Tuesday, January 16, 2018

YNS Share the Love

Hello Stamping Friends!

It's DT Dare day at Your Next Stamp!!

DT Dare is....
Share the Love

With the theme in mind I decided to create a shaker Valentine's Day card, as I absolutely LOVE shaker cards!!  I love YNS's panel dies so much!!  Every time a new one is released, I just have to use it to create a shaker card!!!!

I love the new Mini Heart Panel Die!!
Isn't it a sweet little note card?!

And honestly, as I write this post, it doesn't even necessarily have to be a Valentine's Day card!  This would be a cute little card to just give your hubby or kids to remind them that you love them!!

For my sentiment, I stamped the 'I' and 'U' from the Silly Love Monsters stamp set right on the die cut panel, leaving a little space between them and colored with my Copics!
I also stamped the heart from the set  on another piece of scrap paper and colored it with my Copics!  I then used the coordinating Silly Love Monsters Die Set to die cut the heart!  I adhered it to my card with a pop-dot and then used my clear Wink of Stella Glitter Pen to add some yummy glitter to the heart!!  I finished it off by adding some Glossy Accents to the top!!

I absolutely LOVE how it turned out!!  The heart is so pretty!!!

Be sure to check out the other DT projects on the YNS Blog and leave a comment for your chance at winning a stamp set of your choice!!

Be sure to check out all of the lovely products at Your Next Stamp!!
You'll love them!!

Have a lovely day!

Monday, January 15, 2018


Hello Stamping Friends!

Today I am sharing an adorable Valentine's Day card I created using stamps from the Crafty Doodle Chick shop!!

I love the adorable Rawr stamp set by Lawn Fawn, along with the coordinating Rawr Die Set!

When I first seen the set I instantly thought of my son!!

So I created this card for him for Valentine's Day:
Super fun and cute!!  

I just love the tiny dino!!  

I used a set of my circle dies to die cut an opening near the bottom left corner of my white cardstock layer, so that I could added some fun pattern paper behind!  And then added the dino and 'rawr' speech bubble!!
I decided to stamp the 'rawr means' and ' in dinosaur!' in black ink and then stamp the 'i love you' in a teal ink!  I love the look!!  All three parts of the sentiment are from the Rawr stamp set!  

I just love these tiny stamp sets from Lawn Fawn!!  So happy CDC carries them!

Be sure to check out all the lovely products the Crafty Doodle Chick shop carries!!

Have a lovely day!


Sunday, January 14, 2018

You're My Favorite Chick

Hello Stamping Friends!

I have a fun card to share with you using new dies from Frantic Stamper!!

I once again have another Easter card to share with you today using dies from the Vintage Easter Release!!!
Isn't the scene I created cute?!  I sure think so!!

Frantic Stamper Dies and Stamps Used:
Cracked Egg (10384)
Vintage Chick (10387)
Sentiment Labels and Strips (10398)
Stitched Scene Builder Edgers (09403)
Stitched Grassy Hill Edgers (09986)
Easter Greetings Stamp Set (CL-088)

Be sure to check out all of Frantic Stamper's products here!!

Have a lovely day!


Saturday, January 13, 2018

YNS January Release

Hello Stamping Friends!

 It's release day at Your Next Stamp!!!
Our first release for 2018!!

And let me tell you....it is amazing!!

So MANY great new stamp sets and dies being released today!!!


First up I am showcasing the ADORABLE new Silly Love Monsters!!  I am so in love with this set!!
I also used the new Silly Love Monsters Die Set to cut out these cuties after I colored them with my Copics!!

I used the fun Peek a Boo Trio Die Set to die cut the square windows from my card layer, so that I could place the cute monsters in them!!


Next up I am featuring the new Go Wild stamp set and coordinating Go Wild Die Set!
Such a fun set to create masculine themed Valentine Day cards!!  I created this with my son in mind!!

I used the Stitched Scallop Rectangle Dies for my two layers!  And finished off my card by adding some Heart and Dot Gumdrops!!

Please reference our linky at the bottom of this post for the entire hop list.


