Monday, October 11, 2021

Grace and Peace

Hi, everyone!  This week's Featured Stamper over at Splitcoast is Dagmar aka gutsport56....congrats, Dagmar!!!  I chose this awesome card today as inspiration for my card which I will mail to my brother for his birthday.  I recently picked up this awesome silhouette stamp from Blue Knight Stamps at a stamp show and I'm excited to ink it up.  The image was stamped multiple times with Stazon Jet Black, then the background was sponged.  The panel was cut out with a Pierced Rectangles Die from Divinity Designs LLC.


Thanks so much for stopping by!

Blessings,

Designer for Divinity Designs LLC, Angie Crockett

Friday, October 8, 2021

Copper Leaves

Hi, everyone!  This week's Friday Free4All Challenge over at Splitcoast is to feature your fall cards.  For my card today I copper embossed the leaves from the Lacey Leaves Stamp/Die Duos set from Divinity Designs LLC, then sponged them with all of my favorite fall colors.  The sentiments are from the Many Blessings Stamp/Die Duos set. The small sentiment was cut and framed with the Sentiment Strips 2 Dies.


Thanks for stopping by today!  Enjoy your weekend!

Blessings,

Designer for Divinity Designs LLC, Angie Crockett

Friday, October 1, 2021

Divinity Designs LLC October New Release!

Hi, everyone!  Wow, September flew right by and now it's time for another new release from Divinity Designs LLC!  Before I discovered stamping, my favorite hobby was cross-stitching, so I was super excited to see the new cross stitch dies and sewing theme this month!!  To see the entire new release plus some AMAZING samples from the design team, click HERE!

Here are the new products featured in my projects for today:

My first card features the 'Keep Me In Stitches' stamp set, Embroidery Hoop Set Dies, and the Slimline Cross Stitch Background Die.  Additional products used: Floral Favorites Paper Pad, Large Alphabet Dies, Slimline Pierced Rectangles Dies, Slimline Rectangles Dies, Slimline Scalloped Rectangles Dies, Slimline Card Base Die.  Please note:  The cross stitch dies require a shim in order to completely cut out the tiny holes.  I used this fact to my advantage with my embroidery hoop design.....the scripture verse was stamped on white cardstock; without an extra shim I used the die so that only the outer edges would cut through. I placed a scratch paper mask over the area with the stamping (between the panel and the die), replaced the die and ran through again.  On the back side of the panel, I used scotch tape over the areas with the stamping to keep the partially cut holes in place, then poked out the ones around the edge.  Then the rest of the hoop was cut and assembled.  For the floral panel, I chose a pretty pattern from the Floral Favorites Paper Pad to be used with the Slimline Cross Stitch Background Die; a pretty pink border was stitched through the cut-out pattern.  A second piece of the same paper was used to cut a matching panel for the top layer, cut with the Slimline Rectangles Dies, matted with the Slimline Pierced Rectangles Dies.  After cutting and embossing the Large Alphabet letters, a clear glaze pen was used on the embossed areas.

My second card is a "clean and layered" design, featuring a wonderful quote from the 'Jesus is the Stitch' stamp set.  Other items used for this card are as follows: 'Soulful Stitches' Paper Pad, Sewing Set Dies, Scalloped Rectangles Dies, Pierced Rectangles Dies, and the A2 Portrait Card Base with Layer Dies set. I love the simplicity of this card....simple stamping, sponging, and die-cutting....the most difficult part was wrapping the thread spool and gluing the thread to the card!! :)

Stay tuned throughout the month for more cards which include stitching!

Thanks for stopping by!!

Blessings,

Designer for Divinity Designs LLC, Angie Crockett

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Hap-Bee Birthday!

 

Hi, everyone!  This week's Sketch Challenge over at Splitcoast is right up my alley....simple and quick!!  I already had this adorable little bee created, so the card did not take any time at all....I love when the designer paper does most of the work for you!!  The items used for my card are all from Divinity Designs LLC: 'Bee Mine' stamp set, 'Buzzing Gnomes' Paper/Die Duos, Dies; Busy Bee, Leafy Edged Borders, Pierced Rectangles, Matting Rectangle, and A2 Portrait Card Base with Layer.


Thanks for visiting!!

Blessings,

Designer for Divinity Designs LLC, Angie Crockett

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Sweet Celebration Wishes

Hi, everyone!  Today I would like to share a sweet and simple birthday card for my niece, who just turned five.  The stamps and dies are from My Favorite Things, 'Sweet Celebration'....I've had these for many months and just got the chance to use them.  The image was stamped in Stazon Jet Black, then watercolored with Stampin Up re-inkers since I do not own Copic markers.  Before popping up the image with foam tape, the background was sponged with baby blue.  I will be submitting this in the 'Clean and Simple Genius' category in the 2021 Card Design Superstar contest at MFT.....wish me luck!!  I would LOVE to win a shopping spree!!!


Thanks for visiting!!

Blessings,

Designer for Divinity Designs LLC, Angie Crockett

Monday, September 6, 2021

Make the Days Count

Hi, everyone!  This week's Technique Lover's Challenge over at Splitcoast is 'Cutaway Corner'.  This was perfect to help me make a birthday card for my uncle which will be mailed tomorrow.  The stamps I used are from the 'Be Joyful' set by Divinity Designs LLC.  The image was stamped in Stazon directly onto the designer paper from the 'Weathered Wood' Paper Collection, then watercolored and highlighted with a white gel pen.  The same paper was used for the banner and word die.  Other items used: Slimline Lattice Embossing Folder, Family Names 3 Dies, Large Banners Dies, Pierced Rectangles Dies, Circles Dies, Matting Rectangle Die, and A2 Landscape Card Base with Layer Dies.


Thanks for visiting with me today!

Blessings,

Designer for Divinity Designs LLC, Angie Crockett

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Divinity Designs LLC September New Release

Hi, everyone!  Wow, August flew by and now it's time for another new release from Divinity Designs LLC!  This month's release is super fun and I'm having a blast creating with the new papers, dies, and stamps!  To see the entire new release and all of the designer samples, click HERE.

Here are the new items featured in my three projects for today:


My first card was super fun to create....I'm in love with this designer paper pattern from the new 'Buzzing Gnomes' Paper/Die Duos pack.  The card base and layers were cut with the Accordion Fold with Layers Die set, then decorated with the pre-printed images from the Paper/Die Duos set.  The sentiments are from 'Bee Mine' stamp set; the word dies were cut with the 'Bee Happy' Dies.  The Belly Band Die set was used to hold the card shut; the 'Busy Bee' Die set was used to cut out the layered bee sections from black, yellow, and vellum. The sentiment on the belly band and the card were framed with the Scalloped Ovals and Ovals Dies. The gnome on the inside of the card is 'sitting' on a ledge cut with the Sentiment Strips 2 Dies.

My next card features the new 'Be Joyful' stamp set which was stamped onto watercolor paper. The quail, chicks, and blue sky were water-colored. A white gel pen added markings to the feathers. The grass was sponged with the paper still in the die in order to keep the white frame.  The designer paper layers are from the 'Rustic Christmas' paper pad and the dies used are as follows: Double Stitched Pennant Flags and Pennant Flags (both re-sized to fit the sentiment); Double Stitched Rectangles, Rectangles, Matting Rectangle, and A2 Landscape Card Base with Layer.

My third project is a slimline design created with the new Lattice Slimline Embossing Folder, Bee Happy Dies, Buzzing Gnomes Paper/Die Duos, Slimline Pierced Frame, and Slimline Card Base. (Note: After embossing the lattice pattern on white, the de-bossed squares were sponged in light blue.)


Thanks so much for hanging out with us today!

Blessings,

Designer for Divinity Designs LLC, Angie Crockett