Anything is Possible featuring Mint Owl Studio

Hey guys!  Today I have a card for you using Mint Owl Studio’s Piggy Party and Some Bunny stamp sets.  Pigs can fly, and anything is possible!  😉  I hope my card will encourage someone, and bring a smile to their face.

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You can also find my card on the Mint Owl Studio blog today!

To create my card:

  1. I stamped out a sweet piggy from Piggy Party and 5 balloons from Some Bunny onto bristol smooth white cardstock with Memento tuxedo black ink.  Then, using copic markers, I colored in my images.
  2. I fussy cut my images, being especially careful around the bottom of the heart balloons.  I finished off the edges of the cut images with a black marker.
  3. I tied a piece of embroidery thread to the bottom of each heart balloon, and set them aside along with my pig.
  4. On to my sentiment: You can’t tell from the photo, but the sentiment is foiled with rose gold foil.  I created my sentiment on my computer, and printed it out on white cardstock with a laser printer.  Then, I ran it through my laminator with the foil on top.  I love how this turned out!
  5. First, I cut out the sentiment cardstock with Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangle die, and then I used Mama Elephant’s cloud die from the landscape trio.
  6. I used the same rectangle and cloud dies to cut out 2 more cloud pieces out of vellum.
  7. To create my sky background, I die cut a piece of white cardstock with the same stitched rectangle die, and ink blended some Tim Holtz distress ink in tumbled glass.
  8. I adhered the vellum clouds first, and then the sentiment cloud with some foam tape.
  9. I carefully adhered the heart balloons how I wanted them, using foam tape for all of them except the very top balloon.
  10. I gathered the strings and wound it around my piggy, and adhered him with some foam tape.
  11. To finish off my card, I added sequins from Mint Owl Studio’s peach passion mix with Ranger’s multi medium matte, and added some sparkle to my balloons with some clear Wink of Stella.

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I really hope you liked my card!  I’ve linked my supplies to some of my favorite shops: Mint Owl Studio, Butterfly Reflections Ink, and Simon Says Stamp!

Happy Friday!

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I heart coffee featuring DeNami design

Hello fellow coffee lovers!  I absolutely cannot function without my morning coffee…how about you?  Are you a coffee fanatic or are you a tea drinker?

Today, I have a card on the DeNami blog, and this week’s theme is…you guessed it: coffee!

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Head on over to the DD blog to see how I made this card!

Happy Wednesday y’all!

Cheers shaker card featuring Mint Owl Studio

Hey guys!  Today I have a St. Patty’s themed shaker card for you using Mint Owl Studio’s new scripty sentiments stamp set!  You can find my card on the Mint Owl Studio blog as well!

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In the spirit of St Patrick’s day, I chose green and gold colors, cocktail glasses, and the cheers sentiment.

Here’s how I created my card:

  1. I gold heat embossed the sentiment and the cocktail glasses from the Mint Owl Studio scripty sentiments stamp set on a piece of white cardstock using Versamark ink and Ranger princess gold embossing powder.
  2. Then, I ink blended the panel using Tim Holtz distress ink in lucky clover.  I sprinkled the panel with a little bit of water.  Using a paper towel, I gently picked up some of the ink, creating a bleached effect.
  3. I  die cut a frame out of green glitter paper by DCWV using Simon Says Stamp stitched rectangle dies.
  4. I added acetate to the glitter frame, and 2 layers of foam tape.
  5. I put the shaker card together using Mint Owl Studio 6mm gold sequins and the Mint Owl sequin mix.  I also added in some of Martha Stewart’s green star glitter.
  6. I glued the entire shaker panel to a top folding card base.
  7. To create a simple matching envelope, I stamped 2 cocktail glasses using Hero Arts Ombre ink in mint to green.

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Don’t forget to stop by the Mint Owl Studio blog and shop!

Happy Friday y’all, and cheers to the weekend!

Hello Brave Girl layout using a combination of MME collections

Hey guys!  I hope you had a fabulous Valentine’s Day!

Today, I am on the My Mind’s Eye blog  with this layout, featuring a combination of My Mind’s Eye’s new collections: Happy Camper, On Trend 2, Hello Gorgeous, and By the Sea. These collections coordinate so well with each other!

Hello Brave Girl is a letter to my daughter, saying how proud I am that she climbed up to the top of Enchanted Rock with her Dad last year during Spring Break.  (I am afraid of heights so I only made it 3/4 of the way.)  I love this type of journaling in scrapbook layouts, but don’t use it nearly enough!ahsang MME brave 1 blog

I hope you’ll stop by the My Mind’s Eye blog for more pictures and info on how I made this layout!

Happy Monday!