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It’s STAMPING BELLA’S SUMMER RELEASE- SNEAK PEEK DAY 1! and a chance to win!

Hiya sistahs!  Hope you are all set for this week long journey with DA BELLA!  Today is my 45th Birthday (OMG)  and I figured what better way to celebrate than to begin our SNEAKPEEKAPALOOZA with my sistahs!

Today we are featuring new characters and new concepts.. Honestly when I first saw these little characters I think I fainted a little.  Then gasped.  Or maybe gasped then fainted?  Well I think I did both not sure the order. LOL.  So this is a warning.  when you see these cuties, you may faint a little.  or gasp a little.. or both a little 🙂

As you know, a lot of our stamps are based on my childhood and other memories.  A little piece of me is in every single stamp.  Our artist Chrystal just “gets” me…. not many people do LOL.  So when we talk about a line, I tell her about my memories.. and she brings them to life.  It’s actually a bit crazy!

Today we are introducing our new characters, THE LITTLES.  you will soon see why I named them that :).  When I was a kit I  LOVED  COLORFORMS.. do you remember that toy?  Where there were little pieces of vinyl shaped  in characters asw well as a laminated background that you can stick the little vinyl pieces to to create scenes and stories?  Let me show you an example of a little piece of my playful past.. colorforms.  Here is a little blurb about the history of COLORFORMS

here is the popular LOGO for colorforms.. I can’t explain the comfort it gives me… that familiar logo. LOVE.

and here is a sample of the set.. I think I may have even had this one.. featuring the smurfs.. see the background smurf house and all the peel and stick characters you can use to create your very own stories?  SIGH. Why can’t I be 5 again LOL.

Ok so now you get where I am going right?

Without further blabla, please meet our LITTLES for today!

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You still with me?  HOW ADORABLE ARE THESE?  That pig in the one piece? the little LITTLE girl in her little suit.. CANNOT.  each of the glasses can be die cut and popped on the characters..make a scene.. use them alone.. the WORLD is your OYSTAH..

There is also a coordinating “CUT IT OUT” die set for this set.. mmhmm.. my head is spinning.

These will BOTH be available in our June 30th release individually or as a bundle (where you save 15% when purchased together)

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but WAIT.. there’s more!

What’s a “colorform” set without it’s background?  FEAR NOT my sistahs!  We are also introducing our BACKDROPS stamps today!

Our backdrop stamps are “scene creators”.. nuances to set a theme for your cards.. or simply a place to  stamp and “stick” your images to to TELL YOUR STORY.  These are very simple backgrounds.. intended to spark your creativity and allow you to play!

Here is our BEACH BACKDROP.  Simple right?

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Copic Colouring Video:

NOTE: Elaineabella has filmed the colouring process for all of the new release, but this time will be uploading one or two videos per day to her Marker Geek YouTube channel until they are all uploaded, if you don’t want to miss any, make sure you subscribe to her channel!

we are also introducing a new SUMMER SENTIMENTS set.. I just love all of these sentiments and fonts .. they were so much fun to create and I know they will be so much fun to use!

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Check out this card by Jennybella using our BEACH backdrop , our LITTLES ice cream and LEMONADE set and a sentiment from our brand new SUMMER SENTIMENTS set.. You will see that little shell she tucked in the sand in another LITTLES set! Our SANDCASTLE SET (see below)  All of these sets are interchangeable and can be put all together.. buy one, collect them all. They are THAT. MUCH. FUN.  Bella’s Honour.

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This card is by Sandiebella using different elements from the set.. gorgeous!

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Here’s another card by Sandiebella.. Here our little LITTLE is blowing bubbles. That WAND?  the BUBBBBLESSSS?   HAVE YOU EVER?  I haven’t and will not EVER.. That’s how cute it is LOL.

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Next we have our LITTLES PALM TREE SET.

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I mean COME. ON.

There is also a coordinating “CUT IT OUT” die set for this set..

