Sweet Little Owl

Hello crafty friends!

I hope your week is going well so far.

I'm popping in today to share a card with you using another adorable owl from the 'owl rather be with you' stamp set.



I decided to do something different and colour this sweet little owl in pink! I coloured her in using Copic markers and I made her extra girly by adding some long lashes with a black gel pen. I used the same pen to darken...

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Smile....!!

Hey everyone... 

It's DT member Ashlee here today and I have a couple cards to share with you 
all using one of the new stamp sets from Gerda called "Upside down flamingo"...

I think he is so cheeky and adorable... 
certainly going to put a smile on the recipients face when they open it I'm sure!! 


I created the fun cloudy sky with a stencil and distress oxide inks, 
then sprayed it with a bit of water...

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Whooooo....is awesome?!

Hey friends! It's Keeway from Kiwi Koncepts and I am thrilled to be here as a guest designer for today! I created a card featuring the Owl Rather Be With You set that was part of the latest release in August. Seriously, how cute are these owls?!


I stamped the images in a dark brown hybrid ink and colored them up with copic markers. Then, I fussy cut the images. Next, I blended a soft background...

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A Boo For You!

Hi! My name is Rebekah Weckerly and this is my first post as a member of the Gerda Steiner Designs Design Team! I am over the moon to join this fabulous team and work with such fun and adorable products AND to share my work you YOU!

I have a tunnel card for you today made with the A Boo For You Stamp Set.




This card may look like a simple design from the outside but there is a bit of a surprise on...

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Guest Design - Hey friend ! by Australe Créations

Hello everyone! 


It's Céline from Australe Créations, How are you today ?

I'm back today for a card made with the Foxes stamp set :


I love it ♥


I chose the seated fox colored with Copic markers ans a touch of gel pen on the nose.



Some tree trunks, some leaves, hand-stitched border in gold, sentiment from the stamp set.





Thanks so much for stopping by today, I hope you like it !

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Wild foxy birthday with Kaja

Hi there,
It's Kaja from Kajcyika crafts and today I will show you my first card as a GSD design team member! 

Take a look at the card:
I made a cute fall card that is perfect for these days! I started by ink blending and I used three colors of Distress ink - Forest moss, Peeled paint and Crushed olive. I went from darkest at the bottom towards the lightest at the top.

To make the background more...

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Whoooo ... is Awesome?!

Hi everyone! Hope you're having a fabulous week so far. Have you seen all the new sets in the Gerda Steiner shop? Everything has been amazing!

One of the cutest sets ever might just have to be the Owl Rather Be With You set, what do you think?

I really wanted to feature just one of the owls in a one-layer, clean and simple card. I also wanted to set a nighttime scene. I started off by masked off a...

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I ruff you - Larissa


Goodmorning, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious  and today I am posting a new card on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. Today I made a tiny card. About a year ago I bought some little envelopes in other than normal sizes and this card has the perfect size for one of the envelopes. The front of the card is 7 by 14 cm.


On my card from today I have used an image from the stampset Dachshunds from...

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Friends make the World magical

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and this week I would like to show you another card that I created with one of the new Gerda Steiner Designs stamp sets. I created this nighttime scene using the owl from the Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set:

  • color the cute little owl on the branch from the Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set with Faber-Castell Albrecht-Dürer pencils and a damp watercolor brush
  • add highlights...

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Whooo is Awesome?? - You are!!


Hello and Happy Monday Crafty Friends!  Tina here, I am so very excited to be part of the Gerda Steiner Design Team! Today for my project I am sharing a card I made with the Brand New "Owl Rather Be With You" stamp set:)  I love the playful & adorable owls in this set along with fun versatile sentiments.  I fussy cut my images but there are coordinating dies, check them out here. I finished the...

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Oh Manatee...Or Maybe Coffee?


Hi Everyone! It's Cathy here with a card using the 
 playful Oh Manatee stamp set. These guys have so much personality. 
Who doesn't love a big huggable manatee?!





I created a little habitat for him by die-cutting the background pieces and airbrushing a blue-green gradient with Copics. The Avery Elle waves die that I've used here is quite intricate, so it's easier to ink or airbrush the cardstock...

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Guest Design - C'est l'automne by Australe Créations

Hello everyone! 


It's Céline from Australe Créations, I hope you are well !

I'm back today for a card made with the Foxes stamp set :



She is so cute ♥


I fell in love with the beautiful crown of leaves so I decided to emboss her and colored with my Zig clean color brush markers.



