A Graduation Congratulations

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Hi friends and welcome back. I’m showcasing more new release products from Whimsy Stamps. For todays card I am using the new Graduation set. I love the cluster of images. I stamped it with Copic friendly ink onto a piece of white card stock that I had die cut using the largest die from the Sprinkles Scallops Rectangle die set

From there I did some simple coloring and stamped the sentiment, from the same Graduation set. I added foam tape to the back of the panel and added it to a light grey notecard. 



I hope you have a wonderful day. Thanks for your visit and crafty hugs! ~ Alanna
 

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2 Dinosaur Slimline Cards

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Hello friends. I have 2 slimline cards to share with you today using some of the new products from a recent release at Whimsy Stamps

For my first card, I started by trimming down a piece of patterned paper from the Slimline Enchanted Forest paper collection and added it to a black slimline notecard that measures 3.5x8.5 inches. I then took the Roaring die set and die cut three of the dinosaurs from black card stock. I die cut each one 3 times and added them for a stacked look. I stamped the sentiment directly onto the patterned paper which is from the new Roar, Stomp, and Chomp set and then added my die cut dinosaurs.


For my second card, I took a different sheet of patterned paper from the Slimline Enchanted Forest paper collection and again added it to a black slimline card base. I then took the new Roarsome Word and Shadow die set and die cut it from both black and white card stock. I added it to my card base and then added the cute little dinosaurs which are from the Roar my Baby Saur die set.


I hope you've enjoyed these cards today. They were so quick to pull together. Have a wonderful day. Crafty hugs! ~ Alanna


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Whimsy Stamps New Release & 2 Cards

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Hello friends. There's a brand new release that just hit the store today at Whimsy Stamps and boy is it a good one. If you're a fan of cows and heifers, this one is going to be right up your alley. :) Here's a look at all of the fun products. Click on the individual photo to be taken directly to it in the Whimsy store.

For my first card, I started by creating my fence using the new Slimline Fence die. I added it to a blue slimline card base that I had blended on some clouds with white pigment ink using the It's Cloudy stencil.

I then stamped and colored this cute little heifer from the new Southern Heifer set.  I used the coordinating die to cut her out and then stamped a couple sentiments from the Southern Heifer set onto some speech bubble die cuts. They are from the Comic Speech Bubbles die set.

I finished off the card by adding in some die cut grass elements which are included in the Slimline Fence die.


For my second card, I stamped the heifer from Southern Heifer directly onto a piece of white card stock which had been die cut using the largest die from the Wonky Stitched Rectangles die set. I added in some ink blending to create a sky and grass portion. I purposely left the sky a bit blotchy as I wanted areas of white and blue to mimic clouds. I colored the heifer in and then stamped one of the fun sentiments from the set.


Here is some inspiration from the rest of the team. There are some great projects here.

Thank you for your visit today. Wishing you a wonderful day. Crafty hugs! ~ Alanna


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Spellbinders Layered Fleur Bouquet Collection - 2 Slimline Cards

Friday, May 13, 2022

Hi friends. I have two slimline cards to share with you today using products from the Layered Fleur Bouquet collection from Spellbinders. Both my cards use the Half Slimline Oval die set and the Layered Daisies die set.

For my first card, I die cut the detail portion from the Half Slimline Oval die set into white card stock that was trimmed down to be about 3.75x8.75 inches. I ran it through my die cutting machine twice so I could get the whole frame.

I then die cut some of the daisies from the Layered Daisies set from yellow card stock. I then added some shading in with some ink. I stamped the sentiment onto the white frame which is from the Sending You stamp set. I then added my daisies in. The top layer was added with foam tape for extra dimension.



For my second card, I am again using the Half Slimline Oval die set but this time I ran it through my die cutting machine with the outer portion so you are left with an intact standalone piece. I did this twice and then added them to a white slimline card base that measures 3.5x8.5 inches. I die cut the words which are included in the Half Slimline Oval die set and added them to the center portion. I then added daisies from the Layered Daisies die set. Some yellow pearls finish off this card.


