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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Katzelkraft - Believe in Magic

Hi Everyone,

as you all know, Wednesday is Katzelkraft day on my blog. 


I finally have some of the new stamps - could not wait to get my fingers on them......This one is from the Sherlock Holmes set
The sentiment is from English Quotes

I made myself a square mask and stamped the little magician. Made another mask for the magician and sponged with distress oxide inks. Splattered some water. Colored with Inktense and stamped the sentiment. Its a one layer card - my favorite thing to do...


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

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:

Addicted to CAS - one layer card 
Watercooler Wednesday - anything goes


Tuesday, October 30, 2018

STAMPlorations Inspiration # 192

Hi Everyone,
its inspiration time at STAMPlorations!

This week I am featuring Shery's stamp line Shery Russ Designs.



My stamp supplies:

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Framed Cardinal, Merry Christmas Die

I stamped the Cardinal onto sticky back Linen  and colored it with Inktense. Used patterned paper as my background. Added the sentiment.




You may 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:

The Holly and Ivy Christmas challenge -anything goes

The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge

Monday, October 29, 2018

So Suzy & Crackerbox Stamps - Gone from Your Side

Hi Everyone,

I want to introduce you to a technique I just learned and totally love it. I saw it on my blogging friend Gundi's blog Papierelle and knew immediately I had to try this! You should try this, too. it is super easy and Gundi has a linky party  - try it, link up you card and you might win a super cute little snowman stamp!


But since this is my So Suzy blog post I used So Suzy stamps for my card. the wonderful stencil you can get in the So Suzy Store. The big butterfly you can find HERE and the little ones HERE.  the sentiment is HERE.

What else do you need?


Sandpaper (I used a block), a pencil, a sponge and an eraser. I like the knead-able rubber eraser - you can form it into any shape.


Use the sandpaper to create graphite dust from your pencil. Adhere your stencil to your card base, so it does not slip and start sponging the graphite dust with your sponge, joust like you would use ink. 


Stamp you stamps over your stenciled background. Use the eraser to erase any parts you would like to be white. Use hairspray or some other fixative to fixate your card, as the pencil has a tendency to smudge.


Go and try the eraser technique - it is so easy!

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Linking up with:

Addicted to CAS - one layer card 


Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Katzelkraft - Out of this World

Hi Everyone,

as you all know, Wednesday is Katzelkraft day on my blog. 


I used one of the new sets for this card:



Aren't they fun??!!!!

I started with the moon and masked it. Sponged around with mainly distress oxide inks and added water splatters. Stamped the figures and colored them with mainly water brush pens. Cut em out. Stamped them again onto the card and added the cu-outs. Fiddled the branch under them. Added the sentiment.


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

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:
AAA Cards Challenge  - moonlight
Paperminutes - Halloween countdown
Papercraft Challeges - inspired by a song 
(there are plenty of songs called out of this world -pick your favorite)
Stinkin Inkers  - eyes as a focus
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

STAMPlorations Inspiration #191

Hi Everyone,
its inspiration time at STAMPlorations!

This week we are featuring Shery's stamp line Shery Russ Designs.


My stamp supplies:
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Christmas Reindeer, Making Spirits Bright, Vignette: Christmas Block

I sprinkled Brushos on the mask and spritzed with water and a bit of shimmer mist. Added it onto my card stock . Stamped some of the snowflakes around the deer and added splatters. A bit of Washi tape. Finished the card with a bright red sentiment die cut (paint swatch).


For the week of October 23 to 29, stamps by Shery Russ Designs are 10% 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:


Saturday, October 20, 2018

Twofer Card Challenge #10

 Hi Everyone,

its Twofer Time.
The theme is HARVEST.


Now that is tricky. Harvesting what? I thought of mice (they love it) and apples and then I checked to see what other people do for this and they are harvesting leaves (why not....) pumpkins and grains.....so I figured I can harvest Chinese Lanterns. I always loved those plants and their pretty seedpods brighten up any fall garden. 


This is a stamp by Lavinia - NBUS, but dearly loved and it finally got its debut.


For the first card I did generational stamping, colored the first one with Inktense and added Finetec gold splatters. The lovely sentiment is a die cut mailed to me by the lovely Aileen Ryan a while back, no idea about the company.


Love those gold splatters. Finetec is just one wonderful product!


For card number 2 I stamped the Chinese Lantern upside down and added white gel pen accents. Also added generous Wink of Stella, but you can't really see that. an another die cut sentiment from my friend Aileen.


A challenging challenge, but I would not want to miss participating!

Happy Twofing!

Also linking up with:

CAS on Friday - Fall (first card)
CASE this Sketch - turned it around (second card)
ATSM - CAS (first card)
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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Blog Hop with Imagine Crafts and Crackerbox & So Suzy Stamps

Hi Everyone,

it is a special day today. Crackerbox & So Suzy Stamps have teamed up with Imagine Crafts to bring this blog hop to you. You probably already are familiar with Imagine Crafts. They carry all sorts of fabulous inks, such as Versafine, Delicata, Memento inks, to mention a few as well as other products such as Fireworks sprays.

Perhaps you arrived here from the talented Jennifer from Scraps of Life

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I settled on the Fireworks sprays for this collaboration.

I used Lilac Posies and Bahama blue and a Tim Holtz Stencil.

I used the sprays to make some backgrounds, spraying through the stencil. You can take a new sheet of card stock and press it onto the sprayed stencil and you will get an additional background.


Here are some of the backgrounds I created.


I settled on the pink one for this card:


 I added the Birthday sentiment and used a white pen alongside to make it better readable. Added turquoise paper strips and punched some butterflies from some of my sprayed paper.


For the second card I used an iStencil on photo paper. The background paper is black card stock sprayed with Bahama blue Fireworks spray. It shows up so well on black card stock. Really amazing!


I added the Happy Birthday sentiment, a brad and some colored thread. It really shimmers beautifully! Too bad it does not show well in the photo.


Crackerbox & So Suzy Stamps is offering a $25 Gift Certificate for ONE lucky winner. You need to leave a comment on each blog and corporate blog any of the days. If you participate both days, the opportunity of winning will be double.

 Here is the complete line up:


Happy Hopping!

Linking up with:
Watercooler Wednesday - anything masculine goes (second card)