Birthday Cards, Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Uncategorized

Masculine Birthday Card Using Honey Bee Stamps’ “Music Speaks” Stamp Set!

Hello lovelies!
If you know me you know how much I love music and music themed stamp sets are no different! Someone who shares this passion is my wonderful dad, so this week I thought I’d share the card I’ve made for his birthday this year with you! I fell in love with all the different instruments in Honey Bee Stamps’ “Music Speaks” stamp set the minute I saw them and knew I had to have this one!
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I cut two panels using the largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts (one from white card stock and the other from black) and ink blended over them with Heffy Doodle’s “Brick By Brick” stencil using Iced Spruce Distress Oxide Ink. I distressed the white panel with my distress sprayer and cut a window from it using Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts once again. I used my Misti stamping tool to stamp my images using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink and coloured them with my alcohol markers. I used a white gel pen to add highlights and details to my images before fussy cutting them out.
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I secured a small strip of white card stock in my Misti and stamped my sentiment from Avery Elle’s “Peek-A-Boo Scary Pals” stamp set with Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink and trimmed the ends to make my sentiment banner.
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I popped my white and grey brick frame up on my black panel using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape. I adhered my images together using Scor-Tape before popping them up also. For the sentiment strip I doubled up my foam tape so it pops up slightly further, popped it in place and adhered my panel to my card base.
P38 HBS Music Speaks
Thanks for reading lovelies! I hope you’re all enjoying your summer! I’ll see you next week with another card.
Claire
xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
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Honey Bee Stamps “Music Speaks” Stamp Set
Avery Elle “Peek-A-Boo Scary Pals” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Iced Spruce Distress Oxide Ink

Stencils
Heffy Doodle “Brick By Brick” Stencil

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

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Birthday Cards, Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Uncategorized

Birthday Card Using Avery Elle’s “Peek-A-Boo Scary Pals” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
I’m still working on building my birthday card stash back up at the moment and wanted to share this card I made using the adorable “Peek-A-Boo Scary Pals” stamp set from Avery Elle! I only used the dinosaur character for this card but there are plenty to choose from!
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I started by cutting two panels from white card stock using Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts, I cut a small window in my smaller panel using Honey Bee Stamps’ “Double Stitched Circles” Honey Cuts. I stamped my images with Gina K Amalgam Jet Black ink using my Misti stamping tool. I coloured them with my alcohol markers, added details and highlights with a white gel pen before fussy cutting them out.
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I used the balloon stamp from the set to stamp all over my larger panel in a random pattern using Gina K Amalgam Jet Black ink again. I coloured them with my alcohol markers and added details using a white gel pen.
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I ink blended a panel big enough to fit behind my window using Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink and sprayed it with my Distress Sprayer. After I cleaned up the excess water I adhered it to the back of my panel using Scor-Tape, before popping my dino in place and adhering my images with Scor-Tape also. I adhered my smaller panel to the centre of my patterned one using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape, adhered my panel to my card and added some orange Nuvo drops for embellishment.
P36 AE Peek-a-boo Scary Pals
Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card.
Claire
xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
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Stamps & Dies
Avery Elle “Peek-A-Boo Scary Pals” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts
Honey Bee Stamps “Double Stitched Circles” Honey Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Birthday Cards, Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Uncategorized

Birthday Card Using Avery Elle’s “Legendary” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
Today I wanted to share a quick birthday card using Avery Elle’s “Legendary” stamp set!

I started by cutting two white panels using the largest and second largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts. In the smaller panel I used part of the die from Avery Elle’s “Focal Point Stripes” Elle-Ments to cut my striped window. I blended another piece of white card stock big enough to cover the back of my window with Broken China and Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Inks, distressed it with my distress sprayer and adhered to my panel using Scor-Tape. I used my Misti stamping tool to stamp my images using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink and coloured them with my alcohol markers. I added some details with a white gel pen before fussy cutting them out and adhering them in place on my smaller panel. I secured my panel in my Misti and stamped my sentiment using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I blended my larger panel with Broken China Distress Oxide Ink, popped my smaller panel up on it using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape and adhered it to my card base.
P35 AE Legendary
Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card.
Claire
xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
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Stamps & Dies
Avery Elle “Legendary” Stamp Set
Avery Elle “Focal Point Stripes” Elle-Ments
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Broken China Distress Oxide Ink
Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Anniversary Cards, Birthday Cards, Friendship Cards, Uncategorized

