Monday, July 6, 2020

Lawn Fawnatics Challenge #80 - Fun with Food

happy Monday! 
let's start this week off with a NEW challenge over at the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge blog!



yay!





there are SO many adorable food images to choose from with Lawn Fawn!! ...I had a hard time narrowing it down...lol!


Have a Spec-taco-lar Birthday Card by Samantha Mann, Lawn Fawnatics Challenge, Lawn Fawn, Food, Cards, Taco, Birthday, Distress Oxide Inks, Ink Blending #lawnfawnatics #lawnfawn #cards #food #birthday #handmadecards #taco #oxideinks

so I didn't!!

below are the stamp sets I used:

Year Nine
Let's Toast
Be Hap-pea
Make Lemonade
Thankful Mice
Really High Five

Harold's ABCs


Have a Spec-taco-lar Birthday Card by Samantha Mann, Lawn Fawnatics Challenge, Lawn Fawn, Food, Cards, Taco, Birthday, Distress Oxide Inks, Ink Blending #lawnfawnatics #lawnfawn #cards #food #birthday #handmadecards #taco #oxideinks

all of the images were colored with Zig Clean Clear Real Brush Markers! once they were dry, I fussy cut them out! I turned the peas into an onion and a tomato! ha!!


Have a Spec-taco-lar Birthday Card by Samantha Mann, Lawn Fawnatics Challenge, Lawn Fawn, Food, Cards, Taco, Birthday, Distress Oxide Inks, Ink Blending #lawnfawnatics #lawnfawn #cards #food #birthday #handmadecards #taco #oxideinks

for the background, I used Distress Oxide Inks in Blueprint Sketch and the new Speckled Egg color!! a few rainbow colored party hats finished it off! ha!

I created the custom phrase with Harold's ABCs and heat embossed it in white onto a strip of black cardstock! 

I really can't WAIT for you to play along! you could win a $25 gift certificate to Lawn Fawn!!!!

enjoy!




Thursday, July 2, 2020

bright, sunshiny days!

**this is my 2nd post of the day! to see the card I have up on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog, scroll down or click here!**

hello!
today I have this cute, summery card up on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog!
I love it!


Wishing You Sunshiny Days Card by Samantha Mann, Butterfly Reflections Ink, Summer, Cards, Handmade Cards, Avery Elle, Distress Inks, Stencil #averyelle #averyellestamps #distressinks #inkblending #stencil #summer #cards #cardmaking

these critters are just ADORABLE! and I wish I was splish-splashin' in the pool with them! it's so HOT here! ha!
be sure to check out this card on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog for more details!
enjoy!

deepest wishes!

hello!!

today I have card up on the Newton's Nook Designs blog! and it's all about summer!


Deepest Wishes Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Scuba Newton, Distress Oxide Ink, Ink Blending, Thank you Card, Cards, Handmade cards, #newtonsnook #oxideinks #inkblending #thankyou #cards

doesn't it have that summer feel!? I love it!
I stamped and colored the images from Scuba Newton with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and then used the coordinating dies to die cut them out! so fun!
I even tried to color the fish and seaweed and coral in a rainbow theme! because - rainbows! ha!


Deepest Wishes Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Scuba Newton, Distress Oxide Ink, Ink Blending, Thank you Card, Cards, Handmade cards, #newtonsnook #oxideinks #inkblending #thankyou #cards

then I used Distress Oxide Inks in Wilted Violet, Blueprint Sketch, Mermaid Lagoon, Peacock Feathers and Cracked Pistachio! 
then I splattered some water on top to mimic bubbles!
I also used glossy accents on the goggles of Newotn's scuba gear! just so fun!

lastly, I heat embossed the sentiment on black cardstock, and then fussy cut it out and popped it up with foam tape. 

be sure to check the card up on the Newton's Nook Designs blog, too!
enjoy!

Monday, June 29, 2020

let's get lost together interactive card

hi there!

today I have a card up on the Lawn Fawn blog!!
I also made a video for this card, you can check it out on my youtube channel here!

my card today is interactive! I used the really fun, and really easy to use, Let's Toast Pull Tab Add-on die set!

I'd Be Lost Without You Card by Samantha Mann for Lawn Fawn, Lawn Fawnatics, Car Critters, Interactive, Cards, Handmade Cards, Pull Tab, Distress Inks, Ink Blending #lawnfawn #pulltab #interactive #interactivecard #cards #carcritters #distressinks #inkblending

so fun!!
I love combining these two together! to me, it looks like they're really driving down the road...or better yet, backing up down the road since they made a mistake and got 'lost'! lol!! I crack myself up!

