Advent Calendar Extravaganza 2016 with Taheerah Atchia

on December 12, 2016
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Hello everyone!! We are so happy to be joining the amazingly talented Taheerah for her Advent Calendar Extravaganza!! We have a gorgeous holiday card by Channin to share with you but first here's all the details for this special event!! advent-calenda-extravaganza advent-calendar-extravaganza-2016 Advent Calendar Extravaganza is -the- festive event of the season! This ‘hop with a twist’ was dreamed up by Taheerah Atchia and features surprise destinations each day! Joining in the fun with Taheerah are ONE HUNDRED special guests - each serving up some fantastic Christmas inspiration! Just like an Advent Calendar, you’ll never know where you’re going to be visiting next until you ‘open the door’! And that’s not all! With 25 *amazing* sponsors taking part as guests as well, your crafty wish list is bound to get a boost with a chance to win a prize EVERY SINGLE DAY!! Join in the fun every day at taheerah-atchia.com to see what special surprises await behind the door! Now take it away Channin! :)   designteamheadshots_channin Hello everyone!! I'm so excited to be participating in Taheerah's Advent Calandar Extravaganza!! It is such a festive event with so many amazing inspirational projects, I'm so honored to be apart of it!! For today's card, I had a lot of fun the lovely Peace on Earth Stamp set and my colored pencils! img_2670 First, I mounted a sentiment from the Peace on Earth Stamp Set on my MISTI. I then masked the bird and swirly portions with cut pieces of a post-it note. Now that only the sentiment remained exposed I inked it up with my embossing ink, then removed the masks and stamped it in the center of an A7 card base made from black card stock. Next, I pouring white embossing powder over my sentiment and then heat set it. img_2671 Now that my sentiment was complete I repeatedly stamped the foliage and the berries in green and red pigment ink to create a ring or wreath around the sentiment. Once my wreath was completed I colored in all the foliage and berries with my Prismacolor colored pencils. After I had colored my wreath with my greens and reds, I highlighted portions of the wreath with my white colored pencil. I hope you enjoyed!! :) ~Channin I just love how Channin's coloring and the black cardstock make the images just pop off the paper, so vivid! Thank you so much for sharing this gorgeous holiday card with us, Channin! It’s not a party without a prize - and with prizes every day there are several chances to win! We are sponsoring today’s prize so you’ll definitely want to win! Simply leave a comment on this post - then head back to taheerah-atchia.com and leave a comment there too! You must leave a comment on Taheerah’s blog as well as ours in order to be eligible to win! Don’t forget to grab the other surprise destinations from Taheerah’s blog and head over to them to leave comments there as well to improve your odds even more! You have until 23:59 EST on 31st December 2016 to enter. Don’t forget Advent Calendar Extravaganza runs from 1st-25th December inclusive so make sure you visit taheerah-atchia.com every day for fabulous inspiration and amazing prizes every single time! Merry Christmas!   Supplies: Peace on Earth Stamp Set

Winter 2016 Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

on December 09, 2016
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Hello everyone! Popped in to share a fun blog hop that everyone's invited! winter-2016-coffee-lovers-blog-hop When: Friday, December 9 - Friday, December 16 THEME: Winter/Holiday USE: coffee, tea &/or cocoa images National Cocoa Day 12/13 International Tea Day 12/15 For more details and to linkup your project(s) please click here!

Caring Hearts Card Drive + Creative Monthly Winners

on November 08, 2016
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Hello everyone! Popped in to share some happy news! First of all, we are participating in Caring Hearts Card Drive again this year! caring-hearts-card-drive-2016
The holidays are about family, kindness, and joy. However, during this time many of the elderly who live in nursing homes feel lonely. Wouldn’t it be great if we brought a smile to their face and brightened their holiday season simply by sharing our love of cardmaking? Please join crafters around the world for the 7th annual Caring Hearts Card Drive. Last year we collected over 22,000 cards and distributed them to over 100 nursing homes throughout the world. And we hope to collect even more this year! Please join us. Details for the card drive can be found at: Vera Yates Blog & Jennifer McGuire's Blog. Waffle Flower is proud to be a sponsor… offering a prize to a lucky contributor!
Let's start making some more cards!
creative-monthly-video-hop And the three winners for our Creative Monthly Video Hop are: cm-winner-1 cm-winner-2 cm-winner-3 Congratulations Winners! Please email us at the following address to claim your prize! A $50 coupon code to our store! email Thanks everyone who joined up during the video hop! Have a wonderful week! Hugs, Nina

Creative Monthly Video Hop + Giveaways!

on November 02, 2016
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Hello everyone! As promised, we invited some talented planner girls along with our design team to bring you creative ideas for our Creative Monthly planner stamp release! creative-monthly-video-hop

Start the Video Hop Here!

1. Preview to Waffle flower Creative Monthly Planner Release 2. Introduction to Creative Monthly System - Nina Yang 3. From Start to Finish - Month on 2 Pages for Filofax A5 - Tricia Schaden 4. Three Ways to Use Creative Monthly Templates - Katie Gehring 5. Creative Gift Planning for the Holiday Season - Tessa Wise 6. Beauty Log Planner Layout for Happy Planner - Tiffany Ross 7. Creative Monthly System Walkthrough - Jennifer

— GIVEAWAY —

To celebrate the new release, Waffle Flower is giving away $50 gift certificates to three winners randomly drawn from comments left to all of our videos! Enter by 11:59pm ET on November 6, 2016! Start the video hop here

— HOP SPECIAL —

Use code CMSHIPFREE for free US domestic shipping. (Valid till Nov 6) Check out our Instagram and Facebook for more chances to win!!! WFC Instagram http://instagram.com/waffleflowercrafts/ WFC Facebook https://www.facebook.com/waffleflowercrafts/ Tricia's Instagram http://instagram.com/inkyplanner Katie's Instagram http://instagram.com/kategehring Tessa's Instagram http://instagram.com/tessawise Tiffany's Instagram http://instagram.com/villabeautifful_creates Jennifer's Instagram http://instagram.com/mypurpleylife

— 2017 Planner Release Line-up —

Stamp Set - 4x6 - Planner Dates Stamp Set - 3x4 - Mini Patterns Stamp Set - 4x6 - Currently Stamp Set - 2x3 - Currently Feeling Stamp Set - 2x3 - Currently Drinking Stamp Set - 2x3 - Currently Playing Stamp Set - 2x3 - Currently Listening Stamp Set - 4X6 - Plan to Glow Stamp Set - 4X6 - Skin Care Routine Stamp Set - 3x4 - Beauty Log Stamp Set - 3x4 - Natural Beauty Die - Creative Bits Die - Disc Bound Hole Punch

Waffle Flower Coloring Fun Blog Hop & Giveaway

on July 09, 2015
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waffle-flower-coloring-fun-blog-hop-badge Hello everyone! Welcome to Waffle Flower Coloring Fun Blog Hop! We are so lucky to have some of our favorite stamping artists and teachers in this hop! Along with our amazing design team, these super talented ladies are here to share some coloring love! We are humbled by their talent and their kindness. This craft community has some of the best people in the world! Now hop along and enjoy the show! Happiness is contagious!

Waffle Flower Blog <-- You're Here! Sandy Allock Kathy Racoosin Tessa Wise Nichol Magouirk Laura Bassen Katie Gehring Jennifer McGuire

[Video] Color Blending with Gelatos

In this video, Nina shares an easy color blending technique with Gelatos. Watch it below or in HD on Waffle Flower Youtube Channel And here is the finished card: color-blending-with-gelatos And a closeup: color-blending-with-gelatos-closeup

Hop Prize

We prepared a $50 gift certificate to our store for one random winner! waffle-flower-crafts-logo-RGB The winner will be drawn from comments left on all of our blogs. Enter before 11:59 pm Eastern on July 12, 2015. The winner will be announced on the blog on July 13. Good luck, everyone! --- Thank you for taking the time to join us this week! All products are now available in the store as well as many of our retail partner's! Follow us on the following social media accounts for your daily dose of inspiration:

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Find time to create and make something today!

Waffle Flower 2015 Summer Release