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SHIMMER PASTE MIXED MEDIA TAGS: a brief tutorial & a detailed video

Hello!! My Arty and Crafty Friends,
This is DT Archana here, on the blog today.
Today’s project is all about Craftyscrappers Shimmer Pastes which is super glittery and sparkly, and I am so amazed by the finished look of the project using these beauties and it’s a must have product if you are crazy about adding that glitter and at the same time textural or dimensional touch to the project.
I also have a video tutorial showing you how i created these mixed media tags.
keep reading to know more 🙂

 

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Okay so we all are pretty excited about  Craftyscrappers 5th birthday bash, which is sadly ending  tomorrow 😦  but  they have amazing giveaways and also a craft challenges, which is ongoing for this fabulous month of APRIL…

“Time to Celebrate”

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  • Last date of submission is 30th APRIL,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

So Join me in wishing Craftyscrappers a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY
and many more successes in the coming future!!!

 

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So here are the tags that i created:

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So to create these tags, i have used, craftyscrappers amazing

 

 

SHIMMER PASTES
Sprout, Stem, Cupcake, Blush, Butter, Tinted gold, Jet)

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GEOMETRICAL PATTERN STENCIL

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Along with Craftyscrappers Shimmer Sprays
Grape juice and dancing peacock)

 

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A BRIEF TUTORIAL:

 

  • I took 2 blank tags and colored them using Craftyscrappers “Grape juice” and “dancing peacock” shimmer sprays and lift excess color using tissue ( here I just dabbed tissue paper on tags at random places)
  • Created texture on the first tag using Stencil “Geometrical patterns” and Craftyscrappers “Sprout” and “Stem” Shimmer paste , Just lay down the stencil on tag and spread generous amount of paste using palette knife ( I must tell you this pastes colors are so gorgeous and beautiful that makes you to fall in love with your project again and again) #MustHaveSupplies
  • For second tag I used another shades of Shimmer paste and those are “Cupcake” and “Blush” using same technique (To see these amazing shimmer paste result, don’t forget to watch the video, It’s already up on our channel)
  • Then I took 2 raw Sea Horse chipboard cut-outs and also covered entire cut-outs using Shimmer paste called “Butter” & Tinted gold” and for another cut-out I used “Jet” Shade.
  • To give the base for these Chipboard cut-outs, I used normal white sewing thread and pasted it on tag, after that I glue down the sea-horse cutout on tag, I follow the same process for both the tags.
  • Finished these tags by distressing the edges of tag using Black ink pad and adding some inspirational sayings…

 

 

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Check out the complete video tutorial here:

 

 

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Hope you guys have enjoyed this process as much I enjoyed creating, If you tried this page, do tag us (#Craftyscrappers) on your social medias so that we can have a look too…..Don’t forget to grab new release products on our store.
I will be back soon with some more inspiration…
And do join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie
Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge22 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.)

Have a fabulous Day!
Happy Crafting!

 

 

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SENDING YOU WARM WISHES TRI-FOLD CARD:a video tutorial.

Hi everyone!

This is Anila here, and I am back at the Craftyscrappers blog with a video tutorial.
Today, my video features how to make a tri-fold card. I have made a mini 4×4″ tri-fold card. 

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Craftyscrappers is celebrating their  5th Birthday this month and they have lots of fun giveaways on the way!
 
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 Join me in wishing Craftyscrappers a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY
and many more successes in the future. 
 
To honor this  special occasion the theme for this month’s challenge is
 
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  • Last date of submission is 30th APRIL,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

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To make this card i am using Craftyscrappers,
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Along with Craftyscrappers stencil,
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A BRIEF TUTORIAL: 
  • Take a white cardstock measuring 4″ x 12″. 
  • Using green distress ink create the land/grass portion on one side of the card. 
  • Divide the card into 3 parts. Score the card at 4″ interval to create the tri-fold base. 
  • For the first part, using the Sunburst stencil create the sun. Stamp the cloud using blue ink. 
  • For the second part, stamp the clouds and the raindrops using grey ink and lightening using yellow ink.
  • For the third part, stamp the cloud and raindrops with grey ink. Stamp the sentiment using Versafine Onyx black ink.
  • Stamp flowers on all 3 panels. Also, add finer details like grass etc.
  • Stamp, colour and fussy cut the images.
  • Assemble them on each panel to create a scene.

 

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Here are the close-ups:

 

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I have also created a video showcasing the complete step-by-step process so check it out here, for more additional tips while making this card yourself!

