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Happy Birthday Gnome


It’s Wednesday, and this week, I used Balloon Gnome – SLF016 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for the main image and Mini Sentiment Set #1 – HLL001 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for the sentiment from the new release this month. The mini sentiment comes with 3 more sayings as well, which means you can use this little gnome to make a variety of different cards for multiple occasions. I chose to make a birthday card this time.

To make my card this week, I started out with a simple white card sized at 5.5″ x 4.25″. Then I used Doodlebug Design Inc. – Fairy Tales paper to create my background rectangles. To do this, I used my Cuttlebug and die cuts from My Creative Time – Rectangle Frame Dies and My Creative Time – Rectangle Frame Layers. Then I used Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet and Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peacock Feathers to ink around the edges of the frames. I layered the first 2 layers directly onto the base and also glued the 2 smaller rectangles together. Then I popped up the smaller rectangles with 3M VHB – 2 sided tape.

I stamped the image and sentiment onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Cardstock and then coloured it in with Copic markers. Once completed, I used my Brother Scan and Cut to cut around the image. Then I popped up the image with the 3M VHB – 2 sided tape as well.

To finish the card off, I added some bling using Kraftin Kimmie – Summer Dots,  Kraftin Kimmie – Festive Dots and CC Designs – Dragon Dreams Enamel Dots.

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Balloon Gnome – SLF016 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Sentiment: Mini Sentiment Set #1 – HLL001 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peacock Feathers

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Doodlebug Design Inc. – Fairy Tales (6″ x 6″)

Die Cuts: My Creative Time – Rectangle Frame Dies, My Creative Time – Rectangle Frame Layers

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Kraftin Kimmie – Summer Dots, Kraftin Kimmie – Festive Dots, CC Designs – Dragon Dreams Enamel Dots, Brother Scan and Cut

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

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

Beard: W5, W4, W3, W2, W1, W0, W00

Hat and Outfit: BG45, BG18, BG15, V17. V5, V12, V09

Shoes: E27, E25, E23, E21

Balloon: Y08, Y06, Y02, Y000

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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Buddy’s Surprize!!


It’s Wednesday, and this week, I made a birthday card using Buddy Bear’s Surprise – S193 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for the main image and Shhh Party! – H038 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for the sentiment. Buddy is not very good at keeping secrets though or spelling! LOL! He is however, ready to bring you presents and party on!

To make my card this week, I started off with a card base of 5.5″ x 4.25″.  I love this background party paper by Echo Park called “It’s Your Birthday”. I cut it the same size as the base card and then used 2-sided tape to attach it to the base. Then I inked around the entire outside edges of the card with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet.

I used My Creative Time – Stitched Squares Inside and Out to cut some Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card. Then I used my MISTI and Memento – Tuxedo Black Ink to stamp the image. I coloured in the main image with Copic markers. I stamped the sentiment onto some yellow cardstock with Memento – Tuxedo Black ink and then used Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set to die cut it out. Next, I ran both my image and sentiment through the Xyron Creative Station to turn them both into stickers. I applied both of these to some Violet cardstock and trimmed a small border. Lastly, I popped up both the image and the sentiment using 3M VHB – 2 sided tape.

Card Recipe:

Stamp:  Buddy Bear’s Surprise – S193  (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Sentiment: Shhh Party! – H038 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

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

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Echo Park – It’s Your Birthday (6″x6″ Double-Sided)

Die Cuts: My Creative Time – Stitched Squares Inside and Out, Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214)

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Xyron Creative Station

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Bear: E29, E27, E25, E23, R22, R20, R00, R14

Banner and Bow: BG18, BG13, BG11, Y00

Hat: V09, V06, V04, Y19, Y11

Present: BV04, BV02, BV00, Y38, Y19, Y11, YR16, YR15

Flowers and Leaves: G07, YG13, RV22, RV23, RV21,

Grass: YG17, YG13, YG03, YG01

Sky: B01, B00, B000, B0000

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.

