Friday, July 14, 2017

Honey Bee Under The Sea Blog Hop

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Good morning crafty peeps! Come swim along with Honey Bee Stamps New Release - Under The Sea collection! Everything is available for purchase today in Honey Bee shop HERE.

Since there's quite a few blog for you to hop to, let's get on with the card right away, shall we?

For my card, I played with the fun & beautiful Zen Ocean set. Seriously, this set is so great for coloring.

To make this card I started with stamping and heat embossed the image on a piece of watercolor cardstock panel and then watercolor it.

Now, granted this piece is look different than what ended up on my card. I messed up the card in such an amazing way that it's totally ruin and cannot  be used and pretty much I have to re-do the whole card all over. 

Typical me, when I re-do it I changed my mind on some of the colors and decided to make the colors more intense, so, that's why the colored image on the progress pic looks different than what ended up on my finished card.

Once I adhere the panel to the card base, I added a couple small clear dew drops for embellishment.

Now, let's Shellabrate with some splashingly sweet prizes!! We will have TWO winners that will each receive a $50 gift certificate to purchase new goodies in the Honey Bee Stamps Store.

All you have to do to win is comment here, on the Honey Bee Stamps blog and also at each one of our designer’s blog by Sunday, July 16th. Winners will be announced on Monday, July 17th at Noon PST.

So, come swim along and get ready to SEA some inspiration! You can start at Honey Bee Blog and below is the complete list of the hop participants.

you are here --> Vera Wirianta Yates <-- you are here

Thank you all so much for joining us in celebrating Honey Bee Stamps New Release this month. We love our customers and appreciate the continued support!!

Below are all of the new release products for your ease of shopping/viewing. *in order to support my blog, affiliate links are used where available at no cost to you. thank you for your support!*

Zen Ocean Stamp Set & Zen Ocean Honey Cut Dies

Ocean Borders Stamp Set & Ocean Borders Honey Cut Dies


Message in a Bottle Stamp Set & Message in a Bottle Honey Cut Dies

Ocean Bliss Stamp Set & Ocean Bliss Honey Cut Dies

Swimming By Stamp Set & Swiming By Honey Cut Dies


Under the Sea Stamp Set & Under the Sea Honey Cut Dies


Mermaid Song Stamp Set & Mermaid Song Honey Cut Dies

Seashell Card Honey Cut Dies      Sunburst Honey Cut Dies


Partly Cloudy Honey Cut Dies        Cloud Borders Honey Cut Dies

Sweet 2 Repeat Blog Hop

Hi peeps! By now, you hopefully have some of the goodies from SugarPea Designs latest release. As usual, the month following the release, the team is here to provide you with more fun inspiration using the new sets.

So, without further delay, here's my card using the new sets Let's Flamingale and Tropic Like It's Hot.

Now & then you find a set that surprise you. With me, it's the Tropic Like It's Hot set. I am pretty surprised by how much I enjoy playing with this set. It's so versatile & can be mix and match with various SugarPea Designs set or  any brand for that matter.

Since, I am going all tropical, I thought it's the perfect base for the flamingo. :)

Now, how would you like to WIN a $20 gift certificate to spend on some SugarPea Designs of your own? Simply visit with each of our design team members listed below and leave a comment for your chance to win! Thank you for swinging by here and good luck!!

you are here --> Vera Yates <-- you are here

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

SPD Mix It Up Challenge # 33

Hi peeps! How was you 4th of July? We have a quiet one. Mostly stay at home since it's so hot outside.

With many of us spending time inside, how about playing with a card challenge? This time, I have Mix It Up challenge from SugarPea Designs. 

I made my card base on the sketch with these cuties from Pucker Up set combine with sentiment from Celebrate All The Things set. I also used Sugar Cuts Pucker Up and Party Banner Duo.

