Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Stampendous Plays With May Arts

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We have lots going on this week to keep your Summer Vacation hopping with inspiration. In one event we’re hopping all week with one of our very favorite craft partners. May Arts ribbon is an extremely generous sponsor for us here at Stampendous and our Design Team is absolutely in love with their gorgeous ribbons, cords, strings and specialty items. You’ll find loads of beautiful May Arts on all our samples.
All week you have a chance to check out our Design Team Inspiration as well as the Ribbonistas over at the May Arts Blog.  Be sure to comment and tell us where you’re from, because our Australian Distributor The Stencil Specialists are sponsoring a prize for one friend “down under” to win a Stampendous Stamp, a Dreamweaver Stencil and a surprise goodie from their terrific stock of Stampendous merchandise!
There are Stampendous prize packages up for grabs. THREE U.S. commenters  will receive a prize of their choice of any one roll of ribbon from May Arts and a $20 reward card. Tell us what state you live in when you comment. Stampendous Official Rules.
Be sure to stop by the May Arts blog each day, because they are having a prize also! How’s that for an amazing week of prizes!
Now for my card...

Today I'm keeping with the Stampendous weekly theme of "By the sea"  and used the Seaside Chair Perfectly Clear Set. It is a great set to use for summer and comes with several different sayings. 
1.  The image was stamped with Tuxedo Black Memento ink and colored with pencils.  
2.  The sand is Mushroom Embossing Powder which was sprinkled on and heated from underneath so it wouldn't blow off.  
3.  The white part of the water is Crystal Micro Glitter that was glued on using a Zig 2 Way marker.
4.  After the panel was glued to kraft colored paper, it was glued onto a white card and on top of three thin pieces of ribbon with the same thicker ribbon tied into a knot and glued to the bottom, I love the look of matching ribbon in different sizes!  
5.  To glue everything in place 3-in-1 glue from Beacon Adhesives was used.

Now take a look at what the other Designers have for you today!

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Monday, June 29, 2015

Stampendous and Spellbinders Together Again



It’s summer time and we are hopping with some fabulous companies in the Summer Road Trip Partner Hop with Spellbinders.
Stampendous Stamps is hopping all three days with some fabulous summer inspiration from the design team and on Wednesday two of our designers will be featured a tutorial with some new Spellbinders products! How fun is that!

Prizes

Spellbinders is having a great giveway during this hop with three daily winners and one grand prize winner! Check out the details here.
Now here is how my card was made
1.  Dry emboss gold and silver papers using Spellbingers 3D M-BOSSABILITIES Basket Weave embossing folder.
2.  Die cut pears using Dreamweaver Stencils Pear Die and set aside.
3.  Dry emboss a spiced orange panel with the same embossing folder. r
4.  Rub Golden Glitz Delicata pigment ink from Tsukineko directly onto the raised embossed area. 
5.  Now it's time to Frantage by lightly sprinkling Shabby White Embossing Enamel (HERE is a link to the Stampendous youtube channel where you can find tutorials on this and many other techniques) over the panel and heating from underneath so the powder doesn't blow off. Glue this to a golden yellow card.
6.  I had a piece of background paper on my desk I had made a while back using the NK Studio Grunge Set and layered it onto golden yellow paper then glued it to the card using 3-IN-1 glue from Beacon Adhesives.
7. The gold pear is glued to the card while the silver one is popped up using 3D Foam Squares from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.
8.  Stamp sentiment from the Life Words Perfectly Clear Set onto an oval that has been sponged with Tea Dye ink and sprayed with gold, with Tuxedo Black Memento. Pop up on card.

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Jamie Martin (that's me!)
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Friday, June 26, 2015

Colorful Cosmos

Time to break out the stencils and paste to make your background.  Really you don't ever need to buy decorative paper, you can make almost anything you need.  Here is what I did today.

1. Using the Graduated Dot stencil, paste emboss half a white panel using Dreamweaver Stencils Embossing Paste and let dry.
2. Spray with Mustard Distress Spray Stain and wipe off the embossed areas with a paper towel. Layer onto a red card and set aside.
3. Stamp Cosmos Spray on a white panel with black ink, color with colored pencils and use blue chalk around the image to shadow.
4. Layer onto a red panel tie with jute and add a tiny tag stamped with sentiment from Bouquet For You Set.
5. Glue burlap diagonally across card and glue stamped piece.

