Friday Feature at AnnaBelle Stamps

This month at AnnaBelle Stamps the Belles have been busy whipping up some projects using the Easter Chickadees Stamp set, which has matching dies as well. For more inspiration, head to the AnnaBelle blog.

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To make my card, I traced around a heart die lightly in pencil and then I took the smallest stamp from the set and got to work stamping. I coloured in the flowers with Copic Markers and also die cut some of the same flower to pop up around the heart wreath for some added dimension. I used a flower punch (cut up) to create the leaves and the green dots were stamped with my scoring stylus. The sentiment is from the Love Birds stamp set.

Congratulations

Supplies

Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps Easter Chickadee stamp set, AnnaBelle Stamps Love Birds stamp set

Ink: Memento – London Fog, Hero Arts – Green Hills, Versamark ink

Card: AnnaBelle Stamps smooth white cardstock, Hero Arts layering papers – Daffodil, Punch

Other Supplies: AnnaBelle Stamps Easter Chickadee dies, Cuttlebug, Foam dimensionals, Stamp-a-ma-jig, AnnaBelle Stamps 3mm Icicle sprinkles, Glossy Accents (to adhere sprinkles), AnnaBelle Stamps white embossing powder, Heat tool, Scoring Stylus (to stamps green dots around wreath), Carl Craft flower punch – Sakura (cut up to create leaves)

Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to check out the monthly challenge. Head here for details.

Until next time,

Marion

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AnnaBelle stamps release (blog hop and a giveaway)

Hello and welcome to the AnnaBelle Stamps January release Blog Hop. You should have arrived from Kylie’s blog. Today, two new stamp sets are being released into the store. Check them out below.

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Two hearts

Pillow box

I used all the same elements in both to make them a set.

Complete set

Supplies

Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps Wedding Medallion Stamp Set , AnnaBelle Stamps BBD#9 Elegance Stamp set

Ink: Luxe Memento Ink – Teal Zeal, Rose Bud, Hero Arts ink – Pool, Soft Pool

Card: AnnaBelle Stamps smooth white cardstock, Hero Arts notecards – Tide

Other Supplies: Foam dimensionals, Cuttlebug, PTI Pillow Box die, WRMK Corner Chomper, Tag, Gold thread, Ribbon, Martha Stewart Confetti Hearts punch, Glossy Accents

Now for a giveaway. To be in the running to win these sets, simply comment on all the DT blogs and then add your name to the inlinkz on the ABS blog. Happy hopping and good luck.

Your next stop on the hop is Therese’s blog.

Marion

Blog Hop Order

ABS blog

Andrea

Kylie

Marion <– you’re here!

Therese

Tobi

Marcia

ABS Blog

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AnnaBelle Stamps sneak peek

AnnaBelle Stamps is releasing some new stamps next week, so fellow DT member Kylie and I have created some projects to whet your appetite before the release.

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Two hearts

To create the banner, I stamped onto some patterned paper in my new Luxe Memento ink (which I got for Christmas from my FAB SIL), and then clear embossed over the top. I love the shine and texture this technique creates and it also intensifies the ink colour.

Supplies

Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps Wedding Medallion Stamp Set (to be released next week), AnnaBelle Stamps BBD#9 Elegance Stamp set (to be released next week)

Ink: VersaFine – Smokey Gray, Luxe Memento Ink – Rose Bud

Card: AnnaBelle Stamps smooth white cardstock, Hero Arts notecards – Carnation

Other Supplies: Foam dimensionals, AnnaBelle Stamps clear embossing powder, heat tool, Creative Place – Make and Create 12×12 paper pad, Fiskars scallop edge punch, Rose ribbon (brand unknown), Glossy Accents (to adhere flower)

Be sure to check out Kylie’s blog for some more inspiration.

Until next time,

Marion

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Friday Feature – Love Birds

This week at AnnaBelle Stamps the Belles have been busy whipping up some projects using the Love Birds Stamp set. I really love the images in this set.

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My husband and I celebrated our 12th Wedding Anniversary this week, so it was great timing! This was the card I made for my hubby.

Happy Anniversary

Supplies

Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps Love Birds stamp set

Ink: Hero Arts – Pale Tomato, Butter bar, VersaFine – Onyx Black

Card: AnnaBelle Stamps smooth white cardstock, Hero Arts notecards – Snow

Other Supplies: AnnaBelle Stamps 0.8mm hemp twine, Foam dimensionals, Amy Tangerine “Yes Please” 6 x 6 patterned paper

Be sure to check out the rest of the Belles’ projects – their links are on my side bar.

Andrea is also having a huge AnnaBelle Stamps sale where you can save 30% on ALL stamps!

I’m not sure I will be popping in again before Christmas, so I hope that all of you have a blessed Christmas with your loved ones. We are about to head off to my sister’s place in Queensland. Lots of driving to be done (around about 3000kms all up), but it will be great to catch up with family and friends again.

Until next time,

Marion

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Congratulations flower

Hi ya!

Did you miss me? Well I have been around looking at blogs but haven’t had a chance to create anything until today! Between writing school reports, assessments, teaching, having the vomiting bug pass through our family, playgroups etc – I have finally stopped today and taken a breather!

Anyway onto today’s card. I wanted to join in the fun over at the Hero Arts Challenge Blog and have created a congratulations card…it is very generic….it could be used for many different congratulatory occasions!

I white embossed the flower onto white paper and then coloured by blending distress inks using sponge daubers.

A close up showing the dimension.

Supplies:

Stamps: Hero Arts Stencil Flower cling stamp (CG194), Hero Arts Blossoms cling set(CG148), Hero Arts Classic Messages (CL414)
Ink: Versamark watermark ink, Versafine Ink – Onyx Black, Tim Holtz Distress inks – Fired Brick, Dried Marigold, Scattered Straw, Bundled Sage
Card: Regal Craft Card (white square textured single fold), X-Press-It Blending Card
Other Supplies: Foam dimensionals, sponge daubers, black felt pen

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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