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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Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Kitty Bee Designs - June 2018

Hello friends!

I'm here today with my Designer Spotlight creation for Kitty Bee Designs!

Here is my Designer Inspiration for June featuring the stamp set Chewy Panda". I just adore these sweet little pandas - especially these fun Star Wars inspired ones!

Here is what I created:

I colored this image using Nuvo Marker Pens. Nuvo Crystal Drops in Copper embellished this fun card. 
I hope you enjoy this card! 

See you soon!

Framed Elk

Hello friends!

I have a very masculine handmade card to share with you today, featuring Southern Ridge Trading Company's AH-mazing chipboard products!!!!  This would make an awesome Father's Day Card, or just a birthday card for your fave hunter in the family.

First up, here are the Southern Ridge Products that I used on my handmade card:

Let's get crafting!

To start this handmade card, I grabbed my Nuvo Embellishment Mousses to color the Large Abstract Frame!  I used the Black Ash, Pacific Teal and Mother Of Pearl colors of mousse. The first layer was the Pacific Teal, which I applied with a brush. I used the brush to add bits of the Black Ash and then used my finger tool to rub on Mother Of Pearl in random places.


Next up, I went to work on the elk!  I used the largest of the 3 Elk that are included in the package. Using Versamark Ink, I covered the entire Elk and then used a couple different shades of Embossing Powder. I used Pebbled Copper Embossing Powder on the horns and Copper Flame Chunky Embossing Powder on the body.  To add some extra color to the grass, I added a couple layers of Forest Green Embossing Powder. 

I used a simple birch bark patterned paper in the background and applied the frame using some Gem Tek Glue.  I slightly raised up the elk and placed him gently on the background and frame, securing using the Gem Tek Glue.  I added a bit of Aztec Gold Glitter Accents under the grass and Copper Penny Cyrstal Drops randomly around the frame.  A simple sentiment was added to finish of h the card.

I hope you enjoy this masculine card!  Sometimes cards for men are hard to create, but these chipboard pieces make it easy!

See you next time! :)

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Friday, 8 June 2018

Kitty Bee Designs - Challenge #120

Hello friends!

I hope the weather is treating you awesome - it's been so nice here, I hope that doesn't mean we are having summer now! haha  Anyways, onto this week's Kitty Bee/Aloha Friday Challenge #120!

This week we are sponsored by The Paper Shelter.  I worked with the Physical and Spiritual Strength Digi - too cute! Since our theme was "Masculine" handmade cards, I thought it worked perfectly! I didn't stop at one card, I actually made two! lol  The first handmade card features the karate kid on an "action wobbler" - so when you flick it, it moves! TOO cute!!!


For the second handmade card, I used part of the background scene along with the Karate kid.  

I hope you will come out and play along with us this month!  See you next time!

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Creative Knockouts Anglin' Andy

Hello crafty friends!

It's time for a new challenge over at Creative Knockouts Challenge #249!  Our theme this week is Anything Goes and our sponsor is Dr Digi's House of Stamps.  I chose to work with a stamp set called "Anglin' Andy".  I love this stamp sooo much - I couldn't just stop at 1 card!  SOOO - I made two!  Check out that fishing line accent!  I thought I was so smart ;)  I went for the look of Andy tangled up in the line.  Do you think I accomplished this task?

Here are my cards:

I hope to see you at the challenge! :)

Until next time,


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