Friday, 21 July 2017

Neat & Tangled : Sprinkle On My Donut

Hello everyone! Lexa here today to share a lovey dovey card with adorable images from Say Yes To Donuts stamp set. I choose two donuts with a boy and a girl peeking, aren't they the cutest?


I stamped all my images with black Versafine ink and watercolor them all using Distress Markers. I picked some of matching patterned papers and play with layout for today. I personally think these pink and brown color combination goes really well with the theme, sweet! I die cut Heart of Gold dies in the middle trhough the card base, so it created a heart shapped hole.
Inside the card, I layered the outline of geometrical heart on top of the same pink cardstock I used on the fishtail banner. I white embossed the sentiment in a piece of vellum and adhere it with some glossy accent on top of the heart. That's how I add some textures and dimensions to this card.


To finish my card I add some of pretty pink sequins in various sizes. I really hope you like today's card and inspiration. I will see you next week. Thank you so much for stopping by today. I hope you all have an amazing day!


Friday, 14 July 2017

Guest Designing for Neat & Tangled

Hello crafty friends! I hope you guys are doing great today. Today I'm going to share one big news that I received an opportunity to be a guest design for Neat & Tangled. Yay! I've been theier fans for a while, so when I got an email few months ago about this..I was going crazy. Haha. I'm so thrilled and honored to take part on this. So, thank you so much for having me this month. :)

 I always love dinosaurs. When I first saw all the adorable images from Prehistoric stamp set...I'm in love! So I decided to use all the images and seperate them on two cards. On my first card I use watercolor patterned papers for the background. I like how versatile this stamp set is, I make a baby card for the first one by combining the sentiment from Itty Bitty Welcoming Committee.


Momma dinosaur has two babies, one who's hanging around her neck and other one is just hatched. How cute is that! I also add googly eyes for extra fun. And don't forget to add some pretty sequins. I think the watercolor background match well with all the watercolored images. The trees are there to complete the scene, they are from Lumberjack Love.


I created a birthday card for the second one, the main images still come from Prehistoric stamp set but the 'celebrate' sentiment is from the older stamp set called Celebrate. I white embossed the sentiment and then blend some Distress Inks in Peacock Feather, Squeezed Lemonade and Wild Honey then flicked some water on the background to create some faded spots. Don't you think the bold words match the one in a speech bubble pretty well?


I really enjoy watercoloring all the cute images, it makes me happy. I also add a party hat to match the birthday theme on this one.  It comes from Big Top Birthday, the size is perfect for this little girl. I use yellow Nuvo Drops for the enamels to add some textures and dimensions.


I hope you like my cards for today and thank you so much for stopping by today. I'll see you next week...have an amazing day!

Pretty Pink Posh July Product Release Blog Hop

Hello crafty friends!
 Welcome to the second day Pretty Pink Posh Blog Hop. You probably come from Jeanne Jachna's blog. What's a blog hop without awesome prizes right? There are 4 $25 gift certificates up for grabs (two winners each day). Winners will be picked randomly along the blog hop. Comments must be left by 11:59 PM PST on 7/18/2017. Winners will be announced on the PPP blog. So make sure you leave comments along the blog hop.


Today I created a slider card with gorgeous flat shaker ocean on the bottom part. I blend some Distress Inks on the background, Tea Dye as sands, Tumbled Glass and Salty Ocean as the water, Peacock Feather as the sky. I finished the background with some water splatter. These cute little girl with a unicon floaties is from Summer Friends stamp set, she originally has feet but I cut it out for this card so she looks like floating on the ocean. She is holding a cup of ice pink lemonade on her hands. Yum! Some Sea Friends are accompaning her on that sunny day. Can you guess which sea creatures is my favorite from this set? Well, I must say it's the crab with big round eyes. Adorrrable.


