Monthly Archives: July, 2017

(2017 c40) Foil it up, Coffee

I Copied my dies on white paper then took them to Kinkos and had them Printed  on the Toner Copier onto black cardstock. Then put them through my heat laminator to “foil”, I cut out with my Nestabilities Labels 14 die, which left a foiled edge on the negative hole. On watercolor paper using my …

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(2017 c39) Poinsettia Christmas Shaker

  Peaceful Poinsettias by Taylored Expressions were stamped with Versamark and Heat embossed with Gold EP.  Then I masked with Art Masking Fluid by Windsor & Newton.  For the background I watered down Color Burst Liquid Metals by Ken Oliver and spattered several colors. Next I peeled off the masking and colored the flowers with mixtures of the …

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(2017 c38) Balloons, Color Burst

Stampset used:  RETIRED set From Gina K Designs called Eclectic Summer.   I stamped and heat embossed with white. Then I wet down the watercolor paper around the balloons and sprinkled Color Burst by Ken Oliver  and spread around with a wet paintbrush. Next I colored the balloon with Color Burst Liquid Metals by Ken Oliver.  The …

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(2017 c37) Stars of Family Reunion

Tags made for our Family Reunion, featuring great grandparents (Memories of them were the shinning  stars of the day). The center one was covered with burlap instead of paper for the background. Tim Holtz Ephemera was used to collage. Challenges Entered: SimonSaysStamp:  (Wed.) We’re Seeing Stars KraftinKimmieStamps: Anything but a Kard – Anything Goes

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(2017 c36) Neat and Tangled, Christmas Wreath

I used Neat and Tangled’s Fractal Cloud  in my Misti Stamping Tool  to stamp in a circle making a WREATH. I colored with SPARKLY  Color Burst Liquid Metals by Ken Oliver.  The sentiment was stamped and heat embossed. Retired Stamp, actually Retired company: (The stamp is Poinsettia Blooms 2012 from a company that went out of business …

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(2017 c35) Summer Hydrangea with Ellen Hutson Stamp

Stamp set: Mondo Hydrangea from Essentials by Ellen Hutson Heat embossed with gold on water paper.  Next I used Color Burst Liquid Metals by Ken Oliver; Metalic Saffron, Metalic Sky and for the flower petals I mixed Metalic Rose with the regular powdered Color Burst Violet. The sentiment was cut with Positive Word by Julie Ebersole EEDIEJ-042-16  Challenges entered: …

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(2017 c34) Frantic Stamper, Tim Holtz & Taylored Expressions Christmas

Christmas in July Peaceful Poinsettia by Taylored Expressions was stamped and heat embossed for the background. Then Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger was sponged over the flowers and sprtized with water to make the inks react.  The Poinsettia Bubble Ornment from Frantic Stamper as well as Believe from Tim Holtz Alterations Die set called Holiday Words Script by Sizzix was cut out of the background and another gold ornament was cut …

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(2017 c33) Congratulations, focus

For my Focal point Sentiment card I used: Stamp set: (retired from Stamp  TV) Inside and Out by Gina K Designs                                       Die Set:  Retired Spellbinders set:   Nestabilities Labels 6, six (Can still be found on Ebay …

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(2017 c32) Lawn Fawn Scalloped card Pop Up

Die set used: Lawn Fawn Scalloped Box Card Pop-Up LF1376 Stamp set used: Lots of Luck from a company that went out of business in late 2016 Mark’s Finest papers a Heinrich Co.  see picture on the right. Challenges Entered: SimonSaysStamp: (Wed) Use Plaid WordArtWednesday:  Chal. # 290 & 291 – Anything Goes      

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(2017 c31) Essentials by Ellen, Lawn Fawn, Alcohol Inks

I used Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Yupo paper for the background. Then  for the vellum overlay I cut out the flower hole with Essentials by Ellen die set called Wild Garden by Julie Ebersole,  and also cut the flower shape out of DCWV 6×6:  The Foiled Cardstock MS-019-00003.  I used Lawn Fawn Scripty Thanks die to cut the sentiment. Challenges Entered: EssentialsByEllen: …

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