Hello and welcome to the release hop. We are so excited for you to join us as we present to you our June release. The whole design team will be sharing projects featuring the Pretty In Peony stamp set. We also have a GIVEAWAY so please be sure to scroll at the end of this blog post to find out how you can WIN. Don’t forget to visit the participating blogs (links are indicated below) and leave us some crafty love.
Here’s is my first card:
- stamp the images on some Neenah classic crest solar white card stock and color the images in with Spectrum Noir TriBlend markers (or any medium of your choice).
- die-cut the image using Brother Scan N Cut 2
- smoosh distress oxide inks onto an acrylic block and spray with water. Use watercolor brush to add color to the background. Let it dry.
- smoosh aged mahogany distress oxide ink onto an acrylic block again and add water. Use watercolor brush to add splatters on the background. Dab it with paper towel.
- adhere this piece on card base.
- use die from my stash to die-cut the distress edge panel. add foam adhesive and adhere to the colored background.
- adhere the stamped images on the card.
- finish the design by adding sparkling clear jewels and use white gel pen to add more dot details to the card.
Purchase this stamp set here: Pretty in Peony
Here’s another simple card that I made using the stamp set:
This is pretty much self-explanatory and super easy to make. Not sure if I love this design but I used Fog ink to add the “watermark look” on the other side.
To celebrate day 3 of the release The Rabbit Hole Designs is giving away the stamp set Pretty in Peony to One lucky winner. Winner will be chosen at random from the comments left on participating blogs, so make sure to visit each stop and leave a comment. Leave comments by 11:59 pm PST May 30, 2019 on all participating blogs. Winner will be announced on The Rabbit Hole Designs blog May 31, 2019.
Here’s the order of the hop:
For more inspiration, updates, and news make sure to check out these places.
We also have a GIVEAWAY so please be sure to scroll at the end of this blog post to find out how you can WIN. Don’t forget to visit the participating blogs (links are indicated below) and leave us some crafty love.
Here’s is my first card:
- start with an A2 size panel of Bristol smooth white card stock.
- use rainbow-colored distress oxide inks and color the background using the mini ink blending tools.
- use distress sprayer to spray some water on the colored background and pick it up with some paper towel to dry.
- attach this colored background on an A2 size card base.
- die-cut the sentiment strips using the banner dies on some white card stock.
- stamp the sentiment using your MISTI stamping tool for some precision, on the banner strips. I chose sentiments from the the Perfectly blended stamp set.
- adhere the pieces on the colored background with some foam adhesive.
- finish the design by adding some sparkling clear jewels from Kat Scrappiness.
For my second project, I wanted to use the Caffeinated Rabbit again and create another clean and simple card. Isn’t she cute?
- start by stamping the image on some Neenah solar white card stock and color the image in with some alcohol markers.
- die-cut the image using Brother Scan N Cut 2 machine.
- on another piece of Bristol smooth white card stock, use a painter’s tape to mask the card.
- use the stars stencil to add color on the background I used Mustard Seed distress oxide ink.
- use a wonky border die to create the stitches on the background.
- use moonstone glimmer paste to add some glitter on the stenciled background. Let it dry for about half an hour.
- adhere the rabbit.
- use a banner strip to die-cut a piece and stamp the sentiment from the Sassy sentiment stamp set.
- adhere this piece on the foreground.
Here’s a closer look:
I hope you like my cards today. There will be free shipping on orders of $25.00 or more before taxes and shipping (US Orders Only). No code necessary, exclusions apply. Free Shipping ends May 10, 2019.
To celebrate day 3 of the release The Rabbit Hole Designs is giving away the stamp set Caffeinated Fox to One lucky winner. Winner will be chosen at random from the comments left on participating blogs, so make sure to visit each stop and leave a comment. Leave comments by 11:59 pm PST MAY 2, 2019 on all participating blogs. Winner will be announced on The Rabbit Hole Designs blog May 3, 2019.
Here’s the order of the hop:
The Rabbit Hole Designs Blog
Maria Russell – (you are here)
For more inspiration, updates, and news make sure to check out these places.
