Happy Easter weekend, friends! My Easter Break has officially kicked off. Even though I have some work to do for college, I will take lots of breaks to relax and make cards. Today I am here with a new Saturday Stamp Day video featuring the Fairy Friends set from Lawn Fawn.

I created a sequin shaker and I did two fun die cutting techniques: partial die cutting and inlaid die cutting.

I started out by coloring the Fairy Friends set with Copic markers. I used a bunch of different colors to give this card a whimsical feeling. My coloring technique is really easy. Usually, I only reach out to two colors. Sometimes I tend to use three colors. However, I always use the lightest color first to saturate the paper. Then, I use the darkest color to add the shading. To blend that out, I either use the lightest color or the medium color. It’s easy! 🙂

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After coloring and die cutting the fairies, I started by creating the main element for the card. First, I die cut the three flowers of the Fairy Friends set. Next, I used a circle die to do some partial die cutting. Partial die cutting is a cool technique I learned from Jennifer McGuire. Once I die cut all of the flowers, I used the mini MISTI tool from My Sweet Petunia to line up the stamps with the flower die cuts. I also colored these flowers with Copic markers.

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It’s been a while since I made a sequin shaker so I grabbed the Fuse tool and created a quick shaker. I filled the shaker up with Walter’s Sparkly Shaker Mix. This is an exclusive shaker mix by Little Things from Lucy’s Cards for Winnie & Walter. I really liked the colors! For the sentiment, I wanted to highlight the word ‘fairy’ so I did some masking. The mini MISTI tool made it even easier since I had the sentiment already mounted on there. I used Long Island Teal embossing powder from WOW for the gorgeous aqua color. It has some gold shimmer in there which is simply beautiful. I finished off the card by adhering a couple of sequins here and there. 🙂

That’s it for now! Thank you so much for reading my post and for watching my video. I hope you’re having a great Easter weekend. xo

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Happy Saturday, everybody! It has been a very long time since I posted a Saturday Stamp Day video so I am thrilled to finally share a new one. I finished my exams this week and I will be receiving my results this week, so fingers crossed! Unfortunately, I won’t be having a lot of time to recover from exams since I’ll have to start working on a project for college for the next two weeks. Yikes. Anyway, the good news is I will have a week off after the project is finished. 🙂

For today’s video, I played with a lot of products from some of my favorite companies including Create A Smile, The Ton and Els BrigĂ© Design (that’s a Belgian stamp company!). Now let me explain something before you may think the sentiment on my card is spelled wrong, lol! The sentiment is spelled “hoera’ because that’s the Dutch word for “hooray”.

I started out with the Lovely Critters stamp set from Create A Smile Stamps. I love that the designer and owner from Create A Smile, incorporated at least one heart in each critter! How cute is that?! I decided to use the snail and color it with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers. Next, I stamped a bold flower background using the Fresh Cut Roses stamp set from The Ton with their brand new Couture Color ink pads. You can get the inks I used individually or in a bundle!

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You rarely see me using Dutch sentiments even though I speak Dutch and live in Belgium. However, since I was in need of some more birthday cards for friends and family, I used a beautiful sentiment stamp from Els Brigé Design. I recommend this set set to anybody who speaks Dutch because these sentiments are so pretty! I heat embossed the greeting with Parma Violet embossing powder from Wow! since that matched with the purple roses.

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To add some more interest, I stamped some hearts here and there and of course a couple of sequins to double up the sparkle and shine. Overall, I am very glad with the way this card turned out! It just screams SPRING to me which is great because spring is my favorite season. 🙂 Also, these flowers better watch out because snails + flowers = trouble. They love to eat the dahlias in our garden overnight!

That’s it for now! Thanks so much for taking your time to watch my video and maybe even read my blog post! Big hugs all of you and I’ll see you soon! xo

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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.

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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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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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Happy Saturday and welcome to the Crafty Be’s blog hop. I teamed up with fellow Belgian card makers to bring you a fun blog hop filled with inspiration and giveaways. Be sure to keep on reading until the very end of this post to catch the details about the giveaways. 🙂

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In my video, I am creating two cards with the same supplies and design. However, I switched up the colors for both projects! This card could be easily mass produced since creating sequin shakers with the FUSE is quick and easy!

I started out by die cutting two white bases using the Noelle Cutaways from Winnie & Walter. I simply love that die cut set! It’s a really versatile die cut set that comes with many shapes. These shapes are perfect for holiday cards but of course you could use them all year round! 🙂

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Not too long ago, a fellow Belgian crafter launched her own stamp company. She designs stamp sets that come with Dutch greetings (perfect for me to send out to family!) and adorable images. The stamps are made in the UK and they’re great quality. If you don’t speak Dutch, you could still use the sets for the cute images! If you do speak Dutch, I highly recommend checking out Els’ shop because her stamps are DA BOMB! 😉 I used the Welkom Baby stamp set along with the Warme Wensen set.

By the way, the greeting: “Warme wensen” means “Warm wishes” in Dutch. I heat embossed the greeting using some pretty embossing powders from WOW. For the pool colored card, I used Long Island Teal embossing powder. Oh my! This color is heavenly! It’s the perfect aqua color with just the perfect amount of gold glitter! For the purple sentiment, I used Mulberry Mist embossing powder.

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I colored the penguin using the ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers. These markers work great and they make blending so easy! I created sequin shakers for both designs using the FUSE tool. I simply love the FUSE tool and I can’t tell you enough how easy this tool is for creating shakers. I filled up both shakers with some gorgeous sequins from The Ton.

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What would a blog hop be without giveaways, right? In total, there are THREE (3) giveaways. Here’s a list of the prizes that could be won:

Would you like to win one of these prizes? Simply leave a comment here by November 29 at 11:59 pm CET.

Please note that these companies are located in Belgium. Because of that, shipping could be a bit more expensive for people outside Europe. However, you are still free to enter the giveaway! If you would rather not win but you’d still like to leave a comment, feel free to mention that in your comment. 🙂

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Are you ready to start hopping? The next stop on the hop is Anneke’s blog. Click HERE to be forwarded. Here is a full list of participating blogs:

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