These will BOTH be available in our June 30th release individually or as a bundle (where you save 15% when purchased together)

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and here are some samples 🙂

This card was made by Elaineabella using our BEACH BACKDROP, the PALM TREE from our PALM TREE SET ,  you will meet our LITTLES girl tomorrow 🙂 and the BIKINI Piglet and the bikini clad kitty.. ALL tomorrow.  But look at the backdrop.. look at that palm tree… see what I mean about the whole “COLORFORM” principle?  LOVE!

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Here’s Shelabella’s card using our LITTLES PALM TREE SET and SUMMER SENTIMENTS set.  CANNOT.

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Here’s ALICEWERTZabella’S card.. you will meet the crab tomorrow (see how interchangeabela all these sets are?)   THAT TURTLE (cannot) and the coconut drink are from this set.  Sentiment is from our new SUMMER SENTIMENTS SET

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and Sandiebella’s card… SIGH

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Last set for today is our LITTLES SANDCASTLE set

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There is also a coordinating “CUT IT OUT” die set for this set..

These will BOTH be available in our June 30th release individually or as a bundle (where you save 15% when purchased together)

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and some samples? OUI OUI?

Here’s Jennybella’s card using our BEACH BACKDROP, Our SUMMER SENTIMENTS set and our LITTLES SANDCASTLE SET.. I love the ducky balancing on the shell while holding the shovel.. SEE WHY THESE ARE SO MUCH FUN??
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Here’s Elaineabella’s card using our LITTLES Sandcastle set and SUMMER SENTIMENT set AND of COURSE our beach backdrop!

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I really hope you love the BACKDROP idea and the LITTLES as much as I do!

All these images will be available on JUNE 30th but will only be shipped starting on July 5th due to the holidays!  The sooner you will get your order in the higher up on the shipping list you will be 🙂

Leave a comment for a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate to our shop and let me know what you think!  I love getting comments from da sistahood.  I read each and every one!

See you tomorrow for more amazing goodness!

MWAH!

it’s BELLARIFIC FRIDAY SISTAHS!- an inspiration photo!

Hiya sistahs!  I hope you had a phenomalish week.

Guess what?  We have some big things happening around here.. we have sneak peeks for our new release starting on SUNDAY!  WOOHOO so stay tuned, sign up for our newsletter so that you don’t miss a thing!  We are introducing new characters..  new concepts.. we are gonna have SO . MUCH. FUN.    Release day will be June 30th.. so mark your calendars/agendas/planners 🙂

Now for this week’s theme.. AN INSPIRATION PHOTO!

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it’s WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS WITH… JENNY DIX!

Hi it’s Jennifer here for Wonderful Wednesday. I had lots of fun  creating this card. The hardest part was choosing the colours, as I wanted  to create CHATTY SQUIDGY  in every colour!  I think I might just have to create a few more?

Today I have used the larger  rubber stamp in the Chatty Squidgy  set.  She is also

available as a “CUT IT OUT” die or as a BUNDLE (Rubber Stamp and “Cut It Out” Die) where you save 15% when purchased together!

wonderful wednesdays with STAMPING BELLA-rubber stamp used CHATTY SQUIDGY card by JENNY DIX

First I coloured Chatty up using the following  Copic markers:

Face – E0000, E000, E00, E01, E11, R20

Hair – E40, E42, E43, E44

Belt, Shoes – C0, C01, C05, N07, N09

Phone – BG10, BG11, BG13, BG45

Dress, Ribbon, Soles of Shoes – Y11, Y15, Y18, YR23

wonderful wednesdays with STAMPING BELLA-rubber stamp used CHATTY SQUIDGY card by JENNY DIX

To create this card,  I layered black card stock and a designer paper

on a white card base. Then, I cut out the Big Hello from MFT

on a layer the same size as the designer paper in white.

I then cut a scalloped edge with Wavy Scallop Stitches die from SSS. 

wonderful wednesdays with STAMPING BELLA-rubber stamp used CHATTY SQUIDGY card by JENNY DIX

I then covered the back with acetate and 3M tape around the whole section , 

and the “HELLO” to create a shaker card section.

wonderful wednesdays with STAMPING BELLA-rubber stamp used CHATTY SQUIDGY card by JENNY DIX

I then popped sequins in it and covered the back with yellow

designer paper.

wonderful wednesdays with STAMPING BELLA-rubber stamp used CHATTY SQUIDGY card by JENNY DIX

I put it all together and scattered some sequins around. I couldn’t fussy cut

around the phone cord so I replaced it with some really lovely  black thread.

