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

Monday, October 31, 2016

Muse Christmas Vision #68

Hi Everyone,

have you seen the new Muse Christmas Vision challenge picture by Jeanne Jachna? It is amazing! Of course I had to play along. Besides that, you can win a $20 gift certificate to Poppy Stamps - now that is one fabulous prize, don't you think?


Here is her beautiful card:

You can easily see how I got inspired: the ombre pattern and the white ornaments. I pulled out one of my favorits iStencils for this card and made myself ombre embossing paste, adding more distress ink as I went along.

The beautiful HOLIDAY die is by Cutplorations and the tiny stars are by Simon Says.
Added silver tape at the bottom and Nuvo drops. 


So, there are so many ways to CASE this - I am sure you'll find your own unique one! 

Linking up with:
52 CCT - Pick a previous sketch (went with August 16)
Less is More - celebration

Simon Wednesday Challenge Blog

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Fall Bouquet

Hi Everyone,

time to play in a few challenges! I love the mood board Ellen Hudson has this month and pulled out my supplies. 


I got most inspired by the middle picture with those Geraniums. All my supplies are by Ellen Hudson, except for the torn border die - that is by CUTplorations.

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Added black splatters.


Also linking up with:
Less is More - Celebration
- they are celebrating their 300 challenge - congrats!!!
Your Next Stamp - Color challenge
Retro Rubber - see picture below
ynscolor-51RRCB 50

Saturday, October 29, 2016

So Suzy - Monochromatic Leaves

Hi Everyone,

I am up on the So Suzy blog today with a super simple card I made with those fabulous leaves from the October release!


Those are the stamps I used:



You can literally make this card in no time at all. You do not need to mask anything. I started with the black leaves. Waited for the ink to dry (had dinner in between) and then stamped the white leaves and heat embossed them. You can see the black shining through a bit - that is okay, after all they are skeleton leaves...


The card still needed something, so I took the small leaf and inked it up in grey and stamped over the other leaves. You can wipe the ink off the white embossed ones - the embossing resists it.

Added the sentiment and sequins.



Hope you liked this! 
Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:
Time Out Challenge - Give thanks with a grateful heart 
Inkspirational - Black and one other color (using grey, as white does not seem to count)

Simon Wednesday Challenge BlogGrab Our Badge!

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Friday, October 28, 2016

STAMPlorations October Release

Hi Everyone,

its time for the STAMPlorations October Release! And what a fabulous selection we have for you! 4 brand new stamp sets in a variety of styles -something for everybody!


Here are my cards:
Card #1 uses Shirley's Faerie Door 

I sponged, watercolored, stenciled and fuzzy cut. Made the fairy wings out of transparent iridescent material


Card #2 uses Deepti's Power of Words 

I did some sponging and added sequins.


Card #3 uses Shery's Faith Expressions 

Heat embossed in copper and colored with alcohol inks.


Card #4 uses Becca's Funny Kinda Love 

Did a light water color wash and added acetate lace paper on top.


Check out what the rest of the team made! You'll find links to all our projects HERE.
Of course there are many prizes to win - check the STAMP blog for the details. We also have free worldwide shipping on all orders of at least $12! Use code OCTSTAMPWEEK.

Linking up with:
Addicted to Stamps and More - Make your Mark - first card
Becca Crugers The Stop to Hop  - raising awareness for domestic violence (first card)





Skipping Stones Design October Challenge

Hi Everyone,

for the coming week we have a fun challenge for you here at Skipping Stones Design - the theme is Fall/Thanks.


I used the set Grapeful for my card. Its quite versatile - you can use it all year round! I stamped the glass three times , did some generational stamping and masking. I colored one glass with Copics and added Washi tape and some beads.




I do LOVE all the sentiments that come with this set!

Why don't you play along with us? You can win a stamp set of your choice! You don't have to use Skipping Stones Design stamps, but if you have them by all means, go ahead and pull them out! We love to see them used!

Linking up with:
Time Out Challenge - Give thanks with a grateful heart  - Sherry makes me especially grateful ;)

Grab Our Badge!

Happy Stamping!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

STAMPlorations Inspiration #102

Boo Everyone,
its inspiration time at STAMPlorations!


My teamie Maria asked for this - hope you don't mind, but she thought I would put some googly eyes on this set and while I was not thinking about this when I heard this, I thought that is a great idea! You might have noticed, that STAMPlorations does not have a Halloween set....but it does not matter - you can easily make your own!

My stamp supplies:
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I think you  don't need me to tell you how I made this - added googly eyes and Washi tape



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:


Happy Stamping!


Friday, October 21, 2016

Joy Clair - Merry Christmoose

Hi Everyone,

I am on the Joy Clair blog today with a card I made with one of the new release sets called Merry Christmoose.


Don't you just love this goofy moose? I think he is hilarious! I colored him with Copics and gave him a black and white companion. Originally I planned on two  companions, but I think it would have gotten a bit crowded.....


Added Washi tape and two enamel dots.


Hope you liked this!

Go and visit the Joy Clair blog to see all the new sets! 
Don't forget to play with us in the Joy Clair October challenge  - the theme is Fall and we have a beautiful inspiration picture to give you some colors to play with! The challenge closes October 30, so there is still some time left to play!

Linking up with:
Jingle Belles - Christmas animal

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/

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Muse Christmas Vision #67

Hi Everyone,

I am back to stimulate you to pull out your Christmas supplies and play with us at the Muse Christmas Vision!


This is super easy to make. I took a tree die (Papertrey) and die cut it from foiled paper. It was a Kraft background, but I just sponged green over it. The foiled parts resist that. The deer is from an iStencil.
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I added some sequins and the star (Memory Box) and a little green strip on the side. The sentiment is by Mama Elephant.


So, there are so many ways to CASE this - I am sure you'll find your own unique one! 

Linking up with:
52 CCT - Christmas Critters

Hope to see you at MCV!

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

STAMPlorations Inspiration #101

Hi Everyone,
its inspiration time at STAMPlorations!


I made a tag -  inspired by the fabulous Leigh Penner, who is guesting at Tag You Are It, see picture below.

I wanted to use those cute luggage tag CUTploration dies, so time to play along. The THANKFUL stitched die is also CUTplorations and the gorgeous leaves you can find HERE.
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 :)

My supplies:
medium luggage tag, Trendy Leaves
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Linking up with:
The Paper Players - Leaf CAS
Craft Stamper TIMI challenge - Fall
SIP - going with leaves, autumn and die cuts
Take It, Make It Challengesip-any-tic-tac-toe-70-800


Happy Stamping!