Tuesday, January 5, 2021

SHOPPING OUR STASH #436 - What's New With You?


Happy New Year!

That's right, it's a brand new year and

so it's time for the first challenge at


For our first challenge, we want to see what you make using

your new craft goodies. For real! 

Break out your new stash that you either got as a gift, or perhaps

something you bought last year and still haven't used it yet.

Of course, mixing in some older items with the new would be awesome!

Here's what I came up with:

...and the inside:

I actually didn't get any crafty goodies for Christmas, but I did perhaps
purchase some things over this past year, many of which I've never
used before. Like this cute doggie stamp and die set, for example.

I tried my hand at embossing the die instead of cutting it out. That's a fun

technique I'll be trying more of in future.

I hope that you play along this fortnight in the What's New challenge

at Shopping Our Stash!

  Thanks for visiting!

I'd like to enter this at:

 Addicted To CAS #188 - emboss

Paper Players #522 



Stamps: Taylored Expressions - Gus and Gertie, Another Year Older

Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black

CS: Spectrum Noir; Thunderbolt; TE

Accessories: Spectrum Noir markers; GC; MISTI; Taylored Expressions - Gus & Gertie dies; Sunny Studio - Stitched Semi Circle die

Adhesives: SA by 3L - tape runner, 3D foam squares


Barbara Godden said...

So cute, how could you not have used that adorable doggie yet? Great design. if I could die cut that neatly I would use the dies that come with the stamps, what's your trick?

Donna said...

Love it! That pooch is super cute and I love how you've embossed it!

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

That doggie is the most adorable thing ever!!!!!

LeAnne said...

That embossing outlines your adorable design so PERFECTLY! I LOVE THIS! What a cute little birthday pair! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at the Players and playing with my "new" challenge this week!

Debbie Crowley said...

This is so adorable and your embossing technique makes that little pup happy! Thank you for sharing with us over at The Paper Players this week. Hope to see more of you in our future challenges.

Lindsey said...

What's with Santa - I didn't get any new crafty stuff for Christmas, either! I love the die-embossed detail and these cute little guys!

Dotty Jo said...

Love this card, Chris! That lil pup is adorable. Wish I could get those products over here. Jo x

Fran Wing said...

Hello, Chris. I've never tried printing directly on the paper and then blind embossing with the matching die - but I can see that I need to try it! Great card! Thanks for jumping in on our first ATCAS challenge of 2021. Hugs, Fran

Jaydee said...

You heat embossed die technique worked beautifully and this image makes me smile!!! Such a fabulous CAS card. So glad you joined us at ATCAS this week

foleysfriend said...

What a clever way of using your die to emboss. The effect is awesome! I love the great clean and simple feel to your card. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to CAS.

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