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Fair Play Card and Envelope Combo

Hey crafty friends! The Catherine Pooler BRAND NEW RELEASE is available now!!

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All the cards I share in the next few weeks will be using the following products from the Poppin’ Wheelies bundle:
* School’s Out Stamp Set
* School’s Out Coordinating Die Set
* Recess Stamp Set
* Recess Coordinating Die Set
* Yippee Layered Word Dies
* Poppin’ Wheelies Background Stamp
* Daisy Duke Stencil

My favorite craft essentials:
Heffy Doodle Mini Die Cutting Machine
* MISTI
Smart Craft Glue
*  Petal Pink Gemini Jr. Die Cutting Machine
* 3D Foam Squares
* 3D Foam Tape
*Pre-scored Card Base
* Catherine Pooler Inks
* Catherine Pooler Blending Brushes

First, I’m creating my envelope using the Notecard Envelope Dies and blue cardstock. Then, I am stamping the NEW Poppin’ Wheelies Background Stamp with Dress Blues ink.

I am using the Notecard Layers Dies to create my card.

To create a little “hill”, I’m using my ink pad as a guide and tracing it with a pencil on Heffy Memo Tape.

Next, I’m using Polished and Bellini for the sky and Garden Party and Melon Ice for the grass.

I’m stamping School’s Out Stamp Set and Recess Stamp Set in my MISTI.

I’m coloring my cuties with alcohol markers and then I’ll die cut them out with the coordinating dies.

Now, I’m going to decorate my envelope with some Notecard Trims Dies and a Stitched Heart Dies.

Here are some more photos of the finished cards!

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Sneak Peek!! Fair Play Collection

Hey crafty friends! Are you as pumped as I am for the BRAND NEW RELEASE from Catherine Pooler?! Catherine Pooler StampNation members have early access to purchase this collection NOW! General ordering opens May 17th! This release is just so much fun, you’re going to WANT IT ALL!!

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All the cards I share in the next few weeks will be using the following products from the Poppin’ Wheelies bundle:
* School’s Out Stamp Set
* School’s Out Coordinating Die Set
* Recess Stamp Set
* Recess Coordinating Die Set
* Yippee Layered Word Dies
* Poppin’ Wheelies Background Stamp
* Daisy Duke Stencil

My favorite craft essentials:
Heffy Doodle Mini Die Cutting Machine
* MISTI
Smart Craft Glue
*  Petal Pink Gemini Jr. Die Cutting Machine
* 3D Foam Squares
* 3D Foam Tape
*Pre-scored Card Base
* Catherine Pooler Inks
* Catherine Pooler Blending Brushes

For my background, I’m using the NEW Daisy Duke Stencil with Minted, In the Park, and Mardi Gras inks.

I used the Scallops and Dots Dies to trim my panel down. Then, I’m cutting the NEW Yippee Layered Word Dies in black and white cardstock. I’ve also used the One Liners Sentiments stamp set to finish off my sentiment.

For my stamped images, I’m combining elements from the NEW School’s Out Stamp Set and NEW Recess Stamp Sets. I’m coloring them in with Copic markers and then diecutting them with the coordinating dies.

I love how simple and easy this card is to put together and it’s still OH SO CUTE!

Don’t forget: If you’re a Catherine Pooler StampNation member, you get EARLY ACCESS to every new release (plus SOOO many other benefits)! Sign up now! It’s worth it!

Thanks for using my affiliate links! You all are the BEST! Using an affiliate link in this post above or down below costs you nothing, but it gives me a teeny percentage of your sale to buy more crafty goodies to continue to share card tutorials with YOU! So, thank YOU! Xx, Amanda

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Coming Soon! A NEW INK COLOR!

Hey crafty friends! Are you as pumped as I am for the BRAND NEW RELEASE from Catherine Pooler?! Catherine Pooler StampNation members have early access to purchase this collection TOMORROW! General ordering opens May 17th! This release is just so much fun, you’re going to WANT IT ALL!!

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INTRODUCING THE NEW INK COLOR….. COTTON CANDY!!


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This card features items from the At the Fair Bundle:
* Admit Two Stamp Set
* Admit Two Dies

My favorite craft essentials:
Heffy Doodle Mini Die Cutting Machine
* MISTI
Smart Craft Glue
*  Petal Pink Gemini Jr. Die Cutting Machine
* 3D Foam Squares
* 3D Foam Tape
*Pre-scored Card Base
* Catherine Pooler Inks
* Catherine Pooler Blending Brushes

I used the Scallops and Dots Dies to trim my panel down. Then, I’m cutting the NEW Yippee Layered Word Dies in black and white cardstock. I’ve also used the One Liners Sentiments stamp set to finish off my sentiment.

Don’t forget: If you’re a Catherine Pooler StampNation member, you get EARLY ACCESS to every new release (plus SOOO many other benefits)! Sign up now! It’s worth it!

Thanks for using my affiliate links! You all are the BEST! Using an affiliate link in this post above or down below costs you nothing, but it gives me a teeny percentage of your sale to buy more crafty goodies to continue to share card tutorials with YOU! So, thank YOU! Xx, Amanda

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Time to GET YOURS!!

Hey crafty friends! It’s FINALLY TIME to get the BRAND NEW RELEASE from Catherine Pooler!!
Keep scrolling to see how I made this card featuring the Music to My Ears Bundle from the NEW Soda POP Collection!

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All the cards I share in the next few weeks will be using the following products from the Music to My Ears Bundle:
* Retro Love Word Dies <– FREE with a $75 purchase!!!!
* Music to My Ears Stamp Set
* Music to My Ears Coordinating Die Set
* On Staff Background Stamp
* Doo Wop Cover Plate
* Rad Dad One Liners Stamp Set

To create this vintage card, I cut down a panel of white cardstock to 4″x5.25″ and ink blended it using Spiced and Macchiato inks. Then, I used a distress tool to distress my edges. I spritzed water and ink over the entire panel. I also cut a heart out using the Nested Stitched Heart Dies. I ink blended it with the NEW grays! I used Pebble and Hoodie.

I stamped my images from the Music to My Ears Stamp Set with alcohol marker-friendly Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I colored them with OLO alcohol markers and cut them out with the Music to My Ears Coordinating Die Set.

I stamped my sentiment and then trimmed it down with scissors. I propped my die and sentiments up using my favorite 3D foam squares. I used Bearly Arts Precision Glue to adhere the panel to my pre-scored card base,

Don’t forget: If you’re a Catherine Pooler StampNation member, you get EARLY ACCESS to every new release (plus SOOO many other benefits)! Sign up now! It’s worth it!

Thanks for using my affiliate links! You all are the BEST! Using an affiliate link in this post above or down below costs you nothing, but it gives me a teeny percentage of your sale to buy more crafty goodies to continue to share card tutorials with YOU! So, thank YOU! Xx, Amanda

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Early Access Starts NOW! Plus, a FREEBIE!

Hey crafty friends! Are you as pumped as I am for the BRAND NEW RELEASE from Catherine Pooler?! Catherine Pooler StampNation members have early access to purchase this collection NOW! General ordering opens tomorrow, April 19th!
Keep scrolling to see how I made this card featuring the Music to My Ears Bundle from the NEW Soda POP Collection!

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Plus, get a FREE die set for a limited time only!!


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All the cards I share in the next few weeks will be using the following products from the Music to My Ears Bundle:
* Retro Love Word Dies <– FREE with a $75 purchase!!!!
* Music to My Ears Stamp Set
* Music to My Ears Coordinating Die Set
* On Staff Background Stamp
* Doo Wop Cover Plate
* Rad Dad One Liners Stamp Set

Don’t forget: If you’re a Catherine Pooler StampNation member, you get EARLY ACCESS to every new release (plus SOOO many other benefits)! Sign up now! It’s worth it!

Thanks for using my affiliate links! You all are the BEST! Using an affiliate link in this post above or down below costs you nothing, but it gives me a teeny percentage of your sale to buy more crafty goodies to continue to share card tutorials with YOU! So, thank YOU! Xx, Amanda

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Blending a Rainbow Background with the New Soda POP Collection

Hey crafty friends! Are you as pumped as I am for the BRAND NEW RELEASE from Catherine Pooler?! Catherine Pooler StampNation members get access on April 18th! General ordering opens on April 19th!
Keep scrolling to see how I made this card featuring the Music to My Ears Bundle from the NEW Soda POP Collection!

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All the cards I share in the next few weeks will be using the following products from the Music to My Ears Bundle:
* Retro Love Word Dies <– FREE with a $75 purchase!!!!
* Music to My Ears Stamp Set
* Music to My Ears Coordinating Die Set
* On Staff Background Stamp
* Doo Wop Cover Plate
* Rad Dad One Liners Stamp Set

When creating a rainbow background, I always start with the yellow first in the center of the card (in this case, Limoncello). Next, I’ll blend Oh Boy! along the entire bottom and blend it a little with the Limoncello. Then, I’ll blend Pucker Up on the entire top of the panel. Then, I’ll blend the very bottom of the panel with Pucker Up to create a violet color. I’ll then grab Oh Boy! again and blend the top of the panel to create a fuchsia color. Next, I’ll grab Limoncello again and blend it out into the pink and blue once more.

Once I’ve got my panel ready, I can die cut with the Scallops and Dots Dies. I’m also using the dies to cut a white scalloped panel.

Next, I am stamping my On Staff Background Stamp and my sentiment from the Music to My Ears Stamp Set with Midnight ink.

Next, I stamped my images from the Music to My Ears Stamp Set with alcohol marker-friendly Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I colored them with OLO alcohol markers and cut them out with the Music to My Ears Coordinating Die Set.

I stamped my sentiment again on white and then used scissors to cut out the word “MUSIC”. I propped my die and sentiments up using my favorite 3D foam squares. I used Bearly Arts Precision Glue to adhere the panels it to my pre-scored card base,

Don’t forget: If you’re a Catherine Pooler StampNation member, you get EARLY ACCESS to every new release (plus SOOO many other benefits)! Sign up now! It’s worth it!

Thanks for using my affiliate links! You all are the BEST! Using an affiliate link in this post above or down below costs you nothing, but it gives me a teeny percentage of your sale to buy more crafty goodies to continue to share card tutorials with YOU! So, thank YOU! Xx, Amanda

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Gold Embossing Powder on the New Deepest Darkest Peru Cover Die

Hey friends! You can shop the BRAND NEW RELEASE from Catherine Pooler NOW! Keep scrolling to see how I made this card featuring the In the Amazon Bundle.

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All the cards I share in the next few weeks will be using the In the Amazon Bundle and the Part Tres Extras Bundle:
Jungle Amigos Stamp Set
Jungle Amigos Dies
Peruvian Market Patterned Paper
Lima Sequin Mix
Deepest Darkest Peru Cover Plate
Scallop Square Dies
Tickets & Tape Dies
Just Right Duos Sentiments Stamp Set

To create this elegant card, I started by die cutting the Deepest Darkest Peru Cover Plate on white cardstock. I then smooshed my Wow! Embossing Pad directly to my die cut. Next, I applied Wow! Gold Embossing Powder to the entire thing. I then, carefully, melted the embossing powder with my heat tool.

I trimmed down a piece of the Peruvian Market Patterned Paper and then used Bearly Arts Precision Glue to adhere it to my pre-scored card base,

For my sentiments, I used the. new Just Right Duos Sentiments Stamp Set. I stamped the sentiments and then used a trimmer to trim them down. I used my scissors to cut the strips at an angle. Lastly, I added some Lima Sequin Mix sequins to the background.

I propped my die and sentiments up using my favorite 3D foam squares. I used Bearly Arts Precision Glue to glue my sequins.

Don’t forget: If you’re a Catherine Pooler StampNation member, you get EARLY ACCESS to every new release (plus SOOO many other benefits)! Sign up now! It’s worth it!