 

 

 

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So That’s all from my end! 

Looking forward to your creations for the challenge. 
Do check out the awesome giveaways shared on FB and Instagram.
Do leave some love in the comments below.

Don’t forget to join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie
Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use #Craftyscrappers challenge22 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.)

 

Have a fabulous Day!
Happy Crafting!

 

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COLORFUL SUNBURST “NEVER CHANGE” STAMP CARD: a video tutorial!

Hello Everyone!!
 This is Deepti  and I am excited to be back at Crafty Scrappers blog
with a beautiful video tutorial where i will be showing you how you can make a colorful sunburst card using craftyscrappers stamp set,”never change” along with Craftyscrappers stencil,”create-a-scene(sunburst).
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But before i begin, Let me remind you,This month is very special as Craftyscrappers is celebrating their 5th Birthday! and i wish Konica and the entire Craftyscrappers team a great birthday..May you guys take Craftyscrappers to new heights!!!
 And It’s hard to believe that my DT term is about to end already and this is my last post as Craftyscradesign Team member.. I really enjoyed my stay here…it was great working with you Craftyscrappers and Konica,You were very supportive all this way.
Thank you so  much for making me part your wonderful journey.
I want to thank Konica once again for this wonderful opportunity..
You are a GEM Konica..!!!
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So our current  theme of our challenge  is ongoing:

 
  • Last date of submission is 30th APRIL,2018

 

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

 

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So here’s my Colorful Sunburst Card:

 

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So to make this card, i have used Craftyscrappers April release stamp set,

 

Never Change Stamp set

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Along with Craftyscrappers stencil,

Create-a-scene(sunburst) stencil

 

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Here are some of the close-ups:

 

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Check out the complete step-by step Video-tutorial on the make:

 

 

 

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So thats all from me today!

Looking forward to your creations for the challenge. 
Do check out the awesome giveaways shared on FB and Instagram.
Do leave some love in the comments below.

Don’t forget to join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie
Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use #Craftyscrappers challenge22 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.)

 

Have a fabulous Day!
Happy Crafting!

 

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2GORGEOUS CARDS & A SHAKER TAG BY GDT Shikha Agrawal: brief tutorials.

Hi , this is  Shikha Agrawal,
 winner of Craftyscrappers Challenge#21″FESTIVAL OF COLORS
and today i am so happy to be on Craftyscrappers blog, to share with you all, 2 of  the cards and 1 shaker tag that i created as a Guest Designer here.
The products that i have used to create these, are from my winning Prize that Craftyscrappers send me.
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A LITTLE  ABOUT ME
“I am Shikha Agrawal and I am a Passionate crafter and i reside in dhule, with my mom-dad and sisters and own an art gallery S2 Art Connection.
ideally completed fashion designing and 
i love crafting and arts since my childhood.
I am into this venture from last 5 years professionally. Initially I started making explosion boxes, pop-up card, bouquets, scrapbooks etc.. as i started exploring the huge world of crafting my passion tends me to do/learn many more new things. Basically my mom is also an artist but she could get any platform.. i therefore, represent myself as her skills that are passed on to me.”
MY CRAFTING STYLE:
Particularly i dont tend to have any crafting style.. but yes i love much more many innovative cards and especially scrap booking..but these days i have been fan of stamping as well as heartfelt creations. i love working on my craft projects with low music and lots of stuff scattered all around me.. It refreshes after crafting especially when i am upset or low.
MY INSPIRATION:
Firstly as i said earlier its definitely my mom..
i love when people around me, who appreciate my work and it boost me to do more beautiful projects..
as i started exploring crafters my inspirations are:
vinita jain
anita kejriwal
darshana savla
rajni chawla.
MY VIEWS ABOUT craftyscrappers
I came to know about craftyscrappers through social media which was facebook.
i then started exploring their store, and the most amazing things i found there are cute,beautiful and versatile range of stamp collections that they have, ranging from a wide array of themes and especially Indian festivals and stencils ofcourse.
the stamp sets are really very unique plus they are affordable to everyone and the best thing is they are “MADE IN INDIA”.
They have a huge collection of art and craft supplies which are also pocket friendly and versatile in nature.
The shimmer pastes that they have are one of a kind and they are the first ones to ever launch such amazing products in india,
the pastes are too awesome and yummy i would say… 🙂
Their effects are just out of the world!
frankly i just love craftyscrappers!
for their entire collection of stamps and other wonderful products which are also made in india.

