Ho Ho Ho!




Hi everyone! Cathy here with a card using the brand new Balancing Mouse stamp set.
I'd probably lose my mind if I found a mouse playing around on my Christmas decorations, but isn't he the cutest?





I started by inking the background using MFT Cement Gray hybrid ink in the areas where I was going to adhere the die-cut pieces. I then stamped snowflakes from this stamp set in Versamark ink and heat...

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What's better than Caroling? How about Caroling with Furry Friends!!


Hello and Happy Wednesday Crafty Friends!  Tina here from Cards & Coffee Time.  Today for my Project I created 2 furry friendly cards, one with the Carol Kitten Stamp Set and the Carol Puppies Stamp Set:) Both have coordinating dies too:) If you are a Furry Friend Lover there is stamp made just for you this Holiday Season! Time to break out the Christmas Music and Have fun! You can watch the...

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Thank you Fox

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and this week I would like to show you this cute little tag that I created using the new Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set:

 

  • color one of the foxes 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 one of the CUTplorations Stitched Tags from kraft cardstock and create a...                                                                                                              

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Have a Howly-Jowly Christmas!

Hi Everyone! Cathy here with a card using the adorable new Carol Puppies stamp set. This little guy is my favorite as he reminds me of my little French Bulldog.
 
For the background, I double embossed a piece of gray cardstock using Versamark ink on a Cuttlebug embossing folder and then heat embossing with Wow! Iced Silver embossing powder.
 
I cleared off a small area of embossing powder with a...

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Hey Friend

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created another card using the adorable new Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set:

  • color one of the foxes and some mushrooms 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
  • create a background using patterned paper from the Maja Design Walking in the Forest 6x6 paper pad
  • cut out...                                                                                                              

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Guest designer - ANNA, Joy to the World

Hello everyone, 
it's Anna here with a post as a guest designer for Gerda Steiner Designs. I was lucky enough to work with their new CAROL KITTEN stamp set as it is a-b-s-o-l-u-t-e-l-y adorable!
 
The set has 4 cute kitten singing carols. All so funny and big enough to play with shades while coloring. I used one of them for my card, the one I find the cuttest ^_^
 
 
Now, few steps of making. 
          
 
First of all...

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Joy! Joy! Joy!

Hi there! Cathy here with a card using the adorable new Carol Kittens stamp set.
 
I wanted these little kitties wearing my favorite color, 
so I went with a non-traditional color scheme on this one.
I started by die-cutting a piece of watercolor cardstock using a stitched rectangle die from MFT. I stamped and masked the kittens and inked a soft background using Angel Pink Memento ink and a cloud...

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World Space Week Blog Hop

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and today Milka is having her World Space Week Blog Hop and Gerda Steiner Designs is sponsoring this fabulous event.

On my creation I am using the Gerda Steiner Designs Alien Invasion and Blast off stamp sets:

  • create a double slider mechanism using the My Favorite Things Double Slider Loop Slots, the My Favorite Things Stitched Rounded Rectangle STAX, the pull tab from the...

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Happy Fall and Let's eat Cupcake

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created two cards using the Gerda Steiner Designs Happy Fall Printable and the Let's Eat Cupcake Printable which are available in the Gerda Steiner Designs Shop:

  • color the Gerda Steiner Designs Happy Fall Printable with Derwent Inktense Pencils, watered-down Distress Ink (Tumbled Glass, Peeled Paint) and a damp watercolor brush
  • mount the panel onto a piece of kraft...                                                                

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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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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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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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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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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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Turtle(y) Awesome

Hello crafty friends!...Jayne here,

Today, I would like to share 3 cards, made with the new stamp set release "Turtley Great" by Gerda Steiner Designs


1 Turtley Great Day!


A2 landscape, top folding card, Tattered Rose Oxide ink for background, Memory Box Scribble Clouds die, Lawn Fawn Grassy Borders die, Gerda Steiner Turtley Great 4x 6 stamp set, Nuvo drops, Copic markers.


2 Age...


A2 landscape, top...

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Hidden Galaxy Slider

Hi there,

it's Tanja here with another hidden slider card. My son was so excited about the hidden slider mechanism that he wanted to create a Galaxy card using this technique and what better stamp sets for this project than the Gerda Steiner Designs Blast off and Alien Invasion?

  • create a multi-layer Galaxy background using watercolor paper, the Lawn Fawn Puffy Cloud Borders and Kuretake Gansai Tambi...

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Happy Birthday Snail

Hi there,

it's Tanja here. Did you see the lovely new Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great stamp set? I created this hidden slider channel card using the cute little snail from the set:


  • create a hidden slider card using watercolor cardstock, Distress Ink Tumbled Glass and the My Favorite Things Cloud stencil for the background; the Memory Box Modern Landscape die, the Lawn Fawn Grassy Border die, one...

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You're the Best

Hi there,

here is another creation using the adorable Gerda Steiner Designs Cat in bookshelf stamp set and if my son was a cat he would look exactly like this :o)


  • color the images from the Gerda Steiner Designs Cat in bookshelf stamp set with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • as a background I used a leftover piece from an earlier watercolor session cut out with one of the...

