Friday, May 29, 2015

Donut Face - The Alley Ways Stamps Sneak Peeks!

Hello!  It is Friday and sneak peek day, woot woot!!!!  I'm here to share a layout using the soon to be released Slurp Stamp Set... this set is perfect for the upcoming hot months of summer!  Take a peek at what I've done with the doughnut image and a sentiment found in the set...


Here is an upclose look at the donuts and the sentiment stamped onto an embellishment.

This layout came together so easily after I stamped lots of donuts and sprinkles all over my background paper.  I then stamped some donuts on separate cardstock, colored, sprinkled with stickles, and fussy cut.  I then randomly adhered them to my background with foam adhesive.  I loved the sentiment and wanted to add it as an embellishment so I stamped it with Staz-On Ink, and ta -da I have a premade embellishment with a personalized touch!

This layout was also inspired by the Scrappy Friends Sketch Challenge: 
and I'm linking this up to the Simon Says Stamp: Anything Goes Challenge

Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you have fun checking out all of the other peeks of this set on The Alley Way Stamps Blog... and don't forget you have a chance to win this set before it is released!!! Double yay!!!

Happy Crafting!
Lisa

Many Thanks...

Hello!  Today I am sharing a card here and on the SweetStamps.com blog that was very much inspired by the amazing Jennifer McGuire... you can visit her blog to read and watch more on how the technique I use works.  After watching her video I immediately thought of the Daisy Center Medallion Die from SweetStamps.com, and knew it would be perfect for this technique...


The results are stunning in person! I loved how soft the inlaid image was, so I choose to keep it simple and stay all white, except for the sentiment which was stamped in the same color as the inlaid faux waterpressed image.

Supplies Used:
Daisy Center Medallion SweetCuts Die sc052
Shades™ Dye Ink Cube RASPBERRY
 Framed Handwritten Words Clear Stamp Set SS4406

I am also entering this into the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Thank you
and the Addicted to Stamps: Anything Goes


Have a wonderful weekend, thanks for stopping by, and Happy Crafting!
Lisa

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Suit Up! V's Sweet Ideas Has A New Stamp Set!

That's right, there is a new stamp set now available at V's Sweet Ideas and it is perfect for any guy in your life!  Suit Up has a fun classy man's suit image, as well as some great sentiments that are interchangable... check it out...


So fun, right?  And here is what I've created with this set...


To create this card I started by stamping the suit image down the right edge of my cardbase and trimmed around them.  Next I stamped the image on several sheets of patterned paper, colored, fussy cut and adhered to the cardbase.  Finally, I added the sentiment and a trim of blue paper on the inside so the cut edge stood out more.

Make sure you stop her store as she also has some new ribbons and more things in, so make sure you check them out!

Happy Crafting and thanks for stopping by!
Lisa

Special Bride and Groom...

Hi!  Today I am popping in to share a little card I created for my Brother-in-law and soon to be Sister-in-law's bridal shower...


Supplies Used:
Stamps: MFT
Patterned Paper: MME
Sequins: Pretty Pink Posh
Vellum
Doily
White Embossing Powder: SweetStamps.com

I was inspired by the latest CAS on Sunday - Tic Tac Toe Challenge (twine, male/female, heat embossing)

and the newest MFT Stamps Sketch Challenge:

And finally into the Simon Says Stamp: Anything goes Challenge

Have a beautiful Tuesday!
Happy Crafting!
Lisa

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Best Fishes...

Hello!!!  Today I am sharing a super sweet and super fishy card here and on The Alley Way Stamps Blog...


Supplies:
Stamps: The Alley Way Stamps - All Washed Up, Gill-Friend, and Little Fellas
Ink: Memento
Magicals
Watercolor Cardstock
Various Copics
Embossing Powder
Foam Adhessive
Glossy Accents

This card was so fun to create, especially the background!  I started by spritzing watercolor cardstock  with lots of water and then sprinkled some Magicals in green and blue and watched them do their thing.  While that dried I stamped the fish, colored them in and fussy cut them out.  I then embossed my sentiment onto vellum.

I am entering this into the following challenge:
Crafting From the Heart - Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps: Anything Goes

Thanks so much for stopping by and Happy Crafting!
Lisa

Monday, May 25, 2015

Pinkfresh Studio Layout for Nani Ke Ola Blog

Hello!  Today I am sharing this lovely layout here and on the Nani Ke Ola Blog using up more of my Pinkfresh Studio goodies...



Supplies Used:
Patterned paper and foil embellishments: Pinkfresh Studios
Wood veneers: Elle's Studio
Gesso: Martha Stewart
Gellatos: Faber Castel
Twine
Sequins

This layout was a very easy mash of paper embellishments and photos.  I did have a little fun on the messy background which consists of white gesso, various pink gellatos, and a few mist splats woo hoo!

I was inspired by the following challenges:
May Tic Tac Toe Scrappy Friends Challenge: I used foil, flower, and arrow
Scrap Our Stash: Challenge 26 E- Elle's Studio product, M - mist, B- birthday photos, O- orange, S - sequins, S - the word "sweet"

Thanks so much for stopping by today!
Happy Crafting!
Lisa

A Pinktastic Card

Happy Monday!!!!!!!!  I thought if I added enough exclamation marks after it, your Monday just might be happy indeed hehehe!  Well even if my exclamation marks didn't do the trick... this little card is bound to brighten your day...



Check out all that pink yumminess!!!  Now why did I go crazy pink, I thought, why not?  When I kept looking at the little Narwhal little guy I thought he just needed to be colored pink, and why stop there?  When not just go crazy?  So I did!  And it was fun!  You'll also find this little guy on The Alley Way Stamps Blog along with other inspiration!

Supplies Used:
Stamps: The Alley Way Stamps (Little Fellas and All About You
Ink: Memento and PTI
Patterned Paper: Amy Tan
Spectrum Noir Pencils
Dew Drops: Robin's Nest
Die: Sizzix

I am entering this into the following challenge:
Crafting By Designs: Sentimentally Challenge
Inspiration Destination: Anything Goes

Thanks so much for stopping by and Happy Crafting!
Lisa
 
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