Silent Night

Hi everyone! I hope you’re doing something fun this weekend but staying safe and doing the mask and social distancing thing! I haven’t had a whole lot of spare time lately and have been wanting to play in The Outlawz Challenges this month. I found a few extra minutes today to create a pretty kraft and gold Christmas card to enter into the Festive Fridays Challenge! Our sponsor this month is Fred She Said and the themes to choose from are Christmas, Flowers, Pets, Birthday or Anything Goes. I’m still in full-on Christmas mode so I chose the Christmas theme!

I created a standard A2 size side-folding card base. I chose a kraft and gold paper pad and pulled out snowflake and plaid papers to create the background. I cut the reindeer from a sheet of solid gold in the same paper pad and then cut another one from kraft to layer beneath the gold one for a little definition and slight dimension. I stamped the sentiment in brown ink, trimmed it and double-flagged one end. The finishing touch was the addition of a few pink gold-rim flat-back pearls.

I embellished the inside panel with strips of plaid and solid gold papers, stamped the sentiment in brown ink and layered the panel on gold paper.

And one more look… such a pretty but simple design!

Sharing in these additional challenges:
1. 2 Crafty Critter Crazies: #45 – Anything Goes
2. 613 Avenue Create: December Challenge – Anything Goes w/ optional Anything Vintage
3. A Perfect Time To Craft: #12-2020 – Anything Goes
4. ABC Christmas Challenge: Y is for Your Favorite Things and Z is for Zzzzzzz (more favorite things are awesome dies and pretty papers)
5. Alphabet Challenge Blog: S is for Snow Scene
6. Classic Design Challenge: #12 – Anything Goes
7. C.R.A.F.T. Challenge: #581 – Christmas – Last Stretch
8. Crafty Catz: #532 – Anything Goes w/ optional Something New (no twist)
9. Crafty Gals Corner: #214 – ‘Tis the Season
10. Creative Inspirations: Ho! Ho! Ho!
11. Di’s Digi Challenge: It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas
12. Inspirational: #228 – Snow

13. Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge: December Anything Goes
14. Not Just Cards Challenges: December Anything Goes
15. Penny’s Paper-Crafty Challenge: #486 – Year End Mega Challenge
16. QKR Stampede: #410 – Anything Goes
17. Scrapping4fun Challenges: #182 – Christmas or Winter
18. The Creative Crafters: #35 – Anything Goes
19. Try it on Tuesday: Christmas Sparkle
20. Tuesday Throwdown: #472 – Anything Goes
21. World Wide Open Design Team Monthly Challenge: #12-2020 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: American Crafts Kraft and Gold 6×6 paper pad, CutCardStock Twine cardstock
Stamps: Hero Arts Color Layering Fawn and Christmas Messages stamp sets
Ink: Memento Espresso Truffle ink
Dies/Punches: CUTplorations Two Reindeer Dies, EK Success 3/4″ square punch (to flag sentiment)
Accessories: Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior, ScraPerfect pink gold-rim flat-back pearls

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project and will come join us in The Outlawz Challenges! Lots of fun going on! Thanks so much for stopping by – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Don’t stop believin’

Hi everyone! Happy Saturday – I hope you’ve had a great week! I’m happy to be back on the Eyelet Outlet blog today with another awesome DT inspiration project! I created a fun double flap Christmas card… and you know how much I love fun folds! I’ve had this one in my tutorial folder for a while and thought it would be fun to bring it around again to create a Christmas card.

I used a pretty chartreuse green cardstock for the card base and green plaid digital paper layered on gold foil cardstock for the left flap. I used a coordinating solid green digital paper layered on gold foil cardstock for the right flap. I tore several layers of white cardstock to create snow banks and randomly placed some Pine Tree Brads which I embellished with thin lines of glitter drops to resemble snow. I stamped Santa and his reindeer along with a sentiment in black ink, and then adhered the layered panel to the right flap. I added Ivory Enamel Dots to the left flap to complete the front. 

I embellished the inside panel with a strip of Tree Washi Tape -Wide and a narrow strip of the chartreuse green cardstock, and stamped the sentiment in black ink. 

