Friday, August 18, 2017

Victorine Originals Challenge 9 - On Wings


Welcome back! Ready for the next challenge?

Challenge #9
"On Wings"


Butterflies? Winged Insects? Fairies? There's certainly more than one way to interpret this challenge. Please link your cards, mixed media projects, and scrapbook layouts, we love see all forms of craftiness join in the fun! 
Now, the winner of Challenge #8 -"Purple"

Congratulations!
Becca Cruger
  please grab the badge below to place on your blog, and email sabrina@Victorineoriginals.com to claim your prize



Thank you to all who participated in our last challenge, and we cant wait to see what you design for our NEW Challenge #9 - "On Wings"!


The winner of this challenge will Receive a $10.00 Gift Certificate to spend at the Victorine Originals online store!

Please read the rules before entering!



Now on to our DT Inspiration for our Challenge

using wings from the Wings Set







Thursday, August 17, 2017

Happy Birthday to You!!!

Hello & Happy Thursday Everyone!
It's DT Theresa here from Theresa's Crafty Creations
and it's my day to take over the blog--
YAY for me... 🙌

I'm so excited to share this Sweet colorful
Birthday card I made! 





I really like the Birthday Word Print Stamp -
It's not a full background stamp - it's about 3 3/4 x 4 3/4
I pulled out a piece of water color paper & Heat embossed
the stamp with some White Embossing powder then
 I pulled out some Distress Oxide inks in
Wilted Violet, Picked Raspberry, & Fossilized Amber
to color over my embossing - It totally makes the words POP!
I added some of my Sheer Shimmer Sparkle Spray and
dabbed it with a cloth -  I let it dry then used a Stitched
Rectangle die to cut it out -

Then, I wanted to add that ADORABLE
Wonky Four Layer Cake Stamp! I embossed it as well -
Using some Purple, Pink, & yellow embossing powder I
had in my stash - I don't own a ton of embossing powders
especially in colors, so I'm a little disappointed that I didn't
have a bright purple or pink... I think it would have stood out a
bit more if I had... None the less - I used what I got! 😊
After it was embossed, I cut it out with my Brother Scan N Cut

I used some Bright dotted paper from Doodlebug Designs and
cut it out with a Scalloped Stitched Die from Gina Marie Designs
I think it looks wonderful on that White Cardstock - I also
used some Fun Foam to pop up the Scallop frame & added some
Dimensionals to the cake - 

I'll be giving this card to one of the Teachers at School --
Everyone is happy to be back at work and back on a 
schedule! :)



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Thanks so much for stopping!
Have a FANTASTIC DAY!!

Theresa

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

From the Garden

Good Morning and Happy Wednesday,

Today is my day to post on the Victorine Originals Blog.  I chose to use 
Pea Pods for my inspiration today.  This is my second project this month using this delish stamp. I recently tried to buy a stamp from a different manufacturer that is nearly identical to this one and it was sold out.  Silly me I only had to look at Victorine Originals and it was right there!!


Tag Recipe:
Pea Pod stamped on Craft cardstock using Lawn Fawn Jet Black ink, I colored in the image using Prismacolor Premier pencils and then used Gansai Tambi Starry watercolors in gold to add the highlights to the vines, leaves and to flick lil dots of gold across the whole front of image to add a bit of shimmer. I then used a long strip of washi tape from my stash folded in half and added to the layer as pictured. Lastly I die cut the layer using KatScrappiness Stitched Rectangle dies and adhered the layer to the front of a craft colored tag base. I did this so the tag would have weight and be thicker. I used a scrap piece of brown ribbon for my picture, but you could use anything you wish to attach to your project.
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Don't forget there is still time to enter your "PURPLE" themed projects into our challenge, we now have 3 ways to play along. Check out this lovely inspiration board for the current challenge.

Head on over to the Victorine Originals blog and check out their challenge post. They do not have to use Victorine Originals stamps on them. We can't wait to see what you create!  
I look forward to visiting your blogs.
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Thank you for visiting today and have a great day!
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Design Team Member MaryAnn
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Monday, August 14, 2017

Thanks for being you

Thanks for being you

Good morning VO friends! Amy here to share a Thank You card I made using a fun Angel from the Beautiful Angel set.    (10566-X)
(74407-B) from Victorine Originals 

I thought of making a Thank you card because I am so thankful for my DT sisters and Sabrina for covering for me the last few weeks while I dealt with a death in my family of a very important person to me.  
So to all of you, really a Thank you doesn't seems to be enough. But a huge
 THANK YOU LADIES!!!


And the inside

I started out by choosing some fun and colorful papers from my stash. 
I then die cut the pretty design and backed it in white card stock.
I then stamped directly on the paper.
I also die cut for the sentiment.  I layered a few colors and attached them to my card. 

I hope you enjoyed my card today. 
Thank you for stopping by and don't forget to join in our challenge which will be ending soon. 
Here's the mood board again for that challenge


Be sure to join in and please stop by my blog for my inspiration peice I made for the challenge.
Hugs
Amy

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Just For You


Happy Sunday, everyone and welcome. Today I'm sharing a simple design that reminded me of some of my first cards minus the sequins, of course. Do you ever look back at past projects to see how far along you've progressed? For me the difference is night and day.  

Using the Victorine Originals Just For You sentiment and Flowers stamp, I stamped the image  and sentiment with Versafine Onyx Black Ink, add a little color with Zig Pens, die-cut an oval to frame image, adhered with 3D mounting foam, finished off with sequins. So simple, just the way I like it lately.


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