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Simple Pleasures of Life


Today I’m sharing Friends with Nature (KLM Digital Designs) image and sentiments from KLM Digital Designs new release.  Sometime we have to just sit back and relax and enjoy the beauty of nature surrounding us. That’s what these 2 little friends are doing on this bright summer’s day.

The main image and sentiment were printed onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card using a HP Printer. The main image was coloured in with Copic markers. Then a second image image was printed out onto regular copy paper and my Brother Scan and Cut was used to cut directly around the image so that it could be used as a mask. I have a magnetic cutting board, so I placed the close-cropped image overtop of my coloured image with small magnets. Then a cloud stencil, which I had created using Avery Elle’s Pierced Clouds Die and Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean was used to create the clouds in the blue sky. After colouring the grass, a little piece of rag and some rubbing alcohol were used to create the texture in the grass. Once the colouring was completed, a Pigma Micron 005 black marker was used to outline the main image and make the lines a little thicker.

For the main background, I used a white card base of 6″ x 6″. Momenta – Cardstock was used for the main background, cut at the same size as the base and then inked all around the 4 edges with Kraftin’ Kimmie – Purple Pansy Ink. Then a purple ribbon was added. The background paper was then mounted onto the base card using 2-sided tape.

For the sentiment, I used My Creative Time – More Stitched Edges and Cuttlebug to die cut around it. I die-cut the coloured image with My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out. Then both the sentiment and the coloured image were edged around on all sides using a Sharpie – Gold Medium Point – Water Based Paint to give the illusion that it was mounted onto gold paper.

Both the image and sentiments were popped up with 3M VHB – 2 sided tape to complete the card.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiment: Friends with Nature (KLM Digital Designs) Stamp comes with 3 separate sentiments.

Inks: HP Printer Grayscale, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Kraftin’ Kimmie – Purple Pansy Ink

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Momenta – Cardstock, AC White cardstock

Die Cuts: Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie, My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out, My Creative Time – More Stitched Edges

Tools: 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Brother Scan and Cut, Sharpie – Gold Medium Point – Water Based Paint, Pigma Micron 005 black marker, Cuttlebug

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E000, E00, E04, E11, E21

Hat and Shirt: E47, E44, E43, E41

Pants: B26, B23, B21

Blouse and Socks: V25, V22, V20, V17

Shoes: BV17, BV13, BV11, BV01, BV00, BV000, C2, C1, C0

Bird: YR12, B16, B14, B12, B000, BG000, PrismaColor Premier White Pencil (PC938)

Grass: YG17, YG13, YG03, YG01, Piece of cloth and Rubbing Alcohol for texture

Hope you like it and have a great week!

You can find more cards to inspire you at KLM Designs, KLM Digital Design Team and KLM Digital Designs on the Facebook Fan page from the rest of our design team.

Missed Your Birthday!! Tusk! Tusk!


I was late sending out a friends card recently, so today I’m sharing a card I made using (Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps) Long in the Tooth!, Turtle-y Awesome! and Oceans of Love. For the background, I used Kraftin’ Kimmie Stencils Krafty Scenery 3 and Basics Stencil. I just love these little images and thought this cute sentiment was perfect for a belated birthday.

To create this card, I cut Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb. paper at 5.5″ x 4.25″. I created the background clouds using Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean and Kraftin’ Kimmie – Basics Stencil. The ocean and waves were created using Kraftin’ Kimmie – Krafty Scenery 3 and Krafty Kolours – Lovely Lagoon and Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean. The white caps were created using Copic Opaque White. The sun was also created using the same stencil using Krafty Kolours – Summer Sunshine. The sand was created using a mixture of the 2 stencils and Krafty Kolours – Sandy Shores. The images were coloured with Copic markers and then I used my Brother Scan and Cut to die cut them out. I went around each one of the images with a black marker and then ran them through my Xyron’s and placed them onto the background. I used some pop-dots to adhere the seashells to the card.

Card Recipe:

Stamps: Long in the Tooth! (Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps), Turtle-y Awesome! (Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps), Oceans of Love (Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps)

Sentiment: Long in the Tooth! (Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps!

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versa Fine – Onyx Black, Krafty Kolours – Sandy Shores, Krafty Kolours – Lovely Lagoon, Krafty Kolours – Summer Sunshine, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean

Embossing Powder: Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb.

Stencils: Kraftin’ Kimmie – Krafty Scenery 3, Kraftin’ Kimmie – Basics Stencil

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Brother Scan and Cut, Xyron Create a Sticker, Xyron Creative Station

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Walrus: E81, E49, E47, E44, E43, E42, E41, E40

Crab: YR18, YR16, YR14

Little Duck and Shovel: Y08, Y04, Y02, R39, R37, R35, B26, B24

Seashell Small: Spectrum Noir Sparkle – Tangerine, Spectrum Noir Sparkle – Cotton Candy

Starfish: Spectrum Noir Sparkle – Tangerine

Tops of Waves and Shore: Copic Opaque White

Hope you like it and have a great week!

