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Welcome Dare 2B Artzy fans! Michelle Houghton here from www.Scrapweaver.com, I am here to share some D2BA inspiration with you today. I am using the same stamp set that I used for this month’s “Ship Shape” challenge! (BTW it is not too late to play along, catch all the details at our BLOG POST)

This time I created another background using my Copic inks and then used an embossing powder to create a bold black image on top!

 

You can see the extra grains of embossing powder that scattered throughout my image. I actually liked the effect so left it. The card came together fairly easily layering card front, white cardstock, patterned paper and a card base. I added a couple sequins for a little bling and called it good!

If you would like to see all the details of the background hop over to my blog and check it out!

Thanks for stopping by today, make sure to come back often to see all the amazing art and inspiration from the D2BA team!

Products used in today’s Post:

*Big Bloom Stamp Set

*Artzy Doodles Paper Pack

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Hello and happy Wednesday crafty friends! It’s Tonya from Krafty Enchantments. I am back today with a new card creation featuring the Dare 2B Artzy Tangle Jumpstart 1 stamp set and my favorite Swirls background stamp from Dare 2B Artzy.

First, I will start with the details for the background I created. I saw this background technique featured by Jennifer McGuire and had been itching to try it out for myself. This technique uses just embossing powder, background stamp and embossing ink.

To start, I cut a piece of white cardstock to  approx. 5 x 6 and took my Versamark embossing ink directly to the cardstock and smooshed the embossing ink all over the entire piece of cardstock until it was covered entirely. Note: I did re-ink my Versamark pad prior to starting this process so it was really juicy.

Then I sprinkled on some silver embossing powder from Hero Arts and made sure the entire surface was covered with the embossing powder. I tapped off the excess and then used my heat gun to set the entire piece. Although it may seem like you are using a lot of embossing powder for this process, it really is not as much as it seems.

Once the background was fully set, I placed it into my MISTI tool and positioned my Swirls background stamp from Dare 2B Artzy over the now silver embossed cardstock.

Before stamping, I used my anti-static powder tool and generously brushed it across the entire silver embossed background. This will help prevent the additional embossing powder from sticking to areas you do not want it.

I inked my swirls background stamp with Versamark ink and stamped a couple of times directly onto the solid silver embossed background. When I was happy with the embossing ink coverage in all areas I removed it from my MISTI tool and used some Violet embossing powder and sprinkled it over the entire background area. There were a couple of places that I did have to use a fine tipped paint brush to brush away some stray embossing powder in some other areas.

Now I was ready to heat set the background again. After a couple of trial and error sessions with this technique, I discovered that it is possible to over-heat the embossing powder and reactivate the base layer of powder. When that happens, your stamped image can disappear into the background. The trick is to keep your heat gun moving, moving, moving. You do not want to leave it in one area too long. Moving it allows the embossing powder to start to melt and adhere to the background, but it does not heat the background up too much in the process. It took a good 10-15 min to get the violet embossed image to set.

I think the result is amazing! It is so pretty in person. I love the violet and silver together. There are so many colors of embossing powder out there that there would be endless possibilities for this background.

Since I had used the soft violet in my background swirls, I wanted to play up that color a bit so I used that as one of my color choices with the Dare 2B Artzy Butterfly Tangle Jumpstart 1 stamps. I stamped each butterfly with Versamark and used Pewter embossing powder to emboss them. Next, I colored up the two butterflies that are in this set using my Copics using a mixture of cool grey, violet and blue greens and light blues.

I colored the butterflies by flicking out from the center with my darkest grey and going over each stroke with the next lightest color then flicking from the outer edges with my darkest violet or blue green color and flicking inwards towards the grey. I think it gives a pretty cool look to the color of the butterflies.

When I was finished coloring, I used the coordinating dies to cut out my butterflies which makes it so convenient and quick.

My original plan was to trim down my background swirls panel and frame the top and bottom with black cardstock. I am sure as crafters, we have all had days when nothing seems to cut straight. I was having that kind of day. I trimmed the ends, top and bottom of my Swirls background and when it set it against the black cardstock it just looked wonky and crooked. I tried a different trimmer and proceeded to trim off a little more. No matter what I did it just did not look straight. I even trimmed my black cardstock twice thinking maybe that was the issue. Rather than continuing to trim and potentially ruin the background, I opted to place the panel over the black cardstock at an angle and trim off the excess and that way it is all wonky, LOL!  I’ll just tell everyone I was being Artzy! My panel was added to the black cardstock with some dimensional foam.

