Tuesday, July 21, 2015

LID:: July 2015 Release:: Day 1


It's the first day of the Lil' Inker Designs July Release and I'm positive you will love it! As usual, we have a fabulous hop for you featuring innovative stamps and dies! You should have arrived from Chrissy Larson's Blog!

I have two projects to show you today! My first card features the new Cover Up Die: Stitched Woodgrain (which I helped design!!) as well as the Snailed It! Dies and Snailed It! Stamp Set. So cute together but could be used separately too! I started by embossing a pink cardstock background panel with the Stitched Woodgrain (see the awesome heart in the middle and bottom corner?? Love!). I then cut a series of dots with the largest rectangle from Dual Dotted Rectangle Dies (released last month) for the snail to rest on. The next step was to die cut a snail and then I inked the entire panel and adhered it to my cardstock base. I finished the card with a sentiment from Snailed It! then was stamped in a die from Speech Bubbles 2 Die Set. I completed the look by stamping a cute smile for the snail from the Piece of Me Stamp Set (perfect size for this snail!) and added a paper flower shell.


My next card features the coordinating Snailed It! Dies and Snailed It! Stamps as well as the Wrapper's Delight: Sunburst wrap around die released last month.This card was so quick and easy to put together! So cute.


Your next stop is Lisa Henke!

Don't forget to comment along the hops, as there are three $15 gift certificates up for grabs to the Lil' Inker Designs Store!

41 comments:

  1. Your snails are adorable. Cute cards, Karen!

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  2. YOU have SNAILED IT Karen!!!
    Your snails are ADORABLE and your cards SUPER CUTE :)
    THANK YOU for sharing your FUN & CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!

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  3. okay, LOVE your girlie snail...sooooo SWEET!
    Hope all is fabulous♡

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  4. I just love that stitched woodgrain effect! Great new die! Your card is just beautiful!

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  5. Those snails are ADORABLE!!!!!!!

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  6. Hi Karen! Love your cards today, especially the first one with the snail and the flower and the pink woodgrain background! The belated birthday sentiment is perfect!

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  7. A flower shell-house for the snail is such a cute idea. Fun cards!

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  8. The more I see the snails - especially the way you've showcased them - the more I *need* them! Sheer delights!
    ~c

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  9. I luv the flowers for the shell- so cute! And a great idea :)

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  10. so much inspiration-all due to a snail!

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  11. so much inspiration-all due to a snail!

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  12. Great cards. Love the wood grain die.

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  13. I love the wood grain papers - will be easy to make my own wood grain now.
    the sun rays card is great too.
    thanks for sharing.

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  14. Wow, that stitched woodgrain cover plate is really cool! Beautiful cards!

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  15. adorable snail image and love how you made the flower his shell on the first card.

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  16. Love the backgrounds you used on both cards!

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  17. I've been waiting to see the wood grain coverup- thanks for your ideas using it!

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  18. Cute cards and I
    love the paper
    flower shell!
    Great design.
    Carla from Utah

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  19. I like the little floral accent on your snail!

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  20. Okay, okay you are right I need those snails. :)

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  21. I love that you used a flower for the snails' shell. So cute.

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  22. Love how you used the snails and flowers! so adorable!

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  23. Adore your little pink card. and the radiating snail is genius!

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  24. Absolutely adorable! Who would have thought snails could be so cute? Love your delightful cards!

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  25. Cute snail cards. Love the stitched wood grain and the flower shell.

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  26. How cute is that with the flower on the snail! Great idea!
    Creative regards from stempelfrida
    http://stempelfrida.blogspot.de

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  27. Cute cards! Love the snails! :)

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  28. They're both terrific, but I'm definitely gonna CASE that flower on the snail!! FAB!

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  29. I adore the snail's floral shell. Well done!

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  30. Cute snails! And I love the woodgrain background die.

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  31. ACK!!!!!! I love love love the card where you used the negative cut of the snail!!! It's soooooooooooooo cute!!!!! Love them BOTH but this really stood out because it was a totally different use of this die. Brilliant!!!
    Love! Thank you, Karen!
    Laura

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