Best Dad Ever Layout

Hey there! Time is flying and Father’s Day is around the corner so I hope we Hey there! Time is flying and Father’s Day is around the corner so I hope we can celebrate grilling something and making this day special for my husband. Probably all Father’s Day celebrations are going to be different this year (sigh), but we all can make them awesome, don’t you think?

Anyway, I am going to try this month to share more projects in the “masculine category”, so I am going to start by sharing a letter-size layout of my husband and our two sons that I created using FSJ products including some of my favorite embellishments that I always like to use on my scrapbook pages, take a look:

I began by creating the criss cross pattern background with an ink pad over plain cardstock. I matted this panel with a darker color of cardstock. Then, I added a few layers that included a notebook border, a piece of printed paper, a couple of tags, decorative tape and of course some stamped sentiments here and there.

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Adding the final touches to my pages (and cards too) is for me, the best part of my creative process. I enjoy choosing and placing all the little details that complete any of my projects. This time, I included some fun paper clips in a shape of a man and glasses, as well as a small wooden arrow, staples, and black thread.

BTW, right now many FSJ products are on sale, so this is the right time to stack on some of your favorite ones…

Fam Bam Paperclip Elements
Fam Bam Paperclip Elements

Cool Tune Paperclip  Elements
Cool Tune Paperclip Elements

Mini Paper Clip Elements
Mini Paper Clip Elements

Good Life Prints Printed Paper Pack
Good Life Prints Printed Paper Pack

Border Essentials Die Set
Border Essentials Die Set

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Well, that’s all from me today. I´ll be back soon to share another project. Thanks for stopping by  Have a wonderful crafty rest of the week!

marianasignat

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Hello Friend Card

Happy Tuesday, everyone. Now that I have been enjoying some of my “stay at home time” doing some crafts, I got to play with a Spellbinders die set that I like a lot and it is called Botanical House, so I created this card:

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It seems like it was a lot of work but it really wasn’t at all. It was like playing with a little puzzle.

I began by die cutting the house using four different colors of cardstock and Whip Cream. I used a piece of a dryer sheet under the cardtstock to help keep all the pieces in their place after die cutting them. It also helps to obtain a clean cut.

Then, I adhered the Whip Cream house over a piece of a FSJ White Liner Sheet. I trimmed around the house and then I adhered all the pieces to fill in the house. No particular order for the colors or pattern, I just had fun mixing the colors.

After that, I placed the card over a Whip Cream panel. Next, I used a a die and stamp set called Hello Expressions to make the sentiment.

I complemented with a couple of leaves, a tiny flower and a white gem. Finally, I adhered the panel over a folded card with foam squares. This card was fun to make, but I couldn’t expect less since this Botanical House is so pretty and fun to play with!

I saw it on Spellbinders / FSJ

Shapeabilities Botanical House Etched Dies

White Liner Sheets | Whip Cream Cardstock | Bubble Gum Cardstock | Watermelon Fusion Cardstock | Blue Lagoon Cardstock | Watermelon Fusion True Color Fusion Ink

Here it is a shaker card that I made not long ago using the same die:

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Well, that’s all from me today. I´ll be back soon to share another project. Thanks for stopping by  Have a wonderful crafty week!

marianasignat

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You Got This

Hello friends! It has been a long quarantine here in Illinois but my crafts and my coffee keep me strong 🙂 So, today I have a quick post just to share a card that I made using Fun Stampers Journey products. The set that my card showcases is called Coffee Helps (and sure it does), take a look:

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I began by creating the background of the card which is a fun easy way to use Liquid Colors and I made a quick video of how to do it, check it out:

Then, adhered the background over a folded card. I stamped the coffee cups onto different colors of cardstock and die cut them with their matching dies. Notice that I stamped the heart of the light blue cup on the other two colors too. I adhered the cups over the card with foam squares, and I also stamped the sentiment. I fussy cut the two extra hearts and adhered them over the other two cups, then I colored them with Candy Apple Liquid Color. Finally, I simply added Journey Glaze details, which always make your cards stand out 😉 .

Coffee Helps Stamp Set | Coffee Helps Die Set | Banana Cream Liquid Color |Candy Apple Liquid Color | Black Licorice True Color Fusion Ink | Journey Glaze | Banana Cream Cardstock | Pool Play Cardstock | Haystack Cardstock | Chambray Shirt Cardstock |Snow Queen Story-Time Paint Pens |

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Well, that’s all from me today. I´ll be back soon to share another project. Thanks for stopping by  Have a wonderful crafty rest of the week!

marianasignat

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FSJ Stamp of the Month: Bold Beautiful

Hello friends! I am starting this month with a project I created with the new Stamp of the Month: Bold Beautiful. This set features pretty foliage stamps along with a large sentiment and a frame. All of these images are just perfect to layer them up, or combine them in so many ways to create beautiful projects.

To create this card, I stamped some of the images with two different ink colors (Watermelon Fusion and Kiwi Slice) and then, I fussy-cut them with my Detail Pro Shears. I also stamped the sentiment over Whip Cream cardstock with Watermelon Fusion ink after that I die cut it into a rectangular frame (Special Tags Die Set).

I adhered a couple of matching colored cardstock strips and a Whip Cream panel, and I affixed it over a folded card. After that, I adhered the sentiment with foam squares onto the card, and I arranged the foliage/flowers images to create a pretty bouquet. Finally, I adhered some Pink World Journey Sequins to finish up this card. As you can see, no matter what technique you choose with this wonderful set, your projects will always look very pretty.

Supplies: Bold Beautiful | Special Tags Die Set | Pink World Journey Sequins | FSJ True Color Fusion Ink Pads| FSJ 8″x11″ Cardstock | Detail Pro Shears |

Be sure to find a lot more wonderful inspiration and details about the April SOTM over the Spellbinders-FSJ blog, and a great video for you to WATCH.

Remember that for more ideas and inspiration, visit the Spellbinders Blog,  Facebook page,  Instagram and Pinterest.

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Be aware that my post includes affiliate links, which means that if you click on and shop through them, I will receive a tiny commission. Thanks!

Well, that’s all from me today. I´ll be back soon to share another project. Thanks for stopping by  Have a wonderful crafty week!

marianasignat

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FSJ • Congrats Exploding Envelope

Hello, friends! Today I am sharing a fun project that I created inspired by a Fun Stampers Video showing how to make a Exploding Envelope . This is one of those projects that you will enjoy from start to finish. Once you make one, you are going to want to make some more for any occasion; believe me, they are super fun!

Graduation was the theme for my exploding envelope. So using my FSJ Scoring Board I created an envelope from Haystack cardstock. I made a belly band of printed paper (RSVP Prints) and and I added some elements to dress it up: a graduation cap (Hats Off die set) over a circle shape, sequins, decorative tape and a gold star glued over a mini paperclip.

After you slide off the paper band, you open the envelope and there you have five areas that you can decorate according to the theme you have selected.

I used the a printed paper (Through The Year prints) to cover the four flaps of my open envelope and the central rectangle was covered with the same printed paper I used for the paper band. Of course, the central part is the focal point so I layered strips of paper as follows: Vellum, gray cardstock, white cardstock, and a die cut sentiment over a strip of red cardstock (Congrats die set). I adhered these layers together, and I made them work as a pocket to hold a gift card between the printed paper and the layers.

After I adhered those to the envelope face, I added some more elements. A die cut star, a stamped sentiment, a graduation cap, sequins, decorative tape, and another mini paper clip. To finish up my project, I added some stamped details to the upper and bottom flaps of the envelope.

So, if you want a bit more inspiration you can watch the Fun Stampers Video here:

If you would love to see some of the main supplies I used today, please be sure to click on the links below…

FSJ Scoring Board | Hats Off die set | Congrats die set | Circle Around | Star-Dom die set |Through The Year prints | RSVP Prints| Mini Paper Clip Elements

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Be aware that my post includes affiliate links, which means that if you click on and shop through them, I will receive a tiny commission. Thanks!

Well, that’s all from me today. I´ll be back soon to share another project. Thanks for stopping by  Have a wonderful crafty week!

marianasignat

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FSJ Stamp of the Month is here: Sentiment Stacks

Hello March, and hello the new FSJ Stamp of the Month: Sentiment Stacks! I have always thought that you can never have too many sentiment stamp sets in your stash, so let me tell you that, Sentiments Stacks can be a great addition to your stamp collection. The stamp set comes with six larger stamps that can be complemented with smaller words to create a perfect mix and match sentiments!

So this time I created two cards, showcasing some of the sentiments included in the set. Here is my card #1:

To create this card I white-embossed the “birthday’ sentiment over Huckleberry Fusion cardstock strip, and I complemented with the words “oops, I missed your” on top of it. I also used a frog from the Stick Around stamp, which I stamped over a piece of printed paper and die cut with its matching die.