Thanks for using my affiliate links! You all are the BEST! Using an affiliate link in this post above or down below costs you nothing, but it gives me a teeny percentage of your sale to buy more crafty goodies to continue to share card tutorials with YOU! So, thank YOU! Xx, Amanda

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In the Amazon Trifold Card

Hey friends! You can shop the BRAND NEW RELEASE from Catherine Pooler NOW! Keep scrolling to see how I made this card featuring the In the Amazon Bundle.

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For this trifold card, I used the In the Amazon Bundle and the Part Tres Extras Bundle:
Jungle Amigos Stamp Set
Jungle Amigos Dies
Peruvian Market Patterned Paper
Lima Sequin Mix
Deepest Darkest Peru Cover Plate
Scallop Square Dies
Tickets & Tape Dies
Just Right Duos Sentiments Stamp Set


Don’t forget: If you’re a Catherine Pooler StampNation member, you get EARLY ACCESS to every new release (plus SOOO many other benefits)! Sign up now! It’s worth it!

Thanks for using my affiliate links! You all are the BEST! Using an affiliate link in this post above or down below costs you nothing, but it gives me a teeny percentage of your sale to buy more crafty goodies to continue to share card tutorials with YOU! So, thank YOU! Xx, Amanda

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AVAILABLE NOW! Global Adventure Part Tres!

Hey friends! You can shop the BRAND NEW RELEASE from Catherine Pooler NOW! Keep scrolling to see how I made this card featuring the In the Amazon Bundle.

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All the cards I share in the next few weeks will be using the In the Amazon Bundle and the Part Tres Extras Bundle:
Jungle Amigos Stamp Set
Jungle Amigos Dies
Peruvian Market Patterned Paper
Lima Sequin Mix
Deepest Darkest Peru Cover Plate
Scallop Square Dies
Tickets & Tape Dies
Just Right Duos Sentiments Stamp Set

To create this shaker card, I started by die cutting the Deepest Darkest Peru Cover Plate on white cardstock. I ink blended Melon Ice and Grass Skirt, focusing the lighter shade of green towards the center.

On my pre-scored card base, I blended Grass Skirt. I spritzed my die cut and card base with water. Then, I splattered my favorite white and black acrylic paints (mixed with water) onto both.

Next, I stamped my images from the Jungle Amigos Stamp Set and then colored them with alcohol markers. I like to add highlights with the a white gelly roll pen. Once I was finished coloring, I cut them using the coordinating Jungle Amigos Dies.

To create the shaker portion of the card, I trimmed an acetate sheet to a teeny bit smaller than my die cut frame. I adhered the sheet to my frame using redline tape. Then, I applied 3D foam tape to create depth between the layers and hold my Big Apple Sequin Mix shakers inside.

I propped my cute sloth and branch up using my favorite 3D foam squares. I used Bearly Arts Precision Glue to glue my flowers on.

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Thanks for using my affiliate links! You all are the BEST! Using an affiliate link in this post above or down below costs you nothing, but it gives me a teeny percentage of your sale to buy more crafty goodies to continue to share card tutorials with YOU! So, thank YOU! Xx, Amanda

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Catherine Pooler’s NEW Global Adventure Pt. Tres!

Hey friends! Have you heard the good news?! There’s a new release coming.. and boy, is this a FUN one!! StampNation Members can shop the new collection EARLY on Tues, March 21st! General ordering opens on Weds, March 22nd!

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All the cards I share in the next few weeks will be using the In the Amazon Bundle and the Part Tres Extras Bundle:
Jungle Amigos Stamp Set
Jungle Amigos Dies
Peruvian Market Patterned Paper
Lima Sequin Mix
Deepest Darkest Peru Cover Plate
Scallop Square Dies
Tickets & Tape Dies
Just Right Duos Sentiments Stamp Set

I started by die cutting the Peruvian Market Patterned Paper with the Scallop Square Dies. Next, I stamped my images from the Jungle Amigos Stamp Set and then colored them with Copic alcohol markers. Once I was finished coloring, I cut them using the Jungle Amigos Dies.

