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Winners of Winter/Christmas Release

Happy Thursday, friends!

Thank you so much for being a part of our Winter/Christmas Release last week. I would also like to thank you for your tremendous support. We are sold out of some of our designs but re-stock will be available soon. Please sign up for our newsletter to be the first to know when our designs are back in stock.

I am so grateful and thankful to each and everyone of you for your patience and prayers when my family had to evacuate from the Silverado Fires right when we were preparing for our Release. It was a miracle that our community was spared. The fire was burning right up to the sidewalk!

All the orders has since been lovingly packed and shipped and I hope that some of you may have received them already. Can’t wait to see what you created with them. Please tag us #evelintdesigns when you post on social media so that we can see them too.

And now, let us Congratulate our winners for this Release. You have both won a $15 Gift Certificate each. Please email hello@evelintdesigns.com to claim your gift code*

*p/s: You have 2 weeks to claim your gift code. Thank you!

Have a wonderful day!


– Evelin

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Winter/Christmas Release | Available Now!

Hello friends! We are super excited to announce that all of the 5 new stamp sets are now available and are shipping. You can find them in the NEW RELEASE section of the shop.

Here’s a re-cap of all the new goodies PLUS, don’t forget that you can add the Cozy Hedgehogs Digital Stamp Kit for FREE with your $75 order (use code COZY2020). You will get the Coloring Cards included for free with your orders above $60 automatically. This promotion is valid from today until November 11th or while stocks lasts.

I created some cards with the sets we debut yesterday.

My first card features hedgehogs from Be Merry. To create this card, I stamped the little tambourine playing hedgehog and the Christmas toadstool directly onto the white cardstock. Then, I stamped the hedgehog holding the music book on a separate piece of cardstock, colored him with colored pencils before fussy-cutting him out.

Next, I colored all the rest of the elements with colored pencils. Using the MISTI, I stamped the music notes and the sentiment ‘Be Merry’ directly onto the cardstock. After that, I added stickles to the Christmas lights around the toadstool. Finally, I used foam tape to pop the last hedgehog onto the card to create dimension.

For this next card featuring Winter Magic, I wanted to create a scene where a couple of critter pals are high up in the sky with the moon. Firstly, I placed all the stamps I wanted to create this scene on a piece of watercolor paper. Then, I stamped them one at a time using small acrylic blocks. Next, I applied masking fluid on all the stamped images to protect the images while I paint. After that, I used a flat brush to paint the night sky after the masking fluid is dried.

Remove the masking fluid after the watercolor is dry. You can use a hairdryer to hasten the drying process. Subsequently, I watercolored the moon, fox and penguin pals and the stars. Finally, I used colored pencils to add depth and dimension to the watercolored images. To complete the card and add sparkles, I used stickles on the stars and clouds.

BLOG HOP & GIVEAWAY details

If you missed our Blog post yesterday, you will want to check it out! We started our Blog Hop yesterday with all the Giveaway details posted over there as well.

Also, all of our new stamps are now live and listed in the NEW RELEASE section of our shop. You will also be able to see all project images for inspiration when you click on each product. We hope this will help make your shopping decisions easier!

Happy Hopping, Shopping and have a great day!

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Winter/Christmas Release | Debut Day 1

Hello friends, time for another Release! We have 5 new stamp sets for our Winter/Christmas Release and I am so excited to share the first 2 sets with you.

First up, we have Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Early this year, we went up to the mountains to enjoy the snow. I sled for the first time in my life and what will also be my last. Oh my! It sure was fun and adrenaline-filled but my poor back cannot sustain the constant bumping down the hill. It got so painful at one point that I just flipped myself off the sled… but my son enjoyed it and he looked so cute sledding down the hill which inspired the sledding Munster. And of course, how can you go to a snow mountain and not have a snowball fight? haha.

Available for purchase on October 28th, 2020
4×6 stamp set
Retails for $16.00
Includes eleven (11) stamps – seven (7) images + four (4) words/sentiments

Next, we have Pup-tastic Christmas

The inspiration for this second set started with the Snow Angel Corgi and how my husband always thought Corgis are super cute with their short legs and yes, we love cats too, so a cat must be included!

Available for purchase on October 28th, 2020
4×6 stamp set
Retails for $16.00
Includes nine (9) stamps – six (6) images + three (3) words/sentiments

And now, let’s see the stamps in action!

For this card featuring Baby, It’s Cold Outside, I drew slopes on my white cardstock with a light pencil and cut it out using my trusty cutterpede scissors. After cutting the slopes, I added faux stitching lines using a light blue colored pencils to add interest. I stamped my sledding Munster unto white cardstock and colored it with my prismacolor colored pencils. To create depth, I layer the colors until I achieve the effect I wanted. I also used a white jelly roll to add highlights to the Munster and sled.

I used the MISTI to position where I wanted to stamp the sentiment and stamped it a couple of times to get a crisp, dark image. After that, I decided where I wanted the slopes to be positioned on the card and adhered the furthermost piece with glue. I colored in the trees with colored pencils to set the scene. Then, I used foam tape to pop the next two layers of slope and my adorable Munster. To finish off the card, I added stickles on the slopes and the front part of the sled to add some sparkles. Lastly, I added stars sequins to complete the card.

I decided to create a shaker card with the Snow Angel Corgi from Pup-tastic Christmas. First, I die-cut the circle and the sentiment ‘Merry + Bright’. Next, I adhered a clear acetate onto the back of the cardstock I just die-cut. Then, I used the MISTI to position my corgi and stamp it directly on the card base. To color the corgi, I used colored pencils. After that, all I had to do was to add in sequins and adhere the top of the shaker card element with foam tape.

The ‘joy JOY joy’ sentiment is from another new set we will debut tomorrow. I stamped it onto white cardstock and cut it out into the shape of a banner. Finally, I just glued it down on the card and added star sequins to add more fun!

INSPIRATION FROM THE DESIGN TEAM

Amy Tsuruta

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Annette Allen

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Emily Leiphart

CLICK HERE to see more from Emily

Heather Hoffman

CLICK HERE to see more from Heather

Patricia Roebuck

CLICK HERE to see more from Patricia

We also have a very special Guest joining us for this Release, and it’s none other than Sandy Allnock! We love how every card she makes turns out to be little pieces of art.

CLICK HERE to see more from Sandy

I hope that you have been inspired by all the creations that the Design Team has put together to showcase these two sets.

Remember to check back here tomorrow as we continue to debut our Winter/Christmas Release. For the first time ever, we will also have FREE GIFTS with Purchase.

Find out what they are, how you can snag them as well as how you can participate in our Hop and stand a chance to win at our Release Giveaway!

Keep Crafting and Smile Always,
Evelin

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We have Digital Stamps too!

Hallo Friends!

I hope you had a relaxing weekend and managed to celebrate the 4th of July, albeit in a different way for some of us this year. We had some family time and just chilled at home.. nothing special this year since we are still social distancing. Besides that, I busied myself baking bread too and wow, I never knew freshly baked bread is so delicious! I am now truly spoiled. HAHA…

I wanted to drop by and let you know that we have Digital Stamps too and they are already available in the . I also designed one specially for this time that we are in right now for free and I hope that it will bring you peace while coloring it. My son had a lot of fun coloring with me and it was nice to spend quality art time together.

Beth Praying
Dino-Mite Birthday
Coffee, Beth?
Sophie & Friends
Floral Banner
Eli Praying
Thank You For All You Do

We will launch more digital stamps in the weeks to come. Sign up to be on our mailing list to be the first to know. We might even be throwing in freebies that are exclusive only to our mailing list subscribers ๐Ÿ™‚

Click HERE to get your digital stamps and start crafting!

Take care.
Till next time,

Evelin

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The Winners for our June Release Giveaway are…

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2 winners of our June 2020 Release Giveaway!

Winner #1 of our June 2020 giveaway
Winner #2 of our June 2020 giveaway

Please email me at hello@evelintdesigns.com with the email used to subscribe to our mailing list to claim your $15 Gift Certificates. You have 2 weeks from today to contact us for your gift certificates ๐Ÿ™‚

Congratulations again and thank you all for participating.

We will have random giveaways and discounts exclusively for our mailing list subscribers, so do click on our Pop-Up Form and subscribe.


Till next time, Keep Crafting and Smile Always,
Evelin

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More June Release Cards | Patricia

Hello Friends!  I have a few cards I wanted to share on the Evelin T Designs blog here using the Floral SurpriseUnder the Sea: MerFriends, and the Best Friends Fur-Ever! sets.  


First is the Floral Surprise.  The first card, I colored the entire image with watercolors, let dry, and then came back with detail using polychromos pencils.  For this second card today, I used just the polychromes pencils for a softer look.

After the first layer of coloring, I went back with a just a little bit of shading, keeping this soft.  For the base of the card, I blended a pale blue ink, fussy cut the stamped and colored image, and foam adhered.

Before foam adhering, I placed and stamped the sentiment at the bottom.  LOVE Evelin’s fonts for sentiments!

Next, is the Under The Sea: Merfriends stamp set.  I colored all the images with watercolors, let dry, and fussy cut them out.  Then I went looking in my stash of leftover mixed media creations and found pieces along with pattern paper from my stash to layer for my base.

For the first layer of the card panel, I used a die cut leftover from my first card using this set, then layered and stitched the pattern paper and mixed media panel for my background.  The background was made with Nuvo Shimmer Powder and Embellishment Mousse.  Then I adhered my images.

I used another leftover mixed media piece to stamp my sentiment.

Next is the Best Friends Fur-Ever! stamp set.  I colored all of these pieces with watercolor, fussy cut them out, and then used pattern papers from my stash to create a base, then clustered the images together.

And again, I am so happy with Evelin’s fonts and sentiment choices.  So usable and so many possibilities. My first card I created with this set, was just the larger monster and a coffee sentiment.

Hope you have enjoyed the teams inspiration and have picked some favorite sets to purchase!  Hard to choose, but really ALL so wonderful!  

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June 2020 Release | Debut Day 4 & Release Day!

Hallo friends!

Today is Evelin T Designs’ Debut Day 4 and June 2020 Release Day! I am so excited to show you the final two sets that we have for this Release and also how you can stand a chance to win at our Giveaway. We are giving away two prizes this Release so sit back, enjoy the showcase and read on.

The first set we are showcasing today is Best Friends Fur-Ever!

Available for purchase on June 12, 2020
4×6 stamp set
Retails for $16.00
Includes thirteen (13) stamps – six (6) images + seven (7) words/sentiments

And our final stamp set for this Release is Life is Beautiful

Available for purchase on June 12, 2020
4×6 stamp set
Retails for $16.00
Includes fifteen (15) stamps – nine (9) images + six (6) words/sentiments

And now let’s see the stamps in action!

I’ve been wanting to illustrate a Munster set (yes, I call them munsters instead) ever since I started Evelin T Designs. Actually, there are so many things that I want to illustrate and get made into stamp sets so… haha… Anyway, this set will also coordinate with our Reading Buddies set to create many different scenes, so if you already have that set, it will be just that much more fun to create with!

To create my card, I stamped the munster and background bush image onto Bristol smooth paper. This paper takes light washes of watercolor. I used Fineline Masking Fluid Pen to mask the images before I applied a light wash of watercolor for the sky and grass area. After the watercolor is fully dried, I peeled the masking fluid off using an eraser (you can also just rub it off using your fingers). Then I watercolored the munster and background bush. I stamped the little girl on a separate paper and fussy-cut it after I watercolored the image and added colored pencils to highlight the image. I also used colored pencils to highlight all the images stamped. I stamped the sentiments on white cardstock and cut them into banner shapes and adhered them onto the watercolored image with some foam tape. Finally, I added some dots onto the sky with a white gel pen.

This card I created is inspired by the sentiment that I chose. I believe that all things grow with Love and that the world can be a kinder, more encouraging place to be if we just have a little more love in our heart and in our speech. Speaking words of encouragement helps grow a person, make them feel valued and have more confidence in themselves and I believe that to be important regardless if the other person is a child or an adult. From those thoughts, I imagined a plant being watered and rainbow shining out from it. I stamped the plant images onto my base cardstock and colored them with colored pencils. The watering can, I stamped, colored and fussy cut. Next, I die-cut the window panel and stamped the sentiment on it. I positioned it where I will be coloring the rainbow in. Then I placed the base cardstock and the panel together and colored the rainbow.

I popped the panel up with thin foam tape just to create a little dimension. The watering can is popped up with foam tape too. As a final touch, I added faux stitching with a grey colored pencil and adhered some rhinestones on the card.

INSPIRATION FROM THE DESIGN TEAM

Amy Tsuruta

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Annette Allen

CLICK HERE to see more from Annette

Emily Leiphart

For those of us who loves watching videos, Emily has also provided us with a video showcasing all the eight stamp sets from our June 2020 Release, all design team inspiration and her reviews as well. This is a one-stop video to see the full release in action. You are going to love it!

CLICK HERE to see more from Emily

Heather Hoffman

CLICK HERE to see more from Heather

Patricia Roebuck

CLICK HERE to see more from Patricia

And now for details on our GIVEAWAY.

We will be giving TWO (2) $15 gift certificate to celebrate this Release.

You have not one, but 5 chances to win! You can do as many or as few entries as you want. Remember that if you take advantage of all 5 chances to win, you would have commented on this blog post 5 times. Each chance = a separate comment.

Ways to enter:

  1. Comment on this blog post.
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You have until 11:59pm PST on Friday, June 19th, 2020 to enter. The winners of our June 2020 Release Giveaway will be announced on Monday, June 22nd, 2020.

Good Luck!

And for those who are shopping, click HERE to get your new stamps from our SHOP ๐Ÿ™‚

Keep Crafting and Smile Always,
Evelin