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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Topflight Stamps - Christmas in July

Hi Everyone,

This week's theme is Christmas in July.

I inked up my background stamp with Versamark and heat embossed it in white, using an embossing powder with a tiny bit of sparkle in it (Brutus Monroe). I then sponged over the embossing with different shades of blue, creating an ombre pattern. I heat embossed the sentiment onto vellum (it also has glitter in it) and added it to the card, which I trimmed down a bit. Strung some silver thread around the vellum and added those sparkly gemstones. 

 the whole card sparkles beautifully, although you can't see it well in the picture.

Here are the stamp supplies I used:
Use code FUNSTAMPING to get 12% discount at Topflight Stamps.

Linking up with:

Shopping our Stash - Christmas in July
Sheepski Designs - Christmas in July
Dare to be Artzy  - Christmas in July

Grab Our Badge!Blog badgeThe Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Katzelkraft - FaLaLaLa Llama

Hi Everyone,

as you all know, Wednesday is Katzelkraft day on my blog. 
I had this Llama set now for quite a while and have not used it and they are soooo cute! Maybe you are going to see more Llamas in the near future ;) 

 Les Lamas - KTZ230, Noel Sleigh - KTZ214 (FRANCE)
 Llamas - KTZ230, Noel Sleigh - KTZ214 (USA)

I stamped the llamas. I used a stamp positioner to line up the light chain correctly. I colored with Inktense and water brush pens. The sentiment I got from a Neat&Tangled cover plate and rearranged the letters. The "M" is not on there, but two "A's" make one "M".....
Added Washi tape to the bottom.

Hope you liked this - I'll be back next Wednesday with more Katzelkraft inspiration! 

If you feel the urge to buy any Katzelkraft products, you can also order them in the US from those companies: Topflight StampsLost Coast Designs, or Frantic Stamper

Use code FUNSTAMPING to get 12% discount at Topflight Stamps.

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:

Shopping our Stash - Christmas in July
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Christmas in July
Sheepski Designs - Christmas in July
Dare to be Artzy  - Christmas in July
2 Crafty Crazy Critters - anything with a critter

Grab Our Badge!Blog badge2 Crafty Critter CraziesThe Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Day of the Month Card Club - National Ice Cream Day

Hallo Ihr Lieben!
Hello Everyone!

Wir starten heute in unsere 17. Challenge mit dem Thema:
Today is the start of our 17th challenge:

Our guest designer for this month is the wonderful Karen - she was voted the winner in our 13th challenge.

And here is my card:

I used those fun little ice cream cone from Crackerbox & Suzy Stamps. Heat embossed it in white after I stamped it 3 times and colored it with water brush markers. The drips I made with an iStencil. The sentiment is from Waffle Flower.

Wir sind gespannt, was Ihr uns zeigen werdet.
Bis zum 31.07.2020 habt Ihr Zeit, Euer Werk hier zu verlinken.

We are looking forward to your creations!
You have until 7/31/2020 to link up your paper art.

Es gibt IMMER einen Grund zum Feiern!
 There is ALWAYS a reason to celebrate!
Linking up with:
Allsorts Challenge - summertime
My Time to Craft - coloring on Kraft
Unicorn challenge - food or drink
Simon Says Wednesday challenge - bright and cheerful
Basteltraum - Sommer

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Funky Fossil - Funky Rainbow

Hi Everyone,

I am playing with the new release stamps from Funky Fossil Designs

At JUGS the cue word is rainbow, so I decided to go with it!

I used an old background from my stash. Stamped the rainbow and colored it in. Stamped the clouds and water drops as well as the sun and fuzzy cut them. Added them to the card. Added the sentiment. Used a stitched die (CUTplorations) 

 I hope you liked this. 
Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:
Just us Girls - Rainbow

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Funky Fossil - Good Vibes

Hi Everyone,

I am playing with the new release stamps from Funky Fossil Designs

And since it's summer and its HOT, I tried to create so cool in my card making...

I used an alcohol ink background and stamped the shells with Versamark and heat embossed them with WOW gold embossing powder. Fuzzy cut them.
I sponged the background, added the die cut net (Marianne Design) and arranged the shells.

 I hope you liked this. Have a great Holiday weekend!
Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:

Crazy for challenges - favorite summer activity
Sweet Stampin - Holiday destination

Crazy 4 ChallengesSweet Stampin' Challenge Blog

Friday, July 3, 2020

Crackerbox & Suzy Stamps combined with iStencil

Hi Everybody,

Some of the products I have used have been provided to me from various companies I design for. Affiliate links may be used in the links provided below.

I usually stay out of politics on my blog, but this is not the time to remain quiet. If you don't like my post and cannot stomach it or you disagree, please feel free to unfollow.

As some of you probably know I deeply support justice, equity and diversity. The current events I feel are necessary and long overdue. We can not discriminate on the basis of skin color or anything else! After all diversity is what makes us unique and special and wouldn't it be boring, if we all would be the same?
Out of my beliefs I created this card.

Crackerbox & Suzy Stamps has this amazing American Flag in the store. I first inked it up in grey and then again in blue and red, according to the flag colors. But this way it stays subdued. I added this wonderful stencil to the bottom of the flag. It is from iStencil and you can find it HERE.

I did not think this cards needs a sentiment - it speaks for itself.

In case you want to learn more about the origins of racism I can strongly recommend you read "Stamped from the Beginning" by Ibram X. Kendi. If you want to educate yourself about the justice system in America a good read is "Just Mercy" by Bryan Stevenson. I that is too heavy, a captivating novel about racial inequality is "Small Great Things" by Jodi Picoult., to just mention a few great reads.

Here are the 20% off stamp sale categories: 
The card technique is MASK.
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You can get $5.00 store credit once a week. Each month we will have several categories on sale for 20% OFF and a technique for that month. All you have to do is make a card with at least one stamp from the sales category and use the technique (in June its "stencil") and 
Vicky will put $5.00 on your store account and leave you a comment that it is done. We can't wait to see your creative work! 

Linking up with:

The Card Concept - summer fun (=demonstrating), CAS card 
Make my Monday - stencil
DL Art - red, white, blue
Simply Create toored, white, blue

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Topflight Stamps - Underwater World

Hi Everyone,

This week we are featuring stencils.
Perhaps you are familiar with Craft Emotions, a Dutch stamp company. The have the cutest stamps (and they are inexpensive!)

I made my background with the Visible Image - Fibers stencil. I first  stamped different kind of light blues ad the background. Layed the stencil over it and sponged with darker blues. No need for perfect blending. I stamped those cute whales on a piece of scrap paper and fuzzy cut them. The rest of the animals I stamped directly onto my card base. Used bleach to get rid of the background color and colored over it.  I didn't add a sentiment, as it would have been too crowded. I can always add one later into the inside of my card. 

Here are the stamp supplies I used:
Use code FUNSTAMPING to get 12% discount at Topflight Stamps.

Versafine ink

Linking up with:

Simon Says Wednesday challenge - bright and cheerful
Try It On Thuesday - Create a Scene
Animal Friends - fish, whales and dolphins
Blank Page Muse - see mood board
Creative Crafting Uncles - fish
Papercraft Business Challenge - ocean/water
Basteltraum - Sommer

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