Friday, September 25, 2015

Special Blog Hop: and CardMaker Magazine!

Hi everyone,

I'm so excited to be joining another fun Blog Hop for

Today we are hopping along with the team from CardMaker Magazine.  How awesome is that?  For those of you who aren't familiar with CardMaker Magazine, it's a publication with hundreds of amazing creative ideas.  You can subscribe for both a print and a digital subscription.  If you came from Gini's blog, you're in the right place!

In honor of this hop, is offering a FREE digital stamp for everyone!  Just visit and download the digital stamp.  It's super cute.

Jessica is also offering a $50 gift card good for ANYTHING on her site.  The only rule is you need to comment on everyone's post in the blog hop.  So... are you ready?  Let's go!



  • 1950's Space Ranger Stamp
  • White card base: 4.25"W x 11"H, scored at 5.5" mark
  • White card insert: 4.25"W x 5.5"H
  • Patterned paper
  • Orange Card Stock
  • Simon Says Stamp Stitched Circle Dies and Sizzix Circle Dies
  • Darice Swirls Embossing Folder
  • Copic Markers
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Versamark Ink
  • Alphabet Stamps
  • White Embossing Powder
  • Adhesive Tape Runner
  • Foam Adhesive
  • Run the white card and embossing folder through your die-cut machine
  • Cut the stitched circles off to the side.  Use two separate dies to make the border.
  • Adhere the pieces of the circle in place
  • Stamp the 1950's Space Ranger Brentwood Owl using Memento Tuxedo Black ink
  • Color in with Copic Markers and fussy cut out.
  • Add the Brentwood Owl using foam adhesive to the center of the circle
  • Stamp the Trick or Treat Sentiment using Versamark Ink on orange card stock
  • Adhere the orange strip to the patterned paper strip
  • Adhere the strip to the top of the card
And, there you have it!  Here's a close-up of the stamp:

Now, keep hopping along.  Next up is Chitra's post!  If you get lost along the way, here's a list of all the links on the hop:

Have a wonderful weekend and good luck with the giveaway and enjoy the rest of the hop!


  1. Beautiful job! Thanks for being a part of the hop!

  2. Your alien Brentwood card is adorable! Love how he's placed to the side with those circles. Nice job!

  3. Your alien owl is adorable! Thanks for participating and sharing your inspiration!

  4. Thank you for sharing the details of how to recreate this card Chrissy. I saw this stamp in the first blog and you just showed us how versatile it is and can be used in other ways. I love you embossing in the background. I too am a fellow embosser lol!

  5. Everyone seems to love this owl. He's so cute!

  6. A beautiful card AND the directions too! What a nice treat! Thanks for sharing your creativitiy and for a chance to win a wonderful prize!

  7. The owl is cute and adorable, love it!

  8. Just love this owl and your card is super cute & fun


Look forward to your feedback and any fun ideas I should incorporate into my card designs. Or just say hello!