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August 23, 2017

Butterfly Princess

This week at the Crafty Gals Corner we have a challenge to use dies or punches.  I love to use dies, so I am so excited about this challenge!


This is Arielle Butterfly Princess Fae from Faery Ink.  I fell in love with her after I saw the way Amanda colored her for the shop.  I loved the color combo, but I wanted to try something new.  I used a coloring technique to make her winks look glittery.  I colored the image with Copic markers and then added the shiny glitter with a white gel pen.  The technique was from the Kit and Clowder class last month.  What do you think?!  I just got the border die in my August Spellbinders die kit of the month!  There were 4 gorgeous borders in the kit.  I know I will use them a lot!

Faery Ink is our sole sponsor this month and you have a chance to win three digital images from the shop.  You can click the badge below and check out all of the amazing new images Amanda has released recently!  Sign up for her newsletter while you are there.  Each month she has a One Day Fae and gives away one of her gorgeous images for 24 hours!

Faery Ink

Card measures 5.5" x 4.25"
Echo Park Eyelet Circles dies
Spellbinders August die kit border
Recollections enamel dots
I Am Roses flowers
The Paper Studio butterfly charm
Maya Road butterfly trinket pin
Stampin' Up! ribbon



August 22, 2017

Back to School

It's that time of the year again.  The kiddos return to school.  My kids are grown now, and sometimes I miss shopping for school supplies and school clothes.  But then I see the chaos at the store, and I quickly get over it!

This week at Crafty Sentiments Designs the theme is anything goes so I decided to make a card with a back to school theme.


This stamp is Back to School.  I colored him using Copic markers and I fussy cut him then popped him up on a stitched oval die from Rubbernecker Stamps.  I kept it pretty simple, but I was so excited when I found these pencil buttons in my stash!

You have a chance to win some great prizes for playing along.  You don't have to use a Crafty Sentiments stamp or image, but if you do you can win even more!


I hope you decide to play along!

Card measures 5.5" x 4.25"
Dress It Up buttons (pencils)
Prima buttons (round)
Michaels dollar bin ribbon
Targe dollar bin leather ribbon trim

August 20, 2017

Friendship

This week for the Rubbernecker Stamps Sweet Sunday post, I decided to make a sweet friendship card.


I used Daisies and colored them with Copic markers.  I also used a bit of clear Wink of Stella on the circles blowing by.  The sentiment comes from the Create a Garden 3 set.

Come join us for our challenge.  You could win a gift certificate to spend in the shop.  You don't have to use Rubbernecker products to play along, but if you have them, we always love to see them.

Card measures 5.5" x 4.25"
Echo Park Stitched Rectangles dies
Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder
Michaels dollar bin butterfly
Lace and ribbon from my stash



August 18, 2017

Little Lulu

For my project today over at Rubbernecker Stamps, I decided to use Lulu and make a thank you card.  I love these cartoon kids, if you couldn't tell!


I colored Lulu with Copic markers and used one of the new Rubbernecker Stamps nesting die sets.  I have been dying for a set of stitched ovals and they had the perfect set!  I used the Best Friends Etc stamp set for the sentiment.

Come join in our challenge!  You have a chance to win a gift certificate for the shop for playing along.  You don't even have to use Rubbernecker Stamps products to play.  But we always love seeing them.

Card measures 5.5" x 4.25"
Spellbinders Floral Ovals dies
I Am Roses flowers
Wild Orchid Crafts pearl heart
Pearl and ribbon from my stash.



August 17, 2017

Make a Wish

This week at Creative Knockouts, we have a choose your own challenge of sorts!  It's time for some crafty bingo and you get to pick your winning line.


STAMP(DIGI OR RUBBER)
EMBOSSING
DIE CUTS/PUNCHES
DISTRESSING
SENTIMENT
SHAPED CARD
FLOWERS
METAL EMBELLISHMENT
RIBBON/TWINE

My winning lines were Digi Stamp - Embossing - Die Cuts and Digi Stamp - Sentiment - Ribbon.


I used I Dream of Genie from Dr. Digi.  He was colored with Copic markers and I used gold Wink of Stella on his earring, gem and bottle and clear Wink of Stella on his smoke.  The sentiment is from Rubbernecker Stamps Best Friend Etc set.  I stamped it on glitter paper with StazOn ink.  

You have a chance to win an awesome prize from Dr. Digi for playing along with us this week.  You can click the badge below to pop over and wander through the shop.

http://www.doctor-digi.com/

Prize of 2 images

Pick your winning line and come play along.

Card measures 4.25" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Conversation Bubbles 4
Sizzix Stars and Swirls embossing folder
Creatology star
Crate Paper Toy Box ribbon
The Paper Studio enamel dot
Michaels dollar bin gems






August 14, 2017

Beautiful Lilly

Hello MoonFlower fans!  I have some inspiration for you today as well as some news so I hope you are ready!


This is Lilly the Dancing Princess and you can find her in the shop now.  I colored her with Copic markers and cut her out using the Silhouette Cameo.  She is such a gorgeous digi from her amazing eyes and flowing hair to her beautiful layered gown.  She was a challenge to color and I enjoyed every minute of it.  She has gold Wink of Stella on her crown for some gorgeous sparkle as well as a sparkly die cut behind her.

The great news about this image is it is being used in a class at Kit and Clowder that will be offered for just one more day!  Moonflower sponsored the monthly class and if you sign up, you get a coupon code for 50% off of this image.  There is another gorgeous image for the pencils class (this is the markers) so why not sign up for both!  You get a little bit of a discount if you do.  I purchased the class because the class image has a gorgeous sequins layer to the gown.  I NEED to know how to do that!  Alyce breaks down all the techniques step by step so you don't need to be a pro to color this image.

If you take the class, we would love to see how your image turned out.  Pop over to the MoonFlower group on Facebook and show it off!

Card measures 5" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Floral Ovals
I Am Roses flowers
Stampin' Up! Venetian Crochet trim
Wild Orchid Crafts pearl spray
My Life One Charm at a Time crown charm
Recollections pearls
Ribbon from my stash




August 11, 2017

Dreamy

It is time for a new release at Sami Stamps and this month Sami has created a dreamy release for you!

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Aren't these unicorns gorgeous and dreamy?!  I love them so much!  They are available in the shop now, so pop over and add them to your cart!


I used Rose Unicorn for my project and colored it with Copic markers.  I added a little silver Wink of Stella to the horn and the hooves.  I used my Silhouette Cameo to cut out the image.  The sentiment is from Rubbernecker Stamps' Discovery Words stamp set.

Our challenge this month is to use bright colors.  You have a chance to win fabulous Sami Stamps prizes for playing along.  Just remember to use a Sami Stamps image to be eligible.  Check the shop, there is usually a freebie available.

Card measures 5.5" x 4.25"
Spellbidners Decorative Labels One
I Am Roses Flowers
The Paper Studio gemstone heart
The Paper Studio lace
Recollections silver glitter gems
Ribbon from my stash



August 9, 2017

What a Gem!

This week at the Crafty Gals Corner we want you to play Bingo with us.  Pick any horizontal, vertical or diagonal line below and use those elements on your project.

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My line was Ribbon, the free space and pearls.  I used Jewel Baby Dragon from Wink Wink Ink for my project.


I colored this sweet little dragon with Copic markers and cut it out using the Silhouette.  I thought a good sentiment for this card could be "You are such a gem!".  It could make a super cute thank you card.

We have two fabulous sponsors this week.  You have a chance to win the prizes shown below and you can click on the badges to go shopping.


Prize of 3 digital images

and

Get your Wink Wink Blinkie!

Prize of a $15 gift certificate

Come play a little Bingo and try for the prize!

Card measures 5.5" x 4.25"
Spellbinders Decorative Labels One dies
Stampin' Up! ribbon
Stampin' Up! Venetian Crochet trim
Cuttlebug Embossables Girly Girl shapes
I Am Roses flowers
Pearls from my stash





August 8, 2017

Beautiful Butterflies

This week at Crafty Sentiments our challenge is to add pearls or gems (strass).  Make it beautifully blingy or just a touch of sparkle and shine.  It is completely up to you.


For my project, I chose to use I Love Butterflies.  I colored this sweet girl with Copic markers and cut her out by hand.  I added a few dots of white gel pen to the butterflies to give them a little bit of pattern and to tie them in with the polka dots on her hat.

You have a chance to win Crafty Sentiments Designs prizes for playing along.  The awesome news is if you use a Crafty Sentiments image or stamp, you can win even more!


Come play with us!

Card measures 4.25" x 5.5"
A Muse Studio landscape dies
I Am Roses flower
Wild Orchid Crafts butterfly charm
Pearl, ribbon, and lace from my stash



August 6, 2017

Hang Ten

Welcome to the newest Rubbernecker Stamps Sweet Sunday post.  For my project, I decided to have a little summer fun.


This is Zeke and he is ready to go hang ten on his trusty surfboard.  I colored him with Copic markers and fussy cut him by hand.  The background paper is from the Carta Bella Beach Boardwalk collection which is available digitally at Snap Click Supply.

Join in our challenge to win some cash to spend in the shop.  You don't even have to use a Rubbernecker Stamps product to play along.

Card measures 5.5" x 4.25"
Echo Park Stitched Rectangles dies
Ribbon from my stash



August 5, 2017

Finally!

I have admired Jeremiah Kentner digital stamps for a very long time.  However, I have never gotten around to actually adding any to my collection.  I see them and tell myself, "Self, you have got to get some of those!"  Then, I never seem to actually do it.  Lucky for me, Crafts and Me is our sponsor for this Li'l Patch of Crafty Friends challenge!  I finally got a chance to color this gorgeous digital stamp!


This is Spirals.  This was the first digital stamp of Jeremiah Kentner's that I ever saw.  He has so many gorgeous image.  Pop on over to Crafts and Me to check them all out.  I colored the image with Copic markers and used the Silhouette to cut it out.  I used a Spica pen on the spiral to give it some gorgeous sparkle.

You have a chance to win a prize from each of our fabulous sponsors.  You can see the details below and click on the badge to check out the shop.

CRAFTS AND ME ONLINE STORE

Prize of an £8 voucher

and


A prize pack of one image from each artist below:
Jennifer Nilsson, Mari Digis, Miss Daisy's Collection, We Are 3

I hope you will plan to join us!

Card measures 4.25" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Elegant Ovals dies
I Am Roses flowers
Wild Orchid Crafts spiral stamens
Ribbon from my stash



August 4, 2017

Daisies

For my featured post on the Rubbernecker Stamps blog, I chose to create a birthday card. I never have enough on-hand, so it is always nice to create one when I can.


I chose Daisies as the focal point of my card. I thought they would make a sweet and simple birthday card.  I colored the stamp with COPIC markers. I traced an oval die around the image and cut it out by hand leaving the flowers outside of the oval shape. I used the Best Friends Etc set for the sentiment and stamped it directly on the white ribbon with StāzOn ink.  A few simple embellishments and it was finished.

Be sure to join in on our current challenge. You can win cash for the store. While you are on the blog, check to see if Rubbernecker Stamps will be at a show near you!

Card measures 4.25" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Floral Ovals dies
La La Land Crafts Heart Banner die
May Arts crocheted ribbon
I Am Roses flowers
Bead Landing goosebumps gems
Colorbök metal embellishments
Ribbon from my stash



August 3, 2017

Smile!

This week at Creative Knockouts our challenge is Furry Friends.  I got to pick any digi from my collection to use, so I couldn't resist pulling out another Saturated Canary stamp.  I was so bummed when Krista closed her shop, but you can now find Krista Smith digital stamps in the Make It Crafty shop.  Pop on over and have a look.


I used this sweet image, Puppy Present, and colored it with Copics.  Knowing how I am, I knew someone would just be standing by to take the picture of these two future best friends meeting for the first time.  I thought a Polaroid frame would be the perfect die for these two.

This week, you have a chance to win a $25 prize pack from Close to My Heart Stamps sponsored by our very own Kelly.  So break out all of those cute critters and get to crafting!

Card measures 4.25" x 5.5"
Stampin' Up! On Film framelits dies
Stampin' Up! enamel heart
Dress It Up Pudgy Pals button
Jillibean Soup wire word
I Am Roses flower



August 1, 2017

Voice of the Sea

This month at Fabrika Fantasy we have an anything goes challenge.  I love seeing the variety of projects you come up with!


For my project, I chose one of the newer releases, Voice of Sea.  I colored the image using Copic markers and cut it out with the Silhouette.  I kept the embellishments simple because I love this patterned paper from the Bo Bunny Popsicle collections.  You can find it digitally at Snap Click Supply.

You don't have to use a Fabrika Fantasy image to play along, but if you do, you are entered in a drawing just for projects using a Fabrika Fantasy image.

Card measures 5.5" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Floral Ovals dies
Jolee's Boutique dimensional sticker
Wild Orchid Crafts flowers
Cousins Designs By Me charm