Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Burglar Kiddo

Here is my last Halloween post for the year.  I stamped the cute little Burglar Kiddo from Stampendous, colored him with pencils and applied orange Micro Glitter to the hat, mask, shoes and flashlight. 

The sentiment is from the Haunting Background, it's a large background stamp but I only inked up the portions I wanted with a Versamark pen.
Then stamped it.
And embossed with Carnelian powder.
The corners of the card are stamped with the web from the Halloween Charms set and a couple of little plastic confetti spiders are glued to the webs.

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Here in Oklahoma the leaves are starting to change and they are beautiful!  We have been here for almost two years, from California so it is still new and exciting to us.  I was actually able to get my son Greg to sit for a picture with the tree of changing leaves behind only took a little begging haha.
Have a Happy Halloween tomorrow!

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Halloween Time!!

This owl is so cute, I thought googly eyes would be perfect on him!  Take a look at the sentiment, I used it yesterday on a card but just the "Happy Halloween" and today I used the whole stamp.  It's a great way to get a lot of different uses out of your sentiment stamps.

1.   Stamp Wicked Owl on white paper with black ink, color with watercolor pencils and cut out.
2.   Apply Orange Micro Glitter to the band on the hat and Lavender Micro Glitter to the broom stick.
3.   Cut out and glue on googly eyes.
4.   Stamp Witching You on yellow paper with VersaMark ink and emboss with black powder that has been mixed with Multi Ultra Fine Crystal Glitter.
5.   Sponge edges with butterscotch ink and layer on black paper.
6.  Use and embossing folder to emboss a spider web on orange paper, tie with ribbon and glue to a back card.
7.  Mount Witching You and layer Owl on yellow and black circles. 

Glitter- Orange Micro Glitter, Lavender Micro Glitter, Multi Ultra Fine Crystal Glitter
Staedtler watercolor pencils, googly eyes, ribbon
Paper- white, black, yellow, orange cardstock
Cuttlebug spider web embossing folder

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Halloween Is In The Air

Last week I posted a card using this Mirror Mirror stamp from Stampendous and today I'm showing how to use the same stamp to make a different looking card.
1. Stamp Mirror Mirror on white paper with black ink.
2. Mask mirror and sponge with purple ink.
3. Remove mask and color with watercolor pencils.
4. Apply Glossy Accents to leaves and flowers.
5. Wrap corner with ribbon and layer onto sparkly black paper and mount to an orange card.
6. Stamp Witching You onto white paper with black ink, cut out and sponge edges with orange ink.
7. Layer onto green paper and cut out.

Ink-Black StazOn, Ranger Purple Surf
Adhesive- Beacon 3 in 1 Glue
Staedtler watercolor pencils
Glossy Accents
Paper-Coredinations-Vintage collection, green & Core Couture Glitter, black & cardstock-white, orange
Mayarts ribbon

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Friday, October 18, 2013

Mirror Mirror On The Wall

This is the last day of the Stampendous and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Blog Hop so be sure to comment on all of the designers blogs to increase your chances of winning the fabulous prize!

1.  Place a smaller piece of white paper on a larger white panel and stamp Mirror Mirror from Stampendous over both pieces with black Versamark ink.  Remove the smaller piece.
2.  Once the ink is dry stipple or sponge the smaller panel with peach, butterscotch and orange Adirondack inks and black Versafine.
3.  Color the frame purple and orange and apply green Sparkler stickers over the purple then attach to purple paper using EZ-Runner by Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.
4.  Stipple or sponge the green panel with shabby shutters Adirondack ink and black Versafine.  Attach to a black panel then onto an orange card using E-Z Runner by Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.
5.  Now for the glittery part!  Apply E-Z Dots to the edges of black tulle and sprinkle on Orange and Purple Micro Glitters by Stampendous.  Oh this is sooo pretty in person! 

6.  Fan fold the tulle and attach to the back of the purple panel with your E-Z Runner then pop up the panel on your card using 3D Foam Squares by Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.
7.  The cat from the Halloween Charms set was stamped on light green paper with black ink, punched out and sponged with shabby shutter Distress Ink and black Versafine.  It was then popped up using 3D Foam Squares.

Now go comment so you will be registered to win!!!

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Hello Tag

Stampendous and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L are joining together this week to show you some creative things you can make using products from these two great companies.  Be sure to comment and visit the other designers so you will be entered for a chance to win an amazing prize pack!

1.  Dry emboss a white tag with a leaf folder and stipple or sponge lettuce, butterscotch and cranberry Adirondack inks diagonally.
2.  Rub Gold Rush Metallic Luster by Deco Art over the tops of some of the leaves and along the side with your finger.
3.  Stamp images from the Butterfly Charms set from Stampendous and the saying from the Trees and Leaves set randomly on tag with gray Memento ink. Set aside.
4.  Stamp small butterfly on white paper using black ink and color with pencils, cut out, apply red rhinestones to the center and lift leaves.  Set aside.
5.  Using a 2 way glue pen, apply glue to the edges of two leaves and sprinkle with gold glitter.

