[WIW Video] Pearl-fect Day Card by Patricia

on August 24, 2016
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DesignTeamHeadshots_PATRICIAHello Waffle Flower friends!  I haven’t done a card with a video for awhile, so decided I would share that with you today.  I based my inspiration and starting point for my card using this month’s challenge photo inspiration.  Instead of looking at the whole photo as the inspiration, I selected one object from it, the bird painting in the background.  So I started with the feather stamp first, then went with blue and tan for my colors.
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As I started getting my supplies together, I remembered when I learned about the stamp kissing technique, and thought I need to do that again!  You can see in the video the texture I got by kissing the circle polka dot stamp to the inked solid feather stamp.  I mention in the video that there is a little ink smooshing too.  So I have a little of that and the polka dots, but great texture, and that is what I was going for instead of a solid feather image.
I wasn’t planning on using the little mermaid, but the flow of the feathers and the other stamping, made a perfect little sea home for her.  The feathers reminded me of kelp or seaweed floating.  Okay, so maybe you and I know they are feathers, but to the recipient, they won’t know!  I think the texture from the stamp kissing also help make that elusion that they are floating in water.  For the mermaid, instead of coloring her in after stamping, I blended the same ink colors on cardstock and then stamped her.  I think she came out so pretty, soft, so calm and pretty floating in her ocean.
I have a video to share how the card came together!  
Watch it below or on our Youtube Channel.
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[WIW Video] Mermaid Garden Card by Tessa Wise

on August 17, 2016
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DesignTeamHeadshots-Tessa Hello everyone! It's Tessa here! My family and I are heading to the beach for a few days so I've had the ocean on my mind. I was inspired to use the Little Mermaids Stamp Set for today's card. I created a quick tone-on-tone stamped seaweed garden for Mermaid Faye to relax in using Waffle Flower inks. Faye was colored using watercolor paints. Products Used: Little Mermaids Stamp Set Litte Mermaids Die New Fish In Pond Dye Ink Pad Peace of Mind Dye Ink Pad

[Video] Mermaid Garden Card by Tessa

Watch it below or on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/_o69kPNnSuY Finished Card: WFC-WIW-8-17-Tessa-1 Close-up: WFC-WIW-8-17-Tessa-2 Thank you for watching! -- Tessa

[Guest] Birthday Fishes Card by Vera

on August 16, 2016
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Hello! It's Vera here :)  Today, I have a "Birthday Fishes" card for you.
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Here's how I made my card:
I stamped the images on Bristol paper with Versafine Ink Vintage Sephia. I colored with Copic markers and then cut out the images with my scissor. Using masking technique, I blended in some dye ink for the background.
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Thank you for stopping by!
- Vera

[Guest] You Are My Treasure Card by Deasy

on August 11, 2016
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Hi all! It's Deasy here. Today I want to share with you my second card for Waffle Flower. I made a cute on the beach scene with the monkeys. They are so cute!! you-are-my-treasure-card-1 Waffle Flower supplies used: Little Mermaid Stamp Set for the mermaid and rock images Tiger & Lily Stamp Set for the trees, treasure box images and the sentiment Willy & Friends Stamp Set for the monkey, shirt and hat images you-are-my-treasure-card-2 I stamp and coloring the images using copic. The sentiment is from silver embossing powder. To make the background, I'm using masking techique with dye ink and blending tool. you-are-my-treasure-card-3 Thank you so much for stopping by and Happy Crafting! Hugs, Melania Deasy

[Guest] Anchor Bookmarks by Vera Rhuhay

on August 09, 2016
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Hello friends! So happy to guest on Waffle Flower Craft Blog again :)

Today, I have bookmarks that I create using Life Anchor and Little Mermaid 
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I started by coloring the images from Little Mermaid with Copic markers, and heat embossed the anchor on blue navy card stock. I cut it out and assembled them onto bookmark card. My bookmark card size is 2.75" x 5" and I made the stripes background on it with watercolor paint.

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Thank you so much for stopping by and have a wonderful day!