Celebration Card Using Waffle Flower’s “Tiny Terrarium” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
Today I’m sharing a celebration card using the “Tiny Terrarium” stamp set from Waffle Flower! I love the image from this set and knew I wanted to keep the rest of the card simple to let it really shine on it’s own.
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I used my Misti stamping tool to stamp my image using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink and coloured it using my alcohol markers. I added some white highlights and details with a gel pen and fussy cut it out. I cut a panel from white card stock using the largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts and cut a window in the centre using Honey Bee Stamps’ “Double Stitched Polygons” Honey Cuts.
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I cut another panel using the “Basic Rectangles” and ink blended on to it with Broken China and Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Inks. I distressed it with my distress sprayer, let it sit for a moment before cleaning up the excess water. I adhered my window panel and backing panel together using Scor-Tape.
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I secured my panel in my Misti to stamp my sentiment using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I adhered my image in the centre of the polygon window using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape before adhering my panel to my card base.
P34 WF Tiny Terrarium
Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card.
Claire
xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
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Stamps & Dies
Waffle Flower “Tiny Terrarium” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts
Honey Bee Stamps’ “Double Stitched Polygons” Honey Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Broken China Distress Oxide Ink
Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Uncategorized

Simple Friendship Card Using Concord & 9th’s “Feathered” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
This week I’m sharing a quick and simple friendship card because sometimes we need need something quick and easy on hand to brighten someone’s day! The “Feathered” stamp set from Concord & 9th is so versatile and perfect for this!
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I cut a panel down from white card stock using the “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts from Mama Elephant. I used Gina K’s Amalgam “Jet Black” ink to stamp one of the feather images in a pattern all over my panel. I used my Misti stamping tool to hold my panel in place while I stamped my pattern.
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While I was waiting on the ink drying on my panel I prepped some black card stock with my powder tool applicator and stamped my sentiment in Versamark ink, coated it in gold embossing powder and set it with my heat tool. Once the embossing powder had cooled I trimmed my sentiment down in to a strip to go across my panel.
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Now that the ink on my patterned panel was dry I splattered it with two shades of gold metallic watercolour paint to add a little extra texture.
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I used Scor-Tape to adhere my sentiment across my panel once my splattered paint was dry. I mounted my patterned panel on to a black panel I had cut down using the largest of the “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts and adhered them to my card base using Scor-Tape.
P26 CA9 Feathered
Thanks for reading lovelies! I can’t wait to play more with this set! I’ll see you next week with another card.

Claire
xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
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Stamps & Dies
Concord & 9th “Feathered” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

Inks
Gina K Designs Amalgam “Jet Black” Ink
Versamark Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape

Birthday Cards, Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Uncategorized

Birthday Card Using Lawn Fawn’s “Be Hap-Pea” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
I’m back this week with another birthday card, I find it handy to always have a couple stashed away in case I forget or I’m too busy to sit down and create one week! This time I’m using the adorable “Be Hap-Pea” stamp set from Lawn Fawn, I love a good punny set!
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I stamped a couple of the peas out and one of the pods using Memento Tuxedo Black ink, I used some of the adorable faces that come with the set to give them different expressions! As I planned for this to be a birthday card I made sure to stamp one wearing a party hat too. I coloured them using my alcohol markers and added some highlights and details with a white gel pen before fussy cutting them all out. I used a craft knife to cut along the middle line of the pea pod so I could adhere three of my peas inside it using Scor-Tape.
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I cut all of my panels from heavy weight white card stock, I used the largest of the “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts from Mama Elephant for my background panel. For my focal point on my card I used the smaller scalloped die from the “Framed Tags” Waverly Creative Cuts from Mama Elephant and used one of the circle dies from Honey Bee Stamps’ “Double Stitched Circles” Honey Cuts to create the window. I used the leaf stamp from the set to stamp leaves all over my background panel with Memento Tuxedo Black ink again, coloured them with my alcohol markers and used a white gel pen to add highlights.
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I used my Misti stamping tool to keep my scalloped panel in place and used my powder tool applicator to prep my panel. I used Versafine Onyx Black ink to stamp my sentiment, removing it from my Misti before coating it in clear embossing powder and setting the powder with my heat tool. I cut another scalloped panel from white card stock and blended it with Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink, sprayed it with my Distress Sprayer and cleaned up the excess water. I adhered the yellow panel behind my windowed panel using Scor-Tape so my window would have the yellow background.
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I adhered my peas in the pod and the one slightly behind it with Scor-Tape, but decided to pop the one standing on top of the pod up with 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape. I took my scalloped panel, adhered it to my background panel using foam tape once again so it was slightly raised and adhered to my card base.
P25 LF Be Hap-Pea
Thanks for reading lovelies! Do you always keep a stash of birthday cards at the ready? I have to admit I’ve been pretty poor at keeping a stash myself lately, but I’m slowly building one back up! I’ll see you next week with another card!

