Topflight Stamps Anniversary Blog Hop

Topflight Birthday Blog Hop

Welcome to Topflight Stamps’ 2nd Anniversary. Two years, wow! I’m so excited for Donna and her shop. She carries so many amazing brands, some of which I will show you here and others you will see during this amazing blog hop, so don’t forget to hop along. Here is a quick video on how I used one of the Carabelle texture plates in a slightly different way. Blog Hop List Of course, it wouldn’t be a birthday celebration without prizes! Topflight Stamps is giving one lucky winner a $50 Gift Certificate, and each stop on the hop has an additional …

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Finders Keepers Puddle Jumper Blog Hop

Finders Keepers Puddle Jumper Blog Hop

Hi everyone and welcome to the introduction of the new paper collection from Finders Keepers, called Puddle Jumper 😀 The colors are just gorgeous; just love all the pastels. To celebrate such amazingness, we put together a blog hop that will give you so many ideas on how to use the new paper collection from Finders Keepers. You should have seen a few posts already. If you didn’t arrive from Karen’s blog, feel free to start at the beginning (which is the blog from Finders Keepers). Otherwise, enjoy the project I made and then continue hopping along. Don’t forget to …

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One color per card using Nuvo from Tonic Studio

Tonic Studion Nuvo one color per card

Hi everyone, I had a fun idea for a project and thought I’d share this with you 😉 When I was sorting through my Nuvo mediums, I realized that all of the products match nicely when used in the same color palette (what a revelation, I know 😉 ), so I wondered how cards made with Nuvo products in only one color would look like. Trying not to spoil anything, but it was a lot of fun 😉 Have you ever tried making something in only one color? Maybe now is the right time to do it (again) 😉 Supplies …

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Fun with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse and Expanding Mousse

Fun with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse and Expanding Mousse

That Nuvo Mousse really got me excited and I couldn’t stop playing with it. So, I decided to play with a few more of the new background dies and that Nuvo Mousse. I wanted to see what happens when you mix the Embellishment Mousse with the Expanding Mousse. Here we go: Isn’t that fun? I love the different textures that it dried in. Supplies Used Some of my links are affiliate links which means I earn a small commission, if you use my links to shop. No worries though, you won’t pay anything extra. Thanks for your support 🙂 Close …

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New Tonic background dies and what you can do with them

New Tonic background dies and what you can do with them

Didn’t we just have Creativation? So many of the newly introduced items are already out there. Today, I’m playing with some of them: the new Tonic background dies. They come in different patterns and every pattern has an individual border. These are all interchangeable, which gives you a huge variety of combinations. Here is my first time playing with them: What do you think? Supplies Used Some of my links are affiliate links which means I earn a small commission, if you use my links to shop. No worries though, you won’t pay anything extra. Thanks for your support 🙂 …

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Creativation 2019 Recap – Are you ready?

Creativation 2019

Have you seen all the videos and pictures from Creativation yet? I know, I haven’t shared much, but others uploaded some amazing insights. It was such a busy weekend for me, now that I participated not only as a Content Creator, but also as a Retailer (yay!). And that was an entirely different experience. I definitely have some exciting news for my shop (makerdeli.com) and I brought back a variety of art and craft supplies. Because it is so much, I broke up the videos to four parts. And if you listen closely, you might hear something about two give …

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Stretch your dies – How to make a card using Tonic’s Keepsake Book Maker

Stretch your dies - How to make a card using Tonic's Keepsake Book Maker

Have you seen the Keepsake Book Maker die yet? It comes with a variety of sizes so you can create journals in any size. But besides books, you can also create unique cards with it. Stretch your dies – isn’t it great when you can use something for more than it’s intended use? That’s what I tried in this video: This way you’re getting a different shaped card in a super easy way, no measuring, nu fuzz 😉 Supplies Used Some of my links are affiliate links which means I earn a small commission, if you use my links to …

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Let’s get ready for Creativation 2019

Creativation 2019

Hi everyone, Creativation 2019 is starting in just one week. All the vendors will showcase the latest and greatest during classes and on the show floor. I will be there from Thursday till Monday and share everything with you – unless you’re going yourself then, of course, I’d love to meet you there! In case you don’t know what Creativation is – it’s THE yearly event for the crafting industry. It’s organized by the AFCI (Association for the Creative Industry) and allows retailers, designers, teachers and other crafty professionals to get a look at the latest trends. As a designer/ …

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Mono printing with Nuvo Aqua Flow pens

Mono printing with Nuvo Aqua Flow pens

Hi everyone and Happy New Year! Let’s start it with some fun and that includes mono printing for me. I was curious about the Nuvo Aqua Flow pens and if you could do more with them, besides coloring images. So I grabbed my petite Gel Press and started coloring that. Here is a quick video showing all the details. What do you think? So many options and it’s so easy. That technique is also great for creating a bunch of blank cards and then add a sentiment later on, once you need a card. Supplies Used Some of my links …

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Whimsical Christmas card using PaperArtsy stamps and paints

Whimsical Christmas card using PaperArtsy stamps and paints

So close to Christmas and I can’t wait for a few days off to relax, calm down and end the year with a big sigh. But before we are there, here are a few more Christmas cards, in case you need some last minute ideas. The theme over on the PaperArtsy blog is clean and simple Christmas cards, so I decided to use one of the latest Zinsky Art sets and create some whimsical Christmas cards. Not entirely clean and simple, but as simple as it can get in my craft room 😉 I decided to color these adorable bears …

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