Saturday, January 16, 2021

Paper Sweeties | January 2021 Look Back Inspiration Day #3

  

I'm here with Paper Sweeties 

for the January 2021 Look Back Inspiration Day #3!!

Valentine's Day is right around the corner so I thought I'd make a LOVE themed card and Paper Sweeties has the absolute perfect die just for these types of card! The Sweet Cuts Love Die is written in a beautiful scripty font! I cut it out of several colors of card stock to make a pretty rainbow and I adhered it to a heart embossed background.
Here is a look at my card.


I also used some beautiful sequins to embellish my card in different colors to match the card stock.
I just love how the flower shape sequins add to the elegance of the card!




I love how this card turned out and I hope you do too!
Make sure to hop around to all of the Paper Sweeties designer's blogs and see what they made for the January look back inspiration! Thank you for joining me for the January Look Back Paper Sweeties Inspiration! Next month Paper Sweeties will be releasing a brand new stamp set with matching dies. 
See you for the release on Valentine's Day! ❤️ 💝 💕 



Have a great day, I already am!
🐙  Lisa 🐙    

Friday, January 15, 2021

Paper Sweeties | January 2021 Look Back Inspiration Day #2

 

I'm here with Paper Sweeties 

for the January 2021 Look Back Inspiration Day #2!!





One of my favorite stamp sets from Paper Sweeties is the Sea You Soon set! It has the absolute sweetest little sea creatures in it. The seahorse in the set is definitely my favorite.  I just love her little smile and sweet face.  I also added the funny little octopus because it's my second favorite creature in the set.
The sentiment is from the Mermaid Wishes stamp set and was perfect for this card!
For the finishing touch I added some beautiful Green Apple sequins.





I love how this card turned out and I hope you do too!
Make sure to hop around to all of the Paper Sweeties designer's blogs and see what they made for the January look back inspiration! Don't forget to check back tomorrow for the last day of the January Look Back Paper Sweeties Inspiration!



Have a great day, I already am!
🐙  Lisa 🐙    

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Paper Sweeties | January 2021 Look Back Inspiration Day #1


 


I'm here with Paper Sweeties 

for the January 2021 Look Back Inspiration Day #1!!


Valentine's Day is right around the corner so I thought I'd make a LOVE inspired birthday card!
Valentine's Day is one of my favorite holidays because of the decorations!  I love everything with hearts, pink and frills! My card today features 2 sweet Paper Sweeties stamp sets:

and

I started by stenciling some fun polka dots on to my background and then I took 2 small images from these sets and stamped them into each polka dot.  It came out looking just like patterned paper, one of my favorite techniques!  The sentiment is partially from the Cupcakes and Sprinkles set and the scripty "Love" sentiment was die cut using the Sweet Cuts Wish set.

To add some extra shine and frills, I decided to add some Gold Sequins which are also available in the Paper Sweeties shop!


I love how this card turned out and I hope you do too!
Make sure to hop around to all of the Paper Sweeties designer's blogs and see what they made for the January look back inspiration! Don't forget to check back tomorrow and on the 16th for more Paper Sweeties inspiration!


Have a great day, I already am!
 💝   Lisa   💝

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Sprinkled with Happiness

 


This is my first post for 2021 for the Coffee Loving Cardmakers so Happy New Year and welcome to my blog! Today I have a fun card for you using my favorite color cardstock. I just love using kraft cardstock and today I did some fun stenciling with a large polka dot stencil!

Here is my caffeinated card for today:



For this card I used a slimline card base using Papertrey Ink Raspberry Fizz Cardstock cut to 8 1/2" x 7" and scored at 3 1/2". The next layer was cut using the largest die in the 
Kat Scrappiness Fancy Stitched Scalloped Slimline Dies out of Papertrey Ink Kraft Cardstock.

Now it was time to have fun with stencils. I used the Kraft Cardstock one more time to cut a smaller panel than the slimline one and I took the Trinity Stamps Lots of Dots Slimline Stencil and some Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide ink and blended some fun dots with my blender brush. It came out so perfect, it reminded me of patterned paper.



