Saturday, June 24, 2017

{ Summer Memories mini album with Maya Road and Simple Stories }

We are doing a product swap this week on Maya Road blog with Simple Stories and their Summer Days collection.

You need to visit Maya Road blog and leave a comment for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to Maya Road on-line store. In addition, stop by Simple Stories blog for a chance to win Summer Days & Cabin Fever collection kit!  

Here is a mini album I created using Index cards.

Summer Memories 01 by Daniela Dobson

Summer Memories 02 by Daniela Dobson


Stop by Maya Road blog to see all the pages of this mini album.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

{ Impression Obsession DT challenge – Oh My Stars }

Hi and welcome to our  Impression Obsession challenge – Oh My Stars.

Here is a card I created for our DT challenge.

Best wishes by Daniela Dobson

I went with a different color scheme for this card. Pink and green. I really like it. I layered some bits and pieces of ephemera. I die cut two stars from Scribble Stars. One from gold cardstock and one from white cardstock that I painted pink with watercolor. I stamped, watercolored and fussy cut two different images from Red White & Blue stamp set. I used 3D foam squares to pop up the pinwheel in the center of the stars. I added a button, sequins, washi tape and twine to finish the card. The sentiment is from Everyday Words.

Best wishes close by Daniela Dobson



Why don’t you come along and play with us. To enter the challenge go to the Impression Obsession Blog (all the details are there!).  Create a new project using  Impression Obsession stamps and post it on Impression Obsession Blog between June 15 – June 28. A winner will be chosen randomly to win a $25 gift certificate to the Impression Obsession store.

Make sure you check out what the rest of our DT created.

I hope you play along.

Impression Obsession Blog

Anna Wight
Chris Dayton
Daniela Dobson ---- you are here
Dina Kowal
Ilina Crouse
Jeanne Streiff
Karen Amidon
Kelli Hull
Kittie Caracciolo
Laura Fulcher
Vicki Garrett

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

{ ONE PRODUCT, THREE WAYS: STANLEY ALPHABET STAMPS }

If you checked out the new projects created by our design team with the new June releases, you may have seen that we’re going just a bit crazy over the new guy in the shop— Stanley. Our new perfect alphabet stamp comes in both a solid and outline, and today I am sharing how I used them on my project! Check out the blog to see what Neela and Laura created.

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I used the solid alphabet to stamp on white cardstock with blue ink. The easiest way to do this is to lay the  stamps, still on the transparent package backing, face up on your desktop, ink them carefully by dabbing your ink pad to the stamp surface, and pressing a piece of cardstock on the surface of the stamps, applying pressure evenly all over to the stamped image.

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To embellish the front I added a journaling card with stamped “hello,” using the same blue ink and then outlining some of the letters with black ink using the Stanley outline alphabet. I added “friend” using the White Puffy Alphabet Stickers to a blue June Label.

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How will you use the Stanley alphabet stamps on your projects? Be sure to share your creation on Instagram, using the hashtag #EllesStudio for a chance to be featured here on our blog, and win a gift certificate to the shop!

Saturday, June 10, 2017

{ Exclusive June 2017 kit from Elle’s Studio }

Exclusive June kit is ready for purchase now, and all the NEW items can be found HERE.

Here are my projects using June Exclusive kit and extras.

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*It is available today, on the 10th, for $9.99 and then the price goes to $11.99 at midnight PST.*

*The kit is exclusive to Elle’s Studio and a limited edition – once the kit is sold out it is gone for ever!*

*Our add-ons are also limited and while supplies last, and are made to coordinate with the kit.*

All the new items (kit, extras, and new collection)
June  Kit and extras

Live Laugh Love collection

Hello Sunshine Stamp
Patriotic Stars and Hearts Mixed Acrylic
Acrylic Popsicles
White Puffy Alphabet Stickers
Puffy Heart Stickers
Acrylic Summer Shapes
Stanley Alphabet Stamp - outline
Stanley Alphabet Stamp - solid
AM PM Journaling Tags
Summer Journaling Tags 
Summer Stamp
Summer Acrylic
Smile Acrylic 
Tiny Star Stickers
Cork Tabs
June Cut Files
Happy Printables


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We are also excited to announce that we have new benefits for our kit subscribers! We are extending the bundling period – Beginning with our June kit, you now have 24 hours to add to your kit order, starting on the 10th at 8:00 am PST and ending on the 11th at 8:00 am PST. Along with more time to shop, our subscribers will also have access to special discounts on select items during the 24 hour bundling period! These discounted items can be found in our SALE section during bundling when you are logged into your kit subscriber account. Here’s a peek of the items on sale for our subscribers only this month:

Monthly Kit Subscription USA
Monthly Kit Subscription International


Friday, June 09, 2017

{ Phyllis & Finn the Fish Stamp Set from Technique Tuesday }

Have you seen Phyllis & Finn? Aren’t they adorable? They are our June addition to Animal House Collection - Phyllis & Finn the Fish Stamp Set. They come with matching die set.

Swimming by Daniela Dobson

I created an underwater scene with Phyllis & Finn that are colored with Prismacolor pencils. I used a polka dot mask and ink for the background. I die cut coral and shells for the bottom of the card. Coral is from DIY Steel Die - Small Fries. We have lots of fun fish designs this month.

