Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Elizabeth Craft Designs October Challenge A Very Krista Christmas

Hi Everyone,
It's time for the Elizabeth Craft Designs Challenge. This month it is featuring Krista Schneider's new release. Before we get started for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate go here and answer this question in the comments section. Which of the new Krista Schneider's stamp sets would you use to create a Christmas card? Below you will find the steps to replicate this card.


Step 1 - Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score at 4 1/4" and fold in half for a vertical side fold card.

Step 2 - Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 5 1/2" x 4 1/4". Apply Distress Oxide Ink using an ink applicator Moved Lawn and Barn Door. Spritz some water to create droplets. Use a heat tool to thoroughly dry the cardstock. See below photo for visual.


Step 3 - Stamp Snowflakes using Versamark. I used various snowflake sizes. Sprinkle Gold Embossing Powder, remove the excess and heat set it with a heat tool.

Step 4 - Dry Emboss Stitched Rectangles to the Do It Yourself Background. Adhere to card using Kid's Choice Glue. 

Step 5 - Stamp Classic Christmas sentiment using Versafine Onyx Black Ink.

Step 6 - Stamp Elves onto White Soft Finish Cardstock using Versafine Onyx Black Ink. Color image using any color medium. I used Winsor and Newton Promarkers. Diecut with matching die. Adhere to card using foam tape.

Step 7 - For added interest and sparkle randomly adhere Red Jewels.




This card can be used for any occasion by changing the colors, image and sentiment. Below is a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful day. Don't forget to answer the question on the Elizabeth Craft Designs for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate.

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

Santa is Watching Shaker Card

Hi Everyone, 
I have a process video to share with you for a Holiday Shaker Card. This card is showcasing the fun Stitched Scallop Collage Die, the Never Ending Rectangles Die, Sparkling Clear Solid Confetti Mix and the Photoplay Here Comes Santa from Kat Scrappiness. You can view the video below or open it in YouTube.






Below is a link to all the products used. To receive 10% off your order at Kat Scrappiness used code: TINA10 at checkout. Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day!

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

National Coffee Day Blog Hop September 2018 With Kat Scrappiness

Hi Everyone, today it's National Coffee Day Blog Hop! Kat Scrappiness is a Super Sponsor so hop along with us at Kat Scrappiness Blog and you can win one of two $25 Gift Cards to shop at katscrappiness.com.


Below you will find the steps to replicate this card.


Step 1 - Trim Ivory Cardstock 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score at 4 1/4" and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 - Place Honeybee Coffee Lovers Background (Coffee Rings) to the lower half of the front card and ink with Distress Oxide Walnut Stain. Spray some water and dab it to create more realistic stains.

Step 3 - Diecut Got Coffee base using Sand cardstock, the lid in brown and the coffee warmer in ivory. Stamp Lets Get Caffeinated sentiment stamp to the bottom of the coffee cup solid piece. Assemble the Coffee using collage medium. Before adhering the coffee warmer apply baker's twine 3 times and tie in a bow. Adhere the coffee to the front of card using scor tape.

Step 4 - Stamp Lets Get Caffeinated the coffee beans above the coffee to look like steam. 




I hope you have enjoyed this card. Remember to go here for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate. To receive 10% off your order use code TINA10 at checkout. Below are links to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and have s wonderful day. 

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Elizabeth Crafts Designs September Challenge Classic Christmas

Hi Everyone,
Today is the Challenge for Elizabeth Craft Designs. The challenge this month is Classic Christmas. Things that make traditions such as snowflakes, Christmas trees, roasting marshmellows, etc. There is a wonderful assortment from the new release by Joset Designs to help you with Holiday/Christmas classics. I used the gorgeous Snowflake Border die.

Before we get started for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate answer this question. What Elizabeth Craft Designs die or stamp set would you select if making a Christmas card? Go here to answer the question in the comments section. Below you will find the steps to replicate this card.



Step 1 - Trim Kraft Cardstock to 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score at 4 1/4" and fold in half for a horizontal side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 - Trim ModaScrap Christmas Holidays Patterned Paper to 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" and adhere to front of card using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 3 - On the card front from the bottom add 1 1/2" of Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape. Diecut Snowflake Border solid die to the bottom front of card. Carefully remove the release sheet and sprinkle Silk Microfine Glitter Rose Gold. Remove excess with a brush and carefully using your fingertip in a circular motion to bring out the shine and set the glitter.

Step 4 - Trim ModaScrap Christmas Holidays Patterned Paper to 2 1/4" x 5 1/2". Diecut Snowflake Border pattern die to the bottom of the trimmed paper. Adhere to the bottom front of card carefully aligning the bottom edges using Kids Choice Glue around the bottom part and 3mm Clear Double Sided adhesive Tape to the upper top and sides.

Step 5 - Stamp Classic Christmas Sentiments Clear Stamp to the top left side of the bottom paper using Distress Oxide Ink Walnut Stain (or any ink medium of your choice).




You can use the diecut pieces to use inside your card or keep them for a shaker card. Below is a link to all the products used. Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day!

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Two Backgrounds Using One Stencil Plus A Blog Giveaway

Hi Everyone,
I have two cards to share with you using My Favorite Things Stencil Radiating Rays. Distress Oxide Inks are great for creating a second imprint from one inking. After I inked my first cardstock I used the Distress Sprayer and sprayed the stencil with water. While wet I placed it on a second cardstock. Below are the results.

Before we get started I have a Blog Giveaway. The winner will win the fabulous 3-D Texture Fades Botanical Embossing Folder. All you have to do is Follow My Blog and Subscribe to my YouTube Channel. The contest will run until September 15. The winner will be randomly selected and announced September 16.


  • Step 1 - Trim White Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card (A2).
  • Step 2 - Place Radiating Rays Stencil on front card base using Painters Tape. Starting at the middle apply Distress Oxide Ink Squeezed Lemonade using an ink applicator. Follow by Wild Honey and end with Abandoned Coral. Carefully remove the stencil. Now spray the stencil with water and place it on a 4 1/4” x 5 1/2” white cardstock. Press gently and remove the stencil. You now have a background for a second card. Put it aside to dry. 
  • Step 3 - Stamp Mandy’s Flowers using Versafine Onyx Black Ink. Color in the flowers using any Color medium of your choice. I used Winsor and Newton Promarkers which are alcohol based for easy blending. Adhere to card using Foam Tape. 
  • Step 4 - Stamp Mandy’s Flowers sentiment using Versamark Ink on Black Cardstock. Sprinkle White embossing powder and heat set with a heat tool. Diecut Stitched Fishtail Banners with the sentiment. Adhere to card using Foam Tape at the ends and Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape in the center. 
  • Step 5 - Using the Crystal Katana place sequins randomly and adhere with Collage Medium. 
  • Step 6 - Optional - Add some shimmer to the flowers using Nuvo Shimmer Pen. 
  • Step 1 - Trim White Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card (A2).
  • Step 2 - Diecut Double Stitched Rectangles using the background created from the first card. Adhere to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape. 
  • Step 3 - Stamp Thoughtful Messages sentiment to bottom of the background using Versafine Onyx Black Ink. 
  • Step 4 - Stamp Spring Flowers using Versafine Onyx Black Ink. Color in the flowers using any Color medium of your choice. I used Distress Oxide Inks with a Waterbrush. I used Squeezed Lemonade, Wild Honey, Abandoned Coral. Diecut Spring Flowers to making images. Adhere to card using Foam Tape. 
  • Step 5 - Using the Crystal Katana place prepared Crystal Nuvo Drops Morning Dew randomly and adhere with Collage Medium. 




These cards can be used for any occasion by changing the images, colors and/or sentiments. Below is a link to all Products Used. 

To receive 5$ off your order at Simon Says Stamp use code: SVE954 at checkout.

To receive 10% off your order at Kat Scrappiness use code: TINA10 at checkout.

Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful day.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Elizabeth Craft Designs August Challenge Using Character Dies

Hi Everyone,
Today is the August Challenge at Elizabeth Craft Designs. The Challenge this month is Christmas Fun With Character Dies. There are 4 new Character Dies which was released this month. For a chance to win a $20 gift certicate answer this question. Which of the Characters from the new Joset Designs collection is your favorite? Go here to answer the question in the comments section. Below you will find the steps to replicate this card.



  • Step 1 - Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score at 4 1/4" and fold in half for a horizontal side fold card. (A2)
  • Step 2 - Diecut Dashing Rectangles using ModaScrap Christmas Holidays Patterned Paper. Adhere to card front using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive.
  • Step 3 - Diecut Santa's Sleigh as follows: ModaScrap Christmas Holidays Patterned Paper for the upper part of sleigh and presents. Shimmer Sheetz for ribbon/bow and lower part of sleigh. Assemble all pieces using Kid's Choice Glue.
  • Step 4 - Stamp Classic Christmas Sentiment on the sleigh using Versamark Ink. Sprinkle White Embossing Powder and heat set with a heat tool. Adhere all of the pieces created from Step 3 to the card front using Kid's Choice Glue.
  • Step 5 - Diecut Santa Claus as follows: White Soft Finish Cardstock for Beard, PomPom, lower part of hat, coat cuffs, bottom of coat and upper part of boots. Black Cardstock for buttons, gloves and boots. Shimmer Sheetz for bell. Color White Soft Finish Cardstock using Distress Oxide Tattered Rose for face and nose and Distress Oxide Aged Mahogany for hat and Santa's Suit. Assemble all the pieces using Kid's Choice Glue and adhere to card again using Kid's Choice Glue. Don't forget to add the eyes using a fine tip marker.



The new Character dies, Igloo and Santa's Sleigh brings such a fun element to a holiday card. Below you will find the links to all Products Used. Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful day.

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Elizabeth Craft Designs Focus Release Winter/Holiday from Joset's Designs

Hi Everyone,
Today is Elizabeth Craft Designs Focus Release Winter/Holiday from Joset's Designs. Boy oh boy is this an awesome release with 4 new Character Dies along with some classic dies and 2 beautiful stamp sentiments and more. I have a lot of fun cards to share in the upcoming days and it was super hard to choose which one to share first. I decided to share an elegant card using the new Snowflakes Die. Go here to see the Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog Post. Below are the steps to replicate this card.

  • Step 1 - Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score at 4 1/4" and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)
  • Step 2 - Trim ModaScrap Christmas Holidays Patterned Paper to 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" and adhere to card front using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.
  • Step 3 - Diecut Garden Notes Frame It Rectangles to the center front of card. 
  • Step 4 - Trim ModaScrap Christmas Holidays Patterned Paper to 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" and adhere to card inside front using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.
  • Step 5 - Stamp sentiment using ink of your choice. (I used Distress Oxide Salty Ocean).
  • Step 6 - Diecut Snowflakes outline (largest size) using Teal Blue Cardstock. Set aside. Diecut Snowflakes detail (largest size) on White Soft Finish Cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive Sheet on the topside. Carefully remove the release sheet and sprinkle Silk Microfine Glitter (I used Teal Blue #649). Carefully remove excess using a wide brush. Using your fingertip in a circular motion gently bring out the shine of the glitter. Adhere to the snowflake solid piece using Kid's Choice Glue. Adhere the whole snowflake to the center of the card using Kid's Choice Glue.



This card can be used as a Holiday card or a Winter Card by changing the sentiment. Below is a link with all Products Used. Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful day.

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