Thursday, July 2, 2015
This is a simple card with small splashes of embellishing....Cording is my favorite "ribbon" these days and sequins?....I can barely make a card without sequins! *wink*
Oh, and I did a little "outlining" for emphasis with a Copic marker...
See you again soon!
Stamps...Digi-Verse (Word Art Wednesday)
Ink...B24 Copic Sketch Marker
Paper...Americana 6x6 Paper Pad (Pebbles), Solar White 110# (Neenah), X-Press It (Copic)
Embellishments...Red Sequins (stash), Cording (Hemptique and American Crafts)
Dies...Tag You're It (MFT)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
My MISTI helped me stamp the message with two colors....don't think I could have done it alone...or let me say, there would have been some frustration in trying to get it right.
You really can't see the sparkle in the pictures from the Wink of Stella Glitter pen, but it's there and gives the card more of a festive look! The enamel Sprinkles were a perfect match for the patriotic colors..
Have a very Happy Fourth of July!
Stamps...Sentiment Splits (Papertrey Ink)
Ink...Real Red (SU), Fish Tank (Lawn Fawn)
Paper...Patriotic Picnic 6x6 (Doodlebug), Solar White 110# (Neenah)
Embellishments...Lily White Sprinkles (Doodlebug), Red, White and Blue Glitter Sprinkles (Doodlebug), Wink of Stella Glitter Pen (Zig)
Dies...Blueprints 23 (MFT), Blueprints 24 (MFT)
Monday, June 29, 2015
I opted for the MFT stamp set Somebunny instead of using a dog or another animal because this set was recently given to me by someone (you know who you are!)...and hopefully, this card expresses my appreciation! She is a mixed media artist and was so generous to give me some of her cute MFT sets.....Thank You! I love all of them!
A couple of the papers I used are from the Gina K Stamp TV card kit called Flowers and Frames .... a kit that is chock-full of papers, stamps, and ideas from Gina herself that can be seen in her videos.
I used my MISTI, not only to re-stamp the message so it would look perfect, but also to place the bunny on the die-cut....
Parts of the bunny's outfit and the blue flowers are brushed with Wink of Stella Glitter pen and a Sakura Black Glaze pen was used to highlight the eyes.
Thanks for dropping by!
Ink...Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Copics (E31, E33, B95, B97)
Paper...Flowers and Frames Stamp TV Kit (Gina K), X-Press It (Copic), Solar White 110# (Neenah)
Embellishments...Blue Satin Ribbon (Ellen Hutson), Wink of Stella Glitter Pen (Zig), Black Glaze Pen (Sakura), Black Sequins (stash)
Dies...Audrey Cutaways (Winnie and Walter), Pierced Traditional Tags (MFT), Somebunny (MFT)
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The sprinkles on the ice cream are stamped from the You're the Sweetest stamp set with pink Stickles added....which turned out to look more like a thick icing!
Wink of Stella glitter was used to cover the ice cream topping....the cone and topping were fussy-cut...
The Thanks die is one of a five message die set from PTI and is wide enough to show off the colorful stripes that match the fun summer images paper!
Thanks for Looking!
Stamps...You're the Sweetest (MFT)
Ink...Fake Tan (Lawn Fawn), Celery Stick (Lawn Fawn), Ripe Raspberry (MFT)
Paper...Designer paper (SSS June 2015 Card Kit), Solar White 110# (Neenah)
Embellishments...Wink of Stella Glitter Pen (Zig), Cotton Candy Stickles (Ranger), Spring Mix Sequins (stash)
Dies...Sentiment Splits (PTI), Super Swoosh (PTI)
Monday, June 22, 2015
The image I used for this challenge is a digi-image and much to my frustration, I could not find the name of its source in my computer files! She's been printed out and sitting on my craft table for some time...I've been waiting for the right sketch and decided to use this one...
Don't you think the designer background paper looks like waves? I plucked it from the Simon Says Stamp June card kit, thinking it would be perfect for the little mermaid. The Smile Circle die-cut came from the same kit and so did the message (Happy and Smile stamp set).
Isn't she cute? After coloring her with Copics, I finished off with some Wink of Stella Clear Glitter and gold sequins to match her golden hair.
Thanks for the blog visit!
Stamps...Mermaid Digi-stamp, Happy and Smile (SSS)
Ink...Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Copics (pictured)
Paper...SSS June 2015 Card Kit, Solar White 110# (Neenah), X-Press It (Copic), Hello Honey (SU), Berrylicious (MFT)
Embellishments...Metallic Gold Sequins (PPP), Gold Heart Confetti (PPP), Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Pen (Zig)
Dies...Stitched Strips (MFT), Stitched Borders (Lawn Fawn), Stitched Fishtail Flag (MFT), Smile Circle (SSS)
Friday, June 19, 2015
I colored the image with Copics this time...was going to use watercolor (next time), but forgot to stamp onto watercolor paper! The jar is die-cut with Vellum paper (remember to color on the back of the vellum).
You have to love that background stamp, Roses All Over. It is beautiful whether stamped in dark or lighter ink (mine is stamped with Smokey Shadow (Papertrey Ink).
And as I love to do, I covered the die-cut word, Sunshine, with Glossy Accents. Oh...and the tiny black dots on the 2nd panel? I used the Tim Holtz Marker Spritzer (not sure that's the official name)...with a Basic Black marker. This technique does not always work for me, but I was happy with the spritzer this time!
Talk about customer service....the Sunshine die was free from Taylored Expressions just for purchasing from them!
See you again soon!
Stamps...Delightful Day (CB), Roses All Over (MFT, Sweet Little Sentiments (CB)
Ink...Copics (pictured), Basic Black Marker (SU), Smokey Shadow (PTI)
Paper...Solar White 80# and 110# (Neenah), Smokey Shadow (PTI)
Embellishments...Black Sequins, Wink of Stella Glitter pen (Zig), Glossy Accents (Zig)
Tools...Tim Holtz Marker Spritzer
Dies...Delightful Day (CB), Audrey Cutaways (Winnie and Walter), Pierced Circle STAX (MFT), Sunshine die (Taylored Expressions)
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Using a sponge dauber around the doily with MFT's Ripe Raspberry ink seemed to give it a bit more dimension....enamel dots are from the Cupcake Assortment by Doodlebug.
Also, the Neenah Solar White 110# is fast becoming my favorite...go-to card stock for card bases...it gives the card a strong, classy feel...
Thanks for the visit to my blog...Please come back and see me!
Stamps...One Cup (Verve)
Ink...Ripe Raspberry (MFT), Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Copics (G43 & RV17)
Paper...Beau Jardin 6x6 (Penny Black), Solar White 110# (Neenah), X-Press It (Copic), Gumdrop Green (MFT), Lemon Chiffon (MFT)
Embellishments...Cupcake Ass't Sprinkles (Doodlebug), White doily (SU)
Tools...MISTI (My Sweet Petunia), Sponge Daubers (Amazon), Mounting Tape (Scotch)
Dies...Pierced Circle STAX (MFT), Stitched Fishtail Flags (MFT), Pierced Rectangle STAX (MFT)
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