Monday, May 16, 2022

Keep Calm and Stitch On

Welcome back!  Today I'm using the Hoop It Up Die Set along with a Fresh Florals set with an alcohol ink background on some EVO Paper!  I used some Alcohol Lift Ink to create a whisper of a butterfly using the Bold Butterfly image on the colorful background.

I taped the outside hoop die and the stitched circle together and cut both the frame and the inside circle at the same time.  Then I stamped the Fresh Floral image onto the stitched center in Memento and colored a portion of the image in colors that matched the background.  Then I colored the frame yellow with the same yellows used on the floral.

I colored just a portion of the image to create the feel of a project yet to be finished. The Scissors, Needle and Hoop Screw were all cut from Holographic Paper and the sentiment is from the Sew Special stamp set!  Love the sentiments on that one!

Thanks for stopping and hope you enjoyed it!  Come again soon!

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Tuesday Night Live Embossing and Watercoloring and FOOD!

This is a recap of our Tuesday Night Live from May 10, 2022
Mom showed how to emboss, and then watercolor with Distress Inks which is her go to technique for coloring. We also talked about food constantly! Haha! It was such a fun time, and we always enjoy chatting with all of you. 

For this card she showed how you don't have to use a small image on a die cut such as the hug and a mug cup. I love how vibrant and pretty this came out with such a bold look! I can't wait to use this technique in the future, it just looks so cool!

I also really love the look of this card. It's so bright and fun! She used the same watercoloring technique and also created that fun background using that same stamp from the cup.

Thank you so much for joining us! 

You can join us on Tuesdays at 7 PM EST on Facebook for Tuesday Night Live!

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Brew•tiful Cup of Flowers

Welcome Back to the 2022 Spring Summer Coffee Lovers Hop! 

Also don't forget to join us tonight at 7:00 pm est on our Facebook Page for
Tuesday Night Live!
We will be using Hug in a Mug Stamp Set (our prize for the hop!), showing you how to emboss it, then color it using a watercolor brush with distress inks! Easy Peasy but totally fun too!

Hello, Bunny here today with a Springy Coffee Card!
I love the options A Jillian Vance Design has in her Coffee Collection.
Today I am using the Cozy Cup along with SEVERAL die sets that all have pieces and parts that were perfect for this card. I used a black shadow of the Cozy Cup so it would stand out more against the white Brick A2 Cover Plate. Then bursts of the red tulips from the Easter Basket Add On Die Set and of course that darling Daisy Die Set is always a fun one to use. Added a leaf from Leaves and Petals plus the Swirly vines from Spring Birdie Die Set.
The So Many Stitched Sentiments are perfect for the two sentiments as you can customize the length!
I used PhotoPlay printed paper for the cup!
Go to this link to get started! 

This hop celebrates coffee lovers everywhere with great projects, awesome giveaways, and a lot of inspiration!

A Jillian Vance Design products used:

To check out our blog post from the first day of the hop and to enter our drawing, please visit this link:

Thanks for joining me today!

Monday, May 9, 2022

Pot Head

Hello!  I've got some caffeinated fun for you today!  Did you know that A Jillian Vance Design is a sponsor for the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop?

And today I'm using some of my faves from the shop!

The Pot Head stamp set is SO fun!  Great sentiments and that awesome Coffee Pot.  I stamped and embossed mine in silver.  Then I cut it out and also cut out the upper inside so that it was see through.  I colored in the coffee and added some Glossy Accents.

I added everything to a cool gel print I made using a die cut from the Brick A2 Cover Plate.

You should check out the Hop Day post from May 6th to see how you could win a Hug In A Mug stamp set here!

Thanks so much for stopping!  Come again soon!

Friday, May 6, 2022

2022 Spring Summer Coffee Lovers Hop!

Welcome to the 2022 Spring Summer Coffee Lovers Hop! Go to this link to get started! 

This hop celebrates coffee lovers everywhere with great projects, awesome giveaways, and a lot of inspiration!

And here's some coffee inspiration from Lisa!  You can visit her blog for details!

Jillian here with a fun, warm Hug in a Mug card! 

I colored the flower and leaf from the Fresh Florals: Bouquet set with colored pencils and gamsol, a technique I learned from Gina K, and you can watch me explain here! I also used some Wow Embossing Powder for some fun gold accents. All the printed paper I used is from PhotoPlay.

Hello, Bunny here with a little Afternoon Tea Card!
Details on my blog here:


Our Prize for this hop is the
Hug in a Mug Stamp Set!

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