March 2, 2021

New Card Kits Sweet or Snarky?

Hello crafty friends! Martha Lucia here. 

Today I am featuring the new card kits. Each set includes 5 Card bases  and 2 stamps. You can pick between the sweet or the snarky version and for today I selected the snarky version. I don’t  recognized me!


Card Kit 1 is a Flip card Design. I inked the surface with Distress Oxide Ink. Aditionally, I just masked the central are to keep it white, that is the original color of the cards.


I stamped the sentiment on the center that at the close the card will be covered. In addition, I splattered it with Gold Ink. Also, I splattered the inked area with Sparkle Silk. Then, to decorate the card, I tied a turquoise button with a black.


To finalize the card, I die cut the large rectangle fancy frame onto dark gray card stock and stamped the girls image onto white smooth card stock. Then, I colored the image with Illustrator Markers from Spectrum Noir.


SUPPLIES

I’m listing the products I used below. Click on the link to go directly to the product. Where available I use compensated affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you so much for your support!
Card Kit 1 by Crackerbox
Card Kit 1 by Crackerbox
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CSS
Card Kit 2 by Crackerbox
Card Kit 2 by Crackerbox
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CSS
White Smooth Card Stock
White Smooth Card Stock
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Joy Clair
Make Art STAY-tion 7
Make Art STAY-tion 7"
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Joy Clair
Rectangle Fancy Frame
Rectangle Fancy Frame
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Joy Clair
Magnetic Pickup Tool
Magnetic Pickup Tool
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Joy Clair
E-Z Runner Permanent Adhesive
E-Z Runner Permanent Adhesive
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Joy Clair
3D Foam Squares White
3D Foam Squares White
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Joy Clair
3D Foam Strips
3D Foam Strips
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Joy Clair
Adhesive Dots
Adhesive Dots
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Joy Clair
Santoro Gorjuss Mixed Buttons
Santoro Gorjuss Mixed Buttons
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Joy Clair
Gemini Jr. - Crafter's Companion
Gemini Jr. - Crafter's Companion
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SC
Big Shot
Big Shot
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SC
Illustrator Markers by Spectrum Noir
Illustrator Markers by Spectrum Noir
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SC
Sparkle Silk
Sparkle Silk
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SB
Ink Blending Tools with Domed
Ink Blending Tools with Domed
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SC
Scattered Straw Distress Oxide Ink
Scattered Straw Distress Oxide Ink
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SC
Dried Marigold Distress Oxide Ink
Dried Marigold Distress Oxide Ink
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SC
Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide Ink
Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide Ink
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Festive Berries Distress Oxide Ink
Festive Berries Distress Oxide Ink
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Mint Tape - Low Tack and Repositionable
Mint Tape - Low Tack and Repositionable
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Journey Thread Black Licorice
Journey Thread Black Licorice
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SB

March 1, 2021

*NEW* Sassy Flip Card KIT!

 Hello and Happy March everyone!! This is Shanna form Caffeinated Craftiness today sharing an exciting NEW CARD KIT!  Crackerbox and Suzy Stamps is teaming up with the another amazing small business, The Paper Cut, to bring 2 new release card kits each month!  I love kits, because when my creative mojo is running low, a kit comes "pre-inspired"!  (I probably just made that word up! LOL)

One of the March kits is what I am showing you today. Card Kit 1 comes with 2 stamps and 5 pre-scored and cut flip card bases.  A flip card is a fun fold card that flips a center panel over as you open the card.  Hop over to my Instagram to see it in action!!  






The 2 stamps included are some of my favorite Crackerbox and Suzy stamps ever released!!  The 2 girls look like they are best of friends and totally up to no good!  The sentiment literally makes me laugh out loud because we all have *that friend*.




I chose to use some of my hoarded patterned paper collection that I tend to neglect in my card making for this card.  12x12 paper is perfect, and there is still scraps leftover after cutting the pieces for this card.  I am making a diagram for the measurements, so stay tuned for my next blog post ;)

I matted the patterned paper onto embossed red cardstock, letting the white card base still show as a 3rd mat.  I love the end result!




My girlfriends were colored with Copic markers using the no-line coloring technique!  It was my first true attempt at no line coloring with Copics, as I usually use watercolors for this technique.  I am in absolute awe!  I learned a ton while coloring it, and am excited to try the technique again soon.



My sentiment was heat embossed on a navy cardstock with white embossing powder.  Isn't it just the perfect level of sass and snark!?!  Remember, you can find the new card kit HERE


 You can find more inspiration, and share your own fabulous projects in the Crackerbox and Suzy Flaunt it if You Made it Facebook group!  

 
That wraps up my post for today, I will be back here soon with another dose of red rubber inspiration!  Be sure to follow along with me over on Instagram and Facebook to keep up with all my caffeinated adventures!  Till next time, bye!

February 28, 2021

Thanks for Making Me Smile Card

 Hi Everybody,

Cornelia here today.

Some of the products I have used have been provided to me by various companies I design for. Affiliate links may be used in the links provided below.

Crackerbox & Suzy Stamps had a Mini Release this month. 

I like cards you just can send out without a specific occasion. And this is one of them. Sometimes we just want to send a card and not wait for birthdays or Christmas to come around.


I already used two of the new stamps, you can see them HERE and HERE.

So this time I reached for the Smile. I paired it up with Spot the Dog. I think they both go very well together. That dog always makes me smile when I look at him! I used a wonky frame, going with the wonky circles of the designer paper on the side (Funky Fossil Designs).

Here are all the new stamps:




 Thanks for visiting!

February 26, 2021

I've Already Done It Card

Hello stamping friends! Tracy here, and today I have a fun little snarky card to share featuring some new release stamps. Here are all of the details.



Other Products Used:
Distress Oxide Ink- Fossilized Amber
Stampin Up Ink- Delightful Dijon
Ataz On Ink- Jet Black
MISTI
Cardstock- White
Zig Clean Color Markers
Waterbrush
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L- Thin 3D Foam Squares, Crafty Foam Tape, E-Z Runner Ultra

Start by creating a simple blended background using Distress Oxide Ink and a blending tool. Then using a darker yellow ink stamp the emojis around the border of the card front. Using the MISTI stamp the sentiment in black ink on the left-hand side of the card front.



Stamp the kitty onto white cardstock using black ink and then add color to the image using Zig Clean Color Markers and a water brush. Fussy cut around the kitty and then add to the card front using foam squares. Adhere to a white cardstock mat then add to a white cardstock card base using foam tape.


Thanks so much for stopping by!

February 24, 2021

Second Generation Stamping and Thank You cards

Hey everyone!! Thank you so much for stopping by!  This is Shanna today with a fun pair of cards featuring the new release Smile.  

I love cards that can be easily mass-produced.  This card design creates 2 cards at the same time. 


Second-generation stamping is the main technique used for both of these cards.  On the first panel, I stamped the Thanks Big stamp in rainbow order staggering the stamp down some with each color using my MISTI stamp positioner.  The key is before you move or clean the Thanks Big stamp--you stamp again on another panel.  The second panel will be lighter in color, almost pastel compared to the first stamping.  TWO for ONE!  Second-generation stamping is used a lot in scene cards too to create depth in a scene, making things look layered or further away.

I added the Smile sentiment to another die cut panel, and dragged the top and bottom edge across a Versamark ink pad, and added some white tinsel embossing powder for some added bling!  The sentiment panel was matted, and then popped up over the background panel with foam tape.  Then the panels were mounted to the card bases.

The cards were both finished off with a small scattering of iridescent sequins.  

 You can find more inspiration, and share your own fabulous projects in the Crackerbox and Suzy Flaunt it if You Made it Facebook group!  

 
That wraps up my post for today, I will be back here soon with another dose of red rubber inspiration!  Be sure to follow along with me over on Instagram and Facebook to keep up with all my caffeinated adventures!  Till next time, bye!
~Shanna

February 23, 2021

Snarky Card with a Special Frog

Hello crafty friends, Martha Lucia here! Today, I have a snarky card with a special frog to share with you. I am featuring two of my favorite rubbers stamps the Frog Celebrating and the Stop Me sentiment.  



I used Whisper White Card Stock to create the card base.  I diecut a second layer with designer paper using the large size of the Thick Scalloped Stitched Rectangle Dies. Additionally, to paste the second layer, I used 3D Foam Squares White. I left the decorated card aside for a while.  

I die cut a different piece of white smooth card stock using the frame from the Rectangle Fancy Frames Dies by KaiserCraft and with Mint Tape I covered the borders to have the center area free. Then, with the Diamond Fade Stencil and some Distressed Oxide Inks, I created the background. 


The colors of ink that I used were Scattered Straw, Pumice Stone, and Dried Marigold. To complete the card, I stamped the Stop Me sentiment on the lower part. Then the Frog Celebrating onto White Smooth Card Stock with Memento too and colored it with TriBlend Markers. Additionally, fussy cut with scissors and pasted it with 3D Foam Squares on the upper part.  
     

SUPPLIES

  I’m listing the products I used below. Click on the link to go directly to the product. Where available I use compensated affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you so much for your support!  
Frog Celebrating Frog Celebrating Shop at: CSS Stop Me Stop Me Shop at: CSS White Smooth Card Stock White Smooth Card Stock Shop at: Joy Clair Make Art STAY-tion 7 Make Art STAY-tion 7" Shop at: Joy Clair
Thick Scalloped Stitched Rectangle Dies Thick Scalloped Stitched Rectangle Dies Shop at: Joy Clair Rectangle Fancy Frame Rectangle Fancy Frame Shop at: Joy Clair Magnetic Pickup Tool Magnetic Pickup Tool Shop at: Joy Clair 3D Foam Squares White 3D Foam Squares White Shop at: Joy Clair
Diamond Fade Stencil Diamond Fade Stencil Shop at: Joy Clair TriBlend Markers Essential Blend TriBlend Markers Essential Blend Shop at: SC TriBlend Brush Markers TriBlend Brush Markers Shop at: SC Crafters Companion 4.5 inches Scissors - Precision Snips Crafters Companion 4.5 inches Scissors - Precision Snips Shop at: SC
Mint Tape - Low Tack and Repositionable Mint Tape - Low Tack and Repositionable Shop at: SC Big Shot Big Shot Shop at: SC Ink Blending Tools with Domed Ink Blending Tools with Domed Shop at: SC Scattered Straw Distress Oxide Ink Scattered Straw Distress Oxide Ink Shop at: SC
Pumice Stone Distress Oxide Ink Pumice Stone Distress Oxide Ink Shop at: SC Dried Marigold Distress Oxide Ink Dried Marigold Distress Oxide Ink Shop at: SC