Finally, I stamped the sweet sentiment, Butterfly Kisses on some black cardstock and embossed with some white embossing powder, trimmed it down and placed it on my card front at a bit of an angel.

I added two silver dots to embellish the front of the card a bit but did not do much else because the shiny silver and violet panel doesn’t need much embellishment as it makes it’s own statement I think.

I love the final results with this card background and how the colors work so well with the finished butterflies. It is such a pretty card.

I hope you’ll try some fun techniques using your favorite Dare 2B Artzy stamps. You’ll find links to the Dare 2B Artzy the supplies I used today listed below.

Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!

Hugs

Tonya

Good Morning Artzy Fans!

This is Pam from Stamper at Heart Blog!

I love the paper that we have in the store.  It is double sided and very whimsical.  So I decided to show some of it off by doing a curtain fold.  This is a good way to use all of that wonderful double sided paper.  I don’t know about you but I hate trying to figure out which side to use especially when both sides are so cute!

I started off with an A2 white card base.  Cut a piece of navy card stock 5 1/4 x 4 1/8 and embossed with swiss dots.  Next cut a piece of paper 3 x 4 inch  from the Fields of Joy Variety Pack and glued it to the top of the card.  Using the back of the left over paper do your curtain fold.  If you go on Youtube you will find a ton of great videos on how to make this fold.  Here is just one.  After completing the fold I added it to the card and used a strip of DP across the top.  The strip is actually from that same piece of paper!

The last step was to stamp the little bird from the Joyful Noise set and color with copic makers B91, 45, 97 – R14, 17. Add the sentiment from the Perk Up stamp set and the card is complete.

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

Blessings

Pam

Hi, Dare 2B Artzy Fans!  It’s Melody from Handmade Card Happiness and Instagram!
I hope you are having a relaxing Saturday!  Dare 2B Artzy is a super sponsor for the Fall Coffee Lovers’ Blog Hop!

I hope you have fun entering your creations on the blog hop!  There are so many fabulous sponsors and tons of chances to win some terrific prizes.  You might even be Dare 2B Artzy’s winner!

Dare 2B Artzy’s September challenge is to create a shaped card.  I thought this fun fall cocoa card fit the bill for both the challenge and the blog hop!  You can enter your shaped cards in the Ship Shape Challenge HERE for a chance to win a stamp set and ink pad of your choice!

I began my card by lightly tracing a circle die onto card stock with a pencil.  I stamped the sentiment from Cup of Cheer in the middle of my circle.  This circle helped me position the beautiful leaves from the Tangle Leaves stamp set.  Die cutting the leaf shape from stamping mask paper helped me keep my leaves from overlapping one another as I created the leaf wreath (say that three times rapidly!!!).

Next, the leaves were colored with Copic markers.  I used the following combinations: (Y17, YR04, YR09), (YR16, R05, E19),  and (YG03, YG17, YG99).  Accents were added with a Sakura Glaze pen #822.

After the coloring was completed, I did a little fussy cutting around the leaves to make my shape card.  I then traced my shape on a folded card base and cut that out.  The leaf wreath was adhered to the top of the card base.  After stamping, coloring, and die cutting the cup from the Cup of Cheer stamp set, I was ready to pop it up on the card with a little foam tape.

I can’t wait to see what you create for the blog hop and/or the Ship Shape Challenge!

Happy stamping,
Melody

Welcome to the Fall Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!!!

We are so thrilled to be once again joining in this hop!!

We are a Super Sponsor!!

We are offering $20 in store credit to one random winner, chosen at the end of the hop week!  Winners will be announced on Sunday, September 24th on the Coffee Loving Card Makers Blog!!

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Here is a look at our fun Coffee, Cocoa and Tea stamp sets and dies:

They can all be found here!  

Enter code COFFEE for 10% off your entire order!!!
(applies to ALL Dare 2B Artzy products)

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Here is some lovely inspiration from some of our Artzy Designers:

Vicki

Pam

Kendra

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Be sure to check out the Coffee Loving Card Makers Blog to see the entire line-up of sponsors!!

Thanks for hopping along, we hop you have been inspired!!

Have an Artzy Day!!