I stamped and colored the images from Car Critters and Plane and Simple with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers! 
once they were all dry and done, I used the coordinating dies to die cut them out!

I'd Be Lost Without You Card by Samantha Mann for Lawn Fawn, Lawn Fawnatics, Car Critters, Interactive, Cards, Handmade Cards, Pull Tab, Distress Inks, Ink Blending #lawnfawn #pulltab #interactive #interactivecard #cards #carcritters #distressinks #inkblending

then I used the Stitched Hillside Borders die set out of some white cardstock and started to do some ink blending! 
I used some printer paper to mask off the road, and used Distress Oxide Inks in Fossilized Amber and Vintage Photo to ink blend. then I splattered some water and ink to mimic the dirt clumps on a dirt road! 
for the grass, I used Distress Inks in Mowed Lawn and Twisted Citron. 

I'd Be Lost Without You Card by Samantha Mann for Lawn Fawn, Lawn Fawnatics, Car Critters, Interactive, Cards, Handmade Cards, Pull Tab, Distress Inks, Ink Blending #lawnfawn #pulltab #interactive #interactivecard #cards #carcritters #distressinks #inkblending

I ink blended the sky in Wilted Violet, Blueprint Sketch and Mermaid Lagoon Distress Inks and then die cut out the tab to create the pull tab!

I'd Be Lost Without You Card by Samantha Mann for Lawn Fawn, Lawn Fawnatics, Car Critters, Interactive, Cards, Handmade Cards, Pull Tab, Distress Inks, Ink Blending #lawnfawn #pulltab #interactive #interactivecard #cards #carcritters #distressinks #inkblending

I heat embossed the sentiment and then popped i tup with foam tape!
be sure to check out this card on the Lawn Fawn blog, but also on my youtube channel!
enjoy!

Saturday, June 27, 2020

happy hello!

hello!
today I have a card up on the Create a Smile Stamps blog!
guys!! I refrained myself from using a full rainbow!! ha ha ha!

Hello, How are You? Card by Samantha Mann for Create a Smile Stamps, Distress Inks, Ink blending, Floral, flowers, masking, cards, handmade cards #createasmile #createasmilestamps #stamping #clearstamps #distressinks #inkblending #cards

see?
I was going to go the whole rainbow spectrum, but reigned myself in! it's different for me and I like the look!!
be sure to check out the full card, and how I made it up on the Create a Smile stamps blog!
enjoy!

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

have a pterrific (interactive!) birthday!

hello!!
today I have this card up on the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge blog!
we're still all about creating the interactive cards, and today is no different!

I used the Let's Toast Pull Tab Add-on to create a fun, birthday scene! 


Have a Pterrific Birthday Interactive Card by Samantha Mann, Lawn Fawn, Lawn Fawnatics, Interactive, Pull Tab, Slider, Birthday, Dinosaur #lawnfawn #lawnfawnatics #birthday #cards #birthdaycard #distressinks #Inkblending #interactive

love it!
it's so fun and colorful - my favorite things! ha!
I stamped and colored those adorable pterodactyl and volcano images from Rawrsome and then popped them up with foam tape! 


Have a Pterrific Birthday Interactive Card by Samantha Mann, Lawn Fawn, Lawn Fawnatics, Interactive, Pull Tab, Slider, Birthday, Dinosaur #lawnfawn #lawnfawnatics #birthday #cards #birthdaycard #distressinks #Inkblending #interactive

surprise!! those balloons pull up, and I freaking love it!! it's like a lava birthday balloon eruption of fun! ha!
I stamped the balloons from Really High Five


Have a Pterrific Birthday Interactive Card by Samantha Mann, Lawn Fawn, Lawn Fawnatics, Interactive, Pull Tab, Slider, Birthday, Dinosaur #lawnfawn #lawnfawnatics #birthday #cards #birthdaycard #distressinks #Inkblending #interactive

I used Distress Oxide inks to ink blend this scene! I used Wilted Violet, Blueprint Sketch and Mermaid Lagoon for the sky! for the ground, I used Vintage Photo and Fossilized Amber! then I splattered water and ink color onto the ground/hills to add the texture! 


