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Lawn Fawn Oh What Fun | Clean and Simple Christmas Handmade Card

Hi everyone, I’ve had this stamp in my stash for a little while now and finally pulled it out for a quick and easy Christmas card,
inspired by the current LawnFawnatics Challenge: Happy Little Holiday Critters.

Lawn Fawn Oh What Fun stamp set combined with Lawn Fawn Snowy Backdrop die and Lawn Fawn Winter Wavy Sayings Christmas Handmade card.

I stamped the adorable Santa bear from the Lawn Fawn Oh What Fun stamp set onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb.
cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Ink and used my Copic markers to color in this image.

Copic Markers Combination

Red: R39, R37, R35, R14
Gold: Y00, Y04, Y23, YR23, Y28
Bear: E25, E23, E21, R22
White: C3, C1, C00
White Gel Pen

Lawn Fawn Oh What Fun stamp set combined with Lawn Fawn Snowy Backdrop die and Lawn Fawn Winter Wavy Sayings Christmas Handmade card.

I envisioned a snow globe effect but the snow globe die would have cut out most of the background. So plan B was to use the
largest stitched circle tag and die cut the tag from a white A2 sized panel.
For the background, I used a piece of navy heavyweight cardstock and the Snowfall Backdrop by Lawn Fawn
and simply die cut the panel.

Lawn Fawn Oh What Fun stamp set combined with Lawn Fawn Snowy Backdrop die and Lawn Fawn Winter Wavy Sayings Christmas Handmade card.

To complete this card, I adhered the navy panel directly to a white card base then added the top panel with foam tape
for some dimension. I set the focal point pieces inside and then added a sentiment and finished the card off
with a couple of die-cut hearts from red cardstock with glossy accents.

Lawn Fawn Oh What Fun stamp set combined with Lawn Fawn Snowy Backdrop die and Lawn Fawn Winter Wavy Sayings Christmas Handmade card.

Don’t forget to stop by the LawnFawnatics Challenge Blog and check 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

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!


Newton’s Nook Designs Winter Birds | Starfield Stencil and Nuvo Glimmer Paste | Christmas Handmade Card

Hi everyone, it is almost the end of the week and that means (at least in my house) hands up for the weekend!
I wanted to share an adorable Christmas card featuring this beautiful cardinal from the
Winter Birds stamp set by Newton’s Nook Designs.

Newton’s Nook Designs Winter Birds, colored with Copic Markers. Newton’s Nook Designs Starfield Stencils and Nuvo Glimmer paste in Moonstone. Christmas handmade card.

I began by stamping out the images from the stamp set onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock with Memento Tuxedo
Black ink and using Copic markers to color in these. I used the ScanNCut to cut these images out. I had a little trouble with the
berries but nothing that a little tape could not fix.

Copic Markers Combination

Bird: R59, R39, R29, R27, R24, R22, E39, W33
Branch: E29, E27, E25, E23
Berries: R27, R39

Newton’s Nook Designs Winter Birds, colored with Copic Markers. Newton’s Nook Designs Starfield Stencils and Nuvo Glimmer paste in Moonstone. Christmas handmade card.

For the background, I took a piece of Bristol smooth cardstock and ink blended Peacock Feathers Distress Ink using a blender brush.
Once it was dry, I die cut the panel using a stitched rectangle from the Frames & Flags Die set by Newton’s Nook Designs.
And then, I added the Nuvo Glimmer Paste in Moonstone over the Starfield Stencil for a touch of sparkle to the background.

Newton’s Nook Designs Winter Birds, colored with Copic Markers. Newton’s Nook Designs Starfield Stencils and Nuvo Glimmer paste in Moonstone. Christmas handmade card. #newtonsnookdesigns | Copic coloring Cardinal | Handmade cards | Cardmaking

Once the background was dry, I adhered the images with foam tape and then added it on top of a red scalloped
rectangle panel. I debated on adding the sentiment to the front of the card but I chose to stamp the sentiment on the inside
and not cover up any of the gorgeous sparkle on the card front.

This card was inspired by the current Inky Paws Challenge titled “Snowy Day”, check out the design teams inspiration
projects for some amazing cards.

That’s it for this card, 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!


Your Next Stamp Frosty Friends | Copic Markers | Christmas Handmade Card

Hi there, today I’m sharing a Christmas inspired card featuring Your Next Stamps’ Frosty Friends stamp for a sweet and shiny card.

Your Next Stamp Frosty Friends stamped image colored with Copic Markers set against an ink blended background for a sparkly Christmas handmade card.

For this card, I started by ink blending a panel of Bristol smooth cardstock with Seedless Preserve Distress Ink with a blender brush.
I added several layers of color to build up a bold background. Once the background was dry, I stamped the snowflakes
randomly on the background with Versamark ink and heat embossed with white embossing powder.

