Guest Designer - Creating a Scene (Video)!

Hi, it's Therese from www.lostinpaper.com and I am so happy to be back here at the Gerda Steiner blog and sharing two cards and one video with you today.

My first card has a super sweet tea drinking  Oh Manatee, I have used a watercolour look but added texture with pencils in the background panel.


I snuck a little bow from the Moody Unicorns stamp set just to let you know she was a girl.


For my next...

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Guest Designer - Copic Markers v's Prismacolor Penguins (Video)!

Guest Designer - Copic Markers v's Prismacolor Penguins (Video)!

Hi, it's Therese from www.lostinpaper.com and I am thrilled to be back here at the Gerda Steiner blog and sharing two 'real-time' colouring videos with you today.
I thought it would be fun to create a little line of Valentine Penguins and for my first card I decided to keep it very clean and simple and colored them with Copic markers.


You can see my video here or Watch in HD at Youtube.

My second...

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Guest Designer  - Reindeer & Tree set

Guest Designer - Reindeer & Tree set

Happy Monday!!! It's Mindy from Mindy Eggen Designand I am thrilled to be back guest designing with Gerda Steiner Designs this month! Here is a look at the set of my colored images. How stinkin cute are these?! I was having so much fun that I was able to create TWO cards with this set AND bonus for you - I have a video for them! You can view it down below on my blog or over on my Youtube Channel

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Guest Designer - Stamping an Angled Sentiment Background!

Guest Designer - Stamping an Angled Sentiment Background!

Hi, it's Therese from www.lostinpaper.com and I am very excited to share a fun card and video with you here today.
I wanted to create my own bespoke sentiment background today and I thought this would be a fun way to use a sentiment in a different way, I used the word 'love' from the Buckets of Love stamp set.


My cute little centerpiece owls are from the Fall in Love stamp setand I simply coloured...

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Guest Designer - Some 'Beary' Easy Inktense Watercoloring!

Guest Designer - Some 'Beary' Easy Inktense Watercoloring!

Hi, it's Therese from www.lostinpaper.com and I am very excited to share a fun card and video with you here today.
More Than Pie has the most wonderful bear images and I decided to use my Inktense pencils to do some very easy watercoloring today.



I was able to 'ombre' the sentiment very easily using the MISTI, and you can see the whole card process shared in the video link below.



You can see my video...

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Guest Designer - Two Cards & Two Videos by Therese Calvird!

Hi there,
I'm Therese from www.lostinpaper.com  and I am so excited to share two cards and two videos today.  My first design features a sweet stamp set called Coffeesaurus and can you tell just how happy he is to be part of the 2017 Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!   Head on over to find out how you can WIN!
I filmed as I created so you could watch the process.

I kept the design fun and simple and...

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Guest Designer | VIDEO | Go Wild! with a Masked Background


I'm delighted to be sharing another video featuring the Go Wild! stamp set and coordinating dies. I squealed when I saw that jeep and safari guy/park ranger/archeologist. There's just so much you can do with them and I can imagine so many cards by mixing and matching this set with other sets from Gerda Steiner Designs.




I stamped and die cut three giraffes and watercoloured all of the images with...

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Easy spinner card [video]

Hello there,
It's Kaja from Kajcyika crafts and today I am honoured to be guest designing for Gerda Steiner designs once again! :)

I prepared really easy and quick spinner card for you. I used the set called Go wild! You can see what I have created right here:

Since this is an interesting technique I made a video tutorial for this card so you can watch how it's done. So, if you want to know more...

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Guest Designer | VIDEO | Party Animals Masked One-Layer Card


I'm thrilled to be returning as a Guest Designer for Gerda Steiner Designs! Today's card and video features the newly-released Party Animals stamp set. Coordinating dies are still en-route to me so I made this one-layered birthday card with lots of masking. See how it came together here:



By using a grey pigment ink to stamp the images, the images have a storybook look, especially with the...

