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STAMPlorations~ 4th Birthday Blog Hop!

Yay!! It's STAMPlorations 4th Birthday and to celebrate we are doing a Happy Birthday Blog Hop!


There is something new this hop though...there is a wishlist Link up...this is where you get to create a wishlist for a chance to win $50 worth of products from your wishlist! How sweet is that?
Wishlist Link-Up : Participants must go to stamplorations.com, create an account, and add items to their wishlist. Then they add the link to their wishlist to the Inlinkz on the blog. Wishlist link-up will open a week before the blog hop, on June 19th. That post will contain the link-up with a step-by-step short video on how to link-up their wishlist. Easy Peasy! :o)
Prizes:
Three (3) randomly drawn winners from all comments left on the STAMP blog and participating designers blog will each receive a $25 gift certificate to the store One (1) randomly drawn winner from comments left on our Facebook page will win a grab bag consisting of new products worth up to $30 One (1) randomly drawn winn…

LBBS~Dream Canvas

Hello, crafty friends, today I have a lil' Mixed Media Canvas using one of the amazing Mixed Media Images that Olga has in the Little Blue Button Shop! I used the Angel digi stamp
Isn't she beautiful??? 
Be sure to check out the other amazing Mixed Media Images in the shop here

Here's my canvas:  I started by applying texture paste thru a TCW Reverse Chicken Wire stencil. Once dry, I sprayed some color sprays in Orange, yellow and red and stamped some shapes for added texture for my background. 

I watercolored the ANGEL image with Derwent Inktense pencils and fussy cut out. I adhered her to my canvas with gel medium and 3D foam tape. I finished by adhering different feathers I stamped, die cut and shaped/curled. I finished with a simple sentiment and voila! :o)

I sure hope I've inspired you today. 
Happy craftin'!

STAMPlorations~ Sunday Stencil #101

Happy Sunday everyone! I'm sharing a tag I made for STAMPlorations Sunday Stencil #101. The designers have created some fabulous mixed media projects to inspire you. You can find them  here so be sure to check them out and leave them some luv! :o) 
Today I used ARTplorations  Emanations Stencil along with sentiments from Bold Sentiments: Explore STAMPlorations Stamp Set. 
A pretty quick and easy background using a watercolor paper tag and some Distress Oxide inks applied thru the Emanations Stencil. I splattered some White acrylic paint and let dry. I used some Brushos in Orange and emerald green on an airplane diecut and applied some washi tape from my stash onto the tag. Stamped sentiments from the
Bold Sentiments: Explore STAMPlorations Stamp Set and used foam tape for added dimension to adhere the sentiments and airplane. Some ribbon and button finished off the tag.
I hope you were inspired to play along in our Monthly Challenge, there is still some time to join in.

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STAMPlorations~June Mixed Media Challenge

Happy Sunday everyone, it's that time again for a new challenge over at
The theme is always anything mixed media goes, except a card! Just remember you must use at least one stencil (any brand) in your project. You have until the end of the month to play!   

This month I used some fun new products from STAMPlorations. :o)
I started by playing with some Distress Oxides in Wilted Violet and Peeled Paint and the new Curve Play ARTplorations Stencil to create my background. 

I then stamped the 3 different sized butterflies from the Trendy Butterflies 2 set onto text paper and colored the 2 smallest with the same Distress Oxide Inks used in the background and fussy cut them out. I layered them onto the tag for added dimension and stamped the sentiments from Happy Happy Birthday and Gorgeous Bold Sentiment sets in Jet Black Archival Ink. A little doodled border finished it off. 





I sure hope I've inspired you to get crafty and join in our challenge. 







STAMPlorations~ Lil' Gift Card Tag

Happy Friday crafty friends, I'm up on the STAMPlorations Blog today with a step-by-step tutorial using some NEW ARTplorations Stencils: Atoms, Doily Squares and Emanations.. With the end of school approaching, I thought I’d share a little Gift Card Pocket Tag with y'all  as I thought these would make great lil’ gifts for teacher’s to thank them for all they do. :o)
 You can catch the step-by-step photo tutorial here.
Don't forget you can use code "STAMPGIRLAMY" to  Save 20% in the STAMPlorations online shop. :o)
Products used:








LBBS~ Sophie and Sam Tag

Good morning crafty friends, today I'm super excited to share with you my make for  Here's a lil' tag using Kite Sophie & Sam which is one of the two adorable new releases this month. 
I started with a tag made from MDF Chipboard and then covered it with Recollections Designer papers and layered them on. I added a Doily and the kite embellie (also from Recollections) and a button and twine to finish it off. :o)

I colored this adorable image with Distress Markers and Spectrum Noir Markers. I fussy cut it out and adhered it with 3D foam tape for added dimension. 

These two are just too cute for words even! Love them! :o)

Be sure to check out the other DT's amazing makes using this month's LBBS New Releases!
I hope I've inspired you to get crafty today.