Video: So Suzy Stamps November Release Blog Hop – Winter Release

November Blog Hop

Welcome to the So Suzy Stamps November Release Blog Hop. The Design Team made some incredible cards and I hope you check them all out πŸ™‚ If you are coming from Olesya’s blog with the amazing Kraft card, you are at the right blog now. After you’ve checked out my cards, Giada’s beautiful Christmas card is your next stop. FYI, starting today and ending on November 5th, you’ll get free shipping for all orders, international and domestic, over $25 πŸ˜€ You can start shopping here. But enough organisational talk, here is a video for the three cards that I made. …

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I just can’t get enough of Ken Oliver Color Bursts

Finished Card

Hello everyone! I’m up on the So Suzy blog and wanted to share a final card for August. No worries, not final as in never again, just final as in the last Design Team Card for this month πŸ˜‰ This card is featuring the new “Love is a fire” sentiment from the latest So Suzy Stamps release and, because I can’t get enough of Ken Oliver color bursts, two of the first colors. I started by die cutting two square pieces of card stock for the sentiment. One piece is white and has the MFT wonky borders on it, the …

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Video: Dance With Fairies – CYCI Challenge #128

Dance With Fairies

It is the time of the week again: a new challenge for the Can You Case It blog πŸ™‚ This time it is a layout challenge and I was in love with it! I wanted to dance with fairies, so I created the card with some of my So Suzy Stamps: Wispy Chrysanthemum Outline Moonlight Fairy Talk to the Moon Sentiment I love layout challenges. Normally I have a handful layouts that I use to create my cards and I rarely step out of my comfort zone. But layout challenges help me creating new designs and cards that I wouldn’t …

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Crazy Kitten Birthday Card – CYCI Challenge #127

Crazy Kitten Birthday Card

It’s time for a new challenge on the Can You Case It? blog. Challenge #127 is a color challenge with some amazing blue and green colors. I combined my Design Team card with the fact that I had to create a birthday card for my dad. He loves cats, so I couldn’t help but creating this crazy kitten birthday card πŸ™‚ I started with stamping the cat and the present from the Crazy Things set onto water color card stock. To be able to blend the two images with water, I used a black Spectrum Aqua pen, colored the stamp …

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Summer Coffee Lover Extravaganza and Challenge

Summer Coffee Lover

Today’s card is inspired by the Summer Coffee Lover Blog Hop and the Can You Case It Challenge #125. Based on the CYCI challenge I already knew which colors I wanted to use. I just had to decide on the medium. My only coffee stamp set is the one from Tim Holtz, so that decision was simple as well. I love my coffee black, so I used the simple coffee mug with the black gold steaming inside. After a little back and forth I decided to use my beloved Ken Oliver Color Bursts in Alizarin Crimson to create a big, …

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You’re How Old – Snarky Bird Crazy Card

Bird Crazy

Just jumping in to share a card with you. I found the idea for the bird crazy card on Pinterest and had to CASE it. I started with stamping the bird onto Ranger water color card stock. I grabbed some of my Zig markers in blue and yellow tones and colored the bird, but I didn’t cover the entire bird with the markers. To give it the water color look, I used a water color brush (one of those with a water tank) and blended all colors together and onto the white areas. Then I drew with the marker directly …

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Video: May the Forest Be With You Card Set

May the Forest be With You

I was in the mood for some inky mess again, but didn’t want to create another card with the color bursts or using the Distress Ink resist technique. That’s why I decided to grab some sprays and color my desk a little πŸ™‚ I realized that I haven’t used the current MFT “Forest Friends” stamp set yet, but I really like the sentiment May the Forest be with you. (Yes, I like Star Wars a little πŸ™‚ ). So I wanted to make sure that I use the stamps for this cute set of cards. You can find all the …

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Video: Messy Fun With Ken Oliver Color Bursts

ken oliver color bursts

It’s Sunday and that usually means that I prepare a video for you. What better technique to show you today than the Ken Oliver Color Burst backgrounds that I created throughout the week πŸ˜‰ Video: Let’s Get Messy With Ken Oliver Color Bursts For today’s card I used Yellow, Orange, and Crimson, plus the Altenew Striped Florals stamp set. I prepared the water color panel with said flowers and heat embossed them with clear embossing powder. You can see the rest of my messy fun in the video: Supplies Used Altenew Striped Florals Ken Oliver Color Burst Tim Holtz Detailed …

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Let’s Get Messy With Ken Oliver Color Bursts

Ken Oliver Color Burst

I know that the Ken Oliver color bursts are not new and that they are on the market for quite some time now. In fact, he recently released some new colors and effects. But today I grabbed the very first edition and gave them some love πŸ˜‰ If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you might have seen my card with the embossed flowers and the Ken Oliver color bursts. Similar to that card, I wanted to create a few backgrounds and decorate them a little differently this time. I started with covering my work surface in paper towels …

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Fairies Are The Best Companions

Fairies

Today I wanted to share a quick fairies card with you highlighting the ink resist technique (again). I know, I’m kind of obsessed with it lately, but it’s just so awesome! I started with stamping the Wispy Chrysanthemum Outline from So Suzy Stamps with Versamark ink and heat embossing it with clear embossing powder. After letting it cool down for a second, I took Mermaid Lagoon, Peacock Feathers and Cracked Pistachio to create the blended ink resist effect. First I was thinking to pop it up on some black card stock, but then I felt like I needed to change …

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