Monthly Archives: September, 2015

(2015 c62) Simon Says Stamp “Oh Dear” using Fall Colors

I used a retired stamp from Simon Says Stamp called “Oh Dear”  by Kelly Purkey. Unfortulately it must be retired, but I found a similar stamp called All Decked Out by Kelly at SSS. I heat embossed the deer on designer paper with chocolate brown EP.  Cut out with Spellbinders Labels 2 which also seems to be discontinued …

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(2015 c61) Unity Back to School Bookmark

Today’s Back to School Bookmark is for my youngest granddaughter. I used Unity Stamps from KOM Spread Your Wings {5/15} for the girl.  The books at the bottom were from Mark’s Finest Papers called Lesson Learned.  I watercolored the tag.  For the back I Stamped with Unity Stamp Co.’s On This Journey Together  and watercolored the background and the name.as …

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(2015 c60) Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2015 – Sept

Well, as I said in the last post I am conforming a little more to Tim’s sample for September’s Challenge for 12 Tags of 2015.  I actually used Alcohol Inks for the background. I still don’t have any Frosted (I can’t find it here in town), so I used clear plastic packaging and stamped the …

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(2015 c59) Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2015 – Sept

I followed most of Tim Holtz’s instructions for my version of September’s 12 Tags of 2015. Click the logo to see Tim’s instructions. I took a few liberties:  Instead of alcohol inks I used watercolor paper and Tim Holtz Distress Inks and smooshed on my craft mat (I will do another & use alcohol inks next …

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(2015 c58) Simon Says Stamps, Spellbinders Die

Today’s card is made with stamps  from “Oh Dear”  by Kelly Purkey found at Simon Says and I am sorry to say it must be discontinued, because I can’t find a link for it anymore. The die is from Spellbinders called Labels 2. Challenges Entered: SimonSaysStamp:  Use a Stamp and Punch or Die Cut (Mon) SimonSaysStamp:  Work it …

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(2015 c57) Tim Holtz Stamps, White Wash

I stamped the mini Globe and Compas from Tim Holtz’ Stampers Anonymous Blueprint Assortment and heat embossed with white EP. Then I followed Melanie Muenchinger’s Tutorial for her White Wash Technique.  I added the circles by stamping with 2 different sized lids with Versamark and heat embossing with white EP.  I just did the white wash where …

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(2015 c56) Designs By Ryn, Birthday Card

Today’s Birthday Watercolor card was stamped with Designs By Ryn – Flying Hummingbird 3 & Sideways Hibiscus.   I water colored the bird and flower first and let dry completely then applied Windsor & Newton Art Masking Fluid.  Then I water colored the background and let completely dry before removing the mask.  I colored with Crayola watercolors. I highlighted …

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(2015 c55) Spinner Card using Unity Stamps

Today I made my first Spinner Card.  I used Unity Stamp Co, stamps called Owl Be Darned. and Wonderful Owl both by Angie Blom. Here is a link to Christina Griffith’s Tutorial video showing how to make a Penny Spinner Card. I also made a little video that you can see on You Tube HERE. Challenges Entered: SimonSaysStamp:  (Mon) Trio of …

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(2015 c54) Unity Stamps, Happy Retirement

Unity Stamps used:  For the sentiment I used: Quote Bundle Pack  For the map I used On This Journey Together .  I Stamped and heat embossed on watercolor paper and then spritzed with H2O and randomly applied watery color. The sun rays were heat embossed using Tim Holtz Layering Stencil Rays  Challenges Entered: UnityStampCompany:  Unity Friends – Tuesday Hop …

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(2015 c53) UNITY Hop – Unity Friends

I used Unity Stamps:Today’s bookmark tag was made by watercoloring WC paper with Artist Loft Pearlescent watercolors found at Michaels and then stamping with stamps from Unity Stamp Co.’s KO called 7/2014 Beautiful Inside and Out for the sun.  The flowers are from Have a Little Faith and  the dragonfly is from Happiness Has No Limit (9/13)  I then added Copics to the tulips. Challenges Entered:  …

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