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Relax

Hi there,

it's Tanja here again. Did you see the adorable new Gerda Steiner Designs Cat in Bookshelf stamp set? This is my first creation using this set:

  • color some of the images from the Gerda Steiner Designs Cat in Bookshelf set with Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils
  • add woodgrain to the shelf with the help of the Hero Arts Designer Woodgrain stamp and Archival Ink Watering Can
  • cut out a stitched...

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Happy Birthday

Hi there,

it's Tanja here again and I have another creation using the adorable new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set:

  • color the sweet dog from the Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • cut out a stitched panel from Gmund Beer Paper Weizen with the help of one of the Elizabeth Craft Designs Stitched Rectangles
  • cut out a big...

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Happy Birthday

Hi there,

it's Tanja here again and I have another creation using the adorable new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set:

  • color the sweet dog from the Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • cut out a stitched panel from Gmund Beer Paper Weizen with the help of one of the Elizabeth Craft Designs Stitched Rectangles
  • cut out a big...

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Let's meet

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this fun card using the sweet little mouse from the Gerda Steiner Designs Fall Mice stamp set for the Spring and Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop:

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Let's meet

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this fun card using the sweet little mouse from the Gerda Steiner Designs Fall Mice stamp set for the Spring and Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop:

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Have a ball!

Hi there,

it's Tanja her and I would like to show you another creation using the fabulous new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set:

  • color one of the dogs and the ball from the Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • add color to the sentiment strip with Distress Ink Salty Ocean
  • cut out a stitched window from a stitched panel cut...

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Have a ball!

Hi there,

it's Tanja her and I would like to show you another creation using the fabulous new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set:

  • color one of the dogs and the ball from the Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • add color to the sentiment strip with Distress Ink Salty Ocean
  • cut out a stitched window from a stitched panel cut...

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Kinetic Vrooom!!!

 Good Morning,

Its Hazel from Didos Designs here once again with a wee make to share with you all. 

I got the amazing Vrooming By Stamp set to play with. Its a dinky 3 x 4 Set.  Its got a few super sentiments with it. 
I decided to make a kinetic card as I wanted him to be vrooming by on the open road. 

I used distress inks for the background. I masked off areas I wanted in different colours. I then...

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Kinetic Vrooom!!!

 Good Morning,

Its Hazel from Didos Designs here once again with a wee make to share with you all. 

I got the amazing Vrooming By Stamp set to play with. Its a dinky 3 x 4 Set.  Its got a few super sentiments with it. 
I decided to make a kinetic card as I wanted him to be vrooming by on the open road. 

I used distress inks for the background. I masked off areas I wanted in different colours. I then...

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Keep your Head up!

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this cute card using one of the adorable little dogs from the new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set:

  • color the sweet dog and the balloon from the new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds set with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and a damp watercolor brush
  • add extra shading with Derwent Coloursoft Pencils
  • use one of the Lawn Fawn Mini Picture Frames to...

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Keep your Head up!

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this cute card using one of the adorable little dogs from the new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds stamp set:

  • color the sweet dog and the balloon from the new Gerda Steiner Designs Dachshunds set with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and a damp watercolor brush
  • add extra shading with Derwent Coloursoft Pencils
  • use one of the Lawn Fawn Mini Picture Frames to...

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Guinea Pig Tag

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and today I would like to show you another creation using the adorable new Wheek, wheek, wheek ... Guinea Pig stamp set:

  • color one of the sweet little guinea pigs from the Wheek, wheek, wheek ... Guinea Pig stamp set with Derwent Drawing Pencils and Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor Pencils 
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut out a tag from patterned paper from the Maja Design...

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Guinea Pig Tag

Guinea Pig Tag

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and today I would like to show you another creation using the adorable new Wheek, wheek, wheek ... Guinea Pig stamp set:

  • color one of the sweet little guinea pigs from the Wheek, wheek, wheek ... Guinea Pig stamp set with Derwent Drawing Pencils and Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor Pencils 
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut out a tag from patterned paper from the Maja Design...

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Lettuce be Friends forever

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and after showing you creations using the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends set over the last couple of weeks, this post features the adorable new Wheek, wheek, wheek ... Guinea Pigs stamp set:

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Lettuce be Friends forever

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and after showing you creations using the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends set over the last couple of weeks, this post features the adorable new Wheek, wheek, wheek ... Guinea Pigs stamp set:

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I Ruff You...

Hi, Its Hazel from Didos Designs here with a fabby wee peek at the new Dachshund Acrylic Stamp Set. (Coming Very Soon!!) 
How cute is this wee guy!!! There are lots of doggys in the collection and some fabby woofy sentiments as well.

I have used a die cut frame for this card and fussy cut one of the dogs out to be sitting in it.  I added the I Ruff you sentiment to finish the card off.

The store is...

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I Ruff You...

Hi, Its Hazel from Didos Designs here with a fabby wee peek at the new Dachshund Acrylic Stamp Set. (Coming Very Soon!!) 
How cute is this wee guy!!! There are lots of doggys in the collection and some fabby woofy sentiments as well.

I have used a die cut frame for this card and fussy cut one of the dogs out to be sitting in it.  I added the I Ruff you sentiment to finish the card off.

The store is...

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Easter Blessings

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and this is another Easter Card using one of the adorable images from the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends stamp set:

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Easter Blessings

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and this is another Easter Card using one of the adorable images from the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends stamp set:

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Wheek Wheek Wheek,

Hi, Its Hazel from Didos Designs here with a card Ive made using the super cute Wheek Wheek Wheek Guinea Pig Stamp set. 

For this card I randomly stamped the lettuce and cucumber on a piece of card and coloured them with promarkers.  Next I fussy cut the wee Guinea Pig out and colored him in with promarkers as well.  Finally matted the card up and added the sentiment to the top. 

Thanks for dropping...

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Wheek Wheek Wheek,

Hi, Its Hazel from Didos Designs here with a card Ive made using the super cute Wheek Wheek Wheek Guinea Pig Stamp set. 

For this card I randomly stamped the lettuce and cucumber on a piece of card and coloured them with promarkers.  Next I fussy cut the wee Guinea Pig out and colored him in with promarkers as well.  Finally matted the card up and added the sentiment to the top. 

Thanks for dropping...

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Have an egg-stra special Day

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and here is another Easter Creation using the wonderful new Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends stamp set:


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Have an egg-stra special Day

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and here is another Easter Creation using the wonderful new Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends stamp set:


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Peeking Easter Friends...

 Hi Everyone,

Its Hazel from Didos Designs here today with a  couple of creations made using the super cute Peeking Easter Friends Stamp Set.
For my top card I used a pretty die for the card back and the Bunny from the set. I watercoloured him so he was in delicate colours. I them added one of the sentiments to finish the creation off. 

For the second card I used the peeking chick and coloured him in...

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Peeking Easter Friends...

 Hi Everyone,

Its Hazel from Didos Designs here today with a  couple of creations made using the super cute Peeking Easter Friends Stamp Set.
For my top card I used a pretty die for the card back and the Bunny from the set. I watercoloured him so he was in delicate colours. I them added one of the sentiments to finish the creation off. 

For the second card I used the peeking chick and coloured him in...

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Peeking Easter Friends

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and Gerda Steiner Designs has released this wonderful new Easter set called Peeking Easter Friends:

  • color the image from the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends set with Derwent Drawing Pencils
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut out two egg shapes with the help of one of the Taylored Expressions Egg Stacklets - one from Neenah Desert Storm kraft cardstock and...

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Peeking Easter Friends

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and Gerda Steiner Designs has released this wonderful new Easter set called Peeking Easter Friends:

  • color the image from the Gerda Steiner Designs Peeking Easter Friends set with Derwent Drawing Pencils
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut out two egg shapes with the help of one of the Taylored Expressions Egg Stacklets - one from Neenah Desert Storm kraft cardstock and...

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Welcome little Koala

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this sweet Welcome Baby card using the Gerda Steiner Designs You're Koalified set:

  • stamp the koala on the tree branch and the little koala on her back from the Gerda Steiner Designs You're Koalified set with Memento Tuxedo Black - use the Masking Technique
  • color the images with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • create a...

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Welcome little Koala

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this sweet Welcome Baby card using the Gerda Steiner Designs You're Koalified set:

  • stamp the koala on the tree branch and the little koala on her back from the Gerda Steiner Designs You're Koalified set with Memento Tuxedo Black - use the Masking Technique
  • color the images with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • create a...

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Peeking Easter Friends - Shaker Card | Jeannie Lieu (InsideoutJeans)

Hello everyone! Today I'm sharing my card using the newly released Peeking Easter Friends. Does this set not scream spring time!? Did you pick up this set for Easter? 

When I saw this stamp set, it reminded me of one of my favorite GSD sets, Hoppiness. Unlike the Hoppiness set (where there's a fence), I needed to create something for the animals to be peeking from so I came up with a border of...

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Peeking Easter Friends - Shaker Card | Jeannie Lieu (InsideoutJeans)

Hello everyone! Today I'm sharing my card using the newly released Peeking Easter Friends. Does this set not scream spring time!? Did you pick up this set for Easter? 

When I saw this stamp set, it reminded me of one of my favorite GSD sets, Hoppiness. Unlike the Hoppiness set (where there's a fence), I needed to create something for the animals to be peeking from so I came up with a border of...

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DT project- New Release Peeking Easter Friends

Hello everyone, Jayne here from Daisy Jayne's Designs. Today I would like to share with you two cards featuring the new Gerda Steiner stamp set 'Peeking Easter Friends'.

Card #1 Egg-stra Special Day





  • The bunny has been stamped in Momento Tuxedo Black Ink and coloured with Copic markers. I then fussy cut him/her out and ran a black marker around the edge.
  • I stamped and masked the eggs to create an egg...

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