Monthly Archives: February, 2013

MFPTT Challenge #38 Brushed Ink Stripes

This week oh Tutorial Time on SpeedyTV,  Challenge #38 by Thrifty Stamper is Brushed Ink Stripes.  For my card I used Distress Inks by Ranger to stipple the background.  Then I stamped with Be Wild and Free by Mark’s Finest Papers a Heinrich Co.   This is such a fun technique! Now it’s your turn, Head …

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(2013 c22) GKD Lovely Labels

Today’s card was made using stamps form GKDesign by Nina Backet called Lovely Labels.  This particular set has been retired, but there are new sets available at the link above. I used baker’s twine tied through a button for the bow and looped 2 more buttons through the tails of the bow. Challenges Entered: STV13MON8: Button …

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MFPTT Ch 37 Concertina Card

This week our new challenge starts on Tutorial Time on SpeedyTV Kathy Bradley brings us a tutorial on making a Concertina Card. For my little leprecan I stamped (Lots of Luck by Mark’s Finest Papers a Heinrich Co.) on striped paper for his pants & socks and stamped on solid green for coat & hat …

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(2013 c20) MFP Tweetie Pet

This TWEET little birdie reminds me of my PET Parakeet when I was a little girl back in Texas.  Back then it was popular to sell parakeets at the County Fairs & that’s where I got mine.  I know this isn’t your typical looking parakeet, but it brings back such fond memories!  I would let …

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(2013 c19) GKDesign’s 3×3’s

This was a fun project. I made 3 3×3 inch note cards for this week’s challenge on StampTV. I used GK Design stamps:  Friendship’s Garden by Asela Hopkins for the gardenia and Beyond Baskets by Melanie Muenchinger for the sentiment.  I painted the gardenias with  LuminArte Powdered pigments that I mixed with Gum Arabic. Challenges Entered: …

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(2013 c17) MFPTT Ch #36 Rock Salt, Oh Baby

 Welcome to week 36 on Tutorial Time on SpeedyTV!   For My wall hanging I used paper by K & Company called Chateau Swag.  I decopaged it onto a piece of cardboard and then distressed with Tim Holtz Distress inks Broken China and Faded Jeans.  I followed Davi Reed’s tutorial for  Rock Salt on Tutorial Time …

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(2012 c18) Sugar Creek Hollow Hummingbird

I love this digital image found at Sugar Creek Hollow, I can’t find their  shop online to give you the link, I’ll keep working on that.  I painted the image with LuminArte Powdered pigments that I mixed with Gum Arabic.  Then I sponged the blue background.  I cut the background with Nesting Lace Circles Dies …

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(2013 c15) Lighthouse in Genoa Italy Caseing Chris Olsen

Today I am “Caseing” Chris Olsen’s card found here  It was for last week’s challenge (I was too late to actually enter)at OurDailyBread: ODBSLC141 – Secret Admirer/Case Designer’s card.  I printed a coloring page of the light house in Genoa, Italy from Dover’s free weekly samples. I painted with Yasutomo Pearlescent Watercolors.  I used Spellbinders …

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(2013 c14) GKD A Year of Roses

I stamped  Melanie’s rose from “A Year of Flowers”  and colored with Copics Markers.  I used a Spellbinders embossing folder that I can’t find the name of right now Sorry! and highlighted the raised embossing with Tim Holtz Pealed Paint Distress ink.   I layered webbing and heart ribbon and a frame cut with Spellbinders …

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(2013 c16) MFPTT Ch35 Faux Frosting

This week’s Tutorial Ch #35 on Tutorial Time on SpeedyTV is brought to us by Katie Winger. She shows us a tutorial for making Faux Frosting!  This was quite interesting and I tried out several different glue with varying results.  This was my best result. I used Celebrate Big  for the cupcake & You’re Sweet images …

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