Friday, June 27, 2014

MCT 32st Edition Release Blog Hop

Hello! I hope you're having fun hopping! You should have arrived from Katie's blog, if not, head HERE to start at the beginning. :) For my first card I stamped the seaweed and seahorse {I colored the seahorse with distress markers} from the new set called Surf's Up. I stamped them before inking in the water. What I did is what I'm going to call permanent masking. I went over the stamped images with glossy accents and let it dry. After it was dry, I used my distress inks to make the water scene. It's not perfect, but it's pretty good. ;)
Here you can see the shine from the glossy accents. I did it this way because it would be borderline impossible to cut masks that little. {and I'm not interested in going blind or getting arthritis} ;) The greeting on this card is from the new set called Sit Back & Relax. And here is another quick card I made for this hop...
For this card I started with the Stitched 3x4 Journal Die. Then I cut the rainbow talk bubble with the die in the Speech Bubble Sentiments Stamp set
I used the thanks die from the new Happy Thoughts set to cut my greeting. The sweet little birdie is cut from the die in the Hello Chickie Stamp Set. Her face is from the Chickie Face Assortment from PeachyKeenStamps.

Your next stop on the hop is Lee-Ann 

♥ Nikki ♥


"FREEBIE STAMP"

Just wanted to pop in & give you an UPDATE!!! If you placed your order this morning & your inv number is between 12044 - 12194 then YOU were the LUCKY ones to get the freebie!!! CONGRATS ladies! The MCT shipping crew will include those in your pkgs! If you missed out on this, this CUTE little stamp is available for purchase here:http://shop.my-creative-time.com/My-Kids-Have-Paws-MCT-165.htm


***BLOG HOP GIVEAWAY***
For our blog hop giveaway, Emma is giving away a $50 gift card to the "My Creative Time" store to ONE LUCKY winner! ALL you have to do is leave a comment on each of our blogs! You are NOT required to comment on EVERY SINGLE blog, but the more you comment on, the better chance you have for winning! VERY IMPORTANT, PLEASE leave a way for us to contact you w/your comment just in case "YOU" are the lucky winner! 

***SALE ALERT***
ALSO, DON'T FORGET our sale that is starting RIGHT NOW! Use the code: JUNE2014 to receive 20% off your entire purchase! Sale ends on July 4th @ midnight PST! 


Hop list in case you get lost








50 comments:

  1. Nikki, love them both...especially your water background...fabulous!!!!

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  2. OH MY GOODNESS!!!!!!! These are BOTH ABSOLUTELY PERFECT Miss Nikki!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!!
    xoxo :)

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  3. Awesome cards, Nikki! The underwater scene is just gorgeous, and your thank you card is too cute with the little chickie!

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  4. Nikki, both cards are super cute!!!

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  5. Your underwater scene is perfect and your watercoloring looks great. Love the seahorse and somehow I had missed it when I looked what came in the package. Love it.

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  6. BEAUTIFUL job with both cards Nikki, LOVE them both!!! Have a SUPER weekend my friend!!! :)

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  7. Miss Nikki you rocked these cards!! LOVE THEM!! ♥♥

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  8. Love them!!!! great technique, beautiful work!!!! You can use cement glue instead of glossy accents and when you are done with the coloring just with your finger take the cement glue out.

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  9. Both cards are beautiful! Great job

    Hugs,
    Debbie

    debbiehauxhurst@gmail.com

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  10. Super adorable cards!
    candyyoung826@msn.com

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  11. Love your little sea horse using the permanent masking...I bet it was hard waiting for the glossy to dry but so worth it. Your inked background looks like underwater to me! Beautiful. Your Thanks card is fun with the cute chickie and you have a cool stripe thanks to use on another project. Fabulous job on both cards.
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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  12. Your cards are so cute! Love the birdie card:)

    Peace, Love, & Creative Hugs!
    Monica L.

    moni023 at yahoo dot com

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  13. Beautiful cards-love the tip about the glossy accent! I am your newest follower!

    jrugg@sctc.net

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  14. Adorable creations. I love that little seahorse and how you used the little chick with the new thanks die.
    thomasjeri55atyahoodotcom

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  15. MWAHAA LOL good choice to avoid arthritis and blindness I'm so LOLing.....girl talk about a fab sense of humor.....when are you going to be on Ellen's show??
    Love your cards they both are super cute, fun and sweet and guaranteed not to cause any pain or blindness to the receiver or the creator.....OMG still laughing geeze!!

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  16. I just love your cards... great stamps and dies as well! on to the next blog!

