Friday, March 7, 2014

Stampendous & Faber-Castell are Hopping

 
Welcome to the Stampendous and Faber-Castell Blog Hop!!!!  You have until Sunday to comment for your chance to win fabulous prizes!!
 
1. Today I stamped Sweet Sunflower with Tuxedo Memento on glossy paper and heat set.
2. Color flower with Paper Crafter Crayons in Neutrals.
3. Sponge peeled paint Distress Ink over and around image, then lightly buff with a paper towel.
4. You may need to recolor some of your flower.
5. Emboss corners with Aged Green Embossing Enamel, layer onto black paper, tie with May Arts ribbon and mount to a goldenrod card.
6.  Stamp sentiment from the Say It Today set with Versamark and emboss with white embossing powder.
7. Add dots and dashes with a Pitt Artist Pen White and pop piece up on card with 3D Foam Squares from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.


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55 comments:

Kristine Reynolds said...

Beautiful card! Love that you and Tenia used the same stamp with such different results.

Tenia Nelson said...

Oooooooh!! PRETTY!!!!

Miriam Prantner said...

Wonderful card, love the coloring on the flower!

Susan Falkler said...

Gotta love that stamp!

maggiej said...

love it!!

Iris said...

So pretty - love the sunflower and the polka dot ribbon.
isoscia at aol dot com

barbara macaskill said...

I am in love!! This is absolutely magnificent!!

Cornelia W said...

Gorgeous sunflower!

Disco Queen said...

Wow Jamie! I have used crayons for background techniques, but never for coloring an image. Love the look! Thanks for the inspiration. Theresa x

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Stunning card. Love soft background color with the black ribbon. TFS

nancy said...

Your sunflower is awesome!

Angela Watson said...

Wonderful sunny thoughts come to my mind when I saw your lovely card. Thanks for the pick me up!

Kailash said...

Such a pretty design, beautiful card!!

Judy said...

So many great projects in this blog hop. Love the stamp and the coloring. Thanks for sharin.

JPScraps said...

The card is wonderful! I love that big stamp!

Heather Thompson said...

Very beautiful card. I love the ribbon!. Just amazing.

butterfly said...

What a lovely flower, and the touch of texture from the embossing in the corner is really cool.
Alison x

Stampendous said...

This is just gorgeous, Jamie! Pretty hard to believe you haven't used these products all along! Great job!! Thanks so much for sharing with us this week!

wendy L said...

great choice of colors, makes a fantastic card

Tamara Churchill said...

Lovely! After seeing all of the designer work throughout the hop, I have got to get some of these stamps! That sunflower is wonderful and your card is beautifully done.

Barbara said...

This is so pretty! Thanks for the details on how you created this. The daisy looks so great against the background you created!

Karen H said...

Hi, great project! It seems just about everyone is using these Pitt Pens ? Hmm I'll have to look into these, must be useful because everyone lists them in supplies used. Thanks for sharing!

sharon g said...

What a great job you did coloring the flower and background. NICE job.

Amy C. said...

Very pretty sunflower card!

Natasha G.P. said...

The white marker really sets off the other colors. Good job.

Jean Bullock said...

Well done! Thanks for sharing your technique.

Robin B. said...

Gorgeous card! I love all of the colors and the sunflower. Thanks for sharing.

Debra said...

Beautiful. I learned a lot. I love FC products...they never disappoint.

Greta said...

Beautiful card!

Linda T said...

You're sunflower card is just amazing. Love the sunflower stamp and you're beautiful coloring.

Sue D said...

Wonderful way to color the sunflower and I like the ribbon.

bearsmother said...

Very pretty card. The center of the flower has been colored to give it the raised effect that the center would have in a real flowers. thanks for sharing.

Scrappin' Diva said...

Pretty card! TFS!

Dana Norris said...

What a beautiful card. I love that you added ribbon and the ribbon you chose couldn't have been any more perfect. Thank you for the inspiration and for the beautiful card.

Patricia Chalas said...

Beautiful card!!

fionacraftspace said...

A nice sweet sunflower card... It brings some cheer. Thank you for sharing :)

craftymom205 said...

Love the card.

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Yolanda said...

Very pretty. I need this stamp!!

SmokieBlueRose said...

I really like the coloring on this. It's different but stunning, thank you.

Sabrina said...

Absolutely fantastic!!

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

Gorgeous card Jamie!

Lea said...

Pretty card, Jamie, and of my favorite stamps! I'm a green girl so it speaks to me!

cghundley said...

Such a pretty card
and lovely colors.
Carla from Utah

Carol said...

Simply gorgeous, thanks for sharing your creative ideas!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Gerrina said...

What is that flower beautiful this way!

Sandra said...

one of my weaknesses .... sunflowers - love this!
Sandra ltb

Con said...

Nice artwork! so many products that are new to me. All I know how to use is regular ink pads/pens and paper;) I need to get out of my rut and learn these techniques! thank you for sharing your knowledge with me. -con

Janis said...

LOVE the brilliant center of your sunnie!!!!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com
HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

TracyM #6773 said...

BEAUTIFUL card!!!

LOVE your big, bold sunflower, GORGEOUS colour combo and background!!!

THANK YOU for sharing your crafty inspiration!!!

Reebledeavey said...

And again reminded how the appearance of one stamp is greatly altered by the inspiration of the artist! Lovely

lynda said...

Such beautiful use of color! Paper Crafters Crayons sound interesting!

Colorado Crafter said...

Lovely card!!! Thanks so much for sharing the techniques you used!!!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Fabulous colors and use of color!

Lyndal said...

Gorgeous sunflower Jamie!!!

Katie said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for explaining what you did. Love the embossing enamel and that sunflower stamp too! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.