Video: Gerda Steiner Go Wild Party Animals!

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I had so much fun stacking the Gerda Steiner Designs Party Animals and the Go Wild stamp sets that I made two……  YES, the Go Wild set has been released and it’s uber cute!

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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The sentiment came from the Moody Unicorns stamp set.

Lostinpaper - Gerda Steiner - Party Animals (card video) 1

My second card was pretty much the same layout but I changed it up by repeating the same animal for each tier instead.  I also thought it would be fun to ‘spatter’ the background and this time I used a sentiment from the sweet little Hedgehog with Sign mini stamp set.

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Lostinpaper - Gerda Steiner Designs - Party Animals - Hedgehog with Sign 1

You can find the Party Animals and the Go Wild stamps sets here at Gerda Steiner Designs.  Hope you love these cuties as much as I do!

Have a great and crafty day!

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How Old – Other Supplies – Prismacolor pencils – Sandbar Brown / Light Umber / Peach Beige / Sepia / Dark Umber / Black / French rey 50,90% / Cool Grey 20,50,70% / Warm Grey 10,20,50% / Chartreuse / Limepeel / Moss Green / Green Ochre / Aquamarine / Light Aqua / Sand / Canary Yellow / Goldenrod.


For You – Other Supplies – Prismacolor Pencils – Warm Grey 20% / Cool Grey 20,70% / Chartreuse / Moss Green / True Blue / French Grey 20% / Sand / Cream / Lemon Yellow / Sunburst Yellow / Goldenrod / Green Ochre / Limepeel. Cardstock – Blue

Video : Altenew Celebrating Parents Card Drive Blog Hop & Giveaway!!

Today Altenew is Celebrating Parents and you get to celebrate with us along this hop.  You should have arrived here from VERA YATES incredible blog and for details on how you can save, win and join the Celebrating Parents card drive scroll down.

In my usual style for a man’s card today, I kept it bright, clean and simple…

Altenew - Best Dad - Inline Alpha Die - Lostinpaper (card video) 1 copy

This fab cup and sentiment is from the Best Dad Stamp set and I thought that some of Altenew’s Birch Wood would look great with the Inline Alpha die cut words, and give it that masculine look!

Altenew - Best Dad - Inline Alpha Die - Lostinpaper (card video) 1 copy

I decided to film as I created today,
You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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Check out the details here for the Celebrating Parents Card Drive March 27th – May 3rd.  Our goal is to send cards for the elderly that lives in nursing homes or shelters to let them know they’re not forgotten. Please encourage people to check out the Celebrating Parents Card Drive and join this great cause by sending in cards.
20% of the profits earned from these stamp sets (Best Dad, Best Mom, Penned Rose) by 6/18/2017 will be donated to Food Bank of Central New York to support seniors in need.

Special Offer:

Prizes:
Altenew is giving away $50 gift certificates to THREE lucky winners. Be sure to leave comments by Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 11:59 PM EDT for a chance to win! Winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew blog on May 2nd, 2017.

Another Chance to Win:
I will also randomly choose a winner
from the comments left on this post (only one per person) to win a $30 gift certificate to the Altenew online store,  you have until midnight Sunday April 30th (AEDT) and I will announce the winners here on Monday May 1st.

Blog Hop Order: 
Altenew
Joni Andaya
Sveta Fotinia
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Virginia Lu
Emily Leiphart
May Sukyong Park
Jung AhSang
Natalia Zubkova
Nicole Picadura
Kristina Pokazanieva
Erum Tasneem
Barb Engler
Hussena Cal
Svitlana Shayevich
Vera Yates
Therese Calvird
Nichol Spohr
Lydia Evans

From here you are heading off to NICHOL’S wonderful blog I hope you have had the most amazing time.  If you would like to start at the beginning you can CLICK HERE.

Thanks so much for visiting today.

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Other Supplies:  Copics – T0,2 / 0.

Some Things Really Do Get Better with Age!

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I have a quick card to share today and I kept it clean & simple.  Although I did consider some design paper for the background, but everything I tried just didn’t do it for me, so she is boldly sitting on her own direct on the card front, love her style!

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Things really do get better with age and somehow I think this Penny Black girl really knows how to party, wouldn’t you agree!

Lostinpaper - Penny Black - Fun Time Girls - Birthday Love (card) 1

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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Other Supplies:  Copics – E000,00,50 / G20,24 / BV20 / Y26 / B01 / BG15.72 / Y11 / R02,22.  Tiny Teal Rhinestone.

Video : Altenew’s 3rd Anniversary Blog Hop & Giveaway!

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This week is MASSIVE, it’s Altenew’s 3rd Anniversary and you already know that they know how to celebrate in style as well as give you the opportunity to WIN too, but more about that later.

Today it’s time for the Card Design Team to hop and we are so lucky to be joined by some incredibly talented papercrafters, you should have arrived here from Jennifer McGuires blog, and she never fails to inspire! (scroll down for the full hop list)

Here are some of my Altenew faves….

So…  In keeping with the party atmosphere I thought it would be fun to create a fun set of cards using some of the mini stamp sets from Altenew, and these Fair themed images seemed perfect!

Altenew - Carousel - Ferris Wheel - Celebrate - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

I used the Splash of Color set to create a bright background for the Carousel and Ferris Wheel images.

Altenew - Carousel - Ferris Wheel - Celebrate - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

The background here was ink blended through the Halftone Stencil and the sentiment was die cut with the Inline Alpha die set.

Altenew - Ferris Wheel - Halftone Stencil - Inline Alpha Die - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

Altenew - Ferris Wheel - Halftone Stencil - Inline Alpha Die - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

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Here I stamped a Carousel background and heat embossed the sentiment from the Celebrate Stamp Set.

