Thursday, May 23, 2019

Lavinia World Challenge #1


Hello Crafter's and Fairy Lovers!!


Today is the start of the very first Lavinia World Challenges!!


Here are the details for the Lavinia World Challenges ~  We are a brand new challenge featuring Lavinia Stamps and Papers.  We are a bi-weekly Challenge Blog and the the theme will be Anything Goes using stamps (either rubber or clear, but no digi stamps).  You can read the rules here.


We prefer that you submission use Lavinia Stamps, but they are not required.  However, if you do use Lavinia stamps in your project, your chance of winning are doubled for each entry!  your name/project will be entered into the calculation for the Designer's Choice Winner twice.  (For example, if three designers choose your project as their favorite, then that project will have a total of six votes!)



The winner of the challenge will be able to proudly display this badge on their blog and will receive a $15 gift certificate to Lavinia World to shop for more goodies.  Lavinia World offers the complete range of Lavinia stamps and papers, which are from the UK.  The store is located in the US and ships worldwide.


Now here is my card for this 1st Lavinia World Challenge:



Ingredients:

Jodie Lee Nature Garden 6 x 6 paper pad
White card stock
Green paper
Black ink
Mustard Seed distress ink
Nuvo Glitter Drops White Blizzard

For this A2 card I started with White card stock for the base of the card. I took a piece of paper from the Jodie Lee Nature Garden 6 x 6 paper pad, inked the edges with black ink and added that to the card.  I too the Lavinia World Tree Goddess Luna stamp and some black ink and stamped her onto the paper.  I took some Mustard Seed distress ink and rubbed some onto the tree branch to make it look like it was glowing and then I rubbed some on the top right to look like the moon.  I took some Green paper and the vine die from the Garden Birdhouse die set and cut out the vine and placed it onto the card. Lastly, I took the Nuvo Glitter Drops in White Blizzard and applied that to the fairy wings and let it dry.

Now hop on over to the Lavinia World Challenge Blog to see what the wonderful Design Team have created for this challenge!


Be sure to like and follow the Lavinia World Facebook page and follow us on Instagram at laviniaworldstore and tag us @laviniaworldstore so I can be sure to see and comment on your amazing projects using Lavinia stamps and papers.


I am entering this card into the following Challenges:



Thanks for stopping by!!



Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Live Life in full Bloom

Hello Blogging Friends,


Today I am sharing with you a flower card that I made using some PinkFresh Studio stamps and dies.



Ingredients:

Pinkfresh Studios Say It With Florals stamp set (no longer available)
White card stock
Green patterned paper
Green paper
White paper
Copic markers
Black ink
Bundled Sage distress ink

For this A2 card I started with white card stock for the base of the card. I took the green patterned paper, inked the edges with Bundled Sage distress ink and added it to the card.  I took 2 of the Pinkfresh Studios Floral Square Frames dies and cut them out each in white paper and green paper. I took the green frame and placed it onto some white paper and then fussy cut the edges, and added that to the card.  I took the white flowers and colored them in with a pink Copic marker and a yellow Copic marker and thenm cut the colored flowers away from the green stem and added them to the card.  I took two sentiments from the Pinkfresh Studios Say It With Florals stamp set (no longer available) and some black ink and stamped them onto the card.

I am entering this card in the Pinkfresh Studios May Challenge ~ Anything Goes





Now hop on over to the Pinkfresh Studios May Challenge to see all the wonderful creations!


Thanks for stopping by!


Lori


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Scrapy Land Challenge #114


Hello Blogging Friends!!


Today is the start of a new challenge on the Scrapy Land Challenge Blog ~

Scrapy Land Challenge #114


Our theme is always Anything Goes using any brand of die that Scrapy Land sells.  We have two winners for every challenge.  One winner is a random pick and the other winner is picked by the Design Team.  Both winners will each receive a $10 gift certificate to go shopping at the Scrapy Land Store.


Here is my card:




Ingredients:

Impression Obsession Heron & Lake die
Impression Obsession Checkered Frame die
White card stock
Light Green paper
Black Paper
Neenah Desert Storm paper
Blue paper
Blue Marbled paper
Copic markers

For this A2 card I started with White card stock for the base of the card.  I took a piece of Light Green paper and added that to the card.  I took a piece of Neenah Desert Storm Paper and the Impression Obsession Heron & Lake die and cut it out.  I used my Copic markers to color in the scene.  I took some Blue paper and put that behind the bottom half of the die.  I took Blue Marbled paper and put that behind the top half of the die and I added that to the card.  I took some Black paper and the Impression Obsession Checkered Frame die and cut out the largest die and placed the frame around the edge of the die.

Be sure to hop on over to the Scrapy Land Challenge #114 and see what the Design Team have made to inspire you.


Now it is your turn to create something for this challenge.  You have until June 2nd to join in on the Scrapy Land Challenge fun and have a chance of winning one of two $10 gift certificates to Scrapy Land.


Thanks for stopping by!!


Lori




Friday, May 10, 2019

Spring/Summer Coffee Lover's Blog Hop ~ Day 8


Hello Blogging Friends and Coffee Lover's!!


Today is Day 8 of the Spring/Summer Coffee Lover's Blog Hop!!


