Winter Release Previews - Day 3

November 20, 2019











Hello!  I am so excited because this is the week that I can show you what we have coming out this Thursday, November 21st!  We have 6 new stamp sets and 6 new die sets!  Our designer blog hop is tomorrow and it is full of amazing inspiration using each of these sets and a prize!!  If you are just joining us this week you may want to start back on Day 1 of our previews, here.  

Check out the previews for today! They are AMAZING!  

I will have a video showing all of these in more detail tomorrow. Until then enjoy the last of our peeks!

4" x 6"Cupid Clear Stamps - Retail $15

Cupid Die Set - Retail $17



3" x 4"Peek-A-Boo Balloon Clear Stamps - Retail $8

Peek-A-Boo Balloon Die Set - Retail $14.50



Cloud Mat Die Set - Retail $26




Thanks for stopping by to take a peek and for all of your kind words this week. We are thrilled that you are liking what you see! Be sure to stop back tomorrow to see our designer blog hop which is full of inspiration using all of these sets!  Have a great day!

Winter Release Previews - Day 2

November 19, 2019









Hello!  I am so excited because this is the week that I can show you what we have coming out this Thursday, November 21st!  We have 6 new stamp sets and 6 new die sets!  Our designer blog hop is this Thursday and it is full of amazing inspiration using each of these sets and a prize!!  If you are just joining us this week you may want to start back on Day 1 of our previews, here.  Be sure to check back each day this week so you don't miss a thing.

Check out the previews for today! They are AMAZING!  

I will have a video showing all of these in more detail on Thursday. Until then enjoy the peeks!



4" x 6"Thanks Thanks Clear Stamps - Retail $15




3" x 4"Shark Hugs Clear Stamps - Retail $8

Shark Hugs Die Set - Retail $14



Thanks for stopping by to take a peek and for all of your kind notes and comments!  We are thrilled you are excited about this release! Be sure to check out the last of our amazing release previews tomorrow! Have a great day!

Winter Release Previews - Day 1

November 18, 2019









Hello!  I am so excited because this is the week that I can show you what we have coming out this Thursday, November 21st!  We have 6 new stamp sets and 6 new die sets!  Our designer blog hop is this Thursday and it is full of amazing inspiration using each of these sets and a prize!!  If you are just joining us this week you may want to start back on Day 1 of our previews, here.  Be sure to check back each day this week so you don't miss a thing.

Check out the previews for today! They are AMAZING!  


I will have a video showing all of these in more detail on Thursday. Until then enjoy the peeks!



4" x 6"Hooray Clear Stamps - Retail $15






3" x 4"Wheelie Great Clear Stamps - Retail $8

Wheelie Great Die Set - Retail $14.50





Party Tags Die Set - Retail $14.50





Thanks for stopping by to take a peek. Be sure to check out more amazing release previews tomorrow! Have a great day!

Polar Playtime Week - Day 5

November 15, 2019




 Hi Everyone!

Ashley here today! I'm sharing a card featuring Polar Playtime. 


This card is a was so much fun to created. I started by stamping, die cutting and coloring several images from Polar Playtime and Cocoa Stand. Next, I cut a snow hill and blended the background. Then I added all of the images to the scene. 


I love how easy and fun it is to build a cute scene with these stamps!

Thanks for stopping by!

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Polar Playtime Week - Day 4

November 14, 2019




Hello Avery Elle friends,

Katie here with a card featuring the cute Arctic friends from the Polar Playtime stamp set and coordinating Elle-ments dies.

I paired the Polar animals with the Grand Photo Mat die to create a little wintery scene. I stamped the animals onto white card stock, colored the images with Copic Markers and die cut the images using the coordinating Polar Playtime Elle-ments dies.


Next, I die cut the Drand Photo Mat Elle-ments die from white card stock. I die cut the snow drift portion of the die from glitter card stock. To add some detail to the photo frame, I stamped the little bonus images on the mat using Antique Linen Distress Ink. 


I blended a panel of watercolor card stock with two shades of Distress Ink (Lucky Clover and Peacock Feathers), spattered the panel with white ink, and positioned it behind the photo mat.  I love how the spatters look like stars in a sky illuminated by the Northern Lights. I added the glittery snow drifts and attached the animals to the panel with foam tape. Finally I curved one of the sentiments from the Snow Fun stamp set and stamped it onto the dotted banner. I adhered the completed panel to an A2 note card.

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Thanks for stopping by!
Katie

Polar Playtime Week - Day 3

November 13, 2019




It's Yainea here today sharing a card made with the Polar Playtime stamps + coordinating dies. Christmas is just around the corner and these cuties are perfect to create a ton of different cards to cheer up your family and friends. And talking about making a ton of cards, I just love the Avery Elle Holiday ephemera pack. It's so easy to create amazing looking cards in no time! One of my favorite pieces is the snow globe and it's the perfect match to this pair of penguins :)


To create my card I stamped, colored and die cut the penguins using my alcohol markers. I picked some elements from the Holiday ephemera pack to easily create the rest of the card. I just needed to add a little bow! Oh! The background paper is not from the Holiday collection but from the Create Magic card kit. I wanted a soft palette and that mauve background with starts was the perfect addition!


