Alright friends, it’s Day 3 of the Neat & Tangled May Release and today we are showcasing the adorable new stamp set Prehistoric!

by Stephanie Gold for Neat & Tangled Prehistoric

I fell quickly in love with this sweet, sweet woolly mammoth and his matching sentiment! The card I made was created on a square card base and I accented the background with watercolors.

by Stephanie Gold for Neat & Tangled Prehistoric

by Stephanie Gold for Neat & Tangled Prehistoric

Be sure to check out the Neat & Tangled Blog for today’s full reveal and leave a comment for your chance to win the Prehistoric stamp set!Β  πŸ™‚

Remember all new products will go live for purchase in the shop on Friday, May 5 at 8am EST! Have a wonderful day and I’ll see you back here tomorrow for day 4! πŸ˜‰

Xo, Stephanie

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Hey friends! Welcome to one of the new weekly features with Papertrey Ink: Throwback Thursdays! Today, Melissa, Keeway and I are revisiting the Doodlie-do stamp and die set and showing you new, fresh ideas on how to use it. I hope you find some inspiration along the way!

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Doodlie do Throwback Thursdays

I started out by stamping the 5 petalled flower onto watercolor paper in 5 different ink colors. Then I used a wet paintbrush and a bit of additional ink to color in the entire flower. Once they were dry I stamped on top of them with black ink and die cut them with the coordinating dies.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Doodlie do Throwback Thursdays

I die cut the leaves from vellum and adhered all the flowers and vellum along the bottom and right edges. I finished the card off with a little bit of black paint splatter! I loved how vibrant the colors turned out against the white and black. This was such a fun stamp set to use… it really made me feel like summer is coming!! Now for some warm weather… πŸ˜‰

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Doodlie do Throwback Thursdays

SUPPLIES

STAMPS: Doodlie-do
INK: Black, Raspberry Fizz, Orange Zest, Harvest Gold, New Leaf, Tropical Teal
PAPER: White, Watercolor, Vellum
DIES: Doodlie-do Coordinating Dies

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Be sure to head over to Nichole’s blog to see what fun she has cooked up for today! πŸ™‚ Thank you so much for stopping by and I look forward to seeing you again soon! Much love all!

Xo, Stephanie

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Hey everyone!!! Are you ready for a TON of new Unity releases and a TON of sales for Brown Thursday?!!!! I bet you are!! πŸ˜‰ We are also doing what’s called a “how to” hop today so you will get lots of inspiration AND some step by step instructions and tips on how to do some projects!! Woo hoo! There are videos, tutorials, and more so be sure to check out everyone’s blogs!

First I want to show you a new Angie Girl that I love because I totally vibe with her outfit… distressed jeans, big tee, and a hat… I basically wear this every day (minus the heels πŸ˜‰ ) check her out:

Isn’t she just adorable?! I am also using some images and sentiments from the November sentiment kit:

Eeek I just love that birdy. πŸ™‚ Here are my cards:

by Stephanie Gold for Unity Stamp Co Angie Girl Poppy Card making

by Stephanie Gold for Unity Stamp Co Angie Girl Poppy Card making

I also put together a little Traveler’s Notebook layout using ANOTHER new Angie Girl, Wakely:

by Stephanie Gold for Unity Stamp Co Angie Girl Wakely Card making

by Stephanie Gold for Unity Stamp Co Angie Girl Wakely Card making

And I put together a short/mini process video on how to make this layout:

We have TWO amazing Unity filled prize packages to giveaway. Leave a comment on EACH blog in the hop (including the Unity blog) for your chance to win.

Thanks for stopping by folks! Much love!

Xo, Stephanie



Hey loves! In case you were crazy busy this weekend and missed our amazing lineup of YouTube hoppers, here is the video I shared for interNational Scrapbooking Day! And don’t forget to head over to my new YouTube Channel and give it a thumbs up if you liked it, and subscribe to the channel to get more of my videos. πŸ™‚ Here is the project:

by Stephanie Gold for Creative Retreat Embellishment Kits - scrapbook layout - Golden Simplicity - Scrap Your Heart Out YouTube Hop

And here is the video :*

I used the Creative Retreat May Embellishment Kit to make this layout… Check it out here! Thanks for watching! Much love!

Xo, Stephanie

cocoa vanilla studio free spirit by stephanie gold

So apparently I gravitate towards the word “hello.” Haha. I have been patiently waiting for the gorgeous Free Spirit Collection from Cocoa Vanilla Studio to arrive at my doorstep all the way from Australia and it’s FINALLY HERE!!! I haven’t stopped staring… playing… dreaming… creating… with it since it got here and let me tell you: It’s just as incredible as you would think it would be! I am in love. πŸ™‚ I have 3 “hello” cards for you today and many more to come!! The first is above, “hello you make me smile” using a cutout from one of the pattern papers. This floral paper in the background is my favorite I think. I wish I could wallpaper my whole house with this print (although hubby probably wouldn’t be down for that). πŸ˜‰

cocoa vanilla studio free spirit by stephanie gold

The next card is using the striped frame & floral cutout from the ephemera pack. Aren’t these colors just dreamy?

cocoa vanilla studio free spirit by stephanie gold

cocoa vanilla studio free spirit by stephanie gold

The last card is accenting another of my favorite papers from this collections and I die cut it with a die from Papertrey Ink. All of the flowers in the background of the photos are also part of the collection!! Do yourself a favor and check out this collection here.

cocoa vanilla studio free spirit by stephanie gold

cocoa vanilla studio free spirit by stephanie gold

Thanks for stopping by friends & have an incredible NEW YEAR!! Whoop whoop 2016!!!

Xo, Stephanie