WCMD with Technique Tuesday! Blog Hop!

Today is World Card Making Day! I hope you get to celebrate by making a few cards. I’m going to try to make a couple this evening !

Technique Tuesday has a fun new stamp set, You’re Owlsome, in honor of WCMD! (You can receive this stamp set FREE–details below).

I made this fun card to send a friend:

I colored this fun owl with Copic Markers and die cut him out with the coordinating dies. For the background, I used X-pressit sparkly tape that my friend gifted me! Love this tape! Sparkle with no mess! I got out my X-Acto blade and trimmed the edges for a crisp line….need a light hand so you don’t cut through the card base 🙂 .

Technique Tuesday has a special promotion for World Card Making Day that runs though Oct. 7th where you can get the You’re Owlsome stamp set for free through the Technique Tuesday website.
Here’s how it works:
* Select $30 in products on the Technique Tuesday website.
* Add the stamp set to your cart. You’re Owlsome set HERE.
* Enter coupon code WCMD18 at check-out to get the stamp set for free! 
Also, there is a GIVEAWAY!! Leave a comment as you hop, and Technique Tuesday will give a TT gift certificate away to someone who comments during the hop on one of the stops. Comments will be taken until October 8th, 2018. The winner will be announced on the Technique Tuesday blog on October 10, 2018. 
Blog Hop list:

Be sure to head over the Technique Tuesday Blog HERE to catch up on the latest! 🙂

Thanks for stopping by –happy cardmaking!

Take care–Jill 🙂

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Technique Tuesday Release Day! October!

Today is the day for all the new Technique Tuesday October products to be available HERE!

For this card, I used the new Technique Tuesday products: Henrietta the Hedgehog Stamp Set and Henrietta the Hedgehog Crafting Dies. Ack–cute!

I colored all the elements with Copic Markers and stamped the sentiment with Versafine before adding a little stitching. 🙂 That little mushroom! Eeep!

Be sure to head over the Technique Tuesday Blog HERE so you can check out everyone’s October projects. Always fun to see what everyone creates using the same products! 🙂

(If you missed my first NEW release post, click HERE. If you missed my post yesterday, Day 2, catch up on that one HERE!)

Also, you can find all the NEW October products from Technique Tuesday HERE!  🙂

Thanks for stopping by again today! Have a FABULOUS week! 🙂

Take care–Jill 🙂

Instagram: jilldhawkins

October Release Countdown, Day 2 from Technique Tuesday!

Welcome to Day TWO of Technique Tuesday’s October Release Countdown! Today’s is as fun as yesterday’s!

Today I used the VERY soon to be released Bow on the Border Die. This bow is so bold it really holds a card all on its own—fabulousness! It’s great for the holidays, but I think I like it more for anytime of the year! 🙂 The sentiment is from the new String of Lights Stamp Set. (*Links will work when the new products are released tomorrow, October 1st)

I die cut the bow on the border of a panel and inlaid the patterned paper, tying a gift tag on. I was intending to make a birthday card, but then this red and white striped card happened and then it became about the holidays. ❤

Be sure to check out the NEW product from Technique Tuesday HERE! (The new product shown above will be available via the link tomorrow, October 1st! 🙂

(If you missed my post yesterday, click HERE to head over there next!)

And follow the new release over at the Technique Tuesday Blog HERE! There you can hop to all the Design Members’s posts to see their projects! 🙂

I’ll catch you back here again tomorrow for RELEASE DAY and another card!

Thanks for stopping by! Jill 🙂

Instagram: jilldhawkins

Christmas Blog Hop with Technique Tuesday!

Welcome to an extra fun day of Holiday Hopping fun with Technique Tuesday!

Technique Tuesday released NEW Holiday products in September and August  and we are all celebrating with a mini Christmas blog hop today! TT will be releasing more Christmas products in October and November. LOOK OUT! Some of my favorites are already out and the rest are coming along quick!! Hint: October. Wink wink. And well, November. ha! You can find all the available sets HERE.
For my super cutie little bird cards below, I used Technique Tuesday’s adorable Christmas Birds set!  There are also coordinating dies HERE for them.
For this card, I also used the recently released Cars on the Road Border Die to make the little snow hill.

I colored everything with Copic Markers and to the above card, I added snow drops with Nuvo white drops. It’s so snowy!! Funny because I made this card while I was sweating. LOL! 🙂

For this card, I also colored with Copic Markers and die cut out the pieces. I masked some stripes on the card panel and splattered with some paint. I stamped the sentiment, added some washi and finished it off with some stitching. Love this little bird!! 🙂And of course, because this is about the Holidays AND about fun, Technique Tuesday is offering up a Prize!  They’ll give a Technique Tuesday gift certificate to someone who comments during this mini hop on one of our stops. Comments will be taken until September 20th. The winner will be announced on the Technique Tuesday blog on September 22nd..

You can follow along on the Holiday Hop by following the list below:

**Latisha** <–Hop to next!

Be sure to head over the Technique Tuesday Blog HERE anytime to keep up with the latest news and special information! Don’t forget, you can find all the new holiday products from Technique Tuesday HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today! Enjoy the last bits of summer while you make your holiday cards!

Take care–Jill 🙂

Instagram: jilldhawkins

Technique Tuesday Release Day! September!

Today is the day for all the new Technique Tuesday September products to be available HERE!

For this card, I used the new Technique Tuesday dies: Amazing Arrows Stamp Set. The die set has five different arrows in it, so get Cupid ready for Valentine’s Day! 🙂 The “love you” die cut sentiment is from the Lovely Lavender dies. So sweet!

I thought it would be fun to line up all the arrows on some rainbow paper and then stitch them down. I added the “love you” as the perfect sentiment for the card.

Be sure to head over the Technique Tuesday Blog HERE so you can check out all the DT’s projects. Sure to be fun to see!

(If you missed my first NEW release post, click HERE. If you missed my post yesterday, Day 2, catch up on that one HERE!)

Also, you can find all the NEW September products from Technique Tuesday HERE!  🙂

Thanks for stopping by again today! Have a FABULOUS weekend! 🙂

Take care–Jill 🙂

Instagram: jilldhawkins

September Release Countdown, Day 2 from Technique Tuesday!

Welcome to Day TWO of Technique Tuesday’s September Release Countdown! It’s chock full of sentiments, holidays and whale, everything! 🙂

For this card, I used the new-soon-to-be-released TT set called, Wendell the Whale Stamp Set and the coordinating dies: Wendell the Whale Crafting Dies. The puns get me every time! 🙂 (*Links will work when the new products are released tomorrow, September 1st)

I made the background the color and left the whale in the black and white. Again, this seems to be the phase I’m in currently. 😉

I thought I’d make a handful of Thank you cards while at it. I stamped all these at the same time, to make the streamline go a little faster. 🙂

For these, I used the number 8 from the stamp set: Story of December Days Stamp Set and the sentiment is from Wendell the Whale Stamp Set.

.By the time I finished stamping these, I had finally figure out the most efficient strategy to stamp. 🙂

These are perfect for our son, whom, and you may have gathered is turning EIGHT!!! OMGOODNESS

But I like these little bubble numbers–and they stamp crisp vs bleeding and not being able to read that’s an 8–fabulous! 🙂

I added some score lines and some stitching to polish off the cards before adhering everything down.

Be sure to check out the NEW products from Technique Tuesday HERE! (The new products shown above will be available via those links tomorrow, September 1st! 🙂

(If you missed my post yesterday, click HERE to head over there next!)

And follow the new release over at the Technique Tuesday Blog HERE! There you can hop to all the DT’s posts to see their projects! 🙂

I’ll catch you back here again tomorrow for RELEASE DAY and another card!

Thanks for stopping by! Jill 🙂

Instagram: jilldhawkins

The Tweetest Warm Wishes

Have you had a chance to check out all the new Technique Tuesday August products! Eeep! I’m back from a little summer vacation road trip and I got crackin’ straightaway last night on these CUTE little birds! The whole release can be seen and is available HERE!

This is new (and extremely adorable) Christmas Birds Stamp Set and their coordinating dies HERE. Teri Anderson and her great mind, designing this lil’ set! 🙂

I mean, how sweet, I mean TWEET, are they!? I popped them into their little nest, which is the very cool Berry Basket Crafting Die. I have been eager to use this great die, and what better plan than a little bird’s nest! 😉

I colored these little cuties with Copic Markers and then added them all on to the basket with some foam tape. I had previously added patterned paper to the card base and added some stitching. I’m not 100% loving the stitching, but I went with it. Getting back into the swing of things after not making anything for almost three weeks is crazy odd! Ha! Silliness. 😉

This is one of my other faves from the August release: Cars on the Road Border Dies, along with the new Sassy Vacation Memories stamp set. ❤️! So fun! You can check out the card I made with them HERE…and other August cards HERE and HERE.

You can find all the NEW August products from Technique Tuesday HERE!

OH and one more quick little note: BIG SALE on some of my favorite stamps and dies HERE! Crazy good sale–and today is the last day!! Just sayin’ 😉Thanks for stopping by –back to the laundry for me!

Take care–Jill 🙂

Instagram: jilldhawkins