CASology 166 – Science

Hello everyone!!  It’s CASology Tuesday!!  We are back with another Cue Card for you!!!

This week’s cue card is:

Week 166 - Science

Take a look at my card:

Your made of (CAS)

I went really simple with this cue card this week.  When I saw the cue card word, my mind went straight to Your Next Stamp Perfect Chemistry Stamp Set.

This card doesn’t represent science, I’m not sure what would.  LOL!!! Do you remember that periodic table in school.  I do, LOL! I was a science major.

For this card, the sentiment and squares are part of one stamp so I only stamped once and colored the squares in with Copic marker: YR27 and C1.

I rounded the top corners of the card stock, then I was done.

Super, Super, Super Simple and easy!!

Now its your turn!! I can’t wait to see what you come up with!

For more inspiration, check out my fellow Design Team members blog for more awesome work.

Design-Team

Gillian Ross

Hannelie Baster

Hazel Hodgkins

Jen Wills

Joyce Mehrberg

Judy Marino

Kimberly Wiener

Kymona Tracey ←Me

Melissa Chipperfield

Tracey McNeely

Our Guest Designer this week:

Laura

Our Sponsor this week is Melon Door Lighthouse!

Supplies used:

Perfect ChemistryCopic Markers

Thank you so much!!

~Kymona

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Heartfelt Thanks – Muse

Hello everyone!!  I’m popping in really quickly to share my card for the Muse Challenge this week!!

Yes, its been a while since I played and the opportunity presented itself so I jumped on it.

This week’s Muse is Anita Bowden. Take a look at her card:

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Now take a look at my card:

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To create this card, I used My Favorite Things Jumbo Dot Cover-Up and created a stencil.  I used Distress Ink Scattered Straw, Spun Sugar, Evergreen Bough, and Shade Lilac to create my circles.

Stencil and Inks

I simple pounced the ink onto the paper.  Once that was done, I removed the stencil and trimmed the card panel down and added to the black panel and then add that to the card base.

I used Papertrey Ink’s Circle Scribbles Die to cut a piece of vellum.  Then I die cut Paper Smooches Heartfelt Thanks sentiment out of black card stock.  I attached both to the card front using Tombow Multipurpose Glue.

Super simple and fun to create.

So what do you think?  Does my card fit the Muse?

Supplies used:

mft jumbo dot coverupDistess Mini Ink Kit 4PTI Circle Scribbles Die Paper Smooches Heartfelt Thanks Tombow Multi-Purpose Adhesive

Thank you so much for stopping by!

~Kymona

Guest Designing for Concord & 9th and coupon code!

Hello everyone!!  I’m here today with a brand new company, Concord & 9th!!!

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I have to say that I’m over the top excited about this new online retail shop that offers fun products and inspiration for your paper crafting needs!!

I found them them on Instagram a couple of weeks ago.  I was looking for new people to follow and I saw this amazing watercolor card and was totally drawn in.

Take a look:

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I said OMG, this is beautiful!! I had to look further!!  When I arrived on their Instagram feed, I was impressed. I started following them immediately. Then I went over to their website and learned more about them.  I loved the story behind how they started and I was tickled when I found out how they came up with their name.

A week later, Angie one of the owners contacted me and invited me to be a guest designer.  I was over the top excited!!! I read the email a couple of times before I responded!! I said YES and here we are today.

Before I share my cards, Greg and Angie wanted to say hello:

“Hello from Concord & 9th! We are excited to be partnering with Kymona on this special blog post. We stumbled upon one of Kymona’s cards, checked out her blog and fell in love with her style – we love clean and simple, and we LOVE watercoloring!

Concord & 9th was formed by Greg & Angie whose paths crossed 5 years ago in the corporate craft world. We realized we both have a passion for the craft industry. Greg studied product design and business, then headed into a career in product development. Angie has been an avid paper crafter for 15 years, with a focus on stamps, inky fingers and product development. So, we sat down and came up with a plan to start our dream jobs! The name Concord & 9th is an intersection of where we live. Greg lives on Concord, Angie lives off 9th. We loved the idea of our paths crossing, taking a new route in life and intersecting with other crafters and designers, like YOU, so we made our logo have a street sign vibe.

Our aim is to keep products fresh & trendy for you, so we decided to offer new product releases on the 9th of each month (see what we did there?). We are excited about the response to our new shop so far and for what we have in the works. We tend to get too excited to wait for the 9th so we sneak products leading up to the 9th.

