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

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Design Teams past and present and GDT

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Stamp Connection #29

Hi Everyone,

Connected through our love for card making, blogging and being from Germany we (Tanja from Little Art Cottage and I) decided to create a monthly project within predefined requirements. We are going to show you the result every 3rd Sunday of the month and this is our twenty ninth transatlantic get-together!

We also have an illustrious guest this time - it Tae Eun from Rainbow in November. Although her blog should be called Rainbow every day - she has an amazing eye for colors and her coloring skills are awe inspiring! I can't wait to see what she created!

This time it was my turn to pick the requirements:
decorate the back of your card

And that's what I did, creating a little scene with my Katzelkraft stamps. I used three different sets - the famous Les Rats des Villes, Les Jungles and the cute little mouse from Les Chats Russes. The sentimets are by Altenew and the little balloon is by Happy Little Stampers. I did some water coloring - partially with Inktense pencils. I made that card for my daughter, who got a 1.0 on her complicated semester project - she is right now doing her masters in Biomedical Engineering in Munich.

Lets check out Tae Eun's and  Tanja's artwork!

Linking up with:
30 Day Coloring challenge - day 6 for me
The Male Room - masking
Simon Says Wednesday challenge - CAS
CAS on Friday -  use pencils or markers

For your blog

Happy Stamping!

Saturday, September 16, 2017

I Love you More after Coffee with Stampotique

Hi Everyone,

I made another card for the Coffee Lovers Blog hop  - after all I am a major coffee addict. As I am addicted to stamping. I guess I just have an addictive personality....LOL!

So, here is Harry Heart - he usually holds a heart in his hands, but I replaced that with a coffee cup, that I drew and pasted it over the heart. He was feeling kind of lonely, so I gave him company with that viciously cute little dog from the Dog Cube. But I fuzzy cut and added them to a gelli print background. The die cut green border stripe (Art Edges) I added for extra interest. The speech bubble I made myself and the sentiment is from Phrase Cube 2.
 Si if you ask, where is fall - well, its in the colors and the sweater Harry is wearing - its getting cool outside ;)

Happy Stamping and don't forget to drink your coffee ;)

Linking up with:
30 Day Coloring challenge - day 5 for me

Friday, September 15, 2017

Fall Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Hi Everyone,

as you all know for sure the Coffee Lovers Fall Blog hop is happening right now and I of course have to play along!!!

If you are wondering about the fall theme - its all in the colors - red, green and brown, with a hint of yellow and blue (for the sky). I hope it counts....
That cute little dog is from Katzelkraft (you can also find him HERE). The background is a left over, from gelli printing, rolling off my brayer. I love those random backgrounds. The dog is colored with Inktense and fuzzy cut. I cut a slit into the background paper for the pull tab. I reinforced it in the back with Scotch tape.

The funny sentiment is by Stampotique Phrase Cube 2 - those sentiments are hilarious! The die cut  border is made with  a CUTplorations die.

Happy Hopping!

Linking up with:
30 Day Coloring challenge - day 4 for me


Thursday, September 14, 2017

Gelatine Prints for all Seasons

Hi Everyone,

As promised I made some gelatin prints and tell you about the process. I decided to make three cards, although I now have quite a few backgrounds. It so much fun to play with that stuff....

My stamp supplies:

Are you curious about the process?  Visit the STAMPlorations blog for a full tutorial!

Remember if you try out any of the techniques from our Spotlight posts and hook your project up at our Spotlight Project Showcase  you have a chance to win a $15 gift certificate (random drawing) OR your choice of 5x7 stamp set + a Spotlight Project guest designer spot (randomly drawn from the Top 3 picks).

to get 20% off on all stamps, stencils, and dies on all regular- and sale-priced items in the store.