I have been looking for some inspiration on Pinterest and decided to make some super easy and quick cards with some beautiful Washi tapes from the Paper House Productions! Have you all checked them out yet at the shop? Holy, moly those Washis are so beautiful! I feel like they need to be showcased more than just adding it to decorate your planners and notebooks.
I am so fortunate to be a design team member of Paper House Productions because not only to they make beautiful paper pads and stickers, these Washi Tapes are to die for! Look at how beautiful those prints really are, and with foiling! Love, love, love them all! Here’s what I got to play with:
For my first card, I started out by cutting my smooth white card stock to 5 1/2 X 4 1/4. I layered the StickyPix Stargazer Washi Tape with the Wine Washi Tape set and die cut the card stock with the Wonky Stitched Rectangle Frames Die. I also used my Bow punch to punch out the pieces to create my bow with a gold-foiled card stock to match the washi.
I adhered my front panel onto the card base with my Xyron Tape Runner first, then adhered the gold bow on the foreground using a bit of hot glue. I finished my card design by stamping the sentiment onto the card.
Here’s my first card:
The stargazer washi tape set is one of my favorites. I just love the gold foil details and the color is just simply beautiful! Here’s a little close-up of the card:
I wanted to create a birthday card for my second project with the same design. This time, I used the Wine Washi Tape Set which is going to go perfectly with the sentiment. A friend of mine is turning 60 and she’s a bit bummed about it. This card will hopefully cheer her up!
Isn’t this hilarious? I just LOVE this Wine Washi Tape Set and I think adhering it on a white card stock made the images pop!
I hope you all got inspired today to create some super simple and quick cards using some beautiful Washi Tapes. The supplies I used are listed and linked. Have a wonderful day!
Hello my crafty friends! I hope you are all ready for Christmas! I am still wrapping presents and prepping for the holidays and one of the things I made today is this special Gift Card Holder that will house a gift card for my daughter. She loves reading, and she loves Harry Potter so I thought it’s appropriate to use this stamp set that I purchased awhile back from The Sassy Club, as well as my favorite stamps and dies from Lawn Fawn.
I started out by stamping my images on Neenah solar white card stock and colored them in with my Copic markers. I used my Brother Scan N Cut 2 Machine to die-cut the images from The Sassy Club since this stamp set doesn’t have any coordinating dies. I also die-cut the other stamped images from Lawn Fawn with the Stitched Hillside Backdrop and the Stitched Mountain Border dies, as well as the embellishments that I wanted to add to the card to create my scene.
For the inside of the card, I used Fancy Scalloped Rectangle Stackables, Lift the Flap and Simple Gift Card Slot Dies by Lawn Fawn to house my gift card.
To finish my design, I added stickles to the snow, the lampposts, as well as the trail of stars on the card front. For the inside of the card, I used my Sharpie White Paint Pen to draw the arrow and wrote the word “lift”. Here’s my card:
Front of the card:
Inside of the card:
I really love how this card turned out. It took me an hour or two to create it but this card is really special and I know that my daughter will appreciate it very much. I hope you like my card today. I have listed and linked the supplies I used. Thanks for stopping by my blog today and have a Merry Christmas!
This week Newton’s Nook Designs and Chibitronics are partnering for a fabulous inspiration week! All week long, both design teams will be sharing ways to light up your cards using Chibi lights with Newton’s Nook Designs stamps! There is also a GIVEAWAY so please make sure to read up ‘til the end of this post to find out how you can WIN.
I am showcasing NND’s Cosmic Newton and Cultivated Cacti stamp set and dies, with the land border dies. I also would like to take this opportunity to thank Chibitronics for sending us this starter pack (this is a must-have, especially for the holidays).
I started out by stamping my images on Neenah solar white card stock and colored my images in with Copic markers. I also cut a 5 ½ by 4 ¼ to stamp my stars and draw the dots with my versamark ink and versamark pen. I covered them with my white embossing powder and heat-set it. I then used my distress oxide inks to color my background to create a night-sky.