 

Birthday Banner Gnome


Today I’m sharing Banner Gnome (KLM Digital Designs) from KLM Digital Designs new release. I thought it would be fun to put the new banner stamp inside a banner. This was such an awesome stamp to play with and it comes with 3 different sentiments, “Happy Birthday” as shown here, “Your Awesome” and “Congratulations”.

When I first started colouring this card, I had something totally different in mind for how I was going to colour the scroll. But, once I created the background, I decided to colour it using bluish green tones for the top and bottom of the large scroll.

I printed out the main image twice onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card using my HP Printer. I always print using Grayscale because the image won’t smudge when you go to colour. I found that printing out in black sometimes did. I used my brother Scan N’ Cut to cut around 1 of the images. Then fussy cut it where I still needed to. As I mentioned, once before, I’m still learning how to use my new machine.

For the other image, I die cut around it using Penny Black – Paper Scroll and my Cuttlebug. I coloured in the main image with copics. Then I placed the other image that I had cut around earlier over top of it to use it as a mask. I also used some Post-It Note paper to mask off the top and bottom of the main scroll. I used a Picket Fence Studio’s brush and went over the entire background inside the scroll with Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Tumbled Glass. Then, I placed Kraftin’ Kimmie – Confetti Stencil over top of everything. I have a large magnetic mat, so I just used some strong magnets to hold everything in place. Then, using the various sized Picket Fence Studio brushes which I labelled in various colours, I used a mixture of Tim Holtz inks to create the background. All of the colours are listed below.

I removed all of the masked pieces and then completed the colouring of the large scroll.

Lastly, I attached the entire image to some Recollections Purple Passions cardstock cut at 5.5″ x 4.25″ and added some small balloons which I had die cut previously using Your Next Stamp – Mini Balloon Trio Set.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiment: Banner Gnome (KLM Digital Designs)

Inks: HP Printer Greyscale, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Tumbled Glass, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peacock Feathers, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mermaid Lagoon, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Evergreen Bough, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Cracked Pistachio

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Recollections – Purple Passions 8.5″ x 11″

Die Cuts: Penny Black – Paper Scroll 51-458, Your Next Stamp – Mini Balloon Trio Die Set (YNSD241)

Stencil: Kraftin’ Kimmie – Confetti

Tools: Cuttlebug

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E000, E00, E04, E11, E21

Beard: W5, W4, W3, W2, W1, W0, W00

Hat: BG49, BG15, BG13, BG11

Boots: E29, E27, E25, E23

Pants: B26, B23, B21

Shirt: G43, G24, G21, G20

Pencil: YR31, YR21, YR20, YR14, Y19, Black

Paintbrush: B69, B18, B16, C3, C2, C1, Y15, Y11, BG02, BG01, BG00

Banners: BG05, BG02, BG01, BG00, BG000

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 Mother’s Day Gnomes


Welcome Back KLM Digital Designs Fans!

KLM Digital Designs has just released some brand new stamps this month, and today I’m sharing Mom and Kids Gnomes (KLM Digital Designs)!  This new stamp contains adorable images of a mom, her children and 3 loving sentiments for your mother. A perfect new release for Mother’s Day!

For this card, I decided to create my own family. The digital stamps allow you to resize them to your preference, so I made one boy larger than the other to represent my older and younger brother.

To put the card together, I printed out the main image onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and the sentiment onto Recollections – Purple Passions 8.5″ x 11″ paper. I coloured in the main image with copics and then mounted it onto purple Recollection’s paper.

I cut a piece of Recollections – Petite Floral – Double Sided paper to 6″ x 6″ and mounted it onto my 6″ x 6″ card base. I went around all of the edges with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet. Then I cut the previously printed out sentiment to 6″ x 1.25″ and taped it onto the base card. Lastly, I mounted the coloured image with the purple frame onto the base card.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiment: Mom and Kids Gnomes (KLM Digital Designs)

Inks: HP Printer Greyscale, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Recollections – Petite Floral – Double Sided 12 x 12 in (30.4 x 30.4 cm), Recollections – Purple Passions 8.5″ x 11″

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

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

Hair: E47, E44, E43, N8, N6, N4

Pants: B26, B23, B21, C3

Shirts: YG67, YG63, YG61

Dresses: V17, V15, V12

Blouses: Y17, Y08, Y04

Hats: BV04, B02, BV00, R37, R35, R17

Shoes: N8, N6, N4, E29, E25, E23

Boots: E27, E25, E23

Purse: E35, E33, E31

Sky: B60, B01, B00, B000, B0000, C1, C0, Colorless Blender

Grass: YG17, YG13, YG03, YG01

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.

