Hey there! And welcome to the first day of the Lil’ Inker Designs October Blog Hop.
There are loads of new products to share this week, so here’s the scoop: all of the new products are now available in the shop, the blog hop starts on the Lil’ Inker Designs blog, and we’re giving away the entire release to one lucky visitor who comments on all of the stops on our hop. Sounds pretty good, right?
If you’re following along, Lisa Henke’s blog was the last stop.
Maybe it’s something about living in a new house, but I’ve been craving minimalism lately. My life is the farthest thing from minimalist, but I still crave it. And that means it’s turning up in my cards instead. This card is all about the gorgeous Vintage Christmas Wreath stamp set. The main image is a beauty, and lends itself to watercoloring. I tried leaving it in plain, like a botanical engraving, but ended up using three different kinds of sparkle to add shine. There’s clear Jelly Roll pen, clear Wink of Stella, and Rock Candy Stickles highlighting the different elements. To go with the more minimalist look, I chose to stamp one of the smaller sandwich sentiments on it’s own with a lot of white space.
Next up is a card featuring the Season’s Greetings stamp set. I just love these critters! The frame is large enough to stand alone on a card, but the heads are still small enough to hang out on a tag. I chose to use both on this card, highlighting one of my stamped dogs with color and a stamped and paper pieced frame.
That’s everything for today, but I’ll be back tomorrow with more cards. Until then, head over to the Lil’ Inker Designs shop to check out the new release. And don’t forget to leave a comment at every stop on the hop for a chance to win our entire release!