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  17. I like them both, especially the under the sea one. CUTE projects.
    gsunshine11 @ tampabay DOT rr DOT com

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  18. Love your seahorse card and the background is gorgeous.
    Kristi
    kidshomelove at yahoo.com

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  19. That seahorse card looks pretty awesome to me! And your chickie card is so cute :)
    hbisesi@comcast.net

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  20. Love the underwater card. the seahorse is cute and the water grass is a good addition.
    The background has the bubbles that you would expect underwater. Great card.
    txmlhl@yahoo.com

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  21. Nikki your cards are WONDERFUL. Your background turned out perfect. Love your sweet little chickie, too. Thanks so much for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot
    dmcardmaker {at}{AOL}{dot}{COM}

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  22. Beautiful cards, thanks for sharing!

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  23. Love your cards Nikki, so cute! Another great release.

    Leslie
    cascrapper@gmail.com

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  24. Such cute cards. Love the little birdie and the seahorse is ADORABLE!

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  25. Very cute cards!!! Great release!!
    Angela
    chewiescrappin@hotmail.com

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  26. Great new uses for these wonderful stamps and dies.

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  27. Cute cards! Love the bright colors in the first one.
    cathyscreationstation at gmail dot com

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  28. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your water scene! Great cards.
    thisday at ne dot rr dot com

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  29. such cuteness!! love the chick!! one of my BFFs call me her "ride or die chick" so I must make her a card using the chick!
    thanks for sharing! you guys did an AWESOME job this week!
    brwneyes46@gmail.com

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  30. So...on that first card...it totally looks like the ocean!! You still got it my friend!! The BACKGROUND QUEEN is BACK!!! :) And that little birdie is so cute! Love them both!!

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  31. Your cards are super cute. Love the sweet chick and adorable sea scene.

    marg0006 at Verizon dot net

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  32. cute cute cute! Great technique you showed! Lauren lechristina3atgmaildotcom

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  33. Nikki both your cards are just so darn cute!! I ordered the surf's up set and can't wait to get it!!
    Hugs,
    Jess
    craftingwithjess@gmail.com

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  34. Adorable cards. Great new release.

    Gabriela

    gaby@hispaniclifestyle.com

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  35. The underwater scene looks terrific! Very nice! And love that little chickie always--cute card.

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  36. Wonderful cards! That underwater scene is amazing!!
    bizarrecreativity@gmail.com

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  37. Both cards are terrific! Thanks for sharing your talents!

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  38. Cute birdie card and love the underwater scene.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  39. 2 fun cards. Thanks for explaining how you did the background. I love the glossy accents. The little chickie on a line is so cute
    katieoscreations at gmail dot com

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  40. Thanks for showcasing the seahorse. I love seahorses and this is the first project I've seen using this new stamp. Love the underwater scene. ogdendoll@gmail.com

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  41. Everything is so darn cute! I especially love the Bee Happy stamp set and the Bee Hive die!! I cant wait for them to arrive! This was an awesome release.

    keyshasain@yahoo.com

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  42. Fabulous showcase of the new release! Everything is pure happiness!
    ~c

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  43. Nikki ~ OMG your sea card is simply STUNNING!! OMG!! I LOVE the embossing, the inking ~ inking QUEEN ~ and the dimension the seahorse has ~ WOW!! Then the chickie card is seriously ADORABLE!!! I need to use that chick more often it always makes me smile! Seriously PERFECTLY done as always!!!! Dang!

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  44. How cute is that little chickie card!!! Too cute!! Your sea card is absolutely gorgeous!! Hugs!!

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  45. Cute cards! Love, love, LOVE your sea card, and the little chickie on the thanks card is TOO precious!

    ~Ashley W
    proudusmcwife@gmail.com

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  46. Super ADORABLE cards Nikki!!!! LOVE the papers you used!
    AWESOME job!

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  47. Nikki both of your cards are so awesome! I love the Seahorse one, I love how you did the water coloring to make the underwater scene... so cute! And the "Thanks" card is so adorable! Thanks for sharing and hope you have a wonderful day! lindagk23ataoldotcom

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  48. Hi Nikki,

    Love both of your cute cards!!! :) Cool technique-what a great idea to "permanently mask"!

    Thanks for sharing !

    Crafty hugs,

    Jennifer
    Partridgelu at yahoo dot com

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  49. what a great card!!! very very fun!

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  50. Awesome projects. I just love your little seahorse. TFS

    resatwo at sbcglobal dot net

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