JUST A NOTE:

Thank you for your time to visit my blog. I hope you enjoy it and visit often :). If it inspires you feel free to use my ideas, but don't forget to give credit and back-link to my blog. Thanks again and have fun browsing! Cornelia

If you want to contact me, mail to neliacards@gmail.com

Design Teams past and present and GDT

Friday, March 24, 2017

Coffee Lovers Blog Hop with STAMPlorations

Hi Everyone. 
I am here with two cards today for the Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop. As you may know, STAMPlorations is one of the super sponsors of this wonderful hop!

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I am lucky to introduce to you the brand new Tag O'Coffee CUTplorations set. I used it for both of my cards. It is just too cute! I also used the fun COFFEE die and the sentiment is from an older set

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I used almost the same supplies for my second card. Added the Framed Coffee Word Art as background for the tag.


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I colored the die cuts and gave them some shine with a white Sharpie. The sentiment is mounted with foam tape.



And don't forget - use code STAMPGIRLCORNELIA
to get 20% off on all stamps, stencils, and dies. on all regular- and sale-priced items in the store.

Linking up with:
AAA cards challenge - die cuts
Simon Says Wednesday challenge - use more than one die

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

STAMPlorations Inspiration #124

Hi Everyone,
its inspiration time at STAMPlorations!

This week we are featuring Deepti's stamp line Dee's Artsy Impressions.


My stamp supplies:
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I love the Lotus Love stamp set - it is just so very pretty! This time I combined it with a Sizzix embossing folder. I water colored the Lotus blossoms with the no line technique and the leaves regularly. Softly sponged the water lines from the embossing folder and added the sentiment, as well as some clear Nuvo drops.


At our  Inspiration Project posts have a monthly random drawing - 1 commenter wins a $10 gift certificate. So look at all those fabulous cards the Inspiration Girls made and leave them some love! It may pay off :)


From March 21 to 27, all Dee's Artsy Impressions stamps are 10% off (no coupon needed) + the Power of Words stamp set is 20% off (no coupon needed)


Or even better use code STAMPGIRLCORNELIA
to get 20% off on all stamps, stencils, and dies. on all regular- and sale-priced items in the store.


Linking up with:

Retro Rubber - anything goes 
(that stamp set is older than one year, I think and the embossing folder is definitely ancient)
CAS watercolor challenge - spring
Simon Says Monday challenge - layers
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Happy Stamping!








Monday, March 20, 2017

Amazeballs

Hi Everyone,

just dropping in with a quick card that I made for the CASual Fridays challenge - off the edge.
Time to pull out my old Amazeballs set. It had collected some dust ;)


I took those bubbles and stamped them with Versamark onto water color card stock - off the edge. First I thought I would use Brushos, but then I changed my mind and did some sponging with distress inks. Added some water droplets to loosen it up a bit. Added the sentiment - its from the same set. Of course I could not resist to add a thin strip of PP on the side.


Linking up with:

CASual Friday - off the edge
Retro Rubber - anything goes
Seize the Birthday - anything goes birthday 

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Happy Stamping!






Sunday, March 19, 2017

Stamp Connection #23

Hi Everyone,

Connected through our love for card making, blogging and being from Germany we (Tanja from Little Art Cottage and I) decided to create a monthly project within predefined requirements. We are going to show you the result every 3rd Sunday of the month and this is our ninth transatlantic get-together!

And again, we have a guest with us - its Rosi Gouinaud from Lets Take Time and stamp with Daeny's. I met Rosi through blog land a long time ago and fell in love with her unique cards and her kind and wonderful persona!

This time it was my turn to pick the requirements:

acetate, but no shaker



The inspiration for this card I found with Hannelie from Desert Diva - she makes the most brilliant cards and her blog is an endless source of inspiration! I CASEd THIS card of hers.




For my card I used We R Memory Keepers egg dies, my favorite bunnies from Impression Obsession and the grass die from Clearly Besotted. The sentiment is from Papertrey. Believe it or not, but it actually took me forever to make this. Played with endless combinations of backgrounds, different colored bunnies and where to place everything. It looks like it should have been done in 15 minutes... But I was finally happy with this. Major mojo problems right now...



