Monday, July 09, 2018

Royal Blue Mosaic Background and a Snowman Scene

The Festive Collection Mosaic Bauble Background


Mosaic Bauble Card Recipe
I've created this card for a fantastic craft shop in the UK called  In2Craft! 

This is suvh a gorgeous die set - My idea for this royal blue card came together quickly as this intricate die-set does most of the work for you! Definitely one of my new faves from Sue Wilson's 2018  festive collecion.  The Mosaic border frame is stunning, but also the Baubles are lovely and those pierced looking rectangular frames will be used lots and lots!  

No stamps or Inks used here. Just the dies, pretty papers and some ribbon.
Paper: Creative Expressions Gold Mirrored CS, Martha Stewart Blue Miurrored CS, Textured White Glitter CS, White CS
Technique: Layering
Accessories;  Creative Expressions Cutting Dies by Sue Wilson; Mosaic Buble Background Die set, Gold, Blue Sheer Ribbons and foam adhesive.

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Snowman Scene

Snowman Card Recipe
I've used the Squared Squares to build my base shape then created a Circled center focal point for a snowglobe scene.
No stamps, No Inks.
Technique: Layering
Accessories;  Creative Expressions Cutting Dies by Sue Wilson; Squared Squares, Circle Scenes Collection City Skyline, Lotus Striplet Die, Festive Collection - Build A Snowman Die Set, FC Let It Snow, CE/SW Lattice Snowflake Embossing Folder, and Recollections adhesive pearls.









This little snowman scene was so much FUN to put together! So easy with these fab dies! :)
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A Bit More Time to Craft - Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft - Always Anything Goes
Card Mania- Anything Goes
Craftaholics R Us anything goes
Craft-Dee BowZ - Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
Crafter's Castle - Anything Goes + option: Christmas
Crafting from the Heart Anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Anything Christmas / Option twine, ribbon
Crafty Catz - Anything goes /Option embossing
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything Goes w/Patterned Paper
Create and Inspire - Anything Goes
Creates and Makes - Anything
Crafting-With-Friends - Anything goes
Crafting With An Attitude - Anything goes
Creative Craft Cottage - The most Wonderful time of the Year
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Anything Christmas
Crafting By Designs - Christmas
Dies R Us Challenge - Anything Goes using Dies they stock
Fab 'n' Funky christmas creations
Happy Little Stampers - Dies Always Anything Goes with Dies
Love to Craft- Anything Goes
Love to Scrap - Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft - Anything goes
Scrap From Your Heart - Anything Goes
Sparkles Forum Christmas - Christmas Stockings
The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up - Christmas cards - Anything Goes
The Merry Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge - Anything Goes
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Thanks for stopping by today!  
I hope to have inspired you to give these quality cutting dies a try! :)
America

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Celebrate America!

Hello crafters and welcome back to my blog! I have a fun Patriotic card to share for my post at the Dies R US! Inspirational Blog!

To my American Friends, I hope you had a super Happy Fourth of July celebrating our Country's Independence Day! To my Friends around the Globe; Independence Day is Federal Holiday in the United States of America, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776. Our Country's Celebrations include Fireworks, Friends, Family Reunions, Concerts, Barbecues, Picnics, Parades, baseball games, All-American Food, Entertainment, Honoring our Military... and it's also my Birthday! ... Definitely my Fave Holiday! :)

Pledge of Allegiance

Card Recipe
Stamps: ODBD Pledge Allegiance Stamp (from year 2009)
Ink: Stampin' Up Blue
Papers; Bazzill Red CS, Creative Expressions Silver Mirrored CS, Martha Stewart Blue Moirrored CS and White CS
Accessories: Frantic Stamper Precision Dies, Creative Expressions Cutting Dies, Cheapo Dies, Avery Elle Dies, Spellbinders Dies, Ribbon and Metal Embellishment.
Techniques: Layering

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D R U Products used
Frantic Stamper Precision Dies Star Card Panel


Frantic Stamper Precision Dies USA MAP


Creative Expressions Cutting Dies by Sue Wilson Aurora Star


Cheapo Dies Soldier


Avery Elle - Elle-MentsWaves Die


Spellbinders Nestabilities Wonky Rectangles


*** Other Products ***
Ribbon, Metal Star Embellishment
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Steps to recreate this fun card
First die-cut all cuts as shown

Next, create white card base and adhere panels beginning with the Red Cardstock panel, then the layered cuts as shown.

At this point, add ribbons across panels, adhere to back and place over card base.

Now stamp the Patriotic sentiment and die-cut with the Spellbinders Wonky Rectangles.

Line up all cuts as shown and adhere eat shape layering as shown for dimension.

After all panel cuts are adhered in place, adhere the layered soldier and add some of the extra stars scattered around the card. (these stars were left over from silver FS Star Card Panel cuts).

At this point, add a big bow and top off with a star embellishment to finish card. Any extra cuts can be added to the inside of the card to continue the theme.

That's it! Hope you will give these awesome cutting dies a try! :)
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I'd like to also enter this card into the following Fun Challenges;
Artistic Inspiration - Anything goes
Always Fun Challenges -PATRIOTIC
Card Mania Challenge -Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs - July Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers - Use at least 2 dies or punches
Crafty Creations - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Red, White and Blue
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes
Creates and Makes - Anything goes
Creative Moments - Aything goes
CuteNCrafty Challenge Blog - 4TH OF JULY
DL.ART - Red, white and blue
Dragonfly Journeys - stars and stripes
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday - Summer
Fab 'n' Funky - Buttons and Bows
Jingle Belles - Stars and/or Stripes
Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything goes
Just Us Girls - Anything Goes
Paper Shelter Challenge -- Celebrate
Papercraft Challenges - Red/White/Blue
Penny's Paper Crafty - Anything Goes
Retro Rubber Challenge - stamp over a year old /Red, White and Blue
Shopping Our Stash - Geometric Patterns
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes
Southern Girls - Just a bit Flash (shiny papers & glitter pens)
Stamps and Fun = Creativity - SUMMER
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
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Thanks for stopping by today! I hope to have inspired you!
America
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Sunday, July 01, 2018

A Happy Christmas with Festive Collection Dies by Sue Wilson

 It's a Golden Happy Christmas!! I'm really loving Sue Wilson's NEW Festive Collection for 2018! Have you seen them? WOW!!  Check them out at In2Craft.  These dies are great for year-round themes.  Here is my next make using 4 fabulous Dies from this collection...
HAPPY CHRISTMAS
CARD RECIPE
Stamps: none
Paper: CE Gold mirrored CS, white CS, Designer Paper,
Paper Size: 5x7
Ink: none
Accessories: Festive Collection Mosaic Bauble Background, the Overlay & Ornament die, the FC Carol die & the FC Stacked Happy Christmas die. SW Dotted Matrix Pinpoint EF, Gold flat-back Button & White Satin Ribbon,
Techniques: Layering, Dry Embossig
Using the outer recatangular dies from tthe Mosaic Bauble set (I see myself using these lots and lots), I created the framing.  I have used the Carol to cut the circles and basically layered all the framing. The only cut not layered is the sentiment. But I backed that with the satin ribbon to make stand out as the focal point of tcard. 

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You can find Sue's beautiful collections at the following USA Shop...
 
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My Fave SHOP in the UK is definitely * In2Craft.com *
You will find Sue Wilson's products at the best prices and you'll experience the most exceptional service here. Just Sayin' :)

In2Craft is also on FACEBOOK!   Check them out right HERE !
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*** CALLING ALL SUE WILSON FANS ***



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It’s easy to get in the Christmas spirit when you can play with Sue’s most beautiful festive collection yet!  I hope to have inspired you to try them!  Thinking you'll fall in love like I did!  :)
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I'd like to also enter this card into the following FUN challenges;
Artistic Inspiration - Anything Goes
Creates and Makes - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes, optional Embossing
Southern Girls - Just a bit Flash
Crafting With Friends - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations- Anything Goes
Card Mania Challenge-Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
Fab 'N' Funky - Quick and Easy Christmas
 Just Us Girls - Anything Goes
  Penny's Paper Crafty - Anything Goes
  Polkadoodles - Anything Goes
 Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes
  Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
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Thanks for stopping by and Happy Creating!!  :)
America

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Catch Sue Wilson's Christmas Shows featuring her NEW Festive Collection Dies on Hochanda TV this weekend!


Hello crafters and welcome back! I have created a few Christmas cards with Sue Wilson's lovely new 2018 Festive Die Collection!  If you haven't seen this new stunning collection, you must go check it out! The designs are gorgeous, versatile and great for year-round themed projects, not just Holidays! Visit this shop;  In2Craft, and/or, the Sue Wilson FANS Facebook Page, found HERE.

Now here are my first four makes

 "LET IT SNOW"
*Let It Snow*  Card Recipe
 Here is a “Let it Snow” monochromatic card created with a couple of the lovely new Festive Collection dies; Festive Collection Snowfall Background, Festive Frames Carol, Let It Snow Snowflakes, Noble Collection Classic Adorned Octagon & Bold Snowflake Flurry Dies. Also Sue’s A4 Snowflake Lattice Embossing Folder. I’ve used shimmery Cardstock papers and Creative Expressions Silver mirrored Cardstock. Finishing touches are flat-back silver pearls and ribbon.
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Second make,
Golden Happy Christmas!
"Happy Christmas" Card Recipe
A mini-shaped monochromatic card created with these Sue's lovely new Festive Collection Dies; Festive Frames "Carol" and Christmas Robin dies. Also uses the Contemporary "Happy Christmas"sentiment die. Papers are: CE's Gold Mirrored CS, Martha Stewart's Glittered Brown CS, Shimmery Brown Paper and Kraft CS (Cardstock).
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Believe in the Magic!
Believe in the Magic!  Card Recipe
 Lovin' Sue's 2018 Festive Collection! Here is a simple make using the fab "Believe in the Magic" Festive Frame... I've kept the shape of this die as my card base. I see this great cutting die making for easy Christmas cards. I've die-cut the frame out of shimmery royal blue CS & CE silver mirrored CS. These cuts are then layered multiple times for depth and dimension. Adhesive rhinestones were randomly placed within the scene for added sparkle. Finished it off with a silver bow & bling along the bottom to highlight the magical scene.
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Golden 'Twas the night before Christmas
"Twas' the Night before Christmas!" Card Recipe
Festive Collection “Twas The Night” Frame Die
Shadow Box Collection Stitched Lattice Frames
Noble Collection Squared Squares
Other products: Creative Expressions Embossing Folder - Textures Scored Lines", Gold Pearl Brad and red Satin Ribbon

Papers; Martha Stewart Red glittered CS, CE Gold Mirrored CS, White CS
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www.hochanda.com
Did you know you can catch Sue Wilson on Hochanda TV this weekend? Sue will be showcasing her Festive Collection Dies with One Day Specail Christmas shows Airing at 6pm and 8pm today (June 30th), and again tomorrow (July 1st), at 9am, 1pm and 5pm. You can also watch her shows online at; www.hochanda.com Hochanda TV | Home Of Crafts Hobbies AND Arts

HOCHANDA, an acronym for “Home of Crafts Hobbies and Arts” Is a new, live broadcast, content-rich, TV home shopping channel. You can catch the show online too!
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In the USA
Sue Wilson's beautiful Collections can be found at following shop;
 

In the UK,
Sue Wilson's products can be found at the best prices and most exceptional service at;
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*** CALLING ALL SUE WILSON FANS ***
VISIT us on Facebook! We are a FUN crafty group of SW enthusiasts sharing makes, ideas, tips, tricks and interacting with other fabulous FANS like you!  Check us out!
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Even if you aren’t ready to start on your Christmas projects, it’s easy to get in the spirit when you can play with Sue’s most beautiful festive collection yet!  I hope to have inspired you to give Sue Wilson's lovely collections a try!
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I'd like to also enter this card into the following challenges;
A Snowflakes Promise Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments Challenge Anything Goes + A Sentiment
Crafting With An Attitude - Always Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts - Bow Beautiful
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Anything Goes Christmas
Crafting By Designs - Christmas
Crafty Creations - Always Anything Goes
Creates and Makes - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart Anything Goes
Colour Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafting-With-Friends - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anyting Goes / optional Embossing Wet or Dry
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenges - All Things Bright and Beautiful
Fab 'n' Funky - Christmas Creations
Get Creative Challenges - Monochromatic
Inspiration Destination - Always Anything Goes
Merry Monday Christmas Card Club - Inspiration
Monochrome Magic - Monochrome with option of purple
Pile It on - Holidays and or Layers
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - Anything Christmas Goes
Through The Craft Room Door - Always Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes/Optional flowers
The Merry Christmas Challenge - Anything Christmas
The Three Muses - Circles
Watercooler Wednesday Challenges - Christmas
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Happy Crafting my friends!  :)  
America