Precious Remembrance New Stamp Release and Giveaway ~ A Card For A Fantastic Friend

Precious Remembrance Shop

Hello everyone… Today I have a card for a fantastic friend to share with you all. It is a fun watercolored card.

I created my card with the new stamp set from Precious Remembrance Shop called Little Things that is released and available at their store today. This is a fun stamp set that you can use for creating happy mail for any occasion. To celebrate this new release, we have a blog hop and giveaway for you!!! More information at the end of the post.

I started with creating my watercolored background using Gelatos Pastel colors. I scribbled the Gelatos on a piece of Canson Watercolor Paper, and blended the color with finger and baby wipes.

Once the background is dried, I stamped the triangles from the Little Things Stamp Set using VersaFine Clair Nocturne Ink Pad. And after that I die cut it with 2 sizes of Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangles Nesting Dies.

I added the first die cut background panel on a white A2 card base with dries-clear adhesive glue, and then I added the middle die cut panel on the card using fun foam and dies-clear adhesive for extra dimension.

I stamped both sentiments on white cardstock strips using VersaFine Clair Charming Pink Ink Pad using my Mini MISTI, trimmed them into banner and added on the card with dries-clear adhesive glue. I added the hearts from Bits & Pieces Love Coupon on them. And then, I embellished the card with some white pearl gems.

***BLOG HOP AND GIVEAWAY***

We are having a fun blog hop where you all can find lots of inspirations from the design team. And… also Preciouse Remembrance has a giveaway. Here’s the detail:

  • Hop along and leave comments on each blog.
  • Show us some love! Like & Follow us on Facebook & Instagram
  • Giveaway is open until May 25th, 2018.
  • Winner will be chosen randomly and will be announced at PRS Blog.
  • Have fun & Goodluck!

Here’s the full list of the blog hop participants:

Precious Remembrance Shop Blog

Helen Gullett

Kelly Lunceford

Rosemary Dennis

Greta Hess

Lisa Elton

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. Hope you enjoy my project today. Have a great day!


Quick and Easy Graduation Thank You Card

A Jillian Vance Design

Hello everyone… Today with a quick and easy Graduation Thank You card only that I only use die sets, no stamping.

A Jillian Vance Design - Graduation Card

I started with adding the white and black stripes patterned paper on a white A2 card base using dries-clear Adhesive Glue.

And then I cut out a black fun foam using Bold Thank You {DIE}alogue Word Die and added it on the card with adhesive glue. I added one cute graduation cap on the card that I cut out using the Mini Grad Cap Die.

This is an easy and quick card that you can mass-produce to express gratitude after the graduation party. I also share this card over A Jillian Vance Design Blog today. I hope you all can enjoy it there…

Thank you for stopping by today!


I also play along at:

Anything Goes – Challenge Weeks #334 – #335

Things With Wings and Rainbow

CUTplorations May Challenge

Hello everyone…This whole month of May, we are the 31 Days of Celebrating Spring at STAMPlorations Blog. All the blog hop, linky partyies and challenges have one theme: Things With Wings. And today I have another Things With Wings card (plus some rainbow) to share with you.

On my card, I used For The Birds For The Birds DiesLuggage Tags Nesting Dies from STAMPlorations. For the background, I created a watercolored wash with watercolor paper, Distress Ink Oxide Ink and water using smooshing technique. After that I trimmed it and added it on white card.

Then, on another watercolor paper, I painted the rainbow colors with Koi watercolored paint. I only use 3 primary colors: Red, Yellow, Blue. I blended them to create the secondary colors: Orange, Green, Purple. This is a fun and quick way to create rainbow, and my daugthers LOVE to do this with their own watercolor paints.

I dried the watercolor panel with craft heater and then I cut it using the Luggage Tag die.

After that, I stamped the sentiment from For The Bird stamp set on the tag with Versafine Onyx Black using my MISTI, and I also stamped another sentiment on a white cardstock and trimmed it into sentiment banner.

I die cut the bird using the For The Bird Dies out of black cardstock, and after that I added some white acrylic paint splatters with fan brush. For the branch, I used the negative die cut that I cut out the image from previous project as a stencil. I traced it with Faber-Castell Black PITT Artist Pen. Then, I added the bird on top of it. (go here to see the project)

I added some more white acrylic paint on the tag with fan brush to give some extra texture on the background.

My tag is done. I hope you all get some inspiration today to create a project to share with us at CUTplorations May Challenge. For more inspirations, make sure to head over to the STAMPlorations blog to see the projects from the team.

Before you go, I have a coupon code for you to save 20% of your order at STAMPlorations store. Use this code: STAMPGIRLHELEN when you check out. This code good for all regular and sale-priced stamps, stencils, and dies.

THANKS so much for stopping by today. Have a wonderful day!


I also play along at:

Anything Goes – Challenge Weeks #334 – #335

Simon Says: Stencil It

Blossom and Flourish ~ CAS Card

Graciellie Design Digital Stamp

Hello everyone… I hope you all have been having fabulous Spring season! We are enjoy some flowers that have sprung at our back porch.

Today, I have another card I created using the new Desert Rose Digital Stamp Set from Graciellie Design.

I started with creating the watercolored background using Distress Oxide Broken China and water using smooshing technique. It is simply dab the ink on the craft mat, spray with water, dab the watercolor paper, and dry between adding colors to crate the texture on it. After I was done adding colors on it, I dried it again with craft heater, trimmed it into 5 1/4″ x 4″, and I added it on the A2 White Card using dries-clear adhesive glue.

For the flowers and sentiment, I opened the files with picture editing software, resized the flowers and sentiment to fit on the card, and then printed them on heavyweight white cardstock using inkjet printer in black and white color. Before I colored it, I dried the ink with craft heater, or you also can let it dry half day or over night. You can plan ahead if you want to work with digital images.

Graciellie Design - Desert Rose CAS Mixed Media Card

I added just the Metallic Melon Gelato on top and bottom of the flower petals, and added some of the Green Tea Gelato on the leaves. Just add a little bit on them and I used my finger to smudge the colors all over the image, it is like coloring with finger. After that, I fussy cut them with micro-tip scissors.

I trimmed the printed sentiment into sentiment banner with paper trimmer.

I put together the flowers and sentiment with dries-clear adhesive glue, and I added them on the card with white fun foam and adhesive glue for the 3D dimension effect. I finished the card with some Pearl gems.

I love how this CAS card turned out and I hope you do, too. Before you go… Gracie is having a Big Birthday Sale at her Etsy store, everything is 50% OFF until May 31st, and Big Birthday Giveaway on her Facebook Page and Instagram.

Thank you so much for stopping by… Hope you all have a wonderful day!



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Father’s Day Card For Grandfather

Joy Clair Stamps

Hello everyone… About a month from today it will be Father’s Day! The day we celebrate how special a dad, father, and grandfather in our lives. Today, I have a Father’s Day Card for Grandfather.

Joy Clair Father’s Day Event

Both of my grandfather had passed away when I was little, but I have some memories about them. My card I created today because of the memory of my Grandfather.

I started with the background. I stamped the Broken Brick Background Stamp Set using MISTI with Brilliance Moonlight White Ink Pad on a light grey cardstock. I dried it with craft heater, trimmed it to 4″ x 5 1/4″ , and added it on a black A2 card with E-Z Runner Grand adhesive.

Next step, I stamped the 2 sentiment phrases from the Classic Father’s Day Stamp Set on a white cardstock strip with VersaFine Clair Glamorous Ink Pad. And I added it on the card with 3D foam.

For the car, I stamped it on a heavyweight cardstock with VersaFine Clair Nocturne Ink Pad and added some of the holographic embossing powder for extra sparkle on it. I heat it up with craft heater and after that, I colored it with Leisure Arts Watercolored Pencils and small round paint brush. I dried it with craft heater, and then I fussy cut it with micro-tip scissors. I added it on the card with 3D foam tape slightly overlapping with the sentiment.

My card is done. It is a quick and easy card to make. I hope this give you an idea to make a card for someone special on the Father’s Day. For more inspirations, visit Joy Clair Blog today to see lots of projects from the Design Team.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. Have a fabulous day!

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