Monday 24 August 2015

Just Add Ink #276 - By The Tide

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Well it is a beautiful drizzly day here, it poured rain this morning and is now just a light steady shower. We are in a real need for it out in our area.

Now onto today's card and it is for the Just Add Ink Challenge.

The challenge this week is for male cards so I have used By The Tide stamp set and is perfect timing for Father's Day.

Full list of products used will be below.
I hope you like this card.

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Friday 21 August 2015

Lighthearted Leaves - SIP#10

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Today I wanted to play along with the Stamp Ink Paper Challenge #10 why not head on over and check out the designers awesome creations.

This is the inspiration board used

This pictured inspired me to create a card using Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Basic Gray & Silver Embossing. Also with these colours I thought was perfect for creating a Christmas card with the stamp set Lighthearted Leaves and will be available for you to purchase from the new Holiday Catalogue on the 1st September 2015.

I have heat embossed the 2 leaves in Silver and shaded in using the Stampin' Up! markers in matching colours, then die cut with the Leaflets Framelits.
Cherry Cobbler panel is embossed with the Woodlands TIEF and adhered to a piece of Basic Gray cardstock.
Sentiment is heat embossed in Cherry Cobbler on Crumb Cake cardstock and layered on to an A5 Cherry Cobbler cardstock.

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Wednesday 19 August 2015

Hearth & Home Double Window

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Do you think I am in love with the new Hearth & Home Framelits???

Well yes I am! 
I blogged a card using this technique a couple of days ago and thought I better show you how it is created.

Here is the technique to show you how to make the double frame window to put in front of any scene you like.

Today I have gone for a nice summer tranquil scene. 
Wouldn't it be nice to have this view.

To create the double window, place the die on cardstock then laying the top acrylic plate nearly all the way to the edge as pictured. Run through your bigshot.

Once run through take cardstock out and turn around, place die onto cardstock overlapping to the inside edge of frame already cut. Place top acrylic plate just to the edge of the inside of outer edge as pictured. Run through Bigshot.

This is how your double window pane should look once done. You can cut out vertical lines to make 2 panes in each frame instead of 4.

The stamp set used on this card is a retired set called "Moon Lake"

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Monday 17 August 2015

Embellished Ornaments - CYCI#82

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Today I wanted to play with the Embellished Ornaments stamp set and Delicate Ornaments Thinlits, these are a beautiful coordinating set. 

Don't you love how Stampin' Up! coordinate everything!

Here I have taken a piece of Whisper White and randomly stamped the long narrow bauble in Cherry Cobbler and Mossy Meadow. Layer that on to a piece of Cherry Cobbler cardstock.
Using the Bigshot cut the main solid piece in Cherry Cobbler, then using the intricate die cut out using Silver Glimmer Paper. Adhere the 2 pieces together. Stamp sentiment onto Whisper White and layer onto a piece of Mossy Meadow.
Assemble card as shown below

I hope you like this card

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Saturday 15 August 2015

Hearth & Home - Aussie Christmas Scene

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Not long now till you guys can order the new products from the Holiday catalogue out on the 1st September! I can't wait for this to happen for you as your gonna LOVE the Christmas items.

Today I got to play with the Hearth & Home Thinlits, I started out with a single frame window but was not happy and wanted to take up more room on the front of the card. Hence a double window which was easy to do.
Cut 2 frames and join together on the middle seam.

In Australia Christmas is quite warm (hot really) so I wanted a scene to reflect this by using the Happy Scenes stamp set.

I hope you like this card

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Friday 14 August 2015

Crazy Crafters August Blog Hop - Stamp A Stack

Welcome to the Crazy Crafters Blog Hop for August. This month we are excited to show off some of the amazing bundles available in the just released 2015 – 2016 Annual Catalogue. We hope you find great inspiration from the projects.

You may just be starting the blog hop here at my blog - Angela Lorenz or may have come from the person previous to me in the list. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all the projects. At the moment you are visiting Angela Lorenz.

On these projects I have used the Flower Patch Stamp Set & Flower Fair Bundle product number #136788 on page 77 of your annual catalogue for $73 AUD saving you 15%. It is a beautiful set to play with and so versatile.

Thanks for taking part in our blog hop, there are so many amazing ideas and inspiration you don't want to miss. Remember that currently you are at my blog - Angela Lorenz, so check the blog hop line up list to see who is next in the list.

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Tuesday 11 August 2015

Sleigh Ride

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Oh My Gosh!!!!
You really HAVE to get these beautiful edgelits "Sleigh Ride"
There really is not much else I can say but they can add stunning effects to your Christmas cards. There are three edgelits in pack, 1 x Houses, 1 x Trees & 1 x Santa & Sleigh

On this card I have added versamark to the new Gently Falling TIEF then laid cardstock down and gently rubbed. Clear embossed then sponged using Marina Mist, Pacific Point & Night Of Navy to the backing piece. Cut your edgelits then layer to main card piece. I have cut tiny pieces of So Saffron cardstock to adhere behind windows in the houses.
Sentiment is from the stamp set Jingle All The Way

 I hope you like this card.

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Monday 10 August 2015

If The Broom Fits

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I was so excited to see a parcel pickup note from the post office this morning I just new it was my Big Brown Box from SU with all my new goodies from the new Holiday Catalogue. 
I do not buy Halloween stamp sets but when looking through the catalogue this one I am using today just screamed at me to buy it.

Stamp set is called If The Broom Fits - and I so thought of my mum when I seen it as we are always telling her to get on her broom - she keeps telling us that it is the twentieth century and has upgraded to a vacuum cleaner. 

Inside panel ( bahaha) is stamped using the Alphabet rotary stamp an sentiment is from Happy Birthday Everyone

This card below was my first try

I hope you like these cards

If you would like a copy of the new Holiday Catalogue please use the contact me icon

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Sunday 9 August 2015

Just Add Ink #274 Corner Garden

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I loved this colour combination so much I had to make another card for the Just Add Ink Challenge, why not pop on over to their blog and check out the design teams awesome cards.

On this card I have stamped the Corner Garden background stamp in Versamark and heat embossed in White on Very Vanilla cardstock.
Then lightly sponge randomly with Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand and Smoky Slate.
Backing piece is Sahara Sand and layered onto Very Vanilla card base. 
Sentiment is from Happy Birthday Everyone stamped in Crumb Cake

I hope you like this card

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Saturday 8 August 2015

Just Add Ink #274 - One Big Meaning

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Today I am creating for the challenge on the Just Add Ink #274 blog, why not pop on over and check out the design teams awesome creations.

Here is my card for this challenge and I wanted to use the Chevron Border Punch.
I punched twice on each side of a piece of Very Vanilla then filled spaces with punched pieces of Crumb Cake, Basic Grey & Sahara Sand. Sentiment is from the "One Big Meaning" stamp set in Crumb Cake. Backing piece is Crumb Cake then layered on to Very Vanilla card base

I have also used Candy Dots from the Neutrals collection to coordinate.

I hope you like this card.

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Friday 7 August 2015

PPA262 - Vintage Leaves

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Today I am playing with the Pals Paper Arts Challenge so why not pop on over to their blog and check out the designers awesome cards.

These are such beautiful soft colors to play with.
Here I have used the Vintage Leaves stamp set and Leaflets Framelits.
I stamped the leaves with Tip Top Taupe then sponged with Pool Party & Mint Macaron, edges are done with Tip Top Taupe. Using Bigshot and framelits cut your leaves out. Background is the Hardwood stamped in Versamark then Tip Top Taupe, clear heat emboss. Sponge over background with Pool Party.
Full list of products used will be shown below.

I hope you like this card.

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