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Christmas Already? Wow card using Embossing Paste!

Yes, my title says it all!  I’m starting to design my Christmas Cards!  I’m sure there will be more when the Holiday Mini comes out, but I figure I need to start now and so do my girls!!

Today I am sharing with you a design I came up with using the stamp set from Stampin’ Up! called At Home with You!  I know I have shown other cards using this stamp set, but when you add the Embossing Paste and the Pattern Party Decorative Masks it takes the card a step further than I had before!!  The embossing paste really makes the front of the card a house!  Here is a picture of the card:

I added two drops of Cherry Cobbler reinker to the Paste and mixed it on my Silicone Craft Sheet (soooo easy to clean after!) and then spread it over the Brick pattern on my Whisper White Cardstock (5 1/4″ x 4″ tape it down so it won’t move).  It was MUCH easier than I thought it would be!  It dried in just 30 minutes!  For this NON patient person that was awesome!  I did the brick first and then by the time I was ready for the front of the card, it was dry!  Yay for me!  No waiting!

Here is a close up of the bushes with the ornaments:

I used the Fine Tip Glue Pen and let it dry.

And finally a close up of a side view:

I want to try the battery lights for this card, but I’m a little intimidated by it…….anyone do that before?

I will be making more Christmas cards as time goes on!  I plan on having a Christmas card class next month……I better get going on designing!  🙂

I also have blog candy!!

You can get in on the drawing by posting comments here on this blog (any post! or multiple posts!) or on my Facebook page and I will put your name down each and every time you comment!  But be aware…..there are some that follow me that take that comment VERY seriously!  I’ve had her comment on each and every post that I make and she also comments on my Facebook page, Twitter AND my Instagram!  She’s one serious girl!  YOU know who you are, and I appreciate you very much!  🙂

The moral of the story is if you REALLY want to win my Blog Candy comment on everything!  I put the names into a Name Generator so I have NO say on who wins!

Here is what you can win!:

I LOVE Washi Tape, don’t you??!!

I have enjoyed making this post for you!  I hope you have too!  Come back and see what I have been working on!  Click on the Subscribe button so you don’t miss anything!

You can click on any picture below that shows the items I used for this card, you will be taken to my Online Store!  Please use Hostess Code:  C62FFAR3  This code will only be available until the 22nd of June.  If you purchase from my Store (don’t HAVE to use the code!)  I will send you a handmade card PLUS a thank you gift!!

Hope you have a great rest of your week!!

Lisa Tedder
TedderBearStamping
A California Girl living in North Carolina

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Darling Baby Card! Kylie’s International Blog hop!

Once again I am TRYING to be in the top ten for Kylie’s International Blog Hop, will you help me??  I came close last time, but would really like to get there this time!   Can you tell that the dog is fluffy and two colors!?  Read on to see how it was done!

Please vote for me by going to Kylie’s blog hop page!  To vote, you will click on the heart in the right corner of the pictures, preferably mine!!  🙂

The theme this month is Baby.  My card isn’t traditional ‘baby’ but I think it would make a GREAT Birthday card for any baby, OR on the inside it could say that you are expecting!!  That you are HAVING a baby!!

Here’s my card:

Isn’t it cute!!??  Same as last month, I had a totally different card planned, but I didn’t think it mustered!  I came home from a stamp class today and sat right down and made this one!  I love how the dog has such puffy fur!  Want to know how I did that?

That’s Vellum that I stamped the dog on, using Soft Suede (then embossed with clear), I then turned it over onto one of our stamp mats, and using the stylus from the Score Board I press in circular motions (gently at first!!) on the places for the white fur, it makes the Vellum raise up and turn white!!  Cool Right!!?? I then cut ANOTHER dog out of Soft Suede (using the thinlit of course!) and popped up the Vellum, putting the mini dimensionals (YUM!) under the pom pom balls on his feet and front!!  You can’t see them, can you!?  That’s because the Vellum is so white that you can place them behind and it disappears!  I LOVE this technique!

