Ellen Hutson new stamps and Easy Faux Woodgrain Video Tutorial!

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Welcome to the Essentials by Ellen Blog Hop!

I have been thrilled to be keeping this secret!  When Ellen invited me to participate in the reveal of their new product line – SQUEAL!!!!  I jumped at the chance.

This brand new line of high quality Clear Stamp Sets and Designer Dies, designed by Julie Ebersole exclusively for Ellen Hutson LLC is going to knock your socks off.

This collection reflects an eclectic mix of images, sentiments and art styles that are sure to appeal to a wide range of tastes!  Just in time for holiday crafting, the entire release is available now at Ellen Hutson LLC. 

All Essentials by Ellen Stamp Sets and Dies arrive in their signature packaging (I’ll show you in my video – I LOVE IT!) with a durable clear envelope and a labeled card stock backer for convenient storage and organization.  The die packaging also features an attached magnetic sheet, to ensure that even the smallest of your dies is stored securely!



I have some giveaway fun for you! This new stamp set will go to one lucky winner!  Please leave a comment here by October 8th; winners will be announced October 9th.

autumn acornns


-featuring the Autumn Acorns Stamp Set-

Autumn Acorns

-featuring the Autumn Acorns Stamp Set-

Bokeh Dots


-featuring Bokeh Dots, Brushstroke Peace and Brushstroke Christmas-

faux wood grain2 copy


-featuring Prize Stag Die and Brushstroke Christmas Stamp Set-


You can find all these new products by clicking here and visiting Ellen Hutson online.

The fun all starts at the CLASSroom, where there is a GIANT prize package being given away—be sure to leave a comment there by October 8th  , telling me what new stamps and dies are your favorites!  Winners will be announced October 9th! 



All the products I used on the cards shown here, plus the entire new release is shown below- Enjoy!  CP

  • Anne O'Donnell October 7, 2014, 7:54 pm

    Always great ideas on your site and these are no exception!

  • Lisa October 7, 2014, 7:58 pm

    Super cute cards!! Thank you for sharing!!

  • YLeon October 7, 2014, 8:20 pm

    beautiful cards!

  • Lucy E. October 7, 2014, 9:27 pm

    These are such gorgeous cards!
    The invitation with the multi-colored leaves
    is stunning!

  • Helen LeBrett October 7, 2014, 9:41 pm

    I REALLY love your autumn cards: so pretty!!!

  • Dottie J October 7, 2014, 11:11 pm

    So excited about these versatile products with Julie’s special touch. Those leaves are fantastic.

  • Dottie October 8, 2014, 12:16 am

    Love the video….

  • Jessika October 8, 2014, 2:45 am


  • Irene October 8, 2014, 6:00 am

    Wonderful cards and video to showcase this fabulous release!

  • Pam T. October 8, 2014, 6:05 am

    Beautiful cards! So excited about these new stamps and dies!

  • jackie stowe October 8, 2014, 6:28 am

    Love it, you do such wonderful work, I enjoy looking at all your cards.

  • antoinette October 8, 2014, 6:34 am

    love your creativity and sense of humor that you do it with.

    Woul be nice to have the stamp set in Montreal to be able to create some great cards.

    Keep doing what you do!


  • Angela Stahl October 8, 2014, 6:41 am

    Happy Fall! I love the Autumn Acorns stamp set!!!

  • Julie ehler October 8, 2014, 6:44 am

    I love watching your videos. You make it look so easy!

  • pam brown October 8, 2014, 7:01 am

    This new line is amazing. So much to choose from and the prices are so good with a lot of sales. Will be using this a lot. Thanks for all your hard work to make these designs and products. Thank you for sharing your cards and tutorials. Always looking forward to going onto this site everyday.

  • Dawn D October 8, 2014, 7:09 am

    Fabulous release! So many beautiful sets to play with!

  • Shirlene Celona October 8, 2014, 7:20 am

    i really loooove your cards, you are sooooo inspiring. I hope I win the prize.

  • Terri E October 8, 2014, 7:20 am

    Great cards

  • Sue Platt October 8, 2014, 7:32 am

    Love these cards, with lots of different ideas-thanks

  • Patti Hojnacki October 8, 2014, 8:22 am

    Your ideas and inspirations have no limits! Thanks for sharing these beautiful cards.

  • suec October 8, 2014, 8:31 am

    Love all your cards! You are super talented and you give me so much inspiration in my own card making. Thank You!

  • Lila October 8, 2014, 8:57 am

    Love your cards! Would love to win this!

  • Martha October 8, 2014, 12:06 pm

    You show us that cards do not have to be hard to make to be pretty!

  • Krista D October 8, 2014, 1:11 pm

    Love these new products! Thanks for the chance to win =0)

  • Chris Locke October 8, 2014, 1:11 pm

    Love your cards…so beautiful and festive!

  • Joy October 8, 2014, 1:39 pm

    i would really like to win this set there is a lot I can do with it!

  • Annette P. October 8, 2014, 2:15 pm

    I love how you used the simple leaf stamp and made it so elegant!

  • Shaughn Woodruff October 8, 2014, 4:08 pm

    Wow! Your cards are stunning! I love your video too! Thanks so much for sharing!

  • Jan Ginn October 8, 2014, 4:44 pm

    I love Julie’s designs. Thanks for a chance to have them.

  • Jennifer H October 8, 2014, 4:46 pm

    Great projects, Catherine! I also haven’t been to your blog site in a while (usually read through Feedly) but it looks great!!

  • Dayna October 8, 2014, 4:49 pm

    Love them all!

  • Iris Esther Lopez October 8, 2014, 4:57 pm

    Lovely cards. I love autumn so I especially liked the fall cards. This release is fantastic.

  • Jennifer Hinshaw's October 8, 2014, 5:17 pm

    Love your designs.

  • Laura Jean October 8, 2014, 5:44 pm

    Beautiful Thanksgiving card!

  • June October 8, 2014, 6:17 pm

    I love the three brushstroke die, “Peace, Love, and Joy”! Thanks for sharing!!!

  • Christine Smith October 8, 2014, 6:23 pm

    Brilliant cards, I love them all! Thanks for the inspiration! xxx

  • Carolyn Bosley October 8, 2014, 7:21 pm

    The blog hop has been fabulous! I love the believe stamp in the brushstrokes set…oh well, I love them all.

  • Tonya Jastad October 8, 2014, 8:02 pm

    I love all of these cards and watching your videos! :)

  • Sandi Vasel October 8, 2014, 8:25 pm

    super cute cards!

  • Peggy Moberg October 8, 2014, 8:57 pm

    I love the Autumn Acorns. For some reason this year leaves and acorns are my wants.
    thanks for the chance to win something.

  • Camille D October 8, 2014, 9:33 pm

    Love the cards

  • Kathy Dalgliesh October 8, 2014, 9:36 pm

    Brushstroke font is awesome!

  • Stephanie W October 8, 2014, 10:16 pm

    Thanks for the inspirations!

  • Julie {CalleLillyCafe} October 8, 2014, 10:17 pm

    What a fun technique! Love this entire new collection!

  • aileen October 8, 2014, 11:31 pm

    you’re creations are always an inspiration! Thank you! hugs from Davao City Philippines!

  • Joyce October 9, 2014, 1:09 am

    I’ve always been a fan of your work. Awesome as always

  • Elizabeth G October 9, 2014, 5:07 pm

    Please Catherine, I would love to win an awesome product from you. I have so many ideas that I could make with this. the set looks lovely and I always envy your work :(. hope you have a lovely day.

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