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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Heartfelt Creations Alumni DT June Bloghop~

Good morning! It is time for another Heartfelt Creations Alumni Bloghop!
My card uses two images from the Feathered Friends precut set. The images are stamped in memento black ink and coloured using copics. I used a stamp positioner to line them up and masked part of the image. The flower beneath the bird was stamped again and hand cut (I know. insert wry grin here) and shaped on molding mat. The centres of flowers are filled with prills (Spring Bling).I didn't use any sentiments simply because I couldn't make up my mind and loved the framing from the Posy Patch Paper collection. 
Materials used:
Stamps: Feathered Friends
Paper: SU, Heartfelt Posy Patch Paper collection, Neena 
Inks: Memento, Copics: BG0000, C00, C1, C3, V0000, V01, V12, BV0000, BV01, BV11, YG61, YG63, YG67
Accessories: Spellbinder labels 8 dies

Be sure to leave a comment on each blog by Fri. July 3rd at midnight. The winner receives $25 gift certificate to shop at Heartfelt Creations. Winner will need to email Emma Lou with "Winner of June Alumni Hop" on subject line. The winner of the blog hop will have 72 hours to claim their prize otherwise another name will be draw.
Mary Faus - You are here
Lisa Allen
Thank you for hopping along! We will see you again on July 28th! Have a wonderful Independence Day and Thank our Veterans and troops!

Posy Patch Paper CollectionFeathered Friends Cling Stamp Set: click to enlargeSpring Bling Prills: click to enlargeArt Institute Glue - Dries Clear

Saturday, June 27, 2015

SNSS Rose Flower Block ~

Happy Saturday morning Sweet'nSassy friends! Another favourite image from Flower Blocks 3 to share with you today. This lovely Rose is coloured using copics and layered onto coordinating MME papers. 

Grab your favourite lined SNS image, your favourite medium, your favourite drink and cozy up for some colouring today. It's a perfect day to be indoors on a rainy day. Share your results with us on SCS or your favourite social media.

Materials Used:
Stamps: Flower Blocks 3
Inks: Copics, Memento black, QQ powder puff inks
Paper: SU, MME Dp
Accessories: Pearls, SU banner die 

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

SNSS Happy Father's Day~

Good morning Sweet'nSassy friends! Another very simple card to share with you. This image and all the sentiments/scriptures are from the Shining Light set. It is very versatile for encouragement and masculine cards. How perfect for Father's Day cards as well.

The lighthouse is coloured using Copics and die cut with oval die and sponged in some colour to cover some of the white space. The papers are from a MME coordinated pack and the sentiment is stamped onto Kraft CS. I added some sequins for some embellishment.

Enjoy Celebrating all Father's everywhere this weekend!

Materials Used:
Stamps: Shining Light stamp set
Inks: Copics, Memento Ink, SU early espresso, QQ powder puff ink
Paper: MME, SU kraft
Accessories: CTMH sequins, Spellbinder dies
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

SNSS Happy Birthday ~

Good morning Sweet'nSassy friends! A very simple card I created using the Wildflowers stamp set. The sentiment is from the Companion Words. I combined different papers from MME and stamped directly using SU ink pads. The banner is tied with coordinating baker twine.

Have a great day!!! 

Materials Used:
Stamps: Wildflowers, Companion Words
Inks: SU, versafine
Paper: MME, SU
Accessories: Bakers twine, SU die

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Heartfelt Creations May Alumni DT Bloghop ~

Good morning Heartfelt Creations friends! Another month and we are hopping!!! Be sure to leave a comment on each blog for a chance to win! 
Comments close on Friday May 29th at midnight. The winner will receive $25 gift certificate to shop at Heartfelt Creations - email Emma Lou with "Winner of May Alumni Hop" in subject line.
Both of my cards are using images from the Balmy Breeze Collection. These images are coloured using chalks to give them a soft seaside washed look. The first card is embellished with the matching anchor die from the decorative lattice swirl die and tied with string tied in knots. The second card uses jute with a nautical knot. The three images are from the paper collection that is not available. 
 Close up of the details on the second card.
The winner of the blog hop will have 72 hours to claim their prize otherwise another name will be draw. 
Mary Faus - here

Lisa Allen
Have a wonderful week!! Join us again the last Tuesday in June! 
Seascape Cling Stamp Set Sand and Sea Cling Stamp SetDecorative Lattice Swirl Die

Friday, May 15, 2015

SNSS Leafy Flourish and More ~

Good morning Sweet'nSassy friends! Sharing with you a quick and easy card using the emboss resist technique. My card uses the Leafy Flourish & More stamp set. I simply stamped the background onto white cardstock and embossed it. I took Ranger inks and tried to create an ombre look to the image. I love the softened appearance on the upper right corner. My card is embellished with ribbon and pearls. I took a sentiment from the Be Encouraged set and created a fishtail banner. 

Have a beautiful Weekend! 

Materials used:
Stamps: Leafy Flourish BG and more, Be Encouraged
Inks: Ranger distress inks, SU, Versamark 
Paper: SU
Accessories: Ribbon, Pearls, Embossing powder
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Monday, May 11, 2015

SNSS Tutorial Monday ~

Good Morning Sweet'nSassy friends! It's time for another Tutorial and I get to play with you all today! Let's get started! I am going to share with you my version of embossing on Kraft cardstock and colouring using copics. I was inspired by cards I pinned on Pinterest.  
  1. Gather your materials: SNSS Mini Flower Blocks3, Kraft CS, Versamark stamp pad, white embossing powder, copics of choice, 0 blender
     
    2. Stamp your image using versamark or embossing pad, pour your white embossing powder (I used white fine detail)and heat it thoroughly with your heat tool.
     
3. Colour in your image using your copics of choice. Be careful to stay off the embossed portions, go lightly in application. Blend your colours as usual. Once you are finished, go over lightly with the 0 blender over the white portions. This will pull the colour off you may have applied to the embossed portions. 
4. Finish your card as desired. For this card, I mounted the image on a white fishtail banner and stamped the sentiment directly beneath. I embellished with matching ribbon. I love the Be encouraged set for it's many inspirational sentiments and versatility.
Here is another sample using the same technique. This card is layered on a piece of embossed CS and embellished with white ribbon. I stamped the sentiment directly on the base. 

Grab some of your favourite sets, your markers and try your hand on this fun technique. Don't forget to upload to your favourite social media or Splitcoaststampers to show us your creations. Have a great Day! 
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