Saturday, September 12, 2020

Standing Under My Umbrella aka The Power of Practice Blog Hop

 Howdy y'all!

Today's card is for The Power of Practice Blog Hop! We are to share with you a bit about our crafting journey. By showing an older photo of one of our first handmade cards. And a recent photo of a handmade card (sort of like a ‘Before and After’ of your progress as a crafter). This is a fun way to encourage others to keep practicing their craft.


If this is your first stop on the hop. Your next stop is 
Ishani Sai. But if not then you were last at Vicki Parson.


One of the first cards I blogged about.  

While this one reflects my cardmaking style today!

Stamps: Visible Image Sparkle in the Rain
Paper: CTMH White Daisy
Ink: VersaMark Dazzle Frost, CTMH Pewter
Accessories: Memory Depot Black Embossing Powder, homemade stencil (SU! Rainbow Builder Framelits), Scrapbook.com Dashed Stencil, Tim Holtz Distress Paint Mermaid Lagoon, Ceramcoat Surfboard Acrylic Paint, FolkArt Calypso Sky Acrylic Paint



Here is a video of showing the process for making today's card!


A complete list of the supplies is under the picture. The list, contains compensated affiliate links. If you wish to create a similar card. There is no cost to you for using the links. But it does provide funds to help continue this blog.


Thank you for stopping by!

Happy Crafting,

M.E.


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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Slimline Eclipse Thank You Card

 Howdy Y'all!

Mary Ellen here from Creative Time With ME Today I have a fantastic Slimline Eclipse Technique card and video to share!

I have video showing the creation of this adorable card! 


Here are similar items you can find in the Dies R Us site.



Don't forget to come join in the fun at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog.  There's a new challenge theme offered on the 1st and 15th of each month and one lucky randomly drawn winner will receive a gift voucher prize to the Dies R Us Store.  For your convenience, all the important Dies R Us links are provided below.


click below for:
FRIENDS OF DIES R US PINTEREST PAGE

Thank you for stopping by!

Stay Healthy! 

Stay Safe!



Thursday, September 3, 2020

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Day at the Park

 Howdy Y'all!

Mary Ellen here from Creative Time With ME Today I have an adorable Bendi Card featuring Lawn Fawn stamps. 

I have video showing the creation of this adorable card! 




Don't forget to come join in the fun at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog.  There's a new challenge theme offered on the 1st and 15th of each month and one lucky randomly drawn winner will receive a gift voucher prize to the Dies R Us Store.  For your convenience, all the important Dies R Us links are provided below.


click below for:
FRIENDS OF DIES R US PINTEREST PAGE

Thank you for stopping by!

Stay Healthy! 

Stay Safe!



Tuesday, September 1, 2020

September Rainbow Card Challenge

Howdy!

Today over at the Rainbow Card Challenge Blog. We have a NEW challenge! That is to use Autumnal Amber in your monochromatic card.


For today's card, I started out by ink smooshing onto watercolor paper. Then I stamped the image down and put heat embossing powder on top of it. Finally, I heat embossed. And then I laid the geode onto the card base and stamped the sentiment.

Stamps: Concord & 9th Geode
Paper: CTMH White Daisy, Canson XL Watercolor
Ink: Versamark Dazzle Frost, Tim Holtz Distress Ink Fossilized Amber, CTMH Intense Black
Accessories: Concord & 9th Geode die, Ranger Snowflake Tinsel Embossing Powder

A complete list of the supplies is under the picture. The list, contains compensated affiliate links. If you wish to create a similar card. There is no cost to you for using the links. But it does provide funds to help continue this blog.

Thank you for stopping by!

Happy Crafting,

M.E.

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Using Embossing Folders in a New Way - August Collected Crafty Collabs

Howdy!

Today's card is for the Collected Crafty Collabs Hop! Which is a Monthly Themed Hop For Supplies You've Squirreled Away! We are part of the Handmade Happiness group on Facebook. Which is a great community of paper crafters of all styles. Handmade Happiness also has a mentorship program.

This month's theme is Vacation/Summer and/or Embossing Folders

If this is your first stop on the hop. Your next stop is Katy Ingram (eastwickpaperandink) . But if not then you were last at Teresa Russell.

For today I chose to play around with embossing folders and my gel plate! The video is below the card pictures.

Challenges Being Entered







Here is a video of how I created these cards!


A complete list of the supplies is under the picture. The list, contains compensated affiliate links. If you wish to create a similar card. There is no cost to you for using the links. But it does provide funds to help continue this blog.

Thank you for stopping by!

Stay safe!

Stay healthy!

Stay crafty!


Happy Crafting,

M.E.


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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Create and Inkspired to Fussy Cut

Howdy!

Welcome to my blog! If this is your first time here. Feel free to stay awhile and read some of my other posts. Many of them have video tutorials included in the post! 

Today's card is part of a YouTube and Instagram hop! We have gathered to show support for Courtney Kreeber and her new group Create and Inkspire

Stamps: Create and Inkspire July 2020 Card Kit
Paper: CTMH White Daisy, Gel Print sheets
Ink: CTMH Archival Black
Accessories: MFT Fishtail Flag Stax, Martha Stewart Blue White Bakers Twine

This is the video of how I created this card! 


Challenges Being Entered
Use Your Stuff #403 - Books - the prints were done on book paper

A complete list of the supplies is under the picture. The list, contains compensated affiliate links. If you wish to create a similar card. There is no cost to you for using the links. But it does provide funds to help continue this blog.

Stay safe!

Stay healthy!

Stay crafty!

Happy Crafting,

M.E.




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Friday, August 14, 2020

If The Shoe Fits Mixed Media Madness Hop

 Howdy y'all!

Today I am participating in the Mixed Media Madness Hop for bloggers. 

The next person along the hop is Courtney: https://courtneyspapercrafting.com/2020/08/14/mixed-media-madness-hop

Challenges Being Entered
Simon Says: Midsummer Blues - Dark Turquoise



Here is a video of how I created this card!


A complete list of the supplies is under the picture. The list, contains compensated affiliate links. If you wish to create a similar card. There is no cost to you for using the links. But it does provide funds to help continue this blog.

Stay safe!

Stay healthy!

Stay crafty!

Happy Crafting,

M.E.


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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Typed Thinking of You

 Howdy!

Today over at the Color My Heart Color Dare challenge blog we have a color challenge. Also we are teaming up with Double Trouble Challenge #64. Thing 1: Trouble Maker - "You make me happy when skies are grey, so let's make someone happy with a Friendship project (i.e. Get Well, Thinking of You, Thank You, etc.). NO Birthday, Holiday or Celebration projects



I had such fun creating this card using book paper and printer paper. Plus, a bit of cardstock. For the typewriter I did a bit of fussy cutting. 

Stamps: CTMH My Type of Note, Celebrate Opportunity, Hugs for You, Epic Birthday
Paper: CTMH White Daisy, Pomegranate, Book Paper, Printer Paper
Ink: CTMH Archival Black, Pebble, Mink, Pewter

Challenges Being Entered

A complete list of the supplies is under the picture. The list, contains compensated affiliate links. If you wish to create a similar card. There is no cost to you for using the links. But it does provide funds to help continue this blog.

Stay safe!

Stay healthy!

Stay happy!

Stay crafty!

Thank you for stopping by!

Happy Crafting,

M.E.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Mixed Media Madness Hop - Faux Leaf Monoprinting

 Howdy Y'all!

Mary Ellen here from Creative Time With ME Today I have a fun way to create a mixed media piece using die cuts! 

Challenges Being Entered
Simon Says: Midsummer Blues - I used Mermaid Lagoon


I have created a video to share with you how I created this card! Also this video is part of a mixed media madness hop over at YouTube. 



Some of the products that I used in this card are retired. But here are similar items you can find in the Dies R Us site.






Don't forget to come join in the fun at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog.  There's a new challenge theme offered on the 1st and 15th of each month and one lucky randomly drawn winner will receive a gift voucher prize to the Dies R Us Store.  For your convenience, all the important Dies R Us links are provided below.


click below for:
FRIENDS OF DIES R US PINTEREST PAGE

Thank you for stopping by!

Stay Healthy! 

Stay Safe!