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Build A Flower

Build A Flower 811

 

Anne here and today I’m showcasing this fun new set called Build A Flower that was revealed this month. There are so many different combinations that can be used – long and tall, short and squat, single flower…. and the list goes on and on ūüėÄ.  This would be a really fun stamp set to decorate the side of a scrapbook page too or create a fun frame around a photo.

 

As you can tell, I decided to go long and tall. I began by stamping the flower pot and then masking it so I could stamp the stems. Then I used the smaller blossom stamp to add flowers to the stems. Finally, the leaves were added. I also stamped the flowers and leaves on plain cardstock so I could fussy cut them out and adhere them on top of the ones on the main image. Everything was then colored with my Copic markers.

 

I had originally stamped everything onto white cardstock. Once everything was coming together, I decided that I didn’t want it white, nor did I want to color all that white space with Copics. I created a mask of the entire stamped image by photocopying it on my printer and then fussy cutting that out.

 

I recommend that you do the photocopying before adding the glitter to the base flowers though, otherwise, you might get glitter on your printer glass (ask me how I know this ūüėú.) Once my mask was ready, I adhered it with some temporary double sided tape and then lightly spritzed the entire area with Memories Mist (Pale Ale). A nice side effect was that it gave my mask a nice sepia look, which could always be used on a future project.

 

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I added Purple Dust glitter to the veins and out sie edges of my flowers. I also outlined the outside edges of the flowers on the main image with glue and covered them with Purple Dust glitter as well. that way, when I added my offset blossoms, everything would be sparkly. Dimensional glue was added to the centers of the flowers and covered with Evening Glow glitter.

 

The sentiment, which comes with the stamp set was heat embossed with Amethyst embossing powder. The black frame around my image is a die cut from Impression Obsession (All-in-One Frames Rectangles 2). In order to make it into a square, I took one of the frames that fit my sentiment, cut it in the center and adhered the ends together. To make the seams less noticeabBuild A Flower 811le, I heat set the frame with Ebony Spark embossing powder.  This also gave the frame a subtle bit of sparkle.

 

The bee is part of a retired die from Die-Versions (Wee Petites – Buggy). I die cut him from white cardstock and colored him with Copic markers. Glue was added to the inside of his wings and covered with Starfire glitter.

 

The die cuts that border the sides of the focal point are from Tonic Studios and is actually a Christmas die (Christmas Strips – Merry Christmas die set)! I cut off the parts that I wanted, covered them with VersaMark and heat set each of them with Sparkle embossing powder. Although the camera didn’t capture the subtle sparkle of these die cuts, you can definitely see it in person. A bit of Mon Ami Gabby ribbon are the finishing touches.

 

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Wishing Ewe a Happy Valentine’s Day

Good morning to Ewe!

Today, I’m jumping ahead to 2017, with this fun little set from the December Reveal, Will Ewe be Mine Set 813, to wish the recipient a Happy Valentine’s Day.

I knew right away that I wanted these little lambs to be fluffy, and what better way to do that than with some fun Snow White flocking! Did you know you can color your flocking? Just dab a Copic marker using the side of the nib and the color transfers nicely on to the flocking. If you are doing larger areas – you can use a dauber. I used the marker for the inside of the little lambs’ ears.

So to begin, I stuck a piece of 2 1/2″ Tear-ific Tape to a piece of white cardstock. I took off the protective backing and added the Snow White Flocking to the sticky surface and burnished it in well with my finger tool. Once I was happy with the coverage, I stamped the image in Memento Tuxedo Black directly on top of the flocking. I then stamped the image on black cardstock in Versamark and heat embossed with White Detail.

After coloring in the lambs’ ears, I fussy cut the two white lambs on the left and right so that I could pop them up along side the little black sheep.

I covered the silver brads in Versamark and then dipped them in the Red Apple embossing powder and heat set them.

Using a Versamarker Pen, I added a little embossing ink to the inside of the black sheep’s ears and heat embossed with Petal Pink.

The white sheep were then adhered on top of the black version and I used a needle with silver thread to make the heart rope, before adding all the little hearts to the image.

