Baby's First Christmas

Hi there! It's Jeannie and I'm back to share two cards using the new Baby's First Christmas stamp set. These are so adorable and actually perfect for a scrapbook page. Today, I used them to make into cards using both Baby Girl Christmas and Baby Boy Christmas.

        
I intentionally colored them the same to speed up the process. and kept Christmas colors for both.

For the girl's card, I changed the present...

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Deck the Halls with these Adorable Reindeer!

Hello and Happy Monday Crafty Friends!  Tina here from Cards and Coffee Time. Today I created a card with the Reindeer and a Tree stamp set along with the Coordinating dies. I used watercolor pencils for my coloring medium and added puffy snow for dimension. This little reindeer is my fave with his little tongue handing out and it looks as though he is doing a happy dance! I Loooved him so much I...

                     

                                             

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Not Just for Fall

Hi! It's Rebekah here with you this evening sharing this card using the Owl Rather be-With You stamp set.


When I first saw this set I thought how great it would be for fall. The wheels in my mind started turning with ideas of cards colored in oranges, browns and reds. But this set can be stretched right into the winter season!

                         

I colored this owl with shades of gray copic markers and then drew the...

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Thinking of you this Christmas - Guest Designer Joy

Hello friends! It's Joy here with my first card as the guest designer for Gerda Steiner Designs. I am so very excited and I would like to thank Luba for giving me this opportunity. I love all the adorable stamps they have, and for today’s project, I would like to share a card I made using the Holiday Friends Stamp Set.
 
First, I stamped the images on a masking sheet, and fussy cut them. Then I used...
                      

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Beary Grateful Fall Card With Karla


Hello! It's Karla back today with a wonderful fall card that would be perfect for Thanksgiving or just to send as a friendly thank you card using the Beary Grateful digi stamp in the Gerda Steiner Designs shop.

                    

I cut a 4.25 x 5.5" card base and then scored one of the short ends at 1.25" to create a fold. I glued the fold down, chose some pretty fall papers and added a diecut circle from woodgrain...

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Baby's 1st Christmas - Catherine

Hello friends!

I'm back today to share a pair of cards I made using the sweet stamp set called Baby Girl Christmas.

                   

I decided to make 2 cards at the same time to bulk up my stash, keeping them very similar to make it quicker and easier.

To create these cards, the first thing I did was stamp these sweet images onto Neenah solar white card and colour them in using Copic markers. The Scan n Cut machine...

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Baby's 1st Christmas Mini Folio

Hi Everyone! It's Cathy here with a little project that I made inspired by the new "Baby's 1st Christmas" stamp set.
I've had a passion for making mini-albums for about 10 years now and when I saw this new stamp, I knew I wanted to make a little mini-folio for baby's 1st Christmas pics.
  
This is a fairly simple 5x7 album and holds up to 6 photos. I constructed the covers from two 5" x 7" chipboard...

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Racoon

Hi Everyone, Melissa here.
For today's card I have used the 'Racoon' Digital stamp.
 
The image has been printed onto Copic X-Press Blending card and coloured with Copic Markers.  I have trimmed using a trimmer.
The background is layered Patterned paper and mounted onto black cardstock.
The border has been drawn using Multiliner Pen.
The sentiment has been stamped.
 
I hope you have a great day!

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Fa La La La La Fa La Llama

Fa La La La La Fa La Llama.....
Margreet from Margreets-scrapcards here.
Today I want to share this cute trio. 
It is a Gerda Steiner Designs' digital stamp and can be found here.
I have colored the cute llamas with copics, fussy cut and adhered them on the frame. 
The cute little one is adhered with foam.
Wishing you a great day!
xxx Margreet



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Carols....!!

Hey everyone...
Ashlee here today to share with you a new card I made using the super cute 
"Carol kitten" stamp set (co-ordinating dies also available)!!
I masked the kittens to create a fun little scene of them singing carols out in the snow...
(They are all coloured up using Copic markers). 
I created the background by using a sun ray stencil with distress oxide inks and then used a snow stencil...

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Saturation Lesson: Carol Puppies!

Hi there! I'm Sandy Allnock, and I'm excited to bring you a couple cards I made with the brand new Carol Puppies stamp set! I made a tutorial video too, because, well, why not, right?



I get a lot of questions in comments and other places, one of which is why bother thinking about saturation? Just pick a red and go with it, and only worry about the darkness/lightness of the color. Well, I'm about to...

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Beary grateful - Larissa

 

Hi everyone, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today I am on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs with a nice and sweet box. I love making boxes with something delicious inside. ;)


On the box I used the image Beary grateful from Gerda Steiner designs. I have coloured the image with my Polychromos pencilsand the black glaze pen and then I have fussy cut the image. I have cut the box with the...

