Thursday, November 23, 2017

Pop up card Tutorial/CDD Yeti Fun

Hello Friends Waleska here, to share one of my favorite interactive cards to make,well I love all interactive cards, I loove to see the face of someone that receives an interactive card... they always ask how did you do that? and the surprise face is just priceless.  I wanted also to share with you my excitement because today I am heading to the Amazing USA for my brother's wedding, I will be on some great craft stores for the first time ever and I hope to have a blast!!! We International crafters get very excited when traveling because in most of our countries is so hard to find crafting stores!! Ok now to my card I hope you like it!!!


You start with a 20 x 9 cms. piece of cardstock, divide the piece in half and mark with your score board, mark 5.5 cms on both ends of either side, score a diagonal line connecting the markings set fold and set aside. 
Cut another piece 26 x 9 cms and divide into 4 equal parts of 6.5 cms score and fold.

Cut a third piece which will be your card base 30 x 10 cms and decorate the inside and outside with pattern paper.  Also decorate the prior piece only on the front that will be your pop up piece.

Mark the center of your card base on the inside and glue the first piece you did, only the rectangle area marked with the pink points in the back and front.

Now here is the trick, to glue your pop up part.   Center the piece you folded in 4 to the part you glue in the prior image and glue only the parts I marked on the photos below, (nothing else) that is what makes the card fold and pop up when you open and close

Finally add your images to the pop up part, I added the amazing Yeti Fun stamp to have a cute surprise, I also added the die cut word wishing in the outside of the card and the word happiness on the inside!!!

Thank you so much for stopping by, I hope you liked this idea, there are many ways to make pop up cards, but as I mentioned before all are awesome to give someone a nice surprise.

Have a wonderful day!

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Donut Worry... Be Happy!!

Hello friends today I want to share a card I created thinking on all the stress we have on this coming seasons!!! The time is flying at least for me! I am leaving on thursday to my brother's wedding in Las Vegas and I will stay in the states almost a month!!  So this card is also for me!!! hahaha


For my card today I used one of the awesome stamps from the Monthly Stamp Club from Brutus Monroe this one is called Donut Worry, Be Happy, you can Subscribe to receive a 3x4 stamp set every month for only $5.00 including shipping!!! how awesome is that!! if you want to know more about this subscription please go here: Stamp Club

For the my card today I used my silhouette Cameo to create the letters with a very simple font, leaving the space for the doughnuts to fit on the words! I stamp the doughnuts with versafine onyx ink and added Icicle embossing powder from Brutus Monroe! I did the background with Worn Lipstick Oxide ink and water splashes.  I colored the doughnuts with markers and adhere everything with Craft Glue to a black card base! I added sequins to embellish it a little!

I hope you like my card and remember Donut Worry... Be Happy!

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Brighter Days Ahead

Hello Friends today I wanted to share with you my card for my Monday Blog at the Brutus Monroe! My card today is inspired to brighten someone's day! You can find all the products used on my card on the Brutus Monroe shop!!! 

For my card today I used the beautiful BM Floral Frenzy Background stamp.  I started with Brutus Monroe Embossing Ink, I highly recommend using this product, the results with it are always amazing!  I used ultra fine Alabaster embossing powder for the background stamp to give color to the piece  I used oxide inks Cracked Pistachio and Peacock Feathers and splash a little water for more interest.  I die cut a circle in the middle of the stamped front to add the sentiment, I added Raven Ink to the Sentiment and also to the outer part of the black cardstock for a glossy effect.

To finish I added sequins.  I also wanted to invite you to join our Facebook group: Brutus Monroe Fan Club to share inspiration and get the latest news from BM!!!

Also don't forget about the new Comfort and Joy Inspiration box, where you will find everything you need to create 35 cards this Holiday Season!! But hurry up, because there is a limited quantity!!!

I hope you have an Amazing starting week!!!

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Sentiment Background Stripe

Hello Friends Waleska here with a very easy to mass produce sentiment background card.  The Holidays are fast approaching and if you need to make a lot of cards and have little time... This card design is for you!! I used the beautiful Sending Sentiments stamp set to create a focal point on my card.  This set has lots of words for you to choose so you can use this design to create cards for many occasions.


