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Pop up Scarecrow Card

Happy First Day of Fall, Y’all! Unpopular opinion, but I am ready fall! The smoke is here, so need the rains to come and clear it up! I’m looking forward to cooler days, football games and lot more crafty sessions! 

Sharing a kinda over the top card today! I tried to make my first interactive card! A lot went wrong, but I still wanted to share it, as art isn’t perfect and motivate those of your too intimidated to create interactive cards! 

To create this card I started by die cutting the card base from Lawn Fawn‘s Peekaboo Pop-Up twice from white card stock.

I made a valley fold on one of the die cuts and stamped the row of pumpkins along the top from Pretty Pink Posh‘s Fall Borders stamp set. After coloring the image with copic markers, I fussy cut the top half, you can also use the NEW coordinating die cuts to partially die cut, but they hadn’t been released when I started this card! 

Next I created a mask and inked up the bottom of the pumpkins using distress oxides inks in Scattered Straw and Fossilized Amber, and splattered it with some gold paint.

Next I inked up the second die cut, this time scoring with a mountain fold. After scoring I inked it up with distress oxides inks in Wilted Violet, Salvaged Patina, and Broken China. I also splattered it with some gold paint.

Next I stamped, colored and die cut a bunch of images from multiple Pretty Pink Posh stamp sets. Here are the sets and coordinating :
1. Fall Signs : Stamp Set and Coordinating Dies
2. Fall Corners : Stamp Set and Coordinating Dies
3. Cozy Fall Critters : Stamp Set and Coordinating Dies

I used A LOT of copic markers and remembered to take a picture for y’all!

With all the elements colored and shaded, I started to assemble the card, first by adding the pop up arm, and playing around with the placement if all the leaves. I ended up not using the pumpkins.

Finally finishing off the card by adhering everything together!

Thanks for following along on a very long blog post! I really hope this inspires you to create something new or attempt something you have been avoiding! 

Make sure to tag me @everydayengineered and @prettypinkposh on Instagram and join the Facebook group so that we can see what you have created! 

Happy Crafting!

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Butterfly Birthday Wishes | Pretty Pink Posh

Happy Tuesday! Yesterday was such a productive day thanks to the little one being back in daycare! I was so excited to be able to get things done with a million snack and potty breaks! Here’s to hoping that today is just as if not more productive! Popping in bright and early today to share a very quick card that’s simple to make but looks so fancy!

To create this card I started with the Layered Butterfly Stencil from Pretty Pink Posh, inking up the first layer using distress oxide inks in kitsch flamingodried marigoldscattered strawtwisted citrontumbled glass and shaded lilac. I inked up the second layer with the same distress oxide inks, going heavy handed this time. Instead of a top to bottom rainbow, this time I went around the card front instead. I finished of the stenciled image using black soot for the last layer.

I finished off the card by adding a word die cut using the Happy Birthday Script Dies and some sequins.

Make sure to tag me @everydayengineered and @prettypinkposh on Instagram and join the Facebook group so that we can see what you have created! 

Happy Crafting!

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Rainbow Cupcakes, (Glossy) Accents and All! | Newton’s Nook Designs

Happy Friday! I hope that y’all had the exact weekend that you need, productive, relaxing, or crafty! I didn’t get much crafty time but I got to kinda sleep in, as I didn’t get to sleep pretty much ALL week! If y’all are like me and didn’t get to craft over the weekend, I wanted to pop in quickly to share a quick card idea that comes together in about 10ish minutes, so you can create this before bedtime!

To create this card I started by ink blending the first layer of the Cupcake Stencil Set from Newton’s Nook Designs on to an A2 piece of Bristol smooth cardstock. I used a lighter set of distress oxide inks in kitsch flamingo, dried marigold, scattered straw, twisted citron, tumbled glass and shaded lilac.

For the second layer I used a dark “rainbow” of distress oxide inks, in picked raspberry, spiced marmalade, mustard seed, mowed lawn, mermaid lagoon and wilted violet.

For the third layer, I used glossy accents. Make sure to clean your stencil immediately after using it, along with letting the accents dry for a couple of hours!

As I didn’t want to take too much away from the stenciled background, I finished off the card with a die cut sentiment from Pretty Pink Posh, Happy Birthday, cut from black card stock.

Thanks for following along today! I hope that this card inspires you to create something! 

Till the next time, take care!

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Get Well Soon | Pretty Pink Posh

Happy Monday! I hope that y’all had a great weekend and are ready for the week! I have a pretty busy week coming up and here’s to hoping that I can keep the productivity from last week going! Popping in today to share a card for a cause, Shery Russ, owner of STAMPlorations. I was lucky enough to guest design for her a while back and she’s not only creative, but a great person! Unfortunately she is suffering from cancer now and needs all the support and help that she can get! We hope they hop can get the word out!

I have this “Get well soon” die from Pretty Pink Posh and I’m grateful I don’t have to use it often, but it seemed like a fitting card for this hop. I started by die cutting the Get well soon die from purple glitter card stock, and a second time using black card stock to create a shadow. Using a glue pen I layered the die cuts off set, and placed it under a heavy book to set.

Next I used the Floral Background stencil along with Distress Oxides in Fossilized Amber, Spiced Marmalade, and Picked Raspberry to create an inked background.

Lastly, I stamped the wreath from the Spring Wreath Stamp Set with Memento Rich Cocoa and colored it using copic markers. Once I was done coloring I stamped the image again, this time using Versamark Ink and embossed it using Gold Embossing Powder. I die cut it using the coordinating die and added it to my inked background. And finished off by layering the sentiment on the wreath.

Thanks for stopping by the blog today, if you’d like to hop along and see all the other projects shared, head over to this post on Instagram!

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Happy Crafting!


Strawberry Inspired Birthday Shaker Card | Ellen Hutson

Hi crafty friends! Hope that y’all had a great long weekend! Life has been very real these past few weeks, so unfortunately blogging took a back seat. As I get used to my new schedule I have high hopes being more regular here! I was on the Ellen Hutson Blog last week and it was so exciting to be on there as I have been a fan of Ellen Hutson for years! Did you know that May is National Strawberry month? I didn’t, until Carly reached out to me about guest designing! I’m was over the moon, who wouldn’t be as Ellen Hutson is my favorite one stop shop for all things crafty, especially as they are just a drive away!

Let’s get to the card I’m shared on the Ellen Hutson Blog! I love shaker cards, they aren’t as complicated as they look, especially when you use a frame die cut! I used the colors of a strawberry as my starting point for this card. I choose the following distress oxide inks for my blend.

I used Abandoned Coral, Candied Apple, Twisted Citron, and Mowed Lawn, along with Black Soot and Gansai Tambi White paint for the splatters.

Ink splatters are a great way to hide imperfections in the ink blending, and they worked well with my strawberry theme. If using multiple colors of splatters, let each one dry before adding the next layer to avoid muddy colors.

Once my ink splatters dried, I die cut the ink blended sheet using the Pretty Pink Posh Birthday Frame Die. I wanted to add something to the back of the shaker, and the cake from the Essentials By Ellen’s Cake by Julie Ebersole fit in the frame perfectly with space for a sentiment.

I stamped the outline of the image using Versafine Ink (in Onyx Black) along with the sentiment. I recommend using a stamp positioner for this step as it makes lining up the solid stamp easier. For the solid images of the stamp, I used the same distress oxide inks as my ink blend, Abandoned Coral, Candied Apple, and Twisted Citron.

I finished off the card by creating a shaker using some liquid glue to adhere the die cut frame to the acetate, then added a thin pieces of foam tape to add dimension for the shaker. I created the shaker mix using matching colors from my sequin stash. I filled my shaker window, added the backing with the stamped image and sentiment and added it to a card front.

Thank you all for following along, I hope that you are inspired to create something, with strawberries, or not! If you do get crafty, please tag me @everydayengineered on Instagram, along with @ellenhutsonllc so that we can see what you have made!

And lastly, thank you to the Ellen Hutson team for this lovely opportunity!

Take care,

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CAS Birthday Card | Pretty Pink Posh

Happy Hump Day y’all! It’s been a day, thankfully productive. But as always the to do list didn’t seem to get any shorter, taking a mini break before starting dinner to share a CAS – just stamp card with y’all!

To create this card, I started by stamping the strip of candles Birthday Borders stamp set from Pretty Pink Posh on to an A2 piece of white cardstock and colored it using copic markers. Once I was done coloring I used a grey copic to add a shadow under the candles.

To finish off the card, I added some glossy accents to the flames and stamped the sentiment “so many candles“, possibly my last woodblock stamp that my son found and is now obsessed with!

Make sure to tag me @everydayengineered and @prettypinkposh on Instagram and join the Facebook group so that we can see what you have created! 

