Thursday, June 21, 2018

Sunny with a Side of Sparkle Release - Blog Hop Day 2


Hi everyone and welcome to Day 2 of the Sunny with a side of Sparkle release blog hops for Catherine Pooler Designs.  There will be 3 days of blog hops where the Creative Team will be sharing inspiration using the new products.

Along with the 6 new products releasing & some amazing new sparkle embossing powders from WOW, the individual items that were in the Stamp of Approval Love is in the Air collection are also available in the store.

My first card features the new Say it with Diamonds stamp set!


I absolutely LOVE the images and sentiments in the Say it with Diamonds stamp set.  There are SO many possibilities with this set.  I am thinking of the many different sets of cards I can make to give as gifts to my friends.

I stamped the images and then colored the small images with my Copics. I have not colored with my Copics in a long time and it was really relaxing.  This is a simple card, but the images and sentiment really make a statement.


As you can see on this close up photo that I added some black enamel accents to the diamond image.  This little touch add so much to this card.

My next card is also pretty simple but uses the Starlights stamp set.


The star images in this stamp set are some of my favorites and I love that they can be used for so many different occasions.  I can see using them for Christmas cards as well as many birthday cards.


This card would be a great one to mass produce in many different color combo and also would work great for a Christmas Card using Red & Green stars and a Merry Christmas sentiment.


Comment to Win!!!

Make sure you leave comments on all the blogs in the hop today.  Catherine is randomly choosing a winner from FIVE different blogs to win TWO free ink pads from the shop along with FREE shipping on your order!  Winners will be announced on Friday evening, June 22nd.

Time to hop along to the next stop on the hop which is the amazing Lydia Evans!  The complete blog hop list is below.
Thank you for visiting and have a great day!


SUPPLIES
A list of supplies I used can be found below, just click on the picture below to be taken to where you can get the product.  I do use some affiliate links when I can, this means I will get a small commission if you choose to purchase the product using my link-this is at no cost to you and helps with the running of my blog.  I really appreciate your love and support!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

SUNNY WITH A SIDE OF SPARKLE - NEW RELEASE


Hi everyone!  Today is a new release from Catherine Pooler called Sunny with a side of Sparkle.  There are 3 days of blog hops starting today over on Catherine's blog.  I'm not officially on the hop today, but I have a card I wanted to share with you all.  Make sure you come back tomorrow for my blog hop day post.  :)

My card features the new Twisted Sunburst stencil.  This stencil is a must have for your stash.


I started this card by sponging flirty fuschia.  After I got a good blend with that color, I washed the stencil and then flipped it over and lined it up and sponged Aquatini ink.  I LOVE the design this gives and have to give credit to Ardyth for sharing this fun tip of flipping the stencil.  She has created some amazing cards.


I decided I wanted a portion of the sponged piece to show, so I die cut a circle from a piece of card stock and layered it over top of the portion of the sponged piece.  The sentiment is from the Starlights stamp set.  I added some sequins and black & white twine to finish off my card.

Click >HERE< to view all the new products and to shop!

Along with the new products being released the Love is in the Air Stamp of Approval collection is also available in the store.  Here are a few of my favorite cards created with this collection.


Thank you for visiting and have a great day!  See you tomorrow!

SUPPLIES
A list of supplies I used can be found below, just click on the picture below to be taken to where you can get the product.  I do use some affiliate links when I can, this means I will get a small commission if you choose to purchase the product using my link-this is at no cost to you and helps with the running of my blog.  I really appreciate your love and support!

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Sparkly Butterfly Thanks

Hi everyone!  I am sharing a fun card today using the Scroll Butterfly die by Catherine Pooler and some watercoloring using Zig Clean Color Brush Markers for my background.


I started my card by scribbling some colors using the Zig Clean Color Brush Markers onto some Bristol Smooth Watercolor card stock.  After scribbling, I spritzed with water and let the colors run and blend together.

I then die cut the Scroll Butterfly out of the center of the watercolored piece.  I saved that piece to use on another card later.  I then die cut the same butterfly from some silver glitter paper and inlaid it into the watercolored piece.  I backed the piece with black card stock a dramatic look.  I stamped the Thanks from the Note of Thanks stamp set and adhered the panel onto a piece of white card stock.


Some black and white twine finishes off my card.

Thank you for visiting and have a great day!