Have a Pterrific Birthday Interactive Card by Samantha Mann, Lawn Fawn, Lawn Fawnatics, Interactive, Pull Tab, Slider, Birthday, Dinosaur #lawnfawn #lawnfawnatics #birthday #cards #birthdaycard #distressinks #Inkblending #interactive

lastly, I used the Fancy Wavy Banners for the sentiment! I heat embossed the sentiment in white and then attached it to the card! so cute! 

be sure to check the card up on the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge blog and play along! 
enjoy!

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Two Many Cards Video Series - Penguin Palace + Giveaway

hello again!

it's time for another video with me as a guest with Emily on the Two Many Cards Video Series! that's right!

please be sure to check out her blog for all of the important information!



what fun!

today we're featuring stamps and dies from the hilarious and cute, Penguin Palace
be sure to check out my video on youtube for all the giveaway information, too!



we used the Rain of Hearts Stencil, Cyber Wallpaper, Rabbit Cafe and coordinating dies!

these were soooo cute and just awesome to work with! I wanted to create 100 scenes with these sweet, adorable images!


Two Many Cards Video Series, Penguin Palace, YouTube video, Handmade Cards, Coffee, Distress Oxide Inks, #youtube #twomanycardsvideoseries #tmcvideo #video #cards #coffee #handmadecards #stencil

I used Distress Oxide Inks to ink blend on the backgrounds! the blue card used Black Soot, Blueprint Sketch and Peacock Feathers! after the initial background inking, I placed the stencil on top and used the same colors through the stencil! love that subtle look!

I used Fossilized Amber, Mustard Seed, Squeezed Lemonade and Vintage Photo! I also used the hearts stencil and some black ink to create the border, like I usually use washi tape! 


Two Many Cards Video Series, Penguin Palace, YouTube video, Handmade Cards, Coffee, Distress Oxide Inks, #youtube #twomanycardsvideoseries #tmcvideo #video #cards #coffee #handmadecards #stencil

all of the images were stamped and colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers! once they were die cut out, I used my white gel pen to add some accent deals!

Two Many Cards Video Series, Penguin Palace, YouTube video, Handmade Cards, Coffee, Distress Oxide Inks, #youtube #twomanycardsvideoseries #tmcvideo #video #cards #coffee #handmadecards #stencil

I heat embossed the sentiments in white on black cardstock! (check out my video to hear a FUNNY story about that)! 

Penguin Palace is giving away a $10 discount coupon!

For your chance to win, (1) leave a comment on each of our videos.

We will announce the lucky winners on YouTube before our next Two Many Cards video goes live.

be sure to stop by my video on youtube and comment for your chance to with a $10 gift code from 
Penguin Palace!

you must be a subscriber to both our channels to win!




enjoy!

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Get Cracking on Christmas - Sea-cret Santa Greetings

**this is my 2nd post of the day! to see Day 4 of Newton's Nook Designs May Release, scroll down or click here!**

hello!!!

today I'm joining Jenn Shurkus as she continues to Get Cracking on those Christmas cards!! I'm sooooooooo excited to be joining her since I'm still in the Christmas card-making mode! ha!!




be sure to join in the Christmas fun!!

if you create a project, share it on social media with the tag: #getcrackingonchristmas and comment on Jenn's blog for a chance to win!

this time, I used the super cute and adorable The Season Stamp set from Waffle Flower!



Sea-sons Greetings Card by Samantha Mann, Waffle Flower, Christmas Cards, Cards, Distress Inks, Ink blending, Get Cracking on Christmas, under the sea, #waffleflower #getcrackingonchristmas #cards #christmascards #christmas #distressinks #inkblending

so cute!

eeeeep! I just LOVE it!!!
I feel like I stamped and colored all of the images, and could have kept coloring for days! they're so unique and different! and the perfect little way to create a scene!
I colored all of the images with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and then fussy cut them out! 


Sea-sons Greetings Card by Samantha Mann, Waffle Flower, Christmas Cards, Cards, Distress Inks, Ink blending, Get Cracking on Christmas, under the sea, #waffleflower #getcrackingonchristmas #cards #christmascards #christmas #distressinks #inkblending

I decided to create a wavy underwater scene, of course! ha! so I used the Hills & Grass Stencil set from Newton's Nook to create the waves! I used Distress Inks in Black Soot, Wilted Violet, Blueprint Sketch, Mermaid Lagoon, Peacock Feathers and Cracked Pistachio! whew!
then I splattered some water and white acrylic ink on the background - for bubbles! 
the sentiment was heat embossed onto black cardstock and then fussy cut it out! 

don't forget to comment on Jenn's blog post and play along, too, for a chance to win a prize!

enjoy!

