Wednesday 31 October 2018

Cheapo Dies - Snowflake Flourish

Hello crafty people!

Happy Wednesday (and Happy Halloween!!!)  Wednesday is my day to share with you a new Cheapo Dies papercraft creation!  I know it's Halloween, but I'm sharing a Christmas Card with you today!

Today I'm using the Snowflake Flourish Die!

Cheapo Dies - Snowflake Floruish

 Here is what I created for you:

I tried to emulate some falling snow using the Crystal Drops :)  I really love this paper line from Prima (Santa Baby). 

 If you're not familiar with Cheapo Dies, you are missing out!!!
Here's a listing of their store, blog & FB links to help you get familiar:

Thanks to all of you for stopping by today.  Can't wait to see you again soon!


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Thursday 25 October 2018

Creative Knockouts #267 - Embossing

Hello crafty friends!

It's time for a new challenge over at Creative Knockouts Challenge #267!  Our theme this week is "Wet or Dry Embossing" and our sponsor is "Little Miss Muffet Stamps".  I chose to work with a stamp set called "Jack'o Lantern" - perfect for a cute Halloween card!

Here is what I created:

In a nutshell....I printed off the digi and used the Clear Mark Embossing Pen to add Tangy Tangerine Embossing Powder to the pumpkin.  I used Nuvo Aqua Flow Pens to color the image and once again used the Embossing Pen to add the embossing powder to his beak.

The sentiment was stamped with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Tangy Tangerine Embossing Powder. I used a Tim Holtz embossing folder on the green cardstock in the background to add even more texture to the card. I just received the NEW Nuvo Vintage Drops so I just HAD to use them on the card to finish it off. I used the Pioneer Green

I hope to see you at the challenge! :)

Until next time,


Wednesday 24 October 2018

Cheapo Dies - Winter Tree

Hello crafty people!

Happy Wednesday!  Wednesday is my day to share with you a new Cheapo Dies creation!

Today I'm using the Winter Tree Die!  I really love that you could use this as either a Christmas Tree OR a plain old every day tree! LOL :) 

Cheapo Dies - Winter Tree

 Here is what I created for you:

I used the Santa Baby Paper line by Prima along with some Shaved Ice Glitter, Sparkling Snow Glitter, Nuvo Crystal Drops and Nuvo Glitter Drops!  I love the vintage color palette!

 If you're not familiar with Cheapo Dies, you are missing out!!!
Here's a listing of their store, blog & FB links to help you get familiar:

Thanks to all of you for stopping by today.  Can't wait to see you again soon!


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Tuesday 23 October 2018

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #287

Hello crafty friends!

It's time for another great sketch from Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge!

Here it is:

The sketch was created by Michelle Stewart and digitized by Brandi Robinson

Here is what I created:

I used the "Christmas in the Village" Paper Pack by Bo Bunny to create this card along with a retired Close to My Heart Stamp Set!

I hope you will come and play along with us!

See you next time!


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Monday 22 October 2018

Cute N Crafty Challenge #12 - Anything Goes!

Hello friends!

It's time for a new challenge at Cute N Crafty Challenge! We welcome any project using an image from any artist. Our theme is......Anything Goes!

We welcome any card using an image from any artist.

 Optional using a CuteNCraftyMommy image.

If using one of the CuteNCrafty Mommy images, you will get put in for an additional PRIZE digi from the store!

Our Prize is 2 files from Treasure Box Designs!

Here is what I created with the  Mouse & Leaves set:

Since I don't work with SVG cuts, I simply printed off the image (TOOO CUTE!) and embellished it with a little glitter!  Who doesn't love a little glitter? :)

I hope you will play along! :)

See ya soon!

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Trick or Treat with Rinea

Hello crafty friends!

Of course I had to make a cute card for my second Rinea Project  of the month! I just love this cute little Fox Die from Tonic Studios, so I couldn't help but do a paper piecing card for this project!
For this project, I once again used  the Haunted Variety Pack.   The Starstruck Marigold/Gold Foiled Paper was the perfect tone for the fox!  I die cut white cardstock for some of the accents and also some  Glossy Ebony Black/Gold  Foiled Paper. The sentiment was also cut form the   Glossy Ebony Black/Gold .  All the pieces were glued together with Nuvo Deluxe adhesive. It's so much fun to create these piece creatures!

For the grass, I used the Emerald/Gold Glossy Foiled Paper. I simply cut a 4" strip and used scissors to randomly cut the grass stalks! Super easy!.

The background was a white cardstock that was embossed with a leaves embossing folder.  I also added a gold foiled paper oval in the background (I just used a scrap piece - and used the lovely GOLD side of the foiled paper!). 

I used a Tonic Studios Trick or Treat die cut from Glossy Ebony Black/Gold foiled paper for my sentiment. I was playing with some paper quilling techniques this month, so I decided to use a tiny quilled circle on her bow to decorate!  Isn't it cute?  Have fun making your own cute build-a-bear style cards! :)

Supply List:
Haunted Variety Pack
- White Cardstock
- Tonic Dies (Frankie Fox, Trick or Treat, Mixed Edge Ovals)
- Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
- Scissors
- Quilling tool
- paper trimmer 

See you next time!


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Friday 19 October 2018

Christmas Kitty with SNS

Hello friends!!

I have another cute project to share with you for SparkleNSprinkle! It's that time of year - time to start on your Holiday Cards!  You are going to just love this sweet kitty stamp!!

SNS Supply List:

Let's get creating!  

Step 1 - Create your focal image!

I started by stamping the sweet kitty onto a piece of white cardstock using Versafine Ink. I used my Nuvo Marker Pens to color up the kitty. 

Once she was all colored, I used my Nuvo Clear Mark Embossing Pen to add Blue Silver Embossing Powder to the string of lights. It's a pretty neat way to add small details of embossing powder.


I used the SNS Dimensional Glue to add Christmas Lights Glitter and Fire Engine Red Glitter to the lights for sparkle!  Then the kitty was fussy cut out.


Step 2 - Work on your BACKGROUND

I cut some ovals using the Tonic Mixed Edge Ovals die and stamped the string of lights image with Versafine Ink. Once again I colored the lights using Nuvo Marker Pens and added Silver Embossing Powder to the lights using the Clear Mark Embossing Pen. I did add a bit of the glitter to these lights too.



Step 3 - Sentiments

I stamped the Sentiment with Versamark Ink and embossed with Red Apple Embossing Powder.

Step 4 - Put It ALL Together and Embellish!

All the layers were added using the 1/2" Tear-ific Tape.  Drops of Ruby Slippers Glitter Drops were added in the corners for accents.  I used the Christmas Sequins - they are just too cute!

I hope you like this sweet kitty card!  It's just an adorable set - I know you will love it!

Want to save 10% on all your regular SparkleNSprinkle purchases? Use code JessDT10 when you checkout!

See you again really soon!

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Wednesday 17 October 2018

Scrapy Land Challenge #100



The Scrapy Land 100th Challenge is finally here and all the Designers' are so glad to be sharing this major milestone with you!

We are having a CELEBRATION and YOU win the prizes!  We are so excited to share this huge milestone with you.

There will be FOUR chances to win during this 100th Challenge.  Each prize package will be a fun Mystery Box and is worth $25 (adds up to 100 - clever right😄?!?) 

The four ways you can win are:
~  1 Random Choice Winner
~  1 Designer Choice Winner
~  1 Blog Hop Winner (see below)
~  1 Additional Random Winner if reach over 100 entries (so be sure to Share with all your friends)

The Designers' theme is Celebration and we encourage each of you to join along with our theme (any type of celebration).  However, the Anything Goes theme is also an option.

We are also having a Blog Hop so you can get lots of great inspiration from our Designers. The Blog Hop Winner will be chosen from comments left on each of the Designers' blogs and on the Scrapy Land Challenge blog. (If you have trouble commenting on the Scrapy Land Challenge Blog, you can shoot a quick email to instead.)

Here is the Blog Hop order, but feel free to go in any order you wish as long as you leave a comment on each of the Designers' 100th Challenge Celebration post: (if a link isn't working, try clicking on their Blog Name to go to their Home page)

Jess - you are here!!

Now for a bit about my project!

I used the Elizabeth Craft Designs - Lilac 2 to create this beautiful card! 
Elizabeth Craft Designs - Dies - Lilac 2

NOW, this card has exactly 100 double layered flowers on it - REALLY!  I know because I counted each and every one as I created!! I simply cut all the layers, then used a Liquid Glass product to combine the layers (I used tweezers).


Next, I stamped 100 onto a piece of cream cardstock using a purple ink. I used this as my template to adhere my flowers!

Next, I simply started attaching the flowers to fill  in the numbers!  Once the numbers were filled in, I added the leftovers to the edges to create a border. To finish off the flowers, I used a bit of Green Crystal Drops.

I think that this card fit the 100th Celebration perfectly!!!!

We can't wait to see what you create for this Special Occasion!  It can be any style you like from CAS to mixed media and everything in between.    Just be sure a die cut from any brand that Scrapy Land sells is included on your project.  Don't forget to Share this with your friends for additional chances to win one of the FABULOUS prizes.

Please remember to:
  • include at least one brand of die that Scrapy Land sells
  • include a link to this challenge on your blog post
  • use the InLinkz button to add your project
  • listing the brands of dies used on your project would be extremely helpful

You have until Nov 4 to join our Scrapy Land 100th Challenge Celebration.  This gives you an extra week of crafting time to upload your special Celebration projects below.

Your next stop is Tiphanie to leave a comment there as well, or to continue along on the hop until you have left comments for each of our Designers.