Lets check out Rosi's and  Tanja's artwork!

Linking up with:
CASual Friday - off the edge
Uniko challenge - spring/Easter
AUD Sentiments - Easter or Spring
The Male Room - use wood
Kreativ-Durcheinander - Fruehling/spring
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Happy Stamping!

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Guest Designing at Challenge Up Your Life

Hi Everyone,

I am so honored to be guest designing at Challenge up your Life. I won one of their previous challenge with THIS card and that is my reward :)
I am so happy! 

The theme is just to my liking - its CHEVRON - love it!


My old TAWS stamps (the company unfortunately does not exist anymore now for more than a year) did not get much love lately, so I jumped on the opportunity to ink up this fabulous chevron stamp I have from them. The birds are also by TAWS. the sentiment is by Paper Smooches.
I used Color Bursts for coloring. Added white Sharpie accents and tiny Nuvo drops in red.


Perhaps you also have some chevron stamps that need some love - ink them up and play along!

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:
Alphabet challenge blog - anything with wings
Kitty Bee Designs - Living Things with Wings
Simply Create Too - Lots of Green
Retro Rubber - anything goes 

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Acrylic Paint Background


Hi Everyone,

I am over at the STAMPlorations blog today with a tutorial on how I made this card.



Remember if you try out any of the techniques from our Spotlight posts and hook your project up at our Spotlight Project Showcase  you have a chance to win a $15 gift certificate (random drawing) OR your choice of 5x7 stamp set + a Spotlight Project guest designer spot (randomly drawn from the Top 3 picks).


Use code STAMPGIRLCORNELIA
to get 20% off on all stamps, stencils, and dies. on all regular- and sale-priced items in the store.


Linking up with:


Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Muse: ChristmasVisions

Hi Everyone,

I am your muse this month at Muse Christmas Visions! We are into week three now, but you still have time to play along until the end of the month.

I CASEd myself again, as I did last week with THIS card.



Here is my original inspiration card - you can see the similarities:


This time a different cat (Katzelkraft) is peeking out from this fun Neat&Tangled box. The sentiment is Mama Elephant, Santa hat: Tim Holtz Crazy Bird additions. Added the mouse on the box - also Katzelkraft, from the same set.


I hope you all are inspired to play along. Just in case you forgot or are new to MCV:

Challenge will start at 9 am on the first Wednesday of each month.Voting will start at 8 am on the fourth Wednesday of each month.Voting results will be announced at noon on the last day of the month.

We hope that you'll love our new format and that you'll be inspired to play along.  And if you miss our weekly format, you can always join us more than once during the month!

See you at MCV!

Linking up with:
Happy Little Stampers - anything Christmas, no twist for me



Tuesday, March 14, 2017

STAMPlorations Inspiration #123

Hi Everyone,
its inspiration time at STAMPlorations!

This week we are featuring Becca Cruger's stamp line Big Grins.
If that card reminds you about our current CUTplorations challenge you are right - I originally made it for the challenge and then I realized I forgot to add a word die......darn....and I so struggled with that inspiration picture....


My stamp supplies:
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Buttercups and Butterflies and coordinating dies, Lacy Edge Die
 I stamped onto light blue card stock with dark blue ink. Added the two large flowers after I stamped them onto yellow paper and die cut them. Cut the bottom with one of the Lacy Edge Dies and added the sentiment.


At our  Inspiration Project posts have a monthly random drawing - 1 commenter wins a $10 gift certificate. So look at all those fabulous cards the Inspiration Girls made and leave them some love! It may pay off :)

From March 14 to 20, all Big Grins stamps are 10% off (no coupon needed) + 1 TBK stamp set is 20% off (no coupon needed)



Or even better use code STAMPGIRLCORNELIA
to get 20% off on all stamps, stencils, and dies. on all regular- and sale-priced items in the store.

All our  Inspiration Project posts have a monthly random drawing - 1 commenter wins a $10 gift certificate. So look at all those fabulous cards the Inspiration Girls made and leave them some love! It may pay off :)

Happy Stamping!