Can you see the clouds in the sky?!  Those are made with Stampin’ Up!’s Embossing Paste and the masks!

The little girl AND the dog are stamped, but the fox is cut out of the Designer Series Paper!  LOVE, love, love this suite!

Here’s a close up of the puffy:

The ‘fixin’s’ for this card are listed below, click on any picture and you will be taken to my Online Store!  When you order from me, you will receive a handmade card, plus a little thank you gift!  Please use the Hostess code: C62FFAR3

I love stamping, and if you live near me I would love for you to come stamp with me!  I hope you enjoyed this post as much as I have!

I also have blog candy!!

You can get in on the drawing by posting comments here on this blog (any post! or multiple posts!) or on my Facebook page and I will put your name down each and every time you comment!  But be aware…..there are some that follow me that take that comment VERY seriously!  I’ve had her comment on each and every post that I make and she also comments on my Facebook page, Twitter AND my Instagram!  She’s one serious girl!  YOU know who you are, and I appreciate you very much!  🙂

The moral of the story is if you REALLY want to win my Blog Candy comment on everything!  I put the names into a Name Generator so I have NO say on who wins!

Lisa Tedder
TedderBearStamping
A California Girl living in North Carolina!

 

How many NEW stamp sets can I get on a card? Plus Blog Candy!

I was perusing Pinterest seeing what I could make, and I found a Z fold card by Karen Watts and loved her scene!  Of course I had to start making my own!  And being me, I HAD to add to what I saw on her card AND put in my NEW stamp sets that I just got from the NEW catalog by Stampin’ Up!

I wanted to use the Bike Ride,  have the bike going along the beach, and since I had a beach I HAD (again) to use High Tide for the water!  High Tide is the greatest stamp set for making water!  And since I was using the water I also used the grass, birds on the beach and the birds that are flying!  Birds!!  For those that know me everytime I use the word/stamp birds, I think of Bambi and say it like Flower said it……..BIRD!  🙂

I also wanted to pull in Seasonal Layers with their Beach Chair!  That is such a fun set!  Ok, I admit it…….Stampin’ Up! has waaaaaaay too many cute sets!  They are fun to play with and BOY they are great for making a story!

Here is my card closed:

Cute, right?!!

Here is the card partially open:

There’s the chair!  And now open all the way:

I LOVE how it came out, don’t you!?  Not sure what sentiment to put on, or if it needs one……what do you think?  Sometimes when I send out my greeting cards, I don’t put a greeting on it, since I want to say what I want to say and let the card speak for itself!  Do you ever do that?

The Deets:

Cardstock
Bermuda Bay:  4 1/4″ x 11″ scored at 8 1/4″, 1 1/2″ x 11, scored in the same places (when you put on card, the folds are opposite)
Whisper White: 5 1/4″ x 4″, 2 1/2″ x 4 (x’s 2), 5 1/4″ x 1 1/4″, 2 1/2″ x 1 1/4″ (xs 2) and scraps for stamping and chair.
I used a post it for the sun, JUST be sure and cut the circle in HALF before you sponge sun!  LOL  For some reason my mind couldn’t fathom that when I stamped the ocean that it would cover the circle….kind of hard when I didn’t take off the circle when I stamped the ocean OVER the circle!  Let me tell you, for some reason (though I’ve done it before) it didn’t dawn on me to cut the circle in half since I was ONLY using half of it to mask the sun.  Sheesh!!  I’m sure I am the ONLY one that happens to!

Now, on to my Blog Candy!!

You can get in on the drawing by posting comments here on this blog (any post! or multiple posts!) or on my Facebook page and I will put your name down each and every time you comment!  But be aware…..there are some that follow me that take that comment VERY seriously!  I’ve had her comment on each and every post that I make and she also comments on my Facebook page, Twitter AND my Instagram!  She’s one serious girl!  YOU know who you are, and I appreciate you very much!  🙂

The moral of the story is if you REALLY want to win my Blog Candy comment on everything!  I put the names into a Name Generator so I have NO say on who wins!

