March 30, 2017

National Craft Month Celegration Blog Hop




Welcome, if you are following along with the hop you should have arrived here from the talented Eva's blog!

I feel so honoured to be hopping today with Nicole and the Right At Home Shop. Nicole has set up today's blog hop to celebrate our favorite hobby and bring the crafty community together for a day dedicated to our passion.

Today Nicole will also be releasing a special stamp set she designed called Make Something Beautiful at the Right At Home Shop. You won't want to miss out on this one!

I used this fabulous set to create my card today. I started by stamping and heat embossing the images using VersaFine Onyx Black and clear embossing powder on Bristol cardstock. The images where then cut with my Scan N Cut, but of course fussy cutting will work perfectly too, and then watercoloured with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers. My background was created using Cracked Pistachio Distress Oxide ink and splattered with a bit of water.

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There is a giveaway on the RAH blog for those who hop along and comment today. Would you love to win this fantastic stamp set?





The next stop on the hop is fabulous Marcie

 In case you got lost along the way, or you are just starting here you can head over to Right At Home and start from the beginning with Nicole...
Happy Hopping!

March 29, 2017

SugarPea Designs Birthday Bash




Welcome to SugarPea Designs 3rd Birthday Bash Celebration!  

We are so honored to have the opportunity to celebrate this incredible milestone that all of you helped make happen! Today’s festivities included some incredible inspiration from the SugarPea Design Team and some of our very Special Guests.  



Now you can’t have a Birthday Bash without prizes and there are lots of prizes to be won! A few of our blog hop participants will be giving away a SugarPea Designs stamp set, so please leave comments for each hop participant for your chance to win! In addition to this, ONE lucky winner will be randomly chosen from all comments left to receive a $100 Gift Certificate to SugarPea Designs. You have until April 15th to enter to win. Winners will be announced on April 17th.




But that’s not all…we also want YOU to be part of the party by sharing a card with us.

Once you have completed the hop, we’d love it if you’d keep the celebration going, by creating a Birthday card or project and linking it up at the SugarPea Designs Blog for a chance to WIN a Mini MISTI and Creative Corners Tool.

    For my card today I used the fabulous new Starburst Cover Plate die along with the Celebrate All the Things clear stamp set to create the perfect birthday card for a company that happens to be 3 years old. Happy Birthday SugarPea!  

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 I started by die cutting the Starburst Cover Plate with white, aqua and green cardstock. I applied adhesive to the entire front of a white card base and then adhered the white die cut first. Then I inlay the aqua and green die cuts. Next I stamped the sentiment from Celebrate All the Things and then three candles, also from that set, in aqua and green inks to signify SugarPea Designs 3rd birthday! The flames were painted with Wink of Stella for a little extra sparkle. 

Make sure that you visit all the blogs along the hop for your chance to win and don't forget to go to the SugarPea Designs Blog and participate in the link up for your chance to win the Mini MISTI and Creative Corners Tool!

While you are there you can take advantage of the special coupon code BDAY03 to receive 10% off your entire purchase--valid until April 2nd!

March 28, 2017

The 30 Day Coloring Challenge - Day 28

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Another card for the Spring Coffee Lover's Blog Hop!

...and also for Day 28 of the 30 Day Coloring Challenge with Kathy Racoosin.




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March 27, 2017

The 30 Day Colouring Challenge - Day 27

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For Day 27 of the 30 Day Coloring Challenge with Kathy Racoosin.



Today I am using Avery Elle's Carolling Critters. The images are coloured with Copic Markers, the lantern is lit with Stickles and the background was created with Distress Oxide inks. Definitely need some practice with them, definitely creamier than regular Distress Inks and they react with water instantly. The white puffy accents on the hats and the snow was done with Liquid Applique. Haven't used that in years.

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March 26, 2017

The Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge - Day 26

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For Day 26 of the 30 Day Coloring Challenge with Kathy Racoosin.



Today my card features Altenew's Wild Hibiscus, clear embossed on Bristol cardstock and coloured with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers.

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