Hi, friends. Happy Monday! Today I’m sharing a new card and video over at the Winnie & Walter blog featuring some goodies from their July 2017 Release. I’m showing you how to make a balloon shaped shaker combined with some watercoloring. Here’s a sneak peek! Click HERE to visit the Winnie & Walter blog for more information on this card and a video! I hope to see you there! Big hugs!

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Happy Saturday, everybody! Today I’m part of Heffy Doodle‘s first ever Blog Hop in honor to celebrate their launch. Some of you might not have heard about Heffy Doodle just yet! That’s because they’re a brand new stamp company by Lesley Oman. You can support Heffy Doodle by donating via their Kickstarter Campaign! The more money you pledge, the more stamps you’ll receive! 🙂

For Heffy Doodle‘s first release, they have 4 stamp sets with 4 coordinating die sets and a very special 5th stamp set for all of you interactive card makers. Each of the 4 animal stamp sets has been designed to work on their own or together as part of the full collection. Each set contains 3 cute animals, a range of accessories for them and a versatile set of sentiments. There are also coordinating dies available for each animal set! Some of the dies even have internal cuts which allow you to tuck accessories into the hands of your stamped animals.

For my video, I decided to showcase Happy Snappy Crocs and make an ombré sequin shaker card with Distress Inks. Isn’t that stamp set simply adorable?

This card was a lot of fun to make! It’s been a while since I made a shaker card with Fun Foam ( AMZ | SSS ) and Lifestyle Crafts Acetate ( SSS ). Making shakers with the Fuse tool is definitely easier and faster but shakers made with foam and acetate shake better! That’s just my personal opinion, of course!

I colored the images from Heffy Doodle Happy Snappy Crocs ( Heffy Doodle ) with Copic Markers. I’m *still* learning to master these markers. It’s just not that easy! I’m always in awe of people who make the most gorgeous art with Copic Markers. I think I just have to play around a bit more and see what works best for me.

I created an ombré shaker card with Distress Inks. I used three shades of yellow: Squeezed Lemonade Mini Distress Ink ( ELH | AMZ | SSS ), Mustard Seed Mini Distress Ink  ( ELH | AMZ | SSS ) and Fossilized Amber Mini Distress Ink ( ELH | AMZ | SSS ) To fill up my shaker. To fill up my shaker I used matching sequins. This time I used the Belle’s Dress Couture Mix from The Ton. They just have the best mixes out there! By the way, did you notice my new backdrop?! I love it! It’s the Marble design by The Ton. They have plenty of beautiful designs so go and check them out!

GIVEAWAY

Time for a giveaway! You can leave a comment at each stop along the way for a chance to win a Heffy Doodle cotton tote bag and a set of 12 Distress Oxided! Comments must be left by 12 noon BST on July 20th and the winner will be announced shortly after on the 22nd of July on the Heffy Doodle Blog. Entries are open worldwide. Good luck! 🙂 

BLOG HOP

Lots of crafters have joined this blog hop to bring you a bunch of inspiration using these sets! The next stop on the hop is Alicia’s blog! Happy hopping!

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That’s it for now! Thanks for joining me today and I’ll be back soon. Big hugs! Xo

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Hi, all! Happy Friday! Today I’m here with a brand new card and video in honor of the Winnie & Walter June 2017 Release Week featuring lots of cute sets. I’m particularly excited about all of the new critter sets! Those just make my heart happy. Today is Day No. 4 of Release Week so that means all of the products will be available for purchase shortly (06/30 at 10pm CST).

In this video I’m featuring the brand new and simply adorable Happy Dance with Evelin T Designs Set to create a watercolored birthday card.

I spent about an hour on this card since I did a bunch of watercoloring with Distress Inks and with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers. Like I mentioned in the video, coloring with these ZIG Markers is so easy, fun and very forgiving! I only used one color for each shade and look at that shading! Isn’t that easy? Just lay down some color and blend away with a water brush or a paint brush.

I stamped these images on Canson Watercolor Paper ( ELH | SSS | AMZ ) with Archival Jet Black Ink ( ELH | AMZ | SSS ). This is my favorite black ink for watercoloring techniques since it doesn’t smear or smudge. It’s a little bit trickier to stamp on textured card stock so make sure to use a MISTI tool ( ELH | AMZ | SSS ) for easy stamping or anything else that works for you! 🙂

For the watercolored background, I used Tumbled Glass ( ELH | AMZ | SSS ), Peacock Feathers ( ELH | SSS | AMZ ) and Cracked Pistachio ( ELH | SSS | AMZ ) for some pops of mint here and there. I also added some water splatters with a Ranger Mister Tool. It’s a fun way to add an extra oomph to a watercolored background.

That’s it for now! Make sure to check out the Winnie & Walter blog for a bunch of inspiration featuring all of the new sets. You’ll be amazed! Thanks for stopping by! See you soon. Xo.

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I am affiliated with Simon Says Stamp, Ellen Hutson, Hallmark Scrapbook, Spellbinders and Amazon. 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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