Magical Fairy Cards lets you Believe in Yourself

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Hi, I’m back for Kat Scrappiness and I have the cutest fairy stamp to share with you. At least I think it’s a fairy with her elegant posture and the puffy skirt. And I wanted to let her swing from something, so what is better than a sentiment die cut πŸ˜› I started by die cutting the base of the card, the sentiment and a doily as the ground for the fairy. I decided to die cut a second doily and colored them with Distress Inks. It creates the perfect magical background for the little fairy, don’t you think? Then …

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Lovely, Amazing You – Notecards for Your Valentine

Lovely, Amazing You

Lovely, amazing you was the first sentiment that jumped at me when I looked at the Newton’s Nook “Happy Little Thoughts” stamp set. I love stamp sets like that. You can use them all year around and they fit to so many occasions, it’s not a fancy set or one that follows a specific trend. You can use it on any type of card with numerous techniques. Today I decided to create two little note cards using this stamp set and two more from Lawn Fawn. I started with blending three Distress Inks onto the card base. To get an …

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Using Vellum on a Card

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Welcome to 2017! This year is going to be amazing! There are so many things coming up and one of them is me being on the So Suzy Design Team for one more term, woohoo! I can’t wait to show you all the shenanigans that we have planned. For the beginning, we prepared some amazing cards using vellum as the main technique. You can find all the DT cards here. My card features the house border stamp, the Clarity stencil brushes and Distress Inks in different blue shades. I started by masking off the top of my card and about …

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Where to go with the Christmas Tree?

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I’m joining the Sisterhood of the Snarky Stampers challenge again. This time it’s U is for UFO and I had the perfect “UFO” laying around! I stamped this cute little bug filled with a Christmas tree a while ago, colored it, cut it out (thanks for my Scan’n’Cut!) and then never used it on a card. I think I used Copic markers to color the Stamping Bella image. There were some bleeding issues, but I covered all of that with my white gel pen. I wanted to keep it simple, so I masked the bottom part of my card base …

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Video: Using Clarity Stencil Brushes for a Fall Card

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Hello everyone, I’m up on the Kat Scrappiness blog again and this time with a process video πŸ™‚ I’m featuring the Clarity Stencil Brushes with this card, as I just recently got a pack and fell in love with them immediately! I like them so much better than the Ranger ink blending tool to apply Distress Ink through stencils. I’m also using a hilarious stamp set from Newton’s Nook, a Carta Bella paper pack and stencil, and a really pretty sequins mix from Kat Scrappiness. But see for yourself: I hope you enjoyed my video for this snarky birthday card …

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Video: Let’s Celebrate Snarktoberfest – A Snarky Fall Card

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Hello everyone and welcome to Snarktoberfest πŸ™‚ October is the perfect month to celebrate a little silly-ness. Year end is close, people are freaking out about that, elections are going nuts this year, so lets distract ourselves with a little snark. And what is better than the amazing stamps from So Suzy? Nothing comes to mind for me πŸ˜› I created this snarky Fall card to show you that you can combine your Halloween stamps with everyday snark and thus converting them to cards that you can send year-round. I thought that a video is just the right medium to …

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Video: Snarky Halloween Card – The Mighty Witch Dog

The mighty Witch Dog

I found a very neat challenge blog and just had to join! It’s called the “Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers” and the challenge is “P for Pink Halloween”. First of all, I love being snarky and if you haven’t figured yet, I’m addicted to the snarky stamps from So Suzy Stamps, so this challenge was perfect. Second, I love Halloween and really like the idea of the combination with cancer awareness month. I’m trying to use stamps that I recently bought, but haven’t used as much. So I grabbed the Crazy Dogs stamp and thought that the dog would look really …

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Faux Shaker Card Inspired by Catherine Pooler

Faux Shaker Card

Hello there, I was in the mood for something different again and for some reason I’m kind of into mixing blue and oranges at the moment. I really enjoy this color combination. A few days ago Catherine Pooler had a contest for the latest Stamp of Approval collection on her blog, which made me grab it again to play with it. One of her inspirational cards was a faux shaker card and I thought that I want to CASE her idea. So I grabbed my Kat Scrappiness sequins, the Lovely Notes collection and started assembling the card. I started by …

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What the Hell with So Suzy Stamps

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“What the hell?” is probably what you thought when you saw the title of my blog post πŸ˜‰ Maybe not, but I agree so much with the sentiment of the featured stamp for my So Suzy blog post today that I just had to add it. What the hell? Why are the Distress Inks on my image all sideways? I must have slept while taking the picture. Or did I just wanted to have another reason to say “what the hell?” πŸ™‚ Anyway, I started with the ink blended background. I used a Dylusions stencil for the cherries and blended …

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It Was Not My Lips You Kissed, But My Soul.

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Hello, I’m up on the So Suzy Blog with a new Design Team card, woohoo! I created a similar card for the birthday of my Design Team friend Olesya last month and thought that you might enjoy it. This one doesn’t use a birthday greeting though, but the beautiful sentiment “It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” from Judy Garland. I started by heat embossing the Blowing Butterfly Tree. Now I blended four Distress ink colors over the entire card panel. I went back and forth with the colors a couple of times till I had the …

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