Monday, May 15, 2017

Cross Canada Hop ~ No Worries

Welcome to our May Blog Hop featuring our favorite New Paper Collections.
We have 4 new amazing and fun paper collections in the Current Seasonal Expressions 2 catalog.
We have an amazing group of talented ladies all across Canada, and they sure would love to hear from you, so before hopping onto the next person, take a moment and leave a comment about what you loved.
If you've arrived from Sheena of Kanata Newf Papercrafts then you are in the right place! If you would like to start at the beginning of the hop, and continue from East Coast to West Coast, you can start here Michelle
My Favorite Paper in this Seasonal Expression 2 is "No Worries" so I created a couple cards that we are using in our group swap using it.



Supplies used:
No Worries Paper Pack
Cupcake Stamp set & ThinCuts
No Worries Cardmaking Stamp set & ThinCuts
Bamboo Ink
Lagoon Ink
ShinHan Markers
Circles using a 2"punch (non CTMH)

To purchase any of the items seen in our blog hop today, contact your local consultant to place an order.
Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is Brae of The Brae-er.
If you get lost along the way, you can head to Michelle's Blog, as she has the complete blog list.
Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way. We hope you will join us again next month when we will be featuring creations using up our stash while using new products. So mark June 15th on your calendars and hop along with us.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Everything ABC's Blog Hop ~ Letter 'G'

Welcome to the Everything ABC's blog Hop ~ letter G




For this hop we will be featuring the letter 'G'. 
This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment.  Whatever the crafter has chosen as their 'G' element will be featured in their post.

I have decided to make a Giraffe card for April.  
It has been exciting awaiting the arrival of her wee baby! 


If you came from "Lauren" then you're on the right track!


I started by picking out my supplies
~ then cutting & inking the edges.


Stamping the image 

 Coloring with ShinHan markers

Here is my Card!  I think it is TuTu Cute! 
What do you think?  Please comment below!

  


Supplies Used:
 (list will be added shortly ~ I am off to the airport to head home)



Your next stop on our Everything ABC'S blog Hop is " Jenifer " of "Jen's Messy Studio".

Keep on playing with paper!
Diana

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Cross Canada Hop ~ ShinHan touch Twin Markers

Welcome to our April Blog Hop featuring the ShinHan Alcohol Markers. We have 24 colours available, plus a blending marker.
We have an amazing group of talented ladies all across Canada, and they sure would love to hear from you, so before hopping onto the next person, take a moment and leave a comment about what you loved.
If you've arrived from "Sue "of " Sue's Sparkly Stampin " then you are in the right place! If you would like to start at the beginning of the hop, and continue from East Coast to West Coast, you can start here “My Creations with Michelle

Here is my creation ~ I have just started playing with the ShinHan Touch markers ~ and having fun experimenting
(I will not show you all the test coloring I did... you would just laugh)

We have several wedding coming up this summer & Next so figured I would get started on some cards for showers, engagement parties & the weddings.



Images stamped with Slate ink then colored with he markers & over stamped with Black ink for the shadow effect.





I used the colors Peonie Purple, marine blue, sap green, warm grey, clay & the clear blender... the last 3 were for shading & blending (need a bit more practice for that!)
card base is Colonial white
Paper is from the Sugar Rush collection
Stamp sets used were:
D1627 Your own kind of Wonderful for the sentiment inside
and the image is C1670 Hello Lovely


And check out this amazing organizer for the markers!
To purchase any of the items seen in our blog hop today, contact your local consultant to place an order.
Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is "Carol“of " Crafty Carol ".
If you get lost along the way, you can head to Michelle's Blog, as she has the complete blog list.
Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way. We hope you will join us again next month when we will be featuring creations using our favorite NEW paper collection, yes that is right, we have new paper collections coming. So mark May 15th on your calendars and hop along with us.
Keep playing with Paper
Diana

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Everything ABC's Blog Hop ~ Letter 'F'

Everything ABC Blog Hop 

WELCOME!

Welcome to the Everything ABC's Blog Hop!

For this hop we will be featuring the letter F. 

This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has
chosen as their F element will be featured in their post.

If you came from "Lauren Moore" of "Lauren CTMH Craftings" then you're on the right track!

Today we celebrate Family Friends & Fun
This is a layout I have created using FLIP FLAPS




Here is the first page close up

with flip flap up




Now is the middle Page protector pocket Plus design 2





 The last page  ~ I used 4x4 Flip flaps here ~ 




Paper used was Whimsy Fundamentals
Card Stock in Glacier,  Juniper & Tangerine
I also used Flip Flaps (4X6, 3X4 & 4X4)
Memory Protector pocket Plus design 2



I have used flip flaps so that I can incorporate lots of pictures 
Flip Flaps allow several pictures that may be the similar  or as a series of photos  take up one page in the my album ~ 





Your next stop on our Everything ABC'S blog Hop is back to the beginning ~ off to " Jenifer Brenner " of "Jen's Messy Studio " 

Have fun

Keep on playing with paper...

