Video: Father’s Day wood panel with Emerald Creek

Father's Day wood panel with Emerald Creek

Hi everyone, I’m so excited about this post. Kim, the owner of Emerald Creek, contacted me and asked me if I want to create another project using her unique stamps and incredible embossing powders. Well, heck yeah! So here I am, sharing a Father’s Day wood panel with you. I used several embossing powders to create all the texture and love how it turned out. These powders always surprise me when they melt. But instead of describing the effects, I prepared a video for you showing all the details. Be prepared for some jaw dropping moments πŸ˜› For all you …

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How to create a mixed media card with So Suzy Stamps and Finnabair

Mixed Media Card with So Suzy Stamps, Ken Oliver Color Burst and Finnabair embellishments

You might have seen that I started teaching classes in my local craft store Scrapbooking Forever and I prefer to teach techniques. I think showing how to use a product in different ways is more interesting than one project using tons of products and learning just one technique per product. While preparing one of my classes this is one of the cards I created as an example. I like mixed media, so I created a mixed media card with So Suzy Stamps, Ken Oliver Color Burst and Finnabair embellishments. All supplies used are listed at the end of the page. …

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How to create a shiny art journal page using Distress Oxide & Emerald Creek

Colorful art journal page with shiny hearts using Distress Oxide and Emerald Creek embossing powder

Yesterday’s prompt over at Nathalie Kalbach’s Artful Adventure challenge was shiny and instead of finding anything shiny at home, I created a shiny art journal page using Distress Oxide for the background and Emerald Creek embossing powder for the shiny hearts. I started with adhering pieces of an old German book onto my page. Then I added a layer of clear gesso. Next I used my Clarity stencil brushes to blend 4 of the Distress Oxide colors together… …and added some water splashes to add more interest to the background. Then I added the bigger umbrella girl silhouette by blending …

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Video: Guest Designing for the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers – E is for Elegant

Elegant So Suzy Stamps for Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers

I can’t believe it! I’m guest designing for the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers again πŸ™‚ Two weeks ago I was crowned Queen of Snark and all Queens are allowed to join the next challenge πŸ™‚ I have so much fun with the sisters, unbelievable. This challenge is E is for Elegant and I created a CAS card. Well, at least that’s the most CAS I can get, lol. While going through my stamps and waiting for the inspiration to hit I found that dress and immediately thought that it is perfect for this challenge. Because the sentiment that I picked …

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Video: My First Galaxy Sky Background with So Suzy Stamps

Galaxy Sky Background with So Suzy Stamps

I got inspired by Justine’s amazing astronaut card and her galaxy sky background. I have never tried it before, because I thought it’s too difficult. After watching her creating this cute card, I just had to try it and I’m glad I did. It’s not the prettiest galaxy sky background in the world, but I tried something new πŸ˜€ I also let the camera run while inking everything. Enjoy! What do you think about the Nuvo embossing powder? Is that neat or what? πŸ™‚ Don’t forget that So Suzy is celebrating her birthday. That means you get special treatment this …

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Guest Designing at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers – Green with Envy

Unity and So Suzy Stamps in watercolors

Squeeel!!! This week keeps getting better and better πŸ˜€ It started with birthday celebrations for my husband, later my guest post for FabScraps and now this, a guest post for the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers for the Green with Envy challenge πŸ˜€ I was crowned Queen of Snark during challenge #77 (finally someone realized that I’m a queen, LOL) and now I’m allowed to join this challenge as a guest designer. Woot, woot. When Sister Lindsey told me about the Green with Envy theme for this challenge I had to pull out my mermaid stamp from Unity. Because, who is …

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Video: So Suzy Special – Snowflakes are Kisses from Heaven

Snowflakes are Kisses from Heaven

Brrr, winter…Even though I’m living in California I need my warmer temperatures back. The only good thing about winter is snow (some might disagree with me), especially when you didn’t have snow for 3 years now. Good that So Suzy has such cute winter sentiments like this one: “Snowflakes are kisses from heaven.” *squeeee* I just recently made a trip to IKEA (needed some craft furniture πŸ˜› ) and I also brought some napkins home. Because these had snowflakes on them I thought that they would fit really good to the sentiment, so I created a mixed media style card …

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Video: So Suzy January Blog Hop – Glamorous Wedding Card

Welcome to the So Suzy Blog Hop, woohoo! I’m so glad that you are joining us for all the fun. If you arrived from Nupur’s blog, you are at the right place πŸ™‚ I thought that you had a lot to read throughout the hop already, so let’s mix things up with a short video. I had so much fun creating this glamorous wedding card using So Suzy’s stamps and the gorgeous Nuvo embossing powder in Glitter Noir. Have you tried one of these yet? If not, you should πŸ˜‰ I hope that you enjoyed my short video. My glamorous …

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Mini Blog Hop to celebrate Snarkmas – Give Away Closed

——————-GIVE AWAY CLOSED————– Congratulations to Lisa πŸ™‚ – you won the $25 gift card for So Suzy Stamps, yay!!! I sent you an email! Thanks to everyone for playing with us!!! It was so much fun πŸ˜€ —————————————————– I’m so excited to welcome you to our first (hopefully annual) Snarkmas Mini Blog Hop. We 4 ladies came together because of our love for snarky stamps and wanted to share it with you! If you arrived from Salima’s blog with her super creative card you are at the right place! You can also start at the beginning with Aimee’s card. And …

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Elegant Christmas Card – So Suzy & The Ton Blog Hop Day 3

Day 3 of celebrating the So Suzy Stamps and The Ton blog hop, yay!!! You can still hop with us for your chance to win some amazing prices πŸ™‚ $25 Gift Card for So Suzy Stamps, $25 Gift Card for The Ton and one Bunkie Bag are up for grabs The winners will be announced on November 25th, so you can get your Black Friday Shopping started. You can start the hoping on Effie’s Blog. My card for day 3 is an elegant Christmas card. Most of my cards are not the elegant type, so I thought that I might …

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