Hand-stitched border, sentiment in French means "it's autum".



Thanks so much for stopping by today, I hope you like it !

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You're how old? - Owl card

Hello friends!

This is my first post as an official Design Team member. I'm thrilled and honoured to be part of the team! :)

Today I have a card to share with you using the new 'Owl rather be with you' stamp set.



I couldn't resist using the little cutie with crossed arms and a sarcastic expression!

First, I stamped the owl and the branch onto Neenah 80lb smooth card and coloured them using copic...

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Whoo is Grumpy...



Hi Everyone! It's Cathy here with my first design team post for Gerda Steiner Designs.
I'm really excited and honored to be a part of this team!

For my card today, I've used the brand new and super cute Owl Rather Be With You stamp set.

When I saw this set, I just fell in love with the grumpy owl. Isn't he awesome?



I sponged the dusk sky behind him with Distress Inks in Chipped Sapphire, Seedless...

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Upside Down Flamingo

Hi there! It's Jeannie and I'm so happy to be back to share a card as an official Design Team member.

Gerda Steiner Designs recently released a handful of new stamp sets and they are all adorable! Today, I'm focusing one of the smaller sets, Upside Down Flamingo. This set comes with one large flamingo and two large sentiments. I think it's such a cute image... it's so silly and I love it!

When I...

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Whoo gives a hoot about age? - Happy birthday - Larissa


Goodmorning, today I am posting a new card on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. This time I made a birthday card for someone who will be celebrating her 50th birthday soon. I forgot to take a picture of the inside of the card. On the inside I stamped the sentiment Happy birthday. I used 5 different stampsets to make this card. The owl and branch are from the set Owl rather be with you from...

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Fox and Wreath

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and this is another creation using one of the new Gerda Steiner Designs stamp sets. This time I used the Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set to create this Shaker Tag:

  • color one of the foxes and the wreath from the Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set with Faber-Castell Albrecht-Dürer pencils and a damp watercolor brush
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut out a round tag from...

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GUEST DESIGN - FOXES BY ANA A

Hello crafty friends!



I am back today with my second guest design post and cannot be more excited and honored! In today's post I am using the most adorable Foxes stamp set from the new arrivals collection.


I've created a lot of projects with this stamp set and today I am sharing 2 that were my favorite :)








For the first card I created ink blended background with the bed of leaves on the bottom. 

The...

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Guest Design - Back to school by Australe Créations

Hello everyone! 


It's Céline from Australe Créations, I'm  so happy to find you !

I'm back with a another card made with the On the bookshelf stamp set :



                                                                                                          
     

So cute ♥

I chose the little cat with glasses that I colored with Copic markers.



Paper with pencils for background, notebook border, some...

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Turtley Awesome!

Hello!  It's Lisa Lahiff here again, and I am so very honored to be Guest Designing here with Gerda Steiner Designs!  I can never tell you enough just how much I LOVE the adorable critter stamps that can be found in the store, and the one I'm working with today (Turtley Great) is no different!


To create this card I started by stamping my turtle and sentiment with Versafine ink onto watercolor...

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Inspirational Foxes!...

Hello everyone, DT member Jayne here, dropping by with a FOXY post featuring the new "Foxes" stamp set.

When I saw the acorn wreath, I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it...


The cute little fox and wreath were coloured with Copic markers, cut out and popped up on to foam tape for added dimension. The background was ink blended with Tumbled Glass Oxide ink and splattered with Gold Acrylic paint....

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My friend....!!

Hey Gerda fans, Its Ashlee here.... 

Today I am popping in to share with you a card I made using the gorgeous 
"Valentine penguins" stamp set...
(co-ordinating dies also available)

I had a seen a fun technique done recently using adhesive covered in sequins for a fun background and I thought it would be perfect to pop behind the penguin flying with his balloon so I had to give it a go....!! 


This...

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So excited about our new Design Team!!!

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I miss you - Larissa


Goodmorning, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today I am posting a new card on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. This time I made a card with the new cute stampset Owl rather be with you from Gerda Steiner designs.


I stamped an owl and the branch and then I coloured them with my Polychromos pencils and the black glaze pen. I have fussy cut both images. I have cut 3 circle frames from white...

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Happy Birthday Owl

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I would like to show you some projects using the adorable new Gerda Steiner Designs stamp sets over the next couple of weeks. This first card uses one of the owls from the Gerda Steiner Designs Owl rather be with you set:

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Summer piggy shaker....!!