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Shadow Box Card with Laura


Hi everyone! It's Laura here, and today I am back with a fun birthday card and a video I made using the Gerda Steiner Designs Owl Rather Be With You stamp set! I was so fascinated by Jennifer McGuire's tutorial about shadow box cards, that I had to give it a shot!


As a first step we stamped my images with Black Licorice Hybrid ink by My Favorite Things on Neenah Solar White Cardstock and colored...

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Moonlight Christmas with Fabiola




Hello everyone ! Here is Fabiola and I would like to present another project for Gerda Steiner Blog that I created with Gerda Steiner Design Reindeer e un set di timbri per alberi . Once again this set is magnificent to use, because it allows you to wander with the imagination recreating funny scenes at the sign of Christmas and you can find it on the site Gerda Steiner Design  . 

    
I used only three...

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Hedgehog Friend Card

Hi friends! Karla back today to share a sweet fall hedgehog card using the adorable Cold Hedgehog digital stamp from the GSD shop.

               

This cute little guy looks so sweet bundled up in his nice cozy scarf, and would make a perfect addition to a fall, thanksgiving or friend card.


After colouring him in with Prismacolor and Hobby Colour Markers, which are both alcohol based, I used a white gel pen to add...

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Guest designer - ANNA, Joy to the World

Hello everyone, 
it's Anna here with a post as a guest designer for Gerda Steiner Designs. I was lucky enough to work with their new CAROL KITTEN stamp set as it is a-b-s-o-l-u-t-e-l-y adorable!
 
The set has 4 cute kitten singing carols. All so funny and big enough to play with shades while coloring. I used one of them for my card, the one I find the cuttest ^_^
 
 
Now, few steps of making. 
          
 
First of all...

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[Video] Surprise scene card with Kaja

Hi there,
It's Kaja from Kajcyika crafts and today I made a super fun Christmas card that has a surprise scene in the inside! :)

Take a look at the outside of the card:

It looks like a normal clean and simple card, but it's not! Once you open it you can see a cool scene:

How fun is this?! Make sure you watch the video to see how I made this card:


Thank you so much for joining me and I hope you will try...

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Holiday Friends Square Pillow Box | Guest Designer Gerda Steiner

Papercraft Designer and Colourist Sacha van de Kerkhof - Holiday Friends Square Pillow Box | Guest Designer Gerda Steiner


I'm so excited to be a guest designer for Gerda Steiner today! With Christmas coming I chose the Holiday Friends as my stamp set to create my projects with. My first project is a Square Pillow Box as this will be so cute under the Christmas tree and my second project is a funny...

                         

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Different Perspective

Hi Everyone, Melissa here.

 
For today's card I have used the digital image 'Different Perspective - Flamingo upside down'.
 
The image has bee coloured with Copic Markers and fussy cut.  I have used a die to cut the circle and coloured it with Distress Oxide Inks.  The grass is Copic Marker.
Adhere this to a Kraft card base. Adhere the Flamingo and sentiment to the card. The border has been drawn using...

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It's the most wonderful time of the year - Larissa


Goodmorning,  I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today I am posting a new card on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. This time I made a card with the image Santa owl from Gerda Steiner designs. I have coloured the image with my Polychromos pencilsand the black glaze pen. Since it is a christmas image, I had to add some glitter, so I coloured parts of the image with the Clear Spectrum noir...

                    

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Glow-in-the-Dark Witch

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and this is my third creation using the new Gerda Steiner Designs Halloween Kids Digital Stamp Bundle and on this card I used all the accessories provided in the bundle:

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You are going to "Fall in Love"!!


Hello & Happy Monday Crafty Friends!  Tina here from Cards and Coffee Time:)  Today I created a card with the "Fall in Love" stamp set and the Coordinating Dies.  The leaves are changing into beautiful colors and apples are perfect for picking and pie making!!  I love the cute couples in this set and not only is it great for Fall cards but would be adorable for those Valentines Day cards too!


I...

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Happy halloween - Larissa


Hello, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today I am posting a card on my own blog, but also on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. I have made a halloween card with the stampset Hippo in disguise from Gerda Steiner designs. This is a really versatile stampset, because you can turn the hippo into a dracula, like I did today, but you can also turn him into a superman, like I did here.


So this...

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Santa and a Kitten

Hello and happy Saturday!

Today I am here to share this card I made using the recently released Santa and a Kitten stamp.



This is such a sweet image and it's a good size so I knew I wanted it to be a simple card to allow the image to shine!

I stamped the image onto Neenah smooth white cardstock and coloured it using Copic markers. Once it was coloured, I cut it out using the Scan n Cut. I then set it...

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Guest Designer | VIDEO | Coffeesaurus Mirror Stamping Water Reflection


The Save the Crafty YouTuber Video Hop is a celebration of cardmaking video tutorials created by a group of talented crafters of all different styles and levels. We are coming together to give our viewers a chance to discover other amazing cardmakers and help reach monetization goals! All you have to do is watch, like the video, considersubscribing, comment and click the link in the video...

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Have a Monster Halloween!

Hi everybody! Cathy here having a little fun with the Coffee Monster stamp set for Halloween. This is one of my favorite Gerda Steiner stamps and they looked like they wanted some candy to go with that coffee!
I stamped and masked the monsters with a light gray Copic friendly ink and did some no-line Copic coloring with colored pencil accents. 
The candy pieces and sentiment are from an MFT stamp...

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Baby's 1st Christmas with Kaja

Hi there,
It's Kaja from Kajcyika crafts and today I have made a cute Chrismas card! :)

Take a look:
I used a brand new stamp set called Baby boy Christmas and I colored it in using alcohol markers. I decided to use the colors that I quite traditional form winter holidays - green and red.

Since the image is so cute and playful I kept the rest of the card simple. I stamped out the sentiment from the...

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Halloween Kids

 
Hi Everyone, It's Melissa here.  For today's card I have used the Digital Image Bundle 'Halloween Kids'.
 
The image has been coloured using Copic Markers and fussy cut.  The sentiment has been printed from the computer, the border has been drawn using a Copic Multi Liner Pen.  Trim the top of the card and mount onto patterned paper.  Adhere the image using foam tape.
Have a great day!

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Halloween treat bags - Larissa


Goodmorning, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today I am posting a new project on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. This time I made 3 halloween treats bags.I made the bags from white cardstock with the Thinlits treat bag 663096 from Sizzix and decorated them all.


I used the same image on all the treat bags. I have used the sweet Peeking pumkin kitty from Gerda Steiner designs. The only...

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Happy Halloween Kids

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and this is my second creation using the new Gerda Steiner Designs Halloween Kids Digital Stamp Bundle and on this card I used the little monster and the tiny tiger:

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Beary Grateful

Hello, Margreet here.
This time I made a card with the digital stamp Beary Grateful from Gerda Steiner Designs.
I made it to be a card for my Rolodex.
I die cut my DP with an Essentials die from Studio Light.
I coloured the digi with copics and fussy cut all elements.
I cut the sentiment in 3 parts and used foam to adhere.
Wishing you a nice day and till next time.
xxx Margreet

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Met on the web..!!

Hey everyone....
Ashlee here today to share with you a card that I made using the fun stamp set "bats
and the "co-ordinating dies".
I just love the sentiment "so glad we met on the web" I think its such a great one
to be able to use from this set at any time of the year and send a card to any of those friends
you have met through the wonderful world wibe web!! 
I created a distress inked panel on the...

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YIPPEEH! Happy Fall!! Tutorial

Hello and Happy Monday to You!  Tina here with another fun project using the Happy Fall! Stamp Set and Coordinating Dies.  Okay....You just gotta love those those adorable super happy critters:)  Oh my goodness are they (and me) ever excited for Fall:)  Just makes me smile!!
I colored the images with my alcohol markers and did a bit of masking to stack those cute critters. For more details on how I...

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Personalizing Foxes!

Hello, friends! It's Rebekah here with you today bringing you a card I made using the Foxes Stamp Set!





The little Fox that is sleeping a sweet smile on her face which made me think she must be having a good dream! It made me think what I dream about. Lately, I have been dreaming about my son. He is in the US Air Force and is currently hundreds of miles away. I have only seen him once in the last t...

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Happy Halloween with Karla

Hello friends! Karla back today with a cute Halloween card using the Halloween Kids Digital Stamp Bundle.

I really love seeing so many designers create a scene with their cards lately, and with this digi bundle it is so easy!! I simply opened the Paint 3D program on my PC, and layered in each element included in the digital download. When I had arranged everything exactly the way I wanted I saved...

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Guest Design - Pencils Colored Foxes in The Spotlight with Ksenija Rizova

Hello Everybody!

It's Ksenija here and this is my final post as a guest designer for Gerda Steiner Designs in October. I was very excited to feature several stamps sets I received from the company.
Pencils Colored Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes in The Spotlight
I should confess, I fell in love with Gerda Steiner Designs adorable critters stamps. I was not paid or asked to say this.
   

Today I am showcasing the recently released FOXES 4 x 6 Clear Stamp Set. This set...
                                 

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Santa and a Kitten

This was such a fun image to color. I do have to admit, I am a dog person but, with all these adorable kitty stamps from Gerda Steiner I am slowly becoming a kitty person, too!

                    

I colored the Santa and Kitty image with Copic markers onto 80# cardstock and fussy cut it out. I ran a black pen along the image which really helps cover the mistakes I made in my fussy cutting.

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Hello friend - Larissa


Goodmorning, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today I am posting a card on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs.