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Guest Designer - Party Animals Watercolour Shaker Card!

Hi there,
I'm Therese from www.lostinpaper.com  and I am so excited to share two cards and videos today.  My first design features one of the new stamp sets called Party Animals and I filmed as I created so you could watch the process.



Don't you just love this great sentiment it comes from the fun Moody Unicorns stamp set.




My second card is a little bit special, it's a sneak peek of a new stamp set...

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Guest designer - Galaxy spinner card [video]

Hello there,
It's Kaja from Kajcyika crafts and today I am honoured to be guest designing for Gerda Steiner designs for the first time! :)

I prepared a cute galaxy spinner card for you. I used the set called Blast off. You can see what I am talking about here:
I also made a video tutorial for this card. So, if you want to know more about how I made this card, join me and I will walk you through it....

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Guest Designer - Buckets of Love!

Hi there,
I'm Therese from www.lostinpaper.com  and I am so excited to share two cards today featuring the Buckets of Love stamp set.  My first design doesn't actually have any buckets, but it does show you how to stretch your stamps and enjoy more from this fabulous set.  I filmed as I created so you could watch the process.





My second card is very clean & simple and it totally has a bucket in it,...

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You are my favorite

Hello everyone!

Alexandra here today from made by Alexandra sharing another card using the adorable set Alien invasion!

I colored the cute alien using Spectrum Noir Markers and the created my background using Distress inks in order to have a galaxy background.
The sentiment is from the same stamp set and I embossed using some white embossing powder. That helped the sentiment pop on the dark...

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Guest Designer | VIDEO | You're Koalafied Watercolored Shaker Cards

 

Hi, everyone! It's Emily Leiphart here and I'm thrilled to be guest designing for Gerda Steiner Designs! Today's post and video feature the You're Koalafied stamp set and coordinating dies. Here's a quick look at how these watercoloured shaker cards came together:



I created the shaker cards by sponging two distress colours in the background, on textured watercolour cardstock. Then I sprayed the...

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Guest designer - Huh?!

Hello everyone!

Alexandra here from made by Alexandra and I wanted to share a card that I made using the December / January digital bundle stamp from Gerda Steiner Designs.


I totally love this cute penguin and kinda like how I feel after holidays :)) oh don't get me wrong I love holidays but some time can be  a bit too stressful to try to make all the things perfect :)

I colored this little guy...

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Guest design - Cute kitten

Hello everyone!

Alexandra here from made by Alexandra and today I made a card using one of the new digital stamps from December/January Digital stamp bundle released by Gerda!


I love making interactive cards and shaker cards are my all time favorite cards to make .
I colored the cute cat using Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers and also added some more Christmas greens and a sentiment !
On the back panel I...

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Llama tell you

Hello everyone!


Alexandra here today from made by Alexandra I wanted to share with you another card that I made using Llama tell you stamp set

Llama tell you guys that this set is just fabulous and the possibilities are endless :)

For my card today I wanted a love story ! The young llama meets the love of his life and they having a date under the starry sky , to declare his love !
How I did the card...

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Video: Shaker card + Pop-up panel

Hi guys! This is Emily Cupely and today's video is going to be my last tutorial as part of the Design Team of Gerda Steiner Designs. This has been an awesome year, since I got to be part of an amazing team along to other great card makers. I definitely had a lot of fun playing and experimenting with such adorable images. Will always have in my heart the GSD stamps and the people behind them, as...

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Guest Design : I like the way you roll

Hello everyone!

I am Alexandra from made by Alexandra and I have the honour to be guest designing here on Gerda Steiner Designs

When I saw the stamp set that Gerda send it to me Llama tell you my first thought was interactive card.
I started by creating the background using Distress inks, then created the interactive part of the card and stamped the sentiment and embossed it.
For coloring I used...

