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Your Next Stamp Monkey Fun

Hello everyone, now that Valentine’s Day is over, I wanted to rebuild my stash of birthday cards starting with this
adorable monkey from Your Next Stamp.

stamped-image-monkey

To begin my card, I stamped the image of the monkey onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb cardstock with Memento
Tuxedo Dye ink and colored the image with Copic markers. Once I finished coloring, I used the ScanNCut to cut the image out.

Copic Markers Combination

Monkey: E49, E27, E25, E23, E31, E30
Monkey Face: E11, E21, E000, E0000
Branch: E29, E27, E23, E31
Leaves: YG17, YG13, YG01

stamped-image-monkey

For the background, I created my own stamped pattern with one of the leaf images in the stamp set. Using Versamark ink,
I stamped the image onto a piece of Bristol smooth cardstock and heat set the white embossing powder. I created a
bold background by ink blending Distress ink in Mowed Lawn in the center of an A2 sized panel then added
Twisted Citron at the outer edges covering the entire panel. Of course, I had to add the water splatters and the
white paint for some added interest.

stamped-image-monkey

With the second to largest ripped rectangles die, I die cut the center out of the top panel then added foam tape to the frame
before adhering it to a top folding card base. The only thing left to do to complete this card was to create a sentiment,
which I stamped onto a piece of black cardstock and heat set it with white embossing powder. I added the focal
image and a few black enamel dots to finish the card off.

This card was partly inspired by the current Your Next Stamp Challenge # 132: Create Your Own Background. I hope you enjoyed this card and found it inspiring.

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

Lawn Fawn Valentine’s Day Critters Collection Handmade Card

Hello everyone, I created one last Valentine’s Day inspired slimline card to share with you featuring adorable images by Lawn Fawn.

stamped-image-puffin-whale-seal

I used several small images from Lawn Fawn that I stamped onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb cardstock using
Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink and Copic Markers to color the images in. Using the coordinating dies, I die cut all of the
images and set them aside to work on the background.

Copic Color Combination

Seals: C5, C3, C2, C1, C00, Blender, R22, R20
Puffins Body: W9, W7, W5, W3
Face: W3, W0, blender, R22, R20
Feet/Beak: YR18, YR15, YR21
Whales: N7, N5, N3, N1, N0, R22, R20
Ice Float: BG13, BG11, BG10, B000
Clouds: B29, B24, B23, B21
Rock: W7, W5, W4, W3, W1, Blender

stamped-image-puffin-whale-seal

For the background, I die cut a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock with the stitched slimline die by Trinity Stamps and
blended Distress ink in Dried Marigold over the bottom and Worn Lipstick across the top of the panel. I spritzed the panel
with water and blotted it dry with a clean paper towel. Once the panel was dry, I splattered it with diluted Opaque Copic
white paint for a little added texture.

On another piece of Bristol smooth cardstock, I ink blended Distress Ink in Blueprint Sketch and die-cut waves
using stitched wave borders.

stamped-image-puffin-seal-whale

Lastly, I stamped the sentiment onto the slimline panel with Versafine Onyx Black ink and began adhering all of the
elements on the card front. You can watch how I created this card over on my YouTube channel linked below.

Video Link

Don’t forget to stop by the LawnFawnatics Challenge Blog and check the Design Team’s inspiration projects.

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

 

This card is entered in the following challenges

Polkadoodles Craft Challenge | Polkadoodles Digi Chooseday Craft Challenge | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Addicted to Stamps and More | Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Crafty Creations Challenge | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends

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Sunny Studio Love Monkey | Hearts and Flowers Video Hop

Hi friends, I’m hopping along with a handful of talented crafters, all sharing projects following a “Hearts and Flowers” theme. For
my card today, I decided to create a Valentine’s Day inspired card featuring Sunny Studios Love Monkey and the Quilted
Hearts Embossing Folder.

stamped-image-of-monkey

To start the card, I stamped out all of the images I planned to use onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock using
Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I then used Copic markers to color all of the images and the ScanNCut to cut them out.

Copic Markers Combination

Monkey bodies: E49, E27, E23, E31
Monkey faces: E11, E00, E0000, R22, R20
Pink: RV00, RV52, RV55
Envelope: C5, C3, C00
Tree: E23, E27, E29
Leaves: YG01, YG13, YG17

stamped-image-of-monkey

For the background, I ink blended a panel of Bristol smooth cardstock using Distress Oxide ink in Worn Lipstick at the top of the
panel and Spun Sugar more at the bottom of the panel. I splattered the panel with water and blotted it dry with a clean paper towel.

Once the background was dry, I die cut the panel using a stitched rectangle die and a stitched heart from the upper center of the
panel. Then, I created a little more texture to the panel by embossing it with the Quilted Hearts Embossing Folder by Sunny Studios.

To finish this card, I stamped the sentiment onto a piece of black cardstock and heat embossed it with white embossing powder.
I popped up the front panel as well as the images and the sentiment strip with foam squares. And lastly, I added red clay
hearts across the entire panel with liquid adhesive.

To see all of the other participants and how I created this card, visit my channel below.

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

 

This card is entered in the following challenges

Polkadoodles Craft Challenge | Polkadoodles Digi Chooseday Craft Challenge | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Addicted to Stamps and More | Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Crafty Creations Challenge | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends

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!


Bugaboo Stamp Unicorn Chibi | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends | Design Team Project

Hi everyone and welcome to a new challenge on the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. Our sponsor for this month
is Bugaboo Stamps with its unique collection of digi stamps. For my card today, I created a fun, YOU ROCK shaker card
featuring Unicorn Chibi digital stamp.

unicorn-chibi

Because this is a digital stamp, I printed it onto a Neenah Solar White 80 lb. cardstock using a laser printer. I colored the
image with Copic Sketch Markers and cut the image out using the Brother ScanNCut.

Copic Color Combination

Skin: E04, E11, E21, E00, E000
Hair: G00, YG11, G12, BG11, G02, BG13, YG09
Dress/Shoes: BV04, BV13, BV02
Horn: BV02, BV31

unicorn-chibi

For the background, I blended Distress Oxide ink in Cracked Pistachio, Shaded Lilac, and Peacock Feathers onto a piece of
Bristol Smooth cardstock. I splattered the panel with water and blotted it dry with a paper towel. Once the panel was dry,
I splattered it with diluted Opaque Copic white paint for a little added texture.

I created the shaker window by die cutting the ink blended panel with a Mama Elephant Sky Bursters Creative Cuts die and
additionally blending a panel with Shaded Lilac Distress Oxide ink for the background.

unicorn-chibi

Once the die cutting was complete, I began building the shaker element by adding two layers of foam tape to the
back of the main panel. I choose silver and white bits and pieces for the shaker so that it will blend well
with the purple background.

I added the focal image with some 3D foam squares and lastly, I heat embossed the sentiment with white embossing
powder onto a strip of black cardstock and adhered it to the front of the card.

Be sure to visit our sponsor, the Bugaboo Stamps to see their fun and quirky images. And then drop by
the Bugaboo Challenge blog for more chances at winning!

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

This card is entered in the following challenges

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | A Gem of a Challenge | A Bit more Time to Craft ChallengeCreatalicious Challenge| Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Crafts Galore Encore | LeAnn’s World 101 | Stamping Sensations |

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card.
Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you.
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Hero Arts | My Monthly Hero January 2020 | 8 Cards

Good Morning everyone, today I’m sharing eight cards I made using Hero Arts’ My Monthly Hero Card Kit for January 2020.
Can I just say that I so so so love this kit! It is such a versatile kit that you could use the contents to create just about any type of card.

watercolored-butterfly

 

watercolored-butterfly

Card 1

inked-butterfly-and-roses

inked-butterfly-and-roses

Card 2

watercolored-roses

watercolored-roses

Card 3

kraft-envelope-and-watercolored-roses

kraft-envelope-and-watercolored-roses

Card 4

bouquet-of-watercolored-roses

Card 5

bouquet-of-watercolored-roses

bouquet-of-watercolored-roses

Card 6

watercolored-butterflies

watercolored-butterflies

Card 7

For the last card, I used the add-on for this month called, Unbearably Thankful stamp set.

stamped-image-of-bears

stamped-image-of-bears

Card 8

Copic Color Combination

Bears: E59, E57, E37, E35, E33, E31
Greenery: G03, YG03, YG01
Honeycomb: E37, E35, Y35, Y32
Flowers: Y08, Y17, W7, W5
R85, R83, R81
Y08, Y02, Y00
RV17, V05, RV52

I had so much fun creating with this months’ kit and I hope that I have provided some inspiration for creating with this kit. Unfortunately, the kit is sold out but this will give you the opportunity to dig in your stash for similar items and get crafting!

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!

This card is entered in the following challenges:

A Blog Named Hero | The Cat Pajamas TCP Tuesday #364 | Creative Fingers Challenge Blog | Crafty Friends Challenge Blog | Tuesday Throwdown Challenge | Creative Moments Challenge | Crafts Galore Encore Challenge | LeAnn’s World 101 |

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!


Sugar Pea Designs For Pugs Sake | Valentine’s Day Handmade Cards

Good morning everyone, I’m starting the Valentine’s Day cardmaking with this adorable little pug by Sugar Pea Designs.
This card was inspired by the current Sugar Pea Designs’ Mix it up Challenge # 63.

stamped image of a pug

For this card, I followed the sketch provided to create a sweet Pugs & Kisses Valentine’s Day card that you can share with a loved
one or a friend.
I stamped out the image of the pug and clouds onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb cardstock using Memento Tuxedo Black
ink and used my Copic Markers to color the images in.

Copic Markers Combination

Pug: E55, E53, E51, E50, W9, W7, W5, W3
Balloon: BV, 13, BV04, BV02, BV01
Clouds: BV04, BV02, BV01

Once I finished coloring the images, I used the Brother ScanNCut to cut the images out leaving a small white border.

stamped images of pug

To create the background, I die cut a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock with a large stitched rectangle die and then ink blended
Spun Sugar Distress Oxide ink, Shaded Lilac Distress Oxide ink and finished the bottom off with a little Blue Print Sketch Distress
Oxide ink. I splattered the background with watered down Shaded Lilac and Black acrylic paint for a little interest.

stamped image of pug

To assemble the card, I die cut puffy clouds from white cardstock and added them to the bottom with foam tape, added a sentiment,
and the focal point images. And that’s all to it!

Stop by the Sugar Pea Designs’ Challenge Blog for more inspiration and a chance to win.

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

This card is entered in the following challenges

Polkadoodles Craft Challenge | Polkadoodles Digi Chooseday Craft Challenge | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Addicted to Stamps and More | Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Crafty Creations Challenge | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends

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!


Morgan’s Art World Old Roses Frame | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends | Design Team Project

Good morning everyone, today starts the new challenge over on the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. This month
we are celebrating 5 years with a month-long celebration by hosting a challenge every week for more chances to win. This
week we are sponsored by Morgan’s Art World. For my project today, I used the Old Roses Frame.

scripture quote in old roses frame

Typically, I make cards and hardly ever stray from cardmaking. Every now and then I’ll get into mixed media and create some
arts on canvas. For this project, I immediately envisioned an inspirational sentiment inside the rose background framed.
And that is exactly what I made.

I printed the image in a 5 x 7 format because I wanted to create a framed picture onto a piece of Neenah White 80lb cardstock.
I used Copic markers to color in all of the images including the background.

Copic Markers Combination

Roses: R59, R39, R27, R24, R22
Greenery: G28, YG67, YG63, YG03
Frame: E37, E35, E33, E31
Background: B00, B000, B0000

For the background, in order to be somewhat seamless, I added several layers of ink focusing on a darker center and lighter
as it fades out. If I had to do it all over again, I probably would have drawn in some clouds to break up the scene and
made it a little more dimensional.

I trimmed around the frames and added a piece of black cardstock as a mat then framed it in a 5×7 black frame.

I hope you will join us for this week’s challenge over on Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog and enter to win a prize.
Be sure to visit our sponsor, Morgan’s Art World and check out the shop for some stunning images. Then stop by
their blog for Morgan’s ArtWorld Open Challenge

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

Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamp Winter Hugs | Craft Collabs Video Hop | Giveaway

Good morning everyone and welcome to this months’ Craft Collabs Hop, where we come together to share themed crafty projects.
This month’ we are sponsored by Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps, found here.

My card today features Winter Hugs stamp set and a pearl alcohol ink background.

Polar Bear and Penguin stamped images

I first started working on the background for this card because I needed time for this to dry. I decided to work with Pearl Alcohol
inks in several shades of purples and pinks, along with a touch of silver and white. In a well-ventilated room, I placed a piece of
Yupo Paper onto my work surface and added the alcohol inks one by one, as well as the blending solution.

The fun part of creating with alcohol inks is that you can play around by adding the ink and then moving the ink around with a
blending solution and a felt applicator tool or a brush and even a straw will move that ink. There is no right or wrong way, it’s all
about just sitting down and playing around.

Polar Bear and Penguin stamped images

Once, I was happy with the outcome of my background, I set it aside to completely dry. In the meantime, I stamped all of the
images onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock with Memento Tuxedo ink and used my Copic markers to color them in,
then the ScanNCut to cut them out.

Copic Markers Combination

Igloo: B000, BG000, B0000, Blender
Polar Bears: W2, W1, W00, R20, R000, Blender
Penguin: Black W9, W7, W5, W3 White W2, W1, W00, Blender Feet YR04,  E33

Polar Bear and Penguin stamped images

Once the background was dry, I added Distress Micro Glaze to seal in the color, then began working on the rest of the components.
I stamped the sentiment onto a piece of black cardstock and heat set it with white embossing powder, then trimmed it down.
I used a stitched hillside die to creatively die cut a long piece of white cardstock for the snowbank. Once I had all of the
pieces colored and die cut, I was ready to add the components onto the card front and create a very wintery little scene.

