Birthday succulents – Pink and Main

Hello Everyone,

I am back again with a very clean and simple yet cheerful card I made for Pink and Main. We all were in a situation when we needed a quick and easy birthday card and we could not find any in our stash. This card can be pulled together within short time and with changing the colours could be used for guys too.

I started with stamping the succulents from the Succulents stamp set and coloured them with Copic markers. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out.

Then I chose a notebook patterned paper from the Pen pals paper pad and cut it down to cover an A2 sized note card. I stamped the sentiment with 2 shades of green ink on the bottom of it.

I assembled the card, popped up the succulents with 3D foam squares. I wanted to add something to the top so I die cut a scalloped border from pink cardstock.

As a finishing touch I added a few silver glossy dots and some dots with a white gel pen to the succulents. I also emphasized some details with glossy accents and my card was finished.

I hope you like today’s card and got inspired. Until next time, happy crafting!

Zsofi





Just for you – Pink and Main

Hello Everyone,

I am back with a clean and simple card design which could easily be altered to serve as wedding cards too. Let me show you how to make a faux metallic embellishment out of your die cuts.

I started with cutting the Floral mail die from Pink and Main 4 times from heavy weight white cardstock and adhered them on top of each other. Then I pressed my embossing ink pad onto the surface of the die cut and poured gold embossing powder on top. I heat set it with my heat tool and pressed the embossing ink ink pad again on the surface. I covered it with Simon Says Stamp antique gold embossing powder again and heat set it.

I repeated this one more time so the final piece has 3 layers of embossing. I love how thick and rounded it becomes, looks like a piece of metal. And it is so smooth to touch! Lovely!

I kept the rest of the card simple: I cut a piece of patterned paper down to cover the front of an A2 sized notecard using The Shore paper pad.

As for the sentiment I used one from the Sent with love set from Tammy Tutterow. I masked off the bottom of the sentiment with washi tape and inked it up with Gina K Designs Chocolate Truffle brown amalgam ink. I used my stamp positioner to make sure I can stamp back again if necessary. I did the same with the other half of the sentiment too.

I used liquid glue to adhere the embellishment in the middle and filled the heart with tiny little seed beads. I also added Icicle Stickles to the middle of the flowers for an extra sparkly look.

I hope you enjoyed today’s tricks and will give it a try. Until next time, happy crafting!

Zsofi

Combining dies – LDRS Creative

Hello Everyone,

I am back today with a card idea where I combined different elements of the newly released die sets from LDRS CreativePractically Oval and Scalloped Rectangle Frame to achieve a new look.

I started with die cutting the biggest rectangle die from a polka dot patterned paper from the Daisy Delight paper pad. I also die cut the stitched oval from white cardstock as my focal point.

Next I stamped a bunch of flowers from the Stinkin’ amazing stamp set with Raven Hybrid ink and coloured them with Tombow markers. I fussy cut them out and ran a black marker on the edges to make sure there are no imperfections.

I clustered them on the top of the white oval and used liquid glue to adhere them. I started from the sides and overlapped tiny the next flowers. The middle one I popped up with 3D foam squares.

The sentiment I took from the If friends were flowers stamp and die set. I die cut the Friend die from black cardstock and adhered it under the flower cluster and stamped the rest of the sentiment with Lipstick jungle Hybrid ink.

I adhered it all on a white card base and it was time for the finishing touches: I added some details with a white gel pen and used a black glaze pen to emphasize the black dots in the middle of the flowers. I glued a couple of black jewels in the centers and my card is finished.

I hope you liked today’s inspiration and will pop in again tomorrow for more. Until then, happy crafting!

Zsofi

Let’s make memories – Pink and Main

Hello Everyone,

I am back today with a clean and simple card for your best travel buddy made with some stamps and dies from Pink and Main. Be it your better half or a friend, this design will suit anyone. Such a nice way to say hi before a trip.

I started with stamping some of the smaller images from the Travel buddy stamp set, coloured them with Copic markers and cut them out with the coordinating dies.

I cut a strip of white cardstock to be 2,25*5,5 inches, stamped 2 of the sentiments from the set with brown ink and matted it first with a tiny wider aqua cardstock and then with dark brown. I love the layered look, so easy yet still effective!

For the background I chose a very summery wooden plank patterned paper from the gorgeous new The shore paper pad and adhered it to an A2 white card base.

I assembled the card using 3D foam squares to mount the coloured images. As a finishing touch I added glossy accents here and there and scattered some aqua jewels all around.

I hope you got inspired to use the smaller images from your stamp sets to create fun cards with! Until next time, happy crafting!

Zsofi

LDRS Creative June Release _ Day 2

Hello again my dear friends,


Thank you for joining us on our LDRS Creative inspiration week blog hop!

Be ready for our amazing SUMMER CRITTERS collection! My oh my, this is probably one of our favorite releases EVER!
You can even see them in action with step-by-step projects by our amazing designers on their blogs and our own LDRS Creative Youtube channel (make sure you subscribe).

First come the fabulous new stamp sets; Beary Great DaySpot On, both from the Polkadoodles line, and  Dill With It. If you saw these on HSN, you’ll be happy to know they’re now in our regular store: Happy Everything, Stinkin’ Amazing, Thank Ewe, Whale Wishes!

Tons of dies to create the perfect scenes: At The Beach Die, By the Sea Die, Here Comes The Sun Die Set, In A Cloudy Sky Die Set, In The Grass Die Set, Lil’ Pink Houses Die, Rainbow Bits Die Set.

And basic dies to meet all your papercrafting needs? We say YES to BASICS: Practically Oval Frame Set, Scalloped Rectangle Frame Set.


Simply use the list at the end of the post to keep hopping!
 We are giving away a $50 LDRS Creative gift card to one lucky hopper! To enter leave a comment on each blog in the hop, plus follow us on Facebook and Instagram.  Make sure to visit our Instagram page, for a chance to win a fabulous bundle!



Winners will be announced on the LDRS Creative inspiration blog and Instagram page on July 2, 2019.

AND for the release event we are excited to offer some great savings!
Save 15% on the new Summer Critters release*, including already discounted bundles and use code JUNE15
(*Coupon valid until July 1, 2019, midnight EST)

CARD 2

For today I brought you a stinkin’ cute card as we should express our love whenever possible. Right?

I started with stamping the skunks and the heart from the Stinkin’ Amazing stamp set, coloured them with my Copic markers and fussy cut them out strictly next to the black outline.

I selected a couple of patterned papers from the Daisy Delight paper pad and I die cut a fancy oval from on of them using the new Practically Oval die set. I also cut a strip from a green toned one and selected a striped one to be the background.

For the focal panel I chose a light grey cardstock and used another die from the Practically Oval die set. I arranged the coloured images and white heat embossed a sentiment on a thin strip of black cardstock.

After assembling the card I added tiny heart sequins around the skunks and covered the heart with glossy accents so it looks like an epoxy sticker. I finished the card with red and white twine.

BLOG HOP

Hop along and comment for a chance to win! Here is the full list for today:

LDRS CREATIVE BLOG
MELISSA
MELANIE
ALANNA
RALUCA
KASSI
ZSOFIA
JEANNIE
ILINA
JANE
LYNNEA
ASHLEY

I hope you enjoyed today’s inspiration and you will check back for some fun later too.

See you soon,

Zsofi

It’s 5 o’clock. Cheers! – Pink and Main

Hello Everyone,

Iam back today with a very refreshing card I made with the newly released Happy Hour stamp set from Pink and Main. Isn’t it perfect for any summer birthdays? Even for guys. Or just because 🙂 I love lemonade in the summer heat!

I started with a strip of Bristol Smooth cardstock and stamped couple of the drinks from the Happy hour stamp set with waterproof black ink. I coloured them with Tombow markers and stamped a sentiment on the top with black ink.

I also decided to add some Cheers! as well which I stamped in green around the glasses. I gave this panel a black mat and adhered it to a piece of green bouquet patterned paper from The Shore paper pad.

As a finishing touch I added some clear shimmer to the ice cubes and emphasized all the fruits with glossy accents.

I also added some yellow and green gems which add so much to the fresh look.

I hope you liked my card today and will check back later for more fun projects.

See you soon,

Zsofi

My sunshine – LDRS Creative

Hello Everyone,

It is Zsofi here today with a cute and sunny card created with stamps from the latest release of LDRS Creative.

I started with stamping Holly from the Chirpy Chirp stamp set on alcohol friendly white cardstock with Raven Hybrid ink. I coloured her with alcohol markers and cut the panel down. 

I chose 3 patterned papers from the Puddle jumper paper pad with the same pattern just in different colours. The yellow one I cut down to 4,25*5,5 to cover and A2 sized note card. The dark purple I used as a mat for the focal panel and from the blue I cut quarter inch strips.

After assembling the card and popping up the coloured image with 3D foam squares, I started to look for the perfect sentiment. I found it in the Puddle Jumper stamp set: on a small piece of white cardstock I stamped the word sunshine with the rocking technique using Dan-d-lion and Lantern yellow hybrid inks. I repeated it a few times and as a last layer I stamped it again with clear embossing ink and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder. For a more dimensional and shinier look you can repeat the clear embossing a few times (I made it 3 times for this smooth and raised look).

Above the heat embossed sentiment I added another one using Mrs Periwinkle hybrid ink and added a layer of the dark purple patterned paper. As embellishment I used the 2 little butterflies from the Chirpy Chirp set and added little confetti sequins on the stripes. I used a clear shimmer pen on the wings of the butterflies and covered them all with glossy accents, just as the ribbons and the middle of the flowers. I love to add these details, they make a big difference to an already pretty card.

I hope you got inspired on mixing up your stamp sets and giving them a new look. Until next time, happy crafting!

Zsofi