Summer Coffee Lovers Bloghop (ft. Newton’s Nook Designs)


Hello and welcome!

I’ve popped in to share a fun shaker card filled with real coffee beans! This project is a part of the Summer Coffee Lovers Bloghop and features new Newton’s Nook Designs Cuppa Cactus stamp set from their June release! I just LOVE the fun sentiments from this set!!!

I'm a Little Prickly Before My Coffee #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Cuppa Cacti stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

I started working on a Bristol Paper and stamped with a waterproof ink both cute cactus plants in coffee cups from Cuppa Cactus set since my intention was coloring them with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers. Please, scroll down towards the bottom of this post to see all the exact colors I used!

I'm a Little Prickly Before My Coffee #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Cuppa Cacti stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnookOnce the colored images were dry, I die-cut them with the coordinating dies! At this point I also die-cut the shaker part on a slightly smaller panel than my A2 size card base and proceeded with assembling.

I'm a Little Prickly Before My Coffee #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Cuppa Cacti stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

I simply stamped with the same black ink I used before the adorable sentiment and added a little colorful banner towards the left topside. To make enough place for the coffee beans I put three layers of a foam tape between the card base and my window piece and finally popped up the cactus plants. As final touch, I applied a generous coat of a shimmer pen to the colored images.

I'm a Little Prickly Before My Coffee #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Cuppa Cacti stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

That’s all for today! Thanks so much for stopping by and have a fantastic week-end!!!

Tatiana

ZIG MARKERS:

n.41 Light Green – n.46 Mid Green – n.43 Olive Green – n.25 Pink – n.50 Yellow – n.52 Bright Yellow – n.70 Orange – n.31 Cobalt Blue

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Newton’s Nook Designs Inky Paws Challenge #49 – Sketch Challenge

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Hello everyone and happy Monday!

A new Newton’s Nook Designs Inky Paws Challenge #49 starts today and I just couldn’t not play along! This is my inspiration projects for you!

Wanted For Celebrating Another Birthday #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Newton Rides West stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

The current challenge is a sketch one! I love sketch challenges since it gives you a great idea about the card layout, but leaves you the opportunity to add any contest you like! And since I’ve got my hands on the new just released Newton Rides West stamp set from Newton’s Nook Designs, of course, I needed to have more play time with the cute kitty stamps!

I’m leaving you below a sketch graphic created for this challenge by Newton’s Nook Design’s and hope it will inspire you to play along! Make a project based on this sketch and paired with at least one Newton’s Nook Designs brand stamp or die and upload it here for a chance to win a store credit at Newton’s Nook Designs online shop. You can create a card, a tag, a scrapbook page, a treat bag or any other projects related to the papercrafting.

Creating this card, I started working first on the watercolor background! I used a few green shades of Distress inks and added a basic color to the watercolor cardstock. Once it was heat set, I repeatedly made wet on wet stamping on top with the same Distress inks using cactus image from Newton Rides West set creating my own pattern. It’s little bit messy, but very fun technique and I just like the result!!!

Wanted For Celebrating Another Birthday #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Newton Rides West stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

My second layer is made out of vellum since I didn’t want to hide the beautiful watercolor background. I glued on top a few arrows die-cut with Points & Plumes die set out of the watercolor cardstock that was previously colored with Distress inks as well.

Wanted For Celebrating Another Birthday #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Newton Rides West stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

My third and final layer is a Polaroid frame where I put inside the “wanted” mischief in the adorable cowboy hat. The second part of the sentiment “for celebrating another birthday!” was stamped inside the card base!

Wanted For Celebrating Another Birthday #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Newton Rides West stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

That’s all for today! Hope you like my simple card and it will inspire you to join this new challenge! I’ll catch you up on the Inky Paws Challenge Blog! Have a great week!

Tatiana

ZIG MARKERS:

n.31 Cobalt Blue – n.64 Oatmeal – n.65 Mid Brown – n. 26 Light Pink – n.21 Light Carmine – n.5o Yellow – n.52 Bright Yellow – n.41 Light Green

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Thank You Pop Up Shaker Card

Thank You #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Mini Thank You stamp set by Studio Katia #studiokatia

Happy Friday!

I’ve popped in for a super quick post just to share this pop up shaker card I’ve made a few days ago.

Thank You #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Mini Thank You stamp set by Studio Katia #studiokatia

Do you remember that recently Newton’s Nook Designs and Studio Katia made a super fun summer blog hop showcasing NND stamps paired with SK dies! If not, you can check my post right here. Katia was sooooooo kind to send me some extra goodies including this Mini Thank You stamp set! And so I thought that it would be a perfect way to say thank you creating a small 4 Bar card for her!

Thank You #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Mini Thank You stamp set by Studio Katia #studiokatia

I started this card with a shaker element die-cutting 5 times Inside Scalloped Circle Dies from Craftin Desert Divas. First I colored with copic markers the inside part of the die, making a gradient background and adding some details with a copic colorless blender and only then heat embossed with a white embossing powder the beautiful hand written sentiment from Mini Thank You set. Make sure to follow the same order since embossing could ruin your copic markers!!!

Thank You #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Mini Thank You stamp set by Studio Katia #studiokatia

Assembling the card, I stacked together the frame elements of the Inside Scalloped Circle Dies and put like a puzzle the negative part inside. The shaker part was popped up on top of the card base previously embossed with an embossing paste creating non-distractive white on white irregular dots pattern. The inside element was filled with a mix of sequins that had some pretty butterfly confetti inside (sorry, cannot find the link to this mix) and a few matching butterflies colored with copics from the same Mini Thank You were applied on the card base.

That’s all for today! Hope you like this clean simple card with a pop up shaker element!  Have a great week-end!

Tatiana

COPIC MARKERS:

RV11-RV34-R85                     BG11-BG15-BG18

V01-V06-V17                          0 (Colorless Blender)

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Newton’s Nook Designs June Release and Giveaway – Newton Rides West

Hello and welcome to Day 4 of the Newton’s Nook Designs June Release!

Saddle Up & Celebrate #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Newton Rides West stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

There would be no purr-rect release without a new stamp set featuring my ever favorite Newton!!! LOL!!! So I’m so excited and happy to introduce you this gorgeous, super fun and cute NEWTON RIDES WEST stamp set and the coordinating dies!!! Isn’t he adorable, the cutie kitty, making his adventures in the Wild West!!!

Giveaway alert!! NND is giving this stamp set away to one lucky winner so make sure you read all the way to the bottom of this post to see how to win!


No need to tell you that if you want make someone smile from ear to ear, you couldn’t go wrong with this fun set! And so I went for a super cute, cheerful and bright scene!

Saddle Up & Celebrate #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Newton Rides West stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

The layout was made die-cutting the stitched hill from NND Land Borders die set on a watercolor paper, the same I used for stamping the fantastic elements that come with NEWTON RIDES WEST set. I used a black waterproof ink for all the stamping and some Winson & Newton and Schmincke watercolors I have in my stash. To complete the scene and to add more bright colors, I used some small stamps from Newton’s Birdbath and Bunny Hop stamp sets and finished, of course, with a few matching sequins.

Saddle Up & Celebrate #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Newton Rides West stamp set by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

Would you like to win the “Newton Rides West” Stamp Set?
This set will be given away to ONE lucky winner!

Here’s how to win:

Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday June 15th at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, June 16th.

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Newton’s Nook Designs
Amanda Bodine
Holly Endress
Ellen Haxelmans
Larissa Heskett
Samantha Mann
Juliana Michaels
Naki Rager
Maria Russell
Jennifer Timko
Tatiana Trafimovich <– you’re here

Tatiana

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Newton’s Nook Designs June Release and Giveaway – Cuppa Cacti & Cultivated Cacti


Hello and welcome to Day 3 of the Newton’s Nook Designs June Release!

Today the whole Design Team is showcasing TWO (yes, two) amazing stamp sets filled with a lot of fantastic images and both come with the coordinating dies as well!

Let me introduce the first one called CUPPA CACTI. This fun and cute set has the outline stamps of the cactuses planted in the coffee cups! So it couldn’t be any perfect for the coffee lovers crafters!

The second one is called CULTIVATED CACTI and, unlike the first one, has the amazing bold  images of succulents. So if you are a stamper, I’m sure that your heart will be stolen by this beautiful set! And more, this stamp set is also perfect for techniques and no-line coloring!

Giveaway alert!! NND is giving both stamp sets away to one lucky winner so make sure you read all the way to the bottom of this post to see how to win!

And here’s what I came up with! My first card featuring CUPPA CACTI stamp set is a watercolor one! I just couldn’t resist to stamp a bunch of beautiful cactuses and just enjoy simple watercoloring!

I worked on a cold pressed watercolor paper from Arches creating the front panel and mixed some watercolors from Winsor & Newton and Schmincke brands that I have in my stash. For the sentiment I die-cut two round tags from NND Tags Times Two die set and simply heat embossed the cute sentiment that comes with the same CUPPA CACTI stamp set!

And here’s my second card made with the beautiful CULTIVATED CACTI set! You know, I’m not a great stamper, but I just couldn’t resist to ink these stamps!!!

I find myself creating recently a lot of multi layer bulky cards that are so fun to make, but sometimes could be difficult to deliver. So this time my choice was for a one layer wonder. Besides CULTIVATED CACTI set was so perfect for a fun stamping on kraft technique that I were dyeing to try for so long!!!

So I started with a kraft A2 size card base, masked with a posted tape the top part above the score line and heat embossed the sentiment with a white embossing powder. Then I repeatedly stamped with a white pigment ink some vases and succulents and let everything dry over night. Then I came back and stamped on top and slightly offset the same images with colored dye inks. Finally I popped three little bright die-cuts as a finish touch!

Would you like to win the “Cuppa Cactus” or the “Cultivated Cactus” stamp set?
Each of these sets will be given away to ONE lucky winner!

Here’s how to win:

Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday June 15th at 9pm CST to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, June 16th.

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Newton’s Nook Designs
Amanda Bodine
Holly Endress
Ellen Haxelmans
Larissa Heskett
Samantha Mann
Juliana Michaels
Naki Rager
Maria Russell
Jennifer Timko
Tatiana Trafimovich <– you’re here

Tatiana

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