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I'm taking you to the jungle today with the super cute @whimsystamps Elphantastic and Sassy snakes sets. For the background, I used various brands and dies to create the jungle. Products: Elephantastic and Sassy snakes (Whimsy Stamps) Bold background: Plumeria (Honeybee stamps) Leaves background (Elizabeth Craft designs) Bird of paradise border (The Greetery) Hello everyone (Heffy Doodle) Distress oxides: Salvaged Patina, Peacock Feathers and Salty Ocean #whimsystamps #honeybeestamps #cardmaking #cardmakingofinstagram #handmadecards #diecutting
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Summer vibes

Today, I'm sharing a shaker card full of happy Summer vibes. Products: Pengu-tastic holiday, Paradise birds, Underwater wonders, Sunkissed memories, Giraffe-ic friends, Summer bliss die set and Nested scalloped frames die set Distress oxides: Squeezed lemonade, Scattered Straw, Tea-dye, Vintage Photo, Ground Espresso, Salvaged Patina and Salty ocean To create this beach scene, I started by stamping the palm tree on my panel, using the Pengu-tastic holiday stamp set and once more on masking paper. On white cardstock, I also stamped all the other images, using additional stamp sets, including the Giraffe-ic friends, Underwater wonders and Paradise birds. I colored the images with Copic markers and added a few highlights in the eyes with a white gel pen. I then used the Pengu-tastic, Giraffe-ic friends, Underwater wonders and Paradise birds coordinating dies to die cut the images. Next, I fussy cut the palm tree mask and adhered it onto the image. I took a long strip of white cardstoc

Treat yourself on your special day

I made this card for my MIL who celebrates her birthday today. She lives in the countryside, grows her own vegetables and has this amazing backyard with 2 donkeys that she loves, gooses, ducks, bunnies, etc. So I hope she'll like the card. In any case, I had a great time making it and I just love how it turned out and how dimensional it is. I used @carlacreaties Funny Animals with that cute donkey, some Lovely Layers flower dies from @honeybeestamps, the iconic Slimline Fence die set from @whimsystamps and @lawnfawn Stitched Veggies along other products. Products: Funny Animals 3 (Carlacreaties) Slimline Fence die set (Whimsy Stamps) Lovely layers: Iris and Wildflowers and Grass border (Honeybee stamps) Stitched garden veggies and Stitched root veggies (Lawn Fawn) Slimline tall grass (Picket Fence Studios) Birthday wishes (Waffle Flower Crafts) On the edge dies (Heffy Doodle) Slimline Cloud edges (My Favorite Things) Distress oxides: Old paper, Twisted Citron, Rustic wilderness, Te

It's mine!

Sharing a fun card for @sweetnovemberstamps featuring Quinn and the Sea birds. Quinn better eat that ice cream fast! Products: Quinn, Sea birds and Dock on the bay (Sweet November Stamps) Distress oxides: Scattered strac, Tea-dye, Salvaged patina, Peacock feathers, Salty ocean and Speckled egg   #sweetnovemberstamps #cardmaking #cardmakingofinstagram #handmadecards #onelayercard

We otter stick together

Today's card is a mash up of @jenoblade_ Adorable otters and @purpleoniondesigns Rainbow falls background. Products: Adorable otters (My Favorite Things) Rainbow falls (Purple Onion Designs) Otter Variety 2 (Whimsy Stamps) Distress oxides: Salvaged Patina, Peacock Feathers and Salty Ocean #mftstamps #purpleoniondesigns #cardmaking #cardmakingofinstagram #handmadecards #onelayercard

It's beginning to taste a lot like Christmas

Sharing today my little contribution to @sweetnovemberstamps Christmas in July, clearly an excuse to play along the current challenge for this month. You get an extra bonus for the Christmas theme, but anything goes as well with this month challenge (Scroll down for more information). Also, all Christmas-themed products are on sale on the store (no code needed)! Products: Sugar and Spice (Sweet November Stamps) Distress oxides: Tea-dye, Vintage photo and Ground espresso #sweetnovemberstamps #cardmaking #cardmakingofinstagram #handmadecards #onelayercard #christmasinjuly

Christmas in July

@alexsyberiadesigns and the design team and guests are celebrating Christmas in July. The whole collection is on sale on the Alex Syberia Designs store and the team is sharing some inspiration. Enjoy! Products: Falala friends, Falala stand-alone sentiment die, Christmas sentiments, Festive poinsettia and Nested scalloped frames die set Distress oxide: Tumbled glass and Wilted violet   To create this card, I cut a panel slightly bigger than the largest rectangle die from the Nested scalloped frames die set and I stamped the beautiful Festive Poinsettia at the top of my panel. I also stamped it on masking paper, fussy cut the image and adhered it on my panel. I then blended Distress oxides Tumbled glass on the entire panel and Wilted violet on the edges. Next, I splattered metallic watercolor, Empress from Hydracolor and let it to dry. In the meantime, I stamped the cute critters, music notes and hats from the Falala friends set and colored them with Copic markers. I then used the coordi

Blow out the candles

I am super excited about today's card showcasing a new @pearblossompress light, the Candle light. This light is just pure genius and will create an amazing surprise for any birthday girl or boy receiving such a card. As usual, you can light up the card by pressing on the switch, but to turn it off, you have to blow out the candle... Yes, you read this correctly! How cool is that?! For this project, I used some cool sets from @yournextstamp who sadly retired and @mamaelephant. Products: Candle light and World's best foam tape (Pear Blossom Press) Waddles to the rescue, Waddles Food truck fun and Waddles Fortune teller (Your Next Stamp) Hey neighbor (Mama Elephant) Make a wish (The Greetery) Take action sentiments (Spellbinders) Distress oxides: Speckled egg and Iced spruce   #yns #yournextstamp #mamaelephant #pearblossompress #cardmaking #handmadecards #cardmakingofinstagram #onelayercard #interactivecard #lightupcard #lightupcards

You're berry totally my jam

I have another recipe to share today. Strawberries in all their forms are berry totally my jam! Products: Sweet wishes by @janesdoodles (Creative Expressions Recipe card (The Ton Stamps), Pans die set (Marianne Designs) I pick you additions, Clearly contained fruit and Bake off (Clearly Besotted) Art supplies die set and Berry special stamp set (Lawn Fawn) Criss Cross Gingham background (Whimsy Stamps) Distress oxides: Tattered rose, Festive berries, Cracked pistachio and Lucky clover #waffleflowercrafts #thesassyclub #cardmaking #cardmakingofinstagram #handmadecards #diecutting

Thank you for brightening my day

I am sharing a no line coloring card today with the cute mouse from the @alexsyberiadesigns Sweet friend stamp, chasing a ladybug in a field of poppies Products: Sweet friend, Cindy Lou's poppies, Cheerful Panda moments, Seaside swirls and Nested scalloped frames die set (Alex Syberia Designs) Distress oxide: Old paper   To create this card, I stamped the poppies from the Cindy Lou's poppies set, the lady bug from the Cheerful Panda Moments set and the mouse from the Sweet friend set, with a light ink. I then colored all the images with Copic markers. I used grey and black Copic liners to add details to the ladybug and mouse. I then used the Cindy Lou's poppies, Cheerful Panda Moments and Sweet friend coordinating dies to die cut the images. Next, I die cut the background panel from white cardstock with the larger rectangle from the Nested scalloped frames die set and lightly blended some Distress oxide Old paper through the Seaside swirls stencil. I then adhered the backgr