Happy Saturday, everyone! I am thrilled to be back with a brand new Saturday Stamp Day card and video. Lately I have been very busy with college. I have been preparing for an internship at kindergarten. It’s starting on Monday so I am looking forward to it. 🙂

In today’s Saturday Stamp Day video, I am featuring the adorable Chirpy Chirp Chirp set from Lawn Fawn along with their gorgeous Flower Border die and the brand new Mini MISTI from My Sweet Petunia.

I started out by die cutting a rectangle using the Large Stitched Rectangles die cut set from Lawn Fawn.  Then, I grabbed the brand new Flower Border die to die cut it out of the white paper. I die cut that border multiple times using some colored card stock. Since this is an intricate die, I used the Sizzix Precision Base Plate for extra support. If you don’t have this tool, then try adding a couple of sheets of card stock under your cutting pads. However, the Precision Base Plate is a good investment for your craft room. 🙂

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After die cutting all of the borders, it was time for the fun part! The inlaid die cutting technique is one of my favorites out there so I really wanted to use it for today’s project. I adhered the white negative piece of the flower die cut onto a white rectangle using a bunch of adhesive. Then, I cut the flowers and the stalks to create my little pieces. After popping those in, my flower border was ready! I think it turned out pretty cute even though I say so myself! 😉

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The Chirpy Chirp Chirp set is so cute, don’t you think? 🙂 It comes with adorable images and some matching sentiments. I pieced together a sentiment using the Mini MISTI tool from My Sweet Petunia (more information at the bottom of this post). After stamping the greeting, I stamped some of the images and colored them with Copic Markers. I die cut those with the matching dies. Finally, I assembled my project by adhering a piece of patterned paper from Avery Elle and by adhering the chick piece with dimensional adhesive.

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A while ago, My Sweet Petunia announced the Mini MISTI Tool. As soon as I got the Mini MISTI in the mail, I was in love! I am a big fan of the original MISTI tool but the Mini MISTI is just really handy for making cards since it’s measures 6×7 inches. The stamp area measures 6 x 4.75. In the video, I mentioned that I am using the prototype. The hinges of the prototype are different than the actual MISTI tools that you’ll be ordering. 🙂 I like using the Mini MISTI tool for stamping sentiments like the ones I used for today’s card. IF I really have to choose between the original MISTI and the mini one, I would probably go for the Mini MISTI sine it’s smaller and cheaper. Since I only make cards, I don’t need a larger one so the Mini MISTI is the perfect size to me. 🙂

That’s it for now! Thanks so much for taking the time to watch my video! I appreciate it. Big hugs to all of you! xo

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I am affiliated with Simon Says Stamp and Ellen Hutson. That means I earn a small commission when you purchase through my links (with NO additional costs to you!). Click HERE for more information about my disclosure and affiliation with companies.

Multiple shops are linked: click SSS for Simon Says Stamp, EH for Ellen Hutson, MSP for My Sweet Petunia.


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Happy Thursday, everybody! I am so glad to be finally sharing another video with you. It has been a long time since I made a card and a video so it felt good being in the craft room again. I’ve been busy for school. Exams are starting on Monday so I’ve been studying a lot. Anyway, today I am here with a new project for Ready, Set, Stamp with LLC. Yay! 🙂

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This month, my two friends Laurel and Catherine and I are showcasing the following products by Ellen Hutson: Bokeh Dots stamp set, Wild Garden dies and Zipper Panel dies.

I started out by stamping a polkadot background using the Bokeh Dots stamp set along with a circle patterned stencil. I used the stencil as a guide which made the stamping easier and faster. Next, I die cut one of the flowers using the Wild Garden dies. Since this is a very intricate die, I used the Precision Base Plate by Sizzix. This works really well when using wafter thin dies! I die cut the flower once more using Bristol paper. I put a dryer sheet under the paper. That way all of the pieces will stay put in that dryer sheet. This makes it easier to color those petals.

