IMAGINE Crafts and Magenta Blog Hop Day 4

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Welcome to a week of fantastic collaboration between IMAGINE Crafts and Magenta Rubber Stamps! Both companies are excited to share with you their products, from the latest inks from IMAGINE Crafts to the newest Fall and Holiday stamp releases from Magenta.  And of course our artists are here to inspire and share their techniques with you!

Prizes galore for participating in the Blog Hop this week!

We’ll be giving three prize packages which will include IMAGINE Crafts irRESISTible Texture Spray, irRESISTible Pico Embellisher, Delicata Shimmery Silver and Golden Glitz AND some of the newest releases from Magenta. Each day will we feature projects created by both company’s design teams – simply visit their blogs and leave a comment on each post by midnight PST September 21st.  We ‘ll randomly select three different blogs from the seven days, then randomly draw one commenter from each blog as the winner.

Here’s today’s featured projects from IMAGINE Crafts:

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Tina McDonald

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John Creighton Petersen

 

And more inspiration from the Magenta Design Team:

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Bianca van Noort

 

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Cassandra DeGrace

 

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Ellie Knol

 

Blog Hop Hint – if you click on a link that takes you to a page saying something like, “Sorry this page cannot be found,” just click on the header at the top of the blog (usually a picture, or the blog’s name), and it will take you to that blog’s most recent post. That post *should* be our hop. If not, you can probably scroll down a short way to find the hop post.

IMAGINE Crafts and Magenta Blog Hop Day 3

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Welcome to a week of fantastic collaboration between IMAGINE Crafts and Magenta Rubber Stamps! Both companies are excited to share with you their products, from the latest inks from IMAGINE Crafts to the newest Fall and Holiday stamp releases from Magenta.  And of course our artists are here to inspire and share their techniques with you!

Prizes galore for participating in the Blog Hop this week!

We’ll be giving three prize packages which will include IMAGINE Crafts irRESISTible Texture Spray, irRESISTible Pico Embellisher, Delicata Shimmery Silver and Golden Glitz AND some of the newest releases from Magenta. Each day will we feature projects created by both company’s design teams – simply visit their blogs and leave a comment on each post by midnight PST September 21st.  We ‘ll randomly select three different blogs from the seven days, then randomly draw one commenter from each blog as the winner.

Here’s today’s featured projects from IMAGINE Crafts:

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Cathy Andronicou

 

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Maureen Cronin

 

And more inspiration from the Magenta Design Team:

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Dianne Johnson

 

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Manon Couture

 

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Jolande van Oosterhout

 

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Mariëtte van Leeuwen

 

Blog Hop Hint – if you click on a link that takes you to a page saying something like, “Sorry this page cannot be found,” just click on the header at the top of the blog (usually a picture, or the blog’s name), and it will take you to that blog’s most recent post. That post *should* be our hop. If not, you can probably scroll down a short way to find the hop post.

IMAGINE Crafts and Magenta Blog Hop Day 2

Magenta_badge

Welcome to a week of fantastic collaboration between IMAGINE Crafts and Magenta Rubber Stamps! Both companies are excited to share with you their products, from the latest inks from IMAGINE Crafts to the newest Fall and Holiday stamp releases from Magenta.  And of course our artists are here to inspire and share their techniques with you!

Prizes galore for participating in the Blog Hop this week!

We’ll be giving three prize packages which will include IMAGINE Crafts irRESISTible Texture Spray, irRESISTible Pico Embellisher, Delicata Shimmery Silver and Golden Glitz AND some of the newest releases from Magenta. Each day will we feature projects created by both company’s design teams – simply visit their blogs and leave a comment on each post by midnight PST September 21st.  We ‘ll randomly select three different blogs from the seven days, then randomly draw one commenter from each blog as the winner.

Here’s today’s featured projects from IMAGINE Crafts:

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Linda Lucas

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Isha Gupta

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Debbie Gaetz

 

And more inspiration from the Magenta Design Team:

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Helène Métivier

 

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Cassandra DeGrace

 

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Edith Racine

 

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Ellie Knol

 

Blog Hop Hint – if you click on a link that takes you to a page saying something like, “Sorry this page cannot be found,” just click on the header at the top of the blog (usually a picture, or the blog’s name), and it will take you to that blog’s most recent post. That post *should* be our hop. If not, you can probably scroll down a short way to find the hop post.

IMAGINE Crafts and Magenta Blog Hop Day 1

Magenta_badge

Welcome to a week of fantastic collaboration between IMAGINE Crafts and Magenta Rubber Stamps! Both companies are excited to share with you their products, from the latest inks from IMAGINE Crafts to the newest Fall and Holiday stamp releases from Magenta.  And of course our artists are here to inspire and share their techniques with you!

Prizes galore for participating in the Blog Hop this week!

We’ll be giving three prize packages which will include IMAGINE Crafts irRESISTible Texture Spray, irRESISTible Pico Embellisher, Delicata Shimmery Silver and Golden Glitz AND some of the newest releases from Magenta. Each day will we feature projects created by both company’s design teams – simply visit their blogs and leave a comment on each post by midnight PST September 21st.  We ‘ll randomly select three different blogs from the seven days, then randomly draw one commenter from each blog as the winner.