To play along, make a project using just the inspiration, or just the sketch or Mix it Up and use both! It is totally up to you! Add your name and link to your project HERE. One randomly selected winner will receive a $25 Gift Certificate to the SugarPea Designs store. However, if the winning entry features a SugarPea Designs stamp we will increase the prize to $50! We will announce our Sweet Picks and our Main Winner at the end of each month.The more times you play along during the month, the better chance you have of winning!

That's all from me today. Hope you'll play along with us. Happy Wednesday!

Saturday, July 1, 2017

The Ton July Challenge

Hi peeps! How' it going? Happy July. Yep, first half of the year has officially passed. Time flies, isn't it?

With new month, that's also mean new challenge from The Ton Stamps. For this month, we have a fun mood board for your challenge inspiration.

Jut look at that amazing mood board. You can use the color or one of the theme or whatever caught your fancy and create a project based on that.

Here's my card that inspired by the flower theme. You know me, I love flowers.

For my card I started with Watercolor Wreath. I used Rose Quartz ink for the flower and added details (shade) to the wreath with Copic. Once that done, I stamped the Beautiful Butterflies, followed by Penned Sentiments. Finished by adding some Dew Drops for final embellishment. 

So, what caught your eyes from the mood board? I sure hope you will play along. simply by playing along & entering your card HERE, you'll have a chance to win gift certificate to the shop.

Well peeps, that's all from me today. Hope you have a great weekend!

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

SSS Anything Goes


Hi peeps! Today, I am back for the last challenge for this June for Simon Says Stamp. This time the theme is anything goes. Fun and easy peasy, right? And, since today is my birthday, I thought it's only appropriate that I do a birthday card.

Happy birthday to me! I am turning 42 today, but hey, I have Peter Pan syndrome, so I definitely don't feel like 42. Hah!

Since, cute stuff makes me happy, I went all cute with my card. When it comes to cute stuff, Clearly Besotted is one of my favorite! I love their stuff. Here, I used Clearly Besotted Sweet Treats for my center piece. I stamped all 6 image from the set with Memento Tuxedo Black and colored them with Copic.

I stamped MFT Abstract Background directly on the card panel with Versamark ink and then adhere the hamster panel. Finished by stamping the sentiment from the same Clearly Besotted Sweet Treats set. Pretty simple card, but full of cuteness.

That's all from me today. I hope you will play along! To see all the challenge detail and to enter you card please click HERE. Thank you for stopping by here.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Truly Grateful


Hi peeps! It's time for a new SSS Wednesday Challenge. This week it's all about patterned paper. Yep, simply create a project using patterned paper and that's it. Easy peasy requirement, right?

For my card, I created a thank you card using patterned paper from Doodlebug Swiss Dot Rainbow Petite Print

I've been into stamping on patterned paper lately. It's a great and quick way to added interest to a card design. 

I started by stamping the beautiful MFT Rose All Over Background directly on the patterned paper and heat embossed it with Hero Arts White Embossing Powder. Once that done, using SSS Big Thanks dies, I die cut the word directly on the stamped panel and then run it again three more times on a piece of dark cardstock. This way I can layered and pop the word "Thanks" more, so it's not completely blend it with the background. Followed by sentiment from MFT Geometric Greenery set and of course, I have to dot some finishing touches using Tonic Pale Periwinkle Nuvo Jewel Drop (love this stuff!!). 

Well peeps, that's all from me today. I hope you will play along! To see all the challenge detail and to enter you card please click HERE. Thank you for stopping by here.

Friday, June 16, 2017

SugarPea Design Sweet Release Day 5

Hi peeps and welcome to SugarPea Designs sweet release day 5. I hope you've been enjoying the sneak peek and today, everything that you've seen throughout the week will be available for purchase at SPD store starting at 6pm EST! You have your list ready?

Last but  not least, we're introducing the super sweet Pucker Up set.

Seriously, this set is soooo cute!! Haha... I have to say, one of my favorite image is that squeezed lemon with the eyes squeezed shut seriously squeezing!! How's that for tongue twisting? ;) 

For this card, I actually covered the glass and pitcher part with clear glaze to create a wet look, you know like a real glass of iced lemonade.

