Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Build a Picnic


I have a new digi stamp set in the shop today called, Build a Picnic, and I had some fun creating this card 😊  

This set is very versatile... what started out as one stamp became a set of 9 so you can use what you want from it and place them anywhere on your card!  

Have a happy Crafting kind of day! 

Monday, April 5, 2021

Interactive Spinner Tutorial & April's DOTM

 click here for April's Digi-of-the-Month Challenge

Hello crafty friends!  I do have another fun interactive card tutorial to share today - this time with a Mother's Day theme, but can be suited for any holiday or occasion!  I used images from my brand new digital kit and DOTM for April!  and better yet, they are both ON SALE all this month!!   I encourage you all to play along in our progressive digi-of-the-month challenge so you can receive next month's digi set FREE!  

Video Tutorial and list of supplies & tips below:


MEASUREMENTS (in inches):

Card base = 11" x 4 1/4"; score at 5 1/2"
Top patterned layer = 4" x 5 1/4"
White piece between card base and patterned paper = 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Inside white piece = 4" x 5 1/4"

  • I pasted the images I wanted from kit into a MS Word Document then resized to fit my card. The widest part of the table top measures 3". Then I added the teapot kitty and shrunk it down to fit on table top. 
  • Whatever you are using for your spinner image, you'll want to size it slightly larger than the mechanism you use to make it spin. *If you don't have the Spinner Discs, you can punch circles and use round dimensionals (foam dots) and stick dimes or pennies to them. *Note: in my original spinner I used dimes, but even after cleaning them with alcohol, they left black scratch marks on the white table. So for tutorial I used the spin discs which I like better anyways. :)
Thanks for watching!

Saturday, April 3, 2021

Happy Easter!

Hello and Happy Easter, friends! 

If you are looking for this month's challenge post, please click HERE, or you can always click on the challenge badge in the top of our sidebar if you are visiting the blog.

Hilde has created a couple of gorgeous fancy fold cards for Spring and Easter using sentiments from this month's Digi-of-the-Month set!  This first card features the cute digi set, "Snowdrop Bunny" 

This next fun swing card features the Teacup Mouse in our newest kit, "Rosy Tea Party"

I hope these cards have inspired you to get creative this week!  Hop by Hilde's blog for more details.

Easter will be over soon, but Mother's Day is around the corner - in the US anyways, I know some of you celebrate that in March, but surely there's a card to create for any upcoming celebration :) 

Don't forget to enter our monthly challenge!  What will YOU imagine?!

Thursday, April 1, 2021

April Digi-of-the-Month Challenge

Welcome to a new monthly progressive challenge!  Thank you so much to everyone who played in March using the Honey Bear digi set - that was a lot of fun seeing your creations!

And now on to our DOTM for April!  

This is a cute set for Easter or Mother's Day... Birthday or thanks! This digi was a suggestion from KT Fit Kitty, so she received a FREE digi of her choice from my shop, and YOU CAN TOO! If you contact me with a digi suggestion and I use it for one of our challenges, you too will receive a FREE digi set of your choice!  Use that contact form, or email me 😀 

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All who linked up to our DOTM challenge in March received "Teacup Bunny in your email box.  If you did not, please check your spam folder first then email me if you still don't see it.  

If you did not play last month, you can still join in the fun & start receiving FREE DIGIS by purchasing this DOTM in the shop at a discount all month long here.

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This month's digi is part of a brand new kit called Rosy Tea Party - and it's discounted all this month since you are receiving part of it free.  If you purchase the full kit, you may use ANY of the teacup/teapot images for our challenge this month!!

To  get next month's "Digi of the Month" free, please...
  • create a paper project (card, scrapbook page, tag, box etc) with "Teacup Bunny OR Rosy Tea Party" -  you may use the outline or colored, but please print them and create a paper project.
  • link up at the bottom of this post by Noon (PST)  on the last day of the month and you will receive next month's digi set free 🥰  (emailed at end of month) **Please link directly to your post that contains your entry, NOT your general blog address!  
  • If your link does not take us to your entry post, or you did not follow the challenge rules, your entry could be removed without notice, and you will not be emailed next month's digi.
  • you may combine other challenges (no limit), but you must mention that you got this digi from Imagine That Digistamp and link to this Blog.

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Here is some DT inspiration for you...



It's your turn!

Please show us what you create using Teacup Bunny OR Rosy Tea Party in the link below.  Be sure to follow the guidelines listed above.

Friday, March 26, 2021

Easter Lamb of God

Hi [digi] stampers!  :)  Easter is a week from Sunday, so I whipped up a couple more Easter cards since I was heading to the Post Office anyways today.  I had a few of these sunburst backgrounds that I made a while back and didn't finish the cards for whatever reason, so I pulled them out thinking it would make a nice Easter card.  There are so many names for Jesus Christ including Lamb of God, and Light of the World which are both reflected in this card.  

This digi set is called "Lamb with Cross" (since I already had a set called Lamb of God) and there are several versions including with a cross/banner and without... and one lamb or two.

I hope you have all have a Blessed Easter ♥
Happy Crafting!

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Interactive Pull Tab Slider with Rotating Mechanism

"Time for CHOMPING on some Birthday Cake"

Hi there digi stampers! I have a fun interactive card to share with you today! It is easier than it looks and will be so fun for the kiddos! I've used the new digi set, "Gator Party" - it was perfect to use with this fun rotating mechanism!

The fact that he's got a birthday cake in his choppers goes perfectly with this sentiment.... "Time for CHOMPING on some Birthday Cake" riiiiiight?!!!  :) 

You may have noticed that I have the "Snappy Birthday" on here twice.   That is a mistake due to being overly focused on trying to get the sentiments printed on my slider piece a 2nd time after having messed up by printing it horizontal and there was clearly not enough room, so....  It was not suppose to be on the slider, just on the front of my card.  OH SNAP!  *giggle*

I did not do a tutorial for this as it was my first time and I wasn't sure how it would go, but I do have a link to the tutorial I followed and my own notes and pictures along the way on my personal blog here.  

Thanks for taking a peek! What will YOU imagine?

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Gator News! - New Digi Sets in Shop

 Hello everyone, I hope you're having a terrific Tuesday!  Today I just wanted to pop in and share with you some new sets in shop that you might have missed -- and some inspiration from our challenge players and DT using them!   These sets were FREE to those who played along in our birthday challenges in February.  Now you can purchase them in my shop here.

First of all, I have to share with you this cute card by Deanne, using the "Gator Party" set, given the last weekly challenge.

Here is the set,

And now the Gators enjoying the morning news and coffee!

and the week before, the freebie was this Rainy Day Friends set - 

here is a card made by challenge player, Gail

and take a look at challenge player, Suzanne Harkinson's shaker card!

In this set, you get all 3 animals in raincoats separately and together, outlines & color!

The 2nd week of our challenges, the players received this cute St. Patty's Day set,
"Lucky Friends"

here's  Deanne's card using the mouse and lots of glitter!

and a card by me, Kris using the full image from this set....

and last but not least.... this oldie-but-goodie set was given to our 1st weekly challenge players,
 "Chef Freddy"

Here's a cute easel card by challenge player, Donna

A wall hanging by Helen

THANKS again to all those who played along last month in celebration of 
Imagine That Digistamp's 8th Birthday!

Don't miss out on this month's Digi-of-the-Month Challenge using
"Honey Bear"

all who play will receive next month's set FREE!