OCC Spring Card Camp 2 – Day 1

Hello crafty friends!
I’ve been away from my blog for a bit because I was busy with work but I’m attending OCC Spring Card Camp 2 every day. As you already undoubtedly know, Online Card Class has a ton of amazing card classes like Spring Card Camp – and another Spring Card Camp class started 6th of May. It’s still going on so participate in if you don’t have this class yet.

The subject of the Day 1 Kristina leads is masking technique called “Marvelous Masking“. This technique is really great with minimal supplies!
To be brief, I die cut large sized alphabets from printer paper using the Altenew Mega Alphabet dies first, then placed them on diagonal stitched rectangled watercolour paper panel in place – fixed them firmly using washi tape. I blended them with Distress inks, and then stamped tiny flowers & leaves with pigment black ink.
I used Mustard Seed, Rusty Hinge and Festive Berries Distress inks for blending.
I used Crushed Olive, Mermaid Lagoon and Faded Jeans.
I used Picked Raspberry, Wild Honey and Seedless Preserves.

For the sentiment, I used the Pinkfresh Studio Hey Gorgeous die & the Simon Says Stamp SSS Sentiment Strips All Things Happy.
Don’t miss this class! You can learn many awesome techniques from amazing card makers!!

Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a wonderful day!

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
Love Love Love RejoicingCrafts


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Altenew + The Daily Marker Watercolor Therapy Blog Hop & Giveaway

Hello crafty friends, TGIF!
Welcome to theĀ Altenew + The Daily Marker Watercolor Therapy Blog Hop. I’m so happy to be a part of this amazing blog hop! If you arrived here from Isha Gupta’s blog you are on the right track!
Just like the title of the blog hop, watercolouring is certainly one of the great ways to heal my mind! It’s a remedy that gives joy to my tired mind. I’m sure you agree with me. :D Today I want to share my watercoloured “Thank You” card using the Altenew Watercolor Brush Markers along with the Forever and Always set.
Rose petals: Crimson, Citrus Burst
Leaves: Lime, Sweet Leaf, Mountain Mist
Stem: Paper Bag
I stamped a bouquet of roses from the Forever and Always set using brown pigment ink. I coloured edges of each petal with Crimson, then added water as shown in the picture.
I then took the colour out using tissue. Altenew Watercolor Brush Markers are vivid and strong. The colours themselves are beautiful but if we take the colour out a bit, it gives off a vintage look.
I arranged all watercoloured roses onto 3.25 x 4.5″ rectangle panel – adhered roses temporarily on white panel using washi tapes, and then trimmed them. I didn’t use white paper panel.
I traced a 3.25 x 4.5″ rectangle on the centre of kraft card base with a pencil, and then added all trimmed images using foam tape. For the sentiment, I used the word “Thank you” in the Flower Arrangement die set.

Here is a closer look:

GIVEAWAY 1!
To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners and Kathy from The Daily Marker is also giving away a goodie bag(worth $30) to 4 lucky winners. Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog by 5/6/2020 for a chance to win.

GIVEAWAY 2!
Altenew will also draw a winner to receive a $15 gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. All winners will be announced on the Altenew blog on 5/9/2020.

SPECIAL OFFER!
5/1/2020 – 5/3/2020:
40% OFF the Wonderful Watercoloring Class Bundle from 5/1/2020 at 12:01 AM EDT until 5/3/2020 at 11:59 PM EDT. Not valid on previous purchases.

5/3/2020 – 5/4/2020:
20% OFF *All Alcohol Markers from 5/3/2020 at 12:01 AM ED until 5/4/2020 at 11:59 PM EDT. Not valid on previous purchases. Excludes Artist Marker Refills.

BLOG HOP LIST:
Altenew Card Blog
Kathy Racoosin
Jaycee Gaspar
Nina-Marie Trapani
Kelly Griglione
Norine Borys
LauraJane
Vicky Papaioannou
Therese Calvird
Lydia Fiedler
Caly Person
Virginia Lu
Kristina Werner
May Sukyong Park
Kelly Latevola
Nicole Watt
Amy Tan
Maryam Perez
Lisa Spangler
Isha Gupta
Yoonsun Hur (Me!!)
Mindy Eggen
Nenette S. Madero

Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a wonderful weekend!

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
Love Love Love RejoicingCrafts


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BLACK FRIDAY SALES

Hello crafty friends, Happy Thanksgiving Day!! :D
I’m just popping in to share the AWESOME CRAFTY SALES with you!

Whoa! Simon Says Stamp provides 30% OFF all Simon Brand Products!! Use code GBLE299
If you want to see my Simon cards, please CLICK HERE!
And Simon also provides 15% OFF SITEWIDE!! Use code BLF398

Pretty Pink Posh provides 25% OFF all PPP Products!! Use code FRIDAY2019
If you want to see my PPP cards, please CLICK HERE!

Altenew provides up to 65% OFF their exclusive products!!
If you want to see my Altenew cards, please CLICK HERE!

Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a wonderful weekend!

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
Love Love Love RejoicingCrafts

Picket Fence Studios Rose Bouquet

Hello crafty friends, I hope you are having a very blessed Sunday!
Today I have a couple of floral “Thank You” cards with the Picket Fence Studios Rose Bouquet stamp set – it’s a really beautiful set and I was so happy to make floral cards with it!! :D

Let’s start to watercolouring, yay! I stamped a bunch of roses onto watercolour paper using VersaFine Vintage Sepia pigment ink first, and then coloured the stamped image with Altenew liquid watercolours.
Roses: Ruby Red, Crimson
Leaves: Lime, Sweet Leaf, Espresso and Paper Bag – mixing Lime and Espresso makes a pretty olive green. ;)
Here is a closer look:

For my second card, I made white roses on kraft card using the Rose Bouquet stamp set. I die cut 4.25″ x 5.5″ basic rectangle panel & 2.5″ x 6″ stitched fishtail banner from kraft cardstock, and then stamped rose bouquet onto both kraft base using Altenew Rocky Shore dye ink – I definitely used MISTI for stamping in the exact same place.
I coloured the stamped image on fishtail banner using Faber Castell polychromos colored pencils. I added opaque white ink splatters and white enamel dots. :)

Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a wonderful weekend.

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
Love Love Love RejoicingCrafts


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SSS Autumn Leafy Thank You Cards

Hello crafty friends!
As you know, autumn leaf colour is unexpectedly beautiful. Green leaves to change into red, yellow, orange and even brown. So today I wanna share with you my watercoloured autumn leaves using the Simon’s Large Stitched Maple & Oak dies.
These large sized leaf dies are PERFECT for watercolouring! (left) Maple / (right) Oak.


For my first card, I used the Large Stitched Maple die.And this card, I used the Large Stitched Oak die.

For the background of the card, I made white tone-on-tone leafy patterns. I die cut several stitched leaves from white cardstock, and then randomly adhered them on white card base using double-sided tape (as shown in the picture).
Watercolouring!! I used the Altenew Liquid Watercolours – my most favourite watercolour medium these days. :) I used Sweet Leaf, Paper Bag, Lime, Ruby Red, Espresso.
Once the watercoloured maple leaf was dry, I adhered it on the centre of the card using foam tape, and then added the sentiments.
For the sentiment, I die cut the word “Thankful” from Burnt Orange (for maple card), Midnight Green (for oak card) cardstock, shadow from vellum paper using the Thankful Shadow dies, and then glue them together. For the tiny “Thank you” sentiment, I used the Tiny Words stamp set.
I decorated the card with some autumn coloured sequins and clear droplets.
I love these two stitched leaves. It’s so versatile!!

Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a great day.

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
Love Love Love RejoicingCrafts


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