Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Sassy Studio Designs Fun in the Sun


Today Sassy Studio Designs is sponsoring the Passion for Promarkers challenge. The theme is "Fun in the Sun." It's a great theme because we are in the throes of a heatwave. So please join us with your fabulous papercrafts.



What better way to celebrate Fun in the Sun than with a beach themed party. I started by coloring the Simply Sassy Swimsuit image and colored her with Promarkers. Next I chose the craft cardstock base and paper from my stash. I used the Frantic Stamper Stitched Scene Builder Edgers along with Ranger Vintage Photo Distress Ink to simulate sand. I added cuts from the Frantic Stamper Ocean Floor Icons to continue with the beachy scene.



I added the Dienamics Accent It Reel life dies cut and another Frantic Stamper die--Tropical Drinks using foil paper. Finally I stamped and trimmed the actual the sentiment card using a Close To My Heart stamp. Doesn't it look inviting?

Challenges entered
Digi Choosday Challenge - Punches/Die Cuts
Passion For Promarkers Challenge - Fun In The Sun
Through The Craft Room Door - Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Always Anything Goes
Incy Wincy Designs - Sea, Sun & Sand



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Monday, August 3, 2015

KennyK 200th Challenge



'Sup everybody? Can you believe it's August already? Today, at KennyK's Krafty Krew we are  celebrating the 200th challenge. How exciting is that? 

As always the challenge is 
Anything Goes
the twist is
Banner Day
Use a banner on your project

For such a special challenge, we have special prizes!

$25 from  Dawn Lewis for Copic Markers 


$25 from Dies To Die For for dies

$25 from Stampin' Up for paper and/or ink


$25 from KennyKdownloads for digis
$50 from KennyK Clear Stamps for clear stamps

Don't forget you must use a KennyK image and if you don't have one in your stash be sure to stop by KennyKdownloads for the monthly freebie.





Recipe
KennyK pre-colored image
Paper from my stash
Glossy Accents
Green and Gold foil paper
La-La Land Flag Banner die

Challenges entered
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything goes with Patterned Paper
Oddball Art Stamps - Die Cuts
Paper Creator's Crafts - Dies or Punches
Sugar and Betty - Anything goes
The Sisters of Craft - Anything Goes

Friday, July 31, 2015

Flashback Friday with Sassy Studio Designs

It's Friday again and you know what time it is...


"Every Friday the team will provide you with inspiration on a particular image. These are images are ones that may have been forgotten about, or need a little extra lovin!" This week, the image in the spotlight is Jacob and Bella and Edward and Bella of Twilight series. They'll  be offered at a discount for one week!



I'm team Jacob so I used this image. 




Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Crazy Quilt of Life

After my recent vacation I'm slowly getting back to my crafty self. Using leftover scraps that are littering my desk I crafted this cute card using dies from Frantic Stamper -- Flying Geese Quilt Square and accompanying clear stamps Homemade Quilts.


I added Baker's Twine and buttons from my stash. Who would think this card is made from leftovers? Not me!

Challenges entered
4 Crafty Chicks - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes
Southern Girls - Anything Goes
Crafters Cafe - Use some buttons
Through The Craft Room Door - Always Anything Goes

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

Sassy Studio Designs July Progressive Challenge


My Sassy Studio Design Progressive Challenge July 2015 is finished!




I colored the image with Copic markers and then using a Paper Studios embossing folder along with DCWV white core paper, I sanded it with sand paper.  Next I used the Frantic Stamper Precision Die set Love Filled Heart along with glitter and foil paper. The next part forced me to find a way to align the Frantic Stamper Wavy Banners and Greetings stamp set with the Wavy Banners die set. It was actually very simple and now I have a sure fire way to get it right. 


This is my first attempt. It's not bad but I'm a little OCD. I wanted the stamp and die to align better.


  • Die cut the wavy banner using a small piece of cardstock. This is your template.


  • Stamp the wavy banner onto your chosen cardstock.


  • Using a piece a Painter's or other easily removable tape, align and tape the template on top of the stamped image.


  • Now position the die onto the template and secure it with a piece of tape.


  • Finally run this "sandwich" through your die cutting machine and voila!


Use this same technique for any die with matching stamp for perfect results. Tip: Be sure to keep the template in the same packaging as the die.






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