Wade Goes To The Beach!


It’s Wednesday, and this week, I used Wade – 132 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for the main image and Summer’s Day Saying – L031 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for the sentiment. Wade couldn’t wait to go the beach. He’s enjoying the waves and the beautiful beach and sunshine. It will be wonderful when we can all join him with our friends and families too!

To make my card this week, I started off with a white card base of 6″ x 6″. I cut out another piece of paper using Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb. cardstock the same size as the base card. Then I ran it through my Cuttlebug using Stampin’ Up – Sizzix Big Shot – Seaside. I loved the wavy pattern it created. Next, I used multiple Tim Holtz shades of blue to create the water effect. All colours are listed below.

I used my Cuttlebug and Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set to die cut Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and white cardstock for my image and sentiment. I stamped the sentiment and image onto the die cuts and then coloured in the main image with Copic markers. The background was coloured in using a variety of Copic Refill inks, Colorless Blender and a Q-Tip. For the water, I wisped several colours back and forth and then added some Copic Colorless Blender and wisped the colours one last time. Once everything was completed, ran the image through my Xyron Creative Station so that it would lay completely flat on the blue cardstock I mounted it onto. I cut a thin border all away around the image and inked around the edges of the sentiment with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Brushed Corduroy.  Then popped the image and the sentiment using 3M VHB – 2 sided tape onto the base card. I added in a some sea shells from Dress It Up – Beach Collection and Craftin’ Desert Divas – Seashells Sequence. I just removed the button portion and then used glue dots to attach to the card.

Card Recipe:

Stamp:  Wade – S132  (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Sentiment: Summer’s Day Saying – L031 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tumbled Glass, Mermaid Lagoon, Broken China, Evergreen Bough and Brushed Corduroy

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb., Blue carstock

Die Cuts: Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214)

Embossing Folder: Stampin’ Up – Sizzix Big Shot – Seaside

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Xyron Creative Station, Dress It Up – Beach Collection – #452, Craftin’ Desert Divas – Seashells Sequence

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Dragon: G85, G82, G21, G20, YR15, YR12, YR02, V17, V15, V12

Swim Trunks: C10, C8, C1, Y15, Y08, Y06, R39, R37, R35

Floaties and Fins: B29, B26, B16

Rubber Ducky Tube: Y38, Y19, Y08, YR18, YR15, YR12, BG18, BG13, BG11, BG07, BG05, BG02

Water: BG72, BG70, BG13, BG10, B93, B91, B52, B41, B000, , B0000, C3

Used Copic Refills and Q-Tip to Create Background:

Sand: E30, E31, Colorless Blender

Sky: B0000, B000, Colorless Blender

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the High Hopes blog, and the High Hopes Rubber Stamps Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on
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Happy Father’s Day Gnomes


KLM Digital Designs released some brand new stamps this month, and today I’m sharing Dad and Kid Gnomes (KLM Digital Designs)!  This new stamp contains adorable images of a dad, his children and 3 loving sentiments for your father. This stamp allows you to create your card to represent all of your siblings with your dad or just 1 if it is a special card.

For this card, I decided to create a card from a son to his dad.

To put the card together, I printed out the main image onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and the sentiment onto Hammermill Premium Colour paper.

I die cut the Hammermill paper with Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set. Then using stencils that I made with Avery Elle – PiercedCloudsDie, I created the sky using Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean. For the grassy hillsides, I created stencils using Lawn Fawn – Stitched Hillside Borders and Lawn Fawn – Simple Stitched Hillside Borders – Lawn Cuts. Then I used Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Bundled Sage, Mowed Lawn, Crushed Olive and Peeled Paint to create the colour variations of the hills.

I coloured in the main image with copics and then fussy cut around them. Then I used a black marker to go around all of the edges. I attached the background to some AC White cardstock cut at 5.5″ x 4.25″. Then to finish off the card, I popped up the 2 coloured images with 3M VHB – 2 sided tape and placed them onto the background.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiment: Dad and Kid Gnomes (KLM Digital Designs)

Inks: HP Printer Greyscale

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb., AC White Cardstock

Die Cuts: Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214), Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie, Lawn Fawn – Stitched Hillside Borders, Lawn Fawn – Simple Stitched Hillside Borders – Lawn Cuts

Background Inks:

Sky:Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean

Grass: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Bundled Sage, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mowed Lawn, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Crushed Olive, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peeled Paint

Tools: 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Cuttlebug

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E000, E00, E04, E11, E21, R22, R20

Hair: E47, E44, E43

Beard: W5, W4, W3, W1, W0, W00

Pants and Hat – Dad: E89, E87, E84

Coat – Dad: YG95, YG93, YG91

Boots: C10, C8, C5, C3

Cane: E29, E25, E23

Overalls – Boy: B26, B23, B21. E15, Y28, Y26, Y19

Shirt – Boy: YG95, YG93, YG91

Hat and Socks – Boy: E89, E87, E84

Hope you like it and have a great week!

