Sunday, October 26, 2014

My Crafty Space

Hallo zusammen,
Hi everyone,

hier ist Sabine und heute ist nochmal mein Part hier auf dem Designerblog.
It's Sabine here and today it's time for my part of the designerblog again.

My Crafty Space ist Sonntags das Thema.
Da ich Euch meinen Arbeitsraum schon gezeigt habe, möchte ich Euch zeigen was so auf meinem Tisch entsteht.
Heute ist es eine Herz Easelcard mit der tollen Herzstanze 

  My Crafty Space is the topic on sundays.
Because I have already shown you my work space, I want to show you what happens on my table.
Today it's a heart easelcard with the awesome heart stamp from Whiff of Joy

enstanden ist dann diese Karte
This is the end product of the card

Ich wünsche Euch einen schönen Sonntag
Have a great sunday!
liebe Grüße

Saturday, October 25, 2014

October Monthy Project


Happy Saturday Everyone! It is the last Saturday of the month if you can believe it! That means that it is time for our monthly themed project! To see our previous monthly projects posts, please click on these links:

2013 Whiff of Joy Monthly Project themes
014 Themes:
January 2014 ~ Valentine Tag
February 2014 ~ March Calendar

March 2014 ~ Easter Basket
April 2014 ~ An Altered Tin

May 2014 ~ Flowers
June 2014 ~ Teacher Appreciation
July ~ Summer Fun
August ~ Back to School
September ~ Thankful

Our theme this month is:

Christmas Countdown


- Nested Star die-light
- Distress Crackle paint in Picket Fence
- Heyda 3-D Foam Pads


- Snowflakes Trio Die-light
- Banner Border Die-light
- Box of Key Charms
- Numbers Die-light


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- The Scent of Winter Stamp Set
- Distress Markers
- Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel
- Archival Ink in Jet Black
- Distress Ink in Vintage Photo

Thanks for stopping by and I hope that you will be inspired to create your own Christmas countdown. It really is never too early to start getting ready for Christmas! Enjoy the rest of your week-end.

Hugs Jeanette xxo

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Tutorial Thursday

Hello Maria Therese here today and I have a very easy tutorial for you today that will be nice for your Christmas projects..

I want to show you how to make beautiful shabby snow for your Christmas/Winter projects

This is what you need:

Some white paint 
Plastic Foil 
and what ever you want to make snowy effects on..

You will crunch the plastic foil in a little ball , dip it in the paint with a easy hand so you don't get too much at your plastic foil at a time , better to go back and dab on more than to end up with a solid white where you place the paint..

Here I have started to dab it along the edge of my paper bag , 
be sure to have something under the bag so you don't ruin your table..

My bag after it's done. Don't be in a hurry make sure it's all dry before you start playing and adding your stuff on.. 

And this is how it turned out after I decorated:

Hope you got a nice idea on some snowy projects for the winter..
And I would love if you came over to my blog and popped me a link if you have created anything with this tutorial so I can come visit your blog ♥

Big hugs from Maria Therese 

Whiff of Joy products used:
2014  (stamp set)

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Trick or Treat

Good morning and good weekend. Shanna here today to share with you a fun card I created using the Stamp Kit #3

Scrap Your Stash is the theme for today too. So I decided to use some old Halloween stuff I had in a bin. 

I colored Henry up with my copics and paired him with some fun Halloween papers. 

I also embellished the card with some stickers, ribbon, and a fun brad. 

This is such a fun stamp kit so make sure you pre-order yours for the next time around. 

Friday, October 17, 2014

Color me happy
Hello everyone it Erika here again with another card for you. Today is coloring time and I have used an image of a super cute giraffe that I just couldn't keep myself from falling in love with. I think this little guy is adorable.

This is the card I have done for today:

This is a pretty simple card without a lot of detail, but I made it this way since I wanted all the focus to be on the colored image. As usual I used my Copic Markers to color this image and I used some yellows tones, some earth tones and also some gray and teal. Since this image is very small and detailed it is hard to do proper blending with the markers so what I do in situations like this is to use only two colors. First I color with the lighter shade and then carefully dab the darker colors where needed and then I go over the whole thing again with the lighter one to blend. For small spaces you don't need anything else than this and it will still look good.

I cut out my image using a new die set from Spellbinders which also can cut tiny little holes. I love this stitched effect. The sentiment is one that I reach for a lot. I think it's very versatile and easy to use.

As a finishing touch I added some shimmer with my Wink of Stella pen to the clothes.

Here is a closeup of the card:

So that was all for me today, I hope you liked my card and if you are interested in any of the products I used, take a look at the links below.

Erika Winterlia

Products used:
Claude Celebrating Giraffe 
Birthday Phrases - Set of 8 - English Sentiments 
Cardstock - 10 sheets à 210 x 297 mm 300g - dark grey 
Cardstock - 10 sheets à 210 x 297 mm 300g - weiss 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Whiff of Joy Challenge # 188


Good Morning and welcome to our new Whiff of Joy Challenge! To discover who won last weeks challenge and who was picked for our top 3 please go down to the post below!

Our sponsor for this week is Live And Love Crafts again!! How great is this!

If the words vintage and shabby chic makes your heart beat faster, you will find your haven at Live & Love Crafts!
Live & Love Crafts is a UK based online store that ships WORLDWIDE. The store is owned and operated by Sandra Mathis, a crafter who is as passionate about the vintage style as she is about customer service and providing a good shopping experience. Live & Love Crafts prides itself on having a website that is easy to navigate with excellent product images. Orders are dispatched fast; usually on the same day received.

Live & Love Crafts stocks a wide range of products from well-loved vintage brands such as Maja Design, Pion Design, Magnolia, Wild Orchid Crafts, Kort & Godt, Prima, Melissa Frances, Maya Road, and the Tim Holtz/Ranger product lines.

The store has a vast selection of laces, ribbons and trims, an assortment of over 200 charms and metal decorations, as well as many other unique embellishments that you can't find elsewhere. To help you save on costs, the charms/metal decos can be purchased singularly and all trims and ribbons are sold by the yard/meter. If you’re looking for products that will inspire and a one stop paper & embellishment shop, look no further than Live & Love Crafts!

This challenge lovely Sandy offers to the lucky winner a £10 Store Voucher

Thank you so much Sandy!

What do you need to do to be in with a chance of winning?? Join us this fortnight with following  theme...


Please remember to use a Whiff of Joy image, sentiment and/or Die-Light for your entry to count in the prize draw! You have time to enter until Tuesday 28th October 2014 at 8 p.m. CET (Central European Time).

And here are the Design Teams fabulous projects for your inspiration. For more detailed information on each project, please visit the Designer’s personal blog. 


Now we look forward to see your fabulous projects.

Challenge # 187 Winner and Top 3


Hello and Happy Wednesday! A big thank you to everyone who joined our last challenge. We loved  looking through your fabulous projects!

Now we would like to announce the winner chosen by and our top 3 which are chosen by the design team.

Our sponsor for challenge # 187 is Whiff of Joy.

is challenge dear Nikki from Bunny Zoe's Crafts is sponsoring us! - See more at:

This challenge dear Nikki from Bunny Zoe's Crafts is sponsoring us! - See more at:
This challenge dear Nikki from Bunny Zoe's Crafts is sponsoring us!

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And she is sponsoring...

Wow!! Thank you so much for sponsoring us again this challenge, Nikki!! - See more at:
And the lucky winner of a sweet stamp is...

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Here are your random numbers:  4

Congratulations Nela! Please contact us HERE to claim your prize.

Here are our picks for the top three cards, in no particular order





Be Merry!

Congratulations ladies! Please take our Top 3 badge you can find in the sidebar and wear it with proud on your blog.
This challenge dear Nikki from Bunny Zoe's Crafts is sponsoring us!

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And she is sponsoring...

Wow!! Thank you so much for sponsoring us again this challenge, Nikki!!
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