hanging out... LDRS Creative hop day 3

Hello my fabulous friends!

Thank you for joining us on our LDRS Creative inspiration week blog hop! We are showcasing lots of gorgeous projects using products from our new release. You can even see them in action with step-by-step projects by our amazing designers on their blogs and our own LDRS Creative Youtube channel (make sure you subscribe)! 

In this release, we are celebrating love and friendship, being on Cloud #9 with sweet new products!

There are FOUR stamp sets that are oh-so-sweet:  CLOUD NO.9 from Cre8tive Cre8tions, LOVE IN BLOOMBEAUTIFUL BLOOMS, and HANGING OUT from our very awesome Polkadoodles line!

We also have FOUR new die sets that will help you get a professional look in no time, thanks to the LOVE LETTER LACE ENVELOPE, the FAIRY FANTASY LACE ENVELOPE, the EYELET LACE RECTANGLE and the BUILD-A-CARD GARDEN ESCAPE die sets.

Who's ready for mini hybrid inks? We are adding two sets of our very popular Hybrid inks in a mini version, perfect for ink blending, stenciling, stamping, colouring and embossing: COUNTY FAIR and SUMMER SHORE.

Lastly, because we wanted to show you how all the products come easily together, we decided to rerelease the Sincerely Yours 6x6 paperpack. It has so many fantastic patterns; give them a try!

 And you can grab the entire release in bundles, because you KNOW you need them all!

Simply use the list at the end of the post to keep hopping! 

Each day we are giving away a $30 LDRS Creative gift card to one lucky hopper!  To enter leave a comment on each blog in the hop, plus follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Winners will be announced on the LDRS Creative inspiration blog on December 4th.

AND for the release event we are excited to offer some great savings!

Save 15% on the new release*, including already discounted bundles and use code LOVE15

(*Coupon valid until midnight EST 12/2/18)

And now for what you came for...

Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White; LDRS Creative Sincerely Yours
Stamps: LDRS Creative Hanging Out
Ink: LDRS Creative Raven; Uniball Signo White; Gellyroll Clear Star
Coloring: Copics
Gray- 0, W1, W3, W5
Pink- R00, E04
Orange- E97, YR27, E37, E29
Black- W4, W6, W8
White- W0, W3
Teal- BG13, BG49, FBG2
Purple- V12, V15, V17
Green- YG93, YG03, YG95, YG99
Dies: LDRS Creative Eyelet Lace Rectangle
Other: rhinestones

I absolutely adore this stamp! However, wanted to a more simplified image for this card.. So I did some stamp masking... 

If you have been around my blog much, you've probably seen me do this... however, I wanted to show that you can mask out some fairly complex images if you take a little time...

Simply use clear tape to cover the parts of the stamp you don't want on your image.  This is a bit more complicated with complex stamps like this, but it is doable. Don't forget, you can use your scissors to cut custom shapes from the tape to match what you need to mask.

Ink up your stamp... then remove the tape.

Stamp you image! With this mask I cut out the tree, and 3 animals! It really simplifies the image!

I kept the over all card design simple as well... I love how it turned out!

You can, of course, also use the full image to create gorgeous projects brimming with details...

Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White; DCWV Metallics; LDRS Creative Sincerely Yours
Stamp: LDRS Creative Hanging Out
Ink: LDRS Creative Raven Ink; Uniball Signo White
Coloring: Copics
Elephant- T0, T1, T3, T5, T7, T9, RV42
Fox- W00, W2, E97, YR27, E37, E29, W5, W7, W9, R00, E04, 100
Owl- W1, E41, E43, YR23, E35, E27, E29
Mouse- W3, W5, W7, W9, E04, R00
Bunny- W00, W2, W3, R00, E04
Tree- E43, E53, E57, E59
Flowers- R20, R22, RV63, Y15, YR24
Green- G12, YG61, YG17, YG67, G99
Butterflies- R85, R37, R89
Dies: LDRS Creative Garden Escape 

The actual stamp leaves the tree just fading off at the top... to make it look like a more complete image, I extended my coloring past the edge of the stamp, then used the leaves from the Garden Escape die to create foliage.

The gate from this die set is sized perfectly to add dimension to this scene! I cut it out of some metallic card to add a variety in the texture of the card... I love how it turned out! And the dies cut the metallic card stock BEAUTIFULLY!

Hop along and leave a comment so you could win!
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Dee Earnshaw said…
wow your coloring of these critters is awesome - thanks for sharing!
sharon g said…
I just love how you colored your animals, especially the fox. I can almost see the fur...
Adorable stamps, your card and coloring is beautiful...
Sue D said…
Cute critter scene. I like your coloring and the framing.
Rosa Ramirez said…
Such an adorable stamp set love the fur, that’s a neat technique, love your coloring and card layouts just gorgeous 😊
Denise Bryant said…
So sweet! Love the adorable critters and your pretty coloring! Looks fabulous!
Your cards are super adorable! Love them!!
MadeByMeghanK said…
These critters are just TOO CUTE! I love how you designed this card
cghundley said…
Your cards are so
fun and beautiful
coloring! Love the
Carla from Utah
Leanne said…
Pretty card! Love the lacy border
Kirsty Vittetoe said…
Fun seeing fab projects.