Cardmaker Magazine & Spellbinders Blog Hop

Hey everyone! Welcome to the Spellbinders and CardMaker Magazine Blog Hop. If you arrived here from Debi Adams blog you are on the right track. If you found your way here on your own, head over to the CardMaker Magazine blog so you can start hopping from the beginning! Be sure to leave a comment on each blog because Spellbinders is giving away a One Year Spellbinder Kit Membership — what an awesome prize!

I was sent the Spellbinders September Large Die of the Month kit to work with. The dies in this kit are so elegant and lacy — as soon as I saw it I thought it would be perfect for creating wedding themed items.

I used the dies to create a Shower Invitation, Table Numbers, Place Cards and a Decorative Strip that is perfect for decorating water glasses or a candle.

I printed the shower invitation on white paper and mounted it on layers of pink and navy cardstock. I die cut the lacy strip out of navy cardstock and then cut it in half, using each half along the edge of an A2 invitation.

I printed the table number, centered on a piece of 5 x 5″ white paper and layered it on pink and navy cardstock. Then I used the frame die to cut the pretty lacy border.

To finish off my bridal ensemble, I used the border die to create a wrapper that works perfectly on a water glass or candle and topped off the place card with a pretty blue accent piece cut with the accent die.

Hope you enjoyed your visit! Next up on the hop is Gaylynn Martling. If you get lost along the hop you can find a complete list below and at the CardMaker blog.

CardMaker
Savannah O’Gwynn
Jen Shults
Clare Prezzia
Debi Adams
Diana Carr **YOU ARE HERE**
Gaylynn Martling
Teresa Kline
Yana Smakula
Nicole Coursey
Spellbinders

 

Happy Crafting!
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Craftin Desert Divas Guest Designer – Back to School with Live, Love, Plan

Hi Everyone! For my fourth and final project as a Guest Designer for Craftin Desert Divas, I have used the Live, Love, Plan stamps to create this fun back to school card. And since it is a back to school themed card, it is perfect for the Paper Players Back to School theme challenge.

For the background of my card, I applied Distress Ink to a 5″ x 3 3/4″ piece of white cardstock with a blending tool. Then I randomly stamped the owl, pencil and books in Memento Black ink.  I mounted this on a 5 1/4″ x 4″ black cardstock mat and mounted this on an A2 white card base.

Next, I stamped the little pencil troll and the sentiment on a piece of Copic friendly cardstock and cut it out with an oval die. I colored in the troll “watercolor” style by using my Copics and a waterbrush filled with alcohol.

NOTE: To use this “watercolor” technique simply scribble with your Copics on a piece of craft plastic and then pick up the ink with your alcohol filled waterbrush. – See my post on the CardMaker Magazine Blog for detailed instructions.

When my colored image was dry, I mounted it on a slightly larger black cardstock oval and attached this to my card.

SUPPLIES USED TO MAKE TODAY’S CARD:

Links to supplies used to create today’s project are provided for your convenience. Where available, compensated affiliate links have been used.  This means I receive a small commission when products are purchased through those links here on my blog. Using these links costs you nothing extra and helps me afford to share my crafty creations with you. You can read more about this on my disclosure page. Thank you — I really appreciate your support!

SSS=Simon Says Stamp  SBC=Scrapbook.com  AMZ=Amazon  CDD=Craftin Desert Divas  P&M=Paper&More   BAS=Blick Art Supply

Craftin Desert Divas Live, Love Plan Stamp Set

Craftin Desert Divas Live, Love Plan Stamp Set

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CDD

Copic X-Press Blending Card

Copic X-Press Blending Card

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SSS | AMZ

COPIC Sketch Markers

COPIC Sketch Markers

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SSS | BAS

Memento Tuxedo Black

Memento Tuxedo Black

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SSS | SBC

Zig Watercolor BrusH2O Waterbrush

Zig Watercolor BrusH2O Waterbrush

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SSS

Black Cardstock 100#

Black Cardstock 100#

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SSS | P&M

Neenah 110LB Solar White Cardstock

Neenah 110LB Solar White Cardstock

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SSS | AMZ

Distress Ink Candied Apple

Distress Ink Candied Apple

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SSS | SBC | AMZ

Distress Ink Abandoned Coral

Distress Ink Abandoned Coral

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SSS | SBC | AMZ

Distress Ink Worn Lipstick

Distress Ink Worn Lipstick

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SSS | SBC | AMZ

Ranger Blending Tool

Ranger Blending Tool

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SSS | SBC | AMZ

Ranger Blending Tool Refill Foam

Ranger Blending Tool Refill Foam

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SSS | SBC | AMZ

Teflon Craft Mat (3 Pack)

Teflon Craft Mat (3 Pack)

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AMZ

MISTI Precision Stamping Tool

MISTI Precision Stamping Tool

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SSS | SBC

Novus Plastic Cleaner (for Misti)

Novus Plastic Cleaner (for Misti)

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SSS | SBC | AMZ

Lawn Fawn Stamp Shammy

Lawn Fawn Stamp Shammy

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Scotch ATG Adhesive Applicator Gun

Scotch ATG Adhesive Applicator Gun

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Sizzix Big Shot

Sizzix Big Shot

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Scor-Pal Scoring Board

Scor-Pal Scoring Board

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SSS | SBC | AMZ

Tonic 12x12 Guillotine Paper Trimmer

Tonic 12×12 Guillotine Paper Trimmer

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SSS | AMZ

Happy Crafting!
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