Hello cards – Elizabeth Craft Designs

Hello everybody, time to share my first Elizabeth Craft Designs post for February. When I first saw the Ribbons 1, Ropes 1, Chains 1 and Jewels 1 die sets I immediately wanted to create with them. They are so very versatile and can be used for so many kinds of projects! I chose to die cut some Clear Double Sided Adhesive with them and then cover those pieces with Silk Microfine Glitter. Boy, does that combination look fantastic!!!

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Here is how I created the first card:

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1. Cut a piece of Soft Finish Cardstock using the second largest Stitched Rectangles die from the set.

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2. Place the die cut piece into a cardboard box and color it with green, yellow and red spray inks.

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3. Add some blue ink splatters onto the background. Let dry thoroughly.

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4. Cut a piece of Clear Double Sided Adhesive and a matching size piece of solid color cardstock big enough to get coverage for 6 die cut strips, 5 from the Ribbons 1 set and 1 from the Chains 1 set. Run thru a die cutting machine. Save the extra adhesive-covered piece for later; you can use the areas in between for other artworks. This way nothing goes to waste.

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5.  Adhere the Clear Double Sided Adhesive die cut Ribbons and Chain onto the misted rectangle piece. Apply Fire Opal Silk Microfine Glitter over the piece, use a paint brush to wipe off residue glitter and your fingertip to polish the glitter, bringing out the sparkle.

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6. Use Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape (6mm) to adhere the glittered and misted piece onto a solid color card base.

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7. Place the Circles and the Hello die onto a piece of Soft Finish Cardstock that has been backed with Clear Double Sided Adhesive and run them thru the die cutting machine. Since the word Hello is small, you can cut it 4 times from this small piece.

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8. Now place the die cut pieces over the glittered Ribbons. Add some leftover circles as „dots“ here and there on the card.

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You can also add a few white ink splatters to accompany the white „dots“, if you like.

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This is what the finished card looks like.

The second card is more clean & simple – this is how I created it:

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1. Cut a piece of Soft Finish Cardstock into a size of 4,0×5,5 inch. Adhere onto a piece of Clear Double Sided Adhesive. Place one flower die from the Bunch of Flowers 4 die  set onto the lower right corner of that cardstock piece and run it thru a die cutting machine. Remove the flowers and save them for later.

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2. Take a second piece of Soft Finish Cardstock, adhere onto a piece of Clear Double Sided Adhesive and run thrua die cutting machine using the Jewels 1 die. cut as many pieces as you can and save the negative piece for another project.

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3. Place a strip of Clear Double Sided Adhesive onto a piece of white card stock. Pour Fire Opal Silk Microfine Glitter onto that area and polish it with your fingertip to bring out maximum sparkle. Next place the piece of white cardstock you previously cut with the flower die over the card base and adhere it on its place.

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4. Then adhere the Jewel 1 die cut strips next to each other onto the cardstock piece. After that place the die cut flowers over the glittered flower areas in a manner that still allows the glitter to be seen. Adhere a rhinestone in the middle. Use four Jewel circles and adhere those onto the corners of the flower die cut image.

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5.  Use the last Hello die cut die piece that was left over from the previous card and color it with a gold/copper gel pen to match the color of the Silk Microfine Glitter. Adhere the word onto the card on top of the flower images. Now the card is finished.

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This is how the finished card looks. I hope you like these ideas and get inspired to try them out yourself!

Happy crafting,
Sanna

SUPPLIES:

Elizabeth Craft Designs –
1123 Jewels 1
1126 Chains 1
1122 Ribbons 1
1125 Ropes 1
1030 Bunch of Flowers 4
1120 Stitched Rectangles
1028 Circles
787 Hello
609 Fire Opal – Silk Microfine Glitter
Soft Finish Cardstock – 8,5 x 11″
Clear Double Sided Adhesive

Other –
Big Shot die cutting machine – Sizzix
Washi Tape
Gel Pen (copper) – Sakura
Glimmer Mist spray ink – Tattered Angels by Canvas Corp Brands
Paint brush
White Texture Spray – Imagine Crafts

Gut gemacht! – Elizabeth Craft Designs

Hello and happy Wednesday! Time to share a little card project with you today. I´ve again used plenty of Elizabeth Craft Designs product on this one.

