Two kitten in a stocking - Larissa


Goodmorning, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today I am posting a new card on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. This time I made a christmas card with the sweet image Two kitten in the stocking from Gerda Steiner designs.


I have coloured the image with my Polychromos pencils, the black glaze pen and a white gelpen. Then I have fussy cut the image. I added Dry glitter: Clear rock candy from...

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OHH deer it's not playing time!


Hi there!
This is Rana, I am a civil engineer and crafting is my passion especially the interactive cards and I am here to introduce my card for the Christmas and holiday season 2018.
I am so happy and excited today to be a guest designer and use one of the cutest Gerda Steiner designs  up on the housetop and I wonder if I am the only one how love this stamp set smile it's like a strawberry gum...

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Fa La La La Llamas

Hi there,


it's Tanja here and I created this Christmas Card using the new Gerda Steiner Designs Fa-La-La-La-Llamas:

  • cut out Dotted Scallop Circle around the Gerda Steiner Designs Fa-La-La-La-Llamas to make it look like an ornament
  • color the image with Inktense Pencils and a damp watercolor brush
  • add highlights and details with a white gel pen 
  • use white Liquid Applique on the rims and the pompoms of...                                              

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Merry Christmas with Kaja

Hi there,
It's Kaja from Kajcyika crafts and I have another cute Christmas card prepared for you!

Take a look:

I used a brand new set called Balancing mouse and I stamped it using the Memento tuxido black ink. I decided to stamp out the square frame from the Christmas light along with a mouse. I colored everything in using alcohol markers.



I used scissors to cut everything out since I made a custom...

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Guest designer -shaker Christmas card by Noga Shefer

Hi crafty friends,Noga Shefer here and I am so excited to be guest designing with Gerda Steiner Designs today.
My card featuring Carol Puppies 4x6 Clear Stamp Set and Carol Puppies 4x6 Die Set I would like to make a unique shaker card for Christmas.
To make this card I took an A2 panel of FIRST EDITION premium paper.
            
Next I colored the images using copic markers.
Than I stamped a greeting from the...

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What's on the table?

Hi Everyone, Melissa here.
 
 
For today's card I have used the 'What's on the table?' digital stamp.
 
The image has been printed onto Copic X-Press It Blending Card and coloured with Copic Markers.  A border has been drawn using a Copic MultiLiner Pen.
The 'Christmas' sentiment has been stamped.  The 'wishes' sentiment is wood veneer, coloured with Copics and adhered to the card.  
The presents have also...

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The Mouse is Calling

Hi there!  It's Marilyn here today and I am pleased as punch to be invited as a guest designer for Gerda Steiner Designs and to share my card with you.  These images are just the cutest and fun to create with.
                          
For today's card, I've used the cute Mouse with Phonedigi stamp. Now, I'm not so fond of mice but this little guy is very cute and I like how versatile the image and sentiment are. It's...

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Two Kittens In A Stocking Card with Karla


Hey friends! Karla back today with a look at the adorable digital stamp Two Kittens In The Stocking in the Gerda Steiner Designs Shop! These two cuties are definitely ready to make someone smile while waiting for Santa to arrive. I started off by printing the stamp on white cardstock and coloured it in with Copics and Prismacolor Markers, both alcohol based. I love adding details on my images...

                    

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Fa-la-la-Llama Coloring with Polychromos Pencils

Howdy all!  Allison Cope here! Happy Wednesday.

Come and join me for a video tutorial on how to color our adorable “Fa-la-la-Llamas” digital stamp set using Polychromos Pencils on Kraft cardstock.

Grab a cup of something warm and meet me at my desk…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGq6KRXPtr8
Click here to see it in HD.

And here’s a quick peek at the card again…

I hope you too get a chance to try out some kraft paper and colored pencils...

