Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Ducky Nap


I have another springtime House Mouse card this week.  This little House Mouse looks comfy napping on his ducky friend, on a nice warm lazy day. Several other Stampendous Designers are sharing their creations today so be sure to go over the Stampendous Blog for their links.

Here is how my card was made;
1.  Stamp Ducky Nap on a white panel with black ink and color duck with watercolor pencils and everything else with colored pencils.  Once the duck is dry, shade with colored pencils.
2.  Layer onto blue paper and set aside.
3.  Cut strips of yellow paper, glue to a green card and mount Ducky Nap.
4.  Stamp sentiment on a white circle, layer it onto a larger blue circle and pop up on card as shown.

Supplies
Stampendous
HMP58 Ducky Nap
SSCM5003 Friend Wishes
MWP811 Mixed Media White Paper
STF082 Black Onyx VersaFine ink

Plus
My Colors Cardstock- Grasshopper, Ocean Side, Gold Zinnia
Zip Dry Glue from Beacon Adhesives
3D Foam Squares from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
Squeezed Lemonade Distress Ink
Prisma pencils
watercolor pencils

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Grasshopper Friend


This week the Stampendous Design Team is sharing super cute House Mouse projects with a Spring theme.  This stamp makes me smile every time is see it, with that little grasshopper jumping off the mouse's head.

Here is how my card was made-
1.  Stamp Grasshopper Leap on white paper with black ink and color with colored pencils and watercolor pencils.
2.  Cut image out with Fitted Frames and frame it with green paper.
3.  Glue to a yellow card and trim off the to make it straight.
4.  Tie the top with ribbon and stamp the sentiment at the bottom of the card black ink.

Supplies
Stampendous
HMW06 Grasshopper Leap
SSC1239 Spring Sentiments Perfectly Clear Set
DCP1006 Fitted Frames B
MPW811 Mixed Media White Paper
STF082 Onyx Black VersaFine Ink

Plus
My Colors Cardstock- Grasshopper, Tuscan Sun
Zip Dry Glue Beacon Adhesives
Watercolor Pencils
Prisma Colored Pencils
May Arts Ribbon

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Lovely Fruit


Hi stamping friends, today sharing a sparkly, fruity, love card made with stamps from I Brake For Stamps. To make my card, I colored the strawberry from the I Brake For Stamps Fruit and Flowers Sheet set, with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens and stamped it on a white die cut panel. It was then colored with Prisma pencils.  The panel was sponged with Tea Dye ink and layered onto brown and blue papers. This was then glued to a tan card that was randomly stamped with Love and a small strawberry, from the same set using Tea Dye Ink. Tea Dye Ink was sponged around the card and blue glitter washi tape was added to the side. To add a bit more interest, gold Dot Sparkler stickers were added to the stamped panel.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Thank You Lord


I have a Spring inspired card today and the rest of the Stampendous Design Team will too, all week long.  Now in Oklahoma the grass is brown and the trees don't have leaves.  I'm so looking forward to green grass, leaves and flowers!

Here's how my card was made-
1.  Stamp Cyclamen with black in on white paper, color with watercolor pencils and shadow with colored pencils.
2.  Die cut the bottom of the image with Fitted Frames.

1.  Color around the Cyclamen with Pitt Pastel Pencils and chalks.
2.  Layer the bottom of the image with the green paper using the same die as above and layer the top with a strip of green paper.
3.  Glue ribbon to Graphic 45 paper, glue on Cyclamen and mount to a green card.
4.  Stamp sentiment from the Bible Promises set with black ink and color words with pencils.  Layer onto black paper and pop up with foam squares.

Supplies
Stampendous
P294 Cyclamen
SSC1251 Bible Promises
DCP1006 Fitted Frames B
Memento Tuxedo Black

Plus
My Colors Cardstock-Grasshopper
Creative Impressions ribbon 1/4" mini check yellow & white gingham
Graphic 45-Time To Flourish Collection, May Flourish
Zip Dry glue Beacon Adhesives
Pitt Pastel Pencils, Faber Castell
3D Foam Squares from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
chalk
watercolor pencils
Prisma pencils

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Christmas Love


Hi and welcome to my first post as a Design Team Member for the new
Season's Greetings Challenge Blog!


It's Christmas all year long, so whether you're a procrastinator or not you'll want to join in on these challenges.  At the end of the year you'll already have a bunch of your Christmas cards done!

I'm on team Kangaroo and we post the 2nd Tuesday of the month and team Koala posts a new challange the 4th Tuesday of the month if you're in Australia.  Since I'm in the USA and Season's Greetings posts from Australia, my posts will go live at 3 pm the day before which will be the 2nd Monday of each month at 3:00 pm.

Here's how I made my card;
1.  Diecut and oval from a white panel a little smaller than a card.
2.  Stamp the panel with Peppermints Plenty from with VersaMark ink.  Emboss with white embossing powder and sponge with Fire Brick Distress Ink. After sponging, wipe off the embossing powder to remove ink from the embossed area.
3.  Center your panel on a white card and with a pencil put a couple of marks around the opening so when you remove the panel, you will know where to stamp your image.
4.  Stamp Candy Can Kiss from Stampendous, on your card in the enter of the pencil marks with Onyx Black VersFine ink.
5.  Color image with Prisma colored pencils and use decorative chalks to shade around the image with blue.
6.  For the snow, I sprinkled Spoonful of Snow embossing powder at the bottom of the image and wiped off the snow from the image with a brush.  The embossing powder was then heated from underneath the paper so it wouldn't blow off.
7. Foam tape was placed on the back side of the Peppermints Plenty panel and attached to the stamped card.
8.  Merry Christmas as stamped on a small tag, tied with cord and popped up on the card.

Supplies
Stampendous- Peppermint Plenty, Candy Cane Kiss, Spoonful of Snow, White Embossing Powder ( click HERE to go to the Stampendous Store Locator to find a store near you)
Inks-VersaMark Ink, Onyx Black VersaFine Ink, Fire Brick Distress Ink
Pencils- Prisma colored pencils
Die- Spellbinders
Decorative Chalk

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Ombre Birthday Card


Happy Sunday, today I'm sharing an ombre birthday card using the resist technique.  I made this using the Large Fritillaria and Dot Letter Happy Birthday stamps from I Brake For Stamps. The ombre look is really popular right now and I can see why, it's a beautiful! 

To make this card-
1.  I repeatedly stamped Large Fritillaria on a white panel with VersaMark ink and embossed it with clear.  
2.  Then I started off by sponging Tumbled Glass ink, from the top working my way down.  When I sponge, I used the round foam sponges and cut them into quarters.  I have the sponging tools but if find that I'm always reaching for the sponges.
3.  Next Salty Ocean was sponged to about the middle of the panel.  
4.  Lastly Faded Jeans was sponged at the top. When done I rubbed the embossed areas with a paper towel to remove any remaining ink.
5.  Dot Letter Happy Birthday was stamped on a black strip of paper with VersaMark Ink and embossed with white embossing powder.  This was then glued onto the ombre panel with Zip Dry Glue.
6.  Dot stickers were added to the panel and it was then glued to a larger black panel to make the colors pop and mounted onto  a white card.

Head on over to the I Brake For Stamps website and take a look at all of the stamps that they have.  If you order, be sure to use the coupon code SAVE10JAMIE to save 10% off your order!

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Daisy Field



I just came a cross this card that I made a little while ago using Stampendous stamps and haven't shared.  Since Spring is right around the corner now is a good time. Here is how it was made;

1.  Stamp Daisy Field on white paper with black ink.
2.  Rub Twisted Citron and Shaded Lilac ink on your craft mat, spritz with water and lay your stamped panel face down on ink.  Rub and move around then let dry.
3.  Paint image with Twinkling H2O's and layer onto a Plum panel.
4.  Wrap the bottom of the card with ribbons and glue panel to a Grasshopper colored card.
5.  Cut a white and black frame using the Fitted Frames A Set.  Stamp sentiment from the Life Words Perfectly Clear Stamp set in Wilted Violet ink.  Layer frames and pop up on ribbon using foam squares.

Supplies
Stampendous
R256 Daisy Field
DCP1005 Fitted Frames A
MPW811 Mixed Media White Paper
MEM01 Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Tsukineko

Plus
My Colors Paper- Plum, Grasshopper
May Arts Ribbon
Zip Dry Glue Beacon Adhesives
Twinkling H2O's- Kiwi, Sunburst, Snapdragon, Blue Ice
Score Tape 1/8"
Distress Ink- Twisted Citron, Shaded Lilac