Stampendous:
P263 Cosmos Spray
SSC1221 Bouquet for You Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Dreamweaver: 
DWLX7029  Graduated Dot
Dreamweaver Stencils Glossy White Embossing Paste

Plus:Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Prisma Pencils
Tag
Mustard Distress Spray Stain
Jute
Burlap

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Whimsical Fairy



Finally here is my fairy card for the week, a nice break from all of the floral cards that I've been posting.  I usually link the products to the Stampendous website, but at the time of writing this the website is down.  If I don't get back to link up the items, please copy and paste the items with the item number that is provided in the Stampendous search bar and it will take you right to the product.

1.  Paste emboss Fairy Stencil with Glossy Black Embossing Paste on pink paper.  When dry apply 2 Way glue to the wings, let dry and apply gold leaf to the wings.  
2.  Place Screen on the pink paper around the Fairy and sponge with Moonlight White Brilliance. Layer onto black paper and set aside.
3.  Sponge a white panel with yellow and pink inks then place the I Beam Stencil on the panel and sponge with Lightning Black Brilliance.  Layer onto a pink card.
4.  Glue Fairy on a yellow feather and on the card.
5.  Stamp sentiment on white paper in black, sponge with pink ink and layer onto black paper.  Glue to the card and add Dot Sparklers.


Stampendous:
SSC1201 Angel Wings Quotes Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
AC672HSS Dot Sparklers


Dreamweaver:
DWLX7028 Design I Beam Stencil
DWLG762 Fairy Stencil
Dreamweaver Stencils Glossy Black Embossing Paste
SC Screen

Plus:Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Radiant Neon by Tsukineko in Electric Yellow and Electric Pink
Gold Leaf Mardigras color
Zig 2 Way Glue
Yellow Feather

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Any Occasion Card


Floral and Fairies week continues at Stampendous.  Apparently I really like flowers because I have one everyday for you except for Thursday which will be a fairy!  Here is how my card was made.

1. Stamp Pansy Spray on white paper with black ink, color with pencils and apply blue chalk around the image.  Layer onto green paper and set aside.
2. Place Graduated Dot Stencil on a kraft panel and stipple with gesso.  Let dry.
3. Tie yellow ribbon around the kraft panel then glue to a purple card.
4. Glue Pansy Spray to the left side of the card.



Plus:
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Prisma Colored Pencils
May Arts Ribbon
DecoArts Gesso
Chalk

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Little Bouquet Tag



When I pulled out this stamp set from Stampendous it screamed "put me on a tag" so I did.  After seeing how my tag was made, be sure to go to the Stampendous blog for links to the other designers.

1.  Stamp vase, flowers and leaves from the Bouquet For You Perfectly Clear Stamps set onto white cardstock, color with pencils and cut out.  Stamp sentiments from the same set, cut out and layer onto light pink paper. Set aside.
Bouquet For You Perfectly Clear Stamps
2.  Stencil manila tag with Design I Beam using Dreamweaver Embossing Paste and Palette Knife.  When the paste is dry place stencil back over the embossing paste and sponge with Lime Green Brilliance.
3. Sponge the edges of the tag with Tea Dye Distress ink.
4.  Glue ribbon to the lower section of the tag with Fabri-tac glue and glue on cut out pieces popping up the flowers with foam tape.
5.  Add pink ribbon to the top of the tag.

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Floral Birthday


This week I'm sharing  a floral birthday card and I just love these colors together, so soft and feminine.  It seems that no matter how many birthday cards I make I never have one when I need one.  A bunch of these cards could be made and just by changing the colors they will look completely different.  Here is how mine was made.


1.  Stamp Peony Spray on white paper with black ink, color with pencils and use a brush to apply blue chalk around the image. Set aside.
2.  Stamp Ornate Border on the right side of a pink card with VersaMark ink and emboss with white embossing powder.
3.  Stamp Ornate Border on a green panel with Shabby Shutters ink.
4.  Glue pieces to card as shown.
5.  Stamp sentiment from Bouquet for You Perfectly Clear™ Stamps Set with black on a white strip.  Cut the end, sponge with Shabby Shutters, add a Dot Sparkler and pop up on the card with a foam square.

VM001 VersaMark


Plus:Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
colored pencils
blue chalk
Shabby Shutters Distress Ink


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Saturday, June 20, 2015

Just Relax


This is what I would like to be doing today, sitting in a comfy chair in the shade with a lemonade.  Instead I'm in the house about to do housework which is never ending!  These are just a couple of the summer stamps Stampendous has to offer. Here is how the card was made.

