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Santa decor

Hi everyone! Happy Hump Day! We’re just cruising right through the month! Today is my post day on the Simply Crafty SVGs Blog and I’m excited to share my DT inspiration project with you, an adorable Santa table piece created with the Simply Crafty SVGs Cone Santa cut file. OMG, he’s so stinkin’ cute I can’t stand it!

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As I’ve mentioned many times before, Sandy does all the work for you – all you have to do is cut all the pieces and assemble. And she has either written tutorials or videos for all her files. This was an unbelievably fun project that didn’t take very long and was relatively easy. Now I can’t wait for the Christmas season so I can show off this guy! ;)

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin’ Up Real Red, Whisper White and Blushing Bride cardstock, Marco’s Kaleida-Paper Black cardstock, Marco’s Venicelux Metallic Gold cardstock
Dies/Punches: Simply Crafty SVGs Cone Santa cut file

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun cut files in the Simply Crafty SVGs store – you’ll have so much fun! And there are tons of freebies to get started! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Papercraft

you are appreciated

Hello, my crafty friends! I hope your week is off to a great start! This month’s Anything Goes with Dies Challenge is live over at Happy Little Stampers and I’m thrilled to share my DT inspiration project with you today, a thank you card featuring a six-layer die cut with a stained glass effect. So pretty!

I thoroughly enjoyed creating this card! This was actually only my second attempt at the stained glass effect. The first card I created used a different die and color scheme which I showcased several weeks ago for a different design team. ;)

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I cut the flower and bud in shades of pink and the leaves in three different shades of green, placed all the die cut pieces into the negative spaces, and then added Glossy Accents, glitter and another coat of Glossy Accents. I added five more die cut outline layers to build the design, layered the panel on green cardstock and adhered it to the card base, then stamped the sentiment in green ink.

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I decorated the inside panel with two strips of skinny Washi Tape, stamped the sentiment, and then layered the panel on the green cardstock.

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Here’s another look…

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And one more super close-up to see the dimension. I’m so smitten with this technique and I l-o-v-e how this card turned out! Squeal! ;)

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Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin’ Up Thick Whisper White cardstock, Stampin’ Up Flirty Flamingo, Watermelon Wonder, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Garden Green cardstock, The Paper Studio White cardstock
Stamps: Paper Smooches Word Salad stamp set
Ink: Stampin’ Up Garden Green and Watermelon Wonder ink
Dies/Punches: Paper Smooches Adorable Array die
Accessories:  Stick-It Adhesive Sheet, Tim Holtz Stamp Platform, Me & My Big Ideas Skinny Washi Tape

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link an anything goes project with us this month using dies! We’d love to see what you create! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Papercraft

Parcel Post & Special Delivery note cards

Hello, my crafty friends! Hope you had a great weekend! A new challenge launched over at UnstampaBelles last Monday and today is my showcase day on the blog! I’m thrilled to share my DT inspiration project for Challenge #91 – Stunning Stencil Play! The twist this month is ‘It Pays to Spray.’ The twist is not mandatory to play but we’d love to see your creativity and it will put you in the running for DT Favorite! And there’s a prize in the mix… a $15 au Gift Voucher… so let’s see what you got!

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I grabbed the Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Doily stencil, a few Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists and two pieces of Canson cold pressed watercolor paper. I sprayed Dragonfly and Moss GM onto one side of the stencil to create the first background, cleaned it off and flipped it over, and sprayed Dragonfly and Iridescent Silver GM onto the other side to create the second background. I layered the panels on coordinating cardstock and foam, and adhered them to the card bases.


I added a butterfly with game spinner body to each card along with a sentiment and wood gear to complete the card fronts. I layered the inside panels on matching cardstock, and since they are note cards, I left the inside of each one blank to write a custom message.


And one more look from an angle to see the dimension of the butterflies. So pretty! I’m tickled with how these turned out!

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Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Canson Cold Press watercolor paper, Stampin’ Up thick and regular Very Vanilla cardstock, Stampin’ Up Island Indigo and Cucumber Crush cardstock
Ink: Tattered Angels Dragonfly, Iridescent Silver and Moss Glimmer Mist
Accessories:  Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Doily stencil, Darice Foamies foam, Tim Holtz Idea-ology Snippets Ephemera Pack and  Botanical Layers, Tim Holtz Idea-ology Game Spinners, Hobby Lobby Woodpile Gears

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project and will link up with us this month! You’ll see new inspiration each week! We can’t wait to see what you create without the use of stamps! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

ATC · Papercraft

Noteworthy

Hi everyone! Hope you had a good week! This month’s ATC Challenge is live over at Happy Little Stampers and I’m excited to share my DT inspiration project with you today! The theme for our July ATC Challenge is Floral and we’d love to see what you create for our challenge this month!

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I created a card rather than a coin this month, and my card features an inlaid floral die cut which is super easy to do. You simply die cut the main background, then die cut again using colored cardstock and insert the colored cardstock piece(s) into the negative space on the background.

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I used 120# kraft cardstock for the ATC. I cut the branch from Garden Green cardstock and used red, pink and yellow DCWV  Washi Foil for the flowers. I completed the ATC with small clear rhinestones in the centers of the flowers and a sentiment sticker from Tim Holtz Metallic Quotations stickers.

