Saturday, May 27, 2017

CAS Flowers with Queen and Company....

Good morning!  I am stopping in right quick with a couple of CAS cards using some adorable flowers from Queen and Company.  The flowers, called Sparklers, are so adorable!  There is several different types of flowers in each pack, all with the same color.

For this first card, I used one single flower...

Queen and Company

I stamped the panda and sentiment and then added in the green stem.  The Sparklers have adhesive the back so it was really easy to just add it to the quick and simple card.

This next card was super easy to make.  I used that same stem from the first card, added in some Copic grass and a sentiment and then mixed up the flowers for a colorful garden.

Queen and Company

To finish it off, I added some clouds for a white on white look.

That is it for today.  So glad you stopped in!  

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

I've always looked up to you...

This new set from MFT for the latest May release called Giraffing Me Crazy is so stinking cute!  I had so much fun making this CAS and quick card....

May 2017 MFT

First, I die cut and colored these 2 giraffes.  I added them to cloud stenciled and copic grass colored card base.  Last, I stamped the perfect sentiment for these cute little friends and then added in a heart. So fun and easy!

May 2017 MFT

Head on over to the MFT shop to see all thats new for May.  The June release countdown will start soon.

Thanks for coming by today!  Hope you have a great day!  


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Monday, May 22, 2017

Creative Construction with Blueprints....

It's time for another monthly round of Creative Construction with Blueprints over at My Favorite Things.  Here is this months challenge...

Flowers and leaves always add elegance and an inviting organic feel to your projects. Whether you build a bouquet of beautiful blooms or feature a single standout blossom, your recipient will be touched by your effort. Many of our Blueprints Die-namics feature floral accents and this month, our team has crafted a bevy of looks to inspire your next project.

For this months card, I used Blueprints 14 along with one of the sketches that is included on the printable pdf on the MFT website....

I used only one extra thing to create this card and that is the Hello die.  Every other element came form the Blueprints 14.  I did use a pice of the paper from the On-Point paper pack for the back layer.  I kept it simple by layering up white card stock, and then backed the "hello" with vellum to make it pop.  Last, I added in the flower and leaves to finish off.  


The girls have lots more to share with us over on the MFT blog.  Head on over there for lots more inspiration.  Thanks so much for stopping in!

Friday, May 19, 2017

Embossed Envelopes...

Hey crafty friends!  I am stopping in today with a little envelope embossing.  Today I saw this little machine that would emboss your address into the flap of the enveloped.  It was expensive!  I knew with the tools we have, we can do this ourself and customize it!  So here are some pictures, which I know are kinda hard to see, but I also have a video to share how I made these fun embossed envelopes.  


These top 2 say "hugs" and "hello".  Such a fun little touch to our happy mail, right?


And another "hugs" and a "smile".

In this last picture, the white envelope shows a simple monogrammed W. They were hard to photograph but you can see a little more in the video.


ETA:  Here are 2 more I made this morning with an ampersand and a hello die....


Check out my video below.

Hope you enjoyed my video.  Thanks so much for stopping in!  Hope you have a great day!


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Thursday, May 18, 2017

May Pin-Sights Challenge....

Today I am joining in over at Ellen Hutson's May Pin-Sights Challenge.  The challenge in inspiration photo is gorgeous.  I mean, look at these colors!

I pulled out one of each color of inks and used the stamped images to work with this color combo....


I used Bohemian Garden from Ellen Hutson to create this floral card.  I stamped a card front sized cardstock panel with a floral design.  I love how the colors look together. Next, I cut the panel into 1" strips.  I popped 3 of them up on foam tape for some dimension off the card base.  I grabbed the Zipper Panel dies and used the "enjoy" die to diecut gold cardstock for the simple sentiment.  And thats it!

If you would like to play along with the May Pin-sights Challenge, head on over to the CLASSroom blog.  Every month, there is a challenge over there, based on a Pinterest Inspired photo.  A random challenge participant will receive a $50 gift certificate to the Ellen Hutson store.  To be eligible, you must use Essentials by Ellen products and the photo badge as inspiration. There will be an inlinkz on the challenge post where you can submit your project.  I can't wait to see what you create!

Thanks so much for joining me today!  Head on over to the CLASSroom blog to play along!


Supply List:

Stamps: Bohemian Garden

Dies: Zipper Panel

Paper: Neenah White Cardstock, Gold Cardstock

Misc: Gold Cardstock, Tombow Mono Liquid Glue, Fun Foam, ATG Adhesive

Ink: Fresh Ink Silver Lilac, PTI Blueberry, Amuse Latte, 
Amuse Navy, Amuse Shell, Amuse Winter Sky