Happy Crafting!

Newtons Nook Designs

Greenery and Coffee | Newton’s Nook Design

Happy Thursday! Well it’s basically a few hours to Friday, which means it pretty much the weekend! I missed the February Caffeinated Christmas Card Challenge, but I really wanted to make sure that I sneak on into the March challenge, Green.

I stretched “green” to greenery” and added a lot of foliage to my coffee mugs! And since it’s winter on my card I added some whipped cream topping!

To create this card, I started by stamping the image from the Heartfelt Holidays stamp set twice and die cut it with the mug die cuts from the Mugs and Kisses die set. I colored in the images using copic markers and added the whipped cream die cuts that I covered with some glitter nuvo drops, and set aside to dry.

Next I created the background for the card by embossing Holiday Foliage Stencil onto some green cardstock. I also die cut a banner from the Banner Trio Die Set from and embossed a sentiment from the Heartfelt Holidays stamp set on to it. I also die cut a scalloped oval from vellum using the Oval Frames Die Set to add behind mug to help them pop. As always, I finished off with some jewels.

Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope that this card inspires you to create something and you get some crafty time this weekend! 
Happy Crafting!

Avery Elle

Your Plane Awesome | Avery Elle

Happy Hump Day! Today is one of those days I actually my life together LOL. It’s only 2PM and my done list is way done then my to-do list! So that’s means extra time before nap time ends! I made this card a while back to match the party favors and cake at a little friend’s birthday party. Perks of being the baker, you know the theme of the party!

To create this card I started by stamping the plane from Avery Elle’s Peak-a-Boo Flight Stamp Set, coloring it using copic markers and then die cut it out with the coordinating die.

Next, I stamped the owl and it’s wings from the Peek-A-Boo Coaster Stamp Set, colored it with copic markers and die cut it with the coordinating dies.

I finished of the card by creating a background using the Pretty Pink Posh Layered Clouds Stencil set. I inked up on layer with a light blue ink and dry embossed the second layer. Lastly I stamped a pair of sentiments from the Peak-a-Boo Flight Stamp Set.

Thanks for stopping by today! If you are inspired by what I create, tag me (@everydayengineered) on Instagram! I would love to see your creations!

Happy crafting!

P.S. Linking this card to the Cupcake Inspiration Challenge.

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Get Cracking on Christmas | Pretty Pink Posh

I finally finished my card for #getcrackingonChristmas for Jenn Shurkus‘ monthly challenge, using Claire’s Card On Christmas Card Challenge monthly theme of “background stamp” as my starting point! I had the image colored in already so managed to put it together during nap time, and now racing against the clock to share this card before little R wakes up!

To create this card, I started by embossing the Falling Snow Background from Honey Bee Stamps using white embossing powder. Next I inked it up using distress oxide inks (in chipped sapphire, broken china and salty ocean), buffed it to let the white pop through again, added some gold paint splatters, and set it aside to dry.

Next I colored the wreath from Pretty Pink Posh’s Winter Wreath Stamp Set using copic makers, then embossed it using gold embossing powder and die cut it using the coordinating die. I die cut a banner from some blue card stock, and embossed a sentiment from the same stamp set and added it behind the wreath, and added the wreath to the inked background with foam tape. Lastly I added some jewels from the Holiday Jewels Mix.

If you made it this far, thank you! If you are inspired by any of my work please tag me on Instagram as I would love to see your recreation! 

Happy Crafting!

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Baby Card | Pretty Pink Posh

Happy Wednesday y’all! The sun came out, so I went out, and thus this post is being typed (and hopefully posted) in a small window of time before it’s dinner time!

Sharing a rainbow-ish baby card today that won’t take you days to create!

To create this card, I started by inking up one layer of the Layered Hearts Stencils with pink pink and the second layer with light blue ink.

Next I embossed the “BABY” stamp from the Baby Stamp Set on to white card stock with white embossing powder. I ink blended it in a green to yellow ombre, and buffed it to make the white pop through again. I die cut the letters using the coordinating dies and added them to the inked card front using foam tape.

I finished off the card by embossing “congratulations” from the Simple Sentiments Stamp Set using gold embossing powder on to a black strip die cut using the Simple Strips Dies. And as always I added some jewels.

Make sure to tag me @everydayengineered and @prettypinkposh on Instagram and join the Facebook group so that we can see what you have created! 

Happy Crafting!