You can find more cards to inspire you at KLM Designs, KLM Digital Design Team and KLM Digital Designs on the Facebook Fan page from the rest of our design team.

Herd It Was Your Birthday!!!


KLM Digital Designs has just released some brand new stamps this month, and today I’m sharing Woman Farmer Gnome (KLM Digital Designs)! She’s taking some time out from her chores on this beautiful sunny day to wish you a Happy Birthday.

For this card, I printed out the image with my HP Printer onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card using Greyscale. Then I coloured it in with Copic markers and fussy cut around it. I used a  black marker to go around all of the image to hide the white paper from where I fussy cut it. I couldn’t cut out the portion between the girl and the shovel, so I used my copics to match the background that I created with the Tim Holtz inks.

For the background, I used Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set die and my Cuttlebug to cut Strathmore Bristol Paper (100 lb. – 270 g/m2). Next I created some stencils from Avery Elle – Pierced Clouds Die and Lawn Fawn – Stitched Hillside Borders. I used these stencils to create the cloudy background and the fields behind the farm girl using Tim Holtz Distress Inks.

I had a small scrap strip of patterned paper from Doodle Bug Designs Inc. – Down on the Farm and thought it would go perfectly with this card. I applied this to a 5.5″ x 4.25″ card base from AC Cardstock – Autumn collection. I printed out the sentiment and fussy cut it to split it up and attached it on top of the base background. I then popped up the colored image using 3M VHB – 2 sided tape onto the background that I created earlier. Then I popped up the entire background onto the base card. I added in a few Party Time dots from Kraftin’ Kimmie Dots and inked around the entire card with Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peeled Paint to finish it off.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiment: Woman Farmer Gnome (KLM Digital Designs)

Inks: HP Printer Greyscale, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Crushed Olive, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mowed Lawn, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peeled Paint

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Doodle Bug Designs Inc. – Down on the Farm – 6″ x 6″ paper pad, AC Cardstock – Autumn, Strathmore Bristol Paper (100 lb. – 270 g/m2)

Die Cuts: Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214), Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 Pierced Clouds Die, Lawn Fawn – Stitched Hillside Borders

Tools and Miscellaneous: Cuttlebug, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Kraftin’ Kimmie Party Time Dots, Xyron Create a Sticker

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E000, E00, E04, E11, E21, R22, R20

Hair: E18, E08, YR18, YR14

Pants: B26, B23, B21

Shirt: YG95, YG93, YG91

Hoe: C5, C3, C1, E39, E35, E31

Boots and Hat: E29, E27, E25, E23

Background: YG61, YG03, YG01, B000, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Crushed Olive, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mowed Lawn, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peeled Paint

Hope you like it and have a great week!

You can find more cards to inspire you at KLM Designs, KLM Digital Design Team and KLM Digital Designs on the Facebook Fan page from the rest of our design team.

Happy Easter to my Gnomies!


Today, I’m sharing a card that I made using Bunny Painter Gnome and Sentiments Digital Stamp (KLM Digital Designs)! This little Easter Gnome has all of his eggs painted up to give out for Easter. Do you still paint your eggs for Easter too?

To make the card, I printed out the image and sentiment with my HP printer using High Quality Grayscale onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card. I coloured in the image and then fussy cut around it and the sentiment.

For the background, I cut out a piece of Strathmore Bristol paper 5.5″ x 4.25″.  Then with a stencil that I made using Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Pierced Clouds Die, I created the sky using Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean. For the grass, I used a mixture of Tim Holtz Distress Ink Greens – Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint, and Twisted Citron. Then I used some water and 1/4 round Sable brush and #1 Fine Liner to create the grass.

I used my Xyrons to create a sticker out of the coloured image and sentiment and then mounted the finished image onto a white card base of 5.5″ x 4.25″ using double-sided tape.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiment: Bunny Painter Gnome and Sentiments Digital Stamp (KLM Digital Designs)

Inks: HP Printer – Greyscale, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mowed Lawn, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peeled Paint, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Twisted Citron

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Strathmore Bristol Paper

Die Cuts: Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie

Tools: Xyron Create a Sticker, Xyron Creative Station

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E21, E11, E04, E00, E000

Beard and Mustache: W5, W4, W3, W1, W0

Hat: YG45, YG41, G21

Pants: B26, B23, B21

Boots: E37, E35, E34, E33, W3, W2, W1, BG49, BG45, BG34

Paintbrush: E53, E51, E50, E37, E34, E33, C4, C2, C1, BG49, BG45, BG34

Eggs: B02, B01, B00, BG49, BG45, BG34, Y13, Y08, Y04, R83, R81, RV02

Background: B70, B01, B00, B000, B000, C0, Colorless Blender

Hope you like it and have a great week! Happy Easter Everybody!