The cute coffee mug is from the MFT Stamps LLD Hot Cocoa Cups Die-Namics and the sweet little donut is from the My Creative Time We're Better Together set (now retired). I added some sparkly Stickles to the heart on the mug and the donut sprinkles.



The sentiment from the My Creative Time We're Better Together set was stamped onto a kraft panel cut using the smallest die from the Kat Scrappiness Stitched Rectangle Dies and popped up on foam tape over a piece of Raspberry Fizz card stock to match the card base.





For the finishing touch I added some beautiful Kat Scrappiness Sparkling Clear Jewels around my card for some pretty bling and shine!

I just love the color combination on this card and the cute little mug and donut! I hope you enjoyed my card today and I hope your day is Sprinkled with Happiness! 

May 2021 bring you lots of Happiness as well!

Have a great day, I already am!
☕️  Lisa  🍩

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Keep Calm and Drink Coffee

  



Welcome back to my blog! Today I am up on the Coffee Loving Cardmaker's blog and I have a card to share with you using a pretty little coffee mug from super sponsor Paper Sweeties!




I used the Keep Calm and Drink Coffee stamp set for the sentiment and I cut the coffee cup out of some pretty floral paper using the matching Sweet Cuts die.
I just love the soft look that a lace doily gives to any card and it added to the vintage feel of the whole card. I did some ink blending on the card base and embossed the panel with the Quilted Hearts embossing folder from Sunny Studio Stamps. To finish off the card and give it a little sparkle, I added a few beautiful Cinderella sequins from Unity Stamp Company.




Thanks for stopping by today for a sweet little cup of coffee! Remember to "Keep Calm and Drink Coffee" and everything will be ok!

Have a great day, I already am!
☕️  Lisa  ☕️

25 Days of Christmas With Paper Sweeties

   


Hello friends and welcome to my blog! 

Today I am sharing my 3rd project for day 22 of the 

I am absolutely in love with the card I made today! I got my inspiration from a previous Paper Sweeties design team member, Jill Norwood. She made an awesome video back in August of 2019 using the Sweet Cuts Keep Calm and Drink Coffee die set and stamps from the Merry stamp set. The whip cream on the cups is the top of the cupcake from the Sweet Cuts Cupcakes and Sprinkles dies.


I picked out some pretty gingham paper to cut the mugs out and stamp the festive words on to and the whip cream looks luscious in glitter paper.  I used a sweater patterned embossing folder for the background to give this card a wintery feel. I added some sweet holly leaves and berries from the Sweet Mini Duo - Home stamp and die set. They were the perfect addition to this card. I matted the embossed panel onto a piece of grey gingham paper to tie in the pattern on the cups.




Thank you so much for visiting my blog to see my projects for the Paper Sweeties 25 Days of Christmas! Make sure to check the Paper Sweeties blog every day in December for more inspiration from the rest of the design team!


Paper Sweeties products used:



Have a great day, I already am!
 ☕️  Lisa ☕️  

Monday, December 21, 2020

25 Days of Christmas With Paper Sweeties

  


Hello friends and welcome to my blog! 

Today I am sharing my project for day 21 of the 

I made a festive tag using the Homemade With Love stamps and dies and the For You tag die and stamp.




I just love the cute cupcake image from the Homemade With Love stamp set! I stamped the cupcakes and did a little bit of watercoloring and added some polka dots and highlights with my white gel pen. After I cut the cupcakes out with the Homemade With Love - Sweet Cuts dies I added some sparkle to the tops of the cupcakes with some glittery Stickles.



The adorable tag is from the For You stamp set with matching For You - Sweet Cuts die.
I stamped the sentiment from the Homemade With Love stamp set directly on to the tag and then I glued down the 2 cupcakes popping one of them up on foam tape for some dimension.  I finished off the cute tag with some fun red and white twine.


Thank you so much for joining me on my blog today for day 21 of Paper Sweeties 25 Days of Christmas! Make sure to come back tomorrow for another project on day 22!


Paper Sweeties products used:



Have a great day, I already am!
 🧁  Lisa 🧁   

Sunday, December 20, 2020

25 Days of Christmas With Paper Sweeties

 


Hello friends and welcome to my blog! Today I am sharing my project for day 20 of the 
I made an elegant Christmas card using the Merry and Bright stamps and dies.



I used the Merry and Bright Sweet Cuts dies to cut the Christmas tree out of some festive plaid paper. 
The star, trimmings and base of the tree were cut using gold foil card stock for some added shine.
I chose a fun patterned piece of acetate to mount the tree on and I just love the whimsy it gives to the card.
The acetate was mounted on a white panel and then onto a gold foil panel to tie in the accents from the card. The sentiment was stamped and gold embossed on a strip of paper and foam mounted across the middle of the tree to finish the card off.



Thank you so much for joining me on my blog today for day 20 of Paper Sweeties 25 Days of Christmas! Make sure to come back tomorrow for another project on day 21!


Paper Sweeties products used:

Merry and Bright Stamp set with Sweet Cuts





Have a great day, I already am!
 🎄 Lisa 🎄 

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Coffee Chick

 


Welcome back to my blog! Today I am up on the Coffee Loving Cardmaker's blog and I have a card to share with you using a digital stamp that I won in the Coffee Lover's Hop from super sponsor 


My shaker card uses the Coffee Chick digital stamp from Gerda Steiner and I will be sharing some of the other digital stamps I acquired thanks to my gift certificate from the Coffee Lovers hop.
The Diamond Wire frame die on the front is from Kat Scrappiness as are the 2 different sprinkle mixes I used inside the shaker. There are Red Hearts and Sunny Side Up sprinkles.


I really love that big ol chicken holding that glass of coffee.  The finishing touch was to stamp a sentiment from the Your Next Stamp set Coffee Chick.

Here is one more pic with all of the supplies used picture with the completed card.


Ok everyone go grab your coffee chick and grab some joe together!

Have a great day, I already am!
☕️ Lisa  🐥 






Thursday, November 26, 2020

Santa... Define Naughty!

 


Happy Turkey Day to all of my crafty peeps! Today I'm up on the Kat Scrappiness blog with this cheeky Christmas card! The Naughty Christmas Stamp Set with matching Die has the funniest sentiments and this really great scripty "naughty" word die cut.

I started by stenciling a fun background that resembles the Starlight mints that are so popular this time of year. After my panel was all stenciled I cut it out with the largest die from the 
For my focal point I colored one of the gnomes from the Christmas Gnomes Stamp Set with my Copic markers and then I gave him some dimension by using a snow marker on his hat and boots. 
The sentiment and "naughty" die cut are from the Naughty Christmas Stamp Set with matching Die and I decided to make the die cut nice and shiny by heat embossing it with clear embossing powder!



Here is one more pic with all the supplies used on today's card.




Thank you so much for joining me today! Make sure to check out 
Kat Scrappiness for all of your holiday card making needs! 

Don't forget to follow 
Kat Scrappiness on all
social media platforms to be alerted to new releases, sales and giveaways!


Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your day, I already am!
🎅🏻  Lisa  🎅🏻

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Pre-Thanksgiving Advice!

 


Good morning! Today I am up on the Coffee Loving Cardmaker's blog with another caffeinated card to inspire you! 

In just 2 short days, Thanksgiving 2020 will be taking place and it will be the most memorable Thanksgiving of all time...... Or maybe the one we will all want to forget given the current climate.  
One thing is for sure, Thanksgiving means family and food and whether you are going to be seeing family this year or having a quiet Turkey day at home, make sure you have your beverage of choice and you relax and appreciate your family near or far!

With all the holiday hustle and bustle it is easy to get frustrated and have our patience tested so my card today is a reminder to drink your coffee (or beverage of choice) instead of saying bad words to strangers! 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂


One of my favorite cards to make is a shaker card and every now and then I like to shake it up a little by making a square card.  I just love the symmetrical look they have. Today I thought it would be fun to use my favorite critter from The Rabbit Hole Designs caffeinated line, the Caffeinated Bee!
☕️ 🐝 ☕️ 🐝☕️ 🐝☕️ 🐝☕️ 🐝☕️ 🐝☕️ 🐝

I started out making this card by using the Heart Masking stencil from Taylored Expressions and blending 2 different Distress Oxide inks, Squeezed Lemonade and Fossilized Amber.
The next step was to take that hilarious sentiment from the CAS-ual Friday's stamp set titled 
"Hot Coffee Stamps".  Before I moved on the shaker portion of the card I added some fun black splatters to the card for a little more interest.

For the outside black frame of my card I used the Stitched Scalloped Square Nesting Dies from Kat Scrappiness. I cut the largest die from the set using black card stock and then I used the second largest die from the Double Stitched Square dies to cut a window out of it. I glued some acetate behind the window to complete the shaker portion and then I adhered foam tape to raise the panel up making room for my shaker bits. 
When I make a shaker card I like to sprinkle my bits on the base of my card and then position the top panel over the bits so I can properly center the panel on my card.  My shaker bits are all from Kat Scrappiness and consist of these 3 products:




I think it's a lot of fun to mix a concoction of shaker bits from different sets to make a fun mix for my shaker cards! The last step was to color that cute little bee with my Copic markers and adhere him to the front of my card. I love to used sparkly Stickles on the bees wings to really make them stand out!


I always enjoy a fun shaker card, I love the interactive nature of the card and they really give you the opportunity to customize your card to your liking.  Making the shaker bits mix is always a bit like being in the kitchen and making up a brand new recipe!
Here is a look at all the fun products I used to make my card.


Thanks so much for BUZZING by my ICU today! I sincerely hope that everyone has a safe and fun Thanksgiving no matter where you spend your day and no matter who you spend it with!

Have a great day, I already am!
 ☕️ 🐝  Lisa  ☕️ 🐝 

Monday, November 16, 2020

Paper Sweeties November 2020 Release Rewind!

   


We made it to day 3 of the Paper Sweeties 
November 2020 Release Rewind!! 
Today we are featuring the
brand new stamp set and matching dies titled
Hay There and Hay There Sweet Cuts! It features the most adorable cow, fence and matching sentiments.
This stamp set pairs so well with previously released farm themed sets.
Here is a picture of the new stamp set and dies that are available now!



Isn't that little cow adorable!! 🐮 
I made a card today featuring the brand new cow from Hay There and a few other previously released sets. The Sorry die cut is from the Sweet Cuts Sorry, the sunshine and small hearts are from the Somewhere Over the Rainbow stamp set and the balloons are from the Hugs and Kisses stamp set with matching Sweet Cuts.




I just love how so many of the previously released stamp sets and dies pair so well with this set.  The sky is the limit with the different cards you can make for any occasion!

You can hop along and visit the rest of the talented Designer's blogs to be inspired by their AMAZING projects:


Debbie Marcinkiewicz 

Karen Bull

Karen Letchworth

Maria Patrick


Thanks so much for joining me and my teamies for the Paper Sweeties November Release! 


Have a great day, I already am!

 🐮 Lisa 🐮 

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Paper Sweeties November 2020 New Release Party!

  


Hooray! Today is the Paper Sweeties November 2020 New Release Party!! 
You can now purchase the
brand new stamp set and matching dies titled
Hay There and Hay There Sweet Cuts! It features the most adorable cow, fence and matching sentiments.
This stamp set pairs so well with previously released farm themed sets.
Here is a picture of the new stamp set and dies that are available now!








Isn't that little cow adorable!! 🐮 
I made a card today featuring the brand new cow from Hay There and the adorable little sheep from Ewe Make Me Happy
The barn is from a previously released stamp set called Farmhouse Sweet Farmhouse.

Check out this previously released farm themed set that coordinate so well with this release!
What's Up Chickie? It has a cute horse, chickie and overalls that you can dress the Sweeties dolls up in.


You can hop along and visit the rest of the talented Designer's blogs to be inspired by their AMAZING projects:


Debbie Marcinkiewicz 

Karen Bull

Karen Letchworth

Maria Patrick


Thanks so much for stopping by today and make sure to come back tomorrow when I'll be sharing another card for the Paper Sweeties November Release!


Have a great day, I already am!

 🐮 Lisa 🐮