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Memory Planner with Positivi-Tea

Positivi-Tea, Best Friends Fur-Ever!, Life is Beautiful, Take a Leap of Faith, Evelin T Designs, Memory Planner, Patricia Roebuck
Positivi-Tea, Best Friends Fur-Ever!, Life is Beautiful, Take a Leap of Faith, Evelin T Designs, Memory Planner, Patricia Roebuck

Hello Evelin T Designs Friends! I am really enjoying doing Memory Planning as a way to capture the routines of our lives. I find Evelin T Designs stamps a great way to create and use my own images over and over again whether by stamping and fussy cutting or stamping directly onto my planner. Stamps were always my go-to for getting so much out them than just one use! So here is a look at how this spread came together.

Positivi-Tea, Best Friends Fur-Ever!, Life is Beautiful, Take a Leap of Faith, Evelin T Designs, Memory Planner, Patricia Roebuck

Firstly, I take a look at the photos for the week and then decide which to print larger and which to print smaller. Then, I start adding the stamping, die cuts and stickers after I adhere the photos to my pages.

Positivi-Tea, Best Friends Fur-Ever!, Life is Beautiful, Take a Leap of Faith, Evelin T Designs, Memory Planner, Patricia Roebuck

I always have extra stamped and colored images. All I had to do was to add the images from the Positivi-Tea, Best Friends Fur-Ever!, Life is Beautiful, Take a Leap of Faith stamp sets I used to where they would help tell the story and fill in my collage. The sentiments are perfect for adding to die cuts or directly to my planner too. The fonts and sayings go so well with the style of my planner.

Positivi-Tea, Best Friends Fur-Ever!, Life is Beautiful, Take a Leap of Faith, Evelin T Designs, Memory Planner, Patricia Roebuck

I needed a few more stamped and colored images for this layout. But it was easy to do. I knew exactly which ones I needed. The coloring was quick since I already had my colored laid out. I love the details the stamps add. My favorite little cluster is the ‘Sunday Ride’ with the Alpha Blocks set, the ‘Be You’ sentiment from Life is Beautiful, and the leftover stamped and colored cloud from Take a Leap of Faith at the bottom.

Positivi-Tea, Best Friends Fur-Ever!, Life is Beautiful, Take a Leap of Faith, Evelin T Designs, Memory Planner, Patricia Roebuck

Thank you so much for stopping by!! I hope this gives you inspiration to pull out your leftover stamped and colored images and use them on our next project whether memory planning or a card!

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A Halloween Story

I’m so excited to share this card with you because it turned out exactly how I had hoped it would! I had this lovely idea of a girl reading a spooky story and her interpretation of the story is brought to life in the vision above her.

I made this card by stamping images from Best Friends Fur-Ever and All Hallow’s Cuteness, then creating masks for them. I used a retired Quotables Die (alternates are listed on my blog) to create the separation between reality and fantasy. Then I used a Cloud Stencil to sponge the background.

After the background was completed, I sprayed water droplets on the top panel and removed the masks. Then I watercoloured the images with distress inks and adhered the two panels to the card base. To add mystique, I used Iridescent Stars on both panels.

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Best Times

Happy Monday! It’s Amy here with a card that features Best Friends Fur-ever. I was going to keep the design super clean and simple but ended up layering three different colors of cardstock.

I love the interest it gives the card design while still keeping it postal friendly. Those cute images have been colored with the following copics:


YR000 | YR01

BG10 | BG32


C0 | C1

I hope you have an amazing week!


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Emma’s World | Patricia Roebuck

Hello Friends! Hope you have enjoyed the new 2020 Evelin T Designs Release and have decided on stamps that you want to add to your creative supplies. Today, I’m going to be using the new Best Friends Fur-Ever! along with the Alpha Blocks stamp set, which is older but works perfectly with the new stamp set. I had a lot of fun creating cards with the new release, but for today, I’ll be creating in my Traveler’s Notebook.

The first thing that I did was stamp the clouds and the girl from the Best Friends Fur-Ever! set using Staz-On ink. For this project, I left the clouds as it is, but colored the girl with watercolors. I also stamped the tiny daisies, coloring one of them, trimming and adhering to the girl’s shirt…such a cute detail!

Since this is all about my daughter’s world, I cut out a round cut file from JustNick Studio and backed it with a starry blue pattern paper with colorful rays…perfect for my 12-year old. This set the base of my left side. Next, I stamped my title using the Alpha Blocks in Staz-On, trimmed them in rectangles, and then added watercolors to coordinate. I used Photoshop Elements to create a circle photo to trim and adhere on my circle, and then placed the title around the curve and the cute girl next to the photo.

I have wanted to use this adorable girl for a memory keeping project with my daughter as soon as I saw her, she is just perfect. To create dimension with the clouds, I popped them up with foam adhesive around my page. For the right side, I wanted journaling about her and the things she enjoys doing. I’ve already been corrected in misspelling Avatar…LOL I’ll have to mark that out later, but this is so her right now.

I have a lot of color (mine and especially my daughter’s favorite) on the left, so I continued that with the journaling on labels and coordinating embellishments with it. It helps to balance both sides of my spread.

Hope this inspires you on more ways to use your Evelin T Designs Stamps! Thanks so much for letting me share!

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We Rise By Lifting Others

Hello everyone! Heather here to share a quick card with you using some of the newest release!

I fell in love with this sweet little monster the moment I saw him! Isn’t he the cutest? It was super fun to create this card using a bright pop of pink to contrast with the neutral tones I chose to color the little monster with.

I started off by masking off the bottom of my watercolor paper, then did some ink blending with Picked Raspberry Distress Ink. I misted it with water and allowed it to mix and blend as it dried. Once it dried, I mixed a bit more of the same color distress ink with water on a clear block, and added some splatters with the deeper shade of the same color, then peeled the mask off and allowed it to fully dry.

Next, I stamped the adorable critter from Best Friends Fur-Ever on white cardstock with Copic friendly ink, and colored with Copic markers in warm gray shades. I fussy cut the image out, and popped it up with foam adhesive at the bottom of my colored background.

Finally, I added a fun sentiment from Under the Sea: Background – I just thought it was a fun sentiment with the bunny sitting on the monster’s head. 🙂 I heat embossed it in white on black cardstock, trimmed it down, and mounted with foam adhesive. Finishing touch was a few sparkly pink jewels scattered around for a touch of sparkle!

Thanks so much for stopping by – have a wonderful day!

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Best Times…

Happy July Evelin T Designs friends. Annette Allen here with you today and I am sharing a card that I created using the new Best Friends Fur-ever! stamp set.

This stamp set is so fun to color and create Happy cards.

I colored the images using Copic sketch markers and did a little fussy cutting so I can give the images some dimension. The background was created using some scraps that I had. I picked colors that I colored my images with so it all blended together. Sometimes I go a little wild, but I kept it all blending today.

Have fun creating with your Evelin T Designs stamps. I know you all are loving the new release. Make sure to tag using #EvelinTDesigns on FB and Instagram. It is always fun to see what you all are creating.

Thanks for stopping by today.

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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.


Amy Tsuruta

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Annette Allen

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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!

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Heather Hoffman

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Patricia Roebuck

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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.

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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!

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Keep Crafting and Smile Always,