Be sure to check out all the awesome new products here!!!!

Happy Hopping!!
Please remember to leave some love along the way!
You have a chance at winning a $25 Gift Certificate!!!

Have a lovely day!

Friday, January 12, 2018

YNS January Preview

Hello Stamping Friends!

 It's preview day at Your Next Stamp!!!
Which means tomorrow is release day!!

This time of the month is always so exciting!!


Today I am featuring the new Beary Special stamp set!!

It is so very adorable!!  Made me think of my sweet daughter!!

So I created this card with her in mind:
I used the coordinating Beary Special Die Set to die cut my panda bear out after coloring with my Copics.  My daughter loves panda bears!

I used the Circles with Stitching and Piercing Marks Die Set to die cut a circle from white cardstock, which I embossed with one of my heart embossing folders!  I then used the Doily Trio Two Die Set to die cut one of the doilies to put behind the embossed layer!

So fun and cute!!

Can't wait to share with you my projects for release day tomorrow!!!!


Be sure to check out the Your Next Stamp Blog to view all the other sneak peeks!!

Have a lovely day!!

Monday, January 8, 2018

MCT Make it in Minutes

Hello Sweet Stamping Friends!

I'm joining in the post today on the My Creative Time Blog!

Today's theme is...
Make It In Minutes

I admit; clean and simple cards can sometimes be hard for me to create!!

So I decided this would be a great challenge for me!  As CAS cards can be absolutely beautiful!  

So I grabbed the lovely I Adore You Kit!!  As I am just smitten with this set!!

I created these two cards within minutes:
I honestly think it took me longer to cut the card stock, pick out my pattern paper and die cut the hearts then it did to put the cards together!!

These heart dies are so much fun to work with!!

The possibilities are endless...
I even stopped myself from adding gemstones, which was very hard!!  But am really happy with how these quick cards turned out!!

Make sure you head on over to My Creative Time Blog 
to see more wonderful inspiration from the DT!

Have a lovely day!


Sunday, January 7, 2018

Happy Easter Duck

Hello Stamping Friends!

I have a super cute card to share with you using fun new dies from Frantic Stamper!!

Have you have a chance to check out the new Vintage Easter Die Release?!

First up I created this super fun card:
I used the cute new Vintage Duckling (10386) die as well as the Elegant Happy Spring Easter Words (10393) for the 'Happy Easter' sentiment!

This cute little duckling just puts a smile on my face!!
This card will be perfect for one of my kiddos!!

Be sure to check out all of Frantic Stamper's products here!!

Have a lovely day!


Friday, January 5, 2018

MCT 48 Hour Sale

Hello Sweet Stamping Friends!

I'm so excited to share my post with you today!  Excited to be joining My Creative Time! 

This is the first "48 Hour Flash Sale!" I am joining in on!  And let me tell you the kit is so amazing!!

This sale is for 48 hours ONLY that is going on right NOW & will end on Sunday,  January 7, 2018 @ 7am PST!!

We have an AMAZING new kit we are showcasing!  This kit will consist of a stamp set with coordinating dies along with a coordinating STENCIL!  

I am SUPER EXCITED to share this new "EXCLUSIVE" kit with all of you!  

Now, since this is an "EXCLUSIVE" kit, basically once these kits are sold out, they are gone FOREVER!  

This is SUCH A FUN kit, I cannot wait for you to see all the projects the team has created using it! Don't forget to use the code FLASH at checkout to get 20% off of your entire "in-stock" only purchase! 

I introduce to you:

I love everything about this cute kit!  I honestly had tons of ideas flying through my head and wasn't sure where to start at first!!  (So be on the look out for more ideas in the next few weeks using this set!!)

My first card I created with it:

I used the Heart stencil in the kit to create the hearts in the background!

I then stamped the 'Love' sentiment so that the swirly end of the heart, which is the 'o', wrapped itself around one of the stenciled hearts!!  I love how it looked!!
I then decided to also stamp the 'When I follow my heart, it leads me to you." sentiment just above the 'Love" so that the y in 'you' fell between the v in 'Love"!