It’s Washi Tape!!  These are from (lf – rt), Affectionately Yours and Botanical Gardens!!  Yes, these can be yours!  I am running this blog candy starting yesterday (since I said I would!) until July 4th!  I think that is a great day to be giving something away for FREE!  Celebrating our Freedom in a way!

Good Luck!

Click on any image below and you will be taken to my Online Store! Please use the Hostess Code: C62FFAR3   
Any order you place with me online, I will be sending you a handmade card plus a little thank you gift!

I really enjoyed making this card and this post,  I hope you did too!  Let me know what you think!  Until next time!

Lisa Tedder
TedderBearStamping
A California girl living in North Carolina

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Bumpy Bike ride near the Mountains

Today the mail came and inside was my framelits for Bike Ride from Stampin’ Up!  Of course I had to give it a try!

I wanted mountains in my picture so I tore some Post-It notes and stuck them to the top of my card:

I then sponged lightly Dapper Denim at the top, making the part closer to the Sticky Notes darker, and then fading the color away.

I ran the cardstock that I was using through the Big Shot with the bumpy rock thinlit under the paper, then ran it though.   This gave the Cardstock the bumps!  They look like rocks so I sponged over them using Soft Suede, this highlighted the rocks!  I was so tickled by this! Normally you put your thinlit OVER your cardstock to cut it out, but this time I wanted the impression.  Came out pretty didn’t it!?

I stamped the Bike in Fresh Fig, SU’s NEW In Color!  I also stamped the basket in it!  The dog’s scarf is Fresh Fig too!

Here is the card:

The thinlits I used are the bike frame, dog, basket, flowers and butterflies.  Oh! And my favorite the rocks!

The butterflies are cut out of the Designer Series Paper Birthday Memories:

I LOVE this thinlit! Just cut out the butterfly and it has the antenna, wings and ALL!  I HAD to add Dazzling Diamonds to make them look even prettier!

The Measurements are the normal card size with the Base being in Fresh Fig 8 1/2″ x 4 1/4″, scored at the 5 1/2″ line to make the card.
The Whisper White is 4″ x 5 1/4″  And scraps for all the cut outs!  This was a really fun card to make!!  I love how you can make so many different things  be on the bike!  Just change out your background and the stamp set can be for sooooo many different occasions!

I hope you enjoyed your visit today!  I have more Blog Candy to give away  on here tomorrow!!  Be sure and visit so you can be in the drawing to win!

Click on any of the pictures below to be taken to my Online Store! If you purchase goodies from me, I will send you a handmade card and a little gift!  Please use the Hostess Code: C62FFAR3

Lisa Tedder
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A California girl living in North Carolina
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Birthday Delivery Fox is Very Sneaky!

Today I am going to share with you a card I am making in this month’s classes!  I just LOOOOOVE this new stamp set Birthday Delivery!  The best part of this set is that the thinlits cut out the stamped image AND the image printed on the DSP!! (Designer Series Paper)

If you are in a hurry and don’t want to stamp and color an image (it doesn’t happen very often!) you can always just take out the DSP and cut your image out of that!  Stampin’ Up! has made it so simple to do a fast and easy card!

Here is the card I am doing in June’s class:

Isn’t he cute!!??  I used the Watercolor Pencils to color him in, and the Blender Pen to smoothe it all out!  This is my new favorite way to color!  No more streaks!  No more worrying about putting too much ink on!  Those pencils makes my job in blending so much easier! You HAVE to try them out!

I used the new punch, Pretty Label to stamp the Surprise! on and it fit perfectly!  I used the Brick Wall embossing folder to make the ‘house’ part of the card and I used the Hearth and Home thinlits to make the window!  Using Window Sheets the same width of the ‘window’ makes this look like a real window!