6.  Stamp sentiment from the Wild Flower Sprigs set on light mauve cardstock using black ink.  Rub the edges with Copper Kettle Metallic Lustre by DecoArt.  Attach a diecut shape cut from plum paper with a green brad, to the left side.
7.  Now to attach everything I used Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.  The Butterfly and leaves were attached using E-Z Dots permanent since it is perfect to us on small spaces and the sentiment was popped up using 3D Foam Squares, they come in a pack of 217 and are two sizes.  I LOVE them!
8.  The top is tied with butterscotch colored krinkle ribbon and olive satin ribbon.

After you leave a comment here, hop on over to the others blog and leave a comment for a chance to win, the more you comment the greater your chances of winning THIS...


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Monday, October 14, 2013

You Could Win This Great Prize Pack!

This week Stampendous is teaming up with Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L and everyday the Stampendous Blog will have a list of designers showing their creations for the day and on Friday all of the designers will be showing off their work!  This week you will want to be sure and visit the designers blogs, why you ask?  Well first of all to see amazing cards and projects but also look what you could win!!!!!!  All you have to do is comment on the blogs and you are entered into the contest.  Remember, the more you comment the greater your chances of winning :)
I will have posts Wednesday and Friday, I you don't already subscribe to get my e-mail updates, you can do that on the right side and you will be e-mailed when I have a new post...don't miss out on your chance to win!!

Monday's Designers
Looking to buy some Stampendous stamps? I just ran across an on line add for Joann's, their Columbus Day sale ends today and they have LOTS of Stampendous stamps on sale.  You will get free shipping with a LOW minimum purchase.  Here's the link  Joann's.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Treat Time

This is a real easy card and the glitter leaves give it the right amount of sparkle and color.

Stamp Dino Treats from Stampendous on white paper with black ink.
Color with watercolor pencils, layer onto black paper and tie with ribbon.
Punch leaves from Fran's Sticky Panels and sprinkle with Orange Micro Glitter, Lavender Micro Glitter and Emerald Ultra Fine Jewel Glitter and attach to panel as shown.
Stamp an orange card with Haunting Background with orange ink. 

Glitter- Orange Micro Glitter, Lavender Micro Glitter, Emerald Ultra Fine Jewel Glitter
Fran's Sticky Panels
Ink- black VersaMark, popscicle orange Ranger
ribbon, Staedtler watercolor pencils

Be sure to stop by next week when Stampendous joins Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L to create some creative projects using products from both companies and prizes will be given away!!

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

BOO! Hehe

When I sat down to make a card with this cute House Mouse stamp I wasn't quite sure what to do with it, but I LOVE what I came up with!  Stamps and glitter are by Stampendous!

1.  I stamed Trick or Cheese on white paper with black Archival ink and colored it with pencils then went over it with a blender pencil.
2.  The edges are sponged with orange and then a web corner was added to one of the corners, I got them in the dollar isle at Michael's.
3.  Boo was then stamped with Storybook Alphabet using Versamark and Carnelian powder.
4.  Using a Spellbinder circle die, I cut circles from Fran's Sticky Panels, placed them on decorative paper and sprinkled with Micro Glitter.  Since I didnt' have the right color to match the litte corner web, I mixed Pink and Purple Micro Glitters together and it gave me a very similar shade! (oh so happy)
5.  Mount all the pieces and this adorable card is done.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Trick Or Treat

These little mice (Candy Corn Treat) are just so cute and fun to color!  But I had to spook it up a bit with a spider and web from the Halloween Charms set and it  fits perfectly in the corner.

This card is so easy, all I did was stamp with black Versafine and watercolor.  All Stamps are by Stampendous! and here are the links to the supplies-
Crystal Micro Glitter (I LOVE this glitter!)
Thanks for stopping by to take a look and happy stamping! :)
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Friday, October 4, 2013

Happy Halloween

I am just loving these fall stamps from Stampendous!  This Jack Sunflower is a large stamp so it is perfect for a square card and you will have room for lots of embellishments.

Supply list-Stampendous Products
Jack Sunflower
Gold Encrusted Jewels
Shabby White embossing powder
white fence, flowers, leaves, web corner, Halloween sticker, square brad, Zig 2 Way Glue Pen, Beacon 3 in 1 Glue, Bazzill papers, Versamark ink, Archival ink black

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Not So Scary Scarecrow

Today this card has a lot going on unlike my last post of Clean and Simple!  Okay, let's get started...
1.  Friendly Scarecrow is stamped on white , colored with pencils and gone over with a blender pen.
2.  Die cut image and sponge edges while still in die to leave a white edge boarder.
3.  Use a leaf folder to dry emboss a brown and tan square, then sand the tops. Set aside.
4.  Apply Gold Encrusted Jewels on a green panel, heat from underneath and glue on squares and Scarecrow.
5.  Wrap the bottom with mesh and glue on leaves punched from glitter paper and a little hay stack made by tying gold raffia.
6.  Glue to  a goldenrod card and you're done!

Stamps- Stampendous!
Embossing- Gold Encrusted Jewels by Stampendous!
Paper-Core'dinations and misc
Plus-colored pencils, mesh (from Hobby Lobby), raffia, Beacon 3 in 1 Glue

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