Tuesday, April 22, 2014

life in the forest + watercolor paper *giveaway* | aww

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This week for the Artisan Blog Hop we were all given some products to give away to 1 lucky winner.  So make sure you hit each blog and enter to win their goodies.  The goodies that I get to give away are:
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About the paper:  100% cotton, cold-pressed 140 lb. watercolor paper. 5 total sheets, each approximately 6" X 9".  
About the stamp set:  Your set will be clear-mount.  Comes with all 7 images shown.

To enter this giveaway, please read all the way to the bottom of this post.  Each Artisan is giving something away so be sure to enter on every site.

There is nothing cuter than little forest animals.  Ok, plenty of things are BUT just look how cute!!  With so many fox images out there, the one in this set certainly doesnt disappoint but I wanted to focus on the hedgehog.  Adorable!!  When I created this card, I was channeling my inner Melody Hyde.  Do you know her?  She's a Concept Artist for Stampin' Up! and I LOVE her style!  She made a card recently that inspired this card.  I'm sure you know which card I'm talking about.

Things to remember when creating this card:  Round your corners AFTER you've run your Gumball Green paper through the Big Shot with the Word Bubble but BEFORE you use the embossing folder.  Also, put cardboard, from your box, under your word bubble to create bigger and even dimension than you'd get with Dimensionals.
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  To make your hedgehog look like he's a little puffy, simply trace him with an aqua painter (filled with water).  The ink will blur just a little big and you'll get a fun effect.   
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Ta da!!
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Stamps: Life in the Forest, Thanks & Hello
Ink: Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Early Espresso, Soft Suede, Early Espresso Stampin' Write Marker
Paper: Watercolor Paper, Whisper White, Gumball Green from Core'dinations 2012-2014 Assortment 
Accessories & Tools:  Crumb Cake Note Cards, Essentials Wooden Elements Embellishments, Calypso Coral Baker's Twine, Stampin' Sanding Block, Big Shot, Word Bubbles Framelits Dies, Scallops Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, 3/16" Corner Rounder Punch, Aqua Painter, Sticky Strip, Glue Dots
Other: Cardboard
 
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Monday, April 21, 2014

retiring list + free shipping = free ribbons for you

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You must use hostess code: NUBR99QT to receive free ribbons from me.  I will begin mailing ribbons the week of April 28th so watch your mailbox.  Questions?  Just ask.

Don't wait to order retiring items.  They're only available while supplies last.  HURRY!


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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

hoppy easter | aww

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Can you say LOVE??!!  Or better yet, SING IT??!!  I love this little project more and more each time I look at it.
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I know this fabric is retired (Tea for Two) BUT you can still get it in the Clearance Rack so hurry and nab some before it's gone.

I found this tutorial on Pinterest and HAD to make it.

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And of course there are chocolate malted eggs inside these little treat bags.
ADORBS!
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Stamps: Eggstra Spectacular
Paper:  Whisper White, Subtles Core'dinations (Pool Party) Calypso Coral
Ink: Soft Suede
Accessories & Tools:  White Chalk Marker, Stampin' Sanding Block, Petite Pennants Builder Punch, Big Shot, Designer Frames Embossing Folders, Natural Trim Ribbon, Silver Baker's Twine, Dimensionals, Glue Dot
Other: Silhouette Cameo, Sewing Machine, Tea for Two Fabric, White Thread, Chocolate (inside the bunnies)
 
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Psssst!  There will be a *giveaway* on each Artisan's site next week so make sure you come back.

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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

hello, sailor | aww

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I am completely in love with the High Tide Designer Series Paper!!!
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I'm also super in love with belly bands on gift boxes.

This belly band has some small details that make a big difference.  For instance, the scallop top on the blue paper...  This is the negative image from the Large Scallop Edgelit.  It's PERFECT!  I also made sure the placement of the fish was perfect.  A bit much?  Nah.

Also, I stamped and cut out the little flag from the "hello, sailor" stamp because it needed a pop of color.

I really love how this box turned out.

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Stamps: Hello, Sailor
Paper:  Whisper White, High Tide DSP
Ink: Calypso Coral, Early Espresso
Accessories & Tools:  Big Shot, Large Scallop Edgelit, Silver Baker's Twine, Wooden Elements Embellishments, Paper Snips, Liquid Glue, Sticky Strip, Dimensionals
Other: Paper Mache Box


I also thought a simple little card was in order.
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There's nothing crazy or difficult about this card.  Maybe that's why I like it so much?  I just distressed the edges with a bone folder and squished and crumpled the edges where I felt it needed some love.

To get your rhinestone blue, simply color the entire rhinestone with a Sharpe.

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Stamps: Hello, Sailor
Paper:  Crumb Cake, Whisper White, High Tide DSP 
Ink: Soft Suede, Summer Starfruit 
Accessories & Tools:  Big Shot, Deco Labels Framelits, Bone Folder, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive
Other: Blue Sharpe

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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

simple present | aww

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Sometimes you just need to recreate a cute stamped image with paper, glitter, and twine.
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Know what I mean?

Is this card super simple?

Yes.
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Is there a sentiment on the outside?
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No.  I think the present speaks for itself.  It says,"Hi, you're getting a present."

Am I right?

Are you dying to open the card?
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You bet.
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Stamps: Big Wish
Paper:  Very Vanilla, Window Sheets, Watercolor Paper, Silver Glimmer Paper
Ink: Bermuda Bay, Island Indigo
Accessories & Tools:  Corner Rounder Punch, 1/2" Circle Punch, Silver Baker's Twine, Aqua Painter, Glue Dots
 
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