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Glittery Ink Blended Background | Cards for Kindness by Scrapbook.com

Good morning everyone, I’m super excited to share a card today featuring Scrapbook.com Cards for Kindness Stamp set.

Scrapbook.com Cards for Kindness

This is a fantastic stamp set that features sentiments for anyone in need of an emotional boost or a smile. For their part in
sharing handmade smiles, Scrapbook.com has launched a global initiative to collect and distribute handmade cards
to cancer organizations, hospitals, shelters retirement homes, children’s homes among others.

Follow the link here to learn how you can help and donate your handmade cards to this wonderful cause.

For my card today,  I created a fun and brightly ink blended panel over a glittery stenciled background
that focused on the large HELLO sentiment.

Scrapbook.com Cards for Kindness

I began this card by ink blending a piece of Bristol smooth cardstock using Shaded Lilac Distress Oxide ink,
Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide ink and Cracked Pistachio Distress Oxide ink. After I ink blended an
entire A2 sized panel, I spritzed the panel with water and blotted it dry with a clean paper towel.

Next, I die cut the panel using the Scrapbook.com Exclusive Nested Circle Dies and Nested Rectangle Dies.  After
blending the background and die-cutting the panel, I secured the Scrapbook.com Exclusive Dandelion
Stencil onto the panel and applied a thin layer of Ranger Ink Stickles Glitter Gel in Moon Dust.

Scrapbook.com Cards for Kindness

The result was a stunning ink blended background with a glittery finish over the stenciled area. For the sentiment on this card,
I stamped out the big and bold HELLO! with Versafine Onyx ink and added clear embossing powder. Be sure to watch
the video tutorial of this card to see how I created this simple yet stunning card.

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

Scrapbook.com Cards for Kindness

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. When possible, I use affiliate links to link products I use or personally believe in. This means that if you make a purchase through the links I share, I will earn a small commission at no additional cost to you! This helps me to run this blog and my YouTube channel to share the cards I make. Thank you so much for your support!


Easy Watercolor Background | Save the Crafty YouTuber Video Hop

Hi everyone, I am so excited to join all of the amazingly talented group of cardmakers for this years’
Save the Crafty YouTuber Video Hop. This is the 4th hop hosted by the very lovely Justine Hovey to discover and
celebrate the crafters of cardmaking video tutorials!

Heffy-Doodle-Otter-Side

 

For my card, I wanted to create an easy and quick watercolor background featuring Heffy Doodle’s Otter Side stamp.

I began by stamping out the images of the waves from the stamp set onto a piece of watercolor paper cut down to an
A2 sized panel. I used Versamark ink to stamp the images out and then I added white embossing powder
and heat set it with my heat tool.

To watercolor the background, I used several inks of Distress Oxide by smooshing a bit of ink onto my craft mat and
adding clean water to the ink. Using a #6 watercolor brush, I scribbled the ink onto the dry background panel. I used
Salty Ocean Distress Oxide ink, Blueprint Sketch Distress Oxide ink,  and Wilted Violet Distress Oxide ink
to create a beautiful ocean background.

Heffy-Doodle-Otter-Side

 

While the background panel was drying, I stamped out all of the adorable otter images with Memento Tuxedo Black ink onto
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock and used Copic markers to color them in.

Copic Coloring

Head and Body:  E31, E29, E25, E23 then E47
Face and Belly: E30, E23, R22, R20
Ball: YG00, YG09
White Gelly Roll Pen

 

Heffy-Doodle-Otter-Side

 

After I finished coloring, I used the ScanNCut machine to cut all of the images out for my card. I also created a sentiment by
stamping it onto a piece of black cardstock and heat set it with white embossing powder, then using a thin fishtail
banner to die cut the sentiment strip out.

To add a little interest in the card, I used the Heffy Doodle Skinny Imperial Rectangle Frames and die cut several pieces
of white cardstock. I adhered the frames together for dimension and add it to the center of my card.

 

 

In the video tutorial below, I’m sharing the process of creating this card as well as a chance to win a $25 gift certificate
to Scrapbook(dot)com which I will pick from the comments left on MY VIDEO!

 

Have fun hopping along and thanks 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 | Your Next Stamp Challenge #135 | TCP Tuesday #366 Challenge | Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog| Creative Fingers Challenge Blog | Word Art Wednesday |

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 Pot of Gold | Glitter Paste Stenciled Background

Hi everyone, I have a quick card for St. Patrick’s Day featuring Newton’s Nook Designs Pot of Gold with a stenciled glitter paste.

Newton's Nook Pot of Gold

First, I began working on the background by applying the Bo Bunny Wasabi Green Glitter Paste through the Cloudy Sky
Stencil onto a piece of 110lb. Neenah Solar White cardstock. I applied a thin and an even layer of glitter paste across the
stencil with a palette knife and then left the background to completely dry. While the background was drying, I stamped
the images of Newton with Memento Tuxedo ink onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb cardstock and colored them
in with Copic markers.

Copic Markers Combination

Cat: YR24, YR14, YR21, Y32, Y21 E08, R22, R20
Hat: C9, C7, C5, C3
Pot: C9, C7, C5, C3, C1
Gold: Y38, Y13
Green clover: G28, YG09, G02

NEwton's Nook Pot of Gold

Once the background was dry, I added dots of black Ranger Enamel Accents across the entire panel. I had to patiently wait again for the black enamel dots to dry before die cutting the panel with the scalloped rectangle die from the Frames and Flags Die Set.