Dimensional Glue was used to add the googly eyes. The red background was die cut with Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Scallop Rectangles before being embossed with the Darice Hearts embossing folder. This was then layered over the image then layered on white cardstock.

The sentiment was stamped on red cardstock in Versamark and then heat embossed  with Black Detail, this was also cut out using one of the smaller Lifestyle Crafts Rectangles. A piece of red and white gingham ribbon was attached to the back of the sentiment and this was popped up with Foam Squares at the base of the card.

The ribbon was attached to the back of the card front before being layered to the black card base to finish.

I hope “ewe’ve” enjoyed my share today!

Till next time,

Shona

Dear Santa!

Hi there, and a very Happy Thanksgiving to all,

Designer Shona here today to share my last November Reveal card using the Stella –Dear Santa Set 804. What a fun little “Stella” set for Christmas!

Dear Santa

I started with the background, using the Spellbinders Ripples Embossing Folder – I ran red cardstock through the embossing folder and then daubed Pure Platinum embellishment mouse to the piece to accentuate the pattern (which kind of reminded me of baubles).

Dear Santa

I built her wall with the Darice Brick Pattern embossing folder using watercolor paper (which had the texture already), then I daubed Cosmic Brown embellishment mousse over the bricks and “grouted” with the E25 Copic Marker.

Dear Santa

The wall was layered to the red rippled background. Santa Stella was then stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black and colored with Copics, R37, C3, C5, B32, E02, E25, and 0. She was then fussy cut, along with the baubles. I added some Dimensional Glue to all of the white trim around her hat, cuffs and skirt and applied Twinkling Clouds. This was set aside to dry.

Dear Santa

I applied a little Nuvo glue with the fine tip pen and then added some Blissful Blue Sparkle N Soft to Stella’s hair.

Dear Santa

Adding a little of the Nuvo Fine Tipped Glue Pen to the top of the baubles and applied Reflection Velvet Glitter. When this was dry, I covered the colored part of the baubles with Dimensional Glue and they were set aside to dry.

Dear Santa

Dimensional Glue was also applied to her glasses and the new Nuvo Ruby Slipper Glitter drops were used for a sparkly red pair of earrings. I cut a slit in the scroll, so that the scroll would go behind the wall. Stella was then attached with Foam Squares. A piece of silver thread was tied with three little bows and then the shiny baubles were stuck down with glue dots and Foam Squares.

Dear Santa

The card front was layered to a white card base, which was edged with 1/4″ Tear-ific Tape and then the sticky adhesive was covered with the new Merlot Velvet Glitter.

Dear Santa

That finished off my card for today. Hope you’ve enjoyed my share today and that you’ve had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day!

Big hugs,

Shona

 

Festive Lantern

Good morning all, it’s Belinda here to share a festive card with you using the new Festive Lantern stamp set!!

Festive Lantern

To start my card I used the new glimmer paste to create background papers.  Using the Emerald Green on green cardstock, Moonstone on white cardstock and Garnet Red along with a stencil on white cardstock the layers for my card were created and allowed to dry overnight.  These glimmer paste are so beautiful and can be used in some many different ways.  I just love how beautiful they are using a stencil.

Festive Lantern

The poinsettia were stamped onto the cardstock (sorry I forgot to take a picture) and stamped a second time fussy cut out and used as a mask.  The lantern was then stamped on top of the poinsettia mask.

The lantern was colored using copic markers.  To create the look of glass on the lantern dimensional glue was added to the glass panes and allowed to dry.  Dimensional glue dries clear looking like glass. Evening Glow, Waterfall, Golden Silver, Sassy Silver and Sparkling Snow glitter was used on the candle.

Festive Lantern

The poinsettia were colored using copic markers and Honey Gold Crystal Drops were applied to the centers.  To applied the Gliding Flakes to the edges of the panels I used the large Nuvo Glue Pen.  I placed 3 small dots on the top corner using a green maker and then placed drops of Morning Dew Crystal Drops on top.  Using a marker with the clear drops really make for pretty embellishments.

Festive Lantern

A stencil was placed on top of the white cardstock, and Garnet Red Glimmer Paste was applied using a palette knife.  I hope you can see all the beautiful shimmer of this paste, it is gorgeous.