-- Vera

[Guest] You Are My Anchor Card by Melania Deasy

on August 04, 2016
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Hi! It's Deasy here. I'm so excited to share with you my first card as Waffle Flower Guest Designer. Thank you so much for having me!!
I played with two stamp sets from the newest Waffle Flower release, Life Anchor and Little Mermaid . I stamped the images and colored them using copic.
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The sentiment was heat embossed with white embossing powder. I used masking technique to make the waves using dye inks and a ink blending tool. As a finish touch, I added some clear droplets.
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Thank you so much for stopping by and see you soon!
Melania Deasy

[Guest] More Mermaid Cards by Elena Roussakis

on August 03, 2016
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Hi there! I'm Elena, and thrilled to be guesting with Waffleflower today! I love working with Waffleflower stamps, especially because they are so unique! You won't find a mermaid-monkey stamp anywhere else, hee. I have 2 cards to share with you today. My first card combines Birthday Fishes with Little Mermaids. They pair so naturally together! birthday-fish-card I started out by coloring the sweet monkey with the seashell in her hair, the algae, the big balloon fish and the smaller fish. Once I colored them with copics, I die-cut them and assembled them onto a circle die-cut. I love the little fish staring at the fish balloon! Cracks me right up. birthday-fish-closeup Instead of masking, I've taken to making my die-cut images look more seamless by drawing in extra lines. Like I did on the monkey's hand that is holding the balloon string. My next card uses Little Mermaids exclusively: Perfect-day-card I colored both mermaids, and other images from the set (the pearl, of course! to go with the sentiment.) I arranged them all onto a Doily Square Die. I die-cut a square into the center of the doily using the inset square provided with the die-set. It is the perfect frame to match the jewel on the monkey's head. perfect-day-closeup I colored the little jewel drops around the doily in pink, to really match the jewel on the monkey's head. I hope you like the 2 cards I created! -- Elena

[Guest] Little Mermaids Card by Vera Rhuhay

on August 02, 2016
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Hi, everyone! It's Vera Rhuhay here and I'm so happy to be guesting on the Waffle Flower blog today! Yup! I will take over Waffle Flower's blog every tuesday during the month of August.

My card today is featuring Little Mermaids stamp set and Shellabrate for the sentiment.
Serious! I'm so in love with this couple mermaid.
First, I stamped all images on Bristol paper and colored with copic markers. For the background I blending with distress ink and splatter with water. And for finishing touch I added some clear sequins.
That's all from me and thank you for joining with me today :)
See you on the next Tuesday!
Vera

[WIW Video] Perfect Layout by Patricia Roebuck

on July 27, 2016
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DesignTeamHeadshots_PATRICIAHello Waffle Flower friends. I have a layout to share inspired by this month’s challenge photo inspiration. wfc-201607-photo

[Video] Perfect Layout by Patricia Roebuck

https://youtu.be/PtxYOhQMqGM Using the inspiration, I chose some of the new Waffle Flower Premium Dye inks, adding in other shades and tones of those same colors. I love the outside photo with the refreshment on the table next to the chair. Similar to the inspiration, I picked an outside photo enjoying ice cream to use along with the InstaLove Die. For some added texture, I brought in some pattern paper to use with the Chunky Chevron Die. I brought in more stamps to help set the mood of my summer layout. I have a video sharing how the layout came together.
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Xyron + Waffle Flower Inspiration Week - Day 1 - Patricia Roebuck

on July 25, 2016
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Hello everyone! We are teaming up with our friends at Xyron to bring you some fun projects every day of the week! Don't forget to checkout the awesome giveaway prizes at the end of this post! We have Patricia Roebuck on the blog today! Take it away, Patricia! Xyron-Waffle-Flower-1-YouAreFintasticCard Waffle Flower Supplies: Xyron Supplies: Xyron Creative Station After I used the Waffle Flower inks to blend in the water and sand on my card panel, I die cut the waves from the panel. I stamped and colored all of the images, then die cut each one out. I sent them all through the Xyron Creative Station! All I had to do was adhere everything into place. To get my waves to pop back up, I used a paint brush and baby powder to apply to the waves to remove the stickiness. --- Patricia
Thank you for sharing with us, Patrica! Love the soft colors and your perfect ink blending! Now on to the giveaways! Xyron-Prize_800X800 Our friends at Xyron has generously offered us a complete set of their brand new Creative Station Lite + 3" Refill to give to one luck winner drawn from comments left on all inspiration week posts on Waffle Flower Blog! You have until midnight Saturday, July 30 to enter! The winner will be announced here on August 1! And don't forget to checkout Xyron's Facebook page for a die bundle prize from us! You can comment each time they post a waffle flower project this week (about twice a day!) and then they'll pick a winner... That's 10 chances to win! WFC_XYRON_HOP_PRIZE_600X900 Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting!