FSJ • Season’s Greetings Card

Hello everyone! I am back today just to share a card that features a stamp set bundle called Robin Holiday, and I paired it with some other fabulous products by Fun Stampers Journey.

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The stamp  set includes two pretty Robin images as well as some matching sentiments. These are the perfect images to color using your favorite coloring technique. In this case I used the Journey Color Splash Watercolor Pencils, which are super fun to use.

Anyway, I began by creating a card base, and a stamped background panel. The background stamp that I used is called  Striped Love Stamp . This large background was stamped over Cool Pool card stock with Cool Pool ink. Then I layered it over the card base. I created a pierced panel using the Pocket Cuts die set and Whip Cream card stock. I adhered this panel over the background.

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I stamped the pretty bird over Whip Cream card stock with Black Licorice Ink. These images are quite detailed, so this makes the coloring part even easier. After the coloring part was done, I die cut the image with its matching die.  I also stamped a sentiment over Whip Cream card stock and I die cut it into an oval.

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Using Journey Thread Gold I created a couple loops onto the card, and then I adhered the bird image and sentiment using some Journey Foam Squares.  To finish off this card,  I flicked Gold silk over it,  I added some Journey Glaze and Sparkle cuts details, as well as some  Holiday Sequins.

Please be sure to visit the Fun Stampers Blog for inspiration, tips and ideas. They are  currently  having a promotion on planners and products now through December 31st.  The have put together bundles,  either size personal or the A5 planner (like the one I am showing today).  Please be sure to visit the FSJ store to see the amazing  bundles by clicking on the image below:

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Well, that’s all from me for 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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supplies

Robin Holiday Bundle BD-0157
Striped Love Stamp SS-0181
Pocket Cuts Die Set DI-0219
Journey Ovals Die Set DI-0042
Black Licorice True Color Fusion ink  IP-0041
Hazelnut Blend Color Fusion Ink IP-0012
Cool Pool True Color Fusion Ink IP-0074
Silver Silk IP-0090
Gold Silk IP-0096
Journey Thread Gold AC-205
Journey Sequins Holiday Elements AC-0116
Journey Sparkle Cuts AC-0151
Journey Glaze 4oz AD-0002
Journey Color Splash Watercolor Pencils JM-0078
Easy Glide Permanent Adhesive Runner AD-0081
Journey Glue Dots AD-0083
Journey Foam Squares SM AD-0084
Green Olive  8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0113
Cool Pool 8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0118
Whip Cream 8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0040

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FSJ • December Planner Pages

I have been planning a little bit ahead for the coming Winter break just because we will spend some of those days visiting good friends in Florida, so I prepared a couple of pages for that specific week. I decorated these pages more than normal, thinking that maybe I can use some of the components  as part of a Christmas scrapbooking layout, that I will be making after the Holidays.

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To begin, I partially covered the days of the week on the left with card stock, just to make them different, and I stamped a few images here and there. I also adhered a border over the rings side.  As you can see, I haven’t finished writing everything because I am still in the planning stage of the activities with our friends 🙂 The planner that I am using today is a size A5, which is bigger with lots of space for your notes.

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Between the two pages of the week, I included and acetate page, which was layered with a Holiday prints panel and a Notebook page. I embellished that side with a stamped image, a paper clip and sequins.  If I need more space for a list or notes, I can always use the back of the printed paper to add another notebook page 🙂

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The right side shows the Fun Sleeve shape.  I love this die template. You can embellish it as you wish and use it to keep important little things there. I am going to use it to hold the tickets of the places that we are going to visit.

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Just by  adding small details like the paper clip and scalloped edge, you can enhance your projects, it is fun and sometimes paper scraps work perfectly for this purpose.