The background was created with a small dauber dowel, clear pigment ink and whip cream embossing powder. I included a Whip Cream circle shape and a Citrus Cooler border to complement the focal point. I embellished the card with some Rainbow drops and on the inside of the card I stamped the word “sorry”.

Card #1 Supplies: Sentiment Stacks | Stick Around Stamp Set | Stick Around Die Set |Circle Around Die Set | Borders Essentials Die Set | Playful Prints | Rainbow Drops Gems Embellishments |

Here is card #2:

For my second card, I white embossed the large word “sorry” over a Black Licorice cardstock strip, and I complemented it with the words “for your loss”. I also used one of the butterflies from the stamp set Small Things; I stamped it twice with black Licorice ink over Whip Cream cardstock, and then I die cut it with its matching die. I gave them a hint of color by tapping a few times a Watermelon Fusion ink pad, directly over the stamped butterflies.

I created a crisscross background with the edge of Black Licorice and Whip Cream ink pads over a Grape Fusion Panel. I also added some Whip Cream silk details to it. Finally, I arranged all the elements over the card, and I finished it up with sequins and rhinestones.

Card #2 Supplies: FSJ Stamp of the Month |Small Things Stamp Set | Small Things Die Set | Whip Cream True Color Fusion Ink Pad | Clear Pigment Ink Pad | Black Licorice True Color Fusion Ink | Sunrise Mix Sequins | Journey Glaze |

Be sure to find a lot more wonderful inspiration and details about the MARCH SOTM over the Spellbinders-FSJ blog, and a great video for you to WATCH.

Remember that for more ideas and inspiration, visit the Spellbinders Blog,  Facebook page,  Instagram and Pinterest.

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Be aware that my post includes affiliate links, which means that if you click on and shop through them, I will receive a tiny commission. Thanks!

Well, that’s all from me today. I´ll be back soon to share another project. Thanks for stopping by  Have a wonderful crafty week!

marianasignat

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The New FSJ Ready, Set, Spring Collection is Here!

Hello friends! Today I am happy to share that the new Fun Stampers Journey Ready, Set, Spring Collection in now live in the Spellbinders shop! This new collection brings cute critters, sentiments and the whole feeling that Spring is around the corner! Take a look at the card that I created with one of my favorites stamp sets from this collection:

This set is called Joyful Greetings and I used its matching Die Set too. The stamp images of this set are very pretty with lots of floral details and solid areas, which I thought were just perfect to give them a pretty ombré effect. So, using Create-A-Palette Refilable Ink pads I stamped the cute fox, the heart and the darling bird.

Not sure if you have seen these before, but when you buy the ink pads, they come with no colors…

So you can create your own color combinations using re-inkers or like I did, Liquid Colors ! This is quite an easy way to give your stamp images a fun look!

Additionally, I would like to mention that a Project Kit is also available for purchase, which includes the following: AT-0359 Happy Spring Mini Stamp Set, SS-0689 Joyful Greetings Stamp Set, DI-0547 Joyful Greetings Die Set, DI-0545 Bunny Trio Die Set, Kit Materials to Assemble FOUR Cards.

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Be aware that my post includes affiliate links, which means that if you click on and shop through them, I will receive a tiny commission. Thanks!

Well, that’s all from me today. I´ll be back soon to share another project. Thanks for stopping by •  I hope you all have a wonderful crafty week!

marianasignat

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Joyful Greetings Stamp Set | Joyful Greetings Die Set| Ready, Set, Spring Project Kit |Happy Spring Mini Stamp Set | Bunny Trio Die Set | Create a Palette Refillable Ink Pad | Liquid Colors

FSJ Stamp of the Month: Spring in The Desert

Hello friends! February has just started so it is time to share a card featuring the Fun Stampers Journey Stamp of the Month: Spring in the Desert. This stamp set is full of beautiful flowers and succulents, perfect to to create pretty bouquets and backgrounds too. So, for today I created this card:

I began by adhering a patterned paper rectangle over a Hazelnut Blend folded card. Then I die cut a Fancy Edged Rectangle from Whip Cream cardstock and I stamped a sentiment. I adhered the rectangle over the card.

The images were also stamped with Black Licorice ink over Peaches and Cream cardstock, and then I added details with liquid colors. I fussy cut the images and I arranged them over the rectangle giving them dimension with foam squares. Last but not least, I embellished the cards with sequins, pearls and thread.

Be sure to find a lot more wonderful inspiration and details about the November SOTM over the Spellbinders-FSJ blog, and a great video for you to WATCH.

Remember that for more ideas and inspiration, visit the Spellbinders Blog,  Facebook page,  Instagram and Pinterest.

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Be aware that my post includes affiliate links, which means that if you click on and shop through them, I will receive a tiny commission. Thanks!

Well, that’s all from me today. I´ll be back soon to share another project. Thanks for stopping by  Have a wonderful crafty week!

marianasignat

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Spring in the Desert | Fancy Edged Rectangle | Good Life Prints Printed Paper Pack

FSJ’s Kindness Matters Collection is Here!

Kindness Matters is the name of the new collection that Fun Stampers Journey has just released and today, I am delighted to share two cards created with one of my favorite stamp sets from this release: Baby Farm Animals and its coordinating dies.

For my first card, I took advantage of the cute outlined darling images, and I grabbed my Journey Splash Watercolor Pencils to color them. Once the color dried, I die cut them with their matching dies.

I thought a red barn would be a perfect match for these cute creatures, so I die cut a Candy Apple Reversed Banner shape and I cut off two of its corners to create the shape of a traditional barn.

After that, I created the lines with a ruler and a thin marker. Then, to create the barn doors, I simply made two small rectangles and I dragged criss cross lines with my white Journey Burst Color Pencil. I glued those two pieces over a Whip Cream rectangle and adhered the piece over the barn.

I created the little window over the door the same way. I finished up the barn with a piece of Hazelnut Blend cardstock to create the roof over the barn. Quite simple if you ask me, but fun to create.

My second card is a bit simpler than the one above. In this case, I simply stamped the baby animals with Black Licorice True Color Fusion Ink over different colors of cardstock.

I used the grass and cloud die cuts from the Sweet Home Accent die set to create a simple, yet pretty scene for the cute baby animals.

I arranged them over a rectangle cut out of Pool Play cardstock and of course I also included a sentiment. I finished up the card with wiggle eyes for the cute animals and some white pearls here and there.

Anyway, please be sure to visit the FSJ shop and see the whole collection; you can either buy the products individually or you can also buy a Project Kit, which means a great deal!

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Be aware that my post includes affiliate links, which means that if you click on and shop through them, I will receive a tiny commission. Thanks!

Well, that’s all from me today. I´ll be back soon to share another project. Thanks for stopping by •  I hope you all have a wonderful crafty weekend!

marianasignat

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Baby Farm Animals |Baby Animals die Set | Kindness Matters Project Kit|Sweet Home Accent die set  | Reversed Banner|Black Licorice True Color Fusion Ink |Fun Stampers Journey 8.5 x 11 cardstock  | Journey Color Splash Watercolor Pencils |  Journey Color Burst Pure Color Pencils | Journey Glaze | Wiggle Eyes | Pearls | Party Burst Dots

New FSJ Collection: Kindness Matters

I love when new products are about to be released and I have the chance to share a bit about them. At Fun Stampers Journey, coming on January 10th a new collection called Kindness Matters will be released. So today, I am sharing a card that features one of the new stamp sets and the stencil included in the collection.

The stamp set is called Kindness is Cool and it features a cute koala among other pretty images and sentiments. I loved coloring the koala with Color Burst Color Pencils and adding its cool shades. The background was created with the Cane Wave stencil and Liquid Colors (which are one of my favorite products to create backgrounds).

Last but not least, I complemented the card with a sentiment, some Rainbow Hearts, washi tape and a few Cut Rhinestones.

>>>Kindness Matters Project Kit<<<

All new single products will be available for puchase as of January the 20th but the GOOD NEWS is that you can get some of the new products earlier if you buy it the Kit, take a look:

The kit includes: AT-0352 Folk Blossom Stamp, SS-0684 Kindness is Cool Stamp Set, SS-0685 Sweet Birthday Wishes Stamp Set, JM-0133 Cane Weave Stencil, and Kit Materials to Assemble FOUR Cards (Please click here to see the cards). Wait, and the prize? This kit is only $55 is 22% off. Good deal, don’t you think?

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Well, that’s all from me today. I´ll be back soon to share another project. Thanks for stopping by •  I hope you all have a wonderful Holiday Season!

marianasignat

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Kindness Matters Project Kit|Journey Color Burst color pencils | Liquid Colors |Whip Cream cardstock  | Journey Glaze