Thursday, October 23, 2014

Inspired Stamps Anything But A Card

Hello and welcome here!  I have a blazing migraine as I write this...note to self, this is one reason why I should NOT procrastinate Blog posts...and will keep this short and sweet.  The Inspired Stamps DT are sharing non-cards with scripture as a focus.

Banner Size:  3.5" x 5.5"

I used Inspired Stamps Isaiah 41:10 and decorated the banner using cardstock and BoBunny 6x6 Enchanted Garden paper.


Recipe:  Inspired Stamps SS-Isaiah 41:10, PP-Bobunny 6x6 Enchanted Garden Collection, CTMH CS-Sweet Leaf & White Daisy, CTMH Ink-Black, Spellbinders-Standard Circles Sm., Cheery Lynn-Sophia's Heart Mini, Martha Stewart Scroll Lace Punch, White Grosgrain Ribbon, Light Green Chevron Ribbon, Foam Squares, American Crafts Notch Banner, Pearls.

Inspired Stamps Products Used:

Inspired Stamps Blog
Inspired Stamps Store
 
Don't forget to check out the rest of the DT creations!
 Chere 
  Jamie 
  Kary  
Enjoy,
Deneen

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Inspired Stamps Birthday Card

Hello and welcome here!  I hope you've been having a good week so far, if not, never fear, the weekend is almost here.  This week the Inspired Stamps DT are sharing Fall inspired Birthday Cards.

Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
I used Hymn Girls: February and the leaf and sentiment are from the Leaves stamp set.  Since it needed to be Fall inspired I decided to use a leaf for her to blow.  I stamped and then fussy cut the leaf and the girl is coloured with Copics.

The paper I used is from BoBunny 6x6 Bold and Bright Double Dot Designs and BoBunny 6x6 Madeline Collection

Inside:
For the inside I used Perfect Sentiments.

Copics Used:  Skin-E00, Dress/Socks-YR31, Belt/Shoes-R59, Ground-E71, Sky-BG0000

Recipe:  Inspired Stamps SS-Hymn Girls: February, Leaves & Perfect Sentiments, PP-BoBunny 6x6 Bold and Bright Double Dot Designs & BoBunny 6x6 Madeline Collection, Spellbinders-Labels 10, CTMH Ink-Black & Barn Red, Bazzill CS-brown, Foam Squares, Ribbon, Copics.

Inspired Stamps Products Used:


Inspired Stamps Blog
Inspired Stamps Store
 
Don't forget to check out the rest of the DT creations!
 Chere 
  Jamie 
  Kary  

Enjoy,
Deneen

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Cuttlebug Mania Leaf Challenge

Hello and welcome here!  We're enjoying Fall here in Canada, the leaves have turned colours and most have fallen to the ground.  Which goes perfectly with our next challenge at Cuttlebug Mania which is If You Leave Me Now..., anything with a leaf and don't forget to use your Cuttlebug!

Challenge - If You Leave Me Now...
(anything with a leaf)
For a chance at winning an awesome prize, link your creation over at Cuttlebug Mania.
Challenge runs for 2 weeks. 
Don't forget to let us know how you used your Cuttlebug!

Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
I used Tattered Lace Doily Cupcake die and cut the cupcake out of the middle so that I ended up with a wreath.  I added a couple of die cut leaves to the side and finished it with a bow.


Inside:
Recipe:  PP-BoBunny Garden Girl 6x6 Collection & My Mind's Eye Miss Caroline Howdy Doody "Happy" Decorate Paper, Bazzill CS-brown & cream, Impression Obsession Leaves Die, Tattered Lace Doily Cupcake Circle Die, Taylored Expressions SS-Many Minis Occasions, CTMH Black Ink, Verve SS-Dare To Be, Celebrate It 1/4" Gold Ribbon, Foam Squares.

Cuttlebug Items Used:
Impression Obsession Leaves Die
Tattered Lace Doily Cupcake Circle Die

Enjoy,
Deneen

We have 6 week old kittens, here's one enjoying the leaves!

Top Tip Tuesday Favourite Colour Combo Challenge

Hello and welcome here!  We celebrated Thanksgiving here in Canada yesterday, and we're all fed up, lol.  I don't think I want to see any more food...ever...again.  Today there's a new challenge over at Top Tip Tuesday and it's using your Favourite Colour Combination!  I'm also sharing a Tutorial and Template on how to make this Blocks Card so be sure to hope on over there to check it out.

