Totally Adorable

Happy Easter! I hope those who celebrate had a wonderful Easter! Our weather was unreal here today, and I can’t remember a nicer Easter day, weather wise.

I thought I’d pop in to share some more fun from this month’s Technique Tuesday release! They can be found HERE!

I used purple and it all turned out OK! LOL! I am not a huge fan of purple, but I did try to it give it a few nods last month. Too funny!

This card uses the new fun set, Bunny Owl. (You cannot beat this price point for a cute lil’ set!)

I also used the new Kids Are Cool stamp set, which I ❀ ,and need more time in the day to use all the stamps there! πŸ™‚ I think if you journal or scrapbook, this set would be extra perfecto for you!I also used the Memo Pad Card die. This die never fails me. πŸ™‚ I used my Zig pens to watercolor this cutie, and added some googley eyes, of course.

And while we are here, enjoying some spring cards, I thought I’d share this silly one I made using the Bailey the Bunny stamp set. That tooshie is the best!

I was definitely doing some snickering while making this lil’ nutty one! πŸ™‚

This sentiment is from Sassy Family. If you haven’t checked out the latest series of stamps in the “Sassy” line, I recommend them highly. I think they are super funny!! I love to send cards with laughs. πŸ™‚ These bunnies were colored with Copic markers.

Here’s to everyone having a great week! I’m hoping to catch up on some stuff sometime this week? Yikes– I’m a bit behind on things–no pun intended! Haaaa!

Take care–

Jill πŸ™‚

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April: Technique Tuesday!!

Happy April! It’s no joke that there are lots new stamps and dies from Technique Tuesday today! They can be found HERE!

This new Mother’s Day set, Flowers for Mom, is simple and fun to use! I love this flower! ❀ ! And I have a difficult time using flowers, so this is a big win for me!

I colored these with Prismacolor colored pencils after heat embossing the images.

Love the simplicity. There is also a great die, Flowers for Mom die (check it out HERE) that will be fun to use in conjunction with this set and several others. ❀

I made this next card with the new Memory Keeper’s stamp set, Priceless. It’s got lots of stampy goodness included.

For this card, I masked off the border and used Distress Inks to watercolor, Patiently waiting for it to dry is the hardest part. I want to keep messing with the colors and moving them around. But the trick is to stop and let it DRY! πŸ™‚ I used foam tape to pop up the middle of this sentiment banner, giving it a bowed look. I made this card to give for Mom’s day too. Moms are truly priceless. πŸ™‚

Be sure to check out the new stuff from Technique Tuesday HERE! I am looking forward to making a few more things to share later this month πŸ™‚

Wishing you a BRIGHT April!! Thanks for stopping by! ❀

Jill πŸ™‚

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Family Laughs

Happy (Technique) Tuesday! The new Technique Tuesday release can be found HERE!

I soooooo enjoy THIS new set from Technique Tuesday called Sassy Family. I think sometimes a sentiment is all you need for a card. With two of these cards below, I did just that:

I would never ignore a call. πŸ™‚

For this card, I stamped in orange and heat embossed it clear. Then I added some patterned papers and some stitching to keep it simple.

This sentiment, I find particularly hilarious and OH SO TRUE! πŸ™‚Β  I scored the paper on this card before adding watercolor with Distress Inks. I was hoping the ink would pool up in the creases, but no such luck. It’s always an experiment with watercolor!

And of course, this sentiment above about the bathroom and silence, is my FAVORITE of this set. I just think is so funny and SO TRUE!! πŸ™‚ I think I might have one last sentiment to ink from this set? Otherwise, I’ve used them all. Such fun!

Don’t forget to check out the new stuff from Technique Tuesday HERE! Happy March!

Thanks for stopping by!

Jill πŸ™‚

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Somebunny Loves You…

Happy Wednesday! I thought I’d give a shout that the new Technique Tuesday goodies are released online! Oh happy day!

I was pretty excited when THIS new set from Technique Tuesday came out and now there is THIS one, called Sassy Family. I cannot capture how much I laughed when I first saw it! SO perfect! πŸ™‚

I’ll be back to share some cards with Sassy Family soon, but in the meantime, you can find the whole new March release HERE! Whooooooot!! πŸ™‚

I thought I’d share this card using the new Bailey the Bunny stamp set. I cannot resist a good bunny tail, and these bunnies are so cute together! πŸ™‚

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Just to sweet! ❀

Bailey also has a die set, and that can be found HERE. I used just that die to create this delightful little number. πŸ™‚ Teehee. Chocolate bunnies!

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I used a ❀ die, the Heart Strings die for the banners above. The sentiment is from another favorite sentiment set, You Aren’t Normal. ❀ ❀ #stampallthethings πŸ™‚hawkins_jill_might_wm

The keyword above is: Might. LOL! πŸ™‚

You can check out all the fun new stuff from Technique Tuesday HERE! It’s all about family and Spring!! I’m partial to the fun kiddo stuff too. πŸ™‚

Thanks for stopping by! Happy March!

Jill πŸ™‚

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To be brief…

This new AWESOME set from Technique Tuesday CRACKS me up!! It is called Sassy Birthday, and it is gooooood stuff! πŸ™‚

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I quite enjoy how this card turned out! πŸ™‚

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I also used the new stamp set Let’s Party! πŸ™‚ I white heat embossed those stamps on the panel, and then blended on some Distress Inks. The word Celebrate is from the new Celebrate die set! I used my always-go-to paper strips and then die cut the word out. I think this card screams PARTY! πŸ™‚

You can check out all the fun new stuff from Technique Tuesday HERE!

Thanks for stopping by! Have a great Sunday!

Jill πŸ™‚

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He’s pretty cool ;)

I’m back with more new Technique Tuesday goodness!

These cards are made with the new Kyle the Cool Cat stamps. He’s pretty suave, it seems. I also like his little mouse buddy. πŸ™‚ You can find Kyle’s bio HERE. teehee.

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I used my Zig pens to add some color to these cuties. πŸ™‚ I also used my go-to TT die, Memo Pad Card die.

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Here’s another fun card with Kyle, and his coolness.

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For this card, I also used the Heart Strings dies, as well as the Postage Card die.hawkins_jill_felinebetter_wm

I super enjoy a good pun!! Always!

Everything in the new Technique Tuesday can be found HERE! I’ll be back tomorrow with another fun card using one of my favorite TT sets! πŸ™‚

Have a great weekend!

Jill πŸ™‚

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It’s all about Birthdays!

Hey Hey!! Technique Tuesday has another fun release! Party!! Check it all out HERE! I don’t know about you, but I can NEVER have too many birthday cards ready to rock. NEVER! πŸ™‚

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This sentiment from the new Many Candles Stamp Set, is too funny! πŸ™‚ I stamped the candles from the set repeatedly and use some Stickles to add a little glitter sparkle!hawkins_jill_birthday_wm

I thought it would be fun to stamp some white on kraft. I think this card rocks for giving a guy on his birthday. πŸ™‚ I double stamped and off stamped for a fun effect. πŸ™‚hawkins_jill_candles_00_wm

I also enjoy that this sentiment offsets the snarky one, right? Ha! πŸ™‚hawkins_jill_candles_wm

For this last Birthday card, I used the new TT set, Let’s Party! πŸ™‚ I think this stamp set screams festive, so I went with a very loose watercolor. It’s a party! πŸ™‚

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I’m used Distress Inks to color this fiesta!

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Thanks for stopping by!Β  I hope you check out all the new stuff Technique Tuesday HERE! Fun fun!!

Have a great week!

Jill πŸ™‚

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