You can find more cards to inspire you at KLM DesignsKLM Digital Design Team and KLM Digital Designs on the Facebook Fan page from the rest of our design team.

Carrot Express!!!


It’s Wednesday, and Easter is quickly approaching. So for this week, I used Carrot Express – S055 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for the main image and Canadian Easter Greetings – H139 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for the sentiment.

To put this card together, I first die-cut some Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card using my Cuttlebug and My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out. Next, I stamped the image with Memento – Tuxedo Black ink using my MISTI to get a nice clean image. I put the die-cut back over the image again and used it for a template to get a nice clean white border. I created a mask out of the image and used the die-cut from Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie and Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean to create the sky background.

I mounted the plaid paper from Recollections – Easter Paper onto a white card base of 5.5″ x 4.25″and then edged around the image and card with Tim Holtz Distress Inks and embossed the sentiment using Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet and VersaMark.

Lastly, I popped up the image onto the card using 3M – VHB 2-sided tape and added in some Kraftin’ Kimmie Pastel Krafty Dots.

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Carrot Express – S055 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Sentiment: Canadian Easter Greetings – H139 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Shaded Lilac, VersaMark

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Recollections – Easter Paper

Embossing: Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder

Die Cuts: Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie, My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Kraftin’ Kimmie Pastel Krafty Dots

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Rabbit: W5, W3, W1, R30, R02

Overalls: B26, B23, B21, R29, R27, R24

Carrots and Leaves: YR27, YR12, YR09, YR04, G14, G07, YG25, YG21

Wagon: E35, E33, E31, R29, R27, R24, W9, W7, W5, C2, C1, C0

Dirt: E37, E35, E33, E31

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the High Hopes blog, and the High Hopes Rubber Stamps Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on
Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

 

Wishing You the Sweetest Things!


Welcome Back Dreamerland Craft Fans!

Today, I’m sharing Dreamerland Craft Stamps Coordinating Die & Clear Stamp Package (D172906) for Character Stamp D172006 Love The Music From My Guitar and Love The Music From My Guitar – D172006! This little boy loves his guitar and all of the animals love his music.

To make his card, I stamped all of the images using my MISTI, Memento – Tuxedo Black ink and Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card. I coloured in all of the images using Copic markers and then used my Cuttlebug and all of the die cuts from Coordinating Die & Clear Stamp Package (D172906) for Character Stamp D172006 Love The Music From My Guitar (Dreamerland Crafts Clear Stamps). I also die cut the sentiment at the same time and stamped it with Versa Fine – Onyx Black and then heat embossed it using Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder..

I was now ready to do the background. To achieve this I cut several die cuts using Monte Mart A4 Watercolour Book paper, Lawn Cuts – Simple Stitched Hillside Borders – Lawn Fawn and Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214).

For the sky I used several Tim Holtz Blue inks in various shades listed below using a stencil that I had created from Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie. For the grass I used various shades of Tim Holtz green inks – (see below).

I ran all of the die cuts and the back 2 layers of grass through Xyron Creative Station. Then I set them all aside.

I was now ready to assemble my card. I layered the first 2 die cuts onto the main die cut and then popped up the bottom grass cut with 3M VHB – 2 sided tape. I then added on the characters that I made stickers out of for easy assembly. I popped up the upper half of the little dog with 3M VHB – 2 sided tape. Once the scene was completed I mounted it onto 5.25″ x 4.25″ white cardstock.

Card Recipe:

Stamps and Sentiment: Coordinating Die & Clear Stamp Package (D172906) for Character Stamp D172006 Love The Music From My Guitar (Dreamerland Crafts Clear Stamps), Love The Music From My Guitar – D172006 (Dreamerland Crafts)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versa Fine – Onyx Black

Clouds: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Blueprint Sketch, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Broken China

Grass: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mowed Lawn, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Bundled Sage, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Twisted Citron, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peeled Paint

Embossing Powder: Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Mont Mart A4 Watercolour Book paper – Acid Free – 190 GSM, Recollections – White Cardstock

Die Cuts:  Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214), Coordinating Die & Clear Stamp Package (D172906) for Character Stamp D172006 Love The Music From My Guitar (Dreamerland Crafts Clear Stamps), Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E000, E00, E04, E11, E21, R22, R20

Hair: E47, E44, E43

Shirt: BG49, BG45, BG34

Pants: B26, B23, B21

Guitar: E99, E97, E93, E51, E35, E33, E31, YR27

Bird: B04, B02, B00, Y38

Dog: E35, E34, E33, E31

Rabbit: C7, C5, C3, R30, R02

Cat: W9, W7, W5

Pig: E93,E04, R20, R00, R000, E44, E04

Background: B04, B02, B00

Hope you like it and have a great week!