Challenge - Favourite Colour Combo
Tutorial - Blocks Card

Card Size Standing:  4.5" tall, 4.5" long, 1.5" wide
 Card Size Flat:  4.5" x 6"
My favourite colour combo is anything using purple.  Usually purple and white.  A big thank-you to Kenny K for supplying the DT with images.  I used Troublemaker digi stamp and coloured her with copic markers.

Sponsor
For a chance at the following prizes, be sure to link your creation to the Favourite Colour Comb Challenge at Top Tip Tuesday, you can enter up to 3 times!! For a chance at an extra prize leave a tip on your blog and be sure to leave 'tip' after your name in Mr. Linky.
Don't forget the challenge runs for 2 weeks and closes at 1pm.

Kenny K - 3 Digital Images
 

I found the instructions HERE and I made up a template based on her video.  You can find the Template below.




It folds flat for mailing!

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00
Hair - Y11, Y17, YR21
Eyes - G12
Jeans - B91, B93
Sweater - V09, V12, V15, V17
Shirt - YR30
Shoes - E40, E41, E42, E43, E44
Ice Cream - E33, E37, E53, R02, R12, R22

Recipe:  Kenny K Digital SS-Troublemaker, PP-Crate Paper Katlin Collection Bubblegum & Graphic 45 Nutcracker Suite Collection Nutcracker Suite, Bazzill CS-purple, CTMH White Daisy CS, Taylored Expressions SS-Many Minis-Occasions, Taylored Expressions Designer Mini Tags Die, Tattered Lace Borders & Corners, Spellbinders-Floral Ovals, Poppy Stamps-Village Light Post, CTMH Black Ink, Flowers, Foam Squares, Copics.

Here's the Template I drew up.   

 Hope you'll join us for the Favourite Colour Combo Challenge.
Deneen


 
 

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Inspired Stamps Thinking of You

Hello and welcome here!  It time for some more Inspired Stamps inspiration.  This week the DT are sharing Fall inspired thinking of you cards.  And starting this Friday, Inspired Stamps is having 12 Weeks of Christmas Card Tutorials each Friday for you to enjoy!!

Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
I used the 'Thinking of You' from Perfect Sentiments and the leaf is from the Leaves stamp set.  I used new-to-the-store BoBunny Madeline 6x6 patterned paper.  I framed the sentiment  and added some corner flourishes too.

Recipe:  Inspired Stamps SS-Leaves & Sentiments, PP-BoBunny 6x6 Madeline Paper Pad, Bazzill CS-brown & cream, CTMH Ink-Barn Red & Black, Distress Ink-Antique Linen, Joy Crafts Frame-6002/0258, Spellbinders-Labels 10, My Favorite Things-Four Corners, Foam Squares.


Inspired Stamps Products Used:

Inspired Stamps Blog
Inspired Stamps Store
 
Don't forget to check out the rest of the DT creations!
 
Enjoy,
Deneen

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Teddy Bo Mid-Challenge Anything Goes

Hello and welcome here!  I have some exciting news to share with you today!  I was accepted on the Teddy Bo & Co. Design Team!!  Last week they had a new release and a new challenge that runs for 2 weeks and us newbies get to join in this week.

Challenge - Anything Goes
As long as it features one of the characters from Teddy Bo & Co.

Card Size:  4.5" x 6"
Digital Stamp Used:  TeddyBoBea_001

I used the newly released TeddyBoBea_001.  Aren't they the cutest! I coloured them up using Copic Markers, and added a cloudy sky and grass.  I kept the card simple so that the image was the focus.


Inside:
 Recipe:  Teddy Bo Digital Stamp-TeddyBoBea_001, PP-Bazzill 6x6 Worldwide Collection, Bazzill CS-brown & teal, CTMH CS-White Daisy, Taylored Expression SS-Big Delivery, Spellbinders-Labels 8 & Decorative Labels 8, CTMH Black Ink, Foam Squares, White Gel Pen, Pearls, Copic Markers.

Copics Used:
Bo Fur - E11, E13, E15, E17, E51, E53
Bea Fur - YR20, YR21, YR24, YR27
Bo Clothes - B91, B93, B95
Bea Clothes - R81, R83, YR30, Y32
Bea Boots - R83, R85, RV00
Bench - W1, W2, W3, W5
 Bow - R24, R27, R46
Grass - YG03, YG17, YG67, YG95
Flowers - V05, V06, YG67
Butterfly - BG02, BG05, V12, Y02
Sky - BG0000

My R81 started to run out and I don't yet have a refill, so I camouflaged the streaky results of Bea's dress with polka dots using a white gel pen.

