Scrapping For Less: FOTM March 2019 Card Kit | Let’s Celebrate | 4 Cards from 1 Kit

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing the four cards I made using the Scrapping For Less: March Flavor of the Month Card Kit. I really enjoyed the versatility of this kit and the contents it provided to make four very different celebratory cards.

Scrapping For Less: Flavor of the Month March Card Kit

Card 1 – Collection One – Sketch 3

For my first card, I used the ice cream image by Scrapping For Less. I used my Copic markers to color the image and my Scan N Cut Machine to cut the image out leaving a small white border.

Scrapping For Less March 2019 Flavor of the Month Card Kit Let’s Celebrate. Collection one: Ice Cream Stamp and Ice Cream Celebrations patterned paper by Scrapping For Less.

Card 2 – Collection Two – Sketch 2

For the second card, I decided to make a shaker card. Now shaker cards are not my strong suit but I think I managed to make a decent shaker using the papers and ephemera by Scrapping For Less.

Scrapping For Less March 2019 Flavor of the Month Card Kit Let’s Celebrate. Collection two: Happy Birthday Ephemera and Happy Birthday patterned paper by Scrapping For Less.

Card 3 – Collection Three – Sketch 4

This was a very special card to make for it has an intended recipient. I loosely followed sketch number 4 for this card and created half ovals instead of diamond-shaped elements. I colored the baby images by Your Next Stamp with Copic markers and cut them out using my Scan N Cut machine.

Scrapping For Less March 2019 Flavor of the Month Card Kit Let’s Celebrate. Collection three: Baby Stamp and Sweet Baby Paper by Your Next Stamp.

Card 4 – Collection Four – Sketch 2

And finally, for the last card, I used the gold speckled acetate on top of the cut apart provided in my collection to create an elegant and sweet card.

Scrapping For Less March 2019 Flavor of the Month Card Kit Let’s Celebrate. Collection four: Everyday Musings Journaling Cards and patterned paper by Pink Fresh Studios.

 

Here is the video on my YouTube Channel of the cards I made.

As always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

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Pink Fresh Studios - Everyday Musings 6x6 Paper Pad
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Pink Fresh Studios - Everyday Musings Cardstock Stickers with Foil Accents
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Your Next Stamp Insanely Happy ~ Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers ~ Birthday card

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Today I’m using this adorable stamp set from Your Next Stamp called Insanely Happy to create a sweet birthday card. This card was inspired by the Your Next Stamp Sketch and Color Challenge # 81.

Your Next Stamp Insanely Happy colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and patterned paper handmade birthday card.

For this card, I began by stamping the image onto a piece of Bristol smooth cardstock with VersaFine Onyx black ink. Using my Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers, I colored the image with the following combination:

Troll with balloon
Hair: 025 Pink and 202 Peach pink
Skin: 036 Light Blue and added water to blend out
Nose: 092 Blue Gray
Dress: 041 Light Green and 202 Peach Pink
Head Piece: 041 Light Green and 051 Lemon Yellow
Balloon: 051 Light Yellow and added water to blend out

Your Next Stamp Insanely Happy colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and patterned paper handmade birthday card.

For this card, my inspiration came from the sketch and I used patterned paper from the Echo Park Birthday wishes collection. To finish the card, I used the sentiment from the stamp set wishing the recipient an insanely Happy Birthday!

And that completes this adorable birthday card. As always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

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Your Next Stamp Holiday Buddies ~ Copic Colored ~ Christmas Card

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I still have so many Christmas cards to make and so little time left before I have to send them out. This week I made another Christmas card using very traditional Christmas colors to play along with YNS Sketch and Color challenge # 78.

Your Next Stamp Holiday Buddies colored with Copic Markers and Christmas patterned paper background handmade Christmas card.

I chose to create a card based on the sketch this week and use some very Christmas-y patterned papers for the card base, which I layered according to the sketch. For the focal layer, I used a stitched oval die to cut a piece of white cardstock and add my components on top.

The image of the dog is from Your Next Stamps’ Holiday buddies, at least I think it’s a dog but it could be a sheep, although he is one funky colored sheep if he is a sheep. The layer of trees is cut using Your Next Stamps’ Evergreen tree border die and sparkle green cardstock.

I colored the “dog” using Copic Markers with the following color combinations:

Bird: W5, W7, YR12 and YR15
Bird’s hat: YG03, YG05, R29 and R39
Dog: E11, E13 and E25
belly: 0, C1
Dog’s hat: R29, R39, 0 and C1

Your Next Stamp Holiday Buddies colored with Copic Markers and Christmas patterned paper background handmade Christmas card.

 

I adhered all of the components to an A2 sized card base and added my sentiment from the stamp set using a tinsel embossing powder in red. And that will complete another Christmas card!!! YAY!!!

With this card, I am also participating in the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, Anything goes!

 

 

And the Your Next Stamp Sketch and Color Challenge # 78

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Your Next Stamp Santa’s Helper ~ Zig Clean Color Real Brush ~ Christmas card

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Moving right along on making Christmas cards, I made this one inspired by YNS Sketch and Color Challenge #77 using Santa’s Helpers stamp set from Your Next Stamp.

Your Next Stamp Santa’s Helpers stamp set colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and patterned papers handmade Christmas card.

I wanted to use my Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers for this card so I began by stamping all of the images onto a piece of Bristol smooth cardstock with Versafine Onyx black ink. I also embossed the images using black embossing powder, so that I can have a nice dark outline.
Using my Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers, I used the following color combinations:

Chimney: 024 Wine Red and 260 Deep Red for shadows
Santa suit: 024 Wine Red and 260 Deep Red for shadows
Santa boots and belt: 095 Dark Gray and 010 Black for shadows
Santa hats: 024 Wine Red and 260 Deep Red for shadows
Penguins: 095 Dark Gray and 010 Black for shadows
Penguins beaks and feet: 070 Orange
Penguin bellies: 091 Light Gray
Snow: 091 Light Gray and 099  Cool Gray 1

Your Next Stamp Santa’s Helpers stamp set colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and patterned papers handmade Christmas card.

To put this card together, I fussy cut the images out and adhered them onto an A2 sized card base using the sketch template and patterned paper from Recollections called Christmas Noel paper pad. I generally leave my cards blank on the inside, however, the sentiment in the stamp set was just begging to be added and since I had an extra penguin image I added the little guy inside to complete my card.

Your Next Stamp Santa’s Helpers stamp set colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and patterned papers handmade Christmas card.

As always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

 

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Your Next Stamp Santa's Helpers stamp set
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Versafine Onyx Black ink
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Hero Arts Circle Infinity Dies
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Hero Arts Embossing Powder in White
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Tonic Studio's Nuvo Embossing Powder in Jet Black
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Your Next Stamp Huggles Christmas Star ~ Zig Clean Color Real Brush ~ Christmas Card

Hey everyone,

It’s been a hectic two weeks around here, hence the lack of posts and participation in the card challenges that I love so much.
But I’m finally finished with the project that took me away from my craft time and now I can get back in to my happy place to create some cards.
This card was inspired by Your Next Stamps’ Sketch or Color Challenge # 76. This week I choose to do the color challenge with this one layer card.

Your Next Stamp Huggles Christmas Star colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and Distress ink background handmade Christmas card.

I did not intentionally set out to make a one layer card (originally, I wanted to use an evergreen trees die in the background) but the best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry, so they say!
I started by stamping the images onto a piece of Bristol smooth cardstock using Versafine Onyx black ink and masking it using Molotow art masking liquid.
I have to say that I was not a 100% happy with this product when I removed it as it left some of the blue residue onto the image. Perhaps it’s a user error and I will try another time before I make up my mind.
I wanted to create a wintery scene background and used my favorite distress inks for the night time sky and added a spritz or two of the Shimmer Sparkle spritz for an all over sparkle. I finished the background with splatter of diluted white paint to mimic snow.
I used the Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers to color my images and very little water as I had to cover up some of the blue residue left by the masking pen.

Colors I used:
Bear: 068 Deep Brown, 065 Mid Brown and 072 Beige
Scarf: 029 Geranium Red and 022 Carmine Red
Gingerbread man: 072 Beige
Shoes/bow 032 Persian Blue
Hat: 022 Carmine Red
Star: 051 Lemon Yellow

Your Next Stamp Huggles Christmas Star colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and Distress ink background handmade Christmas card.

To put this card together, I cut the main panel using a stitched rectangle die and adhered it to a white A2 sized card base.
The sentiment I used is from the same stamp set and I die cut it with a banner die after stamping it with Versafine Onyx black ink. And that will complete this simple yet I think stunning Christmas card!
I followed the Color Challenge on this card and hope that I made a card that inspired you.

As always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

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Your Next Stamp Huggle Christmas Star
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Versafine Onyx Black ink
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Distress Ink Mini Tumbled Glass
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Your Next Stamp Woodland Cuties~Copic Colored~Sketch Challenge #74

Hey everyone,

It’s been an interesting month or so around here, with a hurricane threat, evacuation, power outage for almost a week and two weeks of steady cleaning up after the storm. But we are super blessed that we were together as a family and endured very little damage.

This week I’ve created a card inspired by the fall season for a very special cousin for her upcoming birthday.

Your Next Stamp Woodland Cuties stamp colored with Copic Marker patterned paper handmade card.

To start, I cut a panel of a 4.25” by 5.5” bright orange cardstock and adhered it to a standard A2 sized card base. Next, I cut a panel of a 4” by 5.25” piece of patterned paper from Heidi Grace Designs and added some foam tape for dimension.

For the background piece, I used Distress Oxide Ink in Twisted Citron for the grass, Salty Ocean for the sky and ink blended the areas onto a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock. To finish off the background piece, I die cut the panel using a stitched rectangle die from Lawn Fawn.

Your Next Stamp Woodland Cuties stamp colored with Copic Marker patterned paper handmade card.

Working on the focal point image, I stamped the adorable little fox from Your Next Stamp Woodland Cuties onto a piece of Spectrum Noir ultra-smooth cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink.
I used Copic markers to color the fox and add some shading to the grass on the background piece.

Your Next Stamp Woodland Cuties stamp colored with Copic Marker patterned paper handmade card.

Fox: YR65, YR18 and E19
Blender 0, W1 and W3 added Wink of Stella Glitter Brush marker
Grass: YG01, YG03 and YG05

I fussy cut the image and adhered it to the background piece using some foam squares for dimension. To finish the card, I stamped the sentiment and used a ornate square frame die to cut it out. And that completes my card.  I am entering this card into the YNS Sketch and Color challenge # 74. More details are available on their blog.

As always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

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