Welcome Dare 2B Artzy fans!!  Karen N here from Craftily Yours!
I love Christmas!  I love making Christmas cards!  Have you seen the lovely stamps and papers in the Dare 2B Artzy store to get you ready for Christmas crafting??!  There are some lovelies, like the Poinsettia Tangle Stamps!  And NOW, there are Poinsettia dies to match! Here’s what I did with them:
 
It’s a beautiful stamp!  I colored it with Copic markers:  Y15, Y18, B12, B14, B16, R81, R83 and R85.  I added a sentiment from the stamp set.
Here’s a close-up of that adorable penguin showing the simple dimension I added with a little pop tape:
Finally, have you “liked” us on Facebook yet?!  You should!  There’s all kinds of beautiful inspiration.  Be sure to also check out all D2BA’s products here!
Thanks for stopping by!
Craftily yours,
Karen

Hi all, it’s Vicki here today from All I Do Is Stamp. Today’s card is all about making someone feel good.

A smile is the best medicine for making someone feel good, don’t you agree? ;).  I did send this to a friend to cheer her up – it worked.

I used The Totally Tracy stamp set, Power of Flowers, along with a sentiment from Get Well Smiles.  I did water color the flowers.

      

See you in a couple of weeks~

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Hi D2BA Friends!

Tasha here sharing a fun magic slider card created with the Hoot Hoot stamp set!

The awesome plaid D2BA paper was the color inspiration for this project, and I think these colors are just perfect for a fall birthday card!

The base was created with light blue cardstock; a small coordinating piece was also used for the pull tag.

For the slider frame, I used dark blue D2BA pattern paper and embellished with clear rhinestones. I love all the sparkle and texture!

To create the owl image, I first stamped the critter with StazOn black ink on the acetate.

Next, I stamped a second image with D2BA Black ink on white cardstock and colored it with markers.

 A solid white piece of cardstock fits in between the two allowing the colored image to magically appear when you pull the slider up; so fun!

To complete the card I stamped “Happy Birthday” on the bottom and embellished with some colorful D2BA flowers.

I hope you enjoyed this card and are inspired to create a colorful fall birthday card with the Hoot Hoot stamp set!

Have a wonderful day!

Happy Monday, Stampers!

It’s Melody, and I hope today finds you all well and safe.  My butterfly cards are dedicated to all those who have found themselves in the path of a hurricane or near out of control wildfires.  Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

The Dare 2B Artzy Challenge this month is to make shaped cards.  While these cards are rectangular, the fronts have been fussy cut to highlight the butterflies and provide a peek at the patterned paper adhered to the card base.
I began by creating masks for the butterflies from the Butterfly Inspiration set.  I then stamped the butterflies along the edge of my card base with Totally Black Ink.  Using the masks, I was able to overlap the butterflies as desired.  I then colored the butterflies with Copic markers.
I used the following Copic combinations: (R43, R14, R24), (BG13, BG05, BG09), (C1, C3, C4), (Y11, Y17, YR16), and (YG13, G43, G02).

Highlights were added with Wink of Stella and Sakura Glaze pens.  Nuvo Crystal Drops Gloss White were also utilized on the card above.

I hope you will join in the fun of the Ship Shape Challenge!  Be sure to link up your creations here for a chance to win a Dare 2B Artzy stamp set and ink pad of your choice!

Happy stamping!
Melody

Hello Michelle Houghton here from Scrapweaver.com to share your dose of D2BA inspiration this fine fall Thursday  (at least it is feeling very fall like inn my neck of the woods).

Before I share my art make sure to check out this month’s challenge “Ship Shape” and try your hand at a shaped card. Besides there is a prize to be had!

I decided to create a Bible Journal page this week. A daily devotional I receive on-line struck me and I knew I had the perfect stamp set from D2BA to feature on the page. I am even using a different medium this week!

If you would like a few more of the details make sure to check out my post over at my BLOG. Here is a close of that cute birdie.

The D2BA products I used are:

Make sure to check back here regularly for your dose of creative inspiration and check out all the beautiful products over at D2BA!

Have a Happy Colorful Day!

Hello and happy Wednesday on this long, short week! Hopefully everyone had a wonderful long Labor Day weekend! Mine was nice, spent some good quality time with my mom, hubby and my best friend and also got in some crafting time. However, I had grand plans to re-organize and clean up my crafting space but I was not able to get to that. I might have been pro-craftinating though because the lure of coloring and crafting is often better then organizing and cleaning. I know I will have to get to it soon though.

