Monday, October 16, 2017

Spellbinders / October 2017 Blog Hop and GIVEAWAY

Daisy 

Welcome!  I am so honored to be helping Spellbinders alongside so many fabulous designers to celebrate their October release of Die D-Lites.  They have some amazing new die collections! 

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I went very Clean and Simple to show off these dies.  I love florals and used the new Die D-lites Daisy 2 Etched Dies I started with 2 panels trimmed at an angle, one in grey and one in black.  After adding these to my white top folding notecard, I added a stamped sentiment to follow the angle of the panels.  Using the Daisy 2 Dies, several were die cut with red, pink, yellow, green, and orange cardstocks.  Once I had these in an arrangement I liked, I used Press 'n Seal to pick up the arrangement, add glue, and adhere in place.  TIP:  these dies also emboss but I didn't want that much dimension here.  

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****GIVEAWAY****
To celebrate this release, Spellbinders is giving away a $50 gift certificate to FIVE lucky winners. Please leave a comment on Spellbinders blog by Thursday, October 19th 11:59 pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced in the blog hop post on Spellbinders blog the following day.



Now, for the giveaway from MY blog.........a $25 Gift Certificate to the Spellbinders store.  Just leave me a comment by Thursday, October 19th and I'll pick a lucky commenter!  Winner chosen will be contacted by me!


Thanks for sharing a part of your day with me!

SugarPea Designs / Sweet Peek Day 1

Eskimo Kisses

Hello!  I am excited to share some of the projects I've been working on for the brand new release from SugarPea Designs!  Each day this week, we will be sharing inspiration using the new release.  With several new stamp sets and matching dies.......there's something you are sure to love!  

I hope you'll join me here over the next 5 days as I share Sweet Peeks for the all the NEW products that will be available for purchase starting this Friday, October 20th at 6PM EST in the SPD Store.


Starting off this release with the adorable new coloring set called Eskimo Kisses.  After Copic coloring my images and die cutting, I added them to my scene which was made using blue dotted paper from Spots & Stripes Brights Paper Pad.  My sentiment was white heat embossed onto a black strip of cardstock that was cut into a banner with scissors.  The edges of the card base was done using the new Stitched Borders 1 SugarCut.

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GIVEAWAY

Would you like to win the Eskimo Kisses stamp set? All you need to do is leave a comment on the SPD blog.  It's really that easy!  Winners during our Product Release will be announced on Monday, October 23.



Reverse Confetti / SFYTT

SFYTT

Hello!  I am here sharing a card using the current SFYTT (Sketch For You to Try) over at the Reverse Confetti blog.  Check out the SFYTT post......HERE for all the details!



I just love the Monsterous stamp set and matching Monsterous Confetti Cuts.  I've used it atop a Topped Off Tag that was stamped with So Many Stars and white heat embossed.  For the vertical part of the sketch, I used the Tall Stripe Panel.  For the horizontal panels, I stamped Whole Lotta Dots onto Avocado cardstock and clear heat embossed and then added a strip of pattern paper from Fright Night

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Now the best part is.......there is always a winner every month!  Here are the details:



The winner will receive a $20 gift certificate to the Reverse Confetti store and claim the title of ‘Fetti Fave. The winner of SFYTT will be posted on the Reverse Confetti blog on the 30th of each month.
Check out the SFYTT post......HERE.

So let's see your Reverse Confetti creations this month.....you still have time to get it done!

Friday, October 13, 2017

Simon Says Stamp / Making Spirits Bright Blog Hop

Stained Glass 

Hello and Welcome to the Simon Says Stamp Making Spirits Bright Blog Hop!  We are celebrating the release of some fabulous new stamps and dies for the holidays.  Make sure to go do some shopping HERE or by clicking the link on my sidebar!!!


Using the new Stained Glass Greetings stamps, I white heat embossed the word PEACE and supporting small sentiments onto black cardstock.  Using the Using the Zig Kuretake Starry Gansaii Tambi Starry Colors, I watercolored the open parts to the word.  To make this a CAS card, I added 2 die cut borders using the new Pine Needle Border die.  

