cards · Oxide Inks · Simon Says Stamp · Winter

Simon Says Stamp Hey Bestie Release…

Hi everyone!  Busy week here on the blog and it’s just working out that I’m finally getting to wish you a Happy New Year!  Another year for happy cardmaking and papercrafting!

It’s NEW release time of the month at Simon Says Stamp.  I received this NEW background stamp called Etched Snowflake to show and tell!

 


I stamped in Versamark and heat embossed with silver embossing powder.  Did some Oxide inking/blending/spattering over the top, die cut a snowflake in glitter paper, silver embossed a sentiment… just enough to combine the subtle with some pizzazz!  Oh, I did give it a couple spritzes of Sparkle spray.

It was fun just playing around and using different colors than I would normally pick.  This card ended up 5 ¼ inches square.

Thank you for stopping by yet another day this week! ❤

Here’s what I used to make this card…and here’s a code to use at SSS when you shop.  There’s also a code to get a free die with a $50 order… use BFF489!


Simon Says Cling Stamp ETCHED…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp ELIZA SNOWFLAKE…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Clear Stamps INSIDE…
[ SSS ]
Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSS INK PAD…
[ SSS ]
Ranger Embossing Powder SUPER FINE…
[ SSS ]
NEW 2020 Wagner Precision Heat Tool…
[ SSS ]
Neenah Solar White 110lb Cardstock –…
[ FLD ]
Simon Says Stamp Cardstock BLACK…
[ SSS ]
Tonic SILVER SCREEN 8.5 x 11 Glitter…
[ SSS ]
Tombow MONO MULTI Liquid Glue Two…
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
[ SSS ]
Ranger MINI ROUND INK BLENDING TOOLS…
[ SSS ]
Ranger INK BLENDING FOAM REFILLS…
[ SSS ]
Tonic EASY CLEAN MAT 1514E
[ SSS ]
Lawn Fawn STAMP SHAMMY Cleaner LF1045
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts Liquid Watercolors WHITE PD125
[ SSS ]
Tsukineko SPARKLE Sheer Shimmer…
[ SSS ]
Tonic 12 INCH WIDE BASE GUILLOTINE…
[ SSS ]

cards · CAS · copics · Die Piecing · LOVE · Oxide Inks · Reverse Confetti · Valentine

Reverse Confetti, Countdown to Confetti Day Three…

Does she make you smile? Happy Heart Day papercrafting friends!  When I saw this new heart die from the NEW Hearts Confetti Cuts, I knew I had to use it like it was paper dolls!  So cute!  

I stamped and die cut the cute girl bunny from the NEW Crafty Critters stamp set and coordinating confetti cuts set.  Colored her with Copics, E30’s, R30’s, BG10’s. 

You can tell she loves her cardmaking hobby just like we do!

I kept the card basic, clean and simple and let her shine. A little Evergreen Bough and Peacock Feathers Oxide inks blended in the background, sentiments white embossed on black cardstock to show off a happy crafter!

The happy valentines day sentiment is from the NEW So Very Lovely stamp set. Over 32 sentiments in the set…super fun ones… like ‘love you to the moon and back’, ‘cutie pie’ and so much more!

Here’s what to expect in this release on Wednesday…

Have fun clicking through the other designers posts…you’ll want to comment because there’s prizes involved! ❤  A $15 gift certificate to a blog commenter and a $15 gift certificate to a facebook commenter!  Comments will close at noon CST today! The comment winners will be announced on the RC blog and FB page at 5 pm CST today!

See you again tomorrow, it’s RELEASE DAY and a blog hop!

Reverse Confetti Blog

Amy Kolling

Tricia Barber

Kelly Lunceford

Lisa Henke

Heather Hoffman

Amy Tsuruta

Kathy Schweinfurth

Audrey Tokach

Jeanne Jachna

Deanne Kuntz

Michele Ferguson

Olga Moss

Olga Matyushevskaya 

Ali Farmer

Pam Sparks (me)

Thank you so much for stopping by!

cards · Christmas · Memory Box · Oxide Inks · Watercolor · Winter

Memory Box Simple Poinsettia Frame Card and Jolly Snowflake Trio and Snowflake Marquee Card…

Hi everyone!  I know, I know… yes this one is a napkin technique card (see the technique here) but the card below is not!  I don’t have another one in the works! lol   I do love it so much though!