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Thank you Fox

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and this week I would like to show you this cute little tag that I created using the new Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set:

 

  • color one of the foxes from the Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set with Faber-Castell Albrecht Dürer pencils and a damp watercolor brush
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut out one of the CUTplorations Stitched Tags from kraft cardstock and create a...                                                                                                              

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New! Baby Boy and Baby Girl Christmas


Hello Crafty Friends!  I hope your Thanksgiving Holiday was wonderful!! Tina here from Cards and Coffee Time.   Today I created 2 cards from the new Baby Boy Christmas and Baby Girl Christmas stamp sets.  I used my copic markers to color in these sweet images and love how they turned out!


Baby Boy Christmas Stamp Set

Baby Girl Christmas Stamp Set

These are just the sweetest babies and the peeking...

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Have a Howly-Jowly Christmas!

Hi Everyone! Cathy here with a card using the adorable new Carol Puppies stamp set. This little guy is my favorite as he reminds me of my little French Bulldog.
 
For the background, I double embossed a piece of gray cardstock using Versamark ink on a Cuttlebug embossing folder and then heat embossing with Wow! Iced Silver embossing powder.
 
I cleared off a small area of embossing powder with a...

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Who doesn't love a cute cat - Guest Designer Pip

Welcome back everyone...it's Pip again.  I have two more cards as Guest Designer showcasing the On the Bookshelf stamp set.

First Card

The first step was to stamp the top shelf directly onto the card base and I did a little bit of masking to add the mouse. I stamped a number of the other images with copic friendly ink and coloured them with alcohol markers. I didn't do any shading on the spines of...
                   

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Santa cuddles - Catherine

Hello friends,
I'm back to share two cards I've made using both the Santa and a Kitten stamp for the cat lovers and Puppy Kisses for Santa stamp for the dog lovers! I couldn't resist the puppy one when it was released but I love that there is now an option for both! 
I created both cards the same way. Using a light grey piece of card I trimmed 2 pieces to A2 size and die cut a window from both using...

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Sleepy Cat On the Bookshelf - Guest Designer Pip

Hi everyone, it's Pip here.  I am excited to be a guest designer on the Gerda Steiner Blog showcasing the On the Bookshelf Stamp Set.  I have been having fun creating interactive cards lately and knew exactly what I wanted to do with this stamp set as soon as I saw it.
I started by stamping the images in copic friendly ink and coloured them with simple copic colouring. I am super happy with how the...
                                

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Carol Puppies

Hi there! In conjunction with the Carol Kitten set, Gerda Steiner Designs released a Carol Puppies set. This is a super cute set for any dog lovers out there. I just had to use them to create a scene card.



First, I decided I wanted to use 3 of the images so I used the three front facing puppies. I masked them so one was in front and two behind. I then added a few snow banks and shaded them using...

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Pumpkin Thanks

Hello everyone!  Allison Cope here!  Happy Thanksgiving to all of my US friends out there today!  I hope you’re having a great day celebrating with family and friends today.



Since today and everyday we give thanks, I thought I would start off with an Autumn related thank you card.  I decided to use both “Girl Holding Pumpkin” and “Hedgehog with Pumpkin” digital stamps as my focal point of my...

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Stitched Christmas card with Kaja

Hi there,
It's Kaja from Kajcyika crafts and today I have prepared a cute stitched Christmas card! :)

Take a look:

First thing I did was the background. Even though it's a small area it took me about 3 hours to stitch it all. I went with a scene look, so I made white snowy ground and blue sky with some white snow flakes in between.



After the background was stitched I stamped out the cute cat from the...

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Two Kittens in the Stocking


Hi, Margreet here from Margreets-scrapcards
I created a X-mas card with the sweet digital stamp Two Kittens in the Stocking from Gerda Steiner Designs
I started with adhering the design papers with stockings onto red cardstock.
Printed out and colored the image with copics, fussy cut it and adhered it with foamtape on the designpapers.
Added flowersoft as the fur trim.

I have enjoyed creating this...

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Fa-La-La-La Llamas Sleigh Ride with Karla


Hello! It's Karla back today to share a sleigh full of llamas using the absolutely adorable Fa-La-La-La Llamas digital stamp, which includes all three of these merry guys! I know this is going to make someone laugh when they open their Christmas card this year I started off by printing the llamas onto white cardstock and using Copics and Prismacolor Markers to colour them in as a dad, mom and...

