Saturday, September 20, 2014

C4C254: Boo-tiful Day

Hello crafty friends -

It is time for another crazy challenge and this week I have whipped up a fun sketch to inspire you. I also have some fun new Halloween stamps that I just had to break out and give some stampy love.

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Here is a look at the sketch and you can find more details on the challenge and some really great samples at the Crazy 4 Challenges Blog.

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For my card I used the new Monster Mash stamp set and coordinating dies. I die cut a couple of the little images and colored them with Copic Markers. Added a bit of glimmer here and there using a Clear Wink of Stella glitter pen. Also coated the big ol’ eye with Glossy Accents… all the better to stare at you! Used a few sequins, ribbon, and twine as accents. The designer paper is from the My Mind’s Eye Frightful paper pad.

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Coupon Alert!  If you are shopping at the Inspiration Emporium you can use coupon code fatcatstamper for 10% off your order. Pictured below are links to some of the products I used to create this project.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Sweet2Repeat Blog Hop: Frightful Zombie Girl

Welcome to the SugarPea Designs Sweet2Repeat blog hop!

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Today all the ProjectPeas are hopping, showing off even more ways to use the FABULOUS September release – Teacher’s Pet, Undying Love, Sniffles & Snuggles, Bountiful Blessings, Mi Amigo. We know you’re going to be inspired!

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For my sample I used the zombie girl from the Undying Love stamp set. She’s creepy but cute! I colored here with copic markers and accented her hair with a Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Pen. Super simple layout so that she remains the focal point.

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Leave a comment at each spot along the way for a chance to win $20 to spend on some SugarPea sweetness of your very own!

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You can find the Undying Love set in the SPD store HERE.

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For more samples check out these talented designers:

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Shaking up some Hello

Hello sweet friends -

How about something extra nice tonight? I made this lovely a while back and am just not sharing it here.

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A few quick details: I created a shaker box using a spellbinder's label die, cardstock, designer paper, foam tape, and sequins. Created a sentiment topper by die cutting four pieces of yellow cardstock with the hello die and then stacking them together using Glossy Accents as an adhesive. For a final touch I painted over the hello with a glitter pen and then coated with more of the Glossy Accents.

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The gnome was stamped on white cardstock, colored, and cut out. His hat was paper pieced form designer paper. I didn't like the way I colored it so I covered it up. :) Finished the card with Liquid Pearls and ivory jute.

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Thanks for stopping by! I’m off to craft something new.

Stamps: Gnome Sweet Gnome (Lawn Fawn)
Paper: Natural Ivory (SU!), Delightful designer (Authentique), Choice Snow White (TE)
Paper Size: 5.5 x 4.25
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers
Accessories: Labels die (Spellbinders), Glossy Accents, Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Pen, Gold Liquid Pearls (Ranger), Sequins, Scripty Hello (Lawn Fawn), ivory jute (May Arts), acetate, foam tape, Corner Chomper (We R Memory Keepers).

Monday, September 15, 2014

SPDSS11: Happy Fall Y’all

Hello crafty friends -

It is time for another sketch challenge at SugarPea Designs and this one has a delightful layout. It also forced me to do something I don’t usually do: cut off a piece of an image. Gasp. In this case I shortened the sweet image from Bountiful Blessings by cutting it out using a circle die. Sorry dearie, I had to leave your feet behind. ;)

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Here is a look at the sketch:

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I used some burlap ribbon and washi tape to add additional detail to my layers of designer paper. The green of the burlap also helped to tie in the green that I used on the main image since there was none in the designer paper. Added a few enamel dots for embellishment and as usual the main image was colored with Copic markers and accented with a Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Pen and Glossy Accents.

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If you play along with our sketch challenge there is a wonderful prize.

You just need to follow a few little rules:

  • Play along with any stamp you like - but if you use SugarPea Designs, we'll top your voucher up to $15!
  • Feel free to rotate/flip the sketch, or exchange any shapes for what works with your design, just make sure the sketch is recognizable!
  • Combine our sketch with any other challenge(s) (except another sketch!)
  • Upload to your blog or other online gallery using keyword: SPDSS11 so that we may check out your beautiful work Add your link to the linkup on the SugarPea Blog. You'll find our current challenges on the sidebar.

For my card today I used the new Bountiful Blessings stamp set which you can find in the SugarPea Designs store HERE.

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