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Light-up Halloween Card | Whimsy Stamps Boo Die Set

Hi crafty friends, I have a fun light-up Halloween card to share with you featuring the newly released Boo Die Set from Whimsy Stamps.

 

Whimsy Stamps Boo Die Set

 

As soon as I saw the ghosts, I knew I wanted to create a light-up card. Although this was my first ever light-up card, it was super easy to add the mechanism and create this spooky scene Halloween card.

 

Whimsy Stamps Boo Die Set.

 

I started by ink blending a panel using Seedless Preserve, Dusty Concord, and Chipped Sapphire Distress Oxide inks. Next, I added black and white paint splatters to the panel using diluted acrylic paint.

 

Whimsy Stamps Boo Die Set

 

And it was time to put the light mechanism in the back of the panel and arrange the scene using the die-cut ghosts, moon, and the word die. I used an EZ Light mechanisim by Pearblossom Press.

I have a video tutorial of this card where I share how I created this card and added the mechanism.  Watch the video below or follow the link to the Whimsy Stamps Channel!

 

 

As always, 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. 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!

EZ-Light by Pearblossom Press.


Halloween Card | Whimsy Stamps Spooks and Spells

Hi crafty friends, I have another Halloween card to share with you featuring the newly released Spooks and Spells Stamp from Whimsy Stamps.

Whimsy Stamps Spooks and Spells

To begin my card, I stamped out all of the images from the stamps set using Memento Tuxedo Black ink onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock. Next, I grabbed some neutral grey markers to color in the two images I used on my card.

Copic Markers Combination

Bat: N9, N7, N5, N3, R22, R20,
Cauldron: N9, N7, N5, N3, N1, N0
Legs/Handle: E15, YR14, YR15

Whimsy Stamps Spooks and Spells

 

I used my ScanNCut machine to cut the images out. The images I stamped but did not color, I save those in the pocket storage with the stamp for another time.

For the background, I ink blended a Bristol Smooth panel using Blueprint Sketch, Wilted Violet, and Spiced Marmalade Distress Oxide ink. I spritzed the panel with water and blotted it dry, then splattered diluted black acrylic paint with a paintbrush.

Whimsy Stamps Spooks and Spells

Once the panel was completely dry, I used the Peekaboo Window # 4 Die to die cut the panel. Before placing the ink blended panel onto the card front, I matted the card base using black cardstock.

To finish this card, I added the images and the sentiment with foam adhesive and embellished the images with a little sparkle.

I have a video tutorial of this card 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
Colour Crazy Craft Challenge | Di’s Digi Designs | Tuesday Throwdown |

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!

 


Alcohol Ink Background Cards | Whimsy Stamps Day of the Dead Frame Stamp

Good morning everyone, Halloween is in the air, and for today’s post I have two cards to share with you featuring the newly released Day of the Dead Frame Rubber Stamp.

 

Whimsy Stamps Day of the Dead Frame Rubber Stamp

 

For the first card, I created an alcohol ink background using Amethyst, Raspberry, and Eggplant alcohol inks by Ranger Ink.

I added all three of the inks onto a mini applicator felt pad and added a blending solution then pounced the ink back and forth around my panel until it created the marble texture look.

The background was so stunning as it was, that I stamped the Day of the Dead Frame onto the background and white heat embossed it. Just a little tip, that if you are embossing onto Yupo paper, you want to move the heat gun constantly so that the paper does not melt.

 

Whimsy Stamps Day of the Dead Frame Rubber Stamp

 

For the second card, I created another alcohol ink background this time using an orange palette. I used Sunshine Yellow, Sunset Orange, and Butterscotch alcohol inks by Ranger. Once again, I applied the alcohol ink as before, by adding it an applicator felt pad and pounced the ink onto a piece of Yupo Paper.

Once the background was dry, I stamped the Day of the Dead Frame image using black alcohol ink then fussy cut the image with a slight border.

To finish this card, I added the alcohol ink panel with foam adhesive to an A2 sized piece of pattern paper from the new Sugar Skulls Paper Pack and then added a couple of ghosts and the large word die-cut from the Boo Die Set.

