Saturday, September 12

It's Going to Be OK

Howdy!! Hope you are doing well today. 
I have a very simple card to share today. 
I used the Protea Background Stamp from Erin Lee Creative for both the larger white grey stamped piece and the middle piece stamped in pink. 
I layered everything up to build the card and what you can't see....is the Prisma glitter inside those pink stamped images. It gives it such a brilliant, sparkly shimmer. 

Thank you for stopping by today!
Eva

Groovy Stuff....Peace, Love and Happiness

Good Day Friends! 
I decided I wanted to do a recap of some of my favorite cards that I recently made using the  Peace, Love and Happiness kit from Erin Lee Creative.

On this first card, I stenciled and then flipped the stencil to the other end and stenciled over it again.
Looks like a bunch of streamers. This is my favorite card that I made from this release. 
OK well, maybe the next card is my favorite card from this release, LOL. Again I stenciled, the shifted the stencil and used black Nuvo Shimmer Paste. 
Wowzers, I love the result!!
The VW image reminds me of Scooby Doo. One of my all time favorite cartoons. 
It's been awhile, my Splitcoast gallery will show that YEARS ago, I stitched on paper. I pulled the machine out and went to stitching. 
And finally, can't forget the alcohol inks. They must always make an appearance!
This was done on glossy black cardstock. I started by adding a layer of gold on the cardstock and built up colors from there. 
Have a wonderful day! 
Eva



Wednesday, September 2

Happy Day

Hello Again! I am back to share another card using the new
 Look On The Brightside Kit from Erin Lee Creative. 
Today's card features the rainbow die.
I started by creating the card base from yellow cardstock. Next, I used the Scor Buddy to emboss lines on a white panel. I then stitched up the side of that panel with my sewing machine. 
 I cut the rainbow from a watercolored piece that I made using distress inks.
I decided to spread out the layers of the rainbow over the cardfront. It looked a bit empty in between those layers so I added the little bit of sparkly jewels from Honey Bee Stamps. 
Last, I stamped Happy Day in yellow (also from the new kit) and added it to the bottom of the cardfront. 
Thank you for stopping by my blog today. Until next time, happy stamping!
Eva

 

Tuesday, September 1

ELC Look on the Brightside Kit Release

Hello there Friends! It's time for a new release over at Erin Lee Creative, welcome to the new release blog hop. Today Erin is releasing a kit called Look on the Brightside. For today's hop, I am featuring a slimline (or tall card for us ole' folks) chain link card using pieces from the rainbow die and a sentiment from the Here for You Stamp set from a previous released set.  I took the new rainbow die that is included in the kit and cut it twice in each of the rainbow colors. 
From there, I paired two of each color together to make the links and glued only one side of the link together. I assembled the chain and then stitched the links together at the seams. 
The background was created using the Tiny Squares Stencil. 
I assembled the pieces on the card front and added some cute little heart jewels to finish it off. 
Blog hop details:
We are giving away ONE KIT chosen from comments left across all of the blogs participating in this hop. Please leave a comment on any participating blog by Tuesday, September 8. The winner will be announced that week on the Erin Lee Creative Blog. The more you comment, the more chances to win!

Here is the blog hop list.

  Amy   

Ceal

Eva ---You are Here

Lynnea ****Next stop

Jennifer

Cheryl

Michelle

           

Happy Hopping and Shopping!

Eva        





 

Tuesday, August 18

Erin Lee Creative New Release Blog Hop

Welcome to the ELC Release Blog Hop!!! Today is the big day---- the newest release over at Erin Lee Creative is available and ready for you to shop, shop, shop!
I chose this framed watercolor piece for my blog hop project today. A lot of the products in today's release remind me our great state of Kansas. I used the Sunflower background stamp, Arches watercolor paper and watercolors to create this vibrant piece. 
I stamped the image onto the watercolor paper with Amalgam Ink then started the watercoloring process. 
The first 3-4 layers are all watercolor, making sure to let the colors dry before adding the next layer. 
Once all the layers of watercolor were added I went back and added color in the nooks and crannies along with a few details with fine Sharpie markers. 
I just could not bring myself to cut it into a card. So this I framed it! Besides photos, this is my first ever framed piece of art that I have created.
I simply trimmed up the edges and found a couple of 8 x 8 frames from Hobby Lobby. 
The watercolor sunflower piece was layered on top of a piece of water cardstock to create the mat.  

