Scenes of Alice Slimline

on May 24, 2020
Scenes of Alice Slimline

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Today I have a slimline card depicting different scenes that Alice encounters.  I've used the Alice and Tea Party stamp sets, paired with some Champagne Stardust, to create it.  I love slimline cards in that it allows one to have one very long scene in it or several smaller scenes, which is what I have opted for today.

I will often try to put 3 of the same item or color on a card, so I used 3 different Alices in 3 different situations: one in which she is falling down the rabbit hole, one in which she encounters the "drink me" bottle on a table and the other in which she has become smaller and encounters the "eat me" cookies that ultimately make her bigger again.

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I used the Trinity Stamps slimline windows & banners dies to cut a banner out of white cardstock and a slimline panel with windows out of Lawn Fawn speckled blue  cardstock.  I decided to make a shaker card to give the card more visual interest; so I placed the window pieces onto a 8.5 inch by 3.5 inch card base, poured some Champagne Stardust on to it, surrounded it with double sided foam strips and adhered an 8 inch by 3 inch acetate piece, and then adhered the scalloped slimline panel to it to trap all the sequins.

I colored all the images from the Alice and Tea Party stamp sets very simply; I used Y21, YR21, B63 and E00 copics for Alice. The table was cut down to show partially; everything was adhered on top of the acetate and panel. Finally I added the sentiment and glued the twine with connect glue in a pleasing manner.

Thank you so much for stopping by!

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2020 Spring | Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

on May 22, 2020
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2020 Spring | Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Welcome! Today is the start of the 2020 Spring | Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop, which runs from Friday, May 22, 2020 - Friday, May 29, 2020. We are thrilled to be a part of the Coffee Loving Cardmaker's 2020 Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop, a community of crafters who love coffee, and the fun all starts on the CLC blog!

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Mixing It Up - Emboss Resist With Color Bursts!

on May 21, 2020
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Mixing It Up - Emboss Resist With Color Bursts!
Hello and welcome!  Today I'm sharing this one using the Diamond Fade Stencil 2, Springtime Bunnies and Springtime Banners Stamp Sets!  I'm sharing with you how I created the background using some Translucent Texture Paste and Ken Oliver Color Bursts.

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Background stamps and clear embossing!!

on May 19, 2020
Background stamps and clear embossing!!
Just by using clear gloss embossing powder with your background stamps you can create beautiful embossed pieces of card to use on your projects!!

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Running in Place Card

on May 17, 2020
Running in Place Card
Hi everyone, Christine here.  I'm here with a slimline card using the Queen of Hearts stamp set. I have used this stamp set quite a lot, but had not used my favorite sentiment from this set yet.  It is "My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just to stay in place. And if you wish to go anywhere you must run twice as fast."

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Easy Interactive Card with Alice

on May 14, 2020
Easy Interactive Card with Alice
Hi everybody.  Courtney here with another project using the newest release.  Today I am making what looks like a clean and simple card, but has a simple interactive element to it. 

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Merry Unbirthday

on May 12, 2020
Merry Unbirthday
Hello Miss Inkers!  Lots of people I know have had very "unbirthday-like" Birthdays this year so I though this card was very fitting! Welcome back to the blog - it's Ali here today with a quirky card using the Alice release.

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Step Up Your Cardmaking with Brenda - Shaker Card

on May 12, 2020
Step Up Your Cardmaking with Brenda - Shaker Card
Hello, Miss Ink friends!! I hope your week is off to a great start!! I have another edition of Step Up Your Cardmaking to share with you today!! This is one of the best ways to "step-up" a card design...make it into a shaker!! Everyone LOVES a shaker card!!

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Slimline Castle Card

on May 10, 2020
Slimline Castle Card
Today's card was inspired by a recent card from Leanne West. I had to try the technique of stamping and just ink blending over the image rather coloring it in with copics. This slimline uses the Queen's Castle, Queen of Hearts and Painting the Roses stamp sets.

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Custom Mushy Sentiments

on May 05, 2020
Custom Mushy Sentiments

Hello Friends! Emily here (@popsofpaper) and today I’m sharing a simple way to stretch your stamp sets by creating your own sentiments. 

I love a good pun; especially on a handmade card. The Smokin’ Caterpillar Stamp Set as part of the Alice collection has some great Storybook sentiments, but I really wanted the mushrooms to stand on their own with mushroom inspired punny sentiments. So what’s a crafty girl to do?

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