Sizzix Triple Play Blog Hop #6 – Cards a plenty & a bonus

Cards a plenty

If you have not noticed I love cardstock and ink. Give me a stack of ink and toss in a stencil, a stamp or two and I am content. Well that is until I run out. LOL The first project I made with this die cut is actually the last one you will see. My son and I made it using Clearsnap Design Adhesive and Glitter. It was really difficult to photograph but I wanted to share his creation with you.

Now on to the cards. I made a set of three cards using plain cream cardstock, Hero Arts sentiments, Crafters Workshop stencils, Clearsnap Ink and Sizzix die cuts. We are featuring Brenda Pinnick’s newest die. I hope you enjoy my creations as well as the rest of the hop. Use the blinky on the side to navigate either forward or backward.

Die cut as an an open element

All ink shading effects

And lastly our WINDOW CLING SNOWMAN.

The window cling

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About nikimeiners

Friend, Wife, Mom and an all around crafty old soul. Artist, Writer, Creative Director and Style Maker. Lover of old, fond of the new. Craver of excitement, establisher of the calm. My website http://365daysofcrafts.com Bio- Growing up in a small mid-western town, Niki Meiners was surrounded by a modest, resourceful and very entrepreneurial family. Her simple upbringing spurred her "Can do" attitude and gave her the confidence to try any challenge placed before her. She knew there was more out there than just her small town and set off after high school to explore the world. It was through these travels that she discovered her love of art and her desire to make the world a prettier place. It was not until she suffered a paralyzing illness that she realized she wanted to reconsider her corporate career as a Chief Paper Pusher, and her thoughts immediately turned to her first passion, art. In 2003 she began an odyssey that would take her from product design to publication and everywhere in between. She is known for her distinctive, high quality creations that feature a diverse mix of styles and highly creative approach to even the smallest detail. Niki is an Idea Architect, easily outlining every project from concept to completion. Her creations are simultaneously beautiful and functional and her in depth knowledge of the industry allows her to produce projects with a specific understanding of both the consumers and the manufacturers. This knowledge has allowed her work to be featured in the industries leading craft and lifestyle publications and manufacturers’ websites. nikimeiners at gmail.com
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15 Responses to Sizzix Triple Play Blog Hop #6 – Cards a plenty & a bonus

  1. Cheryl says:

    Very pretty cards! Love all your bling embellishments too!

  2. So cute Niki…but you do know that Valentine’s isn’t this month right?? Hahaha

  3. Madeline Arendt says:

    Another great idea to use these die-cuts for more than an album.
    (It’s OK about doing a Valentine theme, I did too!)

  4. LollyChops says:

    I love how you used the die!!!!!

  5. brendapinnick says:

    Niki, cute cards! I never get tired of hearts- I think they’re the perfect icon for all year long! Thanks for using my dies!

  6. Beth W. says:

    Niki – These cards are fabulous – they looked watercolored not inked – I am impressed!

  7. Niki — these are so cute! Love the hearts and the color!

  8. Ok- the cards are wonderful as usual but you know I adore that window cling- very, very clever brain you hhave

  9. Eileen Hull says:

    I agree- all are cool but I love the wondow cling best. Good collaboration with your son! :-)

  10. Jen Goode says:

    Such a great collection of cards, they’re fabulous! I especially like the “congrats” card… loving the fleur and the color combo – nice.

  11. Niki, Your cards are beautiful. I love the colors and the soft look. Fantastic!

  12. Niki, I love the ink technique you used. Very chic project!

  13. Love it! Thanks for the idea!!

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