Polar Bear and Penguin stamped images

Don’t forget to visit my YouTube channel for the process video, as well as a chance to enter the Rafflecopter giveaway for a chance to win!

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

This card is entered in the following challenges

Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Crafty Creations Challenge | A Gem of a Challenge | Southern Girls Challenge | Crafty Friends Challenge Blog | Tuesday Throwdown | Word Art Wednesday | 2 Crafty Critter Crazies | LeAnns World 101 | Colouring in Scrapland |

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!


Pattie’s Creations Moon Fairy | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends | Design Team Project

Good morning everyone, it’s time for a new challenge on the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. The theme is always
ANYTHING GOES and this week, the design team is creating projects with Pattie’s Creations images. For my card today,
I created a whimsy inspired card using the Moon Fairy digital image.

Moon Fairy Digital image

I began the card by printing the image onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb cardstock. I wanted the image to be prominent
on the card design, so I printed the image almost as large as the card panel. I created a mask by printing the image onto a
piece of printing paper and then added a temporary liquid adhesive to the back. For the tiny stars, I used a liquid mask
over the stars in order to create the background.

Moon Fairy digital image

Using a stencil and Distress Oxide ink in Wilted Violet, I created the purple clouds with a blender brush.
After removing the mask, I used my Copic markers to color in the image.

Copic Markers Combination

Skin: E04, E13, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20
Hair: E11, E13, E15, E18, E49
Outfit: BG49, BG57, BG45, BG53, BG10
Wings: BG57, BG53, BG10
Moon: C02, C01, C0, C00, Y000, B0000, Blender

Moon Fairy

To finish this card, I stamped part of the sentiment onto a piece of black cardstock and white heat embossed it.
The second part of the sentiment, I stamped directly on the background and added silver embossing powder.

Be sure to visit our sponsor, Pattie’s Creation for some of the most amazing digital images and pop over to Pattie’s Creations Design Challenge Blog for a chance to win!

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

This card is entered in the following challenges

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | A Gem of a Challenge | Di’s Digi Challenge Blog | Crafty Creations Challenge | Crafty Friends Challenge Blog | Word Art Wednesday | Crafts Galore Encore Challenge | LeaAnn’s World 101 | Pattie’s Creations Challenge Blog

 

Sugar Pea Designs’ Christmas Cheer | Nuvo Gilding Flakes | Copic coloring

Good morning everyone, I’m sharing one last holiday inspired card for this year featuring Sugar Pea Designs’ Christmas Cheer
stamp set and Nuvo’s Gilding Flakes in the background.

Sugar Pea Designs Christmas Cheer stamp set colored with Copic markers combined with Card Front Elements Builder II by Sugar Pea Designs and Nuvo Gilding Flakes in gold for a holiday inspired handmade card.

I started this card by creating the background first. I cut a piece of Neenah Desert Storm panel to 4.25 by 5.5 and applied a
double-sided adhesive from Scrapbook.com diagonally across the entire panel. Then I applied the gold gilding flakes
and rubbed them in with my fingers. Once the entire panel was covered, I used a stencil brush to brush away any
excess flakes back into the container.

Sugar Pea Designs Christmas Cheer stamp set colored with Copic markers combined with Card Front Elements Builder II by Sugar Pea Designs and Nuvo Gilding Flakes in gold for a holiday inspired handmade card.

Next, I stamped out the images onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb cardstock with Memento Tuxedo ink and colored
them in with Copic markers.

Copic Markers Combination

Bear: C02, C01, C00, Blender
Hat: B02, B01
Owl: E27, E55, E53
Lights: Y15, Y00
Red: R24, R22
Blue: B01, B00, Blender

Sugar Pea Designs Christmas Cheer stamp set colored with Copic markers combined with Card Front Elements Builder II by Sugar Pea Designs and Nuvo Gilding Flakes in gold for a holiday inspired handmade card.

I used the ScanNCut to cut out all of the images and die cut a tag from Gina K’s Red Velvet by Thermo Web cardstock using Card Front Elements Builder II by Sugar Pea Designs.

Then I added all of my components onto the card front with foam tape and finished the card with a sentiment strip
stamped with Versamark ink and heat embossed with white embossing powder.

This card is created for and entered into Sugar Pea Designs’ Mix it up Challenge #62

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

This card is entered in the following challenges

Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Southern Girls Challenge | Creatalicious Challenge | Creative Moments Challenge | The Cuttie Pie Challenge |

Sugar Pea Designs Christmas Cheer, copic colored images. #sugarpeadesigns #handmadecards #stamping #papercrafting

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!