Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Striped 40th Birthday Card (Fairy Tale Challenge #174)


Hi everyone! :o)


It's time for a new challenge over at Fairy Tale Challenge Blog.

Our theme for this fortnight is #174, Zahlen / Numbers. Use numbers on your handmade projects.

This time our lucky winner will win this lovely embossing folder.


And here is my take on the challenge: CAS (clean and simple), Striped 40th Birthday Card.


I made this card for my partner's brother who's 40th birthday was yesterday.

To make this card I tried an awesome Jennifer's McGuire Masked Stripe Inlay technique. What an awesome technique and a great way to use paper scraps. I love the result!! :o)

To make striped panel, I used 4 various blue colored cardstock paper scraps, cut them to various size stripes and glued them as shown and described on Jennifer's blog. Check her blog post and video for more details and how to make striped panel. :o)

When I glued all stripes, I trimmed the panel and heat embossed in white number 40 on it. I used numbers form Happy Little Stampers 'Big Bold Numbers' stamp set.

Lastly, I glued the panel on a white top folded square card base and my card was finished.

Card dimensions: 102 mm x 102 mm (4" x 4")

List of supplies:
  • Happy Little Stampers 'Big Bold Numbers' stamp set
  • white cardstock paper
  • blue cardstock paper scraps (4 colors)
  • sticker paper sheet
  • Tsukineko VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
  • WOW! Embossing Powder (Opaque Bright White, Regular, WL01R)
  • UHU universal glue
  • Uniball Signo White
  • acrylic block (102 mm x 102 mm)
  • Fiskars High Precission Personal Paper Trimmer
  • bone folder
  • Ranger Heat It Tool
  • powder bag
  • scissors

I hope you'll like my project for this fortnight and get inspired. Stop by the Fairy Tale Challenge Blog and see gorgeous creations my Design Team Mates made for this challenge. Do join us, we can't wait to see your projects. :o)



I'm linking my card to following challenges:
Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

1) Crafty Creations Challenges, #347 - Anything Goes
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

2) Crafting By Desings, August Anything Goes Challenge
This is my 3rd entry to this challenge.


Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :o)


Milka

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Sending You Salty Kisses Card (LMMS Challenge #169)


Hi everyone! :o)


Today a new challenge starts at Little Miss Muffet Stamps Challenge Blog. It's #169, Anything Goes Challenge.


For this challenge I made this CAS (clean and simple), one layer, Sending You Salty Kisses Card.


I made this card for my nieces, Tea (6) and Nika (3). I had so much fun with them last weekend, while I was visiting my family in Bilice near Šibenik, where they are on a vacation. :o)

For my card I used a SUPER CUTE LMM's Forgotten Scraps 'Polka Dot Pals Wendi' digital stamp.

For a card base I used Canson XL Mixed Media Paper.

I printed Wendi on the card base and left her aside for two weeks, as I didn't have time to color her earlier. Usually, I leave printed images drying one day before coloring them.

I colored her in watercolor technique using Distress Inks. After coloring and drying, I stamped a sentiment on the card base.

As a finishing touch, I added white highlights using white gel pen and covered beach toys with a clear gloss resin to create glossy accents. They look like real plastic. :o)


Card dimensions: 127 mm x 89 mm (5" x 3.5")

List of supplies:
  • LMM's Forgotten Scraps 'Polka Dot Pals Wendi' digital stamp
  • Jane's Doodles 'Simon' stamp set (sentiment)
  • Canson XL Mixed Media Paper, 300 g
  • Ranger Archival Ink (Jet Black)
  • Tim's Holtz Distress Inks:
    • Mustard Seed
    • Fossilized Amber
    • Barn Door
    • Twisted Citron
    • Cracked Pistachio
    • Lucky Clover
    • Blueprint Sketch
    • Tea Dye
    • Vintage Photo
    • Walnut Stain
  • Uniball Signo White
  • Gloss Resin Super Clear
  • printer
  • acrylic block (102 mm x 102 mm) 
  • Fiskars High Precision Personal Paper Trimmer
  • bone folder
  • Marabu rounded fine paint brush no. #0
  • Ranger Heat It Craft Tool (for drying)
  • crafting needle
  • water
  • paper towels
  • paper scraps

I hope you'll like my card for today and get inspired. For more inspiration, stop by the LMMS Challenge Blog. Join us in on Challenge #169. The challenge will last for two weeks. There is also a prize for one lucky winner: $10.00 Gift Voucher to the LMMS shop. We like to select couple other projects to highlight as well. :o)



I'm linking my card to following challenges:
Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

1) AAA Cards, CAS Game #96 - Summer Fun

2) Addicted to Stamps and More, Challenge #254 - Clean and Simple (CAS)
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

3) Crafting By Desings, August Anything Goes Challenge
This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.


