Craftin Desert Divas – August Release Sneak Peek – Twinkle Toes



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So happy you’ve joined me today for the August release from Craftin Desert Divas because today’s stamp set is soooo AMAZING and I can’t wait to introduce it to you! It’s called Twinkle Toes and it couldn’t be any cutter!

All the products from the CDD August release will be available for purchase on Wednesday August, 9 at Craftin Desert Divas online shop!

Dance Like No One Is Watching #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Twinkle Toes stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

The adorable critters from Twinkle Toes are too fun and cute and so I stamped a few of them on a piece of a Bristol paper and simply colored with Zig markers.

Dance Like No One Is Watching #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Twinkle Toes stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

Assembling the card, I die-cut the whole scene using the largest die from Crazy Stitched Frame Dies set and popped it up on a light gray card stock used as a card base.

Dance Like No One Is Watching #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Twinkle Toes stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

That all for today! Hope you like summer and planning to make a few summer theme cards or maybe scrapbook layouts! If so, please, check Craftin Desert Divas Event Page on Facebook for more inspiration, amazing projects and sneak peeks from the Design Team, freebies and awesome giveaways! As always thanks so much for stopping by!

 

ZIG MARKERS:

n.26 Light Pink – n.21 Light Carmine – n.50 Yellow – n.52 Bright Yellow – n.41 Light Green – n.44 Deep Green – – n.42 Turquoise Green – n.91 Light Gray – n.90 Gray -n.95 Dark Gray – n.10 Black

SUPPLIES:

Twinkle Toe Stamp Set (avaliable for purchaise on August, 9)

Crazy Stitched Frame Dies

Mono Sand Eraser

Multi Medium Matte

Inkssentials Glossy Accents .5oz

White Gelly Roll Medium Point Pen

DISCLOSURE:

As a Design Team Member I’m affiliate to Craftin Desert Divas online shop. Where available I use their compensated affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I really love their products and enjoy using them. All opinions are my own. I truly appreciate your support and will use the money raised to bring you more crafting projects.

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Craftin Desert Divas Monthly Social Media Challenge – August 2017

Happy Trails #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Happy Trails stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

Happy Friday!

I’m super excited to bring you an inspiration project for the August Monthly Social Media Challenge from Craftin Desert Divas! I love the bright summer colors we have on this month’s amazing mood board that you can see below.

And here’s what I came up with!

Happy Trails #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Happy Trails stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

Inspired by the amazing colors and images from mood board, I made this card with a summer twist. I chose a cute ice cream truck from Happy Trails stamp set and added a fun shaker window on the background filled with tiny colorful confetti that remind me so much yummy sprinkles.

Happy Trails #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Happy Trails stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

I also created my own patterned paper to put on the right edge ofthe card base by stamping and coloring the ice cream stamps from the same Happy Trails set.

That’s all for today! Thanks so much for stopping by and hope you’ll join Craftin Desert divas June Monthly Social Media Challenge for a chance to win some amazing prizes! All you need to do is to create a project inspired by the current mood board and using at least one CDD brand product! Then just share it with #CDDMONTHLY in the Craftin Desert Divas Facebook Gallery! If you aren’t a member, just request it here.

Tatiana

COPIC MARKERS:

YG11-YG13-YG05                Y17-YR04-YR07                           BG0000-BG000-BG01-B02
C1-C4-C6-C10                      C00-C1-C3-C7-C10                      R0000-R00-R02-RV13
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SUPPLIES:

Happy Trails

Outdoor Landscape 2 Dies

Stitched In Circle Dies

True Love Sequins

Twinkle Sequins

Nuvo Crystal Drops Ebony Black

Mono Sand Eraser

 

 

As a Design Team Member I’m affiliate to Craftin Desert Divas online shop. Where available I use their compensated affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I really love their products and enjoy using them. All opinions are my own. I truly appreciate your support and will use the money raised to bring you more crafting projects.

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Easy Suspended Spinner Card – Stretch Your Digital Stamps Card Series

 

Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Surfing Santa digi stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas


Hello and welcome!

