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You’re a Real Gem!

Handmade Cards, HeffyDoodle Design Team

Hello and happy Saturday! I’m excited to be guest designing over on the Heffy Doodle blog today. I actually had a chance to play with some of Lesley’s wonderful stamps last night and created a whole bunch of cards to add to my stash.

The card I am sharing with you features the fabulous Geology Rocks (HFD|SSS) stamp set. With a layer of Glossy Accents, these gems really do sparkle!

I started out by repeatedly stamping the largest diamond on some white card, rotating until the A6-sized panel was completely covered. Using four Blue-Green Copic markers, I coloured in the gems and added some shadows with some Cool Grey markers to make it look more dimensional. 

Using the same BG markers I scribbled on some more white card and die cut it with the Scripty Thanks die (SHC|SSS), stacking it four layers high with additional die cuts to add some dimension. I added some Wink of Stella sparkle followed by a layer of Glossy Accents to both the gems on the top half of the panel and the sentiment, then set them aside to dry.

I then die cut a stitched rectangle (SHC|SSS) out of white card, further cutting it down with a stitched hillside border (SHC|SSS) for a background for the sentiment and adhered it to the bottom of the gen panel. I white heat embossed the “YOU’RE A REAL GEM” sentiment from the Geology Rocks (HFD|SSS) stamp set onto a strip of black card and adhered this and the thanks die cut to the white panel section. I finished the card off by mounting on a teal base. The finished card has lots of dimension and sparkle!

Thanks for stopping by!


Best Fishes and Warm Kisses Heffy Doodle Blog Hop

Handmade Cards, HeffyDoodle Design Team
HeffyDoodle Blog Hop

I’m really excited to join in the Heffy Doodle second release blog hop and showcase some of Lesley Oman’s amazing new stamps! She has gathered some wonderful crafters so continue to the end of the post for instructions to be in for a chance to win some fantastic Heffy Doodle goodies!


My Card

My card uses the Warm Hugs stamp set and coordinating dies. This is definitely my favourite set from this release!

Eskimo Kisses (HeffyDoodle Bloghop)

I started out with an A6 top-folding white card base, blending on some Salty Ocean and Cracked Pistachio Distress Oxide Inks. I then cut three additional layers using the Lawn Fawn Stitched Mountain Border Dies and Stitched Hillside Border Dies, inking just the very edges with the Salty Ocean Distress Oxide to match the background. I layered these over the inked background and added some white gel pen dots to the sky to give the look of falling snow.

Eskimo Kisses (HeffyDoodle Bloghop)

I then stamped out the cute little fisherman, his fishing rod, the bucket and two fish from the set, colouring them in with my Copic markers in shades that coordinated with the background. At the same time I also stamped out the little hole in the ice, coloured and covered in with some Glossy Accents to give that watery effect. I cut out the coloured images with the coordinating dies, foam mounting them and arranging them on the background. For the fishing rod, I used a piece of white cotton to attach the little fish as his catch!

Eskimo Kisses (HeffyDoodle Bloghop)

I used the Lawn Fawn Everyday Sentiment Banners to cut out a banner in black cardstock so I could white heat emboss three of the sentiments. I foam mounted this at the top of the card

Finishing touches of some clear Wink of Stella, sparkling clear sequins and white gel pen make this a cute little winter card!


Heffy Doodle Blog Hop

A random winner will be selected for a $25 gift certificate + free shipping to the Heffy Doodle store.
Comments must be left by 11:59 PM PST on 11/7/2017. Winners will be announced on the Heffy Doodle blog.

Don’t forget to hop along and leave comments at each of the stops.
Hop along to the next stop, Lesley Oman!

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Heather Hoffman
Olga Moss
Cassie Tezak
Jessica McAfee
Kelly Martin
Maria Rudolph
Dennice Watts
Laura Sterckx
Tallie (you are here)
Lesley Oman
Lydia Evans
Sandy Allnock


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