I marked the position of where the battery was going to go on my card base, and also marked the “+” and “-“ placement of the circuit lines. Before I finalized the design and adhered my card front, I wanted to make sure that the lights worked first:
Here’s my card:
Here’s when I pushed the cactus to show the lights on the moon! Doesn’t it look so spectacular? I had so much fun creating this card.
Would you like to win a prize pack including a Starter Kit from Chibitronics and a $30 store credit to Newton’s Nook Designs?
Here’s how to win: Leave a comment on the NND & Design Team blog posts using Chibitronics products all week (Aug 21-25) to enter. One winner will be randomly chosen from blog posts throughout the week so the more posts you leave comments on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Friday August 25th at midnight CST to comment. The winner will be announced on the NND blog post on Monday, August 28th.
Chibitronics will also be giving away a prize pack! Make sure to visit the Chibitronics blog each day this week for more inspiration and leave comments there for another chance to win!
Thank you for stopping by my blog today. The supplies I used are listed and linked below. Have an amazing weekend!!!!
Good morning my crafty friends! I am back to share with you my design team project this week for Kat Scrappiness and I am showcasing the Creative Vision Foilables, Double-stitched rectangle Dies, Lawn Fawn Fab Flowers Stamp set and dies, sparkling clear droplets and a lot more supplies available at the shop.
Here is the card:
I have a process video for you today. I hope you got inspired. The supplies I used are listed and linked below. Have an amazing day!
Hello stampers and crafters! I hope you’re having a great day so far. Thanks for joining me today. I am back to share with you some Easter cards that I have made ages ago. I forgot how I loved making interactive cards. For the Easter cards you see below, I have made a ton of them back when I first started paper crafting. I didn’t have enough supplies then so it is really more fun for me to re-create them now. These cards can be easily mass-produced! They are so simple!
I started out by die-cutting my white card stock and patterned papers using my oval dies. I also die-cut a ¾ inch. colored card stock and adhered it to the center of the patterned paper. To create the “cracked” look on the “egg” and to be able to open and close the card, I used my Lawn Fawn stitched scallop edge die. By doing this process, it will ensure that your patterned paper are perfectly lined up together.
Using my Xyron Teresa Collins Mega Runner adhesive, I adhered the bottom decorative patterned paper to the card base. I then used my paper punch to punch a hole on the top panel, and inserted a decorative brad so I can open and close the card.
I stamped my little chick image on Neenah solar white card stock (twice) and colored him in with my Copic markers. I fuzzy cut the images with my precision-cut scissors and used my Xyron mega tape runner again to adhere the image inside the card.
To finish off the design, I stamped my sentiments on both cards, and covered the brad with some decorative flowers. Aren’t they adorable? They are so easy to make. Even little kids will love creating these interactive Easter cards.
Here are some other spring-related cards that I designed before and recreated for this blog post using my Xyron tape Runner and Sticker Maker. I hope I have given you some inspiration to create some cute Easter and spring cards. Happy crafting!
There’s a new Inky Paws Challenge on the blog (http://www.inkypawschallenge.com) and this time it is a sketch challenge. I love sketch challenges! It gets me out of my comfort zone to try and design something that I’ve never done before.
Here is the sketch:
I started out by stamping the images on Canson watercolor card stock with my Versafine Onyx Black Ink and colored them in with my Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers. For this card, I am showcasing a couple of stamps from Newton’s Nook Designs. The mixer, spoon and measuring cup are from the Made From Scratch stamp set and the doodle design is from the Love A La Carte stamp set.
I finished my design by using some Doodlebug patterned paper. Instead of using twine, I decided to use the bow from a Christmas die-set by NND called Pines and Holly Die Set. Here is my version of the challenge.
What do you guys think? I hope you got inspired today and join us for this challenge. For more information, please visit http://www.inkypawschallenge.com. You have two weeks to join the challenge. Winner will get a $10 gift code for the Newton’s Nook Designs shop.
The supplies that I have used for today’s card are listed and linked below if you are interested. Have an amazing day.
I have made some projects today showcasing the new Heart Stitched Tag Dies and Stitched Scalloped Nesting Dies available at the shop.
I have also shared them on my YouTube channel if you’d like to see the card and tags. Supplies are listed and linked below: