Friday, July 1, 2022

Coffee and Stars - Caffeinated Christmas Card Challenge #7


Welcome back!  It's the 1st of the month and time for a new challenge over at Caffeinated Christmas Card Challenge!  Our Sponsor this month is Twiddler's Nook!  And the challenge is Coffee and Stars! Here's how I was inspired:

I'm using those beautiful Luscious Lime Confetti Stars in a shaker using the Lawn Fawn Stitched Mug Frame.

I started with a Gel print I foiled using a Deco Foil sheet I had previously used to create a striped background with the Miss Ink Stamps Fine Line Stencil.  I love how the foil transferred to the acrylic paint panel with a sparkly distressed look.  I also ran the foiled panel through my die cut machine with the very cool Starry Skies Coverplate Die from Trinity Stamps to create some stitched stars on the background.  (It's only $5 right now!!)

I die cut the mug frame from gold cardstock, adhered some acetate to the back trimmed down to fit the mug shape.  Then I added pop-up foam to the frame, added the star confetti from TN and a few star die cuts to the panel after adhering the spoon and popped the acetate frame over the top.

I also used a foiled poinsettia from a previous project and cut the spoon (from the Lawn Fawn Mug Frame) and gold stars (from an old Paper Smooches set) from another piece of foiled cardstock.

Finally, I added a sentiment from the Lawn Fawn Happy, Happy, Happy Stamps and Dies.

That's me for today!  Be sure to head on over to the Caffeinated Christmas Card Challenge Blog to see what everyone else has created for today!

Slim's Whim's - I like your Dog

Hello!  I've got some Slim for you today!  I realized it had been a while so it was time to pull him out and color him up!

I created some backgrounds with the Big Paws Stencil on my Gel Press and decided to use this one.  I added a very light foil over the top using a foil sheet I'd already run through 3 or four times.

And that sassy sentiment?  No worries!  My friends get me!

Thanks so much for stopping!  Hope you'll come again soon!


Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Thermoweb Guest - Red, White and Blue

I'm up on the blog today over at Therm O Web guesting with some Red, White and Blue!

I've got three cards for you today with lots of sparkle and shine using  that cool Starburst Stencil from Therm O Web along with some Transfer Gel Blanco and Radiant Red Deco Foil.

I used some word dies from A Jillian Vance Design and MFT to finish them off!

And added an additional sentiment to this one using a stamp from AJVD.

Visit me over there for links and details and a short video!


Monday, June 27, 2022

A Jillian Vance Design - You're Tweet!

I'm up on the blog over at A Jillian Vance Design with this pretty mini slimline!

Join me over there for links and details!

Thanks so much for stopping!  Hope you'll come again soon!


Sunday, June 26, 2022

Rubbernecker Stamps - Floating Summer Penguins


I have these two cards up on the blog over at Rubbernecker Stamps using the new Summer Penguins stamp set!

I created a couple backgrounds with the Gel Press and Color Fuse Inks.

They were perfect for these fun penguins and a couple of summer fun cards!

Head over to the blog for links and details.

Thanks so much for stopping!  Come again soon!

I've included links below to all of the Rubbernecker Stamps products I used today!  Should you choose to purchase using these links, I will receive a small compensation at no additional cost to you.  And thank you!

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Crafty Elves Countdown to Christmas - June 2022 Edition

My first card today is using one of the adorable pups from the Art Impressions Santa Paws stamp set.  I was sitting at my workspace and there he was leftover from another month... all colored up and ready to take his place on a card!

I decided this gel print I made using the Frosty Flakes stencil from Miss Ink Stamps and acrylic paint and added a sentiment from an MFT set and the Happy Holidays die cut from MFT (both retired) along with a little snow drift in my stash.

My next three cards are using images and sentiments from the Jaded Blossom Hipster Christmas stamp set.

I used another gel print made with watercolors and the Swirls Stencil from Rubbernecker stamps the Medium Stitched Snowflake from A Jillian Vance Design behind him.

And for the last two, I used two more background with the Swirls Stencil and layered a cool Plaid Die Cut over the top that I cut from Toner Paper that I Deco Foiled.   

And for this one I used the Bold Snowflake die from AJVD and the Stitched Flag Dies from Kat Scrappiness. 

For this one I used the Medium Snowflake again.

And that's me for today!  I hope you enjoyed it!  And now be sure to head on over to Michael and Debra's blogs and see what they have for you this month!

Before you go let's see who is the winner of some Happy Mail from last month's post:

Verna!  Send me your address at bzscrapper66 at gmail dot com so I can get you your Happy Mail!

We're playing again!  Leave me some love here and I'll choose someone next month to receive a small gift from me!  Thanks so much for coming and come again soon!


Friday, June 24, 2022

Go Bananas - It's Your Day - Miss Ink Stamps

Hello!  I've got lots of fun for you today!  I'm using the Artsy Abstracts Stencil set again with some black glitz glitter gel for the background.

I taped off the sides of the panel, ink blended the center and then used the stencil to add some fabulous accents.  Here's a quick video showing how I created it:

Easy peasy, right??

Then I colored up one of the monkeys from the Go Bananas stamp set and added a hat and balloon from Punny Farm Pigs.  I placed him in a Happy Birthday frame die cut from MFT Stamps.   

The current sketch over at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge was perfect for this one!  So I'm playing along there and at Double Trouble Challenge Blog YouNique Technique "Create Your Own Background"!  They're partnering this month and this sketch is good through the 26th of June at Atlantic Hearts and after that there's a new sketch through the end of the Double Trouble Challenge!

Great sketch, right?!

Thanks so much for stopping!  I hope you'll come again soon!