Thursday, May 28, 2020

Kristie's Card Challenge - Thank You plus a Banner

Hello friends! It's Thursday and that means a new card challenge. My goal is to post a new one every week. Everyone is welcome to join me by sharing their cards on my Instagram or Facebook pages.

The new challenge is Thank You plus a Banner. Make a thank you card and include at least one banner somewhere on the card. There is no time frame. Be sure to check out all the entries for extra inspiration and leave some love. We can all use friendly encouragement right now. 💖

If you want to play along with the challenge, use hashtag
#kristiescardchallenge


Watch the video below or click HERE to see it on YouTube.



For my card, I used some leftovers from Love From Lizi's April 2020 kit. I love the pretty colors from this kit.




Card Sketch - MFT #399
Paper, ephemera, peel offs, sequins - Love From Lizi April 2020 kit
Sentiment stamp - Pink & Main
Nuvo shimmer pen
Ink - Reverse Confetti


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Highlighted supplies
Below are links to some of the products used in this post. These are affiliate links that will help me offset the costs of creating these cards and videos.  When purchased through these links, I receive a small commission that does not affect the price you pay.  I appreciate you viewing my blog and the support you provide.

Featured Products
Love From Lizi - April 2020 kit

Pink & Main - Grateful Greetings stamp set

Love From Lizi - Peel off stickers

Tools
Tonic Studios - Guillotine paper trimmer
[scrapbook.com] [tonicstudios] [amazon]

Scotch - Pink ATG (Advanced Tape Glider)

Sizzix Big Shot die cut machine
[scrapbook.com] [amazon]


Embellishment Wand
[studiokatia] [amazon]


Paper
Accent Opaque Digital 120# cardstock (for card bases)
[amazon]

Adhesives
Tape Jungle ATG refills
* Use the code MARCOTTE to save 10% off your order *

Art Glitter glue
[amazon]

Thin Foam Squares by 3L Scrapbook Adhesives
[scrapbookpal.com] [amazon]

Embellishments
Nuvo Shimmer pen - Glitter Gloss
[scrapbook.com]

Misc
Arteza craft mat

Sony Alpha 6000 Mirrorless digital camera
[amazon]
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Sunday, May 24, 2020

Doodlebug - Party Time - 33 cards from one 6x6 paper pad

Hello friends! I was really trying to talk myself out of buying the new Doodlebug collections, Party Time and Hey Cupcake. But, obviously I have zero will power. Lol! I blame Doodlebug for making such darling papers. I decided to start with the boy collection. I also purchased the coordinating cardstock stickers and used almost all of them on my cards.

I used my 6x6 Paper Pad Tutorial and one paper pad to make 33 cards.


Because it takes many hours to turn a paper pad into cards, this video has been sped up 6 times. The real time recording was just under 6 1/2 hours, not including any of my planning, prep, or die cutting time. Watch the video below or click HERE to see it on YouTube.



Here is the cardstock I first pulled before starting on the cards. I always pull out way more cardstock than I ever use.


In addition to using the 6x6 paper pad, I also used 11 sheets of  8 1/2" x 11" and 13 sheets of  12" x 12" solid colored cardstock.

Cardstock colors - 
Blue - unknown
Spiced Marmalade - Coredinations
Chocolate - Bazzill
Lime Crush - Bazzill
Gray - unknown
Weave - AC Cardstock


Here are close up pictures of the cards I made, including sketches and measurements. For sketches that don't include measurements, I simply figure the measurements out on my own, for what works for me. I also included some sketches by Queen & Company that were designed to work with their Foundation die sets. All of my cards are A2 size. Go HERE to see my video explaining how I determine card sketch measurements. All cards are made using Doodlebug Design's Party Time 6x6 paper pad.



Sketch - MFT #489
Sentiment stamp - Doodlebug
Stickers - Doodlebug
Border die - Queen & Company
Peel off stickers - Love From Lizi
Nuvo crystal drops
Ink - Versafine



Sketch - MFT #490
Sentiment stamp - Pink & Main
Heart die - Queen & Company
Peel off stickers - Love From Lizi
Banner dies - MFT
Bling - Honey Bee Stamps
Ink - Versafine



Sketch - OWH #34
Sentiment stamp - Pretty Pink Posh
Stickers - Doodlebug
Peel off stickers - Love From Lizi
Ink - Versafine



Sentiment stamp - Pretty Pink Posh
Border die - Pretty Pink Posh
Peel off stickers - Love From Lizi
Stitched circle die - Lawn Fawn
Circle dies - Spellbinders
Ink - WPlus9




Sketch - OWH #102
Sentiment stamp - Pink & Main
Stickers - Doodlebug
Oval dies - Queen & Company
Banner die - MFT
Bling - Honey Bee Stamps
Ink - Versafine




Sketch - Queen & Company
Sentiment stamp - Doodlebug
Stickers - Doodlebug
Peel off stickers - Love From Lizi
Large circle, rectangle, and banner dies - Queen & Company
Small stitched circle die - Lawn Fawn
Ink - Scrapbook.com



Storybook Series set 4 die - Pretty Pink Posh
Sentiment stamp - Pretty Pink Posh
Stickers - Doodlebug
Peel off stickers - Love From Lizi
Bling - Honey Bee Stamps
Ink - Versafine


Sketch - Queen & Company
Sentiment stamp - Queen & Company
Sticker - Doodlebug
All dies - Queen & Company
Bling - Honey Bee Stamps
Ink - Scrapbook.com



Sketch - MFT #312
Sentiment stamp - Doodlebug
Peel off stickers - Love From Lizi
Banner die - Lawn Fawn
Circle dies - Spellbinders
Bling - Honey Bee Stamps
Ink - Scrapbook.com




Sentiment stamps - Doodlebug
Stickers - Doodlebug
Peel off stickers - Love From Lizi
Bling - Honey Bee Stamps
Ink - Scrapbook.com and Reverse Confetti



Sketch - MFT #162
Sentiment cut apart and stickers - Doodlebug
Circle dies - Spellbinders
Twine - The Twinery
Bling - Honey Bee Stamps
Ink - Distress Oxide




Sketch - OWH #231
Sentiment stamp - Doodlebug
Small circle die - Lawn Fawn
Ink - Versafine




Sentiment stamp - Doodlebug
Stickers - Doodlebug
Stitched border die set 3 - Pretty Pink Posh
Tag die - Pretty Pink Posh
Circle die - Queen & Company
Peel off stickers - Love From Lizi
Ribbon - May Arts
Ink - Versafine



Sentiment stamp - Doodlebug
Stitched Duo 1 tag die - Pretty Pink Posh
Heart die - Queen & Company
Fluttering hearts pierced cover plate - Honey Bee Stamps
Peel off stickers - Love From Lizi
Twine - The Twinery
Bling - Honey Bee Stamps
Ink - Versafine

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Highlighted supplies
Below are links to some of the products used in this post. These are affiliate links that will help me offset the costs of creating these cards and videos.  When purchased through these links, I receive a small commission that does not affect the price you pay.  I appreciate you viewing my blog and the support you provide.

FEATURED PRODUCTS
Doodlebug  - Party Time - Full collection

Doodlebug - Party Time - 6x6 paper pad

Doodlebug - Party Time - Cardstock stickers

Love From Lizi - Peel off stickers

STAMPS
Doodlebug - Happy Birthday

Doodlebug - All Occasion

Queen & Company - Sweet Shop kit

Pink & Main - Special Day

Pretty Pink Posh - Everyday Greetings

DIES
Pretty Pink Posh - Tags - Stitched Duo set 1

Pretty Pink Posh - Stitched Borders set 3

Pretty Pink Posh - Storybook set 4

Honey Bee Stamps - Fluttering Hearts Pierced cover plate

Lawn Fawn – Bunting Border die set

Lawn Fawn - Small Stitched Circle dies
[scrapbookpal.com] [amazon]

Lawn Fawn - Large Stitched Circle dies
[scrapbookpal.com] [amazon]

Spellbinders dies - Standard Circles Small
[spellbinders] [amazon]

Spellbinders dies - Standard Circles Large
[spellbinders] [amazon]

Queen & Company - Foundation Dies
Set 5

Queen & Company Basic Borders die set

ADHESIVES
Tape Jungle ATG refills
* Use the code MARCOTTE to save 10% off your order *

Scotch Mounting Tape - 3/4" x 38 yards
[amazon]

Thin Foam Squares by 3L Scrapbook Adhesives
Scor-Tape
- One inch [amazon]
- Half inch [amazon]

Art Glitter glue

TOOLS
Tonic Studios - Guillotine paper trimmer

Scotch - Pink ATG (Advanced Tape Glider)

Sizzix Big Shot die cut machine
[scrapbook.com] [amazon]

Fiskars Fingertip craft knife
[amazon]

PAPER
White Shimmer cardstock
[amazon]

Accent Opaque Digital 120# cardstock (for card bases)
[amazon]

EMBELLISHMENTS
Honey Bee Stamps - Ocean Breeze gem stickers
[scrapbook.com] [honeybeestamps]

Honey Bee Stamps - Spring Lullaby Gem stickers
[honeybeestamps] [scrapbook.com]

Nuvo crystal drops - Midnight Blue
[ACOT] [amazon]

MISC
Arteza craft mat

Sony Alpha 6000 Mirrorless digital camera
[amazon]
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 I appreciate your kindness and support!

Friday, May 22, 2020

Queen & Company - Round Treat Box die

Hello friends! It's rare that I make anything other than cards. But when Queen & Company released their fun Round Treat box die set, I couldn't resist. It is very easy to assemble and really fun to decorate. I used a variety of different Queen & Company kits for my boxes.

Watch the video below or click HERE to see it on YouTube.



Most products used are from Queen & Company. (Links provided at the end of the post)


Queen & Company - Happy Harvest kit
All dies, stamps, bling, shaker toppings, twine, and glitter paper - Queen & Company
Ink - Scrapbook.com


Queen & Company - Space kit
All dies, stamps, bling, shaker toppings, foil, twine - Queen & Company
Brusho watercolor powder
Embossing powder - Love From Lizi
Ink - Versamark


Queen & Company - Simple Stripes paper and Stars kit
All dies, stamps, bling, shaker toppings, twine, glitter foam - Queen & Company
Ink - MFT


Queen & Company - Sweet Shop kit
All dies, stamps, bling, shaker toppings, twine - Queen & Company
Ink - MFT

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FEATURED PRODUCTS
Queen & Company - Round Treat Box die

Queen & Company - Happy Harvest kit
Queen & Company - Happy Harvest outline dies

Queen & Company - Space Shaped shaker kit
Queen & Company - Space outline dies

Queen & Company - Star Shaped shaker kit
Queen & Company - Star outline dies

Queen & Company - Sweet Shop kit
Queen & Company - Sweet Shop outline dies

DIES
Queen & Company - Foundation Dies

PAPER
Queen & Company6x6 paper pads

Accent Opaque Digital 120# cardstock (for card bases)

EMBELLISHMENTS
Queen & Company - Shaker Toppings

Queen & Company - Bling

Queen & Company - Epoxy Dots

Queen & Company Foils

Queen & Company Rainbow glitter foam

Brusho powder - Black
[amazon]

Love From Lizi - embossing powder - Raven Black

ADHESIVES
Queen & Company Gloobers

Queen & Company - Sheer glue

Queen & Company - Red Line Tape
1/8"
1/4"
1/2"

Art Glitter glue

Scotch Mounting Tape - 3/4" x 38 yards
[amazon]

Thin Foam Squares by 3L Scrapbook Adhesives

TOOLS
Tonic Studios - Guillotine paper trimmer
[scrapbook.com] [tonicstudios] [amazon]

Scotch - Pink ATG (Advanced Tape Glider)

Sizzix Big Shot die cut machine
[scrapbook.com] [amazon]


Picket Fence Studios - Blender Brushes
[scrapbook.com] [ACOT] [amazon]

EK Success - Powder tool

Heat embossing tool - Pink
Versamark - Watermark Stamp pad
MISC
Arteza craft mat
[amazon]

Sony Alpha 6000 Mirrorless digital camera
[amazon]
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Disclaimer
I did receive physical product compensation for providing card samples. Other products are from my personal craft supplies. I am not an expert and all opinions are my own. I find joy creating cards and videos and I love sharing them with my viewers. I use affiliate links to help me offset the costs of creating these cards. When products are purchased through these links, I receive a small commission that does not affect the price you pay. 

I appreciate your viewing my blog and the support you provide.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Kristie's Card Challenge - By the Sea

Hello friends! It's Thursday and that means a new card challenge. My goal is to post a new one every week. Everyone is welcome to join me by sharing their cards on my Instagram or Facebook pages.

The new challenge is By the Sea. Make a card featuring something near or in the ocean or any body of water. There is no time frame. Be sure to check out all the entries for extra inspiration and leave some love. We can all use friendly encouragement right now. 💖

If you want to play along with the challenge, use hashtag
#kristiescardchallenge


Watch the video below or click HERE to see it on YouTube.



For my card, I used a Mojo Monday sketch and decided to create a little beach scene. The palm tree is from Queen & Company's Sunny Days Shaped shaker kit. I used a stencil to make the paint splatter. 




Paper - Queen & Company - Under the Sea and Petite Patterns collections
Tree and border dies - Queen & Company
Sun die - Lawn Fawn
Whale tale die - Pretty Pink Posh
Stitched rectangle die - MFT
Stencil - Studio Katia
Shaker toppings and shell embellishments - Queen & Company
Specialty cardstock - Love From Lizi
Ink - Distress Oxide and Scrapbook.com


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Highlighted supplies
Below are links to some of the products used in this post. These are affiliate links that will help me offset the costs of creating these cards and videos.  When purchased through these links, I receive a small commission that does not affect the price you pay.  I appreciate you viewing my blog and the support you provide.

Featured Products
Queen & Company - Sunny Days kit

Queen & Company - Sunny Days outline dies

Queen & Company - Shaker Toppings

Studio Katia - Ink Splash stencil

Dies
Lawn Fawn - Zig Zag circle dies
[amazon]

Pretty Pink Posh - Sea Friends die set
[prettypinkposh]

Queen & Company - Curvy Border dies

Tools
Tonic Studios - Guillotine paper trimmer
[scrapbook.com] [tonicstudios] [amazon]

Scotch - Pink ATG (Advanced Tape Glider)

Sizzix Big Shot die cut machine
[scrapbook.com] [amazon]


Mini MISTI Stamp Tool
[scrapbook.com] [amazon]

Picket Fence Studios - Blender Brushes

Paper
Queen & Company - 6x6 paper pads

Accent Opaque Digital 120# cardstock (for card bases)

Ink
Ranger Distress Oxide inks
[scrapbook.com] [ACOT]

Scrapbook.com - Dark Chocolate ink pad

Adhesives
Art Glitter glue
[amazon]

Glue dots - Mini
[scrapbook.com] [ACOT] [amazon]

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