Giveaway: Dylusions Art Journal And Stencils

Welcome to the final part of my Dylusions Art Journal series, my Giveaway 😀 You can win the large Dylusions Art Journal, two large stencils and a role of double sided adhesive to create your own page designs! Woohoo! Rules This giveaway is posted here, on Instagram and on Facebook. In order to be eligible to win you have to: Be a follower on Instagram or Facebook Leave a comment either here (I authorize every comment), or like and comment on the photo on Instagram or Facebook Tag a crafty friend who would also love to win this set. Open …


Celebrating World Card Making Day with a Candy Corn Card

Candy Corn Card

Happy World Card Making Day! Woohoo! The Kat Scrappiness Design Team is celebrating this special day with tons of amazing cards, challenges and prizes! I would love to see your creation in the challenge over at the Kat Scrappiness blog!!! 🙂 Celebrate with 12% off your favorite products till Oct. 3rd, 2016 with Coupon Code MAKECARDS2016 Here is how I created my candy corn card. I started by creating the background with this cute bat stencil and Dreamweaver texture paste in black matte. This had to dry, although that particular paste doesn’t need an entire day, thankfully. But I still …


Little Monsters on a Spooky Mini Halloween Card

mini halloween card

Happy Monday! I’m up on the Kat Scrappiness blog again and we still have so much time left till Halloween. That means we can create a few more Halloween cards, yay 🙂 For this mini Halloween card, I reached for a little older monster set from Lawn Fawn and combined it with new dies from Kat Scrappiness and Cheery Lynn. I started with the background. To create the stripes, I covered the stencil with two sheets of scrap paper to create thick lines. Now I blended Hickory Smoke, Carved Pumpkin and Seedless Preserves one after the other and moved the …


Video: 3 Ways to Decorate Your Art Journal Pages

decorate art journal pages

Wow, you don’t make a video for one week and all of the sudden your entire voice over is full of “ERM”… I’m sorry for that 😉 We are here, the last video in my Dylusions Art Journal series. Well, there is a give away next week (spoiler), so stay tuned for that. I really hope that you enjoyed all the videos and that you might have gotten some ideas for your own art journaling. The last video is showing some of my favorite techniques for decorating art journal pages. Of course, there are gazillion other ways, but I picked …


There’s Snow Place Like Home – CYCI #139

There's Snow Place Like Home

Sunday, fun day 😉 We have a new challenge over at the Can you Case it blog, this it’s all about rainbow colors 😀 But how do you integrate a rainbow into a north pole card?! I really wanted to use the new Snow Cool Lawn Fawn set and decided to add a rainbow colored background, so it looks like northern lights. Well, with a lot of fantasy it does 😛 I started by die cutting two Lawn Fawn papers with a scalloped border die. Then I added a tree border to the green paper using the Lawn Fawn Forest …


Coffee Lover Blog Hop with Kat Scrappiness

Hello everyone 🙂 Who wants some coffee? Too bad, I just have a cup of hot chocolate with whipped cream 😛 Kat Scrappiness is a Super Sponsor at the Coffee Lover Blog Hop and as a Design Team member I just had to join 🙂 My project is featuring three of here amazing sequin mixes. Can you spot all of them? At the end of my blog you will also find a coupon code for her store. I started by painting my tag with Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint and Walnut Stain. I find it’s easiest to use my fingers and …


Happy Halloween Card with Kat Scrappiness

Happy Halloween with Kat

Welcome to my first blog article with the Kat Scrappiness Design Team. To say I’m thrilled would be an understatement. I love her shop and everything she does for us crafters! So let’s get started, shall we? I wanted to create a rather simple Halloween card with Kat Scrappiness sequins being the focus. So I decided to keep the background settled. I cut a piece of black card stock (5.5″x4″), two stripes from last years Lawn Fawn paper pack and the Happy Halloween sentiment from the Cheery Lynn die. Now I dipped the sentiment into the Versamark ink pad, sprinkled …


Scary Bookmarks That Might Keep You Up At Night

Scary Bookmarks That Will Keep You up at Night

Hello everyone, I hope you have a spooky day 🙂 With all the amazing So Suzy Halloween stamps I had a hard time to decide which one to use for today’s Design Team post. At the end I decided for 6 stamps from the new release (all listed at the bottom). I started by cutting two pieces of black card stock (5 3/4″x 1 3/4″). First, I stamped the “Trick or Treat” sentiment using Versamark ink. Then I grabbed the Boo, 31st, and Shade stamp and created a background pattern (I might have CASE’d the idea with the legs from …


Faux Shaker Card for a Shaker Card Challenge – CYCI #138

faux shaker card

Hi everyone and welcome to a new CYCI challenge 🙂 This week it’s all about shaker cards, or when you just don’t want to deal with all the shakers, a faux shaker card. For this shaker card challenge, I decided to go with the fake version. I started by cutting the hill pieces with the new Lawn Fawn dies. For the hill and the tree parts I used the also new Lawn Fawn fall paper. I adhered everything together and ran it through my big shot using a scalloped frame die. I stamped the fox, the leaves and the squirrel, …


Video: So Suzy Stamps Halloween Release and Haul

So Suzy Stamps Halloween Release

Hello everyone 🙂 It’s the time of the year again: all the stamp companies release their Halloween stamps. So does So Suzy Stamps and today I wanted to share a quick haul video showing the So Suzy Stamps Halloween release stamps (yes, I had to get all of them…). The stamps are available starting today, so hop on over to her shop and grab them as long as she has some 😉 My next Design Team card will definitely include some of these goodies, so stay tuned for that. I also can’t wait to see your creations using her stamps! …