Your Next Stamp Frosty Friends stamped image colored with Copic Markers set against an ink blended background for a sparkly Christmas handmade card.

I only used one image from the stamp set which I stamped onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock with Memento
Tuxedo ink and used Copic markers to color in the image. I then used my ScanNCut to cut the image out.

Copic Markers Combination

Teal: BG49, BG45, BG53, BG10
White: C3, C1, C00, Blender, R22
Flower: RV69, RV55, RV00

I die cut a piece of white cardstock with Stitched Hillside Borders by Lawn Fawn then added some fine glitter by Lawn Fawn
on the hill to represent some shiny and sparkly snow.
I adhered the largest panel with fun foam to a white card base, then added the snowbank and my image.

Your Next Stamp Frosty Friends stamped image colored with Copic Markers set against an ink blended background for a sparkly Christmas handmade card.

This card was in part inspired by the current YNS #128 Winter Warm UP challenge, linked here! 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 | Tuesday Throwdown | Word Art Wednesday | Time Out Challenges | Crafting with an Attitude | 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!


Fabrika Fantasy Naughty Cherry Elf | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends | Design Team Project

Good morning fellow crafters, today starts the new challenge over on the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog.
This month’s exclusive sponsor for the challenge is Fabrika Fantasy. Fabrika Fantasy store carries some of the cutest, fun
and fantasy images for card making and coloring enthusiasts! For my design team project, I used the pre-colored Naughty
Cherry Elf image for a sweet inspired Christmas card.

Fabrika Fantasy digital image of The Naughty Cherry Elf, Christmas handmade card.

I printed the colored image onto a piece of Neenah 110lb. cardstock and used my ScanNCut to cut them out. Working
on the background, I die-cut a piece of vellum with a large stitched rectangle die and using a Delightful Bubbles Stencil
by Echo Park with Nuvo Glimmer Paste in Moonstone color. This is essentially a translucent paste with glitter, so whatever
the background is, that is the color that the paste will pick up. Since I used a translucent paper on top of white cardstock,
my paste took a white hue.

Fabrika Fantasy digital image of The Naughty Cherry Elf, Christmas handmade card.

Next, I die cut a tag from a piece of brown cardstock and added a woodgrain texture with an embossing folder by Sizzix. I added
a swipe of white pigment ink to give the impression of snow.

To finish this card, I adhered all of the elements, adding foam square and using a liquid adhesive. Lastly, I stamped the sentiment
using clear embossing ink and set it with white embossing powder onto red cardstock.

I hope you will join us and enter the challenge over on Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog for a chance to win a prize
and check out our sponsor, Fabrika Fantasy and their shop for some amazingly adorable images.

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 | Crafty Creations Challenge | Southern Girls Challenge | Word Art Wednesday | Creatalicious Challenge | Creative Moments Challenge | Time Out Challenge |MFT Sketch 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!


Hero Arts November 2019 My Monthly Hero | 8 Cards from 1 Kit

Hi everyone, Today I’m sharing the eight cards I made using the Hero Arts’ November 2019 My Monthly Hero Card Kit. And let me
say that this is an amazing kit. Not only for the value but the stamps and dies in this month’s kit are absolutely stunning.

Hero Arts November 2019 My Monthly Hero Card Kit featuring 8 handmade Christmas cards from 1 kit, colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers.

Card 1

Hero Arts November 2019 My Monthly Hero Card Kit featuring 8 handmade Christmas cards from 1 kit, colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers.

Card 2

I mainly focused on the images from the main kit in creating these cards with one exception from an add-on.
I first stamped all of the images I planned to use on Bristol smooth cardstock with black ink and heat embossed with
clear embossing powder. Since these images are tiny, I grabbed the Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers to quickly color
these images in, and die cut them out using the coordinating dies.

Hero Arts November 2019 My Monthly Hero Card Kit featuring 8 handmade Christmas cards from 1 kit, colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers.

Card 3

Hero Arts November 2019 My Monthly Hero Card Kit featuring 8 handmade Christmas cards from 1 kit, colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers.

Card 4

For each card, I tried to incorporate some technique that would highlight each card from incorporating vellum, ink blending,
inlay cards or creating a custom background.

While most cards are simple in nature, they are also quick and easy to re-create or mass produce for the upcoming Holiday Season.

Hero Arts November 2019 My Monthly Hero Card Kit featuring 8 handmade Christmas cards from 1 kit, colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers.

Card 5

Hero Arts November 2019 My Monthly Hero Card Kit featuring 8 handmade Christmas cards from 1 kit, colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers.

Card 6

The last two cards were probably my most favorite to create. The second to last card incorporates the Decorated Winter
Branches Window Fancy die add-on and simple ink blending for a stunning result. And the last card, probably my
favorite incorporates the Doorway Fancy die as an entire A2 sized card.

