Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Painting Eggs - Scrapping Cottage

Hello Scrapping Cottage Family!

Cottage Cutz has a brand new release of two collections of dies.  They are In Stitches and Spring Designs in all there are 33 new dies.  And for a limited time the new dies are 25% off!
Today, I am really excited to be sharing one of our brand new Easter dies!  It is called Egg Painting Bunny!  Isn't the cutest bunny you have ever seen!!

Designer Steps:

 1.  Gather your papers for the card and use a white A2 card base. Pink DP is 5 1/4 x 4, Jelly Bean DP 4 3/4 x 3 1/2, Orange sparkle paper 1 3/4 x 5 1/4 and the rectangle was the second largest Pierced Rectangle set.
2.  Glue the pink DP down first and then add the DP Jelly Bean paper
3.  Glue down the orange sparkle strip as shown and then the pierced rectangle on top of that
4.  Cut out all of the pieces using light grey card stock and the Egg Painting Bunny die.  Ink the edges with grey ink.  Ink the nose, eyes and whiskers with black marker.  Begin the assembly of the bunny
5.  Cut out the belly, face, eyes, inside of the ears, paint brush and eggs out of white and then color with copic: Y15, 17 - YG03, 13 - YR18, 68 - RV52, 55 and black
6.  Cut the bucket out of metallic silver and then assemble all of the pieces pop the bunny to the card as shown
7.  Color and shade the eggs using the same color of copic used to for the paint brush and paint.  Glue the eggs next to the bunny.  Stamp the sentiment and layer onto pink and attach to the card

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Don't forget to stop by the store to take advantage of the 25% off sale!  The new collections are adorable and you can get an early start on your Easter Cards!

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Wishes! - Pink and Main

Hello Pink and Main Friends

Just wanted you to know we have a new release coming very soon so please continue to visit our blog for some awesome sneak peeks!

Today I am making a birthday card for a little boy!  The Genie Boy stamp set is perfect for a bright and happy card!

Design Steps:

  1. Start with a white A2 card base.  Cut a piece of lime green card stock just slightly smaller then the white card.  Next cut a piece of DP from the My Heart paper pad 4 x 5 1/4. Glue the green and DP to the card front
  2. Cut 3 circles with the Pink and Main Stitched Circle dies and glue to the card front as shown
  3. Stamp the images using Genie Boy and color with the copics:  E11, 13, 21, 43, 44, 47 - R20 - V12, 15, 17 - RV63, 66 - YG21, 23, 25
  4. Stamp the sentiment in black and the cloud in Pink and Main Evening Cloud ink
  5. Use coordinating dies to cut out the monkey and Genie pop them to the circles as shown
  6. Add the star rhinestones

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Stop by our store and check it out!  Lots and lots of adorable stamps, dies, papers, inks and stencils!


Wednesday, January 24, 2018


Scrapping Cottage Friends!

My sweet sister-in-law fell on the ice while unloading groceries and broke her arm.  Luckily no extra surgery was needed and I had the perfect die to make her a get well card.

Designer Steps:
 1.  Cut out the bear using the Bear Patient die.   I cut it out several times in dark brown, light brown, yellow and white.
 2.  Use ink to shade the edges and assemble the bear.  I used a black marker to color the nose and small rhinestones for the eyes
 3.  Use an A2 white card base, cut a slightly smaller piece of blue and the another piece of DP a lightly smaller then the blue.  Cut out the scallops with a border punch and a 1/2 strip of blue

3.  Assemble the card as show then cut out the Ouch! and Feel Better Soon in white using the Ouch! with Tooth die
 4.  Cut out a rectangle second from the largest using the Pieced Rectangle die in blue.  Glue the bear and Ouch! to the rectangle and use foam to attach to the front of the card

 5.  Use the largest Pierced Rectangle die and cut out a rectangle in blue for the inside of the card.  Glue the Feel Better Soon and the can of soup which I colored with copic markers

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I hope this brings a smile to my sister-in-law's face! It is such a fun and cheerful card!


Saturday, January 20, 2018

Valentine Fun! - Pink and Main

Hi Pink and Main Friends

  I am super close to finishing my Valentine cards.  I can't wait to send them to friends and family!  This little Hedgehog is one of my favorite images!!
Design Steps:
  1. Use a white A2 card base cut a slightly smaller piece of black and then a even slightly smaller piece of red.  Run the red through an embossing folder then glue to the black.  Add the black ribbon to the red and black card stock then glue to the white card front
  2. Cut a piece of black card stock 3 x 3 and pop it to the card as shown.  Cut 3 squares 1 3/8 each using the My Hearts 6 x 6 paper pad.  Cut 1 1 3/8 white piece of card stock.
  3. Place the squares on the large black square as shown
  4. Stamp the Hedgehog and hearts from the Hedgehugs stamp set.  Color with copic markers
  5. Cut out with the coordinating dies
  6. Stamp the sentiment and arrow on the white square
  7. Glue the stamped images as shown

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I know you will love this adorable stamp set and paper so please check it out in our fantastic store!


Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Foxy Friends - Scrapping Cottage

Good Morning Scrapping Cottage Family!

I can honestly say I am almost done with my Valentine's Day cards!  I can't wait to send them off to friends and family!
The one I created for you today is one of my favorites!  I love the little fox and his birdie friend!

Designer Steps:
1.  Start by using the Sweet Fox die and cut out a rust colored fox and a light tan fox.
2.  Use the rust colored body of the fox and ink the edges for depth.  Use the light tan for the chest and tip of the tail.  Also ink the edges of both of those pieces.  With your makers color the tan bird blue and the wing dark blue.  Color the heart red, the nose and eyeball black
3.  Assemble the pieces as shown above.  I used a white gel pen for the eye dot
4.  Next cut out the grass using the Spring Grass die and green card stock.  Cut out the fence in white using the Victorian Fence die.  Cut out the piece of cloud DP with the largest Double Stitched Rectange die.  Glue all pieces to the DP
5.  Add the fox to the DP by tucking it into the grass
6.  Use an A2 white card base with an embossed inset
7.  Place a piece of fun foam on the DP panel and pop it to the card front.  Add the sentiment and your Valentine is complete
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This card is such a sweet Valentine and it was very quick and easy!


Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Sneak Peek - Dare 2B Artzy

Hello Dare 2B Artzy Fans!

I am giving you another sneak peek of one of our new release stamps sets with matching dies!  It is called Refresh the Soul.  I am also sharing a new piece of our designer paper!  All of these items will be ready for preorders very soon!

Designer steps:
  1. Use a dark pink A2 card base and cut a slightly smaller piece of white card sock which I ran through a striped embossing folder.
  2. Cut a 4 x 5 1/4 piece of new Dare 2B Artzy designer paper then using 2 different sizes of circle dies cut out the 3 openings as shown
  3. Glue the white and DP to the front of the card
  4. Stamp the vases and color with copic markers: G43, 94, 99 - YR14, 16, 18 - BG11, 53, 57 - RV10, 32, 33 
  5. Cut out the vases with the coordinating dies and pop dot to the card
  6. Stamp the sentiment and layer onto dark pink paper and pop to card front

Please stop and visit us all this month for more sneak peeks of these new and awesome products!!  You will not be disappointed!!