Snowman Holiday Tags

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Hi, everyone!

Here today with a couple holiday tags. These two tags were inspired by the 25 Days of Christmas Tags event from Tracey McNeely!

On Day 7, there were some cute holiday scene created with the Feeling Frosty stamp set from Sunny Studio Stamps. Love the stamp set and was inspired to make a few scenes of my own on tags.

Please give it up for tag no. 1.

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Pretty much every image on this tag was stamped with the Feeling Frosty stamp set. It’s just so cute! I added a little color to the images with markers. Rather than stressing out over the markers’ numbers, I just randomly pulled light and dark markers and ran with it. Easy peasy!

To add to the feel of the snowy scene, added some mini white pompoms to the skies. I love the pop they add.

And meet tag no. 2.

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I decided to things a little different for this one by added the coffee cups to the snowmen’s hands. I wanted it to look like they were chilling, hanging out and talking. Wink. 😉

Again, I colored the images in with markers and then embellished the scene by adding some white pompoms to the sky. Love that look!

Alright! That I have for you today. Be sure to check out Tracey’s blog to see the latest tags on this fun challenge. Be back again later, friends.

A Christmas Card + a Sunny Studio Alert!

Looking for my 4th Birthday Sunny Studio Blog Hop post? It’s two posts down. 🙂 

Hey, guys! It’s never too early to get started on Christmas cards. I don’t know about you, but I sure hate waiting to the last minute to make them. I’d much rather spread out my card making efforts over the year and then just pull cards from my stash out at Christmas.

Today’s card features the mini light bulb die that Sunny Studio is offering with orders until their supply runs out. I just love this little light.

A Christmas card by Teri | terisplace.wordpress.com

I cut it multiple times from white cardstock and then used my markers to add colors to the bulb and base. Look really close at each bulb and you’ll see some extra shading added to each one.  The “string” is a piece of twine I adhered right onto my card and then placed the lights along it.MerryChristmasBulbs-teri-close

The white cardstock panel they are placed on was dry embossed with their new Buffalo Plaid embossing folder. It’s really cool, I think, how it looks when embossed on white paper.

The sentiment was created with words and phrases from the Merry Mice stamp set. Really, I could have used words from any Christmas stamp set, but I just happened to have that stamp set sitting on my desk so I used it. How is that for a “real life crafting” confession? Wink.

Alright! That’s it for this card. Don’t forget. Today is the last day to take part in Sunny Studio’s 4th Birthday Blog Hop. Get hopping by checking out my post here. So many fun cards.

Thank you for stopping by. It’s always such a treat when folks do. Thank you.

Sunny Studio 4th Birthday Blog Hop

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Happy, happy, happy birthday to Sunny Studio Stamps!

Super happy today to be joining some wonderful crafters in celebrating the 4th birthday of Sunny Studio Stamps! A big hello to all of you! If you have been blog hopping, you should have arrived here from the blog of Francine Vuillème. I’m Teri. And if you are just joining the hop, welcome! (The next stop on the hop is the blog of Rachel Alvarado.)

Sunny Studio’s Winter release is Sept. 27th, but in honor of Sunny Studio’s 4th birthday, all of their Winter release products are available for pre-order! You’ll find all the new products right  HERE.

Also, Sunny Studio is offering free shipping within the USA and a mini light bulb die on all orders (or a $4 discount + a free mini light bulb die on international orders) + a free enamel pin on orders over $50 through September 30th. (The pin is so, so cute!)

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I’ve created three cards with the new products to share with you today.

This first card is a, well, a little cheesy! Wink!

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Ha! Just kidding. But it sure was fun to make a sweet little scene with these mice and tree stamps from the Merry Mice stamp set. I also used the coordinating Merry Mice dies and Very Merry 6×6 paper.

A handmade Christmas card by Teri | terisplace.wordpress.com

To give the background paper a little extra something, I added some white dots to some of the snowballs with white Nuvo Crystal Drops. It’s subtle but I like it adds just little bit of texture to the card.

I really like making scenes when I stamp so this second card features, well, another scene! 🙂

MerryLittleChristmasHouses-Teri The neighborhood and snowy hills were stamped with the Scenic Route stamps and die-cut with the Scenic Route dies. I applied glitter along the snowy hills to add a little sparkle to this scene.

I also used an embossing folder (the brand new 6×6 Buffalo Plaid one) to dry emboss the white cardstock behind the scene. MerryLittleChristmasHouses-Teri-Close

This last card features yet another scene. This one was created with the new Feeling Frosty stamp set and Feeling Frosty dies. (One creative note: The sentiment was created with words from the Merry Mice stamp set.)

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I once again used paper from the Very Merry 6×6 paper pack.

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These little snowpeople are just so cute. I actually stamped and die-cut about a dozen of them. I colored them all in and then just fit as many as I could on my card. Needless to say, they’ll be surfacing on several more cards in the next few months. Mark. My. Words.

Alright! That’s what I have!

Be sure to leave a comment on my post (as well as the rest of the blog hoppers’ posts). You could win a $25 gift card on my blog, as well as each of their blogs! Comments will be taken through Friday, September 27th 11:59 pm PDT. Winners will be announced on the Sunny Studio blog on Tuesday, October 1st, and Mendi (the sweet soul behind Sunny Studio) will email all the winners their shopping codes.

Don’t forget! Next stop on the hop is the blog of Rachel Alvarado. Take it away, Rachel!

And here’s the complete blog hop list, just in case you get lost. 🙂

Thank you again for stopping by today! It’s such a treat!

A Super Duper Card…

Hi, everyone!

Me again with another handmade stamped card to share with you. Today’s card is super… well, it features some super duper heroes. Super heroes, that is.

Meet today’s card.

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I just had fun the other day, coloring in these two heroes from the new  Super Duper stamp set from Sunny Studio Stamps. In full disclosure: I’ve been on a big super hero kick for awhile so I totally gravitated toward this set!

I stamped the two heroes on cardstock, colored them in with markers and fussy cut them with my scissors. My fussy cutting wasn’t exactly perfect so I used a trick from one of my friends: I took a black marker and ran it along the edges. Easy peasy. And a super nice way to cover up the boo boos. A stamped super hero card by Teri | terisplace.wordpress.com

The clouds are some I stamped and die-cut while working a bit back with the Sunnyville stamp set from Paper Smooches. Always fun when you can mix and match different products together.

Oh, you might be wondering about the background! It’s one I made awhile ago while messing around with watercolors and watercolor paper. I added a couple stamped stars to it when I put it on the card. I used a colored pencil to add a little color to each star as well.

Alright. That’s it for now. I’ll be back later, gators. Thanks, as always, for stopping by.

Seen Elsewhere Today…

Hi, friends!

Do you like to add texture to your handmade cards? I’m up on the blog today for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L, sharing a card that had couple unique ways to add texture to it.  Here’s a peek-a-roo for you.

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Can you see my two tricks? Hint: The background with the hearts. And hint, hint: The blue sky.

These were both super fun techniques to do. I’d be tickled if you’d check out the post for the scoop.

Thanks for stopping by. Be back later, gators.

Fall | Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop – 5

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Hello again, friends!

I’m still on a coffee/cocoa card kick, thanks to the Fall | Winter Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog Hop. (Thanks, guys, for inspiring me to use the stuff in my crafty stash of goods!)

Today’s card features the Mug Hugs stamp set from Sunny Studio Stamps. It’s such a cute set of stamps.

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I simply stamped the cup twice on white cardstock and stamped a snowflake on each cup. I colored them in with markers and then fussy cut them out.

I die-cut the rounded rectangle with a die from My Favorite Things. I sponged some ink onto it and stamped the words, hearts and snowflakes onto it. I added a little color with markers and then popped some holes in the panel with the small circle punch on Crop-a-Dile tool.CupofCheerCard2-teir

I put some patterned paper on the card and added the rectangle. And then…. magic happened again! I squirted some drops of Glossy Accents right over the holes. When it dried, I ended up with a pretty cool look!

Alright. That’s it for today.

Don’t forget to check out the hop (and, maybe, link up some cards of your own). So many fun projects to see!

Fall | Winter Coffee Loving Cardmakers Hop – 2

Hi, guys!

I couldn’t help myself. I was inspired by the Fall | Winter Coffee Loving Cardmakers Hop make another card to share with you.

Meet today’s card.

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Today’s card is on the fun side. I pulled out the Thanks a Latte stamp set (and dies) from Lawn Fawn. Not only are the cups ADORABLE, but there are little face stamps you can stamp on them. I just love giving a cup that extra pop of silly personality.

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The texture background for my card was created with the Cable Knit embossing folder from Sunny Studio Stamps. It felt like it was just a good background to use with these warm Winter drinks.

Alright! That is it for me for now. I hope to make another project or two to share and link up to the hop before it ends.

By the way, don’t forget to swing by the hop post to see all the projects that have been linked up so far. So many fun coffee, tea and cocoa-themed cards.