Friday, April 28, 2017

Dare 2B Artzy 3D Themed Blog Hop!

Welcome to Dare 2B Artzy's Blog Hop!!

Who's excited for Spring?!
Here at D2BA we are super excited for some sun shiny days and warm weather!
To celebrate we decided to have a Spring 3D Themed Blog Hop!! 

We are super excited to have two Guest Designers joining us for this hop!!



You should have arrived here from Karen's blog!  If you haven't and would like to hop along with us, please go back to the Dare 2B Artzy Blog to start at the beginning!

Be sure to follow each blog and leave comments along the way for your chance at winning!  We will randomly choose a winner from one of the blogs, so the more you comment, the more chances you have to win!!
Winner will receive a stamp set and ink pad of their choice!!
Blog Hop will end Sunday, April 30th at 7:00pm Eastern. 
We will then post a winner!!
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My 3D project is an all occasion gift bag with attached tag.  This will be the perfect container for a Mother's Day gift!
I used images from the Doodle Flowers stamp and die set.  I first stamped the medium flower randomly on the gift bag then stamped the hello between the images.  Flowers were colored using alcohol markers.  The tag background was sponged uisng D2BA inks.  Images on the tag were stamped, colored, and die cut using the Doodle Flowers die set.

This is a close-up of the tag attached to the gift bag.

Thanks for stopping by! 
Your next stop in the hop is Tasha's blog! 

We hope you are inspired all along the way! 
Check out all D2BA's products here!

Happy Hopping!

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Frantic Stamper Dads and Grads Stamps and Dies Release for April


For my card, I used the Soaring Paper Airplane FRA-DIE 10165 dies and the sentiment from the Traveling Along stamp set FRA-CL-012 found at Frantic Stamper, Inc.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Sisterhood of Crafters - The Letter B!


The Sisterhood of Crafters challenge theme, the letter B is brought to us by DT member Terri!

For my card, I used the Tim Holtz Bird Crazy stamp set and dies.  B = Bird, Balloon, and Bow!

We hope you'll share your cards/projects that use the letter B with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge.

Frantic Stamper Dads and Grads April Release


This card was created using Frantic Stamper dies from the April Dads and Grads release.

Dies used:
Deckled Rectangles FRA-DIE-10108
Sky's The Limit FRA-DIE-10164
Soaring Paper Airplane FRA-DIE-10165

You can find these dies at the Frantic Stamper, Inc., online store found HERE.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Dies R Us Playful Monkeys!



My card is a top-fold card that I used the Poppy Stamps Jungle Vine Oval die to create the opening.
I then die cut three monkeys from the Poppy Stamps Happy Monkey die, and die cut the word smile from the Penny Black Heartfelt die set.

Here's a tip when die cutting a figure that needs to be pieced together - die cut from white cardstock and then color using your markers, pencils, etc., before piecing together.

I colored the tree and vines using alcohol makers and then placed a solid color of designer paper behind the die cut card front.

Here's a close-up of these playful monkeys!

To complete my card I placed the die cut smile in the lower right corner of the card as shown in the completed card at the top.

DiesRUs product used:


Poppy Stamps Happy Monkey

Don't forget to come join in the fun at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog.  There's a new challenge theme offered on the 1st and 15th of each month and one lucky randomly drawn winner will receive a gift voucher prize to the Dies R Us Store.  For your convenience, all the important Dies R Us links are provided below.
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Monday, April 24, 2017

PIP Challenge 1717 - Anything Goes!


This week's PIP Challenge is Anything Goes.  The sponsor is All Dressed Up.

For my card, I used this adorable Night Night Little One digi image provided by the sponsor.  I colored the image using Chameleon Markers.

We hope you'll share your anything goes card/projects with us this week at The PIP Challenge #1717.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Friends of Flourishes Challenge - Lots of Layers!


Friends of Flourishes design team member Kren challenged the team to create a project using lots of layers.

For my card, I used the rabbit image from the Vintage Easter stamp set and the sentiment from the My Funny Valentine stamp set.

Be sure to stop by each design team member's blog for more lots of layers inspiration.

Friends of Flourishes Design Team


You can find the Vintage Easter stamp set and the My Funny Valentine stamp set plus a lot more at the Flourishes, lc online store.