Want to win this Pucker Up set? Make sure you leave a comment on SugarPea Blog. The team has some amazing and creative inspiration for you using the products featured today. You can visit each blog below for details on their projects. And while you’re there be sure to leave a sweet comment for them, giving you an extra entry to win today’s giveaway prize.

I hope you love this release like we do. Have fun shopping & thank you for joining us throughout the week!!

Thursday, June 15, 2017

SugarPea Design Sweet Release Day 4

Hi peeps!! How's thing going? We're getting closer to SugarPea Designs sweet release day (everything that you've seen will be available in store tomorrow!).

Meanwhile, we'll continue with more fun goodies to share with you. Today, we're introducing 2 fantastic sets, Let's Flamingale and Tropic Like Its Hot. 

Here's my 1st card usinng Let's Flamingale set.

I really love the way SPD do this set, the way the flamingo layered. And, you have some option whether you want the flaming to stand on both feet or just on 1 foot. For this card, I used watercolor cardstock and simply brushed some blue color and then layered it with some sandy color on the bottom to ground the flamingo. The rest of the images I colored with Copic.

For my next card, I used the SugarCut Lantern (this lantern die is the coolest!!) and mix it with Let's Flamingale and Tropic Like Its Hot. There's just something about lantern decorating that I love.

Who says lantern is just for camping, right?? You could use this lantern to ground all kind of image. To me somehow it makes sense. :)

The SPD team has created some fun projects using today's products. Please stop by SugarPea Design blog and my teammates blog and of course, we would love for you to leave comment along the way. With each comment, you get extra chance to win today's giveaway. Good luck and thank you for stopping by here.

you are here -->Vera Yates <-- you are here

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Amazing, That's What You Are

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Hi peeps! I'm back with another fun Simon Says Stamp challenge. This week it's all about embossing. Fun & easy. :)

For my card, I used the lovely Simon Says Stamp Rebecca Lace background stamp (from SSS Cherished collection), MFT Doubly Amazing Dies and MFT Amazing set . I love, love, love this Rebecca Lace stamp. It is simply a beautiful background stamp!!

To make my card, I start with stamping and heat embossed the image on a piece of cardstock panel. Then using ink daubers, I start coloring the circles from the center of the medallion. I used various brand ink pad here. From the center out: Hero Arts Soft Cantaloupe , MFT Peach Bellini, Memento Dandelion, Memento Pear Tart, Altenew Sea Glass, and Memento Danube Blue.

I really feel with this card, the last 2 blue is really what make it pop. Then again that could be because I love blue. But, I love green, too. Heck, I simply love colors!! Hah!

Once I am done coloring the panel, I ran MFT Amazing dies through the panel and pop it up by layering it three times. Otherwise, the word would blend in too much with the card. Adhere the whole thing to the card base and then I stamped the word "That's What You Are", trim it and adhere it pop dots. Tadaaa............

I seriously love the colors on this card. Staring at fun colors makes me happy. What do you think of the colors? I think this is my favorite! Well peeps, I hope you enjoy today's card and will play along with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge. :)

SugarPea Design Sweet Release Day 3

Hi everyone and welcome to day 3 of SugarPea Design Sweet Release. Today we're introducing a set that any coffee lovers would love, called The Perfect Blend.

I kind of dig the coffee bean plants. On this card, it adds a speck of brightness to what otherwise a pretty muted color card. I am channeling my inner clean and simple style here. :)

So, how are you liking our sweet peek so far? What's your favorite? 

Now, how would you like to win this fun set? Easy peasy. Simply leave a comment on SugarPea Designs Blog, here and on my teammates blog. I hope you're enjoying the sweet peek and come back tomorrow for more fabulousness (hint... hint... I really love tomorrow's sets!). See you then.

you are here -->Vera Yates <-- you are here


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