Monthly Archives: April, 2014

(20014 c27) Gina K Designs Quite a Catch Shaker card

When I was making the previous card (see post below)  I thought wow that would make a great shaker card if I just added another layer of the foam frame between the background and the acetate, so here is what I came up with.  I just added tiny beads in the sandwich and here’s the …

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(2014 c26) GKDesigns Quite a Catch

I had fun with this project today.  I used Quite A Catch stamps from Gina K Designs to stamp my sea “Animals” !  Now stay with me, this is my story and today they are sea “Animals” in my book!  I colored with LuminArte Powdered pigments. Then fussy cut out and mounted on a clear acetate circle, then applied a …

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(2014 c25) Winged Journal

Today’s project is the front cover for my grandaughter in TX.  This front cover depicts sunny skies and clear sailing even if there are a few clouds and winds that might buffet us along our Journey.  I have included scriptures on about every 5th page throughout the journal from Scripture Collection found at Our Daily …

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(2014 c24) Gina K Designs Stamps by Nina Bracket

For today’s card I stamped the cross from the discontinued Christ Is Risen by Nina Bracket I got the stamps from Gina K Designs. I stamped on metalic paper with Stazon ink.  The corners were die cut with Decorative Corners made for Our Daily Bread Designs by Spellbinders.  The central oval focal was cut out with …

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(2014 c23) Sizzix Hero Arts & Technique Tuesday

Today I made a journal cover using water color paper which I had painted on with acrylic paints and water colors. I stamped Life is a Journey from Technique Tuesday on the path.  I stamped the bicycle with Bicycle by Sizzix Hero Arts. And then cut it out with the die.   I then cut out …

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(2014 c22) ODBD Pillow Top Tutorial

For today’s card I stamped the focal image on watercolor paper and heat embossed with gold EP and painted the butterflies with Pearlescent water colors by Artist’s Loft found at Michaels. .  Then I cut out using Wavy Rectangles by Spellbinders.(Can’t find them on Spellbinders shop any longer, but still at Wal Mart.)   I then …

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(2014 C21) Just Rite Stamps, Masking

I used 2 different stamps from Just Rite Stampers called Your Special Day Medallion Labels, to achieve this focal image plus the sentiment in the middle all on one layer of white cardstock. HERE IS HOW I DID IT: As seen on the right:  First I stamped the smallest medallion with Versamark Ink and heat …

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(2014 c20) GKD Stately Flowers 1

DTP: Direct to Paper inking is one of my favorite techniques and I used it in my project today.  To create the  background paper, I stamped with the bluebonnet stamp from Stately Flowers 1 by Melanie Muenchinger found at Gina K Designs on StampTV.  I then sponged with Tim Holtz Distress inks. For the focal …

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(2014 c19) ODBD Birthday Chalkboard

To make my own designer paper for the background, I sponged Tim Holtz Distress Inks onto a piece of Kraft cardstock.  I then stamped the Birthday Chalkboard by Our Daily Bread  with Versamark and heat embossed with black EP.   (I had to fuss around with a ratty sponge & Versamark to achieve the distressed …

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