Wednesday, May 18, 2022

We dare you to create a smile : May mood board

Hello and welcome to our new moodboard challenge... and isn´t this rainbow theme gorgeous?
I bet you will totally love the inspirations the designteam and our guest designers made...

If you want to play along (this challenge is open until 30.05.2022) you will get the chance to win a 25,-€ gift card for the Create a smile shop.


Let´s start with the beautiful cards our two guest designers made..

Melissa made this radiant letters greeting-card using Ich wünsch Dir GlückCherry uppercase and Cherry lowercase.



Daniela made this beautiful intense rainbow stripes snowglobe card using Aus der Ferne and "Snowglobe" and "Weihnachtsbaum" (both new set from the adventcalendar 2021 which will be released during 2022).


Thank you both for your gorgeous work, please be sure to check out their profiles and leave them some love.


And now let´s have a closer look at all the beautiful designteam inspirations...

Alma made this fabulous party-ballon card using Schwebende Grüße and Cloudy day.




Femke made this oh so lovely rainbow birds card using Tweetheart and Hey honey.








Irina made this fantastic rainbow order popsicle birthday card using A little treatMini birthday and Narrow stripes.




Kathrin made this magnificant high contrasted and kind of shimmery birthday card using Verrücktes HuhnSplotchHappyLemon alphas and Magical frame.
 



Laura made this cheerful and brightly blotted party critter card using Little lemur and Stitched rectangle frames.




Martina made this super soft and classy birthday flowers card using Heute wird gut and Stitched rectangle frames.




Mina made this marvelous little monkey having a rainbow party time using ArtsyBamEndlich SchulkindFruit salad and Double stitched rectangles.




Nina made this pretty kneedlework birthday card using Knit kitKleine SprücheKnitted stencil and Scalloped rectangles.




Wow! Rainbow theme always works in so many different and beautiful ways... don´t you think?
And if you now want to participate yourself you´ll have time until 30.05.2022 but please make sure to follow the challenge rules below.

Have an awesome day everybody and don´t forget to get crafty whenever you´re able to...

Nina

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Winner from May sketch challenge

Hello everybody!

Time to announce our winners - and to thank everyone who participate in the May sketch challenge...

Just in case you didn´t already know :
By playing along our challenges you´ll get the chance to win a 25,-€ gift certificate for the Create a smile Shop and be guest designer for the upcoming challenge (if you want to).



This time the winner of the 25,-€ gift certificate is ... drummroll and congrats to : Stefanie with her gorgeous rocking sheep using Hut abDekorierte Grüße - bunte ErweiterungDesertPop-up slider "Party" and Weather.


Please send me an email to challengeteam@createasmilestamps.com to claim your prize - it´s so well deserved. 


And our featured artist of the May sketch challenge is Stephanie with her beautiful "butterfly enjoying the flowers" shaker card using ButterfliesHeute wird gut and Blossom.


Again : congrats you both!
You can take the badge and display it on your blogs, if you want to...

And we would love to invite you both to be guest designers for our next challenge - please send an email to challengeteam@createasmilestamps.com and I will tell you all the details.



Be sure to check out our blog regularly... the inspiration over here never stops ... and you won´t miss the new challenges of course!

Have a great day ... and 
get crafty whenever you get the chance to...

Nina 

Saturday, May 14, 2022

3 Ideas using Backgroundstamps - VIDEO

Hi lovelys, Birka here!

Today I have even 6 cards for you :-) And its all about background-stamps.

But first some pictures. Ok, a lot of pictures ;-)















A friend on Instagram asked me to do a video about backgroundstamps. Because she said, she likes these stamps, but doesn't know how to use them :-) 







Here you can see my video (in german)

















Did you know: If you buy HERE some gift-cards, Christine (the owner of CAS) an her team creates little pokets for these by hand? :-) Thats so lovely




Wednesday, May 4, 2022

We dare you to create a smile : May sketch

Hello and welcome everyone to our brand new and wonderful may sketch challenge! 

If you want to play along (this challenge is open until 16.05.2022) you will get the chance to win a 25,-€ gift card for the Create a smile shop .


According to the sketch our two guest designers made wonderful and totally different cards, I´m sure you wanna see...

Paula made this cute and summery looking bee-card using Dicke Freunde and Wundervoll.



And Stefanie made this pertty festive party llama card using Llama macchiatoHallo mono and Scalloped rectangles.



Thank you both for your gorgeous work!
Please be sure to check out their profiles and leave them some love... just in case you haven´t already.


But as you all know, our wonderful designteam always has such beautiful and versatile inspirations for you too...

Alma made this sweet and vibrant buzzzzy bee card using Best Bugs.




Femke made this lovely springflower wreath using Very cherry and Plantastic.




Franzi made this wonderfully relaxed reading turtle card using AbschaltenEinatmen, ausatmenMagnoliaCobblestones and Double stitched DIN lang.




Irina made this clean and simple delicate flower card using BloomyMini birthday and Double stitched rectangles.





Kathrin made this marvelous busy bee honey card using Hey HoneyDicke Freunde, WildflowersBasic HexagonsLayered Hexagons and Doppeltes hallo.




Laura made this cheerful Best Bugs friendship card using Bubble rays and Stitched circle frames.





Martina made this magnificant honey bee card using Hey HoneyDicke FreundeLayered Hexagons and Stitched rectangle frames.




Mina made this impressive colorful spring-friends card using Dicke FreundeDoodle flowers and Hearts.





Nina made this cute little congratulating llama card using Hut abFür jede GelegenheitBasic Hexagons and Desert stencil.



I´m always impressed by all this inspiration... because even if same sets are used there is no card like the other. That´s why we all love our hobby, right?
If you now want to participate you´ll have time until 16.05.2022 but please make sure to follow the challenge rules below.

Have an awesome day everybody and don´t forget to get crafty whenever you´re able to...

Nina

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Winner from April mood board challenge

Hello everybody!

Time to announce our winners - and to thank everyone who participate in the April mood board challenge... 

Just in case you didn´t already know :
By playing along our challenges you´ll get the chance to win a 25,-€ gift certificate for the Create a smile Shop and be guest designer for the upcoming challenge (if you want to).



This time the winner of the 25,-€ gift certificate is ... drummroll and congrats to : Melissa with her awesome bright shining crocus card using the retired set "Kroküsse" and the Bubble circle stencil.


Please send me an email to challengeteam@createasmilestamps.com to claim your prize - it´s so well deserved. 


And our featured artist of the April Mooboard challenge is Daniela with her colorful and extraordinary retro-phone card using "Am Telefon" (an adventcalendar 2021 set, which will be released during 2022).



Again : congrats you both!
You can take the badge and display it on your blogs, if you want to...

And we would love to invite you both to be guest designers for our next challenge - please send an email to challengeteam@createasmilestamps.com and I will tell you all the details.



Be sure to check out our blog regularly... the inspiration over here never stops ... and you won´t miss the new challenges of course!

Have a great day ... and 
get crafty whenever you get the chance to...

Nina