It's challenge time at Little Miss Muffet, and we've got a really fun theme for you...
"If you go down to the woods..."
I love it! I still remember singing along to that song in kindergarten! I might even remember all of the words... be thankful you can't hear me singing out loud right now! :)
So what does the theme mean?? Interpret it in any way you like... think teddy bears, fairies, or other creatures you might come across in the woods!
I've colored up the sweet Sugar 'n Spice Dolls Jasmine for my card. Not only is she adorable, but she is also one of the many stamps marked down for the enormously HUGE amazing SALE happening RIGHT NOW at Little Miss Muffet Stamps!
Go on... check it out... you know you wanna... :)
Now onto my little creation... I've caught myself using the same color combos over and over again lately, and this is one of them. It's so sweet and girly, I can't help myself! Just another simple layout today, but I used the edge of my MFT Notebook Edge Dienamics to add the stitched borders to each layer.
Supplies: Hammermill White CS, We R Memory Keepers Baby Mine 6x6, SnS Dolls Jasmine, Versafine Onyx Ink,
MFT Pure Innocence Bear Hugs (sentiment), MFT Notebook Edge Die, Pop Dots, Copics
Skin - E11, E21, E000, E0000, R30
Hair - E27, E25, E23
Bear - Y28, Y26, Y23, Y21
Dress - RV34, RV32, RV11, RV10
That is all!
Hope you can play along in the challenge!
Thanks for visiting!
YNS October Release After Party!
It's time for another dose of inspiration from the Your Next Stamp Design Team using all the fabulous goodies from this month's release!
If you missed the New Release Blog Hop, then you'll want to head over to the NEW Your Next Stamp Website, and check out all of the new products!
Now, let's get right down to business... here is my simple card using the adorable new Seasonal Sweeties clear stamp. I colored these cute critters and their stockings with Copics, and paired them with patterned paper from the Echo Park Reflections Christmas 6x6 pad. The holes were cut using the Stitching Holes Die Set, and I threaded a piece of Bamboo Twine through them. The image was finished off with a little bit of sparkle using my Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Pen.
Supplies: Hammermill White CS, Bazzill Peanit Fudge CS, EP Reflections Christmas 6x6, Wink of Stella Glitter Pen,
Brown Bamboo Twine, YNS Stitching Holes Die, Copics
Mice - W3, W1, W0, W00
Dog - W7, W5, W3, W1
Owl - E57, E55, E31
Bunny - E31, E30, E50
Greens - YG67, YG63, YG61
Reds - R59, R29, R27, R24, R22, R20
Gold - Y28, Y26, Y23, Y21, E50
Blues - BG78, BG75, BG72
White - C3, C1, C0, C00
White - C3, C1, C0, C00
For more inspiration from the team, head on over the the YNS Blog for all of their links!
Thanks so much for stopping by!
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It's my turn on the Whimsie Doodles Blog today, and I have a really fun and simple project I'm sharing...
I used an older digi set called Halloween Tags to make some little lunchbox notes for my kiddos. I love the cute jokes on these tags, and I thought my kids would get a kick out of finding these in their lunchboxes on Halloween.
(front view - jokes)
This was really easy to do... the digi file includes a "Quick Print" image, with all of the tags already lined up. I just printed the fronts and backs of the tags to fill the full sheet of paper. Once cut, each tag is about the size of a business card.
I simply matted the tags with black cardstock, glued the joke to the front, and the punchline to the back! So easy!
(back view - answers)
The simple little images made for a really quick coloring job, but I forgot to keep track of the markers! So... I don't have a list of copic colors for you this time... sorry about that!
That's all I have for today!
Thanks so much for stopping by!
YNS October Release and New Website Blog Hop!!!
Hello, and welcome to the Your Next Stamp October Release and Website Launch Blog Hop!!! Phew... that's a mouthfull! :)
I don't know about you, but I've been looking forward to this day for a while!!
