September 30, 2020

Happy Meow-oween!

Hello! With only a month away from Halloween I have a sweet little kitty card to share over on the Scrapping Cottage blog!  I'm showcasing one of the fun dies from the Cottage Cutz Halloween die release. This is just one of the 3 new releases in the store.

I went with a purple ink blended card for a spooky but fun background.  I blended 4 different Oxide Ink colors, splattered the background with some water and then added some paint speckles.
I cut out the Black Cat w/Jack-O-Latern using card stock and did a bit of shading with some ink. I also cut out a basic Oval from white card stock.
The oval was centered inside of my card panel.  I'm loving the glow from the lighter ink behind the oval die cut.
The black kitty with her jack-o-latern was affixed inside of the oval.  The kitty is absolutely adorable with that sweet look on her face.
I found the most perfect sentiment in my stash of stamps and heat embossed it on some black card stock.
Here is the die set used on my card, available in the store:
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September 23, 2020

Happy Halloween

Hello!  Today I'm switching it up to share a Halloween card over on the Scrapping Cottage blog.  There are so many new holiday dies in the store which are sure to fit any creative style!  I'm showcasing several of them on this slimline card!

I cut out the adorable warlock gnomes with the cauldron, pumpkin and cat from card stock.  I used patterned card stock for their outfits.  All of the accessories are from the Spooky Camper die set.  
The 4x9 card panel was blended with Oxide Inks and splattered with water.  The color combination reminded me of candy corn which is perfect for Halloween.  I hand cut a grass border and adhered it along the bottom of my card.  The card panel was then lightly splattered with a bit of ink.
The warlock gnomes were placed on the grassy hill with their accessories.  The detailed die cuts are just amazing.
The final gnome was placed on the other end of my card.  The scary black cat is creeping along the bottom edge of my card as the ghost floats above.
No Halloween scene can be complete without a couple of sweet pumpkins.  The twin pumpkins filled in the empty space between the gnomes with another ghost above.
A simple Happy Halloween sentiment was stamped on a hand cut flag.  The font on the sentiment adds to this spooky card.  A few of the tiny bats were added as a finishing touch.
Here are the die sets used on my card, available in the store:
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a spectacular day!

September 16, 2020

Merry Christmas

Hello!  Today I'm sharing a Christmas card over on the Scrapping Cottage blog featuring several dies from one of the new Christmas die releases.  When I saw these adorable penguin die sets, I was immediately inspired to create this slimline card.  This card is 4x9 so there is plenty of room on it to add all of the die cut elements.
I cut out the Flute, Trumpet and Drum Caroling Penguins using colored card stock.  The last penguin is from the Christmas Pals Peekers.  The snowflakes are trimmed from the Merry Christmas Ornament and the letters are from the Stitched Alphabet.
I ink blended the background of my card using 3 different colors and splattered it with some water.  I hand cut out a couple of hills for my card base from white card stock.  A sentiment from the APB - This is December #2 stamp set was heat embossed on some black card stock.
The snowy hills were adhered to the bottom of my card base with the little penguin peeking out.  I added the sentiments directly above the penguin.
Next, I added 2 of the penguins on the left side of my card.  They contrast so nicely against the bold blue background.
The final penguin was affixed on the opposite end of my card.   He's absolutely adorable with his trumpet.
The tiny snowflakes were scattered amongst the penguins.  I randomly filled in the empty spaces with them.
The remaining snowflakes were adhered along the top edge of my card completing the adorable scene.
Here are the die sets used on my card, available in the store:
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a great day!

September 9, 2020

Merry Christmas

Hello!  Today I have a project to share over on the Scrapping Cottage blog.  There's a brand new release of Christmas and Halloween dies in the store with so many fun designs which are all on sale!  I created this festive card using a couple of the new Christmas dies.

I die cut the pieces from the Joy Ornament, Noel Ornament and the Farm Truck Ornament.  The Merry Christmas sentiment was trimmed off of the Farm Truck Ornament.
I added a circle from the Circle Set behind each of the ornaments which helps to showcase the intricate design of the ornaments.  I found the perfect plaid paper for my card base in my stash which was adhered to the green card panel for a pop of color.
I cut out a tiny strip of the metallic card stock and strung the ornament from the top edge of my card base.
The second ornament was also hung from the top of the card panel with a longer piece of card stock.
The Merry Christmas phrase was affixed to the empty space on my card base.  It fit perfectly next to the ornament.
This card was such an easy card to create to create with the fun ornaments.  The classic colors make it the perfect Christmas card! 
Here are the die sets used on my card, available in the store:

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a great day!

September 2, 2020


Hello!  Today I'm sharing this tropical card over on the Scrapping Cottage blog.   I used 2 die sets from the Beach & Tropical die release.  These dies are perfect for those summery creations!

I cut out the pieces from the Aloha & Ukulele and Tropical Fruit die sets.  Everything was shaded with some Oxide Inks.  I used a variety of colors to give all of the die cuts some depth and dimension.  
My card is a standard A2 size and was lightly shaded with some ink leaving a white center.  I used the same ink to add a lot of splatters to the background of my card.
The "Aloha" sentiment was angled across the top edge of my card.  I love the whimsical look of this sentiment.
Next, the pineapples were affixed to my card base.  I off set them a bit and centered them within the non-shaded part of my card.
The orange slice and tropical drink were layered onto the set of pineapples.  The bright and colorful fruit is the perfect combination with the tropical drink.
The tropical leaves and pretty hibiscus were added for a finishing touch on my card.  This card make a fun way to say "aloha."

Here are the die sets used on my card, available in the store:

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a fantastic day!