Claire

xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
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Stamps & Dies
Lawn Fawn “Be Hap-Pea” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts
Mama Elephant “Framed Tags” Waverly Creative Cuts
Honey Bee Stamps “Double Stitched Circles” Honey Cuts

Inks
Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, New Home Cards, Uncategorized

Happy New Home Card Using Lawn Fawn’s “Happy Village” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
This week I’m sharing a new home card, you never know when someone you care for will move home, it’s always handy to have a card to welcome them in to their new space! I thought Lawn Fawn’s “Happy Village” stamp set would be perfect for this occasion!
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I started by blending two backgrounds using Heffy Doodle’s “UnbeLEAFable” stencil and Pine Needles Distress Oxide ink.  I splattered my backgrounds with the Pine Needles Distress Oxide ink and some gold watercolour paint before putting them aside to dry. Once they were completely dry I die cut two polaroid frames using Avery Elle’s “Photo Mat Elle-ments” so I could arrange my scenes within them.
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I cut two panels the same size as my polaroid frames and blended Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide ink, completely coating them. I adhered these to the backs of my polaroid frames, this acts as my sky in my scenes.
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I stamped my images using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and coloured them using my alcohol markers. I also took some of the scenery pieces from the Avery Elle “Photo Mat Elle-Ments” dies and coloured them also. I added some highlights with a white gel pen and adhered them in to my frames. I popped the “Home Sweet Home” sentiment up with 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape to give it a little bit of dimension.
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I cut a panel of white card stock using the largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts, splattering it with Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide ink and gold watercolour paint. Once my background panel was dry I adhered my first polaroid scene flat, popped my second scene up using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape and adhered my panel to my card base.
P16 LF Happy Village
Thanks for reading lovelies!

xo

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Stamps & Dies
Lawn Fawn “Happy Village” Stamp Set
Avery Elle “Photo Mat” Elle-ments
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

Inks
“Pine Needles” Distress Oxide Ink
“Tumbled Glass” Distress Oxide Ink

Stencils
Heffy Doodle “UnbeLEAFable” Stencil

Adhesives
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Uncategorized

Sending Love With Heffy Doodle “Yappy Happy Mail” Set!

Hey lovelies!
We all love a bit of happy mail don’t we? “Just because” cards are amongst my favourites to send and this set from Heffy Doodle is just perfect to show someone you’re thinking of them!
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I started by stamping my images using Memento Tuxedo Black ink, coloured them with my alcohol markers and fussy cut them out. I used a white gel pen to add highlights and details to my images. I coloured the whole set because it was just too adorable!
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I die cut my base panel using the Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts and the laced heart from Lawn Fawn “Lacy Heart Stackables” dies. I love layering die cuts on cards to add a little more dimension!
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I blended some Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide ink on to my heart before splattering it with white gold metallic watercolour paint and some white paint.
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I cut another heart using the Lacy Heart Stackables and trimmed the bottom off to make my hill to ground my images. To add a little extra detail I weaved some red and white twine through the lace around the heart.
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I stamped my sentiment on the white part of my heart using Versafine Onyx Black ink. Once my sentiment was dry I adhered my images to my panel and used a black pen to create the little dotted line between them. I added some red and white twine around the bottom of my rectangle panel, tied a bow and adhered the bow in to place using Ranger Multi Medium Matte adhesive so it wouldn’t move around too much. I adhered the heart to my rectangle panel flat, backed the rectangle with 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape and adhered that to my card base!
P4 HD Yappy Happy Mail
Thanks for reading lovelies! Isn’t this set from Heffy Doodle just adorable? It’s so versatile it could be used for so many occasions!

xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
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Stamps & Dies
Heffy Doodle “Yappy Happy Mail” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts
Lawn Fawn “Lacy Heart Stacklables” Dies

Inks
“Worn Lipstick” Distress Oxide Ink

Adhesives
Ranger Multi Medium Matte
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

 

 

Christmas Cards, Uncategorized

Adorable Christmas Card Using Mama Elephant “Yappy Woofmas” Set!

Hey lovelies!
Are you all preparing for Christmas yet? There have been so many amazing sets being released lately it’s hard not to think about the holidays! I couldn’t wait to dive in to this lot of cuties from the Mama Elephant “Yappy Woofmas” set! I have two dogs of my own, meaning I have a serious soft spot when there’s a new set filled with cute dogs!
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I stamped my images using Memento Tuxedo black ink and coloured them using my alcohol markers. I ended up only using three of them for this card and set the others aside for a separate project! I added blush to their cheeks with a pink coloured pencil, as well as details and highlights using a white gel pen before fussy cutting them out.
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I die cut a panel using the Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts and cut some windows on my panel with the Lawn Fawn “Outside In Stitched Heart Stackables” dies to keep with the stitched theme! Once I was finished with die cutting I splattered some silver and pale gold metallic watercolour paint on my panel, unfortunately this doesn’t show too well in photos but it adds a lovely shimmer to the card when it hits the light!
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I used Evergreen Bough Distress Oxide ink and blended it on to some white card stock before spraying it with my distress sprayer. I cut this in to sections to become the backgrounds of the windows in my panel!
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I stamped my sentiment from Lawn Fawn’s “Winter Skies” set directly on to my panel using Versafine Onyx Black ink, coated it in clear embossing powder and set with my heat tool. I adhered the backgrounds to the smaller hearts directly against the back of the panel, but added some foam tape for the larger heart to add some depth. I popped my little dogs in place and adhered my panel to my card base!
P3 ME Yappy Woofmas
P3 ME Yappy Woofmas 2
Thanks for reading lovelies! I’m sure I’m going to get a lot of use from this set this year! There are so many adorable images I haven’t even used yet!

xo

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Stamps & Dies
Mama Elephant “Yappy Woofmas” Stamp Set
Lawn Fawn “Winter Skies” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts
Lawn Fawn “Outside In Stitched Heart Stackables” Dies

Inks
“Evergreen Bough” Distress Oxide Ink

Friendship Cards, Halloween Cards, Uncategorized

Simple Halloween Card Using Lawn Fawn “Trick or Treat” set!

Hey lovelies!
I’ve been digging through my craft supplies and pulling out everything fall/Halloween related! If you know me, you know I love a good small stamp that I can make quick and easy backgrounds with! These candy corn from Lawn Fawn are no exception to that – look at their cute little faces! I couldn’t resist making a simple card using them!
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I trimmed down a panel from white card stock and stamped my candy corn in a random pattern all over using Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I usually do these backgrounds with watercolour but I love how vivid my Spectrum Noir pens make the candy corn in this case!
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When colouring I usually work from darkest to lightest:
Orange section: CR7 -> OR3 -> OR2
Yellow section: GB4 -> GB3 -> LY1
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I added shadows using my GG1 Spectrum Noir marker, and highlights with my white gelly roll pen. I love adding these little details as I feel like it makes them stand out more!
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I used the smallest of my Inside Scalloped Circle dies and cut it from white card stock, removing the middle piece that I would be using for my sentiment. I blended Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide ink on to my sentiment piece, before blending some Carved Pumpkin Distress Oxide ink around the edges for some dimension. I dried the ink with my heat tool and prepped with my EK Success powder tool applicator. I stamped my sentiment from Newton’s Nook’s “Boo-tiful Night” set using Versafine Onyx Black ink, coated it in clear embossing powder and set it with my heat tool. I picked out some orange ribbon and backed it with double sided score tape, I adhered that directly to my panel and popped my sentiment up with some foam tape. I backed my panel with double sided score tape and adhered to my card base!
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Thank you for reading lovelies! ❤
This style of card is one of my favourites to make, especially if you don’t have a lot of time to craft! Quick and simple yet still adorable!

xo

Supplies:

Stamps, Dies & Stencils:
Lawn Fawn Trick or Treat Stamp Set
Newton’s Nook Boo-tiful Night Stamp Set
Craftin Desert Divas Inside Scalloped Circle Dies

Cards & Papers:
Hobbycraft White Premium Smooth Card Stock(300gsm)

Inks:
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Versafine Onyx Black Ink
Carved Pumpkin Distress Oxide Ink
Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink

Embossing Powder:
Papermania Clear

Embellishments:
Sakura Gelly Roll Medium Point Pen(White)

Tools:
Tonic Studios Guillotine Trimmer
Sizzix Big Shot Machine
3M Scotch R Double Sided Foam Tape
EK Success Powder Tool Applicator
Papermania Heat Tool
Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool