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New Lollipop Love Rubber Stamps by Unity Stamp Co • Valentine’s Day Card Idea!

Happy 2022!

This year better be even more crafty than the last one! Am I right? I’m starting off on the right foot with Unity Stamp Co. as we share a brand new Graciellie Design rubber stamp release! Today’s card features one of the new kits, Lollipop Love. Check out this super sweet card idea and tutorial…

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I colored the Lollipop Love stamp with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers and used cellophane to wrap it and make it more realistic! Let me know what you think in the comments below! Add these pretties to your collection now… Unity Stamp Co. Supplies: Lollipop Love Rubber Stamp Kit / Magnolia Dreams Paper Pack.

Enabler Alert!

Happening at Unity Stamp Co. right now… It’s Angela’s 49th Birthday!

❤ 49 stamp sets at only $4.90 each
❤ Angela’s top 49 favorites on sale
❤ all Graciellie designs stamps are only $14.90
❤ plus.. 50% off all other stamps! {excludes memberships}
SHOP HERE ♥

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Quick Card Ideas using Digital Stamps & Papers

Hello friends! I thought I’d stop by and share with you a couple of quick card ideas using digital stamps and papers… Whether you love to color or not, these are cards that you can put together very quickly and they both are trendy and colorful!

For the first card, all I used was a few printed scraps from the Flutter Away Digital Paper Pack and a digital sentiment from the stamp set with the same name.

To make this card:

  1. Tear 1″ strips from different patterned papers. They don’t need to be exactly the same.
  2. Attach the strips to a black card base. The card base color should contrast the digital papers you use, but it doesn’t have to be black necessarily.
  3. Print and die cut a digital sentiment stamp. A round die cut looks great with this simple design.
  4. Mount the sentiment with foam squares on the center of the card.
  5. Optional: Adhere some sequins.

This is possibly the easiest, fastests, and most striking card I’ve made! Love how all the colors stand out. If you want to try out these digital sets click HERE and HERE.

For the second card, we’re going for a rainbow themed design… You’ll need the Rainbow Vibes Digital Paper Pack together with the Color my World Digital Stamp Set.

To make this card:

  1. Print a Rainbow Vibes stripe sheet using an inkjet printer, and cut it into a 4.25″ by 5.5″ panel.
  2. Attach the panel to a white card base of the same size.
  3. Next, print a sentiment on white cardstock and cut a panel 5.5″ long from it, making sure the sentiment is centered on the piece.
  4. Mount the sentiment panel to the card using foam tape.
  5. Finally, print 2 paintbrushes from the same digital stamp set, fussy cut and quickly color them. Attach the images to the card using foam squares.
  6. Optional: Adhere some sequins.

As an alternative option you could foil your digital stamp images before adding them to the card. You can do that by simply printing the images with a laser printer. The toner from the printer will make the foil attach when ran through a laminator. I used a Gold Shattered Glass Deco Foil on the paintbrushes and did some light watercoloring using Zig markers. (Foil will resist the watercoloring.)

Love how the vertical sentiment panel balances the bold rainbow patterned paper. The painbrushes frame the sentiment and add an extra fun touch to the design. If you want to try out these digital sets click HERE and HERE.

I hope you find these ideas useful for your crafts! There’s an infinite amount of quick designs that are possible using digital stamps and papers, and I would love you to be inspired to experiment and create with them!

That’s all for now. Have a crafty weekend! Until next time.

 

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New Deco Foil Flock Rainbow Cards • Video Tutorial

Hi! It’s Gracie Chavez, and I’m back with a new video tutorial… This time is all about color, with these two bright rainbow cards made with the brand new Deco Foil Flock Transfer Sheets! SO much fun to make, easy to recreate, and colorful as can be! Scroll down to learn how to make these Deco Foil Flock rainbow cards…

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Therm O Web Supplies:
New Deco Foil Flock Transfer Sheets
Deco Foil™ White Foam Adhesive
Foil Laminator 12 Inch
Deco Foil Transfer Sheets – Lime (Satin)
Gina K. Designs (3) Nested Circle Dies • Double Stitch Design • Small Set
Gina K. Designs Premium Cardstock Luxury White
3D Zots

Other Supplies:
Color my World Digital Stamp Set
Evolution Advanced Die Cutting Machine
Westcott Titanium Paper Trimmer

Deco Foil Flock Rainbow Cards Video Tutorial

Check out the new Deco Foil Flock Transfer Sheets in action with this rainbow flock card tutorial. These cards were featured at Creativation 2019, and we HAD to share the step by step process with all of you. Enjoy!

