Sunday, August 30, 2015

Joy Clair - Thank you for Everything

Hello Friends,
Welcome to Day 7 of the Joy Clair August Release. Today we are showcasing Thank You for Everything Clear Stamps, a set of 34 clear stamps.









For this card I created a 7 1/2" x 7 1/2" card base with kraft cardstock. 
I stamped the sentiment from the Thank You for Everything Clear Stamps set on natural white cardstock using black ink. 
For the decorative frames around the sentiment I used Craft Dies by Sue Wilson, Portuguese Collection - Lisbon and Canadian Collection - Montreal. For the border I used Configurations - Elegant Laced Edger and for the flower and leaves I used Finishing Touches - Camellia - Complete Petals and Finishing Touches - Delicate Fronds


Supplies:



Other Supplies: Neenah Papers Natural White Cardstock, Kraft Cardstock, kaiser Craft Rustic Harmony Collection, Ranger Distress Inks, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Foam Squares.

Be sure to visit the links below for more inspiration.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Thursday, August 27, 2015

Joy Clair - Cozy Snowmen Wishes

Hello Friends,
Welcome to Day 4 of the Joy Clair August release. Today we are showcasing Cozy Snowmen Wishes Clear Stamps, a set of 21 Christmas clear stamps, I love the cute snowmen in this set!!









As part of our Joy Clair Launch Celebration a special promotion - Receive Free Shipping on all US orders (any size) using the following coupon code at check out Sept-Promo-1 (code must be enter exactly as written with upper and lowercase letters and dashes). Coupon Code expires Sept. 3oth. 

To create the step card base I die cut Spellbinders Decorated Birthday from green cardstock. Fold at creases created by the die.
I stamped the snowmen from the Cozy Snowmen Wishes Clear Stamps set on white cardstock using black ink. I fussy cut the snow men, colored with Copic markers and then adhered to card with foam squares.
To die cut the Poinsettias and Holly Sprays I used Craft Dies by Sue Wilson, Festive Collection - Classic Poinsettia, Festive Collection - Mosaic Poinsettia, Festive Collection - Holly Sprays, Festive Collection - Holly Accessory Kit. I used distress inks to color them.


Supplies:

Joy Clair: Cozy Snowmen Wishes Clear Stamps.

Spellbinders Dies: Decorated Birthday.

Creative Expressions, Craft Dies by Sue Wilson: Festive Collection - Classic PoinsettiaFestive Collection - Mosaic PoinsettiaFestive Collection - Holly SpraysFestive Collection - Holly Accessory Kit.

Other Supplies: Green, Red and White Cardstock, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Copic Markers, Ranger Distress Inks, White Pearls.

Be sure to visit the links below for more inspiration and a chance to win some stamps.

Marisa Job (here)


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Joy Clair - Hugs and Smiles Clear Stamps

Hello Friends,
I have 2 posts for today, please scroll down to see my Heartfelt Creations project.
Welcome to Joy Clair August Release! Today we have another beautiful set to share with you called Hugs and Smiles Clear Stamps.






Card base measures 6" x 6".
To create this card I stamped the circles and sentiment from the Hugs and Smiles Clear Stamps set on a 4" x 4" designer cardstock square using black ink.
The floral frame was die cut with Spellbinders Triple Floral and the flowers were die cut using Spellbinders Pretty Petals B, Spellbinders Pretty Petals D and Spellbinders Sprigs. I colored the flowers and leaves with distress inks.


Supplies:

Joy Clair Stamps: Hugs and Smiles Clear Stamps

Spellbinders Dies: Spellbinders Triple Floral Spellbinders Pretty Petals BSpellbinders Pretty Petals D and Spellbinders Sprigs.

Other Supplies: Neenah Papers Natural white and Green Cardstock, Prima Marketing Art Journal Pad, Ranger Distress Inks, Foam Squares, Silk Ribbon, Micro Beads.

Be sure to visit the links below for more inspiration.


Marisa Job (here)


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!


Marisa



Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Heartfelt Creations - Preserved For You Card

Hello Friends,
Today I have a 4 step card to share with you created with Heartfelt Creations Farmers Market Collection. The 4 step card base was created with Spellbinders Happy Days die set. I will have a step by step tutorial on how to make a similar card on September 11th.













Preserved For You

Products Used:


Other Products:

Neenah Paper Desert Storm and Natural White Cardstock, Ranger Distress Inks (Seedless Grapes, Ripe Persimmon, Peeled Paint), Spellbinders Happy Days Die, Spellbinders Grand Calibur, Twine.

