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Thursday, January 5, 2017

TupeloDesignsLLC DT Project~ MOJO478 "YOU OCTOPI MY HEART" Shaker card ~ *GIVEAWAY!*

Happy Thursday~! I have a TupeloDesignsLLC DT card project for you today, but first I wanted to share some tidbits about TupeloDesignsLLC that you might not know ... 

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When I started my card last night things changed as I went. I was going to make one card and cut enough for 6, then went from having just a circle layer, to making the circle a shaker element for the cards..  what fun!!

I used some new Lawn Fawn goodies for my cards.  The adorable Octopus and heart are from the Lawn Fawn Octopi My Heart stamp set. I cut it out using the coordinating dies.  For the strip across the card I used one of the dies from the new Lawn Fawn Valentine Borders sets ~ a row of hearts ~ too cute!!   I die cut the hearts from the white card stock piece and layered a strip of Bazzill Red Hots card stock behind it, then layered that onto a piece of Bazzill Licorice Twist card stock.

**NOTE!  TupeloDesignsLLC now carries the Neenah Classic Crest Solar White #80 card stock by the ream!!!  Yeah!!!  Neenah Classic Crest Solar White is awesome for stamping and coloring with Copic Markers.  So excited to see this in the store.


I colored up 6 Octopus and have them ready to put on cards. I stamped them with Memento Black ink and colored them in using Copic Markers. I used two markers on each.


To make the circle frames for the shaker parts I used a Lawn Fawn stitched circle die and an MFT circle stax die, layering them together to cut the frames. I used the stitched die itself to die cut the transparency pieces and then took scissors to cut off the stitching making them fit nicely behind the frames.

**TIP: when using Foam Tape to make your shaker ~ fold the foam tape over on itself to double it up, cut it into strips and take the adhesive paper off of it. It will be easy to bend and shape it to the circle shape that way.


These are most of the supplies I used, plus card stock and foam tape:



I used this week's MoJo Monday Sketch Challenge #478. I turned the sketch: MOJO478


SUPPLIES:

card stock:  Neenah White #110 for card base, Neenah #80 for layers and Copic Coloring (sold in a ream ~ Yeah!),  Bazzill Licorice Twist, Bazzill Red Hots card stock
pattern paper:  Lawn Fawn Let's Bokeh in the Snow
stamps: Lawn Fawn Octopi My Heart
ink: Memento Black, Versafine Black, Copic Markers:  Yellow: Y19, Y38 Blue: BG45, BG49 Red: R24, R27 Pink: RV55, RV66 Green: G07, G14 Orange: R05, YR18 and 0
accessories:  Scor-Buddy, Lawn Fawn Octopi My Heart, Lawn Fawn Valentine Borders Dies, Foam Tape, Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle Dies, Lawn Fawn Stitched Circle Dies, My Favorite Things Circle Stax, Transparency, Post It Notes, My Favorite Things Fishtail Banner Dies, Shaker Mini Beads


**GIVEAWAY!!**   I have two Art Impressions Steel Dies that are Flowers that I will do a drawing for two random winners next Thursday January 12th.  To enter drawing leave a comment with your email address spelled out (ie. stamper AT gmail DOT com).  



thanks for looking ~


~ Pam

have a great airborne day!

God Bless All Our Military.. each and every one of them



DISCLAIMER: Some of the products I use have been provided by Tupelo Designs LLC. However, my opinions of the products are my own.

16 comments:

craftyd said...

Your cards are always so awesome, thanks for the tip on folding the foam tape. I think I will try that. I was just thinking last night I should make a shaker card, I have some neat heart shapes from a border punch that would be perfect.

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Dolores

druis63@gmail.com said...

Love the Octopi -- and wonderful shaker card. I will have to check out Tupelo -- had not heard of them before.

cm said...

Oh my stars...not only is your card super adorable and fun, but you've made a rainbow of octopi! ACK! Love these little guys! They'll be perfect for Valentine cards for my niece's classmates! Going shopping! Thank you for the inspiration (and enabling *grin*)
~carol

Pam said...

Love you blog! Thank you for the inspiration I'm ready to shake it up! Blessing,Pam. Email: pjstubbs56 at Gmail dot com

Wanda Cullen said...

This is soooo adorable...especially with the shaker element! Thanks for joining us at Mojo Monday!

Macimbalo said...

Love the rainbow colors and you card is adorable! Thanks for the chance to win! macimbalo at gmail dot com

Annette C. said...

I just love your coloring technique! Thank you for sharing your talent!

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Vicky B. said...

LOVE this card and all the adorableness!!!

Teresa Doyle said...

Love your card/cards Pam. Super cute!
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Sue LD said...

Very cute octopus shaker card. I like the sketch you used.
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Donna Oates said...

I love those little Octopuses! Any color would be so much fun for cards to send to my granddaughter! Malin loves animals of all types! Hope and pray that you and yours had a wonderful Christmas and a blessed New Year! e-mail is: dloates2005atnorhtstatedotnet

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

It's always fun checking out your latest projects. Thanks for a chance to win too.
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Karenladd said...

Those colorful octopi are too too cute! I always love your style and beautiful coloring techniques. Thanks also for introducing me to Tupelo Designs. I just received an order from them and was impressed with the great customer service. Hope your 2017 is a great one and thanks for the giveaways!

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Amie Kiger (Kigz) said...

That is ADORABLE!!! Love the shaker!!! :)

Betsy said...

I love your cards! You are so clever in the way you use those sketches and the octopuses are adorable. I would love to see you do a post on what your craft room looks like, especially the way you store all of your fun supplies and stamps!!!

Cyndi Morris said...

Love these cards. Love the layouts and the stamps are precious.
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