                  

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Ghost hugs! - Larissa


Goodmorning, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today I am posting a new project on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. This time I am showing you that although halloween is over, you can still use the stampset A boo for you from Gerda Steiner designs to make a card. I have stamped one of the ghosts and then I coloured it with my Polychromos pencilsand the black glaze pen. Then I have fussy cut...

                 

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Guest Designers | VIDEOS + Giveaway | Two Many Cards Video Series featuring On the Bookshelf

Hi, everyone! It's Emily Leiphart and Kalyn Kepner here with our new video series, Two Many Cards! We're delighted to be creating with Gerda Steiner Designs, featuring the sweet set On the Bookshelf.


                                                 Emily's video is up first:



And now Kalyn's video:


Be sure to stop by our blogs for more photos and a full supply list:
Gerda Steiner Designs is giving away one $15 store credit and the lucky winner will...

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Hey Friend

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created another card using the adorable new Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set:

  • color one of the foxes and some mushrooms from the Gerda Steiner Designs Foxes set with Faber-Castell Albrecht Dürer pencils and a damp watercolor brush                                                                                                                    
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • create a background using patterned paper from the Maja Design Walking in the Forest 6x6 paper pad
  • cut out...                                                                                                              

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Yipppeeee Santa's....!!

Hey everyone...
It's Ashlee here today to share with you a card I have made 
using the "sportsy santa" clear stamps, (co-ordinating dies also available). 
I think this santa set is super fun, check out these santa's ripping up the slopes!!
First off I masked a background and created a little snowy scene using some 
distress oxide inks and then with a stencil added in some snow with Nuvo paste. 
Once...

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Carol Puppies

Hi! Rebekah with you this evening with a Christmas card using the Carol Puppies Stamp Set! 
How adorable are there little pups?! I just love them and had to color them to look like my family's dogs. We are the proud owners of Maggie the Great Dane....
and Ellie the Boston Terrier and McTavish theScottish Terrier. 
I first colored the pups with Copic markers and then fussy cut the out. Sometimes I...

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Beary Grateful

Hi Everyone, Melissa here.
 
For today's card I have used the 'Beary Grateful' digital stamp.
 
The image has been printed onto Copic X-Press It Blending Card and coloured with Copic Markers.  Fussy cut the image and sentiment.
For the card base, cut a rectangle out of the centre of the card. Coloured the cut out with distress oxide inks. Layer this back into the card base. Draw a line around the cut out...

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Smells like Christmas with Kaja

Hi there,
It's Kaja from Kajcyika crafts and today I have a sweet Christmas card for you! :)

Take a look:

I used a cute little mouse from Smell like Christmas stamp set and I stamped it out using Memento tuxido black ink. Then, I colored the image in using alcohol markers. I decided to use traditional Christmas colors so I colored his clothes in red and green.



Next, I used my scissors to cut out the...

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How to Create a Custom Background with Laura


Hi everyone! It's Laura here and today I am back with a cute Christmas card featuring the Gerda Steiner Designs Santa and a Kitten stamp and a process video showing how to create your own custom background.
I started off by die cutting two panels out of some Bristol Smooth cardstock by Strathmore. The larger one measures 4.25”by 5.5” and the smaller one measures 3.75” by 5”.



On the larger panel I...

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Santa Owl Card With Karla


Hello! It's Karla back today with a pretty Christmas card featuring the super cute Santa Owl digi stamp from the Gerda Steiner Designs Shop. I printed this cutie out on white cardstock and then used Copics, Prismacolor and Hobby Colour Markers to colour everything up. I cut him out and layered him on a piece of white cardstock embossed with a wintery scene. 


I used patterned papers from a Heartfelt...

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Merry Christmas - Guest Designer Joy

Hey there! It’s me Joy back again to share my cards as a guest designer for Gerda Steiner Designs. I made two cards using the adorable Holiday Friends Stamp set.



Card 1:
I stamped the reindeer, the Santa and the sentiment using Versafine Onyx Black Ink on an A2 watercolour cardstock. Next, I stamped the images on a masking sheet, fussy cut them and masked the images. I then drew the wooden signpost...