1.  Stamp Single Adirondack on white cardstock with Tuxedo Black ink and color with pencils.  Layer onto orange paper.
2.  Stamp light blue cardstock with stamp from the Industrial set in Stonewashed ink, this really is a must have set you can make some amazing backgrounds with it! Tie piece with ribbon and glue to a dark blue card.
3.  Stamp Relax Enjoy on white cardstock with Tuxedo Black ink, layer onto dark blue cardstock and mount to card.

Supplies
Stampendous
CRQ210 Single Adirondack
CRL260 Relax Enjoy
ASCRS03 Industrial

Plus
Tuxedo Black Memento
Stonewashed Adirondack ink
Prisma colored pencils
May Arts Ribbon

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Go Wild

This week the Stampendous Design Team is getting wild!!!  With animals that is.  Dust those brayers off, we're going to make our own background with this Penpattern Zebra!!  Here is how it is done.

1.  To make the background, stamp PenPattern Zebra on a glossy white panel with VersaMark ink then brayer over it with Wild Honey ink. 
2. Then stamp PenPattern Zebra in the center with Tuxedo Black Memento ink.
3.  Sprinkle with Spoonful of Rust and heat from underneath so it doesn't blow off.
4.  Add vine ribbon and brown ribbons by gluing with Zip Dry glue.  Layer onto a black panel then mount on a green card.
5.  Stamp white paper with a stamp from the Industrial set using Wild Honey ink then stamp sentiment from the Wild Sayings Perfectly Clear Set in black.  Sponge edges, layer onto green paper and mount to card.


Plus:
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


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Friday, June 12, 2015

You Spark Up My Life


It's not always easy finding cute stamps to make cards for boys but these are great.  I used the words from this set to pare with the Screw Loose Hug stamp or you can use the set alone to make fun cards.
 ScrewLoose N Sparky Perfectly Clear Stamps
Here is how my card was made. 1.  Stamp gears from the Screwloose N Sparky Set onto glossy paper with VersaMark ink and brayer with lettuce Adirondack ink.  Layer onto blue paper.
2.  Stamp Screwloose Hug on white paper with black ink, color with pencils and layer onto orange and blue papers.
3.  Stamp gears from the same set onto silver glossy paper with black ink and emboss with clear embossing powder.  Cut out and glue blue paper.
4.  Stamp sentiment and thinking bubble on white paper with black ink, out line thinking bubble with yellow.
5.  Mount pieces to card as shown.

Supplies
Stampendous- 
V308 Screwloose Hug
SSC1219 Screwloose N Sparky
clear embossing powder
Tuxedo Black Memento
VersaMark
Plus- 
Colored Pencils
Zip Dry Glue
3D Foam Squares from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Owl Miss You


This Pop Up Forest Set is another great set from Stampendous that has matching dies available, it really saves a bunch of time not having to cut everything out free hand.  There are three different size dies for the leaves to help create full bushy trees.


Cling Pop Up Forest Rubber Stamp SetPop Up Forest Die Cut Set
Here is how my card was made.
1.  Stamp images from the Pop Up Forest set in black, color with Spectrum Noir markers and pencils. Use matching dies to cut out.
2.  Sponge the bottom of a white panel with green ink and sponge clouds using the Picasso tool and blue ink.
3.  Sprinkle the bottom of the panel with Shabby Green Embossing Enamel and heat from underneath.
4.  Glue pieces on as shown popping up the owl and some leaves with foam squares.
5.  Tie the top of the panel with ribbon  and glue to a brown card.
6.  Stamp sentiment on white cardstock with black ink, sponge with blue ink and layer onto brown paper.  Glue to card.



Plus:
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
3D Foam Square Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
Spectrum Noir markers
colored pencils
May Arts ribbon

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Monday, June 8, 2015

Even Mice Have Pets



I just love these cute House-Mouse stamps and am very glad Stampendous carries them!  This little mouse is walking his reptiles because reptiles need to go for walks too.

1. Stamp Reptile walk on white paper, color with pencils and layer on green and brown papers.
2. Add a ribbon brad to the left side and glue to a tan card.
3. Layer May Arts ribbon to dark brown paper  and glue to the bottom of card.
4. Stamp sentiment from the Wild Sayings Set with Versafine Onyx Black ink and emboss with Kaleidoscope embossing powder.
5. Sponge edges with Peeled Paint, layer onto brown paper and pop up on card.


Versafine Onyx Black Ink by Tsukineko
Plus:
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Prisma colored pencils
Peeled Paint Distress Ink


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