Hi everyone...

Ashlee here with a card to share with you all using the 
super fun set "Pool piggies"...
(It has the co-ordinating dies too which you can find here)

I wanted to create a shaker card for this piggy to look like he is floating 
in his pool on his floaty in the beautiful blue water! 


I thought it would be fun to create a front panel using lots of floaty rings 
and the balls out of the stamp...

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Guest Design - Enjoy your day by Australe Créations

Hello everyone! 


It's Céline from Australe Créations, I hope you're well !

I'm back today with a card made with the On the bookshelf stamp set :



                                                                                                          
     

I love, they are so cute these little cats ♥

I assembled different papers and put in color the little cats with Copic markers.



Sewing border,...

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Happy birthday turtles....!!

Hi everyone.... 
It's Ashlee here and I am super excited to be posting for my first time as a 
member of the Gerda Steiner Design team. 

I have a card to share with you using the fabulous stamp set "Turtley great"...
(there is also co-ordinating dies available for this set) 

As soon as I seen these turtles I loved them, they are just the cutest 
and I couldn't wait to colour them up!! 
(All the images I...

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Guest Design - Upside Down Falmingo by Ana A

Hello crafty friends! 






I am so excited and honored to be guest designing today for Gerda Steiner Designs!

For today's project I am sharing two cards using new adorable and so funny Upside Down Flamingo set from the newest Gerda Steiner Designs release.

This silly bird made me smile so wide and as soon as I saw the image I had many ideas for funny cards, tags and other project!




For my first card I set...

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Gerda Steiner designs - My first memory dex card with Turtly great


Goodmorning, today I am posting a new project on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. This time I have made a card for my Memory dex. At the moment these are a big hype in the Netherlands and since I thought it would be fun to make cards for the Memory dex I also purchased one. I think it is a nice way to try new techniques, but it is also perfect for making little scenes like I did today.


On my...

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Update about the Design Team Call

Update about the Design Team Call

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Guest Design - Turtley Awesome by Australe Créations

Hello everyone! 


It's Céline from Australe Créations, I'm  so happy to find you, how are you today ?

I'm back with a new card made with the Turtley Gret stamp set :
                                                                                                          

    

I love it ! ♥

I assembled the turtle and snail stamps that I colored with Copic markers.


I made a watercolor background with...

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Flamingo!

Hey there! Today, I'm sharing a card using a new set in the Gerda Steiner Designs store, Upside Down Flamingo. This is a smaller set, but it has one large image and two large sentiments. 

This flamingo is so silly and it's peeking between the legs. I wanted to do something simple with this card since it's a large image. 

I colored the flamingo in typical pink and yellow colors. I wanted to play off...

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Turtley Great Time...

 Hi Everyone,

Its Hazel from Didos Designs back once again using the super sweet Turtley Great Stamp set for a couple of creations. 

I love this set. (But then I love all the sets that Gerda Designs!!! ) How cute is the turtle and his friends.

My first creation is a cute wee shadow box.

For my second creation I had a play with alternative colours for a turtle. So hes a bright rainbow guy.
Thats the...

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Go wild! - Larissa


Goodmorning! Today it is my turn again to post a new card on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. This time I have made a large birthday card and I used 3 stampset from Gerda Steiner on it.


From the set Go wild from Gerda Steiner designs I have used the images of the giraffe, elephant and the vulture. I used all animals from the stampset Party animals from Gerda Steiner designs. They are the lion,...

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Night time Scene with Foxes - InsideoutJeans

Hi there!

Gerda Steiner Designs is releasing two new stamp sets on August 16 (three days!) and I wanted to share a sneak peek of a project using the set. The set is super adorable and even though its name is Foxes, it has an adorable owl in it.

I definitely wanted to use the owl so I decided to to create a nighttime scene. I used black cardstock and used bright distress oxide inks. As an finishing...

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Guest Design - Turtley Great by Australe Créations

Hello everyone! 


It's Céline from Australe Créations, I'm  so happy to find you today ! I hope you have a nice summer ! Here in France it is really beautiful.



I'm here today to present you a card made with the adorable Turtley Gret stamp set :
                                                                                                          

    

Is it not beautiful ?!! ♥

I chose the smiling...

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Design Team Call!

Design Team Call!