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.

 

Easter Masterpiece!


It’s Wednesday, and this week I used High Hopes Rubber Stamps Bunny Masterpiece – S063 for the main image and Egg-Stra Special -G243 for the sentiment. These little bunnies are getting prepared for Easter. I remember making painted eggs every year in the kitchen with my mom and brothers as a child. Do you have an Easter tradition of painting eggs too?

To create the card I coloured in the image and then popped it up using 3M VHB – 2 sided tape. I also popped up the sentiment. I found some old cardstock and cut out some of the little eggs and then edged around each of them with various Tim Holtz colours listed below. The card is 6″ x 6″.

Card Recipe:

Stamp:  Bunny Masterpiece – S063 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Sentiment: Egg-Stra Special -G243 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Dusty Concord, Spun Sugar, Wilted Violet, Evergreen Bough, Shaded Lilac and Fossilized Amber

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Recollections – Blue Ombre Cardstock, Recollections – Purple Ombre Cardstock, Recollections – Easter Printed Cardstock

Die Cuts: My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out

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

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Bunnies: C3, C2, C1, C0, R30, R02, RV04

Overalls: B26, B23, B21, V09, V06, V04, BV04, BV02, BV01, BV000

Egg: Y08, Y06, Y02, BG13, BG11, BG10, RV04, RV02, RV00, G02, G00, G000, B41, B34, B32

Paintbrushes: N4, N0, E27, E23, BG13, BG11, BG10, B34, B41

Grass: G17, G14, G07

Sky: B02, B01, B00, B000

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.

 

Sending Smiles!


Spring is just around the corner!

It’s Wednesday, and for today’s card I used Andreas Kitties – R202 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for the main image and Sending Smiles – G276 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for the sentiment. This cheery little girl is hoping to bring smiles to everyone she knows and hopefully put a smile on your face too. She’s already for Spring! Are you??? I know I am. LOL!

To make this card, I started out with a 6″ x 6″ card base and then mounted the background onto the card. I cut the ovals and scalloped oval using my Cuttlebug and die cut from My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies. The sentiment was cut out using My Creative Time – Ribbon End Dies.

For the main image, I used Copic markers to colour it all in. I fussy cut around the image and then traced around all of the edges using my black Copic marker. I edged around all of the borders of the die cuts with various Tim Holtz distress inks. I assembled the card using 3M VHB – 2 sided tape.

To add the last finishing touch to the card, I added in some flowers along the side and a pearl in the centre for all of the yellow flowers.

Card Recipe:

Stamp:  Andreas Kitties – R202 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Sentiment: Sending Smiles – G276 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Fossilized Amber, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Twisted Citron

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, American Crafts – Dear Lizzy – Day Dreamer 6″x6″ (15.2×15.2cm), Forever in Time – Dandelion Wish SP344-23, Purple Cardstock, Stamperia – Lilac Flowers

Die Cuts: My Creative Time – Ribbon End Dies, My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, Prima Flowers – Ameruse Pastel Mix, Recollections – Handmade Flowers

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

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

Hair: E47, E44, E43

Blouse and Socks: Y08, Y04, Y00

Dress: V09, V06, V04, V01

Shoes: W9, W7, W6, W5, W3, W1

Cats: C7, C5, C3, W5, W3, W1, E27, E25, E23, R20

Straw Basket: E34, YR23, Y23, Y21

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.

 

Just A Note!


Welcome KLM Digital Design Fans!

Today, I’m sharing a new stamp set from KLM Digital Designs called Mailbox Greetings. These little country birds decided to make their home in someone’s mailbox and are enjoying the nice sunny weather. A lot of snow here still where I live, so it will be a while before we get to see some flowers blooming and some nice clear skies. LOL!

