JUST A NOTE:

Thank you for your time to visit my blog. I hope you enjoy it and visit often :). If it inspires you feel free to use my ideas, but don't forget to give credit and back-link to my blog. Thanks again and have fun browsing! Cornelia

If you want to contact me, mail to neliacards@gmail.com

Design Teams past and present and GDT

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Stenciling Made Easy with Cornelia - Part IV

Hi Everyone,

Cornelia here today with part IV of my stencil class over at STAMPlorations, where I have a tutorial for each of those stencil cards:





Just in case you missed it:
Part   I - click HERE
Part  II - click HERE
Part III - click HERE

Let me know what you think!

Linking up with:
Seize the Birthday - birthday card, no topping for me
CASology - row (second thank you card - all the circles are in a row)
Less is More  - use a stencil (first card)


Happy Stenciling!

STAMPlorations 3rd Birthday Hop!

Hi Everyone,

STAMPlorations is turnig 3!!!! What an accomplishment! This little company has grown quite big in those 3 years and has firmly established it place in a crowded market - all due to Shery's hard work and her fantastic stamps!!! I am so proud to be on this team!




My celebration birthday card:


Now Deepti has created a wonderful set (Kathryn's Big Wishes) to celebrate this occasion, but I opted for Beccas' Dino Things and made a shaker card.  I am just in love with those cute critters. Water colored and fuzzy cut them. Added some white gel pen dots.
preview-BGBCDinoThings


As always we have a linky party for you to join into the fun! Use our mood board (see graphic below)


 and you can link up to 3 cards; new projects only; any/all products welcome. You must display our mood board in your blog post and you must link to any of the 7 blog hop posts to qualify for the prizes. 

The prizes:
 1 random winner of Kathryn's Big Wishes stamp set 
1 random winner of three CUTplorations word dies (winner's choice)
Mr. linky will be open from June 29 to July 5. 

Linking up with:
Addicted to Stamps and More - 200 birthday celebration
Simon Wednesday Challenge Blog

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

So Suzy - Dancing Butterflies

 Hi Everyone,

I am back today with another card I made from the wonderful So Suzy June release:


I just thought the butterflies and sentiment go beautifully together and could make a really pretty sympathy card.
The stamp is called Blowing Butterflies.


And this is the sentiment:
 I used black and yellow Brusho powders to create the background. I waited until it was dry before I heat embossed the butterflies and sentiment. 



I picked up some of the color with a water brush and painted in some of the butterflies to make them stand out a bit more: 


I trimmed off some of the side and used dark blue card stock as border. Added some sequins and rounded the right hand corner.


In case you are tempted to order stamps ;) 
I have a 10% discount code for you for the month of June (almost over...) - its
Cornelia10
it is valid for all stamps and ink bites

Linking up with:
Addicted to CAS - FLY

Happy Stamping!



Tuesday, June 28, 2016

STAMPlorations Inspiration #82

Hi Everyone,
its inspiration time at STAMPlorations!


My stamp supplies:
Gone Postal
preview-SheryRuss_GonePostal copy

Did some masking and colored with water colors. Drew a light blue shadow with Copics around the insides of the "stamps" and colored the stamp frame with a light grey Copic marker.



At our  Inspiration Project posts have a monthly random drawing - 1 commenter wins a $10 gift certificate. So look at all those fabulous cards the Inspiration Girls made and leave them some love! It may pay off :)

Linking up with:
Inkspirational - Masking

Happy Stamping!

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Guest Designing for JUGS #349

Hi Everyone,

this is my last card for my GDT stint at Just Us Girls:



It is photo week and you can see the delightful photo below


I took that arrows die from Simon Says and some wood paper. Die cut the arrows in the photo challenge colors and inlaid them. Added the sentiment and some sequins and enamel arrow.


Love how this turned out!

Can't wait to see what you create. See you at JUGS!