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I’m really loving how this turned out and I hope to trade it! ;)

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Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Paper Accents 120# kraft cardstock, Stampin’ Up Garden Green cardstock, DCWV Washi Tape Basics
Dies/Punches: Memory Box Blushing Flower Branch die
Accessories:  Tim Holtz Idea-ology Metallic Quotations stickers, Darice clear rhinestones, Kadomaru Pro corner rounder

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link up an ATC with us this month! We’d love to see what you create – either a card or a coin! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Papercraft

Cheers!

Hi everyone! Happy Tuesday – I hope your week is off to a good start! It’s time for another fun challenge over at Stinkin’ Inkers and I’m thrilled to share my DT inspiration for the Stars and/or Stripes challenge! I created fun ‘Cheers to Independence Day’ card with a vintage Americana feel.

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I paired a rather patriotic Tim Holtz Paper Doll with a large Americana background stamp layered on distressed striped paper. I colored the flags red and added a few blue punched stars to complete the patriotic look.

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I decorated in the inside with leftover striped paper and the remaining portion of the die cut used on the front, along with a computer-generated sentiment.

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One more look – I’m loving how this turned out!

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Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin’ Up thick and regular Very Vanilla cardstock, The Paper Cut Kraft and Distressed Pinstripe paper, Stampin’ Up Night of Navy cardstock scrap
Stamps: River City Rubber Works America Background stamp, Stamp Camp Simple Sentiments 2 stamp set
Ink: Stampin’ Up Early Espresso ink
Dies/Punches: Memory Box Stitched Rectangle Layers die
Accessories:  Tim Holtz Idea-ology Paper Dolls, Tim Holtz stamp platform, Stampin’ Up itty bitty star punch, small Zots, red and blue fine point Sharpie markers

I hope you’ve enjoyed this card and will link up a ‘stars and/or stripes’ project with us this month! We’d love to see what you create! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Papercraft

Just A Little Note

Hi everyone! Happy Monday – hope you had a great weekend! A new challenge is live over at Love to Craft Challenge Blog and I’m super stoked to share my DT inspiration with you today for LTCCB #36 – July Anything Goes! ! I created an awesome set of 16 note cards using a One Sheet Wonder template from a very talented lady HERE. This is the largest set of note cards I’ve ever made and they are for my sister. She’s very active in her church and frequently sends cards to shut-ins and church members otherwise unable to get out, so I think these will be put to good use. ;)

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I really enjoyed using the One Sheet Wonder template and cut two patterned papers which yielded 16 cards. I used a green and yellow color combo which I think turned out really nice. The background piece for each card was layered on green cardstock and one scalloped edge punched from yellow cardstock layered beneath that. The sentiment was stamped on the yellow cardstock, punched with a circle punch and layered on a scalloped circle punch, then adhered to a double-ended flag. The style is basically the same for all the cards which kept it simple. ;)

I left the inside of all the cards blank so my sister can write a custom message in each one as she sends them out. I really love how these turned out and I know I’ll be using this OSW template again soon! Oh, and I also created the coordinating box using my free template that can be found on the Freebies page on my blog HERE.

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: The Paper Studio White cardstock, American Crafts Leaf cardstock, Stampin’ Up Delightful Dijon cardstock, Simple Stories Wood & Gingham Basics paper pad
Stamps: River City Rubber Works Just A Little Note stamp
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Dies/Punches: Stampin’ Up 1″ and 1-3/8″ circle punches, Stampin’ Up 1-3/4″ scallop circle punch, Stampin’ Up scallop edge punch, EK Success flag punch
Accessories:  Tim Holtz stamp platform

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link up with us this month! We’d love to see what you’re working on! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you again real soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Papercraft

Meowy Christmas

Hi everyone! Well, we’re beginning the month of July. Can you believe it?! A new challenge has launched this morning over at the Merry Little Christmas Challenge Blog and I’m thrilled to share my DT inspiration project with you for MLCCB #12 – July Anything Christmas Goes! I sure do love fun folds and I finally got around to trying a book fold. I’ve had the instructions printed in my tutorial folder for quite some time which I believe I got out of a Splitcoast Stampers newsletter. I thoroughly enjoyed this one! ;)

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I used the Simon Says Stamp Christmas Cats stamps and die set that I’ve had in my stash for a couple years and have never used. Not sure how that happened, lol! I kept with the traditional red and green Christmas colors. I stamped all the images and sentiments from the set in black ink on ivory cardstock and then colored the images with my Studio 71 alcohol markers.

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I arranged the colored images and sentiments on the front and the inside ‘book.’

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Here’s an overhead view of the construction. Really loving how this turned out. I see more of these in my future, lol!

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Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin’ Up Cherry Cobbler and Very Vanilla cardstock, Stampin’ Up This Christmas specialty DSP
Stamps: Simon Says Stamp Christmas Cats stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Studio 71 alcohol markers- E10, E17, R6, R12, R18, N2, N5, B15, BG3, BG7, BG8, BG12, Y11
Dies/Punches: Simon Says Stamp Christmas Cats die set, Cottage Cutz Double-Stitched Rectangles die
Accessories:  Tim Holtz stamp platform

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s fun fold and will link up a Christmas project with us this month! Thanks so much for stopping by today and we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig