Orange Art Box + Unboxing Video

Hello everyone!!

I’m happy to be here today. It’s been awhile since I blog about something other then cards or scrapbooks. Today, I have a fun new adventure to share with you. Most of you know my daughter and I love crafting together.

Well, I came across an Art Subscription Box for Kids called the Orange Art Box. I discovered them a couple of months ago and I was impressed. My daughter loves getting mail and crafting, so I knew this would be perfect for her (and me too!!). Each month a box will arrive for her with different crafting projects inside.

Let’s take a look:

Say hello to the Orange Art Box!

Orange Art Box Gift Subscription

What is the Orange Art Box, you ask?

It’s an art subscription box for kids ages 5-12. Every month they will receive a collection of projects to inspire them to create. Each box has one main project and multiple smaller projects for hours of fun!

Perfect for school breaks, weekend and traveling in the car!

How can you get a box?

You choose the subscription length that works for you. 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 12 months! The longer you subscribe, the more you save (and we love to save, right!!!).

Boxes are shipped within the first two weeks of the month.

Do you want to see what’s inside a box?

Yayyy, my daughter and I opened her April box together. Do not judge me, I was so excited I asked her if I could take part. LOL!!!

LOL, this was my daughter’s first time doing a video. That’s why I was in it. She said that wasn’t so bad, so next time its her turn!!

What do you think?

Now that you know what’s inside one of the boxes, will you join me and purchase one for your little or gift one to someone you love? I would love to hear your thoughts!

Stay tune for my daughters creations!!

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Topflight Stamps Birthday Blog Hop Winner

Winner

Thanks to everyone who participated and left all of the wonderful comments on my blog. I wish everyone could win but I can only choose one winner.

Are you ready to see who won? Here you go:

Congratulations Marisela Delgado!!! You are the lucky winner of the $15 gift certificate from Topflight Stamps! I sent you an email, please respond so I can send you your prize code.

Once again, thanks to all of you for stopping by and leaving some love on my blog.

Altenew April 2019 Stamp/Die/Stencil/Paper Pack Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello and welcome to Altenew’s April 2019 Release Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing the new stamps, dies, stencil and paper pack.  If you arrived here from the talented Norine Borys blog, then you are on the right track. If you arrived here on your own, then you will want to start at the beginning, the Altenew Card Blog so that you don’t miss a thing!

Let’s take a look:

Weekend Doodles

I used the new Weekend Doodles and Be Kind stamp set to decorate my planner pages. Both have sentiment perfect for planners.

Simple stamping in a planner is a quick way to decorate your pages.

Weekend Doodles

It’s such a great way to show that stamps can be used in many different ways.

Be Kind

Let’s take a look at the planner pages filled in:

Planner pages

What is a blog hop without an amazing gift? Yayyy!!

Prizes

  • Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Monday, April 22nd, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog on Saturday, May 4th, 2019.
  • In addition Altenew will draw a winner to receive a $20 gift certificate to giveaway from comments left on each designer’s blog hop list. All winners will be announced on Altenew blogs by Saturday, May 4th, 2019.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Kelly Latevola

You do not want to miss out on her amazing creations!!

Just in case you lose your place along the way, here is the complete list of participants so that you can find your way back:

Altenew Card Blog

Jennifer McGuire

May Sukyong Park

Erum Tasneem

Laurie Willison

Kristina Pokazanieva

Lilith Eeckels

Ashlea Cornell

Virginia Lu

Jen Schow

Therese Calvird

Maryam Perez

Svitlana Shayevich

Vicky Papaioannou

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Irit Landgraf

Nicole Picadura

Zsoka Marko

Laura Volpes

Lydia Evans

Kelly Janes

Norine Borys

Kymona Tracey

Kelly Latevola

Sandra Dietrich

Sveta Fotinia

Amanda Baldwin

Susan Wymer

Enza Gudor

Caly Person

Zinia Redo

Janette Kausen

Agnieszka Malyszek

Soraya

Amber Rain Davis

Reiko Tsuchida

Jaycee Gaspar

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. The Altenew products were given to me since I’m on the design team. The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

Hobonichi Planner

Thank you so much!

a2z Scrapbooking Guest Design – Hero Arts Notes and Dates

 

Hello everyone!! I’m so happy to be here today, guest designing for a2z scrapbooking! This was my very first design team. I joined them back in 2014. So it means a lot to work with them today.

Let’s take a look at what I created:

Notes and Dates

I used Hero Arts  Notes and Dates digital kit to create these cards. It was so easy and fun.

I used Photoshop to plugged in each stamp. Two to a sheet of white cardstock.