This is an impressive card, but it really is so easy!  I hope you enjoyed this! Click on any product picture below and you will be taken straight to my online store!!  When you place an order with me, I will send you a handmade card AND a small gift to let you know how much I appreciate you!  Please use this Hostess code when ordering: C62FFAR3

Lisa Tedder
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A California Girl living in North Carolina!

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Catalog Launch Prize Give-away using Colorful Seasons, now to make one for me!

Last Friday, I had my Catalog Launch Party and I had two Prizes that those who attended could win!

The first one uses the Birthday Delivery bundle!  LOVE this bundle, it is so much fun to play with!  Did you know that the thinlits not only fit the STAMPED images, but also fits the images on the Designer Series Paper (aka DSP)?!  It’s so versatile and you KNOW I love to get more from my stamping dollars!

I LOVE how the Chef has his can that will spray out the words “It’s your big day!”   Isn’t that so cute!  The balloons are fun to add, I had to ‘fussy cut’ the bear but it was super simple.  I’m sorry to say that I gave this away BEFORE I measured it!  I ‘think’ it was 8″ x 10″.   I made it on Thursday and I had a winner for it on Friday!  For the grass I sponged using Old Olive with a mask giving it that great wavy look!

For my other Prize I did a take on a card I made in another post:

I loved how this came out, and decided to see how it would look framed with all the seasons!  I have to admit I was soooooo excited when I was done, and a little disappointed that I had to GIVE IT AWAY!  LOL  I used Dazzling Diamonds to make the water sparkle, especially on the winter one to make the water look icy!  Here is a closer look at each Season:

The water is icy and the chair is sparkly with Dazzling Diamonds!

The trees are just budding with leaves and the Chair is in Pristine condition!

Summer time!  The sun is shining! The blooms are out!  The chair is a ‘little’ dirty, but we have that iced drink so we don’t care!!

Fall is here!  The leaves are changing!  The chair is almost ready to be cleaned for the end of the season!

Here is the full view!  Notice the Dazzling Diamonds background paper?  The measurements for this beauty is 11″ x 14″………..which is why I had to add the strips of Bermuda Bay.  Can’t have a place that has a seam!  There’s only ONE seam, but for symmetry I put two strips in!

For this Colorful Seasons framed art, I took off with the given name of the set……..Colorful SEASONS!  I chose to make four scenes but having the scene stay the same but change it up to see the Seasons!  I had a blast making this!  I used Lovely as a Tree to be my backdrop, and the best thing is that you can make this stamp set look different just by using markers!

Dimensions:

Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper #135315, 12″ x 11″ and 12″ x 2″
Bermuda Bay ( Brights Cardstock pack) #145409, 1/2″ x 11″ x’s 2
Basic Black #124267, 12″ x 9″
Bermuda Bay (see # above), 11 3/4″ x 8 3/4″
Seasons:
Pool Party (Winter) 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
Pink Pirouette (Spring) 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
Berry Burst (Summer) 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
Cherry Cobbler (Fall) 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″

All Seasons are on Whisper White cardstock 4″ x 5 1/4″, ‘frame’ is Pool Party 5 1/4″ x 4″ with a 1/2″ cut out on inside all around.

Water is Soft Sky and Bermuda Bay for all seasons except winter which is Soft Sky and Whisper White.

Trees are colored with markers:  Tree trunk is all Early Espresso, Leaves are Old Olive (spring and summer), Fall is Cajun Craze and Crushed Curry.

For the water I used the Fine Tip Glue Pen to make the water sparkle with Dazzling Diamonds on top.

For the winter tree branch thinlit I used the White Gel pen (retired) to make snow on the top, with Dazzling Diamonds over it to make the branches be snowy!

That’s it for the Dimensions!

I hope you like this post!  This took me a couple days to create but only because I had to think it up!  Once started, it took a couple of hours.

