Sunday, January 7, 2018

LID:: January 2018 Release:: Day 1


Today is the first of three days of the Lil' Inker Designs January 2018 Release Showcase... Once again, we have a fabulous hop for you featuring new stamps and dies... it is going to be one fantastic year for LID! If you are following the hop, you should have arrived from the ever so talented Jessica's Blog! (Visit the Lil' Inker Design's Blog for the full link up.)



My first project features the the super elegant Love and Honey Stamp Set and coordinating Love and Honey Hearts Dies. I wanted to showcase how this set can be used outside of Valentine's Day, so I created a wedding or anniversary card! Just think how it can be customized to the color of the recipient's wedding colors!


I started by stamping the large heart image onto a colored card base with coordinating ink, then the large heart/flower image onto white paper and heat embossed with silver. I colored with Zigs and splattered some light paint across the image. I then used the die cuts to cut the image out, adhering it with dimensional adhesive onto the card base. I finished the card with a previously released word die, Doodled Love Word Die.


For this next card, I wanted to showcase a tried and true Valentine's, but a masculine version! You'll see no pink or red on this one either, but the design can be easily changed up to use those colors and it would be so pretty! I die cut a circle out of kraft and back mat out of cardstock. Before adhering them to a white card base, I die cut the gorgeous Love You More Than Words Script Heart Die from the kraft. I covered the circle with a thin layer of Nuvo Pearlescent Mouse, and adhered the die cut back into the kraft circle.

Here's a look at the new release products showcased in my two projects today:



Guess what?! Now through January 31st. there is a fabulous offer! Receive a FREE
Quilted Stitched So Knotty Die with a $75 order!


It is with pleasure that I get to send you to the talented Kimberly Rendino, as the next stop along the hop. I hope you get a chance to visit the Lil' Inker Designs Store now as products are already up at the store!!
Don't forget to leave a unique comment along the each of the stops on the hop! Laura, the amazing owner, has decided to up the ante and graciously giveaway the ENTIRE release to one lucky commenter!

60 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards! I love the floral heart and the colors you used on that card! Lovely!

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  2. Love the floral heart with your own BG, how pretty!

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  3. Both cards are awesome, I especially love the masculine valentines card.

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  4. Beautiful flowers on more beautiful flowers...love this romantic card!

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  5. Masculine valentines are so hard to pull off! I love that you shared an option for this kind of card and that die is perfect to use!! Love love love your teal card. It's simply gorgeous!
    Thank you Karen for all your hard work!
    Laura

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  6. Nice work with the floral heart and background and the masculine Valentine!

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  7. Who doesn't love hearts and flowers?! Your are wonderful and I consider it such a privilege to enter your giveaway. Thank you for sharing and for the opportunity to enter. God bless you. Diana O emichaels12@hotmail.com

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  8. Fabulous. I love the LOVE and HONEY. It's my favorite. [Bunny]

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  9. Loving that heat! Its's done in my favorite color!!

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  10. Such wonderful cards! Thanks for the inspiration!!

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  11. Awesome work with this new release!

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  12. Gorgeous colors and embossing on the first and thanks for sharing a masculine card design.

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  13. Love the heart card, such beautiful colors

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  14. Love the silver and the blue hues and the simplicity of the second card!

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  15. WOW! Do I ever love the colours and design of that first card. And the 2nd one with the neutral colours is so elegant and simple.

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  16. Oh my I *must* have those floral hearts stamps. They are SO beautiful. The colors you used on the card featuring them are some of my very favorites. Breathtaking!

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  17. Both of your cards are beautiful. But the first is completely stunning !
    [margessw(at)icloud(dot)com]

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  18. What a beautiful release! Your cards do out justice!

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  19. Karen I adore this card! So happy to see it on IG today, too!
    =]

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  20. WOW Karen, I am in complete and utter AWE of your wedding/anniversary card. I am in LOVE with that card! (No pun intended however, it does fit here...)
    Your masculine Valentine is fantastic, this is an area that I struggle with, so I am happy to see this, great inspiration.

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  21. Beautiful cards. Love the colors and stamps and dies. This could be used for so many occasions..

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  22. What a beautiful color combo with the blue & green, and I am so in love with the Love & Honey set.

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  23. Second card.....two words.....SUBLIMELY GORGEOUS!!!!!!!

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  24. Your cards are stunning. I just love the color combination of your first card. Thanks for sharing

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  25. Love the color and the background on the first card!

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  26. The colors in the first card are simple AWEmazing
    and so beautiful. The embossing in silver is lovely.
    Great cards!

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  27. Love the blue floral bouquet, so stunning!

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  28. This is one beautiful card Karen!!

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  29. Your first card is absolutely gorgeous!

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  30. Two opposite and equally wonderful cards!

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  31. Both cards are beautiful!! Love the colors in the first one!

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  32. These are great- the blue is lovely and the masculine one is very manly indeed!

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  33. Great cards! Such unique ways to use the new release... love them!

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  34. Wow!!! Awesome and romantic cards! Love them so much!!!

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  35. Love the soft colors on the first card! Wonderful creations!

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  36. I love the colors of your first card. Lovely!

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  37. The first card is so striking. Love the bold color, the stamped background and the beautifully colored blooms. And the second card is perfect for a guy!

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  38. That is such a beautiful blue on the first card, and the colouring is lovely. Thanks for sharing such an elegant masculine card.

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  39. Wow! I love this pretty blue and green color palette! Gorgeous!

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  40. Your floral card is absolutely beautiful! Love the stamped background and coloring of the flowers!

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  41. SQUEAL!! LOVING LOVING LOVING the Looks of the New Release and your AMAZING Inspiration!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and for the chances to WIN!! Have a FABULOUS Release Week!! =)

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  42. Loved your card.. The colours you used are gorgeous especially the background makes it look stunning!

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  43. Absolutely gorgeous cards - I LOVE the colors you chose for the floral heart card - beautiful!

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  44. Love the floral heart colours too as many have said. There's only 1 thing to go with heard and flowers and that's butteries lol. TFS xx

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  45. What gorgeous cards! I love the stamped background of the first one!

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  46. I am swooning over your fabulous Love & Honey card! If that landed in my mailbox I'd probably faint... so lovely!!

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  47. Wonderful cards. Love the colors on the first - So elegant. The second is a perfect masculine card - Those are difficult to do and yours is just perfect!

    Sammibug aka Samantha Houp aka Sammi

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  48. Loving this release! Your cards are beautiful.

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  49. Your cards are so pretty! I really love the pop of color on that first one!

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  50. WOW! Just stunning cards. I love all the new stamps/dies, hearts, XOXO quilt produst are just wonderful.

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