Hi friends! It’s Friday and I’m getting ready for a relaxing weekend filled with lots of card making. 😄 Today I’m part of the Heffy Doodle Winter Release Blog Hop. More information about the blog hop and GIVEAWAY can be found below.

In this video I’ll be showing you how to create a green gradient background with Heffy Doodle’s brand new Crosswalk stencil and the super fun Prehistorical Pals set

First, I created a green gradient background with the Crosswalk stencil. I used Mowed Lawn and Twisted Citron Distress Oxide inks. This time I also added some water splatters. I simply sprayed some water in my hand and flicked it on the paper. Afterwards, I picked up the small puddles of water since I didn’t want to mess my card stock up. 

Green Gradient Background and Prehistorical Pals (Heffy Doodle Winter Release Blog Hop)

Next, I stamped and colored two images from the Prehistorical Pals stamp set from Heffy Doodle. Isn’t this set simply adorable? I haven’t seen anything like this before! 😍

Green Gradient Background and Prehistorical Pals (Heffy Doodle Winter Release Blog Hop)

After die cutting a stitched rectangle from the Metric Stitched Rectangle die cut set, I heat embossed a sentiment with Opaque Bright White embossing powder from WOW. Finally, I assembled everything together and added some shine with a Spectrum Noir Clear Overlay Pen and a coat of Tonic Nuvo Crystal Glaze. I also used Apple Green and Key Lime Tonic Nuvo Drops. Lots of green this time! 💚 That’s it for now. Make sure to read all information about the blog hop for a chance to win a prize!

Blog hop + GIVEAWAY

Want to win a £50 gift voucher to the Heffy Doodle store? Simply leave a comment on each blog. Comments must be left by October 31st. Winners will be announced on November 1st on the Heffy Doodle blog. Good luck!

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I’m the last stop on the blog hop list. In case you haven’t stopped by each hopper, here’s a full list of all participating blogs:

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Hi, friends! I’m super excited to tell you I’m  guest designing on the My Favorite Things YouTube channel today. Eep! 😍 I simply adore MFT and I’m truly honored to be sharing one of my cards on their channel!

Here’s a sneak peek of my card. Make sure to click HERE to watch the video tutorial. I hope to see you there! 😘

MFT Video Guest: BB Secret Santa

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Hi, friends! 💕 Yesterday, my Seven Hills Crafts order arrived and I went straight to my craft room. I ordered the Deck the Howls set and the Candy Land paper pad from My Favorite Things.

In this video I’m showing you how to make a clean and simple holiday card with clean and simple die cutting and easy Copic coloring. Watch the video below.

The Ho Ho Ho die from MFT inspired me to make a clean and simple holiday card. I was inspired by the Candy Land paper pad to work with a bright, playful and non-traditional color scheme. I mixed a fun piece of patterned paper with Robin’s Egg and Juicy Pear Card Shoppe card stock from Bazzill.

Clean and Simple Holiday Die Cutting Ft. My Favorite Things

Next I stamped and colored three dogs from the Deck the Howls stamp set from MFT. I enjoyed playing around with different colors and spots! That corgi makes me smile. 😄 So adorable!

Clean and Simple Holiday Die Cutting Ft. My Favorite Things

I adhered the dies with Tonic Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive and foam squares. To finish off the card, I applied a coat of sparkle with the Spectrum Noir Clear Overlay Sparkle Pen and topped it off with a coat of Tonic Nuvo Crystal Glaze. Finally I used Tonic Nuvo Glitter Drops for an extra touch of glitter. ✨

That’s it for now. Thank you for stopping by. See you soon! 😘

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Hi, there! Sorry for being so inactive lately. 😔 As you all know, I struggled a bit the last couple of weeks so I took a break from card making and focussed on myself. Thankfully, I’m doing much better now. My mojo has returned and I’m having lots of fun again in my craft room. Sadly enough, I still don’t have a full-time job as a kindergarten teacher. However, I did replace a couple of sick teachers in the school where I did my internships during my studies. It was so much fun to reunite with the colleagues and kids. 💛 Let’s hope I can teach there full-time one day. 

Back to card making now! Last week I ordered the Oh Kitty Tree set from Mama Elephant. In my opinion, this is the perfect stamp set for any cat lover! 😺 But it’s also a great stamp set for those who want to practice their coloring. In my video, I’m sharing some tips and tricks including how to fix ‘mistakes’.

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I started out by stamping the large image from the Oh Kitty Tree stamp set from Mama Elephant on white card stock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink. Then I used Copic Sketch Markers to color all of these cats. I added stripes and spots with the darkest marker of each shade to make every cat unique. Aren’t they adorable? My favorite cat is the one on the bottom right wearing the scarf.

Oh Kitty Tree - Mama Elephant

After die cutting the image, I wanted to switch up my color scheme a little bit. So I fixed the turquoise and some of the yellow. I simply colored on top of those colors with red and green markers. Make sure to take a color that’s darker than the original shade so nobody will ever notice! 

Oh Kitty Tree- Mama Elephant

Next, I created a gradient background with Festive Berries, Abandoned Coral and Picked Raspberry. These colors work beautifully together and create a nice blend. ❤️ I also heat embossed a sentiment from the Oh Kitty Tree set with Opaque Bright White Embossing Powder from Wow. Finally, I added sparkle with a Clear Sparkle Pen from Spectrum Noir, a coat of Tonic Nuvo Crystal Glaze and a few Tonic Nuvo Drops here and there. ✨

That’s it for now! Thank you so much for stopping by. I’ll be back soon. Sending big crafty hugs to all of you. Xo 💕

PS: Do you follow me on Instagram? Make sure to do so because I’m close to 6000 followers. There will be a little surprise once I hit that goal!

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