New Ink Release: Paradise Found

Spa ink Catherine Pooler

How often can you help introduce a NEW line of inks? Today is the debut release for Catherine Pooler’s new Spa Line of inks – Paradise Found Collection. I have been waiting for this day for a LONG time, as these colors are definitely my colors! I hope you love a peek into these gorgeous colors now available in the shop over at Catherine Pooler Designs – click here to see them!

Along with these fabulous inks, you’ll also see seven brand new products – three stamps and four dies, and one of my favorite Stamp of Approval collections hit the shop too! Here’s a little taste from the new sets and Naturally Inspired all in these soothing, earthy colors that really pack a punch.

First up here’s a gorgeous example of what these inks can do with water. I did a little demo over on Catherine’s Facebook 2 pm Live yesterday to show exactly how you can start to layer these beauties.

The color is rich, muted and makes me just say Ahhhh, every time I look at them. Above you see all eight colors in ROYGBIV order – Peppermint Scrub, Mandarin Spice, Sauna, Green Tea, Eucalyptus, Daydream, Juniper Mist, and Royal Treatment. Aren’t those names and colors just incredible!

And here are a few layered with the amazing hand lettered stamp by Ilana Griffo:

And just to showcase how different this line is from the original party line, here’s a spa version of a card I made for the Naturally Inspired Release in June, but with the gorgeous spa tones. How’s this for a contrast:


As you can see the original line of Party inks are bright and vibrant, and the Spa line are soothing and muted. They still pack a punch, but I just LOVE the contrast!!! So, which one are you – Party or Spa?

Come back again this week, as I have so much more to share with you! Now get a hopping, there are some amazing cards for you to see….and if you haven’t already visited the shop – click here and quickly get your inks. There are limited supplies of some of the newer released items like the exclusive Glass Slipper and Wanderlust Embossing Glitter – so don’t miss out!!!

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  1. Catherine Pooler  Hop here next!
  2. Melissa Miller  
  3. Jennifer Carter 
  4. Justine Hovey
  5. Amy Kolling 
  6. Ardyth Percy-Robb  
  7. Ingrid Blackburn You are Here!!!

Christmas Video Hop + Prizes!

Justine Hovey's 12 Days Of Christmas Series

Today I have a cute little project using the new Simon Says Stamp set Give Thanks – yes for a Christmas card! Don’t you just love using stamp sets that work for more than just one holiday?! And I’m also participating in a fun little video hop to help kick off my friend Justine Hovey’s 12 Days of Christmas series this year plus there are prizes too! It’s her fourth series, and I can’t wait to see what she’s created! SO much fun.

Justine always has fun blog and video hops. Each person in the hop has a unique question for you. You need to watch each video, answer the various questions on each person’s channel to be entered to win! Don’t forget to subscribe along the way too – there are some GREAT card designers along the way. And this hop, sponsored by Simon Says Stamp has some cool prizes – gift certificates by Simon Says Stamp (one of my go to places to shop), a MISTI tool giveaway by My Sweet Petunia – enough said, and my favorite prize… a 10 pack of hand made cards by Justine herself. So sit back, enjoy all the fun and learn a little along the way!

Some pretty creative people participating today, so be sure to subscribe to everyone’s YouTube channels as well! For a full list on hop participants – be sure to check out my video over on YouTube here! Leave comments along the way to be eligible for prizes and enter the giveaway over on Justine’s channel!

Click Here to watch on YouTube in HD

Create your own colored background for fun banners with the Give Thanks stamp set from Simon Says Stamp. Add sparkle to your project using WOW Metallic Gold Sparkle Powder – definitely one of my go to powders this season!

Be sure to watch all the videos and enter to win some fabulous prizes on Justine’s blog. She’s going to giveaway the prizes on Nov 7th!

Do you create your own backgrounds with inks too? Tell me in the comments below. Thanks for stopping by, till next time!

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