Project Instructions:

Create card base by die cutting Spellbinders Happy Days die with kraft cardstock.  Die cut panels to cover card base with Farmers Market paper collection. Die cut 4 small square designs from paper collection and adhere to card base center squares. Fold card at crease marks created by the die.
Die cut tag from paper collection and attach to right side of card with foam squares.
Stamp berries and leaves with black ink onto natural white cardstock, die cut with coordinating dies. Color berries and leaves with distress inks and adhere to card using foam squares.
Stamp and die cut Poppies, color with distress ink. Shape flowers with Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, embellish center of flowers with Prills and adhere to card. To see a video on Flower Shaping with the Blazing Poppy Collection go HERE.


Be sure to visit Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Inspiration.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!


Marisa



Joy Clair - Bandana Bits Clear Stamps

Hello Friends,
This week I will be guest designing for a new company, Joy Clair. They have several beautiful stamp sets for their August release. Today we are showcasing Bandana Bits Clear Stamps, a set of 10 clear stamps.








I created the background by stamping Bandana Bits corner stamp on white watercolor cardstock using Versamark and white embossing powder and then heat set. To color the background I used Ken Oliver Color Burst microfine watercolor powders in Terre Verte and Indigo. 
The white frames were die cut with Spellbinders Triple Floral and the flowers were die cut with Spellbinders Flower Play.

Supplies:

Joy Clair Clear Stamps: Bandana Bits Clear Stamps.
Spellbinders Dies: Flower Play, Triple Floral.

Other Supplies: Ken Oliver Color Burst in Terre Verte and Indigo, Watercolor cardstock, Micro Beads, Foam Squares, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad, Purple Silk Ribbon, Versamark, White Embossing Powder. 


Please be sure to visit the Joy Clair Bog to see all of the New Releases and for a chance to win some stamps!! For more inspiration visit the links below with some wonderful Guest Designers.  



Marisa Job (here)


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Heartfelt Creations - Preserved with Love Card

Hello Friends,
Welcome to another Wednesday with Heartfelt Creations. Today is the release of a new beautiful collection called Farmers Market Collection.













Preserved with Love Card

Products Used:


Other Products:

Neenah Papers Natural White Cardstock, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Ranger Distress Ink (Brushed Corduroy, Peeled Paint), Spectrum Noir Markers ( PL2, PL3 DG2, DG3, CB9), Twine, Rangers Glossy Accents, Foam Squares, Spellbinders Grand Calibur.

Project Instructions:

Card base measures  4 ¾” x 6”.  To make Stair Step Fold card base cut a  6” x 17” piece of cardstock, score at  1 ¼”, 2 ½”, 5”, 7 ½” and 12 ¼”. Cover panels with Farmers Market Paper Collection and fold card at creases accordion style.
Stamp Berries and Peaches on white cardstock with black ink, color with Spectrum Noir markers and die cut with coordinating Farmers Market Fruit die. 
Stamp Jars and Vines, color with Distress Inks and die cut with coordinating Jars and Vines dies.
Stamp vines from the Jars and Accents stamp set, color with distress ink and die cut with coordinating die.
Die cut tags and ticket stubs from paper collection using Luggage and Tags die set.
Adhere all pieces to card base as pictured using foam squares.


Be sure to visit Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Inspiration.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa





Thursday, August 6, 2015

Craft Hoarders Anonymous Monthly Blog Hop

Hello Friends!


ANNOUNCING...

Welcome! I have some exciting news for all you paper craft hoarders out there! On the 5th of every month, starting September 5th, a fantastic group of hoarding crafters will be participating in an inspirational Monthly Blog Hop! We will share projects with you, show you how we are using up our hoarded supplies, and encourage you to dig into your own stash! Our goal is to inspire you to USE IT UP!

Each month, you will start at Gloria Stengel's Blog and hop through 20 amazing blogs. The participating crafters will share projects in all styles and media types, using both old and new product! Some designers will share tutorials; some will share storage solutions; some will share how to use your scraps and leftovers; some will share videos. There is a wealth of experience and creativity among these crafters! Many of the designers are on popular manufacturing teams and a few are part of exceptional challenge blogs. I hope you will take the monthly journey with us, and DE-HOARD your supplies!

Here is the list of the participating Bloggers. Make sure to hop along and say hello! We will share our first projects on September 5th!



We hope you will join us on the 5th of every month starting September 5th as we share our projects with you!


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Heartfelt Creations - Fuchsia Flowers Gift Box

Hello Friends,
Today I have a gift box created with Heartfelt Creations beautiful Cascading Fuchsia Collection. I love how the papers, dies and stamps coordinate with each other and the Fuchsia flower can be assembled in 2 different ways as pictured below.