Diana

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Everything ABC's Blog Hop ~ Letter 'E'

Welcome to the everything ABC's Blog Hop!
For this hop we will be featuring the letter 'E'.
 This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has
chosen as their 'E' element will be featured in their post.

If you came from "Darlys Recker" then you're on the right track!

For the letter 'E' I have chosen to make a Super simple
Elephant Birthday card and...

 an Elegant Baby Album page


To make the card:

 Using a white card base & a 2" strip of lettered paper from the Whimsy fundamentals paper packet & Coral Shimmer Trim.
the Elephant is from the Operation Smile stamp set from Last year called Animal Greetings(retired) on a piece of white card stock matted on a piece of tangerine card stock.

For the Elegant page layout:
  [I cased this one from the seasonal Inspiration Page 46]

Using 2" pieces of Whimsy Paper mounted in a diamond pattern on a piece of white card stock mat on a 12 x 12 Crystal Blue card stock base.  
 No stamping on this one ~ Just Sugar Rush Complements.
I put a matt for a 4 X 4 photo with Crystal blue & white cardstock ~ this is to be a gift for a friend who is having her first grand-daughter in a couple of months!!!


Products Used:
Sugar Rush Complements X7215C

Whimsy Fundamental Paper  (24- 12x12 papers) Z3255
 
Stamp Set :
Animal Greetings (retired)

A great alternative Elephant stamp would be
Baby Bundle C1668


Slate Ink Z2873

Coral Shimmer Trim Z3088

ShinHan Markers:
Light Orange Z2455
Warm Grey Z2467
Colorless Blender Z2469


Your next stop on our Everything ABC'S blog Hop is back to the beginning with "Jenifer Brenner


Keep on playing with Paper!
Diana

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Cross Canada Hop ~ Language Stamps

Bonjour / Hola / Hello
Welcome to our March Blog Hop featuring our stamp sets that are available in French, Spanish and English. When you flip through the catalogue those stamps are identified with a World globe.
We have an amazing group of talented ladies all across Canada, and they sure would love to hear from you, so before hopping onto the next person, take a moment and leave a comment about what you loved.


If you've arrived from "Dominique "of " Fun2cre8 with Dominique " then you are in the right place! If you would like to start at the beginning of the hop, and continue from East Coast to West Coast, you can start here “Michelle




SO I spent Saturday with my CTMH family & stamped a bunch of French stamps on Card stock so I could create these cards ~



Stamp sets used:


Happy To Be Friends (French) C1605F





Happy Heart (French) A1192F"
for the hearts border


Paper Packet:

Dreamin' Big B&T Duo X7218B

So here you are ~ My French Card




To purchase any of the items seen in our blog hop today, contact your local consultant to place an order.
Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is " Krista" “of "Simply Creating ".
If you get lost along the way, you can head to Michelle's Blog, as she has the complete blog list.
Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way. We hope you will join us again next month when we will be featuring creations using the Shinhan Touch Twin Markers. So mark April 15th on your calendars and hop along with us.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Everything ABC's Blog Hop ~ Letter 'D'

Welcome to the everything ABC's Blog Hop!
For this hop we will be featuring the letter 'D'. This may be the name
of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has
chosen as their 'D' element will be featured in their post.

If you came from "Jenifer Benner" then you're on the right track!

"I DONUT what I would do without you"



I have created some super cute cards using a Donut Stamp from a retired set called Treats of Friendship
and Donut inspired paper from the paper pack
  'Sugar Rush'





To make these cards:

For the red card I used just the paper pack, Pomegranate ink to sponge the edges with NO stamping...

For the grey one I did some simple stamping using the stamp set Treats of Friendship (retired) with Black ink, added a zip Strip and some complements

Both were on White card bases 5 1/2 X 4 1/4







Products Used:

Sugar Rush Workshop Your Way G1118 
Sugar Rush B&T Duo (12- 12x12 papers) X7215B 
Stamp Set :
Treats Of Friendship Stamp set ~ Retired


Treats of Friendship (Retired)

***Alternate Stamp set could be:
Sugar Rush Cardmaking Bundle Z3300
~ ON SALE this month with the thin cuts!!!~
Black Ink Z2805

 Pomegranate Ink Z2854
Your next stop on our Everything ABC'S blog Hop is back to the beginning with "Michelle Hughes


Keep on playing with Paper!
Diana