MINI RELEASE DAY

To see all of the newly released products head over to the shop at Whimsy Stamps

I encourage you to head on over to the Whimsy Stamps blog to see all of the amazing projects created by the design team.

As always, 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

Digi Chooseday Crafting Challenge | Cute Card Thursday | Through the Craftroom Door Challenge |

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!

 


Action Wobble Card | Whimsy Stamps Halloweeds

Hey crafty friends! I’m on the Whimsy Stamps YouTube Channel and it’s beginning to look a lot like Halloween. Last week, the new Whimsy release went live and it featured several new Halloween themed stamps and dies. For my card today, I created an action wobble card featuring the newly released Halloweeds Stamp set.

Whimsy Stamps Halloweeds

 

To begin my cards, I stamped the image onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock with Memento Tuxedo ink and used my Copic Markers to color the image in, then I used my ScanNCut to cut the image out.

Copic Color Combination

Pink Skull: RV69, RV29, RV14, RV13, RV10
Eyeball: G17, G05, YG06, YG00
Jack O’Lantern: R59, YR27, YR07, YR18, YR15, Y04
Blue Skull: B06, B04, B02, B01, B000
Leaves: G29, G05, YG06, YG00
Candy Corn: YR07, YR15, Y38
Small Flower: B69, B63
Glass: C3, C1, C0, B02, B01, B000

Whimsy Stamps Halloweeds

 

Next, I created the spooky background for the main image by inking up a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock using Mowed Lawn and Twisted Citron Distress Oxide ink.

I created a stencil by die cutting a piece of laminated cardstock then die cutting it with the Edger Grass Cloud die.

Using the handmade stencil, I created the clouds with Black Soot Distress Oxide ink across the entire panel.

Whimsy Stamps Halloweeds

To finish the card off, I added the Action Wobble mechanism to the image, added the sentiment and adhered the panel to a black matted card base.

I have a video on the Whimsy Stamps YouTube Channel where I share how I created the background, colored the image, and added the wobble mechanism.

Check out this stamp set and all of the newly released products by visiting Whimsy Stamps! (affiliate link)

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


This card is entered in the following challenges

Lemon Shortbread Challenge | A Gem of a Challenge |

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!

 


Hero Arts My Monthly Hero July 2020 Card Ideas | 5 Cards

Hello everyone, Today I’m excited to share the five cards I made using the Hero Arts July 2020 My Monthly Hero Card Kit. This kit is still available and if you like the Atlantis, underwater theme then this kit is definitely for you.

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For my first card, I used the contents of the main kit and created a somewhat monochromatic look to this card. I stamped the layering stamps using Blue Hawaii Reactive ink from the kit, VersaFine Onyx Black ink then clear embossed it, and finally the last layer I stamped with VersaMark Embossing ink and added clear embossing powder to finish.

The background panel was ink blended with Mermaid Lagoon Distress Oxide ink and faded out towards the top. And finally, I adhered all of the images to the card front and finished this card by adhering the entire panel to an A2 sized top folding white card base.

Hero-Arts-My-Monthly-Hero-July-2020

For the second card, I made a shaker card using an oval die from the Hero Arts Oval Infinity Die set and adhered it to a bright ink blended background panel. I used the reactive inks for this panel and the Fancy Edge die from the main kit.

Hero-Arts-My-Monthly-Hero-July-2020

Since I have been on this slimline card front kick lately, it was only fitting to make at least one slimline card using this kit. I began by die cutting a piece of Bristol smooth cardstock with the Trinity Stamps’ Slimline Stitched Card Panels and Window Dies and ink blended the panel followed by ink smooshing several more shades of Distress Oxide inks.

I really wanted a subtle background and muted tones for this card, so I reached for Antique Linen and Vintage Photo Distress Oxide ink to layer the background stamp. I added black VersaFine ink for the second layer and used the Coral Embossing Powder from the kit for the third layer of the stamp.

