Friday, 22 June 2018

Rinea Foiled Paper Rosettes

Hello crafty friends!
I'm going to show you today how to make these really fun Canada Day Decorations using Rinea Foiled Papers!

I worked with a couple different packs to create this trio of patriotic rosettes!  I primarily used the Magical Foiled Paper Variety Pack along with a few sheets from our brand new Patriotic Foiled Paper Variety Pack (Silver/Silver Startstruck) (Glossy Ruby/Gold, Ruby Starstruck and Glossy Ebony Black/Gold).  You can totally make these rosettes without a die cut too!  I made them both ways. 
You'll also need:
 - Die-cutting Machine (optional)
- Rosette Die (I used one from Stampin'Up/Sizzix)
- Scoring board
- Cardstock scraps
- strong adhesive 
- embossing powder
- Versamark Ink
- patriotic stamps

1. We'll start by making our die-cuts. Rinea Foiled Paper holds it's shape well, because of it's unique properties! I instantly thought of these fun rosettes!  And of course, since I'm Canadian, I had to incorporate a Canada Day theme somewhere!  I picked the Ruby Starstruck Foiled Paper for the largest rosette. For this one I die cut 3 pieces for Foiled Paper. 
2. Using my Scoring board, I scored each line as indicated by the die.  Alternatively, if you don't have the die - you can just score it every 1/2". 
3. Once everything was scored, I accordian folded the paper pieces, then adhered together the ends with some double sided tape. For the large rosette, I needed to use 4 6x12 pieces of Foiled Paper. For the medium and small I was able to use 3 pieces of 3x12 and 2x12 sizes. 
4. To help the rosettes keep their shape, I simply used a piece of cardstock in the shape of a circle on the back of the rosette.
5. I wanted to keep my "Canadian" theme, so I die cut a bunch of circles, then used the Ghost Ink to do a few maple leaves. I used the Ebony Black/Gold Foiled Paper for the background of two of the centers. 
6. Embossed Maples leaves and sentiments were added to finish off the designs!  
I hope you enjoyed my first project tutorial!  I know you will have a lot of fun making different colored rosettes for your next party!  Experiment with different die-cuts and different shades of Rinea Foiled Paper!  
See you next time!

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Creative Knockouts - Unicorn Rainbow

Hello crafty friends!

It's time for a new challenge over at Creative Knockouts Challenge #251!  Our theme this week is "For the Girls" and our sponsor is Scrap'N Dipity.  I chose to work with a stamp set called "Unicorn Rainbow" - too cute!!!

Here is what I created:

I hope to see you at the challenge! :)

Until next time,


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Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Scrapy Land Challenge #92

Hello friends!

Welcome to Scrapy Land {Challenge #92}!  I'm very excited to share my handmade card project with you.

I used the following Scrapy Land Dies to create this fun card:

Neat & Tangled Succulent Cover Plate

Memory Box Plush Narrow Succulent

I die cut 3 colors of glitter paper using the Cover Plate die. Then, I layered the flowers piece by piece and glued everything down. I just love how the background turned out!!


I decided a needed a few more flowers, so I used the 2 of the dies from the Narrow Succulent Die to cut them out. I used Brads to layer them and glued them down. I just love how the final card turned out!!

The theme is always ANYTHING GOES using any brand of die that Scrapy Land sells.  In addition, we have TWO WINNERS for each challenge.  One will be a random winner and the other is chosen by the Design Team.  Each winner will receive a generous $10 gift certificate to Scrapy Land.

Did you know that Scrapy Land carries over 55 brands of dies? The chances are you have a few of the brands in your stash!  You can see all the brands carried under the Products category.

Please link back to this Scrapy Land Challenge and include the link to this challenge on your blog post.  It would also be extremely helpful if you would list the brands of dies used in your project.  (Sometimes we can't tell if an item is a die cut or chipboard.)

We can't wait to see what you create!  It can be any style you like from CAS to mixed media and everything in between.    Just be sure there's a die cut from a brand that Scrapy Land sells!

Good luck!

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Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Sew Special with Stamprints

Hello crafty friends!

It's my turn to showcase at Stamprints! :) 

Here is my card featuring the "Sew Special" stamp set.

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This is what I created:

I printed out the digi and colored using Nuvo Glitter Pens!  Then Sentiment was stamped with Versamark Ink and embossed with Gold Detail Embossing Powder.

I hope you enjoy this card!

See you next time!


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Friday, 15 June 2018

Canada Day with Sophie Pup

Hello friends!

I have a brand new SparkleNSprinkle card to share with you today!!!  This adorable puppy is from the New Release Stamp Set called "Sophie Pup". 

Here is my complete supply list from SNS:

Alrighty!  Let's get creating this gorgeous HANDMADE CARD!

First, I started by stamping my adorable puppy image with Versafine Black Ink, then colored it with the NEW Nuvo Marker Pens!!!  I didn't record which colors I used, I completely forgot!  Sorry :) I will try to remember next time. These markers blend beautifully!  I am new to Alcohol Marker coloring, but I found them very easy to work with. Then, using the Clear Mark Embossing Pen, I added some SILVER Embossing Powder to the flag pole :)  I stamped the sentiment with Versamark Ink and embossed with Red Apple Embossing Powder. I also added a hint of the Red Apple Embossing Powder to the maple leaf on the flag.

I trimmed the image out and used some red textured cardstock as a mat background. Of course I used 1/2" Tear-ific Tape to adhere all my layers!  For the EMBOSSED gold background, I actually had the Embossing Folder Version of the Fireworks Stencil!  BUT you could make the same background with the mirror cardstock using the stencil - just dry emboss it from the back!!  Isn't it a simple, yet GORGEOUS way to create a background? I figured that a celebration like Canada Day (or the Fourth of July!) can always include fireworks, right?

All of the layers were adhered with the 1/2" Tear-ific Tape!  Finally, I used the Red Berry Crystal Drops and Silver Moondust Glitter Drops were added to finish off the handmade card.

Clean, elegant and ready to celebrate all things Canadian!!!  I hope you enjoyed this quick tutorial!  Have a great day!!!

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