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Friday, February 24, 2017

Corgi Reveal #3!

Hello, crafty peeps! Today I want to share with you the 3rd and final reveal for the new Corgi Stamp Set! This time around, I made a little doggie treat box. Here it is:

I used my Silhouette Portrait to cut out all the pieces for this box. It's perfect for that special little furry friend! And what's a gift box for "Fido" without treats and puppy pictures all over it, right? I also got the dog bone printed paper from the SIL store, too. 

The paw prints, little "bubbles", Corgi, Pug, and sentiment are all from the set. This may sound odd, but I think the paw print is my favorite! Lol! It's so tiny and cute!  This set will be released by JessicaLynnOriginals on February 25th. That's tomorrow! But if you pre-order the stamp set today, you get free shipping! Here is the link to do that:

http://jessicalynnoriginal.com/pre-order-jessicalynnoriginal-akc-dog-corgi-2017-with-pug-friend-clear-rubber-stamp-set-4x6

Be sure to tell them Jeanie sent you!

I'm so glad and thankful you stopped by today! And leave me a comment...I read every one of them! And please visit the other Designers! They have some wonderful and inspiring projects to share too!

Jessica (owner and creator) 
Lisa 
Jeanie - YOU ARE HERE

Blessings, Jeanie Ellis - Scrapbookingmamaw

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Corgi Stamp Reveal #2!

Okay, crafty peeps! Here is another reveal for the awesome Corgi Stamp Set! This is such a cute little set!  This is the 2nd of the 3 projects with the soon to be released Corgi stamp set. It will be released by JessicaLynnOriginals on February 25th. If you pre-order the stamp set today, you get free shipping! Here is the link to do that:

http://jessicalynnoriginal.com/pre-order-jessicalynnoriginal-akc-dog-corgi-2017-with-pug-friend-clear-rubber-stamp-set-4x6

Be sure to tell them Jeanie sent you!

Now onto my card for today.....this time it's a pop-up card, but no twist to it. Again...good ol' YouTube gave me this idea!
Front

Inside
As you can see, it's a pretty clean and simple card. See the star in his hat? That wasn't there in the dog's hat, but it does come with the set. So, I thought I'd just add it in! And it fit perfectly! I just love those paw prints, too! They're so tiny and cute! And a perfect fit for the index finger! I don't have a small acrylic block....where it went I don't know....but my finger did just fine. 

I cut out the candles with my Silhouette, and also the leaves on the sides. Dogs love the outdoors, and our dog continually picks up leaves and brings them in the house. So, hence the leaves. Lol. The printed paper is from Graphic 45.

Be sure to check out the other Designers projects! They are awesome and very inspirational! Here are their links:

Jessica (owner and creator) 
Lisa 
Jeanie - YOU ARE HERE

Blessings, Jeanie Ellis - Scrapbookingmamaw



Wednesday, February 22, 2017

JessicaLynnOriginal Sneak Peek Stamp Set!

A Great Big Hello to you from me and the JessicaLynnOriginal Design Team! We are happy to say that JessicaLynnOriginal is launching a new stamp set called Corgi! And the DT are all showing you what projects we have come up with so you can have a "sneak peek"! They are very varied and very awesome! That's what I love about this team...same set, but a whole lot of happening in a variety of ways! I will be featuring 3 projects with the soon to be released Corgi stamp set. It will be released by JessicaLynnOriginals on February 25th. If you pre-order the stamp set today, you get free shipping! Here is the link to do that:

http://jessicalynnoriginal.com/pre-order-jessicalynnoriginal-akc-dog-corgi-2017-with-pug-friend-clear-rubber-stamp-set-4x6/

Be sure to tell them I, Jeanie Ellis, sent you!

So now let me show you the 1st of my 3 projects. I decided this little guy needed more than "just a card", so I ended up making a Pop Up Twist Card. These are very popular right now and there are all kinds of YouTube tutorials in making one. Here it is:
Front with band

Front without band

Inside "twist"
I so love this cute set! You see all those little paw prints? I actually used my finger and put the stamp on my index finger rather than an acrylic block. Worked like a charm!

I  hope you enjoyed this! Be sure to stop by the blogs of the other Design Team Members! You'll get a lot of inspiration and ideas! Here are their links:

Jessica (owner and creator) 
Lisa 
Jeanie - YOU ARE HERE

Thank you so much for stopping by! 

Blessings - Jeanie Ellis, Scrapbookingmamaw

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

TTCRD Feb 21st Challenge

Hello, crafty friends! It's time once again for another challenge over at Through the Craft Room Door! And as always, it's ANYTHING GOES! This week, our sponsor is the awesome.....
Since 2010, Digistamps4Joy (or DS4J) www.digistamps4joy.co.za/eshop - a unique South African online digistamp store – has been providing you with fabulous digistamps that are cute, whimsical, artistic, sometimes serious, and often humorous. The store has verified PAYPAL facilities for our international clients, as well as PAYFAST and EFT for our South African customers.   You are welcome to enter our monthly card challenges on our Blog at http://digistamps4joysa.blogspot.com and of course “like” our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/DS4Joy where you will receive regular updates on our activities. PRIZE: $10 Voucher!

So for this challenge, I chose the beautiful Bedazzled Bride. She is a gorgeous image! And I was totally into doing something different and special for her! 
 BUT...For more details on how I created this card, be sure to check it out in the upcoming TTCRD MAGAZINE!  And come join in on the challenges! We LOVE looking at your creations!

Blessings, Jeanie Ellis - Scrapbookingmamaw

Outlawz Feb 21st Color Challenge!

WHAT DAY IS IT?? It's a new COLOR CHALLENGE day over at The Outlawz! Woot! And again, this month our wonderful sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps.
Prize: 5 Digital Stamps - Yay!

Now here is the photo inspiration, picked by fellow DT member, our very own Ursula. Great, huh! I decided to go for an anniversary card this time around.  

Again, for this project, I used my Silhouette Portrait to cut out my card. Every cut out you see here I cut using the machine. Then all I had to do was distress the edges, stamp my sentiment, adhere them to the card base, and add my embellishments. It turned out so much better than I thought it would, because I was unsure about the colors to pick from the photo inspiration.

I'm so glad you stopped by! And I hope you decide to join us in our this week's challenge! You just might be a winner! (In our eyes...everyone is a winner, though!)

Blessings, Jeanie Ellis - Scrapbookingmamaw

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Crafty Gals Corner Challenge #110

Hello, fellow crafters! We have a new week of challenges that started today! And we have a great theme (LOVE the theme!)...."Favorite Things"! And you know what came to my mind? In order to get all my favorite things on there, I need to do a mixed media canvas! Yay! But first, here are our sponsors for this week:
Prize: 4 Digital Images (1 from each artist)

 Jennifer Nilsson Art  ♥︎  Mari Digis  ♥︎  Miss Daisy’s Collection ♥︎  We Are 3  

Join us at Miss Daisy Stamps Create & Share Facebook Group to meet the artists, 
share fun & inspiration, receive freebies and special deals. See you there!



Prize: 2 Digital Images

"Rick St,dennis MFA has been an artist, designer, stage designer and instructor for over 45 years, you can find his full Bio here. His digital stamp images can be found on Zibbet or Etsy . Inspiration projects from the Rick St.dennis Elite
 Design Team can be found on the Sparkle and Glitter blog, or for the darker images on the Airless Chambers blog.

Rick also has a personal blog  and on Facebook there is the Rick St.dennis Digi fans and friends group, showcase your cards and other projects using RSD images there to be eligible to win prizes."
Oddball Art Stamps
Prize: 3 Digital Images
Wow! What a great group of sponsors we have! Be sure to check out their links!

Now, onto my project. The image I chose for this project was the 1960 Coutoure Hat by Rick St. Dennis (found in his Zibbet store). I loved doing this image. So here it is:
When I started this project, I had somewhat of an idea as to what I wanted to do with her. But with Mixed Media...anything can happen! You can start one way and end up a whole new way. This time, however, for the most part, it ended up being what I intended it to be.

I started off by priming the canvas with Gesso. While that was drying, I cut and colored my image with the Prismacolors. I then set her aside and began putting layers on the canvas using tissue paper and a brown paper that had small slits in it, simply to give it some texture. I mod-podged those on. I dried that with my heat gun and then hot glued some butterflies on in the right side toward the bottom of the canvas. I got out my Gesso again and covered everything with it. After it was dried, I took red and black acrylic paints, watered them down, and splattered bits of paint all over the canvas. I took a rose trim, hot glued that around the edge of the canvas and started to add my embellishments. I made a "hat pin" for the hat and added a big "bling" to the bottom and to the right of Miss Couture, and lastly I added a beautiful black applique fan to the canvas. The applique was made by Kimberly of KPKre8tions

Thank you for stopping by! I hope you will join us in on the challenge this week!

Blessings, Jeanie Ellis - Scrapbookingmamaw