 Products Used:


Other Products:

Neenah Papers Kraft Cardstock, Neenah Papers Natural White and Green Cardstock, White Metallic Cardstock, Ranger Distress Ink Pad ( Peeled Paint), Pearls, Spellbinders Grand Calibur.

Project Instructions:

Purchase gift box in craft store measuring around 5 ¾” x 4 ¼” and 5/8” high.  Cover box with Cascading Fuchsia Paper collection.
Die cut Decorative Oval with white metallic cardstock, adhere to top of box. Embellish oval with small pink pearls.
Stamp and die cut leaves, color with distress inks and adhere to box.
Stamp Cascading Fuchsias with chalk ink on natural white cardstock and die cut with coordinating Cascading Fuchsia die set.  Color edges with chalk ink, shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and adhere to card as pictured.
Die cut small swirl from the Arianna Lace die set with green cardstock and glue to box under flowers.

Be sure to visit Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Inspiration.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Heartfelt Creations - Peacock Paisley Card

Hello Friends,
Welcome to Heartfelt Creations Wednesday. Today is the release of the new Peacock Paisley Die which coordinates with Feathery Peacock Cling Stamp Set and Peacock Swirls Cling Stamp Set. These sets are just beautiful!











Thinking of You Peacock Paisley Card

Products Used:



Other Products:

Neenah Papers Natural White Cardstock, White Metallic Cardstock, BoBunny Double Dot Cardstock ( Coral Vintage and Blue Vintage), Spellbinders Labels  47 Decorative Elements Die Set,  Ranger Distress Ink Pads ( Peeled Paint, Spiced Marmalade, Faded Jeans), Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Spectrum Noir Watercolor Markers (Sea Green, Peacock Blue, Bud Green, Sunset), Foam Squares, Spellbinders Grand Calibur.

Project Instructions:

To create card base, cut a 7” x 12” piece of coral cardstock, crease at 5” and fold. Cover front panel and inside of card with Peacock Paisley Paper Collection.
Die cut Labels 47 Decorative Elements die using white metallic cardstock and adhere to card front.
Stamp Feathery Peacock on natural white cardstock with black ink, die cut with coordinating Peacock Paisley die. Color peacock with watercolor markers and adhere to card using foam squares.
Stamp Delightful Daisies on colored cardstock with black ink, die cut with coordinating dies. Stamp and die cut leaves using natural white cardstock. Color leaves with distress inks.
Shape flowers and leaves with Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and adhere to right side of card as pictured.
Cut out ticket sentiment from paper collection and glue to the inside of card.

Be sure to visit Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Inspiration.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!


Marisa






Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Heartfelt Creations - Sparkling Poinsettia Collection

Hello Friends,
Rediscover the majesty, serenity and pageantry of Christmas with Heartfelt Creations' Sparkling Poinsettia Collection.  This glorious ensemble of stamps, dies and papers captures the stately splendor of Christmas with a regal color palette of burgundy, evergreen, taupe and cream.  Radiant poinsettias take center stage amidst a host of traditional Nativity scenes, twinkling candles, drifting snowflakes, lacy flourishes, exuberant banners and Heartfelt  greetings that are worthy of the King of Kings.  Six detailed stamp sets echo the glorious images found in the paper collection and two coordinating die sets can be used to create sparkling poinsettias that will never wilt or fade.  Chronicle sweet memories of the season, share holiday joy with family and friends, hail the holy babe born in the manger and deck the halls with Sparkling Poinsettia!








His Name is Jesus Card

Products Used:


Other Products:

Neenah Papers Natural White Cardstock, Red Cardstock, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Range Distress Ink (Brushed Corduroy), Copic Markers (B95, G99, E35, E33), Yellow Pearls, Foam Squares, Spellbinders Grand Calibur.

Project Instructions:

Create a 6” x 6” card base with red cardstock. Cover card base with a card front panel from Sparkling Poinsettia Paper Collection.
Cut next layer to 4 ¾” x 4 ¾” in red cardstock. Cover with paper collection. Adhere to card with foam squares.
Stamp His Name is Jesus image on natural white cardstock. Color with Copic markers and cut to 4” x 4”. Distress edges, mat with red cardstock and adhere to card center with foam squares.
Stamp Sparkling Poinsettia on red and green cardstock with black ink. Die cut with coordinating dies, shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and attach to card with glue. Embellish center of flowers with pearls.
Stamp Holly Berry on green cardstock, die cut with Ornamental Add On die, shape leaves and adhere to card.


Be sure to visit Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Inspiration.



Thanks for visiting!! Hugs!


Marisa