Sanna LippertHere is how I created the card:

Sanna LippertI first cut a piece of Soft Finish Cardstock into a size of 8×14 centimeters, then adhered this piece onto Clear Double Sided Adhesive and ran the paper thru a die cutting machine twice with the Alphabet 2 – Lower Case die cut die. I used some of the alphas for the „Love my Crazy Bunch“ layout (see details here). I then removed all other alphas and saved them for a later project and only used the negative piece for this project.

Sanna LippertNext I used various shades of blue Glimmer Mist to color the die cut piece.

Sanna LippertAfter that I cut several white flowers from the Soft Finish Cardstock using the Bunch of Flowers 4 die cut die. Then I inked the edges of the flowers with light blue Distress Ink. The flowers remind me of one of my favorite spring flowers, Forget Me Not.

Sanna LippertNow all I needed to do was to adhere the inked alpha piece into the middle of a white card base and add some yellow seam binding for additional decoration.

Sanna LippertAfter that I added some rhinestones for additional interest. I used yellow, green and blue ones.

Sanna LippertThen I layered the die cut flowers over each other and added some rhinestones in the middle. Sanna LippertI wanted to add some additional shine to the center of the flowers, so I applied some Glossy Accents and Warm Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter around the rhinestones. I let the glitter dry for a while and then just dabbed the residue away. In the end I just added a hand written sentiment to the card and it was done. Here are some detail photos of the finished card:

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Happy crafting,
xxx, Sanna

For more supplies from Elizabeth Craft Designs & Tattered Angels click the company names for direct links to their websites.

2 funny – The Nifty Pixel

Hello lovelies! Time for some hybrid & digi fun again! This time, you will not believe it, I went TOTALLY digital!! Yes, my very first ever fully digital scrapbooking layout. And no, I am not as good as the other digi girls in my team, but for my first ever layout I think I did quite allright 😉

Here is this months GORGEOUS digi collection called „It´s the little things“ – feast your eyes on these beauties:

Fabulous kit, isn´t it? I always, always adore Em´s designs! They are so much fun. Just look at those badges and the brush & stamp set!!! A-D-O-R-E!

Time for some drum roll (lol!)… here is my digi page:

Sanna LippertI´ve played around with the brush & stamp set, some alphas, solid paper & the chicken wire. Quite clean & simple, my page, actually, isn´t it? I´ve done some resizing, layering and fading here. This is all pretty much basics, but if I can do this, you can do it too :).

I used a black and white photo three times on this page. It´s my silly, crazy bunch who I love to bits :-). They make me laugh and happy – a perfect page for the upcoming Valentine´s Day…

Now make sure you hop over to The Nifty Pixel and The Digichick website – there are some goodies up for grabs there and a ton of inspiration from my DT colleagues. Enjoy!!!

Happy digi scrapping,
xxx, Sanna

Inspiration & Supplies: The Nifty Pixel & The Digichick

Xmas hybrid layout tutorial – The Nifty Pixel

A while back I promised to share a tutorial for the hybrid layout called „Xmas“ – created with The Nifty Pixel digi collection called Berry & Fawn. It is almost Valentine´s already, so about time to finally share this..

Sanna LippertSo this is the finished hybrid layout, created with this Berry & Fawn kit:

The Nifty Pixeland this is how I created the layout:

Sanna LippertI first chose the pink toned patterned paper as my starting point and added some Vignette Impressions and bits and pieces from the Elements pack onto that paper. I do all this „prework“ with InDesign and when I am done with the digital layers, I print the paper with my Epson A3 format color printer.

Sanna LippertNext I took a regular light blue cardstock to adhere the hybrid paper on and since the paper is very bold and lively, I printed the photos in black and white. I use a Canon Selphy for printing my photos.

Sanna Lippert Sanna LippertAfter that I took a golden doily and some hand written words (both a present by my lovely scrappy friend Lizzy – I adore the words!!) and assemblied those next to the the photos.

Sanna LippertSince there is a lot of pattern and detail in the background already, I found that I didn´t need that many elements to accompany, so I pretty much kept with the words and the doily.

Sanna LippertJust added a few wood veneer trees here and there for additional detail.

Sanna Lippert Sanna LippertNext I punched a few white snowflakes out of the residue piece of the pink patterned paper. They really go with the digi snowflakes so well that almost cannot tell the difference. I hope you can also see the pink glitter details on the background? Well, that is one additional element from the digi collection, not real glitter!! Does sure look like real one, doesn´t it?!!

