Tuesday 28 February 2017

SparkleNSprinkle - March Reveal

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


There are FOUR new rubber stamp sets being released this month, plus a new Digi Papers set, and a Digi Only Bundle set full of lots of extras.   

The sets are:

Flower Silhouettes - 824  (digi version - DIGI824BG)

Patriotic Girlfriends - 827  (digi version - DIGI827J)

Irish Blessings - St. Patrick's Day - 834  (digi version  DIGI834B - includes additional images)

Bonnet Bouquet - 838  (digi version - DIGI838J)

DIGI3130FS - Blue Pansies Digi Bundle Pack   (includes lots of images, decoupage sheets, sentiments, and papers)

DIGI4002FS - Digi Watercolor Papers: Blue 

When you purchase the digital versions of any of the SNS rubber sets, you are getting lots of extras that are not available otherwise.  These extras can include additional images, sentiments, digi papers, and/or decoupage sheets that not available with the rubber version.  

Every new digi set purchased always includes the following:
 ~ black and white images
~ colored images
  ~ .jpeg format (white background) 
~ .png format (transparent background) 
 ~ a cut file to use with your electronic cutting machines!

You're definitely going to want both the rubber versions AND the digital versions of all our new releases.

The new sets are 20% off until March 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 March 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 the SNS New Blog.  

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 fell in love with the Bonnet Bouquet Stamp Set and couldn't wait to try it out!

Supply List:

I decided I really wanted to do the Cracked Glass technique with this card!

First, I started by printing off the Digital version of the image (digi version - DIGI838J).  I trimmed it to the size I wanted to use and then covered the entire image with Veramark Ink.  I sprinkled on the Super Thick Clear Embossing Powder and heat set.  I repeated the steps 2 more times to make a very thick, glossy layer of embossing powder.  I placed the image in the freezer for about 5 minutes and then came the FUN!  CRACKING!  I gently cracked the frozen piece of paper until I got the amount of cracks I wanted.  How fun and easy!



I made the background by stamping the sentiment over and over.  Then I applied some Aquamarine Embellishment Mousse to distress it.  

I stamped the main sentiment using Vesamark Ink and embossed with Black Detail Embossing Powder. All the layers were adhered with 1/4" Tear-ific Tape and I finished it off with some Sunlit Meadow Glitter Drops & Bright Metallic Gold Crystal Drops.

The next stop on our blog hop is the amazingly talented Eret and you can find her blog HERE.

I hope you enjoyed my card and our new release!  Sometimes the simplest of techniques can make amazing cards!

Until next time,


Sunday 26 February 2017

SparkleNSprinkle - Sitting Pretty Kitty #2

Hello friends!

Today's SparkleNSprinkle card features the Sitting Pretty Kitty stamp set again!

                                     Supply List:
Rosa Embossing Powder EP462
Orange Sherbet Embossing Powder EP245

I started this card by cutting out my base using the Mixed Edge Oval Dies from Tonic Studios.  Shaped cards are so much fun to make!  I inked up my embossing folder using Versamark Ink and ran the front through my Big Shot.  Afterwards, I sprinkled on the Orange Sherbet Embossing Powder and heat set.  Isn't it a cool background?


I stamped the image onto white cardstock using Versamark Ink, embossed with Black Detail Embossing Powder and watercolored it (I'm sure having fun watercoloring!).  

I used the Small Glue Pen to add accents of Sunny Daze Glitter to the flowers and Ballerina Glitter to the kitty's bow!  The image was cut out using Mixed Edge Oval dies.  I added drops of Orange Marmalade Jewel Drops and set the image aside to dry completely.  I cut another oval of pink cardstock and applied the Large Glue Pen to the outside edge, then sprinkled on the Peach Bellini Glitter, burnishing well.  The sentiment was stamped with Versamark and embossed with Rosa Embossing Powder.  All the layers were attached using 1/4" Tear-ific Tape.  I added a bunch of ribbon to the side for a finishing touch!

I hope you enjoyed this card - I sure had fun!

Until next time,


Saturday 25 February 2017

SparkleNSprinkle - Sitting Pretty Kitty#1

Hello friends!

Today's SparkleNSprinkle card is featuring the Sitting Pretty Kitty Stamp Set!

Supply List:
Sitting Pretty Kitty #835
Versamark Ink VM-001
Black Detail Embossing Powder EP171
Fuchsia Crushed Glass Glitter
Rosa Embossing Powder EP462
1/4" Tear-ific Tape SAT-01
Tonic Dies - Mixed Edge Rectangles 1457e

This adorable little pretty card was a snap to make! :)  I started by stamping the focal image with Versamark Ink and embossing with Black Detail Embossing Powder.  I grabbed my watercolor paints and got the image all prettied up!  Soooo cute!  To the centers of the flowers I used SNS Dimensional Glue to add Fuchsia Glass Glitter.  SOOO pretty!  The layers were cut using the Mixed Edge Rectangles and adhered with 1/4" Tear-ific Tape!  Finally, a few Rose Water Jewel Drops were added for a final touch.  The sentiment was stamped using Versamark Ink and embossed with Rosa Embossing Powder.

See ya next time!

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MHKDesigns - February Release - Rosy Elements

Hello friends!

Welcome to our FINAL New Release of 2017 with MHKDesigns!

Our final New Release is called "Rosy Elements". 

This is what I created:

And now, let's talk about how to get this new set OR the entire release for FREE!  Here's what you'll need to do...
  1. Comment  on the MHKDesigns blog.
  2. Comment on each DT member's blog.
  3. Join our MHKDesigners and Friends Facebook group and comment there.
Mynn will be choosing comments randomly from all these places after the release is over, and the authors of those comments will be our winners!  So, the best way to win is to comment every day!  We LOVE the feedback you give us! :)  Here's the list of blogs for you to visit today...

Asha | Asmah | Dawn | Judy | Jessica | Julie 
Monica | Mynn | Rocky | Shawna | Tasha

I hope you enjoy this wall display!  Don't forget to check out the rest of the Design Team Creations! :)

Until next time,

Friday 24 February 2017

SparkleNSprinkle - Leafy Spring Flower Wreath #2

Hello friends!

I have another gorgeous card for SparkleNSprinkle today featuring the Leafy Spring Flower Wreath Stamp!

Supply List:

Memento Ink - Angel Pink

As I always say, this card was quite simple to make! ;)

First, I stamped the wreath image using Versamark Ink and heat embossed with White Detail Embossing Powder. After it was cool, I used a sponge to apply the Angel Pink Memento Ink all around the edges of the card front as well as all over the embossed wreath. This sure made the wreath pop out of the page! 


Next, I grabbed the Woodland Green Crystal Drops and squeezed some out on a palette.  I took my aquapainter, carefully picked up some of the drop, then diluted with the water and painted the leaves of my wreath! Such a neat technique!  You can water it down as much as you want to get the desired effect.


I stamped the ribbon area out on a piece of white cardstock using Versamark Ink an heat embossed it with Fabulous Grape Embossing Powder. I used the painting technique once again to paint the ribbon using Rose Water Jewel Drops.  I stamped the sentiment with Versamark and heat embossed with Berry Bliss Embossing Powder. Angel Pink ink was used again to make the sentiment pop out. The sentiment was fussy cut out and attached using foam squares. I added a piece of ribbon for a bit of extra effect (adhered with 1/4" Tear-ific Tape of course!)

Finally, to finish off the card, I added Rose Water & Limoncello Jewel Drops!

I hope you love this card as much as I do!  See you next time,

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