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What's on the Table?

Hi, Margreet here from Margreets-scrapcards
I created a X-mas card with the sweet digital stamp set What's on the Table? from Gerda Steiner Designs. This set also contains a party hat, so you can create a birthday card too.
I started with 2 design papers.
Printed and colored the images, fussy cut them and created a scene.
Added Flowersoft on the hat and Stickles on the toppings of the cupcakes.
The...

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Gift list printable - Larissa


Hi everyone, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today I made another creation for the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. This time I made something with a freebie from Gerda Steiner. For your christmas pressents administration Gerda has designed this Gift list printable from Gerda Steiner designs. ;) On this list you can write which presents you have to buy for what person. Perfect for this busy...

                     

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Baby's First Christmas

Hi there! It's Jeannie and I'm back to share two cards using the new Baby's First Christmas stamp set. These are so adorable and actually perfect for a scrapbook page. Today, I used them to make into cards using both Baby Girl Christmas and Baby Boy Christmas.

        
I intentionally colored them the same to speed up the process. and kept Christmas colors for both.

For the girl's card, I changed the present...

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Deck the Halls with these Adorable Reindeer!

Hello and Happy Monday Crafty Friends!  Tina here from Cards and Coffee Time. Today I created a card with the Reindeer and a Tree stamp set along with the Coordinating dies. I used watercolor pencils for my coloring medium and added puffy snow for dimension. This little reindeer is my fave with his little tongue handing out and it looks as though he is doing a happy dance! I Loooved him so much I...

                     

                                             

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Not Just for Fall

Hi! It's Rebekah here with you this evening sharing this card using the Owl Rather be-With You stamp set.


When I first saw this set I thought how great it would be for fall. The wheels in my mind started turning with ideas of cards colored in oranges, browns and reds. But this set can be stretched right into the winter season!

                         

I colored this owl with shades of gray copic markers and then drew the...

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Thinking of you this Christmas - Guest Designer Joy

Hello friends! It's Joy here with my first card as the guest designer for Gerda Steiner Designs. I am so very excited and I would like to thank Luba for giving me this opportunity. I love all the adorable stamps they have, and for today’s project, I would like to share a card I made using the Holiday Friends Stamp Set.
 
First, I stamped the images on a masking sheet, and fussy cut them. Then I used...
                      

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Beary Grateful Fall Card With Karla


Hello! It's Karla back today with a wonderful fall card that would be perfect for Thanksgiving or just to send as a friendly thank you card using the Beary Grateful digi stamp in the Gerda Steiner Designs shop.

                    

I cut a 4.25 x 5.5" card base and then scored one of the short ends at 1.25" to create a fold. I glued the fold down, chose some pretty fall papers and added a diecut circle from woodgrain...

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Baby's 1st Christmas - Catherine

Hello friends!

I'm back today to share a pair of cards I made using the sweet stamp set called Baby Girl Christmas.

                   

I decided to make 2 cards at the same time to bulk up my stash, keeping them very similar to make it quicker and easier.

To create these cards, the first thing I did was stamp these sweet images onto Neenah solar white card and colour them in using Copic markers. The Scan n Cut machine...

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Baby's 1st Christmas Mini Folio

Hi Everyone! It's Cathy here with a little project that I made inspired by the new "Baby's 1st Christmas" stamp set.
I've had a passion for making mini-albums for about 10 years now and when I saw this new stamp, I knew I wanted to make a little mini-folio for baby's 1st Christmas pics.
  
This is a fairly simple 5x7 album and holds up to 6 photos. I constructed the covers from two 5" x 7" chipboard...

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Racoon

Hi Everyone, Melissa here.
For today's card I have used the 'Racoon' Digital stamp.
 
The image has been printed onto Copic X-Press Blending card and coloured with Copic Markers.  I have trimmed using a trimmer.
The background is layered Patterned paper and mounted onto black cardstock.
The border has been drawn using Multiliner Pen.
The sentiment has been stamped.
 
I hope you have a great day!