Here is my card for Day 8:



Ingredients:

Close To My Heart Tea-riffic stamp set
Lemoncraft Fresh Summer 6 x 6 paper pack
Copic marker R81 Rose pink
Spectrum Noir Cosmos Sparkle pen
White card stock
Neenah Solar White paper
Pink sparkle paper
Black ink
White ink

For this A2 card I started with White card stock for the base of the card.  I took a piece of Lemoncraft Fresh Summer paper and added that to the card. I took a piece of Neenah Solar White paper, black ink and the Close To My Heart Tea-riffic stamp set and stamped the cup onto the paper.  I colored it in with Copic marker R81 Rose Pink and then I took a Spectrum Noir Cosmos Sparkle pen and brushed that over the cup and then I fussy cut out the cup and placed it onto the card.  I took Black ink and the sentiment from the Close To My Heart Tea-riffic stamp set and stamped that onto the card.  I took some Pink sparkle paper and the Lil' Inker Designs Mom word die and cut that out and added that to the top of the card.  I took the steam stamp from the Paperty Ink What the Doodle Tea Time stamp set and some white ink and stamped that over the cup.

Now hop on over to the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop to see all the wonderful creations everyone has made!


Thanks for stopping by!



Lori



Thursday, May 9, 2019

Spring/Summer Coffee Lover's Blog Hop ~ Day 7

Hello Blogging Friends and Coffee Lover's!!


Today is Day 7 of the Spring/Summer Coffee Lover's Blog Hop!!


Here is my card for Day 7:



Ingredients:

Paper Sweeties Sweet Cuts Tea for Two die
Paper Sweeties Tea for Two stamp 
Prima Pineapple Doily die
Memory Box Fairhaven Oval Frame
Lawn Fawn Easter Egg Frame dies
Kat Scrappiness Elegant Border dies
Neenah Desert Storm paper
Bo Bunny patterned paper
Lemoncraft pink patterned paper
Off white paper
Green paper
Pink paper
Black ink
Brown ink
Tea Dye distress ink
White pearls

For this A2 card I took a piece of Neenah Desert Storm paper and made the card base.  I took a piece of Bo Bunny paper, inked the edges with brown ink and added that to the card. I took the Paper Sweeties Tea for Two stamp, black ink and a piece of Lemoncraft pink patterned paper and stamped the teapot onto the paper.  I cut the teapot out with the Paper Sweeties Sweet Cuts Tea for Two die and put that on the side.  I took some off white paper and the Prima Pineapple Doily die and cut out the doily, cut it in half and lightly inked it with Tea Dye distress ink and added that to the card.  I added the cut out teapot on top of the doily.  I took some green paper and the Memory Box Fairhaven Oval frame die and cut that out and then a fussy cut the branches from the die cut and added them to the bottom of the card.  I took some pink paper and the flowers die from the Lawn Fawn Easter Egg Frame dies and cut out the flowers and added them to the card.  I placed a white pearl in the center of each of the flowers.  I took more pink paper and the Kat Scrappiness Elegant Border die and cut out the border and added it to the top of the card.

Now hop on over to the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop to see all the wonderful creations everyone has made!


Thanks for stopping by!




Lori


Another Mother's Day Card

Hello Blogging Friends!!


Today it is my turn on the Dies-R-Us Blog and I am sharing another Mother's Day card with you.



Ingredients:

White card stock
Green patterned paper
Bo Bunny Sweet Moments Pink patterend paper
Light green paper
Dark pink paper
Black paper
Happy Mother's Day stamp
Black ink 
Pink enamel dot

For this A2 card I started with White card stock for the base of the card.  I took the Green patterned paper and added that to the card.  I took the Light Green paper and the Penny Black Elegant die and cut out the stem.  I took some Dark Pink paper and cut out the flower and added that on top of the stem.  I took the flower stem and added it to the Pink patterned paper.  I took some Black paper and the Impression Obsession Checkered Frames die and cut out the frame and placed that onto the Pink patterned paper and then I fussy cut the edges so of pink paper so that the black frame was the edge and then I added that to the card.  I took some more of the Green patterned paper, the Happy Mother's Day stamp and some black ink and stamped that onto the paper.  I took the Impression Obsession Pinked Stitched Sentiment Banner die and cut out the sentiment and added that to the bottom of the card.  I took the pink enamel dot and placed that in the center of the flower.

Thanks for stopping by!



Lori



Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Spring/Summer Coffee Lover's Blog Hop ~ Day 6

Hello Blogging Friends and Coffee Lovers!!


Today is Day 6 of the Spring/Summer Coffee Lover's Blog Hop!!


Here is my card for Day 6:



Ingredients:

Cottage Cutz Tea Pot die
Quickutz Lemon die
Neenah Desert Storm paper
Maja Designs paper
Core'dinations paper
Black paper
Yellow paper
Black ink
Gems

For this A2 card I started with Neenah Desert Storm paper for the base of the card.  I took the Lemon Maja paper, inked the edges with black ink and added that to the card.  I took some Yellow paper and the Quickutz Lemon die and cut out the lemon.  I took the Core'dinations paper and the Cottage Cutz Tea Pot die and cut out the Tea Pot and then sanded the paper, inked the edges with black ink and added that to the card.  I cut out the flowers from the same die and added them to the Tea Pot and put some gems in the center of the flowers.  I took the Crafter's Companion Teariffic Sentiments and some black paper and cut out the sentiment and added it to the top of the card.

Now hop on over to the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop to see all the wonderful creations everyone has made!


Thanks for stopping by!


Lori