Here's the set of stamps released Sept. 30th.


I hope you'll join us for the Anything Goes Challenge.
Deneen

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Inspired Stamps October New Release

Hello and welcome here!  Our leaves are about half gone here in my part of the world.  It's hard to believe it's October 1st today.  Over at Inspired Stamps Antoinette is releasing some new stamps and the DT are sharing cards made with them.

Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
I've used the newly released Hymn Girls:  Sitting With Sign.  And the sentiment is from an older set called Spring Sketches.  Isn't she just the sweetest.  You can change up the sign, use a scripture verse or an image!


Inside:
For the inside I used the Spring Sketches stamp set.

Recipe:  Inspired Stamps SS-Hymn Girls: Sitting With Sign & Spring Sketches, PP-Graphic 45 Botanical Tea 6x6 Patterns and Solids, CTMH CS-White Daisy, CTMH Ink-Black & Pear, Prima Doily Die, EK Success Abstract Flower Border Punch, Foam Squares, Pearls, Copic Markers.

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, R20
Shoes - R20
Socks - E30
Sign - YR30

Inspired Stamps Used:

Inspired Stamps Blog
Inspired Stamps Store
 
Don't forget to check out the rest of the DT creations!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Cuttlebug Mania So Thankful Challenge

Hello and welcome here!  It time for another Cuttlebug Mania Challenge, and since I got to pick the challenges for the month of September I chose 'Thanks' since it's Thanksgiving here in Canada in a couple of weeks.

 Challenge - So Thankful 
(use the word thanks or thank-you)
For a chance at winning an awesome prize, link your creation over at Cuttlebug Mania.
Challenge runs for 2 weeks. 
Don't forget to let us know how you used your Cuttlebug!

Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
 I saw THIS card and knew I just had to recreate it. I loved the use of the doily on the banner. 


Inside:
 Recipe:  Um, yeah, I can't find my paper with what I used, but will add the info as soon as I figure it all out again, lol.

I've been making cards using the same template but changing up the colours, here's a purple version.




Cuttlebug Items Used:
Cheery Lynn Designs French Pastry Die
Maggie Holmes Doilies Embossing Folder

I hope you'll join us for the So Thankful Challenge!
Deneen

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Inspired Stamps One Layer Christmas Card

Hello and welcome here!  It's been a month of Christmas cards at Inspired Stamps and this week I'm sharing a quick and easy one, it's also one layer so it won't cost extra to mail!

Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
 
 I masked a rectangle and sponged the area with blue ink.  I then stamped the tree from the Fir Trees stamps set.  The sentiment is from 1.5 Inch Circle Christmas stamp set.


Inside:
For the inside I used the stars and sentiment from Blessed Little Christmas.

Recipe:  Inspired Stamps SS-Fir Trees, 1.5 Inch Circle Christmas & Blessed Little Christmas, Bazzill CS-blue & black, CTMH White Daisy CS, CTMH Ink-Black, New England Ivy, Chocolate, Buttercup & Moonstruck.

Inspired Stamps Used:

Inspired Stamps Blog
Inspired Stamps Store
 
Don't forget to check out the rest of the DT creations!
 
Enjoy, 
Deneen 

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Inspired Stamps Christmas Card

Hello and welcome here!  It's time for some more Christmas card inspiration at Inspired Stamps!

Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
 I used the Snowmen stamp set!  And the sentiment is from Vintage ChristmasI used Memory Box die Grand Snowglobe which made a perfect frame for the cute snowman.


Inside:
 Recipe:  Inspired Stamps SS-Snowmen & Vintage Christmas, PP-BoBunny, Bazzill CS-blue & brown, CTMH White Daisy CS, Martha Stewart Vintage Doily Border Punch, Memory Box Grand Snowglobe Die, Foam Squares, CTMH Ink-Black & Moonstruck, Celebrate It Red Ribbon, Copics.

Copics Used:
Snowman - B0000
Scarf - R35
Nose - YR04
Hat - R01, R11
Background - YR30

Inspired Stamps Used:

Inspired Stamps Blog
Inspired Stamps Store
Don't forget to check out the rest of the DT creations!
 
Enjoy, 
Deneen 

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