Monthly Archives: March 2013

Video Tutorial: Easter Craft!

_MG_7781Hello Again!!!

I have a fun & easy video tutorial up on the Sizzix Blog today!!! Hope you can stop by and check it out 🙂

Happy Easter,

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Keep Calm and Happy Easter!

keepcalmtiff3Happy Easter Blogosphere!

Do you have any fun plans? We’re going to a good friends’ house for Easter festivities this afternoon. She’s a wicked good cook, so I am plenty excited to get my eat-on!

Here’s a fun assortment of cards that was SUPER easy to whip-up using The Stamps of Live Calm2Keep Stamp Set with coordinating Majestic Sizzix Framelits Dies!

Here are some more:

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I hope you all have a wonderful Sunday!

See you later,

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TSOL: Inspirational Easter Greeting

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Are your Easter plans in full swing? As I was hammering out the details for our Easter Sunday dinner with friends, I was inspired to pull out The Stamps of Life Easter4Him Stamp Set!

I embossed the Core’dinations cardstock using the Moroccan Set Textured Impressions folder, sanded the raised areas with medium grit sandpaper, added color with the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Tropicals Gelatos, and used a baby wipe to blend!

EASY PEASY!

The main image panel is stamped using the images from The Stamps of Life Easter4Him stamp set and coordinating Stamper’s Big Brush Pens (cadmium yellow, dark chrome yellow, pink madder, violet, and may green).

Thanks so much for stopping by,

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CardMaker & Lawn Fawn Blog Hop!

_MG_7768Hello Blogosphere!

You should be traveling here from Ivanka’s Blog! If not, you’re missing out on an inspirational Blog Hop with the CardMaker Blog Team and Lawn Fawn! Check out the CardMaker Blog for all the deets!

Spring was beckoning when I created this card! It was actually sunny and 50-something degrees here in WA! I used Brand New Lawn Fawn Lawn Cuts (A little birdie told me) and Daphne’s Closet Papers! I also used Sally’s ABCs in the word bubble to create a custom sentiment! SUPAH FUN!

Oh and I’ve been having SO much fun using my new Softbox Lights!!! The boom light…a MUST here in WA!

Now, you’re off to your next stop at Jennie’s Blog!

Thanks for stopping by folks,

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Easter Village & A Winner!

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Hello Blogosphere!

How was your weekend?! My weekend has been chaotic, but all in all a very good time!

Here’s a fun Easter Village I created using Lawn Fawn’s Daphne’s Closet Scrapbook Collection, the Easter Village SVGcuts.com cutting file, and my Sizzix eClips with eCAL software! I absolutely adore the kitschy nature of the Daphne’s Closet Papers and love that they’re perfect for this Easter Village!

Here’s some closer looks:

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_MG_7766With a whole lot of patience, a sizable amount of glue, some cute papers, and a Sizzix eClips you could TOTALLY make your own Easter Village!

Now, to the winner of the Mix-Ability Challenge Giveaway...drumroll please!

TENIA NELSON

You win:

1 Collapsible Water Cup (MSRP $5.95)

1 Mixed-Media Sampler Kit in Reds (MSRP $14.95)

1 Gelatos & Clear Stamp Set in Blues (MSRP $9.95)

CONGRATULATIONS my crafty friend!!! Make sure you send me your snail mail at tiffguam@gmail.com!

Have a wonderful day & thanks for stopping by,

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Lawn Fawn Release Week: Daphne’s Closet Layout fit for a princess…

TiffsDaphnes2Hello Blogosphere!!!

How ’bout this bright and happy layout???

I used Lawn Fawn’s Daphne’s Closet scrapbook papers & coordinating element stickers to put this layout together. I even added a special touch by creating a wand out of a paper straw and some antique seam binding! I used SVGcuts.com Football Party layout as a starting point with my Sizzix eClips & eCAL software!

Please check out the rest of the Design Team’s awesome creations, leave them some love, and you could win big in the Lawn Fawn giveaway!

Thanks for looking!

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10 Minute Craft Dash: Lawn Fawn

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Hello Blogosphere!

This is my first time participating in the 10 Minute Craft Dash! I have to admit, this challenge had me a bit nervous and I thought about the steps I would take in executing this 10 minute craft-rosity, lol. And, you know what? I ended up making something entirely different than what I had in mind!

This week, Lawn Fawn is sponsoring the 10 Minute Craft Dash, so won’t you play along?

Here’s my card:
_MG_7715I used Lawn Fawn’s Sharp Backdrops, So Much To Say, and Belinda’s Borders!

This challenge was fun and now I have supplies ALL over my table! I think it will take double the amount of time it took to make this card to CLEAN up my mess 😉

Thanks for stopping by,

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Lawn Fawn Release Week: Daphne’s Closet Part 2

TiffsDaphnes3Good Morning Blogosphere!

If you’re here for the JustRite Stampers & Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Blog Hop, please scroll down 🙂

This morning I have a layout featuring a photo of my son turning 5! I wish I’d taken more photos of his party, but we were having too much fun! You can see that the Lawn Fawn Daphne’s Closet Collection works for both boys and girls. It also contains fun elements like the arrows shown!

Hope you’re able to take a look at the blog and the other Design Team Creations! You’re certain to be inspired!

Thanks for looking,

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Blog Hop: Just Rite & Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft

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Welcome to the Just Rite & Faber-Castell Mixed-Media Blog Hop! You should be visiting me from Eva’s Blog (sweet sweet sweet gal). If not, please start at the beginning on the Just Rite Stamper’s Blog!

There will prizes given away Today & Tomorrow (3/18-3/19).

Here’s my card:

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Hombre Celebration

I heat embossed the stamps in white, then added color from the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gelatos (lightest to darkest), blended with a foam brush, wiped excess with a baby wipe, and then I stamped the sentiment with the Stamper’s Big Brush Pen in Light Blue. The stamps are the Just Rite Buntings & Banners.

You have until Midnight March 22, 2013 to leave a comment on each post! Happy Hopping!

Look at these prize packages:

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NOW, it’s time to head to Michele’s Blog!

Thanks for hopping over,

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Sizzix Video Tutorial: St. Patrick’s Day Favor

_MG_7711Happy St. Patrick’s Day Blogosphere!!!!

Are you sporting your green? I have a fun favor tutorial for you using the Sizzix Candy Drawer/Box Scoreboards XL Die by Eileen Hull! I also used my Sizzix eClips to cut out the shamrocks with eCAL software!

I hope you enjoy the video:

Thanks for dropping by,

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Materials: Sizzix Candy Drawer/Box Scoreboards XL Die, Sizzix eClips and eCAL software, Lawn Fawn (Fa-La-La, Twine), Coredinations Cardstock, Pink Paislee Embellishments by House of Three, Trader Joe’s Chocolate Coins