I have a huge lot of their products, especially stamps in my stash and i love them!!!
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So before i begin with my inspirations, let me remind you, Craftyscrappers  is celebrating their  5th Birthday this month and they have lots of fun giveaways on the way!
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 So Join me in wishing Craftyscrappers a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY
and many more successes in the coming future!!!

And too honor this special occasion they also have a challenge which is ongoing where the theme is: 
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  • Last date of submission is 30th APRIL,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

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Okay so moving on to my Inspirations now…
So today, i 3 projects to share with you all.
Lets check them out one by one….
PROJECT#1: CUTE SENDING WARM WISHES STAMP SHAKER TAG
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To create this cute shaker tag, I have used Craftyscrappers Stamp set,
SENDING YOU WARM WISHES” STAMP SET
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Along with “CONGRATULATIONS” Mini stamp set.
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A BRIEF TUTORIAL:
  • Take a white card stock,shaker frames, craftyscrappers stamps set (scripted butterfly background stamp set, sending you warm wishes, congratulations) zig markers, archival ink (black, red), shaker elements (sequins,tiny hearts), and water droplets.
  • take a white cardstock and stamp it with scripted butterfies background stamp using red ink.
  • now place the shaker windows on it one by one (at-least 6 layers)
  • stamp the images from sending warm wishes stamp set and color it with zig markers and repeat the process with the congratulations stamp roses also.
  • now paste the fussy cut pieces inside the frame and pour the shaker elements into it.
  • Adhere the transparent sheet and final frame on it.
  • Then apply the sentiment ,” sending you warm wishes” on both the corners and add roses for decoration and you are done!
 
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PROJECT#2: SIMPLE HELLO STAMP CARD
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To create this elegant card, i have used craftyscrappers,

Damask this!” mini stamp set
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and “HELLO” stamp set
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along with the, “FADING PATTERN” mini stencil
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A BRIEF TUTORIAL:

  • take white card stock, distress inks(red/orange/yellow), metallic sheet, embosing powders (white and copper), versamark stamp pad, craftyscrapers stamp
    (damask thishello) craftyscrapper stencils (fading pattern) & heat tool.
  • Then distress the white cards stock with yellow ink and add a
    shading of Orange to it.
  • now take the stencil and start doing stenciling with red colour.
  • now take white cardstock and metallic sheet and stamp the image and pour the embossing powders (white on golden sheet) & ( Copper on white sheet) heat emboss them and adhere them on the card using two way tape.
  • add the sentiment from the hello stamp set and you are done!

 

 

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PROJECT#3: HAPPY ANNIVERSARY CARD
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To create this card, i have used, craftyscrappers
HELLO” stamp set
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and 

SENDING YOU WARM WISHES” STAMP SET
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along with the “happy anniversary”sentiment from the,
Damask this!” mini stamp set
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A BRIEF TUTORIAL:
  • Take a white cardstock, craftyscrabbers stamps (hello,sending you warm wishes,damask this stamp set) ,zigmarkers, glossy accent, distress ink (green), two way tapes,
  • Color the cardstock with green distress ink, and use archival ink (black) for stamping the images.
  • now stamp the images from hello stamp set with green ink for grass effect.
  • take watercolour paper and stamp the images from sending you warm wishes set and start coloring them using zigmarkers and watercolor brush pens.
  • fussy cut them and adhere them accordingly on the cardstock with two way tapes,apply glossy accent for shine on the fussy cuts.
  • adhere the card stock on a greeting card and your card is ready.
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So that’s all for today! i hope you’re inspired!
Do let me know which one is your favorite card.

Do leave some love and feedback below and the DTs will be back soon for more inspirations!
Don’t forget to join in Craftyscrappers craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie
Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge22 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 
Watch out this space for more in the coming month and enter your creations through the link at the beginning of the post, that will take you to the challenge entry.

Have Fun creating,
Happy Crafting!
 
Thank you,
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YOU ARE SO JAW-SOME STAMP CARDS: a step-by-step tutorial!

Hello Craftyscrappers fans!Vinita here! and today im here to showcase some inspirations  using the fun-filled
You are so Jaw-some stamp set, and stencils from our current Release!

 

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But before I start, let me tell you our challenge for the month of MARCH is ongoing,
if you have missed the previous post check it out here:
 
 

Challenge#21:” FESTIVAL OF COLORS”

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You can create Cards, layouts, a journal page, Canvases, interactive/3D cards,
mixed media, altered art…anything crafty,With the FESTIVAL COLORS in it!
(Don’t forget to add the touch of GOLD or SILVER to your creations!)
But keep in mind, Craftyscrappers products as focus.

 
  • Last date of submission is 31st MARCH,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

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CARDS#1 
Underwater Ocean scene!

 

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I created this card as a Belated Birthday card for my friend.
As she love sharks and movie “Jaws”, so I created a special card for her!

So i created my underwater Ocean scene using
You are so jaw-some stamp set for Craftyscrappers.
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I have to say they are freaking adorable!
And there are all sort of details that make them one of a kind,
great tiny elements and so much fun to color. 

along with Craftyscrappers Premium white Cardstock 

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Which is a double-coated matt finish carstock, Ideal for stamping/Embossing/Distressing.
The cardstock is around 200gsm in thickness and have a Smooth surface allowing for blending while using markers or water colors.

 

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I stamped the shark images on the Premium white CS from CS in jet black Archival ink and colored them with my copic markers and created a textures of tiny dots for more interest and dimension.

 

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 At the outer edges I gave a thin coat of lighter grey copic marker and fussy cut them. The white sheet is so smooth with Mat finish, love the results and enjoyed coloring my image with markers! You must have this awesome white CS to give it a try!!!

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Then on white card base to create my underwater scene, I drew a big stone at the bottom with my pencil and stamped some ocean weeds, coral reef images and all tiny elements. Colored them with my copic markers again.
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I left the top space blank and applied different DI -Tattered rose, Salty ocean, mermaid lagoon, blueprint sketch using finger daubers to create an ocean scene. Then I blended some DI at the leftover blank space and flicked it with some water droplets. 
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Wow, love the amazing outcome, its look like real ocean edge and at the top most with different shades of blue hues!
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Created a speech banner with a cute sentiment holding by a jaw-some shark and created the whole scene!

 

 

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I carried away the sentiment inside with Birthday wishes.
Stamped the Ocean waves using two shades of DI with a message bottle.
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I had so much fun making this card, I adore the ocean Pals.
You can create so many fun cards for different occasions using this one stamp set,
The possibilities are endless!
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CARD#2
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Firstly I used my glittery paste leftover on the stencil from my last holi festival card, I keep that scrap sheet for my next creation and  I used it here!

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I quickly placed my stencil on a white CS upside down and pressed firmly and used Ocean Waves Shimmer Spray through the stencil.

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(Important Tip:  Always try to use your products in an innovative style and never waste them!)

 

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On a black card base I placed this stenciled panel and added a vellum sheet on it for the visible soft effect.

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 Using waves images from the You are so Jaw-some stamp set I stamped them in mermaid lagoon DI to create some ocean waves. Watercolored them using blueprint sketch and mermaid lagoon DI and fussy cut them. At the bottom panel, I added that ocean waved panel with  foam dots.

 

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Now time to stamp my shark images. I picked up two of the different images from the You are so Jaw-some stamp set. This time I heat embossed my images in Metallic Gold Sparkle EP. Using Soul eggplant and Ocean waves Shimmer spray colors from CS, I watercolored them, easily blended with water and added some tiny dots at the upper body part of the shark images. Added those googly eyes to look like more real! Adhered them with foam dots.

 

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Added some sea foam waves on the white part of waves for more dimension using Snow Marker and heat embossed them!
Added a sentiment on a black strip in Metallic Gold Rich Pale EP and finished it off with some water dew drops blings!

 

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Card 3

Have a FIN-Tastic day Friends
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Now for this card, once again I used my  Splash stencil as a background creator
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which I used in my second card. Before drying those DI, I quickly sprayed some water and placed my inked stencil upside down on a leftover piece of Premium white cardstock from Craftyscrappers.
Get the awesome monochrome marble effect of splashes, love it!!!
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By stamping these adorable shark images from You are so Jaw-some stamp set on a vellum sheet and heat embossed in opaque bright white EP, fussy cut them.

 

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Die cut some inverted scalloped frames included some from white foam sheet to give some dimensions to my layers.

 For the sentiment I die cut Friend script out of a white foam sheet to make a good stack. Before I die cut my top layer, I added some sticky sheet to the paper. That way I added Sizzling Silver  foil from CS for the sentiment. 

 

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 I added  have a fin-tastic day sentiment from the same set in jet black.

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Well peeps, that’s all from me today. Hoping you all enjoyed my Jaw-some Cards today!!!

Don’t forget to check out our previous blog posts for more inspiration and ideas.
Don’t forget to join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie
Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge21 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 

Have a blessed day!
Happy Crafting!

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