Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Inspiration Wednesday!

Happy Wednesday! Echo here sharing some inspiration I found from this beautiful picture!

 I just got the new distress oxide inks in the mail. 
So it was a perfect match to create something beautiful!

I made a tutorial video on how this was done! 
I used the HollyHocks stamp from the Donna Downey line 
and the sentiment came from the Imperfection is Beauty
also from the Donna Downey line.

Here is a closer look at the card.

Hope you have a fabulous rest of your week! 
Beauty is created with kindness. Create something beautiful! 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

It really is all about the moments!!

Hello Peeps!!
I hope you are all doing well!
Welcome to Design Team Tuesday!
It's Noelle posting today and I am so excited!
I adore Dr. Suess, he seems to have been very smart right?  Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.  Don't you love that so much?
Today is all about the moments for me!
Ang inspired me for some mixed media this morning!
I just grabbed this canvas.  I got 4 of them for $4.99 at Ross which is a store like a TJ Maxx, Marshalls or Home Goods.  
I slapped some acrylic paint onto the canvas, then I added some more white to lighten it up and painted over a Tim Holtz stencil then I stamped on the butterflies from Keep Going Anyway.  I did put an old wooden stamp under the canvas to get something firm to stamp on.  I didn't think that would work on the edge so I stamped the sentiment on paper and adhered it with Modge Podge.   
Strength grows in the moments when you think you can't go on but you keep going anyway.   
How beautiful is this card Amanda made?   My goodness I love it so much!!  I love that she stamped the Donna Poppy in the bottom corner like that!
I also love the sentiment she used.  Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.
Have you been shopping yet?  There is an excellent sale going on.  Do you need something that isn't on sale? No worries, almost  the whole store is on sale and it magically shows up in your cart at 45% off!!!
Thank you so much for stopping by today!
Today, I hope you enjoy your moments!

Monday, March 27, 2017

KOTM Monday with Angeline

Happy Monday! :)
Angeline here to share with you a card I made using the KOM 03/17 "Pretty Darn Amazing".

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I absolutely LOVE this whole little garden inside a mug. Just genius drawing! :)
I painted the image using my Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors. Then I die cut the card with the beautiful Kat Scrappiness Stitched Fancy Scallop Rectangle die.
Finally, I added the Nuvo Jewel drops in Orange Marmalade. This is my absolute favorite scrappy supply right now! Just gives the card an extra boost.

Unity Stamp: KOTM Monday with Angeline #unitystampco #scrappyscrappy #kom #kitofthemonth #congratulationscard #card #cardmaking #papercraft #scrapbook #craft #watercolor #katscrappiness #gansaitambi #nuvodrops

And here's a look at the beautiful KOM --- do grab it before time runs out!

This kit will not be found in stores! It is a special kit offered for the Kit of the Month Membership Program. All stamps are deeply etched, red rubber, mounted on cling foam and are perfectly pre-cut! The overall size of the kit is an 8.5″ x 11″ sheet of rubber.

For only $37/month, sign up HERE.

Now, have a darn amazing week and scrappy on! :)

Sunday, March 26, 2017

SOTW - Sun Happy

Happy Sunday!
It's Kary with a new Stamp of the Week - Sun Happy.
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This is a cool text block which makes it so easy to fill up the card.  SOTW is a weekly membership subscription with benefits.  You can read all about it here.
Here are the samples :
I was thinking summer and pineapples :) lols...
and here is another sample, a cool card by Donna
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Thanks for coming by. Have a wonderful day!!


Friday, March 24, 2017

SOTW Reminder 3-24-2017

Calling all Unity peeps!  This is your official reminder to start your SOTW subscription NOW to begin with this adorable little image.  This one and so many more delivered right to your mail box each and every week.  Just click on the bold link above to get all the details.