This sentiment says it all! These cards are so bright and cheery, and full of texture! You SO need to try out this new Deco Foil Flock… So velvety to the touch, it’s bound to be an instant surprise to anyone who receives a card using it… It’s an interesting and innovative application that I’m sure you’ll enjoy playing with!

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NEW RELEASE, Giveaway & Promo!

Hope you enjoyed today’s video! Be sure to follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Blog for more ideas using our brand new releases… PLUS, Therm O Web is celebrating National Craft Month with free gifts with your orders over $31, giveaways and much more! 

All NEW #creativation2019 releases by Therm O Web are available NOW! That includes:

1. Deco Foil Flock Transfer Sheets • https://goo.gl/fi97AC

2. New Colors of Deco Foil Transfer Sheets:
Rainbow Shattered Glass • https://goo.gl/jx5yTg
Bronze • https://goo.gl/TveiEa
Pink Quartz • https://goo.gl/JjzaBn

3. Deco Foil Metallix Gels • https://goo.gl/kF3rFh

4. Glitz Glitter Gel • https://goo.gl/6xPCkq

5. Stamp ‘n Stencil • https://goo.gl/mK8Mta

 

Also, be sure to join the giveaway going on now at Therm O Web’s blog HERE. That’s all for now! Until next time!

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Video Tutorial & Freebie • New Millenial Pink Quartz Deco Foil Valentine’s Card

Check out the brand new Pink Quartz Deco Foil in action, as I use it to layer a heart window background for a lovely and eclectic style Valentine’s Day Card. Yes! I am excited to stop by and share a video tutorial featuring this stunning new Deco Foil color, and that’s why I’m also giving away an exclusive FREE download SVG cut file! Make sure to get this heart window background SVG (we’re sharing the link on the supply list below)!

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Therm O Web Supplies:
Pink Quartz Deco Foil • https://goo.gl/pJxC8b
Deco Foil Toner Sheets • https://goo.gl/pJxC8b
Sticky Dot Runner • https://goo.gl/Pc8grJ
GK Premium Cardstock • https://goo.gl/ez7zqf
Royal Sovereign Laminator • https://goo.gl/8Wwds3
3D Zots • https://goo.gl/fRFwcS
Ultra Bond Adhesive • http://shrsl.com/1eb2p

Other Supplies:
FREEBIE Heart Patterned Card Background SVG Cut File • https://goo.gl/TpnYL6
Cricut Explore Air 2 Electronic Cutting Machine • https://goo.gl/md49R6
Simple Stories Kissing Booth Paper Collection • https://goo.gl/fyEHa5
Sequins • https://goo.gl/6Rtq6h

The new Deco Foil collection is soon to be released and everyone at Therm O Web is so excited! So make sure to follow Therm O Web’s blog and social media so you don’t miss any of our upcoming tutorials, freebies and inside scoop on our newest products!

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I hope you enjoyed this card idea -freebie-. If you did, please leave me a comment here on the blog and/or over at YouTube under today’s video! Thanks so much for stopping by today! Until next time.

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New at Creativation 2019: Rainbow Shattered Glass Deco Foil + Video Tutorial

Hello everyone! I’m excited to be back, this time featuring brand new Deco Foil products! Wohoo! These are some of the incredible new products Therm O Web is releasing during Creativation’s annual show!

Today I have a video tutorial to share, and I’ll show you how to create these Rainbow Shattered Glass Deco Foil Valentine’s cards… You read right, there’s a new rainbow foil out, and it is the most amazing thing I’ve seen in the crafty industry lately! Scroll down to watch the video!

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Therm O Web Supplies:
Rainbow Shattered Glass Deco Foil
Deco Foil Transfer Gel
Deco Foil Stencils
Purple Tape
Stencil Pal
Royal Sovereign Laminator
Parchment Paper
3D Zots
Sticky Dot Runner
GK Premium Cardstock

Other Supplies:
Digital Label Sentiment
Glitter Watercolors
Paper Trimmer
Heart Die
Die Cutting Machine

Video Tutorial

This video tutorial was a dreamy experience… Stenciling is already a very satisfying process, but foil stenciling goes one step further and it is -oh so- addictive! Also, I’m using a the new Stencil Pal by Therm O Web… This new tool is a total game changer, and it will make your stenciling so much easier! Click below to find out more!

 

These cards were SO much fun to make, but I’ll have to warn you though… The process can be super addictive (in an awesome way)! These cards are easy to put together, and the foiling techniques used to make them are fun as can be!

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I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and product introduction! Make sure to follow Therm O Web’s blog, Facebook and Instagram to see what’s new from Deco Foil at Creativation 2019! I am absolutely in love with the new colors of Deco Foil, and I have a feeling you’ll love them too! But of course, there’s so much more new products just released that you need to check out!

