High Hopes NEW “So Much Cuteness” Stamp Release

Happy Saturday OCS fans!

Today the Diva’s have gathered together to share a totally adorable NEW release from High Hopes Rubber Stamps called “So Much Cuteness”!

I have used the new Clucker and Clackers stamp for today’s card.

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Over the next few weeks the Divas will be showing you more of their wonderful creations.  Pop over to our sister High Hopes Blog and catch more of these cuties.

If you can’t wait to grab your new stamps right now, shope HERE at OCS or HERE at High Hopes as they are now shipping.

Do come come back Tuesday to see another card that I have created, using one of these cuties from “So Much Cuteness“.

Don’t forget to play along with this month’s “Anything Goes” challenge for a chance to win 2 unmounted High Hopes Stamps of your choice.

Until the next time, happy crafting.

Hugs;

Joy to the World

Welcome back OCS Fans to another crazy Tuesday.  For today’s card, I have made my first Christmas card of the year.  Christmas is only about five months away.  Today’s card is using two High Hopes Stamps; a background stamp called Winter Wonderland and Glowing Spirit Snowy.

The Star Design paper as well as the sentiment have been foiled using  a sheet of Holographic Reactive foil.  Polar White Flower Soft was added to the trees and the trim on Snowy’s hat.

Supplies used:

  • Stamp:  Winter Wonderland Background, Glowing Spirit Snowy (High Hopes Stamps)
  • Ink:  Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Paper:  XPress It Blending Cardstock
  • Copic Markers:  Winter Wonderland — Trees: G43 – Pistachio, G46 – Mistletoe;; Snow and Ice: BG0000 – Snow Green, B0000 Pale Celestine; Glowing Spirit Snowy:  C00 – Cool Gray No. 00, BG0000 – Snow Green, YG01 – Green Bice, YG03 – Yellow Green, YG05 – Salad; E31 – Brick Beige, E30 – Bisque, YR04 – Chrome Orange, B91 – Pale Grayish Blue, Y00 – Barium Yellow, R46 – Strong Red
  • Flower Soft: Polar White
  • Polar Bear Glitter (Art Institute)
  • 3D Lacquer for the Candle
  • YNS Gumdrops:  Holly Jolly Sparkle

Do enter this month’s “Anything Goes” challenge for a chance to win 2 unmounted High Hopes Stamps of your choice.  Check out Lora’s OCS online as well as the brick & mortar store for some great products with amazing prices.

Also, make sure you stop by on July 15th for the debut of High Hopes Stamps newest release.

Until next time, happy crafting.

Hugs;

Any Direction You Choose…..

Hi OCS fans;

Welcome to another crazy Tuesday as well as a crazy week.  This is the last week of school for the children and their summer adventures await them.  For today’s card, I tried to achieve a bit of free spirit with children going in any direction they choose.


I used the High Hopes Stamps called Biking Buddies and Patty’s Posies and used the Dr. Suess quote “Any Direction You Choose“.  The main images were cut out and mounted with Action Wobbles.  The Sparkly Teal YNS Gumdrops down the middle of the design paper is meant to be a sort of path that they can follow.

Supplies used:

  • Stamps:  Biking Buddies, Patty’s Posies, Any Direction You Choose (High Hopes Stamps)
  • Ink:  Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Paper:  XPress It Blending Cardstock, DP – Soar & Flutter (Photoplay)
  • Copic Markers:
    • Biking Buddies:  Skin: E0000 – Floral White, E000 – Pale Fruit Pink, R20 – Blush; Hair: E50 – Egg Shell, E55 – Light Carmel, E57 – Light Walnut; Top: Y19 – Napoli Yellow, Y18 – Lightning Yellow, Pants: B23 – Phthalo Blue, B21 – Baby Blue; Shoes: E84 – Khaki; Mailbag and Letters: E81 – Ivory, E0000 – Floral White; Buddy: E33 – Sand, E31 – Brick Beige; Bike: T1 – Toner Gray No. 1, G14 – Apple Green
    • Patty’s Posies:  Skin: E0000 – Floral White, E000 – Pale Fruit Pink, R20 – Blush: Hair: E50 Egg Shell, E42 – Sand White, E41 – Pearl White; Pants: BG32 – Aqua Mist, BG23 – Coral Sea; R81 – Rose Pink; Shoes: E81 – Ivory; Bag: E40 – Brick White, E41 – Pearl White; Bike: T1 – Toner Gray No. 1, R83 – Rose Mist, R81 – Rose Pink; Flowers: R81 – Rose Pink: Y18 – Lightning Yellow, Y15 – Cadmium Yellow
  • Atyou Spica Glitter Pens:  14 – Blossom, 00 – Clear
  • YNS Gumdrops: Sparkly Teal
  • Action Wobbles

There are still a few days left to enter this month’s “Anything Goes” Challenge for a chance to win 2 unmounted High Hopes Stamps of your choice.  Don’t forget to check out Lora’s OCS store (online as well as the brick & mortar) for some amazing products with great prices.

Do pop in on July 1st for a brand new challenge and then on July 15th there will be a brand new High Hopes Stamps release.

Until next time, happy crafting.

Hugs;

I’m Retired……

Welcome back OCS fans;

It has been one of these days — good ole Murphy has had his fun  and I definitely wish I was retired.  More play time is a must, oh well a couple of more years and I will be there — no more extensions for anyone.

For my card today, I have used Snoozin’ Sam from High Hopes Stamps.

Supplies used:

  • Stamps:  Snoozin’ Sam, I’m Retired (High Hopes Stamps)
  • Ink:  Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Paper:  XPress It Blending Cardstock
  • Copic Markers:  Skin: E0000 – Floral White, E000 – Pale Fruit Pink; Hair: C00 – Cool Gray No. 00, C0 – Cool Gray No. 0; Glasses:  B91 – Pale Grayish Blue; Pants: B91 – Pale Grayish Blue, B93 – Light Crockery Blue, B95 – Light Grayish Cobalt; Shirt:  E40 – Brick White, E42 – Sand White; Slippers:  W00 – Warm Gray No. 00, W1 – Warm Gray No. 1; Cat:  E31 – Brick Beige, E33 – Sand, E35 – Chamois; Chair & Stool:  T0 – Toner Gray No. 0, YG13 – Chartreuse, YG17 – Grass Green; Other:  R27 – Cadmium Red, Y28 – Lionet Gold, B60 – Pale Blue Gray, BG10 – Cool Shadow, BG11 – Moon White, G00 – Jade Green, G000 – Pale Green, BG0000 – Snow Green
  • Flower Soft:  Shamrock Green
  • YNS Gumdrops:  Silver Tinsel

Do enter this month’s “Anything Goes” challenge for a chance to win 2 unmounted High Hopes Stamps of your choice.  For any supplies that you want or desire check out Lora’s One Crazy Stamper store (online as well as a brick & mortar) for some great prices.

Until next time, happy crafting;

Hugs;

June Challenge — “Anything Goes”

Welcome back OCS fans;

It is a brand new month which = a brand new challenge.  This month’s challenge is “Anything Goes” and the OCS Divas will be using an assortment of High Hopes Stamps.

For today’s card, I used Golfer Rudy and the Funny Golf Saying, both from High Hopes Stamps.

Supplies used:

  • Stamp:  Golfer Rudy, Funny Golf Saying (High Hopes Stamps)
  • Ink:  Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Paper:  XPress It Blending Cardstock, DP – Perfectly Plaid – Winter; Watercolor Wishes (Lawn Fawn)
  • Copic Markers:  Hair: E30 – Bisque, E31 – Brick Beige, E33 – Sand; Skin: E0000 – Floral White, E00 – Pale Fruit Pink, E00 – Skin White; Eyes: B60 – Pale Blue Gray; Pants: B91 – Pale Grayish Blue, B93 – Light Crockery Blue, B95 -Light Grayish Cobalt, Top: E42 – Sand White, E40 – Brick White; Hat & Shoes: E84 – Khaki, E81 – Ivory; Golf Club:  C0 – Cool Gray No. 0, C1 – Cool Gray No. 1; Grass:  YG17 – Grass Green
  • Spellbinders Die:  A2 Basic Matting A
  • YNS Gumdrops:  Hey Baby Sparkling
  • Liquid Aplique for golf ball

Do play along and enter this month’s “Anything Goes” challenge for a chance to win 2 unmounted High Hopes Stamps of your choice.  For any supplies that you might need or want check out Lora’s One Crazy Stamper online and brick & mortar stores.

Until next time, happy crafting.

Hugs;

Believe!

Welcome back OCS fans;

It is now official — Spring has arrived.  We just need to see if  mother nature will co-operate and give us some nice spring weather.

For my post today, I have used the adorable Julie’s Flight stamp from High Hopes Rubber Stamps.

Supplies used:

Do join us for this month’s challenge which is “Anything Goes”.  To see all the new products that are arriving daily, check out Lora’s OCS store.

Until next time, happy crafting.

 Hugs;

Happy Birthday….

Welcome back OCS fans;

It seems that another month is done, as today is the last day for February.  How time flies by.  For my post today, I have used the adorable Birthday Bella from this month’s High Hopes Stamps release called “Party Time

I used the Nuvo Adhesive pen to add some glue around the edge of the die cut.  Nuvo Rose Quartz Sparkle Dust was then added.  The Sparkle Dust glitter is a fine glitter, which has a smooth, satiny texture to it.

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As today is the last day of the month, this means that tomorrow will be the start of a brand new challenge.  Do make some time to stop by for a visit and see what the OCS Divas have been busy creating.

Thanks for stopping by.

Just the Two of Us!!!

Hi there OCS fans;

Where oh where does the time go.  This is the last day of January and for my card today, I have used Hal & Hootie from High Hopes StampsLive Love Laugh” release.

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Do come back tomorrow for a brand new release along with a new challenge.   Do check out Lora’s OCS store for new products and some great prices.

Until next time, keep crafting

 Hugs;

Life’s Path….

Hi Everyone;

I hope you all had a good Christmas and was able to spend some quality time with your family and friends.

Well, the year is almost over and a new one will be starting next Sunday.  For my last post of the year, I have used the adorable Kovu and Leo stamp from the adorable Woodland Friends collection by High Hopes Stamps.

There are still a few days left to enter this month’s challenge for a chance to win 2 unmounted High Hopes Stamps of your choice.  If you have time on Sunday, do stop by for a brand new challenge along with a new release from High Hopes Stamps.

Until then happy crafting;

 Hugs;

Good Times….

Hello, and welcome to OCS.  The OCS Divas are having a blast with the new Woodland Friends release from High Hopes Stamps.  My card today, features the new Singing Crazy Birds stamp.  I coloured the image with Copic Markers, added some White Liquid Applique to the branch and some Nuvo Glitter Drops to the birds.

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There is still plenty of time to enter this month’s challenge “Always Friends” for a chance to win 2 unmounted High Hopes Stamps of your choice.  For any supplies that you might need or on your Dear Santa list, check out Lora’s One Crazy Stamper store, both the brick & mortar and online.

Until next time, happy crafting.

 Hugs;