Monday, June 30

SPARKLE 'n SPRINKLE july release party

hello crafty friends! 

and welcome to SPARKLE N SPRINKLE's july 1st reveal. 

this month EIGHT new stamp sets are being introduced. until july 3rd, the sets are 20% off their regular price. 

the darling "under the mistletoe" rubber stamp set #556 is available on cling mounted rubber, as a digital image, and is also included in this month's technique video

the NEW sets are: 
feline humor #631 - (digital available) 
old friends #633 - (digital available) 
gran's chair #627 - (digital available) 
winter stream #601 - (digital available) 
a savior #637 - (digital available) 
beach friends #644 - (digital available) 
daisies #619 - (digital available) 

on JULY 3rd one GRAND-PRIZE winner will be selected from the comments left on the designers' blogs listed below. 

the GRAND PRIZE winner will receive their choice of: 
1) all the new rubber stamp sets or 
2) all the new digital stamps and digital stamp sets. 

the new SNS creative challenge also begins today, with lots of prizes and recognition badges. 

the winner of the blog hop will be announced on july 3rd on facebook, the SNS blog, and on our blogs: 
emilia van den heuvel --> ME 

 and here is what i've prepared with the newest DAISIES #619 set - 

here are some close ups from my project:

and here is a list with all products you can find in the SNS online store:

i hope you enjoyed today's post!

hugs 'n smiles,

Friday, June 27

SPECIAL FRIENDS {merly impressions & kaisercraft}

hello KAISERCRAFT fans!

it is my turn on MERLY IMPRESSIONS' blog today and i've prepared a layout with a picture from ELISE's latest photo-shoot with her best friend.

this month i have the pleasure to work with one of my personal favourite KAISERCRAFT collectionsSTORYTELLER. this collection is full of bright colours and heartwarming messages and it is perfect for any type of project.


for my background i used the vintage die-cut gloss paper, two KAISERCRAFT background clear stamps {diamonds and lattice} and different art mediums.

to create my title i used die cuts from the COLLECTABLES package matching this collection, which i embellished with KAISERCRAFT rhinestones orange.

for the flower cluster i used KAISERCRAFT paper blooms hot pink, resin blossoms dahlia and greenish swirls and leaves, cut from the mini paper pad. to die cut the swirls and the foliage, i used MARIANNE DESIGN dies.

i stamped random messages on my background paper using the clear stamps set matching the collection.

i hope you enjoyed today's post!

here is a list with some of the products i used on this project:

have a sunny day!

hugs 'n smiles,

Wednesday, June 25


hello crafty peeps! 

i'm on the CREATIVE EMBELLISHMENTS' blog today and i've got a brand new project to share with you! 

JUNE is the BIRTHDAY month in my family – we’ve got 6 birthday parties in just 4 short weeks - it seems that everyone is born in JUNE! and of course they all should get a hand-made card!

this one i made for my auntie -

for my card i used CREATIVE EMBELLISHMENTS rubber stamps and chipboard embellishments

 i used the pre-made sentiment from KAISERCRAFT's new collection "STORYTELLER" {you can find the entire line at MERLY IMPRESSIONS online store}. to frame it i used the smaller oval from the CE fancy oval frame set.

i altered the chippie with SPARKLE N SPRINKLE white detail embossing powder.

to alter the background cardstock of my card I used the CE distressed moroccan stamp with brown ink.

I cut the CE butterfly flourish in two pieces to fit my design better. i altered them with a layer of SPARKLE N SPRINKLE white detail embossing powder first and then i added the SAGE EP351 and the CAYENNE EP423 colors on top of it.

here is a list with some of the products i used on my project:

i hope i managed to inspire you today!

have a lovely day!

hugs 'n smiles,