Author Archive: Lagene

(2022 c016) Foiled Sunrise Shaker

I followed Jennifer McGuire’s technique video for Magic Shaker Cards as seen on her Blog in the link. I inked the background with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger. For the clouds I used My Favorite Things Cloud Stencil For the palm trees I found this old stampset from Papertrey Ink called On The Wagon which appears to be discontinued. …

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(2022 c015) Pink Fresh Sympathy

I stamped using a retired set (but the link shows available sets) called Pink Fresh Bloom PFCS 3518 using Versamark Ink  and heat embossed with Gold  Ranger Embossing Powder. I colored with Copics and cut out with Sizzix Stitched Ovals Dies by Tim Holtz. Th I stamped using a retired set (but the link shows available sets) called Pink …

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(2022 c014) Pink Fresh Spring Bday

For the yellow background I followed Jennifer McGuire’s techniques (with my own twist of using the die to do the embossing and stamping instead of using an embossing folder) called Fast Techniques for Embossing Folders. I first applied Versamark Ink to the cutting edges of the die called Pink Fresh Geo Star 1 and using the …

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(2022 c013) Pink Fresh Framed Hugs

I stenciled the flowers on the card base using Sweet Friend Floral Stencil set by Pink Fresh (there are also co-ordinating stamps and dies). I used Blender Brushes by Taylored Expressions to apply Distress Inks by Ranger  and then blended Black Soot around the inside of the frame shape to frame it with a shadow. The Pink …

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(2022 c012) PS Framed Hugs

I have to tell you this pink metaqlic specialty paper is difficult at best to photograph!! Finally after 15 photos I got the one above with no flash. The one below was taken with flash and it looks holographic and totally reflects different colors with a flash! The frame was cut with Gold Mirrored Cardstock …

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(2022 c011) #cardsforukraine, #sunflowersforukraine, #sunflowerchallenge

Thinking about the Ukraine people and praying for their country. I made 2 birthday cards today using the colors of their country’s flag. #cardsforukraine, #sunflowersforukraine, #sunflowerchallenge I followed Jennifer Mcguire’s Technique video Masked Background. I cut a mask with MFTSTAMPS Inside & Out Stitched Rectangles Stax dies. I used a stampset from Gina K Designs …

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(2022 c010) Heart Felt Love

The background was created with Hero Arts – Cling Rubber Stamp – Deco Flourish Bold Prints Part Number:HERO-CG-770 (This stamp seems to be retired at Hero Arts but it can be found at various craft stores) Once again I followed Jennifer McGuire’s Offset Inking Technique Video from 07-20-2020. The side panel was cut out using Poppy Stamps: 2348 Circle Fold Frame, 2345 Lattice Small …

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(2022 c009) Love Makes a Better World

The top background was created with Hero Arts – Cling Rubber Stamp – Deco Flourish Bold Prints Part Number:HERO-CG-770 (This stamp seems to be retired at Hero Arts but it can be found at various craft stores) I followed Jennifer McGuire’s Offset Inking Technique Video from 07-20-2020. The bottom panel was created following another Technique …

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(2022 c008) XOXO Valentine

For my Sweetheart. Mirrored Gold & Red cardstock. Die sets used:  Cross Stitched Nesting Slimline Dies by Kat Scrappiness, a discontinued set called Vines Of Passion by SPELLBINDERS (so I just linked to other hearts they now carry), the same goes for Taylored Expressions die set called Love Always Wins. Challenges Entere4d: Dies R Us: Chal #186 …

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(2022 c007) Hot Foil, LOVE

I created 2 cards today and it’s all about LOVE! For both I dry embossed the fronts of the card bases using .  I used the Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil System, using Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil Plate from KOTM Glimmer Jan 2021, Vines if Passion S2-022, Spellbinders Elegant Occasion Sentiments by Becca Feekin Glimmer Hot Foil Plate. I find that many Hot Foil plates are already …

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