Friday, January 19, 2018

Keep Calm & Drink Coffee as Coffee Loving Cardmakers Guest Designer!! =)

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Coffee Loving Cardmakers Guest Designers
HELLO & HAPPY FRIDAY!!
SQUEAL!! I'm SO EXCITED to be GUEST Designing over on the Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog for January and February!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Card I've made for today showcasing some of my FAVORITE Paper Sweeties Products!! I also share some Inspiration on how I decide what colors to use when I'm coloring Images!!
Here's my Card!!
For MORE info about how I've made my Card today I hope you'll hope over to the
Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog and check it out!!
Leave me some LOVE too, if you want to make my WEEKEND!! ;)
THANKS SO MUCH for stopping by and I hope you have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!!
COUNTRY HUGS-N-KISSES
LARISSA  =)

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Newton's Nook Designs January Release 2018 Day 4~ "Newton's Sweetheart"!!

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HELLO!!
SQUEAL!! I'm here with Day 3 of the
Newton's Nook Designs January Release 2018!!
Today we're Showcasing the NEW "Newton's Sweetheart" Stamp Set + coordinating "Newton's Sweetheart" Die Set!! Let's take a look at these AWESOME Sets!!
How SWEET is this Set!!?? Newton has a Girlfriend!! EEEEKKKK!!
How can you NOT just LOVE everything about this!!??
I started by Die Cutting the Layers from the NND Frames and Flags Die Set for the Background of my Card!! Then I used the NEW Tumbling Hearts Stencil to add some Tumbled Glass Distress Ink and create a subtle Heart Background!! I Die Cut some Lawn Fawn Hearts and Stamped and Embossed the Sentiment and added a Kitty Paw!! I Stamped and Embossed the Image and Die Cut it out then Colored it with my Copic Markers!! Adding White Gel Pen, Tonic Studios Aqua Shimmer Pen and Nuvo Drops to finish off my Card!!
 
Greyson who just turned 5 created this Card!! He did EVERYTHING from Stamping, Die Cutting, Coloring (w/ Colored Pencils) and even the assembly!! I helped to add some Glitter to the Collars and some Nuvo Drops to the Bottle!! He plans on giving this Card to his Preschool Teacher for Valentine's Day!! He Calls his Kitten Tiger a Calico Kitty a (Rainbow Kitty) hence the Rainbow of Colors!! They are ENJOYING Fresh Squeezed Lemonade!!
 
Would you like to win the “Newton's SweetheartStamp Set!!??
This stamp set will be given away to ONE lucky winner! !
Here's how to WIN: Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning!
You have until Thursday January 18th at 9pm EST to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, January 19th.
Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:
 
THANKS SO MUCH for stopping by today and I hope you've been INSPIRED and are as EXCITED about the New Release as I am!!
The NEW Release will be available in the Newton's Nook Store on Friday Jan. 19th!!
SQUEAL!! Who's EXCITED!!??  ;)
Have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!!
 
COUNTRY HUGS-N-KISSES
LARISSA  =)


Calling All Sistahs January Challenge CAS09!! =)

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HELLO!! =)
I'm here today for the New Challenge over on the Calling All Sistahs Blog!!
EVERY Month on the 18th we'll be sharing a New Inspiration Challenge Photo!!
Lets take a look at the Project I've made for the NEW Calling All Sistahs January Encouragement Challenge CAS09!!
 
I've used the NEW Heart to Heart Stamp Set for the Main Image along with some WoW Glitter Embossing Powder!! I LOVE how BEAUTIFUL it is especially with a Background Image like this one!! 
I used the New Supercalifragilistic Stamp Set for my Sentiment!! I Watercolored parts of the Image and then added some Nuvo Drops to add some Texture!!

Each month, on the 18th we will have an inspiration photo and challenge to spark your creativity.  You can use the photo or the colors or both to create your card to encourage, bless or lift the spirits of the recipient.  Then link up here by June 13th for your chance to win a $25 gift code from CAS-ual Fridays Stamps to use in their online store!!  You can use any product you wish, but if you are chosen and your card has a stamp or die from CAS-ual Fridays Stamps, your prize will be doubled!!!!!!
Rules:
1. Make an Encouragement Card using the Inspiration Photo or Color Collection or Both.
2. Link up by 12am EST on the 13th to be eligible to WIN.
3. Any products welcomed.  You are not required to use CAS-ual Fridays Stamps on your card, but if you do and your card is chosen, Michele will double your prize!!
 
 Don't forget to use coupon code encourage17 at checkout for 15% off your order!! =)

                THANKS SO MUCH for stopping by today and I hope you'll join for the
Calling All Sistahs January Encouragement Challenge CAS09!!
I CAN'T WAIT to see what you create!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!!
COUNTRY HUGS-N-KISSES
LARISSA    =)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Newton's Nook Designs January Release 2018 Day 3 ~ "Deer Friend"!!

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HELLO!!
SQUEAL!! I'm here with Day 3 of the
Newton's Nook Designs January Release 2018!!
Today we're Showcasing the NEW "Deer Friend" Stamp Set + coordinating "Deer Friend" Die Set!! Let's take a look at these AWESOME Sets!!
How SWEET is this Set!! I just LOVE LOVE LOVE these Images!!
 
I wanted a Fairly Flat Background for my Card so I used the NEW Tumbling Hearts Stencil and Tattered Rose Distress Ink!! After I Inked up the Design I used Clear Embossing Powder to cover the Hearts and Heat Set them!! I Inked over the Embossed Heart Background using Tumbled Glass Distress Ink and added Water Droplets to add even more Texture!! I also made my own Grass Border Stencil using the Land Border Die Set and Shabby Shutters Ink!! I added Embossing Powder to the Grass too!! I blended out the Grass using more Shabby Shutters Ink and then layered on all of the Stamped, Embossed and Copic Colored Images!! I Stamped and Embossed the Sentiment and my Card was done!!
 
Would you like to win the “Deer FriendStamp Set!!??
This stamp set will be given away to ONE lucky winner! !

Here's how to WIN: Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning!
You have until Thursday January 18th at 9pm EST to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, January 19th.

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

 
THANKS SO MUCH for stopping by today and I hope you'll stop back by tomorrow for a look at the NEW "Newton's Sweetheart" Stamp Set + coordinating Dies!!
The NEW Release will be available in the Newton's Nook Store on Friday Jan. 19th!!
SQUEAL!! Who's EXCITED!!??  ;)
Have a FABULOUS WEEK!!
 
COUNTRY HUGS-N-KISSES
LARISSA  =)
 

January Calling All Sistahs Reminder Post!!! =)

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HELLO!!
I'm here today for the Calling All Sistahs Reminder Blog Post!!
It's the 17th which means it time for our monthly reminder to get the girls checked and in case you missed my crafty news earlier, I have been asked to join the Encouragement Squad at CAS-ual Fridays Stamps!! There is a code below where you can get 15% off your purchase of stamps or dies so be sure to take advantage of that!!  =)
Now back to the reminder, Breast Cancer can be beaten if caught early so please get your Mammograms!! You can also help by purchasing any of the Calling All Sistahs line where 50% of the proceeds go to help research for a cure!!

 
I've used the NEW Peace & Comfort Stamp Set to Stamp and Emboss onto a BEATIFUL Watercolored background using my FAVORITE WoW Glitter Embossing Powders is Silver Glitter and Tutti Fruity!! I used a White Gel Pen to add White Details to the Sentiment and  I Die Cut a Scalloped Frame and layered it to help make the Sentiment POP!!
I WISH you could see the SPARKLE and Shine, as its BEAUTIFUL in real Life!!
 
Don't forget to use coupon code: cas-comfort at checkout for 15% off your order!! =)
 

THANKS SO MUCH for stopping by today and PLEASE CHECK yourself!!
Early Detection is the BEST Prevention!! I hope you'll join us tomorrow for the NEW Calling All Sistahs January Challenge!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! 

COUNTRY HUGS-N-KISSES
LARISSA    =)

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Newton's Nook Designs January Release 2018 Day 2 ~ "Sending Hugs"!!

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HELLO!!
SQUEAL!! I'm here with Day 2 of the
Newton's Nook Designs January Release 2018!!
Today we're Showcasing the NEW "Sending Hugs" Stamp Set + coordinating "Sending Hugs" Die Set!! 
Let's take a look at these AWESOME Sets!!
How FUN is this NEW Set!!?? Not only are the Images SWEET, but did you notice that the Arms are Die Cut, meaning that they're able to hold things!! I can already tell you, I'm going to be having LOTS of FUN with this Set!!   =)
                               

I used the NND Frames and Flags Die Set for the Background of my Card!! I wanted a FUN Collage Background so I used some Tattered Rose Distress Ink and Water Droplets for texture and then Stamped the Birthday Wishes in a MFT Grout Grey Ink to match my Cardstock!! I Stamped, Embossed and Die Cut the Images out and Colored them with Copic Markers!! I Die Cut the mall Flags Banner from the same Cardstock and Stamped and Embossed the Sentiment from the Cocktail Mixer Stamp Set!! White Gel Pen Details and Tonic Studios Aqua Shimmer Pen along with Morning Dew Nuvo Drops add the PERFECT finishing touches!!
 
I used the NND Frames and Flags Die Set along with the NND Darling Hearts Die Set for my Background!! I Stamped, Embossed and Die Cut the Images out and Colored them with Copic Markers!! I used the Cheers Die Cut from the Cocktail Mixer Die Set and the Sentiment is from the Cocktail Mixer Stamp Set!! White Gel Pen Details and Tonic Studios Aqua Shimmer Pen along with Morning Dew Nuvo Drops add the PERFECT finishing touches!! I LOVE the way this turned out and think this would also make a GREAT Anniversary Card Design too!!

Would you like to win the “Sending HugsStamp Set!!??
This stamp set will be given away to ONE lucky winner! !

Here's how to win: Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! 

You have until Thursday January 18th at 9pm EST to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, January 19th.
Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:
 
THANKS SO MUCH for stopping by today and I hope you'll stop back by tomorrow for a look at the NEW "Deer Friend" Stamp Set + coordinating Dies!!
The NEW Release will be available in the Newton's Nook Store on Friday Jan. 19th!!
SQUEAL!! Who's EXCITED!!??  ;)
Have a FABULOUS WEEK!!
 
COUNTRY HUGS-N-KISSES
LARISSA  =)