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Behind the sleeve, I included another partial page that holds a photo frame. This is another of my favorites die templates!  I decorated it  with a few die cut elements, drops and sequins. Making you planner pages can be so much fun! 🙂

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Currently  Fun Stampers Journey is having a promotion on planners and products now through December 31st.  The have put together bundles,  either size personal or the A5 planner (like the one I am showing today).  Please be sure to visit the FSJ store to see the amazing  bundles by clicking on the image below:

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Well, that’s all from me for 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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supplies
Snow Buddy Bundle BD-0036
Classic Ornaments Bundle BD-0155
Tape It Stamp Set SS-0400
Planner Elements Stamp Set SS-402
Bam Notes Stamp Set SS-0404
Lemon Grass Color Fusion Ink IP-0022
Cool Pool True Color Fusion Ink IP-0074
Bubble Gum True Color Fusion Ink IP-0058
Whip Cream Color Fusion Ink IP-0009
Black Licorice True Color Fusion ink  IP-0041
Clear View Sheets CS-0121
Border Basics Die Set DI-0144
Fun Sleeve DI-0258
Note Page (Flipbook Page) Die DI-0268
Create a Bow Mini Die Set DI-0103
Snapshot Frames Die Set DI-0045
Tab Clips Die Set DI-0240
Fab Tabs Small SR-0031
Just Write Gels JD-0060
Rainbow Drops  AC-0178
Journey Sequins Special Celebration AC-0115
Fun Day Elements AC-0101
Snowflake Elements AC-0068
Journey Foam Squares MD AD-0085
White Liner AD-0001
‘Tis the Season Prints PP-0034
Whip Cream 8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0040
Cool Pool 8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0118
Green Olive  8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0113
Candy Apple  8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0007

FSJ • Give Thanks Card

The Journey Holidays Inspiration and Trends Mini Catalog is amazing. This catalog features stamps perfect to create any kind of projects for the current festivities. I created a card showcasing some of the Thanksgiving products.  You can find the complete list of supplies at the end of this post.

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I used a turkey and sentiment images included in a set called Thanksgiving Traditions. I thought that turkey is super cute, just because it reminds me of the wild turkeys that you can see around this area 🙂 Anyhow,   I used the Autumn Prints to cover the panel. This is a quick and easy way to speed your card projects 🙂 Then, I added the stitches details along the sides with a die included in a set called Pocket Cuts Die Set . With the same set I created the square panel that I used to stamp the sentiment. I tilted it to look like a rhombus 😉

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The Turkey was simply stamped over Oatmeal Cookie Cardstock and die cut with its matching die. I created a cluster of elements along with the turkey with some leaves that I die cut using a small leaf die that belongs to a die set called Snapshot Frames  (I love this die set!) Additionally, I included ribbon, some gold elements, Journey Glaze  and Gold silk details here and there.

If you haven’t seen  The Journey Holidays Inspiration and Trends Mini Catalog, be sure to take a look of the fabulous products included in it. All the products are available through a Coach. There is a link over the Fun Stampers Journey site where you can find one in your area.

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Well, that’s all from me for 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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supplies

Thanksgiving Traditions Stamp Set SS-0392
Thanksgiving Traditions Die Set DI-0237
Pocket Cuts Die Set DI-0219
Snapshot Frames Die Set DI-0045
Pumpkin Bread Color Fusion Ink IP-0011
Hazelnut Blend Color Fusion Ink IP-0012
Butter Cream 8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0006
Oatmeal Cookie 8.5 x 11 Cardstock  CS-0023
Pumpkin Bread  8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0098
Gold Silk IP-0096
Autumn Prints PP-0036
Gold Elements AC-0152
Gingham Ribbon Cocoa Powder AC-0110
Journey Foam Squares MD AD-0085
White Liner AD-0001
Journey Glaze 4oz AD-0002
Easy Glide Permanent Adhesive Runner AD-0081
Journey Glue Dots AD-0083

FSJ • November Planner Pages

Hey there! I have a couple of planner pages that I want to share with you today. These pages were created using a bunch of products by Fun Stampers Journey.  The Be the Journey Trends Mini Catalog is filled with awesome new products, just perfect to decorate and plan your everyday activities and important celebrations.

110916web_plannertgI created these pages for the week of Thanksgiving and I used the Receipt Pocket as the main component to hold receipts, coupons, etc. that I am going to be using during those days.  This die is   one of my favorites just because is very useful, and you can decorate it as you wish.

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You can make a good use of any of your other FSJ stamps and embellishments when creating your pages.  Additionally to the pocket page, I made a partial middle page from card stock to hold a little list of things to complete on one side, and a Thanksgiving card on the other side.

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I like to use regular stamps combined with the new planner stamps, that are just the perfect size to add some extra details to your notes. I have to confess that making planner pages can be a lot of fun, specially because there are no rules.

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Besides that, you can always use some of your other FSJ dies to add more details onto your pages…

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I f you haven’t experimented with this (wink, wink) I highly recommend you to give it a try. Super fun indeed. Please refer to the list at the end of this post to  find the name of the products that I used for this project.

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Well, that’s all from me for 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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supplies
Thanksgiving Traditions Stamp Set SS-0392
Autumn Time Stamp Set SS-0147
Journey Circles Die Set DI-0039
Thanksgiving Traditions Die Set DI-0237
Branched Teardrop Die DI-0160
Snapshot Frames Die Set DI-0045
Tab Clips Die Set DI-0240
Fab Tabs Small SR-0031
Cocoa Powder Color Fusion Ink IP-0016
Green Olive True Color Fusion ink IP-0072
Citrus Cooler Color Fusion Ink IP-0048
Pumpkin Bread Color Fusion Ink IP-0011
Summer Days Color Fusion Ink IP-0042
Pumpkin Bread  8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0098
Green Olive  8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0113
Cocoa Powder  8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0008
Whip Cream 8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0040
Butter Cream 8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0006
Autumn Prints PP-0036
Gold Silk IP-0096
Page Huggers AC-0254
Fun Day Elements AC-0101
Rainbow Drops  AC-0178
Forever Hearts Chips AC-0213
Journey Thread Gold AC-205
Just Write Gels JD-0060

My Monthly Hero Blog Hop: November

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Happy Monday everyone!

Today is the release day for the My Monthly Hero kit of November! This new wonderful kit will be available TODAY November 7th at 1pm (Eastern time) at the Hero Arts store. Be aware that this kit is available for a limited time only – once it’s gone, it’s gone. Kits begin shipping from Hero Arts on Monday, November 14.

The kit contains: a 4″x 6″ clear stamp set, a set of 13 dies for creating diamond-shaped ornaments and embellishments, a VersaMark ink cube, White Puff embossing powder, 10 half sheets of vellum card stock, 2 half sheets of each card stock: metallic red, metallic blue and patterned, Ornament hooks and more! The kit value is $60, an amazing deal at $34.99

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There are several optional add-on items: DC200 Little Messages Stamp & Cut,
DC201 Number It Stamp & Cut , SA087 Holiday Words StencilCM122 Mini Christmas.

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On the Hero Arts site, there are also a couple of mystery “grab bags” available:
WB1101 Mystery Stocking Stuffer:  – a grab bag of 5 little Christmas-themed stamps, good for filling advent calendars or stuffing stockings!
WB1100 Mystery Treat Bag: – for tag making, so includes printed tags, a stamp, twine and an ink cube.

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The November kit was designed as a DIY, with ornaments, advent calendar containers, garlands, and lanterns (when cut-out in vellum and placed over tree lights) in mind – and beyond Christmas as party and wedding favors. This is a versatile kit that you don’t want to miss!  For today’s blog hop,  I created a card using some of the products included in the main kit. Check it out:

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I have always thought that simple makes wonders. For my card,  I used one blue patterned paper to create a card base. After that, I created a rectangular panel with the metallic blue card stock and I silver-embossed a sentiment. I matted the panel with vellum card stock and I adhered the panel over the card base with foam tape.

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Then, I die cut the triangular snowflake shape from a piece of blue metallic card stock, and I trimmed it into a triangle using a craft knife . I adhered a piece of vellum paper from behind and I adhered  the piece onto the card with foam tape as well. To finish off the card, I used a silver sequin  and twine from my stash.  Quite simple, but I think it looks very pretty.

As always Hero is giving away one kit as a prize to one blog reader – selected from the comments across all of the blogs in the hop. Giveaway closes Sunday, November 13 at 11:59pm, and the winner will be announced the following week. Here is the complete list of participant blogs:

The Hero Arts Blog
Jennifer McGuire
Yana Smakula
you’re here> Mariana Grigsby <you’re here
May Park
Amy Tsuruta
Clare Prezzia
Ilina Crouse
Laura Bassen
Heather Ruwe
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Shari Carroll at Simon Says Stamp
Julie Ebersole at Ellen Hutson’s CLASSroom
Libby Hickson

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Thanks for stopping by:) Have a wonderful crafty week and GOOD LUCK to all!

marianasignat

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FSJ • Make Amazing Happen

Hi! I am back today to share a card that I created with  FSJ and RG products. I have to confess that this card was made from elements that I prepared for other cards but I did not use.  I always have a bunch of different elements piling up on my desk for a few days, before they can be re-purposed or discarded. It is funny how sometimes you can use those pieces for something else.

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Anyways, to create the background I used a Sweet Berry Panel, and I flicked Silver Silk all over.  The Tag was made from Lemon Drop card stock and a  die set called Build a Tag Two from the Celebra’tions Collection by RG.   The sentiment is from a FSJ stamp set called Greeting Trends and it was simply stamped over a Whip Cream card stock  strip with Black Licorice Ink, and the left side was trimmed with scissors.

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The little heart shape is from a Celebra’tions Die Set called Pierced Hearts. I die cut the piece from Lemon Drop cardstock, I added Journey Glaze and Journey Sparkle Dust over to make it shine.  The loops were created with LumberJack Jean Cord. I layered all the elements of this card onto a River Stone card stock card base and at the end, I simply embellished it with some Silver sequins. You can find the complete list of supplies at the end of this post.

As you can see, I do not always plan my projects. Some of them just happen to be already on my desk, waiting to be put together 🙂

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Well, that’s all from me for 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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supplies

Greetings Trends Stamp Set SS-0166
Black Licorice True Color Fusion ink  IP-0041
Silver Silk IP-0090
Lemon Drop  8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0018
Journey Sequins Special Celebration AC-0115
Journey Sparkle Dust AC-0013
Journey Glaze 4oz AD-0002
Journey Foam Squares MD AD-0085
White Liner AD-0001
Sweet Berry  8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0034
Whip Cream 8.5 x 11 Cardstock CS-0040

RG Products:
Build a Tag Two Die Set SCD-011
Pierced Heart Die Set SCD-025
Jean Cord AC-0001

Today’s Card: Happy Haunting

Hi! Here is a little card that I created showcasing some fabulous products by Hero Arts.

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Round cards are fun, they are super easy to make and they can perfectly fit in a square envelope.

To create front and back of my card, I used the Circle Infinity dies along with Aubergine Layering Paper (Floral Mixed).  Then, I die cut a smaller circle from Poppy Layering Paper (Sunshine Mixed). To make the color a bit brighter, I applied Dandelion and Tangerine Hybrid Inks  with the help of a sponge dauber over the circle panel.  Additionally, I used one of the Add-On products from the last MMH release called  Star Confetti Fancy Die  to die cut a Black Layering panel . After that, I die cut  again  the black panel into a circle. I layered the yellow and black panel over the card base. I want to point out that I love the Infinity dies set  because it includes  many different sizes of circles, eighteen total!

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Next, I simply stamped the cute ghosts and sentiment from the Kelly’s Spooktacular set with Intense Black ink onto a piece of Snow Layering Paper.  I colored the sentiment with a purple Copic Marker, and I fussy cut all the pieces. I adhered them over the card with foam tape. To finish off the card, I added Glossy accents details along with Glitter and gemstones.

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Well, that’s all from me for 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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