Tuesday, May 26, 2020

STAMPlorations Inspiration - May 26th 2020

Welcome to the STAMPlorations Inspiration post. We the inspiration team at STAMPlorations are here to inspire you with our creations using STAMPlorations products through these weekly inspiration posts and there is more to inspiration... We'll have a monthly random drawing -- 1 commenter wins a $10 gift certificate Yay!! Inspiration team is sharing some super amazing projects 

Let me show you my fourth Inspiration project for May 2020...
This is a simple card to make where I simply heat embossed the sentiment and the floral image on water color card stock. Did a water color wash and to finish I added pearl white splatter. I used the recently released  Sweet Kindness and Gansai Tambi Watercolors
Here is a closeup...

Hope you like it! Head over to STAMPlorations Blog, HERE for more inspiration :)
Thank you for stopping by and leaving me a comment !

Monday, May 25, 2020

STAMPlorations Sticker Monday - May 25th 2020

Hello friends! I am back with the special "Sticker Monday" posts. I will be sharing various styles of cards and also various ways you can use the Clear Stickers on your cards :) I am so loving the stickers. Every month, we'll draw one lucky crafter to win a $15 gift code -- randomly drawn from all comments left on the Sticker Monday posts at the STAMP blog for the month, as well as from my blog.

Today I am sharing how unique backgrounds can make these gorgeous stickers shine. I made three cards with same but unique designs. I have featured "Love is - Clear Stickers" 

Let me show you the cards I made... For these cards, I wanted to make a focal piece with similar colors but a unique designs :) I worked with a small focal die cut panel and used pure and  simple stenciling on one, stamping on another and ink blending with ghosting on the third :)
Here is my first card...

Stenciling can look so amazing when the stencil is fantastic :) what do you think?!!!
Here is my second card...

As you know my obsession with Distress Oxide inks and they work great for solid stamping. I created a gradient with a combinations of inks using a butterfly stamp. 
Here is my third card...
As you can see, here I simply ink blended and then used a stencil, sprayed it with water and stamped on inked panel to achieve the subtle effect :) To add more interest I added dry embossed backgrounds for my focal panels.

I hope you like the cards I created and that I inspired you to try stickers on your projects.

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Thank you soooooo much for all your lovely comments. Love reading them!

Friday, May 22, 2020

Spring Summer Coffee Lovers Hop 2020!

Hello friends! So excited to be a part of Spring | Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop 2020! Today I am sharing my coffee cards featuring products from STAMPlorations :) STAMPlorations is also one of the Sponsors of the event. So don't forget to hop along for your chance at the prizes and also don't forget to leave a comment on STAMPlorations blog for a chance at extra prizes :)
- one (1) $25 gift code
- three (3) $10 gift codes
***all prizes will be drawn by Amy T.

I have created cards featuring the recently released Coffee Stamps...

Here are the cards I created... for my first card, I started out by inking a white card stock panel with Distress oxide inks.
Once I did inking I did ghost stamping using a stencil. I added some pearl white splatter. For my focal image I heat embossed the cup and water colored it. Once dried I fuzzy cut the image and adhered it with some dimension.
To finish I stamped the sentiment. I have used Bloomin' Coffee and YouAll Blooms stencil along with Gansai Tambi Watercolors.

Here is another card I made featuring the second stamp set. Here too I inked the panel with few shades of Distress Oxide Inks. 
I then made the masks of the masks of the coffee cups and did tone on tone masking for my background. I added some splatter and also stamped some mixed media stamps Mixed Media Grunge along the edges of the panel. For my focal image I used the same stamp and heat embossed it on black card stock.
I fuzzy cut the image and adhered it with some dimension. To finish I stamped the sentiment.

I hope you enjoyed my cards, don't forget to visit STAMP blog for a look at all the beauties designed by my teamies and leave comment for extra prizes :)
Thank you so much for stopping by and leaving me a comment :)

Thursday, May 21, 2020

STAMPlorations Spotlight - Father's Day Cards

Hello friends! I am back with another spotlight project over at the STAMPlorations blog. I hope I will be able to inspire you. Today I am making Cards with Father's day on my mind. I had that moment when a cool idea clicked my head, a fun way to create sun burst without using a stencil. I am not sure if anyone has used this before, 'coz so far I haven't come across anyone sharing it. Nonetheless, I am kinda happy with me :) So I created a couple of cards, let me show you...

I have used  Sweet and Sassy Dad

Please head over to STAMPlorations Blog for a photo tutorial on this. click HEREThank you for stopping by and leaving me a comment :)

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

STAMPlorations Spring Fling 2020 Blog Hop! [REMINDER]

Hello friends! I am back with another card for the fabulous "Spring Fling Blog Hop & Linky Party". Have you hopped along and linked you spring creation?? There is still time and we are back to inspired you further :) HERE


- THREE (3) winners of $10 gift code drawn from comments left on the main blog and designers' blogs
- TWO (2) winners of her choice of STAMPlorations product with a value of up to $10 drawn from comments left on the main blog and designers' blogs
- TWO (2) winners of her choice of STAMPlorations product with a value of up to $15 drawn from entries in the linky party
- ONE (1) winner of $25 gift code drawn from entries in the linky party
Commenting and linking up end on Sunday, May 31, with winners announced on June 10 in the May winners post.

Let me show you the card I made... I am featuring one of the new square stencils and new clear sticker Doodled Tulips Stencil and  Inspirational #1 Clear Sticker respectively.
I simply inked the card stock panel through the stencil using a combination of Distress Oxide inks. The stencil is so pretty in itself you don't have to do much! But this time I got a little creative, I decided to fuzzy cut the upper part of the stenciled panel. I layered this on white panel where I added some scored lines :) To finish I added the sticker sentiment.
Here is a closeup of my card...

I hope you enjoyed my card, don't forget to leave a comment and Hop along for a chance at the amazing prizes, HERE. Thank you so much for stopping by and leaving me a comment.

May store promotion: All throughout May, products in the SPRING FLING section are 15% off instantly + with STAMPGIRLDEEPTI code, you can get up to 35% off.