Festive Lantern

Using the glimmer paste on the cardstock created beautiful shimmery paper and layers for my festive card.

I hope you have enjoyed my card as much as I did making it!!

Thanks so much for stopping by, see you soon!

Belinda

Elephant Christmas

Hi! It’s Eret here. Today I show you a card made with new¬†Elephant Christmas Tree Digital Stamp Set 802.

Elephant Christmas

Best part about digital stamps is that you can make them as big or small you need. I sized my elephant to fit behind the window. Image is colored with markers. I added a layer of glue with Sakura Glue Pen to his hat trim and covered it with Crystal Ice glitter. Same glue was added to the ornaments on the tree. Stars was covered with Aztec Gold glitter and some parts of the bigger baubles with Crystal Ice glitter. All Tree Ornaments was covered after glittering with Morning Dew Nuvo Crystal Drops to give them a glass effect.

Elephant Christmas

To make the window frame I used a piece of white textured cardstock and cut a square holes with one of the dies from¬†Nellie Snellen Photo Frames set. Top part of the window is partially cut with largest die from Spellbinders Labels Thirty-Six set. I covered window frame with¬†Rock Candy Distress Crackle Paint. Apparently some speckles of Gray¬†Nuance water-soluble powder was picked up in that process… I like it! Happy accident. Speckles of gray in crackled frame looks very nice. Behind the frame I adhered a piece of Acetate. To make it look like it has been snowed, I added¬†Dimensional Glue¬†to different places on the window and sprinkled¬†Bridal¬†glitter on top.

Elephant Christmas

I found this glittered poinsettia flower and Holly branch from my leftover basket. To make them I covered piece of paper with¬†2 1/2″ Double Sided Tear-ific Tape. Branch is cut with¬†Creative Expressions Holly Sprays die and flower with same company die – Classic Poinsettia. Branches are covered with Lator Gator¬†and flower with¬†Gypsy Red¬†glitters. Same red glitter was adhered with¬†Dimensional Glue¬†to the branches. Flower center was made with¬†Dimensional Glue¬†and¬†Aztec Gold¬†glitter.

Elephant Christmas

Background was so much fun to make. I took a piece of watercolor cardstock, placed Want2Scrap Bricks Stencil on top and used White Dreamweaver Embossing Paste to make the brick pattern. After removing the stencil I covered embossing paste with Bronze Rose Embossing Powder. I let the paste dry and used the heat tool to melt the embossing powder. Apparently the paste wasn’t completely dry, it started to bubble up in some places. I’m ok with it. Actually it gives more texture to the bricks. Space between the bricks was colored with Gray¬†Nuance water-soluble powder. The wall was made before the window. Next time I try to remember to clean up the craft mat a bit better after using Nuance powders ūüôā

Elephant Christmas

Edges of the matting layer are covered with 1/4″ Double Sided Tear-ific Tape and Aztec Gold glitter.

Elephant Christmas

Materials used:
Stamp Credits: Elephant Christmas Tree Digital Stamp Set 802;
Glitters: Aztec Gold (G1006), Bridal (G1029), Crystal Ice (G1058), Lator Gator GM2008), Gypsy Red (GM2005);
Embossing Powders: Bronze Rose (EP335);
Inks: Distress Ink (Hickory Smoke);
Dies: Nellie Snellen (Photo Frames), Spellbinders (Labels Thirty-Six), Creative Expressions (Holly Sprays, Classic Poinsettia);
Coloring Medium: Promarkers, Nuance water-soluble powder (Gray);
Adhesives: 1/4″ Double Sided Tear-ific Tape (SAT01), Sakura Glue Pen, Foam Tape, Dimensional Glue (539), 2 1/2″ Double Sided Tear-ific Tape (SAT11);
Cardstock: White, Watercolor CS;
Embellishments: Nuvo Crystal Drops (Morning Dew)
Others: Want2Scrap (Bricks Stencil), Dreamweaver Embossing Paste (White), Distress Crackle Paint (Rock Candy), Acetate;

Thank you for the visit!
Eret

October New Reveal Blog Hop

Welcome to Sparkle N Sprinkle’s

October New Reveal Blog Hop.

