Roll me in Glitter

After a very rough week and illness we shared liked M&M’s in my house, nothing makes me happier than making a card. And my subject? Our trusty sassy unicorn!

This stamp is available at The Rabbit Hole Designs and at Simon Says Stamp.

Here is what I did:
1. I have had this fabulous glitter cardstock for years and decided today was the day to use it. I die cut a circle off center from the left corner.
2. Add silver vellum in the open circle spot.
3. Stamp, cut and color the unicorn.
4. I used my Brother Scan N Cut to cut the unicorn and the word unicorn.
5. This is a top folding card, 4.25 x 5.5.

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I hope you can make this easy card that will make a friend’s day brighter!

Unicorn kisses,
Charmaine
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Unity Stamp Company is having a sale!!!!

Do you know that Unity Stamp Company is a small US business located in Minnesota? Do you know that they create the most beautiful stamps and manufacturer them right here stateside? https://www.unitystampco.com

Here a few of my samples I designed for them.

Also, their fan page is such a FAB place! You will learn so much from other everyday people that also want to make the world a nicer place. Check them out on Facebook Unity Show and Tell.

Brand new. Just released.

Support local companies, especially for this buying season coming up!

Thanks,

Charmaine

Dashing through the NO

Good morning my Caffeinated critters! I like to make extravagant cards that take hours but decided that I need a quick card with a punch! Well, here he is in all his Christmas glory!

This caffeinated reindeer stamp and metal die are available at the Rabbit Hole Design and Simon Says Stamp stores.

Here is what I did:
1. I stamped a few reindeer on Neenah 110 lbs card stock and fed it through my Brother Scan N Cut. I used Gina K Amalgam ink (Copic friendly). There is also a die available for this stamp.

2. I used Copics to color this reindeer. Use a white Gelly pen for highlights and candy canes.

3. Using a 4 x 5 1/4 white card stock piece, I stamped the “dashing through the no” multiple times, 1/4 apart, with my Misti. I like using VersaFine Claire ink for sentiments! There are two green card varieties.

4. Stamp the sentiment and cut with a metal die. To add some shine to the card, also cut a red piece from red mirror card stock. Assemble with double sided tape.

5. Attach a matching green card stock to the stamped base’s back. This should be about an 1/8th bigger than the stamped base.

6. This is a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 top folding card. Attach the sentiment with double sided tape and the reindeer with dimensional foam tape.
7. For the inside, cut a piece of 60 or 80 lbs colored paper, 4 1/8 x 10 1/2. Fold at center, stamp sentiment and adhere with double sided tape.

8. Match your envelope and you’re done! I made 4 cards under two hours.

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I hope you will give this a try! Clean and simple for the win!

Reindeer kisses,
Charmaine
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Howl you doin, Therm-o-Web?

Morning Rabbit Hole fans!
We are collaborating with Therm-o-Web this week and sharing how we incorporate crafty items into our own designs using The Rabbit Hole Designs stamps. I hope you are able to fit these ideas into your own creations! There are also some prizes to win!!!

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Using our favorite boxer for this project available at Simon Says Stamp and at The Rabbit Hole Designs stores.

These are clear designer toner sheets. You get 4x A2 sheets in each pack and can be cut accordingly. This is similar to acetate, but already with an image printed on.

To color the toner sheet, choose a Deco foil transfer sheet color that will match your project. I used Emerald watercolor today. Links are on the images.

Here is how I made this Boxer shake:
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**Switch on your laminator!***
1. Stamp, cut and color Boxer. I used Copics to color.
2. Stamp and cut the sentiment.
3. Use a frame die to make the actual shaker part.

4. Cut the clear designer sheet to 4 x 5.25. You can also use a stitched die.
5. Cut a piece of transfer sheet big enough to cover the clear designer sheet.
6. Following the instructions on the packaging, feed the sheet and toner sheet through a hot laminator. The “black” picks up the green and all the shine!
7. Adhere the frame to the designer sheet on top.
8. Apply foam tape underneath the sheet and frame. The frame hides the foam tape.
9. This is a top folding 4.25 x 5.5 card. Place sequins/shakers on top of the card and finish the shaker.
10. Apply the dog and sentiment, and you are done in 10 steps!

Hope you liked my card and all the elements I used from Therm-O-Web. These Clear Designer Toner Sheets are amazing and very easy to work with. I hope you will give it a try!

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Leafy kisses!
Charmaine 
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Therm O Web Collaboration: Fall is in the Air

Morning Friends! 

This week we are teaming up with Therm O Web to showcase you some old and new products that we use in our products. 

I am an Autumn baby so these gold Deco Foil and leafy designer toner sheets just spoke to me! I will link all my products used in the post.

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Using my favorite Love you more stamp, I decided that they need a Fall background. This stamp set is available at the Rabbit Hole Design store and at the Simon Says Stamp store

Deco Foil Clear Toner Sheets - Endless Leaves picture
Deco Foil Transfer Sheets - Copper picture
Love You More Clear Stamp 4x6

Here is what I did:
** Switch on your laminator***
1. Stamp, cut and color the lovely couple. I used Copics.
2. Cut a heart out of Tonic Metal Sheets/Aluminium Foil sheets, Copper Kettle
3. Stamp the sentiment on yellowish paper, used  My Creative Time’s sentiment strip for the stitched die
4. For the “Fall”, I used Pinkfresh’s Adore Alpha Die Set and craft foam. Cut another set out of yellow cardstock and another out of gold/ mirror card stock. 
5. Glue the foam and cardstock with liquid adhesive. I used Gina K connect glue

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6. Now for the fun background: This clear Deco Foil Designer Toner Sheet, Endless Leaves, is GORGEOUS.
7. Pair it with ICraft Deco Foil Copper Cabre transfer sheet and run it through the laminator.(Follow the directions of the packaging). 
The Rabbit Hole has transfer sheets in stock as well. Click here.
8. Cut the leafy background down to your card size (4.25 x 5.5)
9. Adhere the leafy background to the card using Therm O Web tape runner. This will not show through the clear sheet. Amazing right???
10. Adhere all the elements onto the card and as a final touch, use the gold “shadow outline” from letters and adhere to the word Fall. 
11. I used dimensional tape to adhere the sentiment

Hope you liked my card and all the elements I used from Therm O Web. These Clear designer Toner Sheets are amazing and very easy to work with. I hope you will give it a try!

Leafy kisses!

Charmaine 
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Release day 3: Hoo needs Caffeine?

I like coffee. I also like gin and tonic. Social etiquette says I have to choose one depending on the time of day. Does it matter that I was born on a different continent with a 7 hours time difference? These are the questions that I ponder…….

Bringing us back to coffee…LOOK AT THIS OWL!!! Oh my goodness, isn’t this the cutest thing? This little fluffy thing is available now!

Caffeinated: Owl Clear Stamp 3x4

This Caffeinated Owl is available at the Rabbit Hole Designs store
and at Simon Says Stamp.

Circles & Stars - 6x6 Stencil
Find this Circles and Stars stencil at either store as well.
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To celebrate day 3 of inspiration The Rabbit Hole Designs is giving away the 3 stamp sets promoted on 10-02-19, to One lucky winner. Winner will be chosen at random from the comments left on participating blogs, so make sure to visit each stop and leave a comment. Leave comments by 11:59 pm PST 10-09-19 on all participating blogs. Winner will be announced on The Rabbit Hole Designs blog 10-04-2019

Here is what I did:

  1. This is a top folding 4.25 x 5.5 card
  2. Cut another 4.25 x 5.5 white heavy card stock. This is what you will be working with.
  3. Stamp the owl a little cockeyed off the page with Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
  4. Color the owl with Copics. I used W1, W3 and W5 markers
  5. Make a mask using masking paper and fussy cut
  6. Mask the owl and then use Distress Oxides (Chipped Sapphire, Black Soot and Seedless Preserves)
  7. Use the Circles and Stars stencil and Hero Arts Unicorn White ink
  8. Remove the mask and touch up the edges on the owl (if needed)
  9. The tree branches are from MFT, use a white gelly pen to mimic the stars reflection
  10. Stamp the sentiment and die cut with a SSS banner die
  11. Adhere to card base with simple double sided tape

The lineup is as follows for all 3 days:
Shanna Slater
Niccole Kulig
Amanda Stevens
Amanda Wilcox
Lisa Golzbein
Charmaine Canham <—— You are here!!
Echo Noble
Katie Brooks

Every order placed will be eligible for a 10% discount. Discount Code TRHD2019 this code will only be accepted until Friday 10-04-2019 12:01 am PST. There are no exclusions on this code it is applicable to your whole order.
Please Note: There will not be free shipping available during the time this discount code is in effect. Not applicable to previous orders. May be used more than once. Does not apply to shipping and tax.

For more inspiration, updates, and news make sure to check out these places.
The Rabbit Hole Designs
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Hoot-Hoot!
Charmaine

Release Day 2: Mornings are for the Dogs

What do you get when you have a house full of kids and not enough coffee? A DISASTER! This brand new Boxer completely understands my pain as I am looking at his scowl! And by the looks of it, his whole village of “dads” are all commiserating their unfortunate situation!!

This amazing stamp is available at the Rabbit Hole Designs store and at Simon Says Stamp!

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To celebrate day 2 of inspiration The Rabbit Hole Designs is giving away the 3 stamp set’s promoted on 10-01-19, to One lucky winner. Winner will be chosen at random from the comments left on participating blogs, so make sure to visit each stop and leave a comment. Leave comments by 11:59 pm PST 10-09-19 on all participating blogs. Winner will be announced on The Rabbit Hole Designs blog 10-04-2019

This card was super simple to make. I tried to mask it off and was quite successful until I messed up the background. So plan B, cut and paste! Here is what I did:

  1. Top folding card, 4.25 x 5.5 from Neenah 110 lbs Classic Crest card stock
  2. Use a separate 4.25 x 5.5 piece of white card stock and emboss it with a Sunny Studios starburst embossing folder
  3. Use Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide and apply generously over the embossed image
  4. Use a finger dobber to apply Gold Nuvo Mousse over the sunrays. Let this dry
  5. Stamp 5 Boxers with Gina K Amalgam Jet Black ink. This ink is safe for Copic use.
  6. Either fussy cut or use a Scan N Cut to cut out these 5 pups.
  7. Color them with different colors and think of how you want to place them so that two of the same pants/gown/coffee cup colors aren’t next to each other. This will be visually more interesting
  8. Ground the pups by placing some green “grass” on the bottom. You can use a border die to make it look like grass
  9. Use dimensional double sided tape to adhere the three dogs in the front and regular double sided tape for the ones in the background
  10. For the sentiment, I used Versafine Clair ink and a banner die. Attach with dimensional foam

Every order placed will be eligible for a 10% discount. Discount Code TRHD2019 this code will only be accepted until Friday 10-04-2019 12:01 am PST. There are no exclusions on this code it is applicable to your whole order.
Please Note: There will not be free shipping available during the time this discount code is in effect. Not applicable to previous orders. May be used more than once. Does not apply to shipping and tax.

Here is the lineup for our RELEASE HOP:
Shanna Slater
Niccole Kulig
Amanda Stevens
Amanda Wilcox
Lisa Golzbein
Charmaine Canham <—— You are here!!
Echo Noble
Katie Brooks

For more inspiration, updates, and news make sure to check out these places.
The Rabbit Hole Designs
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The Rabbit Hole Designs Facebook Page
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A tired mother,
Charmaine

Release day 1:You are Brewtiful

I was born and raised Dutch influenced by the English. So my tea is hot, with milk and sugar. Mmm, the most delicious, soothing beverage suitable for any time of the day! The Rabbit Hole Designs team is kicking off our new release with this Steeped in Happiness stamp set that just makes me want to turn on the kettle!

Steeped in Happiness: Clear Stamp Set 4x6

This stamp set is available in the Rabbit Hole Designs store and at Simon Says Stamp!

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Every order placed will be eligible for a 10% discount. Discount Code TRHD2019 this code will only be accepted until Friday 10-04-2019 12:01 am PST. There are no exclusions on this code it is applicable to your whole order.
Please Note: There will not be free shipping available during the time this discount code is in effect. Not applicable to previous orders. May be used more than once. Does not apply to shipping and tax.

Here is how I made this fun shaker:
1. Top folding card from Neenah White Card stock 110 lbs
2. Glue a nice patterned paper onto the card
3. Die cut two pieces of white card stock smaller than the actual card. One is for the stamped image and the other is to complete the “sandwich” to keep the glitter in
4. Stamp the stamp with Gina K Amalgam Jet Black ink
5. Using a craft knife, carefully cut out the centers of the cups and the pot
6. I used Copics to color my image. Make sure to color the insides where you cut out the centers

7. Place acetate big enough to cover the cut out areas on the back and adhere with double sided tape
8. Use dimensional tape and make small pockets for each cup for the glitter to stay in. So for each cup, make sure the tape is closed off.
9. I used Michaels Chunky Glitter for the inside
10. Sandwich/glue the two white card stock pieces. The shaker is now complete
11. Stamp the sentiment with Versafine Claire. I used the Scan N Cut to cut out the Brewtiful image. Used dimensional tape to adhere it to the edge of the card

Giveaways: To celebrate day 1 inspiration The Rabbit Hole Designs is giving away the stamp set Steeped in Happiness to One lucky winner. Winner will be chosen at random from the comments left on participating blogs, so make sure to visit each stop and leave a comment. Leave comments by 11:59 pm PST 10-09-19 on all participating blogs. Winner will be announced on The Rabbit Hole Designs blog 10-04-2019

The lineup is as follows for all 3 days:
Shanna Slater
Niccole Kulig
Amanda Stevens
Amanda Wilcox
Lisa Golzbein
Charmaine Canham <—— You are here!!
Echo Noble
Katie Brooks

For more inspiration, updates, and news make sure to check out these places.
The Rabbit Hole Designs
The Rabbit Hole Designs Instagram
The Rabbit Hole Designs Facebook Page
The Rabbit Hole Designs Pinterest
The Rabbit Hole Designs YouTube

I hope you enjoyed my take on this stamp and make sure to follow along the hop to win some cool stamps!!

Pinky fingers up!
Charmaine
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