Cozy Hugs Release Blog Hop

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back with an interactive card featuring products from THIS new release…

First, I created a quick background by doing some marble painting with paints. You can see a previous I did on this that explains the process HERE. As that was drying, I stamped THIS bat and used THESE dies to cut it out. I wanted him to be interactive so here are the instructions I followed to assemble him and get his wings to move…

I white heat embossed a sentiment from the same stamp set as well as on a tag that I tied on the string so the recipient knows what to do. When the string is pulled, the Happy Halloween sentiment is revealed…

Here is a side by side to give you a closer look at the interactive element…

I finished off the bat by adding some enamel eyes as well as coloring in his teeth with a white gel pen…

There is much more inspiration to see. Click HERE for the next stop on the hop. Click HERE to start at the beginning of the hop.

Here’s the complete Blog Hop List…

Simon Says Stamp Blog

Nina-Marie Trapani

Caly Person

Nichol Spohr

Cathy Zielske

Amy Rysavy

Suzy Plantamura

Keisha Charles

Yana Smakula

Sidnie Des Jardins

Heather Ruwe

Bibi Cameron

Cheiron Brandon

Anna-Karin Evaldsson

Lisa Addesa

Lea Lawson

Barb Engler

Looking for even more inspiration using THIS release? I shared another project HERE

I also have a few projects that I haven’t blogged about yet. Here’s a sneak peek of those…

The first card features THIS die…

The next card features THIS and THIS stamp set and THIS ornament die…

The final card features THIS stamp set…

Simon is so generous and giving away a $25 coupon to every stop on the hop so be sure to leave comments along the way for your chance to win. Simon Says Stamp will announce winners on their blog on Wednesday. Good luck!

Wait, there’s more…

Use the code COZY to receive a FREE Giant Hugs Card Wrap Die with any $75 or more purchase. Valid while supplies last or until 10/9 at 11:59 EST.

Thank you so much for stopping by. I’ve linked to the entire new release below as well as products used on today’s card.

(Affiliate links used at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support.)

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  1. tina Z
    October 12, 2022

    great technique!

  2. Shar Zar
    October 11, 2022

    I marvel at all your fantastic cards. The moving bat is especially fun.

  3. Kit A
    October 11, 2022

    What a great bunch of cards from the new release! The bat with the colorful background is my favorite!

  4. Kit A
    October 11, 2022

    What a bunch of great cards! The bat and it’s colorful background is my favorite!

  5. roxanne tellini
    October 10, 2022

    The kids are going to love that interactive bat. It puts a smile on my face as big as his.

  6. Anastasia Campbell
    October 10, 2022

    Awesome cards! The marble technique is really cool. I think the pie card is my favorite though! So cute

  7. Beverly Jordan
    October 10, 2022

    Wow!! So colorful and creative!!! LOVED your Pie Is Life and so perfectly shaded and colored!!! YUM!! And your Let’s Celebrate especially because I always do way more Bday cards than any others!! Super fun cards and thanks for all of the inspiration!!

  8. Maureen Reiss
    October 10, 2022

    So many Beautiful cards!!!! I love them all!!!


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