Not only do we have some awesome new stamps and dies to share with you this month, but Karen has been busy working behind the scenes to bring us a new and improved Your Next Stamp web store!!! EEEEK! It is so fresh and fun, and you are going to LOVE it!!!
This release is crammed full of holiday goodness... if you weren't prepared for your holiday card making needs, don't worry! YNS has you covered!
I gave you a sneak peek of the new Waddles - Snow Fun set last week, and I have another cute card to share today! I love the versatility of this set... it is perfect for Christmas projects, but this little guy with the present can be used for any occasion! My hubby's birthday is in December, so I'm thinking this card might work for him! :)
Supplies: Hammermill White CS, Neenah Desert Storm CS, Fancy Pants Timbergrove 6x6, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink,
Antique Linen Distress Ink, Hemp Cord, Button, Pop Dots, Copics
Penguin - W9, W7, W5, W3, W1
Tummt, Tag - W1, W0, W00
Beak, Feet - Y38, Y35, Y32
Bow - BG34, BG11, BG10
Hand-drawn heart on tag - 0.1 Black Multilliner
My next card is something out of the norm for me... NO COLORING!!!
Can you believe it?
Cards with a sentiment for the focal point always make me nervous... I usually feel like something is missing, but I LOVE how this one turned out! I found some purple glitter cardstock in my stash, and I thought the snowflakes from the new Winter Fun Tag Die Set would look so pretty cut from it! Of course, everything on my desk is covered in purple glitter now, but it was worth it! I topped each of the snowflakes with a Crystal Clear Gumdrop, and the beautiful sentiment is from the new Whatnot Sentiments Set Three. I stamped it onto vellum, and just wrapped it around the main panel on the card. I think I'm thinking I might make a bunch of these... wouldn't it make a nice thank you card??
Supplies: Hammermill White CS, Recollections Purple Glitter CS, Doodlebug Frosty Friends 6x6, Vellum,
Brilliance Graphite Black Ink, YNS Winter Fun Tag Die, Whatnot Sentiment Set Three, Crystal Clear Gumdrops
Now... what would a release and new website celebration be without some PRIZES???
Hidden along the hop are five... that's right FIVE... $20 YNS Gift Certificates!!
You'll want to comment at every stop along the way, because you just don't know where they could be hiding!
Winners will be announced on the YNS Blog on October 22nd.
And... you know Karen always has an amazing Hop Special to offer you...
Alrighty... just follow the linky list below for all the stops, but before I send you on your way, don't forget to leave a comment!!
Thanks so much for joining us!!
Sneaky Peek Time!!
We have an AWESOME release for you at Your Next Stamp this month, and we are all so excited about the launch of the NEW and improved YNS website on the 19th! We are having a huge blog hop to celebrate, with some super-star guest designers joining us, so stay tuned!
In the meanime, the team has prepared some sneak peeks for you! There is so much to see, and you can find links to all the sneak peeks on the Your Next Stamp Blog.
I've colored up a very pretty new stamp from Penny Johnson called Darling Deer. I'm not so great at coloring furry things, but I really had fun coloring this one! I paired her with paper from the Echo Park Reflections Christmas Pad, and inked all the edges with Antique Linen Distress Ink. To finish it off, I covered the snow in Diamond Stickles, and dabbed a few specks around the image to look like falling snow. My layout is the new sketch at Sketch Saturday.
Supplies: Hammermill White CS, Bazzill Red Hots CS, Echo Park Reflections Christmas 6x6, Antique Linen Distress Ink,
YNS Fishtail Banner Die Set One, Button, May Arts Natural Burlap String, Diamond Stickles, Copics
Deer - E35, E33, E31, E30 and R000, R0000
Hooves - E49, E47, E44, E43
Bow, Flowers, Berries - R59, R29, R27, R24, R22, R20
Leaves - G99, YG67, YG63, YG61
Birds, Flower Centers - Y26, Y23, Y21
Snow - C3, C1, C00
Here is this week's Sketch Saturday if you'd like to play along...
...and remember to head to the YNS Blog for links to all the sneak peeks!