Once all of the stamps are place all you have to do is print them.

Save the psd file so that you can recreate the cards a million times if need be.

Since it’s National Handwriting Letter Month, if any one wants one these cards to show up in their mail box just let me know in the comments below. 

Before you go, don’t forget a2z Scrapbook Challenge this month is all about fun folds. Why not join in on the fu?

Thanks for stopping by!

The Ton’s Spring 2019 Release Blog Hop

 

Hello and welcome to The Ton’s Spring 2019 Release Blog Hop!!  We are celebrating The Ton’s Spring 2019 Release with 7 new designs! There are additional promotions with free gifts. Head over to The Ton’s blog for more details.

If you arrived here from the talented Vera Yates blog, then you are on the right track. If you arrived here on your own, then you will want to start at the beginning, The Ton’s Blog so that you don’t miss a thing!

Take a look at my handmade stamped fabric pouch:

Daisy Fields

OMG, I’m so tickled by this cute little bag that I created! This was fun to make. Combining my love of stamping and sewing is beyond fun.

Let’s look at how I created this fabric pouch:

I stamped the new Daisy Fields image on to a piece of canvas cotton fabric using VersaCraft fabric ink.

Since the stamp is pretty big and I wanted to ensure complete coverage so I used the Memory MISTI.

Then I painted a couple of flowers using DecoArt Paint for Fashion Accessories.

daisy fields

 

 

daisy fields

Once I finished painting the flowers, it was time to sew the bag together.

It came together nicely.

daisy fields

Let’s look at the completed bag again:

Daisy Fields

Take a look at a couple of clean and simple cards:

Wildflower Bouquet Builder

April is National Letter Writing Month so I’m sending cards to different people just because. The new Wildflower Bouquet Builder stamp set is perfect for this mission.  You can create so many different designs. I’m a big fan of this stamp set.

Who would like a handwritten card? Let me know!

What is a blog hop without an amazing gift? Yayyy!!

Prizes:

Three winners will receive a stamp set of choice from our new Spring 2019 release (excluding Fantastic Feathers). To qualify, please leave a comment on each blog or youtube video. Comment period will close on 4/10 at 6pm EST. Winners will be announced on the The Ton’s blog after.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Amy Tsuruta

You do not want to miss out on her amazing creations!!

Just in case you lose your place along the way, here is the complete list of participants so that you can find your way back:

The Ton

Tae Eun Yoo

Heba Alsibai(Youtube)

Chris Dayton

Vera Yates

Kymona Tracey ←you are here

Amy Tsuruta

Brenda Noelke

Jana Millen

Ilina Crouse

Olga Matyushevskaya 

Laura Jane Head

Janette Kausen 

Anna Kutcenko

Kira Ness 

Svitlana Shayevich 

Amy Kolling 

Mayline Jung

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you.  The Ton  products were given to me for this blog hop.  The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

Spring 2019 release

Memory MISTI 12 x 12 - Most Incredible Stamp Tool InventedDecoArt Paint

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Altenew 5th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 1 + Giveaway

 

Hello everyone and welcome to Altenew 5th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 1!! Today we are celebrating Altenew turning 5 years old!!  If you’ve arrived here from Chameleon Art Products blog, then you are on the right track. If you arrived here on your own, then you will want to start at the beginning, the Altenew Blog so that you don’t miss a thing!

Let’s take a look:

Live Your Dream Die Cut Embellishments

I created this cute photo card. Such a great why to showoff your latest adventure. I saw this idea a couple a month ago on YouTube and knew that I wanted to give it a try.

Let’s take a closer look:

To create the card with the closure, I used We R Memory Keepers Tab Punch Board.

Live Your Dream Die Cut Embellishments

To keep the card closed I used a retired Tombow Hook & Loop Tab. It’s a piece of Velcro, that does not tear the paper.

Live Your Dream Die Cut Embellishments

I used the Live Your Dream Puffy Alphabet Stickers to decorate the die cut embellishment.

Live Your Dream Die Cut Embellishment

For the photo, I created a tag using We R Memory Keepers Tag Punch Board. I used Altenew Gold Washi Tape from the New Day Card Kit to decorate it.

Then I adhered the photo on top and done.

Super quick and easy.

Let’s take another look:

Live Your Dream Die Cut Embellishments

I love how this photo card turned out. Big enough to display a photo and small enough to fit in you pocketbook.

So what do you think?

Would you love to pick up some of these amazing products?  Do not fear Altenew is offering free shipping!!