Sanna LippertNext I added a few white texture spray splatters here and there for additional interest. The spray is by Imagine Crafts.

Sanna Lippert Sanna LippertFinally I just glued the wood veneer title down on it´s place, added some Stickles onto the wooden elements. It is a Christmas themed page, so some additional glitter is just fine :).

sannalippertSo with just a few bits and pieces and small touches the layout is finished. Fast, fun and easy!!! Hope you enjoyed this little step-by-step!

Happy hybrid scrapping!!
xxx, Sanna

Supplies & inspiration :)

Creativeworld 2016 – Frankfurt

So I am back home again and it´s really good to be home, BUT I have also had the most amazing experience during the past days!!! I´ve been to Creativeworld in Frankfurt, Germany for the past days and it was A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!

I had the opportunity to join the Elizabeth Craft Designs team at their booth and to do demo´s there!! It was my very first international fair where I did product demo´s, so no wonder I was thrilled. Here are some impressions from my trip:

Sanna LippertI was not expecting to be in the same photo with Dyan and Els, but before I knew it, I was asked to join in. Note the wide grin on the photo – it had been an amazing first day at the booth so far and it sure shows. And later at the fair I was even able to chat a little bit with Dyan and it was really very interesting!!

Sanna LippertIn the evening we had some good food together with Dutch, Finnish and Polish crafty friends (from top left: Riikka, Elina, me & Kaarina and from top right: Anna, Minna, Marsha & Birgit). It was a great evening, but I think we all were quite happy to finally get to the hotel and get some sleep after a long day at the fair. I know I was, as I had taken a very early flight that Saturday morning to Frankfurt and after working all day I was really happy to finally get to bed. Besides, I had been so excited to fly, that I didn´t get much sleep the days before :-)

Sanna Lippert  The Elizabeth Craft Designs booth looked very pretty with all the artwork displayed!!!

Sanna LippertNow if you know me, then you know that accidents happen, when I am around knives. Yes, and off all the hobbies in the world I chose this one 😉 … While trying to rescue a paper cutter from falling to the floor I grabbed it and cut my finger in the process. For the next fair I will make sure to bring enough band aid with me :-)

Sanna LippertSanna LippertDuring one lunch break I finally managed to run to The Crafter´s Workshop booth and say hello to Jaime after a long time. It is always good to see her and chat a little – glad she had a free minute for me too. I by the way adore the new stencils!!! So many great designs in there!!

Sanna Lippert This team was so much fun! Just look at the silly faces there!! So many good laughs we had during the fair. They really made me feel welcome and part of the team! Thank you so much for everything, Els, Joep and the rest of the team. You really took such good care of me and I enjoyed working with you very much!

Sanna Lippert Riikka took this picture of me demoing the Silk Microfine Glitter. I was busy showing it to people that came to the fair basically from all over the world. So many interesting and nice people stopped by and I was able to speak Finnish, German and English with them and do the demos in those languages. I also learned a few important words in Czech and met some nice Greek and Cyprian people too – just to mention a few. There were so many nationalities there that I lost count at some point. Did I already say it was really great fun?!

Sanna Lippert  Here are some of my fave Silk Microfine Glitter color combinations from that fair.

Sanna LippertLook at our lanyards with the flowers on them, created by Els ( btw. here is how she did those 😉..). So happy she gave me a few flowers to go with my lanyard. There had been quite a few people admiring those and I´m so proud to have that piece at home as a reminder of fun times in Frankfurt!!

Sanna LippertI didn´t manage to visit all the pavillions – it is quite a big fair. At Creativeworld, there was quite a lot of street art theme going on. Just look at those walls – we were actually able to watch the artists at work drawing these live onto the wall as their booth was right next to ours – such talented people!!!

Sanna LippertThe tapes were nicely displayed. I didn´t dare to take a better look than this, as I have quite a big stock of tapes at home. Got to use those first 😉 …

Sanna LippertThat cow was my favorite art piece at the fair, but it sure was not the only amazing artwork I saw. The street art themed area with all the art pieces was just amazing! And the dreamcatchers at the Rayher booth were gorgeous! I was not able to visit many booths, as I was busy working myself, but from what I saw, pens, markers, & street art were really a strong trend. Not to forget mixed media and home deco.