To finish this card, I stamped the silhouette of the fish image from the main kit, three times, added glossy accents to the images, and added a few of the clear drops by Studio Katia.

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This happens to be my favorite card because of the ink blended panel. I did use Distress Ink for this panel for a more vibrant look. I die cut the panel with the Underwater Pillar Window die and added the jellyfish image from the Need A Hand stamp, which are both add-on items.

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And finally, on card number five, I used several of the other images including that adorable octopus from the Need a Hand Stamp set and added the Waves and Clouds background cling stamp over an ink blended panel.

Copic Coloring Combination

Octopus: V09, V06, V04, V01, V000
Seahorse: YR18, Y35, Y11
Seagrass: G28, YG17, YG06, YG03, YG00

I’ve linked the video of these cards, where I share the process tutorial on my YouTube Channel. Let me know which is your favorite from 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 

Poolkadoodles Craft Challenge | The Cat Pajama’s Challenge | Word Art Wednesday |

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!


Ink Swiping Backgrounds | Whimsy Stamps Birthday Gnomes

Hey crafty friends! I’m on the Whimsy Stamps YouTube Channel sharing two cards featuring the newly released Gnome Birthday Stamp Set.

Whimsy Stamps Gnome Birthday

Can I just say how much I adore gnomes, and this set features three gnomes with (wait for it……) CAKE! I am definitely a cake girl and this set is becoming my favorite! Check out the post here, where I share two more cards featuring this stamp set.

For these two cards, I created the background using a simple and quick ink swiping technique. This is a fun technique for creating colorful backgrounds, which is right up my alley.

Whimsy Stamps Gnome Birthday

To begin my cards, I took a piece of glossy cardstock cut down to an A2 sized panel and a mini ink pad then swiped across from one side to the other.

I created several backgrounds, combining similar and different colors to see which I liked better. I did choose to create cards from the two of the graded ombre backgrounds, but I will save the other backgrounds for another time. Using the Card Builder Windows Die Set, I die cut the panels down to 4 by 5 1/4.”

Whimsy Stamps Gnome Birthday

Next, I inked up the Galaxy Galore Background Stamp with white pigment ink and stamped it onto my panels. Ideally, I would have used a solvent-based ink to stamp onto glossy cardstock, but I did not have any in my stash. Because pigment ink sits on top of the cardstock, it took some time for the pigment ink to dry before I was able to use it.

Whimsy Stamps Gnome Birthday

For the images, I stamped the Gnome Birthday images onto Neenah Solar White 80lb cardstock with Memento Tuxedo ink and colored them in with Copic Markers.

Copic Markers Combination

Green Gnome: G99, YG63, G21, YG11
Beard: N3, N1, N0, Blender
Yellow Gnome:  Y38, Y17, Y15, Y13, Y11
Beard: E77, E74, E71, E70
Skin: E04, E13, E11, E00
Shoes: N7, N5, N3
Present: N7, N5, N3, White Gel Pen
Bow: R89, R85, R83, R81

Whimsy Stamps Gnome Birthday

To finish the cards, I created a skinny rectangle frame, clear embossed the stamped sentiments, and used the Quick Strips Die Set to die cut the sentiments.

I have a video on the Whimsy Stamps YouTube Channel where I share how I created the backgrounds and colored in the images to create these cards.

Check out this stamp set and all of the newly released products by visiting Whimsy Stamps!

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

This card is entered in the following challenges

LeAnn’s World 101

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!

 


Ching-Chou Kuik Butterflies and Berries | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends | Design Team Project

Good morning everyone and welcome to a new challenge on the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. Our exclusive sponsor for this month is Ching-Chou Kuik and for my card today, I created a one-layer card featuring the Butterflies and Berries digital stamp.

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If you have not visited her shop, you’re missing out on an amazing collection of the most stunning fantasy art in digital form. I printed out the digital image onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb cardstock and used my Copic Markers to color the image in.

Copic Markers Combination

Skin: E13, E11, E00, E000, R30
Hair: E49, E47, E35, E33, E31
Outfit: YG63, G21, YG11
Greenery: YG09, YG06
Berries: RV55
Butterflies: V17, V15, V12, V000
Background: R85, R83, R81

Ching-Chou Kuik-Butterflies-and-Berries

Using a stitched rectangle die, I die cut the panel down to slightly smaller than an A2 sized panel to mat it onto a piece of black cardstock adhering it with fun foam.  I attached the panel onto a white card base and finished the card with a sentiment. Finally, I embellished the card with few jewels by Pretty Pink Posh.

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Be sure to visit our exclusive sponsor, Ching-Chou Kuik for some of the most stunning fantasy art and head over to the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog for a chance to win!

As always 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 | A Gem of a Challenge | Word Art Wednesday | All Fun Challenges |

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!


Whimsy Stamps August 1st 2020  Mini Release

Good morning crafty friends! There’s a new mini-release from the Whimsy Stamps today, and I have created several cards featuring some of the new items.

Whimsy Stamps Polka Dot Pals Delia

If you’ve been following me for a while, you know how much I love to create scene cards. So when I saw the Polka Dot Pals Delia Stamp, I knew that this was going to be a scene card.

To begin my first card, I stamped out the images onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored in the images with Copic Markers, then used my Scan and Cut to cut the images out.

Copic Markers Combination

Skin: E04, E13, E11, E00, E000, R20, R30
Hair: E18, E15, E13, E11
Blue: B18, B16, B14, B12
Socks: C3, C1, C0
Shoes: C7, C5, C3
School: R39, R29, R27, R24, R22
Door/Steps: N7, N5, N3
Yellow: Y17, Y13, Y11
Green: YG67, YG17, YG06, YG01

Next, I made the sky background, by ink blending an A2 sized Bristol Smooth cardstock panel with Salty Ocean Distress Oxide Ink and I made the grass panel by die cutting a panel with the Grass and Cloud Edger Die then ink blending with Mowed Lawn Distress Oxide ink.

To finish this card, I added a couple of clouds, arranged the images with foam adhesive, and stamped out the sentiment.

Whimsy Stamps Slimline Birthday Scallop Die

For the second card, I used a stars pattern paper from the Birthday Celebration Paper Pack and added a black frame using the Slimline Birthday Scallop Die.

I colored three candle die-cuts with Copic Markers, added a stripe pattern using a white gel pen, and finished the card with a simple birthday sentiment.

Whimsy Stamps Birthday Gnome

For the last two cards (my favorite, by the way) I used two of the images from the Gnome Birthday Stamp set.

I created the background by simple masking technique using a full sheet label and nesting dies to die cut the shapes. This is a great way to stretch your dies and use them a little differently. I ink blended the rectangle background using Distress Inks in Seedless Preserve, Wilted Violet, Candied Apple, and Wild Honey then added the Brick Pattern Stencil and ink blended the same colors on top.

Whimsy Stamps Birthday Gnome

Using a circle die to create a circle mask over an A2 sized panel, I ink blended Worn Lipstick, Victorian Velvet and Antique Linen Distress Oxide ink. I added white pigment ink on top of the Sun Rays Stencil to finish the background.

For the images, I stamped, colored with Copic Markers and cut them out with my Scan N Cut.

Copic Marker Combinations

Yellow Gnome: Y38, Y17, Y15, Y13, Y11
Beard: E77, E74, E71, E70
Cake: RV69, RV66, RV63, E29, E27, E25, E23
Blue Gnome: B04, B02, B01, B00, B000, B0000
Beard: N3, N1, N0
Yellow: Y17, White Gel Pen
Cake: R85, R83, R81, RV00, E74, E71, E70
Shoes: N7, N5, N3

I finished the cards using a few embellishments, added the sentiments, and adhered the images with foam adhesive for dimension. This is as close to a CAS card as I ever get.

