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Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit | Beautiful Mermaids | Watercoloring and Glittery Stenciled Background

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing three cards featuring the Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit Beautiful Mermaids stamp set.

The kit is sold out unfortunately, but signing up for a subscription will ensure that you don’t miss any future kits.

Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Nuvo Glimmer Paste.
Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Bo Bunny Glitter Paste.
Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Bo Bunny Glitter Paste.

My three cards feature the mermaid stamped images onto a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock using Versafine Onyx Black Ink and heat set with black embossing powder.

I decided to pull out my Jane Davenport Watercolor Palettes for these images since it’s been a little while and I absolutely love to watercolor, it is my favorite medium to use!

Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Bo Bunny Glitter Paste.

For the first card I colored the mermaid using a beautiful purple on the tail and thought that dark hair would complement well.

I used the following colors and palette combinations for the first mermaid: Skin – Buff from the Neutral Palette, Mystic and Royal from the Brights Palette for the tail and seashell, and for the hair I used Cocoa from the Neutral Palette.

Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Bo Bunny Glitter Paste.

For the second card, I combined a teal color called 70’s eye shadow from the Brights Palette for the tail, Kiss Kiss from the Neutral Palette for the hair and finished the shell with a color called Spice from the Neutral Palette.

Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Bo Bunny Glitter Paste.

I tried really hard not to color the image like the famous mermaid we all know but once I saw the two colors in the Palette Glitz-Sea called Sea Mist and Ariel there was no way it was not gonna happen. So for card three, I colored up this image just like the little mermaid.

Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Nuvo Glimmer Paste.

After I finished coloring and fussy cutting the images out, I wanted to create a background worthy of the images and thought I’d create some stunning backgrounds using stencils and glitter paste.
I had a lot of fun creating these cards and I absolutely love the end result of combining the water colored images and the stencils with the glitter paste.  I think it’s simple yet stunning.

Here is a video of how I created these cards!

That’s all for me today, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

This card is entered in the following challenges:

Poolkadoodles Digi Chooseday Craft Challenge | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Cardz TV Anything Goes Challenge | Poolkadoodles Crafting Anything Goes Challenge | Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Paper Nest Dolls Challenge | Fairy and Unicorn Challenge

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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Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Bristol Smooth cardstock
Bristol Smooth cardstock
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Tonic Studio's Nuvo Embossing Powder in Jet Black
Tonic Studio’s Nuvo Embossing Powder in Jet Black
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Versafine Onyx Black ink
Versafine Onyx Black ink
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Jane Davenport Mixed Media Watercolor Set Brights Palette
Jane Davenport Mixed Media Watercolor Set Brights Palette
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Jane Davenport Mixed Media Watercolor Set Neutral Palette
Jane Davenport Mixed Media Watercolor Set Neutral Palette
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Jane Davenport Mixed Media Watercolor Set Glitz-Sea Palette
Jane Davenport Mixed Media Watercolor Set Glitz-Sea Palette
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Echo Park Delightful Bubbles Stencil
Echo Park Delightful Bubbles Stencil
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Hero Arts Sea & Sky Stencil
Hero Arts Sea & Sky Stencil
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Dina Wakley Viney Stencil
Dina Wakley Viney Stencil
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Bo Bunny Glitter Paste in Turquoise
Bo Bunny Glitter Paste in Turquoise
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Bo Bunny Glitter Paste in Rose Gold
Bo Bunny Glitter Paste in Rose Gold
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Nuvo Glimmer Paste in Amethyst Purple
Nuvo Glimmer Paste in Amethyst Purple
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Lawn Fawn So Owlsome | Thanks Teacher Line Border Die | Copic Marker | Teacher Card

Hello everyone,

I had an opportunity to get into my craft room recently and play with some of the new Fall/Winter 2018 Lawn Fawn products to create an adorable owl teacher card.

Lawn Fawn So Owlsome Stamp set, Thanks Teacher Line border die and Knit Picky Fall Collection Paper pad teacher card.

I stamped the three owls, an apple, tree branch and the glasses onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80 lb. cardstock using Memento Tuxedo ink and colored them in with my Copic markers.

Color combination I used:
Owls: E37, E35, and E31 outer part of the body.
E53, E51 and R20 on the face and belly.
YR04 and YR02 on the feet and beak.
Apple: R27, R24 and R22
Tree Branch: E27, E25, E23 and E21

Lawn Fawn So Owlsome Stamp set, Thanks Teacher Line border die and Knit Picky Fall Collection Paper pad teacher card.

To assemble my card, I die cut a few different patterned papers from the new Knit Picky Fall Collection using a stitched rectangle die, a stitched hillside border die and outside in stitched scalloped rectangle die. I also used the new Thanks Teacher line border die which I die cut using black glittered cardstock and added as my sentiment across the center of the focal point panel.

Check out the link below for the full tutorial on how I created this sweet teacher card!

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

 

This card is entered in the following challenges:

Poolkadoodles Digi Chooseday Craft Challenge | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Cardz TV Anything Goes Challenge | Poolkadoodles Crafting Anything Goes Challenge | Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Lawn Fawnatics Challenge | Paper Nest Dolls Challenge | 2 Crafty Critter Crazies

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

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Lawn Fawn So Owlsome Stamp Set
Lawn Fawn So Owlsome Stamp Set
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Lawn Fawn So Owlsome Die Set
Lawn Fawn So Owlsome Die Set
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Lawn Fawn Thanks Teacher Line Border Die
Lawn Fawn Thanks Teacher Line Border Die
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Lawn Fawn Knit Picky Fall Collection 6 x 6 Paper Pad
Lawn Fawn Knit Picky Fall Collection 6 x 6 Paper Pad
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Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders Die
Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders Die
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Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Scalloped Rectangle Stackable Die
Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Scalloped Rectangle Stackable Die
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock - 25 pack
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock – 25 pack
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Scrapping For Less | Flavor of the Month July 2018 Card Kit | 4 cards from 1 kit | Copic coloring

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing the four cards I made using the Scrapping for Less Flavor of the Month July 2018 Card Kit, a bit late. With the start of school, it has been hectic with homework and after school activities around here. But I did sneak away and played in my craft room to create these four cards.

Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Sunny Studio Make a Wish stamp and Happy Birthday Girl patterned paper by Echo Park.
Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Create a Smile Rock On Stamp and Free Spirit patterned paper by My Favorite Things.
Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Pineapple ephemera by Scrapping For Less and Escape to Paradise patterned paper by Bo Bunny.
Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Avery Elle Party Fox Stamp and Happy Birthday boy patterned paper by Echo Park.

For these cards I followed the sketch provided by Scrapping For Less over on their blog which can be downloaded and/or saved to your computer.

The first card I made, I followed sketch number 1 and used collection number 2 with the adorable Sunny Studio’s stamp Make a Wish, exclusive to Scrapping For Less.

Color combination I used
Cake: R85, R83 and R81 BG49 and BG45
Candles: YR68, YR68, Y06 and Y00
Plate: W4 and W2

Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Sunny Studio Make a Wish stamp and Happy Birthday Girl patterned paper by Echo Park.

For the second card, I followed sketch number 2 and collection number 3. I used the ephemera in the collection as my focal point elements against the adorable patterned paper.

Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Pineapple ephemera by Scrapping For Less and Escape to Paradise patterned paper by Bo Bunny.

For the third card, I followed sketch number 3 and collection number 4 with the stamp by Create a Smile: Rock on (which I orginally thought it  was a bus!

 

Color combination I used:
BG99, BG93, W7, W5, W3 and W1

Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Create a Smile Rock On Stamp and Free Spirit patterned paper by My Favorite Things.

And the last card I made followed sketch number 4 and collection number 1. This is my favorite card from this kit as it features the adorable foxes from Avery Elle.

Color combination I used:
YR18, YR68 and YR65
Y17, Y15 and Y11
BG49 and BG45

Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Avery Elle Party Fox Stamp and Happy Birthday boy patterned paper by Echo Park.