You can find more cards to inspire you at Dreamerland Crafts on the Facebook Fan page from the rest of our design team.

Sweets for my Sooeet!!!


Valentine’s Day Is Almost Here!!! Who Wants Chocolate???

It’s Wednesday, and since Valentine’s Day is almost here, I thought I’d share this adorable little piggy called  Sow Soo-Eet Piggy (S091) from High Hopes Rubber Stamps! He sure does love his chocolate and so do I. LOL! I’m a choc-o-holic and so is my husband! I can give up many things, but not my chocolate. No way! LOL! And the sentiment Sweets for my Sooeet (G197) by High Hopes Rubber Stamps is the perfect fit for this card.

I decided to keep the card simple this week. I started off with a base of 5.5″ x 5.5″. I used double side tape and added the pretty heart ribbon to both the top and bottom of the card.

The die cuts for the main image are both from Craftin Desert Diva’s – Fancy Frames. I edged around the large die cut with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Aged Mahagony to deepen the red. It was then attached to the card using 2 sided tape.

The main image was stamped onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and then coloured in with Copic Markers. I left the die cut metal frame on while I coloured the image. Once, the coloured image was done, I was ready to add some clouds. To do this, I stamped the image again onto some Post-It paper and then cut it out to create a masked image. I layered this on top of the pig and Valentine’s boxes and then created the clouds in the background using various blues from Tim Holtz Ranger Distress Ink and a stencil that I created using Avery Elle – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie.

Lastly, I stamped the sentiment onto white card stock. I die cut the frame for the sentiment with Craftin Desert Diva’s – Flag Banner Dies out of red cardstock. Then I used the same red cardstock, which I had just cut the banner out of to use as a stencil to trace around my sentiment.  I then used the trace marks as a guide to cut the sentiment out, moving just slightly inwards from my tracing to create the inner banner. This allowed me to have a nice red frame around the sentiment.

To finish the card I popped up the coloured image and sentiment with 3M VHB – 2 sided tape and added a couple of hearts.

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Sow Soo-Eet Piggy (S091) (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Sentiment: Sweets for my Sooeet (G197) (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tim Holtz Ranger Distress Ink – Broken China, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Tumbled Glass, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Aged Mahagony

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Red and White Cardstock

Die Cuts: Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie, Craftin Desert Diva’s Fancy Frames, Craftin Desert Diva’s – Flag Banner Dies

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug

Miscellaneous: Kraftin Kimmie – Heart Krafty Dots, American Crafts Premium Ribbon

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Pig: R22, R20, R000, R00, E93, E44, E43, E41, E04, E37, E35, E34

Shirt: B18, B16, B14, B12, R29, R27, R24

Valentine boxes: R29, R27, R24, R22, R17, R14, C1, C0

Chocolate Wrappers: E37, E34, E29, E25, E23

Ground: E99, E97, E33, E31, E30

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the High Hopes blog, and the High Hopes Rubber Stamps Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on
Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

 

Happy Retirement Bros!


Sharing some cards that I made for my 2 brothers who both retired recently.

My older brother was a Fireman for many years and worked his way up to being a Captain. My younger brother worked for the Ontario Provincial Police Force (OPP) in various roles and became a Sergeant.  My brother in the OPP worked with forensics and we used to ask him how much of what we saw in TV shows was actually real. He thought it was amazing at how fast they could solve a crime and wishes it was that easy! LOL!

I am very happy for them both, but jealous at the same time. LOL!

I decided to make them both very simple cards and to do them both the same only changing the colours to match their professions. The red is for the fireman and the blue is for the police officer.

To make the cards I used various Tim Holtz inks to create my own background on a 5.25″ x 4.25″ background using the sentiment from Your Next Stamp –  Photo Booth Thumbs UP – CYNS709. Next I coloured in both of the images with Copic markers the same and then coloured in one background in various reds and the other in blues.

Next I used my Cuttlebug to die cut  Photo Booth Polaroid die (YNSD735) – (Your Next Stamp) and then embossed the sentiment using the same stamp set as above. I then attached the image to the die cut and popped it up with some 3M VHB – 2 sided tape.

On the inside of the card, I used Your Next Stamp – Cool Tees – CYNS714 for the image and sentiment. Again I coloured up both images to represent their professions. Showing the inside of the 2 cards below.

Unfortunately, I still have to work for a little while longer! LOL! But, someday, my day for retirement will also come.

Congratulations to my 2 brothers, you both worked hard, sometime with long periods away from your families and and now you both deserve some time to enjoy life. Have fun!

Card Recipe:

Stamps and Sentiments: Photo Booth Thumbs UP – CYNS709 (Your Next Stamp), Cool Tees – CYNS714 (Your Next Stamp)

Die Cut: Photo Booth Polaroid die (YNSD735) (Your Next Stamp)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz – Barn Door, Tim Holtz – Fired Brick, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Aged Mahagony, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Festive Berries, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Blueprint Sketch, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Chipped Sapphire, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Faded Jeans, TIm Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Versamark

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, White cardstock

Embossing Powder: Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail

Miscellaneous Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape

Copic Markers for Colouring in images:

Cat: W9, W7, W5

Dog: E18, E17, E15, E13

Policeman background: B29, B28, B24

Fireman background: R59, R37, R35

Both of my brothers loved their cards and I hope that you do too!

From our Gnome To Yours!


Welcome High Hopes Rubber Stamps Fans!

It’s Wednesday, and this month at High Hopes Rubber Stamps we are celebrating Christmas starting off with a brand new release. YAY!!!  This week, I used Elf Gnome TLF007 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) and From Our Gnome GLL001 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for the sentiment.

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Elf Gnome TLF007  (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Sentiment: From Our Gnome GLL001 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Seedless Preserves, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peacock Feathers, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Recollections – Northern Lights – 6″ x 6″ (15.2 cm x 15.2 cm), Recollections – Christmas Inkjet Printable Glitter Paper – 8.5 x 11″, Purple Cardstock

Die Cuts: My Creative Time – Sentiment Label Dies, Creative Expression Craft Dies by Sue Wilson – Noble Dies – Double Pierced Ovals

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Stickles – Icicle

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Gnome Nose: E000, E00, E04, E11, E21, R22, R20

Beard: W3, W1, W0

Outfit: B37, B34, B32, BG15, BG23, BG11, V17, V15, V12

Boots: E43, E41, E40, E34, E33, E30

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the High Hopes blog, and the High Hopes Rubber Stamps Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on
Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

 

Happy Birthday Handsome!


Hi There,

Sharing a birthday card that I made for my wonderful husband who celebrated his birthday this week. I used Sassy Sophie (Kraftin Kimmie) for the main image and sentiment.

To create the background I used a mixture of Tim Holtz Distress inks. The car is from Creative Stamping – Issue 54 – Stamp set. My husband loved his card and I hope you do too!

Card Recipe:

Stamps: Sassy Sophie (Kraftin Kimmie) – Anne Rodrique retired stamp, Life’s an Adventure – Practical Publishing International Ltd.

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Dark blue cardstock

Inks: Memento – Paris Dusk, Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Blueprint Sketch, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Hickory Smoke, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mowed Lawn, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Pumice Stone, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peeled Paint, Versa Fine – Onyx Black

Embossing Powder: Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder

Die Cuts: My Favourite Things – Die-Namics – Open Road MFT-1138, Creative Expression Craft Dies by Sue Wilson – Noble Dies – Double Pierced Squares – Set B

Miscellaneous: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug

Copic Markers were used to colour images.

Skin: E000, E00, E04, E21, E11, R22, R20

Hair: E47, E44, E43

Eyes: BG10, G85, G24, G21, W7, C1, R00

Jeans:  B21, B06, B04, B02

Top and Kircheif: BG13, BG11, BG10, Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen

Pump: G21, C9, C7, C5, C3, C2, C1, YG67, YG17, YG03

Gas Can: Y17, Y13, Y06, W7, R39, R29, R27, R24, R17

Pop Bottle: E29, E19, YG03

Car: B26, B24, B23, Black, C7, C5, C3, C1

 

Merry Christmas Eh!


Welcome One Crazy Stamper Fans!

It’s Wednesday, and today is the last day of the month for One Crazy Stamper celebrating Christmas in July with High Hopes Rubber Stamps.  This week, I decided to combine Canadian Christmas Greeting (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) with the background papers and perfect Canadian sentiment from PhotoPlay, “Oh What Fun, EH?” LOL!

Card Recipe:

Stamp:  Canadian Christmas Greeting (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Sentiment and Background Papers: Photo Play – O Canada Christmas by Becky Fleck, Crafts Glitter Cardstock – 02-3068425

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card

Snowy Ground: WOW! White Puff Embossing Powder

Die Cuts: My Creative Time – More Stitched Circles

Inks: (Image) Memento – Tuxedo Black, (Edging) Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, VersaMarker, VersaMark

Tools: Cuttlebug, MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Marvy Heat Embossing Tool

Coloured with Copic Markers:

Moose: E29, E27, E25, E23, Sakura Glaze – Black

Wreath and Holly: G28, G14, G07

Beaver: E39, E37, E35, E33, Sakura Glaze – Black

Beard: C2, Colourless Blender

Belt: Black, C10, C9, C7, C3, C2

Baubles: B29, B28, B24, B21, Wink of Stella – Clear

Bow, Hat, Tambourine: C3, R39, R29, R27, R24

Candy Cane: C3, R39, R29, R27, R24, Wink of Stella – Clear

Bells: C3, C2, Wink of Stella – Clear

Sky: B04, B02, B00, Gelly Roll Sakura #10 Pen, Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen

Hat Trim: Stickles – Star Dust

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the One Crazy Stamper blog, and the One Crazy Stamper Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

 

Bringing in the Turkey!!