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And there can't be a blog hop without prizes!  Simon Says Stamp is giving away a $25 coupon to every stop on the hop from the blog comment section. Winners will be chosen over the weekend and be posted on the Simon Says Stamp store blog on Tuesday!!

HOP ORDER:



Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Catherine Pooler / Stamp of Approval Box Release

Merry Christmas

I am so excited to let you know that the Stamp of Approval Box: Winterhaven is now available for purchase from Catherine Pooler.  Remember to grab those add-on products to round out the collection!


I've used Here We Come A-Caroling along with the add-on dies for this set.  I stamped the star cluster with Versamark and white heat embossed.  I added a few white dots heat embossed as well.  I added the Santa and reindeer image onto a white die cut circle that has the Winterhaven house/tree dies added in black silhouettes.  My sentiment was stamped with Versamark and white heat embossed over the music score stamp.

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Thanks for spending a part of your day with me!

Lil' Inker Designs / A Haunting We Will Go


HauntingWeWillGo

Hello!  Stopping in with a quick Halloween card.  I adore these cute critters from the A Haunting We Will Go from Lil' Inker Designs.


I used the Side Stitched Rectangles on a grey panel and stamped the spider web multiple times in black ink.  Using the Stitched Chevron Border Die, I ran it through once and then again shortening it for my card layout.  I added my Copic colored critters and bat along with some black gems.

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Thanks for sharing a part of your day with me!

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Catherine Pooler Designs / Winterhaven Stamp of Approval Blog Hop

Tis the Season

Welcome to Day 2 of the Winterhaven Stamp of Approval Blog Hop!  I'm excited to share some projects today featuring this fabulous collection.
The Winterhaven SOA Collection from Catherine Pooler has you covered from Christmas cards to hostess gifts, handmade goodies, treat bags, ornaments, gift tags, thank you notes after the gift giving, New Year’s Eve and even a couple elements that will work for Valentine’s Day!  All this in ONE BOX!
If you are new to the Stamp of Approval Collection, Click here to learn more about them but here's a little about them:

How does ordering work?
Our Stamp of Approval Collections are while supplies last and when they are sold out, they are sold out.  (You will be able to purchase the items individually later in our shop.)
Monday, October 9 at 9 pm eastern:  PJ Party Release for StampNation Members. We’ll share some fun and open ordering early for you guys.  Members click here for the registration link!
Tuesday, October 10 at 9 am eastern:  WAIT LIST members will receive their link to purchase the collection.  Our last two collections sold out just to the wait list, so make sure your name is on it so you don’t miss out!
Tuesday, October 10 at 6 pm eastern: if the collection isn’t sold out yet, general ordering will open.
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My first card uses Tis the Season.  I stamped the poinsettias in Rockin Red and Icing on the Cake using the rock 'n roll technique.  The leaves were all embossed with Princess Gold embossing powder.  My sentiment was stamped onto a strip of white cardstock and layered with vellum and added to my panel with foam ahesive.  For some bling, I added some gold sequins in various sizes.


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My second card uses the Wreath of Joy die set.  I die cut the wreath and "dipped" it in watered down Lime Rickey and Grass Skirt Catherine Pooler inks.  I love love this look!

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The Joy word die was die cut with red cardstock and along with the background, was spritzed with Gold Color Shine by Heidi Swapp.  My wreath was layered onto tri-level square panels.  This leaves the card fairly flat for mailing!

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WIN the Stamp of Approval Counting Blessings Collection
THREE commenters will be chosen at random from all the comments on all the blogs (one each day). The more blogs you comment on, the better your chance in winning!
Entries close on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11th at 9AM EST and will be announced on the Catherine Pooler blog later that day.
If you have already purchased a box, you will receive a $100 gift certificate towards your next purchase.

Amy---me!



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