Thursday, March 30, 2017

NEW Ai People! Plus, Challenge 205 Wish You FELT Better!

Hello, Ai Fans!

Are you ready for a NEW release and a NEW challenge? We have a great challenge this week, along with FIVE new Ai People sets!


New Ai People_ 5 New Sets_
Sniffles, scrapes or shatters, we have the perfect "Get Well" stamps in our NEW Ai People release! For 2017, we have created some fun and witty characters to uplift your friends with ailments. Are they bed-ridden with a virus? Check out our Irresistible or Better Soon sets. Someone have a broken hip or leg? We prescribe our hilarious Crutches or Swagger Sets, with an added boot cast to match a friend's foot. And we did not forget your pals in the hospital, with our sweet Baseball Set. Your favorite people stamps to color are BACK with some amusing phrases, sure to make your under-the-weather friend smile!

Watch our Ai People Release video below to see the people, phrases and some great ideas to create your own! All five sets are now available at artimpressions.com, so grab yours today!
4864 Better Soon  



For our new release, our dear Sharon Caudle created a heart-felt (pun intended!) tutorial for you to check out!

Hello AI Fans!!

So have you seen the new AI People yet?? I love each and every one of them and simply must have them all!!  My card today features the fun Crutches Set!  Isn't she so cute and sassy?? Love her!! I stamped her onto cryogen white paper and colored her up with Copic markers (listed below). Then cut her out using the Spellbinders oval and petite scalloped oval dies. 


I wanted to make a heart with my felt, so I used more Spellbinder dies and ran them through my Cuttlebug. Please ignore my very well used plates. :) 








I added a fun bow made with May Art ribbon using the Bow Easy, and glued it to the center of the felt heart. I then stamped the sentiment and cut it out using more Spellbinder dies. 




Thanks so much for taking the time to visit, and hope you grab your felt and join us in the challenge!

Copics used:
E000, E00, E11, E21, E23, E33, E95, E97, E99
R20, R24, R81, R83, R85
YG23, YG25
YR04, YR07
T1, T2, Blender






Thank you, Sharon! What a fabulous card!!!


This challenge, we want to see how you can incorporate felt into your project! It doesn't have to be a "get well soon" card, but we would love to see how creative you can get with felt!

Here are the challenge rules …
✻ Please make a new card or creation. You can make any crafty item you wish; this is not limited to cards!
✻ Limit two submissions per person. You will receive extra votes if you use Art Impressions stamps!
✻ The Ai Challenge is open to everyone, international submissions are welcome!
✻ Include a link back to the Ai Blog or grab our button on the top right of our sidebar!
✻ Share the Ai love by clicking and commenting your fellow crafters.
✻ Make sure to get your link up by Wednesday, April 12 at 5:00 p.m. PST to enter your creations.
✻ Good luck and happy stamping!

Before we go, let's announce the winners from our "Spring-y Cards" Challenge!



Congratulations Sabrina on the Scrappy Tails blog! You won our Top Spot! We absolutely loved your  pop-up box card using our Blooming Birdhouse, Flower Cart and the exclusive set from our 2017 Retail Show Classes! This is absolutely stunning and what a great gift idea Email annelise@artimpressions.com with your address to claim your prize pack!

Our Honorable Mentions go to ...

Milene Tiberius
We loved how you used our Easter Blessings to create such a stunning watercolor card!

and Jana at the Stampin' With Jana blog

Such a sweet use of our 2017 Retail Show Exclusive Stamp, WC Small Containers and WC Cats Set!

Congrats, you two! Be sure to email annelise@artimpressions.com with your address and request a stamp set for your prize!

Happy Stamping!


8 comments:

  1. This is adorable, Sharon! Fun new sets. Will have to dig out my felt and get crafty.

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  2. Love your card Sharon! So cute. Definitely going to join the challenge using some felt!

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  3. This is so cute. But, so glad it's not me on those crutches.

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  4. Love the new stamps!
    Not seeing a link to enter my card though!

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  5. She looks fabulous! And we all know that it is better to look good than to feel good"! Cheers

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  6. Congrats to winners. I love the felt heart and the fun get well card. 2 more sets to add to my list.

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  7. Oh yay!!!!!! I can't believe I was mentioned! Thank you so much! ☺️❤ I love the idea of using felt on cards. It gives everything an even more "home madey" feel. Also, it adds such interesting texture to a project ^-^ thank you, Art Impressions!!

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  8. Congrats to the winners! Love Sabrina's pop up box.

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