Author Archive: memalagene

(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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(2017 c30) Essentials by Ellen, Mondo Hydrangea

Products used:  Watercolor Paper, Gold Embossing Powder, Versamark Ink, Stamp set: Mondo Hydrangea by Essentials by Ellen Hutson Color Burst Liquid Metals by Ken Oliver;  Metalic Madarin, Metalic Saffron, Metalic Rose and a little addition of regular Colorburst for the centers of petals: Orange and Merlot. Challenges Entered: EssentialsByEllen:  Pin Sights Challenge SimonSaysStamp:  Anything Goes (Wed) …

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(2017 c29) Penny Black, Brusho

I used Powdered Pigments called Brusho Crystal Colorsfor the background. The scene was stamped & heat embossed with black EP. Stamps from Penny Black used: Nature’s Friends. I used my Misti stamping tool (I love it) Challenges Entered: CardChallenges(MFT):  MFT Color Challenge #66 SimonSaysStamp:  Work It Wednesday HappyLittleStamper:  April Watercolor, Twist Rainbow TheArtisticStamper:  Backgrounds

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(2017 c28) Rainbows and Oxide Distress Inks

There will be a more detailed post later showing how this background was made as a Third Generation Stencil Coloring Technique. Challenges Entered: SimonSaysStamp:  Make A Rainbow MojoMonday: #491 Card Sketch WordArtWed: Ch #276 – 277 Anything Goes SugarPeaDesigns:  ch, Twist Mix it Up Ch #30 HappyLittleStamper:  April Watercolor, Twist Rainbow

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(2017 c27) Designs by Ryn, Hero Arts, Lawn Fawn, Oxide Distress

The focal hummingbird from Designs by Ryn called Flying Hummingbird 1 & it was heat embossed in gold.  I colored with  Niji Pearlescent Watercolors (I love the shimmer which gives just a hint of the real birds iridescent beauty). It was popped up with foam squares. The background image Textured Impressions 657772 by Sizzix/Hero Arts was …

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(2017 c26) Neat N Tangled, Vellum Window

Today I made a Stamped, Heat Embossed & Water Colored Vellum “Window” card. As you can see in pictures on the right I made the inside by brushing the Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger  with a Guilding Brush by Martha Stewart. to create an ombre rainbow effect. Next I sponged Peeled Paint with ColorBox Art Screen …

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(2017 c25) Essentials by Ellen, Oxide Distress Part 2

Today’s card uses the actual Die cut flowers  from yesterday’s background piece (Essentials by Ellen die set called Wild Garden by Julie Ebersole). To see all the details on how I colored see yesterday’s post HERE. Supplies used:  Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger:  Peeled Paint, Broken China, Wilted Violet & regular Distress Ink Blueprint Sketch.  DCWV 6×6:  …

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