Saturday, March 30, 2019

Day 7 of the March CAS-ual Fridays Release-Tin Roof Cover Fri-die

Happy Saturday!! Today is the FINAL day of the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps release!!! I hope you have had fun this week with all the sneak peeks on my blog. Today I am giving you a sneak peek of the new Tin Roof Cover Fri-die.

I have to admit that this is my FAVORITE card that I made for the whole release. I used the new Tin Roof Cover Fri-die, as well as a sentiment from Casual Comfort stamp to create this card.


To begin, I die cut the Tin Roof twice from turquoise cardstock and then adhered them together. Next I adhered the layered panel on the front of a matching A2 card front.


I added two patterned paper scraps on the front and used foam adhesive to add a sentiment strip.


My last step was to use some Nuvo drops in the center of each flower. This card was the EASIEST to make of all of my cards and I like it the most.

The Tin Roof Cover Fri-die is available NOW, along with all the new release products, in the CAS-ual Fridays Stamp Store in the NEW section. Use my code NORASENTME to get 15% off your total order!!


For more inspiration, hop on over to the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Blog to see some fabulous projects from the Ink Squad and to enter into a giveaway.

That is all from me today. Have a FABULOUS day!!



Friday, March 29, 2019

Day 6 of the March CAS-ual Fridays Release-Just Breathe

Happy Friday everyone!! Today is day six of the March CAS-ual Fridays Stamps release.

I created a card using the new Just Breathe Fri-dies.


I combined these new sentiment dies with the Casual Trees Fri-dies and some of the negatives of a new die that will be introduced tomorrow.


I started off this card by blending Distress Ink on a die cut piece of white cardstock. I then flicked mist in silver, blue and white over the front of the card.


When the mist dried, I adhered the panel to a white, A2 card front. I added the blue die cuts and the die cut tree next.


I then added the sentiment that I had die cut out of silver cardstock. The last step was to adhere the sequins with a touch of Diamond Stickles over them.

This sentiment, along with the full release, is available NOW in the CAS-ual Fridays Stamp Store in the NEW section. Use my code NORASENTME to get an extra 15% off your total order.


For more inspiration, hop on over to the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Blog to see more creations using the new Just Breathe Fri-die and to enter into a giveaway.

I thank you for stopping by. Have a FABULOUS day!!


Thursday, March 28, 2019

Day 5 of the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps March Release

Hello everyone!! I am here again with a sneak peek from the new CAS-ual Fridays Stamps release.

Today I am showcasing the new Noteworthy Fri-dies. You can use these dies as borders or making notepaper for your cards.

For my first card, I created a border with the die.


In addition to the new die, I used the Starlequin Stencil introduced on Monday and a sentiment from the Whole Shebang stamp set.


I added some silver stars that I die cut using the Fun-Fetti Fri-dies over the top of some of the border stars to make the card more festive. I tried to give it a masculine flair because I have a ton of birthdays coming up in my family.

My next card I used the Noteworthy Fri-dies to make a little notepaper piece for a pet sympathy card.


I created the background using Distress Oxide inks and a stamp that comes with the new Huggable Critters Fri-dies. The footprints are also from that set.


I added little Fun-Fetti hearts and a sentiment from CAS-ual Comfort.


This card was so fun to make and I plan to make a few more to have on hand for occasions such as this.

Below is a sneak peek at the borders:



The new Noteworthy Fri-dies are available right now in the NEW section of the CAS-ual Fridays Stamp Store in the NEW section. Use my code NORASENTME to get 15% off your total order.


Want to see some more inspiration using the Noteworthy Fri-dies? Hop on over to the CAS-ual Friday Stamps Blog to see some fabulous projects from the Ink Squad and to enter into a giveaway.

That is all from me today. Have a FABULOUS day!!




Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Day 4 of the March CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Release

Hello everyone!! I hope you are all having as much fun as I am seeing all the fun, new products from the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps March release.

Today I am showcasing new Trellis Cover Fri-die with a shaker card. I also used the die set introduced yesterday, Sweet Friend and the stamp set Pretty Posies to complete the sentiment.


I have to admit that I am the WORST at making shaker cards but was determined to make this work. I am not going to go through the directions for how I created this because I know there are plenty of people out there that are better at it than me.


I will say that I added a frame around the edges to cover up a bit of a mess I made when adhering the shaker to the white, A2 card front.


The "friend" was die cut from shiny, rose gold cardstock using the Sweet Friend Fri-die. The "thinking of you" was embossed using a rose gold glitter embossing powder. I assure you it does match but had a hard time photographing this card so you could see that.


With all the trouble I had making this card, I LOVE the way it turned out.

This Trellis Cover Fri-die is now available in the CAS-ual Fridays Stamp Store in the NEW section. Use my code NORASENTME to get an extra 15% off your total order.


That is all from me today. Be sure to hop on over to the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Blog to see some more incredible creations using this new die and to enter into a giveaway.

I hope you all have a FABULOUS day!!!


Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Day 3 of the March 2019 Release for CAS-ual Fridays Stamps

Hello everyone!! Today is day 3 of the March 2019 release for CAS-ual Fridays Stamps. I am showcasing the new Sweet Friend Fri-dies. For my project I created an encouragement card.


I started my card by used the negative of a panel that had been stenciled with the Tin Roof Stencil in lavender. I misted a piece of white cardstock using the stencil and then put a piece of white cardstock OVER the stencil to collect the extra mist that was on top, reversing the image.