Hero Arts Decorated Winter Branches Window Fancy Die combined with ink blending, Christmas handmade cards.

Card 7

Hero Arts Doorway Fancy Die from the Hero Arts November 2019 My Monthly Her Card Kit colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers.

Card 8

I have a video linked below and on my YouTube Channel of the cards I made using the Hero Arts My Monthly Hero Kit for November 2019.

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

Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers Used

Light Green 041, Yellow Green 053
Red 020, Wine Red 024, Deep Red 200, Geranium Red 029
Yellow 050, Mustard 067
Mid Brown 065, Oatmeal 064, Dark Brown 062, Light Brown 061
Light Blue 036, Cobalt Blue 036, Haze Blue 302
Light Gray 091, Gray 090, Dark Gray 095
Socks on Kraft Cardstock Pink 25, Light Green 041, Purple 082, Cobalt Blue 031, Red 020
House 031, 036, 022, 024, 053, 047, 065, 062, 064

This card is entered in the following challenges:

A Blog Named Hero | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Your Next Stamp Challenge #128 | The Cat’s Pajamas Challenge #363 |

 

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!


Black Friday Crafty Sales and Specials!

Happy Black Friday all my Crafty Friends!!! I hope you had an amazing Thanksgiving surrounded by family and friends. Here is a list of all the Black Friday Sales that I have visited and found. Shopping these sales are a great way to support all of the small businesses and stores that we all love. Thanks to each and every one of you for following me on Social Media and YouTube! This passion of mine has been a journey and your support helps me achieve in turning this from a hobby into a dream! These are affiliate links, so these help me feed the kiddos, and to be able to keep crafting for all of you!

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Honey Bee Stamps Black Friday Deals 

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Blitsy Has a 60% of One item

Studio Katia Black Friday Sales 

  • Save 38% storewide with Code BF2019
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Your Next Stamp Autumn Harvest | Hello Autumn Handmade Card | Copic Coloring

Happy Tuesday everyone! I am sharing one last Thanksgiving card with you before we celebrate Thanksgiving! This card is inspired
by the current Your Next Stamp Challenge #127.

Your Next Stamp Autumn Harvest stamp images colored with Copic markers, autumn or fall-inspired handmade card.

I stamped all of the images that I wanted to use onto a piece of Neenah solar white 80lb. cardstock with Memento Tuxedo dye ink
and used my Copic markers to color them in. Once the images were colored in, I used my ScanNCut to cut them out.

Copic Markers Combination

Scarecrow Coat: E49, E47, E37, E35, E33, E50, E53, E55
Scarecrow Face: E15, E13, E11, E00, R22
Nose: E18, E15, E11
Scarecrow Shirt: BG57, BG53, BG000
Pumpkins: YR12, YR15, YR18, E11, E13, E15, E18, E47, E44, E43, G28, YG63, YG61
Rabbits: C5, C3, C1, C0, C00, R32, R20, R30
Birds: E37, E35, E33, E31, E30

Your Next Stamp Autumn Harvest stamp images colored with Copic markers, autumn or fall-inspired handmade card.

Part of this challenge was to incorporate plaid in the design. For my card, I used a piece of plaid patterned paper as a frame
around the focal point area.

I added some fall-inspired clouds to the background using a cloud stencil and Hero Arts inks. To complete this card, I stamped
the sentiment onto a piece of dark brown cardstock and white heat embossed it.

Your Next Stamp Autumn Harvest stamp images colored with Copic markers, autumn or fall-inspired handmade card.

Check out the Your Next Stamp Blog for all of the challenge information as well as design team inspiration for this challenge.

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!


MFT Stamps Captivating Mandala | Easy Water-colored Background | Christmas Handmade Card

Hi everyone! It seems that my Christmas cardmaking season is off to a slow start so I thought I’d make a quick and simple
Christmas card to add to my stash.

A clean and simple Merry Christmas handmade card featuring MFT Captivating Mandala die set against an ink water colored background.

For this card, I wanted to create a bright background that would perfectly compliment the Captivating Mandala die
by My Favorite Things. I began this card by painting a bright blue background using Mermaid Lagoon Distress Oxide
ink and Tim Holtz’s watercolor cardstock. I did a little ink smooshing with Blueprint Sketch Distress Oxide ink
and let the panel air dry.

A clean and simple Merry Christmas handmade card featuring MFT Captivating Mandala die set against an ink water colored background.

While the background was drying, I die cut the Captivating Mandala four separate times out of white heavyweight cardstock
and stacked them together for thickness. As a final step, my helper (aka my very eager daughter) sprayed the snowflake with
Glitter Dust in Silver for a little sparkle.
After all of the components were dry, I stamped the sentiment and heat set it with red embossing powder and added the
snowflake to the front with a red piece of thread to tie in the sentiment.

