Sunday, September 14, 2014

Imagine Crafts and Magenta Blog Hop

BMagenta_badge Welcome to a week of fantastic collaboration between IMAGINE Crafts and Magenta Rubber Stamps! Both companies are excited to share with you their products, from the latest inks from IMAGINE Crafts to the newest Fall and Holiday stamp releases from Magenta.       

Welcome to my blog , I really enjoyed making this winter scene , even though I don't want to see summer end.

      To start here our the supplies you will need:

Imagine Crafts/ TSUKINEKO 
Encore Ultimate Metallic Green and Blue, Vertigo, Creative Medium- clear, Delicata Golen Glitz, 
VersaMagic Pumpkin Spice, IrResistible Pico Embellisher- wedding dress and sponge daubers.

Deers and Reindeers stencil- TM50
Merry Christmas Stamp - C07885-F

Shaved Ice

Other supplies

Card base and a piece of DP 5x7, black card stock 6 1/2x 4 1/2, vellum and a piece of white card stock 6 1/4 x 4 1/4.
Snowflake punch, embossing folder, snowdrift diecut and scrap book paper.

First, ink your white piece of card stock with Encore blue using a sponge dauber.

2. Die cut your Vertigo.

3. Ink your book paper with Encore green , cut out three triangles ( for trees ) and run the through an embossing folder and ink again.

4. Next ink your piece of DP with Encore green using a sponge dauber.

5. Now stencil your  reindeer on the vellum using Pumpkin Spice and highlight with Golden Glitz. 
I love the effect of the vellum , it gives it a foggy, misty look !!! 

6. I made a greeting for the inside of the card .

7. Attach your layers as shown in picture, together using Creative Medium.
8. Using Creative Medium glue and a toothpick add some Shaved Ice to the Vertigo.
9. Add some snow drops to your scene with Pico 
10. Punch two snowflakes out of vellum.

I added these taps to the top to hide the glue on the vellum. 

Prizes galore for participating in the Blog Hop this week!
IMAGINE Crafts and Magenta are offering a total of three different prizes this week as part of this Blog Hop. These prizes include IMAGINE Crafts' irRESISTible Texture Spray, irRESISTible Pico Embellisher, Delicata Shimmery Silver and Golden Glitz AND some of the newest releases from Magenta. Take a moment to visit the other featured artists' blogs listed below and leave a comment on their posts by midnight PST September 21st. Three winners will be randomly selected from three different blogs from the seven days of the Hop, with one commenter from each blog draw as the winner.  


Presenting the other featured projects for today:


Darsie Bruno


Savannah O’Gwynn


Jolande van Oosterhout


Dianne Johnson


Edith Racine

Blog Hop Hint – if you click on a link that takes you to a page saying something like, “Sorry this page cannot be found,” just click on the header at the top of the blog (usually a picture, or the blog’s name), and it will take you to that blog’s most recent post. That post *should* be our hop. If not, you can probably scroll down a short way to find the hop post.


  1. Thanks for sharing all the steps it took to create your card going to try the snow on a vellum it looks so pretty hugs Nikki

  2. Such a lovely card ,very clever job with the velum ,as it looks cold .
    Well Done

  3. Love this!!! The Vertigo "snow" is cool! Love the vellum deer and the tabs are a great idea!! TFS!

  4. This is so pretty! Thank you for showing the steps - I would like to try this!

  5. Gorgeous, love the
    velum and the embossed
    Carla from Utah

  6. What a pretty card. I would not have known how to use most of the products! Thanks so much.

  7. Wow. Those are awesome. I love the snow effect and layering. Awesome.

  8. I really like how you used the vertigo--great use.

  9. Very pretty card, the vertigo looks great. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Love the embossing and vellum combination! Beautiful,

  11. BEAUTIFUL scene Nancy, LOVE the DELICATE layers, such lovely dimension & texture!!!
    The vertigo makes amazing snow covered hills, especially with the crusty flakes on top and the textured trees look magical behind the vellum, LOVE your stencilled reindeers too!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your creative inspiration, tutorial and very clever tip of using the tabs to cover where the vellum was adhered, they are so PRETTY & PRACTICAL :)

  12. Pretty card! I love the Vertigo paper for the snow drifts. Looks awesome! Also the soft look of the vellum paper is beautiful for the scene you created!

  13. Beautiful winter scene! Gorgeous card!

  14. Oh my gosh! The depth on this piece is magnificent. Needs to be framed. I must have the Vertigo material! Now.

  15. I love the use of vellum on your card. It makes such a pretty scene.

  16. The metallic ink is awesome. Must get some. Also the vellum makes for an awesome card!!

  17. Exquisite layers and fascinating technique. Well done.

  18. Such a beautiful scene! Your card is beautiful!

  19. Great design! The vertigo film looks awesome! And I love that deer stencil too! Beautiful winter card. :) Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  20. Gorgeous scene. I love your use of vellum and that vertigo film looks amazing. First time I have seen it.

  21. To borrow from Jean above, "exquisite layers and fascinating technique". Love it!

  22. Such a pretty card Nancy. Your choice of inks and the use of the vellum really make your card stand out. Thanks for sharing with us.