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and finally a more graphic style design using some cardstock from the New Day Card Kit with the Carousel and Ferris Wheel images.  Scroll down for the video link.

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Altenew - Carousel - Ferris Wheel - New Day Card Kit (card video) 1 copy

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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Special Offer

FREE US Shipping with code HAPPY3RD or $5 OFF international shipping with code ANNIVERSARY at checkout.  Offer valid from April 11th through April 16th at 11:59pm EDT.  Not valid on prior purchases.  Cannot be combined with other promo codes.

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Prizes

Altenew is giving away $50 gift certificates to FIVE lucky winners. There are also 12 awesome companies who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:

Be sure to leave comments by Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 11:59 PM EDT for a chance to win! 21 WINNERS will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew blog on April 28th, 2017.

Blog Hop Order
Altenew
Debby Hughes
Stephanie Buice
Svitlana Shayevich
Jennifer McGuire
Therese Calvird
Carissa Wiley
Pretty Pink Posh
Meghann Andrew
Nicole Picadura
Virginia Lu

 

From here you are off to visit the fantabulous Carissa Wiley (told you there was some incredible papercrafters on this hop)!  Have fun hopping!

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Video : Cards 4 Men – Awesome Neat & Tangled meet Katzelkraft Elephant!

Back with a Cards 4 Men video today colouring one of my fave images from the Les Jungles stamp set.  I also want to give you the heads up, I have heaps going on this week so keep tuned!

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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Lostinpaper - Katzelkraft - Les Jungles - Neat & Tangled - Awesome (card video) 1

So happy you could stop by today, I hope you enjoyed the card!

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Other Supplies:  Prismacolor pencils – Warm Grey 10,20,50,70% / Cool Grey 50% / Putty Beige.  Scrap of Red Cardstock.

Scrapbook Boutique Bloghop & Giveaway!

Welcome back, it’s time for the new challenge at Scrapbook Boutique, that means it’s also time for  a blog hop…    so of course more wonderful prizes to be won! Today you should have arrived here from Lynn’s wonderful blog.

For your chance to WIN a $10 store voucher, just leave a comment at each blog along the hop, you have until midday 17th April (you must have an Australian or NZ address to be eligible) and the winner will be announced at the Scrapbook Boutique blog 

Also for all the deets on how to join this month’s challenge and have the chance to WIN a $30 gift voucher stop by Scrapbook Boutique blog, you have until the end of April to join us!

Here is the inspiration for this month’s Moodboard challenge…

This was a difficult one for me, pastels are definitely not my ‘go to’ so a little out of my comfort zone here, it was hard not to keep adding more colour and depth, hope you think it fits the moodboard…

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Lostinpaper - Mama Elephant - Organic Blooms (card) 1

From here you are heading to the Scrapbook Boutique Blog, thanks for joining us, it’s been heaps of fun!

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Other Supplies:  Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Pale Pink / Light Pink / Pale Green / Lilac / Light Blue / Light Gray / Blue Gray.

Video : Altenew Card Kit / Layering dies Release Blog Hop & Giveaway!

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Altenew have so many wonderful new products and it’s finally time to celebrate the release of the New Day Card Kit as well as the fantastic layering dies!  We are all hopping along to celebrate and you should have arrived here from Flora’s fabulous blog.

Lots of inspiration in blog land today!  And I have three different styles of cards to share with you myself, so scroll down to see them and the video that I have made showcasing the New Day Card Kit as well as to find out how you can WIN!

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I decided it would be fun to create a ‘faux embossed’ background using die cuts from the Inline Alpha Die set.  This little cutie is all dressed up for a party from Bunny Love and a glittery cupcake from Way Too Sweet.

Altenew - Inline Alpha Die - Bunny Love - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

Every time I looked at the Layered Cityscape Cover Dies I could only see a rainbow of buildings, so I just had to get that out of my system.

Altenew - Layered Cityscape Cover Die A & B - Faux Veneer - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

I did ‘stack’ a few of the die cuts on top of each other to add some dimension and the colouring was done with Tombows.

Altenew - Layered Cityscape Cover Die A & B - Faux Veneer - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

My final card uses the new Altenew New Day Card Kit and this is jam packed full of fun, I decided to create a video showing this kit and the process of making this card (as well as a quick peek at the kit).

Altenew - New Day Card Kit - Shimmer Ink Sprays Lostinpaper (card video) 1 copy

Altenew - New Day Card Kit - Shimmer Ink Sprays Lostinpaper (card video) 1 copy

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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Now, to the good stuff and onto the Prizes and there are
two ways to win!

Prizes:

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew blog by Friday, April 14th at 11:59 pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew blog on Saturday, April 15th.

Also I will randomly choose a winner from the comments left on this post (only one per person) to win a $30 gift certificate to the Altenew online store,  you have until midnight Thursday April 13th (AEDT) and I will announce the winners here on Friday April 14th.

Blog Hop Order
Altenew
Laura Bassen
Eunyoung Lee
Jennifer McGuire
Erum Tasneem
Virginia Lu
Dana Hyejin Gong
Marika Rahtu
Yoonsun Hur
Laura Jane
Debby Hughes
Flora Monika Farkas
Therese Calvird
Miriam Prantner
May Sukyong Park
Lydia Evans
Anna Kossakovskaya
Lydia Fiedler
Sveta Fotinia
Isha Gupta
Svitlana Shayevich
Lilith Eeckels
Kelly Tribout Latevola
Nicole Picadura

From here you are heading off to MIRIAM’S wonderful blog I hope you have had the most amazing time.  If you would like to start at the beginning you can CLICK HERE.

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Just Because – Other Supplies:  Mister Huey’s color mist – Gold (discontinued)