While that was drying, I used the Tin Roof Stencil again with Moonstone Nuvo Glimmer. I covered the flower centers with Enchanted Stickles to match the lavender misted panel.


Next I die cut the "friend" sentiment using the new Sweet Friend Fri-die with purple paper and used the Somebunny stamp set for the stamped sentiment.


I took the misted rectangle and adhered to the card base using foam adhesive. Then I added the friend die cut, and the sentiment strip over it.


My last step was to adhere some sequins around the sentiment and use Cosmic Stickles for the dot over the i in "friend."

Here is a peek at what comes with the Sweet Friend dies:


These new Fri-dies are available in the NEW section NOW in the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps store. Use my code NORASENTME to get 15% off your total order.


Hop on over to the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Blog for a chance at a giveaway and some more inspiration using these new Sweet Friend Fri-dies.

I thank you for stopping by today. Tune in tomorrow for some more sneak peeks of the new release!!


Monday, March 25, 2019

CAS-ual Fridays Stamps March Release Day 2-Stencils!!

Hello everyone!! Today it is the second day of the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps March release. Today I am showing you some cards I created with their new STENCILS!!

My first card I used the new Curtis Stencil. I also am giving you a sneak peek of the hello die which is from the new Sweet Friend Fri-dies.


I used Distress Ink to stencil a rainbow effect on my card front.


I faded each color out so that I would have a large white space on top.


I die cut the sentiment out of black and out of white. I layered the white over the black so that there is a "shadow" behind the hello.

My second card I created using the Modern Petals stencil, Casual Trees Fri-dies and the Breathe stamp set.


I created an ombre background using the Modern Petals stencil and Distress Inks.


Over the top I added some pattern paper scraps, a CAS-ual Tree Fri-die that I had dipped in ink and a sentiment circle that I popped up with foam adhesive.


The last step was to add some sequins covered in Diamond Stickles.

Below are the new stencils that are being released:

 


All of these are in the the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps store NOW in the NEW section!!! Use my code NORASENTME to get an extra 15% off your total order. 


Want some more inspiration? Hop on over to the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Blog to see more from the Ink Squad and to enter into a giveaway. Stop by tomorrow for a project from the Sweet Friend Fri-dies. Have a FABULOUS day!!




Sunday, March 24, 2019

A Couple of Challenges

Hey Peeps!! This is my second post for today. My first post was for a sneak peek of the NEW CAS-ual Fridays Huggable Critters Release. This post is to showcase a couple of cards I created yesterday for some challenges.

For my first card, I created a card for CASE this Sketch #314.


This is the sketch that inspired me is below and I am also entering this into the Flower Challenge #30: Anything Goes.

 

The beauty of this card was the flowers were already stamped and embossed and I didn't have to do much!! Am I the only one that makes "extras" when they do a project? I have so many that I challenged myself to use them on both my cards!!


The flowers are from Simon Says Stamp, the leaves are Paper Smooches. The background paper is from Bobunny's Harmony Collection that I just received from Scrapbook.com.


I used Nuvo Crystal Drops for the center of my flowers. The thing about not having to stamp things is that the card comes together so fast!!

For my second card, I used Freshly Made Sketches Sketch #380 as my jumping off point, as well as Simon Says Stamp's Wednesday Challenge: CUTE and Seize the Birthday's: Anything Goes to create my card.


I had the most fun making this card because I went through all the little bits that I colored and have never used.


The little banners are from MFT's Blueprints 27 and I used a long paper strip that was in my scrap drawer.


I had to use a pencil and a ruler to line all the banners up, something I really do not like to do. I am a do-everything-by-eye type of person but for this card, you could not do that.


I then took the images and kind of played with where I wanted them. I adhered them over the banenrs using foam adhesive.


My last step was to use a Nuvo Crystal Clear Glitter Gloss pen over selective elements on each image and then cover that element with Glossy Accents.

I am SO HAPPY with how this card came out that I think I might make another one!!

I thank you all for taking the time to stop by. Have a FABULOUS day!!



Supplies:
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Card #1:
Paper-Bo Bunny Harmony 6" by 6" paper pad, Bazzill Velllum, Bazzill Spring Breeze cardstock, Neenah Solar White
Stamps-My Favorite Things "Celebrate With Cake" (retired) and Simon Says Stamps "Artful Flowers"
Dies-My Favorite Things Blueprints #27, SSS "Artful Flowers" and Paper Smooches "Foilage 3"
Ink-Gray FlannelVersamark, and Distress Ink "Bundled Sage"
Other-Sizzix Big Shot, Ranger Detail White Embossing Powder, Nuvo Crystal Drops in "Dandelion Yellow," Wagner Heat Tool, Diamond Stickles, Pretty Pink Posh Sequins, Foam Adhesive, Ranger Multi-matte Medium, Ranger Ink Blending Tool


Card#2:
Stamps-Hello Bluebird "Pig Day," "Puddle Play," and "Farmyard Little Bits," My Favorite Things Birdie Brown "Hog Heaven," and "Adorable Elephants," and Memory Box "Best Life Typewriter Sentiments"
Dies-My Favorite Things "Adorable Elephants," "Hog Heaven" Die-namics, and Blueprints #27, Hello Bluebird "Farmyard Little Bits," "Pig Day," and "Puddle Play" dies
Ink-Memento Tuxedo Black