For my sentiment, I’ve used the Wow! Embossing Glue Pad with Wow! White Embossing Powder on black cardstock. Then, I die cut it using the new Tickets & Tape Dies.

I propped my patterned paper up using 3D foam tape to create depth between the layers. Then, I attached my card panel to a pre-scored card base. I propped all of my cute critters and flowers up using my favorite 3D foam squares.

The final step was to add some gorgeous sequins from the Lima Sequin Mix! I always use the Bearly Arts Precision Glue when working with small embellishments.

Don’t forget: If you’re a Catherine Pooler StampNation member, you get EARLY ACCESS to every new release (plus SOOO many other benefits)! Sign up now! It’s worth it!

Thanks for using my affiliate links! You all are the BEST! Using an affiliate link in this post above or down below costs you nothing, but it gives me a teeny percentage of your sale to buy more crafty goodies to continue to share card tutorials with YOU! So, thank YOU! Xx, Amanda

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My Favorite Halloween Cards

Hello crafty friends! It’s only 20 days until Halloween! I thought I’d share my favorite spooky cards with you today!

First off – who doesn’t LOVE a glow-in-the-dark card?! I know I do! For this card, I used the glow-in-dark-embossing powder on the stars and the spider webs!

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Next up, we have another scene using the same products, but this one is a shaker card! For the background, I used the Heffy Doodle Brick-by-Brick Stencil! For my shaker, I used the Hocus Pocus Sparkle Mix.

Next up, I just LOOOVE these cuties from the Maker Forte Magical Brew Stamp Set! Are they just so cute colored in with alcohol markers or what?! Plus, that stunning Stargazer Background!! Perfection!



Next, we have some of my favorites from the Catherine Pooler Sweet-n-Spooky Collection! This bundle is ON SALE and has already went out of stock once! Don’t miss out on the cutest Halloween papers, stamps, and dies!


We can’t have a Halloween post without some cute critters wearing costumes!! Check out these Heffy Doodle Costume Critters! I love how adorable they look colored in with OLO markers! I paired these critters with the Sunburst Stencil to create a focal point!


Oh and I CANNOT forget this stunning scene! I love mixing and matching stamp sets! For this card, I used the Let’s Hang Out, Costume Critters, and Veggie Patch stamp sets.

Thank you SO much for coming to my blog today! As always, I REALLY appreciate when you use my affiliate links (which can be found throughout my post). It doesn’t cost you anything or affect your order in any way, other than giving me a teeny percentage of your sale! This allows me to continue to buy crafty goodies and share tutorials and cards with you! So THANK YOU! Xx, Amanda

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Catherine Pooler and Ellen Hutson IG Hop

Hey friends! Did you see that Catherine Pooler and Ellen Hutson kicked off an Instagram Hop together today!? You DO NOT want to miss out! They’re BOTH giving prizes away to 3 lucky winners! Woot!! Head to the IG Hop here.

I’m sharing TWO cards I made using this amazing Float Your Boat stamp set that Catherine Pooler’s team made exclusively for Ellen Hutson. Read on to see how I created these cards!

For my first card, I trimmed down my Parqs and Rec Cover Plate Die to change the sizes of the rectangles. (I love when dies can be used in different ways, don’t you?!).

On a piece of A2 White Premium Cardstock, I blended Something Borrowed, Oh Boy!, All that Jazz, Aquatini, and Minted inks. Then I spritzed my background with water and some paint droplets using a paint brush.

Next, I glued my frame down to my background and then stamped my sentiments using Midnight Ink. I used the White Premium Cardstock to stamp my images from the new Float Your Boat stamp set. I colored my images with Copic markers and then die cut them using the coordinating dies. I used 3D foam squares to attach my stamped and cut images to the card front. I added some St. Cloud sequins at the end for a finishing touch!

For my second card, I used Heffy Memo Tape to mask off the bottom of the card front. I used Drive-In and Serenade for my background. Then, I used Black Jack on the bottom of the card for my “road”. I cut the background down using the Notecard Postage Dies. For this card, I stamped images from the Float Your Boat stamp set as well as the Special Delivery stamp set. I added some Sofia sequins to this card!