Welcome Back Dreamerland Craft Fans!

Today I’m sharing a card that I made using Big Meal Coming (Dreamerland Crafts) for the main image. I love this image because you could use it for Christmas or Thanksgiving!

 

Card Recipe:

Stamp Image: Big Meal Coming – Dreamerland Crafts – #D1109037

Stamp Sentiment: Your Next Stamp – Autumn Harvest – CYNS666

Paper: Core’dinations Premium Textured Cardstock – Pure Chocolate, Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card

Die Cuts: Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie, Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214)

Inks: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Gathered Twigs, Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versa Fine – Onyx Black, Ranger – Emboss It Dabber

Embossing Powders: Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder, Seth Apter – Dirty Sand

Tools: Marvy Heat Embossing Tool, MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E000, E00, E04, E11, E21, R22, R20, R02

Hair: E47, E44, E43, Y26

Turkey: YR27, YR24, YR14, YR21, YR31, E13

Salad: G17, YG17, YG13, YG03, YG01Tomatoes: R27, R24, R22

Turkey Bed \ Handles: E37, E35, E33, E15

Boots: E53, E51, E50, E55, E57

Pants: E79, E77, E74

Bonnet, Hankerchief, Apron1: YR09, YR04, Y38

Bonnet, Hankerchief, Apron2: YG95, YG93, YG91

Hope you like it and have a great week!

 

 

 

 

 

Somebunny Loves You


Hi Dreamerland Fans!

Today I’m sharing a card that I made using a new release stamp from Dreamerland Crafts called I Believe in Love.  I decided to make this an inspirational card because I loved the way the little girl was hugging her bunny with such affection.

I stamped the image onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card using my MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool and Memento – Tuxedo Black. Then the image was coloured in with Copic markers. For the background I used Canson Watercolour Paper and first layered the grass area with multiple Tim Holtz green shades of ink listed below and then the sky with Tim Holtz blue shades of ink. Lastly, to finish the grass, I used a Rake brush and a mixture of Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mowed Lawn and Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Pine Needles and some water. For the clouds in the sky, I used a cotton ball, cotton swab and some water. Lastly I stamped the sentiment using VersaMark and embossed it with Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

Card Recipe

Stamp: I Believe in Love (Dreamerland Crafts)

Sentiment: Make Special Cards – February 2019 – Issue 16

Paper: Canson Watercolour Paper, Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black, VersaMark

Embossing Powder: Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail

Image coloured in Copic Markers:

Skin: E000, E00, E04, E11, E21, R22, R20

Hair: E15, Y38, Y21, YR23

Sweater \ Bow in Hair: V09, V06, V04, V01

Sweater Pattern \ Tights: BG57, BG49, BG45

Pants: E29, E27, E25, E23, E21

Boots: E55, E53, E51, E50, E25, E42, E41, E40

Bunny: R02, R20, C-3, C-2, C-1, Colourless Blender

Grass: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mowed Lawn, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Pine Needles, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Lucky Clover, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Bundled Sage, 1/2 Loew-Cornell 7120 Rake Brush

Sky: Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Broken China, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Tumbled Glass

Stencil: Memory Box Designer Stecil – Frame Love, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Black Soot

Miscellaneous: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail

Thanks for dropping by and hope to see you back soon!

Have a Purrrfect Day!


Welcome OCS Fans!

Today is Wednesday and I’m sharing another Spring card with you today. This little kitty is chillaxing in the grass and enjoying the beautiful butterflies fluttering around it. The stamp I used to create this scene is called Kitty’s Flutter Friends by High Hopes Rubber Stamps.

 

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Kitty’s Flutter Friends  (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, AITOH Origami – Print Chiyogami – Butterflies, Blue cardstock

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, TIm Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Picked Raspberry

Die Cuts: Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214), Craftin Desert Diva’s – Flag Banner Dies

Miscellaneous: Butterfly Stickers, Echo Park Paper Co. – Imagine That Enamel Dots

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug

Coloured with Copic, Spectrum Noir and PrismaColor Premier Pencils

Cat: Spectrum Noir: BG10, BG8, BG6, BG4, R22, R20, R02, 90% Warm Gray (PC1058),70% Warm Gray (PC1056), 50% Warm Gray (PC1054), Black (PC935), Sakura Glaze – Black

Bow: RV10, RV04, RV02

Heart: R29, R27, R24

Butterflies: BG07, BG05, BG02, YG13, YR02, R05, Sakura Glaze – Black

Grass: G17, G14, G07 (Texture: old face cloth and Rubbing Alcohol)

Sky and Clouds: B04, B02, BG02, BG01, BG000, BG70, C1, C0

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the One Crazy Stamper blog, and the One Crazy Stamper Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

Get Well Chick!!!