SUPPLIES
A list of supplies I used can be found below, just click on the picture below to be taken to where you can get the product.  I do use some affiliate links when I can, this means I will get a small commission if you choose to purchase the product using my link-this is at no cost to you and helps with the running of my blog.  I really appreciate your love and support!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Wonderful Wildflower Thanks

Hi everyone!  I have a quick post for you today sharing a card I created using the Wonderful Wildflowers & Note of Thanks stamp sets.


This was a super fun card to stamp and put together.  Using Catherine's amazing stamping blocks with the grid lines made stamping the THANKS at an angle a breeze!!!  I then added the beautiful wildflower and trimmed the panel at an angle.


Thank you for visiting and have a wonderful day!

SUPPLIES
A list of supplies I used can be found below, just click on the picture below to be taken to where you can get the product.  I do use some affiliate links when I can, this means I will get a small commission if you choose to purchase the product using my link-this is at no cost to you and helps with the running of my blog.  I really appreciate your love and support!

Friday, May 25, 2018

THANK YOU & SALES!!!!

Hi everyone!  I am back today sharing another couple cards using the new Wild & Wonderful release.  I cannot wait to see everyone's creations popping up all over blog land and StampNation using these new goodies.  What is your favorite stamp/die released?

My card features the Wild & Wonderful & Note of Thanks stamp set.


I stamped and die cut a bunch of these flowers in different colors to have on hand to use for cards later on.  This flower was stamped using Pixie Dust and Grape Crush.  The center was stamped using Limoncello.


I wanted to try some flowers using the Spa ink colors too.  


I used Stone Blue & Daydream.   To add a bit of interest to my cards, I used some circle dies to create the ring around the flowers and sentiment.


Before you go I have some sales I wanted to let you know about.

Catherine is offering 25% off the Hello World Stamps now through May 31st.


Ellen Hutson is offering 20% off orders of $75 using code betterthan!


Click HERE to start shopping at Ellen Hutson or click on any of the links below!

Thank you for visiting and have a wonderful weekend!

SUPPLIES
A list of supplies I used can be found below, just click on the picture below to be taken to where you can get the product.  I do use some affiliate links when I can, this means I will get a small commission if you choose to purchase the product using my link-this is at no cost to you and helps with the running of my blog.  I really appreciate your love and support!

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

You are Wonderful

Hi everyone!  I'm back today with some more cards using the Wild & Wonderful release by Catherine.  Did you hop along yesterday?  Click HERE to start on my blog, leave comments for your chance to win some amazing inks!

Today's cards feature the In Flight & Scroll Butterfly Dies & the BFF Background stamp.  I am sharing three different ways to use the dies.

The first one features the In Flight die by itself.


I love how beautiful this butterfly is.  I die cut it using Bristol watercolor card stock and used my Zig Clean Color Brush Markers to add color.

The next one features the Scroll Butterfly die by itself.


I colored this one the same way, using Zig Clean Color Brush Markers.

My last card features both of the dies used together.


I think this one is my favorite!  Love me a rainbow.

Make sure you visit Catherine's blog today to visit each stop along the hop.  

Thank you for visiting and have a great day!

SUPPLIES
A list of supplies I used can be found below, just click on the picture below to be taken to where you can get the product.  I do use some affiliate links when I can, this means I will get a small commission if you choose to purchase the product using my link-this is at no cost to you and helps with the running of my blog.  I really appreciate your love and support!

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Wild & Wonderful Release Blog Hop - Day 1


Hi everyone and welcome to Day 1 of the Wild & Wonderful release blog hops for Catherine Pooler Designs.  There will be 3 days of blog hops where the Creative Team will be sharing inspiration using the new products.

There are not only stamps/dies that are new, but two NEW INK COLORS too!

My first card features the Kaleidoscope background stamp and the Note of Thanks stamp set.


I stamped the background in Midnight ink, let it dry for a bit before blending the colors.  I blended Party Dress, Limoncello and Fiesta Blue.  I love that only using three colors gives me 5 colors on my card.  I trimmed a piece of card stock at an angle and attached it to the background stamped and blended panel to create the angle.


The thanks stamp was white heat embossed onto a piece of black card stock and then cut out using a circle die.  I popped that up onto the panel and added some black and white twine.

My next card shows off the new Grape Crush ink pad color.


