DeNami Design Spring Birthday Shaker Card!

Spring is finally here! Yeah! April showers are here and the flowers are starting to bloom, well if you don’t have deer like I do! Haha! For this weeks project the theme is spring and I have been wanting to do a shaker card for a while now and I thought why not now?! Not only is this card a shaker card but I also did watercolor for the card.

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To make my card I created my watercolor panel first. To create watercolor panel I used Distress Ink in three colors, which are listed below in the supplies. Next, I die cut the panel with a frame die from Taylored Expressions that creates a frame and the main panel. I stamped happy birthday in Versafine Onyx Black Ink and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder. For the flowers and bugs, I used the Flower Patch and Bitty Bugs stamp sets. I used Lawn Fawns Hippo die ink so that it would be soft on the background. Next, attach the acetate to the frame and then attached Scotch foam adhesive around the frame. After that, I attached the back panel to the card base with a Tombow Extreme Tape Runner and then placed my shaker bits  on the back panel. For my shaker bits I used a selection that I had picked up my local Michaels. Last, I placed I attached the shaker window to the card base making sure that everything was lined up perfectly.

Below is a list of supplies that I used along with links where you can purchase them! Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

DeNami Design & Lawn Fawn: Adorable Little Gift Boxes

Giving small treats is always fun and when you have a cute little box to put them in it’s even better! A lot of DeNami’s designs are perfect for projects like these! You can make these for all kinds of occasions and holidays!

For these projects I used Lawn Fawn Pillow Box Die and Milk Carton Die to create the boxes. The pattern papers are 6×6 pads from Doodlebug that I bought specifically with these in mind. I assembled the boxes using Tombow tape runner. For the images, I picked a couple of different stamps and stamped them in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock. I kept the coloring simple with Copic markers and did not do any shading. To cut out the images I used a scalloped punch and attached them with Scotch foam tape to the boxes. To add a little sparkle and shine I used Pico Embellisher in Shimmer on the balloons. If I would have though of it I would have added it to the ice cream also. These are fun and simple little boxes that you can create in a snap!

Below is a list of supplies that I used along with links where you can purchase them! Enjoy!

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DeNami Design: Shake It Up With Gift Tags!

You just wrapped the perfect gift for the birthday party that you’re going to and you need gift tag! You could go to the store and buy one but why do that when we are crafty. Shake things up with a shaker gift tag! You don’t need a lot of supplies, so you can make quickly!

You need a set of dies that nest to create your shaker. I used the two smallest dies in the balloon die set from Simon Says Stamps. You will use the largest die tree times. Once to create the back of the shaker and again for the front with the smaller die nested inside to create the window. Then the last time that you use the largest die is to cut the acetate for the window. You may need to run this through your Big Shot a couple of times to get it to cut all the way around. Adhere the acetate to front to finish making the window. On the back of the of the back piece I used the Small Happy Birthday in Versafine Onyx Black ink. Next, cut Scotch foam tape to go around the window to create the enclosure that will hold all your shaker bits. I place my shaker bits on the back piece and adhere the window to the back my peeling off the tape off the foam tape. I used twine to finish them and give them that nice finishing detail. I hope that you enjoyed my project!

Below is a list of supplies that I used along with links where you can purchase them. Enjoy!

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DeNami Design Blog/Instagram Hop! #BIGDDHop

Welcome to the DeNami Blog/Instagram Hop (#BIGDDHop) hosted by DeNami!
You should have come from Julia’s blog.

For my project for the hop I created this adorable gift tag!

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Creating this gift tag is fast and simple! I stamped the happy monster with balloons on white cardstock and colored him in with Copic markers. To add a little dimension along with sparkle and shine I used Pico Embellisher in Shimmer on the balloon. Gift tag base was created using blue cardstock and the Taylored Expressions Scalloped Notecard die.
The pattern was created using the the balloons from the Birthday Celebration set from DeNami using blue and green die ink. Supplies will be listed below along with links where you can purchase them. I hope that you enjoyed your stop on my blog for the blog hop! Don’t forget to leave a comment and like my post! Also, don’t forget to follow my blog!