Here’s today’s featured projects from IMAGINE Crafts:

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Kazuko Kocho

 

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Sylvia Blum

 

And more inspiration from the Magenta Design Team:

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Agnieszka Bellaidea

 

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Dianne Johnson

 

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Josée Gingras

 

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Bianca van Noort

 

Blog Hop Hint – if you click on a link that takes you to a page saying something like, “Sorry this page cannot be found,” just click on the header at the top of the blog (usually a picture, or the blog’s name), and it will take you to that blog’s most recent post. That post *should* be our hop. If not, you can probably scroll down a short way to find the hop post.

Puttin’ on the Spritz

By Penny

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Supplies:

  • IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko: irRESISTible Texture Spray: Lady Bug, Cottage Ivy; irRESISTible Pico Embellisher Wedding Dress, Craft Mat
  • Simon Says Stamp: Merry Christmas die
  • Lawn Fawn: Christmas Twine
  • Craftwell: Ebosser
  • Life Style Crafts: QuickStik
  • Miscellaneous: white cardstock, dimensional foam adhesive, adhesive

Directions:

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1. Cut/score white cardstock to create finished card base to measure 4¼˝ x 5½˝.

2. Die cut “Merry Christmas” greeting from white cardstock.

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3. Cut a piece of white cardstock to 4¼˝ x 5½˝.

4. Mask off center and spritz with irRESISTible Lady Bug; allow to dry completely.

5. Next mask off the outer edges and spritz with irRESISTible Cottage Ivy and let dry.

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6. On the Craft Mat, make tiny dots using irRESISTible Pico in Wedding Dress and allow to dry completely. I make quite a few on the edge of my mat so I have some ready for other projects.

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7. Wrap card front with twine and tie into bow.

8. Adhere die cut card piece to the textured layering piece with foam adhesive.

9. Insert tiny pieces of greeting back into place using a QuickStik and adhesive.

10. Embellish card front using Pico Wedding Dress to create dimensional dots as desired.

11. Adhere panel to the card base.

I Believe in You

by Taylor

Supplies:

  • IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko: Memento: Teal Zeal, Pear Tart, Rose Bud; Sheer Shimmer Spritz: Gold, Sparkle; Fireworks!: Dandelion, Pear Tart, Rose Bud, Summer Sky; irRESISTible Texture Spray: Pear Tart, Rose Bud; GooseBumps Shimmer Texture Spray; InkBlushers, Walnut Ink: Eucalyptus, Walnut; Walnut Ink Crystals
  • Crafter’s Companion: Butterflies die
  • Spectrum Noir: Ultra Smooth white cardstock
  • Simon Says Stamp: More Sketchy Banner Greetings (clear stamp set), Sketch Banner Dies
  • Stampendous: Gilded Mica Fragments
  • Dreamweaver Stencils: Metallic Gold Embossing Paste, LX7027 Quatrefoil stencil
  • Miscellaneous: Core’dinations cardstock, Bazzill cardstock page from vintage book

Directions:

1. Place stencil onto book page. Sponge ink randomly to create a colorful pattern with Memento Rose Bud, New Sprout and Teal Zeal applied with an InkBlusher.

2. Spritz image with Sheer Shimmer Spritz Gold and Walnut Inks (Willow and Walnut colors).

3. Sprinkle Walnut Crystals on top of page before sprays have dried completely – this will cause the Walnut Ink Crystals to dissolve.

4. Spread a thin layer of gold embossing paste over the whole page; allow to dry completely.

5. Die cut butterfly and spray with multiple colors of Fireworks! and Sheer Shimmer Spritz Sparkle.

6. Die cut sentiment and stamp with Memento Rose Bud and Teal Zeal.

7. Lightly mist sentiment  with Walnut ink (not pictured).

8. Cut cardstock panels and spray with Walnut Ink and irRESISTible Pear Tart and Rose Bud.

9. Sprinkle Gilded Mica Fragments onto the panels while still wet.

10. Overspray with Goosebumps Shimmer – the GooseBumps will act as an adhesive to hold down the mica.

11. Repeat the process on the book page.

12. Allow all pieces to dry and assemble card.

 

You’re Special

By Sylvia

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Supplies:

  • Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko: Memento: Summer Sky, Pear Tart, Tangelo, Rich Cocoa; Craft Mat
  • Paper Smooches: “Streamers” die set (banner),”Sentiment Sampler” stamp set (sentiment), “Reflection” stamp set (images)
  • Spellbinders: Grand Calibur die cutting machine
  • We R Memory Keepers: Corner Chomper corner rounder
  • Kaisercraft: blue rhinestones
  • Others: white cardstock, dimensional foam adhesive

 

Directions:

1. Make 4¼˝ x 5½˝ top folded card from white cardstock and round lower right corner.

2. Cut a 2¼˝x 5½˝ panel from white cardstock.

3. Stamp large branch three times onto the panel with Memento Rich Cocoa.

4. Stamp smaller branch four times onto the panel with Memento Pear Tart.

5. Stamp bold circles three times onto the panel with Memento Tangelo.

6. Stamp smaller circle clusters randomly into the white spaces with Memento Summer Sky.

7. Stamp sentiment with Memento Tangelo onto scrap piece of white cardstock and die cut into banner shape.

8. Adhere panel and banner to card front using foam tape.

9. Embellish with rhinestones.