I hope you join us on the Whimsy Stamps to see all of the new crafty goodness released in this mini release. Thank you so much for taking some time to stop by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

This card is entered in the following challenges

Polkadoodles Craft Challenge | Digi Chooseday Crafting Challenge | Through the Craft Room Door | Colour Crazy Craft Challenge | Crafts Galore Challenge |

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!

 

 

Hero Arts My Monthly Hero March 2020 | Stop and Smell the Blossoms

Hey there, I have a fun scene card to share with you featuring the images from the March Hero Arts My Monthly Hero Card Kit.

Hero-Arts-My-Monthly-Hero-March-2020-Card-Kit

Sadly, the kit is sold out, but Hero Arts carries a variety of color layering images that would work for a card design like this one.

For today’s card, I stamped the tree onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 110lb cardstock using Lawn Fawn Walnut Premium Dye ink and Hero Arts’ Cotton Candy Mid-Tone Shadow ink. In the second layer of the tree, I stamped with VersaMark Ink and embossed it
with Wow Pink Sorbet Embossing Glitter.

Hero-Arts-My-Monthly-Hero-March-2020-Card-Kit

To create the background, I ink blended a panel of smooth cardstock with Salty Ocean and Mermaid Lagoon Distress Oxide ink and inked the background over the stencil with VersaMark ink then added white embossing powder.

To finish the scene, I created the grassy hill using the die from the kit and inked with the Green Hills and Field Greens Mid-Tone Shadow inks, die-cut a piece of smooth cardstock using the new Cloud Sky Scene Dies and added the sentiment with black ink.

I had so much fun working with the Hero Arts Kit and creating this mini scene! As always, 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 Blog Named Hero  | Colour Crazy Craft Challenge | Simon Says Stamps Wednesday Challenge

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!

 


Stamp Kissing Technique | Whimsy Stamps Hippo Fun in the Sun

Hey there, crafty friends! I’m on the Whimsy Stamps YouTube Channel sharing a summery beach card featuring a fun stamp
kissing technique.

Whimsy Stamps Fun in the Sun

This is an oldie but a goodie technique, where you ink one stamp to another before stamping it to a piece of cardstock. This results
in two stamps “kissing” to create a new pattern.

Typically, the kissing technique involves a solid stamp and a stamp with fine details or patterns. Since I did not have a solid stamp, I
created one by die-cutting a piece of fun foam using the smallest circle die from the Pierced and Stitched Circles Die Set.

Next, I inked up the Cross-Stitched Hearts Background Rubber Cling Stamp with pigment ink (only because I move a little slowly)
then stamped my DIY stamp onto the pattern to transfer the ink and stamp it onto my panel.

And I’ll be honest with you, I loved the end result more than I thought I would have. I finished the background panel by ink blending
Distress Oxide ink in Squeezed Lemonade and Mustard Seed and trimming the panel down to 4 ¼ by 5 1/2  with a  stitched rectangle die.

Whimsy Stamps Fun in the Sun

For the images, I stamped the Hippo Fun in the Sun Clear Stamps onto Neenah Solar White 80lb cardstock with Memento Tuxedo ink and colored them in with Copic Markers.

Copic Markers Combination

Hippo: N7, N5, N3, N1, N0
Bathing Suit/Hair Bow: RV19, RV66, RV63
Eyes: B00, B000, B0000
Dog: E47, E44, E43, E42, E41
Bucket: BG49, BG45, BG11, BG10
Sand: E35, E33, E31, E30  Texture E39, E37, E29
Palm Trees: YG67, YG17, YG06, YG01, E29, E25, E23, E30

Whimsy Stamps Fun in the Sun

To create the background scene, I used the Build-an-Island Die Set and Kinetic Straight Waves Die Set then attached the images with
foam adhesive and finished the card by adhering it to an A2 sized top folding card base.

Follow the link to the Whimsy Stamps YouTube Channel where I share how I created the background and colored in the images to create this fun and summery beach scene 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

LeAnns World 101 | Corrosive Challenge Blog | Pattie’s Creations | Crafty Creations | All Fun Challenges | Creative Crafters Challenge | The Craft Challenge Blog | Love to Craft Challenge |

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!