Thursday, June 30, 2022

Tuesday Night Live June 28th Recap ~ Patriotic Hoop Card

Hello and thank you for stopping by today!
This is a recap of our Tuesday Night Live for June 28th.
How fun was this card! Easy Peasy but so clean and fresh looking!

Using our Basic Rectangle and Stitch Dot Rectangle Dies for our mat layers, we stamped the largest Stitch Dot Rectangle with the Quilting Stitches Background Stamp using Ranger Archival Ink in Cobalt ~ it is such a pretty blue!
Then using the Hoop It Up die, mom prepared the Hoop using the Tim Holtz Mica Spray in Brushed Pewter over kraft cardstock just to give it a little shimmer.
Stamping both parts of the star in the Cross Stitch Freedom Stamp Set, using both Cobalt and Red Geranium Archival inks are perfect for the patriotic colors.
Also the sentiment is stamped from Cross Stitch Freedom Stamp Set using Cobalt on the largest Sentiment Strip die.
I  used Mirricard which you can get at Marco's Paper or The Paper Cut for the screw and needle. Also coordinating with the Hoop It Up die is the Spool of Thread Die Set, formerly known as Needle and Thread Die Set from 2014, it is BACK From The Vault the end of July!
 I used some old gold cardstock from our stash for the stork scissors ~ LOVE those stork scissors!

Here is the video from Tuesday!  Enjoy and thank you for watching!

Here is another version I did using the Stitched Plaid Cover Plate! It gives a totally different look!

Thank you for watching!
Have a safe and blessed 4th of July!

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Let Freedom Ring

What a fun and bright card I have for you today!
BUT you don't want to miss tomorrow's card, it was one we did for the Tuesday Night Live and it is my favorite of the Patriotic Hoop cards! So fresh and clean!!!

For this patriotic card, I used the  Basic Rectangle Backdrop Die Set and layered two different colors of the Stitched Plaid A2 Cover Plate.
Do you know if you cut two different colors, then rotate one layer 180 degrees, you can get it so it shows both colors as a layered plaid? Thanks to our design team member Rosemary for discovering that! It also works with our Slimline Stitched Plaid Cover Plate.
I used the Hoop It Up die as well as the Cross Stitch Freedom Stamp Set, stamping the bell first in Red Geranium Ranger Archival Ink and then in Jet Black Archival Ink, I stamped the sentiment over the bell.
The Hoop It Up die is perfect for all seasons and holidays!

In 2018, Sam, Jillian and I, had the pleasure of seeing the Liberty Bell in person in Philly. What a fun experience that was! We love a good road trip!

A Jillian Vance Design products used:  

Thank you for visiting today and have a blessed and safe 4th of July.


Monday, June 27, 2022

You're a Tweet Friend

Welcome back!  I had my gold cardstock out and thought of the bird cage die and decided it was time I pulled it out.  Along with bunches of die cuts from gel prints, it was fun to create this tweet scene!

I cut lots of flowers and foliage so I had plenty to choose from... popped the cage up onto the base and then started arranging my flowers and birds.  Once I had a layout I liked, I started adhering everything with glue and various thicknesses of foam tape.

And I knew I could count on the Tweet Words stamp set for the perfect sentiment!

That's me for today!  I hope you enjoyed it and you'll come again soon!

Friday, June 24, 2022

Another Day in Paradise

Hello, everyone! Jillian here, long time no see! We had a great time in New York City, and now I'm back working on cards and new product. 

Today I have a super fun card for all of you! Perfect for the summertime, too! 

First, I cut a Mini Slimline Backdrop, the same size as my background (so the biggest from the set) using watercolor paper and then used some blues from my collection to create some fun, pretty ocean water! I'm not an expert at watercoloring, but I really love the colors, love the way they blended together and ended up working with the other colors I used on the card!

From there, I cut the waves out using the Anchors Aweigh 2.0 die set. The sailboat is also from that set, and it's colored with Zig markers. 

This was so much fun to put together and I love the way it turned out.

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Mini Slimline & Bookmark Stamps

Hello, everyone! Today I have a card that mom created for our Tuesday Night Live this week! It's a great technique on using our bookmark stamps on your Mini Slimline and Slimline cards! How fun, right?

Check out the video to see how we did it. Product links are also down below.

Monday, June 20, 2022

Stronger Coffee with Hug In A Mug

Welcome back!  I've got some caffeinated fun for you today!

I started with a gel print in some pretty blues with a touch of orange in it and decided on my colors for my cup from there.  Then I embossed the butterfly from Hug in A Mug across the front in gold and splattered some gold and orange paint over the top.

While that was drying, I stamped, die cut and colored the cup from the Hug In A Mug as well as one of the pretty flowers.  Then I die cut the smallest die from the Art Deco Backdrop die set and stamped my sentiment on it.  I trimmed off the end so that it would fit where I wanted it to.

I cut the steam from the Cozy Cup die set in gold vellum and then added all of my pieces to the base over the butterflies.

That's me for today!  I hope you enjoyed it and you'll come again soon for more A Jillian Vance Design inspiration!