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September 17, 2014

Craftin Desert Diva's Sneak Peek

Today starts the September stamp release at Craftin Desert Divas. We have six new stamp sets this release.  We will be sharing with you sneak peeks from 2 different stamp sets each day.  This release is Fall and Halloween inspired. These images and sentiments will also come with a matching SVG cut file that is free to you.

There are a few specials during this release we want to share with you.  Every purchase receives a Free Too Cute by Jessica SVG pattern made especially for this release.  Any 2 stamp purchase will receive a FREE mini stamp.  Both stamp and pattern will be revealed during the hop.  There will also be a sale, 20% off your ENTIRE purchase using the code: SEPTEMBER starting on Saturday.  The free mini stamp and sale will end September 30, 2014.  Stamps will be available to order on Saturday.

Welcome to day 1 of the September stamp release.  Each day we will be giving you a sneak peek at one of the six new stamp sets.  On Saturday and Sunday we will have a blog hop with prizes each day. There are some amazing creations being shared today.  We also have some special guest designers who will be joining us.

Today we are showcasing our projects created with the "Frightfully Cute" stamp set. We hope you will stop by the Craftin Desert Diva's Shop and a Craftin Desert Diva's Gallery Facebook group. We would love for you to join us and share your creations using the Craftin Desert Diva's stamps.  In this group, we show previews first, have giveaways and much more!  Here's my sneak peek project:
The witch hat for my card was created using the Mini Monsters cartridge, I added a flower and button with some Lime Orangesicle Trendy Twine.  The hat was embellished with some Stickles and some sequins were added to the background. A Martha Stewart punch was used for the corner webs and I tucked in the "Boo" sentiment from the "Frightfully Cute" Craftin Desert Diva's stamp set.
Thanks for joining us, don't forget to stop over at Craftin Desert Diva's for more sneak peeks, amazing inspiration from the design team and for a chance to win today's giveaway.  The winner will be chosen from one of the blogs today, so the more you visit and comment the better chance you have to win! Tara will announce today's winner tomorrow.  The winner will be picked from a different blog every day, so be sure to visit and leave comments.  Thank you all so much for joining us today and I hope you will come back Saturday and Sunday for the blog hop!

September 16, 2014

Trendy Twine Design Day

Hello, today is my design day over at Trendy Twine and I have a project featuring Chocolate Sprinkles Trendy Twine which is now on sale.  I created a baby shower favor using a plastic milk bottle and a wooden scoop from Annie's Paper Boutique.  A sentiment from Craftin Desert Diva's Sugar & Spice stamp set was added to a hand cut flag.  I only have a sneak peek of my project so head over to the Trendy Twine blog for all of the details and more pictures.
Stop by the store and check out this fabulous twine and the 3 new colors just added to the Trendy Twine line up!  Have a great day!

September 10, 2014

Trendy Twine Design Day

Hello, it's my design day over at Trendy Twine and I have a project featuring Chocolate Sprinkles Trendy Twine which is now on sale.
I will have a new nephew later on this year and I wanted to have something for his first picture.  I used the New Arrival cartridge for this single page 12x12 layout.  A Peachy Keen stamp was used for the baby's face and a small twine pom pom was added to his hat.
The twine was also wrapped around the photo mat as an accent and used on the journaling tag and safety pin.  A sentiment from the Craftin Desert Diva's Sugar & Spice stamp set was added to a hand cut flag.
Stop by the store and check out this fabulous twine and the 3 new colors just added to the Trendy Twine line up!  Have a great day!

September 8, 2014

Craftin Desert Diva's "Anything Goes" Linky Party

 
Welcome to another Craftin Desert Diva's Linky Party.  The theme for this linky party is anything goes.  For my project I created a double page 12x12 layout.
This layout was created using four cartridges; Holiday Cakes for the doily, Cricut Essentials for the flourishes, Gypsy Wanderings for the title and Flower Shoppe for all of the flowers.  All of the die cuts were inked on the edges.  The Textile Cuttlebug embossing folder was used on the flag and title for added dimension.  Coordinating twine bows made from Nautical Trendy Twine were used as an embellishment.
The flag was hand cut, embossed and embellished with some crinkle ribbon and flowers.  Each of the flowers were accented with Stickles for the center.
The layout was finished off with this hand cut tag which was punched with the Fiskars Scalloped Daisy Embossing punch on one end.  A coordinating button was added to the tag.
We have some awesome sponsors for this linky party:
Craftin Desert Diva's - one stamp set
Digital Delight by Louby Lou -$5 gift card
Too Cute By Jessica - $30 gift card
Stop by Craftin Desert Diva's to check out all of the inspiring projects from the design team and to join in on the linky party.
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September 3, 2014

Craftin Desert Diva's Design Day

Hello it's my design day over at Craftin Desert Diva's and I have a fun project to share using the newly released The Great Outdoors stamp set.  This stamp set is perfect for those summer themed projects.  I used it to create this sweet card.
I debossed the background of my card using the Swiss Dots Cuttlebug embossing folder to create a graham cracker background.  The s'more was created by layering different colors of card stock to represent the graham cracker and chocolate.  I created the marshmallow by rounding the corners of a square, inking the edges and adding a Peachy Keen Face stamp.  The sentiment is from the newly released The Great Outdoors stamp set.
Here's a closer look at the entire stamp set, you can purchase the set here along with the rest of the August release.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

September 1, 2014

Halloween Treat Bags

Hello, I didn't have the opportunity to share these treat bags on my blog from the Trendy Twine Happy Halloweenie Facebook hop over the weekend.  I used these fun cone bags from Annie's Paper Boutique and filled them with some popcorn for a healthier treat.
The bag topper was created with the Mini Monsters cartridge.  I used some Lime Licorice Trendy Twine for the witch hair.  I love the texture the twine adds.
The wooden scoop was attached by punching holes in the bag topper and tied with twine.  A tiny glue dot held the scoops in place.
If you didn't get a chance to hop with us, you can still head over to the Trendy Twine Facebook page to take a peek at all of the fun Halloween projects and join in the hop to win some amazing prizes.
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August 29, 2014

Trendy Twine Happy Halloweenie Facebook Hop!

Hello and welcome to Trendy Twine's Happy Halloweenie Facebook Hop!  Hope you are ready for some fun and inspiring projects by the Trendy Twine design teams!
Hop over to the Trendy Twine Facebook page to join us and win some amazing prize packages!