We have five new stamp sets to share with you this month.  All of these sets will be 20% off their regular price until the 3rd of the month.  All of the new sets are available in both cling mounted rubber and as a digital image.

The sets are:

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Turkey Dish 801   (digi version DIGI801)
Elephant Christmas Tree 802   (digi version DIGI802)
Christmas Tags #1 805   (digi version DIGI805)
Christmas Candles 807   (digi version DIGI807)
Autumn Girlfriends 810   (digi version DIGI810)

 

On October¬†3rd, ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be selected from the comments left on the Designers’ blogs listed below. Please leave a comment with each Designer in order to be eligible for the Grand Prize. ¬†You never know who the Mystery Designer will be that has the winning comment.

 

The Grand Prize Winner, which will be announced on the SNS Facebook page and on the SNS Blog, will receive ALL of the new stamp sets released this month (or the digi versions, if preferred).

 

This month’s Blog Hop order is:

Belinda
Shona
Jess
Anne
Eret
Chris
Diane 

(*Tip: If you have a problem with a particular link, try clicking on the person’s¬†blog title to send you to their Home page.)

We love reading your comments and we hope that we have inspired you as well.

 

We hope you have enjoyed the New Reveal Blog Hop as much as we do and that it’s sparked your creative juices. ¬†Thanks for joining us and remember to comment on each of the Designers’ blogs to be eligible for the Grand Prize. (Checked for compliance.) ¬†Last month Diane¬†was the Mystery Designer with the winning comment. ¬†Wonder who it will be this month???

 

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A new Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge also begins today with lots of prizes and recognition badges.  The theme is always Anything Goes, using Loose Glitter, Embossing Powder, and/or Flock.  Come see how you can be a SNS Featured Artist too.

 

YouTube Demo Donna

¬†Have you checked out the SNS Youtube Channel featuring Demo Donna yet? If not, then you are in for a real treat. ¬†Subscribe today to get¬†all of Demo Donna’s latest tips and techniques!

If you would like to leave a comment on any of the SNS Blog posts, please click on the title of the post you want to leave the comment on.  When the page refreshes, there will be a comment box at the bottom of the post.  Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us comments.  They are much appreciated!

Stella – Happy Meds

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Anne here and today I’m sharing a card created with one of the new stamp sets revealed this month: Stella – Happy Meds. ¬†This image should definitely make you smile. ūüôā

 

After stamping the image and coloring it with Copic markers, I added Dimensional Glue and Sunny Daze glitter to various letters. I also outlined other words with a red Multi-liner to make them pop a bit more. The pink pills and Stella’s glasses were covered with Glossy Accents for a real shine.

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To create the mat, I used the lacy background technique with Sticker Paper, lace, and Sunny Daze and Blue Haze glitters. This is such an easy and fun technique and with so many variations, depending on the style of lace and the colors of glitter you use. For some reason, this one reminds me of a leopard print, even though the colors are different.

 

For embellishments, I created my own glitter ribbon using 1/2″ Tear-ific tape and Blue Haze glitter and added a few Nuvo Crystal Drops (Navy Blue) as accents. Crystal Drops also accent the corners of my lacy background. The background matting behind the focal point was dry embossed with a Crafters Companion embossing folder (Hessian) for a bit of texture.

 

Visit our blog often to see what the rest of the team has created using all the newly released stamp sets.

 

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DIMENSIONAL FLOWER CART

Hi there, Designer Shona here today to share a card with you made with the new Flower Cart set 798 from the August Reveal.

Flower Cart

I decided to spotlight the flowers on the cart, so stamped the image on black cardstock with Versamark and heat embossed with White Detail.

Flower Cart

I then stamped the flower part of the cart on white cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black.

Flower Cart

The flowers were colored in with Copics and then were fussy cut. Dimensional Glue was added to the yellow roses and was left to dry dimensionally clear.

Flower Cart

When the glue was dry, Orange Crush and Sunny Daze were added to the orange and yellow flowers with the Sakura Glue Pen. Black cardstock was run through Spotted Flowers embossing folder by Crafts Concepts.  I applied the Green Apple, Dandelion Yellow and Ripened Pumpkin Nuvo Crystal Drops to the little wells, as shown.

Flower Cart

When the drops were dry, I tore around the image and attached it with Foam Squares. I then centered this to a piece of white card base, edged with 1/4″ Tear-ific Tape, after removing the protective backing and burnished in Sun Dazzle Sparkle Sparkle N Soft to the exposed adhesive.

Flower Cart

The flowers were then popped up on top of the white image with Foam Squares.

Flower Cart

Depending on how you look at this card with the torn edges, it looks like the image is actually sunken in, instead of being popped up as in reality:

Flower Cart

Hope you’ve enjoyed my share today.

Till next time,

Shona

 

 

Eskimo Kisses

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Anne here with today’s post¬†and¬†I’m showcasing the newly released stamp set called Eskimo Kisses.

 

After stamping the image onto white cardstock and coloring it with Copic markers, I die cut the rectangle using a Simon Says Stamp die (Stitched Rectangles). The patterned cardstock mat behind the focal panel was die cut using a Sue Wilson Designs die (Noble Dies – Double Pierced Rectangles – Set B).

 

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Dimensional Glue was added to her ear muffs, coat collar and sleeve, and to the top of her boots. Dimensional glue was also added to the pom-pom on the snowman’s hat. Then Swan Song tinsel glitter was applied over the dimensional glue. Once that was dry, I highlighted various areas of the snowman and the snow with a Sakura glue pen and covered the glue with Olaf White glitter.

 

Falling Snow was added to the snowy scene by using a stencil (Simon Says Stamp РFalling Snow) and Dreamweaver White Embossing Paste.  I layered the embossing paste on fairly thick, and after the stencil was removed, I covered the wet embossing paste with more Olaf White glitter.

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For the matting, I added more snow by using a Memory Box stencil (Winter-Scattered Flakes), embossing paste, and Olaf White glitter.  You can really see the dimension of the falling snow as well as the tinsel glitter in the photo to the left.

 

A ribbon imprinted with snowy words is the finishing touch.

 

Be sure to visit often to see what the rest of the team has created to help inspire you.

 

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Dancing Milton

Hi there, Designer Shona here to share a card using the July reveal set: Milton Catching Snowflakes. I chose to repurpose the stamp:

Dancing Milton

I matched my dancing giraffe with a saying from the Spring Time Spunky set, added a fuzzy giraffe background and some purple tulle for a totally different look.

I began with the background. Taking a piece of yellow cardstock, I applied a 4 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ piece of Super Adhesive Sheet. After removing the protective backing I applied Mimosa Sparkle N Soft. Then I applied Memento Rich Cocoa ink to the raised patches on the inside of the Darice Giraffe embossing folder and ran the top half of the fuzzy cardstock through the embossing machine, then reinked the patches and ran the bottom half through.

Dancing Milton

Milton was stamped on white cardstock in Versamark and heat embossed with Teddy Brown. Copics were used to color. Sparkling Coffee Sparkle N Soft was applied to the patches with Brushable glue.

Dancing Milton

Dimensional Glue was then applied to the hooves. This was then set aside to dry.

Dancing Milton

I stamped the sentiment in Versamark on white glossy cardstock and heat embossed with Sienna. The Tuscany EP‘s are my go to detail embossing powders, which I use a lot on sentiments. The saying was cut up as shown to be attached to the card with foam squares. When the glues were dry, I added the velvet glitters, Hyacinth, Orchid Rose and Ballerina, to the scarf, using the glue pen – Milton becomes Mildred!!

Dancing Milton

Spellbinders Mega Ovals Large was used to cut out the giraffe and before removing the die I sponged some Memento Cantaloupe ink around the image.

Dancing Milton

The background was layered to a piece of mustard cardstock, edged with Memento Rich Cocoa ink, before being layered to a white card base. I then attached a piece of purple tulle to the back of the image before attaching both the cut up sentiment and image with foam squares as shown.

Dancing Milton

That finishes my project for today. Hope I’ve inspired you to try out some of the Sparkle N Softs.

Till text time,

Shona

 

 

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