I hope you like my project nad I hope I inspired you to go to the craft room and have some fun! Thank you so much for your visit, have a nice day!

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Polar Playtime Week - Day 2

November 12, 2019




Hello!  Amy here today with a CAS winter card.  Often creating a "scene" card seems overwhelming, right?  I wanted to share how I brought the "clean" and "simple" to this card.  

Polar Playtime


To create the "clean" part of the card is simply the background........keep the white space!  I did this but added color with a simple die, Snow Scene Elle-ments.  Several colors of blue Distress Oxide inks were blended onto a panel of Bristol Smooth Cardstock and then die cut.  Once cut, the panel was spritzed with Clear Shimmer Spray and Crystal Stickles were added to the snow that stayed in place during die cutting.

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For the "simple", I knew I wanted to use this ONE image from Polar Playtime......the critters sledding.  I thought about what these critters would be doing and voila a simple panel cut at an angle becomes the slope.  Add a bit of fine glitter to the edge with a Zig 2-way glue pen......perfect snow.  

The angled panel was added with foam adhesive over the Snow Scene background.  To finish, the sledding critters (colored with Copic markers) were added with foam adhesive and the sentiment was stamped out behind as if skidding down the hill.  Once done, a few white pigment ink details were added to the critters.

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Polar Playtime Week - Day 1

November 11, 2019



Hello, it's Nicky back with you today with another card for the holiday season.  This card features Polar Playtime, together with the Wonky Scalloped Frames Die and Wonky 3D Bow and the sentiment is from Snow Fun.



To start with, I had lots of fun ink blending the background, I used Picked Raspberry, Aged Mahogany and Black Soot Distress Inks to achieve this look.  I then loosened up some white acrylic paint with a splash of water and splattered until my heart was content, setting it to one side to fully dry afterwards.

I die cut the white scalloped frames and backed them with foam tape and I also stamped the penguins from Polar Playtime onto Bristol Smooth using black ink and watercolour painted them using Kuretake Zigs in Green, Oatmeal, Light Pink, Bright Yellow, Orange, Natural Gray and Wine Red.  I die cut the images, backed them with foam tape and then adhered both frames and penguins to the background.



I die cut and constructed the bow from the Wonky 3D Bow die using some matte gold cardstock in my collection.  I adhered it into position and then used a double layer of foam tape discretely inside each loop so that the card could be mailed and the bow wouldn't be crushed.  Note .... I didn't remove the protective cover to the top layer of foam.  The bow was adhered into position.



Lastly, I stamped the sentiment from Snow Fun using Versamark Ink and heat embossed in gold.  I backed it with yet more foam tape and applied.  I felt the warm gold touches in this card worked well with the rich colour of the background.

Finally I dotted in some gold gel pen dots into the background and highlighted points on the penguins with a white gel pen.

Hope you like the card, thanks for coming by to read.

Nicky x

Products Used:-

Wonky 3D Bow die
Wonky Scalloped Frames Die
Snow Fun
Polar Playtime
Polar Playtime Die



9th Annual 25 Days of Christmas Tags

November 9, 2019




Welcome to the 9th Annual 25 Days of Christmas Tags hosted by our friend Tracey McNeely!  Avery Elle is happy to be today's sponsor.  Be sure to check out Tracey's blog at inmycreativeopinion.blogspot.ca for all of the details on the sponsors and how to win prizes during this event!  It is jam packed with inspiration and giveaways!


I created a tag for today.  I can't wait to tie this onto a pretty package next month!





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Thanks for stopping by to take a peek. Have a great day!

Cocoa Stand Week - Day 5

November 8, 2019




Hi Everyone! Ashley here sharing the fun Cocoa Stand stamp set. I made a shaker tag that can also be used on a card. Let's take a look...


To create my shaker tag I started by stamping several images from Cocoa Stand. I die cut and colored them and assembled them together. Next, I die cut two more stands and adhered them behind the colored one. Then, I added strips of foam adhesive around the edges of the opening. Finally, I added sequins, beads and backed it with the Snow Scene die cut. I added a piece of white card stock behind the Snow Scene to finish it off so that the sequins wouldn't fall through the holes. This makes such  a cute tag OR ...



...a card! To finish this tag in to a card I added a sentiment and a strip of patterned paper to the side and mounted it all on a card base. 

What option do you like best? Tag or card?!

Thanks for stopping by!

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Cocoa Stand Week - Day 4

November 7, 2019




Hey everyone! It's Heather Campbell here.

I'm super excited to be sharing today's project using the new Cocoa Stand stamp set.

To create my card, I stamped and die cut the images from Cocoa Stand stamp set. I colored them all in and got them ready to put on my card.  I mounted a piece of Holiday patterned paper on a card front, added a white piece of cardstock to appear as snowy ground and then mounted everything with dimensional foam. 

Easy peasy and oh so cute! 

Thanks for stopping by and sharing part of your day with me! 
XOXO,
Heather 

Cocoa Stand Week - Day 3

November 6, 2019




Hello Avery Elle friends,

Katie here with a card featuring the darling Cocoa Stand clear stamps. This set is so cute and perfect for the holiday season. I love that it comes with an adorable bear or you can mix and match this set with the other critters in the Peek-A-Boo sets!

 I stamped and colored the images using Copic markers. Since I was using a lot of images to create my tree farm scene, I used the same red and green blending trio throughout the stamped elements to create some visual consistency.  Next I die cut the stamped images using the coordinating Cocoa Stand Elle-ments dies.


The background of the card was created by layering die cuts using the Classic Flags Elle-ments die set along with the Snow Scene Elle-ments die. I arranged all the images onto the background and adhered them using a tape runner. I attached the completed panel to an A2 notecard that I covered with a piece of red diagonal patterned paper from the Holiday Collection Paper Pad.

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That's all for me today, but you are in for a treat. We have another round of Cocoa Stand inspiration courtesy of the talented Amy Kolling!

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Hello!  Amy here with a card using a holiday addition to the Peek-A-Boo series........Cocoa Stand.  There are so many adorable images to make your own cocoa stand, sled rental stand, or tree farm stand!

My card was started with a piece of snowfall paper from The Holiday Collection 6x6 Paper Pad.  A white frame using the Plus Frame Elle-ments was added with foam adhesive.  



All the images were Copic colored and die cut using the coordinating Cocoa Stand Elle-ments.  To make the scene stand out, all the images were added with foam adhesive.  Finally, white pigment pen was used to give those finishing details.



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Cocoa Stand Week - Day 2

November 5, 2019




Hi there! Elena here, with a closer look at a set from our newest release, Cocoa Stand.


I adore this cocoa stand! I opted to bring in a snowman from Snow Fun to do the serving. I just love his gigantic hat (and head, I guess!) The bird from Snow Fun looks so cute perched atop the cocoa stand too.

Cocoa Stand features so many cute images for scene-building. I layered in the little sled, a gift, a few trees, and of course, a nice big mug of hot chocolate. I also added a swag of greenery to dress up the front of the stand.


Behind the hot chocolate stand, I added a snowy circle by way of the Holiday Ephemera pack. I snipped off the snow globe's bottom and slipped it behind the stand.

I hope you like it! Thanks for stopping by!

♥.

Cocoa Stand Week - Day 1

November 4, 2019




Hi!  Nicky back with you today and I have a fun new card for the holiday season featuring Cocoa Stand and I've also used Dotted Borders for the two snow drifts.



I love to make backgrounds, especially snowy ones and for this one I ink blended with Distress Inks in Peacock Feathers, Chipped Sapphire and a little Black Soot.  I then splattered it up with white acrylic paint that I loosened up with a drop of water.



I die cut two snow drifts using the Dotted Borders die.  I adhered one directly and the other was backed with foam tape and added.  I stamped 'season's greetings' from the set onto a strip of cardstock and applied it with foam tape.  The entire panel was adhered to a sturdy 110lb white cardstock base and set to one side.



On Bristol Smooth cardstock the images from Cocoa Stand were stamped then watercolour painted  using Kuretake Zigs in Wine Red, Persian Green, Oatmeal, Cool Gray 1, Light Pink and finally a Tombow ABT in shade 761.  Points were highlighted with a white gel pen and images were die cut, backed with foam tape and applied to the scene.

Glitter was added to the hanging star, the snow on the stand and the string lights and I adhered little wood stars into sky to keep the look sweetly rustic.

What's not to love about Cocoa Stand I ask you?

See you next time!

Nicky x

Products Used:-

Cocoa Stand
Cocoa Stand Die
Dotted Borders


Over to Caryn ...

I just LOVE Heather's Peek-a-Boo designs and the Cocoa Stand set may be my favourite so far!  That cute polar bear just makes me melt!
I started with a white card base and blended some Tumbled Glass distress ink to give a hint of snowy sky and splattered some white paint over it so add some subtle snowfall.
I stamped the images I wanted for my card in New Moon dye ink and then coloured them with Copics before die-cutting.


I assembled my scene using foam tape and Avery Elle liquid adhesive and then finished off with some glossy accents on the bows and fairy lights and some distress glitter on the snow.


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Snow Fun Week - Day 5

November 1, 2019




Today I'm sharing Snow Fun! Let's take a peek..


I stamped, die cut and colored three snow people from Snow Fun.  Next I used the ephemera for the background, frame and Merry Christmas sentiment. I cut a snow drift from card stock, stamped the sentiment and assembled the card. 


Thanks for stopping by!
-Ashley

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