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Fireworks and Mini Dogs? Yes!

Written by lisascreativeniche. Posted in Eye Candy (Projects)

Hi!  It’s Lisa here with you today, and I have a super cute and sparkly card to share!  The adorable little dogs from the Mama Elephant Little Dog Agenda stamp set is perfect for everything!  I mean, those little guys can make anything look cute!  While this set is currently on backorder, you can get on the list for when it comes back in stock or pick up the similar Little Cat Agenda stamp set.

But, back to my card… so these little guys are ready for fireworks!  With the Lawn Fawn Stitched Fireworks Die it was easy to light up my sky…

To create this card I started by die cutting my sky and adding some shine with Ranger Stickles in Red, and Nuvo Glitter Drops in White Blizzard.  While this was drying I stamped, colored and cut my cute little dogs out.  I then added a hill for them to see the fireworks from by die cutting dark green cardstock with the Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders.  I put it all together and woo hoo!

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing this little scene!  And don’t forget to enter your projects into our newest challenge

Thanks so much for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

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Penny Black: Watercolor Designed Stamps

Written by lisascreativeniche. Posted in Eye Candy (Projects), Uncategorized

Hi!  It is Lisa here today and I have a floral card to share with you.  I am sure many of you have seen the Penny Black stamps that resemble watercolored images once they are stamped, and I find them to be terrific!  The specific stamp that I have used for today’s project is called Magnolia Rhapsody, while this specific set is on back order there are many of the newest release sets that give the same results.

To create my card I started by stamping the Magnolia image with various Tombow Dual Brush Markers.  When you are wanting to add multiple layers of colors to one image I highly recommend using a MISTI.  This will save you so much time and just make everything easier!  After I had all of my colors added I used the blender pen that came in my Tombow Marker Set to blend the colors together, and to take away any splotchy areas.  You could also use a paintbrush and clean water for blending.

Next, I added my sentiment from the Mama Elephant Wishing You Stamp Set with Lawn Fawn ink in Deep Sea.  I then went around the borders of the card with Distress Ink in Broken China, and finished the card off with clear sequins.

I hope you are joining us in our latest challenge, as well as make sure you get entered into our latest giveaway!

Happy Crafting!

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There’s no Otter…

Written by Holly Endress. Posted in Eye Candy (Projects)

Hello everyone.. Happy Valentine’s Week! I hope you all had a great weekend. Today I have a cute card for you that’s perfect for your special Valentine. I’m using the Otterly Adorable set from Mama Elephant.

I started by die cutting a frame from some Kraft card stock using the Framed Tags Park Avenue Creative Cuts from Mama Elephant. Then I created a sunset background on a piece of Tim Holtz Distress watercolor paper. I used a mix of Mermaid Lagoon, Tumbled Glass, Squeezed Lemonade and Picked Raspberry Distress Inks. Then I die cut a piece of vellum using the coordinating die in the Otterly Adorable set. I adhered the vellum and the Distress inked panel behind the Frame. Then I added the card front to a top folding A2 size card base.

I stamped the images onto a piece of the same Distress watercolor paper using some VersaFine Black ink. Then I colored them in with Distress markers  and a small damp paintbrush. I used the following colors: Gathered Twigs, Spun Sugar, Tea Dye, Squeezed Lemonade, Antique Linen, Vintage Photo &  Hickory Smoke.

I used the coordinating Creative Cuts and die cut the images and then I adhered the Otters behind the vellum with some Foam Adhesive. I die cut the speech bubble from the same Framed Tags Creative Cuts set and stamped the sentiment in VersaFine ink. I adhered it to the card with Foam Tape. This is a really cute set and a must have!!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Merry Christmas Poinsettias

Written by Jessica Frost. Posted in Eye Candy (Projects)

Good morning!  Jess here with some gorgeous watercolored poinsettias from Mama Elephant!  It’s the time of year when I start panicking about having enough Christmas cards so I’m always happy to find an easy but pretty design! 🙂

I started by stamping the sentiment and poinsettias onto watercolor paper with versamark before heat-embossing them with metallic gold sparkle embossing powder.  Then I watercolored them with Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors and let them dry.  Finally I trimmed the panel down and adhered it to a dark red Peppermint cardstock panel!

And that’s it!  Have a fabulous weekend and thanks for visiting!



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