This stamp set would make a wonderful addition to your collection if you would just like to send a little thank-you to someone or just to write them a short note.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiment: Mailbox Greetings (KLM Digital Designs)

Inks: HP Printer Gray Scale, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Dusty Concord

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Recollections – Petite Floral – Double Sided 12 x 12 in (30.4 x 30.4 cm), Recollections – Purple Passions 8.5″ x 11″

Die Cuts: Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214), Craftin Desert Diva’s Fancy Frames

Coloured with Copic Markers:

Birds: E27, E25, E23, YR12, Sakura Glaze – Black

Sky: B91, B34, B28, B26, B24, B23, B12, B01, B00, BG70, Colorless Blender, Prismacolor Premier Pencil – White

Post: E47, E43, E35

Mailbox and Handle: C6, C4, C2, R39, R29, R27, R24

Nest Under Bird: Y23, Y11, E33, E30, E84

Grass and Leaves: G14, G09, G07, YG17, YG13, YG07

Flowers: V12, V09, V06, V04

Thank you and have a great week!

Fright Night! Beware!!!!


Welcome High Hopes Rubber Stamps Fans!

It’s Wednesday, and this month at High Hopes Rubber Stamps we are celebrating Hallowe’en.  This week, I used Monty Q109  (High Hopes Rubber Stamps).

I thought it would be fun to make him come out of a scary forest with the full moon behind him. I darkened the Birch trees in the background with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Hickory Smoke so that it would look like they were further in the background. Hallowe’en is coming and Monty is ready for a frightfully good time! Beware!!!!

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Monty Q109 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Sentiment: Hallowe’en Rub-on from my craft stash, Stampendous – Class a’ peel stickers

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black

Background: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Black Soot, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Fossilized Amber, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Gathered Twigs, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Hickory Smoke, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mustard Seed, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Seedless Preserves, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Dusty Concord, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Ground Espresso

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Marian Design – Swedish Winter – 8.25″ x 6″, Canson Watercolor – Cold Press – 140 lb. (300 g)

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug

Die Cuts: Joy Crafts – Winter Wishes Birch Trees – 60020928, Frantic Stamper Precision Die – Birch Tree Forest – FRA10034, Lifestyle Crafts Cutting Dies – Nesting Circles

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Monty: E53, E51, E50, E49, E44, E29, E27, E23, E37, E35, E34, E33, R39, R29, R27, R24, R22, R20

Hope you like it and have a spooktacular 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.

 

Dancing Ballerinas


Welcome Back Dreamerland Craft Fans!

Dreamerland has just released some brand new stamps and today, I’m sharing a birthday card I made using Dancing Partners D19060 (Dreamerland Crafts Clear Stamps)!  The image was coloured with copic markers.

After colouring the images, I fussy cut around them and decided to have them dancing on clouds to add to the magic.

 

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Dancing Partners D19060 (Dreamerland Crafts Clear Stamps)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Blueprint Sketch, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Picked Raspberry, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Nana Vics Digitals – Ballerina #1 Digital Paper, Watercolour Paper

Die Cuts: 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

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

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

Hair: E47, E44, E43

Dresses: V06, V04, V01, V000, B24, B21, B00, Spectrum Noir – Sparkles – Crystal Clear, Spectrum Noir – Sparkles – Orchid, Gelly Roll Stardust – Clear

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

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.

Daisy Girl!


Welcome Back Dreamerland Craft Fans!

Today I’m sharing a birthday card that I made for my sister-in-law using Remembering the Fun Times (Dreamerland Crafts Clear Stamps) for the main image. I thought this little girl was super adorable and couldn’t wait to colour her!

Card Recipe:

Stamp Image: Remembering the Fun Times (Dreamerland Crafts Clear Stamps)

Stamp Sentiment: Where Flowers Bloom Stamp – Gina K Designs

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versa Fine – Onyx Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Fossilized Amber, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet

Embossing Powder: Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder

Background Paper: Eggplant Cardstock, Creative Memories – Secret Garden Double Sided – 12 x 12 in.

Die Cuts: My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies, Spellbinders Nestabilities – Lacey Ovals

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

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E000, E00, E04, E11, E21

Hair: E18, E08, YR18, YR14

Flower: V09, V06, V04, V12, Y15, Y06, Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen – Firefly

Dress: V09, V06, V04, V12, Y15, Y06, Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen

Leaves and Stems: G17, G14, G07

Background: B02, B01, B000

Butterfly: Wink of Stella – Metallic Violet, Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen – Firefly

Hope you like and see you soon!

Higher Dreams!


Hi There!

Sharing a card that I made for our VP who left to pursue her dreams and career at another company. She was an awesome lady and did so much for all of us. She was a real inspiration and we will all miss her.

I made her card using the digital stamps from Polkadoodles called, New Job – Polkadoodles Digital Stamp and Skys the Limit – Polkadoodles Digital Stamp.

Inside of card:

Card Recipe:

Stamps: New Job  – (Polkadoodles), Skys the Limit – (Polkadoodles), Winnie Celebrations 2 Sentiments (Polkadoodles)

Paper: Craft Smith – Garden Party – 12 x 12 in (30.4 x 30.4 cm), Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Aqua Cardstock

Inks: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Evergreen Bough, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peacock Feathers

Images coloured with Copic Markers

Hair: E77, E71, E70

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

Blouse: Y15, Y08, Y02

Pants: BG18, BG15, BG13

Bow and Jacket: BG15, BG13, BG10

Shoes: BG34, BG32, BG10, BG13

Purse: BG15, BG13, BG11

Coffee Cup: E29, E25, E23, E53, E51, E50

Lunch Box: BG34, BG32, BG10

Background: BV02, BV00, BV000, C-2, C-1, C-0

Inside image:

Hair: E77, E71, E70

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

Dress: BG15, BG13, BG10

Bow on Dress: Y19, Y15, Y04, Y02

Balloon: R59, RV29, R35, R24, BG15, BG13, BG10, Y19, Y06, Y02, G17, G14, G07, R22, R20

Basket: Y19, Y15, Y011

Clouds: BG70, C0

Background2: B02, B00, B000

She loved her card and I hope that you do too!

Entered into the following challenges:

https://polkadoodle.blogspot.com/2019/06/wk-25-anything-goes-craft-challenge-at.html?mc_cid=aff46bd078&mc_eid=0962f9b5f2

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Spring Flowers


Welcome One Crazy Stamper Fans!

It’s Wednesday, and I’m back to share another spring time scene using Willow (High Hopes Rubber Stamps).  She’s enjoying the beautiful spring flowers and butterflies. I sure hope that you are too!

I added some Wink of Stella to her bodice on her dress, frill at the bottom and her shoes.

Stamp:  Willow (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Die Cut:  My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies

Paper: Creative Memories – Secret Garden Double Sided – 12 x 12 in., Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, TIm Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peacock Feathers

Coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E000, E00, E01, E11, R20

Hair: E15, Y38, YR23, Y21

Dress: BG07, BG05, BG02, BV04, BV02, BV01, BV00, BV000

Flowers and Leaves: BG07, BG05, BG02, Y19, Y17, Y13, Y08, BV02, BV01, G17, G14, G07

Butterfly: BG07, BG05, BG01, C1

Around Image: B0000

Miscellaneous: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, Wink of Stella – Clear, Flowers

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.

Blooming Friends!


Welcome OCS Fans!

Today is Wednesday and Spring is in the air! The snow has finally melted and now I can’t wait for the flowers to start blooming and adding some colour to our yard and other yards around us!

For today’s card I’m sharing Blooming Friends by High Hopes Rubber Stamps. I’m pretty sure this little girl and hedgehog are probably talking about the beautiful flowers and what a gorgeous spring day it is outside! I coloured in the card with Copic Markers and to finish the scene, I added in some clouds and made the grass look like she was up on a hilltop.

Hope you like it and have a wonderful spring!

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Blooming Friends TT031 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Paper: Recollections – Petite Floral – Double Sided 12 x 12 in (30.4 x 30.4 cm), Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card

Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Dusty Concord, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet, Memento – Tuxedo Black

Die Cuts: Essentials by Tattered Lace Dies – Easel Slider

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool

Copic Markers:

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

Hair: E50, YR21, Y26, E44

Blouse: V20, V22, V25

Pants: B06, B04, B02

HedgeHog: R02, R01, E79, E37, E25

Rock: W7, W5, W3, E79

Leaves: G14, G17, G07

Flowers: RV02, RV00, RV10, V06, V04, V01, Y08, B41, B34, B32

Sky: B0000, B000, B00, B01, BV20, BV0000, Colourless Blender

Grass: YG25, YG07, G43

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.

 

 

Capture the Good Times!


Hi Dreamerland Crafts Fans!

Today I’d like to share a card that I made using Dreamerland Crafts Photographer stamp from their new release this year. I decided to colour the outfit blue to match the cameras in the background. To create the scene, I also used several of the Dreamland Mix and Match background stamps.

 

 

I used some Canson Watercolour paper and wet it down. Then I stamped on my clouds using Clouds – Dreamerland Crafts Mix & Match Collection stamp and a mixture of Tim Holtz Blue inks which you can find in the list below. For the background blue, I used Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Tumbled Glass, some water and a watercolour brush.

For the greenery Flower Beds – Dreamerland Crafts Mix & Match Collection stamp was used and stamped with a mixture of Tim Holtz greens and Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Gathered Twigs. Then I used the watercolour brush and Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet for the flowers and to add in a little more colour below the shrubbery.

I popped up the little girl and bird with some 3M VHB – 2 sided tape after stamping the images with Memento – Tuxedo Black ink and then colouring the images in with Copic markers.

Background paper and sentiment are from Creative Memories – Shutter Bug collection which I thought was perfect to complete this card.

Note: Using my MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool allowed me to do the placement of the Mix and Match images with ease.

I hope you like my little photographer! Are you ready to go out and take some pictures now too???

Card Recipe:

Stamps: Photographer – Dreamerland Crafts Clear Stamps (D19012), Clouds – Dreamerland Crafts Mix & Match Collection (M18305), Flower Beds – Dreamerland Crafts Mix & Match Collection (M18307)

Paper: Creative Memories – Shutter Bug Designer Paper Pack – 12 x 12 in. double sided paper, Canson – Watercolor cold press 90 lb. (185 g), Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Dark blue cardstock

Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Blueprint Sketch, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Broken China, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Tumbled Glass, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Bundled Sage, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mowed Lawn, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Shabby Shutters, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Gathered Twigs, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet, Memento – Tuxedo Black

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

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

Copic Markers for Colouring:

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

Hair: E49, E47, E44, W4

Bow, Socks and Blouse: B04, B02, B00

Skirt and Shoes: B23, B21, B18, Black

Camera: N8, N6, N4, N0

Bird: E17, E15, E13, R02, R01, E49

Thank You Sew Much Card


Hi There!

My parents recently celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary! Such an accomplishment and we are all so proud of them! We had a wonderful celebration with close friends and family.

I wanted to make my parents something special and unique for their special anniversary and I knew a friend who did quilting. I’ve always wanted to learn how to hand quilt and so I approached her and asked her if she would teach me. She agreed and I was super excited, I was going to learn how to do quilting.

First thing!!!!! I have a lot more respect for all of you quilting ladies and gentlemen out there!!! I had no idea how much work went into it! LOL! However, I loved the final result and so did my parents and family and that made it all worth it!

As a thank you to my friend Marilyn who graciously put up with all my questions and who assisted me on how to cut the fabric and line it up as well as doing the 3 layer sandwich and then sewing the border, I made her this little thank you card.

Inside of card:

All of the stamps are from My Creative Time. The 2 stamps sets are called “My Creative Time – You’re Sew Special – MCT-317 and My Creative Time – Thanks Sew Much – MCT-318

Used MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool and stamped images and sentiments with Versa Fine – Onyx Black and Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Dusty Concord. Embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder.

Inked around Edges of Die Cuts – Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet and Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Evergreen Bough.

Paper- Recollections – Petite Floral (12 x 12 in – 30.4 x 30.4 cm), Stamperi Lilac Flowers Scrapbooking – (12 x 12 in – 30.5 x 30.5 cm)

Die Cuts – My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out

Mother’s Day 2018


Hi There!

Sharing a card that I made for my mom for Mother’s Day this year! As soon as I saw the image of the mother doing her daughter’s hair, I knew I had to make it. It brought back so many childhood memories of when my mother would fuss over my hair! From the rags to make wringlets, to the huge rollers that I had to sleep with AND every different colour of ribbon that you could think of. LOL!

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I am one of the lucky one’s to have had such a loving mother all of my life and hopefully for a long time to come. Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mom’s out there!

Digital Stamp: The Paper Shelter – Don’t Pull So Hard. Coloured in image with Copics and then fussy cut around the image.

Background Paper: Polkadoodles – octaviapaperheavenbundle – paperheaven3

Ink Around Borders: TIm Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet

My mom loved her card! Hope you do to!

Dog Sympathy Card


Hi There,

Sharing a dog sympathy card that I made. It is always very hard losing one of our furry friends, especially when we cherish them as if they were our children. They say that we will meet again someday over the Rainbow Bridge so I drew in a rainbow on my card.

The stamps were all stamped with my MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool.

Dog – Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps – Furry Friends. Stamped onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and then coloured in with Copic markers. Stamped wings onto Recollections – Christmas Inkjet Printable Glitter Paper – 8.5 x 11″ and then fussy cut around them and attached them to the original image.

Sentiment – Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps – Furry Friends. Stamped onto red paper with Versamark ink and then embossed with Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail. Added in footprint with paw print from Stampin Up.

Die Cuts – Cut glittery clouds using Recollections – Christmas Inkjet Printable Glitter Paper – 8.5 x 11″ and Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie.

Background – Fierro Aquarelle Watercolour Paper – Tim Holtz Distress Oxide – Faded Jeans and Tim Holtz Distress Oxide – Broken China. Rainbow combination of Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Candied Apple, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Spiced Marmalade,  Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet and Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Squeezed Lemonade.

Entered into http://kraftinkimmiestamps.blogspot.ca/2018/03/challenge-424-glitter.html

 

Hope you like it!

 

 

Birthday – Pamper Me Paulina!


Hi There,

Sharing a birthday card that I made for a co-worker who is always helping others around our office tirelessly. She does a lot for all of us and I hope that she realizes just how much we all appreciate her. She is such a wonderful person and always makes you smile.

This Kraftin Kimmie stamp was perfect for the occasion and so were the sentiments that came with the stamp.

Here is a close-up:

All images stamped using MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool.

Main image – Kraftin’ Kimmie – Pamper Me Paulina!, stamped with Memento – Tuxedo Black ink onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and then coloured in with Copic markers.

Sentiment – Kraftin’ Kimmie – Pamper Me Paulina! and Kraftin Kimmie – Kick Assy Birthday! – stamped with Versa Fine – Onyx Black and embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder.

Small Balloon Face – Peachy Keen Stamps – PKSC-25 January 2014, Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen

Die cuts:

My Creative Time – Stitched Large Balloons

Craftin Desert Diva’s Party Dies

Edged around images with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet and Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Evergreen Bough.

Background Paper: K&C Company – Susan Winget Specialty Paper – SW Botanical

Entered into Weeky Challenge #422 – http://kraftinkimmiestamps.blogspot.ca/2018/03/challenge-422-something-new.html

Ula Be Strong


Hi There,

Sharing an inspirational card that I made for a friend using Polkadoodles  – Ula Be Strong and Sentiment.

 

Coloured the image using Copic markers.

Border for sentiment is from Polkadoodles – Lavender Tea digital bundle CD which I overlaid the sentiment onto, printed out and then fussy cut around.

Die Cuts – Creative Expression Craft Dies by Sue Wilson – Noble Dies – Double Pierced Ovals.

Edging – Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Dusty Concord and Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Shaded Lilac.

Background paper – Forever in Time – SP344-08 – Tea Time.

Hope you like it!

Also entered into Polkadoodles challenge – https://polkadoodle.blogspot.ca/