To complete the scene I thought I need a sun, so I die cut the ball from Summer Friends coordinating dies alone on a yellow cardstock. And the white clouds are from the smaller cloud dies from Rainy Days coordinating dies which originally to cut the solid cloud from the same stamp set. For the sentiment, I stamp Hi! from Everyday Greetings stamp set on one of the cloud.
I adhere a piece of vellum on top of the ocean scene and add some brand new Mermaid Mix sequins, it has so much sparkle and so mermerizing. Here's a little trip andd trick to adhere vellums, I usually use some glossy accents for it. 


In case you're getting lost, I have the blog hop order below...
Thank you so much for stopping by today, I hope you like my card and I wish you all have a wonderful day!

Sunday, 9 July 2017

Sunny Studio & Studio Katia Blog Hop

Hello everyone! You must come from Laurie's blog. Today we have an amazing blog hop with tons of shaker cards inspiration, together with Studio Katia all the design team from Sunny Studio Stamps work out for this blog hop. As part of the blog hop festivities, Sunny Studio is giving away (2) $25 gift cards to two lucky winners.  Contest runs through Monday night with winners announced on the Sunny Studio blog on Tuesday, July 11th. Sunny Studio is also having a 3-day sale with 15% off all purchases using the promo code "SUMMER15" through Monday night, June 10th 11:59 pm PST.



Both teams are celebrating Summer Time with fun and colorful shaker cards using stamps from Sunny Studio and dies and embellishments from Studio Katia.  There are prizes and a special sale too! Both companies have a prize to give away too so make sure you read all the way to the bottom of this post to see how to win!


I'm sharing this card that features Little Angels stamp set together with Dotted Balloon Dies, I filled the shaker cards with a little bit mix up Crystal Rainbow Fusion and Golden Copper Stars sequins.
I start my card with a 4.25"x5.5" card base and die cut the window on the center of my card. I stamped all the images with Versafine black ink and watercolor them with Distress Markers. Then I decided to blend Worn Lipstick Distress Inks on the bottom part of my card so the little angles don't look like floating in an empty air. After I finished arrange all the elements I also add some Rose Gold Metallic sequins, the sparkles are really pretty.





★GIVEAWAY!★

To celebrate this Summer Time Hop we are giving away THREE prizes:
One prize pack from Studio Katia and two $25 store credits from Sunny Studio! 

Here's how to win:
  • Comment on the Design Team blogs from Sunny Studio and Studio Katia (see a complete list of those participating at the Studio Katia and Sunny Studio Blogs).
  • Three winners will be chosen at random from the collective blog hop posts. Make sure to check out each of the blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment, the better your chances are of winning! 
  • You have until Monday, July 10th at 11:59 PST to comment - winners will be announced on the Sunny Studio and Studio Katia blogs by Wednesday July 12th.

Here's the order for the blog hop:


Thursday, 6 July 2017

Flying By To Say Thank You

Hello crafty friends! Lexa here today to share some inspirations for the PPP new release products. Today I'm highlighting Fly Away Friends stamp and the coordinating dies. This set has adorable hot air balloons and an airplane with two cute creatures peeking, a squirell and a lion. It also has a lot of variation of sentiments to go along with the "flying by to say..". This set (with some other new products) will be available on July 10th. I combine some of older sets to complete the scene on my card.


I stamped all the images with Versafine black in and watercolor them with Distress Markers. I've mentioned that I use some older sets for this card, they are Winter Friends Stamp (I used the trees on the bottom part) and Rainy Days Stamp (the solid blue clouds).  I blended Tumbled Glass and Salty Ocean Distress Inks for the sky, I finished it with some random water splatters. I used the bold "thank you" sentiment from Everyday Greetings Stamp to complete the sentence.



The squirell's face is super adorable peeking out from the biggest hot air balloon. I add some rosy cheeks for him for extra cuteness. Sparkling Clear Sequins Mix is one of my most favorite mix from Pretty Pink Posh, an abosolute must have item! I always have some extra packs in my stash. I layered the scene on a piece of orange cardstock to make it more stand out and subtle, it also matches the orange hot air balloon.


