Posts Tagged ‘stamping’

CTMH ShinHan Marker Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Close to My Heart ShinHan Marker Blog Hop!  We will be featuring the new ShinHan Markers now offered by Close to My Heart.  These are high-quality, alcohol-based markers.  This hop is a circle so if you are starting here, continue until you make your way back.  If you have already started, you should be coming from my upline Tina Lovell.

Beautiful Day Card by Wendy Kessler

Supplies used are all CTMH unless otherwise noted: White Daisy Cards & Envelopes, Lagoon Heart Washi Tape, Capture the Day stamp set, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, ShinHan Markers (Leaf Green, Peony Purple, Cerulean Blue Light, Marigold, and Tender Pink), and StazOn Jet Black Ink.

This was a fun card to make and it turned out very colorful!  The Washi Tape was place on White Daisy Cardstock, trimmed, and then stamped with StazOn Ink.

TIP: These markers will bleed through your cardstock so make sure that you are coloring on a separate piece of paper that will be attached to your work.  If you want to color directly on your cards as I have here, then another option is to line the inside of the card.

Now hop on over and see what Paige Dolecki has created!

If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participants here.

Yuletide Carol Scrapbooking Workshop

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On November 7, we will be creating the Yuletide Carol Scrapbooking Workshop.  If you are in Club, this is the time to order.  You need to order by October 3 by contacting me or joining the correct gathering on my website to receive it by the scheduled workshop date.

The Yuletide Carol Scrapbooking Workshop Kit includes:
1  – My Reflections Yuletide Carol Paper Packet (X7187B)
1 – My Acrylix Yuletide Carol Workshop Stamp Set (D-size)
3 – Cardstock Sheets (1 Colonial White, 2 Kraft)
1 – Yuletide Carol Assortment (Z3007)
1 – Sequins Gold Assortment (Z2012)
1 – Instructional Brochure

Basic Workshop on the Go supplies: All Workshops On the Go Kits use some or all basic supply items which I recommend you bring with you.  These items include a paper trimmerscissorsspongepiercing and embossing tool kitMy Acrylix blocks for stamping, and adhesives of your choice (which may include Liquid GlassGlue Dots3-D Foam, etc.)

Additional Supplies required to complete:
Black Exclusive Inks Pad (Z2105)
Desert Sand Exclusive Inks Pad (Z2118)
New England Ivy Exclusive Inks Pad (Z2135)
Ruby Exclusive Inks Pad (Z2170)

Coordinating products:
Yuletide Carol Complements (X7187C)
Cricut Artfully Sent Collection (Z3017)
ShinHan Twin Touch Markers
Christmas Post Stamp Set (D1610)
Noel Stamp Set (C1598)
Yuletide Greetings Stamp Set (D1553)
Christmas Village Stamp Set (D1554)
Merry, Merry Stamp Set (C1591)
Make It Merry Stamp Ste (D1617)
Magical Days Stamp Set (D1552)
Santa Claus Stamp Set (C1567)
Trim the Tree Stamp Set (A1149)
O Holy Night Stamp Set (A1168)
Mary and Babe Stamp Set (C1562)
Reason for the Season Stamp Set (D1614)

Colors (for cardstock, inks, and markers):
Black, Champagne, Colonial White, Desert Sand, New England Ivy, Ruby

When you place an order of $50 or more, you get the Stamp of the Month set for only $5.
The Stamp of the Month is:
(September) Family is Forever
(October) Home for the Holidays
*The Stamp of the Month may vary depending on your purchase date.  If you order online, it will be the month in which you are purchasing.  If you order by contacting me, it will be (October) Home for the Holidays.

The current Constant Campaign is:
(September) #30 Years of Happy
(October)
*The Constant Campaign you qualify for may vary depending on your purchase date.  If you order online, it will be the month in which you are purchasing.  If you order by contacting me, it will be the MONTHSPECIAL.

Additional Layout: (directions on my website)

Merry Christmas Layout by Wendy Kessler

 

I changed the first layout by flipping the photo mats on each page to work with my pictures.  I don’t have photos yet for the second layout so I only attached one side of the elements that overlap onto the photo mats.  I also made the third photo mat on the second page the same size as the first two.  I don’t know if you can tell, but I wrote the size of the photo that I would need right on the mats so I won’t need to measure when it comes time to adding pictures.

Peace on Earth Layout by Wendy Kessler

Ivy Lane Workshop On the Go Cardmaking Kit

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The Ivy Lane Workshop On the Go Cardmaking Kit is not in our club rotation so if you are in club and would like this one you should add it to one of your orders or substitute it for a different workshop.

The Ivy Lane Workshop On the Go Cardmaking Kit includes:
My Acrylix Ivy Lane Cardmaking Workshop Stamp Set (D-size) (exclusive)
2 – Ivy Lane B&T Duos Papers (from the Ivy Lane Paper Packet)
4 – Cardstock Sheets (1 Cocoa, 2 Colonial White, 1 Hollyhock)
15 – Colonial White Cards & Envelopes
1 – Sequin Dot Assortment (24 each of 4 colors) (exclusive)
1 – Gold Shimmer Trim (exclusive)
1 – Instructional Brochure

Basic Workshop on the Go supplies: All Workshops On the Go Kits use some or all basic supply items which I recommend you bring with you.  These items include a paper trimmerscissorsspongepiercing tool/matMy Acrylix blocks for stamping, and adhesives of your choice (which may include Liquid GlassGlue Dots3-D Foam, etc.)

Additional Supplies required to complete:
Z2103 Bamboo Exclusive Inks Pad
Z2114 Cocoa Exclusive Inks Pad
Z2128 Hollyhock Exclusive Inks Pad
Z2197 Pear Exclusive Inks Pad (you may want to substitute Olive Ink, see my notes below)
Z1686 Cricut Art Philosophy Collection

Mine are a little different:

Ivy Lane Card Kit by Wendy Kessler

This kit provides supplies and instructions to create a total of 15 cards (5 each of these three designs): 

Ivy Lane Card 1 by Wendy Kessler

Ivy Lane Card 2 by Wendy Kessler

 

The instructions call for Pear ink but I didn’t think that looked right so I changed it on this card and used Olive Ink instead.  You can see the difference from card 1 (used Pear on the sentiment) and card 2 (used Olive on the flower).  If I could do it again, I would use Olive on both but with all that masking already done I really didn’t want to redo it. :-)

Ivy Lane Card 3 by Wendy Kessler

I altered this last design by using the B&T paper for the banner on the bottom and the Inspiration Flourishes Stamp Set.  Don’t be afraid to change up the cards like this to make them suit your own personal needs!

New Product Blog Hop – Using Zip Strips

Today I’ve got another entry in the New Product Blog Hop.  I’m on a roll!

Life is Sweet Layout by Wendy Kessler

Supplies used are all Close to My Heart: Paper Fundamentals Basic Assortment, Ariana Paper Packet (zip strips), Ivy Lane Paper Packet (zip strips), Glitter Shimmer Trim and Sequin Dot Assortment (from the Ivy Lane Cardmaking Workshop Kit), Ivy Lane Assortment, Ivy Lane Scrapbooking Workshop Stamp Set, Inspiration Flourishes Stamp Set, Cashmere Cardstock, Inks (Smokey Plum and Olive), Scallop Border Punch, and Cricut Artiste Collection.

I was inspired by this sketch which is great for using zip strips!  And the Ariana and Ivy Lane strips go well together.  (Zip Strips are the added part of 12×12 B&T sheets, usually with product info on one side and CTMH utilizes these by making the opposite side decorative.)  The Paper Fundamentals was the perfect foundation.  Again, I used leftovers from the Workshop on the Go Kits.



Use Your Stash Blog Hop – Paper!

This is a great start for our first 2014 Use Your Stash Blog Hop- This month we are digging into our stash and using up that paper!  Anyone who has been scrapbooking for some time most likely has their fair share of paper.  Some have  a more serious case of stashing than others (I was looking through my stash the other day wondering if it would even be possible to use it all up!).

This hop is a circle; if you have just started simply continue until you make your way back here; if you have already started, you should be coming from Joy McHargue.

Full of Fun Layout by Wendy Kessler

Supplies used: ProPlayer Paper Packet, Laughing Lola WOTG Stamp Set, Archival Black Ink, and ProPlayer Assortment.

I have to be honest and say I really didn’t dig very far into my stash for this one.  I am, however, working at using up my stash.  I am trying to use up the papers from 2013 before the new ones show up and they are forgotten. :-)  This layout is a perfect example of how you can re-use the WOTG stamp sets for many more future layouts with different paper packets.

I don’t have much of a system yet for my patterned papers (I need to work on that and will blog about it when I do) but what you may be interested in is how I sort my cardstock.  I have found that it is a great solution to choose one brand of cardstock and stick with it (for me that is CTMH).  In using the same colors I have become familiar with them and it makes choosing colors and scrapbooking in general faster.  You can see more in THIS POST about how I have organized my scraps and now I actually use them!

Now continue with the hop and visit Judy Faye Garner next!

List of participants:

Joy McHargue
Wendy Kessler
Judy Faye Garner
Janet McCormick
Shirley Ross
Tabbi Fritz
Michelle Battitori
Casandra Bennett
Nikki DeWitt-http://www.nikkidscraftyblog.blogspot.com/ (no post)