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Fa La La La La Fa La Llama

Fa La La La La Fa La Llama.....
Margreet from Margreets-scrapcards here.
Today I want to share this cute trio. 
It is a Gerda Steiner Designs' digital stamp and can be found here.
I have colored the cute llamas with copics, fussy cut and adhered them on the frame. 
The cute little one is adhered with foam.
Wishing you a great day!
xxx Margreet



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Carols....!!

Hey everyone...
Ashlee here today to share with you a new card I made using the super cute 
"Carol kitten" stamp set (co-ordinating dies also available)!!
I masked the kittens to create a fun little scene of them singing carols out in the snow...
(They are all coloured up using Copic markers). 
I created the background by using a sun ray stencil with distress oxide inks and then used a snow stencil...

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Saturation Lesson: Carol Puppies!

Hi there! I'm Sandy Allnock, and I'm excited to bring you a couple cards I made with the brand new Carol Puppies stamp set! I made a tutorial video too, because, well, why not, right?



I get a lot of questions in comments and other places, one of which is why bother thinking about saturation? Just pick a red and go with it, and only worry about the darkness/lightness of the color. Well, I'm about to...

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Beary grateful - Larissa

 

Hi everyone, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today I am on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs with a nice and sweet box. I love making boxes with something delicious inside. ;)


On the box I used the image Beary grateful from Gerda Steiner designs. I have coloured the image with my Polychromos pencilsand the black glaze pen and then I have fussy cut the image. I have cut the box with the...

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Shadow Box Card with Laura


Hi everyone! It's Laura here, and today I am back with a fun birthday card and a video I made using the Gerda Steiner Designs Owl Rather Be With You stamp set! I was so fascinated by Jennifer McGuire's tutorial about shadow box cards, that I had to give it a shot!


As a first step we stamped my images with Black Licorice Hybrid ink by My Favorite Things on Neenah Solar White Cardstock and colored...

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Moonlight Christmas with Fabiola




Hello everyone ! Here is Fabiola and I would like to present another project for Gerda Steiner Blog that I created with Gerda Steiner Design Reindeer e un set di timbri per alberi . Once again this set is magnificent to use, because it allows you to wander with the imagination recreating funny scenes at the sign of Christmas and you can find it on the site Gerda Steiner Design  . 

    
I used only three...

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Hedgehog Friend Card

Hi friends! Karla back today to share a sweet fall hedgehog card using the adorable Cold Hedgehog digital stamp from the GSD shop.

               

This cute little guy looks so sweet bundled up in his nice cozy scarf, and would make a perfect addition to a fall, thanksgiving or friend card.


After colouring him in with Prismacolor and Hobby Colour Markers, which are both alcohol based, I used a white gel pen to add...

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Guest designer - ANNA, Joy to the World

Hello everyone, 
it's Anna here with a post as a guest designer for Gerda Steiner Designs. I was lucky enough to work with their new CAROL KITTEN stamp set as it is a-b-s-o-l-u-t-e-l-y adorable!
 
The set has 4 cute kitten singing carols. All so funny and big enough to play with shades while coloring. I used one of them for my card, the one I find the cuttest ^_^
 
 
Now, few steps of making. 
          
 
First of all...

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[Video] Surprise scene card with Kaja

Hi there,
It's Kaja from Kajcyika crafts and today I made a super fun Christmas card that has a surprise scene in the inside! :)

Take a look at the outside of the card:

It looks like a normal clean and simple card, but it's not! Once you open it you can see a cool scene:

How fun is this?! Make sure you watch the video to see how I made this card:


Thank you so much for joining me and I hope you will try...

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Holiday Friends Square Pillow Box | Guest Designer Gerda Steiner

Papercraft Designer and Colourist Sacha van de Kerkhof - Holiday Friends Square Pillow Box | Guest Designer Gerda Steiner


I'm so excited to be a guest designer for Gerda Steiner today! With Christmas coming I chose the Holiday Friends as my stamp set to create my projects with. My first project is a Square Pillow Box as this will be so cute under the Christmas tree and my second project is a funny...

                         

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