I also add a little pop up scene inside the card, I die cut Picket Fence Die on a white cardstock for the frontground with a brown little bear peeking. I also stamped some smallest hot air balloons with some matching colors as the outside scene. I hope you enjoy my first card for Pretty Pink Posh blog today. I believe you guys will love all the new release! Just a few days to go, the wait is almost over

Friday, 23 June 2017

The Fruit Salad Stall Card for Sunny Studio

Hello everyone! Lexa here today to share an inspiration with you. I just came back from Bali for holiday, I must say that I'm still in a holiday mood. Bali is one of most popular holiday destination in Indonesia both for local tourists and foreingners, everyone looove to be there. I took an inspiration from Bali's popular fruit stack for my card. I use Fresh & Fruity Stamp Set and it's coordinating dies to create this card.


I start my card with a piece of 4.25"x5.5" white cardstock and blend Tumbled Glass Distress Ink on the bottom part to create a gradation. It helps to create a ground for my bowl to stay so it won't look float on the empty air. I stamped all the fruit images from Fresh & Fruity Stamp with Versafine black ink and then watercolor them with Distress Markers. After I finished with the coloring I cut all of them with Fesh & Fruity Coordinating Dies, I love the thin white lines around the images...perfectly cute! After I arranged all the fruits in the bowl, I feel somehow this card looks unfinished. I got an idea to create a "roof" so it looks like a fruit stall, I use the bigger scallop from Sunny Borders and draw lines in between every scallops then I color them in red and white. To matched all the red in my card, I die cut a thanks script from Vintage Jar Dies on a red cardstock nad finished the sentiment with "from the whole gang" using one of the stamp in Comfy Creatures.


Last but not least I adhered some googly eyes on every fruits to add extra cuteness. Thank you so much for stopping by today. I hope you like my card and have a wonderful day!

Friday, 16 June 2017

Ahoy Matey!


Hi crafty friends! Lexa here today with a card featuring the adorable Pirate Pals Stamp and the coordinating dies. This card would be perfect for a little boy or maybe just someone who loves cute little pirates so much.


I have a patterned paper pad with sailor theme, by seeing that I got an idea to create a nautical look with this Pirate Pals. First thing to do is stamp all the images using Versafine black ink and watercolor them with Distress Markers. After finish with the coloring I die cut each pieces using the coordinating dies. I mix several stamp sets for this card, Oceans Of Joy and Tropical Paradise. I also use Oceans Of Joy Coordinating Dies to create the sand hill other than to cut the red crab. I'm pretty happy how the scene turned out. For the ocean I use Stitched Scallop Dies and it looks adorable, it matches the stitched on the rectangle panel. This is a closer look to my card..

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​Thank you so much for visiting the blog today. I hope you have an amazing day!

Monday, 12 June 2017

Pretty Pink Posh DT Announcement

Hello everyone! I have a great news today.. I'll be joining Pretty Pink Posh team for another term, but this time I'm one of the prestigious PPP Desgin Team. A huge YAY! There are some giveaways both on PPP blog and instagram to celebrate this occasion, get ready to win some gift cerificates from PPP. Follow @prettypinkposh on instagram for more inspirations, sneak peeks, and eye candies. Here's my card for today using the most popular and adorable Woodland Critters Stamp. Pssst... it's currently in stock so make sure to put this one on your shopping basket along with the new release (soon).


I white embossed the clouds from Rainy Days before blend the blue sky using Tumbled Glass and Salty Ocean Distress Inks in ombre technique. I create a wooden frame illusion by blend Vintage Photo Distress Ink on the stitched outer frame from Stitched Notes Dies. And the woodland critters are watercolored using Distress Markers, my favorite coloring tools. I adore this stamp set so much! And I must say that I'm pretty happy with this card.


Thank you so much for visiting my blog. I hope you like this card as much as I do. Have a wonderful day dear my crafty friends!