Sanna LippertOur booth was located right around the corner from Prima booth, where Riikka was demoing. We were always waving to each other across the hallway, but hardly had time to chat. Even this photo was a „last minute project“. And I might add that I apparently still need some practise in taking selfies.

Sanna LippertI was so lucky to meet Aisling, who works for Elizabeth Craft Designs. She was so much fun to hang around with and I really enjoyed her company alot and I guess you can really see that in this photo too. We had some really good laughs during the four days!

Sanna LippertThe whole trip was such an amazing experience to me and finally when flying home, I for the first time flew over the Vienna cityscape and the sky was so clear that I could see Schönbrunn and the Viennese Dream on Ice (taking place at the City Hall Square) with all the evening lights on. I´ve actually never flown over the city centre like this before. So another special experience to add to my amazing trip!

I know I am repeating myself, but it truly was a great experience to be able to do demo´s at the fair. I really enjoyed showcasing the products and talking to/with different people. I am taking so many experiences and memories home with me from this trip.

xxx,
Sanna

For the Love of Squares – Elizabeth Craft Designs

Hello there! While I was preparing my trip to Creativeworld in Frankfurt, this blog post went up over at the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog. It´s all about squares! I just love to use basic die cut forms, as they can be used in so many various ways.

Here is what I created using the Stitched Square die set:

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1. Cut two strips of White Soft Finish Cardstock in appr. 8.5 x 2.75″ inch size. Run through a die cutting machine, three times each piece. Save the leftover strips for another project, as they look a little like photo negative strips and will be a fun starting point for another project!

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2. Spray green, red and orange spray ink onto the die cut pieces. Let dry.

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3. Add strips of Clear Double Sided Adhesive onto 3 die cut pieces. Then apply Silk Microfine Glitter – Fire Opal onto the adhesive areas and polish with your fingertip to bring out the sparkle.

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4. Choose three photos and cut them into the same size as the inked square pieces. To make sure the photos stay put while cutting, adhere them onto the plattform with masking or washi tape (low-tack tape that will not damage the photos).

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5. Use the “The Best Things in Life” stamp to stamp the quote onto three of the squares as shown in the photo above. Ink ONLY the part of the saying that is needed for that particular square. Clean the stamp thoroughly and dry it well before inking and stamping the next part. Repeat for the third square.

6. Run a piece of green cardstock thru a die cutting machine using the Fitted Frames 3 Curvy Rectangles die for cutting.

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7. Next use turquoise cardstock and one of the Bunch of Flowers 4 dies to cut some flowers. Use 3 full flowers and one half flower.

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8. Adhere the 6 misted die cut rectangles and the three photos in rows onto an A4 sized piece of white cardstock. Adhere. Next adhere the flowers and pieces of the Fitted Frames images next to the glittered and stamped areas. Add black ink splatters for additional decoration. Then adhere the center pieces of the Fitted Frames 3 Curvy Rectangles dies underneath the last squares on the left and the right side of the layout.

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9. Die cut another piece of Soft Finish Cardstock using the Alphabet 2 – Lower Case die. Remember to add Clear Double Sided Adhesive onto the cardstock before cutting. Save the leftover piece for later for another project.

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10. Outline the piece of white white cardstock with a black pen for more contrast.

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11. Ink the lower case alphas with black ink and adhere the title of the layout between the die cut images.

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12. Add white texture spray droplets here and there for additional detail.

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This is how the finished layout looks like. I hope you enjoyed this fun and easy step-by-step tutorial and will get inspired to scrap your own layout this way! For more inspirational projects, please see the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog!!
Happy Crafting,
Sanna

SUPPLIES:
Elizabeth Craft Designs –
1075 Alphabet 2 Lower Case
1030 Bunch of Flowers 4
1118 Stitched Squares
1063 Fitted Frames 3 Curvy Rectangles
RS009 The Best Things in Life stamp
Fire Opal – Silk Microfine Glitter
Clear Double Sided Adhesive
Soft Finish Cardstock

Other –
Spray inks (Tattered Angels by Canvas Corp Brands)
Texture spray (Imagine Crafts)
Black Glimmer Glaze (Tattered Angels by Canvas Corp Brands)
Black pen (Micron, Sakura)
Big Shot die cutting machine (Sizzix)
Rhinestones (ScrapBerry´s)
Black stamp ink (Hero Arts)

Happy Valentine´s Day – MMCC February release

Hello there, lovelies! A new month means a new challenge over at the Mixed Media Card Challenge blog. February´s challenge is all about the color RED and as an optional element you are asked to use HEARTS. Perfect for Valentine´s, right?

february2016challengeThis is what I created:

Sanna LippertIt is a very layered Valentine´s Day card I ended up creating. And I´ve again added a little step-by-step for you to watch:

Sanna LippertFirst I sprayed a piece of white paper with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist (Cross My Heart) and let that layer dry.

