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i-Crafter March 2021 Release - Prize Ribbon

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It's the first of the month; therefore, it's another  i-Crafter  release! Today, I am showcasing the new Ribbon Rosette  die set. I decided this die set was perfect for making beautiful "Congrats" ribbons for mommies-to-be to use at bridal showers or gender reveal parties! For more details on these projects keep reading below. Make sure to check out all of the new products on the  i-Crafter  website  here ! First I die cut all the ribbon pieces using white, pink, and blue cardstock. Next, I stamped the stars on the ribbon tails using Victorian Velvet on the pink tails and Stormy Sky on the blue tails. I used those same ink colors to distress the edges of the respective ribbon pieces. After constructing the rosette, I used foam tape to attach the two inner circles on each ribbon. To finish the ribbons, I used Art Impressions Baby Mini Dies to add decorative pieces to the front. I used bold yellow cardstock to die cut the ducks, and silver foil cardstock to die cut the

Ai Easter Chicks

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Hi everyone! Thanks for stopping by my blog! Last week I shared a card featuring the new  Easter Chicks  stamp set from  Art Impressions . The card was made for the Love is in the Air Challenge, check it out here . Today, I am sharing a card made with the SAME stamp set but with the more intended Easter theme! This card is featured on the  Art Impressions  blog today, check it out  here ! To create the card layout, I layered pastel striped paper on top of light blue patterned paper. I used the same blue paper to die cut the shape with the Oval Double Stitched Dies . I attached the oval die cut to the center of the card with liquid adhesive. I used foam tape to attach the "Happy Easter" sentiment strip to the card front. Next, I used my Copic markers to color the chicks, their adorable accessories, and the eggs. The colors I used are listed at the end of this blog post. After coloring, I used a white gel pen to add some decorative designs to the colorful images. Finally, I use

i-Crafter Easter Greetings

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Hi everyone! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Today I am sharing this beautiful card featuring the Box Pops, Easter Add-On  die set from  i-Crafter . This die set is the perfect for the Spring holiday with its adorable bunnies, eggs, and baskets! This project is featured on the  i-Crafter  blog today too, so make sure to check it out  here . This card is very straight forward but festive! I die cut the baskets and decorative eggs out of mint, coral, and lilac cardstocks. The colorful background is just a piece of patterned paper trimmed to 3 x 5.5".  I die cut the sentiment "Happy Easter" with yellow cardstock.  Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  This card design works perfectly with any color scheme!  Check back here soon for more  i-Crafter  inspiration!  -Bri i-Crafter Products Used: Box Pops, Easter Add-On Die Set

Ai Love is in the Air Feature

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Hi everyone! Thanks for stopping by my blog! This card features the new  Easter Chicks  stamp set from Art Impressions . Although the stamp set is geared towards the Easter holiday, it was easy for me to transform the characters into a Valentine's day theme. My card is featured on the  Art Impressions  blog today, check it out  here ! To color the chicks and their fabulous accessories I used my Copic markers. The colors I used are listed at the end of this blog post. I heat embossed the sentiment "Love is in the Air!" from the In The Air stamp set in gold embossing powder onto a Banner Double Stitched die cut. I attached the chicks and the banner sentiment to the card front with foam tape. To create the background I used the Heart Layers stencil and Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide ink to create the big beautiful heart on the white card front. I used a water sprayer to create a splattered look on the heart. Next, I used Candied Apple Distress ink to ink splatter and to dis

KS February 2021 Release - Eggstra

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Thanks for stopping by my blog! It's the fourth day of the  Kindred Stamps  Release Week for February 2021. Today, I am sharing a sneak peek of the brand new  Eggstra Annie  stamp set. This set and the rest of the release will be available on Friday, February 26th at 8 AM PST.  For this release, I made two projects featuring the  Eggstra  stamp set. I colored the images with my Copic Sketch alcohol markers. The colors I used are listed at the end of this blog post. For more details on these projects keep reading below. Check out my other sneak peak for this release featuring the  Bear Hugs  stamp set  here . Project 1 This first card features the new Card Builder Basics die set and the Easter Goodies stencil. I created the blue sky with the  Confetti stencil, Ocean Mist cardstock, and Broken China Distress Oxide ink. I die cut the grass with light green cardstock. I matted the scene with a dots-n-dashed stitched yellow circle. To create the beautiful pastel background I used the