I’m popping in today to share a couple of fun cards I made using the Dare 2B Artzy Totally Tracy Be Always Blooming stamp set. I love the flowers that Tracy includes in her designs. They are always so fun a whimsical. The Be Always Blooming set is especially nice because the flower, stem and pot are each separate images so you can do a variety of stamping techniques with them.

To create the flower images, I first started out by stamping the flower pot. As with any stamp layering, you’ll need to create a mask for the foremost image in your stamping. For these flowers, the flower pot is the foremost image and so I created a mask by stamping the pot first onto some 90lb Neenah Solar White Cardstock. I then restamped the flower pot onto a Post-it Note. I used the full stick Post-it Notes for this, but you can just use a regular Post-it and align your stamp with the sticky edge and it works just fine to hold the mask in place.

With the flower pot stamped onto the white cardstock and my Post-it, I fussy cut the image out of the post it and positioned it over the flower pot I’d already stamped onto my cardstock. Now I was ready to stamp the flower stem. I positioned the stem so that a fair portion was going to be covered by the flower pot mask as I knew that the cards I was making would be a bit smaller than normal. Then I finally positioned the actual flower to line it up with the stem. These flowers lined up nicely otherwise I might have had to create a mask or partial mask for the stem.

Once both flowers were fully stamped, I removed my masks and was ready to color. I colored both flowers with my Copics, but I decided on keeping the colors pretty simple since there were other elements that would add color to the cards. When I had finished coloring I went back with a white pigment pen and added some doodle detailing to the flower pots. I kind of regretted it, but I was at a point that I was not going to start over so I just left the doodles.

I fussy cut each completed flower out and set it aside until I could create my background.

For the background, I wanted to try out a technique I saw the amazing Kelly Latevola demonstrate in a YouTube video. This technique is so super simple and the results are AMAZING!

To start, I used a piece of white cardstock that was about 5 x 6 inches. I pulled out my Distress Inks and gathered up the following colors: Abandoned Coral, Fossilized Amber, Peacock Feathers, Picked Raspberry, Spiced Marmalade, Twisted Citron and Black Soot. I started out with randomly blending and placing colors onto my white cardstock and blending it out with a blending sponge tool. I kept blending colors until my entire background was a mixture of gorgeous bright colors.

Next, I heat set the background a bit just to speed up the drying. It is very important that the background is fully dry before moving on to the next step. You can test the dryness by sprinkling on some embossing powder. If it sticks to your background is still pretty wet.

When I was positive my background was dry, I placed the cardstock into my MISTI and inked up the Dare 2B Artzy Swirl Background die with some VersaMark ink and stamped it onto my ink blended background. I re-inked and stamped again just to be sure to get a good clean impression. I took the background out of my MISTI and sprinkled it all over with some clear embossing powder. I keep my clear embossing powder in a container I purchased at IKEA that has snap closures and I keep a little ice cream sample size spoon in there which makes it easy to cover a full background. I just held my inked background over the container and sprinkled on the clear embossing powder until I had full coverage. I used my heat tool to heat set the clear embossing powder until it had fully melted into the Swirl Background stamp design.

I know when I tell you this next step, you are most likely going to scratch your head. Stay with me! I promise the end result is so cool.

I took my background piece and placed it onto a piece of scrap copy paper and I grabbed my Black Soot ink and took the ink straight to my background piece. You can use an ink blending tool, but I found it is easiest to just take the ink pad to the paper for the best results. I smooshed the Black Soot ink pad all over the background covering every inch until it was totally black. Again, this is a dye ink and it stays wet quite a bit longer, particularly when you use so much of it. I could have let my background dry on its own, but I am too impatient for that so I used my heat tool once again. You will need to be careful because heating the background can re-activate the clear embossing powder so it is good to use the heat tool in short increments and keep it moving to just dry the ink.

Once the ink was dry, I used a paper towel and began rubbing the background. This lifts the black ink off of the clear embossing powder and reveals the colorful ink blended background underneath. Once I had taken up most of the ink with the paper towel. I went back in with a baby wipe and a very light touch and went over just the swirls to remove more of the black ink. I was very careful with the Distress Inks as they are activated with water which can lift the colors in other areas you don’t want it too. I probably could have used a Q-Tip or something as well, but the baby wipe worked well.