Friday, 9 June 2017

A Little Birdies Told Me It's Your Birthday

Hello everyone! Lexa here with a super fun and sunny shaker card starring the adorable A Bird's Life Stamp and the coordinating dies. All the elements in this set are so sweet, little birdies and the bird houses. There are so many possibilities to use this set as I did for this card, instead of hanging the tiny houses I use the wooden posts.


I start my card with some blending, Spiced Marmalade, Wild Honey and Mustard Seed Distress Inks to create a gradation that looks like a sunset sky. As for the background of my shaker window, I use some patterned paper that looks like a blue sky and a green bush. Mixed yellow sequins are a perfect pair for the color scheme I use. I stamped all the images with Versafine black ink and watercolor them with Distress Markers. I die cut them all together with the coordinating dies after I finished with the coloring. The perfect thin white lines around the images are really satisfy me. It works like magic.


I stamped the sentiment on a piece of fishtail banner and adhere it with some foam tapes. I just bought a couple of Nuvo Drops and they are so pretty, they look like enamel dots once they settled out. Yes, the yellow dots on this card are using one of those.
Thank you so much for visitting the blog today. I hope you have a great day.

Friday, 2 June 2017

Happy Popsicles

Hello everyone! Lexa here with a summer-y card featuring Perfect Popsicles Stamp and it's coordinating dies. I choose to use lots of colors for this card, a cheerful rainbow popsicles look adorable. Stamping one popsicle will never enough, you will know what I mean when you try to stamp this yummy popsicles. You will eager to try as many colors as possible.


I start my card with 4.25"x5.5" white cardstock and blend Tumbled Glass Distress Ink on the left bottom corner. I custom my sentiment from Color Me Happy Stamp, just because this card really make me happy so I need words to describe that. I stamp the popsicles in rainbow colors, arrange them on the right to create a border. Some clear droplets are added to complete this card. I'm pretty satisfied to see how this card turns out. I adhere some of the popsicles flat to the card base and others with foam tapes to add dimensions. 

Thank you so much for stopping by today. I hope you like today's inspiration and don't forget to always support Sunny Studio Stamps. Wish you have an awesome day!

Friday, 26 May 2017

Three Sweet Scoops of Ice Cream

Hello again everyone! Today I'm going to share two cards featuring Two Scoops Stamp and it's coordinating dies. I pair it with some other stamp sets and see how they work well together for my cards. Warning! This super sweet stamp set is so addictive and make you craving for some ice creams instantly so beware ladies. ;)


The reason why I made two cards instead of one just like I usually did is simply I can't stop stamping them in different colors. Some kind of experiments. I find it easier to use a stamping tool for layering stamps just like this one. For the first card, I choose a classic combo of ice creams with vanilla, chocolate and strawberry with the cherry on top. I dry embossed the white background to give it some textures while keep the background simple so the three scoops of ice cream will be the star. I die cut Sweet Word Die on hot pink cardstock and white embossed the "birthday wishes" from Sweet Shopee Stamp on brown cardstock. Two think pieces of polkadot patterned paper (looks like rainbow sprinkles on chocolate sauce to me), one on each side.


And for my second card, I also use dry embossed on white background but this time the pattern is polkadots. This time is a little bit more colorful than the first one. I blend Squeezed Lemon and Wild Honey Distress Inks on the bottom part to create an ombre look. Three portions of soft ice creams are never too much.. oh, I'm very enjoying this because I feel less guilty just by staring at them! ;)


To match the curve I use a banner from Sunny Borders Stamp and fill it with the sentiment from Color Me Happy Stamp. This card will make anyone's day brighter! Last but not least, I add some sparkling clear sequins in various sizes around the ice creams. Can you guess what's the flavour for each colors? They are my favorite, while stamping this I have particular flavours in mind... they are strawberry, matcha (japanese green tea), sea salt (yep, it's trending now in my country) Yum!

​Thank you so much for stopping by today, I hope you guys like them as much as I do. Have a great day everyone!

Friday, 12 May 2017

Sunny Studio Birthday Fishes

Hello crafty friends! Lexa here today with a fun slider card featuring Ocean Of Joy Stamp Set and it's coordinating dies. The sweet adorable whale from this set is swimming around the school of fish. To create an underwater scene using this stamp set sounds so tempting for me.

I started my card by blending some blue Distress Inks for my background, I use Tumbled Glass, Salty Ocean and Chipped Sapphire in ombre technique. You know that it gets darker depend how deep the ocean is. But the deepest ocean here is not scary at all, you can find an adorable little crab and some starfishes too. I combine Ocean Of Joy with Magical Mermaids Stamp to complete my scene with some corals and sea plants. I stamp all my images with black Versafine ink and watercolor them all with Distress Markers. I love all the sea creatures to bits, each of them are so cute and adorable with the smiley faces.

I love to add some details to my cards, such as glitters and glossy accent to add some dimensions. Some pretty sequins complete my card as the bubbles in this scene. Here are more pictures to show you all the details...


​ Thank you so much for stopping by today, I really hope you like today's inspiration and can't wait to see more you can do with this stamp sets. I hope you all have an amazing day!

Pretty Pink Posh Blog Hop

Hello everyone! Welcome to Pretty Pink Posh Blog Hop, I believe you will have lot of inspirations in the end of this hop. And there are 4 $25 gift certificates up for grabs (two winners each day). Winners will be picked randomly along the blog hop. Comments must be left by 11:59 PM PST on 5/17/2017. Winners will be announced on the PPP blog. So make sure you leave some loves on every hop! :)



It's time to showcase my card for this hop, featuring some of the Pretty Pink Posh new release.

I use all three Scallop Hexagons Dies to create a layout on my 4.25"x5.5" white card base. I inked up every pieces with Distress Inks (Mustard Seed, Worn Lipstick, Salty Ocean, Abandoned Coral). All the images are stamped with black Versafine ink and watercolored with Distress Markers. The adorable bees from Bee Friends are flying around the spring flower garden, the flowers are from Bold Blooms and the stems are from Bee Friends.
To create a diversity each hexagons have different scene, for the pink one I created a shaker window using some pretty Springtime Sequins Mix which is perfect for this card. On the smallest hexagon I did a tone on tone solid heart stamping to create pattern. One of my most favorite stamp from this release is Thoughtful Greetings Stamp... why? Because you can mix this one with ANY stamp sets you have. It's truly a-must-have especially if you love to put sentiments on every cards you made, just like I do.



Here's a closer look of my card. I love how it turns out, it's so cheery and colorful. I hope you like it as much as I do. Next stop is Yana's blog, you will love her and all her works just like I adore her sooo much. Don't forget to leaves comments below for a chance winning gift certificates from Pretty Pink Posh.
Thank you so much for stopping by today. Have an amazing day!

Friday, 5 May 2017

Swimming By To Say

Hello crafty friends!
Lexa here with a card featuring my favorite stamp set from the new release, Magical Mermaids. I always have a thing when it comes to magical creatures. No wonder that my favorite Disney's classic movie is The Little Mermaid, I looove mermaids since then.


I start my card with a piece of 4.25"x5.5" watercolor paper, I create the background with Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolor palette. It has so many vibrant colors, the pigmentation is amazing. To create a magical ambience I choose blue and purple for the under the sea scene. I also paint some seaweeds and corals to complete my background. I stamp all my images with black Versafine ink and color them with Distress Markers, after I finished with the coloring I use the coordinating dies and my Big Shot to die cut them all. I paired Magical Mermaids with Ocean of Joy, it perfectly compliment each other in case your mermaids need some sea friends. ;)
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The shaker card is always my favorite kind of interactive card, the sound of the beads are delightful. I also attached the purple octopus in the middle with a string so that it can wiggle around when you shake the card, it so much fun!