Welcome OCS Fans!

Today is Wednesday and I’m sharing a Get Well Card where this little chick is floating in to send well wishes from the latest High Hopes Get Well Release! The stamp is called Get Well Chick by High Hopes Rubber Stamps.

I started out by using my Cuttelbug and die cut Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card using the dies from Essentials by Tattered Lace Dies – Easel Slider. Next I stamped the image using Memento – Tuxedo Black and my MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool. I used Copic Markers to colour in the image and then created my own sky and clouds for the background.

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Get Well Chick TT170 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Paper: Forever In Time – Perfect Prints – Mermaid (6 x 6 in \ 15 x 15 cm)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Chipped Sapphire

Copic Markers:

Duck: Y15, Y08, Y02, Y00, E15, YR18, YR14, R22, R21,Sakura Glaze – Black, Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen

Water: B39, B34, B32, BG15, Colourless Blender

Sky: B04, B02, BG02, BG01, BG000. BG70

Clouds: BG70, BG000, N0

Balloons: G17, G14, YG41, G00, V06, V05, V04, V000

Sign: E53, E51, E50, V06, V04

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the One Crazy Stamper blog, and the One Crazy Stamper Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

 

Dragon – Sick Day


Welcome OCS Fans!

It’s Wednesday, and so I’m happy to be posting this adorable little dragon to help put a smile on your face! I decided to make an Easel Card this week. The dragon I am using is called “Seymore’s Sick Day” by High Hopes Rubber Stamps. It was stamped onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and then coloured in with Copic Markers. I then, fussy cut around the entire image.

To do the background behind the dragon, I cut out some Bristol Paper using my Cuttlebug and Lawn Fawn – Zig Zag Rectangle Stackables. Then used Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers to create the ground and shadow beneath the dragon. The clouds were done using Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean and I had created a stencil from Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Pierced Clouds Die. Finally, I ran my little dragon through the Xyron machine and layered it on top of the background that I had created.

Close up of the Dragon:

For the sentiment I used Tail Not Waggin / Get Well Soon” by High Hopes Rubber Stamps. I stamped the sentiment using VersaFine – Onyx Black and then embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail Embossing Powder.

 

I completed card by using the Zig Zag dies again to cut out  a border around the coloured image and sentiment. Sentiment was popped up with some pop-up squares. Around the background papers, frames and sentiment I used Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet.

Background Paper, Recollections – Petite Floral – 12 x 12″ (30.4 x 30.4 cm) and some flowers from my collection were then used to complete the card.

To make the Easel Card I just took a 5.5″ x 12″ piece of white cardstock and then scored at 6″ and then on one of the 6″ portions at 3″. This allows the card to lay flat when mailing.

Card Recipe:

Stamps: High Hopes Tail Not Waggin / Get Well Soon K044; High Hopes Seymore’s Sick Day T058

Dragon: YG01, YG03, YG13, YG17, Y15, Y17, Y18, V12, V04, V09

Hot Water Bottle: B32, B34, B37

Pill Bottle: E23, E25, C1, C2

Thermometer: C1, C2

Background: Ground: Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers – Terracotta, Sepia, Tan, Moss; Sky: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean

Around card and borders: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet

Background Paper: Recollections – Petite Floral – 12 x 12″ (30.4 x 30.4 cm)

Die Cuts: Lawn Fawn – Zig Zag Rectangle Stackables; Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Pierced Clouds

Added Tools: Cuttlebug, MISTI, Xyron, Tape Gun, Glue DOTS, Forever In Time – Pop-Dot Value Pack

Be sure to visit the One Crazy Stamper blog for your daily inspiration, and check out our Facebook page, Pinterest and Twitter as well!

 

Tweetie Pie 2 – Bookmark


Sharing another bookmark that I made with Kraftin’ Kimmies – Tweetie Pie Stamp.

My friends always called me Birdie growing up, so I knew I had to make this.

Coloured in with Copic markers. Stamped image using my MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Memento – Tuxedo Black and Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card. Sentiment: Versa Fine – Onyx Black and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder. Edging: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean

Die Cut – Die-Namics MFT-489 PCD Fishtail Figs STX

Hope you like it!

Entered into http://kraftinkimmiestamps.blogspot.ca/2018/03/march-skrappy-challenge.html

Tweetie Pie1


Hi There!

Sharing a bookmark that I made with Kraftin’ Kimmies Tweetie Pie Stamp.

My friends always called me Birdie growing up, so I knew I had to make this.

 

Coloured in with Copic markers. Stamped image using my MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Memento – Tuxedo Black and Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card. Edging: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean

Die Cut: Die-Namics MFT-489 PCD Fishtail Figs STX

Hope you like it!

Entered into http://kraftinkimmiestamps.blogspot.ca/2018/03/march-skrappy-challenge.html