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Snowboard Luka Slider

Some stamps or images just BEG to be made into a specific interactive card.... that's the case with today's card ☺  This digi is called " Luka on Snowboard " and I mean, come on... he just HAS to "SLIDE" down that hill, am I right?!!!   So I made this cute slider card for my great-nephew who loves getting HAPPY MAIL!   **If you're viewing this via the Follow.It app, please pop over to my blog to see the video clip 😊 LA-LA LAND PRODUCTS USED:  •    Luka on Snowboard digi stamp   •   Starry Night paper pack •  Mountains Die •  Double Stitched Hills Border Die •  Build a Frame Stitched Large Die •  Long Flags Die Wishing you all (who celebrate it) a very Happy Thanksgiving tomorrow!   I'm very thankful for crafty friends of all kinds, ☺  Thanks so much for reading my blog!   Happy INKing!
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Pop-Up Stage Card and a New Way to Use Your Club Kit Dies!

Happy Sunday crafters!  I dug into my blog archives (fancy folds to be exact!) and found a couple of stage cards I made 11 years ago... but as they say, everything comes around again, wait, that's fashion!  LOL.  But seriously... I think this stage card has a wow factor and I was excited to make one again... this time in traditional Christmas colors! Before we we get to my card, I just want to tell you 'bout the awesome 25% OFF sale at La-La Land Crafts !  Go check it out, it's a great deal!!   Okay, here's my card... For this card, I used November's Club Kit (Remember, Nov. 30th is the last day to subscribe to get this awesome stamp & die kit! After that, it will be another 6 - 12 months before you can get them individually in their shop!) ... AND I wanted to show you how you can get more out of your dies! I die cut the pinecone several times out of white cardstock, to give me even more multiple layers for creating a Christmas Tree! (or is it a Christmas

Tunnel Spinner Card

Hello and welcome back!  I do want to say that I will try to switch things up with different brands of stamps/dies from time to time, but I must admit... I'm on a La-La Land roll here lately!  Although, if my project inspires you... the sky's the limit with any stamps or dies!    ***Pst there's a 25% off coupon at the end of this post*** This card was created for my daughter, who's a college student in Salt Lake City, but on the side is taking ice skating lessons and getting quite good at the spins and turns!  So I used Figure Skater Marci digi stamp for this card. I decorated the front to kinda resemble the area in Utah... which is huge for winter sports!  And then the inside is the surprise!  Here's a short clip of it... For the front I used the ink blending technique with the new Mountains Layering Stencil .   I then spattered white acrylic paint for snow, then added some snowflake sequins just for a bit more "pop".  I added a grassy border at the bott

Scurry Over Spinner Card

Hello and happy Wednesday!  Y'all know how I love creating interactive cards, so today's is another spinner card!  This time I made a "wreath" (sorta) using the pine needle die and the pinecone image from the Scurry Over rubber stamp set, both are part of November's Club La-La Land Crafts kit.  These spinners are so easy to make, and I'll show you how I did it below, but first here's a short clip showing how easily it spins! A dditional products used: Double Stitched Circle Dies Little Merry Christmas Paper Pack Home for Christmas Paper Pack INSTRUCTIONS: Cut your Kraft cardstock base at 5.5" x 11" and score in half at 5.5" Cut white cardstock mat to 5 1/4" square and adhere to card base. Cut your designer paper to 5 1/8" square and adhere to white layer. Find the center of your designer paper layer (you can do this by using a T-ruler) and place a mark.   Glue a button  that is a li'l bit smaller than the SMALLEST die in the

Club La-La Land Nov Kit

Have you seen the Club La-La Land monthly   kits?!   I'm popping in to show you November's adorable kit!  I was recently invited to join the  Club La-La Land Design Team, so I will be sharing my Club creations with you over the next several months, how fun!   Some of you may recall I was on the La-La Land Design Team... 11-12 years ago, and I can say they've been going strong and have added so much since then... like the cutest animals and dies that coordinate with their characters!  Club La-La Land  is a monthly subscription featuring exclusive coordinating stamps and dies at a great price!  You can choose between 3 kits that you'll receive in your package each month...  Stamps and Dies   Stamps only Dies only   You will also get step-by-step project tutorials from the Club La-La Land Crafts Design Team as part of your subscription including mine for my first project! This is called a Stand Up Card  and I used all the cute stamps and dies in this kit:   o Sweater Dress

Christmas Door Décor

 Hello, I hope you're having a nice weekend!  It has been a whole week since I last posted but I HAVE been busy creating... it's just that some things I can't show yet, and I have some fun news to share on Monday!  And some are not Inky related, like this wooden door sign I made. I purchased a 19.5" wooden circle at Hobby Lobby on sale and painted it black & white.  I don't have a working Cricut, so my sister cut out the lettering, stars and snowflakes and mailed them to me :)  I found the small red ribbon with snowflakes at the Dollar Tree.  And I still don't know if I like the bow and greenery but it is better than my first attempt!  IRL, this bow if very bulky looking, but I was tired of having this take up my kitchen table for a week (that long only because I let it dry between coats, and was a tiny bit hard to get motivated to finish it after I had it painted, sealed and vinyl applied.  I think i'll stick to my day job making cards!  LOL!  :)  I