And one more peek… I really do love this fold! And these brads and washi tape are pretty awesome too! ;)

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. 2 Crafty Critter Crazies: #45 – Anything Goes
2. 613 Avenue Create: December Challenge – Anything Goes w/ optional Anything Vintage
3. A Perfect Time To Craft: #12-2020 – Anything Goes
4. ABC Christmas Challenge: Y is for Your Favorite Things and Z is for Zzzzzzz (more favorite things are stamps and pretty papers)
5. Alphabet Challenge Blog: S is for Snow Scene
6. Classic Design Challenge: #12 – Anything Goes
7. Crafty Catz: #532 – Anything Goes w/ optional Something New (Pine Tree Brads)
8. Creative Inspirations: Ho! Ho! Ho!
9. Di’s Digi Challenge: It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas
10. Inspirational Challenges: #228 – Snow

11. Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge: December Anything Goes
12. Not Just Cards Challenges: December Anything Goes
13. QKR Stampede: #410 – Anything Goes
14. Scrapping4fun Challenges: #182 – Christmas or Winter
15. Sweet Stampers Challenge Blog: #51 – Anything Goes
16. The Creative Crafters: #35 – Anything Goes
17. Tuesday Throwdown: #472 – Anything Goes

Eyelet Outlet products used:
Pine Tree Brads
Ivory Enamel Dots
Tree Washi Tape -Wide

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Papertrey Ink Simply Chartreuse cardstock, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, Hygloss gold foil cardstock, Polkadoodles digital papers
Stamps: The Project Bin Mid Century Christmas stamp set, Stampin’ Up Cozy Christmas stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Accessories: Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool, Nuvo White Blizzard Glitter Drops

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun goodies at Eyelet Outlet! I can already see you drooling, lol! Be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ Eyelet Outlet Facebook Page to keep up with news and sales, and while you’re at it, join the Eyelet Outlet Fans Facebook group for lots of creative inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

happy birthday to you

Hi everyone! Oh my goodness – I believe we are going to have a white Christmas out here in Colorado! The snow is SO beautiful! I’m stoked to be back on the CutCardStock blog today with an awesome DT inspiration project featuring Stardream Metallic cardstock that was included in our Designer’s Pack – which happens to be on sale this month so be sure to get some! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support! I created a pretty fairy-themed birthday card which I know a special little girl is going to love! The funny thing is I know a few adults who love fairies too, lol!

I cut a standard A2 size top-folding card base from Classic Crest Solar White 110# cardstock along with an inside layering panel from Classic Crest Solar White 80# cardstock. I cut layering panels and embellishing strips from Pop-Tone Black Licorice cardstock, Stardream Metallic Amethyst cardstock, Stardream Metallic Lagoon cardstock and Stardream Metallic Aquamarine cardstock. I adhered the Lagoon and Aquamarine strips diagonally mid-way down the Amethyst panel and then applied two strips of washi tape above and below for a little interest. I adhered the die cut sentiment to the panel, added the fairy brads and several tiny iridescent gemstones, and adhered the panel to the black layering panel and then to the card base.

I embellished the inside panel with Lagoon, Amethyst and Aquamarine strips along with a strip of washi tape. I stamped the sentiment in black ink, cut it with a stitched oval die and adhered it to the panel, then layered the entire panel on black cardstock.

And one more peek… I’m so smitten with this cardstock! It’s gorgeous! And those little fairies are pretty awesome, too! ;)

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. 613 Avenue Create: December Challenge – Anything Goes w/ optional Anything Vintage
2. A Perfect Time To Craft: #12-2020 – Anything Goes
3. Classic Design Challenge: #12 – Anything Goes
4. Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge: December Anything Goes
5. Not Just Cards Challenges: December Anything Goes
6. Pammie’s Inky Pinkies Challenges: #2050 – Anything Goes
7. QKR Stampede: #410 – Anything Goes
8. The Creative Crafters: #35 – Anything Goes
9. World Wide Open Design Team Monthly Challenge: #12-2020 – Anything Goes