We are SO glad our paths crossed with Kymona’s, and look forward to crossing paths with you too! Come take a ride with us on all the fun social media outlets (links on our homepage) so we can keep in touch!”

Yayyy, Greg and Angie!!!  I’m super excited our paths crossed too!!

I couldn’t wait to share some of the projects I created using their Map Love Stamp Set!!

Take a look at my first card:

You Mean the World to Me 1

Watercoloring is my favorite medium and this stamp set is perfect for it.

Map Love

Look at all of those sentiments and world images!! The possibilities are endless with is stamp set.

Take a look at my second card:

Love Makes the World Round 1

Same stamp set, different style!!  Super versatile!!

Are you excited just as much as I am?  I hope so!!

Wait!!!  I have a coupon code to share with you!!  I was given permission to offer a 15% coupon code. The code is: KYMONA and its good until the end of the day on September 30!

They also offer FREE SHIPPING on all orders $75 and more.  You can used the discount with the free shipping but the free shipping applies after the discount.

Sooooo, what do you think?  I love how my cards turned out!!  Please let me know down below!!

Please stop by Concord & 9th Website, Blog, InstagramTwitterFacebook and/or Periscope and show them some love!!

I will be back in a week or so to showcase their Eat Cake & Celebrate Stamp Set, Dies and Paper Route!! Stay tune for that!!

Thank you so much for stoping by!!

~Kymona

CASology 165 – Circles

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Hello everyone!!  It’s CASology Tuesday!!  We are back with another Cue Card for you!!!

This week’s cue card is:

Week 165 - Circles

Take a look at my card:

I Miss You (CAS)

Check out all of those circles!!  I thought this die was so fitting for this weeks cue card.  All of those circles are attached yet they have their own individuality.

Now that stamp set that I used is amazing.  If you follow me on Instagram, I talked briefly about a new company called Concord & 9th.  I love their stamps sets, dies, and tintables.  I will showcase this company this coming Thursday so stay tune to learn more about them.

I’m starting with this stamp set called Map Love!  I love all of the images in this set and on Thursday you will see other creations I’ve made with this set.

To create this card:

I die cut Simon Says Stamp Ring Frame Circle Die out of Bazzill cardstock.

I used Tombow Multipurpose Glue to adhere the die cut to my card base.

I used Concord & 9th Map Love and stamped my sentiment and geotag within the different circles using My Favorite Things Hybrid Black Ink.

I added one Stampin Up! rhinestone to the sentiment.

For the finishing touch, I add Clear Wink of Stella to the You and the geotags.

Super Simple and easy!!

Now its your turn!! I can’t wait to see what you come up with!

For more inspiration, check out my fellow Design Team members blog for more awesome work.

Design-Team

Gillian Ross

Hannelie Baster

Hazel Hodgkins

Jen Wills

Joyce Mehrberg

Judy Marino

Kimberly Wiener

Kymona Tracey ←Me

Melissa Chipperfield

Tracey McNeely

Our Guest Designer this week:

Skye

Our Sponsor this week is Whimsy Stamps!

Supplies used:

Ring Frame CircleMap LoveMFT Hybrid Black InkTombow Multi-Purpose AdhesiveWink of Stella clearBasic Rhinestones Jewel Accents

Thanks yo so much for stopping by!

~Kymona

YNS – September Feature Day

Hello everyone!!!  I’ here today with another YNS creation to inspire you and a chance to win a stamp set of your choice!!

On the 22nd of every month, YNS Design Team creates more samples featuring YNS products and shares them with all of you!!

The super duper awesome part of it all besides our awesome samples, you could win a stamp set of your choice!!  Now how super cool is that!!

Scroll to the bottom to find out how!!

This month we are focusing on “School is Cool”!!  The DT created projects with a school based theme.

Now take a look at the gift bag I created to inspire you:

Thank you (YNS)

YNS Supplies: Cute Alpha Set, Dill-ightful
Other Supplies: We R Memory Keepers Gift Box Punch Board, We R Memory Keepers Banner Punch Board, VersaMark Ink, Distress Ink Mermaid Lagoon, Distress Ink Cracked Pistachio

I used the Cute Alpha Set and created a couple watercolor background pieces like I did a couple of weeks ago. I choose to do that, because I didn’t have any other stamp sets that represented school.

