Can You Felt It? - Waffle Flower Blog Hop

on May 05, 2014
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Hello everyone! Welcome to Can You Felt It? - Waffle Flower Blog Hop! Today is the 5th of the month and also the day that the design team girls get together and share some fun craft projects using our newest stamps and dies released in April. waffle-flower-crafts-can-you-felt-it-blog-hop-badge We have teamed up with Benzie Design to share some felt projects today! nina-yang-raining-bow-felt-craft-3d-bows I used the Promise felt pack on my project. I ordered a few extra pieces of white felt (9"x12") to make my cloud. I free-hand drew a cloud on the felt and stitched two pieces together and stuffed it with polyester stuffings. nina-yang-raining-bow-felt-craft-3d-bows-stitching-cloud I then cut small pieces from the felt in the Promise pack to die cut with our Mailable 3D Bow Template Die. nina-yang-raining-bow-felt-craft-3d-bows-felt The felt cuts like butter. nina-yang-raining-bow-felt-craft-3d-bows-diecut And I like how the colors compliment each other. nina-yang-raining-bow-felt-craft-3d-bows-rainbow Our Mailable 3D Bow Template Die is all in one piece and you don't need any adhesive to assemble it. Here is a closeup on the back to show how the tail is tucked in. nina-yang-raining-bow-felt-craft-3d-bows-back I then cut some letters from both cork and felt for my sentiment. nina-yang-raining-bow-cloud I like the DCWV adhesive backed cork the best for die cutting projects. You can get 15 sheets of 6"x6" in a pack for $5.99 at Jo-Ann Store, where you can easily find a 40% off coupon for. nina-yang-raining-bow-diecut-cork The alphabet die I used was from Lifestyle Crafts / We R Memory Keepers, I'm sorry that the particular one I used is no longer available in the store, but you can find more of them here in WRMK's official store, they are $15 each and you can use code WAFFLE for 20% off your entire order. I know some people are saying that the dies with ejection foams like the alphabet die I used here cannot cut felt, but I tried and it cuts fine in my die cut machine. You may experiment with different shim combinations to get yours working. A quick tip: Cut your felt to fit your alphabet die so nothing is wasted! nina-yang-raining-bow-diecut-felt-letters I then used some floss to attached the bows to my cloud. nina-yang-raining-bow-felt-craft-3d-bows-supplies It's raining bow in my room! nina-yang-raining-bow-strings I had so much fun making this project and I hope that you are inspired to make something from felt as well!

Special Shopping Discount at Benzie Design

Benzie Design is generously offering a special shopping code for our blog readers to use during May. Code WAFFLE10 for 10% off at Benzie Design. Valid through May 31st, 2014. Benzie Design has some gorgeous felt packs in the store. For more inspiration, checkout our design team girls posts today to see which felt pack may suit your needs better or maybe you should get them all? Haha! Have fun, everyone!

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

Giveaway

Don't forget to leave comments along the way for chances to win a stamp set of choice from Waffle Flower Crafts. Enter before midnight Eastern on May 8 and the winner will be announced on Waffle Flower Blog on May 9th. Stay connected via FacebookTwitterPinterest, Instagram and YouTube! We just started a dedicated Instagram account for Waffle Flower Crafts, if you use Instagram don't forget to check it out! Don't forget to share your projects using Waffle Flower Crafts products in our Flickr Group Here! We're planning on more ways for you to join the fun so stay tuned~~

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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