4) Happy Little Stampers, Watercolour Challenge, August 2017, Anything Goes
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

5) Noor! Design U.K., August Challenge: Anything Goes

6) Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog, For a Child
I made this card for my nieces.
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.


Thank you for visiting and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :o)


Milka

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

B&W Glittery Snowflakes Card (CRAFT-alnica #192, August GDT)


Hi everyone! :o)

I was delighted to be asked to be a Guest Designer at CRAFT-alnica, Slovenian challenge blog, for month of August. I'll share my challenge projects twice this month as GDT at CRAFT-alnica.

First challenge I'm guesting this month is a challenge #192 - Bleščeč Božič v avgustu / Glittery Christmas in August. The theme is picked by DT Lili. Use glitter, glittery material or glittery embossing powder on your Christmas cards.

It was quite a challenge for me to create a card for this challenge, as glitter and glittery stuff are not something I like. After long time thinking and combining this and that, I decided to go with B&W color combo and super simple design. Here is my take on the challenge: Black & White Glittery Snowflakes Card Card.


To make this card, I used GORGEOUS Create a Smile snowflake stencil from 'Frosty Fun' kit.

I mixed a structure paste with white glitter on an acrylic block. I spread the paste through the stencil on a black cardstock paper panel, removed the stencil and left the panel dry for half an hour. Then I sprinkled whole surface with white glitter, so the surface of snowflakes would be even more glittery. I left the panel dry over the night. :o)

Next day I glued the panel on a foam sheet square, 3 mm thick, and glued the panel on a black cardstock base. To make my card sturdier and stable while standing, I glued another black cardstock paper panel inside the card and my card was finished.

Card dimensions: 153 mm x 101 mm (6" x 4")

List of supplies:
  • black cardstock paper
  • Snowflakes stencil from Create a Smile 'Frosty Fun' kit
  • Marabu Light Structure Paste (805)
  • white glitter
  • foam sheet, 3 mm thick
  • UHU liquid glue
  • Fiskars High Precision Personal Paper Trimmer
  • bone folder
  • scissors
  • palette knife (spatula) no. #1
  • acrylic block
  • microfiber cloth (for cleaning) 

I hope you'll like my glittery card and get inspired. :o) Stop by the CRAFT-alnica and see amazing creations from the Design Team made for this challenge. The challenge ends on August 22nd, 23:55 (11:55 PM) CEST, so there is plenty time to share your Glittery Christmas cards with us. :o) For more information about the challenge rules and prizes, jump over to challenge post at CRAFT-alnica. :o)


I'm linking my card to following challenges:
Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

1) Crafting By Desings, August Anything Goes Challenge
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

2) Happy Little Stampers, Christmas Challenge, August 2017, Anything Goes
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

3) Simon Says Stamp Work it Wednesday, July 2017: Add Sparkle!
Glitter, sequins, glittery paper, etc. Just add some BLING!
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.


Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :o)


Milka

Thursday, August 3, 2017

LMMS news


Hi everyone! :o)

It's Little Miss Muffet Stamps Inspiration Week. I don't have a finished project to share with you today. Instead, here are some LMM's shop news.


New images have been released to the store last week.

Two super adorable rubber stamps, Sunbonnet Strawberry Wagon and Sunbonnet Strawberry Watering Can, and two adorable PDP images, Polka Dot Pals Gada and Polka Dot Pals Alina.


Looking for summer themed stamps?? Check out summery Polka Dot Pals 'Wikoli' and 'Wendi' from the previous release. LOVE!!!! :o)


Would you like to win some LMMS store credit? 

