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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

ARTPlorations Stencil Hop

Hi Everyone,

we have another blog hop at STAMPlorations - this one is all about the new stencils, designed by Sanna Lippert. I just love them all. But you know that stencils are just my thing....

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I am showcasing two of them:
The first one are those little trees - so perfect for Christmas. But if you put them sideways, they look like arrows, so lots of options to play around with them. Since I never have too many Christmas cards I used them as trees....


I used embossing paste, mixed with a bit of red ink and gold. The parcel (from the set Joyful) I stamped and heat embossed onto metallic paper and colored it with Copics and added Stickles for extra Sparkle. The sentiment is from Christmas Reindeer.



I stenciled twice - fist in black and them I moved the stencil a smidgen and used gold embossing paste. It almost give you a 3D effect - looks like the gold is floating. I die cut the Holiday word die in gold and black. Glued them together with a little offset. Some Washi tape on the side and the gold embossed Poinsettia, colored with water color markers.

And here is the fineprint:
  • Commenting closes on December 4, Monday
  • Prizes: (1) winner of $20 gift certificate, (2) winners of their choice of 3 Sanna Lippert Designs stencils
  • Winners will be randomly drawn from comments left on the STAMPlorations blog and participating designers blogs


Muse: Christmas Visions

Hi Everyone,

this is the last Challenge of the year for Muse Christmas Visions! All the designers made a card and you can CASE any one or all of them if you'd like! You have the entire month to play along with us!

This is my card:


I just got on of the new release stamps from Katzelkraft and had to ink it up. Now that is one cool Santa with his reindeer gang! Colored them with Inktense pencils. The die-cut is from CUTplortions. Mounted it with fun foam.


You can go with the colors, the layout or - whatever you like!


I hope you all want to play along. You'll have until the end of December to do just that!

Be Jolly!

Linking up with:
Simon Says Stamps - anything goes

Chill with So Suzy

Hi Everyone,

So Suzy is going on a Christmas break and this is the last post for this So Suzy year. 


My So Suzy supplies:
I also used an embossing folder and a die.

I first die cut the circle and stamped the snowman on it.


Colored it with Stabilo markers - they are water soluble and they reactivate with water.


I added distress Stickles at the bottom. 

I embossed the white card stock and then ran it through my Big Shot to cut it.... You better do that the other way around, 'cause the Big Shot flattens the embossing....But I simply lined it up with the folder and embossed it again. 


 You should also stamp the sentiment first and not last....That is my usual haphazard way of making cards. But in the end, it usually works out somehow....



.....as you can see.
I used foam tape to attach the circle.


Now go and chill, before all Holiday madness starts!

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:
CASology - round

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

STAMPlorations Inspiration #154

Hi Everyone,
its inspiration time at STAMPlorations!
This week we are featuring Shery's stamp line Shery Russ Designs.


My stamp supplies:
preview-SheryRuss_WarmHandsWarmHearts  preview-WinterChill


I die cut the opening for the slider element. Stamped and water colored. Splattered. Fiddled it all together - took a while to lined it up so that the sentiment is hidden when the slider is in and shows completely when the slider is out. A short sentiment would make things easier....Added Washi tape.



From November 28 to December 4, all Shery Russ Designs stamps are 15% 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!

Linking up with:


Friday, November 24, 2017

Not in the Moooood

Hi Everyone,

I got inspired by a T-shirt I saw on Pinterest and I immediately thought of Cecil the Cow from Stampotique. I figured it would make a fun card.


Cecil is super cool - he also has a couple of "brothers and sisters" - you can see them HERE


Not In The Mood

I stamped Cecil, colored him and sprinkled Brushos around him, after I masked him to prevent the Brushos to take over.  Spritzed with water and let it dry. Stamped the alpha stamps onto strips of paper and added them to the dried card. 


One strip of striped PP on the left and a black stripe on the right, to balance things out.

What are you in the moooood for?

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:
Crafting with an Attitude - anything goes
A bit more Time to Craft -  anything goes
Crafty animals -  anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Rainbow Feathers

Hi Everyone,

I am playing with the STAMPlorations October/November stamp Club set Feathery over at STAMPlorations with my Spotlight feature.


My stamp supplies:

preview-Featherypreview-Featherydies




Curious to find out how I did this? Visit the STAMPlorations blog for a full tutorial!

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.

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:
ATSM - CAS

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Stampotique Challenge #287

Hi Everyone,

we at Stampotique have a brand new challenge starting - the theme is "Thankfulness". 

  
I went right to my favorite stamp - Nina's Heart and colored that sweet little girl with my Inktense pencils. Fuzzy cut her and put her on one of my gelli plate backgrounds. The sentiment I stamped with the Alpha Background stamps onto white card stock and cut it as well. Mounted it all onto black card stock. 


Stampotique Challenges run every TWO weeks......
Please remember you can use any stamps for our challenge and you are allowed to have 2 entries per challenge. From all the current months entries we will draw 2 random winners who will each win a 30.00 gift certificate on the first week of the following month.

Hope to see you at the challenge
You can link up your creation HERE

Linking up with:

Stinkin Inkers - Thankful
Always Fun challenges - Thanksgiving
QKR Stampede - Give Thanks

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

STAMPlorations Inspiration #153

Hi Everyone,
its inspiration time at STAMPlorations!

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


My stamp supplies:
preview-yuletidedeer

This card is super easy - stamped and colored the deer and then die cut it with one of those stitched round dies. The PP is from my stash and ancient, as is the Washi tape. Added gems, a little gold bell and gold string.


Because we're doing the Giving Thanks hop this week, all our stamps, stencils, and dies are 40% off with the BIGTHANKS coupon, until November 30. (Coupon could be used only once per customer/shipping address; coupon does not apply to products in the New Release and Retiring categories; coloring books; and gift certificates). But you can use my 20% off DT code STAMPGIRLCORNELIA  an unlimited number of times to purchase stamps in the New Release category.


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!

Linking up with:

Monday, November 20, 2017

CUTplorations November Challenge Reminder

Hi Everyone,

we are halfway through the November CUTplorations challenge !
And here is my inspiration card - I hope it inspires you to play along.





This is our wonderful picture:
image source: livingathome

My STAMPlorations supplies:

preview-christmasiconchristmastree2


Here is another view of it:



Our rules and prizes:
Players can link up as many projects as they want (1 project per blog post)
Players must use at least 1 STAMPlorations product (stamp, stencil, die, or coloring page, or digi stamp)
Prizes: $10 GC for the winner; $5 GC each to the 2 top picks
If there are more than 25 entries: 1 player will be randomly drawn to win her choice of CUTplorations dies worth up to $15

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

Sounds enticing? I sure hope so!
See you at the challenge!

Linking up with:


Saturday, November 18, 2017

Stampotique - Sparkly Gems

Hi Everyone,

I made this card using the pretty gems from the Stampotique November release - they are on the Treasure Cube .


I first heat embossed the gems in gold. Then I used Color Burst for my background and move the colors around a bit with a paint brush. Added embossed gold splatters - for that you splatter water on your card and add embossing powder. Heat it up until it melts. Easy. I heat form the back, so the powder doesn't fly away.
The sentiment I gold embossed as well. It's from Quotes 1. Love all those sentiments on there...


I hope you are keeping your sparkle!!!!

Linking up with:
Crafty Catz - Anything goes
Color Crazy Challenge -  Anything goes
Craft Stamper TIMI -   Anything goes

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