Sending You a Cup of Cheer

Happy crafty Saturday everyone!  I'm switching gears today as I got an itch to color up one of my older Marci stamps from La-La Land Crafts .  This one is called Hot Cocoa Marci which is no longer available, however they do have a different version with the same name that is just as cute!   I kept the card pretty simple with an ink-blended background, spattered with white acrylic paint for snow, then embellished with tiny snowflake sequins.   I had stamped one of the sentiments that came with this stamp directly onto the bottom right corner of the white layer in purple ink, however I didn't like the font and I stamped it slightly crooked, SO, I covered it up with this round sentiment from SU!'s Cup of Christmas set.  I realize I'm no pro at coloring, however I had forgotten how FUN it is to color up these Marci stamps 🥰   I might have to color up some more soon!   Happy Inking!

Truckin' Santa Paws

  Today is the start of a new Digi-of-the-Month challenge at the   Imagine That Digistamp Blog !  It's also my oldest daughter's birthday today... Happy Birthday 🎂🥳🎈🎁 if you're reading this 💗   The digi this time is called  Truckin' Santa Paws  - how cute are these pups all decked out for Christmas?!!  The digi of the month will be on sale all month long! I colored the whole scene with Copics.  It's really hard to catch the glimmer in a photo, but I added a clear metalic gellyroll pen to some parts of the picture.  You get the jist :)   Come on over to play along!  Also... just a reminder that  Imagine That Digistamp  is having a  DESIGN TEAM CALL  on the blog during November to expand the creative team!  Please check it out :)   Happy Inking!

Flippin' Fantastic Christmas

It's Thursday y'all, and you know what that means?   Just another crafty day here, whaddja think I was gonna say? LOL!  Actually, I took my doggo to the ball park (she's a runner!) and then drove out to the lake and walked around, but first we stopped at my hubby's work cuz... there was a super looong train that we would've had to wait for, so we took a detour and she got to see "daddy" for a bit.  Anywhooo...  Remember those cute penguins I colored up from this post ?  I played along with Splitcoaststamper's Sketch Challenge SCS877 this week - what do you think? Supply List: Stamps:  (MFT) -  It's Penguining to Look alot Like Christmas Dies : (MFT) - It's Penguining to Look alot Like Christmas dies; (SU!) Stitched Shapes dies Paper & Ink:  (SU!) - Thick Basic White and Basic Black cardstock; (Echo Park) - Wrapping Paper; Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Versamark ink  Extras:  (SU!) - Stampin' Dimensionals, white embossing powder; (3M) - ATG

Dashing Through the Snow

 Happy Sunday friends!  I had a li'l crafty time this afternoon and I made a --- ya know what?  It's not technically a slider card because it's actually on a swinging pendulum, but somehow a "swinging penguin on a sled doesn't quite sound right.  Anywho.... it's a FUN interactive card using It's Penguining to Look alot Like Christmas,  from My Favorite Things and the cute penguin on a sled is "Dashing Through the Snow" ♥   You can see from the photo above that the sledding penguin is on a clear acetate tab.  That was cut from the swinging pendulum from MFT's Interactive Swing Die-namics set and in the middle of the circle, I glued a Spin n Slide Disc .   😊   I used foam strips behind the front layer of snow to give that pendulum room to swing without hindering it.  But I also added some foam strips on the left and right of it so he didn't keep "swinging" off the card and under the front layer.   For the inside (pic below), I

Slimline Penguin Slider

Ever since I posted my SU! Penguin Slider Tutorial last month, I knew I wanted to recreate it using my digi stamp set called,   Polar Fun .      It is the set with an igloo, 2 cute penguins and a polar bear which makes for a cute winter scene.   This morning I woke up to an email from one of my challenge players, Gail, who was excited to share with me her own version of my penguin slider card, using the Polar Fun set!  (Be sure to hop over to my store blog to see her cute card here !)  And so I thought I would join her today in creating another slider - this time in a slimline version! One of the nice things about digital stamps is that you can flip and resize the digis to accommodate whatever size card you want to make!  I did both of those things with the sliding penguin and igloo.  Now that I had them all colored and cut out, I realized I should have flipped the other penguin so he's looking at the others instead of looking off the card... OOPS!   I love how the sky turned out

Fun with Magic Iris Cards

I made my first Magic Iris cards this week :)   Lawn Fawn has some really fantastic interactive die sets, so I added a few to my collection and here are 3 cards I created with them! For this first one (pic above), I used Lawn Fawn 's Magic Iris die set + the Magic Iris Add-On + the  Birdhouse Add-On .  The smaller birds and tree limb came from another die set called Center Picture Window Card Heart Add-On .  The Snowflakes are from SU!'s Christmas Layers dies (retired) and the stitched cloud is from SU!'s Give it a Whirl die set.   The sentiment inside the Magic Iris is from Lawn Fawn's   Magic Holiday Messages stamp set.  I gave it a li'l highlighting with my white gellyroll pen. For my 2nd card (pic above) I used Lawn Fawn 's brand new Inside Out Stitched Snowflake die + their " Free with $60 order " stamp set called Say What, Holiday Critters + Magic Iris dies + Magic Iris Add-On die set.  The plaid paper on my card base was one of the loose pa