Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Your Next Stamp January Release Hop


Hello crafty friends and welcome to the January release hop for Your Next Stamp. We have a lot of amazing stamps and dies to show off. My fellow Design team girls and I have been busy creating, so I hope that you enjoy the inspiration we are sharing with you, during this hop.

Take a moment to look around at my projects, then hop, hop, hop to all of the blogs featured below. As you are hopping remember to leave a comment. There will be a winner drawn from the comments and that person will received $20 to spend in the YNS store! It's worth it to leave a little love for all of the Design Girls!

Do you have a "go to" card or project that you love to create? I think I have discovered mine, with my easel style note holder. I used the quirky scientist from the PERFECT CHEMISTRY stamp set and created a fun holder that fits 3x3 size post-it notes.


This has become my go to handmade gift for teachers and crafty friends. I have made enough of them now that they are not too hard to make. For this note holder, I used paper from the Echo Park A Boy's Life 6x6 pad.


I just love the wire wrapped spool. I had to dig into my husband's stash to find thin wire to use.  I shaped the wire and used a few small dots of Glossy Accents to keep the wire in place. The glasses are wood pieces painted black.


My "Mad Scientist" is coloured with comic markers.


I like to decorate the back of the note holder, just in case it sits in the open on someones desk. This may just come to work with me and brighten up my desk. The light bulb image and Eureka sentiment are also from the PERFECT CHEMISTRY set.

Finally a look at the note holder closed down. This project can be adapted for a variety of note sizes.


My second project is created with the super cute LOVE & SMILES stamp set and matching die.


Again, I used Copics to colour the bunny and I paper piece the heart balloons in the image. The paper is from Doodlebug Hello Sunshine 6x6 paper pad.


Inside my card, I stamped an additional sentiment and image from this adorable set.


Stamps and Dies used:

 To celebrate this month's release, Karen has a wonderful Hop SPECIAL!


Now it's time to hop along and see all of the wonderful creations by the rest of the Design team and this month's guests. Don't forget to leave a comment as you are hopping along. You may just win a prize! The winner will be announce at the Your Next Stamp blog on January 10th.

Come back and visit me again on Saturday as I will have another YNS project to share for our January DT Dare!

Thanks for stopping by today and Happy Hopping.

Tracy

47 comments:

  1. Oh Tracy that is the most awesome project. You rock and what a sweet card. Love those colors and papers.

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  2. Both projects are very cute! I like the professor, he's so funny :-)

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  3. Wow, wonderful projects Tracy. Too cute!

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  4. Wowzers! Amazing projects. So creative!

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  5. AMAZING! This notebook project is just about the best idea I've seen all year! REALLY beautiful and so much fun! LOVE it!

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  6. The bunny card is super cute, but is totally overshadowed by that amazing note pad holder!!! That thing is stunning! Super cute and and awesome way to keep those little notepads out in the open and ready to use. LOVE all the elements yous used on it.

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  7. Any teacher that getss the chemistry gift is lucky!! I love every aspect of it, the paper, the image and how you have colored it, the design, the eyeglasses on front and the spool of wire!! LOVE IT!!
    The rabbit card is so colorful and fun!

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  8. Amazing projects! The note pad holder is too cute. And I LOVE the layout of the bunny card -- a great way to use up patterned paper (something I really need to start doing.) I'm totally CASEing this layout. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  9. That Mad Scientist.... Love him!!!

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  10. Your note card holder is just brilliant! Love the small details, (wire, glasses) .....so cute!

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  11. OH MY, the note holder is amazing, love the lo on bunny.

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  12. The box is darling. I can see why you like to use it. I do like to make easel cards.
    The bunny is cute. The layering is great.
    thanks for sharing

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  13. Too cute! Love the note holder!

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  14. Oh My Goodness! I love these projects ♥

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  15. OMG !!! What Great ideas ! These are Absolutely Adorable !!!

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  16. Cuteness overload. Love the Post in note holder and the little details. The bunny is just plain cute.

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  17. Cute new stamps! Your card and post-it holder are adorable!

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  18. Absolutely adorable project. The Chemistry stamp is perfect. I love how you decorated the back too. Your bunny card is so bright and happy!

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  19. So cute - love the images.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  20. I like your note holder design and the bunny card is adorable.

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  21. EEEEK - Every awesome spirit needs such note card holder for his ideas. It's a stunner.

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  22. This is just fabulous. Would really love to have the measurements and directions for making the box that holds the note paper.. your image is just fabulous..

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    1. Here is a tutorial from November when I made one of these note holders.

      http://tracyplayingwithpaper.blogspot.ca/2014/11/kraftin-kimmie-stamps-note-holder.html

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  23. You are very creative for sure, very nice, thanks for sharing :)

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  24. I always enjoy seeing your creations on FB, but this particular note holder captured my heart and I had to pop over to see more details up close. Love your work and these stamps are too stinkin cute. I don't believe I am familiar with them so I am going over for a closer peek at them too. Hugs, Tracy.

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  25. I love your creativity and this stamp set

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  26. So clever. This would be a nice gift

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  27. Such an awesome project! WOW! Love this stamp set!

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  28. Brilliant use of the light bulb and sentiment (pun intended), and of course the mad scientist is adorable! I love the super cute notepad holder. And the wire on the spool is sheer genius!!! The gears and glasses are the perfect touch!

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  29. This is aMAZing! These would be so cute to make for teachers! Love it!

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  30. If i wasn't already convinced that I need both of these sets your amazing projects would have pushed me right over the edge :o) I made a sticky note holder using your tutorial in December - can't wait to make another one. TFS

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  31. I love the Perfect Chemistry and Love & Smiles stamp sets! I love how you colored all the images and the wooden pieces you added, along with the wire on the spool! So neat! I love that little bunny and bear! Thanks for sharing!

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  32. Two amazing projects! That paper pad holder is absolutely adorable and so very clever!

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  33. I like all the details on your note pad holder and the bright paper colours on your card

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  34. OMG this is awesome love that notecardholder it's the cutest holder I've ever seen. And you second card is also wow, amazing.

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  35. This is awesome project. I have never seen one this cute.

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  36. Wow I have never seen such an amazing sticky note holder! and your card...wow!

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  37. I love the crazy scientist. Such a cool set. Hugz

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  38. oh my word these are amazing.. great designing..

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  39. Oh WOW! I like these "beary" much! ;-) Your note holder is AMAZING! Thank you for sharing tutorial. This is a must try project! :-D
    Enjoy your day :-D

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  40. I love every aspect of the notecardholder, the paper, the image and how you have colored it, the design, the eyeglasses on front and the spool of wire!!

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  41. HOLY COW - PURE AND TOTAL AWESOMESAUCE!!!!! I am so impressed with that note holder - incredibly done!! And your Easter card melted my heart like the sun melts chocolate!! So impressed with you and your styling and eye for details - your coloring, JUST EVERYTHING!!!!

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  42. So clever! The colours are so happy and cheerful too.

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  43. What cute sets! I just love the crazy professor!

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