Friday, September 12, 2014

Love Painting - Your Next Stamp

TGIF Everyone!

Another week down and hopefully you all are ready for the weekend.  Probably a dumb statement, because, who isn't ready for the weekend?! :)

Today's Friday Fun Project with YNS is using Love Painting, a new digi release.  It's another super cute image with many potentials of what you can use it for.  I paired it up with the current YNS Challenge sketch. 


I printed the image on Neenah cardstock and colored it in with Copics.  I added some texture to his fur by using a wash cloth and some colorless blender solution.  Here is my tutorial of how if you are interested in learning how.  I thought it would be fun and cute to make it look as though he was still painting by only partially coloring in the heart and to make it look a little "wet," I added some Glaze pen over it.  It's hard to photograph that but a glaze pen by Sakura is not like using Glossy accents or anything- it's more subtle with a light shine.  The card was then completed with some YNS Gumdrops and the patterned paper used is MME Hootenanny.

Here is this months sketch. Be sure to play along and link up for your chance to win!






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Sunday, September 7, 2014

YNS September Digi Release Blog Hop - And Announcement


Hello and welcome to our September Your Next Stamp Digi Blog Hop. The Digi Team have worked hard to complete some awesome projects for this hop! We have EIGHT new digi stamps in the store and an announcement to make today. 

After much consideration, we have decided that Your Next Stamp will go back to it's rubber roots and we will be discontinuing the Digital Stamp line from the store in October 2014. We all know how much you have come to love the cute characters from the Omnia line and we are happy to still offer the whimsical images in cling mount form. You will still be able to purchase all Digital Stamps until October 2014 and with the sale offered below, you will want to stock up now!

The new release hop begins on Anita's blog and if you've been hopping along, that is where you should have arrived from. Make sure you hop around to all of the blogs featured in the link list located at the bottom of this post for lots of inspiration using the new products! If you leave a comment on all of the blogs, you will be entered to win a a digi stamp of your choice - there will be four winners and four prizes given away in total. The lucky winners will be announced on the Your Next Stamp Blog September 10th.

For my project I am using the adorable Sporty which is colored with Copics and a little texture added to his fur by adding some colorless blender solution and a washcloth.  Sporty is then popped up over the patterned papers from MME.  The card is then finished with some self adhesive rhinestones for additional elements.

 

Now is the time to stock up on all the digi stamps - Buy three and get one free with the code below!

 

Thank you so much for stopping by today and hopping along with us! 
Now it's time to head on over to Bonnie's blog, but before you go, don't forget to leave a comment. 


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Friday, September 5, 2014

Flat Friends - Friday Sketch Challenge

Happy Friday everyone!

Today I am sharing with you another fun image from Flat Friends Boutique along with the new  sketch 76 from Friday Sketch Challenge.  Flat Friends is this challenges' sponsor, so be sure to play along for your chance to win!





I kept this card pretty exact to the sketch and I used some patterned paper from my scrap stash which unfortunately, do not know who it is made by.  I paired it with some SU! CC cardstock to layer with before popping up the image and sentiment.  The sentiment is also SU! that I have had for years! It was a celebration set from maybe around 2006? Time is certainly not standing still! :)  The image is colored with Copics and for a finishing touch, I added some glaze pen to the glasses for a little gloss.

Come play along with the DT and don't forget to link up! Thanks for stopping by and have a great Friday!


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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Flower Power! Your Next Stamp Birthday Bash

Hi everyone!
Today I wanted to share with you another creation to finish off the Your Next Stamp 5 year birthday celebration!  Using Hippie Owl and the current YNS Sketch, I created this fun card to showcase this ever-so-cute image.


For the windows and headlights, I used some Glossy Accents to add a fun element to the image. The image was colored in using Copics and the patterned paper is from Echo Parks That's My Boy collection. Here is the current sketch which you still have time to play along, link up, and possibly win and the close up of the glossy bits.




And speaking of time, you also still have time to save some money at Your Next Stamp with the Awesome Birthday Sale still going on.  Be sure to check it out and get some of these super fun images and accessories!



Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!


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Friday, August 15, 2014

Hello Little Sailor Girl - Your Next Stamp Friday Fun Project

Hello everyone!  I hope you all are ready for the weekend relaxing, catching up on things, or even just crafting!

Today is Friday and one to share another Your Next Stamp Friday Fun Project.  I am using the ever cute image of Little Sailor Girl, some new YNS dies, and some fun coordinating papers. 



The image was colored in with Copics using the current YNS sketch on the challenge blog.  The papers are Carta Bella's Ahoy There finished with some fun NEW YNS dies of Scripty Words and 3D Banner set.  So super fun! For some added features, I completed the look with some rope style ribbon and an anchor die cut.  The image and banner are popped up for some dimension. 

Thanks for stopping in and taking a looksy! I do hope you stop by the YNS blog to check out the other fab projects from the DT.  Have a great weekend!

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