I will be making one for myself as soon as I am able!  I will probably take this to the winner on Monday so will have to make one before then, just in case I need a life size reference!!

I have my Blog Candy to give away TOMORROW!!  Wow, that went fast!  You can get in on the drawing by posting comments here on this blog (any post! or multiple posts!) or on my Facebook page and I will put your name down each and every time you comment!

Here is a reminder of what you can win:


These are soooooo pretty!!  Good luck!

I’m off to make some cards for my upcoming classes!  I’m sure I will be sharing them with you as time allows!

Below my name is pictures of what I used to make this project…..you can click on any picture and you will be taken to my online store!  If you place an order with me, I will send you a handmade card and a small token of my appreciation! Please use this Hostess Code for you order:  C62FFAR3

Lisa Tedder
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A California girl living in North Carolina!
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Black and Gold meet up with Eastern Elegance, all I can say is WOW!

I had a class yesterday and we made three cards, one of which I am going to share with you today!  I was inspired by Priscilla Ivler.  I LOVE getting ideas from others and tweaking it a bit!

Here is the card we made:

Isn’t it stunning?!!  It’s not a ‘hard’ card, you just have to work on getting the thinlit to let go of the paper without ripping it.  My Die Brush has seen better days and the bristles are falling out!  Yay!  We get a new one in the NEW catalog!!

Here is the inside:

Everyone at class loved it!  And in person it is even prettier than here!  I know it’s hard to believe!

This is going to be a quick post today, if you want the dimensions just let me know and I will send them to you!

Don’t forget about my blog candy!!

 

The drawing for this Blog Candy is June 6th!  Post here on my blog (on any post, as many as you want!) or on any of my social media posts TedderBearStamping on Facebook, Instagram as TedderBearStamping, or on my Twitter acct as TedderBearStamp!

See?  PLENTY of ways to win free goodies!!  I will be continuing with my blog candy until I feel like you don’t want free stamping supplies!  Think that will ever happen?  Nah!  I wouldn’t think so!

Lisa Tedder
TedderBearStamping
A California Girl living in North Carolina
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Another Stained Glass Card with At Home With You

I posted earlier that I was going to use this stamp set from Stampin’ Up! for Kylie’s International Blog Hop, but I changed my mind!  I didn’t think, when I was finished with it, that it yelled MASCULINE. So I am sharing it with you now!

Yes! This is the one that I told you about with the stained glass that came out even better than how I did it in the past!  I touched the one that was drying before it was ready so I had to start all over.  I don’t want to pray for Patience because I really don’t want to practice it a lot!  🙂  I’m not very good at it!

To start off, I scribbled on a piece of Window Sheet with some of SU!’s markers.  I then placed little circles of the Fine Tip Glue Pen over the scribbles and the colors bled and create a really cool pattern!

I used Cajun Craze and Dapper Denim.  See how it marbles?!!  Once dry it is see through with the colors showing through what looks like an antique stained glass!!

Once it’s dry………..it takes  time, it’s probably a good idea to leave it overnight so you don’t mess with it!  Trust me!

Once the door is cut out with the thinlit, place the Window Sheet down on the back side (the side that opens).

NOT sure why I took this picture of the door UPSIDE down other than to get a better picture!  Can you see the two colors?!!

I have magnet strips on the door between this layer and the next which will sandwich the Window Sheet so you won’t see it.  I placed magnets under the inside of the door (under the saying too), so when the card is standing the door won’t flap open. It makes it snap together.
Here is a picture of the other side of the door attached so the Window Sheet is between them:

It REALLY looks like Antique glass, right?

Here is a pic of the card:

Can you see the dog and the cat cuddling together?!  I put a piece of ribbon between the door and the ‘sandwich’ so it can’t be seen other than the part I want to help open the door.

Here is the door open:

The welcome mat is stamped and then I cut fringes in the layer under it so it looks like a mat!

I would love to hear what you think!  Too much?
Here is a picture of the inside:

I love the dog basket!!

That’s it for today!!  Hope you liked it!  Subscribe to my blog so you don’t miss anything!!

Don’t forget that I have Blog Candy!!  Here is what you can win:

Just leave a comment here or on my Facebook Page TedderBearStamping, I am doing the drawing on the 15th of May!  Only 3 days left!  Each and Every comment you leave (on any post!) will be counted!  Good Luck!!

Lisa Tedder
TedderBearStamping
A California Girl living in North Carolina

New Stamp set from Stampin’ Up! ‘At Home with You’ and Blog Candy

For the last week and a half I have been SICK!  I’m on the mend so thought I would bring you a new Card from the SU! stamp set called At Home With You!  This is another very versatile stamp set!  You can do Birthday’s, thank you, Christmas, Fall and today I am doing a Surprise! Birthday card!

For the windows in the door I wanted to show you a Technique that I came up with!  It was quite by accident, but I will take it!!  I LOVE techniques and am always trying new things!  Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t AND SOMETIMES I get surprised!  LOVE when that happens!

I wanted to try different ways of using the Fine Tip Glue Pen and wanted to see what would happen if I colored on a Window Sheet with a Marker and then laid down a nice shallow layer of glue over it……….and OMGoodness!!  The glue didn’t make the ink from the marker brighter which is what I ‘thought’ it would do, it MARBLED it!  Woot!  Woot!!  I let it dry and it came out so pretty!!  Here is a picture:

Isn’t it pretty!!??  This isn’t the one I used for this post, but I forgot to take a picture of the one I used.  The one above WAS for a project that I will be putting on another blog where I will be competing for the best cards……….I ended up NOT using the one above ’cause gosh darnit, I got impatient (yes!  I know you are surprised!!  NOT!!) and I touched it!  Well, Poo!!  So, I did another one, and used two colors and I put the glue on another way and it came out even better!!!!  So, Now I am not so upset that I got impatient!  LOL  I WILL ‘try’ to be patient with the one that is drying at this moment.  Cross fingers!!

On to the card!!  Squirrel!!   Sheesh!  Reign me in!   I wanted to use Cherry Cobbler because I have neglected that poor color lately and decided that I needed to use it!  I stamped the door image in Versamark and then heat embossed it with Silver Embossing Powder.  Silver goes really well with Cherry Cobbler!

I stamped the plant, welcome mat, wreath and the present in Memento Black and then colored over with my Blender Pens and SU!’s inks!  Once the Memento is dry you can totally color on it and it won’t bleed!!  I also put some Wink of Stella on top to add that bit of sparkly that I HAVE to have on a lot of my cards……who doesn’t like SPARKLE!!??

Can you see the Stained Glass on the Door Window?!!  I used Soft Suede 5″ X 3 3/4″ to put behind the door and ran it through the Big Shot using the Brick Wall Embossing Folder!  Each image:  Door (2 pieces), wreath, matt, present and flower pot has thinlits that fit them!!  Once you color them it’s easy to run right through and they look so pretty!!!

I didn’t want the Stained Glass to show when you opened the door, so I sandwiched the window sheet with the ‘stained glass’ between two pieces of the door.

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Here is the Blog Candy:

Happy Heart Embossing Folder can be yours!!  And the best thing is that it won’t take much effort on your part at all!  Leave a comment here on my blog or on my Facebook Page TedderBearStamping, it can be a comment on MULTIPLE posts, each time you comment you are in the running for the drawing that will be held on the 15th of May!  That’s only 5 days from now!  Eeeck!!  Don’t waste any time!  LOL  I love Embossing Folders, and hope that you do too!!

I’ll be back soon!!  Can’t wait to show you how the Stained Glass window I did for Kylie’s International Blog Highlight May 2017 came out!!  Hopefully it dries the way I want it to, AND that I am patient!!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina!
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