That’s it for today! Thanks so much for stopping by! Until next time.

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How-to Video: Coloring Deco Foil Clear Toner Sheets with Alcohol Inks

Hello everyone! Today I’ll show you how to add color to the new Holiday Deco Foil Clear Designer Toner Sheets using alcohol markers! This is a fun and satisfying technique that will let you create colorful clear and foiled backgrounds for your cards and more! On the other hand, today’s card also features Newton’s Nook new Caroling Newton stamps and Forest Scene Builer dies. All the cute and bright elements on this non-traditional Holiday card look amazing together! Scroll down to watch the video tutorial.

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Therm O Web Supplies:
NEW Holiday Clear Designer Toner Sheets
Deco Foil Transfer Sheets
Premium Luxury White Cardstock
Single Stitch Design Large Oval Die Set
Laminator
Permanent XL Tape Runner
3D Zots

Other Supplies:
Newton’s Nook Caroling Newton Clear Stamp Set
Newton’s Nook Caroling Newton Die Set
Newton’s Nook Forest Scene Builder Die Set
Alcohol Markers
Die Cutting Machine
Paper Trimmer

How to Color Deco Foil Clear Designer Toner Sheets Video Tutorial

The Deco Foil Clear Toner Sheets are made of acetate, which is a non-porous surface. Only certain coloring media will work well in this kind of surfaces, and alcohol ink is one of them. Since crafters usually have permanent coloring markers on hand, I used markers to color the backgrounds for this tutorial. Be sure to experiment and try out alcohol inks directly if you have some in your stash!

Tip: Rubbing alcohol is the only one that will all the alcohol markers and/or inks to dry properly. I have tried this technique with regular alcohol in the past with decent results. Nevertheless, regular alcohol will make alcohol inks feel tacky, will take days to dry completely and won’t activate and move the inks as rubbing alcohol does. The way alcohol inks react with rubbing alcohol is what creates all those interesting patterns and that is what you want to get with every background!

The best part of this technique is that it won’t damage your Clear Designer Toner Sheets or the foiled patterns on it. I recommend that you protect the surface you’re going to work on if you don’t want it to get stained with alcohol inks. Your hands may get stained also, but you can avoid that easily with a pair of gloves!

Giveaway Winner

Before I go, I want to announce the winner of my latest Deco Foil giveaway, sponsored by Therm O Web. (This giveaway was happening on my YouTube channel and over at our All Things Decofoil Facebook Group.) And the winner is…

Heather White

Congratulations! You are the winner of this incredible package of Deco Foil goodies. Please send me a message so I can coordinate your prize. Yay!

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To those who joined the fun and participated in this giveaway, THANK YOU! I so appreciate reading your comments and interacting with each of you! We will share more giveaways in the future I’m sure! Just make sure you’re subscribed so you find out whenever we share a new giveaway!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you find today’s tutorial useful! Can’t wait to see what you create with this technique! Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel and give this video a big thumbs up! Until next time.

 

 

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Giveaway + Video with the NEW Holiday Clear Designer Toner Sheets

Hello and happy Monday! I’m excited to be here sharing a video tutorial using the new Holiday Clear Designer Toner Sheets. Today I’ll show you how to easily put together a sunburst -foiled and patterned- background for your Christmas cards. I am totally in love with the look of this card! The best part is that it can be mass produced easily and it doesn’t take much time at all to create! Scroll down to watch the video now!

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Deco Foil Supplies:
Rustic Winter Clear Designer Toner Sheets
Iridescent Deco Foil Transfer Sheets
XL Permanent Tape Runner
3D Zots
Laminator
Gina K. Designs Premium Luxury White Cardstock

Other Supplies:
A Perfect Christmas Paper Collection by Echo Park
Paper Trimmer

Foiled and Patterned Sunburst Background Video Tutorial

Click below to watch this tutorial now! Make sure to visit our YouTube channel and give this video a big thumbs up! Leave me a comment letting me know what you love the most about this card!

Giveaway

If you want to win an amazing pack of Deco Foil goodies, including the Rustic Winter pack I used on today’s card, make sure to:
1. Subscribe to my YouTube channel HERE and leave a comment under today’s video.
2. For a second chance to win, join our Facebook group All Things Decofoil HERE and leave a comment under the giveaway post!

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We will announce the winner soon over at our Facebook page HERE. Stay tuned!

More inspiration

I hope you enjoyed! This card was so much fun to make! If you want to learn more about the new Holiday Clear Designer Toner Sheets be sure to check out all our latest tutorials over at Therm O Web’s blog! (If you’re curious about my favorite Deco Foil Techniques, click HERE.) Thanks so much for stopping by today! Until next time.