Special Offer

Enjoy FREE U.S. shipping with code HAPPY9M or $5 OFF international shipping with code SHOPPING9M at checkout. Offer valid from 4/2/2019 at 12:01 am EDT through 4/5/2019 at 11:59 pm EDT. Not valid on prior purchases. Cannot be combined with other promo codes. (Include a promotion graphic if you’d like.)

Prizes

Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 5 lucky winners and one Altenew Academy class to 10 lucky winners. There are also 14 awesome companies/crafty friends who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:

Altenew: 5 $50 Altenew Gift Certificates

Altenew Academy: 10 Class Spots

Jennifer McGuire Ink: 2 $100 Altenew Gift Certificates

My Sweet Petunia: 1 Prize Bundle(Original MISTI, a set of Creative Corners, a Cut-Align and a bar magnet)

Pretty Pink Posh: 2 $50 Gift Certificates

Simon Says Stamp: $50 Gift Certificate

Scrapbook.com: $50 Gift Certificate

Ellen Hutson LLC: $30 Gift Certificate

Blitsy: $30 Gift Certificate

Online Card Classes: 3 Class Spots

Butterfly Reflections Ink: $25 Gift Certificate

Seven Hills Crafts: £25 Gift Certificate

Chameleon Art Products: 1 Pack of 5 Chameleon Pens

Scrapbook & Cards Today: 1 Copy of Scrapbook & Cards Today Spring 2019 Issue

WOW! Embossing Powder: $20 Gift Certificate

Simply Cards & Papercraft: 1 Copy of Simply Cards & Papercraft Spring 2019 Issue

Be sure to leave comments by April 12th, 2019 at 11:59 PM EDT for a chance to win! 33 WINNERS will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew blog on April 20th, 2018.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Tania Ahmed

You do not want to miss out on her amazing creations!!

Just in case you lose your place along the way, here is the complete list of participants so that you can find your way back:

Altenew

Jennifer McGuire

May Sukyong Park

Simon Says Stamp

Lilith Eeckels

Alex Syberia

Kathleen Graumüller

Ellen Hutson LLC

Zinia Redo

Mona Tóth

Vicky Papaioannou

Keeway Tsao

Zsoka Marko

Kristina Pokazanieva

Amber Rain Davis

Chameleon Art Products

Kymona Tracey ←you are here

Tania Ahmed

Bea Valint

Joni Andaya

Barb Engler

Isha Gupta

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you.  The Altenew products were given to me since I’m on the design team.  The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

Live Your Dream Collection Live Your Dream Patterned Paper Live Your Dream Die-Cut Embellishments New Day Card KitWe R Memory Keepers - Tab Punch Board

We R Memory Keepers - Tag Punch Board Tombow Hook and Loop tab

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Technique Tuesday April 2018 New Release Day

Hello everyone!! It’s that time again, Technique Tuesday April 2019 release is here!

Welcome to Technique Tuesday April 2019 Release Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing all of the new stamps and dies.  If you arrived here from the talented Ana Anderson blog, then you are on the right track. If you arrived here on your own, then you will want to start at the beginning, the Technique Tuesday blog so that you don’t miss a thing!

Take a look at what I created:

Growing Garden

I love when I have the opportunity to combine my love of stamping with my love of sewing.

I sewed this apron so that I could use Technique Tuesday Growing Garden to decorate it. I love how it turned out. I wish I photograph the sewing process but didn’t think of it until after I completed it. LOL!!

Let’s take a closer look:

No color was add because I wanted to stay with the black and white design.

Decorating the boarder with the growing plant stamp really made the boarder pop.

Growing Garden

I love how all of the stamps coordinate with one another. That made it easy to decorate each pocket.

Growing Garden

Growing Garden

 

Growing Garden

This apron is on its way to my good friend in North Carolina. She started a garden in her backyard and this gift would be perfect for her.

Growing Garden

Let’s take another look:

Growing Garden

What do you think?

Now check out what my teammates have in store for you.

You do not want to miss out on her amazing creations!!

Just in case you lose your place along the way, here is the complete list of participants so that you can find your way back:

Technique Tuesday

Seeka

Dana Kirby

Ashley Horton

Ana Anderson

Kymona Tracey ← you are here

Natasha Kara

Allison Arbour

Daniela Dobson

Amy Kolling

Latisha Yoast

Norine Borys

Yasmin Diaz

What more inspiration?

Stop on by Technique Tuesday Blog for more inspiration! Check out the full release here.

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. The Technique Tuesday products were given to me since I’m on the design team. The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

Growing GardenChevron Black and White fabric double fold bias tape

Thank you so much for stopping by!