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I colored the petals from the flowers using ZIG Real Color Brush Markers (Light Pink and Lemon Yellow). Using only two colors, I achieved a lovely gradient. My favorite brush to use with these markers, is the Pentel Aquash Brush. If you don’t have this brush, a regular paint brush would work as well. 🙂 For this card, I used the inlaid die cutting technique. This is a fun and simple technique that creates a “how did they do that” effect.

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For the sentiment, I used the Zipper Panel dies from Ellen Hutson. I die cut the word die multiple times so I could create a thick and dimensional greeting. I adhered each layer using the Quickie Glue Pen. Even though this is nice adhesive, I ended up adhering the finished piece using Glossy Accents since this is a strong glue. Finally, I embellished my project with sequins and enamel dots. 🙂

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Today’s video is part of Ready, Set, Stamp with LLC. This video series is a collaboration between me and my two friends Laurel Beard and Catherine Pooler. Each month we’re featuring a specific company and its products. The best part is that you’ll get three videos in total showcasing the same products AND there’s a giveaway, too!

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On to the giveaway! Would you like to win a $25 gift card to Ellen Hutson? Simply leave comments on the three videos. Comments must be left by January 14th at 11:59 pm EST. There will be 3 winners!

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I am affiliated with Ellen Hutson. That means I earn a small commission when you purchase through my links (with NO additional costs to you!). Click HERE for more information about my disclosure and affiliation with companies.


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Hello everyone! I am so happy to be sharing another card and video with you. Today’s post is part of the Ready, Set, Stamp with LLC video series. First I want to thank you for leaving such sweet and encouraging comments. I wish I could give every single one of you a big thank you hug! Christmas is coming soon but like many of you, I haven’t sent out all my holiday cards yet. Yikes! Thankfully, today’s card design is a great design for mass producing!

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We’re using the Doily Circle die and the A Homemade Christmas stamp set from Waffle Flower. I can’t wait to see Laurel’s and Catherine’s videos using these products. 🙂

This card came together quickly! I know I say that most of the time, but it’s the truth. Ha! 🙂 I started out by die cutting the Doily Circle die from Waffle Flower once. Not twice or thrice, just once! Since this is a fairly large die cut it was easy to cover a whole card using one single doily. Obviously I had to cut it up, but that’s okay. I adhered the doily pieces on the card using Glossy Accents. However, any liquid glue you have one hand will work just fine, too!

wf_llcI worked on a Shallows notecard for this project. Unfortunately, Hero Arts discontinued their beautiful layering papers including the colors I used. 🙁 It makes me sad because I really adore that color of card stock. It matches almost every single color out there! I will be looking for an alternative and if I find something I like, I will share it with you all!

ugvjhbnAfter adhering the doilies, I heat embossed a sentiment from the Homemade Christmas set from Waffle Flower. I used Long Island Teal embossing powder from WOW. This is the most fabulous embossing powder I have ever seen. It’s the perfect teal color mixed with hints of gold glitter. Yum! I embellished my card with gems, sequins and puffy snowflakes. I created those glittery snowflakes using a stencil from Create A Smile and white embossing paste from Wendy Vecchi.

READY, SET, STAMP WITH LLC

Today’s video is part of Ready, Set, Stamp with LLC. This video series is a collaboration between me and my two friends Laurel Beard and Catherine Pooler. Each month we’re featuring a specific company and its products. The best part is that you’ll get three videos in total showcasing the same products AND there’s a giveaway, too!

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Would you like to win the Doily Circle die from Waffle Flower? Simply leave a comment on the three video. That means you have to comment on Catherine’s, Laurel’s and my video. Comments must be left by December 21 at 11:59 am EST.

That’s it for today! Thank you so much for reading today’s post and for leaving sweet comments. You’re the best. xo

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Multiple shops are linked. Click SSS for Simon Says Stamp, EH for Ellen Hutson, WF for Waffle Flower. I am affiliated with Simon Says Stamp, Hallmark Scrapbook and Ellen Hutson. Click HERE for more information about my disclosure and affiliation with companies.