Saturday, December 9, 2017

Sneak Peek Time - Pink and Main

Good Morning Pink and Main Friends!

Guess what it is Sneak Peek time!!  We will soon be launching our new release stamps so I thought I would give you a peek!  Believe me they are so adorable!  And we have something completely new to Pink and Main (drum roll) Stencils!!! I have used one of the stencils on my card and I love them because they completely cover the front of a A2 size card!
Design Steps:
  1. Use a white A2 card base cut a slightly smaller piece of gold card stock and glue to front of white card base
  2. Cut a piece of purple card stock 4 x 5 1/4 place the new Pink and Main stencil over the top and spread white embossing paste that has been mixed with gold Pearl X.  Let dry and then adhere to the front of the card
  3. Use the Rounded Stitched Square dies from Pink and Main and create the frame by placing the smaller square inside the larger square and cutting. Arrange the frame and solid square on the card front as shown
  4. Stamp the image from the New Genie Girl Stamp set color with copics and cut with the coordinating dies
  5. Stamp the sentitment and layer onto gold card stock
  6. Pop dot the images and sentiment onto the card as shown.



Wednesday, December 6, 2017

HOPE - Scrapping Cottage

Good Morning!

I am continuing to highlight our wonderful new release Get Well dies.  This one is for the women in our lives who are fighting breast cancer.  This horrible disease seems to touch almost everyone in some way or another.
 Design Steps:

1.  Start with an A2 light blue card stock base. Cut a piece of DP 4 x 5 1/4

 2.  Using the HOPE die cut it out in pink card stock.  Using the Nested Stitched Eyelet Rectangle die cut the second to the largest rectangle out of blue card stock
 3.  Shade the word Hope with Copic markers and then glue to the blue rectangle

 4.  Cut out the Rose bud in Pink and the stem in green using the Rose with Wedding Ring die.  Shade the rose with copics

 5.  Add the ribbon around the DP and attach to the card base then pop dot the HOPE rectangle  to the top half of the card

Cottage Cutz Products

Make sure to check out the fabulous sale going on in our store! Lots of great gift ideas for your crafty friends!!


Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Glittering Ornament! - Dare 2B Artzy

Good Morning Artzy Friends

The card I am sharing this morning is one of the last Christmas card I need to make! So happy to be finished but I really do love making my cards!
 Design Steps:

  1. Start with an A2 white card base. Cut a piece of red slightly smaller 4 1/8 x 5 1/4 and a piece of Dare 2B Artzy Holly Days Paper 4 x 5 1/8. 
  2. Glue the pieces to the front of the white card base.  Cut a piece of red card stock 2 x 4 and scallop the bottom.  Glue to the lower portion of the card as shown
  3. Use a scallop oval die and cut out the oval mount to the card front as shown with dimensional dots
  4. Using the Ornament Tangle stamp the ornament on vellum in versa mark then add the red sparkling embossing powder. Heat set the embossing powder and then cut out with the coordinating die
  5. Stamp the sentiment using the Ornament Tangle set on white and cut to fit on the red scallop

Dare 2B Artzy Products

Hope your take a look at all the wonderful products in our store! They make wonderful Christmas presents for your crafty friends!


Sunday, December 3, 2017

Merry Christmas Elf - Pink and Main

Good Morning Pink and Main Friends

I am almost finished making my Christmas cards.  I am going to address them and hopefully mail them out this weekend!! I enjoy making them but I am also glad when the job is complete.

Design Steps:
  1. Use an A2 white card base. Cut a piece of DP 4 x 5 1/4 from the Pink and Main Jolly Paper Pad
  2. Cut a piece of white card stock 3 3/4 x 5 and sponge several different greens onto the white card stock as shown
  3. Stamp Merry Christmas using the Curly Girl Lower and Upper Case Clickable Stamp Set.  Splatter white acyrlic paint over the sponged area
  4. Stamp the Elf from the Nice List set and color with Copic markers.  Use the coordinating dies and cut him out
  5. Pop him to the front of the card as shown. Cut a 2 x 3 3/4 piece of DP and use the Scallop Border Pink and Main Die to cut the scallop.  Glue to the bottom portion of the card.  Pop the entire panel to the red designer paper and then add the ribbon
  6. After the ribbon is added glue to the white card front and add the snowflake sequins

Hope you give these fun items a try!!

Friday, December 1, 2017

Pink and Main Blog Hop with WOW!

Hi Pink and Main Friends!!!!

The Pink and Main design team is excited to be sharing a blog hop with the fabulous WOW team.  This  Hop is celebrating the new products from WOW. The products we will be using are now available in the WOW Store.  
So grab yourself a cup of your favorite beverage and enjoy the inspiration from both design teams!
Be sure to visit each blog and leave a comment to be entered to win!!!! We will be giving away a $25 US or £25 sterling gift card to the WOW Store. The winner will be posted on the WOW blog December 31st.

Here is my project using Pink and Main stamps, paper and WOW embossing powder!

I am the last one on the hop list so you will return to the WOW BLOG 

Products Used


Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Get Well - Scrapping Cottage

Good Morning Scrapping Cottage Friends!

A HUGE SALE IS GOING ON NOW!!! THIS SALE FEATURES OUR LATEST RELEASE DIES FOR THE ULTIMATE GET WELL CARD! HERE IS A PEEK of all the new release dies! Also make sure you check out our entire store there are many items on sale!! HERE IS THE LINK TO THE STORE!

Now on to today's card!

I am continuing to share our new release Get Well Dies.  They are just so perfect to cheer someone up who is not feeling well.  And we all know that this is the time of year for the nasty colds and flu.  As a matter of fact I think I will send this to myself because I have my first cold of the year!

Design Steps:

1.  Using the Bear Patient die cut the bear out of kraft card.  Then cut the soup can and tissue box out of white
 2.  Using TH Distress Oxides shade in the bear and add the rhinestones for his eyes
3.  Using Copic markers color in the soup can and the tissue box and assembly all of the pieces
 4. Using the Tea Time Doily die cut out a white doily.  Use the Expressions Get Well Phrase die cut get well out of red card stock

 5.  Us an A2 white card base cut a slightly smaller piece of red card stock and then a slightly smaller piece of DP and glue them all together
 6.  Glue the white doily to the top of the card
 7.  Pop dot the bear with the soup can and the tissue to the doily

8.  Glue the Get will to the bottom half of the card and your Get Well card is complete

Cottage Cutz Dies

I hope you will check out our massive sale and take a look at the new release Get Well Dies.  They are all so cute and perfect for a great Christmas Gift!

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Deck the Halls Tag - Pink and Main

 Hello Pink and Main Friends!

I thought I would share my tag that I made for the 25 Days of Tags. 

Designer Steps:
  1. Use a regular sized mailing take and place a stencil over it which has a variety of different dots for snow
  2. Cover the stencil with white embossing paste and let dry
  3. Stamp 2 of the branches from the Deck the Halls stamp set and sponge on additional green ink.  Cut out with the coordinating dies
  4. Stamp the solid ornaments with Pink and Main inks.  Then stamp the matching ornament over the top of the solid one in Versa Mark ink and emboss with silver embossing powder.  Cut out with coordinating  dies
  5. Stamp the sentiment and layer onto gold
  6. Die cut out 3 small bows and glue together. Die cut out 1 middle sized bow and glue together.
  7. Place the bottom branch on the top of the card.  Next cut cord and tape it to the ornaments and then to the branch.  Pop dot the ornaments down and then pop dot the top branch over the cord 
  8. Add the bows

Pink and Main Products

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