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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Lil' Inker Designs October Release Day 3

Welcome back to the last day of the Lil' Inker Designs September release!  All of the products are currently available in the Lil' Inker Designs store, so you can start shopping now! :)   

Joy, Noel, Merry Christmas!

Jen Carter Christmas Words Tree wm

This card focuses on a fun new die called Christmas Words Tree die.  I die cut it out with a copper gold paper and then paper pieced the gold glittery star & Christmas on top.  I also die cut some stars from the previously released Starry Sky die to add to the sky.

The border was die cut with the Stitched Mats: Dual Stitched Rectangles dies.

Merry Christmas Wreath
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Jen Carter Vintage Christmas Wreath 2 wm

I die cut the Vintage Christmas Wreath and then stamped the wreath with the Vintage Christmas Wreath stamp set.   I embossed it in gold and then colored it with Zig Real Brush Markers. For the center, I used one of the Stitched Mats Circles dies to cut a circle from Kraft.  The sentiment is stamped and embossed and is also from the Vintage Christmas Wreath stamp set.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Lil' Inker Designs October Release: Day 2

Welcome to day 2 of the Lil' Inker Designs Release!  All of the products being shown today are currently available in the Lil' Inker Designs store!  

Today I have 2 Christmas themed cards to share using the new Rowdy Reindeer Stamps & Dies, Joy to the World Stamps & the Festive Florals Stamps.

Rowdy Reindeer
If you like Lil' Inker Designs sassy stamps, you'll love the new Rowdy Reindeer Stamps & Dies!

Jen Carter Rowdy Reindeer Flying wm

I die cut the reindeer with the Rowdy Reindeer die and the stamped him with the Rowdy Reindeer Stamps. I colored him with copics and added a sequin for his nose.  The background was die cut with the Cover Up Die: Diamond Chevron and I backed it with a black & white patterned paper. I stamped the sentiment on the Pinking Edge Sentiment Flag die cut.  I wanted to make it look like the reindeer was flying so I die cut & stamped some trees from the Rustic Christmas Stamp & Die set.  I stamped the present from the Party Pachyderm stamp set and fussy cut it out.

Joy to the World
I love black & white backgrounds on card and I felt like the Festive Florals Stamps would work nicely to achieve that look.

Jen Carter Joy to the World Festive Florals Black wm

I started by stamping the background on white cardstock with the Festive Florals Stamps (there are coordinating dies too!).  Then I carefully, carefully cut apart my Joy to the World Stamp so each line would be an individual stamp (you could do this same technique and just mask off the part of the stamp that you don't want inked up at the time too). I embossed each line in a different color on to black cardstock.  Then, I popped the pieces up with dimensional tape and added a few enamel dots.  I also wanted a pop of color on the inside of the card so instead of my normal white card base I used an aqua color.  This card has a "twin" of sorts that I'll share at a later date.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Lil' Inker Designs October Release Day 1

Hello and welcome to the October Lil' Inker Designs release! The new products are already available in the  Lil' Inker Designs store so you can start shopping now

I have THREE cards to share today!  I know, it's a lot but I hope you'll scroll all the way to the bottom.

Love & Joy Card #1

Jen Carter Geometric Snow Peace Love Joy 1 wm

If you follow my blog you know that I like non-traditional Christmas cards (does this even qualify for a Christmas card? Not sure.)  I used the gorgeous new Cover Up Die: Geometric Snow which ranks right up there with my favorite cover up plate ever. I think it's great for a floral look too!  I sponged Distress Oxides inks on a white piece of cardstock in an ombre pattern and then diecut. 

Jen Carter Geometric Snow Peace Love Joy Closeup

For the panel, I die cut one of the Wonky Squares Dies out of white cardstock.  I then stamped the ampersand from the All About Ampersand Stamp Set in the middle in a light gray ink.  I stamped the fun & cool new Peace, Love & Joy Stamps in various colors and embossed them with a clear glitter embossing powder.  I love the little shine and sparkle the embossing powder gave the letters.

Warmest Wishes Cards #2

Jen Carter Season's Greetings Dog 2 wm

This next stamp set was fun to work with!  I stamped the Season's Greetings Stamps on watercolor paper and put the little dog inside of the frame (there are 3 animals to choose from!).  I used Zig Real Brush Markers to color the frame, dog and banner.  The sentiment is also included in the stamp set.  I fussy cut the entire thing out.  

Jen Carter Season's Greetings Dog Closeup

I added stitched detail to the edge of the card with the Silly Stitched Die set

Noel Card #3

Jen Carter Noel Season's Greetings 1 wm

This card is my husband's favorite card that I made for this release.  I die cut the Noel Word Die in both kraft & vintage white cardstocks and then pieced the antlers on top of the Noel.  I also added glitter with a shimmer pen to the antlers but I couldn't capture it well in a photo. I stamped the banner & sentiment from the Season's Greetings Stamp Set and then fussy cut it out and popped it up with dimensional tape.  On the white background I used a border stamp from the Tribal Chic stamp set to peek out from behind the plaid paper.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Sending You Cheer

Jen Carter Alpine Snowflake Cheer

Hello!  It feels like a true Fall day here in Kansas (at least it does on the day I'm writing this).  It is actually chilly.  I'm not ready for snowflakes yet, but it does feel nice to have temps a little lower than they have been (remind me that I said that when I'm sitting out at my son's football game tonight freezing!).  

So, on that note I wanted to share a card that I made using products from the newest Frantic Stamper release.  This Alpine Snowflake die is gorgeous!  I die cut it out of white & blue glitter paper and popped it up on the background.  To create the background I masked off the area that I didn't want to ink and then used It's a Boy, Fiesta Blue & Something Borrowed inks to create the "sky". Then I dropped some water on it to create the splotches.  The sentiment is from the new clear Hot Cocoa Sentiments stamp set.

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