I’m so happy to bring you my daily post at Craftin Desert Divas blog! Today I’m sharing two cute Christmas in July projects featuring super adorable Surfing Santa and Merry & Bright Digital Stamps. The inspiration came from the amazing mood board that Craftin Desert Divas posted for their July Monthly Social Media Challenge. Look at those wonderful, cheerful and bright colors!

Today I’m going to illustrate the idea how you can get more out of your digital stamps and create very easily suspended spinner cards! The interactive cards are so fun to create and receive, but sometimes they can become a little bit tricky to make without proper supplies! For suspended spinner cards you have to do a mirror stamping if you work with regular clear stamps. That means you have to get a stamping tool or at least a stamp positioner, a mirror stamp block and a specific ink! Well, with digital stamps even the beginner carmakers can create a mirror image in no time at all and without any specific stuff!

Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Merry&Bright digi stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

First of all upload and open the “png” digital file of the desirable image you want to work with. CDD has tons of adorable digital stamps in their online shop and they all come with the png file I’m talking about! Then adjust the size of the stamp so that it suits your card base! Copy and paste the same image once more and then simply flipped it horizontally! Easy peasy! And there’s no need to have any specific illustrator program for that! If you are on Mac you can do it in “Pages” and “Word” works fine for Microsoft users!

Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Surfing Santa digi stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

I made a few attempts putting this type of card together and here’s the easiest way to do that! Once printed, fussy cut your stamps with scissors right on the edge and proceed with coloring. I used copic markers this time and as alway leaving you all the exact marker numbers I used at the bottom of this post!

Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Merry&Bright digi stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

Then use any black marker you have on hand and paint the trimmed edges to hide any imperfection from fussy cutting. Adhere both images from the back side sandwiching a tiny string inside!

Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Surfing Santa digi stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

Prepare you card base and another additional rectangle, aline them together and die-cut a circle. I used CDD Inside Scalloped Circle and Stitched In Circle Die set here! Assembling the card, I placed the suspended spinner element in the center of the circle, used a strong adhesive to glue both edges of the string to the card base and added on top the additional panel aligning the circle parts to hide the strings!

Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Merry&Bright digi stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

That’s all for today! Thanks so much for stopping by and hope you’ll join Craftin Desert divas July Monthly Social Media Challenge for a chance to win some amazing prizes! All you need to do is to create a project inspired by the current mood board and using at least one CDD brand product! Then share it with #CDDMONTHLY in the Craftin Desert Divas Facebook Gallery! If you aren’t a member, just request it here.

As always thanks so much for stopping by!

 

COPIC MARKERS:

skin E50-E51-E53-E55                G20-YG11-G03                           RV00-RV02-RV04
BG10-BG11-BG15-BG53             C00-C1-C3-C7-C10                   BV0000-BV00-BV02-BV13-BV08
Y15-Y35-YR04-YR18                   W00-W1                                      RV21-RV23-RV25-RV29

SUPPLIES:

Surfing Santa Digital Stamp

Merry & Bright Digital Stamp

Ocean Border Dies

Inside Scalloped Circle Dies

Stitched In Circle Dies

Crazy Stitched Frame Dies

Mono Sand Eraser

Multi Medium Matte

Inkssentials Glossy Accents .5oz

White Gelly Roll Medium Point Pen

DISCLOSURE:

As a Design Team Member I’m affiliate to Craftin Desert Divas online shop. Where available I use their compensated affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I really love their products and enjoy using them. All opinions are my own. I truly appreciate your support and will use the money raised to bring you more crafting projects.

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Craftin Desert Divas & CardMaker Summer Blog Hop



Hello everyone and welcome to the Summer Blog Hop between Craftin Desert Divas and CardMaker Magazine!!

You might come here from the talented Jen Shults!

The Craftin Desert Divas Design Team is so excited to be creating some Summer projects along with the Cardmaker Magazine team. Be sure you hop along and leave a comment on each blog along the way for a chance to win a $75 CDD shop credit. The winner will be chosen from all the comments left on all of the team’s blog posts, so the more you comment, the more chance to win! Winner will be announced on July, 19th.

