Happy Thanksgiving and Catch up

Hello all,

I hope you are all enjoying a lovely day with friends and family today.  Whether you are celebrating Thanksgiving or just having a normal Thursday.  It’s best wishes to all!

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Next order of business, catching you up on projects.  I have already started with my Christmas Creations for 2019.  Below is a collage of the projects I have already posted to Instagram.  I love Christmas crafts so there are sure to be more projects coming up!

You may have noticed that many of the cards above feature images from my Winter 2019 Digital Stamp release.  It’s 8 new wonderful winter designs by artist Carri Sue!  Her work always delights me and I am so glad to be able to offer her images on my website, Lori’s Cards and Creations.  If you want to create really cute cards for Christmas, these designs are for you!    And…you can also save 30% off digital images, now until 12/5/2019!  Just use the coupon code 8E6N2 at checkout to receive the discount.  Woot Woot!!

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You can find this next project over on the Imagine Crafts Blog.  All the details can be found on the blog post so I hope you will check it out.   Click Here!


Over on Lost Coast Designs Portal to Creativity, the “For the Man” Blog challenge has been going on for the past few weeks.   Click on over to the blog to find the details about the 3 projects below.  You also have the opportunity to link up your own project for a chance to win a prize!

I hope you enjoyed this catch up on projects.  I should have some news on upcoming events soon.   I will leave with one last project featuring the “Snowball” digital image by Carri Sue.

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Happy day!


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Create monochromatic watercolor with Mboss Powder and VersaMagic

Hello all,

Today I am over on the Imagine Crafts Blog with a card that focuses on the use of monochromatic color. It’s a great technique with a lovely outcome; especially when framed with White MBoss Embossing powder. 


Imagine Supplies:

Creative Artist Medium – Clear

StazOn Pigment Ink – Piano Black

Sheer SHIMMER Craft Spray – Sparkle

Fireworks! – Cottage Ivy

VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad

VersaFine Clair – Nocturne, Rain Forest

MBoss Embossing Powder – White

MEMENTO – Northern Pine, Pistachio, London Fog

Other Supplies:

Joy Clair – Hugs and Smiles

Cardstock – white

Kaiser Craft Adhesive Pearls _ Ice Green

More details are available on the Imagine Craft Blog, including a Quick Tips Mixed Media video.

I hope you will go check it out!

Happy Day,




Dew Drop Ornament – Robins Nest

Hello all,
It’s that time of year, time for Christmas crafts!  I love whole crafting process of listening to cheerful holiday music to crafting with others and creating beautiful things.

Over on the Chattering Robins Blog, I have a post detailing my first ornament of the year!  A paper mache ornament painted and then embellished with dew drops.  I love how the Dew Drops really give this project detail and shine!

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The Robin’s Nest materials:
Other Materials:
  • DecoArt Chalky Gesso – White
  • DecoArt DuraClear Varnish – Matte
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylics
  • DecoArt Dazzling Metallics
  • Imagine irRESITible Colored Texture Spray – Wedding Dress
  • Hobby Lobby Snow Flake Felt Ornaments
  • Celebrate It Ribbon
  • Ashland Paper Mache Ornament – Ball
  • Course Glitter
  • Christmas foilage

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I hope this project inspires you in your crafty adventures!
Happy Day,
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For the Guy – Blog Challenge

Hello all,

Today I am over on the Lost Coast Designs Portal to Creativity Blog with a Steampunk themed card complete with a hot air balloon and gears.  Perfect for the guy who loves steampunk.

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Lost Coast Designs:

Other Supplies:

  • Rinea Foil Paper – Gold
  • VersaFine Clair – Nocturne
  • StazOn Pigment Ink, Piano Black
  • Metal gears
  • Vellum
  • White cardstock
  • Corner rounder
  • Imagine Sheer SHIMMER Spray, Gold


1) Create mask of Balloon Guys image, lay over cardstock panel, spray with Gold Shimmer Spray.

2) Use stamping platform to stamp Balloon Guys image over the sprayed area.

3) Trim Balloon Guys panel to size.

4) Trim Foil paper to be slightly larger than balloon guys panel.  Use corner punch to round each corner of both panels.

5) Stamp Gears Background onto card base and add splatters with Shimmer Spray.

6) Stamp “Discover” onto velum.

7) Assemble and adhere onto card base.

8) Adhere metal gears.

So, hop on over to the “For the Men” Challenge Blog post to add your own creation for a chance to win!

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Happy Day,


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Build and Embellish a Poinsettia – The Robin’s Nest

Hello all,

I am over on the Chattering Robins blog today with an awesome technique on how to build and embellish a Poinsettia with a Lori’s Cards & Creations digital downloadGrafix Dura-Lar Clear Film, and The Robin’s Nest Dew Drops and Archival Seeds.

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The Build a Poinsettia digital stamp set used on this card can be found at the Lori’s Cards and Creations website.

Build a Poinsettia set on LC&C template

The Robin’s Nest:

Other products:


Thank you for checking out my blog post today.  If you would like more details about this project, just click on the link below.

Click here to see this card and the Quick Tips Mixed Media Video on the Chattering Robin’s Blog


Happy day!


The Robins Nest design by sq

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