[Video] Inspiration from Challenge Team – February 15, 2016

on February 15, 2016
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Happy Monday, everyone! Time for some inspiration from the Challenge Team! Marcie, Daria, Shona and our previous Video Gust blogger Galina Filippenko 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

Marcie Sharp

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Products Leafy Stamp Set Good Stuff Die Doily Square Die

What Marcie Says: I have never snipped apart the super fun Doily Square Die because it's just so awesome as it is! After die-cutting it several times out of various colours and the main white panel, I pieced it all back together. The small star from the Good Stuff Die set was a perfect little piece to inlay into one of the circles. A sweet sentiment and some glitter along the bottom finish it off.

Daria Grushina

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Products Tribal Bear Stamp Set Tiny Die Trio

What Daria Says: I used Tiny Dies Trio to make my inlaid die-cutting and heat embossed Lovely bear from Tribal Bear Stamp Set. I think that is one of my all time favorite combination: craft+white+gold :)

Shona Chambers

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Products Doily Square Die Perfect Word Die Congrats Stamp Set

What Shona Says: I used the Doily Square Die, along with the Perfect Word Die and stamps from the Congrats Stamp Set. I die-cut the middle diamond shape first and added a panel behind it before I die-cut the outer frame. That way the whole panel didn’t fall to pieces and turn into a jigsaw puzzle!!

Guest (Video): Galina Filippenko

WFC-02-15-Video Guest Galina Filippenko

Products Doily Circle Die Hibiscus Stamp Set

Video Link: https://youtu.be/XK1UBaScGpM

SUPPLIES

[Watch It Wednesday] Painted & Stamped Stripe Background - Sabrina Alery

on February 25, 2015
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DesignTeamHeadshots-Sabrina Perfect-Painted-Stripes-Waffle-Flower-Crafts-Sabrina-Alery-1 Hi guys! It’s Sabrina with your Watch it Wednesday video. Today I was in the mood for a little experimenting and tried out a background created by painting and stamping some simple stripes. Using supplies in a freehand sort of method, like painting, always makes me really nervous! Once you put it down on paper, there’s no repositioning or turning back. Perfect-Painted-Stripes-Waffle-Flower-Crafts-Sabrina-Alery-2 If that describes you too, don’t be afraid to experiment. You may end up with something that looks great and that you love! And if it’s not perfect, use my tricks for disguising those imperfections. ☺

[Video] Painted & Stamped Stripe Background

You can check it all out in the video below or in HD on YouTube. http://youtu.be/l7uNtVGkYzI Perfect-Painted-Stripes-Waffle-Flower-Crafts-Sabrina-Alery-4

SUPPLIES: Pattern Play Stamp Set In Every Way Stamp Set Perfect Word Die

Thanks for sharing with us, Sabrina!

Waffle Flower Challenge - Jan 26 - Feb 9, 2015

on January 26, 2015
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Hello everyone! Welcome to another Waffle Flower Challenge! Waffle Flower Challenge Badge Every two weeks, we challenge you with a new inspiration photo. Entering the challenge is as easy as 1, 2, 3:
  1. Make something based on the inspiration photo (color, composition, theme, etc.)
  2. Share it on your blog, an online gallery (i.e Flickr), or your Instagram
  3. Add the link(s) to your project(s) to the Link-up Tool at the end of this post!
We will draw a random winner from all entries for playing along. You can enter as many times as you want! The winner will receive a stamp set of choice! The Waffle Flower Challenge Team will share their takes with you and vote for another winner from all entries using at least one of Waffle Flower Crafts products. The winner will receive a stamp set of choice and join the team for a future challenge! The winners for our last challenge will be announced on Friday, Jan 30.

The Photo

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DT Takes

Laura Jane is joining the Challenge team as a guest designer this week. She has not one but two beautiful cards for us! 126 Guest Laura Jane 1

In Every Way Stamp Set, Flower Circles Die

126 Guest Laura Jane 2

In Every Way Stamp Set, Pattern Play Stamp Set, Perfect Word Die

Now the design team takes! Click on their names or the photos will take you to their blog posts for more details!

Tenia Nelson

126 Tenia

In Every Way Stamp Set

Kymona Tracey

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Planted Stamp Set, Perfect Word Die

Shelly Kurth

126 Shelly

In Every Way Stamp Set, Perfect Word Die

Jennifer Mertens

126 Jennifer

Monochrome Stamp Set, On My Mark Stamp Set

Now, how amazing are these cards?! Thank you so much for the inspiration, ladies! You're the best!!!

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Join the Fun!

We welcome all project types and crafters at all levels to join us!

To Enter:

Add your link(s) to the Link-up Tool below. Here are some helpful tips if you are new to online challenges!
  • If you used Waffle Flower Crafts products, list the product name in your blog post or photo description. This is especially helpful when you used a product in a clever way that might not be obvious to people. Our team will be looking for them when they vote for the winner, but let's help making it easier for them.
  • We have two winners for each challenge and one of them will be randomly drawn from all entries! Enter as many times as you want. Include the challenge photo and a link to this challenge post so your crafty friends and followers can find us and join the fun too!
  • Combine up to 3 other challenges if you want. We look forward to seeing what wonderful projects you will create with your own unique formulas.
[inlinkz_linkup id=489215 mode=1] Did you know that you can use your Instagram photos to enter? Learn more here! A Quick Tip: If you share your projects on social media sites, hashtag #waffleflowercrafts and/or #waffleflowerchallenge will make your projects be seen by more people!

Take a Challenge with Kim Kesti

on January 19, 2015
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Hello everyone! Kim Kesti is here with a card made for our current Waffle Flower Challenge! DesignTeamHeadshots-KimKesti Kim says,
While I love everything about this month's Photo Inspiration, it was really the colors that I decided to focus on. This trendy mix of colors is not one that I would normally put together, but hey! I guess that is why this is called a challenge, right? The avocado green color immediately brought to mind our new Potted Stamp Set, so cute! After coloring the succulents, it was easy to add in the warm rose color in the title and cacti flower and accent the set with a dash of pretty blue and purple. This is my first attempt at tackling the "multiple layered die cut" effect on my title and I love how it turned out! Not to mention that the Perfect Word Die is, um, pretty perfect! Thanks for taking a peek at my challenge card!
Potted1_Kesti We love the soft colors on Kim's watercolored card. We also love that she is not afraid to cover part of her colored image with a word die! The layered "perfect" word diecuts turned out so cute! And here is our current challenge photo that inspired Kim's card: Waffle Flower Challenge-20150112 Entering the challenge is as easy as 1, 2, 3:
  1. Make something based on the inspiration photo (color, composition, theme, etc.)
  2. Share it on your blog, an online gallery (i.e Flickr), or your Instagram
  3. Add the link(s) to your project(s) to the Link-up Tool at the end of this post!
We will draw a random winner from all entries for playing along. You can enter as many times as you want! The winner will receive a stamp set of choice! The Challenge team will vote for another winner to join us in a future challenge! We look forward to seeing your projects! Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting!

Introducing Monochrome + In Every Way

on January 01, 2015
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Hello everyone! Welcome to day 1 of Waffle Flower Crafts Winter 2015 release! With Valentine's Day and Spring in mind, we've gone back to basics with our winter 2015 collection. Whether you are a trend watcher or a collector of unique designs, we have you covered! We will introduce 10 new stamp sets and 6 new dies from Jan 1 to Jan 5 with all products available in our store as well as many of our retail partners on Jan 5. [divider] We have 2 stamp sets and 2 dies for today!

Monochrome Stamp Set

waffle-flower-crafts-271022-monochrome Whether in fashion or home and interior design, monochrome is a trending classic. As for our stamp design, we wanted to have more basic sets that will work great with a simple black ink pad. We rounded up some critters that look stunning in just B&W! Monochrome Stamp Set

Ideas for Monochrome Stamp Set

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Samples

In monochrome:wfc-2015-01-01-zebra-monochrome-card With a pop of color: wfc-2015-01-01-zebra-love-at-first-sight-card wfc-2015-01-01-sheep-b&w-card wfc-2015-01-01-Sheep-Card-by-Tessa Or go bold and colorful! wfc-2015-01-01-cow-love-card wfc-2015-01-01-animal-hello-card wfc-2015-01-01-Gehring-Monochrome

Tiny Love Bubble Die

310018 Tiny Love Bubble Die We have this tiny die made to the same size of the stamp from Monochrome Stamp Set. They are perfect to transfer any of your critter cards into a love scene.

Samples

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In Every Way Stamp Set

waffle-flower-crafts-271023-in-every-way Talking about basic stamps that work well with black inks? We need a good sentiment set! Growing up in the digital age, I am used to all symmetrical/uniformed fonts. But I've been learning about calligraphy lately and I start to appreciate these hand-written look. Hope they are beautiful in your eyes too!

Ideas for In Every Way Stamp Set

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Samples

We included a couple of flowers that are great for 2-step-stamping. The thing we like the most about these flowers is that we don't need to align them perfectly. Offsetting the two layers actually adds to the hand drawn, whimsical look! Score! wfc-2015-01-01-perfect-every-way-card wfc-2015-01-01-Gehring-In-Every-Way-2

Perfect Word Die

$5.99 310019 Word Die Perfect We couldn't help but make one of the pretty words into a die. There are so many techniques we can use this word die with! Like the fun use of negative space on Sabrina's Card here: wfc-2015-01-01-Perfect-In-Every-Way-Sabrina-Alery
"You're practically perfect in every way" - Mary Poppins
This stamp set started with this sentiment suggested by our design team member Katie Gehring! And Katie made this card to go with it! The little umbrella stamp came from our Planner Add-on: Weather 1. Isn't it perfect? wfc-2015-01-01-Gehring-In-Every-Way Head over to Katie's blog for more details! Thank you for stopping by, everyone! We are going to have videos and tutorials throughout the month to share more ways on using these products. See you tomorrow for more new sets! All products will be available in our store as well as many of our retail partners on Jan 5.

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