This time I made a card with the digital stamp Racoon from Gerda Steiner designs. I have coloured the image with my Polychromos pencilsand the black glaze pen and then I have fussy cut it. I made the sentiment Hello friend on the sign with black sticker letters. I have die-cut a...

                   

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Santa Owl

I made a card with Santa Owl
I colored the tree and Santa Owl with copics and used flowersoft for the pompom and fur.
The little owl is attached with foamtape.
The border with pineneedles is from Joy!crafts.
Wishing you a nice day and till next time.
xxx Margreet
                             

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Cold Hedgehog

Hi Everyone,  It's Melissa here.  For today's card I have used the digital image 'Cold Hedgehog'.
 
The image has been coloured with Copic Markers. The card has been cut down and mounted onto an Alcohol Ink background.  The sentiment has been printed using the computer and adhered to the card.  The border has been drawn using a Copic Multi Liner Pen.
I hope you have a fun day!

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Guest Design - Making A Framed Card with Partial Die Cutting | Card Video |

Hello Everybody!
Today I am sharing an episode about creative use of Partial Die cutting technique for Clean and Simple cards.
Today I am featuring the Gerda Steiner Designs Bats 4x6 Clear Stamp Setand coordinating dies set. This set includes five main stamps - three bats, a spider, a web, as well as a couple of accessory stamps for creating a background and several phrase builders. This set is very...
             

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Coffee Monster Mondays!

Happy Monday everyone! I don't know about you but I'm a coffee feen and I NEED my first cup of coffee in the morning to start my day. Otherwise, I'll be pretty cranky or per this stamp set, turn into a monster!

Today's set focuses on the Coffee Monster set. There are four coffee monster images in this set and a handful of cute sentiments that go along with them.
             
I really wanted to use this set on...

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Tigerkid and Monsterkid

Hi, Margreet here.
This is my second creation with the Gerda Steiner Designs Halloween Kids Digital Stamps Bundle.
This time I used Tigerkid and Monsterkid.
I adhered the designpaper on the purple cardstock.
I die cut the spider and its web and adhered this in the left corner.
Then I colored Tigerkid and Monsterkid with copics, and added some googly eyes.
The black cats (Joy!crafts) were die cut twice. 
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Guest designer - Happy fall y'all! by Noga Shefer





Hi crafty friends, Noga Shefer here and I am so excited to be guest designing with Gerda Steiner Designs today.

My card featuring Fall in Love 4x6 Clear Stamp Set and  Fall in Love 4x6 Die Set. I would like to make a fresh fall card with green leaves.

To make this card I took an A2 panel of Bristol smooth cardstock. The background sky was created with clouds stencil and tumbled glass distress oxide...

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Joy! Joy! Joy!

Hi there! Cathy here with a card using the adorable new Carol Kittens stamp set.
 
I wanted these little kitties wearing my favorite color, 
so I went with a non-traditional color scheme on this one.
I started by die-cutting a piece of watercolor cardstock using a stitched rectangle die from MFT. I stamped and masked the kittens and inked a soft background using Angel Pink Memento ink and a cloud...

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Guest Design - Decorate with Reindeer friends with Fabiola

Hello everyone ! It's Fabiola here, and I'd like to introduce you to my first project for Gerda Steiner Blog that I created with Gerda Steiner Design Reindeer and a tree stamp set. It is a purely Christmas set with reindeer in different positions that can help in the assembly of different compositions and you can find it on the site Gerda Steiner Design .

                        
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Santa and a Kitten

Hi everyone! Hope you're having a wonderful day! I'm sharing a card with the new stamp set, Santa and a Kitten.

This is a smaller stamp set but it packs a punch since the image is so large. As you can see the image can fill up half of an A2 card panel.



For this particular card, I used a snow drift die cut out of glittery paper. For the background, I heat embossed some snowflakes with white...

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[Video] Space box card with Kaja

Hi there,
It's Kaja from Kajcyika crafts and today I made a card inspired by the World Space week that ended yesterday! I used the Blast off stamp set!

Take a look:
I made a video tutorail so you can see how I made it. Check it out:

A little close up of the astronaut:


That's it for today! Hope to see you again next time.
Kaja

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Racoon

Hi all, Margreet here.
This card is made with the digital image Racoon.
 The image has been colored with copic markers.
After die cutting, I mounted it on various very old Stampin'Up papers. 
Some fancy leaves to finish it off.
Wishing you a nice day and till next time.
xxx Margreet

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Let's eat cupcakes

 
Hi Everyone, Melissa here.  For my card I have used the Freebie 'Let's eat Cupcakes'.  It can be found here.
I made the printed the image the exact size of the card and it has been coloured with Copic Markers.  The border is hand drawn using a Copic Multi Liner Pen and added striped patterned paper to the side.  To finish the card, Glossy Accents was put onto the letters and cupcake.
 
Have a great...

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