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Video: DIY Double Pop-Up Panel

Hello guys! For today's video I made another pop-up card, this time using two panels instead of just one. Also, I used the new coordinating dies from GSD for which I'm really excited!! I apologize for not having a voice over throughout the video since I'm currently under the weather and my voice is pretty much gone! I hope you can still enjoy the video tutorial and get some inspiration from it!!...

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Prismacolors and Gamsol featuring Playful Kittens

Happy happy Friday, friends!  We made it!  It's Tara and to celebrate the arrival of the weekend I want to share an adorable friendship card that I created using the Prismacolors and Gamsol coloring technique on the super sweet Playful Kittens stamp set from Gerda Steiner Designs.



I started with a sentiment that stretched all the way across my card so that I could use the line as the "ground" for...

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Video: Christmas Card

Hello! This is Emily Cupely and for today's video I made a Christmas card where I used one of the new stamp sets from Gerda Steiner Designs. I hope you enjoy it! :)









Supplies:


https://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/494-sportsy-santa-clear-stamp-set


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VIDEO Glittery Snow Angels

Hello everyone!  It's Tara and I hope you are all having an amazing Friday!  I am enjoying a weekend hanging out with my sister so I am all smiles!  The weather here is atrocious!  Lots of storms expected but I love it because it's the perfect excuse to hunker down with a cup of hot tea, my favorite blanket and binge watch Netflix with my sis!  


Today I am sharing a super fun winter card featuring...

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Video: DIY Pop-Up Panel

Hi guys! This is Emily Cupely and today I'll show you how to make your own Pop-Up card without any special die. I hope you enjoy it! :)










Supplies:


 
https://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/508-snowangel-clear-stamp-set   https://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/snowman-friends-4x6-clearstamp-set


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VIDEO Shaker Spider featuring Bats Halloween

Hi guys!  It's Tara and I am so incredibly excited to be sharing the first installment of my Handmade Halloween 2016 video series with you today!  And it's featuring the amazing Bats Halloween stamp set from Gerda Steiner Designs!  I have been looking forward to doing this series again since it ended last year so I really hope you enjoy it!


For this card I wanted to create a fun shaker card using...

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Video: Clean & Simple Halloween Card

Hi guys! This is Emily Cupely and for today's video I made a Halloween 4bar card which turned out very pretty, but, at the same time, very easy and quick to make. I hope you enjoy the video below! :)










Supplies:


http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/fall-mice-4x6-clearstamp-set http://gsd-stamps.com/products/bats-halloween-4x6-clear-stamp-set http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/cheerful-hedghog-4x6-clear-stamp-set


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VIDEO No-Line Watercoloring featuring Cheerful Hedgehogs

Hi, friends!  It's Tara and I am so excited to share this project with you today! I promised in my last Curl E. Q&A video that I would be "falling" all over September since this is my absolute favorite season and this card just makes me all kinds of autumn happy!


I am using the Cheerful Hedgehogs and Happy Fall stamp sets from Gerda Steiner Designs and doing some no-line watercoloring for the sweet...

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Video: Halloween Card

Hello guys!! This is Emily Cupely and for today's video I made a Halloween card where I used my Distress Ink pads to watercolor some adorable images. I hope you enjoy it! :)










Supplies:

http://gsd-stamps.com/products/bats-halloween-4x6-clear-stamp-set


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VIDEO Prismacolors on Kraft featuring Fall Mice

Hi all!  Happy Friday!  It's Tara and today I am sharing another fabulous fall card with you all! The Fall Mice stamp set is perfection if you're a love of fall like I am!  I wanted the adorable images to shine so I used one of my favorite coloring methods - Prismacolor pencils on kraft card stock!

Using some simple masking I created a cute little scene using this sweet little mouse and a few...