Hugs, Fishes and Mermaid Kisses! #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Mermaid Lagoon stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

And here’s my cute summer under the sea project for you!!! I created a little scene out of fabulous new CDD Mermaid Lagoon and Sunny Smiles stamp sets! I stamped a bunch of images with a waterproof ink on a Bristol paper, colored them with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers and fussy cut with my scissors leaving a tiny white edge around.

Hugs, Fishes and Mermaid Kisses! #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Mermaid Lagoon stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

For the background I used the same Bristol paper and die-cut the scene using new Ocean Border Die and Fancy Frame Die sets! Then I proceeded with a quick and simple ink blending using regular Distress inks. Here’s the tip how you can stretch you dies! I die-cut once more the wavy line from Ocean Border Dies and used it as a stencil for the water part giving a little bit of texture to the background! Assembling the card, popped some elements on a foam tape for a bit of dimension and interest and, of course, colds’r skip some shimmer!!!

Hugs, Fishes and Mermaid Kisses! #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Mermaid Lagoon stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

Thank so much for stopping by and now it’s time to hop on over to …

Nicole Coursey

Or check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:
Tatiana Trafimovich <– you’re here 

I’ve popped in for a super quick post since I have to share another release project featuring new July release from Craftin Desert Divas!

 

Bye,

 

ZIG MARKERS:

n.50 Yellow – n.52 bright Yellow – n.70 Orange – n.23 Scarlet Red – n.22 Carmine Red – n.21 Light Carmine – n.89 Violet – n.42 Turquoise Green – n.45 Pale Green – n.47 May Green – n.71 Flesh Color – n.64 Oatmeal – n.61 Light Brown – n.65 Mid Brown – n.91 Light Gray

SUPPLIES:

 

Mermaid Lagoon

Sunny Smiles

 Ocean Border Dies

Mono Sand Eraser

Multi Medium Matte

White Gelly Roll Medium Point Pen

DISCLOSURE:

As a Design Team Member I’m affiliate to Craftin Desert Divas online shop. Where available I use their compensated affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I really love their products and enjoy using them. All opinions are my own. I truly appreciate your support and will use the money raised to bring you more crafting projects.

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Craftin Desert Divas – July Release – Ocean Of Birthday Wishes



Happy Wednesday!!

I’ve popped in for a super quick post since I have to share another release project featuring new July release from Craftin Desert Divas!

Ocean Friends #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Ocean Friends stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

Today I crabbed a few super cute jellyfishes from Ocean Friends stamp set and made a cute ocean scene framed in a shaped shaker card! I experimented a little bit more with Distress Oxide ink in Broken China color first on the card base with ink smooching technique and then blended it on the vellum wave die-cut with new Ocean Border Dies. I spritzed both surfaces with some water droplets and lifted the color with a paper towel creating a splotchy look!

Ocean Friends #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Ocean Friends stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

The stamps were colored with Zig markers and fussy cut with my scissors! Assembling the card, I added dimension to the different layers with a foam tape and filled the shaker part with clear Shimmer Sequins. Finally “Ocean Of Birthday Wishes” sentiment from Mermaid Lagoon set was simply stamped inside.

Ocean Friends #handmadecard by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Ocean Friends stamp set by Craftin Desert Divas #craftindeserdivas

That all for today! Hope you like summer and planning to make a few summer theme cards or maybe scrapbook layouts! If so, please, check Craftin Desert Divas Event Page on Facebook for more inspiration and amazing projects from the Design Team, freebies and awesome giveaways! As always thanks so much for stopping by!

 

ZIG MARKERS:

n. 25 Pink – n.83 Lilac – n.82 Purple – n. 80 Violet – n.45 Pale Green

SUPPLIES:

Ocean Friends

Mermaid Lagoon

 

 Ocean Border Dies

Mono Sand Eraser

Multi Medium Matte

White Gelly Roll Medium Point Pen

DISCLOSURE:

As a Design Team Member I’m affiliate to Craftin Desert Divas online shop. Where available I use their compensated affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I really love their products and enjoy using them. All opinions are my own. I truly appreciate your support and will use the money raised to bring you more crafting projects.

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