Monthly Archives: January, 2015

(2015 c14) Unity and Word Art Wednesday

Today’s card started out as a little cloudy watercolored background scene.  Next I printed the “freebie”  scripture – Psalm 71:14 from Word Art Wednesday on the center of a sheet of typing paper so I could then tape the watercolor piece to it & then print!  Perfect placement (smiles).  I then played with my Tissue Stamping …

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(2014 c13) Unity, The Lord is my strength

I do a lot of watercolor backgrounds for scenes on watercolorpaper and I keep all the extra pieces that are left over after I cut them down for projects.  I love this scrap because it still has the perforated edge that held the paper in the spiral.  This was one piece of paper, so I …

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(2015 c12) Unity Anniversary

I used my new Spellbinders Die D-Lites called Vines of Passion for the hearts. First I used the outer heart shape to cut the heart and then used the embossing mat with the center portion to emboss the centers.  I carefully brushed the raised portions with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with gold EP. Then …

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(2015 c11) GKD Stately Flowers 1

Focal point flower  is from Stately Flowers 1 by Melanie Muenchinger found at GinaK Designs.  II colored with Copics and then sponged Peacock Feathers Ranger’s Distress Inks: around the flowers. All the layers were cut with Marvelous Squares by Spellbinders. Challenges Entered: ModSquad:  Teal and Purple

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(2015 c10) GinaK Designs Stamps

Today I used the sentiment  Many Blessings from Friendship’s Garden by Asela Hopkins and the flower is from Stately Flowers 1  by Melanie Muenchinger.  Both sets can be found at GinaK Designs .  First I stamped the sentiment all over the plain white background paper with Majestic Blue Versamark Ink.  Next I used clear Versamark and inked the thin raised part of …

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(2015 c9) GKD Hugs and Prayers by Nina Bracket

Today’s card features a retired stampset that I love from Gina K Designs by Nina Bracket called Hugs and Prayers.  Even though this set is not available, Gina K has a WONDERFUL selection available!I Stamped the flower on heavy white cardstock and heat embossed with black EP and then painted with LuminArte Powdered pigments. (mixed with Gum Arabic) …

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(2015 c8) Our Daily Bread Tiger Lily

Stamps used today are from 2 sets from Our Daily Bread, Tiger Lily & Faith. This is the first time I’ve gotten it inky!Challenges Entered: OurDailyBread:  ODBDSLC221 – SketchSweenNSassy:  Release Day Challenge -Use something New CraftStamper:  Take a Stamp

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(2015 c7) STV 4×4 Thank You

I just love Melanie Muenchinger’s video for this technique.  I stamped the butterflies from Gina K Designs, Stamp TV called Hope Grows by Theresa Momber  The sentiment is from GKD Inside and Out.Challenges Entered: StampTV:  STV15MON1 – 4×4 Thank You ModSquad:  Thank You WordArtWednesday:  Ch #165 – Anything Goes CraftStamper:  January – Take a Stamp SweetNSassy:  Release Day Blog Hop – Something …

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(2015 c6) STV A Year of Flowers

I just love Melanie Muenchinger’s video for this technique using her  “A Year of Flowers” found at StampTV.  The sentiment is from GKD Inside and Out.  I used Copics to color the back side of daisy on the velum.Challenges Entered: SweetNSassy:  Use something new (Melanie’s Technique is new to me) SimonSays:  Something New (Melanie’s technique) ModSquad:  Thank …

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(2015 c5) Unity Thank You

Today I started with a watercolored background. Next with Versamark Ink I stamped the Butterfly with The Unity  set  called You give Me Butterflies (I’m not sure if it is discontinued because I can not find it on their site right now) I heat embossed with Carnelian EP. (I love this color)Next I heat embossed with clear EP so …

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