Tuesday 31 January 2017

SparkleNSprinkle - February 2017 Reveal

Welcome to the ALL NEW Sparkle N Sprinkle
 February Reveal Blog Hop!


We have another HUGE reveal for you this month, plus something new!

The new sets are 20% off until February 3, 2017, so after the blog hop, hop on over to the NEW STORE and have fun shopping - be sure to check out the OTHER amazing new products as well! With names like TONIC and STAMPENDOUS and HOUSE MOUSE, you're sure to fill that cart up quickly!

SNS also has a brand new blog, which can be found here!

On February 3, ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be selected from the comments left on all the Designers' blogs listed below.  Please leave a comment with each designer to be eligible for the Grand Prize (checked for compliance).  The Grand Prize Winner will be announced on the SNS Facebook page and theSNS New Blog.  

 There are SEVEN new rubber stamp sets being released this month, plus a new Digi Papers set (with 12 amazing papers), and a Digi Only Bundle set full of lots of extras.   

Also, when you purchase the digi versions of any of the SNS rubber sets, you are getting lots of extras that aren't available otherwise.  These extras include additional images not available with the rubber version, digi papers (in some cases), and now a cut file to use with your electronic cutting machines will also be included with all digi images purchased!

You're definitely going to want both the rubber versions as well as the digi versions of all our new releases.

The new sets are:

* 815 Leafy Flower Spring Wreath
Leafy Flower Spring Wreath digi version DIGI815B

* 826 Pansies (set one)
Pansies mini digi set DIGI826833FS

* Pansies fabulous digi bundle, includes papers DIGI826-833FS

* 832 Girlfriend Support Set 1
Girlfriend Support Set 1 digi version DIGI832

* 833 Pansies in Teacup (set two)
Pansies mini digi set DIGI826833FS

* 835 Sitting Pretty Kitty
Sitting Pretty Kitty digi version DIGI835LS

* 836 Luck of the Irish Enchantress - St. Patrick's Day
Luck of the Irish Enchantress - St. Patrick's Day  digi version DIGI836LS

* 837 Rory's Lucky Clover - St. Patrick's Day
Rory's Lucky Clover - St. Patrick's Day digi version DIGI837LS

* Eleven Watercolor Papers - Purple Pink (to coordinate with the Pansies sets)  DIGI4003FS

This month the digi versions of the Pansies (826FS) and the Teacup Pansies (833FS) have been combined into one HUGE digi bundle set: 
There are tons of bonuses in this set, including decoupage sheet sets, a total of 34 images, 11 gorgeous digi papers, and a cut file.

The new sets are 20% off until February 3, 2017.  So once you finish the blog hop, head on over to the New Store and start shopping.

On Feb 3rd, ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be selected from the comments left on the Designers' blogs listed below. Please leave a comment with each Designer in order to be eligible for the Grand Prize.  You never know who the Mystery Designer will be that has the winning comment.

The Grand Prize Winner, which will be announced on the SNS Facebook page and the SNS New Blog, will receive ALL of the new rubber stamp sets revealed this month.

The Blog Hop Order this month is:

Jess (you are here!)

(*Tip: if you have difficulty with a particular link, try clicking on the Designer's blog title to send you to their Home page.)

We hope you enjoy the New Reveal Blog Hop as much as we do.  Thanks for joining us and remember to comment on each of the Designers' blogs to be eligible for the Grand Prize.  
 Wonder who the Mystery Host will be this month????

Have you checked out the SNS YouTube Channel featuring Demo Donna?  If not, then you are in for a real treat.  Subscribe today to get all the latest Demo Donna tips and techniques!

I chose to work with the GORGEOUS digital papers from DIGI826-833FS   and the Pansies in Teacup Stamp Set!

Here is my card opened up:

This was an amazingly simple, but gorgeous card!  I started by printing off the Purple and Green splatter papers onto white cardstock (easy right?).  