KS February 2021 Release - Bear Hugs

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Thanks for stopping by my blog! It's the fourth day of the  Kindred Stamps  Release Week for February 2021. Today, I am sharing a sneak peek of the brand new Bear Hugs  stamp set. This set and the rest of the release will be available on Friday, February 26th at 8 AM PST.  For this release, I made three projects featuring the Bear Hugs  stamp set. I colored the characters with my Copic Sketch alcohol markers. I used neutral grays to color the bears. For more details on these projects keep reading below. Check out my other sneak peak for the release featuring the Eggstra Annie stamp set here . Project 1 For my first project I made an A2 sized card featuring the three brother bears and the new Card Builder Basics die set. This die set makes it SO easy to build a layered card design!  I used the rectangle die from the Card Builder Basics  to cut the plaid pattern paper and matted it onto the navy card base. Next I used the Forest Stencil , Evergreen Bough and Rustic Wilderness Distr

Ai Are We There Yet Slimline Card

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Hi everyone! Thanks for stopping by my blog! Today I am sharing a slimline card featuring the Road Trip stamp set from  Art Impressions . My card is featured on the  Art Impressions  blog today, check it out  here . First, I cut the 3.5" x 8.5" slimline card base from gray cardstock and distressed the edges with Black Soot Distress ink. Next, I used the Slimline Stitched Hillside die set to cut the black and yellow road pieces. I used liquid glue to attach the road pieces to the card base. To decorate the card I stamped and colored the images from the Road Trip Set with my Copic markers. The colors I used are listed at the end of this blog post. I used foam tape to attach the images to the card base.  To finish the card I stamped the "Are we there yet?" sentiment with black pigment ink onto a Flag Double Stitched die cut and distressed the edges with Black Soot Distress ink. Thank you for stopping by my blog today. Check back next week for more  Art Impressions  

Ai Koala My Heart

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Hi everyone! Thanks for stopping by my blog! Today I am sharing my creation for the  Art Impressions  Best of 2020 Challenge. For more details on this challenge check out the announcement  here . The Koalas Set is definitely one of the best stamp sets released in 2020! Also, this card is perfect for the recent Valentine's Day celebration. My card is featured on the  Art Impressions  blog today, check it out  here . First, I stamped the greenery wreath from the Greenery Invites Set and the sentiment onto the card front. After coloring the wreath with my Copic alcohol markers, I cut out the center of the wreath to create a window. Next, I traced the opening with a pencil onto the second layer so I can stamp the koala on the tree branch in the perfect spot. To finish the card I colored the koala image and the green background. Thank you for stopping by my blog today. Check back next week for more  Art Impressions  inspiration! -Bri Ai Products Used Koalas Stamp Set Greenery Invites

i-Crafter Hello Slimline

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Hi everyone! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Today I am sharing this slimline card featuring the Hello Flower  die set from  i-Crafter . This die set is the perfect way to say hello! This project is featured on the  i-Crafter  blog today too, so make sure to check it out  here . I decided to use the hello die to create a generic slimline card. I matted the cardstock from front to back as follows: printed cardstock, navy cardstock, white cardstock and then navy cardstock onto a 3.5" x 8.5" card base. I used blue foam to add dimension behind the hello die cuts. To finish the card I added glittery white enamel dots for embellishment.  Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  This card design works perfectly with any color scheme!  Check back here soon for more  i-Crafter  inspiration!  -Bri i-Crafter Products Used: Hello Flower

i-Crafter February 2021 Release - Easter Treat Lantern

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It's the first of the month; therefore, it's another  i-Crafter  release! Phew, this year is already flying by so fast! Today I am showcasing the new  Easter Treat Lantern Add-On  die set. This product coordinates with the Halloween Treat Lantern die set to make a Spring time decoration! Make sure to check out all of the new products on the  i-Crafter  website  here ! To create this treat box you must use the lantern die cuts from the  Halloween Treat Lantern  die set. The  Easter Treat Lantern Add-On  die set only comes with Easter themed windows and other Spring d├ęcor like the word dies and flowers.  First I die cut the treat box shape out of pink patterned paper. I used the bunny window die on both sides. Next I cut two pieces of vellom to go behind the bunny shape. I used Squeezed Lemonade Distress ink to give the vellum a yellow tint. I used the same ink to color the flowers. I used Pumice Stone Distress ink to distress the edges of the bunny head and the cheeks. I used m