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Growing slowly is totally fine! Inspiration card using Digital Stamps + Our Winner!

Happy Monday! I wanted to stop by and share a new card with you. This one strikes a sensitive chord, because it reminds me of where I come from, and how I got here! I illustrated this stamp during the first week of the new year, and I knew this was going to be a special set right away. This new digital stamp set is called I Can Do All Things, and you can find out more about it HERE.

Today’s card is super fresh and is my first attempt at using more yellow during 2019. Yes, using this vibrant color more is one of my crafty goals for the year!

Although at first glance it may seem like the floral ladder is part of the background, it was actually printed separately on Canson Mixed Media Paper, using the Samsung M2020W Laser Printer. Printing the image in a laser printer, allows me to watercolor the image without any issues! I colored the ladder and flowers with both Arteza and Zig Real Brush pens, and both brands seemed to work together nicely. It also helps a lot having the digi stamp printed on mixed media paper, since it works great with these markers!

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Next, I fussy cut the image and set it to the side. Meanwhile I used the Permanent Yellow from the Paul Rubens Watercolors to create a loose large splatter on a white card panel. I think the yellow brings this card to life and the wash effect on one side is all that was necessary to make every other element pop! Once the background was ready, I adhered the image to it using the new Ultra Bond Liquid Adhesive by Therm O Web. This adhesive is also what I used to attach the sequins (and it works amazing)!

I printed the sentiment together with the floral ladder, and many other digi stamps I wanted to color, and that way I can fill the entire sheet with images and not have any waste! I extended some splatters to the sentiment, and I feel like doing a little something like this ties everything together! I die cut the sentiment using GK Designs Double Stitch Design Circle Die Set, and I mounted it on the background using 3D Zots.

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Hope you love this clean card idea! I also hope it inspires you today! The sentiments included in this set are so encouraging! We invite to come over to the shop, and take a closer look at it! We have a everything on the shop marked down right now! Including our new Sweet Heart Bundle.

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New Release Blog Hop Giveaway Winner

Before I go, let’s announce the winner of our latest giveaway! We picked the winner from Esther Asbury’s comments and the lucky winner is

Shona Chambers

Congratulations Shona, you won a $15 gift card to our digital shop! Please send me a message using our blog’s contact for so I can send you your prize!

Thanks SO much to all of you who have been sharing and commenting and just supporting us! It means so much to us! We invite you to come over to our Facebook and Instagram to join our latest giveaway! We are offering the brand new Heart Cards SVG set!

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That’s it for today! Stay tuned for more creative inspiration! We’ll be back soon!

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Faith Inspired Card with the new Unity October Sentiment Kit

Happy Friday! I’m so excited to come here and share some happy news! The new Unity October Sentiment Kit is live now! I created a set of beautiful verses combined with a couple of loose, sketchy flowers I drew recently. I love faith stamp kits and this one in particular comes with SO many verses! I definetely love it and know that it will be used over and over again for my cardmaking and faith journaling.

For today’s card I used the verse from Isaiah 40:31 together with both the florals included in the kit. I colored the flowers with Jane Davenport Aquapastels and Prismacolor Pencils. The background is made with the new Barn Wall stamp by Brutus Monroe for Unity. I stamped the woodgrain pattern on dark teal cardstock using Nocturne VersaFine Clair ink. I also splatterned the background with a white paint pen by Sharpie. I also added some Unity sequins here and there, because I couldn’t help myself! LOL

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This new kit is called I am With You and it is on sale right now! So if you’re like me, and you can’t wait to start stamping and coloring with this kit, click HERE. I hope this set inspires you and everyone it reaches through a card, just as much as it inspired me while I was creating it.

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Thanks so much for stopping by! Please leave me a comment below letting me know what your favorite verse from the kit is… Mine is Psalms 31:24 – “Be Strong and He will strengthen you heart.”

Have a great weekend everyone! Until next time.