December 2018 Reveal, Design Team Blog Hop & GIVEAWAY!

December 2018 Reveal, Design Team Blog Hop & GIVEAWAY!

Woohoo!

Finally the day has arrived and the December 2018 Reveal, Blog Hop & GIVEAWAY is here! The Release will be available to purchase HERE at a NEW time of 9pm GMT tonight.

Hopefully you have hopped on over from HERE, where I have formally introduced all the NEW products. Now I have a couple more cards to share using some of the new stamps & stencils.

First up I have a card using Wonderful Day…

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I thought I’d start with a bright and cheerful card :) When I made my previous Wonderful Day cards I shared HERE, I stamped a bunch of the layered solid flower blooms in a variety of colours. These were 3 that were leftover and perfect to pop on a card.

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I kept the card really simple with the Wonderful Day sentiment, embellishing the flowers with a leaf & foliage sprig and some Glossy Simply White Nuvo Drops. I added dimension to just the one pink flower and whole panel is adhered to the card base using foam adhesive too.

Next I had to use Pure Florals: Peony…

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This time I stamped and embossed the smaller Peony bloom with VersaMark & Detail White EP onto watercolour card. I then used my Altenew watercolours to colour the blooms. Again, I am no expert at colouring or watercoloring, but having embossed the flowers, it gives you a line to keep inside. Plus with Peony flowers being so ‘fluffy’ and full you can get away with a more free style and artistic approach to colouring. Well, that’s my thinking anyway 😉

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The sentiment is just one of the options from the stamp set and again I fussy cut and layered the blooms, with just the top left adhered with foam adhesive for a little dimension.

Lastly, I went Christmassy and used the Stencil In The Forest…

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To create this card I used Distress Oxide Inks in Peeled Paint, Crushed Olive and Forest Moss. I secured my card layer and stencil in place and then loosely masked around each tree to selectively colour it with one of the trio of greens. It was quite a timely process, but the result is pretty cool.

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I tied some red bakers twine with a bell bow to make the card resemble a Christmas gift and added the Jingle Bells sentiment from Simply Said Blocks Christmas.

That’s all I have to share with you for today, but I know that the team have an abundance of inspiration to show you using the new products.

Carol 

Be sure to comment along the hop for your chance to win the ENTIRE Release!! You have until Midnight (GMT) Friday 14th December 2018 to comment and the winner will be announced soon after.

Happy Hopping!

Hugs

 

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Comments (18)

  • Steph Mortimer Reply

    Absolutely love the tree stencil! That’s going to have to be added to the shopping list. x

    11th December 2018 at 11:17 am
  • Raga Reply

    Wonderful new release and I love all of your cards Bev!! Your stenciled Christmas tree card is pretty cool!! Love the subtle colouring of peony and the layered stamping card is simply gorgeous 😍💕!!

    11th December 2018 at 12:49 pm
  • Vinita Jain Reply

    Bev, Your creations always tempting me! All are so pretty and I love that stencil trees, beautiful peonies and That Layered layered blooms really made me happy in cheerful and bright colors!

    11th December 2018 at 2:08 pm
  • Mary Holshouser Reply

    Love the forest of trees wrapped like a
    present. Thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

    11th December 2018 at 9:17 pm
  • Dee Earnshaw Reply

    stunning cards – really love your peony card with the delicate coloring:)

    11th December 2018 at 9:54 pm
  • Marisela Delgado Reply

    What great cards and stamps! Thanks for the chance to play and win. =)

    11th December 2018 at 10:44 pm
  • Tracey A Reply

    Well Bev, what an amazing release and just before Christmas. It’s a good job I’ve been a good girl and I bought the lot. Thank you for the fabulous inspiration.
    Happy Crafting
    Tracey.x

    11th December 2018 at 11:00 pm
  • Becca Yahrling Reply

    Very pretty! The florals are so lovely. I adore the trees with the red twine wrapped around it like a present. And the bell is such a perfect touch.

    11th December 2018 at 11:54 pm
  • Cindy C. Reply

    Such lovely projects, thanks for sharing!

    11th December 2018 at 11:56 pm
  • Jackie Elliott Reply

    Stunning stamp sets and stencils, have all gone on my must have list….I love them all!

    12th December 2018 at 1:53 am
  • Jane Willis Reply

    Gorgeous cards, I love the visual impact of the first one. Keeping to the primary colours gives it real WOW

    12th December 2018 at 7:53 am
  • Leanne S Reply

    This releae is absolutely fabulous. Love all the stamps & stencils.

    12th December 2018 at 10:13 am
  • Arianna Barbara Reply

    Love this release! Peony Bloom stamp set is definitely my fave!!! Beautiful cards!!!

    12th December 2018 at 10:56 am
  • carol Reply

    Gorgeous cards, Bev! Your Wonderful Day flowers are especially eye-catching; no idea what ink you’re using but the coverage is sensational! An array of delights!
    hugs~c

    12th December 2018 at 5:09 pm
  • Julie B Reply

    Such a great release and a wonderful showcase too. :)

    13th December 2018 at 2:55 pm
  • Marisela Delgado Reply

    Such a wonderful display of cards and a great hop.

    14th December 2018 at 11:27 pm
  • Denise Bryant Reply

    Beautiful cards! I especially love the gorgeous peony blooms!

    22nd December 2018 at 4:45 pm
  • Lindsey Reply

    Amazing peonies!! And I love your Xmas present idea with the little bell! Fabulous inspiration Bev xx

    24th December 2018 at 9:39 am

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