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Gift bags are an awesome way to show your appreciate to those teachers that spend so much time with your children.  I love making things for my daughters teacher.  They are so happy to get tokens of appreciation.

What do you think?  Let me know below!!

Now on to that prize!!

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All you have to do is leave a comment on the YNS blog by September 24th for a chance to WIN a YNS stamp set of your choice!!  Super simple and easy!!  You will get to see my fellow DT’s projects as well.

So head on over, you don’t want to miss this one!!

Supplies used:

Dill-ightful Cute Alphagift bag punch boardBanner punch boardVersamarkCracked PistachoMermaid Lagoon

Thank you so much for stopping by!!

~Kymona

YNS Sketch and Color Challenge #23

Hello everyone!!!  I’m here today with Your Next Stamp (YNS) and the Sketch and Color Challenge #22!!

Each challenge has a sketch and a color combo to choose from.

Take a look at the sketch:

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Take a look at the color combo:

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LOL, I think I’m just a sketch type of girl!!  I chose to go with that style again.

Take a look at my card:

Spider Cider (YNS)

YNS Supplies: Tricky Tonic Stamp Set, Tricky Tonic Die Set, Spellbound Gumdrops Candy Corn Gumdrops

Other Supplies: Lawn Fawn Let’s Polka in the Dark Pattern Paper, My Favorite Things Hybrid Black Ink, Copic Markers, The Twinery Charcoal Solid Twine, Wink of Stella

For this card:

I cut the pattern paper and the front panel to different sizes.  Then I adhered them to the card base.  I stamped the skull mug, colored it and die cut it out.  I adhered it to the front of the card using foam tape. I stamped my sentiments and spiders on the card panel.  I added the ribbon to match the sketch.  I added the gumdrops to give a little bit more color to the card front. Nice and easy card to make.

Spider Cider 1 (YNS)

So what do you think? Let me know below!

So are you ready for the new challenge?

You have until September 30th at midnight EST to play along and submit your project on the YNS Blog post.  One random participant will win a $15 gift certificate to the Your Next Stamp Store.  If YNS stamps or dies are the focal point then the winner receives and additional $5 gift certificate fro a total of $20.  The winner will be announced on the YNS Blog the Sunday after the challenge closes.

I hope to see your projects!!

Supplies:

Tricky Tonic Tricky Tonic Die Set Spellbound Gumdrops candy cornCharcoalLets Polka In The Dark Petite Paper PackMFT Hybrid Black InkWink of Stella clear

Top Dog Dies – Hello Fall!

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Hello everyone!!!  I’m here with Top Dog Dies!!  I’m here showcasing one of their new dies from their fall release!!

Lets jump right in!

Today I’m working with the Top Dog Dies Pumpkin Die Set!! It’s a super doper cute die set and the possibility are endless!!

Top Dog Dies Pumpkin Die Set

I love the stitching in these pumpkins!

Here is the card I created with this die:

Hello Fall (TDD)

Doesn’t this card make you ready for the fall?  It gives such a warm feeling to me.  Those pumpkins are just too cute!

Here is how I created this card:

  1. I used retired Stampin Up! Polka Dots Embossing Folder to emboss my Stampin’ Up! Mossy Meadow cardstock.
  2. Then I cut the stripes of Recollections White Cardstock and Stampin’ Up!Blackberry Bliss Cardstock and adhered them to my card base.
  3. Then I die cut the pumpkins out of Stampin’ Up! Tangelo Twist Cardstock and Stampin’ Up! Mossy Meadow Cardstock.
  4. I adhered the pumpkins to the card panels with foam tape.
  5. I stamped my the sentiment using Stampin’ Up! For All Things Stamp Set using Stampin’ Up! Mossy Meadow Ink.
  6. I added Lucy’s Little Things Just Peachy Sparkly Shaker Sequin for added dimension to the card panel and Clear Wink of Stella to the pumpkins.

So what do you think?  Please let me know below.

Top Dog Dies is having a sale right now, check it out! You don’t want to miss this one!

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I’m playing with AAA Cards Challenge #48:

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and

NBUS Challenge #5

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Supplies used:

Polka Dot Folder Blackberry Bliss CSRecollections White HeavyweightTangelo TwistMossy MeadowFor All ThingsMossy Meadow InkJust peachy Wink of Stella clear

Thanks you so much for stopping by!

~Kymona