Linking up with :
Stamping Royalty - to die for
I love Stampin' Royalty Challenges
Hi Everyone,

this is my last card for my GDT stint at Just Us Girls:



It is photo week and you can see the delightful photo below


I took that arrows die from Simon Says and some wood paper. Die cut the arrows in the photo challenge colors and inlaid them. Added the sentiment and some sequins and enamel arrow.


Love how this turned out!

Can't wait to see what you create. See you at JUGS!

Friday, June 24, 2016

Muse Christmas Vision #50

Hi Everyone,

I am playing along with this weeks Muse Christmas Vision, where Elizabeth Stewart made a very pretty, glittery Christmas card - too pretty to not play along!
She did some inlaid die cutting with glitter paper and the result is amazing!

I kept it simpler - cut the snowflake (Papertrey) and a blue vellum circle (Simon Says die). Stamped the sentiment and little snowflaky adornments and added blue pearls in the center. They don't show up too well on the photo, but they shimmer nicely in real life - used Brilliance platinum ink for them. This ink also works well on vellum.

Here is Elizabeths card:


That star under the sentiment is the center of the snowflake - I am sure you saw this.


Tempted to play? I am sure you are! 
See you at MCV!

Linking up with:
Simon Wednesday Challenge Blog







Thursday, June 23, 2016

Celebrate!

Hi Everyone,

I have to celebrate with the Paper Players - it's their 300 challenge - what a milestone!
Congratulations, Paper Players - quite an accomplishment! And they are still as popular as ever! I am looking forward to the next 300 challenges!

Here is my card:


I took my brand new Waffle Flower set and stamped the little monkey on watercolor paper and colored her with water colors. Stamped the bananas and masked them and sponged the background. Added the sentiment - Neat&Tangled and enamel dots. The monkey is mounted with foam tape and fuzzy cut. I thought she looks more like a party girl if I give her googly eyes...


Almost forgot - added some splatters.

Linking up with:

wfc-201606-photo

Happy Stamping!


Wednesday, June 22, 2016

STAMPlorations Groovy Shoes Special Release

Hi Everyone,

we have a Special Release going on at STAMPlorations  - it's for the Groovy Shoes ! You may already know about the small version, but now you can have your favorite one (or all of them) as a large stamp! How fun is that?!!!






My favorite one is the Groovy Platform Shoes. I combined it here with the small version and added 2 different splatter colors.Then I tool a light wash of the orangy  yellow and the green and colored in the big shoe. Added some white Sharpie accents. I added a strip of Scotch tape at the bottom. The sentiment is bent to fit the curve of the shoe.

My other stamp supplies:

preview-ShirleyBampton_GroovyShoes  stmp1095.jpeg


And then I could not resist and made another card - did some scribbling and colored with Copics. Some Washi tape and an enamel dot. Easy peasy....





There is a prize, of course  - 1 commenter wins of her choice of Large Groovy Shoes set!

Until June 29th, the sets are available at 10% off.

How groovy is that?


Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Joy Clair - Seas the Day

Hello Everyone, 

today I am sharing two cards using that cute set called Seas the Day from Joy Clair! 



For my first card I used a stencil to make the background. Using distress ink and sponging in a lighter color at the top. I colored the mermaids with Copics. their fishtails are paper pieced with paint chips and heat embossed in gold. The rest I just stamped directly on the background, addling glossy accents to the bubbles and Wink of Stella to the jelly fish.


For my second card I used the same set - those fish are just the mermaids tails. Their back fins are the crowns. Just drew in the eyes and mouth. Added Bakers Twine and a little strip of patterned paper (envelope liner).





Hope you liked this!

Don't forget to play with us in the Joy Clair June challenge - the theme is Masculine or Fathers Day and we have a beautiful inspiration picture to give you some colors to play with! The challenge closes June 30, so there is still some time to play along!



Linking up with:
BaLiSa - Summer/Sun/Beach
Nimm mich mit!


Be sure to stop by Joy Clair's social media accounts:
Joy Clair Projects Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/780661272059755/
Color by Faith Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/939788189403798/