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Barn Wall Background & Floral Stamps with Unity Stamp Co.

Happy Monday! Just recently there was an incredible background stamp release over at Unity… I couldn’t help myself and HAD to have the new Barn Wall stamp by Brutus Monroe… It is the kind of stamp that you will use over and over again and that will always look great on cards no matter the season. One of the things that really motivated me to get this one is how great it looked on floral cards the designers were sharing. So yes, I am infatuated with this stamp and I’m not shy about it! LOL. Today I’m combining this background texture with some modern florals from a kit I designed for Unity called Amazing Things.

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Main Supplies used:
Barn Wall Background Stamp
Amazing Things Stamp Kit
Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink
Short Cut Kraft Cardstock
Alabaster Cardstock
Stamp Platform
3D Zots
XL Tape Runner

Video Tutorial

Watch the video tutorial below to check out how easy putting together a card like this is. The background really gives the card so much character, and the bright florals bring the whole design to life. I think you’ll see  your floral stamps in a totally different way now… I know I’ll be framing more sentiments using floral stamps from now on… Just love how they make the sentiment stand out! Click below to watch my process video. Don’t forget to follow me over at YouTube and give this video a big thumbs up!

That’s it for now I hope you enjoyed! I will be sharing more tips on video in the future but I do need to know you are watching these! So leave me a comment over at YouTube and let me know your thoughts! Share with your friends if you can!

Thanks so much for stopping by! Until next time!

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A Christmas Hello • Lilac & Green Holiday Card with Unity Stamp Company

Happy Monday! This weekend I had the chance to make a card live over at Instagram! A non-traditional Christmas card in Lilac and Green using the new A Christmas Hello rubber stamp kit by Unity Stamp Co. This kit comes with 2 hanging elements, bold Christmas words and small words to mix and match. The hanging poinsettia and pinecone are playful elements that you can layer to create a festive background such as this one! This kit is the Holiday version of the Hey Friend rubber stamp kit released earlier this year. By the way, A Christmas Hello is 50% off right now over at Unity! Click here to find out more!

Today I’m sharing the steps I followed to create this card. The techniques I used are perfect for this stamp kit, no matter what colors you use! I’m also sharing links to many of the supplies I used in each step. Hope this gives you a better idea of how to put together a card like this!

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To make this card:

1. Use Amalgam Ink to stamp several Pinecone and Poinsettia elements on the top border of a white card panel. Use a Stamp Platform or a Misti to stamp even more precisely each time.

2. Apply color to the background with the ink smooshing technique. In this case I used ink from the Arteza Real Brush Pens, a water mister and a Graphix Monoprint plate for the technique. Let dry the background well.

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3. Next stamp more pinecones and poinsettias on a separate piece of white paper.

4. Watercolor the elements with Arteza Real Brush Pens and let dry.

5. Fussy cut the poinsettias and pinecones and add them to the stamped background using 3D Zots and mixed media adhesive for the end of the hanging strings.

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6. Stamp the words peace, joy and love using Versafine Clair Nocturne ink and fussy cut each of them.

7. Attach the sentiments using Mixed Media Adhesive to the bottom corner of the card panel.

8. Adhere the stamped card panel to a black mattting layer and then to a white cardbase.

9. Finally, adhere lots of sequins (from Unity) and Nuvo Crystal Drops.

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If you don’t mind using non-traditional colors on your Christmas cards, this combo might be something to try out this year! Nevertheless, I’m sure you could try this same technique in reds and greens to create stunning traditional Holiday cards also! If you do make a card with this stamp kit and/or this technique please tag us on social media with #gracielliedesign because we’d love to see what you come up with!

Hope you enjoyed today’s post. For many more ideas make sure to follow us here on the blog and also on Facebook and Instagram. We’re always sharing lots of inspiration projects! Thanks so much for stopping by!

I’m sharing this card with: SSS Monday Challenge – Starry Night / AI Challenge – Add embellishments

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Foiled Halloween Tag Tutorial + Freebie with Therm O Web

Hello! Today I’m sharing a new tutorial with Therm O Web using our brand new Halloween Clear Designer Toner Sheets! I also have a surprise for all our readers! I’ve designed an exclusive Witch Boots SVG Pack Free Download so you can create your own layered Halloween Tags. So make sure to click here so you can check out this tutorial and download our freebie today!

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I hope you enjoy this fun tutorial and especially look forward to seeing what you’ll create with today’s SVG freebie! Make sure to tag us on social media and share your Halloween Deco Foil makes with us! Thanks so much for stopping by.

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