Swimming close  by Daniela Dobson

ANIMAL HOUSE STAMPS & DIES

Are you a card maker or paper crafter who loves cute animals? On the first of each month, we release a new set of Animal House™ clear stamps and matching steel dies. The hand-drawn images and funny sentiments in each stamp set can be used on their own. Or use the stamps and matching dies together to add some extra cuteness to your projects!

You will receive the "It's A Masterpiece" stamp set FREE if you join this auto-ship program! Limited time offer.

Join the monthly auto-ship program and SAVE! Members enjoy 25% off each month's Animal House stamps and dies, 15% off selected products, free shipping on add-on orders, and more. You can learn more about the benefits in the Animal House Membership Agreement and FAQ.

You can find all the new stamps here.


Thursday, June 08, 2017

{ Father’s Day with Gina K Therm O Web }

I have a Father’s Day card on Therm O Web blog today using Gina K products.

Father's Day by Daniela Dobson

I used Happy Father's Day - Digital Cut File from Technique Tuesday. I cut it from Deco Foil Peelnstick Toner Sheets using my Silhouette Cameo. Once that was cut, I ran it through the laminator with Turquoise Sea Deco Foil from Gina K Designs. “Happy” is from Mom’s Day stamp set from Technique Tuesday.

Father's Day close  by Daniela Dobson

Stop by the blog for step by step photos and more info.


Wednesday, June 07, 2017

{ Thanks card with Maya Road }

Hello and happy Wednesday. I have a blog post today on Maya Road Blog.

Our focus this June is CHIPBOARD and we have a special going on all month. Make sure you visit the store and use coupon code CHIPCHIP to get 30% off all chipboard.

For my card today I used Mixed Scallop Mini Triangle Banner. I love using chipboard just as is. In this case I used it as a base for my flower bouquet.

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I stamped the images using Rose Garden Sentiments Stamp Set and then I fussy cut them. Aren't they beautiful I just love that stamp set. The card base is made up of bits and pieces of patterned paper. The Mixed Scallop Mini Triangle Banner has two holes in it that I thread Twine Cording - Blackberry through and tied it into a bow. I tucked Vintage Pearl Pins - Hot Pink through the center.

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The center flower is adhered to the card 3D foam squares for dimension. It gives it a little lift so it appears to be hanging over the chipboard banner. I added enamel dots from my stash mimicking some of the colors in the card. I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set to the bottom right of the card using black ink.

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Click on the photo and it will take you to all the flowers. Use coupon code CHIPCHIP.

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Maya Road Supplies:

Mixed Scallop Mini Triangle Banner
Rose Garden Sentiments Stamp Set
Twine Cording - Blackberry
Vintage Pearl Pins - Hot Pink

Monday, June 05, 2017

{ June 2017 Memory Keepers Studio by Technique Tuesday }

It’s time for our June release of Spectacular Memories - Memory Keepers Studio - Jun 2017 and DIY Steel Die - Shooting Stars - Fresh Cut Studio - Jul 2017. Plus, check out all that is new and available for June.

Here is what I created.

Time to sparkle by Daniela Dobson

I heat embossed the fireworks with white embossing powder and inked the background with blue ink. That made the fireworks stand out. I die cut Notebook Card - DIY Steel Die from vellum paper and added a tag with twine. “time to sparkle” is stamped with black ink and adhered tot he card using 3D foam squares.

Time to sparkle close by Daniela Dobson


TAG YOUR PROJECT ON INSTAGRAM | #TECHNIQUETUESDAY

Have a great Monday.

Thursday, June 01, 2017

{ Impression Obsession DT challenge – Friendly Florals }

Hi and welcome to our  Impression Obsession challenge – Friendly Florals.

Here is a card I created for our DT challenge.

Thanks by Daniela Dobson

Ever since I got the Misti I wanted to try stamping in a circle and I finally did. It was so easy and fun. I lightly traced a circle on my white piece of cardstock. In addition, I made a template on a piece of vellum separating the circle in sections. I saw a tutorial by Jennifer McGuire and I loved how easy this was.

Stamping with Misti by Daniela Dobson

After I stamped all the flowers and leaves with black ink I colored all the images with Prismacolor Pencils. I added Nuvo Crystal Drops to fill in some of the empty spaces. I love this so much and want to make more using different flowers.

Thanks close by Daniela Dobson

The stamps I used today are Banner & Blossoms and Banners & Blossoms matching die set. One little flower came from Flower Vases stamp set.


Why don’t you come along and play with us. To enter the challenge go to the Impression Obsession Blog (all the details are there!).  Create a new project using  Impression Obsession stamps and post it on Impression Obsession Blog between June 1 – June 14. A winner will be chosen randomly to win a $25 gift certificate to the Impression Obsession store.

Make sure you check out what the rest of our DT created.

I hope you play along.

Impression Obsession Blog

Anna Wight
Daniela Dobson ---- you are here
Dina Kowal
Ilina Crouse
Jeanne Streiff
Jenny Gropp
Karen Amidon
Kittie Caracciolo
Laura Fulcher