Tuesday, March 13, 2018

LID:: March 2018 Release:: Day 2


Today is the second of three days of the Lil' Inker Designs March 2018 Release Showcase... Once again, we have a fabulous hop for you featuring new stamps and dies... all perfect for your Easter and Spring crafting, and even beyond! 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.)



I've got my FAVORITE projects to showcase today from this release, although each and every product from this release is amazing! I really enjoy how Laura from Lil' Inker Designs really thinks about how well every item in the release coordinates together, but also can be used separately. I was so inspired by these March products, it was hard to put them down!

I created the above project with the new So Prickly Cacti Dies, that coordinate with the previously released So Prickly Stamp Set. What I love about the dies, though, is that they can be used completely separately, as I have done here! I die cut some of the pots and cacti from white cardstock and colored them with distress oxide inks. I adhered them to a white cardstock panel that was also treated with some distress oxide inks, and then added a simple sentiment die cut from the new Bouquet of Roses Die Set.


This next card pairs the Bouquet of Roses Die Set with the Bouquet of Roses Stamp Set. I started by stamping the beautiful bouquet on watercolor paper and colored with Zig Real Clean Color Brush Markers. I then wrapped the stems with some burlap string. Before adhering to the linen color card base, I stamped some lines on the left side of the card front using the tag included in the Bouquet of Roses Stamp Set. After stamping the sentiment from this set, and adding a die cut word from the Bouquet of Roses Die Set, the bouquet was affixed with dimensional adhesive.


And finally today, I have a fresh, textured card featuring the Cover Up Die: Easter Egg Pop Up. I started with a white card base, with the front covered in a mix of orange, red and pink distress ink. I then added a white panel cut from the Cover Up Die: Easter Egg Pop Up, lifting each edge of the "egg" up to uncover the bright color underneath. I finished the card with a sentiment strip, stamped with Happy Bunny Stamps.

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


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! You can win the ENTIRE release by leaving unique comments on each of the stops along the hop each day. Comments should be left by 3/18/18 by 11:30 pm EST to be eligible to win.

40 comments:

  1. I love all of your cool ideas!

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  2. Those cacti are so bright! Spring time!! Thanks for sharing!!!

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  3. I absolutely love your cactus card and how beautifully you colored them! Awesome cards.

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  4. super cards - love the background coloring on your cactus card :)

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  5. Fantastic sample projects, Karen!!! Love the way you colored the cactus dies! They look awesome! And the bouquet of roses is just gorgeous! Love the twine and the stripes down the side of the card---so clever! And the egg card is super fun too with all the pops of color :)

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  6. Adorable. Thanks for sharing.

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  7. Great cards! Thank you for sharing. Love the colouring on the cactus card!

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  8. These are all great Karen. I especially like the rose bouquet on the kraft cs. I find all images look good when kraft is on the background, it makes the focal image pop. Well done.

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  9. Could not love your cards any more than I already do, Beautiful!

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  10. I love the cactus dies! All your creations are awesome!

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  11. Beautiful cards, some great ideas, thank you for sharing

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  12. Beautiful cards! My fav is the bouquet one and I love how you tied it up! Gorgeous!!!

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  13. Fabulous cards. Love the new release!

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  14. Karen I LOVE your cards, you have completely rocked the new sets!

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  15. The bouquet is fantastic.
    Love the egg die cut.
    Makes such a fun card.
    thanks for sharing.
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  16. Awesome projects, The shadow that you put behind the cactus. It really makes the images pop. Thanks for the inspiration

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  17. Love the bouquet on kraft cardstock, it really pops.

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  18. Fab, colourful cards, the floral bouquet is my favourite against that sandy background, fab x

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  19. So pretty - love the cacti and the boquet.

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  20. Great card designs and colors.

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  21. Great cards. Love the bouquet on kraft background.

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  22. Beautiful cards showing off these fabulous new products!

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  23. Love the blended sky behind the cacti! It really shows off those beautiful images. The rose bouquet on kraft is awesome. A great idea!

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  24. Awesome cards! Love the cactus dies and the beautiful bouquet design! The eggs die is so fun! What a great release!

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  25. Thank you for sharing. The So Kind die is such a nice alternative to a thank you card, and the Floral Bouquet is lovely. I appreciate the opportunity to enter the giveaway for this fun and functional release! God bless you... Diana O

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  26. Gorgeous cards! The second one is stunning!

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  27. Love your cards! I think that peekaboo egg die is really amazing. So many options you can use with it.

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  28. Such pretty cards...I'm loving the colors you used!! I think I need those cacti dies! :)

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  29. These are all adorable cards! I love the shading on your Cactus card and the simple design of the Easter egg background card. Lovely work!

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  30. I love what you did with the first card! All cards are great!

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  31. Your bouquet is so gorgeous !
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  32. I just love how you wrapped the actual card with the burlap string!! It looks amazing! And the egg card makes me hungry, it looks like a bunch of boiled eggs ready to eat!

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