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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

STAMPlorations Inspiration #161

Hi Everyone,
its inspiration time at STAMPlorations!
And its any designer this time!


My stamp supplies:
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Lower case alphabet, Shaker balloons #3

I also used a stamped from a Mixed Media set, which is out of stock right now. I water colored the balloon. Added black splatters, Washi tape and two enamel dots.



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:






Monday, January 29, 2018

You are one in a Minion

Hi Everybody,

I am playing with my new release stamps from So Suzy Stamps and if you saw my release post, then you know that I love minions. Here is another one of those funny little creatures. His name is Kevin


The matching sentiment you can find HERE.

There was some masking involved....
I cut out a few post it notes - you can cut them all together, less work.


Stamped and masked until the card was full of minions.

Took a rectangular die and cut it to size. Colored with Prismacolor pencils.


Matted it onto black card stock and added the heat embossed sentiment.


You may know this already, but just in case you don't.... We have a new feature here at So Suzy's. 
Every month one of our DT members has a birthday you get on stamp with every order free.
This is Terri's birthday month and THIS is her stamp:

This is Terri's birthday month and THIS is her stamp.

We also have a sale going on at the moment:


Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:
Mix it up - anything goes and masking


SPREAD THE MIXED UP LOVE - grab a badge

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Pinsights Challenge

Hi Everyone,

just a very quick post. It's late already and I don't want to miss the deadline for the current Pinsights challenge over at Ellen Hutson.


Made this water color background and added the die cuts and the sentiment, which are all by Ellen Hutson. Added a green thread.

This is the inspiration picture:
Pin-Sights Color Trend January Purple Haze

And another view of my card:


Happy Stamping!

Also linking up with:



Muse Christmas Visions #92

Hi Everyone,

I am back with a card for Muse Christmas Visions.

Our current muse is Chriss Blagrave from Botanical Cafe.


She made a delightful, almost one layer card. I could not resist taking the same stamp set - it's from Flora and Fauna to CASE her card, which you can see below:


You see I took all the elements from her card, but grouped them around one wreath - this one is from MFT. Could have stamped a wreath, but was too lazy. I colored the birds with Inktense pencils and fussy cut them.



Any regrets about starting too late last year with your Christmas card production? If so MCV is for you! Make a card every week and you'll be all set!
See you at MCV!

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:
Watercooler Wednesday - all about Christmas

Friday, January 26, 2018

So Suzy January Release

Hi Everyone,

it is finally time for the fabulous great new release at So Suzy Stamps! We are celebrating with a blog hop! You may have arrived from the creative Martha from Stamp Art Papel . Isn't her card awesome?!

We have sooooo many new stamps to choose from. You will be delighted!



And I think, although it was a hard choice, my favorite are the new Minion stamps - there are more than the one you see on the picture. I happen to love minions (who doesn't????).

 So here is one of those cheery little guys:

I stamped him and colored him with Prismacolor pencils. Added white get pen accents and die cut him with a stitched circle die.


I cut a second round from fun foam and glued them together.  I under layed it all with PP, stamped teh sentiment (also new release) and assembled it.




And now some additional great news. We have a new feature here at So Suzy's. 
Every month one of our DT members has a birthday you get on stamp with every order free.


This is Terri's birthday month and THIS is her stamp.

We also have a sale going on at the moment:


Again HERE is a link to get to the new release stamps. It would be great if you use this link, I get a small percentage of the sale, that helps to run this blog. It's at no cost to you. Thank you, if you do!

Your next stop on the hop is the talented Teresa from Whimsical Card Studio - you don't want to miss her card!

Here is the complete hop order:

If you leave a comment on each designer blog you will have the opportunity to win a $25 gift cardfrom So Suzy Store.
Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:
Shopping our Stash - birthday (old circle die and ancient PP)


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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Upcycling some Commercial Cards


Hi Everyone,

I upcycled some commercial cards. I always get a lot of cards from organizations I make donations to and I usually don't throw them out, but use them for various things - mostly to try out a card idea, use them as shims, or whatever. But this time I thought I re-purpose them into handmade cards.








My stamp supplies:

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preview-lowercasealphabetplatepreview-beautifulworddiepreview-sweetspring5phrasediespreview-youworddie


ForTheBirds-preview


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!

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Stampotique January Challenge

Hi Everyone,

we at Stampotique are in the second week of our January challenge - the theme is "Spots and Dots". 



I used the Waving Spotted Monster and colored it with water brush pens. Fussy cut him. The background I made with an iStencil and glossy embossing paste. 


 After it dried, I sponged lime green ink over the center dots. The sentiment is from Hashtags. I added the balloon.


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.

Have fun with 
Hope to see you at the challenge!

Linking up with:
The Paper Players - Love Notes