Author Archive: memalagene

(2019 c27) Guest Designer at The Paper Girls Challenge Blog

I am so excited to be the Guest Designer for today’s new challenge at The Paper Girls Challenge blog Challenge #171 Pinspired .  Your challenge is to  create a project inspired by the imagine below that one of their designers found on Pinterest. Below is the card I created.  I was inspired by the rainbow of colors and …

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(2019 c26) Vintage Coffee

This card took less than 10 minutes to make partly due to the fact I used a designer paper for the background. Stamps used: Caffeine Addict from Sugar Pea Designs Other products used: Versamark Ink ,  Misti Stamping Tool ,  Versamark Ink,  Vintage Photo (to frame the background paper) Distress Inks by Ranger ,  Ranger Embossing Powder ,  Copics(for the coffee). Challenges Entered: SugarPeaDesigns:  Mix It …

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(2019 c25) Turnabout Stamping, THANKS #concordand9th

I’m so excited, I just received my new Concord & 9th Everyday Bouquet Turnabout Tool Kit 10539.  This is so fun with easy to follow instructions!  I made this card in less than 10 minutes!!!  I can’t believe it! Using my Misti Stamping Tool , I stamped with a different color each time I  rotated the template.    …

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(2019 c24) Love & Prayers

  The background was stamped with Sizzix/Hero Arts #657772 Textured Impressions Folder w/Stamp- Silhouette Vines Set (This is a discontinued set, but can still be found on the web) using Versamark Ink  & heat embossed with Stampendous Stamp N Bond and then placed through my heat laminator with silver Deco Art Foil.  I then sponged Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger: Dusty …

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(2019 c23) Happy Everything

Stamp sets used:  Paper Smooches Simply Said,   Paper Smooches Hot Concoctions. Backgound created with Tim Holtz Mechanics 3D Texture Fades Embossing Folder 662715.  Barn Door Distress Inks by Ranger  was swiped across the impressing side of the folder before running through my Sizzix Big Shot Then I heat embossed with Clear Ranger Embossing Powder.  Next I actually brushed Satin Brushed Pewter TSS42198  Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain quickly …

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(2019 c22) Taylored Expressions Get Well – #TEMakerChallenge

Background Die used: An old discontinued Taylored Expressions die called TE334 Spotted Cutting Plate. A similar choice would be:  TE140 Circles Cutting Plate.  The roses which were stamped with Taylored Expressions  stamp & die set called TEFS194 Simply Shaped Roses using Distress Inks by Ranger  Spun Sugar, Abandoned Coral, Candied Apple, Twisted Citron & Mowed Lawn.  The sentiment was stamped with Taylored Expressions Fancy Banner 1 …

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(2019 c21) No Stamps Birthday

For the flower I colored paper with Distress Inks by Ranger  and I used Cute Cluster flower die by Paper Smooches to cut the flower.  The background was  created using Ranger Alcohol Inks  on  PHOTO PAPER.  The heart was cut out with TONIC STUDIOS Traditional Heart Die Set 1459e ; then to give a little more definition for the heart I pounced Platinum NUVO Mousse with a sponge around the heart …

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(2019 c20) Lawn Fawn Pull Tab Owl

For the Owls and flowers I used Lawn Fawn Mom and Me stamps and dies.  I love the vellum strip for the grass and flowers stamped with Distress Inks by Ranger  and heat embossed with Clear Ranger Embossing Powder. The sentiment is from Unity Stamps: Going to Be OWL-Right. The hills were cut with Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Boarders..  The sky was created with Distress Oxide …

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(2019 c19) MFT Grateful Mandala

The watercolor paper background was stamped with My Favorite Things: Mesmerizing Mandala Background with it was inked with Versamark Ink  & heat embossed with Silver Ranger Embossing Powder.   I sponged  Spun Sugar Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger .  I cut the My Favorite Things Die-Namics  Mesmerizing Mandalas out of a light wisteria shiny cardstock.  I added pink jewels in the centers of parts of the …

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(2019 c18) GKD, Glossy vs Matte Photo Paper with Alcohol Ink and Ken Oliver Liquid Metals

I have 2 cards using the same products today.  The difference is that the first card with the white card base was made with Glossy Photo Paper and the second card with the Kraft card base was made with Matte Photo Paper. Matte Photo Paper card: I stamped the poppy flowers  from Stately Flowers 1 by Melanie Muenchinger found at GinaK Designs  with Hero Arts Intense …

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