CutCardStock products used:
Classic Crest Solar White 110# cardstock
Classic Crest Solar White 80# cardstock
Pop-Tone Black Licorice 65# cardstock
Stardream Metallic Amethyst 105# cardstock
Stardream Metallic Aquamarine 105# cardstock
Stardream Metallic Lagoon 105# cardstock

Other products used:
Stamps: The Project Bin Born Yesterday stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Dies/Punches: My Favorite Things Swirly Birthday die, Memory Box Stitched Oval Layers die
Accessories: Bearly Art precision craft glue, Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior, Me & My Big Ideas skinny washi tape, Eyelet Outlet Fairy Brads, Darice tiny iridescent gemstones

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get crafty! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Wishing you a latte Peace Love & Joy

Hello friends! How’s the weather where you are? We have a good bit of snow on the ground and I’m happy as I can be – I love me some snow! I’m thrilled to be back on the Eyelet Outlet blog today with another awesome DT inspiration project! I created a card with a latte Christmas wishes on it! Imagine my surprise when I discovered I had a die with the same sentiments on it as these adorable little coffee cup brads! Completely coincidental!

I created a top-folding A2 card base (landscape this time rather than the usual portrait) from white cardstock along with white layering panels for the front and the inside. I also cut red textured cardstock panels for the front and inside, and then rounded all four corners on all the panels. I applied a strip of Christmas Pattern Washi Tape vertically down the left side of the front red panel, then added three Holiday Coffee Cup Brads and three White Enamel Dots. I stamped the first part of the sentiment in green ink and adhered a white layered die cut just below it to complete it. I dug into my glitter alpha sticker sets and found a white glitter ampersand that I colored with a green alcohol marker.

I embellished the inside panel with a strip of red textured cardstock, a very narrow strip of white cardstock and a strip of the Christmas Pattern Washi Tape. I rounded the four corners, stamped the sentiment in green ink and layered the panel on the red textured cardstock.

And one more peek… I really love how this turned out! I have to admit that I was a little unsure of how the partially stamped sentiment was going to look with the die cut, but I like it!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. 613 Avenue Create: December Challenge – Anything Goes w/ optional Anything Vintage (no twist)
2. A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge: #129 – Anything Goes
3. A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #12-2020
4. ABC Christmas Challenge: Y is for Your Favorite Things and Z is for Zzzzzzz (more favorite things are cardstock, brads and dies)
5. Classic Design Challenge: #12 – Anything Goes
6. Crafty Calendar Challenge: December Challenge – Christmas Theme
7. Crafty Catz: #513 – Anything Goes w/ optional Cheers-Let’s Celebrate
8. Crafty Gals Corner: #214 – Tis the Season
9. Creative Inspirations: December Challenge – Ho! Ho! Ho!
10. Creative Moments: #204 – Anything Goes
11. Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge: December Anything Goes
12. Let’s Craft and Create: #166 – Anything Goes w/ optional Santa Claus is Coming to Town
13. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends: #147 – Anything Goes
14. Make My Monday Challenge: #137 – Christmas Theme Card
15. Penny’s Paper-Crafty Challenge: #486 – Year-End Mega Challenge
16. Scrapping4fun Challenges: #181 – Christmas
17. Sweet Stampers Challenge Blog: #51 – Anything Goes
18. Winter Wonderland Challenge Blog: Anything Goes End of Year Challenge
19. Word Art Wednesday: Weeks#468/469 – Anything Goes

Eyelet Outlet products used:
Christmas Pattern Washi Tape
Holiday Coffee Cup Brads
White Enamel Dots

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, CutCardStock Habanero Red 4×6 cardstock
Stamps: Stampin’ Up Labeler Alphabet stamp set, CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Snowy Sayings stamp set
Ink: Stampin’ Up Emerald Envy ink, Nuvo alcohol marker- 366
Dies/Punches: CUTplorations Peace Love Joy die, Kadomaru Pro corner rounder
Accessories: Tombo Mono permanent adhesive, Bearly Art precision craft glue, Darice white glitter alpha stickers

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun goodies at Eyelet Outlet! I can already see you drooling, lol! Be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ Eyelet Outlet Facebook Page to keep up with news and sales, and while you’re at it, join the Eyelet Outlet Fans Facebook group for lots of creative inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Christmas Tags Turned Into Ornaments

12/31/20 Best Technique Winner at Classic Design Challenge!