​I really love how this card turns out, I'm so excited to see what you've created with this pretty mermaids. Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope you all have an amazing day.

Friday, 28 April 2017

Pirate Pals Birthday Card

Hello everyone! Lexa here with a card starring the brand new stamp set called Pirate Pals and it's coordinating dies. I really in love with this set, a perfect one for boy's cards. All the elements are just perfect to create a scene. You also can paired it up with some other older stamp sets.



As for my card, I use the island and a tree from Island Getaway to build up my scene where the little pirate finally found his treasure. I colored this little boy to look like Peter Pan, I find it turns out pretty cute. And I must say that I love the brand new Stitched Scalloped Dies because you can use it two ways, both as stitched scalloped border or just like I did with this card, a stitched wavy border. Cute! I blend some Tumbled Glass and Peacock Feather Distress Ink for the background. All the images are stamped with black Versafine ink and watercolor them all with Distress Markers. Last but not least I layered my card on a piece of burlap patterned paper, to match all the brown in the center image.


I hope you enjoy today's post. Thank you so much for stopping by today. Have a wonderful day!

Friday, 21 April 2017

There's No Place Like Home


Hello everyone! Lexa here with a colorful card featuring the brand new A Bird's Life Stamp and it's coordinating dies. All the fancy bird houses and those little birds...I just can't! While I was confused to pick which one is my favorite, I decided to use them all.


I start with 4.25"x6" white cardstock and blend some Tumbled Glass and Peacock Feather Distress Inks, I flicked waters with my finger to create the splatter effect. The card base is slightly taller than I usually use because I want to create a scene with the bird houses hanging to tree's branches. The sunny sky is a perfect weather for the birds to having some fun. I die cut Sun Ray Dies on yellow cardstock and it turns out sooo cute!
I stamped all my images with Versafine black ink and watercolor them with Distress Markers. After I finished coloring, I die cut all the images with A Bird's Life Coordinating Dies. The thin white outlines are so perfect. I add rosy cheeks for the birds...they are adorable beyond words.


​I add some glossy accent and clear sequins to create some dimensions and extra cuteness! ;)
Thank you so much for stopping by today, I hope you like it. Have a wonderful day everyone!

Friday, 7 April 2017

Be A Happy Color

Hello everyone! Lexa here to give you another inspiration how to create a non-easter card using A Good Egg Stamp. I paired it with Color Me Happy Stamp, since there is a bucket of paint that I think will go well with the sentiments on Color Me Happy.


These little chick looks pretty much like me after crafting, happily messy with paints. Haha. He just finished painting all the eggs in pink, teal and lilac. I embossed the cardstock several times using dot stitched dies from Fishtail Banner II Dies and then blend some teal dye ink on the bottom part of my card. All the images are stamped with Versafine Black Ink and watercolored with Distress Markers. The pink scallop fishtail banner looks pretty for the chick and his bucket of paints' background. I stamp the soild hearts with pink dye ink to add more detail. Last but not least I add some natural color twines in the bottom. Here's a closer look of my card...


I can't get enough of that little chick, he's so adorable. Thank you so much for stopping by, I hope you like it as much as I do. Have a wonderful day!

Friday, 31 March 2017

Friends Are Everything

Hello everyone! Lexa here today with a simple sweet flowery card starring Friends&Family Stamp. I think it's a perfect ambience for spring time.

​I start my card with a piece of 4.25"x5.5" white cardstock and embossed it with tiny triangles pattern. I use a matching piece of gold foil patterned vellum to add more interest. For the floral wreath, first I trace a circle with pencil then stamped various flowers from Friends&Family Stamp with purple and pink dye ink and some green leaves. It's effortlessly beautiful, after I'm happy with the result, I fussy cut the wreath and stamp the sentiment in the middle. It will take you less than 20 minutes to finish this card.

I hope you like today's card, thank you so much for stopping by. I wish you an awesome day!