Friday, January 1, 2016

Sparkle N Sprinkle January Reveal

Happy New Year!



Welcome to Sparkle N Sprinkle's
 first New Reveal Blog Hop of 2016!


We have FIVE new stamp sets to share with you today.  These new sets are 20% off until Jan 3.  So once you finish the blog hop, head on over to the store and start shopping.  All of the new sets are available on cling mounted rubber or as a digital image.  


The sets are:


Three Tenors 767 (digi version DIGI767)
 Sing On 768 (digi version DIGI768)
  Thinking of You 769 (digi version DIGI769)
 Happily Ever After 770 (digi version DIGI770)
 Poppies 771 (digi version DIGI771)


On Jan 3rd, ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be selected from the comments left on the Designers' blogs listed below. Please leave a comment with each Designer in order to be eligible for the Grand Prize.  You never know who the Mystery Designer will be that has the winning comment. 

The Grand Prize Winner, which will be announced on the SNS Facebook page and on the SNS Blog, will receive ALL of the new stamp sets released this month (or the digi versions, if preferred).


The Blog Hop order this month is:Shona
Marie

Jess
Eret (you are here)
Diane
Belinda
Anne
(*Tip: if you have difficulty with a particular link, try clicking on the Designer's blog title to send you to their Home page.)



We hope you enjoy the New Reveal Blog Hop as much as we do.  Thanks for joining us and remember to comment on each of the Designers' blogs to be eligible for the Grand Prize.  
 Wonder who the Mystery Host will be this month????


The Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge also begins today.  There are lots of prizes and recognition badges.  Come check out how you can become a SNS Featured Artist as well.  The theme is always Anything Goes using Loose Glitter, Embossing Powder, and/or Flock.


Have you checked out the SNS YouTube Channel featuring Demo Donna?  If not, then you are in for a real treat.  Subscribe today to get all the latest Demo Donna tips and techniques!






I used digi version DIGI768  from the Sing On stamp set #768. This sentiment is a good one to take with you in to the New Year :)


Some parts of the cat (nose, mouth and paws) are colored with Promarkers. Then I took Sakura Glue Pen and scribbled it to his cheeks, belly, paws and tip of the tail and covered the glue with Twinkling Clouds Sparkle N Soft. Then I added glue to the rest of his body and covered it with Elephant Gray Flocking. I also added some Dimensional Glue to his nose and let it dry. This glue dries clear and keeps its dimension. 


I had so much fun with making the background. I adhered piece of Super Adhesive Sheets to the thick white cardstock and run it through the die-cutting machine with PoppyStamps Grassland Border die. It cutted only the top layer of the Adhesive Sheet. Then I sketched the tree and cut the top layer with x-acto knife. Now the fun messy part begun: I removed top layer piece by piece and added glitters one by one. First for the grass I used Luau Green glitter. Making sure that green glitter was stuck good, I moved on to the tree. Tree is 'colored' with Bronze Splendor glitter. Biggest part was the sky. First I added little bit of Cloud Nine glitter for the clouds and covered rest of the sticky background with Waterfall glitter. Leaves are punched from leftover Super Adhesive Sheet which was covered with Luau Green glitter. I glued them to the tree separately.


The cat is popped up in front of the scene with foam tape. I pierced two holes to the sentiment piece and tied the white twine to it. I made the sentiment layer to look like a sign which the cat carrying around.



The next stop on our blog hop is Diane 


Materials used:
Stamp CreditsSing On 768 (digi version DIGI768);
GlittersLuau Green (GM2004), Bronze Splendor (G1012), Cloud Nine (GM2000), Waterfall (G1071);
FlokingTwinkling Clouds (SS107), Elephant Gray (FL111);
Coloring MediumPromarkers;
InksDistress Ink (Tea Dye);
AdhesivesSuper Adhesive SheetsSakura Glue PenFoam Tape, Dimensional Glue (539);
Dies: PoppyStamps (Grassland Border);
Cardstock: White;
All othersWhite Twine, Leaf Punch;

Thank you for the visit!
Hugs & smiles,
Eret

18 comments:

  1. Delightful card! Love all the kitty designs! Your card is colored beautifully, and of course I love the sparkle too!

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  2. OMG this is awesome and too, too cute! Love the sparkly background! Thanks for inspiration!

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  3. This is amazing and is as cute as can be! Love that background and everything else about this card!

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  4. What a fun card. Love the sparkle added to the very excited kitty.

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  5. Love your glittery background - great job with the tree! Your cat with the billboard is so creative!

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  6. Great job on the fussy cutting. The added embellishments to kitty really makes him pop.
    Darling csrd.
    thanks for sharing
    Happy New Year

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  7. what a cute way to use the cat image - and what a great sentiment. These cat stamps are on my wish list - I have a couple of granddaughters who love their cats and need cards!
    Happy New Year.

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  8. This cat makes me laugh! I love your wonderful background. Great job! Happy New Year!

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  9. Your use of flock and dimensional glue is soooo fun!

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  10. Your card is adorable. I love that cute cat and sentiment. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  11. Your card is a delight. I love both of the cat stamp sets. The options of these stamps are absolutely unlimited and I can't wait to get my hands on them. You did a wonderful job on this design to make me feel like you personally made it for me. How wonderful is that! The attention to details in the card accents make this card so wonderful the overall design. TFS

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  12. So fun! I love that you sketched and cut out this tree ... wow! Great job! I love the cat's sign, and all the glitter and flocking. Just wonderful! :)

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  13. What a happy card. I love the kitty.

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  14. You have given me hope that I can do something with the digi stamps I have ordered. This is beautiful! I love the saying, so perfect for the new year. The glitter is great.

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  15. Your card is adorable! I love all of that glitter goodness going on! And the 'sign' on the cat is the perfect way to display your sentiment!

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Thank you so much for your comment. It is always so nice to read them. Hugs and smiles. Eret

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