Monday, July 16, 2018

Healing Hugs - Inspire.Create.Challenge #22


I am taking part in the inspire.create challenge. This time it is a colour combo dare and I have to say I find these always stretching my mind. Putting together colours I probably wouldn't choose. You can also jump on board with your projects as well. The inspire.create.challenges are running fortnightly and are a great source of inspiration.
I am happy with my take. I crafted this shaker card with a lovely friend in my mind to let her know I'm thinking of her while she is not that well these days. 


The green base of the card is Shaded Spruce colour. The rose from the Healing Hugs set is stamped in Powder Pink ink on a shimmery white cardstock. It gives the whole card a nice spark. The leaves and stars are Coastal Cabana coloured (the leaves are stamped off to give a softer look). The stars are cut out with a Twinkle Builder punch. I glued some of the stars on the frame and the acetone sheet of the window as well. They are all in the corresponding colours. The frame is created with the two biggest square dies from the Stitched Shapes set. I always use a washi tape to hold the dies in place when cutting these frames with my BigShot.



You can get any or all and more beautiful crafting supplies I used to make this card by just following the links below. 

If you like the card, leave me a comment to let me know!



Thursday, July 05, 2018

Gratitude - Let's Get Hopping, Round #11, Soft Sayings Kit Alternative Ideas

Time for another blog hopping.  As usual, a bunch of crafters from all around the globe are getting together to show you projects expressing a common theme - this time, gratitude

Gratitude doesn't mean just thankfulness.  It also is appreciation, recognition and acknowledgement.  This to me means to let special people in your life know they are special. To tell them you love them and that you're thankful they are here.

Recently, I invited my friends to craft with me.  They choose to work with Soft Sayings Kit.


The stamps in this set are perfect to express nice gratitude messages to your friends and loved ones. 


I made these cards for my friends to let them know they are special to me and also to show them the versatility of the kit we worked with. 


I really enjoyed exploring the new colours. My new favourites one is the Poppy Parade (that's the red colour on the card with the burlap). But there are plenty more new colours I like. Can't wait to play with all of them more. 


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All the colours used are listed above. Which one is your favourite? How would you like to get a set of 10 ink pads for free? Follow this link (will open a new window so you won't lose the track of the blog hop) to see the details of this unique, July only, offer.

I hope you enjoyed my alternative cards created with the Soft Sayings Kit. Don't be shy to leave me a comment below. The arrow will take you to another crafter's, Teresa Brown, page. Enjoy the rest of this blog hop!




Friday, June 29, 2018

Come & Stamp Along Club

This month we made a couple of birthday and one thank you cards.


This cute rhino is a part of the set called Animal Outing. It's stamped on a light blue background (created with aqua painter and ink) and shadowed with smokey slate blends. Sitting on an embossed green background.


This is a very cute card. I saw it first on one of the crafters' forum. Somebody's husband was just playing around. I had a chance to show off the new awesome positioning tool that SU! introduced earlier this year. 


The last card was CASEd (copy and share everything) from a fellow demonstrator, Bonnie Allers O'Neil. The card is very simple to put together. The colouring was fun as everyone went used a different tool. You can use aqua painter and ink, blend markers, stampin' write markers or watercolour pencils with blending pens. So many options! Which one would you use?



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