Inspiration from the Challenge Team - February 22, 2016

on February 22, 2016
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Happy Monday, everyone! Time for some inspiration from the Challenge Team! Isha, York Tee and Tessa are here to share their takes on the February Waffle Flower Challenge! Join the fun by linking your projects to our challenge too! wfc-201602-technique-inlaid-diecutting wfc-201602-sketche wfc-201602-photo

Isha Gupta

Products Bowtiful Die Lotus Stamp Set WFC-02-22-Isha Gupta

York Tee

Products Doily Circle Die Feather More Die Tiny Twine Bow Die
What York Tee Says: I started with die cutting the Doily Circle Die from coordinating cardstock and patterned papers. I “Puzzled” and replaced the cut pieces with the cardstock piece cut earlier, using tape on the back side of the Doily Circle to keep the inlaid piece in place. To inlaid the Doily to the heart shaped frame, I cut out the inner heart shaped frame, overlay the Doily that I puzzled earlier to the frame, die cut them with the same heart shaped frame lit. Repeat the steps of inlaid die cutting for the remaining outer heart shaped frame and Mini Twine Bow. Then, I cut Feathers in a separate white card base, and inlay the shimmering gold Feathers into the opening. Lastly, I “overlay” (cut and inlaid) the whole heart shaped frame that I completed earlier to the card based.
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Tessa Wise

Products Rain Check Stamp Set Partly Cloudy Die Flower Circles Die
What Tessa Says: I diecut some patterned paper with the largest circle from the Flower Circle Die as a base for my sunny sky. Next, I cut out the cloud shape from the edges of the circle. I also diecut the cloud from white cardstock and layed it into the area I had cut from the circle. I love how the clouds go over the edge of the circle! I also inlaid the sun layer, cutting it out of orange and yellow cardstock and inlaying the center of the sun.
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SUPPLIES

[Guest] Fun Ways to Use Your Word Dies

on March 19, 2015
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Hello everyone! Our friend Virgina is here to share photo tutorials for two beautiful cards she's made with us! We love the use of color on her cards and the ways she used our With Love Word Die! --- Dear Waffleflower friends, I am Virginia Lu from Yes, Virginia… blog. I am so honored to share my love of Waffle Flower Stamps with you today. I honestly had a hard time choosing which stamp set to use when I went about this guest design work. Her are what I came up with: Card #1 guest designer virginia lu photo #1
  1. Create several dies with the set called ”With Love Word Die
  2. Make bows with “Bowtiful” and DCWV paper
  3. Start with the strips of paper and bow in the middle
guest designer virginia lu photo #2
  1. Glue the dies
  2. Trim off the excess
  3. Adhere sequins and dies
  4. Make a bow with silver strings
guest designer virginia lu photo #3 (with bow) I also stamped a flower (from “In Every Way”) and added to the bow for the extra pop of color and interest. This card requires little stamping and I think anyone can create a card like this! Card #2 guest designer virginia lu photo #4
  1. Gather colorful inks and start stamping flowers with “In Every Way” stamps
  2. Make 2 dies with white and black card stock
  3. Glue them together, but slightly offset
guest designer virginia lu photo #5
  1. After stamping the flowers, position the die
  2. Use a paper-piercer and a rule, start piercing the holes
  3. Hand-stitching the sentiment with silver thread
guest designer virginia lu photo #6 (with flowers) Thank Waffle Flower for inviting me to guest design here! I had a blast playing with the Stamps and Dies. I know that I will continue to reach for them in the future. I am so happy that you stopped by to check out my guest design projects today! --- Thank you so much for sharing with us today, Virginia! Virginia is also sharing a video on her blog showcasing some cool tools! Head over and check it out! We hope you can find time to create and make something today!

Proud to Be American Card + New Rock My World Die Set

on July 04, 2014
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Hello everyone! Happy 4th of July to those of us live in the US! I am proud and I am grateful for all the opportunities this land provides me. nina-yang-proud-to-be-american-card This is a simple card using our Surface– Tag Die – Starter Kit as a base for the focal.  My coloring is not perfect but it didn't stop me from having fun with this card. The lion is an old stamp from Penny Black. I diecut an US flag with our Bowtiful Die Set to make the lion even fancier :) nina-yang-proud-to-be-american-card-closeup

New Rock My World Die Set

Upon popular request, now we have a set of coordinating dies for our Rock My World Stamp Set. [caption id="attachment_11356" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Rock My World Die Set Rock My World Die Set - $12.99[/caption] Use them to cutout your stamped rocks: wfc-rock-my-world-die-set Or use them on their own for even more fun looks: nina-yang-proud-to-be-american-steps Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting!

Sequin Shaker Blog Hop

on April 21, 2014
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Hello everyone! Waffle Flower Crafts is sponsoring the Sequin Shaker Blog Hop hosted by Pretty Pink Posh on April 26th! Everyone is invited to link up your sequin shaker cards on the hop day to join. If you need more sequins, you can use coupon code BLOGHOP to save 15% on your order at Pretty Pink Posh from now through the hop day. Today, our design team girls are sharing some sequin shaker cards to help spread the word.

Waffle Flower Blog <-- You're Here! Joni Andaya Katie Gehring Kim Kesti Lorena Cantó May Sukyong Park Suzanne Dahlberg

This is actually my first shaker card. I like how it turned out and really enjoyed making it! waffle-flower-hello-bowtiful-sequins-shaker-card First, I die cut a circle from my card base (4-1/4" x 5-1/2") and adhered a piece of acetate to its back. waffle-flower-hello-bowtiful-sequins-shaker-card-acetate Then, I die cut the same circle from some craft foam and adhered the window piece to the back of the card front. waffle-flower-hello-bowtiful-sequins-shaker-card-sequins Pour some sequins in! I used Woodlands Mix and Gold Stars from Pretty Pink Posh. I then cut a backing piece of white cardstock and stamped some stars for a colorful background. waffle-flower-hello-bowtiful-sequins-shaker-card-stamping-confetti-stars I then stamped the bow from our Bowtiful Stamp Set and cutout with our Bowtiful Die Set to create a fun embellishment for the window. waffle-flower-hello-bowtiful-sequins-shaker-card-stamping-on-foam I kinda like how the sequins are adhering to the edges! waffle-flower-hello-bowtiful-sequins-shaker-card.jpg-side Sequins make me happy! Don't forget to check out the Pretty Pink Posh Blog on the April 26! bloghop Use the coupon to save on your order: bloghop_coupon And join the blog hop to win some goodies from these awesome companies! Including Waffle Flower Crafts! bloghopsponsors We are offering our Bowtiful Stamp Set and Bowtiful Die Set as a prize! Good luck, everyone! Happy Crafting!

Waffle Flower Crafts April Release Day 5 - Introducing Mailable 3D Bow Template Die

on April 05, 2014
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Hello everyone! Welcome to Day 5 of Waffle Flower Crafts April Release! All of our new products will be available in our store at noon 12pm Eastern! Both US and international orders will be shipped via USPS. We have both first class and priority mail options. The shipping cost will be calculated in real time based on the content in your cart. For more information, please visit our Shipping & Handling page here.

Introducing Our Craft Dies

Dies! Oh dies! I don't know whether I would be this into stamping and cardmaking if it were not for the dies. My stamps need coordinating dies. And we have three dies in this release!

1. Bowtiful Coordinating Die Set

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2. Mailable 3D Bow Template Die

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3. Tiny Heart Die

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A Video on Using Bowtiful Coordinating Die Set (Watch the video below or in HD on YouTube)

In the video, I will share: - How to separate the linked dies - Diecut stamped images - Make a dimensional flower from the Bowtiful Die Set http://youtu.be/_EY3wqCmVmY I used the dimensional flower on a simple card: waffle-flower-crafts-bowtiful-stamp-set-and-coordinating-dies

A Video on Mailable 3D Bow Template Die (Watch the video below or in HD on YouTube)

In this video, I will share: - How to assemble the Mailable 3D Bow into TWO different looks. - How to die cut felt with our Mailable 3D Bow Template Die. - How does our Tiny Heart Die work. - How our Bowtiful Stamp Set coordinates with the Mailable 3D Bow. http://youtu.be/MPv5KJVINhc I used the stars and sentiments from our Bowtiful stamp set and kept the card simple to let the 3D bow shine! waffle-flower-crafts-bowtiful-stamp-set-and-dies As I mentioned in the video, this die also coordinates with our Bowtiful Stamp Set:

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Try different materials and see what you can get!

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Fun, right? :) I hope that you will enjoy them as much as I do.

Meet Our Design Team!

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I'm a 30-something crafty girl born and raised in the Boston area, where I currently live with my husband and our dog. By day, I work as a cancer researcher, and by night I spend lots of time in my craft room. I began papercrafting in 2005, and since then I have scrapbooked big events like my wedding and travel, but I have mostly focused on cards after meeting two other card-makers at my local stamp store. This hobby is the perfect stress release for me, and I cherish so many of the friends I've made as a result of it. I am so excited to be joining Nina in her new adventure!
I enjoyed all the design teams I joined. Not only did I get to work with wonderful products, I also got to meet some wonderful people. I met Suzanne when I was on Neat and Tangled team. Suzanne's cards always speak Spring and happiness to me. I adore her clean and fresh style and think she's the queen of mixing and matching patterned paper on cards. You can find her beautiful creations on her blog: Freshly Noted and connect with her on the following sites:

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I am truly grateful for the ladies joining me in this startup. I didn't think too much about their styles mixing, I just like their work and like them as people. The team blends very well together. I can't wait to see what inspiration they will bring us. I am very blessed to have them. Our design team will have separate giveaways on their blogs for each of our releases. Check them out often!

Today's Giveaway!

Mailable 3D Bow Template Die
We want to make sure there are many opportunities to win, so we came up with 12 chances to enter. You do not need to do them all to enter. 1 comment = 1 entry! When the drawing time comes, we will use the total number of comments to draw from. This means that if you are following via Email, Facebook and Pinterest, you will need to leave 3 comments. If you are already a follower, just leave a comment telling us that you did:) * Leave a comment, 1 entry. * Follow the blog via RSS, Feedly or Blog Lovin' and comment here, 1 entry. * Subscribe to our weekly Blog Updates email and comment here, 1 entry. * Subscribe to our monthly Store News email and comment here, 1 entry. * Like Waffle Flower Crafts on Facebook and comment here, 1 entry * Share the giveaway on Facebook with a link to this post and comment here, 1 entry. * Follow us on Instagram and comment here, 1 entry. * Follow us on YouTube and comment here, 1 entry. * Follow us on Twitter and comment here, 1 entry. * Follow us on Pinterest and comment here, 1 entry. * Pin this post to Pinterest and comment here, 1 entry. * Join our Flickr Group and comment here, 1 entry. Enter before 11:59pm Eastern on April 5, 2014. The winner will be announced on the blog on 6th, tomorrow! Thank you for stopping by! Hope that you enjoyed our release! Happy Crafting!

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