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Thursday, June 22, 2017

EASY Bendy Card with FREE TEMPLATE


Welcome to tutorials made EASY!


Have you ever seen these Bendy cards and said "I wonder how they did that"?  Well, I'm here today to show you how!!  Your family and friends sure will be impressed when they receive a Bendy card from you!!  Ohh....and the template is FREE!!!  
Just click on this link to get the 
FREE template 



With the simple template, you can decorate and embellish it for any occasion!!  It's an all around perfect card to impress your family and friends with!!  

To find out how to put this card together, simply click the link below:


CLICK HERE TO WATCH BENDY CARD TUTORIAL

But...don't click yet!!  First, let's get our supplies together:


  1. Template - https://goo.gl/i2a4JF 
  2. Glue Bottle - https://goo.gl/keVHWR 
  3. Cardstock - http://amzn.to/2sjAeKk 
  4. Aleene's Tacky Glue -  http://amzn.to/2ssYtpu
  5. Scotch ATG Gun -  http://amzn.to/2rqskk9
  6. ATG refills - https://goo.gl/A9uQwj
  7. Scissors -  http://amzn.to/2shwqw3
  8. Patterned Paper - http://amzn.to/2tTS3ji (Search for your style)
  9. Craft Knife - http://amzn.to/2rWsPUI
  10. Cutting Mat Kit - http://amzn.to/2tySz6R
  11. Self Healing Mat - http://amzn.to/2tyRNGY
  12. 3/4 inch punch (easy on hands) - http://amzn.to/2s0xGzs
  13. Xmas Stamps - https://goo.gl/h9F79o
"I can't wait to see you next video!"
XOXO
Jen


AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE:


When I need certain supplies I turn to Amazon because they have a great range of supplies, in one place, that's easy to navigate, and I am able to find what I need with ease. I am part of various affiliate programs including Amazon – when you click on an affiliate link and then go on to make a purchase, at no cost to you, I receive a small commission. I use the money raised towards the cost of running this blog. I hope if you like the content of my blog, you will support me by clicking through these links to make your purchases. Thank you!



Monday, June 19, 2017

Jen's Favorite Christmas Craft Supplies

Are you getting ready for Christmas In July?
Virtual Creative Crop on Saturday July 1, from 9am - ??? with card demos and fun! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZLdiw6pGler8PxW-ZWGcqg

The supply kits sold out super fast. To assemble a kit you will need:
  Your favorite everyday craft / crop supplies
  7 Shimmer and Pattern or Embossed Christmas papers (4.25 x 5.5) 
  2 Specialty papers (1 glitter)  
  Assorted sequins, bling, assorted acrylic or punched snowflakes
  White gel pen
  Sand paper  
  Glue 

Below are some of my favorite crafty things with links to help you find what you need.











Hampton Art Christmas Tree Stamp and Die Set -  https://goo.gl/ZuTWpd



NUVO DROPS (White Blizzard)  http://amzn.to/2sIvPRs

INKADINKADOO HOLIDAY TREES STAMPS https://goo.gl/1LDjV1 



ENAMEL DOTS - https://goo.gl/SE7HzR

EK Layering Snowflake Punchhttps://goo.gl/xfnEdG 




SIGNO UNIBAL WHITE GEL PEN - https://goo.gl/7Z2wdM 

Martha Stewart Embossing Powder 3 pack in Silver, Gold & Copper - https://goo.gl/QuBg4i 


EMBOSSING STARTER KIT  - http://amzn.to/2sINusn

DARICE SNOWFLAKE EMBOSSING FOLDER - http://amzn.to/2sKWQap
DARICE DOTS EMBOSSING FOLDER - http://amzn.to/2ssSLo3

MME Sleigh Bells Brad Sethttps://goo.gl/U5DY9q 

MULTI-PACK GEMS FOR CARDS - http://amzn.to/2tFoKkz
Atyou Spica Glitter PenS - http://amzn.to/2tkve8W OR http://amzn.to/2sPbCMH 
HAMPTON ART KI WASHI PAPER in Black & White Chevron - https://goo.gl/5rKDvv
5 BLADE SCISSORS - http://amzn.to/2sKWrV7

