Hello everyone! Maria here with you today! Are you guys ready to see more inspiration from me after the release week? I didn’t get a chance to join the hop last week because I didn’t receive the products on time. Somehow the post office thought my package should go around the United States twice, haha! Anyhoo, I received them today and I immediately made some projects to show off how wonderful they are!
I am showcasing the Naughty’isms Stamp Set, Naughty Fri-Dies, Snow Fri-Dies and the Bushy Tailed stamp set.
Here’s what they look like:
For my first card, I stamped the images on some Neenah Solar White 110 lb. card stock and colored them in with my Copic markers. I die-cut the sentiment using the Naughty Fri-Dies. Here’s my first card:
The Naughty Fri-Dies cuts like butter! I also added some black dots to fill in the space between the stamped images and finished my design by stamping the snow flakes in light blue ink. Here’s a little close-up:
These Naughty’isms stamp set and Naughty Fri-Dies are must-haves for sure!
For my second card, I inked up my Bristol smooth white card stock with Blueprint Sketch and Shaded Lilac distress oxide inks. I stamped, colored and die-cut my little Racoon from the Bushy Tailed stamp set. I also die-cut the sentiment “Snow” on some glittered card stock.
To finish my design, I added some snowflakes and crystal clear jewels.
Here’s a little close-up:
The little present is from the Naughty’isms stamp set.
I hope you like my projects today. Don’t forget to use my coupon code below to order the products. Have a great day and happy crafting!
Hello CAS-ual Fridays fans! Are you getting excited for the fall season to start? I just can’t wait for the cooler weather, pumpkin spice lattes, and fall scented candles!
For my card today, I’m showcasing the Bushy Tailed stamp set.
I started out by stamping my image on some Neenah solar white card stock and colored it in with my Copic markers. I cut an A2 size piece of some Bristol smooth white card stock and inked up my background using some hills stencil from my stash, with some distress oxide inks. I also used a clouds border stencil to create the sky.
To create my fall scene for my cute critter, I stepped out of my comfort zone and drew some tress and leaves in the background, using my Copic markers. This is the first time I’ve ever drawn a scene from scratch. I got so nervous I thought I was going to hurl, haha! (just kidding) I think it turned out okay, I just need more practice. After all this is “handmade” not Hallmark, right?
I added more depth by using different colors of Copic markers to create the leaves.
I used my cool gray Copic markers to add shadows and make it look more realistic. I adhered my little critter and finished the design by stamping the sentiment.
Even though my drawing wasn’t perfect, I still love how this card turned out.
I think using different distress inks for my background added more depth and dimension to my card.
I hope you like my project today and got inspired. Please don’t forget to use my coupon code (below) for 15% off your order at the shop. Happy crafting!