A clean and simple Merry Christmas handmade card featuring MFT Captivating Mandala die set against an ink water colored background.

This card was inspired by the current MFT Sketch Challenge # 463 on their blog. Check out the
design teams inspiration projects for this challenge.

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

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 Happy Harvest | Fall inspired handmade card | Copic coloring

Hi friends, I hope that your weekend is off to a great start.  I have a fall-inspired card to share with you inspired by
the current LawnFawnatics Sketch Challenge.

Lawn Fawn Happy Harvest stamp and Lawn Fawn Woodgrain backdrop stamp combined with Distress Oxide inked background for a fall-inspired, Many Thanks handmade card.

The theme for this challenge is “Guy Cards” and while this card can be for either guys or gals, I focused the color choice on
more of the darker tone shades for guys.
I began the card by stamping the images onto a piece of Neenah Solar White  80lb. cardstock with Memento Tuxedo
Black ink and used Copic Markers to color these in.

Copic Markers Combination

Scarecrow Shirt: W5, W3, W1, W0, G28, G07, G21
Scarecrow Hat: E29, E25, E23, G28, G07, G21
Overalls: B91, B93, B95, B99THE
Face: E00, E11, E13, R20, R22
Nose: YR04
Black Birds: W7, W5, W3, W1, R22 Beak: W9
Straw: Y21, E55
Steak: E57, E55
Pumpkins: YR65, YR04, YR18, E19, YG25, YG67

Lawn Fawn Happy Harvest stamp and Lawn Fawn Woodgrain backdrop stamp combined with Distress Oxide inked background for a fall inspired, Many Thanks handmade card.

After using the ScanNCut machine to cut out the images, I set those aside to work on the background. I stamped the
Woodgrain Backdrop on a kraft cardstock panel with Lawn Fawn’s Walnut dye ink and die cut a stitched circle from the top center.
On a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock, I ink blended Squeezed Lemonade, Fossilized Amber, Carved Pumpkin
and Ripe Persimmons Distress Oxide ink and splattered brown and white ink for added interest.

To finish this card, I stamped the sentiment onto a piece of black cardstock and heat set it with white embossing powder then die cut it with Fancy Wavy Banner and began adhering the focal point images, popped up on foam tape for a little extra dimension.

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

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

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 Color Layering Deer Stamp | Christmas 2019 Handmade Cards

Hi everyone, I hope your weekend is off to an amazing start. This card was inspired by the current A Blog Named Hero Challenge
and features two-color layering stamp sets.

Hero Arts Color Layering Deer stamp combined with Hero Arts Color Layering Christmas Tree stamp images set against a snowy ink blended background to create a beautiful Merry Christmas handmade card.

I absolutely love the Hero Arts Color Layering Deer stamp and wanted to incorporate it into this challenge titled “Nature”.
For me, when I think of nature, I always envision animals that I would find in woodlands.

Since this is a layering stamp, there are three stamps for each image each adding a distinct piece for the overall image.
For the most solid layer, I used Lawn Fawn dye ink in the shade of Butter and stamped it onto a piece of Neenah 110lb. white cardstock.
For the second layer, I stamped the image using Lawn Fawn dye ink in the shade of Doe.
And finally, for the last layer, I used Lawn Fawn dye ink in Walnut shade.
For the legs and face, I simply used Versafine Onyx black ink for a nice and dark impression.
I used the coordinating dies to die cut my image and set it aside.

Next, I used the Hero Arts Color Layering Christmas Tree stamp but this time I only used the most solid layer for a silhouette look.
After stamping the layer with Verafine Onyx black ink, I used the snowy layer stamp and heat set it with Lawn Fawn
Textured White embossing powder for a little snowy dimension.

Hero Arts Color Layering Deer stamp combined with Hero Arts Color Layering Christmas Tree stamp images set against a snowy ink blended background to create a beautiful Merry Christmas handmade card.

For the background, I took a panel of Bristol smooth cardstock and ink blended Mermaid Lagoon Distress Oxide ink towards the
bottom of the panel after masking off a snowy drift followed by Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide ink at the top of the panel. I spritzed the
panel with some water and Copic Opaque White ink for some interest.

I then trimmed the panel with a Hero Arts Rectangle die and added fun foam to the panel before adhering it to an A2 sized
Red Velvet by Gina K panel.

Hero Arts Color Layering Deer stamp combined with Hero Arts Color Layering Christmas Tree stamp images set against and ink blended background to create a beautiful Merry Christmas handmade card.

To complete this card, I stamped the sentiment with VersaMark ink and heat set it with red embossing powder by Hero Arts, then adhered the threes, popped up the deer with foam squares and added some red gems for a little sparkle.

There is still one more day left to join in on this fun challenge, check here for all of the details.

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 

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!