Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Lil' Inker Love!

Hello!  Welcome to the December Lil' Inker Designs release! Hang on tight because I think you'll fall in love with the products this month!

If you are following along in the blog hop, you should have come from our guest designer's blog Jingle!! Isn't it wonderful to have her joining us this month!  I can't wait to see everything she puts together! If you'd like to start at the beginning of the hop, visit Laura's blog.  There are prizes up for grabs! To be eligible to win, just leave a comment along the hop.  The more comments you leave, the better your chances are of winning!

Jen Love Story Glitter

For my first card today I stamped a lovely new sentiment from the Love Things stamp set and then
used the new Stripes Cover Up Die as an impression plate.  I love how it looks this way!  I used a copic marker to outline the bottom of the banner to help it pop out a little.  I also used the new Floating Hearts Die to die cut a glittery red heart that I added under the sentiment.  I really like the different sizes of hearts that you get with the Floating Hearts die!

Jen Love You Arrows


For this last card I used the Striped Cover Up Plate a little differently.  I only used half of it and cut off what I didn't need (which actually cuts it in half and leaves a perfect amount for a second card!).  That just took two tiny little snips with my scissors.  I then masked my sentiment from the Love Things set and stamped it in Raspberry Fizz ink.  The largest heart and arrows were die cut with the LID Of the Heart dies.  I added a tiny little heart cut from the new Floating Hearts die to the center of the gingham heart and finished the card off by tying a piece of Blossom twine from The Twinery.

If you'd like to see more of the new products I've featured on my post today, here they are:






Thanks for joining me today!  Don't forget to leave a comment for your chance to win a great prize from the LID store! Your next stop on the hop is over to Karen's blog!  



32 comments:

Lyndal said...

FABULOUS cards Jen :)

Larissa Heskett said...

WOW!! LOVING your FUN Designs!! I'm LOVING the release and I can't wait to see what else you have to share with us for this Release!! THANKS for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! ;)

Donna Cala said...

Adorable! I especially love the arrows. I can't wait to see more.

Kristie Goulet said...

Great cards, Jen!!! Love the new die!!

Michelle said...

Two amazing projects..... love the sentiment on the first card and the new die is a "must have"!

Cathy Weber said...

I always love when it is time to jump to your blog Jen...I know I am going to see a beautiful card and a great idea on how to use the new products too. I love how you used those cute arrows to point to the heart and I especially love the twine you tied around it...love, love, love twine!

CLare Friedman said...

The cover Up die Stitches and Stripes - cut in half great idea. I love you card ideas!

Vera Yates (Ling) said...

Lovely cards, Jen!

Jingle said...

Very cute cards!

Sabrina said...

Oh wow!!! So very sweet!!

cm said...

What delightful cards; you're fanning sparks to start making Valentine cards immediately! LOVE this new release!
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anja curvers said...

Two beautiful cards love those stamps and that diagonal cover die. Thanks for sharing.

Amy McCue said...

every time I see that cover plate, I like it more.

Loly Borda said...

I love both cards, love that you showcased the possibilities with this fabulous cover plate. TFS

Brenda Lee said...

Great idea of using the cover up die as and impression plate! I need to give that a try. Terrific cards!

Karenladd said...

super adorable valentine cards! Great fun design.

Bev Karolak said...

Beautiful cards Jen! Fantastic products. :)

IamUniquelyImperfect said...

Love your cards. Just awesome. tfs Patricia B

Houses Built of Cards said...

Both are GORGEOUS! LOVE the slightly rustic feel to both of them!

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Jessica Yoder said...

Really lovely card! Love it

Tami B. said...

Two great cards. I'm really lovin' the new Cover Up Stripes die.

Sue D said...

Wonderful cards. I really like the background of the first one.

Sharron said...

Fabulous, Jen! Love how you used the cover plate, I especially like the impression behind that great sentiment.

canadian_liner said...

Thanks for showing the different ways to use the diagonal cover-up die. Your second card with the converging arrows is pure fun!

Janis said...

LOVE your pretty arrows and heart card. The polka dots lend such a happy and whimsical feel.
<3 J

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loulou said...

I love the creative ways you have used the stitches and stripes die. Fantastic

Unknown said...

Cute projects.

Lindsey said...

Jen, these are awesome! I especially love how you impressed the diagonal background.

Mary-Anne V said...

Love how you used the die as an impression plate on the first.

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

fabulous!

Brenda in IN said...

So genius to cut that die in half. It looks great on the card and I love the little arrows. Your first card looks quilted, it is beautiful.

Laura Pryor said...

I love love love love love how you used the new cover up as an embossing template here. What an awesome quilted look! WOWZA!!!!!!

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