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I am seriously in love with the Front Porch Series by Art Impressions Rubber Stamps. At present there are 7 different themed sets and of course the base set…. AND YOU need the base set in order to play with the others. From Harvest, to Easter, to Parties to Christmas and more! You can have some serious fun decorating the front porch! AND who doesn’t love doing that! Here is an example of some of this set in action. This card was designed by Renee Matares.  Renee created the card using the Front Porch base set as well as the Front Porch Garden and Front Porch Farmhouse sets. JUMP on over to the Art Impressions website to see the entire collection. But be warned – you will want them all! giggle giggle! CLICK HERE Renee’s card was published in the Fall issue of Creative Scrapbooker Magazine that is on newsstands…

YAHOOO!!!  Get your carnival on ALL WEEK LONG over on the Therm O Web blog! They are sharing gorgeous projects with step by step instructions and photos showing you just how they were created! I LOVE THAT!  The theme is carnival so get ready for circus tents, Ferris wheels and MORE! And of course the heart and soul of all the projects are created with our favourite Therm O Web projects that include some of their NEWEST and HOTTEST release! Here is JUST A TASTE of  one of the designs you will find over on the Therm O Web blog  created by one of their design team members Justin Adkins!Oh my goodness this makes my heart POP!!! Justin used a variety of Therm O Web products including their NEW Deco Foil A2 Toner Card Fronts HAPPY EVERYTHING. Now YOU MUST CLICK HERE for all the details, products used and step…

Check out this fabulous Slimline card designed by Kerry Engel. Kerry used the Dylusions Fancy a Cuppa stamp set that is absolutely delightful. Probably one of my all time favourite  sets and I am not even a big tea drinker! But seriously, who doesn’t love a cute little tea cup? Am I right or am I right?!?!?!? The images were stamped onto Creative Scrapbooker Super Stock. There is no messing around with this heavy weight cardstock…like the title says…its SUPER! LOLOLKerry stamped the images using Ranger Archival ink. She then coloured the stamped images using Tonic Studios Nuvo Alcohol Markers. For a perfect cut, Kerry cut the images out using her OLFA Craft Kinfe and cutting mat. The background patterned paper is from the Dina Wakley Media Collage Collective journal. All those fabulous enamel and glossy accents were created using a variety of Tonic Studios Nuvo Drops. Everything was adhered…

Create your own embellishments and patterned paper Cathie Allan style! INSTRUCTIONS 1. Stamp the Impression Obsession background stamp using VersaFine black ink on a piece of Creative Scrapbooker Super Stock. This panel will be cut into design elements when assembling the layout at the end. Set panel aside.  2.Apply Split Pea VersaColor ink on a piece of recycled plastic. Mist with water.3. Place a second piece of recycled plastic on top and move the ink around with your finger.4. Pull the two pieces apart. We have just created TWO stamps.5. Gently stamp the green-coloured plastic on a piece of Super Stock. Clean the plastic pieces.6. Repeat Steps 2 to 5 using Orange, Opera Pink, and Cyan VersaColor ink.7. Use a ruler and marker to create a frame, and edge the piece of Super Stock. Set aside.8. Using an Impression Obsession die, die cut a variety of foliage from Super Stock.…

There are SOOO many FABULOUS things going on over at Lavinia Stamps! For starters – July 7th to July 10th, is their Fairy Craft Online Festival on their Facebook Page. Everyday is FILLED with demos, galleries and tutorials. ABSOLUTELY CHECK IT OUT. And DRUM ROLL PLEASE – they just released 16 NEW STAMPS!!!! I would like to say that you might need one or two – but who am I kidding – you are going to need them all! Giggle Giggle!  Here are just a few designs from their VERY talented design team showcasing this beautiful line-up. Grab a coffee and watch as Tracey plays with the new stamps. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gtnTahk2K4&t=775s NOW be sure to CLICK HERE and visit the Lavinia Stamps Facebook page and join all the Fairy Craft Online Festivities! Happy Thursday Friends!

In all the land and sea and valleys and hills….. the Girlfriend Stamp Collection by Art Impressions is one of my  ALL TIME FAVOURITES! The best part – they keep adding to it.  For me, there is nothing better than celebrating my friends with a coffee in hand and a big side salad of giggles!!!! If you haven’t heard of the Girlfriend Collection – CLICK HERE. Seriously, CLICK NOW! Here is one of the card designs I found on the Art Impressions blog that seriously made me giggle. Bri Firth , one of their design team members created this smile-maker of a card!  The name of the stamp set she used is “The Weigh In” and it totally had me giggling. I particularly liked the sentiment ” Girlfriends…worth their weight in gold.” CAUSE THEY REALLY ARE! Thank you Bri for sharing this beautiful design with us all and a HUGE…

Check out this STUNNING card designed by Tracy McLennon Tracy’s  card features a variety of products from Heartfelt Creations.  Including the Vining Sweet Pea Die and Cling Foam Stamp Sets. The sentiment was created using the Heartfelt Creations Cheerful Note Sentiments Cling Stamp Set. AND those Silver Creative Photo Corners are by Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L and are simply a MUSTH HAVE! Be sure to pop on over to Tracy’s blog for all the product details. Have a wonderful Thursday everyone! Join our Village of Inspired People *Monthly Zoom Crops *Live Demos *Printable Step by Step Photo  PDF’s *AND SO MUCH MORE! CLICK HERE and join today!

Simple black and white cards make such a statement! Check out this card designed by Tracy McLennon that does just that. Tracy designed her card using the Pink & Main Roses Stamp Set along with their Coordinating Rose Die Set.  To create the background she used the Pink & Main Mod Stitched Rectangle Die Set.  And that splash of gold was created using Pink & Main Sparkle Gems. LOVE how this card turned out!!!!! Thanks for sharing Tracy! ALL SUPPLIES USED – Pink & Main Roses Stamp Set – Pink & Main Roses Die Set – Pink & Main Sparkle Gems – Pink & Main Mod Stitched Rectangle Dies – Ranger Archival Ink – Ranger Embossing Ink Pad – Ranger White Embossing Powder – Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L 3D foam Squares – Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Crafty Foam Tape – Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Adhesive Dots – Scrapbook Adhesives by…

I recently REALLY started to play with all my watercolor stamp sets from Art Impressions (not just collecting  them – giggle giggle). AND WOW! The results are so fun and seriously so easy to create beautiful watercolor scenes. Here is a card I spotted on the Art Impressions blog designed by the very talented, Tricia O’Bin. How adorable s this design?!?!?!? I could jump right in this scene and enjoy a cup of java or two!!! Tricia used a variety of Art Impression watercolor stamp sets including the Wrought Iron Set and the Large Shops Set. She added all the beautiful colour with Tombow markers. For all the product details pop on over to the Art Impressions Blog – CLICK HERE AND be sure to subscribe to the Art Impressions Youtube Channel for endless tutorials! – CLICK HERE Have a super duper day friends!

Kim Gowdy was very buys this week creating spooky Halloween cards. One of her favourite things to do and you can tell! Check out this card she designed. How gorgeous! Kim designed the background using one of her gel mono prints she created using the Ranger Gel Printing Plate AND Ranger Dina Wakley Media Acrylic Paint. She stamped the Stampers Anonymous stamps on Deli Paper. Using Ranger Archival Ink. She then cut out the pumpkins and with hat and adhered them to the mono print using Ranger Dina Wakley Media Matte Gel Medium. Using Zebra Doodler’z Gel Glitter Pens she outlined all the stamped images. This made the images glitter! You can see it here. Next, for some more added fun Kim Added Tonic Studios Nuvo Glow Drops.When the lights turn off these little drops glow!  How fun is that! Finally Kim, used her Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Guillotine Cutter…

August 25th Online Class

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Saturday September 17th
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