I used an aqua card base, with post it tape I masked a stripe where I wanted my sentiment background to be.  I stamped the Christmas word with versamark ink and white embossing powder.  After that I masked the sentiment area and sponge it with peacock feathers oxide ink, I added some water splashes mixed with gold watercolor to add interest to the background.  I used glitter washi to separate the sentiment area to the rest of the card.  finally I adhere gold sequins as embellishments.

Thank you so much for stopping by, throughout the week the CDD DT members will share with you more ways to make Sentiment Backgrounds.  I hope we can inspire you to use more your sentiments to make backgrounds with our different ideas and tips!

Have a nice day!

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Die Cut Inserts/CDD Poinsettias

Hello Friends, Waleska from craftinglovew here to share with you a very easy way to use your dies to create backgrounds! For my card today I used the flowers that come with the Inside Scalloped Circle Dies, they have a great size, you will find 2 flowers a large and a small.  They are very versatile and you can use this design also for spring cards.


I started with a kraft cardstock card base that I die cut with the two flowers alternatinating the two sizes, with a pencil I marked on a white piece the edges of all the flowers to know where I needed to add color.  On the white piece I added color with Distress Ink Candid Apple and splash a little water mixed with gold watercolor.  I adhere the colored piece to the back of the flower die cut kraft cardstock for a colorful background.

To finish my card I gold embossed the edges of my card base and added gold sequins to the center of my poinsettias.  I also added the word Christmas to with gold embossing powder to finish the Christmas look.

I hope you like my card and can give this idea a try, have a wonderful day friends!

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Spooky Halloween Decoration Card

Hello Friends Waleska from craftinglovew here, with my last post as the October Guest Designer... (sad face) I had a blast during this month sharing with you a little bit of my Halloween Card Love!!! Tomorrow is Halloween and for today's card as you already imagine I did another Halloween Card! I just can't stop, Newton's Nook stamps are so awesome!!! I hope your halloween decorations are up and you have your costume ready!!! This card was inspired on my own Halloween decorations! Every year the Halloween decoration of my fireplace is very special for all the family!


I started with a cream card base, I sponged the edges with Walnut Stain Distress Ink, to make the down part of the wall I used a scoreboard and score every 1/2 inch to create a wall texture and sponge it again with Walnut Stain Distress Ink to accentuate the raised lines.  I cut a strip of cardstock in the same color and adhere it to the scored panel. I stamp the spooky frame  from Creepy Cameos and the spooky skeleton with versafine ink and clear embossing powder.  I die cut a gray fireplace with a brick stencil and walnut stain distress ink I created the brick look.  I decorated the fireplace with some of the SpookySkeletons animals and I also added bats and spooky pumpkins! 

Thank you so much for stopping by and let me share with you all this Halloween cards! I hope you have an Amazing day! I am very grateful to Newton's Nook  for the opportunity to share with you my love not only for halloween cards but for Cardmaking! I send you:

Hugs, Love and a Spooktacular Halloween!!!

Trick or Treat Spooky Pumpkins

Hello Friends this is one of my last cards for this 2017 Halloween Season.  For this card I used many of the items that came on the October Brutus Monroe Inspiration Box! This box was the first box I have purchased and it was so worth it! I love everything on the box! For my card today I used the spooky pumpkin and a bunch of halloween Oxide Ink colors.


I started with a 3.5 x 9 card base, with post it tape I divided the front into 3 sections and colored each sections with Halloween colors!! I die cut three very spooky pumpkins with black glitter cardstock, I adhered the pumpkins to the card on the different colored sections and added the unique eyes that came on the inspiration box.  I also used the decorative embellished corners from the kit.  To finish the card I sponged with distress inks the corners for a more spooky look!!

If you don't want to miss any other Brutus Monroe Inspiration Box! Click on the link below to purchase the current box called Comfort and Joy! with this kit includes everything you need to create 35 cards with envelopes and embellishments!

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Have a great day!