You are my Favorite

I am switching the gear from Christmas to Fall scene a little. Rich yellow and orange are my go to colors for fall. The distress oxide inks are too pale for the whole panel. I had to add some distress inks to make the color richer. Then I found they are easier to blend if distress oxide prepped the base. Score! Now blending shouldn’t be a big problem at all!

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  1. Fussy cut all images from Neat and Tangled My favorite nut Stamp set and colored with Copic markers
  2. Ink blended with Tim Holtz distress oxide and inks on a watercolor paper
  3. Created the windows using My favorite things Stitched Rectangle die, Large one for the base and small one for three windows
  4. Added foam tape on the border of the frame to create window dimension so I could add Neat and Tangled Festive Fall Sequin Mix in them
  5. Before assembled the windows, I stamped “You are my favorite” sentiment on the background
  6. Assembled all images around the windows and adhered the panel onto a A2 card base.
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Thank you from The bottom of my heart

Where to start…Umm…I wanted to create a fall scene with detailed background. So I pulled out all things that I could think to help me reaching my goal (craft dies, inkpads, sequins…and so on) There’s a song singing as “Can’t take my eyes off you…Can”t take my mind off you…” I was going like “Can’t take my hands off you…” Before I knew it, I added A LOT into this tiny A2 card. If I have more room on the panel, the badger and the mouse would be in there too. From now on I need to remind myself, sometimes less is more.

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  1. Copic colored all images from Neat and Tangled Into the woods Stamp set
  2. Cut back panel from Lawn Fawn die, then use My favorite things Stitiched Rectangle die to create a window.
  3. Ink blended the background with Tim Holtz Distress oxide and Distress ink.
  4. Raised border up using foam tape to create dimension, then adhered them onto a white card base in size A2.
  5. Stamped sentiment from Into the woods Stamp set with VersaMark in Oynx Black
  6. Decorated corner of the frame with Neat and Tangled Festive Fall Sequin Mix
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Christmas Caroling Bear

I have colored every single image from Mama Elephant  A Beary Christmas Stamp set. I used some of them for a card a few days ago and left some. It would be nice to make a card out of what”s left. So here it is. I made a shaker card. Now I know how hard to take a photo of shaker card without glare from the acetate. Please check out other detail photos to see the true color.

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  1. Color all images with copic markers.
  2. For the card base background, ink blended with Tim Holtz Distress Oxide in Picked raspberry. Assemble images to the background
  3. Cut the window using one of die from Mama Elephant Framed Tags Union Squre die
  4. Stamp the sentiment from Mama Elephant Season’s Wishes Stamp set to the bottom of panel
  5. Attach Acetate to the window using glue and add good amount of 3d foam tape (Mine is from Dollar tree for $1)
  6. Add sequins to the window and attach the whole panel to the card base.

 

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Happy World Card Making Day!

Yesterday was World Card Making Day. I pulled out my craft stashes for yard sale and was hoping someone crafty would show up and appreciate them. And yes, a lady named Christina, who was looking at my stamps one by one until she stopped and asked me how much it is for all. And yes, she bought 100+ stamp sets from me!!! She also got most of my craft punches. What I was surprised is that her husband actually helped her test every single punch to see if they are sharp. What a supportive husband! I immediately looked at my husband and hoped he got some hints from me. I am so happy that my yard sale was successful. In the end I had some time to sit down making a card to celebrate this wonderful day.

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  1. I used copic markers to color all images from Mamaelephant Little Santa Agenda stamp set.
  2. I cut the window with My favorite things Classic window  die, added Heat Resistant Acetate to create window glass.
  3. Assembled everything with Scotch Quick drying Tacky Glue.
  4. I used Tim Holtz Distress oxide ink in Twisted citron and Cracked pistachio to create the blending for the bottom of this card.
  5. At last, I added a large beautiful sentiment from Mamaelephant Season’s Wishes stamp set.

 

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I am so lucky to be the winner

I just received my goodie bag from Kathy Racoosin. Thanks for the opportunity of  her generous Instagram giveaway. I really appreciated it! Kathy is a fantastic person. Whoever  haven’t followed her, please go to her Instagram or Blog,  because her talent will blow your mind!

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My #thedailymarker30day reviews

I participated Kathy rac’s #thedailysmarker30day challenge. Surprisingly I did it everyday. I am so proud of myself for making it happen. Now I cannot wait to assemble them and make them into lots of fun cards!

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