I love cards kits because they are such a great value and the variety of products you get to create some adorable projects. Check out the video link below to see how I created these cards. As always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

This card is entered in the following challenges:

Poolkadoodles Digi Chooseday Craft Challenge | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Cardz TV Anything Goes Challenge | Poolkadoodles Crafting Anything Goes Challenge | Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Always Happy Birthday Challenge | 2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge

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

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Scrapping For Less Flavor of the Month card kit and subscriptions can be found here.  The stamp sets are exclusive to Scrapping For Less and can not be purchased elsewhere.

Happy Birthday Boy Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by Echo Park
Happy Birthday Boy Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by Echo Park
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Happy Birthday Girl Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by Echo Park
Happy Birthday Girl Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by Echo Park
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Happy Birthday Boy Collection Frames and Tags by Echo Park
Happy Birthday Boy Collection Frames and Tags by Echo Park
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Happy Birthday Girl Collection Ephemera by Echo Park
Happy Birthday Girl Collection Ephemera by Echo Park
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Escape to Paradise Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by Bo Bunny
Escape to Paradise Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by Bo Bunny
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Free Spirit Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by My Favorite Things
Free Spirit Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by My Favorite Things
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
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Lawn Fawn Stitched Square Stackable Dies
Lawn Fawn Stitched Square Stackable Dies
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Lawn Fawn Everyday Sentiment Banners
Lawn Fawn Everyday Sentiment Banners
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Circle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Circle Stackable Die Set
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Fishtail Flag Stax
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Fishtail Flag Stax
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Lawn Fawn Lacy Border Die
Lawn Fawn Lacy Border Die
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Pretty Pink Posh Storybook 2 Dies
Pretty Pink Posh Storybook 2 Dies
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Doodlebug Design So Much Pun | 10 cards from 1 Collections

Hello everyone,

I’ve been wanting to get a Doodlebug Collection and create a set of cards from one collection for a while now and I found the perfect opportunity with the So Much Pun Collection.

I used several items from this collection and I have not even made a dent in the things I purchased to create these cards. I can easily create at least a dozen more.

Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Collection, 10 cards from 1 kit.

All of the cards were inspired by card sketches that I’ve collected and organized into a binder for easy reference or inspiration.

Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Collection, 10 cards from 1 kit.

I utilized doodlepop stickers, icon cardstock stickers and mini icon stickers as well as patterned papers to create these cards.

Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Collection, 10 cards from 1 kit.

With so much cuteness, it is difficult to pick just one favorite card for me.

Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Collection, 10 cards from 1 kit.
Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Collection, 10 cards from 1 kit.
Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Collection, 10 cards from 1 kit.
Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Collection, 10 cards from 1 kit.

As always any Doodlebug collection is so adorable to work with that it’s easy to create a ton of variety in the cards.

Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Collection, 10 cards from 1 kit.
Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Collection, 10 cards from 1 kit.
Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Collection, 10 cards from 1 kit.

Check out the video link below to see how I created these cards. As always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

These cards are entered in the following challenges: Cardz TV | Polkadoodles Digi Chooseday Craft Challenge | Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge |   Lemon Shortbread Challenge | Papernest Dolls Challenge |

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

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Doodlebug Design So Much Pun 6 x 6 Paper Pad
Doodlebug Design So Much Pun 6 x 6 Paper Pad
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Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Icon Cardstock Stickers
Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Icon Cardstock Stickers
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Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Icon Cardstock Stickers
Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Icon Cardstock Stickers
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Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Mini Icon Stickers
Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Mini Icon Stickers
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Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Chit Chat Die Cut Cardstock
Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Chit Chat Die Cut Cardstock
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Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Odds and Ends Die Cut
Doodlebug Design So Much Pun Odds and Ends Die Cut
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Doodlebug Design Doodle-pops No Prob-llama
Doodlebug Design Doodle-pops No Prob-llama
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Doodlebug Design Doodle-pops Dino-mite
Doodlebug Design Doodle-pops Dino-mite
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Doodlebug Design Doodle-pops Out of This World
Doodlebug Design Doodle-pops Out of This World
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Mini Scallop Circle Stax
MFT Die-namics Stitched Mini Scallop Circle Stax
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Circle STAX
MFT Die-namics Stitched Circle STAX
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Mini Scallop Square Stax
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Mini Scallop Square Stax
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Scallop Basic Edges 2 Die
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Scallop Basic Edges 2 Die
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MFT Die-Namics Inside & Out Stitched Rounded Rectangle STAX
MFT Die-Namics Inside & Out Stitched Rounded Rectangle STAX
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Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit | 4 cards from 1 kit

Hello everyone,

Today I am sharing several techniques for the four cards I made using the contents of Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit.

Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring rainbow watercolored Modern Rose Blooms stamp background card.
Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring single layer card design with the fence stamp and hand drawn flowers.
Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring layered patterned paper with floral image.
Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring ink blended Modern Rose Blooms background card.

The first card I made incorporates a single image stamp with a patterned paper (happens to be my favorite) from the kit. I layered the patterned paper with a piece of craft cardstock in between to create a very vintage inspired look to this card. The stamped and colored image combined with a simple sentiment on top a piece of vellum completes this card.

Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring layered patterned paper with floral image.

The focus on the second card was a single layer card technique really to showcase the sentiment. I absolutely love the font of that sentiment. The card itself sort of has a watercolor picturesque feel with an inlay design of the card panel.

Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring single layer card design with the fence stamp and hand drawn flowers.

The third card I made incorporates a white heat embossed background of the Modern Rose Blooms stamp with a layer of Tattered Rose Distress Ink. The floral stamp with a sentiment are stamped and white heat embossed onto a piece of vellum which was fussy cut around the edge. Once I layered the focal point panel on top of the ink blended background, I felt as though it was blending in to the background. I never realized that you can color vellum. I only tried using my Copic Markers to go over the vellum but in the future I will use different mediums and see how it results.

Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring ink blended Modern Rose Blooms background card.

For the fourth card and my favorite, I white heat embossed the background with the Modern Rose Blooms stamp this time onto a piece of watercolor cardstock. I wanted to create a rainbow card for some time and this was the perfect opportunity. Using my Prima Marketing Watercolors, I added all of the colors of the rainbow and finished the card off with a simple sentiment embossed onto a piece of black cardstock. I really wanted the focus to be on the rainbow background and I think I achieved that.

Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring rainbow watercolored Modern Rose Blooms stamp background card.

I had a lot of fun creating cards from this kit, I only wish I had more time to create but alas the day of a mom is never done and that’s all for me today! Check out the video link below to see how I created these cards. As always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

These cards are entered in the following challenges: Cardz TV | Creative Craft Cottage | Pammies Inky Pinkie Challenge | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Papernest Dolls Challenge Blog| Lemon Short Bread Challenge |

 

 

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

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Hero Arts Rectangle Infinity Dies
Hero Arts Rectangle Infinity Dies
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Hero Arts Layering Classic Vellum
Hero Arts Layering Classic Vellum
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Versafine Onyx Black ink
Versafine Onyx Black ink
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Versamark Ink pad
Versamark Ink pad
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Hero Arts Embossing Powder in White
Hero Arts Embossing Powder in White
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Tonic Studio's Nuvo Embossing Powder in Jet Black
Tonic Studio’s Nuvo Embossing Powder in Jet Black
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Strathmore Watercolor Paper pad
Strathmore Watercolor Paper pad
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock - 25 pack
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock – 25 pack
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Peeled Paint
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Peeled Paint
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
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Prima Marketing Watercolor Confections, The Classics
Prima Marketing Watercolor Confections, The Classics
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Lawn Fawn Beam Me Up | Distress Oxide Galaxy Background | Copic Markers

Hi everyone,

I’m back with an otherworldly card featuring aliens from the Lawn Fawn Beam Me Up stamp set and a galaxy background created with Distress Resist Spray and Distress Oxides.

Lawn Fawn Beam Me Up Stamp Set colored with Copic Markers and Galaxy Background created with Distress Resist Spray and Distress Oxide Ink handmade Hello card.