I took Nuvo Embellishment Mousse in Spring Green and applied to to all the edges of my newly printed paper.  I really love the soft green edge it added!


I stamped the teacup image onto white cardstock using Versamark Ink and Embossed with Platinum Detail Embossing Powder (EP326).  I colored the teacup and flowers with my TwinTouch Markers! I added a hint of Impulsive Purple Glitter G1069 to the teacup with my small Nuvo Glue Pen and some Sweet Lilac Crystal Drops.

My card base was scored at 2", 4", 8" and 10" (it was 12 inches wide).  I stamped the sentiment using Versamark and embossed with Palm Green Embossing Powder EP372.  All of the layers were adhered using 1/2" Tear-ific Tape.  I tied a bit of green seam binding ribbon around the card to keep it closed.  Finally, I added a heart design (free handed!) with the Sweet Lilac Cyrstal Drops!


I'm the last stop on the hop, so if you are just starting here, go back to the beginning to Chris's Blog HERE to make sure you check out all the amazing Designer's work!

Until next time,

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Saturday 28 January 2017

Emily Showers Scrapbook Layout for SparkleNSprinkle

Hello friends!

I'm back again today with a second scrapbook layout for SparkleNSprinkle!  I really love this sweet Digital Stamp called Emily Showers! It's just too cute!

Green Iris Glitter - G1068

Scrapbook Layout Instructions


I took a strip of 2.5" Tear-ific Tape and applied it to my piece of patterned paper. I randomly sprinkled on the Ocean, Ballerina and Reflection Glitters, then burnished it all into the exposed adhesive creating a fun background!

The rest of the layout came together quite quickly!  After printing off the gorgeously pre-colored Digital Stamp image, I added my glitter to her hair, hearts and umbrella using the Nuvo Small Glue Pen. I used Aztec Gold Glitter - G1006Ballerina Microfine Glitter - GM024
Reflection Microfine Glitter - GM2007Ocean Glitter - G1126, Green Iris Glitter - G1068 (now retired) and Hyacinth Glitter - G2028.  I used Hyacinth on the word "Happiness" and fussy cut it out. "Squiggles" were randomly drawn as frames with Nuvo Glue Pen and Reflection glitter sprinkled on.  I also added 2 strips of 1/4" Tear-ific Tape on top of my background strip and applied Ocean Glitter to one and Reflection Glitter to the other.


All of my layers were adhered with 1/4" Tear-ific Tape for excellent hold. You really need a bunch of it in your stash! :D  I finished off the layout with some drops of RoseWater Nuvo Jewel Drops and Silver Moondust Crystal Drops. 

I hope you enjoy this layout and go have some scrapbook fun of your own today!
Until next time,


Friday 27 January 2017

Scrapbook Layout for SparkleNSprinkle

Hello friends!

I have a fun Scrapbook Layout to share with you today for SparkleNSprinkle!  I decided to make a St. Patrick's Day Layout, featuring the Edward Elephant Digital Stamp Set!

Supply List for Scrapbook Layout #1 - St. Patrick's Day
Foam Squares - 01613
Irish Spring Embossing Powder - EP260

Scrapbook Layout #1

I printed my Digital Stamp onto white cardstock and fussy cut out. I added some Elephant Gray Flocking (what else!) to his feet and other areas using the Nuvo Small Glue Pen to adhere! :)  Irish Spring Embossing Powder was added to the clovers. 

I created a distressed look on my base paper by using the Tonic Studios Brushes to apply Gold Embellishment Mousse!  I just love this stuff!


I cut out a piece of Sticker Paper and applied Elegant Emerald Glitter & Golden Wheat Glitter to make a really neat background piece.  Using the Small Nuvo Glue Pen, I created an adhesive "ring" around my round piece of cardstock and applied the Sunkissed Copper Gilding Flakes to make a border. P.S. Don't have your furnace on when you apply these! LOL Don't ask me why ;)


Golden Wheat Micofine Glitter was applied to my large outer chipboard ring (I used the Large Nuvo Glue Pen to create the sticky base!) and I used Irish Spring Embossing Powder on the inner ring (again, using the Large Glue Pen - and I did 2 layers to make sure I had full coverage).

I embossed a piece of white cardstock using a heart embossing folder and rubbed on some of the Gold Embellishment Mousse for extra texture.  Spring Green Embellishment Mousse was rubbed onto the saying, Golden Wheat Glitter on the pot of gold, Fire Engine Red Glitter on the heart and more Spring Green Embossing Powder on the clover. I love that you can add accents anywhere with a simple Glue Pen! :) 

All of my layers were adhered with 1/4" Tear-ific Tape and the Chipboard elements were adhered Brushable Glue.  To add some finishing touches, Crystal Drops in Apple Green were added between the chipboard circles and the journal box. 

I hope you enjoy this layout - I had a lot of fun making it! 


Until next time,


Monday 23 January 2017

Stick It Down - January 2017

Hello friends!

It's time for another amazing sketch from the
 Stick It Down card team!  Here is our sketch for this month:

Here is what I created:

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

Until next time,

Friday 20 January 2017

Easter Chicky #2

Hello friends!

I have another Easter card to share with you for SparkleNSprinkle!

Supply List:

Canary Flocking - FL108
Spring Willow Embossing Powder - EP388
Frosted Juniper Embossing Powder - EP406
Versafine Ink - TSVF082
Fairytale Lavender Glitter - G1129
Foam Squares - 01613

To start making this card, I started by stamping the Floral Image around the outside of my cardstock using Versamark Ink. I sprinkled on the Frosted Juniper Embossing Powder and heat set.  I used an Oval Die to cut out the center of the piece to create my "window".

I stamped the adorable Chicky image onto a piece of white cardstock using Versafine Ink.  Using my Glue Pen, I "colored" the chicky with glue and sprinkled on the Canary Flocking - creating a soft, fuzzy chick!  Adorable, right?

Magic Speckle Embossing Powder was added to the eggshell image (again, I used my Glue Pen to add adhesive where I wanted the embossing powder to go - and let it dry slightly so it becomes "tacky").  I didn't have to "stay in the lines" as I was going to cut out the image aftwerwards.  Doesn't it make it look like an actual eggshell?  After all my Flocking and Embossing Powder were added, I fussy cut the images and set them aside.

Next up - coloring my flowers! I stamped my flower arches with Versafine ink and colored them with my Prismacolor Pencils. They were fussy cut out as well. I added a bit of Fairytale Lavender Glitter to the centers using the Nuvo Small Glue Pen.  The sentiment was stamped using Versamark Ink and embossed with Frosted Juniper Spring Willow EP and heat set for some extra embellishment.

Onto the background!  I added a layer of 1/2" Tear-ific Tape around the outside edge of my green cardstock piece. After peeling off the protective backing, I added the Silver Bullion Gilding Flakes.  They are sure fun to work with - just make sure your furnace doesn't kick in while you are using them (my vent is above my desk - you can image what happened! LOL Flakes flying everywhere!).


All the layers were adhered together using 1/2" Tear-ific Tape and I popped the Chicky, sentiment and flowers up with Foam Squares for some dimension.  Finally, I added 4 drops of the Key Lime Jewel Drops to each corner.

I hope you enjoy this card and set about creating some of your own fun Easter Creations!

Until next time,

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Creative Corner Challenges - Very Funny

Hello friends!

We have another FUN challenge this week at Creative Corner Challenges!  Our theme is "Very Funny" and we were sponsored by the AMAZING Scribbles Designs.  I love their whimsical images.

I was able to work with the set #322 - Gone Buggy Too.

Here is what I created:

I kept things simple - I colored the adorable froggy with my TwinTouch Markers and added a few embellishments. 

I hope you will come out and play along with us this week!  You could win an awesome prize from our sponsor.

Until next time,

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