Sanna LippertNext I grabbed a The Crafter´s Workshop stencil (love this heart stencil!!) and applied some Imagine Crafts silver metallic creative medium thru the stencil onto the misted paper. I let it air dry before moving over to the next step.

Sanna LippertNext I took a hand carved heart stamp and Archival Ink (jet black) and stamped some hearts here and there (very randomly) onto the background. Next I took various stickers from my stash (they are very old and adhered them onto the card. There are both Basic Grey and Creative Memories stickers in there.

Sanna LippertNext I had created a rosette flower with a Tim Holtz die cut die and misted it with dark blue, pink and light blue Glimmer Mist. There is also a litte Basic Grey heart sticker in the middle of it, outlined with a black pen and then covered with Glossy Accents for additional dimension. After that I went along and added some red sewing garn around the piece for additional interest.

Sanna LippertFinally, as I still cannot live without black and white splatters, there had to be some white Texture Spray (by Imagine Crafts) and for black splatters my all time fave Glimmer Glaze by Tattered Angels.

Sanna Lippert  Before adhering the misted and decorated piece onto a card base I stamped the sentiment onto a piece of white paper with black Archival Ink, cut the sentiment in 3 pieces and wiped some pink ink onto the pieces. Then I adhered them and some sequins, wood veneer and cork hearts here and there and the card was finished.

Sanna LIppert Sanna LippertThere is quite a lot of „stuff“ on this card, not typical for me, I guess, but I very, very much enjoyed creating these layers. So now it is your turn, hop over to the Mixed Media Card Challenge blog to see more inspiration created by my design team colleagues!!! Just remember to create a CARD for the challenge and follow the rules! Hope to see you at MMCC,

Happy crafting,
xxx, Sanna

Danke cards – Elizabeth Craft Designs

Hello there, lovelies!! I am very excited to be sharing my very first blog post (with a tutorial) as a design team member of Elizabeth Craft Designs today. I have prepared a set of cards with the „Danke“ die cut die from the A Way With Words collection by Susanne Cannon.

These are the various cards I created using the same sentiment/word die cut die:

Sanna LIppertDoesn´t the Silk Microfine Glitter look gorgeous on the background? Want to read more about it, then hop over to the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog.

Sanna Lippert Sanna Lippert Sanna LippertI´ve also used lots of Elizabeth Craft Designs dies, Clear Double Sided Adhesive and Soft Finish Cardstock for creating these cards. Follow the direct links to the blog to see more ideas on how to use those products in various ways.

Sanna LippertI have used several die cut dies and other fabulous products from Elizabeth Craft Designs to create these cards – all used products are linked in the supplies list below AND there is a step-by-step photo TUTORIAL up over at the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog. Just follow THIS LINK to read all about the creating process!

I hope you will find these ideas inspiring and give them a try!
Happy creating,
xxx, Sanna

SUPPLIES:
Elizabeth Craft Designs
1033 Leafy Branch
1030 Bunch of Flowers 4
1157 Danke
1120 Stitched Rectangles
1116 Stitched Circles
1063 Fitted Frames 3 – Curvy Rectangles
Soft Finish Cardstock – 8,5×11″
Clear Double Sided Adhesive 101 mm
Clear Double Sided Adhesive 6 mm
Fire Opal – Silk Microfine Glitter

Other –
Distress Ink (Ranger Industries)
Big Shot die cutting machine – Sizzix
Washi tape
Paint brush
Black, white and green marker (Sakura, Signo, Micron)
Card bases
Twine (Whisker Graphics)
Rhinestones (ScrapBerry´s)
Spray ink (Tattered Angels by Canvas Corp Brands)

Coffee tag – Canvas Corp Brands

Hello there, everyone! Today I´d like to share a step-by-step tutorial for a Coffee themed tag. I am a coffee lover since quite early childhood when my grandma used to make me a „children´s coffee“ with lots of milk and just a little bit of coffee. I have loved the smell of coffee ever since!! Therefore when Canvas Corp Brands launched their Beans & Bags collection, I knew I wanted create with it. This is the tag I created:

Sanna LippertAnd this is how I created it:

Sanna LippertFirst take a regular medium sized tag and stamp with a 7gypsies stamp and VersaMark ink onto the tag. Then pour embossing powder over the stamped areas, tap the residue off and heat set with a heat gun.