There's still time to join us in our current Challenge #168 - Anything Goes. There is a prize for one lucky winner: $10.00 Gift Voucher to the LMMS shop. We like to select couple other projects to highlight as well. :o)


At the end of this post....
I'll be offline until Monday, August 7th. In couple hours I'm traveling to Šibenik to spend a weekend with my parents, my brother and his family. :o)


I wish you all a wonderful weekend. Thank you for stopping by. Enjoy and smile! :o)


Milka

Monday, July 31, 2017

Sending Smiles Card (Jane's Doodles DT Spotlight)


Hi everyone! :o)

This is my second post today. If you missed the first one just scroll down or follow a direct link here.


On Friday was my turn to be on the spotlight over at Jane's Doodles and I made this Sending Smiles Card. Jane shared my card today on the blog, so I'm sharing it also today. :o)


To make this card, I was inspired with a card I created earlier this year, Hey GILL Friend Card. I used stamps from three adorable Jane's Doodles stamp sets. A fish is from a 'Simon' stamp set, bubbles from 'Under the Sea' stamp set and a sentiment from 'Monster Squad' stamp set.

  

stamped eight fish on a watercolor paper panel and heat embossed bubbles in white. I masked fish and blended the panel with Distress Inks. I splattered the panel with water, dried the panel with Heat It Tool and repeated the process until I was satisfied.

After drying, I removed masks, colored fish in watercolor technique using Distress Inks. I heat embossed in white the sentiment directly on the panel and glued the panel on a white top folded card base.

As a finishing touch I coated fish and bubbles with Wink of Stella. :o)

Card dimensions: 139 mm x 107 m(5 1/2" x 4 1/4")

List of supplies:
  • Jane's Doodles 'Simon' stamp set (fish)
  • Jane's Doodles 'Under the Sea' stamp set (bubbles) 
  • Jane's Doodles 'Monster Squad' stamp set (sentiment)
  • white cardstock paper (card base)
  • white watercolor paper
  • post-it paper (for masking)
    • Ranger's Archival Ink (Jet Black)
    • Tsukineko VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
    • WOW! Embossing Powder (Opaque Bright White, Regular, WL01R)
    • Tim's Holtz Distress Inks
      • Mustard Seed
      • Fossilized Amber
      • Tumbled Glass
      • Mermaid Lagoon
      • Blueprint Sketch
      • Faded Jeans
      • Stormy Sky
    • Uniball Signo White
    • ZIG Wink of Stella Brush (Gl. clear 999)
    • UHU universal glue
    • acrylic block (102 mm x 102 mm)
    • Fiskars High Precision Personal Paper Trimmer
    • Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool
    • Ranger Heat It Tool
    • scissors
    • bone folder
    • Marabu fine rounded paint brush no. #0
    • powder bag
    • paper towels
    • dry cloth
    • water
    • post-it paper (for masking)



    I'm linking my card to following challenges:
    Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

    1) Addicted to Stamps and More, Challenge #252 - Make Your Mark
    This is my 3rd entry to this challenge.

    2) Crafty Creations Challenges, #346 - Anything Goes
    This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.

    This is my 4th entry to this challenge.


    At the end of this post...
    Jane has 30% off all clear stamp sets sale. Sale ends on Wednesday, August 2nd, so be sure to grab this opportunity. :o)


    Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :o)


    Milka

    Congratulations Panda Card (Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight)

    http://kittybeedesigns.blogspot.com/

    Hi everyone! :o)

    Today is my turn to be on the spotlight over at Kitty Bee Designs and I made this CAS (clean and simple), masculine, Congratulations Panda Card. :o)


    For my today's card I used an ADORABLE Kitty Bee Designs 'Panda Love' digital image.

    This is my 4th card using this image. Find previous three here, here and here. :o) To create my today's card, I was inspired with the first card I created using same image, Happy Birthday Panda Card.

    I used super cute 'Panda Love' from 2013 January Panda Releases. Love all of them! :o)

    I printed the panda on a white cardstock paper, stamped circles around his eyes, colored them with black marker and fussy cut the panda, leaving thick white border around him.

    I cut a white square cardstock paper panel, stamped a sentiment on it, glued it on a foam sheet square and glued it on a white square top folded card base. Then I glued 3-D foams on the image and glued it on the card. As a finishing touch, I embellished the card with blue enamel stars. :o)

    Dimensions: 89 mm x 89 mm (3.5" x 3.5")

    List of supplies:

      I hope you'll like my KBD spotlight project for this month and get inspired. Check out more cute images at the Kitty Bee Designs Etsy StoreKitty Bee Designs Blog and Kitty Bee Designs FB. :o)


      I'm linking my card to following challenges:
      Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

      1) Crafty Creations Challenges, #346 - Anything Goes
      This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

      This is my 3rd entry to this challenge.

      At the end of this post...
      Be sure to join our 100th Aloha Friday Challenge Celebration over at Kitty Bee Designs. There are some amazing prizes to be won. Find all the details here and my contribution to the celebration here. :o)
      We are also inviting crafters from all over the World to apply our Design Team Call. Find all the details here.


      Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Stop by later today, I'll be sharing one more card with you. Enjoy and smile! :o)


      Milka

      Saturday, July 29, 2017

      Happy Birthday Dad

      Hi everyone!! 

      Today I want to share with you this CAS (clean and simple), Summer Night Card II I made for my dad, who's birthday is today. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD!!! You are a wonderful teacher and great inspiration. 


      My dad's favorite color is blue, he loves summer and sailboats, so I decided to CASE my own card that I made last month, Summer Night Card. I went with same design, layout and summery theme, but skipped adding any sentiment on the card. :o)

      I used handmade circle stencil to create Blue Moon. I blended Distress Inks directly on a white top folded card base through the stencil. When I was satisfied with the color, I removed the stencil and stamped tiny stars in black.

      I colored in black wooden sailboat using Ranger's Archival Ink, Jet Black, dried it with Heat It Tool and glued it on the card and my card was finished. Super easy and fast to create. :o)

      Card dimensions: 95 mm x 126 mm (3 3/4" x 5")

      List of supplies:
      • handmade circle stencil, d = 2 1/2"
      • Mama Elephant 'Cosmic Stars' stamp set (larger star)
      • Mama Elephant 'Starry Nightt' stamp set (tiny star; I masked a star cluster)
      • white cardstock paper
      • Ranger Archival Ink (Jet Black)
      • Tim's Holtz Distress Inks:
        • Tumbled Glass
        • Broken China
        • Mermaid Lagoon
      • Staedtler Lumocolor permanent black pen S (superfine) 0.4 mm
      • wooden sailboat
      • UHU universal glue
      • acrylic block (102 mm x 102 mm)
      • Fiskars High Precission Personal Paper Trimmer
      • bone folder
      • Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tools
      • Ranger Heat It Tool
      • post-it paper (for masking)



      I'm linking my card to following challenges:
      Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

      1) Addicted to Stamps and More, Challenge #252 - Make Your Mark
      This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.

      This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.


      Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :o)


      Milka

      Friday, July 28, 2017

      KBD Aloha Friday Challenge #100 - Special 100th Challenge Celebration

      http://kittybeedesigns.blogspot.com/

      Happy Friday and welcome to an Aloha Friday #100th Challenge Celebration!!


      4 years ago, Kitty Bee Designs team started the Aloha Friday Challenge as a fun way to gather some friends and to promote Kitty Bee Designs.

      The challenge has grown so much and we are so happy to welcome friends and fans around the world. In honor of our 100th Challenge Celebration, we'd like to invite you, our amazing fans and friends, to join in for a special round of amazing giveaways!! There’s a ton of ways to win one of NINE different sponsored prizes. :o)

      These are our wonderful sponsors:

      These are the prizes they have sponsored:
      1. All Dressed Up (2 digis for winner)
      2. Bugaboo ($21 GC for winner)
      3. Crafty Sentiments Designs (3 digis for winner)
      4. Ppinkydolls (?)
      5. 
      Sasayaki Glitter (1 digi for winner)
      6. Scrap N’Dipity ($5 GC for winner)
      7. The East Wind ()
      8. The Paper Shelter ($6 GC for winner)
      9. Kitty Bee Designs (3 digis for winner)


      To enter this giveaway, please use the Rafflecopter over at Kitty Bee Designs Blog. If you have any questions about this giveaway celebration, do let us know. :o)


      I joined the team in January 2015For today's special celebration I prepared a preview of all projects I made, using Kitty Bee Designs adorable images, since I joined the team. Enjoy!! :o)

      http://kittybeedesigns.blogspot.com/
         
        
         
       

        
        
        
       

        
        
        
       


      Thank you for visiting. I hope you enjoyed this preview and will join us in our 100th Challenge Celebration Good luck to all!!! :o)


      Milka
      Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...