Floral times 3 or how to create 3 cards using one background stamp

The Ton background stamp colored with Distress Oxide and Inks

Hi everyone and happy Thursday! Today’s project was inspired by my little grab bag that is sitting on my craft table. You might wonder what that grab bag is… Well, it’s actually a box now and it contains all the goodies that I have bought during the last months (yes, months…) and haven’t really used yet. So I decided to pick the sunflower background stamp from the Ton and get it all inky (like literally). I ended up with three floral cards, all a little different. I created all three at the same time and started with stamping the image …

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How to create leaves on vellum with So Suzy Stamps

So Suzy Stamps Leaves on vellum

I’m still in aaaw with Olesya’s amazing designs. She’s so creative and it’s great to be able to play with her art. Today I used her Open Leaves design to create leaves on vellum. I started by blending Distress Inks onto the background. Normally I use orange and red colors, but this time I forced myself to a different combination πŸ˜› I used the Ranger blending tool and went back and forth with the different colors till they looked nice and blended. Then I die cut the piece with a stitched rectangle die and splattered some water and some sparkle …

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Video: How to Create a Simple Mixed Media Valentine’s Tag

Mixed Media Valentine's Tag with Newton's Nook and Kat Scrappiness

Hello there, today I wanted to share a Valentine’s tag with you using Kat’s new tag dies and a really cute stamp set from Newton’s Nook. You know that I’m “a little” into mixed media, so I wanted to create something more towards that direction with the new Kat Scrappiness dies. But I also wanted to create something that fits to the current season so I decided to go with something pink πŸ™‚ I always think it’s easier to follow a mixed media project in a video vs explanations as text. So I just had to create a new tutorial …

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Creating Traditional Valentines Cards Using Kat Scrappiness Layered Hearts

Layered Hearts

Have you seen the new release from Kat Scrappiness yet? She has some great new shapes and double stitched heart dies. But I think it’s easier to show you how a card using these dies looks like. That’s why I created two layered hearts cards πŸ˜‰ I started by grabbing a regular white piece of card stock and running it through my die cut machine with the largest of the new Stitched Fancy Scalloped Rectangle Dies. I also used the second largest of the Double Stitched Heart Dies to cut a heart shape from masking paper. Now I added the …

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Preparing for a Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Hi and welcome to a new card designed for Kat Scrappiness πŸ™‚ Did you survive Christmas? Are you ready for the new year yet? I know I am πŸ˜‰ As soon as I saw this amazing snowflake die, I knew that I wanted to create a shaker card with it. I think snowflakes are glamorous, so I paired it with the Happy New Year die form Kat Scrappiness and some shiny sequins. First I had to die cut the snowflake, once from regular white card stock and a second time from shimmer card stock. The white card stock is my …

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Goofy Christmas with a Googly Eyed Reindeer – CYCI #143

Googly Eyed Reindeer

Yay, it’s Can You Case It time again πŸ™‚ This challenge lasts for 3 weeks, so you have enough time throughout the Holidays to participate (winkwink). For challenge #143 we have a new sketch. I love sketches! Sometimes (and I think I’m not saying it for the first time…) I have a hard time figuring out how to position things n my card. Sketch challenges give me the opportunity to not think about that πŸ˜› Anyway, this sketch gives you so much options and I had this Christmas stamp set from Strawberry Jude in my head that I just had …

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Video: Let it Snow with Minc Foil and Reactive Mist

Sowman on foil

Hi, I’m glad you’re here! Today I wanted to share a product with you that I had in my stash for a while, but haven’t used as much as I should have. Don’t we all have these types of products at home?! The product today is the Minc Reactive Mist with the Minc machine. Even though it’s rather sticky, I like the results you can get with the Mist. Mixed Media meets elegant card making πŸ˜› And you are really lucky, because today starts the Black Friday sale (Information are in the banner on top) at the katscrappiness.com store, so …

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Fairy in a Christmas Tree – So Suzy & The Ton Blog Hop Day 2

Fairy in a Christmas tree

We are still hoping with So Suzy and The Ton. I couldn’t stop with one card, so I had to make a few more. This is one of them πŸ˜‰ Remember, if you comment along the blog hop (careful, this post is not part of the hop) you have a chance to win, woohoo πŸ™‚ Prizes: $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. Here are all the Hop posts: …

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Video: How to Use Sentiment Dies for a Die Cut Pattern

Christmas Card with Die Cut Pattern

Welcome to a new blog article for the Kat Scrappiness blog. Today I’m using one of the new sentiment dies to create a die cut pattern for a Christmas card. This simple technique will create two Christmas cards at a time and it won’t take too long either. I used the “Ho! Ho! Ho!” sentiment from Kat Scrappiness to create a neat background pattern for my Christmas cards. I wanted to work with the classic Christmas colors, so I grabbed some red card stock that I had left over from an older, random card kit. But enough words, here is …

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Video: Creating a Quick and Simple Bookmark

simple bookmark

Hi πŸ™‚ Today I wanted to share a quick video with you. I just recently got this cute Hero Arts Fall stamp and wanted to create a quick and simple bookmark with it. I hope some of you like reading books and can use a handmade bookmark; I know I do πŸ˜‰ As always, no long chatter before the video, we better jump right in: I hop you enjoyed my quick and simple bookmark. I really like the Fall colors and can’t get enough of creating Fall themed things πŸ˜› Supplies USed Kat Scrappiness – Color Layering Fall Trees Stamp …

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