All of my stamping was done using the new ink color.  Wouldn't this make a great gift set for somebody?  Doing a bunch of these in different colors and packaging them all together?  


I added rhinestones and backed the sentiment strip with some vellum card stock for a bit of interest.



Comment to Win!!!

Make sure you leave comments on all the blogs in the hop today.  Catherine is randomly choosing a winner from FIVE different blogs to win TWO free ink pads from the shop along with FREE shipping on your order!  Winners will be announced on Friday, May 25th.

Time to hop along to the next stop on the hop which is the amazing Jen Carter!  The complete blog hop list is below.
Thank you for visiting and have a great day!


SUPPLIES
A list of supplies I used can be found below, just click on the picture below to be taken to where you can get the product.  I do use some affiliate links when I can, this means I will get a small commission if you choose to purchase the product using my link-this is at no cost to you and helps with the running of my blog.  I really appreciate your love and support!

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Mother's Day & Sympathy

Hi everyone!  I have some simple cards to share with you all today using the Faithful Flutterings stamp set and the coordinating dies that Catherine released yesterday.


First up is a Mother's Day card.  I used my mom's favorite colors on the butterfly.  She loves blue.  I used part of the Stained Glass cover plate to create some interest on the panel. 

While I had my supplies out I created some sympathy cards.  I like to have these on hand at all times.


The butterfly stamp set has 3 layers, but I only used two layers on this card.  I love having options.


I am adding these over at Addicted to Stamps and more challenge.


SUPPLIES
A list of supplies I used can be found below, just click on the picture below to be taken to where you can get the product.  I do use some affiliate links when I can, this means I will get a small commission if you choose to purchase the product using my link-this is at no cost to you and helps with the running of my blog.  I really appreciate your love and support!

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Faithful Fluttering Dies, Purple Tape & Amodex!!

Hi everyone!  Catherine is releasing some new items in her shop today - dies for the Faithful Flutterings stamp set (WOOT!), Purple Tape and Amodex.


I have a card to share with you using the Faithful Flutterings dies.


I used the small butterfly and die to create my rainbow butterflies.  I absolutely LOVE this sentiment too.


I have heard great things about Purple Tape.  One of the things that has drawn me to it is the color, of course, but also that you can wipe off your ink and reuse the same piece of tape again and again.  I am going to place an order for some real soon.  :)  

Amodex is a non-toxic, soap based, formula for on-the-spot cleaning in the home, at the office and on the road! Works on everything from oil-based to dye related stains including Sharpie, and other inks on all fabrics, leather, carpets, upholstery, flooring, counters, furniture, and more. As a non-toxic soap, Amodex is safe to use on skin for quick art clean-up from paints and inks! The applications for Amodex are limitless, without affecting color fastness!

The Amodex Ink and Stain Remover can remove all sorts of stains from your fabrics, surfaces, and skin.  Effective on ballpoint, rollerball, whiteboard, permanent, and highlighter inks.  Also works on grease and food stains.  Made in USA!

Thank you for visiting and have a great day!

SUPPLIES
A list of supplies I used can be found below, just click on the picture below to be taken to where you can get the product.  I do use some affiliate links when I can, this means I will get a small commission if you choose to purchase the product using my link-this is at no cost to you and helps with the running of my blog.  I really appreciate your love and support!

Friday, May 4, 2018

CREATE MORE HAPPINESS

Hi everyone!  Happy Friday!  I have a quick post for you today sharing a rainbow card using some Spa collection ink colors.


I love this brushstroke stamp in the Eat Sleep Create stamp set by Catherine Pooler.  I added the fun ink splat stamp on the bottom of each brushstroke. 


The sentiments in this set are so fun to build and create!  So many possibilities!

Thank you for visiting and have a great day!

SUPPLIES
A list of supplies I used can be found below, just click on the picture below to be taken to where you can get the product.  I do use some affiliate links when I can, this means I will get a small commission if you choose to purchase the product using my link-this is at no cost to you and helps with the running of my blog.  I really appreciate your love and support!

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

It's Your Day

Hi everyone!  I have a fun birthday card up over on Catherine' blog using goodies from the Celebrate Friends Stamp of Approval Collection.

Here's a peek...


I hope you will pop over -->HERE<-- and check out the full card and post.

Thank you for visiting and have a great day!

Supplies used: