Hello again, friends! What’s the weather like where you live? The past couple of weeks have been really hot and dry here in Belgium. It hasn’t rained in forever and everyone could do with some cooler temperatures. I can’t wait for autumn! It’s my favorite season among the spring. 💛

For today’s video, I decided to play around with embossing powder a little bit. I use standard white embossing powder often, but I don’t reach out to those bold or sparkly powders enough. So, I went ahead and mixed three powders together to create my own mix! All of the embossing powders I used are from WOW! Embossing Powder.

While browsing on Pinterest, I came across this beautiful combo. It reminds me of a gorgeous sunset and I decided to play with those colors myself. Lately I’ve been enjoying using more Distress Ink. I especially like to pair it with a clean and simple circle layout.

The stamps I used on this card are all from My Favorite Things. The Bitty Bears and Modern Trees have been in my craft room for a long time now but I only got around to using them once! I think the tree set is so versatile. It could be used for every season! Just switch up the leaves and colors and that’s it. 😄

To finish off this card, I decided to add some Tonic Nuvo Drops that matched with the Distress Inks. By the way, this card turned out completely different than I planned. My original plan was to make a one layer card and focus on the masking technique. However, I thought this design needed some dimension so I stamped and die cut the bear and adhered the panel to a colored standard size notecard. I’m happy I decided to switch it up. 😍

That’s it for now. Thank you so much for stopping by. I’ll see you soon. 😘 PS: Make sure to follow me on Instagram for my latest updates!

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Hi everyone! Today I’m joining Heffy Doodle for a fun blog hop celebrating their first birthday. 💛 I’m featuring the Oceans of Love set along with the Bubble Waves stencil to create an adorable underwater scene card.

In the video, I’m showing you how to make this cute card. I did a bunch of techniques including ink blending, masking, Copic coloring, heat embossing and even a magic stencil technique I learned from Jennifer McGuire. Make sure to watch the video below.

I started out by doing some masking and ink blending to create the base of my ocean scene. For the bottom of the sea, I used Antique Linen and Vintage Photo. For the actual water, I used different shades of blue. Finally, I added more dimension to the sea with the Bubble Waves stencil from Heffy Doodle.

Oceans of Love (Heffy Doodle 1st Birthday Blog Hop)

I did some stamping with the Bubble Waves stencil. This is a great technique I learned from Jennifer McGuire. I simply sprayed the stencil with water, turned it around and pressed it onto the paper. To make sure I had a nice stamped impression, I used paper towel. I like how it turned out! 😀

Oceans of Love (Heffy Doodle 1st Birthday Blog Hop)

Aren’t these sea animals from the Oceans of Love set adorable?! I love them. For the sentiment, I did some heat embossing with Atlantic Seaspray and Clear Gloss embossing powder from WOW. To finish everything off, I added a coat of sparkle with a Crafter’s Companion Sparkle Pen. So far this is my favorite sparkle pen because of the amount of glitter it adds. 😍 I also used Crystal Glaze from Tonic for extra shine!

Giveaway

Two lucky winners will receive a £50 voucher to the Heffy Doodle store. Simply leave a comment on each hop to qualify. Good luck! 🍀

Coupon codes

Heffy Doodle is offering a coupon code to take 20% off your order. Use code HeffyBirthday2u and start shopping. 😄 The coupon is valid from June 13th until June 17th.

Blog hop

Your next stop on the blog hop is Crystal Thompson’s blog. Click HERE to check out her blog post. 😊 Here’s a full list of participating blogs in case there’s a broken link.

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Hello, dear friends. 💛 As promised, I’m back today with two new cards. Same technique and same design, BUT two different color schemes. 😄

In the video I’m showing you how to make masked, ink blended, emboss resist background panels. I used the Marbleize and Bed of Roses stamps from Winnie & Walter. These are 3×4 little background stamps and are perfect to experiment with a bunch of different techniques.

For my ink blended panels, I used Distress Oxide inks. These blend like butter. I’m so amazed at their pigment. So far I have seven colors, but I think I’ll be expanding my collection pretty soon. 😍 These are truly fabulous. For the yellow/green card I used Squeezed Lemonade and Twisted Citron. Combined with the Marbleize stamp, this card looks so modern!

For the flower version of the card, I combined Picked Raspberry with Spiced Marmalade (not *dried* as I said in the video, lol). I used the Bed of Roses stamp for this design. 🌹

After finishing the backgrounds, I colored the pair of dogs from the Dog-gone Cute stamp set from Winnie & Walter. I love that poodle and corgi together. They look so cute! I colored these dogs with Copic Markers. I kept it very simple by only using two markers per color.

I used the Katharine Cutaways die cut set from Winnie & Walter to make sentiment banners. Of course you could just cut these with scissors but I had these dies on hand so it was quick and easy! 😀 I heat embossed the sentiments on the paper banners with Opaque Bright White Super Fine embossing powder from WOW. Finally, I finished off my cards with a coat of sparkle using the Spectrum Noir Shimmer Pen and a layer of Crystal Glaze from Tonic. ✨

That’s it for now. Thanks so much for stopping by. Big hugs. 💕

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Happy Sunday, friends. 💛 On Friday I celebrated my 21st birthday and now I’m enjoying a week off school before kicking off my internship at kindergarten. Last week I got to meet the kids and they’re all such sweethearts. I can’t wait to teach them new things!

Since I have some time off, I finally got around to making a card with the Honey Bunny Boo set from Heffy Doodle. Fun fact: I thought this set was named Honey Boo Boo. 😂 Sometimes I read too fast. I paired up this stamp set with hexagon dies and bright patterned paper.

Make sure to watch the video tutorial below. Check the supply list at the end of this blog post for links to all the products I used to make this card.

I stamped the images with Memento Tuxedo Black ink onto white card stock before coloring them with Copic markers. I used bright pink, yellow and green colors. I’m thinking about expanding my Copic marker collection a bit so I’m doing lots of research.

Hexagons and Easter Bunnies with Heffy Doodle Stamps

These bunnies are so adorable. I wanted to color their fur in white so I just used a Colorless Blender and the N0 Sketch Marker. That does the trick. It adds just the right amount of shading.

Hexagon and Easter Bunnies with Heffy Doodle Stamps

Using patterned paper can be tricky for me, but when I have the right dies it’s easy peasy lemon squeezy. 🍋 I used the Sorbet Collection paper pad from Avery Elle along with the Josephine dies from Winnie & Walter. By the way, I die cut the medium sized hexagon shape both out of white card stock as well as the patterned paper.

Finally, I put all the pieces together with my new favorite glue and foam squares. Oh and I also added some finishing shimmer with the Spectrum Noir Clear Overlay Sparkle Pen and a coat of Clear Glaze from Tonic.

That’s it for now. Thanks again for stopping by. I’ll see you soon. Big hugs. 💛

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