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DON’T COME UN-HINGED! *wink*

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So many have asked for Hinged Alphabet & Number Dies, after we released the popular Hinged Thanks die earlier that we decided to sneak it in.

I’m doing a Hello, Monday LIVE broadcast over on the Ellen Hutson LLC Facebook Page today–it airs at 10 am PDT, but don’t worry if you miss it–we always record the broadcast so you can watch it any time.  I’ll be sharing some how-to’s/tips & tricks for the dies–I just love them and could play with them all day long, LOL!

Direct links to these two new die sets are at the bottom of this post.

 

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(Tiny triangle sprinkles from Oh, Deer stamp set)

Love being able to do this (above) so I can do that (below)…

 

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(Credits: Balloons from Wish Big Stamp Set; Avery Elle SeaGlass and Mimosa Pigment Inks, Mama Elephant Bubblegum Pigment Ink, Hero Arts Soft Granite Ink)

 

A hint of what’s inside peek-a-boo’s through those hinged letters–ridiculous FUN!  I created a stencil from the balloon die so I could sponge ink to make the solid colored orbs…

 

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(Credits: Card Shoppe Card Stocks in Jawbreaker, Candy Necklace, Robin’s Egg, Icy Mint, Taylored Expressions Salt Water Taffy, Neenah Solar White #110; Doodlebug Sprinkles in Lily White)

 

Love being able to spell *anything* I want, and create this cool tabbed effect… In ombré, no less… EEP!!!

 

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(sentiment computer generated; tiny dots from Bokeh Dots stamp set; Heidi Swapp Color Shine Sprays in Gold, Peach & Pink; Memento Tuxedo Black Ink; Neenah Solar White #110)

This ended up so fun–I just misted some panels of white card stock and then when they were dry, die cut the letters.  I love the staggered tabs!

EEP!!!

Thanks for stopping by and hope these ideas inspire!

 

1Julie

 

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Faux Watercolored Flowers

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Did a little faux watercoloring with the Courage set for my Mother’s Day card. I already know she will like it because she’s my mama.  :)

  • $25 from the purchase price of this stamp & die set will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation to help fight breast cancer.
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Happy Friday!

1Julie

 

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Be Creative Tape, 5mm (1/4″)
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Today is a good day to sparkle…

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Today during a LIVE broadcast I shared some tips for working with sequins over on the Ellen Hutson LLC Facebook Page.  I have to admit, Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear sequins are so much a favorite, that I have them in all sizes. All.  They have this “glassy”, almost mirror -like quality to them that I just can’t get enough of.

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This is the card I actually made.  I had to have a card to demo on, because it would kill me to glue all those sequins down for nothin’, right?!

I was practicing my Distress Oxide Ink skills.  True story:  This was my 4th attempt at this particular card.  GAAAAH!!!  I wanted a drippy rainbow background.  With those cool water activated effects.  I discovered that the NUVO spray bottles emit the finest water mist out of all the spray bottles I have–super even, super fine! *fist pump* This made me exceedingly happy! I also used the straw from the nozzle on the Ranger Mister to splatter the larger droplets.

I’m not much of a techniques girl; I rarely, if ever, when trying a technique, get what I want the first time out.  Or the 2nd time out.  Or even the 3rd.  But, once I figure out how to get what I want quickly, with consistency, I’m more likely to do it again in the future.  LOL!  And, yes, this was messy.  Had to wear gloves. Oh, the horror…!!!

The “Sparkle” die was cut through the watercolored panel and then popped up on a Fun Foam base (die cut) and then coated with Clear Wink of Stella, and then again with Glossy Accents.  In hindsight, I would have die cut it from the watercolor panel just a little higher, to encompass more of the colorful drips.

Have a fab Monday! :)

1Julie

 

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