I’ll link up the dies I used below instead of typing it all out here…

I think this one has a retro feel to it. Super festive! This Bazzill Mint Julep cardstock is just so fun and unusual to me.

So here’s an oxide background tall card, it fits in a standard #10 business size envelope.  You can buy these that look nice like stationery too… they don’t have to be the kind that look like you’d send a bill or payment in. lol

I inlaid these die cuts in the tall card panel. I use scor-tape on the back to hold the die cuts in place.

I tried to capture the sparkle of the glitter cardstock but you know how it is, so much better IRL even with a good camera! Course there’s the operator behind the camera. haha

I heat embossed the sentiments on black cardstock with white powder.

The background is Tumbled Glass, Salty Ocean, Chipped Sapphire and a little Black Soot on the edges.

It’s been cooler here lately…I was beginning to wonder! 😀

Stay tuned!  Something GREAT is coming our way REAL SOON!!!

Thanks for stopping by!

Here’s what I used and links if you want to shop! Thank you!

Zig Kuretake Gansai Tambi STARRY…
[ SSS ]
Kuretake – Gansai Tambi – Solid…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94297 Simple Poinsettia…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box/Open Studio – 30086…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94306 Silverdale Branch…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – CL5245 Tidings Wreath…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94284 Jolly Snowflake…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94286 Snowflake Marquee…
[ STR | SSS ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe – Mint Julep
[ STR | SSS | SBC ]
Memory Box – CL5247 Mistletoe Swag…
[ STR | SSS ]
American Crafts Glitter Cardstock -…
[ STR ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad – Small…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS | SBC ]
Mini Ink Blending Tool *new* – 2…
[ STR | SBC | SSS | JGG ]
Mini Ink Blending Foam Refills – pkg…
[ STR | SBC | JGG ]
Ranger 4oz Distress Sprayer by Tim Holtz
[ STR ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
[ SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
[ SBC | SZZ | SSS ]
Sizzix Cutting Pads – standard
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Accessory – Magnetic…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
[ SBC | SZZ | SSS ]
Sizzix Big Shot Plus CUTTING PADS…
[ SSS | SBC ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Plus – Accessory -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
We R Memory Keepers QUICKSTIK…
[ SSS | SSS ]
Tool Basics Flush Cutters – 5 inch…
[ STR | SSS ]
Retractable Paper Piercer / Pick -…
[ STR | SSS | SBC ]
Spellbinders – Tan Embossing Mats
[ SBC | SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp SMALL TEFLON BONE…
[ SSS ]
EK Success POWDER TOOL Applicator…
[ SSS ]
Embossing Powder Prep Bag…
[ STR | SSS ]
Hero Arts – Wagner – HT400 Precision…
[ SBC | SSS ]
EK Success – EK Tools – Small…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic Studios Tim Holtz 8.5 Inch…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – 12.25…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic 12 INCH WIDE BASE GUILLOTINE…
[ SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Inkssentials – Clear…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Stamp Shammy
[ SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix Big Shot Sticky Grid 5/Pkg,…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – Travel…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Mini MISTI – Most Incredible Stamp…
[ SBC | SSS ]
MISTI Stamping Tool – The Most…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Simon Says Accessories MISTI GRID…
[ SSS ]
Scor-Pal – Scor-Pal Eighths Measuring…
[ SBC ]
Scor-Pal MINI SCOR-BUDDY Scoring…
[ SSS | JGG ]
Scotch ATG – Adhesive Applicator Gun…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Scotch Adhesive Refill for Pink ATG…
[ SBC ]
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
[ STR | SBC | SSS | BLIC ]
adhesive pick-up square
[ STR | SBC ]
3M Scotch DOUBLE-SIDED FOAM TAPE…
[ SSS ]
Scrapbook Adhesives THIN 3D 217 WHITE…
[ SSS ]
Scrapbook Adhesives THIN 3D ADHESIVE…
[ SSS ]
Avery Elle Stamp & Die Storage…
[ STR | SSS ]
Avery Elle EXTRA LARGE Stamp and Die…
[ SSS ]
Tonic 14×14 inch Easy Clean Craft…
[ STR | SSS ]

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · copics · Interactive · Lawn Fawn · Oxide Inks · Summer

Lawn Fawn Beam Me Up (aliens) Slider Birthday Card…

Hi everyone!  I have a cute card for you today!  This alien has landed at the farm and demands cake!  This card was for our grandson Cedryk’s 7th birthday.  He loved it!

Pull the tab at the top up and the cake rises into the space ship!  I have a little video showing how it goes.  If you pull the tab out, it’s no problem, just stick it back in and the cake will stick to it again.  The cake piece comes off the card.  Really cute and so fun!

On You Tube HERE

 I stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored with Copic Sketch Markers. I inked the grass in the front with Distress oxide inks.

The characters are from the Lawn Fawn Beam Me Up stamps and die set.  The farm background is from a clear set by Miss Ink Stamps.  I’ll link them up below…

A weird angle to see that I glued the piece of die cut vellum to the bottom of the spaceship.

A little closer to see the cake behind the vellum…

Have you ever seen cuter aliens? haha  They seem to like birthday parties! lol And they bring presents!  Gotta love that! haha

The inspiration for the slider is from a video I saw on Simon Says Stamp blog HERE.

I stamped the sentiments on black cardstock with Versamark ink and embossed them with Lawn Fawn White embossing powder.  I used the MISTI Cut Align Ruler to cut the strips.  So far I like it a lot!

Glue on the googly eyes and we’re ready to land!

Linking up to some challenges…

Lawn Fawnatics Challenge 58 – Interactive

Happy Little Stampers August Challenge – anything goes with dies

Penny Black and More – boys and men

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – add a die cut

Thanks for stopping by and hope this made you smile!  Happy cardmaking Monday to you!

Products I used to make this cute card…

My Sweet Petunia – Cut-Align
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Beam…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Miss Ink Stamps HAY THERE Clear Set…
[ SSS ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
[ SSS ]
Copic Sketch Markers
[ BLIC | SSS ]
Memento TUXEDO BLACK INK PAD Full…
[ SSS | SBC ]
Memento TUXEDO BLACK REFILL Reinker…
[ SSS | SBC ]
Ranger Ink – Inkssentials – Clear…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Stamp Shammy
[ SBC | SSS ]
Mini Ink Blending Tool *new* – 2…
[ STR | SBC | SSS | JGG ]
Mini Ink Blending Foam Refills – pkg…
[ STR | SBC | JGG ]
Ranger 4oz Distress Sprayer by Tim Holtz
[ STR ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
[ SBC | SZZ | SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Express Machine…
[ SBC ]
Sizzix Cutting Pads – standard
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Extended Magnetic Platform…
[ SBC ]
Sizzix – Accessory – Cutting Pad,…
[ SBC ]
Sizzix – Accessory – Magnetic…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
[ SBC | SZZ | SSS ]
Sizzix Big Shot Plus CUTTING PADS…
[ SSS | SBC ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Plus – Accessory -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
We R Memory Keepers QUICKSTIK…
[ SSS | SSS ]
Tool Basics Flush Cutters – 5 inch…
[ STR | SSS ]
Retractable Paper Piercer / Pick -…
[ STR | SSS | SBC ]
Simon Says Stamp SMALL TEFLON BONE…
[ SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Embossing Powder – White
[ SBC | SSS ]
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad – full…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
VersaMark Watermark Ink Refill…
[ STR | SSS ]
EK Success POWDER TOOL Applicator…
[ SSS ]
Embossing Powder Prep Bag…
[ STR | SSS ]
Hero Arts – Wagner – HT400 Precision…
[ SBC | SSS ]
EK Success – EK Tools – Small…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic Studios Tim Holtz 8.5 Inch…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – 12.25…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic 12 INCH WIDE BASE GUILLOTINE…
[ SSS ]
Sizzix Big Shot Sticky Grid 5/Pkg,…
[ STR ]
Sizzix – Sticky Grid Sheets – 6 x 8.5…
[ SBC ]
Sizzix STICKY GRID SHEETS 6×8.5 663533
[ SSS ]
Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – Travel…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Mini MISTI – Most Incredible Stamp…
[ SBC | SSS ]
MISTI Stamping Tool – The Most…
[ SBC ]
MISTI PRECISION STAMPER Stamping Tool…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Accessories MISTI GRID…
[ SSS ]
MISTI CREATIVE CORNERS Positioning…
[ SSS ]
Scor-Pal – Scor-Pal Eighths Measuring…
[ SBC ]
Scor-Pal MINI SCOR-BUDDY Scoring…
[ SSS | JGG ]
Scotch ATG – Adhesive Applicator Gun…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Scotch Adhesive Refill for Pink ATG…
[ SBC ]
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
[ STR | SBC | SSS | BLIC ]
adhesive pick-up square
[ STR | SBC ]
Scrapbook Adhesives 3D 217 WHITE FOAM…
[ SSS | JGG ]
Scrapbook Adhesives 3D Self-Adhesive…
[ STR | SSS | SBC | JGG ]
Scrapbook Adhesives THIN 3D 217 WHITE…
[ SSS ]
Scrapbook Adhesives THIN 3D ADHESIVE…
[ SSS ]
Avery Elle Stamp & Die Storage…
[ STR | SSS ]
Tonic 14×14 inch Easy Clean Craft…
[ STR | SSS ]