What a fun new kit!!

Get yours before they are gone!!!

Leave your comments on every stop for a chance to win a $25.00 Gift Card to the "My Creative Time" store! Don't forget to leave a way for us to contact you "just in case" YOU are the LUCKY winner!  Good Luck! 

Blog Hop Line Up:
Kendra ----- You Are Here

Come hop along with us for some AMAZING inspiration using this new "I Adore You Kit"!!

You can check out all of My Creative Time's products here!!

Have a lovely day and happy hopping!


Thursday, January 4, 2018

Snow-One Like You

Hello Stamping Friends!

Time for a new challenge at Your Next Stamp!!

First one for the New Year!!

Click here to find the current challenge!
There is a fun sketch and colors to find inspiration from!!




I found some inspiration in some of the colors and followed the sketch!!

I created the background with some of my new Distress Oxides I got from Santa!!

I then randomly stamped some snowflakes from the Snow Much Joy stamp set with white ink!
I used the Scallop Circle Die Set and the Circles with Stitching and Piercing Marks Die Set to create the layers behind my adorable little snowman!!

The cute snowman is part of the Hot Cocoa Phoebe stamp set! I used the coordinating Hot Cocoa Phoebe Die Set to die cut him out when I was finished coloring him with my Copics! 

The fun 'There's snow-one like you!' sentiment is part of the Little Darling Winter stamp set!!

And as in most cases, I finished off my card by adding some lovely Gumdrops!!


Be sure to check out all of the lovely products at Your Next Stamp!!
You'll love them!!

Have a lovely day!


Sweet Birthday Girl

Hello Stamping Friends!

I have a layout and project life page to share with you using fun dies from Frantic Stamper!!

My sweet little girl turns 8 tomorrow!! So hard to believe!!

I created this layout using pictures from her 6th birthday:
I created the 'sweet birthday girl' die cut sentiment, using the Life Is Good (09936) die set for the 'sweet', Jumbo mixed Font Happy Birthday (10172) for the 'birthday' and Baby Boy Girl (10141) die set for the 'girl'!  I love the combination of the die sets to create this sentiment!!

I also used the Big Balloons (10171) die set to create the cluster of balloons!!

Here is a project life page as well to put in with my layout sharing a cluster of other photos from her birthday:

Again I used the Life Is Good (09936)Jumbo mixed Font Happy Birthday (10172)Baby Boy Girl (10141) and Big Balloons (10171) to create this title card:
Simple and fun layouts for her album!!

Be sure to check out all of Frantic Stamper's products here!!

Have a lovely day!


Tuesday, January 2, 2018

My Creative Time

Hello Sweet Stamping Friends!

I'm super excited to start off the new year saying that....My Creative Time has asked me to join their creative design team!!!

My first post with them will be this Friday!!

Make sure you head on over to My Creative Time Blog 
to see all kinds of wonderful inspiration from the DT!

Have a lovely day!


Monday, January 1, 2018

Happy New Year

Happy New Year Sweet Stamping Friends!

I hope your holidays were full of lovely memories with friends and family!

I love Christmas time!  Especially seeing all the excitement in my kids faces!  It's also so nice to have them off of school for a little while to enjoy some time with them!!  Our days were spent reading and playing many games!!!  As well as crafting together!!

As I do every year, I decided to take a look back on all my projects from last year and pick two of my favorites from each month!!  This was very hard! 

I've included the direct link, just in case you'd like to look back at the project!


Snowflakes Are Unique

Love Shaker



Deepest Sympathy

Fabulous Layout



Toad-Ally Awesome

Thanks So Much



Baby Shaker

Mother's Day Box


Birthday Shaker

One in a Chameleon



Hello Friend

Happy Father's Day



Happy Happy Happy

CAS Birthday



Let's Celebrate

Silly Birthday







Stack the Holidays

Happy Halloween



Christmas Package

Holiday Joy




Holiday Tags

I can't wait to share more lovely projects with you this year!!  Thanks for all the sweet love!!

Have a lovely day!