Special Moments & Inked Messages Spellbinders Blog Hop

Special Moments & Inked Messages Spellbinders Blog Hop

GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED – Congratulations to my winner! Elizabeth Beadybombom! Please contact me ASAP so that I may give you info on how to claim your prize.

Hello and welcome to Decor8yourlife! Today we’re celebrating the launch of two new die collections: Special Moments by Marisa Job and Inked Messages by Stephanie Low!

For my part of the blog hop, I’ve done an easy and quick tutorial using the Shapeabilities Swirls Border, the Shapeabilities Happy Birthday w/Numbers, and the Shapeabilities Special Day Frame Etched Dies from the Special Moments Collection by Marisa Job!

Spellbinders cardmaking tutorial

These dies are so elegant, fun and easy to work with that you’ll want to get all three sets!

Spellbinders Birthday Card Ideas

My daughter will be turning 20 soon, and the Shapeabilities Swirls Border, along with the Shapeabilities Happy Birthday w/Numbers sure came in handy!

Wedding Day Card Ideas

Do’t let this card intimidate you. I promise you it’s super easy to make. In my video tutorial, I walk you through the entire process so that you too can create elegant cards such as this.

My Spellbinders Card Making Supply List

The items that I used in the making of these two cards are as follows:

Blog Hop Lineup and Giveaway Rules


Hussena Calcuttawala

Tina Smith

Melissa Phillips

Enza Gudor

Anya Lunchenko

🍎🍎🍎Sandra Nagel🍎🍎🍎You are Here

Olga Direktorenko

Elena Salo

Nina-Marie Trapani

Desiree Kuemmerle

Svitlana Shayevich

Brenda Noelke

Heather Hoffman

Rubeena Ianigro

Amy Kolling

Clare Prezzia

Spellbinders Giveaway – To celebrate this release, Spellbinders is giving away a $50 gift certificate to a lucky winner.  Please leave a comment on Spellbinders blog by Sunday, August 19th 11:59 pm EDT for a chance to win.  The winner will be announced in the blog hop post the following Tuesday.  Winner is responsible for shipping cost, duties and taxes.

My Giveaway – I’m giving away a $25 gift certificate to one lucky winner.  Please leave a comment on this blog post by Sunday, August 19th 11:59 pm EDT for a chance to win.  I will announce my winner in this blog hop post the following Tuesday.  It is the winner’s responsibility to come back to this post to see if he/she has won the prize.  Winner please contact me using the same email address that you used to enter your comment, no later than Friday, August 24th.

Winner is responsible for shipping cost, duties and taxes.

My Card Making Tutorials

I hope that you find these tutorials easy to follow and that they inspire you to keep creating and to #NeverStopMaking. Happy Crafting and Good Luck on the Giveaway!


About Sandi Nagel

Hello and welcome to Decor8yourlife! I'm a stay-at-home mom who runs a Web Development and Marketing Consulting business from home. During my down time, I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, decorating my home and paper crafting! I have a YouTube channel of the same name, where I share easy, DIY handmade cards, mini albums and more! Follow me throughout social media and see what projects we can make together!🌺 🌺 🌺 Need help building or maintaining your Wordpress Website? Contact me at snagel2012@gmail.com. I offer reasonable rates! 🌺 🌺 🌺

104 thoughts on “Special Moments & Inked Messages Spellbinders Blog Hop

  1. Your cards are beautiful. Love the clean lines and a swirl or two never hurt especially when they are from Spellbinders. Thanks for sharing.

  2. These are so beautiful! I love these new dies. The swirls border is my favorite; onto the wish list it goes! lol

  3. Your colors look wonderful. The peach and aqua combo is a new one to me, and I really like it.

  4. Oh my, how beautiful this is! I love all the touches of gold and those beautiful flowers. Just stunning! Thanks so much for the chance to win.

  5. Beautiful cards! I love these new dies and your tutorials were great. The bow looks perfect to me.

  6. It does look very complicated but you make it look easy. Gorgeous card, too bad I’m 60 and not 20!! 🙂

  7. If you could change the 20 to a 78 – that card
    could be meant for me. Beautiful cards.
    thanks for sharing. txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot0com

  8. Both cards are so elegant and beautiful. I love these new dies, they make what looks complicated much simpler. Thanks for sharing and making the videos.

  9. There are some lovely stamps and dies in these collections. That Oval trellis die from Marisa is particularly beautiful! And your card inspiration is wonderful!

  10. 🌹Thank you!🌹 I’m still laughing about how huge that bow came out! LOL I’m still practicing with my mini bowdabra. One of these days I’ll get it right! LOL

  11. Thanks for both tutorials. Your cards are so beautiful and elegant. New subbie for your blog and youtube.

  12. As a subscriber to you you tube channel I am not surprised by the detailed and beautiful cards you make, Inspiring.

  13. Amazing projects and thank you for the video tutorials too. This is always so helpful to us crafters; especially those of us who are just starting out and haven’t got that much in our craft stash. We tend to use video tutorials to see what is necessary to create certain projects or what is necessary to make any projects. TFS :O) xxx

  14. Hi Sandi – Your card is so beautiful and I’m sure your daughter will love it. You r tutorials are such a pleasure to watch. You have a very pleasant personality and easy to follow directions. I always look forward to seeing your creations! Crafty hugs, Robyn

  15. Hi Sandi. Gorgeous card. Love the pink, off white and gold combo. Happy Happy Birthday to your daughter!!!! I hope your having a great week. Hugs, Msmartinigirl1. Sue

  16. Lovely card and your bow was perfect!! You always make it look so easy!! 🙋🏻😍😘💕 TFS

  17. Very elegant, lovely cards layering …love floral and paper the its just beautiful all together..!!!

  18. Your cards are so pretty and elegant, love the new designs Spellbinders have put out. They sure have beautiful die cuts. Always superb.

  19. I just discovered you on YouTube and I’m absolutely besotted by your designs. Love your altered composition note book. Iam inspired to make a zillion of them! You are wonderfully talented. Thanks so much for sharing. Btw, I am 68 years young and have been crafting for 50+ years. Paper crafting is my new learning experience and I am hooked!

  20. These cards are beautiful Sandi! Happiest of Birthdays to your daughter and thanks for the chance to win! Hugs, Kathy

  21. Beautiful cards, Sandi! Love the swirly dies! Happy Birthday to your daughter! Tfs sweetie! Big hugs, Christine

  22. Very Sweet cards Sandi! I enjoy your card shares, especially the ones showcasing Spellbinders dies, and the recent winnings from your Youtube channel ( I emailed you regarding this!)
    Thank you for the opportunity to enter in yet another fabulous giveaway! Best wishes to you-Raquel

  23. Sandi your daughter is lucky to be getting such a beautiful card made by you, I love the laciness of these dies. Marissa did a awesome designing these dues. Thank you for the opportunity to win.

  24. Hi Sandi, I’m sure your daughter will love it . It’s a beautiful card I love it . God bless you always for taking your time to show us ur projects and tutorials. Everything is beautiful from the colors to the dies . TFS 💕

  25. Congrats to Elizabeth! I can’t believe I won the Spellbinders grand prize!!! Thanks to you sweetie! I can’t wait to shop!

    Big hugs,


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