The reveal of this background was like watching a magic show, seriously! It was so much fun and the result is amazing! This technique can easily be used for image stamps like flowers, shapes or background stamps. The sky is the limit as far as your ink blended background too. You could create a rain

Once my background was done, I used a simple scalloped frame die and cut a frame piece from black cardstock and a piece from white cardstock. Next I cut my colorful Swirled Background using a small rectangle frame and center. I used the frame for one card and the center piece with a white frame on the other. I layered up all the pieces onto a piece of black cardstock cut to 3 ¾ wide by 10″ long and scored at 5″ to create a top folding card. Then I took a piece of white cardstock and cut it to 7 3/8″ x 5 and scored at 3¾” to make a side fold card for the other and once again layered up all the elements.

I did not add any embellishments, just adhered the flowers to the card front using some dimensional foam. I think the background and flowers give each card enough pop that you don’t need to add anything additional.

I left the insides of my cards blank for now, but I think these would be great for a quick pick-me-up card to drop in the mail to a friend or relative. You can stamp any sentiment that is appropriate for your message or just send a lovely hand-written note. Who wouldn’t love to get one of those?

Hope you’ve enjoyed my cards today and are inspired to try out this fun background technique.

Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!

 

Hugs!

Tonya

Hello Dare 2B Artzy Friends

It is Pam from Stamper at Heart Blog Spot!

It is finally starting to fell just a tiny bit like fall today!  We are at 78 degrees which is really cool for this time of year in South Carolina!  So, I really felt like using the Playful Posies set in fall colors today!

I used an embossing folder for the background and cut a little frame with my Cricut.  I colored the flowers with my Copic makers.

After I cut out the flowers I taped down my gold cord and arranged the flowers.  I stamped the Praise sentiment on vellum using the Joyful Noise set.  It is embossed in gold. I then added some gold sparkle sequins.

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Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you take a look in our store!

Blessings

Pam

 Hello D2BA Friends!!

Are you ready for our September Challenge?

It’s a fun one!!

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But before we can get to the new challenge, we have our August Challenge WINNER!!

#14 Darlene Pavlick

Have fun shopping on our website and select ONE stamp sets and ONE D2BA Ink Pad!
Just send your address and selection to info@dare2bartzy.com by the end of the month.
Include “CHALLENGE Winner” in the subject so we don’t miss it.

Be sure to join in the fun for your chance at winning some great stamps!!

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Our September Challenge is….

“Ship Shape”

Show us your lovely Shaped Cards cards!!

Here are the beautiful projects from our Artzy Designers:

Chris

Stamp(s) Used: Be Yourself

Melody

Stamp(s) Used: Tea 4 Two

Michelle

Stamp(s) Used: Big Bloom

Pam

Stamp(s) Used: Butterfly Inspiration

Hope you have enjoyed our projects from our lovely designers!!  They’re so talented!!

Now it’s your turn!!  We’d LOVE to see what you create!!

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Some Challenge Rules:

– Our challenges are open to everyone; those entries featuring a Dare 2B Artzy image will get a second entry into the drawing! *Add D2BA to your entry title so we know you get a 2nd entry!

– Your submission must be NEW, no back linking projects.

– You must add a link to our blog in your post or mention us in your gallery.

– Leave a link to your actual blog post.

– You may enter each challenge ONLY 3 times.

We reserve the right to remove any submissions that do not follow the rules.

– Please turn off word verification so we can leave comments on your challenge entry!

 Most importantly….HAVE FUN!

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Be sure to check out all D2BA’s products here!

Now Go Get Artzy…We Dare You!!


Hello Stamping Friends!!

We have some exciting news to share with you today!!

If you haven’t already noticed, we have a few new die sets available in the store!!!

You can find them all in our What’s New section, here!!


First we’ve added the Happiness Flower Die set, to coordinate with the recently released Wishing Happiness stamp set!!

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We’ve also added the lovely Joyful Butterfly Die set, which coordinates with the Butterfly Inspiration stamp set!

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Last year we released the beautiful Poinsettia Tangle stamp set and decided it would be fun to have a coordinating Poinsettia Die set to go along with it!!

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While talking about Christmas, we’ll share the fun new Merry Christmas Layer Die!!

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This fun die set includes a cute light bulb!!

Halloween is right around the corner!  Last year we released the popular Good Witch Shoes stamp set and have decided to release the coordinating Witches Shoe Die this year!!

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We’ve also released another cute Halloween die set called Spiderweb!!

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So many fun new dies!!!

Happy shopping!!


Have an Artzy Day!!

Happy Monday, Stampers!
It’s Melody from Handmade Card Happiness!

Thank you so much for joining in the blog hop this past weekend!  I know the hop is over, but I had to make another card using the Playful Posies set!

Using the flower layers and no masking made the completion of this card expeditious!

I began by stamping the outline images with Chocolate Chip Ink.  I then stamped the layering images with Bright Pumpkin, Sunset Yellow, and Margarita Lime.

Next, I die cut the brown background layer using the stitched rectangle from the Cupcake Background Die.  I adhered this brown layer to the card base, added a strip of patterned paper along the bottom, and then adhered my stamped panel.

My card was completed using the beautiful Thanks Layer Die.

Having you join the hop this past weekend was just one of many reasons that I have to be thankful!  I am sure you have a heart filled with gratitude, too!  I know who will be getting this card from me!  To whom will you be sending your card of thanks?

Happy stamping!
Melody

Happy Sunday Evening Friends!!

Thank you to all those who hopped along with us this weekend!!

 Our Artzy Designer’s created some fabulous projects using some of our lovely floral stamp sets!!

We hope you were inspired by them!!


We have a WINNER to announce from our blog hop!!

CONGRATS….

Joan VanCourt

Have fun shopping on our website; select ONE stamp set and ONE D2BA Ink Pad!
Just send your address and selection to info@dare2bartzy.com by the end of the month.
Include “Blog Hop Winner” in the subject line so we don’t miss it!

Check out all of our products here!

Have an Artzy Day!!

Welcome to our August Dare 2B Artzy‘s Blog Hop!!

Summer is such a beautiful time of year!

It’s always so fun to see all the beautiful flowers blooming!!

In honor of summer, we decided to have a fun Blog Hop with the theme of Dreaming of Flowers!  As soon it will be fall and winter and we will once again be dreaming of nature’s beauty!

A few DT members are using previously released floral stamp sets and a few are using two of our newly release floral stamp sets!

If you haven’t had a chance to see our newest two floral stamp sets, be sure to check them out; Wishing  Happiness and Playful Posies!! They are beautiful and so much fun to use!!

Your first Artzy Designer to visit is Melody!!

Here’s a look at the entire hop list:

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Melody

Tonya

Michelle

Chris

Kendra

Vicki

Pam

Karen

Tasha

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Be sure to follow each blog and leave comments along the way for your chance at winning!  We will randomly choose a winner from one of the blogs, so the more you comment, the more chances you have to win!!

Winner will receive a stamp set and ink pad of their choice!!

Blog Hop will end Sunday, August 27th 7:00pm Eastern.

We will then post a winner!!

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Happy Hopping!

We hope you are inspired all along the way!

Check out all D2BA’s products here!

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Hi all Vicki Dutcher here today from All I Do Is Stamp blog.  Today I created a fun, bright Thank You card.

I sponged my background with oxide inks [so awesome!], and then stamped the flowers from Playful Posies Layered.  I cut out a circle, and added in a border, and adhered the fun new Thanks Layer die.  I love that this word die also includes a background cut.

Did you know that D2BA carries ink?  Yes, yes they do, and all inks used for stamping on this card are from the collections!  I highly recommend them – the Totally Black is amazing!

See ya next time!

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Hi D2BA friends!

Tasha here sharing a new card created with the lovely Wishing Happiness stamp set!

The flower images were stamped on white cardstock and heat embossed in rose gold.

I love the look and texture embossing gives this project; so pretty!

To add color, I used watercolor markers and layered clear glitter for shimmer.

For additional color, I added watercolor droplets randomly around the front of the card.

The sentiment selected was “Wishing You Happiness” and it was stamped in black D2BA ink

Gold glitter washi tape framed the sentiment and added the perfect amount of sparkle!

Lastly, the card was layered on black cardstock and attached to a pastel orange textured card base. Pretty plum colored enamel dots and clear diamond sequins complete the design.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you are inspired to create with the new Wishing Happiness stamp set!

Click HERE to visit the Dare 2B Artzy shop!

Have a wonderful day!

Hi Chris here and I am excited to share this bright and cheery card I created with D2BA Find Your Purpose Stamps and D2BA Bright Birthday Stamps. 

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To recreate this card, Stamp flowers from Find your Purpose Stamp set with D2BA Wild Orchid premium ink. Color flowers with markers of your choice (I used watercolor markers).  Stamp birthday sentiment, Matte your stamped images on coordinating cardstock and adhere to card base. Add doodled dots around images.  Finish off card with coordinating bow and flowers.

I hope you are inspired to get stamping!  Be sure to check out Dare 2 B Artzy’s store for more amazing products.