Waffle Flower Papercrafts

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Make A Wish 11/19/2011

Filed under: Inks, Stamps & Cards — Waffle Flower Crafts @ 5:37 pm
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This flower makes me smile:) I used some baby wipe to wipe the ink off the rest of the plant stamp before I stamp. A little tip on storing baby wipes: Cut them into small pieces/stripes and put them in a Ziploc bag:) One bag will last you a very long time 😉

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Supplies:

Cardstock: Solar White, Cream (Neenah); Stamps: S5247 Flourish Pine (Hero Arts), Perky Plants, Chit Chat (Paper Smooches), Just a Note (Unity); Inks: Iced Spruce, Evergreen Bough, Shabby Shutters, Peeled Paint (Distress Ink), Pear Tart (Memento); Accents: Pearls, Stardust Pen

 

I added some shine to the dots on the label using a clear stardust pen:) I saw Jennifer using pearls on her cards in Holiday Card Boot Camp and decided to give it a try. I did not plan on how to arrange my flowers: I just put them where my inking was not perfect:)

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Made for Paper Smooches Sparks Challenge

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Origami Gift Box (Perfect for Washi Tapes) 11/07/2011

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My work server was down for maintenance this morning, so I made some small gifts.

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How cute would a roll of wash tape be in an origami box? The best part is that it takes only a piece of 6 x 6 paper! No scissors, no glue and no waste! I finally put some use to the pretty patterns that seemed hard to fit into my cards 🙂 Most washi rolls fit into this box size. Think about all the 6×6 pads you have, anyone? 🙂

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I tried putting a tutorial together but origami steps are tricky to shoot. Maybe later when I can have hubby to help.

UPDATE – TUTORIAL HERE:

[Tutorial] Origami Gift Box (Incl. A Scor-Pal Version)

First entry for Lawnscaping Challenge #21: Thank You! and Wee Memories Challenge!

 

Off to work now… Have a great day! Hugs!

 

 

Christmas Tags 11/03/2011

I spent the entire afternoon crafting and made Three Tags:) All for Christmas! “Holly Jolly Christmas” playing in the background~~

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I used mostly new items I get with a 15% coupon for registering with Holiday Card Camp. Nice Deals!

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Supplies:

Cardstock: Neenah (Solar White); Stamps: S5215-Clouds, CL543-Sentiment (Hero Arts), Date Stamp (Smash); Inks: Aqua Mist, Pure Poppy (Papertrey Inks), VersaMark (Tsukineko), Glitter Red Embossing Powder (Zing!); Others: Tag, Twine (Papertrey Inks)

 

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Supplies:

Cardstock: Neenah (Solar White); Stamps: CL540-Trees/Sentiment (Hero Arts), Chevron Stripes (Papertrey Inks), Date Stamp (Smash); Inks: New Leaf, Pure Poppy (Papertrey Inks), VersaMark (Tsukineko), Leaf Embossing Powder (Zing!); Others: Tag, Twine (Papertrey Inks), Copic Markers: R27

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Supplies:

Cardstock: Neenah (Solar White); Stamps: Winter Fox, Cozy Christmas (Lawn Fawn); Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Barn Door, Spiced Marmalade, Scattered Straw (Distress Ink); Tools: Tag Die (My Favorite Things), Circle Punch (Fiskars), Post-it Notes (for masking); Copic Markers: R27, YG63, E33, E35, E37, N3, N5, YR38

 

I had so much fun! Hope you have a great day!

 

My tags got selected as Hero Arts Fab 5:)

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Pop in to Say Hi~ All Smiles~ 11/02/2011

Filed under: Inks, Stamps & Cards,Markers, Pencils & Chalks — Waffle Flower Crafts @ 9:19 am
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I made this last month, but between my Mom’s visit and the new Silhouette Cameo, I did not have the time to post it here. I have been working on some guest desining cards and making paper boxes with the Cameo :”) Hopefully I will share them soon!

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SUPPLIES:

Cardstock: Solar White (Neenah)

Patterned Paper: Citrus (DCWV)

Stamps:His Majesty (Penny Black)Say Cheese (Lawn Fawn)Say Cheese, Too (Lawn Fawn)Hooray (Hero Arts)

Inks: Tuxedo Black, Summer Sky (Memento), Tumbled Glass, Broken China, Shabby Shutters, Peeled Paint (Distress Ink)

Other Mediums: Copics

Tools: Cloud punches (Fiskars)

 

Hugs~

 

Thanks Ever So Much 10/03/2011

Filed under: zChallenges — Waffle Flower Crafts @ 9:00 pm
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HeeHee, I used the little turkey feather in Paper Smooches “My Peeps” to create the three  flowers:)

I wish I had some smaller sentiment but I love every sentiment in “Pretty Phrases” (Paper Smooches)

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Inspired by the color combo: Pink/Green, I made this card for Paper Smooches Sparks Challenge

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Also for Simon Says ,,,, Sparkle and Bling 🙂

 

 

Mini Card Trio 09/17/2011

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CAS-ual Fridays, The Clean And Simple Challenge!

Card Size: 3”x3”

All using the same patterned paper 🙂

There is probably no reason to show so many pictures but I like them all, really cute in real life:)

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[Challenges] Costume Party 09/10/2011

Filed under: Inks, Stamps & Cards,zChallenges — Waffle Flower Crafts @ 6:13 pm
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My, My, I think I just  made my favorite card! 🙂

Halloween Costume Party

Here shows the back:) It was my first try on the text background but it was too busy for the card. Polka dot from Tim Holtz.

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Card Base: 4-1/4” x 8-1/2” scored at 4-1/4”

Center piece: 2-1/2” x 3-1/2” (ATC size)

Simple Steps:

1. Stamp Hero Arts “Envelope Pattern” on card base with “Tea Dye”

2. Stamp sentiment from My Mind’s Eye “Black Bird” stamp to create background with “Peeled Paint”; Clear Emboss

3. Ink the entire piece with “Rusty Hinge” and “Vintage Photo”; Highlight main sentiment with black pen.

4. Stamp the witch, zombie and spiders onto ATC; Paper piece the clothes; Color in; Add Stardust to belt and screws.

5. Ink the entire piece with “Rusty Hinge” and “Vintage Photo”; Stamp “You’re Invited”; Apply glassy accent to spiders

6. Add ribbon bits and adhere to card base.

 

Costume Party

 

I colored the spiders first with orange dye marker then Copic black 100. Wait until dry to use colorless blender to create polk dots:)

 

When embossing with Distress Inks, the result is not smooth but like little dots (probably because the stamp set is one of those lower quality ones that the ink has pooled up) But for this card, it create an interesting texture. For this type of stamps, use an eraser to condition them before use will help. Pigment inks work better on them.

 

I didn’t think of adding the black border to the sentiment until very last because the card was not quite balanced. Love this effect, reminds me of those pretty neon lights at night.

 

All the stamps used on the front are from”Black Bird” . I got it with the following stamps this Fall. This is my first Paper Smooches stamps. Impressed with the quality and the images are so big and beautiful – want to ink up every one of them!

 

Fall Stamp Haul

 

Thanks to the card challenges below, inspiring and fun!

CAS-ual Fridays: Falling to Pieces

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Card Patterns Sketch: 132

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Lily Pad Cards: Resist

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Just Us Girls: “Text me!”

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