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Turtley Great Day

Hello crafty friends!!!  It's Lisa Lahiff here today, and I'm so excited to be back on the Gerda Steiner Designs blog sharing a sweet shaker card with all of you that uses the Turtley Great Stamp Set.  I know you have all been introduced to these adorable new guys, and now it's my turn to show you just how fun this set can be...



To create this card I started by diecutting and adding the shaker...

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Coffeesaurus - Rawr means Let's have coffee! - Larissa


Goodmorning, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today I am posting a new card on my own blog and on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. This time I have made a card with the stamp Coffeesaurus from Gerda Steiner designs.


I have coloured the coffeesaurus with my Polychromos pencilsand then I have fussy cut the image. On a piece of white cardstock I doodled some lines with a black pen. I used...

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Turtley Great - InsideoutJeans

Hi there! Jeannie back again with another card using the Turtley Great stamp set. There's so many things that you can do with this set. The last two cards I created focused mainly on the turtles. For this card, I wanted to include the present and the slug for a cute birthday card. 


I really love the baby turtle who is just following the really happy slug, who's slowly heading to the present. I...

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Alien invasion - Larissa


Goodmorning, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today I am posting a new card on my own blog and on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. This time I made a card with the stampset Alien invasion from Gerda Steiner designs.


I have stamped all the images and coloured them with my Polychromos pencilsand the black glaze pen. I masked the ufo and that way I could stamp the alien inside it. I have fussy...

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Turtles Buddy...

 Hi Everyone,  

Its Hazel from Didos Designs here today to share a wee bit of inspiration with you all using the Turtley Great Stamp Set.  

I fell in love with the little snail in the set so had to play with him before I played with the turtles. 
For my first creation I have made an circle easel card. I used some dies I had in my crafty stash and also the I Heart You from the Oh Manatee Set. I...

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Happy Birthday Turtle Family

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and today I would like to show you another creation using the new Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great stamp set:

  • color three of the turtles from the Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great set with Ecoline Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • cut out a stitched panel from watercolor paper and create a rainbow background using a stamp from the Flora & Fauna Texture Two set and...

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Turtley Great in Black & White

Hello everyone! I'm back to share another card using Turtley Great stamp set. I can't get myself past the typical colors for turtles so I'm back with another green tint card.

To create my background, I decided I wanted to use some alcohol inks to create a pretty subtle background using greens and one yellow ink. I wanted something soft so the turtles will stand out. As with all alcohol ink...

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Turtley Great Birthday Wishes- Guest Designer Kimberly

Hi Everyone!
Kimberly from Kimberly's Crafty Spot.
Today I am sharing another fun Birthday card as a 
Gerda Steiner Designs Guest Designer.
I am using the Turtley Great! stamp set.

(This blog post contains affiliate links. Compensated affiliate links used when possible at no extra cost to you.
 I just receive a small portion of the sales through your purchase. So Thank You!!)

Thank you so much for...

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Turtley Awesome- Guest Designer Kimberly

Hi Everyone! 
Kimberly from Kimberly's Crafty Spot.
Today I am sharing a card using the new Turtley Great! stamp set.

(This blog post contains affiliate links. Compensated affiliate links used when possible at no extra cost to you.
 I just receive a small portion of the sales through your purchase. So Thank You!!)

How cute are these turtles? 
They are just perfect for some masculine/boy cards which I am...

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Turtly great - Birthday tag - Larissa


Goodmorning, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today I am posting a new project on the Gerda Steiner designs blog. This time I made a large birthday tag.


I have used 2 stampsets on this tag. The cute turtles, present and cupcake are from the stampset Turtly great from Gerda Steiner designs. The balloons and flowers are from the set Happy hoppy from Gerda Steiner designs. I have coloured all...

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Enjoy your Day

Hi there,

I would like to show you another creation using the fabulous new Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great stamp set:

  • color the largest turtle from the Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great set with Prismacolor Pencils
  • cover the shell with Nuvo Crystal Glaze for extra shine and dimension
  • set the turtle aside to dry
  • create a background on watercolor paper - stamp the three balloons from the Gerda...

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Turtley Great!

Hi there! Jeannie here, back to share a card I created using the Turtley Great stamp set. It's such a super cute set. I love the variety of turtles in this set.  

For today's card, I decide to mimic the turtle shell in the background to create a simple card. I used a hexagon stencil, and used distress inks to create the look near the bottom right of the card panel. 


Because I didn't want to mask off...

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