Here is a photo of all the new release products that are available. 

Don't forget to leave a comment before heading off to the next blog, for a chance to win one of 3 gift certificates for $25 each from Erin Lee Creative. Winners will be chosen randomly from comments left on all blogs listed below. Comments must be made by August 24th, in order to be entered into the drawing. Winners will be announced at the Erin Lee Creative blog. 

 Erin

Cheryl 

Jennifer 

 Michelle 

Lynnea 

 Eva :You are here!!!

Next stop: Ceal 

 Amy 

 Thanks for hopping along with the ELC Design team today!

Eva

 

Tuesday, August 4

Bubble Wrap Birthday

Hello Blog Friends. I have a Hap, Hap, Happy Birthday card to share with you today!
This one features a slew of products from different companies. I just love to mix and match the goods.
The background consists of MFT Jumbled Numbers stamped in grey ink. 
From there, I stenciled Altenew's Bubble Wrap Stencil, which is one of my all time favorite stencils. I used distress ink for the stenciling. 
The  Happy Birthday die cut is from CZ Designs at Simon Says Stamp. And finally I added a sentiment strip from Taylored Expressions.

Thank you for stopping by! Have a GREAT day!
Eva

Friday, July 31

Thinking of You

Howdy Everyone!

Today I am sharing a couple of cards made from one stamped panel. 
I started by blending a rainbow colored strip up the left hand side of a piece of white cardstock. 
I then stamped Erin Lee Creative's Rainbow background stamp in purple over the top of t he blended strip. 
I cut the panel in half after it was dry to be able to make two cards. I layered a small strip of dark purple cardstock under the the stamped panel for interest.
I then added a popped up stamped sentiment from Concord and 9th to finish off the card.
Have a wonderful day!
Eva

Thursday, July 30

Cupcake Inspiration Challenge #498


Hello Friends!

Today I am featuring a card that I created for another fun challenge site that I found called               Cupcake Inspirations. And look at the inspiration for this challenge....
Now I will say, blue and yellow are not go to colors for me, lol. There are no cupcakes required for these challenges, which is a good thing because I realized that I do not have one single cupcake in my stash {{GASP}}, I need to fix that ASAP!
So I said "self, find a birthday image and go for it" because cupcakes make me think of birthdays. 
I ended up using this cute little bunny image from MFT Stamp Set called Birthday Buds for this card. So many adorable images. Also used the Jumbled Number background stamp on this card. 
 Thank you for stopping by!
Eva


Monday, July 27

You Are Too Kind

Hello, Hello! 
Happy to be sharing this fun card with you today. So many different AWESOME goodies use don it.
The background stencil is from Altenew. I decided that I need to embrace my distress oxides and this was a great stencil and color combo to start with. 
I added a little stitchy, stitchy with the sewing machine for texture and then I layered on the Thank You Die from CZ Design at Simon Says Stamp. 
The final step was to add the popped up sentiment from Concord and 9th over the thank you die cut. 
Hope you have a wonderful day. 
Eva

Friday, July 24

Maxi White Space + Floral Twist Challenge

I was scrolling through IG last week and found a new challenge to participate in. AAA Card Challenges has a CAS card challenge each week. I tend to overthink things and make them too hard so this is just what I need!


I found the challenge to be very relaxing! Which is good because sometimes I stress when I make a cards...not good :(. 
On this first card, I used a set of boarder dies to emboss the card front. 
The sentiment and small flower are from My Favorite Things Stamps. Add just a few shaded of color on the flower with my Copics and DONE!! 


This second card features embossing on the card front with a Small Brick Wall stencil from  My Favorite Things.
I then used the same stamps for this card. 


I found that I wanted to keep making these simple cards with the same two stamps BUT I stopped and moved on to other projects. It was definitely a breathe of fresh air to make these. 


Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting My Friends!
Eva

Monday, July 20

MFT Sketch Challenge 498

Today I have a card that I made using this weeks MFT Sketch Challenge 
I used the Jumbled Numbers Background stamped in grey. 
The MFT Saddle Up and Celebrate stamp set includes this cute cow cake stamp. I am a sucker for cows!! I colored the images with Copic markers. 
 
Thank you for stopping by, Happy Crafting to You!!

Eva