***NEW BLING IN STORE!****


Here are some general craft tools and supplies for every day projects:
Double Sided Foam Tapehttps://goo.gl/viokaj
Double Sided Sticky Tapehttps://goo.gl/EU8P4D
ATG Refill for Pink or Red Scotch Gun - http://amzn.to/2rqskk9
ALEENE'S TACKY GLUE - http://amzn.to/2ssYtpu
VERSAFINE INK - http://amzn.to/2rTCye5
SCOTCH ATG GUN - http://amzn.to/2rqskk9
ATG REFILLS - https://goo.gl/CuFxBo 
VersaMark Clearhttp://amzn.to/2rvYaJF
VERSAMARK DAZZLE http://amzn.to/2sI2lpf
110# Nena Bright White Paperhttp://amzn.to/2tkVmke
110# Black Paperhttp://amzn.to/2tFlPID
SPECTRUM NOIR - http://amzn.to/2tfFZJI
SPEC. NOIR STORAGE - http://amzn.to/2tfJ7W4
STAMP BLOCKS - http://amzn.to/2st2FG2
Scoring Stylus - http://amzn.to/2sFMFDT
Vellum  - http://amzn.to/2rNl14q
1oz FINE TIP GLUE BOTTLE with Stainless Steel Pin *Glue not included -http://www.koalatcrafts.com/store/p23/Craft_glue_bottle_.html


AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE:
When I need certain supplies I turn to Amazon because they have a great range of supplies, in one place, that's easy to navigate, and I am able to find what I need with ease. I am part of various affiliate programs including Amazon – when you click on an affiliate link and then go on to make a purchase, at no cost to you, I receive a small commission. I use the money raised towards the cost of running this blog. I hope if you like the content of my blog, you will support me by clicking through these links to make your purchases. Thank you!



"I can't wait to see you next video!"
XOXO
Jen




Sunday, June 18, 2017

Sweet Afternoons for versatility and Fabulous fun!! Afternoons have never been so SWEET!

Afternoons were never so SWEET!


Looking for a versatile stamp set that you can use for multiple projects?! Teresa Collins' Sweet Afternoon fits the bill! Here are some fabulously fun cards we made recently on our live stream! 

YOU CAN WATCH THAT VIDEO HERE!


Measurements - One piece 9 3/4 x 4 1/4 scored at 5 1/2
                                             One piece 4 1/4  x 5 1/2 

 


                                                


 (THIS CARD WAS MADE ON THE LIVE STREAM WITH YOU!!)

SUPPLIES LIST


*****TWISTED EASEL CARD SUPPLY LINKS*****

Card stock - http://amzn.to/2rJfiLn
Versafine ink - http://amzn.to/2s5FQLq
Spectrum Noir - http://amzn.to/2tfFZJI
SPEC. NOIR STORAGE - http://amzn.to/2tfJ7W4
White gel pen - https://goo.gl/ac1qs4
(this one is at my store)
Score board - http://amzn.to/2sFULw4
Ruler - http://amzn.to/2rIXG2n
Scoring Stylus - http://amzn.to/2sFMFDT
Sticky back gems - http://amzn.to/2sCQAAA
(color w/ alcohol markers to match!)



THE TERESA COLLINS STAMP SET WAS ALSO USED IN THIS VIDEO:



*****ACRYLIC PAINT AND ACETATE TECHNIQUE LINKS*****

***SUPPLIES***
Acetate - http://amzn.to/2rrYJV2
StazOn ink - http://amzn.to/2sLiURy
StazOn refill - http://amzn.to/2tfFZcw
Acrylic paint - http://amzn.to/2rscbZ4
(or purchase at Walmart!)
Sanding block - http://amzn.to/2snOu5n
Embossing folders - http://amzn.to/2rrZ2za
(choose your favorite pattern)
TC Sweet Afternoon Stamps (Butterfly)https://goo.gl/VhqwU3

AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE 
When I need certain supplies I turn to Amazon because they have a great range of supplies, in one place, that's easy to navigate, and I am able to find what I need with ease.  
I am part of various affiliate programs including Amazon – when you click on an affiliate link and then go on to make a purchase, at no cost to you, I receive a small commission. I use the money raised towards the cost of running this blog. I hope if you like the content of my blog, you will support me by clicking through these links to make your purchases. Thank you!


Join me again on Youtube
every Thursday 6-7 pm and Sunday 2-3
(all times pm and CST)

"I can't wait to see you next video!"
xoxo 
Jen 

Open Call for Challenge Blog Design Team Members! We're looking for YOU! (DT TEAM IS FILLED AT THIS TIME!)

Welcome

 to

 Koala T Crafts! 

We are becoming a challenge blog 

WITH PRIZES!!

and hope that you will join the excitement!

Interested in becoming one of our first
Design Team Members?


Our full rules / requirements
can be found here:
DT requirements
  • A card or craft project once a month ready for release by the 1st of the month
  • Post to your own blog and schedule to match the release date of the KTC blog (1st of the month)
  • Help spread the word for challenges (and sponsors) and special KTC events!
  • Comment on challenge entries and encourage others to join
  • Must have a Facebook account for private messages and group communication
Enthusiasm in the following categories would be appreciated!
  • Being a fan of digis, coloring, card making, KTC, budget crafting and TUTORIALS!
  • Please do not be a part of more than 1 (one) other DT while on ours, we’d love to have your creative focus :)
  • A passion for blog posting and a flare for great photography
  • Understand blog functions and be aware of online etiquette
  • Create with JOY!! (we will accept advanced AND beginners!)
  • Positive and clear communication skills
  • 3 month terms are encouraged but we can be flexible
  • Be prepared to have things done in advance (being late will cause a forfeiture of your term)
  • Good time management/organization skills and ability to meet deadlines
What will you get from being on the team?!
  • A KTC blog badge showing you are a DT member
  • Digis from our sponsors to use in your creations
  • Access to a Private DT only Facebook group for communication and team building
  • Posts of your work on the KTC Youtube channel “Jen Evers”
Please send entries or questions to koalatcrafts@gmail.com  with the subject line "KTC challenge blog Application".   Please copy and paste the questions AND your answers along with 1-3 jpeg photos of your best cards! I look forward to hearing from you! Xoxo Jen

QUESTIONS FOR KTC APPLICANTS

1. Your name as you’d like it to appear on communications and / or your name badges
2. A link to your blog :)
3.  Are you a member of the Koala T Crafts Facebook Group?  If so, how long?
4.  How long have you been coloring? How long have you been crafting?
5.  What other companies do you DT for if any?  
6.  Have you been on a DT before? If so, with who and what were the requirements you met?
7.  Feel free to add anything else about yourself that might be pertinent to being on a Design Team. Don’t forget to include 1-3 images of your work in jpeg format!


I'm looking forward to adding 5 fabulous, creative people to the team!
You can still apply if you don't make cards as long as you are a digi user and can create a project using the assigned themes / digis / sketches!

Grab Our Blog Badge


WE'LL BEGIN JULY 1ST, 2017 SO APPLICATIONS WILL BE
SORTED QUICKLY! 
"I can't wait to see you next video!"
and in the application inbox!
xoxo
Jen

DISCLOSURE 
When I need certain supplies I turn to Amazon because they have a great range of supplies, in one place, that's easy to navigate, and I am able to find what I need with ease.  

I am part of various affiliate programs including Amazon – when you click on an affiliate link and then go on to make a purchase, at no cost to you, I receive a small commission. I use the money raised towards the cost of running this blog. I hope if you like the content of my blog, you will support me by clicking through these links to make your purchases. Thank you!

Saturday, June 17, 2017

It's time to make the donuts! with TUTORIAL!


These 3 boxes of donuts can be 
found in my store for just $3.50!
(they are calorie free!!)
*wink* *wink*


 Join me in making the donuts!!

You can find the full tutorial here:

I would love to see what you've created 
using my paper donut tutorial!
If you make the donuts, why not show
off your work in the linky provided?!  

"I can't wait to see you next video!"
xoxo
Jen

Are you excited about blog challenges and winning prizes?!!


Are you excited about blog challenges, digi images and winning prizes?!

I'm in need of someone who would like to work closely with me in setting up and planning, then running a monthly blog challenge. Prefer someone with experience and excellent collaborating skills. We'll be setting this up together and making it streamlined! <3

MUST HAVE or KNOW -

1. Your own blog

2. Know "Blogger" or "blogspot"

3. An enthusiastic desire to learn

4. A flair for being creative

5. Good spelling and grammar a huge plus!

xoxo Jen Evers

Please contact me PRIVATELY if interested!

(Contact me on Facebook Private message)
https://www.facebook.com/koalatcraft

We'll be using my blog here - http://jenskoalatcrafts.blogspot.com/

Monday, May 1, 2017

Bloobel 2017 Progressive Challenge Winner


Woot! It's time to announce the (Koala T Crafts) winner of the 
Bloobel 2017 Progressive Challenge!!!


First of all... Wow!!!
There were so many amazing entries into this challenge. If you'd like to see them, head over to this album on the Koala T Crafts Facebook group and check them out!

There will be a new challenge each month this year, and the winner will receive a $6 gift code to the Bloobel Stamps shop. So, if you didn't get in on this one, there will be more!

Now, on to the best part!

The winner of the Bloobel 2017 Progressive Challenge winner is...

Maud Percival
Congratulations!!!


What a beautiful card! Maud says this is the first time she's had the opportunity to use colored pencils, and what an amazing job she did!

Great work, Maud!



Jen