Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Trending.....Watercolor


Watercolor is trending right now and it is everywhere.  I've seen so many wonderful creations
out there lately with watercolors being used.
I have only dabbled in it and this card is one of my recent creations using the technique.
I used some watercolor paper and stamped onto it with my PTI inks.  Right after stamping, I went over each one with a brush dipped in water to "blend" the ink a little and give it the watercolor effect.
I love how it turned out.  I'm hoping to use this a little more, especially in my holiday cards & tags!

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

August Precious Remembrance Release Day Blog Hop!



Here it is...........the new Precious Remembrance Shop Stamp Set for August.
The gorgeous Fall Colors Stamp Set


Here is what I came up with for a release day project. 
 Thanksgiving dinner table place cards!
I cut small cards that can either be used by themselves or placed in a pine cone to display 
on your holiday table.
I used the simple stamping off method on the leaves and stapled a little piece of burlap ribbon each one.
You can even put a personal message of thanks on the inside of each one if you like.


So, this is a blog hop today and you next stop along the way is our guest designer
If you have not started from the beginning, go back to 
so you do not miss a bit of design team goodness!

And it's not a blog hop without a giveaway!  See the details below for your chance to win
this set!  Good luck!!

Giveaway Details:

- Subscribe in Precious Remembrance Shop Blog.
- Follow/Like us on our facebookPinterest , Instagram.
- Share our New stamp Release news to your crafty friends through: Facebook, Blog, Instagram, etc.
- Hop along and leave a comment to each blog and show us some love!:)
- One lucky winner of the stamp set will be chosen randomly.
- Giveaway will end on Sunday August 23,2014.


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Monday, August 18, 2014

Clearance & Destash Continues...

Just added more stamps to the Clearance - Destash section in the Etsy Shop....
Most of the sets have never been used.  
I have also added more ribbon over the past couple weeks and plan to be adding even more.

Also - my shop is getting very, very close to hitting 5,000 in sales, so.................
I will be having a give-a-way when I reach that point! 
 Details to come!


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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Be Brave......


Quick post tonight with super clean and simple card.
A few die cut butterfly layers embellished with some pink adhesive crystals.
The sentiment is Papertrey Ink (butterfly dies too).

Don't forget - CLEARANCE-DESTASH section of the shop has over 
100 items now listed!  Stop by and check them out!

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Tags & More added to Clearance/Destash



Tonight I am sharing a couple of tags that I put together the other day using up some
scraps and smaller pieces of paper from other projects.


I also wanted to share the link to the CLEARANCE - DESTASH section
of my Etsy Shop.  I am cleaning out some unused stamps & supplies and I have 
added them to the shop in the same section as my clearance shop items.
If it isn't getting used, then I need it gone!
It's amazing how fast these things pile up and before you know it, you are short on crafting space...



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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Precious Remembrance Project Thursday


I'm up today with the Project Thursday post over at the Precious Remembrance Stamps Blog.
I'm sharing this card and recommending that you get yourself the 
Oh So Fun set if you don't already have it!

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Time to Clean Out the Shop....CLEARANCE SALE

It's time to "de-clutter" and clean up the Etsy Shop....
I have dropped the prices on most of the items by 50% and moved them to the 
CLEARANCE-DESTASH section of the shop.

Click HERE to go directly to that section of the shop.

Lots of tags, ribbon, and bags available for super prices!!  

These are items that once they are gone, will no longer be available through my shop.
I am trying to make room for some new items and change things up a bit.

And stay tuned - I will also be destashing my personal crafting supplies and adding them to this section of the shop as I clear them out!

And........
here is a birthday card I have to share with you today too!

I used the new Papertrey Ink die and stamp set - Phrase Play #5.
Along with that, is some twine, a mini doily, and sequins (all available in my shop!)

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Sunday, June 29, 2014

4th of July....


Lots of creativity going on over at the Precious Remembrance Stamp Shop Blog today!
The design team is showcasing the newest stamp set

For my card, I made up a "pocket" from linen vellum paper and then created a 
tag using the celebrate sentiment.
I added some twine, veneer stars, a mini paper doily, and a die cut pinwheel in the 4th of July theme!

Make sure you check out the Precious Remembrance blog and all of the other amazing cards
created by the design team!  
Enjoy your summer holiday!!


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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Precious Remembrance Stamps June Release


It's time again for another Precious Remembrance Stamps Release!!
For the June release, I created a card that could be used for any number of special occasions
where something is being celebrated!



I used some matching designer paper scraps to make a little background and simply stamped the 
sentiments onto a die cut tag.  Added my favorite round sequins and some twine.

Here is the new set:


It really is a fun set and the best thing about all of the Precious Remembrance sets is that they 
work well with each other and you can mix them up - so versatile!!

In honor of the release we are blog hopping........
Make sure you stop by the other design team blogs to see their release creations for some
great inspiration - then head over to the shop and get your own set!

Deanna Dean
Lisa Elton
Sue Lelli
Rosemary Dennis
Kim Bell - YOU ARE HERE!

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Saturday, May 24, 2014

Long Weekend Crafting...



Things are slowing down just a bit and I have had some time to sit and use some of my newer stamps and dies.  Here is a card I made using some Papertrey Ink from their last release.

I die cut the butterfly using some raspberry shimmer paper (it's hard to tell from the photo and it looks so much prettier in person).  The sentiment is from the Wet Paint III stamp set.  Yes, there are three of these types of sets and they are all my current favorites!

I added some raspberry twine and a moonshine sequin to finish it off.  Love this color combo!



Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your long weekend!
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