Bonus!  I have a couple of samples to share with you.  First from my design team mate Kary.
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And then one from me.
So go grab yours now and have a fabulous weekend.
AND if shopping is your plans this weekend...just click THIS LINK for some awesome deals.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Inspiration Wednesday with Camille

My project for today was inspired by a few sets of distress crayons I found on sale the other day. They’ve been out for a while and I’ve been a bit reluctant to try them as they reminded me of another supply I already have a ton of in my craft room. Well, after getting them, I couldn’t wait to try them with Unity’s SMAK Kit from February 2017.

Before I knew it, my afternoon flew by. These crayons were easy to use, not very messy if you didn’t want to get messy, have a pen-grip style, glide on easily, and were very effective using water through stencils. When I first saw them, I thought they would be a lot like gelatos, which I have a ton of, and well, I didn’t want to add more to what I already had. Because of their pen-grip style, control, and distress colors, I think I like them better than gelatos.

What do you think about using distress crayons? Know of any easy techniques I could try? Please share with me. I'd love to know.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

DT Tuesday

HI there! Happy Tuesday!  Maria here with DT Tuesday!

Recently I got the new Distress Oxide ink pads and had to start playing with them.  On this card I used the kit "You Make You" Oxide inks on text paper and stamped the bird using Oxides.

Here are a few cards using Oxide Inks that I found on the Unity Show & Tell page:

Lagene Sands used Distress Oxides here in her background which is stunning

Mindy Cox beautifully used oxides on this card

Here is a great quote I found:

Monday, March 20, 2017

KOTM Monday

 Hey everyone!!
It's Stephanie Muzzulin here with you today to share a KOTM project with you!!
I just love this kit as always so many great images with some amazing sentiments!!

I just did some light watercoloring with my distress markers really simple card today and I just added some twine and enamel dots to finish off my card and that is it!!!

You can check out this month's KOTM here you still have time to get this one!!

Sunday, March 19, 2017

SOTW - Tiered Birthday!

Hello there Unity Friends!  Karen here sharing some
Unity inspiration with you featuring this week's newest Stamp of the Week!  

This is such a fun, fun, fun set!  You'll be able to
use this set to make projects for any age.
I love all the flavors...makes me want to have a slice of yummy cake!!


For all the details on how to sign up for this weekly subscription, 
just click on the photo image below!

Have a fun and relaxing day!!

Hugs & Smiles,

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Stamping Saturday SMAK Style!

Good morning! 
Happy stamping Saturday with me Echo.

I am swooning over this SMAK kit. So many beautiful images! 

My project today was a window card. I thought it would fun to make a card with this kit! The window opens up and has a message inside, okay maybe two. I just couldn't decide so I used 3 out of the 4 sentiments that come in this kit. 

Here is the inside when you open the card up.

A closer look. The background hearts came from November 2014 SMAK kit.

Also check out this month's Layers of Life kit.
That butterfly is amazing!

Happy Saturday stamping....SMAK style! Have a great weekend! 

Friday, March 17, 2017

Stamp of the Week Reminder - Too Much, Too Often Daisies

It's Kary with a little reminder that the Stamp of the Week - Too Much, Too Often Daisies is ending soon.  If you love this sweet stamp, please click on the link above and subscribe to this fab weekly subscription.
Here are two cards I've made using this stamp.
Have a great day and a lovely weekend!


Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Inspiration Wednesday with Angeline

Happy Wednesday :)
Angeline here to share with you a card-in-the-making I made, inspired by this photo (found here)

I've always imagined being in a sunflower field -- how beautiful it is going to be with all the sunflowers surrounding me. And this stamp by Phyllis Harris "Earth laugh in flowers" is just perfect!

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I stamped the image onto some watercolor paper using some brown ink, then colored it in using my Prima Pastel Dreams watercolors for that soft look. 

Do you enjoy painting with watercolors?

I like this quote I found:

Have an awesome week ahead and "clean out" a corner of your mind :) Creativity is waiting for you.

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