 

All Occasion · cards · CAS · copics · Die Piecing · Memory Box · Oxide Inks · Spring · Thinking of You

Memory Box Antique Corner Rose Label and Antique Leaf Label Thank You Card…

Hi eveyone!  Are you enjoying the NEW Memory Box release this time?  So many fun flower dies!  yay!

Today I die cut everything in white and colored the pieces with Copic Sketch Markers.  The flower pieces from the Antique Corner Rose Label die are colored with R81, 83 and the center dots on the two largest with R85.  The leaves on both the Antique Corner Rose and Antique Leaf Label die are colored with G24.

I pieced the dies together with the right side face down so I could put mounting tape over the back sides. Small pieces…I always check to make sure there isn’t any hanging over and if there is, I trim from the front and cut the excess at a slant so it doesn’t show.  On this one, I left the pieces hanging over on purpose so they’d catch the frames, then trimmed them all… works great!

I used the medium size of the new Pinpoint Butterfly Trio and left it white!

I stamped thank you and terrific from the new Big and Little Words clear stamp set on the label using the MISTI with Ranger Archival black ink.

I ink blended a background with Distress Oxide Peacock Feathers ink.  I started out with the mini ink blending tool but then changed to the make up brush oval type brush to get the edges feathered out better.

Spattered it with water, dried it with the heat tool, spattered on some Hero Arts White Watercolor paint, then some black paint, drying in-between colors.

I’m really happy with it and will close with telling you all thank you for being so terrific!  Cardmakers are the best!

It’s a sunshiny day here!  A rare thing this Spring.  Maybe I can get out for a walk! Take care and thanks for stopping by!

Shopping links to the products I used on my card…

Memory Box – 94260 Antique Corner…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94258 Antique Leaf Label…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – CL5242 Big and Little…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94279 Pinpoint Butterfly…
[ STR | SSS ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
[ SSS ]
Mini Ink Blending Tool *new* – 2…
[ STR | SBC | SSS | JGG ]
Mini Ink Blending Foam Refills – pkg…
[ STR | SBC | JGG ]
Ranger 4oz Distress Sprayer by Tim Holtz
[ STR ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
[ SBC | SSS | JGG ]
Hero Arts – Liquid Watercolor – White
[ SBC | SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Archival Ink Pad – Jet…
[ SBC | SSS | JGG ]
Ranger Ink – Wendy Vecchi – Archival…
[ SBC | SSS | JGG ]
Lawn Fawn – Stamp Shammy
[ SBC | SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Archival Ink Cleaner – 2…
[ SBC | SSS | JGG ]
Ranger Ink – Inkssentials – Clear…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Ranger Craft Scrubbie
[ STR ]
Copic Sketch Markers
[ BLIC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
[ SBC | SZZ | SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Express Machine…
[ SBC ]
Sizzix Cutting Pads – standard
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Extended Magnetic Platform…
[ SBC ]
Sizzix – Accessory – Cutting Pad,…
[ SBC ]
Sizzix – Accessory – Magnetic…
[ SBC | SSS ]
QuickStik Craft Tool; quikstick;…
[ STR | SSS | SSS ]
Tool Basics Flush Cutters – 5 inch…
[ STR | SSS ]
Retractable Paper Piercer / Pick -…
[ STR | SSS | SBC ]
Simon Says Stamp SMALL TEFLON BONE…
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts – Wagner – HT400 Precision…
[ SBC | SSS ]
EK Success – EK Tools – Small…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic Studios Tim Holtz 8.5 Inch…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – 12.25…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic 12 INCH WIDE BASE GUILLOTINE…
[ SSS ]
Sizzix Big Shot Sticky Grid 5/Pkg,…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – Travel…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Mini MISTI – Most Incredible Stamp…
[ SBC | SSS | HLM ]
MISTI Stamping Tool – The Most…
[ SBC | SSS | HLM ]
Simon Says Accessories MISTI GRID…
[ SSS ]
Scor-Pal – Scor-Pal Eighths Measuring…
[ SBC ]
Scor-Pal MINI SCOR-BUDDY Scoring…
[ SSS | JGG ]
adhesive pick-up square
[ STR | SBC ]
3M Scotch DOUBLE-SIDED FOAM TAPE…
[ SSS ]
Foam Mounting Tape – Scotch – 12.5 feet
[ STR ]
Avery Elle Stamp & Die Storage…
[ STR | SSS ]
Tonic 14×14 inch Easy Clean Craft…
[ STR | SSS ]

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · CAS · copics · Lawn Fawn · Memory Box · Oxide Inks · Simon Says Stamp · Spring · Taylored Expressions

SSS ‘Celebrate You Release’ Filigree Message Circle Die with MB Flower Dies…

It’s time for a NEW release from Simon Says Stamp! They sent me their new Filigree Message Circle die to play with.  Kinda fitting since it was designed by Memory Box.

So I set to work and used a couple Memory Box flower dies too!

I used sentiments from the SSS last release, Tiny Words Encouragement clear stamp set. Links below…

I wanted to embellish the circle so I diecut the NEW Memory Box Daisy Silhouette die in white and colored with Copic Sketch markers.

YG17 Matches Taylored Expressions Peapod cardstock perfectly!  I’ll link below.

Here’s a top view because there is dimension to the card! 😀

The top layer is Taylored Expressions Toffee cardstock.

A close up…I think this picture captures the sweetness of the card the best! 😀

Next photo, the cards together…a variety of things you can do with this die.  Use your other circle dies to frame it etc. My white die cut panel is popped up to the card base with foam mounting tape and the kraft die cut panel is adhered directly to the card base.

I have this Lawn Fawn Inside Out Circle die set and love how it framed this Filigree Message Circle die.

I wanted to embellish with flowers again and liked the idea of tulips cuz it’s May and tulips are big in the area we live.

This is the Memory Box Springtime Tulips die. I clipped out the tulips and used them without the circle they come with.

A top view… I ink blended the flower parts that come with the die to back the tulips, with Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide Ink and the mini ink blending tool.

I ink blended the card base with Shaded Lilac Distress Oxide ink.

The leaves are inked with Mowed Lawn Distress Oxide ink.


Sweet, feminine cards that anyone would enjoy receiving.  YAY!

Now for a bit of shopping info too… this is like an after Mother’s Day present to oneself!  Gotta love that!

Click HERE or the logo to get this awesome deal good through May 20th at Simon Says Stamp!

Coupon code for $5 off is HP2T9 through May 30th.

Thank you for stopping by today! Hard to believe it’s Wednesday!  It feels like Monday. lol  Must be the sunshine! Enjoy!

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

Simon Says Stamp FILIGREE MESSAGE…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box SPRINGTIME TULIPS Craft…
[ SSS | STR ]
Memory Box DAISY SILHOUETTE Craft…
[ SSS | STR ]
Simon Says Clear Stamps TINY WORDS…
[ SSS ]
Lawn Fawn OUTSIDE IN STITCHED…
[ SSS | SBC ]
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
[ SSS | SBC | JGG ]
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
[ SSS | SBC | JGG ]
Mini Ink Blending Tool *new* – 2…
[ STR | SBC | SSS | JGG ]
Mini Ink Blending Foam Refills – pkg…
[ STR | SBC | JGG ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
[ SSS ]
TE Premium Cardstock – Toffee
[ TE ]
TE Premium Cardstock – Peapod
[ TE ]
Ranger Ink – Archival Ink Pad – Jet…
[ SBC | SSS | JGG ]
Ranger Ink – Wendy Vecchi – Archival…
[ SBC | SSS | JGG ]
Ranger Ink – Archival Ink Cleaner – 2…
[ SBC | SSS | JGG ]
Copic Sketch Markers
[ BLIC | SSS ]
YG17 Sketch – Grass Green
[ TE ]
Y18 Sketch – Lightning Yellow
[ TE ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Express Machine…
[ SBC ]
Sizzix Cutting Pads – standard
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Extended Magnetic Platform…
[ SBC ]
Sizzix – Accessory – Cutting Pad,…
[ SBC ]
Sizzix – Accessory – Magnetic…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix Big Shot Plus CUTTING PADS…
[ SSS | SBC ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Plus – Accessory -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
QuickStik Craft Tool; quikstick;…
[ STR | SSS | SSS ]
Tool Basics Flush Cutters – 5 inch…
[ STR | SSS ]
Retractable Paper Piercer / Pick -…
[ STR | SSS | SBC ]
Simon Says Stamp SMALL TEFLON BONE…
[ SSS ]
EK Success – EK Tools – Small…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic Studios Tim Holtz 8.5 Inch…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – 12.25…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic 12 INCH WIDE BASE GUILLOTINE…
[ SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Stamp Shammy
[ SBC | SSS | HLM ]
Mini MISTI – Most Incredible Stamp…
[ SBC | SSS | HLM ]
MISTI Stamping Tool – The Most…
[ SBC | SSS | HLM ]
Simon Says Accessories MISTI GRID…
[ SSS ]
Scor-Pal – Scor-Pal Eighths Measuring…
[ SBC ]
Scor-Pal MINI SCOR-BUDDY Scoring…
[ SSS | JGG ]
Scotch ATG – Adhesive Applicator Gun…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Scotch Adhesive Refill for Pink ATG…
[ SBC ]
Ultrafine Tip Applicator Bottles 20ml…
[ STR | SSS ]
Lineco Neutral pH Adhesive – 4oz
[ STR | BLIC ]
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
[ STR | SBC | SSS | BLIC ]
adhesive pick-up square
[ STR | SBC ]
3M Scotch DOUBLE-SIDED FOAM TAPE…
[ SSS ]
Foam Mounting Tape – Scotch – 12.5 feet
[ STR ]
Avery Elle Stamp & Die Storage…
[ STR | SSS ]
Tonic 14×14 inch Easy Clean Craft…
[ STR | SSS ]

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · CAS · Die Piecing · Memory Box · Oxide Inks · Spring · Video

Memory Box NEW Brilliant Sunflower Die Cards…

Hi everyone!  Here’s what I’ve been doing so far this week.  The new dies from Memory Box arrived and I got busy!

I’ve always liked sunflowers and holly hocks.  I suppose because they look free spirited! haha

For this card, I used the NEW Brilliant Sunflower and added the square frame from the Splendid Rose Frame from this year’s earlier release.  I LOVE how these mix and match!

I made a short video of how I emboss the detail in the sunflower head…watch it here or on You Tube.

 

I really like how embossing deepens the detail.

I inked edges with a little Gathered Twigs Distress Ink and the mini round ink blending tools.

I colored the center of the embossed yellow piece with color pencil and added white dots with a white gel pen.

Some quick die piecing in the corners….heat embossed sentiment is from the NEW Memory Box Big and Little Words clear stamp set. It’s made to coordinate with some of the other new dies too so you’ll be seeing it used a lot! yay!

Stamped with Versamark, in the MISTI stamping tool.

You brighten my day!  It’s true!

I used the NEW Misti Cut Align tool to cut the sentiment strip… I REALLY like having that tool!  Tools are everything!

Some enamel dots…

So then, cuz I had experimented and cut so many sunflowers in different colors, I decided to use the white cut!

I dry embossed the yellow flower head that’s behind the white outline die… I love how it looks, it just gives it a little roundness.  I glue it just in the center so the petals can kinda look free-ish.

A Distress Oxide background in Fossilized Amber and Peeled Paint using the cheap make up brushes to blend it on the card-base.  I’ll link to the ones the stamp company is selling but I’m using the cheap ones and love them!

A happy, cute card! 😀 We all need a little sunshine in-between rains these days!

The sentiment is from the same NEW set as above… I am loving this set! I had fun making these two cards!

Both cards are 4 ½ inches square.  You could mail this size in an A6 envelope or a 5 inch square one.

Thanks for stopping by! Hope you’re enjoying the flowers in paper or in dirt!

Here’s the products I used to make these two cards…

Memory Box – 94257 Brilliant…
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Memory Box – 94229 Splendid Rose…
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Memory Box/Open Studio – 30087 Circle…
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Memory Box – CL5242 Big and Little…
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My Sweet Petunia – Cut-Align
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VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad – full…
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Lawn Fawn – Embossing Powder – White
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Ranger Distress Mini Ink Pad 1×1 -…
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Mini Ink Blending Tool *new* – 2…
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Mini Ink Blending Foam Refills – pkg…
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Doodlebug Sprinkles – Bon Bon
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Ranger 4oz Distress Sprayer by Tim Holtz
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Picket Fence Studios LIFE CHANGING…
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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Ranger Ink – Inkssentials – Clear…
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Ranger Ink – Archival Ink Pad – Jet…
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Ranger Ink – Wendy Vecchi – Archival…
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Ranger Ink – Archival Ink Cleaner – 2…
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Uni-Ball Signo Broad White Gel Pen
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Ranger Craft Scrubbie
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Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Express Machine…
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Sizzix Cutting Pads – standard
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Sizzix – Extended Magnetic Platform…
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Sizzix – Accessory – Cutting Pad,…
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Sizzix – Accessory – Magnetic…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
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Sizzix Big Shot Plus CUTTING PADS…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Plus – Accessory -…
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QuickStik Craft Tool; quikstick;…
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Tool Basics Flush Cutters – 5 inch…
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Retractable Paper Piercer / Pick -…
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Spellbinders – Tan Embossing Mats
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Simon Says Stamp SMALL TEFLON BONE…
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EK Success POWDER TOOL Applicator…
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Embossing Powder Prep Bag…
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Precision Heat Embossing Tool Gun…
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EK Success – EK Tools – Small…
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Tonic Studios Tim Holtz 8.5 Inch…
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Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – 12.25…
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Tonic 12 INCH WIDE BASE GUILLOTINE…
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Lawn Fawn – Stamp Shammy
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Mini MISTI – Most Incredible Stamp…
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MISTI Stamping Tool – The Most…
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Simon Says Accessories MISTI GRID…
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Scor-Pal – Scor-Pal Eighths Measuring…
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Scor-Pal MINI SCOR-BUDDY Scoring…
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Scotch ATG – Adhesive Applicator Gun…
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Scotch Adhesive Refill for Pink ATG…
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Ultrafine Tip Applicator Bottles 20ml…
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Lineco Neutral pH Adhesive – 4oz
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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adhesive pick-up square
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3M Scotch DOUBLE-SIDED FOAM TAPE…
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Foam Mounting Tape – Scotch – 12.5 feet
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Scrapbook Adhesives THIN 3D 217 WHITE…
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Scrapbook Adhesives THIN 3D ADHESIVE…
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Avery Elle Stamp & Die Storage…
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Tonic 14×14 inch Easy Clean Craft…
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