Hi everybody! I hope you’re having an awesome week! I’m posting on the Prickley Pear Stamps blog today with an adorable set of Christmas tags that are intended to be turned into ornaments after the presents have been opened! How fun is that?! Each one is a little gift in itself and I love it when something functional turns into a keepsake! I was gifted the amazing Christmas Holiday Gift Tags clear stamp set which I paired with the awesome Circle Peek A Boo Die that I had my stash to create this project. What a great combination!

There are five images in the set and I stamped them all in black ink on white cardstock, colored them with alcohol markers and cut them with a stitched octagon die. I cut five additional slightly larger octagonals from silver foil cardstock and then adhered them behind the die cut images. I used the peek a boo die to cut five different colors of cardstock, and then cut five stitched circles from white cardstock that were just a bit larger than the peek a boo die cuts, and adhered them behind the peek a boo die cuts. I stamped ‘To’ and ‘From’ along with a sentiment in coordinating red or green ink on the back of the stitched circle die cuts. I adhered the layered octagonals to the circles and added iridescent gemstones, then punched a hole at the top of each one and added a coordinating color of crafter’s cord. Here are close-ups:

And one more peek at the set… so much fun – and I definitely see more of these in my future!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. 613 Avenue Create: December Challenge – Anything Goes w/ optional Anything Vintage (playing twist)
2. A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge: #129 – Anything Goes
3. A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #12-2020
4. ABC Christmas Challenge: Y is for Your Favorite Things and Z is for Zzzzzzz (favorite things cardstock and dies)
5. Classic Design Challenge: #12 – Anything Goes
6. Crafty Calendar Challenge: December Challenge – Christmas Theme
7. Crafty Gals Corner: #214 – Tis the Season
8. Creative Inspirations: December Challenge – Ho! Ho! Ho!
9. Creative Moments: #204 – Anything Goes
10. Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge: December Anything Goes
11. Let’s Craft and Create: #166 – Anything Goes w/ optional Santa Claus is Coming to Town
12. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends: #147 – Anything Goes
13. Penny’s Paper-Crafty Challenge: #486 – Year-End Mega Challenge
14. Scrapping4fun Challenges: #181 – Christmas
15. Sweet Stampers Challenge Blog: #51 – Anything Goes
16. Try it on Tuesday: Christmas Sparkle
17. Winter Wonderland Challenge Blog: Anything Goes End of Year Challenge
18. Word Art Wednesday: Weeks #468/469 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock; Hygloss Silver Foil cardstock, CutCardStock Bonsai Green, Red Wagon and Granny Smith cardstock; Darice green and burgundy cardstock
Stamps: Prickley Pear Stamps Christmas Holiday Gift Tags clear stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Rhubarb Stalk, Bamboo Leaves and Cottage Ivy ink; Nuvo alcohol markers- 487, 489, 491, 412, 417, 403, 405, 374, 443; Spectrum Noir alcohol markers- DR1, DR6, DR7
Dies/Punches: Prickley Pear Stamps Circle Peek A Boo Die, Memory Box Stitched Circle Layers die, Memory Box Stitched Octagons dies, Stampin’ Up 1/4″ Circle punch
Accessories: ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, Bearly Art precision craft glue, Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior, Darice iridescent gemstones, Hemptique burgundy, green and red hemp crafter’s cord

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project! Be sure to check out all the awesome stamps and dies at Prickley Pear Stamps! If you’d like to save 10% on anything on the site when you shop at Prickley Pear Stamps, use the coupon code LESLIE10 at checkout! And be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ the Prickley Pear Stamps Facebook page to keep up with news and sales, and join Prickley Pear Pals (the fan group) for lots of fun crafty ideas and to share your creativity! And finally, we’d love to see you visit the Prickley Pear Stamps blog that’s in the process of being revived and become a Follower! Hope to see you there! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Merry Christmas Greetings

Hi everyone! Hope you’ve had a great week and have something fun (and safe) planned for this weekend! I’m happy to be back on the Eyelet Outlet blog today with another awesome DT inspiration project! I CASE’d my own Autumn design from a few months back and created a pretty Christmas card featuring a wreath embellished with some gorgeous brads!

I cut a 5.5″ square top-folding card base along with red dotted and striped cardstock panels. I applied strips of skinny red and green washi tape from the Skinny Holiday Washi Tape pack along with a strip of Skinny Gold Washi Tape at the seam, and then adhered the panel to the card base. I die cut a circular frame on which to build the wreath. I punched a bunch of leaves and adhered them to the frame, and then added single leaves here and there to fill in blank spots. I embellished the wreath with several Poinsettia Brads and 6 mm Red Gold Edge Jewel Brads, and a red bow at the bottom. I stamped the sentiment across the bottom and then adhered the wreath to the card front.

I embellished the inside panel with a leftover strip of the red dotted paper used on the front along with a strip of the Skinny Gold Washi Tape, stamped the sentiment in green ink and layered the panel on red cardstock.

And one more peek… so loving how this turned out! I only wish the gold washi tape looked as pretty in the photos as it is in real life!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. A Perfect Time To Craft: #12-2020 – Anything Goes
2. ABC Christmas Challenge: Y is for Your Favorite Things and Z is for Zzzzzzz (favorite things- patterned paper, bows)
3. Classic Design Challenge Blog: #12 – Anything Goes
4. Craft-Dee BowZ – December Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
5. Crafty Calendar Challenge: December Challenge – Christmas Theme
6. Creative Inspirations: December Challenge – Ho! Ho! Ho!
7. Di’s Digi Challenge: Winter Holidays
8. Inkspirational: #227 – Photo Inspiration

9. International Art & Soul: #98 – Anything Goes with a Bow
10. Let’s Craft and Create Challenge: #166 – Anything Goes + Santa Claus is Coming To Town
11. Scrapping4fun Challenges: #181 – Christmas
12. Winter Wonderland Challenge: Anything Christmas Goes – End of Year Challenge

Eyelet Outlet products used:
6 mm Red Gold Edge Jewel Brads
Poinsettia Brads
Skinny Holiday Washi Tape
Skinny Gold Washi Tape

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, CutCardStock Bonsai Green and Red Wagon cardstock, Darice Dots and Stripes 6×6 cardstock
Stamps: CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Snowflake Greetings and Snowy Sayings stamp sets
Ink: Tranquil Tide ink
Dies/Punches: Stampin’ Up Leaf punch, Memory Box Stitched Circle Layers dies
Accessories: Bearly Art precision craft glue, Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Stampin’ Up Real Red woven satin ribbon

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun goodies at Eyelet Outlet! I can already see you drooling, lol! Be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ Eyelet Outlet Facebook Page to keep up with news and sales, and while you’re at it, join the Eyelet Outlet Fans Facebook group for lots of creative inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Merry Christmas!

Happy Hump Day, friends! I hope your week is off to a great start! I made time in my studio yesterday afternoon to create a fun fold card for The Outlawz Challenges! I’m playing in the December Freebie/Progressive Challenge and we were gifted the adorable Gina Christmas Elf digital image from our sponsor, MoonFlower Digistamps. This is a center panel easel card done in traditional red and green Christmas colors! If you haven’t started on your Christmas cards yet, you better get crackin’ because it’ll be here before you know it!

I created the card base from Neenah Solar white cardstock and cut layering panels from some pretty coordinating Echo Park patterned papers. I colored the image with Prismacolor pencils, cut it with a stitched oval die and layered it on a slightly larger stitched oval die cut. I used my Snow Marker to give her hat and dress trim a little dimension. I love that stuff! The sentiments are computer-generated and I embellished the image and the card base with Eyelet Outlet bling.

Here’s an angled shot so you can see the simple construction. This is by far the easiest easel card I’ve ever created – and I’ve made quite a few over the years!

And one more look… folded flat for mailing. Such a fun card – and I absolutely love this image!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. A Perfect Time To Craft: #12-2020 – Anything Goes
2. ABC Christmas Challenge: Y is for Your Favorite Things & Z is for Zzzzzzzz (sleeping image) (favorite things are fun folds, patterned paper and die cuts)
3. Classic Design Challenge: #12 – Anything Goes
4. Creative Inspirations: December Challenge – Ho! Ho! Ho!
5. Inkspirational Challenges: #227 – Photo Inspiration


Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, CutCardStock Red Habanero 4×6 cardstock, GKD Fresh Asparagus cardstock, Echo Park A Perfect Christmas papers
Stamps: MoonFlower Digistamps Gina Christmas Elf digital image
Ink: Prismacolor pencils- Ginger Root, Cream, Peach, Light Peach, Olive Green, Crimson Red, Carmine Red, Light Cerulean Blue, Yellow Ochre, Golden Rod; Pentel Slicci Gold pen
Dies/Punches: Memory Box Stitched Oval Layers dies, My Favorite Things Stitched Rectangle STAX dies
Accessories: Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Bearly Art precision craft glue, Gemini Junior, Marvy Uchida Snow Marker, Eyelet Outlet white pearl bling strip, white pearls and pearl snowflakes

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project and will come join us in The Outlawz Challenges! Lots of fun going on! Thanks so much for stopping by – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

for you

Hi everyone! Happy Tuesday – hope you’re having a fantastic week! It’s time for another fun challenge over at Mix It Up Challenge Blog and I’m excited to share my DT inspiration project for MIUCB #44 – Anything Goes + Clean and Simple! The twist this month is CAS! Remember, our challenges are always ‘anything goes’ but we offer an optional technique twist each month just to inspire you and it’s not required to play! I created a pretty friendship card to showcase this month.

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For the focal image on the front, I used a Spellbinders rubber stamp that I purchased in a friend’s ‘de-stash’ event about a year and a half ago. I mentioned in another post recently that I don’t know how I can own something so awesome and beautiful for so long without ever having had ink on it! Just blows my mind, lol! Anyway, I colored the image with Bic Mark-It markers, fussy cut it and adhered it to a panel that I popped up on bright orange foam for some dimension. I finished the panel with Crystal Drops.

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I embellished the inside panel with orange and pink textured cardstock, and then stamped the sentiment in black ink.

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Here’s one more look… very happy with how this turned out! Such a gorgeous stamped image!

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Sharing in the following challenges:
1. A Perfect Time To Craft: #12-2020 – Anything Goes
2. Classic Design Challenge: #12 – Anything Goes
3. QKR Stampede: #409 – Anything Goes
4. The Crafter’s Cafe: #256 – Anything Goes
5. Your Scrapbook Place: December Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: GKD Ivory cardstock, Darice orange and pink textured cardstock
Stamps: Spellbinders Flower Bouquet rubber stamp, Stampin’ Up Love What You Do stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Bic Mark-It markers- Rambunctious Red, Fandango Pink, Sunset Orange, Summer Melon, Yellow Blaze, Polynesian Purple, Oceanview Blue, Hot Aqua, Margarita Green, Key Lime, Forest Green
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, MISTI Stamp tool, Nuvo Ripened Pumpkin Crystal Drops, Darice orange Foamies foam

I hope you’ve enjoyed this card and will link up a project with us this month! We’d love see ‘anything goes’ OR clean and simple – your call! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Put your party pants on

12/15/20 Top 3 at The Crafter’s Cafe Challenge Blog!

Hi friends! Hope your week is off to a fabulous start! It’s time for a new challenge over at Love To Craft Challenge Blog and I’m happy to share my DT inspiration project for LTCCB #53 – December Anything Goes! I created a fun birthday card using the Tim Holtz Crazy Birds stamps and dies. Papers are from Polly’s Paper Studio.

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I had THE best time creating this card! I used the Papertrey Ink Scalloped A2 Die Collection for the card base and front/inside panels. I’m in love with the Crazy Birds and colored this gal with red, orange and yellow Spectrum Noir alcohol markers (and her hat with red and green), then added some love with a white paint pen. I think I may have gotten a little carried away with the white paint pen but I like it, lol! I stamped the sentiment in black ink and punched it out with a circle punch, then added a metal present charm from my stash.

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I embellished the inside panel with a strip of the polkadot paper used on the front and an oval die cut, on which I stamped the birthday sentiment in black ink.

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And one more look… totally loving how this turned out! I have this one ear-marked for someone special next month! ;)

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Sharing in the following challenges:
1. 2 Crafty Critter Crazies: #45 – Anything Goes
2. A Perfect Time To Craft: #12-2020 – Anything Goes
3. Classic Design Challenge: #12 – Anything Goes
4. Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog: #82 – December Anything Goes
5. Lemon Shortbread Challenges: #134 – Anything Goes
6. Pammie’s Inky Pinkies Challenges: #2048 – Anything Goes
7. The Crafter’s Cafe: #256 – Anything Goes
8. Your Scrapbook Place: December Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: GKD Red Hot and White cardstock, Polly’s Paper Studio dotted and floral patterned papers
Stamps/Dies: Tim Holtz Crazy Birds rubber stamps and dies sets, Stampin’ Up Party Pants stamp set, Papertrey Ink Noted: Scalloped A2 Die Collection, Stampin’ Up 1-1/4″ and 1-3/8″ circle punches
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Spectrum Noir- DR4, OR1, OR3, CT4, DG2; Posca white paint pen
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior die cutting machine, metal present charm from stash, YNS red Glittered Gumdrops

I hope you’ve enjoyed this card and will link up an ‘anything goes’ project with us this month! Whatever you’re working on, we want to see it! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

winter

12/15/20 Top 5 at QKR Stampede!
12/31/20 Honorable Mention Winner at A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge!

Good morning, my friends! Can’t believe it’s the first of December already! Where has this year gone?! Our new challenge is live over at Love To Scrap Challenge Blog and I’m thrilled to share my DT inspiration project for LTSCB #140 – Winter Wonderland! I created a shaped Christmas card in one of my favorite color combos of burgundy and aqua, using a pretty Power Poppy digital image.

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I created the card base from burgundy cardstock and the layer from aqua using dies from a card die set. I colored the image with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers, cut it with a stitched oval die and adhered it over several strips of Washi Tape. I cut the winter sentiment from red glitter paper and adhered it to the bottom right of the panel.

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I printed the image two more times to fussy cut four extra mittens, and used two of them on the front popped up on foam pads for a little dimension.

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The Power Poppies digital image included a sentiment which I used on the inside of the card. I embellished the bottom of the panel with Washi Tape and the other two mittens I had fussy cut earlier.

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And one more peek… I really love this Christmas card!

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Sharing in the following challenges:
1. A Perfect Time To Craft: #12-2020 – Anything Goes
2. Classic Design Challenge: #12 – Anything Goes
3. Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog: #82 – December Anything Goes
4. Inkspirational Challenges: #227 – Photo Inspiration

5. Lemon Shortbread Challenges: #134 – Anything Goes
6. QKR Stampede: #409 – Anything Goes
7. Sparkles Christmas Challenges: #119 – Non-Traditional Christmas Colors
8. Sweet Stampers Challenge Blog: #50 – Christmas
9. The Crafter’s Cafe: #256 – Anything Goes
10. Try it on Tuesday: Winter Wonderland

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: GKD Cranberry Tart and White cardstock, Stampin’ Up Pool Party cardstock
Stamps: Power Poppy Mittens and Merriment digital image
Ink: Spectrum Noir- DG3, PP2, TN1, BT2, BT4; Pentel Slicci Metallic Red pen, Sakura Clear Star Gelly Roll pen, Posca white paint pen, Memento Tuxedo Black marker
Dies/Punches: Crafter’s Companion Die-sire Stacey Create-A-Card die set, Memory Box Stitched Oval Layers die, Tim Holtz Holiday Words Script Thinlits
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, Glitter and Skinny Washi Tape

I hope you’ve enjoyed this card and will link up a Winter project with us this month! Thanks so much for stopping by – we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig