Guest Design · HeartcraftPaper · Uncategorized

Heartcraft Paper – Day of the Dead Guest Post

Hi Everyone and happy a week before Halloween!!! Halloween to me have always been a perfect kickoff to the winter holidays and every year my sisters and I go treat or treating with the nieces and nephew. When I first laid my eyes on the Day of the Dead digital stamp from Heartcraft Paper my jaw dropped. I have never ever seen this stamps for this  event before and I know its just perfect for a Halloween card.
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This is a simple card featuring the Muerte (male skeleton) image as my main focal point with the decorative elements laid out in an oval shape around it.

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Guest Design · HeartcraftPaper · Uncategorized

Heartcraft Paper – Snowman Caroling

Hi Everyone! October is here and we are soo close to Christmas I can feel it! Today I bring you this adorable Snowman Carols from Heartcraft Paper. When I first saw it I knew I just want to make an interactive card featuring the snowman moving his head while he sings his heart out.

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Guest Design · HeartcraftPaper · Uncategorized

Heartcraft Paper Guest Designer – Day 2

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Hi Everyone. I am here today with my 2nd guest post for Heartcraft Paper and when I first laid my eyes on their Bomb Pop digital stamp I just knew I have to use it. Growing up I used to eat bomb pops every summer and just the image of them takes me back to my childhood. What better way to use this image then to create a spinning card that children of all ages can play with. Digital stamps worked beautifully with my card design since I was able to adjust the size of the image to be smaller than the sentiment.

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To make this card I first copy the Bomb Pop image onto a Word document 6 time and size them to be slightly larger than 2 inches tall and print them out onto white card stock. I also print out the sentiment at the same time. Color all the images using blue and red copic markers to give them the traditional hue and cut them out. Used a circle die to cut out my spinner circle and used my pencil to draw in 6 sections. For my card base, I cut out my front panel from white cardstock at 6 x 6 inches and draw in a border with a black pen and then use a blue copic marker to scratter dots around the middle of the front panel. Last, create a hole in the middle of my panel for my brad.

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Glue down the ends of each Bomb Pop onto my spinner circle and add the brad to connect my spinner to my front panel. I added some powder to the brad so the Bomb Pop will spin smoother. Then I cut out the sentiment using a label die cut.

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Adhere my middle strip of cardstock to the middle of my card using double layers of foam tape so it will not lay on top of the spinner and last glue down my sentiment on top of the strip to hid the center of the spinner.

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I hope you enjoy this card and I can’t wait to show you my next card for Heartcraft Paper.

Blog Hop · Uncategorized · Watercolor

Rubeena’s Crafting Anniversary Blog Hop DAY ONE + Giveaways

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Hi Everyone! Thank you for stopping by from Wanda Guess’s blog. Welcome to Rubeena’s Crafting Anniversary 2-Day Blog Hop! This hop is epic with more than 70 guests and over $1,000 in sponsored prizes! Not only are we celebrating four years since Rubeena first discovered cardmaking but also crafting in general. This industry is made up of wonderful individuals who are creative, inspirational, kind, and incredibly supportive! Hop along so you can learn about why we create and how much joy it brings us!

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In celebration of this anniversary, we have several amazing sponsors. Let’s thank them for their generosity! Winners will be randomly selected from comments left on all the blogs. The winners will be announced by Wednesday, September 5 at http://www.arareruby.com/giveaways/ . Winners will have up to 2 weeks to contact Rubeena at ararerubycrafts@gmail.com to claim their prize before another winner is selected.

Studio Katia – $50 gift card
Hello Bluebird – $50 gift card
Altenew – $50 Gift card
Pinkfresh Studio – $30 gift card
Gina K. Designs – $50 gift card
Clearly Besotted – £25 gift card
Simon Says Stamp – $25 gift card
Spellbinders Card Kit ($55 value).
Jennifer McGuire – $50 Simon Says Stamp gift card
Winnie & Walter, LLC – $40 gift card
Mama Elephant – $25 gift card
Hero Arts – $25 gift card
Nichol Spohr LLC – Custom-sewn rainbow pencil case filled with brand new Spellbinders dies
Danielle Flynn – $25 Simon Says Stamp gift card
Picket Fence Studios – four $25 gift cards
Ellen Hutson – two $25 gift cards
Pretty Pink Posh – two $30 gift cards
The Stamp Market – July 2018 Release (estimated $100 value)
Indigojade Art Shop – $50 gift card to Art Prints & Gifts Shop
Flora & Fauna – a 4×6 stamp set
Waffle Flower – $25 gift card
Power Poppy – $50 gift card

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Hedgehog Hollow Guest Designer – Part 2

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Hi Everyone! I am back again with my 2nd and last guest post for Hedgehog Hollow and this time I wanted to make an interactive card. I wanted to make a beach scene and somehow incorporate moving waves and came up with a design that uses a slider tab to move 1 of 2 layers of waves in and out of view.

I also want to thank the Hedgehog Hollow team for giving me this opportunity to work with them this month.

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Check out my quick tutorial for this card.

 

Guest Design · Hedgehog Hollow · Simple Card · Uncategorized

Hedgehog Hollow Guest Designer

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Hi Everyone! I am sooooo excited to be the July guest designer for the Hedgehog Hollow and this months kit features exclusive stamp sets from Sunny Studios. The stamp set in this kit is super adorable and perfect for summer and I was able to stretch out my stamp set and create a boy with it a little bit of masking and selective cutting. I had fun creating this card for Hedgehog Hollow and I hope you enjoy this tutorial.

 

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Chibitronics · Collaboration · Interactive Cards · Uncategorized · Winnie & Walter

Chibitronics – Winnie & Walter Blog Hop

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to the Chibitronics and Winnie & Walter Collaboration Blog Hop (you should arrive from Kelly Griglione’s blog). To celebrate this collaboration both Chibitronics and Winnie & Walter will each offer a giveaway and 2 random winners will be selected from comments from all the blogs. The more blogs you visit and comment on the better your chance of winning. Chibitronics will give a way a $30 starter kit and Winnie & Walter will give a way a $30 gift certificate. Please note, you can leave comments until 11:59 PM CST next Tuesday, May 29th in order to be eligible for the giveaways

Chibitronics Blog
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Eiko Uchida
Kelly Szafron
Wei Wei Wang
Kelly Griglione
Tiffany Au
Lesley Oman
Maya Isaksson
Vanessa Amann
Gayatri Murali
Heather Hoffman
Jessica Lin
Kate Capper
Keren Baker
Lea Lawson
Lydia Evans
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For this collaboration I used the adorable So Tweet stamp set and the True Multifaceted Heart Die to create a gold themed shaker card. My shaker will be filled with tiny clear gems that will sparkle when the Chibitronics LED stickers lights up behind it.

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