Your next stop will be to Stephanie’s blog. Be sure to let them know you stopped by, by leaving them a comment!

If you want to start from the beginning, you can start at the DeNami blog HERE.

For more added fun, join the hop on Instagram and enter to win a prize! The Instagram profiles are listed below. Start at DeNami page and make the whole Instagram loop. Instructions will be listed there.

DeNami Design  Instagram: IG @denamidesign

Jeanin Jugler: IG @some_bits_and_pieces

Daniela Dobson: IG @danieladobson

Candi Billman: IG @filoeyecandi

Kay Miller: IG @kaym2015

Jung AhSang: IG @junglebarrya

Lisa Petrella: IG @l.petrella

Julia Klein: IG @mimizukipapeterie

Elizabeth Gunn: IG @elizabethgcreations

Stephanie Klauck: IG @sklauck

Sharna Waksmulki: IG @littleyellowbirday118

Valerie Ward: IG @vjw81e

Amy Tsuruta: IG @craftee1

 

 

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DeNami Design Spring Time Thank You Card!

Spring is coming! I can’t wait for the flowers to start blooming but since I have to wait I decided that I would great my own little piece of spring with a watercolor flower box window card. This was my first time working with watercolors and masking at the same time so there was a steep learning curve! If you saw my sneak peek on Instagram with a lot of fussy cut flowers, this is the card that I created with all those little flowers!

To create this card I stamped the flowers on masking paper and fussy cut them out. I placed all of the flowers on some Tim Holtz watercolor paper where I wanted them and then stamped the window with Archival Black ink. Next, I carefully removed and stamped all of the flowers in the same ink. I was careful to start with the top layer of masks and work my way down. To color the flowers I used a set of watercolors that I purchased from Michaels. After that I watercolored each of the flowers making sure to not to color flowers that were next to each other so that the colors wouldn’t bleed together. I did this with each of the images until everything was colored in. Also, I let each image dry before completely before I would color an image that was next to it. This is what took a while. I could have used a heat tool to dry everything but I chose to let everything air dry. After the coloring was complete, I used a stitched rectangle die to trim down the piece and adhered it to my card front. On the inside of the card I stamped the Thanks a Bunch sentiment in black ink. I hope that you enjoyed my project!

Below is a list of the supplies that I used along with links where you can purchase them. Enjoy!

 

 

 

DeNami Design You’re One of a Kind Bunny Birthday Card!

Who doesn’t love a cute little bunny?! I know that I certainly do and that is the theme for this week for DeNami Design Blog. Of course, my first thought was to make an Easter card. That’s the most obvious choice with Easter around the corner. But let’s face it, I can’t beat the Easter Card that I made last week and I was not about to try! I decided I would make a birthday card instead.

I created the background of the card with the Bunny Tail Trio, Dot Border and Stitched Border stamps. I used Lawn Fawns Hippo, Freshly cut grass and Sunflower dye inks on the background. For the main bunny, I used the Bunny with Flower and Medium Double Circle stamp. For the circle, I used the same Hippo dye ink. I kept the coloring of the bunny simple and used Copic markers without any shading. Next, I cut out the bunny using a scallop punch. For the sentiment on the front I used the One of a Kind stamp on white cardstock. The inside of the card is stamped with the Small Happy Birthday stamp in black ink. I hope that you enjoyed this weeks card and it inspires you to create a card for that special person in your life that is one of a kind!

Below is a list of the supplies that I used along with links where you can purchase them. Enjoy!

 

 

 

DeNami Design Easter Basket Card

Spring is coming soon! I personally can’t wait for the warm weather and the flowers to start blooming. Spring also means that Easter will be here soon which is this weeks DeNami Design Team theme. I thought to myself that I wanted to do something different for my Easter project this week. So I made and Easter Basket card!

I used the Taylored Expressions wicker pocket die that creates a small basket and when you cut 2 out you can adhere them together to make a card that is basket shaped and you can insert a little tag or card into. For the flower pattern paper I used Doodlebugs may flowers paper to cut out my 2 pieces of the basket. The Doodlebug paper that I used is discontinued but you can use any pattern paper that you like. To create the  insert I used the 2 smallest dies  from Taylored Expressions label stacklets 2 set and stamped the adorable Bunny and Easter Eggs on white cardstock. To stamp the greeting I used the Small Happy Easter stamp and inked “Happy” first and stamped it and did the same thing for “Easter” and stamped it below “Happy”. I kept the coloring simple and did no shading Copic coloring. To add a little glitter shine I used Pico Embellisher on the Easter eggs, which also add a little dimension. On the bunny I added a little detail by using a white gel pen to add white to his eyes and three little white dots on his cheeks.

Below is a list of supplies I used, along with links where you can purchase them. Enjoy!


 

 

Birthday Card Remade for Coffee Lovers!

This week is coffee and donut themed and I have to be honest, I don’t like coffee so it was hard for me to get inspired. I looked on Pinterest and other blogs for inspiration and nothing was striking me. I was starting panic! What should I make?! What will I do?! I talked with Nami and she gave me few ideas to get my creative juices flowing. Thanks Nami! I went through my previous projects and decided to remake a previous card but make it for coffee lovers. So here you go you crazy coffee lovers, this is just for you!

This is the original card:

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This is the card remade for coffee lovers:

The card that I remade is the from the Same Card in 3 colors post. Instead of using the Dot Border from the Retro Border set, I decided to use the Mini Coffee Cup stamp. I used Lawn Fawns Peacock dye ink for the stripes in card and Walnut for the coffee cups. Also, I replaced the balloon with the coffee cup but I kept the Happy Birthday script. The coffee cup was colored with Copic markers and I kept it simple by not doing any shading. I hope that you enjoyed todays project.

Below is a list of the supplies that I used along with links where you can purchase them. Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

DeNami Design St. Patty’s Day Card

St. Patricks Day is a holiday that is often overlooked. Even in the crafting industry. Lucky for us Nami created some adorable stamps for us to make some great cards and projects. For my card I decided to go with the traditional green theme for St. Patricks Day.

 

For the card base I used green cardstock and layered it with Doodlebug Happy-Go-Lucky green stripe paper which I cut out using the  Simon Says Stamp Rectangle Stitch die. I used the same green cardstock and white cardstock with Pretty Pink Posh Stitched Duo 3 die to create the main piece. I stamped the chickie and the clovers in Memento Black ink on the white cardstock. On the top of the green die cut I stamped the clover in Lawn Fawns Freshly Cut Grass dye ink to add a little more interest. I stamped the inside of the card with “Happy St. Patrick’s Day” stamp in Versafine Onyx black ink because it is a great ink for sentiments. I kept the coloring simple using Copic markers and used a Gold Signo pen for the buckle and band on the hat. I hoped that you enjoyed my card for today.

Below is a list of supplies that I used along with links where you can purchase them. Enjoy!

Happy Birthday Card in 3 Colors!

Does it seem like every time you turn around you need another birthday card?! I decided to make life simple and make the same card in 3 different color combinations to make life a little easier. You can make these using the persons favorite colors to personalize it for them.

For this project you only need 4 stamps and you create as many different variations as your heart desires! 2 border stamps, a birthday greeting, and a birthday image. You will also need 2 dye inks, Memento black ink and one copic marker to match one of the dye inks. I created my stamp panel using the 2 border stamps and alternating between the borders and colors. I trimmed my panel to leave a border on the card. I stamped the birthday sentiment and the balloon on white cardstock and colored the balloon to match one of the borders. For the balloon I added some sparkle and shine by adding some of the shimmer Pico Embellisher on it and let it dry. I layered the sentiment on a piece of grey cardstock that matched all the color combinations on my cards.

As always, below is a list of the supplies that I used along with link where you can purchase them. Enjoy!