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Saturday, February 10, 2018

LDRS Creative's New Release ~ Let Love Grow

Hi Friends,

I am popping in here to share with you a new card which includes 3 of the upcoming release from Little Darlings rubber Stamps. These products were released at CHA in January but have not arrived in the store just yet so stay tuned as you will NOT want to miss these great products.

I am using Country Friends 6x6" Paper Stack as my background paper here. I just love the quilted look of this paper. My favorite color is purple so this is a big hit in my craft room!!
Along with the paper stack I have used two other brand NEW products. The dies are from the "Build a Card Heart Felt" die set, and the sentiment came from the "Let Love Grow" stamp set by Cre8tive Cre8tions. These sets will be available in the online store very soon. I just love how all of our products work so nicely together. This simple card is perfect for Valentines Day!
I hope we have inspired you today and that you have crafty fun soon!

Melanie

Friday, February 2, 2018

Magnolia Get Well Collection

Hi Friends,

Welcome back to Fairy Stamp Land. Today I have a Magnolia card that I am really proud of. I have used numerous supplies from the Magnolia-Licious Store which I will list below.

Magnolia-licious Supply List:





 


Here is a close up of my coloring. I have used Copic Markers as my medium.

Skin: E000, E00, E11, E21, R20
Hair: E13, E15, E19
Clothes: YR20, YR21, YR24, B00,B01,B02
Shoes: E11, E13, E17 

I hope I have inspired you today and that you can't wait to get crafty!

Melanie


Tuesday, January 23, 2018

LDRS Creative ~ CHA Release!

Hi Friends,


I am super EXCITED about today's card.  These are BRAND NEW CHA released products. I am absolutely loving this BUILD A CARD Heart Felt die set. This is a one of a kind set and includes 9 pieces/dies including the flower dies I have used here on this project.

I love how this set includes not only the outer card shape but also includes one front piece that is slightly smaller to allow for easy layering. Also make sure to look at the edge detail on this card. The stitching makes it even more defined.


I have colored this stamp from the brand new Cre8tive Cre8tions Designs stamp set titled "Let Love Grow". This set includes 15 stamps including this really detailed girl image as well as floral stamps and sentiments. 

The paper I have used here is  from the TLC Paper Crafting line and is called "Cotton Candy"


Make sure to check out the brand new released items including stamps, dies, and papers.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

My Favorite Things Color Challenge 84 ~ Mermazing

Hi Friends,

I have been playing lately with some of my much loved stash of items and I decided to check out some of my favorite stamp companies to see if there were any fun challenges to participate in. I have just begun my "collection" of MFT products so I thought I would play along with their current color challenge.


At first look at these colors I was not inspired at all....but that is why they are called "Challenges" right? So I looked through my stamps to find a set that would work with blues and oranges and as soon as I saw my new My Favorite Thing's stamp set titled "Mermazing". I knew this would be a perfect set. 

The two die sets I used were Blue Prints 13 & Stitched Round Rectangle Frames. With the frames I cut 3 and glued them together to create a framed look.



 For the coloring I have used Copic markers in the following color combos:

Skin: E000,E00,E11,E21, R20
Hair: E13, E15, E19
Clothing including tail: YR12, YR14, YR15, B16, B18, B37
Water: B16,B14 B18,
Sand: E30,E31,E33

To play along with My Favorite Things Color Challenge for your chance to win a $50 gift certificate simply click HERE. 

To see their brand spankin new release of "Love" inspired products CLICK HERE

Thank you for checking out my challenge card today. If I have inspired you and you wish to follow my work I would love for you to either "Follow" me or enter your email address so you will receive a notice when I update my blog. I appreciate your time and I hope I have encouraged you to play with your products :-) Happy Crafting friends! Melanie

Sunday, January 7, 2018

LDRS Creative ~ Polkadoodle's Winnie Fairy Sparkle

Happy New Year My Friends,

This is my very first post of the New Year and I hope your year has started out peacefully.

Today I am sharing an adorable "Fairy" stamp from LDRS Creative with all of you. This is "Winnie Fairy Sparkle" by Polkadoodles.


This A2 sized card features two papers from the Polkadoodles Daisy Daisy 6x6" paper stack. Since I only had a small scrap piece of the striped paper left I decided to get creative with it. See below.


I cut the scrap piece into 6 equal strips to make it look as if it was longer pieces than it was. Then I disguised it by covering it with the matted stamped image. I felt like this gave a little added interest all while using all of the beautiful paper.


Below is a close up of my colored image. The color medium I have used is Copic Markers.


Isn't she just precious? Below are the exact Copic color combos that I have used here.

Skin: E000, E00, E11, E21, R20
Hair: YR20, YR21, YR24
Clothing: R20, R22
Wings: YG11 & Wink of Stella
Bear: E30, E31

Here is one last shot of my full card. 

I hope I have inspired you today and that your enjoy a day of creativity! Love, Melanie


Friday, December 22, 2017

Little Darlings Tinsley ~ A Fairy Christmas Card

Welcome back friends,
For today's post I have colored up "Tinsley" everyone knows how I love fairies....but this is even better.... its a fairy stamp AND She is on sale in the Little Darlings ONLINE STORE so don't wait on this....



In this project I have used the beautiful Polkadoodles 6x6" Winter Land paper pack
along with a few embellishments from Stampin' Up!





The stamp was colored with Copic markers in the following colors:
E000, E00, E11, E21, E41, E43, E44, E84, E87
B41, B91, B93, B95, B97, B99
C2, C4, C6, & R20


Thank you for stopping by today. We would love for you to visit the Little Darlings online store. Don't forget this stamp is on sale currently and we have a bunch of clearance stamps AND dies also available. This is the best time to shop ;-)

Don't forget to make time for your crafty side some time soon. It is good for your inner peace even when life isn't always peaceful. Love, Melanie



Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Elizabeth Craft Designs Monthly Challenge ~ Backgrounds

Hello Friends,

Today I am sharing a really fun birthday card made from some really adorable Elizabeth Craft Designs' Dies. This card is for our Monthly Challenge over on the ECD Challenge Blog. Check it out for your chance of winning this weeks gift card.

This card was both simple and really fun to make. I absolutely love these new stamp & die cut sentiments. Gives you so many options with one stamp die duo. I love ways to make my money go farther and these fit that and then some.... We actually have two different coordinating sentiment sets like this now so make sure to check them both out.

Designers Tip: Since the stamps are clear I found it much easier to die cut the dies out first then to stamp straight down onto the pre cut piece of card stock. Here is a close up so you can see all the detail...


Elizabeth Craft Designs Product List:

Perfect Purple Soft Finish Card Stock  
White Soft Finish Card Stock
Perfect Pink Soft Finish Card Stock
Cafe Soft Finish Card Stock
Pale Peach Soft Finish Card Stock 
Color of Puppies Girl by ModaScrap
Thinking About Polinesia  By ModaScrap
Kaleidoscope Background Die 
Stitched Rectangles Dies
Small Cup Cake Dies 
Sentiments 1 - Celebrations  Stamps
Sentiments 1 - Celebrations Dies 



I truly hope I have inspired you today. That is my daily goal. If you ever have any questions or have comments I would love to speak with you. Thank you for stopping by. Happy Craftiness! Melanie








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