back and adhered it over the inlaid wreath.

Thank you for stopping by!  Thinking….what to make next!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Memory Box – 94592 Florentina Wreath…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94584 Merry Christmas…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – CL5273D Festive…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box Clear Stamps FESTIVE…
[ SSS ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
[ SSS ]
Uni-Ball Signo Broad White Gel Pen
[ STR ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS ]
copic sketch markers at Simon Says…
[ SSS | TE | BLIC ]

All Occasion · cards · copics · Memory Box · No Outline Coloring · Shopping · Simon Says Stamp

Simon Says Stamp Memory Box Exclusive Stamp and Die Set…

Hi everyone!  It’s a busy, busy time with tons of new stuff this month at Simon Says Stamp!  I have a card to share today I made with the new Memory Box Exclusive clear stamp set , True Friend.

I stamped the main floral image from the set with Distress Anitque Linen ink and no line colored with Copic Sketch Markers.  Y11, 13, 15, 18 and YG11, 13, 17.  If you haven’t tried no line coloring yet, this would be a great set to start out with! 

Here’s a picture of it just colored and before I cut out the innards. lol

I die cut the brown card panel from the Memory Box Garland Stripes and Dots 6×6 paper pad with Memory Box Wrapped Stitch Rectangles.

I die cut the Simon Says Stamp Banner die with a yellow from the Memory Box Sunny Orange 6×6 cardstock pad.

I was surprised how easy it was to color!  It reminded me of coneflowers so that’s what I went with.

Here’s a picture of the set and the coordinating die…

I love it!  I’m going to have to order the die set! It looks like it cuts out the white between the flowers!  I love the sentiments too.

It’s Simon Says Stamp 12th Anniversary of STAMPtember!  There’s a big SSS release and collaborations with different companies all month!  So check in often and order quick because they do go fast!

Thank you so much for stopping by!  I love hearing from you!

Shopping links to what I used on my card today…

Memory Box TRUE FRIEND Stamptember…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box TRUE FRIEND Stamptember…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp BASIC BANNERS Wafer…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box WRAPPED STITCH RECTANGLES…
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad ANTIQUE…
[ SSS ]
copic sketch markers at Simon Says…
[ SSS ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS ]
Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSS INK PAD…
[ SSS ]
MINI MISTI PRECISION STAMPER 6×7…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box SUNNY ORANGE 6×6 Paper…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box COTTAGE STRIPES AND DOTS…
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Cutest Birthday Card of the Year….One of Them Anyway…hahaha

Hi everyone! This box card makes me so happy!  I love it so much!  So fun to color and put together!  Making a card like this is like starting out on a journey and you’re not quite sure where you’ll end up! lol ❤

This card was for one of our grandsons, Cedryk. Not curly blonde hair but just as cute! ❤

Our grandsons found the new show Adventure Agents a year or so ago and boy have they had fun!  When I asked Ced what he wanted for his birthday card this year he told me a boy cutting down trees!  I said, “ok”…told myself not to panic yet… lol  Came home and started looking through the stash and thinking! This is where I ended up and I was thrilled! YAY!  So thankful to have this cardmaking challenge to keep me smiling!

So here’s some more pictures!

I stamped, cut him out by hand and colored with Copic Sketch Markers.

Timber!!!!

from the side… I had to trim down the MFT grass dies to fit.

a little bit more of the perspective/depth…

It folds flat to fit in an envelope!  YAY!

I hope he made you smile… thank you for stopping by my blog!  I love sharing my cards with you!

P.S.  be watching…tonight central time… 11 p.m. (12 a.m. Eastern) is the NEW Simon Says Stamp STAMPtember Release!  I have a card to share on Thursday for the StAMPtember Blog Party… it’s a Christmas card!  So come back and I appreciate it so much when you shop through my links!  THANK YOU!

Here’s what I used that I have links for…

Lumberjack Guys Clear Stamp Set -…
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My Favorite Things OUTSIDE THE BOX…
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My Favorite Things OUTSIDE THE BOX…
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Taller Than Trees | Steel Crafting…
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Shop – Ink, Paint & Markers – Copic…
[ TE | SSS | BLIC ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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4 Bar · All Occasion · Birthday · cards · CAS · copics · Die Piecing · Inlaid Diecutting · Masculine · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Summer

poppystamps Whittle Dies Two Day Series…

Hi everyone!  We’ll start with food Whittles! lol There are so many of these cute little dies! I need a two week series! (not just two days) lol  Christmas is coming though!  I’m getting anxious to see what Memory Box/poppystamps/Birchpress Designs will have for us!

My three cards today are a 4 bar size, 3 ⅜ in x 4 ⅞ in.  I love this smaller size for the Whittle dies!

We’re a taco lovin’ family so I had to use the sentiments in the Life is Sweet stamp set.  “You guac my world” !  The Happy Birthday from the new Marzipan Greetings stamp set and dies ended up being the tomato! lol Time for lunch! haha   I love the play on words though!  So FUN!

I used one of the Memory Box Double Stitch Rectangle Cut Out dies to make the center frame.  I used two greens from the Memory Box Lush Green 6×6 cardstock pad.

Whittle Avocado and Whittle Taco and Nacho cuts from the Memory Box cardstock 6×6 pads also, Sunny Orange and Lush Green.

I used a pink Copic marker for cheeks and white gel pen for accents. A yummy birthday card! lol

Next….”Heres the scoop” Sentiments from the same Life is Sweet stamp set.

I kept this one CAS, clean and simple.  I cut off the tail of the word balloon from the poppystamps Word Balloons die set… I’m using this die a lot!

Stamped it with the sentiment from Life is Sweet in coffee Ranger Archival ink and inked the edges with Distress Gathered Twigs ink and a mini ink blending tool.  This ink and tool are always out on my table.

I love the detail on this cone!  poppystamps Whittle Ice Cream Cone, die cut in kraft cardstock and inked with Gathered Twigs.  The ice cream I cut in kraft also and colored dark chocolate with Copic Sketch Markers.

A radio talk show host I listen to sometimes,  always says “living the dream” if someone asks him how he is.   The last couple years have been closer to living the nightmare in our lives! lol ugh. Some young gal pulled out in front of me on the four lane last night, trying to kill us all!  My horn works, didn’t do any good…she was oblivious!  So I’ll stop worrying about deer running out in front of me and start worrying about dumb drivers!

I adhered them to the card with foam mounting tape.  Oh, the white panel is a Memory Box die from the Wrapped Scalloped Rectangles Set. (I see it’s no longer available, I added some other options to the links below)

The pink cardstock is from the Memory Box Berry Red 6×6 Cardstock pad.

Next…”Do all things with Love” from the Marzipan Greetings set.

The only thing food related on this cutie card is the color!  Orange! lol  From the Memory Box 6×6 cardstock pad Sunny Orange. (yellows in it too)

I absolutely LOVE this sentiment, “this is a paper hug”!

I die cut a heart in the two colors with the Memory Box Double Stitch Happy Heart Cut Out die.

I die cut the poppystamps Heart Tag Trio in two colors.  Heat embossed the sentiments with white embossing powder and put the card together.

I think this would be a fun card to make in any color and send off to friends, kids, grands or family!

I was going to put my two other cards in this post too but that’s so much!  I’m gonna post again tomorrow with those two.

So this is all for today! hehe  See you tmr!

Here’s what I used!

Poppystamps – CB502 Marzipan…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppy Stamps Clear Stamps MARZIPAN…
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Poppystamps – CL503 Life is Sweet…
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Poppystamps – 2448 Whittle Taco and…
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Poppystamps – 2435 Whittle Avocado…
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Poppystamps – 2423 Whittle Ice Cream…
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Poppystamps – 2380 Word Balloons…
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Memory Box – 94360 Double Stitch…
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Memory Box – 94361 Double Stitch…
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Poppystamps – 2302 Heart Tag Trio…
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Memory Box – 94438 Matinee Rectangle…
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Memory Box – 99772 Stitched Frame…
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Memory Box – 99757 Pinpoint Single…
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Memory Box – 30094 Wrapped Stitch…
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Open Studio dies – Stitched Rectangle…
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Memory Box – SP1001 Berry Red 6×6 pack
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Memory Box – SP1002 Sunny Orange 6×6…
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Memory Box – SP1003 Lush Green 6×6 pack
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All Occasion · Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Get Well · Masculine · Memory Box · Mini Slim Card · Oxide Inks · Summer · Thinking of You

Memory Box Deep Blue Ocean and Bubble Border…

Hi everybody!  Working through the Memory Box release…. thinking of you and I had to use this Vitamin Sea sentiment again!  Many of you know me and I’m a vitamin C user!  hehe

I started by inking a mini slim line panel with Tumbled Glass oxide ink, lightly marked where the circles were with a pencil, then stamped the school of fish stamp from the Deep Blue Ocean stamp set randomly over the larger circles.  Then I stamped the ocean greenery images from the same set in dark greens.

Then I covered the panel with a piece of vellum…like you’re looking through glass…

I inked the top panel with Oxide inks, Salty Ocean and my Peacock Feathers brush without adding more ink. Spattered it with water.

Let it dry, then stamp the sentiments from the set using the MISTI and Ranger Archival Black ink.

I colored and die cut the cute little fishy with Copic markers but then I decided I didn’t like the white around it so I fussy cut it and mounted it on the panel with mounting tape.

On the inside I stamped the Feel Better Soon stamp from the set.

This is a great set… it can go for any occasion with the variety of sentiments!  Birthday, Just Because, Sympathy and get well!

Thanks for stopping by on this beautiful how can it be the end of August day!!!

ttul,

Links to what I used to make this card…

Memory Box – CL5268D Deep Blue Ocean…
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Memory Box Clear Stamps DEEP BLUE…
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Memory Box – 94518 Bubble Border…
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Tsukineko – Memento – Fade Resistant…
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Copic Sketch Markers and Sets
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Ranger Ink – Archival Ink Pad – Jet…
[ SBC | SSS | BLIC | TE | SSS ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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Simon Says Stamp Envelopes MINI…
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Mini Slim Envelopes
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