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Video: Polaroid Frame Using Masking

Hi guys! It's Emily Cupely and for today's card I used an adorable unicorn as well as my Stickles because you can never have too much glitter when it's about unicorns! In the video below I show you how I created the little Polaroid frame as well as the rest of the process to make this card. I hope you enjoy it! :)










Supplies:
 
 


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VIDEO: Creating a Moonscape featuring Bats Halloween

Hi there, all!  It's Tara and today I am so excited to be sharing a project using the brand new Gerda Steiner Designs Bats Halloween stamp set! I am super stoked for fall and Halloween - it is my absolute favorite time of year and the best time to make cards!! When I saw this new set I did a happy dance! These bats are so adorable and I love that there are sentiments for occasions other than...

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Video: Fall Shaker Card | Fall Release Sneak Peek!

Hello friends! This is Emily Cupely and for today's video I made a shaker card, which I have been loving lately, where I used the new fall stamp set from Gerda Steiner Designs. This adorable stamp set is going to be released tomorrow, July 12, 2016. I love how the card turned out and I hope you like it too. Enjoy the video tutorial below! :)










Supplies:
http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/cheerful-hedghog-4x6-clear-stamp-set

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Video: Playing with Patterned Paper featuring Playful Kittens

Happy happy Friday, all!  It's Tara from Curl E. Cue's and I, for one, am pretty stoked about the weekend happening tomorrow!  So to kick things off right, I am sharing this adorable card featuring the sweetest little kitty from the Playful Kittens stamp set!! I just adore his little face and had to color him like my Egon (yes, he is named after Dr. Egon Spengler from the original Ghostbusters -...

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Video: Dry Embossing Using Dies + DIY Rainbow Wave

Hello guys! This is Emily Cupely and for today's video I made a shaker card where I used the cute Unicorns stamp set. In the video I show you how I did the dry embossing in the background using my dies and the rainbow on which the unicorn is walking. I hope you enjoy it! :)










Supplies:

http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/unicorns?variant=21116852292

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VIDEO: Blending a Copic Rainbow featuring Unicorns

Happy Friday!  It's finally here!  I don't know about you guys but I am so relieved.  I had moments this week where I was worried my friend Friday would never get here!  I'm Tara from Curl E. Cue's and I am so super excited about today's project! This new Unicorns stamp setis just dreamy! And as soon as I saw it I just knew that my glitter paste was coming out to play. Because nothing screams...

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Video: Easel Card

Hi guys! This is Emily Cupely and for today's video I made an Easel Card which is a very fun card, but at the same time very easy to make. I hope you enjoy the video tutorial! :)










Supplies:

http://gsd-stamps.com/products/gopher-it-2x3-clearstamp-set http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/happy-hoppy-4x6-bunny-clearstamp-set


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VIDEO: Coloring with Prismacolors featuring Happy Fall

Hi guys!  It's Tara from Curl E. Cue's and I have a super fun project using the adorable squirrel from the Happy Fall stamp set to share with you today.  These little squirrels just tickle me!  They are so cute!


To create the background I die cut some trees out of the same Neenah card stock that I used to create my card base. I glued them directly to the card base without coloring them to create a...

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Video: Spinner Window Card

Hi guys! This is Emily Cupely and for today's video I'll show you how I made a Spinner Window Card using a wire pin. I hope you enjoy it! :)










Supplies:

http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/alien-invasion-4x6-clearstamp-set


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VIDEO: Masking & the MISTI featuring Blast Off & Alien Invasion

Hi, everyone!  It's Tara from Curl E. Cue's and I am so excited to be sharing my very first project as part of the Gerda Steiner Designs design team!!  I just love coloring all of the adorable images and am so happy to be joining this talented group!


For my first project I created a set of cards using the cute little alien that is featured in both the Blast Off and Alien Invasion stamp sets. To me,...

