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Monday, March 18, 2019

Spellbinders March die of the month kits

This months Spellbinder kits are soooo stinking cute! I knew as soon as I saw the reveal video I would love playing with them and the cards came out better than I had expected.


The first card I made used only the small die kit. I think these bunnies are adorable, even though I forget to add the bow ties they still steal the show.


I love scene building cards and this one is one of my favorite. I can picture him popping into my garden and stealing carrots so thats what I put on this card.


Dont let the outside fool you into thinking this is a plain and simple card. The WOW factor happens as soon as you open it.


A pop up window box full of beautiful flowers and mischievous bunnies!

I have a process video at the end of this post if you would like to recreate any of these super cute cards. Thank you so much for stopping by and have a wonderful week!





Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Spring Folio

Hey Maymay made it fans! Today I made this super cute Spring Folio using products from both the Maymay shop and from my own stash.  I linked all the products below so you can make one of these Spring Folios for the garden lover in your life!















I used the Echo Park Spring Fling collection

 https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Echo-Park-SPRING-FLING-6-x-6-Paper-Pad-spf173023-spf173023?currency=USD
https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Echo-Park-SPRING-FLING-12-x-12-Collection-Kit-spf173016-spf173016?currency=USD
https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Echo-Park-SPRING-FLING-Ephemera-spf173024-spf173024?currency=USD
https://www.maymaymadeit.com/collections/maymays-die-sets/products/maymay-s?variant=13666279292963?aff=20
https://www.maymaymadeit.com/collections/adhesives/products/thin-3d-foam-squares?variant=18913980163?aff=20
https://www.maymaymadeit.com/collections/inks/products/versafine-black-onyx-detail-ink?variant=13350690947?aff=20
https://www.maymaymadeit.com/products/multi-color-foam-sheets-retail?variant=5018648281117?aff=20
https://www.maymaymadeit.com/products/open-scallop-slim-edge-punch-2x1?variant=4449406029?aff=20
https://www.maymaymadeit.com/products/6x8-mini-score-board-we-r-memory-keepers-retail-9-99?variant=12106909810789?aff=20
https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Tim-Holtz-Sizzix-FUNKY-FLORAL-1-Thinlits-Die-662700-662700ths
https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Tonic-DELUXE-ADHESIVE-Nuvo-Glue-200N-200NT?currency=USD 

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

10 Cards with the March SSS card kit

Here are my 10 cards using this months Simon Says Stamp card kit.












Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Create your own Custom Backgrounds for Card Making

Hi guys! For today's Maymay Made It design team post I am sharing how to create custom backgrounds for card making. I used Mandy's Tulips and Big Time Sayings stamp and die sets along with some mixed media techniques to create these beautiful cards. I have a video tutorial link and a list of products at the end of this post. 







The Supplies I used for this project-

Mandy's Tulips- https://www.maymaymadeit.com/products/mandys-tulips-4x6-clear-stamp-set-retail-12-99?variant=5874992611357?aff=20
Mandy's Tulips die set- https://www.maymaymadeit.com/products/mandys-tulips-die-set-retail-7-99?variant=12175355805797?aff=20
Big Time Sayings bundle- https://www.maymaymadeit.com/products/maymay-s?variant=13666322808867?aff=20
Canson XL watercolor paper- https://www.maymaymadeit.com/products/canson-xl-watercolor-paper-pad-9x12-retail-10-80?variant=2877923983389?aff=20

Thank You for stopping by! 

Sunday, February 24, 2019

10 Cards Doodlebug Down on the Farm

I LOVE Doodlebug and I have been hoarding my collections like I will never see them again. For these10 cards I used all my Down on the Farm stash and the 6x6 paper pack. I also had a cut apart sheet from the 12 x 12 paper pack that I threw into the mix. Here all all 10 cards and the process video link. I hope you like them and If you haven't already, go watch the video for Giveaway instructions :)











Watch the video linked below to see how to enter to win one of these cards. I will be giving away three of them!

Friday, February 22, 2019

Spellbinders Small Die of the Month Box Card


I made this super sweet little box card using the Feb 2019 small die of the month from Spellbinders.




Start with a 9 1/2 x 5 1/2" base and score and cut as indicated in the photo below.
remove the 1/2" section from the top edge and cut down to the 2 1/2" score line from the top.
(shorter end)


This gives you the correct size box card for the small die to wrap around the base of the card.


Next start paper piecing the parts that you would like to stand out from the rest of the die.


Ink blend a little blue for your sky


Add some grass and clouds. If you dont have any dies for this you can always ink blend in the clouds and cut a hill boarder as a background for your scene from some green paper. Trim off all but the back panel so you dont cover up your pretty butterfly garden.


Arrange your scene popping up the butterfly garden

My photos dont due this justice.. Its really very pretty in person!

Now place strong adhesive on the tab and close up the ends of your box. Add in your strips to the inside of the box and attach your garden pieces and the sSpring Greetings to the back panel.


I added a little white fence inside my box to help set the garden scene.
The flower spray closest to the back panel is an epoxy sticker I used from my stash. Add little finishing touches like dimensional ladybugs. Shop your stash....you never know what you will find!


The Back Panel is just as sweet as the front!


Art Journal Page

Spellbinders Large Die of the Month Feb 2019




Here is a quick video showing the steps I used to create my journal page.


Thanks for stopping by!