Sanna LippertNext place the tag on a craft sheet and spray some Sugar Maple Glimmer Mist onto it. Let dry for a bit and wipe with a damp cloth over the tag. This way the stamped images will stay clean.

Sanna LippertThen cut a piece of ivory burlap and attach it onto the tag using a stapler.

Sanna LippertAfter that take a piece of golden metallic yarn and tie it around the burlap area. Tie a knot, cut the residue off.

Sanna LippertTake a piece of kraft cardstock and using this 7gypsies stamp and black ink (Hero Arts Chalkboard ink) stamp a word, fussy cut it into a banner and adhere it onto the tag.

Sanna LippertNext take a golden clothespin and adhere that onto the piece of burlap next to the stamped image.

Sanna LippertFussy cut a coffee cup out of the Beans and Bags fabric panel and color with Sugar Maple and Stone Glimmer Mist.

Sanna LippertCut an image out of the Beans & Bags on Kraft paper and use a stapler to attach it onto the tag.

Sanna LippertFussy cut another image from the same paper and adhere it onto the tag with a paper glue.

Sanna LippertNext adhere the colored, fabric coffee cup overlappingly over the previous image.

Sanna LippertDraw „coffee steam“ lines with Glossy Accents over the coffee cup and pour champagne toned micro beads onto those areas. Let dry for a while and then dap the residue beads off the tag. Sanna LippertAdd a cord piece to the tag.

Sanna LippertInk the edges of the tag with a black ink.

Sanna LippertAdd some black ink splatters using black Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze.

Sanna Lippert Sanna Lippert Sanna Lippert Sanna Lippert This is how the finished tag looks like. You can attach it to a coffee lover´s present or use it as part of another project (card, scrapbook layout etc.) or just hang it onto your own inspirational wall. Hope you enjoyed this little tag project!

Happy creating,
xxx, Sanna

Materials Used 
Tools Used:  Stapler; Heating tool; VersaMark ink; Scissors; Paper glue; Black pen; Craft sheet

Just believe – MMCC January challenge

Hello there! Time to share some extra inspiration for the Mixed Media Card Challenge blogs January challenge with you. This month you are requested to create a CARD with the theme beginnings and as an optional element you should use sequins.

MMCCHere is the card I created:

Sanna LippertAnd this is what I did:

Sanna Lippert I first added spray ink (green, pink and yellow by Tattered Angels) onto a piece of watercolor paper and let it dry.

Sanna Lippert Next I took a The Crafters Workshop stencil and applied Distress Ink thru the stencil onto the background. I used green, pink and orange ink.

Sanna Lippert After that I took the ink covered stencil, added some water spray onto it an then pressed the residue ink onto a second piece of watercolor paper.

Sanna Lippert While the second piece was drying, I took the first inked and stenciled piece and started to punch out stars with various sized star punches.

Sanna Lippert After the second surface was dry, I placed another The Crafter´s Workshop stencil over it and applied some Imagine Crafts Iridescent Turquoise texture paste thru the stencil onto the background.

Sanna Lippert This is how the pattern looks like after removing the stencil.

Sanna Lippert When the paste was dry I adhered the punched stars and some sequins with paper glue onto the surface and then added some Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze over the surface.

Sanna Lippert Next all I needed to do was to stamp a sentiment. I chose to use a Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz set called Crazy Talk. I used a black Distress Ink for stamping.

Sanna Lippert Finally I also added some random wood veneer pieces here and there for addtional detail and also added some black pen outlining to the sentiment and the stars to make them stand out more from the background.

I hope you will find time to join in on this months challenge with us! I love the MMCC blog´s challenges as you have lots of creative freedom in what way use decide to use the theme and optional elements. As long as it is a mixed media card, you are good to go! Have fun!

See you at MMCC,
xxx, Sanna