Newton's Nook Designs June Release - Porch Swing Friends and Roses Stamp Sets + coordinating dies

today is the last day of Newton's Nook June release week, it went so fast!



this release has totally got me giving alllll feelings of farm-living and cuteness! 


oh how I love all of these new stamps, stencils and dies!! just wait until you see it all! but in the mean time, check out what we're working with today: Porch Swing Friends and Roses Stamp Sets + coordinating dies.
you can totally create a project life type spread, gift tags and, of course, cards! all of the new sets will be available for purchase on June 19th, right here

my first card uses the new Porch Swing Friends stamp set, and it's so sweet!!

Life is Better with a Friend Like You Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Distress Inks, Stencil, Embossing Paste, Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers, Cards, Handmade Cards #newtonsnook #stencil #nightsky #friends #porchswing

I used some navy cardstock, and the Clouds Stencil to create the night sky in the background! then I used some whtie embossing paste the Starfiend Stencil to add stars and some texture! 
I love how the pillows and blankets really pop with those bright colors! 

Life is Better with a Friend Like You Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Distress Inks, Stencil, Embossing Paste, Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers, Cards, Handmade Cards #newtonsnook #stencil #nightsky #friends #porchswing

for the sentiment, I heat embossed it in black, onto some vellum. then I die cut it with the Banner Trio Die Set

my next card uses the pretty Roses stamp set and the new Slimline dies!

Have a Beautiful Day Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Cards, handmade Cards, Stencil, Embossing Paste, Slimline, roses #newtonsnook #roses #slimline #distressinks #oxideinks #cards

I really love how this card came out!
I used some wide polka dotted washi tape for the background! and then I used Distress Oxide Inks in Picked Raspberries, Dried Marigold and Tattered Rose for the background and frame! I also used the Hardwood Stencil and some white embossing paste for the background texture! 

Have a Beautiful Day Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Cards, handmade Cards, Stencil, Embossing Paste, Slimline, roses #newtonsnook #roses #slimline #distressinks #oxideinks #cards

the frame is popped up with foam tape, and then I finished off the card with a few clear drops on the roses! 

Would you like to win the “Roses” or the “Porch Swing Friends”  Stamp Set? We will choose ONE lucky winner for each stamp set!
Here's how to win: Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday June 18th at 9pm EST to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, June 19th. 

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Newton's Nook Designs June Release - Neigh Stamp Set + coordinating dies

we're halfway through the June release, and we're not slowing down!


this release has totally got me giving alllll feelings of farm-living and cuteness! 


oh how I love all of these new stamps, stencils and dies!! just wait until you see it all! but in the mean time, check out what we're working with today: Neigh Stamp Set + coordinating dies.
you can totally create a project life type spread, gift tags and, of course, cards! all of the new sets will be available for purchase on June 19th, right here

eeep!
these horses are just darling!! i LOVE this new set!

Galloping By to Say Howdy Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Horse, Distress Inks, Ink Blending, Die Cuts, Just Because, Cards, handmade cards, embossing paste, stencil #newtonsnook #cards #handmadecards #distressinks #Inkblending #horse #gallop

so fun and happy! 
my focal panel was die cut with white cardstock using the Frames & Flags die set! then I ink blended the sky with Distress Inks in Mermaid Lagoon, Cracked Pistachio, Blueprint Sketch and a tiny bit of Wilted Violet. then I die cut some hills with the Land Borders Die Set  and used Distress Inks in Squeezed Lemonade, Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn.

Galloping By to Say Howdy Card by Samantha Mann for Newton's Nook Designs, Horse, Distress Inks, Ink Blending, Die Cuts, Just Because, Cards, handmade cards, embossing paste, stencil #newtonsnook #cards #handmadecards #distressinks #Inkblending #horse #gallop

I used some white embossing paste and the Cloudy Sky Stencil to add the puffy, white clouds! 

Oh, and I also used the Fence die with Distress Oxide Inks in Iced Spruce, too! once the ink blended was done there, I used some Black Soot Oxide ink to splat one some color and make the fence look a little weathered! 

Would you like to win the “Neigh” Stamp Set? This stamp set will be given away to ONE lucky winner!
Here's how to win: Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday June 18th at 9pm EST to comment  -- winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, June 19th. 

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter: