Monday, September 25, 2017

Pinkfresh Studio Stamp & Die Release Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to the Pinkfresh Studio September Release bloghop. 

Love love love this release as it has stamps and dies to create for every occasion including Christmas. I am sure everyone has already going to start making Christmas cards soon :). You might have come here from the wonderfully talented Elena Roussakis's blog. 
It's gonna be a long post so please bear with me :)

Card 1
I used the "Houseplants" Die. This is such a pretty die, which cuts beautifully. I die-cut the plants using watercolor paper. Then I sponged some distress inks and flicked some gold ink. The result really gave me a smile, hence I stamped the sentiment from the "Playful Animal Friends 1" stamp set. Finally to ground the image I used a stripe of paper from the "Escape the Ordinary" paper pad.

Card 2: Since I really loved this "Houseplants"die, I created another card and instead of adding gold flick, I simply added a little bit of Clear Sparkle Embossing powder. Love love the result. It looks pretty and delicate.

Card 3: Since I took out the "Playful Animal Friends 1" stamp set, I looked at the "Playful Animal Friends 2" stamp set too AND I have to say these two are must have sets for all the fun, whimsical, cute cardlover's :) I was in the CAS cardmaking mode :) I made a few cards using these sets but those are for the next time lol

Card 4: Finally, I decided to do some no-line coloring and this Santa image from " Simple Joy" stamp set was just perfect. There is also a Coordinating "Simple Joy" die to make die-cutting so easy! I like how he is reading all the letters so seriously :) Maybe I will also get a gift or two from I used some patterned papers from the "December Days" paper pad. I also cut out a few elements from the same paper pad to add to my scene.

The next stop in the hop is  super talented and sweet Laura Contoni-Bassen's blog. 

Now on to the even bigger fun part of the blog hop (Apart from getting to drool over amazing new products and creations):

Pinkfresh Studio  is generously giving away stamps/dies from the entire release to one winner. The winner will be randomly selected and the only requirement is that you have to leave a comment on each Blog in the Hop. FUN!!!! Comments will close at 11.59pm CST on Monday October 2nd 2017.  
Winner Announcement : Monday October 9th 2017

Blog Hop Line Up

Grab a cuppa and enjoy the wonderful inspiration along with a chance to win some AWESOME goodies !!!
Here are the products I used today:

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

FSJ: Hello Friend

Hello everyone! Today I have a mixed media card for you using this pretty butterfly image from Fun Stampers Journey

To create this card, I fist cut a white mat layer using the whip cream cardstock. I then stamped the tiny flowers from the Media Artist stamp set using River Stone ink. I stamped these using the 2nd. generation technique so the florals are light in color.
I then stamped the tiny splatters from the same set using Lemon Drop ink. Then I stamped the fun brushstrokes. Now to mute this a little, I applied a bit of whip cream paint here n there and let this dry.
Once dry, I added some splatters using Cosmic Grape silk.
Then I stamped the butterfly from the Beautiful Wings stamp set using black ink. Then I stamped one of the wing layers using Cosmic Grape ink. Once stamped I fussy cut the butterfly and applied Sparkle Silk generously all over the butterfly. Let it dry. 

Finally, stampe the sentiment and assemble everything together.

All the products used are by Fun Stampers Journey

Stamp: Brush Stroke, Media Artist, Greeting Trends, Beautiful Wings
Cardstock: Whip Cream
Ink: Lemon Drop, Cosmic Grape, River Stone, Black Licorice
Journey Sparkle, Cosmic Grape Silk
Journey paint: Whip Cream
White Liner Tape
FSJ Amaze Machine

Friday, September 8, 2017

The Ton’s Fall 2017 Release Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to The Ton's Fall 2017 Release Blog Hop! :) I am so excited to share some fun goodies with you.

Love the new products and as you know I love flowers and coloring, so I was beyond excited when I first saw the release ;)

Since a while now, I've wanted to start my new Traveler's Journal from Fun Stamper's Journey and this was the perfect opportunity to play around with the new stamps.

I used the Star Trails and Fresh Cut Carnations to create this. I stamped the background using the bud and stem from the fresh cut carnation stamp and created this faux watercolor effect. It gives a cool background for a start.

For my next card, I couldn't resist doing no line watercoloring for these beautiful magnolias. The flowers are GORGEOUS!! I used my DS and Schminke watercolors for coloring.

The Ton has 24 new stamps, coordinating dies and 6 Couture Mixes for their new Fall 2017 Release which includes up to three free gifts with purchases. For more information on The Ton’s incentive gifts, head over to The Ton’s blog. All new release products are available now! 

Finally, the best part of the hop other than all the wonderful inspiration by the team and the guests:

Three new release stamps will be given away to random commenters from the hop participant blogs. To qualify, you must leave a comment on The Ton Blog Hop post. The comment period will close on Monday, September 11th at 11:59pm. Winners will be announced thereafter on The Ton’s blog.

Here is the hop order in-case you missed someone :)

>> Isha Gupta << you're here

Have fun hopping and have a wonderful day!

Friday, September 1, 2017

Lucky Altenew Winner!

Quickly popping in to announce the winner of  the Altenew August 2017 Release Blog Hop Day 1 (a $30 Gift Certificate to spend at Altenew online store)

So without further ado, it’s time to announce the lucky Winner!

Becky said...
I've been admiring the Doodle Lace Cover die, and really like the way you used it. I also want to tell you how much your comment about your daughter and the page layout for her touched my heart. So loving!

Congratulations Becky,  please contact me asap so I can give you the details for your prize. My email is on the side of my blog in my profile.