I hope you have a wonderful day. Thanks for your visit and crafty hugs! ~ Alanna 


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2 Pet Sympathy Cards

Friday, May 13, 2022

Hello friends. It's been a busy week on my blog. :) I appreciate you taking time to visit me here. I'm back with two more cards featuring a fun new die set from Whimsy Stamps, Love Paw Word and Shadow.

For my first card, I started by taking a piece of patterned paper from the Rainbow Magic Slimline paper pack and trimmed it down for a mini slimline card. I matted it with black card stock and then added that to a white notecard. I then die cut the Love Paw Word and Shadow die set. The shadow portion was die cut from black and the detailed portion was cut from white card stock, 3 times for lots of dimension. 

I figured out where I wanted my die cut and then I stamped the remainder of the sentiment which is from the Rainbow Bridge set. I added my die cut sentiment to the card and then finished it off by stamping a few hearts images which are from the Kiss Off set.


For my second card, I started by taking the cat face image from the Love has Four Paws stamp set and stamping it onto a piece of pink card stock that I had die cut using the largest die from the Sprinkles Scallops Rectangle die set. I then took the Love Paw Word and Shadow die and die cut it directly into my stamped panel. I then took the Love Paw Word and Shadow die and die cut it three more times from the same pink card stock. Before I added back in the die cuts, I stamped the sentiment which is from the same Love has Four Paws set. I then added back all the die cut words ending with the top layer which came from the stamped image.




Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you have an amazing day. Crafty hugs! ~ Alanna


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Spellbinders May 2022 Clubs Blog Hop

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Hi friends. I'm excited to be part of the May 2022 Spellbinders clubs blog hop. See below for giveaway details

Giveaway: To celebrate this release, we are giving away a $25 gift certificate to 3 lucky blog readers. Giveaway closes on Sunday, May 15th, 11:59 pm MST. The winner will be announced on the Spellbinders blog  the following Wednesday. The winner is responsible for shipping costs, duties, and taxes. Please note, store credit (gift certificate) cannot be applied to Club Subscriptions. Store credit can be applied to shop past Club products, Club extras and regular releases. 

If you're hopping along, you should have come from Sandra Nagel's blog. Your next stop after me will be Ilina Crouse.

I am sharing 2 cards made using the May 2022 card kit. As always, the kit is full of patterned paper, ephemera, card stock, stickers, a stamp set and a die set. You get so many items in these monthly kits and they are perfect for creating quick and easy cards. 

If you'd like to see more cards I made using this kit, click here.



Here is the full hop order. 


I hope you have a wonderful day. Thanks for your visit and crafty hugs! ~ Alanna 

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Spellbinders Inspired Basics Collection - 4 Cards

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Hello friends. I have 4 cards to share with you today using the Spellbinders Inspired Basics collection. There are some great dies and glimmer hot foil plates in this collection.

For my first card, I started by foiling the leftover piece of foil I had from using the Diagonal Glimmer Stripe foil plate using the Solid Essential Circle glimmer plate. This plate is brilliant as it lets you do the negative foiling but keep it contained in the circle shape.

I then foiled the floral element which is from the new Flowers for You Glimmer plate and die set and added them to my panel. I added a foiled sentiment which is from Yana's Sentiments foil plate and die set and then added some gems to finish off the card.


For my next card, I took one of the dies from the Create a Slimline Border die set and die cut it three different times from some navy card stock. I love the look this gives. I then took this piece of card stock and hot foiled a sentiment which is from the same Flowers for You set. I added this panel to a navy notecard with foam tape and then finished it off with a foiled die cut which is from the new Something Special glimmer plate set.


For my next card, I used all the same products I used in my card above.


For my last card, I took the Flowers for You set which has all 3 of the floral clusters on one plate. I foiled it onto white card stock using rainbow foil (but I couldn't get a decent photo of it at all). I added a foiled sentiment which is from the Yana's Special Sentiments foil and die set and then some aqua gems finish off this card. My foiled panel was popped up with foam tape and added to an aqua notecard.


I hope you have a wonderful day. Thanks for your visit and crafty hugs! ~ Alanna 


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