Posts tagged Ellen Hutson

25 Days of Christmas Tags

25-days-of-christmas-tagsWelcome to day SEVEN of Tracey McNeely’s 25 Days of Christmas Tags!! Team Ellen Hutson is featured on her blog with our tags today. YAY!!

Tracey has some basic guidelines set up to win some fabulous prizes from the many sponsors, so make sure you read them and PLAY along!!

Now, here is the tag that I created for the 25 Days of Christmas Tags:

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My tag uses some of the brand new dies from Ellen Hutson LLC. The Essentials by Ellen Designer Dies, Believe by Julie Ebersole has been insanely popular! And who can possibly resist the Essentials by Ellen Designer Dies, Antlers by Julie Ebersole?

The antlers were die cut twice. First with Ellen Hutson Curious Metallic , Gold Leaf Cardstock then again and layered on top with the Tim Holtz Deco Sheets, Holiday 2016.  Using pretty paper, glittery accents, and (of course) a pom-pom red “nose” makes this tag a shabby shic success!

I hope you’ll play along and link up with your own tag creation for today’s inspiration by the Ellen Hutson Team. All of the creations are just amazing. I am so very fortunate to design with such a fabulously talented group of women.

Here are all of the supplies that I used, with affiliate links, if you’d care to shop with me. :)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Be Kind

I have a brand new #TexturalTuesdays project that I named “Be Kind” from the stencil I used on the CLASSroom blog today featuring ways to find your own texture around the house. This was a really fun little canvas for me to make and I hope that you will all enjoy it, too.

Finding new ways to create texture, especially from things that you just have lying around the house, is so much fun. Even if you’re just using it as a focal piece, as I did for two of my pieces on the canvas. But the fun part is that you can see from the pieces used (go to the BLOG ) how these items could be used in so many different ways.

Here is a sneak peek of the Be Kind canvas just to whet your appetite:

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I know you can’t tell much from this…it’s a TRUE sneak peek!! But, there’s actually a lot of texture right there. ;) Even just in the words “Be Kind”. I’m loving this sneaky thing. Hahha!!

In the supplies list you’ll be able to see what PRODUCTS I used but not the free stuff, so that won’t give it all away. I really do hope that you’ll check out the full post. It’s not too lengthy and I hope that you’ll find it useful. I know that if you’re a card-maker that enjoys making CAS cards that you may not be super interested in texture, but maybe you would want to use something you learn from the post for art journaling? And it’s really fun and not super messy…not too bad. :)

I hope that you all remember to Be Kind to yourselves first and foremost. It seems that we are all so busy trying to be nice to others we forget about ourselves. Be Kind to YOU. ♥

SUPPLIES:
The supplies I have listed below are affiliate links from Ellen Hutson.com that I used in my project.  All of the products were purchased by me with the exception of those with an asterisk.

Essentials By Ellen Holiday II Release Blog Hop

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Hi there crafty people, and welcome to my stop on the the Essentials by Ellen Holiday II Release Blog Hop! I’ll be showcasing several of the new stamp sets and dies on my post today! You should have arrived here straight from the CLASSroom.

And, woooohooo!!! I also get to give away an Essentials by Ellen stamp set!  The winner may chose ANY Essentials by Ellen brand stamp set (maximum value $15) currently in stock at Ellen Hutson.com  To enter my giveaway, please leave a comment on today’s post with a valid email address by October 27th!

There is also a crazy good Grand Giveaway in the CLASSroom!  To enter, be sure to leave a comment there, also by October 27th, with a valid email address; winners will be announced at the CLASSroom on Friday, October 30th!

For my projects today I’m using some really awesome new coordinating new products! I looooove dies that coordinate with stamps, don’t you? I also used one of the new die sets as a stand alone project.

My first card features the oh-so fabulous Santa from the Tis the Season Stamps . I LOVE this Santa!! I used the stamp and coordinating die from Tis the Season Dies to cut this cutie out 3 times.  And I used another super cute stamp from Santa’s Flight to really make the card “POP!”

LisaAdametz-Ho3-10202015-1Santa’s shades were made shiny were Black Enamel Accents and White Enamel Accents were used for the pom-poms on the hats. He was colored using Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft® Art GRIP® Color Pencils.

This is the second card I made and I neeeeeeeded to get watercolor-y. :) So I broke out my Kuretake Gansai Tambi Watercolor set.  After cutting the watercolor paper to size I loosely watercolored a background using colors I thought would be pleasing for Fall/Autumn.

LisaAdametz--ThankfulGourds-10202015-1Place a piece of watercolor paper onto a piece of Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® Adhesive Sheets, remove the liner paper and burnish well. Place your die on to the paper and run through the die-cutting machine. By doing this you have a perfectly die-cut piece with a sticky side that still has a liner on it  — which can be removed when you are ready. I love these sheets!

I then very lightly watercolored the blooms and leaves from the Gourd-jus Dies set. After adding some thin strips of Little B washi, I simply adhered everything down — lifting the liner from the backs of the die-cut pieces and adding teensy pieces of foam to the back of the falling leaf.  There’s not much left to completing this card. Stamping the sentiment and adding the embellishments…but the finished result is so lovely.

I hope you’ve enjoyed my cards today as much as *I* enjoyed making them for you. These blog hops are so fun. Make sure you hop on over to the phenomenal SANDY ALLNOCK’S Blog to see what gloriousness she has created!

If you get lost, please visit the CLASSroom blog for a complete list of all the designers.

Happy hoppin’!

Oh Happy Day

Oh Happy Day it  IS! It’s the weekend, right? And I have a brand spankin’ new tag over on the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® blog today using a stamp set with that VERY sentiment. :)

It’s a mixed media tag with a LOT going on. No tutorial this time, sorry! But there’s watercoloring going on, I made a background using my new Gelatos®, used a stencil with Whipped Spackle…lots & lots of stuff!! The stamped flowers were created by watercoloring some paper, THEN stamped, and die-cut. I created the layered effect by using the different thicknesses of 3D Foam Squares that Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® has. So easy!

Here’s a side view… can you see all that dimension?!!?

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Check out the full “Oh Happy Day” tag on the blog! I totally love this stamp set and know I’ll be using it lots more. So don’t be surprised to see it more often. :)

Hope that your day is a happy one!

In the CLASSroom – Guest Post (& GIVEAWAY!)

Hi crafty peeps! I am BEYOND excited today as I have something thrilling to share. I am guest posting on Ellen Hutson in the CLASSroom today!! If you don’t know who Ellen Hutson is, she is the owner of Ellenhutson.com one of the premiere online stores for paper-crafting, mixed media, art supplies…and more!

I am sharing a mixed media piece AND a step-by step tutorial over on the CLASSroom today. This piece is filled with so much prettiness. A Bloom Girl, two colors of Texture Paste, beautiful Basic Greys papers, flowers, Gelatos®, and a super lovely quote to inspire you.

Here’s a peek!

LisaAdametz-ColorfulSoul-BlogPeekIsn’t even the sneak peek dreamy? I am so completely in love with using Art GRIP® Aquarelle watercolor pencils with Jamie’s Bloom Girl stamps. They are a match made in heaven.

But wait! There’s MORE!! Ellen is sooo generous! To celebrate my inaugural guest post on the CLASSroom she has generously offered up a GIVEAWAY for all of my readers!! Isn’t that fabulous?

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Included in this giveaway: Bloom Girl Sophie Stamp; Basic Grey Aurora, 6 x 6″ Paper Pad; Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Gel Medium; PITT Artist Pens, Set of 4, Black; Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils Neutral Set; Gelatos® Metallic Set.

The giveaway is open from the time of this posting until midnight PST February 18th. I will do random selection at that time and the winner will be announced and notified on February 19th. (The giveaway is open to ALL, one comment per person please.)

Thanks SO much for joining me on this super exciting day, don’t forget to comment, AND to stop by the CLASSroom to see the full project.  (All of the products will be listed on the CLASSroom, as well. )

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