It would have been so much easier if I had bought a “CUT IT OUT” die

at the start  ?.

Ssssh don’t tell but the other problem I had was that  I coloured her shoes too dark

so I restamped,  coloured, fussy cut and glued them on and they worked

beautifully because I was so happy with how the rest of her came out 🙂

 

wonderful wednesdays with STAMPING BELLA-rubber stamp used CHATTY SQUIDGY card by JENNY DIX

 

I hope you enjoyed this card and Happy Crafting!

 

Jennifer

Spotted On Sunday: Kerys’ donttalktomebeforemycoffeeabella Card

Hey everyone! Elaineabella here with another SPOTTED ON SUNDAY. Every Sunday I’m sharing cards and other creations that have caught my eye featuring Stamping Bella stamps.

This week’s Spotted on Sunday star is…

KERYS – Scrappin’n’Happy

Stamp Set Used: donttalktomebeforemycoffeeabella (coordinating Cut It Out Die set also available)

Such a sweet card. I love the CAS look, and that twine with the little wood heart? Oh my! Thank you for sharing, Kerys!

Want to catch my eye? HASHTAG IT!

We love to see what you’ve all been up to with your Stamping Bella stamps, and there are lots of ways to share with us.

If you want to be “Spotted On Sunday” make sure you tag us with #SpotThisStampingBella  so we know you give permission for your makes to be shared here on the blog! We will be featuring things we’ve spotted from all over the place, but by using the hashtag you’ll make it much easier for us to know you don’t mind us sharing.

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It’s BELLARIFIC FRIDAY sistahs! – LOVE/WEDDING/Anniversary theme!

Hiya sistahs,

I hope you are having a great week.  I am now writing this post from my mother’s kitchen on a dreary rainy day in Montreal.  My father had to have yet another surgery on his hip due to infection so I came in on Tuesday to see what was going on.  He seems to be stable.. miserable to be in the hospital, but stable lol.. So I will probably be returning home tomorrow… not sure if my family in Toronto will be happy with that or not.. the sergeant is coming home LOL.

This week’s Bellarific theme is all about LOVE.. it can include wedding, anniversary.. friendship .. basically an ANYTHING GOES when it comes to love and stamping bella stamps 🙂

Let’s see what our baberoonis came up with shall we?

Lesliebella used our Stamp of the month ELLIE LOVES PHANT (20% off all month long)

Bellarific Friday with Stamping Bella!- Rubber stamp used: ELLIE LOVES PHANT.  card by Leslie Good

aliceWERTZabella used ALMOSTELLA

Bellarific Friday with Stamping Bella!- Rubber stamp used: ALMOSTELLA.  card by Alice Wertz

Sandiebella used  BRETT and BRENDA get married

Bellarific Friday with Stamping Bella!- Rubber stamp used: BRETT and BRENDA.  card by Sandie Dunne

Fayeabella used HARRY loves HAPPY MAIL

Bellarific Friday with Stamping Bella!- Rubber stamp used: HARRY loves HAPPY MAIL.  card by Faye Wynn Jones

Shelabella used CLOSEUPS-IN LOVE

Bellarific Friday with Stamping Bella!- Rubber stamp used: CLOSEUPS-IN LOVE.  card by MICHELE BOYER

How’s DAT for AMAZINGNESS?

Now for our INLINKZ CONTRIBUTAHS.  Go to THIS POST.. and scroll all the way down and you will see even more amazing inspiration!

And now for our emailed contributahs!

Fay used Uptown girl PAISLEY has a PREZZIE

Lyn used CLOSEUPS “I DO”

Natalie used UPTOWN COUPLE BRETT and BRENDA get married

HOWS dat for a FRI-YAY?? hmmmm?

Now for next week’s theme?

AN INSPIRATION PHOTO

take any element of this photo and apply it to your project… occasion.. cake.. colors.. layout.. the world is your OYSTAH

MWAHHHHH to my sistahs 🙂