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Video: Father's Day Card

Hi guys!! This is Emily Cupely and for today's video I made a card perfect for Father's Day. I hope you enjoy the video tutorial below! :)










Supplies:
http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/blast-off-4x6-clearstamp-set http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/alien-invasion-4x6-clearstamp-set
http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/happy-hoppy-4x6-bunny-clearstamp-set


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Video: Slider + Magnet

Hello guys! This is Emily Cupely and for today's card I made a slider using magnets so that the recipient can also use the image as a decorative magnet. I hope you enjoy the video tutorial! :)













http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/lucky-duck-4x6-clearstamp-set http://gsd-stamps.com/products/gopher-it-2x3-clearstamp-set


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Video: Smooching Technique

Hello everybody! This is Emily Cupely and for today's video I made a baby card using the smooching technique to decorate the background of my scene which goes perfectly with my images, since it gives the look of water. I hope you enjoy the video tutorial below!! :)










http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/lucky-duck-4x6-clearstamp-set http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/just-sentiments-4x6-clearstamp-set


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Video: Tri-Fold Birthday Card + Stenciling

Hi guys, it's Emily Cupely here!! I hope you are having a great Spring break! I finally had some time to make a tri-fold card with some masking and stenciling. I think the final card turned out beautifully, specially the inside part where I decorated all three panels instead of just the central one. All the stenciling along with the adorable puppies from the Howl Are Youstamp set and the pop of...

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Video: Shaker With Dry Embossed Acetate

Hi guys!! This is Emily Cupely and for today's video I made a shaker card using the cute images from the Happy Hoppy stamp set. This time, I did some dry embossing on the shaker window which gave the card a nice and different touch. I hope you enjoy the video below and get some inspiration! :)











http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/happy-hoppy-4x6-bunny-clearstamp-set http://gsd-stamps.com/products/gsd462-brush-bunny-clear-stamps-set


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Video: Distressed Mini Card

Hello my friends!! This is Emily Cupely and for today's video I made a little Easter card where I used my Distress Inks to create a distressed and masculine look. For the images I used the adorable stamp set called Brush Bunny. Enjoy the video tutorial below! :)











http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/gsd462-brush-bunny-clear-stamps-set

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Video: DIY stencil + B&W with a pop of color

Hello everybody!! Emily Cupely here with a video tutorial where I created my own stencil to decorate the background of my card. Also, I used only black and white as the main colors in my card, including the colors I used in my adorable puppy from the Howl Are Youstamp set. Added just a pop of color, in this case red, which really stands out over the black and white. I hope you enjoy the video...

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Video: Selective Heat Embossing Using Tape

Hi guys!! This is Emily Cupely and for today's video I made a card perfect for Valentine's Day where I used the adorable Happy Fallstamp set. To decorate the base of the card, I did some heat embossing on top of a dry embossed panel using tape. Also, added some punched flowers to my images to make the card looks happier and brighter, or even perfect for the Spring. I hope you enjoy the tutorial...

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Video: Thin Shaker Card

Hi! This is Emily Cupely with my first video tutorial as part of the Gerda Steiner Designs design team!! :-D In the tutorial below I'll show you how I made this shaker card with only one layer of foam tape. Hope you enjoy it! :)










http://gsd-stamps.com/collections/shop-clearstamps/products/happy-fall-squirrel-clearstamp-set

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Video: DIY Snow Globe │ Shaker card

Hello everybody!! This is Emily Cupely and today I'm here as a guest designer with a video where I made my own snow globe with my circular dies and created a shaker card with it. For the images, I used the adorable stamps in the Snowman Friends stamp set. Hope you enjoy the video tutorial below!! ^_^

***Don't forget to participate in the GIVEAWAY on my Instagram: @EmiCup! :)










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Cute and Clean Monster

Well, hello there, crafters! Today is my last day as a member of the Gerda Steiner Design Team. It's been a fantastic year and I had a blast to be part of Gerda's journey from digi stamps, to rubber stamps, to clear stamps. As you have seen, I am totally in love with her monster stamp set and this will be my parting card. But hey, don't be sad! I have some christmas cards with the "Peeking...

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