First, I created the background by spritzing the Distress Resist Spray onto a piece of Distress watercolor cardstock. This spray makes it so easy and fun to create galaxy backgrounds. Once it’s dry, I can add the layers of Distress Oxide ink to begin building the galaxy background.

When I’m happy with the outcome of the background, I’ll put that aside to work on creating the focal point images.

Lawn Fawn Beam Me Up Stamp Set colored with Copic Markers and Galaxy Background created with Distress Resist Spray and Distress Oxide Ink handmade Hello card.

I stamped all the images onto a piece of Neenah solar white 80lb. cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Dye Ink and colored them in with Copic Markers.

Color combination I used

Green Alien YG7, YG5, YG3
Yellow Alien Y17, Y15, Y13
Red Alien R29, R27, R24
Blue Alien B4, B2, B1
Purple Alien V17, V15, V12

When the coloring was finished, it was time assemble all of the die cut components onto the galaxy background.

That’s all for me today, check out the video link below to see how I created this card. 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

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

This card is entered in the following challenges: Cardz TV | Colour Crazy Challenge | Polka Doodles Digi Choosday Challenge | Create and Makes Challenge Blog | Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Lawn Fawn Beam me up Stamp
Lawn Fawn Beam me up Stamp
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Lawn Fawn Scripty Hello Die
Lawn Fawn Scripty Hello Die
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Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle Frames Dies
Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle Frames Dies
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Lawn Fawn Everyday Sentiment Banners
Lawn Fawn Everyday Sentiment Banners
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Distress Resist Spray by Tim Holtz
Distress Resist Spray by Tim Holtz
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Distress Watercolor Cardstock
Distress Watercolor Cardstock
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock - 25 pack
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock – 25 pack
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Misti Stamping Tool (Mini)
Misti Stamping Tool (Mini)
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DCWV Fall Glitzy Collection 6 x 6 Paper pad
DCWV Fall Glitzy Collection 6 x 6 Paper pad
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wilted Violet
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wilted Violet
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wild Honey
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wild Honey
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Distress Oxide Ink in Cracked Pistachio
Distress Oxide Ink in Cracked Pistachio
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Faded Jeans
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Faded Jeans
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Black Soot
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Black Soot
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Mini Ink Blending Tool
Mini Ink Blending Tool
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Mini Ink Blending Tool Replacement Pads
Mini Ink Blending Tool Replacement Pads
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Scrapping For Less FOTM June Card Kit | Little Darling Rubber Stamp Just Beachy | Copic Markers

Hello everyone,

I have a quick card I made using the contents of Scrapping For Less Flavor of the Month June Card Kit featuring the Just Beachy from Little Darling Rubber Stamp, exclusive to Scrapping for Less.

Scrapping For less June FOTM Card Kit At the Beach featuring LDRS Just Beachy stamp and You are my Sunshine Patterned Paper by LDRS, Copic colored, sending kisses handmade card.

After stamping all the images onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock, I used my Copic markers to color the images up.

Color combination I used:

Seals:
Turtle:
Crab:
Beach chair/umbrella

Scrapping For less June FOTM Card Kit At the Beach featuring LDRS Just Beachy stamp and You are my Sunshine Patterned Paper by LDRS, Copic colored, sending kisses handmade card.

After using my ScanNCut2 to die cut my images, I worked on creating the card layout with the patterned paper and the beach scene for my critters. I’ve created a process video of the card linked below.

Well that’s all for this project, I hope you found it inspiring and 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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Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Scrapping For Less FOTM Card Kit, Just Beachy LDRS Stamp Set, You are my Sunshine Patterned Paper by LDRS

MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Circle STAX
MFT Die-namics Stitched Circle STAX
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MFT Blu Raspberry Cardstock 25 Sheets
MFT Blu Raspberry Cardstock 25 Sheets
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Lawn Fawn Ocean Waves Accent Die
Lawn Fawn Ocean Waves Accent Die
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Lawn Fawn Simple Stitched Hillside Borders
Lawn Fawn Simple Stitched Hillside Borders
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Versamark Ink pad
Versamark Ink pad
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Peacock Feathers
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Peacock Feathers
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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ScanNCut 2
ScanNCut 2
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Simon Says Stamp July 2018 Card Kit | 10 Card 1 Kit | Cool Summer

 

Hello everyone,

Today I’m featuring the Simon Says Stamp July 2018 Card Kit called Cool Summer and the 10 cards I made using all of the goodies from this kit.