To finish off this card, I stamped the sentiment with embossing ink and heat set it with white embossing powder on a piece of black cardstock. I added the focal point image onto foam squares and added a piece of vellum behind him to help the image stand apart from the background.

That’s all 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

Inky Paws Challenge 

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

Heffy Doodle Chimply the Best | Ink Blended Background with Perfect Pearls

Good morning crafty friends, I’m excited to share an adorable birthday card featuring some products from the new Heffy
Doodle release. My card features the adorable monkeys from Chimply the Best and the Fancy Foliage stencils on an
ink blended background with Perfect Pearls.

stamped image of monkeys

I began by ink blending an A2 sized panel with Distress Ink in Crushed Olive, Mowed Lawn and Pine Needles randomly
using the blender brushes. Once I had the entire panel covered, I secured the Fancy Foliage stencil to the panel and
applied the Perfect Medium ink, making sure to add plenty for the powder to stick.

Now the fun part of using this medium, is applying the Perfect Pearls powder with a small brush across the entire panel. I
then took a clean brush and brushed excess powder off to reveal a very shiny and shimmery stenciled design background.

While the background was drying, I stamped all of the images with Memento Tuxedo ink onto a piece of Neenah
Solar White 80lb cardstock and colored them in with Copic markers.

stamped image of monkeys

Copic Markers Combination

Monkey bodies: E31, E29, E27, E25, E23
Monkey faces: E00, E11, E21, E04, R22, R20
Tree branches: E23, E25, E27, E29
Leaves: YG00, YG13, YG07
Bananas: Y19, Y15, Y11, Y26
Peeled banana: Y02, Y21

stamped image of monkeys

Once the background was dry, I spritzed some water into the air and allowed the mist to hit the panel in order for
the Perfect Pearls to set. And then I began adhering all of the images and the sentiment strip which I stamped and
white heat embossed on a piece of black cardstock.

I have a video tutorial where I share how I created this card and how I colored the images with Copic Markers. Watch the video below or follow the link to my YouTube Channel!

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

A Gem of a Challenge | Dis Digi Designs Challenge | Tuesday Throwdown | Creative Moments Challenge | Cut it Up Challenge | Crafty Creations Challenge | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. When possible, I use affiliate links to link products I use or personally believe in. This means that if you make a purchase through the links I share, I will earn a small commission at no additional cost to you! This helps me to run this blog and my YouTube channel to share the cards I make. Thank you so much for your support!


Fred She Said Designs Hearts and Roses | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends | Design Team Project

Good morning everyone and welcome to this month’s challenge on the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog.
Our sponsor for this month is Fred She Said Designs. I’m super excited to share a simple foiled birthday card
I created with the Hearts and Roses Digital stamp.

In order for this foiling technique to work, I printed the digital image using a laser printer. The toner in the
printer is what allows the foil to stick on to the image.

After sizing and printing the digital image, I applied a piece of gold foil to the area and ran it through a
laminator in order to transfer the foil onto my card.

To complete this card, I cut a piece of mint glittery cardstock and adhered it to an A2 sized cardbase and added a gold
frame around the edge. I added the foiled image onto foam tape, which I fussy cut around the shape.

 

Join us with your entry for this challenge on the Lil Patch Crafty Friends Blog and check out
Fred She Said shop for some 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

Dis Digi Challenge | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Creatalicious Challenge | Crafts Galore Encore | Stamping Sensations Challenges | Pattie’s Creations | Crafty Animals Blog | The Crafty Gals Corner Challenge | Classic Designs Challenge |

MFT Sweet Sloths Hanging out with My Favorite Person Card

Happy weekend crafty friends! I wanted to share a sweet little sloth card featuring the MFT Sweet Sloths images
for the current sketch challenge on the MFT blog.

stamped image of sloth

Unfortunately, this set is retired, but with MFT’s Vault releases opening up, you never know, this set might come back.

I began by stamping one of the sloth images onto a piece of Neenah Solar White cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black
dye ink and colored it in with Copic Markers.

Copic Markers Combination

Sloth Body: E29, E39, E35, E33, E31
Sloth Face: E55, E53, E51, E50
Branch: E44, E43, E41
Flowers: Y08, C3, C00, BV01
Leaves: YG17, YG06, YG01
Butterflies: BV08, BV13, BV01
Y17, Y08, Y02, Y00
R89, R85, R81

For the background, I blended Distress Oxide ink in Mermaid Lagoon onto a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock focusing on
the upper half of the panel. I splattered the panel with water and blotted it dry with a paper towel.

stamped image of sloth

Using a stitched scallop edge frames die, I die cut several pieces of white cardstock so that I can stack them
for a bit of dimension. At this point, I began adhering all of the components to a white card base using
foam tape and liquid adhesive.

stamped image of sloth

Don’t forget to stop by the MFT Sketch Challenge Blog and enter for a chance to win some MFT goodies.

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

A Gem of a ChallengeSimon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Creative Fingers Challenge | Crafty Friends Challenge | Tuesday Throw-downs | Word Art Wednesday | Creative Moments Challenge | Time Out Challenges | Cuttie Pie Challange |

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 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!

This card is entered in the following challenges

Crafty Creations Challenge |

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.

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

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!


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!

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.
Thanks for your support!