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with: Jingle Belles - A Christmas Carol (Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer - even that Rudolph is not featured here, just one of his brothers...)
Happy Little Stampers - anything goes with dies (butterfly card)
The House that Stamps Built - wildlife, monochromatic, charms (Christmas card)


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Muse Christmas Visions September

Hi Everyone,

Kimberley Wiener is your muse this month at Muse Christmas Visions! You have the entire month to play along with us! Just CASE her card anyway you get inspired.

This is Kimberly's card:

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You see how I got inspired just copied hers - lots of gold - the gold bauble and the gold vellum combined with a golden sentiment die cut - they are all from STAMPlorations by the way. Just added some Washi tape for more interest.

I hope you all want to play along.

We're going bi-weekly to keep up the momentum we built over the summer with our fabulous guests and sponsors! And, to get us to our goal of making all our Christmas cards!

See you at MCV!

Linking up with:

The Merry Christmas Challenge - anything Christmas 
Grab It

So Suzy - Joyful Wreath

Hi Everyone,

I am loving the new release from So Suzy Stamps. The stamps are simply beautiful! And you can stock up on new Christmas stamps to get you into the mood of making them! I hope that this year I won't have any problems (like I had all the previous years...) - I have been diligently making them throughout the  year! And now I have another one to add to my growing pile.

This one is quite easy.

My So Suzy supplies: 

Stamp with Versamark and heat emboss in white.

Stamped the bow on glitter paper and fuzzy cut it.

Sponged white ink around the wreath and joy  to give it a chalkboard look. 

Stamped and cut the bigger bow from shiny vellum. Added pearls and added both bows.

A little red gem and silver tape at the bottom to finish it off.

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:

Friday, September 8, 2017

Word Up Weekend with Stampotique

Hi Everyone,

Stampotique is having Word Up Weekend over at Facebook - showing cards with words on them. Now this one has a real lot of them on it! 

I added Brushos to  water color paper and sprayed it with water. After it dried I stamped theWord Collage stamp and heat embossed it in white. I used a stitched nesting die to add a subtle border. Added the big YOU - die cut twice (metallic copper shimmer card stock and fun foam), some gems and gold thread.

I just love that background stamp!
Remember, we are in the second week of our background challenge - still time to play along! And you don't need to own Stampotique stamps....

Happy Weekend!

Linking up with:

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Back to School

 Hi Everyone,

just a quick post - don't want to miss the deadline for the Paper Players this week and you might have guessed it - the theme is "back to school".

Now while some children might be excited to go back others are perhaps not so sure and I made this card for exactly those kids. I always was dreading going back to school myself. So glad I don't have to do that anymore ;)

I used one of my gelli plate backgrounds and added the Katzelkraft cat. The dies are unbranded and some Washi tape at the bottom. Pretty quick.

Happy Stamping!

Also linking up with
Little Red Wagon - make your own background

Take It, Make It Challengelittle red wagon

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

STAMPlorations - Little Monsters, Big Robots

Hi Everyone,

we at STAMPlorations are having a little blog hop to introduce the new 
 STAMPlorations stamp sets - Little Monsters and Big Robots - there is also Big Monsters and Little Robots, but you won't see them from me, at least not now - maybe later.....

I think you all know how I love critters and quirky stamps, so I was overjoyed when Shery told me I can join in!

Above you see Little Monsters and below are Big Robots. I colored both of them with Inktense pencils. the robot I partially heat embossed with silver - you can see that better at the bottom, where there is some glare on the card.


The balloon die cut you can find HERE. Turned it into a little shaker. and added Baker's twine as string.

So much FUN!!!!

And since this is a hop you should go and start hopping at STAMPlorations. Leave a comment here and at the main blog - you have time until September 11th - you can win a stamp set of your choice from the new release. You'll find out September 12th if you are the lucky one!

The stamps will be 5% off for one week and if you use code STAMPGIRLCORNELIA
you'll get an addditional 20% off on all stamps, stencils, and dies on all regular- and sale-priced items in the store.

Linking up with:
30 Day Coloring challenge - day 3 for me

Happy Stamping!