Those are my cards to share with you today for this really fun IG Hop. I hope you enjoy the Hop and GOOD LUCK!!! Remember, there will be 3 winners! Make sure to check the IG Hop for all the details.

You can shop the Catherine Pooler store using my affiliate link by clicking any of the links in this blog post or by clicking here. Using my affiliate link doesn’t cost you anything, but I do get a small percentage of your purchase. This helps me provide you with more tutorials! So please feel free to come back and use it anytime! THANK YOU!! Xx, Amanda

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Heffy Doodle and Time for Tea Collaboration Blog Hop

Welcome to the Heffy Doodle and Time for Tea Collaboration Blog Hop!
Design Team members from both companies are sharing inspiration using products from both companies!

I’m so excited to share this card I made with you! I absolutely adore both of these companies’ products! They work SO WELL together! Can you guess which products are from which company? Read on to see!

To create my super vibrant background, I am blending Sixteen Candles, Pixie Dust and Grape Crush through the Time for Tea Tiled Wall Stencil. Once that’s done, I am going to very gently go over the entire background with a blending brush that has leftover Sixteen Candles ink on it.

To create the forefront of my scene, I am using the leaves from the Heffy Doodle Tree-mendous Peekaboo Tree Die and blending Melon Ice and Lime Rickey onto my cutout. For the dirt hill, I am using the Heffy Doodle Slimline Scenery Dies and blending Sand Castle and Over Coffee ink onto it. I am then splattering some white acrylic paint mixed with water using a small paintbrush. I’ve also used the Silver Linings Border Dies to create some clouds for the top portion of my scene and have left them white.

Now I’m ready to stamp my little cuties! I am grabbing the Heffy Doodle Hello Squeakheart Stamp Set and the Time for Tea Cafe Critters Stamp Set. I’m coloring them with my Copic markers using purples, greens, and yellows.

I’ve cut out the word “ENJOY” using the Heffy Doodle Stitched Alphabetters Dies and used Melon Ice and Lime Rickey to color them. Once I’ve cut my stamped images out using the coordinating dies, I’m ready to start assembling my card! I’m using Heffy Doodle’s Deep Foam Tape and Glubert Glue. I’m also creating one last sentiment by stamping the word “SQUEAKHEART” from the Hello Squeakheart stamp set on black cardstock with Versamark watermark ink. Then, I’m applying white embossing powder to it and cutting the sentiment into a ribbon using my scissors.

And, voila! Don’t those little cuties look so cute?! πŸ™‚

That’s it for me on this Hop! I hope you enjoyed my card and all the love I put into it!

GIVEAWAY INFO: To be entered to win the giveaway, all you need to do is comment at each stop along the Blog Hop!
Time for Tea will be giving away Β£25 and Heffy Doodle will be giving away Β£25 to their respective stores!  Be sure to comment before 11:59 PM EST on Mar 2nd to be entered to win!

Each company will post their random winner on Mar 3rd at 10AM EST!Β  Make sure to check the Heffy Doodle Blog and Time for Tea Blog to see if you’re a winner!

Blog Hop Lineup:

Heffy Doodle Blog

Claudia Cubas 

Carrie Rhoades

Lyndsey Turner

Amanda Stevens

Jayne Vaughan

Tallie Clewley

Silvia Galloni

Amanda Fitterer (You are here)

Time for Tea Blog (GO HERE NEXT)

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Maker Forte “Winter” Release

Hey crafty friends! The New WINTER Release from Maker Forte is available for purchase now! I have created so many wonderful cards using the new products!

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Check out some of these fun winter cards I made!

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Xx, Amanda

Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez

Let’s Get a Pumpkin!

Have you picked out pumpkins for carving yet?? We have the cutest little local farm here that has a huge pumpkin patch that we love to go to every year! They have hay rides, corn mazes, and lots of treats! The kids just love going there!

This sweet girl on this card reminds me of my 6 year old daughter! I just HAD to make a card with her. She’s a digital stamp from Kinda Cute called “Girl with Wheelbarrow“.

I printed the image on 80# Neenah cardstock and then colored her in with Copic markers.

I finished the card off by adding some black cardstock and then patterned paper behind it!
I hope you were inspired by my post and I hope you’re having a great week so far! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog! It really means a lot to me!
Xoxo, Amanda

honey bee stamps

Honey Bee Stamps Summer Release Blog Hop – Day 2

Welcome to the Honey Bee Stamps Summer Release Blog Hop – Day 2!
To celebrate this huge release, Honey Bee Stamps is giving away a $25 gift certificate to the store for each day of the Hop! Be sure to comment on every stop along the way for Day 1 and Day 2 to win!

For each of my Beach House cards, I am using the following products:
Beach House Add-On Stamps | Beach House Add-On Honey Cuts | House Builder Card Base | Salvaged Brick Background Stencil | Watercolor Lines Background Stencils

I’m going to make a different roof for each house! I’m die cutting the roof from the Beach House Add-On Honey Cuts.
For my first house, I’m using Scattered Straw and Frayed Burlap distress ink and oxide. I’m also adding E34 to the embossed parts.
For the 2nd house, I’m using Copic markers and a flicking motion to color in the entire roof. I am using E41, E42, E43, and E44.
For the last house, I’m using the Scattered Straw and Frayed Burlap again, but doing a lighter coat.

For the house bases, I’m also going to try 3 different techniques.
For the 1st house, I’m using the Salvaged Brick Background Stencil and Frayed Burlap distress oxide.
For the 2nd and 3rd houses, I’m using the Watercolor Lines Background Stencils and distress oxides.

I’m using the doors and windows that come with the House Builder Base for the 2nd and 3rd houses and coloring them with Copic markers.

Now I’m going to start stamping my images from the Beach House Add-On Stamps and coloring them with Copic markers. Click on any image to view it larger! For my “Welcome” sign, I’m using a paddle as my stick!

For my palm trees, I’m going to blend Mowed Lawn and Twisted Citron distress inks on a piece of white card stock and then die cut my leaves. For the trunk, I’m using E50, E31, E23, and E55.

Now I’m ready to start adhering my cards together! The process is the same for each card, so I’m only showing one house below. I am using 3D foam squares and strips for items I want to stick out (such as the palm tree, bike, and tiki torches). I am using a glue pen for tiny things, such as the leaves on the wreath and the palm leaves. I am using double sided tape for the fence.

Here’s another look at the finished cards!

For my 2nd project, I created these shaker tags!

To make these tags, I am using the Tag Along dies from Heffy Doodle. I am using the same tag die to cut the acetate for my shaker portion so that it fits perfectly.
Next, I’m blending some backgrounds with distress oxides and stencils.

I’m stamping my images using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and then using my Copic markers to color my images.

I am adding “margarita salt” to the rim of my margarita using liquid glue and Frosted Sugar Powder from Dress My Craft. For my shakers, I’m using the Frosted Sugar Powder and Crystal Ice Cubes from Dress My Craft.

Here’s another photo of the finished tags!

Products for Beach Houses:
Beach House Add-On Stamps – NEW RELEASE
Beach House Add-On Honey Cuts – NEW RELEASE
House Builder Card Base
Salvaged Brick Background Stencil
Watercolor Lines Background Stencils

Products for Cocktail Tags:
Sip Sip Hooray Stamp Set – NEW RELEASE
Sip Sip Hooray Honey Cuts – NEW RELEASE
Raise A Glass Stamp Set – NEW RELEASE
Raise A Glass Honey Cuts – NEW RELEASE

Don’t forget to hop along with us for your chance to win a Honey Bee Stamps $25 gift card!

Blog Hop Lineup:
Honey Bee Stamps
Mindy Eggen
Sara Sherlock
Kelly Martin
Danielle Flynn
Brenda Noelke
Amy Tsuruta
Bobbi Lemanski
Amanda Fitterer (You are Here!)
Vera Yates
Ilda Dias
Laura Jane
Jenny Hall
Jessica Frost Ballas

Thank you so much for stopping by my post!
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Xoxo, Amanda