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Waffle Flower November 2019 New Release Blog Hop + Giveaways

Wow I can’t believe it’s already November! The weather has only slightly started getting cooler in the mornings and late night here in Califonia, so I can hardly believe we’re so close to the end of the year already. Today is release day at Waffle Flower and we’ve got quite an assortment of products released this month and I’ve got a jampacked post for you as well!

I just love all of Liz Mytinger’s sets and so excited to share a project with her newest set called Winter Hamsters. There are several images in this set and I picked up the three carolers to create this clean and simple card. I stamped the images in a dark brown hybrid ink and colored the images with copic markers.

Then, I used the matching dies to die cut the images out. There’s something really special about this matching die…the dies die cut out the images in groups. That means, no more little small dies per image! You’ll have to check out this post for the visual explanation, you have to see it!

The background was created with watercolors. I freehand a loose circle shape and some blue, purple, and a little black watercolor paint. Once dried, I gently splattered some white acrylic paint to create the snow look. The sentiment was heat embossed in white onto red card stock, trimmed down to a thin strip and added to the card along with the hamsters with foam tape.

My next card features a few more images from the Winter Hamsters set combined with the new Herringbone Panel Die. I created a tone on tone look by die cutting the Herringbone Panel out of dark blue card stock and underlaid it with dark blue card stock as well. Then, I added some light white paint splatter for a snowy look.

The used the Herringbone Sentiment Stamp that coordinates with the Herringbone Panel Die to add my sentiment in the center. I have heat embossed it in white and added some final embellishment with some wooden stars.

This next card showcases the new Merry Wreath Combo illustrated by Cassie Loizeaux. If you much prefer sticking to stamping and less coloring, this set is absolutely adorable and perfect for you! I used Altenew dye inks for my solid stamping. For the foxes I used Sand Dunes and Rocky Shore, and Sea Breeze and Turqouise for their scarves. The wreath and bow were stamped in Parrot, Olive, Coral Bliss, and Heart Beat colors. The images were then die cut with their matching dies.

I created some faux wood panels for the background by using the Vertical Stripes Die. This is one of those dies I never though I’d need, but I end up using it so many times in various ways! Well this time I used it to create these strips that I gently brush my kraft dye ink across and on the edges to create a distressed look. I pieced the stripes back to gether onto an A2 base card and then assembled my scene over it. The sentiment was heat embossed in white onto kraft aard stock and added with foam tape.

I saved the best for last! The last set I’m going to showcase today is the Sunflower Love Combo. This is a gorgeous set designed by Karla Jodoin. This illustrator seriously know how to create the most beautiful flowers! The images I have stamped here is a combination of two images, one with the frame and one additional portion of a larger floral arrangement. I stamped them in a dark brown hybrid ink and colored it with copic markers.

I used the matching dies to die cut out the images and then added just a little touch of white ink splatter for movement. I also die cut a background out of kraft card stock using the Diamond Texture Die. I added the images right in the center with foam tape.

Before I called it a day, I finished the card off with some Nuvo Mustard Gold Crystal Drops. You made it to the end of my post!

Shop the Release

The Waffle Flower November 2019 Release is now available in store! Shop now and receive a FREE Mysterl Gift with all orders $50+, while supplies last. No code required; Limited 1 per customer; Promotion valid through midnight 11/9/19.


Blog Hop

This post is part of the Waffle Flower November 2019 Release Blog Hop! The team and invited guests have teamed up together to bring you lots of inspiration with this month’s release products. So hop along, share some love, and most importantly have fun! If you’ve been hopping along, you would have arrived here from Jessica’s blog. Your next stop is Channin’s blog!

Giveaway

To celebrate the blog hop, Waffle Flower is giving away $25 gift certificates to THREE lucky winners. You can leave a comment on my blog and along the hop by 11:59pm ET on 11/7/2019 for your chances to win. Winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the posts on this blog hop and will be announced on the Waffle Flower blog on 11/9/2019.

41 comments

  1. Those hamsters are so cute! Beautiful colors

  2. Oh my goodness so many great cards Keeway!! I love them all!

  3. The Merry Wreath card is so so cute! I love the little animals. And the wreath is very pretty and simple. Nice job, as ALWAYS

  4. Such beautiful cards! I love that background die! I have never tried one. Thanks so much for sharing your creative talent!

  5. These are all adorable cards, but my fave is the sunflower one – SOOOOOOO pretty!!!

  6. So many lovely cards-I’m in love with those hamsters! The backgrounds are lovely!

  7. Squealing with delight at those adorable hamsters!! And all of your cards are just gorgeous. I love the fox & bear with the wreath card – so sweet.

  8. Aww these are so adorable and beautiful!! Love your work! <3

  9. So cute and sweet! Love these cards! They are adorable.

  10. These are truly fantastic! Love the watercolor background on your first card.

  11. Love your cards, Keeway! Those critters are so cute and I love how you used the cover dies too! More things to add to my wish list TFS and inspiring!

  12. Such great cards!

  13. Love the carolers. The yellow flower reminds
    us that spring will be here soon (hopefully) and
    we’ll get to be outside again. Great cards.
    thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

  14. Love the tone-on-tone of the blue card.
    The hint of snow in the background
    was a fun idea. Fantastic collection
    of cards. thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

  15. Awesome cards! The hamsters are just adorable, and I am in love with the Merry Wreath set! Your sunflower card is gorgeous!

  16. These cards are amazing!!! I love the little chubby hamsters and the bear most of all but your flower card is beautiful too!

  17. Really adorable, Keeway, but I must say – florals all the way in this release, and your last card is for sure my favourite!

  18. So much cuteness! Love what you did with the hamsters and beautiful florals!

  19. All gorgeous!

  20. Love your cards! The hamsters are the cutest! And I love the floral one as well!

  21. Gorgeous coloring on all
    these cards! Love the
    Winter Hamsters and
    the lovely flowers.
    Carla from Utah

  22. The hamsters are so cute!

  23. ANOTHER SUPER RELEASE! I LOVE those flowers AND the wreath! Your cards look WONDERFUL, Keeway!!! Those flowers are what stop my heart! LOL I LOVE to color & flowers are my thing!!! They’re going on my Christmas list!!! ;)<3

  24. Wow, these are all so fabulous!

  25. Such magnificent cards!!! I’m not sure how to choose which one I like best! Wonderful representation!!!

  26. Lovely cards and fun too. Great new release from Waffle Flower.

  27. I love how you utilized the different products together to create very lively cards!

  28. Every card is gorgeous.

  29. Wonderful cards! I just love the ittle hamsters. Thanks for the great inspiration!

  30. Always look forward to your work. Love all your samples. Great job, as always!

  31. I love those cute hamsters!! Cute cards!!

  32. Super cute cards! The hamsters are adorable.

  33. Awesome cards! The critter images are so cute! I love your blue background on the hamster card and the yellow flowers are gorgeous!

  34. All the cards are beautiful, love the first one with Hamsters.

  35. I love the cute scene you created with hamsters

  36. Beautiful array of cards!! I love your use of the new release!! So many gorgeous pieces!!

  37. Girl, you always make such cute cards. You rock!

  38. Pretty colors, too.

  39. Incredible cuteness! The white splatter is fabulous on your cards. I especially like the way you chose the dark blue paper for the full panel die card. It turned out nicely! I admire the variety in your style – thanks for the inspiration!

  40. These are adorable and pretty!

  41. Such pretty cards highlighting this release!

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