Friday, August 28, 2015

friday...North Coast Creations August Release

Welcome to North Coast Creation August Release and Blog Hop!

This month's release is simply ADORABLE! Check out the full release on the North Coast Creation blog today!

Just for commenting on the Design Team Blog Posts, you have a chance to win a $10 NCC Gift Certificate, good towards the purchase of NCC Stamps. You have until August 30, 2015 at 10:00 PM EDT to leave a comments on the participating designers blogs for a chance to win! Two random winners will be selected from the comments left on the designers blogs, the winners will be announced on the NCC Blog on August 31, 2015, be sure to check back there to see if you have won!

Here's my first card:
 NCC Products: Who Loves You?, Owl Family Die, Flourished Vine Die
ODBD Products: Antique Labels and Border DieBlushing Rose Paper Collection

These owls are so cute! I stamped and colored my owl couple and made a 'swing' out of ODBD Antique Labels and Border Die and placed them there. I die cut a Flourished Vine and added it to the top and added the stamped and colored branch after I attached the rope to hold the swing. I had so much putting together this cute card!

Here's a close up of my card:

Here's my second card:
NCC Products: Who Loves You?, Owl Family Die, Flourished Vine Die
ODBD Products: Stitched Ovals DieOval Dies

I used the two boy owls to make this masculine card. I stamped and colored each one of them twice and layered them on top of each other for added dimension. I stamped the sentiment on cream colored ODBD Oval Dies, which I further layered on a ODBD Stitched Ovals Die. I also pop dotted these to give this cards lots of dimensions!

Here's a close up of my card:

Here are the NEW Products that I used for these two cards:

For more inspiration and a chance to win, please visit the rest of the talented NCC designers:
Julie * Lori * Dawn * Sandee * Angie * Amy (you are here)* Robin * Cathy

Thank you for stopping by and have a blessed day!

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

thursday...Happy Birthday card

Hi everyone! I wanted to share my latest birthday card that i made for a friend! I used the pretty butterfly from ODBD Boho Blessings.

ODBD Products: Boho BlessingsOrnate Borders SentimentsDoily DieShabby Rose Paper Collection

I had so much fun coloring this butterfly in purples, greens and blues! I fussy cut it and layered it over a die cut doily. I added lace and a green ribbon across the center of the card, after I machine stitched the edges and added a quick birthday sentiment on the bottom right corner.

Here's a close up of the butterfly:

Thanks for stopping by my blog and have a great weekend!

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

tuesday...Heartfelt Creations August Alumni Hop

Welcome to my blog for the Heartfelt Creations August Alumni Blog Hop!

Be sure to leave a comment on all the participating blogs. One participant will be chosen to receive a $25 Gift Certificate. The more you comment the more entries you get into the random draw! Be sure the check the Winner Announcement on Sat, August 29th. If you win, please send an email to Emma Lou and write "Winner of August Alumni Hop" in the subject line.

The winner of the blog hop will have 72 hours to claim their prize otherwise another name will be draw. 
Hop ends on Friday, August 28th at midnight.

Here's my card:

For this card,  I matted my background paper on black cardstock and machine stitched all around. I die cut the Everyday Hero die and stamped my sentiment to it. I colored these chubby birds with Prismacolor Pencils and added some stickles to them to make them sparkle, I also made a few of these tiny blooms in light purple and added bling to the center and stickles to the edges. I die cut some leaves and branches and adhered my embellies around the sentiment like so.

Here's a close up of my card:

Here's one last look at my card:

List of Heartfelt Creations products used:

NOTE: The sentiment stamp (HCPC 3524 Butterfly and Bunny Precut Set) I used has now been discontinued.

Thanks for visiting and taking your time to comment on my blog! Have a great week!

Your next stop is: Glenda Brooks

Blog Hop Order:
Kerry Urbatch:
Vicki Dutcher -
Caroline Duncan -
Amarilys Doria -
Glenda Brooks -
Emilia van den Heuvel -
Alissa Wells-
Mary Faus -
Sarah Miller -
Kathy Clement:
Gini Williams Cagle -
Lisa Allen

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Monday, August 24, 2015

monday...Ice Cream Cards

Hi everyone! I just wanted to quickly share these two sweet simple cards that I made with the new North Coast Creations Ice Cream Shoppe and Ice Cream sets!

NCC Products: Ice Cream Shoppe

Here's a close up of my card:

and here's my second card:
 NCC Products:  Ice Cream
ODBD Products: Doily Die

Here's a close up of my card:

Thanks for stopping by my blog today!

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Friday, August 21, 2015

friday...ODBD August Release Reminder

Today we are taking a look back at Our Daily Bread Designs August Release, here is the card I created using the new Boho FaithBoho Background DiesOval DiesStitched Ovals Die, and Beautiful Boho Paper Pad.

For more inspiration using the August Release be sure to visit the ODBD Blog.

ODBD Products: Boho FaithTrois Jolies PapillonsBoho Background DiesOval DiesStitched Ovals DieVintage Labels DieTrois Papillons DieBeautiful Borders DieBeautiful Boho Paper Pad

I love the possibilities for the vibrant colors in this set so I came up with this card. I used the beautiful papers for the background and used the new die in green to tie it all together. I stamped the sentiment, die cut it and matted it with the new oval dies (LOVE these!). For the tiny flowers, I stamped, colored and fussy cut them and added them to the corner for my sentiment. I finished it off with a yellow/orange butterfly in the bottom corner.

Here's a close up of  the card. You can see the layers and dimensions here.

Here are the NEW Products that I used for this card:

For more inspiration please visit the rest of the talented ODBD designers:
Sandee * Cathy * Amy (you are here!) * Lori * Julie * America * Dawn

Thank you for stopping by and have a blessed day!

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