Sunday, June 24, 2018

Create a Scene with Nature Stamps

Hello friends!
I am excited to share card that I made the other day. 
This card took me quite a while to finish.
Its not because it was hard, but it did take time for each layer to dry.

If you see the photos, you would know why good things do take time (sometimes).
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 I started out with stamping the bird first.

Penny Black - Cling Mounted Rubber Stamps - Singsong
Penny Black - Cling Mounted Rubber Stamps - Singsong

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All the ink-coloring and layering are done with Distress Oxide. 
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I then add a layer of color wash for the background and gradually added details (splatter, stamping flowers at the bottom... etc). The flowers (on the lower right) are from Nature's Art.

Penny Black - Clear Acrylic Stamps - Nature's Art
Penny Black - Clear Acrylic Stamps - Nature's Art

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 Instead of stamping sentiment in black, I stamped it in blue and love how it sort of blended with the background that I created.

And oh...did you see the glitter? It was easy to add that bits of glitter.
With the 2-Way Glue Pen and TH Distress Glitter, I absolutely LOVE the result with so little effort.
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I hope that you enjoy seeing cards like this.
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It was a JOY to create something with nature stamps as they make you feel like an artist!
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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Create with a Large Cling Stamp (with a Removable Center)

Hello friends!
I am popping in with a post about using a large stamp.
This (new to me) stamp certainly intrigued me.

I used the two parts of the stamp separately.
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First, I stamped, embossed and watercolored the outer image first.

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Once I fitted the inner stamp inside the outer stamp, I then removed the outer layer from Stamp Positioner such as TH Stamp Platform and MISTI.

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After coloring the entire piece, I decided to cut out the bottom part of the image and adhered it to the white card stock.

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I am sure there are many many ways to use this stamp....only if I have all the time to try them all out!
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Friday, June 22, 2018

Layered Butterfly!

Hello friends!

I am sharing a fun and simple project with you today.
This is one FABULOUS die (Layered Butterfly from Spellbinders) comes with 3 dies and you can use it independently or layer two or all three!

Caution--only Simon Says Stamp has it in stock. Act FAST! Two one left only! 
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The similar ones ( I know it's not the same) are still available--> here and here
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I used pattern paper and did some quick layering!

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To compliment the background, I used Warp Speed Stencil to accentuate the focal point.

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The key is to turn the angle of the stencil to create a sense of motion for the butterfly.

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The embossing paste does a quick job. Love the result.

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Hope you have a lovely day.
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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Small Die of the Month from Spellbinders

Hello friends!
I am popping in with another quick post about Spellbinder's Small Die of the Month.
Small Die of the Month Membership
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The June kits are now here! (Available June 1-30th)
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  • Exclusive Set of Small Versatile Dies that cut, emboss, deboss and stencil. Size is similar to Die D-Lites.
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 This is the 2nd cupcake card that I made.
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The best thing about making yummy cupcake is that there is no calories involved. 
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The funny thing is...I used the "candle wick" die and use it as the whipped cream!πŸ˜‹
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Like my previous cupcake card, I used the same background: Warp Speed stencil and stripe stamp (please see product links below).

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Simon Says Stamp New Release "Good Vibes"!

Hello friends!

Lucky for me to have a new stamp (thanks, SSS!) called Center Cut Geometric Pattern Cling Stamp.
 from the new release "Good Vibes" from Simon Says Stamp.
This release has really fun and happy images and designs. 
Happy birthday (2)

 This large Center Cut Geometric Pattern Cling Stamp comes with one extra component than the norm. That is, it has a removable circle stamp in the center.


I wanted to take advantage of this removable element. 
So, I embossed the outer image in white for the background and silver in the circle.  
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This was all created in one piece/layer without using a circle die. Love that.

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Of course, MISTI makes this possible for me to create two embossing in one layer without masking or die-cutting.  To add interest and movement, I added an alcohol-inked vellum butterfly.


I added some more colors in a few spots in the background with the Companion Crafter's Pen (Spring Collection).

You can find the Geometric Pattern Cling Stamp here.
all the latest release here.
Supplies used for this project.