Simon Says Stamp July 2018 Card Kit called Cool Summer, 10 cards 1 Kit projects.

Simon Says Stamp July 2018 Card Kit called Cool Summer, 10 cards 1 Kit projects.

Although the kit is sold out,    You can still purchase the contents of the kit separately to create projects you see.

 

 

I combined the pink patterned paper with three pineapples to create this simple “You’re one cool Pineapple” card.  Copic color combinations I used on the pineapples are YR27, Y28, G29, YG67, G24 and W9

For the second card I used a stencil to create the sun background and simply popped on the image and the sentiment to complete this card.  Copic color combination I used on cactus is G02, G29, G19, and G16. The pot color combination is E29, E27, E19 and E15.

I wanted a beach scene for this little flamingo so I had to create a sand dune and an ocean background using texture paste, gold embossing powder and the wave patterned paper from the kit. I colored the flamingo using Copic markers RV13, RV11 and RV10.

This is my favorite card I made using the contents of this kit. After stamping the background of the sun, I colored each image using my Copic markers Y17 and Y15 and adhered the panel to the Island Blue cardstock from the kit.

For card five, I did a little mirror image stamping of the fish so that they are looking at each other. After coloring the fish with Harvest Moon Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen, I added them to the waves pattern paper background on top of a white cardbase.

“Be a flamingo in a flock of pigeons” superbly highlights the pink glitter paper flamingo die cut with the less noticeable flamingos in the background.

Card 7 features the watermelons on a white panel die cut with 3 window cutouts on top of the green leaf cardstock from the kit. The watermelon Copic color combination is R35, R22, G19, G16, G14, YG11 and YG01 with a little glitter added on top of the center melon to complete this card.

I wanted a clean and simple design on this card and focus mainly on the two cacti in the heart. The color combination I used on these cacti is YG25, YG23 and YG21. The pots were colored same as before using E29, E27, E19, E15 and E13.

With the help of the stickers from the kit and the cloud stencil, I created this simple and adorable “Loved” card.

And for the last card I made using the kit, I focused on using one of the patterned papers as the focal image panel by popping it up on foam and adhering it to the Island Blue panel cut out with a scalloped stitched rectangle die.

So there are my ten cards in all, as well as the process video of each card I made!

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

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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AMZ
ScanNCut 2
ScanNCut 2
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AMZ
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
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MFT Mini Cloud Edges Stencil
MFT Mini Cloud Edges Stencil
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wild Honey
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wild Honey
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Squeezed Lemonade
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Squeezed Lemonade
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MFT Die-namics Slanted Sentiment Strips
MFT Die-namics Slanted Sentiment Strips
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
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Hero Arts Circle Infinity Dies
Hero Arts Circle Infinity Dies
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Salty Ocean
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Salty Ocean
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Ken Oliver Stencil Brushes
Ken Oliver Stencil Brushes
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Clarity Stencil Brushes
Clarity Stencil Brushes
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Worn Lipstick
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Worn Lipstick
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle STAX
MFT Die-namics Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle STAX
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Scallop Edge Frames
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Scallop Edge Frames
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Interactive Window Trio
MFT Die-namics Stitched Interactive Window Trio
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Lawn Fawn Outside in Stitched Hearts Stackable Die
Lawn Fawn Outside in Stitched Hearts Stackable Die
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MFT Die-namics Wonky Stitched Rectangle STAX
MFT Die-namics Wonky Stitched Rectangle STAX
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MFT Stencil Radiating Rays
MFT Stencil Radiating Rays
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
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Pretty Pink Posh Playful Puppies and Storybook Die | Copic | Distress Ink blending background

Hello everyone,

I wanted to share a quick and easy card using a couple of products from Pretty Pink Posh and mention that the Pretty Pink Posh is having a sale on their website for 15% off most of the products in their store.

Pretty Pink Posh Playful Puppies and Pretty Pink Posh Storybook 2 Die card colored with Copic Markers and ink blending background created with Distress Inks Best Friends card.

I used the Playful Puppies stamp set for all of the images, which I used my Copic Markers to color in. The color combination I used are listed below.

Puppies: E27, E25, E23, W9, W7, W5, W2, W1, W00 and R20
Hearts: R29, R27 and R24

Pretty Pink Posh Playful Puppies and Pretty Pink Posh Storybook 2 Die card colored with Copic Markers and ink blending background created with Distress Inks Best Friends card.

The background panel I created by die cutting a piece of watercolor paper and a Pretty Pink Posh Storybook #2 die and then ink blending the landscape grass and the sky.

To complete my card, I popped up the frame with foam tape and popped in the images also on foam tape for a little dimension.

Here is the detailed process video of how I created this adorable Playful Puppies card.

That’s all for me today, 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

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Pretty Pink Posh Playful Puppies Stamp Set
Pretty Pink Posh Playful Puppies Stamp Set
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Pretty Pink Posh Storybook 2 Die
Pretty Pink Posh Storybook 2 Die
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Strathmore Watercolor Paper pad
Strathmore Watercolor Paper pad
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Distress Ink Pad in Twisted Citron
Distress Ink Pad in Twisted Citron
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Distress Ink Pad in Mowed Lawn
Distress Ink Pad in Mowed Lawn
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Distress Ink Pad in Salty Ocean
Distress Ink Pad in Salty Ocean
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Distress Ink Mini Pad inTumbled Glass
Distress Ink Mini Pad inTumbled Glass
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Pay it Forward Prize Hop | MFT Beach Bunnies | Copic Markers

Hello everyone,

Today I am participating in a video hop called “Pay it Forward Prize Hop” with a giveaway. Each participant is independently offering a prize on their channel for the prize hop.

For this hop all the participants are creating projects with a red, white and blue theme and my card features the MFT Beach Bunnies in red, white and blue!

MFT Beach Bunnies stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxides Ink background die cut with MFT Die-namics Collage Cover-up summer inspired handmade card.

The layout of the card is based on MFT Sketch Challenge # 391 using the collage cover-up die.

After stamping all the images onto Neenah Solar White 80 lb. cardstock, I colored them using Copic Markers in the following color combinations.

Bunnies: W2, W1, W00 and 0
Ears: R21, R20 and R000
Red pieces: R29, R27 and R24
Blue pieces: B29, B26 and b24
Cone: E15, E13 and E11

MFT Beach Bunnies stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxides Ink background die cut with MFT Die-namics Collage Cover-up summer inspired handmade card.

 

For my stop on the video hop, I am offering a $35 gift certificate to Scrapbook.com for one lucky subscriber to my YouTube channel. The process video linked below will take you to the video hop as well as complete requirements on how to enter the giveaway.

 

Good luck and 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

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

MFT Beach Bunnies Stamp Set
MFT Beach Bunnies Stamp Set
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MFT Beach Bunnies Die-namics
MFT Beach Bunnies Die-namics
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MFT Die-namics Collage Cover-up
MFT Die-namics Collage Cover-up
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Sentiment Strips
MFT Die-namics Stitched Sentiment Strips
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Blueprint Sketch
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Blueprint Sketch
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Candied Apple
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Candied Apple
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock - 25 pack
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock – 25 pack
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Bristol Smooth cardstock
Bristol Smooth cardstock
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Double Sided Adhesive Rolls 1/2
Double Sided Adhesive Rolls 1/2″ x 30 Yards
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3M Foam tape
3M Foam tape
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3L Scrapbook Adhesive 3D Foam Squares
3L Scrapbook Adhesive 3D Foam Squares
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