Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Happy 70th Birthday Card for my MIL


Hi All!

If you follow me on Instagram you will know that it was my MIL's 70th Birthday this past weekend.
So today I have the card I made for her to share with you guys!

Simple, elegant and sweet was what I was going for ;)


Here is a close up of the stamped cake and back ground. 
For those interested I have a supply list below.


I also have another process video for those who love to watch how I made it :)
To watch the video in HD click → HERE

Hope this sweet birthday card has inspired you today, and as always...
Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)

SUPPLIES

To make supplies easy to find, I have linked them below. If something I used is no longer available I will link to a similar product. Affiliate links may be used depending on the product. Your purchases help keep my blog running, so thanks in advance for the support!

SSS SWEET CAKES
SSS SWEET CAKES
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SSS HANDWRITTEN BORDERS
SSS HANDWRITTEN BORDERS
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Canson XL WATERCOLOR PAPER 9x12 140lb Pad
Canson XL WATERCOLOR PAPER 9x12 140lb Pad
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Neenah 110 LB SOLAR WHITE Paper
Neenah 110 LB SOLAR WHITE Paper
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Fiskars Easy LARGE STAMPING PRESS Stamp
Fiskars Easy LARGE STAMPING PRESS Stamp
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Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
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Kuretake Zig CLEAN COLOR 60+ 80 SET Real Brush
Kuretake Zig CLEAN COLOR 60+ 80 SET Real Brush
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Inkadinkado Embossing Magic
Inkadinkado Embossing Magic
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VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
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WOW! Embossing Powder Clear Gloss
WOW! Embossing Powder Clear Gloss
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Pack COFFEE FILTERS
Pack COFFEE FILTERS
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Black & Decker HG1300 Dual Temperature Heat Gun
Black & Decker HG1300 Dual Temperature Heat Gun
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WOW Embossing Powder GOLD RICH ULTRA HIGH
WOW Embossing Powder GOLD RICH ULTRA HIGH
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Ranger Embossing Powder, .60 oz, White
Ranger Embossing Powder, .60 oz, White
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Simon Says Stamp STITCHED RECTANGLES Wafer Dies
Simon Says Stamp STITCHED RECTANGLES Wafer Dies
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MFT STITCHED NUMBERS Die-Namics
MFT STITCHED NUMBERS Die-Namics
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Sizzix Big Shot
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Sizzix Big Shot Kick STANDARD CUTTING PADS
Sizzix Big Shot Kick STANDARD CUTTING PADS
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Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
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Silhouette Pick Me Up Tool
Silhouette Pick Me Up Tool
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Scotch Quick-Drying Tacky Glue 4Oz
Scotch Quick-Drying Tacky Glue 4Oz
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3M Scotch 1/2-Inch Double-Sided Foam Tape
3M Scotch 1/2-Inch Double-Sided Foam Tape
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EK Success Craft Tweezers
EK Success Craft Tweezers
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ZIG Wink of Stella GLITTER CLEAR Brush Tip Marker
ZIG Wink of Stella GLITTER CLEAR Brush Tip Marker
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Craft Smith Metallic Foil 12x12 Inch Paper Pad
Craft Smith Metallic Foil 12x12 Inch Paper Pad
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Heidi Swapp CHRISTMAS Glitter Paper Pad
Heidi Swapp CHRISTMAS Glitter Paper Pad
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Pretty Pink Posh SPARKLING CLEAR MIX
Pretty Pink Posh SPARKLING CLEAR MIX
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Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
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Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
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Friday, October 14, 2016

Bride to Be Free - Silhouette .studio file


Hello Everyone!

Today I have a FREE Silhouette .studio file to share with you all. That means it is only Silhouette machine compatible. Sorry don't have an SVG for it! But, if you like... watch my video HERE as I explain how to I created it and you may be able to do something similar as well.

As you can see this is for a Bride To Be Wedding Shower Cake topper that I recently made for some one and since I know how expensive these events can get, I thought I would share it with all the DIYers out there for FREE!



All I ask before you download... 
is to read and follow my free files RULES!
  1. If you choose to download all I ask is you become a follower. (Any social media link to the right of this pg would be appreciated)
  2. Note my files are for personal use only! (Personal use means... only for you to use (no trading, or sharing of my files... let me do that!) 
  3. If you want to share, send your friends over to my blog for the download. 
  4. I'm OK with people sharing my files on their own sites as long as there is a direct link back to this blog...Please give credit where credit is due! (a message to me would also be appreciated)

So here you go, ENJOY!
Bride To Be Cake Topper Silhouette .studio file

TIPS:

  • Make sure you avoid using sparklers or candles nearby as it is paper and totally flammable! 
  • If you are using this on top of buttercream icing (or any other moist type icing) insert the topper just before revealing the cake as paper can absorb any grease that the icing may contain, or just have it barely touch the top of the cake. I have used these toppers on fondant covered cakes, and there has been no grease transfer.


If you create one of these Cake toppers I would love to see how they look on your cake.
Share them on my FB page, tag me on Instagram or just email me your photos :)
Always fun to see what you do with them!


Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)


Thursday, October 6, 2016

DIY Customized Foam Core Shelving for Markers


Hi guys,
Today I'm getting organized with you all!

Since discovering the world of stamping and card making I have been looking for ways to neatly organize my markers, but couldn't find anything that really worked for my space. So as a DIY'er, I thought I could come up with something that worked for me. And, I absolutely LOVE the results and had to share it with you all of course.

This shelving/storage unit measures ~ 8 inches high, 16 inches wide and has a depth of 5.5 inches.
Super easy and inexpensive to make!

You could use the same principles I used in creating this one and customize it for your space. Organize your stamp blocks and ink pads, washi tapes, ribbon... the possibilities are endless!


For those of you that want the written instructions for this unit,
(this includes the supplies used and the exact measurements).
Click on the link below!
FREE - Instructional PDF

For those that like visual instructions, I have also created a process video.
To watch it on You Tube click →HERE
Don't forget to subscribe to my channel ;)


Hope this inspires you to create the perfect organizational storage unit for your crafty space.


Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)


Monday, October 3, 2016

Magical Day Birthday Card


Hey Everyone!

Today I want to share with you this really fun birthday card I made for my God Daughter. If you follow me on Instagram you would have seen I painted this little beauty on our Summer vacation, and recently posted a video clip on cutting it out using the Silhouette Pixscan mat. I knew she would come in handy for a future card and so here is her debut ;)

I really love how this card turned out and thought it was perfect for a little girls birthday!


Here is a closer look at the cutest little unicorn! 
I'm in LOVE with my Zig Clean Color Markers.


I really like making interactive cards, especially for kids and so I added a mini action wobbles to the Unicorn.

...and here is the magical unicorn in action!



I hope this fun interactive Magical Day Birthday Card has inspired you today.
For those of you interested I have a list of all the products I used below. 
If you have any questions about it feel free to ask in the comments below :)

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)


Canson XL WATERCOLOR PAPER 9x12 140lb Pad
Canson XL WATERCOLOR PAPER 9x12 140lb Pad
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Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
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The Greeting Farm MAGICAL DAY
The Greeting Farm MAGICAL DAY
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Fiskars Easy LARGE STAMPING PRESS Stamp
Fiskars Easy LARGE STAMPING PRESS Stamp
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Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
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Kuretake Zig CLEAN COLOR 60+ 80 SET Real Brush
Kuretake Zig CLEAN COLOR 60+ 80 SET Real Brush
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MFT STITCHED NUMBERS Die-Namics
MFT STITCHED NUMBERS Die-Namics
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MFT STITCHED SPEECH BUBBLE Die-Namics
MFT STITCHED SPEECH BUBBLE Die-Namics
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Sizzix Big Shot
Sizzix Big Shot
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Sizzix Big Shot Kick STANDARD CUTTING PADS
Sizzix Big Shot Kick STANDARD CUTTING PADS
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SSS
Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
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AMZ
Scotch Quick-Drying Tacky Glue 4Oz
Scotch Quick-Drying Tacky Glue 4Oz
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EK Success Craft Tweezers
EK Success Craft Tweezers
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Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents, 2-Ounce
Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents, 2-Ounce
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Distress Mini Ink Pad PEACOCK FEATHERS
Distress Mini Ink Pad PEACOCK FEATHERS
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Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool 1
Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool 1"
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Heidi Swapp CHRISTMAS Glitter Paper Pad
Heidi Swapp CHRISTMAS Glitter Paper Pad
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Silhouette Pick Me Up Tool
Silhouette Pick Me Up Tool
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PLANETARIUM 4 Dew Drop Ink Pads Metallics
PLANETARIUM 4 Dew Drop Ink Pads Metallics
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Pretty Pink Posh SPARKLING CLEAR MIX
Pretty Pink Posh SPARKLING CLEAR MIX
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MINI ACTION WOBBLES
MINI ACTION WOBBLES
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Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
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AMZ
Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
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AMZ

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